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Five killed as gunman opens fire at Illinois warehouse

Five killed as gunman opens fire at Illinois warehouseA gunman opened fire in an industrial warehouse in Aurora, Illinois, on Friday, killing five people and wounding five police officers before he was slain, law enforcement officials said. Aurora Police Chief Kristen Ziman said the gunman, identified as Gary Martin, 45, was an employee at the industrial complex. Please avoid the area,” the Aurora Police Department said in a tweet shortly after 2 p.m. CST, adding that additional details would be forthcoming.



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Venezuela opens investigation into opposition-appointed PDVSA directors: prosecutor

Venezuela opens investigation into opposition-appointed PDVSA directors: prosecutorCARACAS (Reuters) – Venezuela's chief state prosecutor said on Thursday an investigation had been opened into directors of state-run oil firm PDVSA, and its U.S. refiner Citgo, that the opposition-controlled congress appointed on Wednesday. Prosecutor Tarek Saab, in comments broadcast on state television, announced "the opening of an investigation against people designated illegally as directors of PDVSA and Citgo." Saab also said they would investigate foreign ambassadors named by opposition leader Juan Guaido, who on Jan 23 invoked constitutional provisions to assume an interim presidency. …



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May Wins Confidence Vote and Opens Cross-Party Brexit Talks

May Wins Confidence Vote and Opens Cross-Party Brexit TalksU.K. leader Theresa May survived an attempt to oust her government and immediately opened talks with rival political parties in an attempt to break the Brexit deadlock, as time runs out to reach a deal. The prime minister fought off the threat of a national election and won the right to continue running the country when the House of Commons voted 325 to 306 against a motion of “no confidence” in her administration. May invited other party leaders, who back keeping much closer ties to the European Union, for talks tonight to discuss how to forge a compromise Brexit plan that Parliament can support.



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Saudi prosecutor seeks death sentences as Khashoggi murder trial opens

Saudi prosecutor seeks death sentences as Khashoggi murder trial opensSaudi Arabia’s attorney general sought the death penalty for five of 11 defendants charged with the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi as their high-profile trial opened in Riyadh on Thursday. All 11 accused were present with their lawyers at the opening hearing in the capital, according to a statement by the attorney general carried by the official Saudi Press Agency. The attorney general said Saudi Arabia had twice submitted formal requests for evidence from Turkey — where Khashoggi was murdered inside the kingdom’s Istanbul consulate — but had received no response.



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Saudi prosecutor seeks death sentences as Khashoggi murder trial opens

Saudi prosecutor seeks death sentences as Khashoggi murder trial opensSaudi prosecutors sought the death penalty for five of 11 defendants charged with the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, as their high-profile trial opened in Riyadh on Thursday. The prosecution also said it was awaiting a response to two formal letters requesting evidence from Turkey, where Khashoggi was murdered inside the kingdom’s Istanbul consulate on October 2 in a case that shocked the world. All 11 accused were present with their lawyers at the first session of the trial, it said in a statement carried by the official Saudi Press Agency, without revealing their names or their alleged roles in the crime.



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Viral flight attendant story: Father opens up about his epic Christmas trip

Viral flight attendant story: Father opens up about his epic Christmas tripThe idea for the father-daughter trip that went viral this week was hatched a few days before Christmas at a neighborhood party in Mississippi.



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Trump move to pull US troops from Syria opens way to turmoil

Trump move to pull US troops from Syria opens way to turmoilBEIRUT (AP) — The United States' Kurdish allies had been gearing up for a new fight for weeks, digging trenches and defense tunnels in northeastern Syria in preparation for an offensive Turkey's president warned was imminent.



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Shawn Mendes opens up about his sexuality

Shawn Mendes opens up about his sexualityThe singer admitted he feels the need to "prove to people that I'm not gay."



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Erdogan opens new Istanbul Airport, planned to be world's largest

Erdogan opens new Istanbul Airport, planned to be world's largestTurkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Monday opened Istanbul’s new international airport, which his government says will eventually become the world’s largest, with great fanfare. “The new airport will be the pride of our country and an example to the world,” Erdogan said at a lavish opening ceremony featuring several heads of state. At the inauguration — which coincided with the 95th anniversary of modern Turkey’s founding by Mustafa Kemal Ataturk — Erdogan also revealed that the airport would be named “Istanbul”.



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Pittsburgh shooting: Multiple casualties after gunman opens fire near US synagogue

Pittsburgh shooting: Multiple casualties after gunman opens fire near US synagogueA gunman opened fire at the Tree of Life Congregation synagogue in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania on Saturday, causing multiple fatalities. The suspected shooter has been taken into custody after surrendering to police officers at the building in the Squirrel Hill area of the city. At least eight people were killed and several others were wounded, according to CBS-affiliate KDKA.



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