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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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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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Chernobyl fire extinguished by rain

Open flames burning in Chernobyl’s exclusion zone have been extinguished after rain fell in the region north of Kiev early on Tuesday morning, Ukraine’s emergency service has said. "There are no open flames," …

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Five people killed in building fire in Strasbourg

Five people died after a fire broke out in a building in Strasbourg in northeastern France, local firefighters said. Firefighters said in a statement that seven people have also been taken into emergency care. They added that …

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Two killed as train derails near Milan - media

A high-speed train derailed near the northern Italian city of Lodi this morning, interrupting traffic on the line between Milan and Bologna, police said. At least two carriages overturned at around 5.35am this morning as the train …

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NBA star Kobe Bryant killed in helicopter crash

NBA retired star Kobe Bryant died at age 41 in a helicopter crash near Los Angeles along with his 13-year-old daughter and seven on board, officials said. The cause of the crash was unknown. His Sikorsky S-76 craft went down in low …

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