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South Korea charges attacker of U.S. envoy with attempted murder

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Prosecutors have formally charged a South Korean man with attempted murder after the U.S. ambassador in Seoul was slashed in the face in a knife attack last month, leaving him with wounds needing 80 stitches, prosecutors said on Wednesday. Kim Ki-jong, 55, attacked ambassador Mark Lippert...(more) 



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Video shows last seconds of Germanwings flight before crash: Bild

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A video showing the chaotic final seconds on board the Germanwings flight that crashed in the French Alps last week has been discovered near the site, Germany's Bild daily reported on Wednesday, saying it had seen the footage. The video was found on a mobile phone...(more) 



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Fold told to revise development plan

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A housing association is told it must revise its proposal to redevelop the former Visteon factory site in west Belfast. 



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Hard money, soft standards? Tough questions for China's new bank

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China scored a diplomatic coup by enticing almost 50 countries including key US allies to join its new development bank, but analysts say authoritarian Beijing now faces a daunting task managing a multilateral institution for the first time, with members ranging from the Netherlands to Nepal....(more) 



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Yemen air strikes kill 23 in factory: residents

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An air strike on Yemen's Red Sea port of Hodaida destroyed a dairy factory on Tuesday night, killing 23 workers, medical sources said, in what appeared to be one of the biggest cases of civilian deaths in a Saudi-led campaign against Houthi militia. The operation by...(more) 



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S. Korea indicts US envoy attacker for attempted murder

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South Korean prosecutors formally charged the man who injured US ambassador Mark Lippert in a knife attack with attempted murder on Wednesday, despite his denials of any intention to kill. Lippert, 42, suffered deep gashes to his cheek and hand when he was assaulted by knife-wielding...(more) 



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Clashes in Istanbul after police kill courthouse hostage-takers

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Protesters clashed with Turkish police overnight in two Istanbul neighborhoods after far-left militants who took a prosecutor hostage in a courthouse were killed by security forces in an attempted rescue mission. The two members of the banned Revolutionary People's Liberation Party-Front (DHKP-C) took prosecutor Mehmet Selim...(more) 



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Car crashes through Libertyville home, injuring 2

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A driver experiencing a medical emergency crashed into a Libertyville home Tuesday evening, but the car stopped within feet of hitting the residents.  



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Andrew Getty, grandson of Getty Oil founder, found dead

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Cause of death for 48-year-old – an heir to industrialist J Paul Getty – not immediately clear but woman co-operatin with investigation, say police Continue reading... 



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Nigeria's Buhari praises Jonathan for peaceful handover

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Nigerian election winner Muhammadu Buhari congratulated outgoing president Goodluck Jonathan for peacefully relinquishing power on Wednesday, a day after becoming the first Nigerian politician to unseat a sitting leader at the ballot box. "President Jonathan was a worthy opponent and I extend the hand of fellowship...(more) 



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The First Church of Cannabis approved after Indiana's religious freedom law was passed

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The First Church of Cannabis Inc. has been approved by Indiana's secretary of state after the state's religious freedom legislation became law last week.  



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Israel expects hundreds of civilian casualties in next war with Hezbollah

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By Dan Williams JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israel could suffer hundreds of civilian dead and damage to its vital infrastructure from Hezbollah rockets if it fights another war with the Iranian-backed Lebanese guerrilla group, according to Israeli military assessments. The scenario, published by Israeli media on Wednesday,...(more) 



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