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Rockets target Iraqi military base hosting U.S. forces

A military base housing U.S. troops in western Iraq was attacked with rockets on Tuesday, the Iraqi Defense Ministry said. In a statement, the ministry said two Katyusha rockets landed on the Ain Al-Asad air base in Anbar province, …

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Ever Given ship ‘partially refloated’ on full moon

The Ever Given container ship has been successfully refloated after being stranded in the Suez Canal for almost a week, authorities say, following an around-the-clock international effort to dislodge the massive vessel and reopen …

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Small plane crashes in U.S. leaving 2 dead and 2 injured

Two people were killed and two others seriously injured after a single-engine aircraft crashed into a car on a roadway in Florida on Monday, officials said. The two victims were on board the Beechcraft Bonanza plane, which crashed near …

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Fernando Alonso hospitalized after cycling crash

Two-time Formula One World Champion Fernando Alonso was hospitalized after a road accident while cycling in Switzerland, according to a tweet from the Alpine F1 Team. "Fernando is conscious and well in himself and is awaiting …

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Three soldiers killed in helicopter crash in New York

Three soldiers were killed Wednesday in a helicopter crash south of Rochester, New York, during a training mission, state military officials said. The soldiers were in a New York Army National Guard UH-60 medical evacuation helicopter …

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U.S. Navy plane crashes in Virginia

A Navy surveillance aircraft crashed near Wallops Island, Virginia, on Monday and all four crew members have been found alive. The crew of the Navy E-2 Hawkeye was from Norfolk, Virginia, according to Patrick Gordon, public affairs …

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Trump confirms shooting outside White House

U.S. President Donald Trump confirmed that a shooting had occurred outside the White House. Earlier, the U.S. leader was escorted from the White House briefing room by Secret Service agents. Trump returned to the media room …

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World mourns Beirut explosion victims

 More than 100 people were killed in the blast in Beirut, Sky News Arabia TV channel reported on Wednesday citing the Lebanese Red Cross. According to the report, more than 4,000 people were injured. At least 10 …

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Pipeline rupture halts gas flows from Bulgaria to Greece

A rupture in a pipeline in southwest Bulgaria on Monday halted the transit of Russian natural gas through Bulgaria to Greece, chief executive of state gas company Bulgartransgaz Vladimir Malinov said. The accident did not pose a …

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At least 14 injured in Chicago funeral shooting

Fourteen people were hospitalized after a shoot-out at a funeral in Chicago Tuesday, police said. Their "conditions are unknown at this time," Chicago Police Department First Deputy Superintendent Eric Carter said at a …

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U.S. air force F-16 jet crashes in New Mexico

A U.S. Air Force F-16 Viper fighter jet crashed during landing at the Holloman Air Force Base in New Mexico on Monday evening, causing minor injuries to the pilot. "A U.S. Air Force F-16C Viper assigned to the 49th Wing …

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U.S. military plane crashes into Iraqi base

A U.S. military plane crashed into an Iraqi military base north of the capital on Monday without causing fatalities, the U.S.-led coalition said. Separately, a rocket landed on the periphery of Baghdad airport, the Iraqi military …

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Warehouses near Tegel arport in Berlincatch fire

Several warehouses have caught fire Sunday afternoon in Tegel in western Berlin, according to local fire department's Twitter updates. A total of 110 firefighters are working to prevent the fire from spreading further. No …

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