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VENICE, Italy. -- An elderly man has died in the worst floods to hit Venice in more than 50 years, as local authorities in the Italian lagoon city called for a state of emergency to be imposed. The unnamed man was killed on Tuesday night while he was trying to run electric pumps...
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KAIYUAN, China. -- Fifty-one children and three teachers were injured at a kindergarten in southwest China when a man attacked them with a corrosive chemical, state media reported Tuesday. According to state-run news agency Xinhua, a 23-year-old suspect surnamed Kong climbed...
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MONGLA, Bangladesh. -- At least 10 people have been killed and millions displaced after Cyclone Bulbul smashed into India and Bangladesh over the weekend. The storm hit Bangladesh late on Saturday night and led to severe flooding there and in neighboring India. The bad weather...
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BEIJING -- Nine members of a cross-border fentanyl smuggling ring were sentenced at a public hearing in a Chinese courtroom Thursday, a rare display by Beijing of its efforts to crack down on the highly-addictive drug. China has faced intense criticism from policymakers within...
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AGUA PRIETA, Mexico -- A suspect is under arrest in connection with the murders of a Mormon family in Mexico. The victims were part of a fundamentalist Mormon community in Mexico and had dual U.S. and Mexican citizenship. The three women and six children were shot and burned...
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CNN -- Nine members of a Mormon family were killed on the Mexican side of the US-Mexico border, and authorities are investigating whether the attack was the result of mistaken identity. The slain victims include three women, four small children and two infants, family member...
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HONG KONG -- Four people were injured during a knife attack outside a Hong Kong mall on Sunday, including a local politician whose ear was reported to have been partially bitten off. The attack happened outside the Cityplaza mall in Tai Koo, where pro-democracy protests took...
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RAHIM YAN KHAN, Pakistan. -- At least 70 people have died after a gas canister exploded in a train in Pakistan, authorities said. The train was passing through the Punjab city of Rahim Yar Khan on Thursday morning when the cylinder exploded, causing a fire that spread through...
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MUSCAT, Oman. -- A rare tropical cyclone barreling across the Arabian Sea has reached the intensity of a Category 4 hurricane, becoming the strongest storm recorded in the area for 12 years. Currently a couple of hundred miles off the coast of Oman, Tropical Cyclone Kyarr...