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Deadly Turkish airstrikes hit Syria hours after U.S.-brokered truce

Deadly Turkish airstrikes hit Syria hours after U.S.-brokered truceDeadly Turkish airstrikes Friday shattered an hours-old U.S.-brokered deal to stop Ankara's military offensive against Kurdish forces in northeastern Syria.



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Putin's test missile failed and exploded in deadly nuclear accident

Putin's test missile failed and exploded in deadly nuclear accidentAn Aug. 8 nuclear accident near Nyonoksa, Russia, was caused by a nuclear reaction that occurred while Russians were attempting to recover a nuclear-powered cruise missile submerged in the White Sea after a failed test last year.



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Rwanda kills 18 assailants after deadly national park attack

Rwanda kills 18 assailants after deadly national park attackRwandan security forces have killed 18 people who were part of a group that carried out a deadly attack in a tourist hub in the north of the country on Friday, a police spokesman said. The assailants, who mostly carried traditional weapons like knives, attacked Kinigi sector in Musanze district, where the Volcanoes National Park offers tourists the chance to view endangered mountain gorillas. In a statement on Sunday, police spokesman John Bosco Kabera said security personnel pursuing the attackers had killed 18 of them and also that the death toll from the assault had risen to 14.



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Iraq cleric Sadr demands government resign as deadly protests spike

Iraq cleric Sadr demands government resign as deadly protests spikeIraqi firebrand cleric Moqtada Sadr called on the government to resign as violence spiked Friday across the country and protesters clashed with police on the fourth day of deadly demonstrations against corruption and unemployment. The former Shiite militia leader, whose bloc is the biggest in parliament, said in a statement that in order to avoid further deaths “the government should resign and early elections should be held under UN supervision”. At least 60 people have died over four days of bloody protest across Iraq, the Iraqi Human Rights Commission said late Friday, without specifying how many were civilians or security forces.



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Indictment: ‘Party and play’ sex and drug use turned deadly

Indictment: ‘Party and play’ sex and drug use turned deadlyWealthy California political donor Ed Buck was indicted Wednesday by a federal grand jury for two overdose deaths in his West Hollywood apartment and charged with providing methamphetamine to three other men, one of whom survived two overdoses. The indictment returned in U.S. District Court charged Buck with distributing meth resulting in the deaths of Timothy Dean in January and Gemmel Moore in 2017. Buck had previously been charged in Moore’s death after his arrest last month.



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Woman says she contracted deadly flesh-eating bacteria after getting a manicure at a nail salon: 'I'm just lucky to be alive'

Woman says she contracted deadly flesh-eating bacteria after getting a manicure at a nail salon: 'I'm just lucky to be alive'A woman in Tennessee said she contracted a rare, but deadly bacterial infection and nearly lost her hand after getting a manicure at a nail salon.



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Off-duty officer won't be charged in deadly Costco shooting

Off-duty officer won't be charged in deadly Costco shootingAn off-duty Los Angeles police officer will not be charged for fatally shooting a mentally ill man who had attacked him and his young son from behind in a California Costco, prosecutors said Wednesday. In announcing a grand jury’s findings, Riverside County District Attorney Mike Hestrin said Officer Salvador Sanchez believed he had been shot in the head and a shooter was on the loose when he and his son were knocked to the ground in the unprovoked assault. Hestrin said his office would not bring its own charges against Sanchez in the wake of the grand jury decision.



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3 Chinese tourists still critical in deadly US bus crash

3 Chinese tourists still critical in deadly US bus crashSeveral Chinese tourists injured in a deadly tour bus crash in Utah are improving, but three remain in critical condition, hospital officials said Monday. The three people listed in critical condition marks a decrease from the five in that category on Saturday. One other person is in serious condition and eight are in fair condition, Intermountain Healthcare officials said.



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Police suspect longstanding 'beef' led to deadly shooting at South Carolina bar

Police suspect longstanding 'beef' led to deadly shooting at South Carolina barPolice say a longstanding "beef" turned deadly Saturday, leading to a shooting that killed two and injured several in South Carolina.



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The Latest: 5 tourists still critical after deadly bus crash

The Latest: 5 tourists still critical after deadly bus crashFive people remain in critical condition after a bus crash that killed four Chinese tourists and injured dozens more near a national park in Utah. Utah Highway Patrol Sgt. Nick Street said Friday evening that the bus originated in Southern California, and the tourists on board were natives of mainland China. Authorities are investigating what caused the bus to careen into a guard rail Friday morning on highway winding through otherworldly spires of red rock near Bryce Canyon National Park in southern Utah.



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