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26 killed in Texas church shooting; gunman identified

26 killed in Texas church shooting; gunman identified

The gunman was killed in the aftermath, although it is not sure if the deputies killed the shooter or he took his own life. A man wearing all black and a ballistic vest opened fire outside a small Baptist church in a tiny town in Texas, killing at least 26 …

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New York police building rape case against Harvey Weinstein

New York police building rape case against Harvey Weinstein

Boardwalk Empire’ actor Paz de la Huerta has publicly accused Weinstein of raping her twice in 2010. New York City police said Friday that an actor’s rape allegations against Harvey Weinstein are credible, and if the movie mogul were in the state and the accusation more recent, they would move …

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Spain issues arrest warrant for ousted Catalan leader

Spain issues arrest warrant for ousted Catalan leader

The judge rejected a request from Mr. Puigdemont to testify via video conference from Belgium. Spain on Friday issued an arrest warrant on sedition and other charges against Carles Puigdemont, tightening the judicial net around the former Catalan leader who went to Brussels after his government was sacked over a …

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New York attacker was ‘soldier’ of IS, says Islamic State

New York attacker was ‘soldier’ of IS, says Islamic State

Sayfullo Saipov, an immigrant from Uzbekistan, is charged with terrorism offences after allegedly driving a rented pickup truck down a mile-long stretch of bike path in Manhattan. The attacker who killed eight people in a truck rampage in New York on Tuesday was a “soldier” of the Islamic State group, …

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Spanish Judge orders custody for Catalan leaders pending trial

Spanish Judge orders custody for Catalan leaders pending trial

The lawyer for Carles Puigdemont said a warrant had also been issued for his client’s arrest. A Spanish judge ordered nine Catalan secessionist leaders to be held in custody on Thursday pending a potential trial over the region’s independence push. The lawyer for ousted Catalan President Carles Puigdemont said a …

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At least two killed in shooting at Walmart in Denver

At least two killed in shooting at Walmart in Denver

“We’ve got multiple parties down, we’re still trying to ascertain what their conditions are,” says Thornton Police official. At least two people were killed and one injured in a shooting inside a Walmart store in suburban Denver on Wednesday, police said. Police in Thornton, Colorado, did not immediately release any …

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Truck attack suspect is charged with terrorism offences

Truck attack suspect is charged with terrorism offences

Meanwhile, the FBI said another person is wanted for questioning in connection with the bloodshed. Federal prosecutors on Wednesday brought terrorism charges against the Uzbek immigrant accused in the truck rampage that left eight people dead, saying he carried out the attack in response to the Islamic State group’s online …

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Russian meddling: Five things tech giants need to tell Congress

Russian meddling: Five things tech giants need to tell Congress

Lawyers for Facebook, Twitter and Google were grilled about why they didn’t notice how their platforms were misused earlier. Facebook, Twitter and Google acknowledged to U.S. lawmakers on Tuesday that Russian-linked accounts began exploiting their services in 2015 to sway last year’s presidential election. Lawyers for the companies were grilled …

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Moon Jai-in says cannot recognise North Korea as nuclear state

Moon Jai-in says cannot recognise North Korea as nuclear state

At the meeting China and South Korea agreed to work together towards resolving the North Korean nuclear issue. South Korea will never recognise or tolerate North Korea as a nuclear state, nor will Seoul have nuclear weapons, the South’s President Moon Jae-in said on Wednesday, while China said it would …

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