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Crash kills 257 in Algeria's deadliest aviation disaster

Crash kills 257 in Algeria's deadliest aviation disasterALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — A hulking military transport plane crashed just after takeoff in Algeria Wednesday, killing 257 people in the worst aviation disaster in the North African nation's history and plunging the country into mourning.



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In Gaza, pain but few regrets after deadliest day in years

In Gaza, pain but few regrets after deadliest day in yearsPalestinian teen Bassel al-Helo winced in pain as he rolled over in a hospital bed Sunday, after having been shot by Israeli soldiers during a protest on the Gaza-Israel border. Throughout Shifa Hospital in Gaza City, young Palestinians lay wounded, surrounded by doting relatives handing out chocolates. Sixteen Palestinians were killed and hundreds wounded when a mass protest near the border led to clashes, according to Gaza’s health ministry, in the deadliest single day in the territory since a 2014 war with Israel.



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Deadliest fires in Russia in the past decade

Deadliest fires in Russia in the past decadeA fire that killed dozens in Siberia is the latest in a number of deadly blazes in Russia, where many buildings are in a poor state and safety measures lax. Here is a list of the deadliest fires in Russia over the past 10 years. The blaze is thought to have been caused by a broken lamp in a room containing large quantities of flammable liquids and paper products.



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Nerve agents, the deadliest of chemical weapons

Nerve agents, the deadliest of chemical weaponsNerve agents such as that used to try and kill a former Russian double-agent in Britain, were first developed as neurotoxins by German scientists in the 1930s, but never used as chemical weapons in WWII. Q: What is a nerve agent? A: Nerve agents are the most toxic known chemical warfare agents.



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CDC Wants $400 Million to Build a New Lab for the World's Deadliest Germs

CDC Wants $  400 Million to Build a New Lab for the World's Deadliest GermsThe agency disclosed its plans for a new lab on Friday



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CDC seeking $400 million to replace lab for deadliest germs

CDC seeking $  400 million to replace lab for deadliest germsNEW YORK (AP) — Thirteen years after building a state-of-the-art lab for the world's most dangerous germs, the nation's top public health agency is asking for more than $ 400 million to build a new one.



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Las Vegas shooting: Autopsy on Stephen Paddock reveals little about what triggered the deadliest mass shooting in modern US history

Las Vegas shooting: Autopsy on Stephen Paddock reveals little about what triggered the deadliest mass shooting in modern US historyAn autopsy report on the Las Vegas gunman who carried out the deadliest mass shooting in modern US history has offered little evidence as to what triggered his violent behaviour. Documents revealed Stephen Paddock had anti-anxiety drugs in his system when he opened fire on crowds at the Route 91 Harvest music festival in October 2017. Paddock unleashed a deadly barrage from a high-rise room in the Mandalay Bay Hotel on the Vegas strip, killing 58 people and injuring more than 800 others attending the concert below.



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Police identify 7 more victims of NYC's deadliest in decades

Police identify 7 more victims of NYC's deadliest in decadesNEW YORK (AP) — Police on Saturday released the identities of an additional seven victims of New York City's deadliest fire in decades, including a 7-month-old baby girl who was among the dozen people who lost their lives.



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Apartment building fire in Bronx, N.Y., is deadliest in decades

Apartment building fire in Bronx, N.Y., is deadliest in decadesNew York City Mayor Bill de Blasio says investigators believe a Bronx fire that killed 12 was caused by a child playing with a stove.



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2017 Was Mexico's Deadliest Year On Record

2017 Was Mexico's Deadliest Year On RecordA total of 23,101 murder investigations were launched nationwide between January and November, reported Reuters, citing figures released by the country’s interior ministry.



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