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13 dead included gunman after mass shooting in southern California bar

[ad_1] A hooded gunman dressed entirely in black opened fire on a crowd at a country dance bar holding a weekly "college night" in Southern California, killing 12 people and sending hundreds fleeing including some who used barstools to break windows and escape, authorities said Thursday. The gunman — identified as 28-year-old veteran Ian David Long — was later found dead at the scene and is believed to have killed
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12 killed in mass shooting in southern California bar

[ad_1] A hooded gunman dressed entirely in black opened fire on a crowd at a country dance bar holding a weekly "college night" in Southern California, killing 12 people and sending hundreds fleeing including some who used barstools to break windows and escape, authorities said Thursday. The gunman — identified as 28-year-old veteran Ian David Long — was later found dead at the scene and is believed to have killed
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12 killed, more than 10 injured in mass shooting in southern California bar, gunman shot dead

[ad_1] A hooded gunman dressed entirely in black opened fire on a crowd at a country dance bar holding a weekly "college night" in Southern California, killing 12 people and sending hundreds fleeing including some who used barstools to break windows and escape, authorities said Thursday. The gunman was later found dead at the scene. The dead from the shooting Wednesday night also included 11 people inside the bar and
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Pakistani Christian Freed After Being Cleared in Blasphemy Case

[ad_1] ISLAMABAD, Pakistan — A Pakistani Christian woman who was cleared last week of blasphemy charges after spending eight years on death row has been released from prison but remains under government protection in Islamabad because of threats to her life, officials said Thursday.The woman, Asia Bibi, was released from a prison in central Pakistan and flown to the capital, Islamabad, late Wednesday night, a senior government official said Thursday
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‘You’re fired!’: A look at how Trump has dismissed White House staff

[ad_1] Before he became U.S. president, Donald Trump was famous for dismissing contestants on his television show "The Apprentice" with a resounding "You're fired!" But at the White House, he has often outsourced the job of booting employees to his chief of staff - and then announced the departures via Twitter. On Wednesday, he tweeted that Attorney General Jeff Sessions was out. Sessions is the latest in a series of
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Deadly smog returns to Delhi after Diwali

[ad_1] Image copyright Reuters Image caption Residents awoke on Thursday to find the city blanketed in a toxic fog Air pollution in the Indian capital has risen to hazardous levels after firecrackers were set off to celebrate Diwali despite a court ban.Residents awoke on Thursday to find the city blanketed in a toxic fog. The Supreme Court had restricted the timeframe for setting off firecrackers to only two hours in
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Australia deaths: Family found dead near broken-down vehicle in outback

[ad_1] Three people have died and a boy is missing after their vehicle broke down in outback Australia, police say.The bodies of two adults, both 19, and their three-year-old son were found near a remote road about 1,000km (620 miles) south of Darwin on Wednesday.The deaths are not being treated as suspicious. Authorities are investigating whether heat may have contributed to the tragedy.A search is under way for a 12-year-old
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Trudeau Apologizes for Canada’s Turning Away Ship of Jews Fleeing Nazis

[ad_1] TORONTO — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau stood in Parliament on Wednesday and apologized for Canada’s decision to turn away a steamliner full of Jewish refugees fleeing Nazi Germany on the eve of the Holocaust 79 years ago, saying it reflected years of regrettable anti-Semitic foreign policy.The Canadian government at the time, run by the same Liberal party that Mr. Trudeau leads today, refused to allow the steamliner, the St.
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White House suspends credentials for CNN’s Jim Acosta

[ad_1] Image copyright Reuters Image caption A White House staff member tried to grab the microphone from Jim Acosta at a press conference on Wednesday The White House is suspending the credentials of a CNN journalist hours after he was insulted by US President Donald Trump. Press secretary Sarah Sanders says a reporter's access was suspended because he put "his hands on a young woman".Mr Acosta, chief White House correspondent
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‘El Chapo’ Guzman: Dozen jurors picked for drug trial

[ad_1] Image copyright Reuters Image caption Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman is being held in a maximum security prison in New York Jurors have been selected in the trial of notorious Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman. Seven women and five men will decide if Guzman is guilty of 11 charges related to trafficking, money laundering and firearms.All 12 will remain anonymous under tight security terms and be escorted to