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The guard, who was aged about 50 and named as Damião Soares dos Santos, was badly burnt and later died of his injuries. About 25 people, mostly children, were injured in the attack and are being treated at local hospitals for burns. "We hope these things will not happen again in Brazil". Speaking about the horrific incident a police spokesperson said there were up to 70 people in the school at the time of the attack which seen the building quickly go up in flames.
  • Senate Intelligence Committee leaders: Russian Federation did interfere in 2016 elections

    Senate Intelligence Committee leaders: Russian Federation did interfere in 2016 elections

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    Burr said that the "subject matter of the ads seemed to be to create chaos in every group they could possibly find in America", noting that the ads show that the Russians "were indiscriminate" in who they were helping. They've also interviewed Jared Kushner, Trump's son-in-law and confidant. "The committee can not really decide the credibility of the dossier without understanding things like who paid for it, who are your sources and sub-sources".
  • Counter-terrorism expert from NH talks about Las Vegas mass shooting

    Counter-terrorism expert from NH talks about Las Vegas mass shooting

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    Authorities are still investigating the possible motivation behind what is now the deadliest mass shooting in modern United States history. "We didn't know him", Eric Paddock said. Prior to the attack, Lombardo wired thousands of dollars to the Philippines. The search for Danley initially spanned several countries, with conflicting reports that she could have been in Japan or the Philippines at the time of the shooting.
  • Putin to meet Saudi king in Moscow

    Putin to meet Saudi king in Moscow

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    General Authority for Statistics figures show that Saudi Arabia's gross domestic product (GDP) shrank by 2.3 percent in this year's second quarter compared with the first three months of 2017, mainly over low oil prices and less production.
  • One held as Canada probes 'act of terrorism'

    One held as Canada probes 'act of terrorism'

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    A Somali refugee who attacked a policeman with a knife after striking him with his auto and then injured four others in a driving rampage in Edmonton , Alberta was charged with five counts of attempted murder Monday. Degrand said an investigation was launched and RCMP interviewed the suspect, among other people. Degrand initially said was the suspect was the process of making a refugee claim in Canada , but a spokesman with the federal Public Safety Department later clarified that he had ...
  • 2 women plead not guilty to killing N.Korean leader's half-brother

    2 women plead not guilty to killing N.Korean leader's half-brother

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    It's a role they've claimed they were tricked into: They say they had been told they were carrying out a harmless prank for a hidden-camera YouTube show. Kim Jong Nam was transported to a nearby clinic. "I saw him clutching his head and he was closing his eyes tightly". The low level of the enzyme "in Kim Chol's body could be caused by poison such as pesticide or nerve agent", she told the court.
  • Trump Rips San Juan Mayor: 'Told by the Democrats to Be Nasty'

    Trump Rips San Juan Mayor: 'Told by the Democrats to Be Nasty'

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    The president and the Puerto Rican mayor engaged in a spat Saturday over whether or not the federal government had done enough to aid the US island territory in its ongoing recovery efforts. "I will say whatever needs to be said or done to be able to do that". President Donald Trump says Washington is - in his words - "fully engaged in the disaster and the response and recovery effort".
  • Popular celebration in Gaza over PA Reconciliation visit

    Popular celebration in Gaza over PA Reconciliation visit

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    But the fate of Hamas' armed wing, the Iz al-Din al-Qassam brigades, remains a strong point of contention. Palestinian Authority and Egyptian officials on Sunday have begun to enter the Gaza Strip from the Israeli and Egyptian border crossings, in advance of the Hamas handing over control to the Mahmoud Abbas government, Ma'an reported.
  • Mandatory evacuation for Ocracoke visitors in advance of Maria

    Mandatory evacuation for Ocracoke visitors in advance of Maria

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    Hyde County commissioners ordered the evacuation on the island still suffering from the effects of Hurricane Jose. It's not immediately clear how many residents and visitors are heeding the order to leave. The National Hurricane Center said Sunday evening that the tropical storm conditions are possible within the watch area beginning Tuesday. The major effects from Maria this week will be tidal flooding, wind gusts and rip currents - especially in the Outer Banks.
  • US 'Does Not Recognize' Kurdish Referendum, Says Results 'Lack Legitimacy'

    US 'Does Not Recognize' Kurdish Referendum, Says Results 'Lack Legitimacy'

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    In a statement issued late on Wednesday following a phone call with his Turkish counterpart, al-Abadi says Binali Yildirim stressed his government's support on all measures taken in response to the Kurdish independence referendum . Meanwhile, Iraq's military is preparing to take control of the global borders of the northern Kurdish region. Turkey's Minister of Foreign Affairs Mevlut Cavusoglu on Tuesday said that Omar Mirani, representative of Iraqi Kurdistan Regional Government's ...
  • Ligue 1 Match Abandoned After Part Of The Stadium Collapses

    Ligue 1 Match Abandoned After Part Of The Stadium Collapses

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    He said 25 people had been injured, four of them seriously. The stadium, which holds 12,000 people , was evacuated after a security meeting. The collapse occurred as visiting fans celebrated Fode Ballo-Toure scoring Lille's opening goal in the 15th minute.
  • NRL Grand Final Betting Preview: North Queensland vs. Melbourne Odds

    NRL Grand Final Betting Preview: North Queensland vs. Melbourne Odds

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    This is Cronk's last game for the club and they can back up their quality by riding the emotional roller-coaster. Against the Storm , the Cowboys , once again, fell behind early , trailing 18-0 at the break. First Will Chambers received a Cowboys bat-back from an attacking bomb near Melbourne's end and offloaded to a breakaway Josh Addo-Carr who streaked 70 metres to open the scoring.
  • Russian, North Korea Diplomats To Meet In Moscow On September 29

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    The Russian Foreign Ministry released a statement today after the meeting in Moscow between Russian ambassador-at-large Oleg Burmistrov and Choe Son-hui, director-general of the North American department of North Korea's foreign ministry. In response, the North Korean leader warned Washington of the "highest level of hard-line countermeasure in history". Pointing to the sixth nuclear test by North Korea, International Atomic Energy Agency director Yukiya Amano expressed fear on the country ...
  • NSA briefed White House officials on private email, cellphone risks

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    The screenshot, published by Wired , is not the first time Mr. Kushmer has fallen foul of bureaucracy. While reports about Kushner's emails are not analogous with those on Hillary Clinton's, they nonetheless raised questions about security and hypocrisy in the chaotic Trump White House, from which Trump ridiculed Clinton for her use of a private email server long after Election Day.
  • Lin-Manuel Miranda to Donald Trump: 'You're Going Straight to Hell'

    Lin-Manuel Miranda to Donald Trump: 'You're Going Straight to Hell'

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    He played down criticism of his administration's response to the hurricane by stating that " the military and first responders . have done an wonderful job". He said there are some people in one of his classes who have family there as well, but only a few have been able to make contact. Acting Homeland Secretary Elaine Duke had used those words - " good news story " - on Thursday while discussing the federal response to the aftermath of Hurricane Maria .
  • Justices Will Try Again to Answer Union Fee Question

    Justices Will Try Again to Answer Union Fee Question

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    American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees to its docket. Janus and two other state employees who object to the union fees had intervened in a lawsuit brought by Illinois Gov. A decision could be expected in early 2018. The fear is that if the high court, which now has a conservative majority, overturns that provision, public sector unions could see a rapid dwindling of income derived through dues and fees, since payments essentially would no longer be required.
  • Putin Announced that Russian Federation has Destroyed its Last Stockpiles of Chemical Weapons

    Putin Announced that Russian Federation has Destroyed its Last Stockpiles of Chemical Weapons

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    Putin noted that Russian Federation wrapped up the destruction of its chemical weapons stockpiles ahead of schedule, adding that the effort underlined the nation's commitment to nonproliferation efforts. "I congratulate Russian Federation and I commend all of their experts who were involved for their professionalism and dedication". North Korea is believed to have between 2,500 and 5,000 metric tonnes of chemical weapons , according to the Centre for Nonproliferation Studies, including ...
  • Johnston woman arrested after leaving kids home during European vacation

    Johnston woman arrested after leaving kids home during European vacation

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    Macke allegedly told police she could not find babysitters for her children. Police tracked her down in Germany and was taken into custody when she arrived back in Iowa. All four were arrested at the high school Thursday morning. She faces the firearm charge because police say a gun in the house was within reach of the children.
  • Liam Neeson Declares Himself

    Liam Neeson Declares Himself "Unretired" From Action Movies

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    Popular Hollywood actor Liam Neeson finally confirmed that he is not retiring from action movies . When asked about the current investigation, the United Kingdom actor said anyone who could, like Mr Felt, expose wrongdoing or corruption at the highest level would be a true patriot.
  • Trump to visit 5 Asian nations in November

    Trump to visit 5 Asian nations in November

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    Trump's stop in the Philippines will also draw heavy notice, especially from human rights groups that denounce the practices of President Rodrigo Duterte, whose government has sanctioned deadly attacks on drug suspects. In this EPA file photo dated September 14, 2017, U.S. President Donald Trump (L) and first lady Melania Trump host a reception at the White House in Washington .
  • Putin critic Alexei Navalny detained by police before pre-election rally

    Putin critic Alexei Navalny detained by police before pre-election rally

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    Police detained campaign coordinator Anna Yudina on September 29 at the site of an unsanctioned rally for Navalny's would-be campaign for the March 2018 presidential election. The rally was not authorized by the city's administration despite similar rallies being recently approved by nine other Russian cities. Navalny said on Friday in a video message posted on his Twitter account: "I can't come to today's meeting because the Kremlin is really afraid of this event we're planning".