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Shooting near West Bank settlement kills at least 2 Israelis

Shooting near West Bank settlement kills at least 2 IsraelisJERUSALEM (AP) — A Palestinian gunman got out of a car and opened fire at a bus stop outside a West Bank settlement on Thursday, killing two Israeli soldiers before speeding away, the Israeli military said.



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Gunman kills three people in French Christmas market, flees

Gunman kills three people in French Christmas market, fleesInterior Minister Christophe Castaner said the shooter had evaded a police dragnet and was on the run, raising concerns of a follow-up attack. “The government has raised its security threat to the highest level and is bolstering border controls,” Castaner told a late-night news conference. “We will also reinforce security at all Christmas markets to prevent copycat attacks.” With France still on high alert after a wave of attacks commissioned or inspired by Islamic State militants since early 2015, the counter-terrorism prosecutor opened an investigation.



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'I took action': High school football player kills student over her pregnancy, court documents say

'I took action': High school football player kills student over her pregnancy, court documents sayAaron Trejo, 16, was charged Monday in adult court with murder and feticide in connection with Breana Rouhselang's death, prosecutors said.



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Gunman kills at least two in French Christmas market and flees

Gunman kills at least two in French Christmas market and fleesOfficials said the gunman was known to security services, and the local prefecture said he was on an intelligence services watchlist.



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Hunt for gunman after Strasbourg market attack kills three

Hunt for gunman after Strasbourg market attack kills threeHundreds of security forces were Wednesday deployed in the hunt for a lone gunman who killed at least three people and wounded a dozen others at the famed Christmas market in Strasbourg, with the French government raising the security alert level and reinforcing border controls. Some 350 people, including police, troops and helicopters were on the heels of the attacker who had “sowed terror” in the city, Interior Minister Christophe Castaner said. Soldiers patrolling the area as part of regular anti-terror operations exchanged fire with the suspect and wounded him, but could not stop him escaping, police sources said.



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Attack at Christmas market in French city kills 3, wounds 12

Attack at Christmas market in French city kills 3, wounds 12STRASBOURG, France (AP) — A man who had been flagged as a possible extremist sprayed gunfire near the famous Christmas market in the French city of Strasbourg on Tuesday, killing three people, wounding up to a dozen and sparking a massive manhunt when he got away. France immediately raised its terror alert level.



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Gunman kills at least two in French Christmas market and flees

Gunman kills at least two in French Christmas market and fleesWith France still on high alert after a wave of attacks commissioned or inspired by Islamic State militants since early 2015, the counter-terrorism prosecutor opened an investigation. Amid fast-moving, confusing scenes it was not clear if the suspect, identified by police as Strasbourg-born Chekatt Cherif, 29, had been cornered by commandos or had slipped the dragnet. “There was confusion initially but they locked the front doors pretty soon after the gunshots,” said U.S. citizen Elizabeth Osterwisch, who was sheltering on the top floor of the Galeries Lafayette department store.



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U.S. military air crash off Japan coast kills one Marine, five missing

U.S. military air crash off Japan coast kills one Marine, five missingJapanese and American officials said they had so far found two of the seven Marines who had been aboard the aircraft, an F/A-18 Hornet fighter jet and a KC-130 Hercules. “One of the recovered Marines is in fair condition and the other has been declared deceased by competent medical personnel,” a U.S. Marine Corps statement said. The deadly crash is the latest in a string of U.S. military aviation accidents around the world in recent years, which have prompted hearings and criticism in Congress over aircraft safety.



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Sheriff: Woman kills jail escapee who kicks in her door

Sheriff: Woman kills jail escapee who kicks in her doorCOLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — An inmate who had escaped minutes earlier from a county jail in South Carolina was shot and killed by a woman after he kicked in her back door, the local sheriff said.



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Airstrike kills 10 civilians in eastern Afghanistan

Airstrike kills 10 civilians in eastern AfghanistanKABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — At least ten civilians were killed following an airstrike in the eastern Paktia province bordering Pakistan, Afghan officials said Sunday.



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