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Five tugs successfully towed the 9,115-TEU, 348.5 metre vessel to safety. Severe weather on Tuesday grounded three vessels in the South African port of Durban on Tuesday and caused widespread damage and disruption in the city with at least two people reported to have died.
  • California's Wildfires Are the Deadly Flip Side of this Year's Rainfall

    California's Wildfires Are the Deadly Flip Side of this Year's Rainfall

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    Hundreds of people are still reported missing. "This is similar to what you see in Beijing, China, in bad air days there", said Tom Flannigan, spokesman for the Bay Area Air Quality Management District. At one point Monday, there were at least 114,000 customers affected by the outage. As the fires grow, officials voiced concern that separate blazes would merge into even larger infernos.
  • Elderly man dies after being tied up, robbed during home invasion

    Elderly man dies after being tied up, robbed during home invasion

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    Ethlin told police that it was four men who tied her up and tied up her husband, leaving them immobile as the robbers rummaged through the house for something to steal , according to the New York Daily News. Her injuries are not serious, police say. When officers arrived, the woman met them and said her husband was still in the home. The wife is being treated for superficial marks to her legs consistent with being tied up.
  • Philippine police kill 145 key suspects in drug war

    Philippine police kill 145 key suspects in drug war

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    Carlos said the PNP's Drug Enforcement Group, a national operational support unit with the mission and function to be the lead unit in police anti-drug operations, remains. It was suspended in January amid controversy over rogue cops' involvement in the kidnap-slay of a South Korean businessman. Dela Rosa immediately dismantled the PNP Anti-Illegal Drugs Group and created the Police Drug Enforcement Group (PDEG), which consists of police officers who underwent intense screening to ensure ...
  • North Korea's unhappy mix of tourists and military

    North Korea's unhappy mix of tourists and military

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    The last flight by United States bombers was 17 days earlier when four US F-35B stealth fighter jets and two B-1Bs flew over the peninsula. Those are the findings of a poll by the Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research, as tensions between the adversaries escalate and North Korea comes closer to its goal of having a nuclear-tipped missile that could strike the continental U.S.
  • United States reported to be 'withdrawing' from UNESCO

    United States reported to be 'withdrawing' from UNESCO

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    According to the American Foreign Policy news site, the White House is planning to pull out of UNESCO in an attempt to save money and due to the United Nations body's anti-Israel bias. The magazine said the decision was aimed at saving money and to protest what the U.S believes is UNESCO's anti-Israel stance. Washington will remain in the organization "as a non-member observer state in order to contribute USA views, perspectives and expertise", the statement said.
  • Trump loses patience with Puerto Rico

    Trump loses patience with Puerto Rico

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    But he added: "We can not keep FEMA, the Military & the First Responders, who have been incredible (under the most hard circumstances) in P.R. forever!" So when the president traveled to Puerto Rico last week to prove the haters and losers decrying his total lack of empathy wrong, it wasn't entirely surprising that his remarks there included more of the same.
  • Kidnapped Canadian family released after 5 years of being held hostage

    Kidnapped Canadian family released after 5 years of being held hostage

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    ABC News reports that Caitlan Coleman, 31, and her husband Joshua Boyle, 34, were freed from Taliban captivity and then secured in an exchange between Pakistani military and US commandos late Wednesday. They want money, power and friends. In 2013, the couple appeared in two videos asking the US government to free them from the Taliban. The U.S. has long criticized Pakistan for failing to aggressively go after the Haqqanis, who have been behind many attacks against U.S.
  • Parents win murder appeal in case that divided India

    Parents win murder appeal in case that divided India

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    The HC today rejected the CBI court order sentencing the Talwar couple to life term for the murder of daughter Aarushi and domestic help Hemraj . Her successful middle-class parents told police they were asleep in the next room when the murder was committed. The couple had always denied carrying out the killings, insisting they are victims of police incompetence and a media witch-hunt.
  • S(o)uper Star: This NYC Rapper Threw Soup At L-Train Racist

    S(o)uper Star: This NYC Rapper Threw Soup At L-Train Racist

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    While she admitted later on Twitter that the situation was "painful and humiliating", Nokia said she'd "be damned if I let some drunk bigot call a group of young teenage boys racist names and allow him to get away with it". But right as our heroes are throwing the alleged NYU graduate bodily from the auto, a woman in a yellow dress and red kicks tossed soup on him. Once the subway arrived as a stop, riders banded together to push the man off the train.
  • Cool Weather Rounds Out The Week

    Cool Weather Rounds Out The Week

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    Clouds break up allowing temperatures to fall into the 60s overnight. Showers will be scattered around the area as we head into tonight , but it won't be anything very heavy or consistent. Highs should be in the upper 80s both days. Friday afternoon a cold front slows and comes to a halt to our northwest, that will allow for more clouds by Friday night.