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Multiple wounded, at least one dead in US shooting

Multiple wounded, at least one dead in US shootingAt least one person was killed and several others, including police officers, were wounded on Friday when a gunman opened fire in an industrial area on the outskirts of Chicago. US media reported that the suspected gunman was killed soon after police and federal agents flooded a manufacturing complex in Aurora, Illinois — 40 miles (65 kilometers) west of central Chicago. Witnesses said they had locked themselves into nearby buildings as a man in his 30s or 40s began firing off rounds.



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Police: Man Arrested in Connection to Woman Found Dead in Suitcase

Police: Man Arrested in Connection to Woman Found Dead in SuitcasePolice arrested and charged Queens, N.Y. resident Javier Da Silva with kidnapping



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Police: Ex-boyfriend arrested in death of Valerie Reyes, woman found dead in suitcase

Police: Ex-boyfriend arrested in death of Valerie Reyes, woman found dead in suitcaseThe 24-year-old New Rochelle resident was found dead in a suitcase in Greenwich, Connecticut, last week.



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Woman found dead in suitcase identified as NY resident

Woman found dead in suitcase identified as NY residentHARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A woman found dead and bound in a suitcase in a wooded area of Connecticut was identified Thursday as a 24-year-old New York resident who worked at a bookstore and aspired to be a tattoo artist, according to police and co-workers.



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Dead Hand: This Might Be Russia's Scariest Doomsday Weapon

Dead Hand: This Might Be Russia's Scariest Doomsday WeaponThis system would automatically launch missiles—without the need for a human to push the button—during a nuclear attack.



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Polar vortex: 12 dead as US weather system brings record low temperatures approaching -50F

Polar vortex: 12 dead as US weather system brings record low temperatures approaching -50FThe polar vortex in the US continued inflicting severe conditions across the country on Thursday, with temperatures reaching minus 40F – and a town in Michigan called Hell quite literally freezing over. Chicago was on track to break the city’s record of -32C (-26F), set more than 30 years ago as the cold snap intensifies. Some nearby isolated areas could see temperatures as low as -40C (-40F), that would break the Illinois record of minus 38C (-36.4F) set in 1999.



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At least 12 dead as arctic freeze spreads into U.S. Northeast

At least 12 dead as arctic freeze spreads into U.S. NortheastThe prospect of a weekend break offered little comfort to those enduring icy conditions, brutal winds and temperatures as low as minus 36 degrees Fahrenheit (minus 37 Celsius) in the Midwest and 3F (-16C) on the East Coast, according to the National Weather Service. In Minnesota and Upper Michigan, people battled temperatures as low as minus 25F (minus 31C), said Andrew Orrison, a weather service forecaster. Central and northern Wisconsin had weather of minus 20F (-29C) and parts of northern Illinois, including parts of the Chicago area, saw temperatures between minus 15F (minus 26C) and minus 10F (minus 23C), he said.



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Harris: Lawmakers Should View ‘Autopsy Photographs’ of Dead Kids before Gun-Control Votes

Harris: Lawmakers Should View ‘Autopsy Photographs’ of Dead Kids before Gun-Control VotesSenator Kamala Harris (D., Calif.) made an emotional plea for increased gun control during CNN’s town hall in Iowa Monday night, arguing that her pro-Second Amendment colleagues should be forced to examine photos of dead children before voting on gun restrictions. “I think somebody should have required all those members of Congress to go in a room — in a locked room, no press, nobody else — and look at the autopsy photographs of those babies. “This has become a political issue.



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Vale's Dam Breach in Brazil Leaves Dozens Dead; Stock Plunges

Vale's Dam Breach in Brazil Leaves Dozens Dead; Stock PlungesMayor Avimar de Melo of the city of Brumadinho, which was partly leveled by the spill, is seeking millions in damages and blamed Vale’s “incompetence” for the incident. Brazil’s Prosecutor General Raquel Dodge said company executives may be held responsible. “Given that this is the second dam burst linked to Vale, we would expect more stringent remediation requirements and tougher penalties,” Macquarie Capital Ltd. analysts including Grant Sporre wrote on Monday.



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20 dead as bombs target Sunday Mass in Philippine cathedral

20 dead as bombs target Sunday Mass in Philippine cathedralJOLO, Philippines (AP) — Two bombs minutes apart tore through a Roman Catholic cathedral on a southern Philippine island where Muslim militants are active, killing at least 20 people and wounding 111 others during a Sunday Mass, officials said.



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