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The fire service said flames "had spread to multiple floors" and one person had been taken to hospital with smoke inhalation. Images posted on social media showed smoke billowing out of the building on Joiner Street, while crowds of people watched from below.
  • 2 in custody in connection with Troy murders

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    According to the New York Times , the manager of the property received a call from the victims' relatives asking to do a welfare check on the family. The city of Troy is located just outside of the state capital, Albany, and is about 160 miles north of New York City. "We don't know who did it".
  • Berlin New Year's Eve party sets up safe zone for women

    Berlin New Year's Eve party sets up safe zone for women

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    The "safety zone" will be, according to organisers, a space for women to go who may have been harassed or feel uncomfortable, and will be staffed by members of the Red Cross, Kronen Zeitung reports . In Berlin, strict safety precautions, including the banning of large bags, rucksacks, glass bottles and alcoholic beverages, will also be enforced.
  • Kabul blast kills 25 at Afghan Voice news agency, cultural center

    Kabul blast kills 25 at Afghan Voice news agency, cultural center

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    Who's responsible for the attack? Afghans have also been recruited through Iran to join the war in Iraq and Syria against Islamic State fighters. "The Philippines joins the government and the people of Afghanistan in mourning the loss of many lives in the terrorist attack in Kabul on Thursday", Foreign Affairs Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano said in a statement .
  • Gunman Kills 9 in Attack on Egypt Church

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    Badr Mohamed Badr, a fruit seller, witnessed the attack from his stall and said he saw a shooter on a motorcycle fire a gun at a police officer. Two gunmen opened fire on worshipers in a Coptic church in the Helwan City district south of Cairo on Friday.
  • IS claims responsibility for St Petersburg supermarket bombing

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    Official publication of the law came two days after a bomb attack on a supermarket in Saint Petersburg, Russia's second city, injured 14 people. The Islamic State extremist group - which Russian Federation has targeted in Syria as part of its bombing campaign backing the government of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad since 2015 - claimed responsibility for the attack on December 29.
  • Alabama certifies Doug Jones's victory over Roy Moore in Senate election

    Alabama certifies Doug Jones's victory over Roy Moore in Senate election

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    The state of Alabama published the names of 23,000 write-in candidates who were voted in to potentially take over Jeff Sessions' seat in the Senate after he vacated to become the United States Attorney General. That supposedly happened south of Birmingham in a town called Bordalama. So, that was all fictitious. Those stories were all lies, Merrill said. More than two weeks after the special election, Moore had still not conceded the race to his opponent.
  • South Korea holds HK ship over N. Korean oil

    South Korea holds HK ship over N. Korean oil

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    The Lighthouse Winmore , which was chartered by a Taiwanese company, was impounded by South Korean customs authorities at the port of Yeosu on November 24 following an inspection. A report by Radio Free Asia (RFA) quotes "high-level sources in North Korea" who identified the defector as Hyun Cheol-huh and said he was in his early fifties.
  • 'Classified' Huma Abedin emails found on Anthony Weiner's laptop

    'Classified' Huma Abedin emails found on Anthony Weiner's laptop

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    A number of those emails were reportedly marked classified and Fox News reported Friday that at least four of the emails released by the State Department were marked classified . It's no surprise that work-related emails were stored on Weiner's laptop. In September, Weiner was sentenced to 21 months in prison after he pleaded guilty to sending obscene material to a minor.