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Shooter Kills 5 and Wounds Children in Northern California

Shooter Kills 5 and Wounds Children in Northern CaliforniaAuthorities say a series of shootings in rural Northern California has left five people dead, including the shooter, and that two children were among the wounded.



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Prisoner kills inmate who beat infant daughter to death

Prisoner kills inmate who beat infant daughter to deathAuthorities said a man serving a life sentence for murdering his two-day-old baby was found dead in his U.K. prison cell over the weekend.



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Quake kills 430 in Iranian border region rebuilt after war

Quake kills 430 in Iranian border region rebuilt after warTEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Rescuers dug with their bare hands Monday through the debris of buildings felled by an earthquake that killed more than 430 people in the border region of Iran and Iraq, with nearly all the casualties occurring in an area rebuilt after their ruinous 1980s war.



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Powerful earthquake on Iran-Iraq border kills more than 140

Powerful earthquake on Iran-Iraq border kills more than 140TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — A powerful earthquake shook the Iran-Iraq border late Sunday, killing more than 140 people and injuring 860 in the mountainous region of Iran alone, state media there said.



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16-Year-Old Allegedly Kills Newborn After Sticking Rock in Her Throat: Report

16-Year-Old Allegedly Kills Newborn After Sticking Rock in Her Throat: ReportThe incident allegedly happened an hour after she gave birth.



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Mom Kills Daughters, 5 and 7 years old, and Tells Husband 'Babe, I Shot The Kids': Report

Mom Kills Daughters, 5 and 7 years old, and Tells Husband 'Babe, I Shot The Kids': ReportShe had allegedly planned to kill her husband and herself as well, reports said.



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Pakistani bride trying to poison husband accidentally kills 17 of her extended family members

Pakistani bride trying to poison husband accidentally kills 17 of her extended family membersA Pakistani bride was arrested after milk she had poisoned in order to kill her husband was made into a yogurt drink that inadvertently killed 17 of her extended family members, according to the Associated Press.



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Indonesian fireworks factory explosion kills dozens

Indonesian fireworks factory explosion kills dozensAn explosion and inferno at a fireworks factory near the Indonesian capital on Thursday killed dozens people, most of them female workers, and injured dozens, police said.



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Typhoon kills at least two in Japan, prompts call for thousands to evacuate

Typhoon kills at least two in Japan, prompts call for thousands to evacuateBy Elaine Lies and Makiko Yamazaki TOKYO (Reuters) – A typhoon roared towards Japan’s main island on election day on Sunday, killing at least two people, prompting a warning for tens of thousands to evacuate and the cancellation of hundreds of flights. One man was killed under scaffolding that collapsed in high winds and a fisherman was killed as he tended to his boat, Kyodo news agency said. Typhoon Lan, classified as an intense Category 4 storm by the Tropical Storm Risk monitoring site, was south of Japan and moving northeast at 50 kph on Sunday night, speeding up slightly, the Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA) said.



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Fire destroys landmark hotel in Myanmar's largest city, kills one

Fire destroys landmark hotel in Myanmar's largest city, kills oneOne person was killed on Thursday in a massive fire that destroyed one of Yangon’s best-known hotels, sending dark smoke billowing over the center of Myanmar’s largest city and triggering an hours-long battle to put out the flames. It was not immediately clear what caused the fire, which broke out around 3:20 a.m. at the teak-and-stone Kandawgyi Palace Hotel overlooking a picturesque inner-city lake, authorities told Reuters. An unidentified body was found in a guest room and two people were injured, said Htay Lwin, a spokesman of hotel owner Htoo Group.



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