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VIDEO: Hundreds of homes destroyed in US floods

a shared story    9 hours 43 minutes ago
Devastating floods have hit southern and central parts of the United States, killing three people and forcing thousands to leave their homes. 



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Protester supporting iron mine strike in Peru killed in clashes

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A man supporting a week-long strike at Shougang Group Co Ltd's iron deposit in southern Peru was killed in clashes with police on Monday, a spokesman with the health ministry said. Luis Borda added that the cause of the protester's death was being investigated and that...(more) 



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Saudi religious police berate gloveless woman

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A video of a Saudi religious policeman shouting at a veiled woman and barring her from entering a shop for not wearing gloves has gone viral on the Internet. The religious police, known as the Commission for the Promotion of Virtue and Prevention of Vice, is...(more) 




Jed Allen, 'Wolverine' triple murderer, found dead in woods

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A British Wolverine wannabe who slaughtered three family members before fleeing the scene has been found dead, cops said Monday.  



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Israel antitrust chief opposed to gas monopoly resigns

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Israel's antitrust commissioner has resigned after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's government refused to end an effective monopoly on gas extracted from the Mediterranean, according to a letter made public Monday. David Gilo expressed his opposition to the dominant position of US giant Noble Energy and its...(more) 



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Spain leader blames austerity, scandals for election result

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MADRID (AP) — Spain's prime minister acknowledged Monday he was disappointed with his party's showing in local elections, which he attributed largely to austerity measures his government was compelled to take during Europe's recent debt crisis and a recent string of political scandals. 



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Angry voters change political landscape in Spain polls

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Spain faced a dramatically changed political landscape on Monday after voters in local elections abandoned traditional parties, with anti-austerity groups topping polls in Barcelona and possibly taking power in Madrid. The political shakeup following Sunday's elections was driven by voter anger over a sky-high unemployment rate...(more) 



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Bombs kill 11 in Afghanistan as Taliban, IS supporters clash

a shared story    11 hours 43 minutes ago
KANDAHAR, Afghanistan (AP) — A suicide truck bomb attack and a separate roadside bombing in southern Afghanistan killed 11 people and wounded dozens more on Monday, as the Taliban clashed with supporters of the Islamic State group in the west, officials said. 



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Syria warplanes batter jihadists in ancient Palmyra

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Syrian government aircraft carried out intense strikes Monday against the Islamic State group in and around the ancient city of Palmyra after its fall to the jihadists, a military source said. "The air force struck more than 160 Daesh targets, killing and wounding terrorists and destroying...(more) 



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Bangladesh Islamic State suspect worked for Coca-Cola unit: sources

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DHAKA (Reuters) - One of two men arrested in Bangladesh as a suspected member of Islamic State was an IT manager at a subsidiary of Coca-Cola Co, police and company sources told Reuters on Monday. The subsidiary, International Beverages Private Ltd, issued a statement saying it...(more) 



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Biden reassures Iraqi prime minister after U.S. defense chief remarks

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Vice President Joe Biden reassured Iraqi Prime Minister Haidar al-Abadi of the U.S.' commitment to Iraq's fight against Islamic State militants on Monday after the U.S. defense chief questioned Iraqi troops' will to fight. Biden used the call to "reaffirm U.S. support for the Iraqi government’s...(more) 



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Texas governor declares states of emergency, more severe weather expected

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(Reuters) - The governor of Texas on Monday declared states of disaster in 24 counties, citing the severe weather and flash flooding that have killed at least two people. The state has been pounded by tornadoes, heavy rainfall, thunderstorms and flooding that forced evacuations and rooftop...(more) 



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