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Turkey says its air strikes kill 35 Kurdish militants in northern Iraq

Turkey says its air strikes kill 35 Kurdish militants in northern IraqTurkish warplanes killed 35 militants from the Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) in air strikes in northern Iraq’s Qandil mountain region on Friday, the Turkish military said. Turkey’s President Tayyip Erdogan had said on Saturday that Turkish warplanes had struck a meeting of the outlawed PKK in Qandil, where he believed high-profile militants had been hit.



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Florida authorities kill alligator believed to have fatally attacked woman Friday

Florida authorities kill alligator believed to have fatally attacked woman FridayAuthorities captured and killed an alligator that they believe fatally attacked a woman while she was out walking her dogs near a Florida lake Friday.



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Israeli troops kill four Palestinians as Gaza protest resumes

Israeli troops kill four Palestinians as Gaza protest resumesBy Nidal al-Mughrabi GAZA (Reuters) – Israeli troops killed four Palestinians and wounded hundreds of others on Friday with live fire and tear gas used against protesters at the Gaza border, medics said. Israel said it was defending the frontier against crowds that threw stones and burned tyres in an attempt to cross. The protests tapered off around sunset when many demonstrators left border camps for the evening meal that breaks their fast during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan.



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Israeli troops kill four Palestinians as Gaza protest resumes

Israeli troops kill four Palestinians as Gaza protest resumesBy Nidal al-Mughrabi GAZA (Reuters) – Israeli troops killed four Palestinians and wounded hundreds of others on Friday with live fire and tear gas used against protesters at the Gaza border, medics said. Israel said it was defending the frontier against crowds that threw stones and burned tyres in an attempt to cross. The protests tapered off around sunset when many demonstrators left border camps for the evening meal that breaks their fast during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan.



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Israeli troops kill Gaza man armed with ax: military

Israeli troops kill Gaza man armed with ax: militaryIsraeli soldiers shot and killed a Palestinian who tried to cross the border from Gaza armed with an ax on Monday, the military said in a statement. A second Palestinian who was with the man fled after they damaged Israel’s security fence, a military spokesman said. There was no immediate comment from Palestinian officials on the incident, which comes at a time of renewed violence along the Israel-Gaza frontier.



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Gwyneth Paltrow Says Brad Pitt Threatened To Kill Harvey Weinstein

Gwyneth Paltrow Says Brad Pitt Threatened To Kill Harvey WeinsteinGwyneth Paltrow says she'll always love ex-boyfriend Brad Pitt for defending



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Australian scientist, 104, plans to kill himself with 'Swiss option'

Australian scientist, 104, plans to kill himself with 'Swiss option'(This May 9 story was refiled to eliminate superfluous word from first quote) ZURICH (Reuters) – A 104-year-old Australian scientist traveled to Switzerland to end his life, telling a news conference on Wednesday the nation’s liberal assisted suicide laws let him commit suicide legally, in contrast to his home where it remains forbidden. Ecologist David Goodall, who is not terminally ill, said he was ready for the end. “One should be free to choose death, when death is at an appropriate time,” said Goodall, a member of the Order of Australia who wore a pullover emblazoned with the words “Aging Disgracefully.” “My abilities have been in decline over the past year or two, my eyesight over the past six years.



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Feds: White man wanted hit man to kill black neighbor

Feds: White man wanted hit man to kill black neighborCOLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A white South Carolina man offered $ 500 to a supposed hit man to kill his black neighbor, hang his body from a tree and burn a cross on his lawn — but the hit man was really an undercover officer, federal prosecutors say.



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Israel says troops kill 3 men in Gaza border breach attempt

Israel says troops kill 3 men in Gaza border breach attemptGAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Israeli troops shot and killed three Palestinians who tried to breach the Gaza border fence, the military said on Sunday, adding that an axe and a wire cutter were found in their possession.



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Storms kill at least 78 in western and northern India

Storms kill at least 78 in western and northern IndiaHail and rain storms knocked down power poles and uprooted trees, killing at least 78 people in northern and western India, government officials said on Thursday. Thirty-three people were killed on Wednesday in the western desert state of Rajasthan and 45 in the northern state of Uttar Pradesh, authorities said. “We experienced a fierce storm, with an unusually high wind speed, and as a result, 33 people died in Alwar, Dholpur and Bharatpur districts of Rajasthan,” Hemant Gera, responsible for relief and disaster management in Rajasthan, told Reuters by phone from Jaipur, the state capital.



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