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Dozen hurt as car hits crowd in Melbourne

Author: AFPThu, 2017-12-21 10:22ID: 1513841515922337700MELBOURNE: A car plowed into a crowd in Australia’s second-largest city on Thursday, injuring at least a dozen people, some of them seriously, officials said.
Victoria state police said t…

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Myanmar army massacred dozens of Rohingya, survivors say

Author: APThu, 2017-12-21 03:00ID: 1513833029412120300UHKIA, BANGLADESH: For six hours he hid in an upstairs room, listening to the crackle of gunfire and the screams of people being slaughtered outside his Myanmar home.
With every footstep t…

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Full Brexit in Jan. 2021 as EU sets transition deadline

Author: REUTERSWed, 2017-12-20 15:36ID: 1513789010586731000BRUSSELS: The European Union wants a transition period after Brexit to end no later than the last day of 2020, according to the European Commission’s negotiating directives agreed on …

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Swedish man arrested at UK airport suspected of terrorism

Wed, 2017-12-20 03:00

LONDON: British police say they have arrested a Swedish man at Stansted Airport, north of London, on suspicion of terrorism offenses.
The 34-year-old man was stopped by counter-terrorism police officers after he got off a flight from Stockholm early Tuesday.
Metropolitan Police said Wednesday he was arrested on suspicion of possessing “material containing information likely to be useful to a person committing or preparing an act of terrorism.”
No other details were available.
The man remains in custody at a police station.

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US urges UN to punish Iran, but Russia says no sanctions

Author: APTue, 2017-12-19 03:00ID: 1513784823206400400UNITED NATIONS: US Ambassador Nikki Haley urged the Security Council on Tuesday to punish Iran for what the Trump administration calls its “dangerous violations” of UN resolutions and “des…