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Twin bombing at Afghan ceremony kills 4, including official

Twin bombing at Afghan ceremony kills 4, including officialKABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A twin bombing at a public ceremony in southern Afghanistan on Saturday killed at least four people, including a provincial official, and wounded more than 30, officials said.



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Trump Faces Twin Rebukes From Congress With GOP Defections

Trump Faces Twin Rebukes From Congress With GOP DefectionsNow, senators are poised to reject on Thursday Trump’s declaration of an emergency on the southern border. The reprimands — both requiring defections from Republican ranks — come as Trump seeks to consolidate the party’s support ahead of what promises to be a tough fight for re-election in 2020. While Republicans in Congress have occasionally criticized the administration, the two measures this week mark the first instances in which party leaders haven’t been able to stop bills that embarrass Trump.



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Father accused of beating, raping twin daughters sentenced

Father accused of beating, raping twin daughters sentencedMINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A 52-year-old Minneapolis man accused of beating and raping his mentally disabled twin daughters has been sentenced to 30 years in prison.



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17 dead as twin bombing hits southern Philippine church

17 dead as twin bombing hits southern Philippine churchAt least 17 people were killed as two bombs hit a church on a southern Philippine island that is a stronghold of Islamist militants, the military said Sunday, just days after a regional vote for a new Muslim autonomous region. The first blast occurred inside the Catholic church on war-torn Jolo on Sunday morning as mass was being celebrated, and was followed by a second explosion in the parking lot as troops responded, regional military spokesman Lieutenant Colonel Gerry Besana told AFP.



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Alaska earthquakes: Twin tremors cause extensive damage as they strike near Anchorage

Alaska earthquakes: Twin tremors cause extensive damage as they strike near AnchorageA powerful 7.0 magnitude earthquake followed by a 5.7 magnitude tremor have caused extensive damage around parts of Alaska after striking near Anchorage. The warning covered coastal areas of the Cook Inlet and southern Kenai Peninsula after the initial tremor hit about 7.5 miles north of the city, the United States Geological Survey (USGS) reported. Part of an off-ramp near Anchorage international airport collapsed, leaving a car stuck between deep chasms in the concrete.



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9-Year-Old Indiana Girl Dies Shielding Twin Brothers From Oncoming Car

9-Year-Old Indiana Girl Dies Shielding Twin Brothers From Oncoming CarA 9-year-old girl in Indiana died Tuesday morning trying to shield her younger



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Uncle of girl who died in bus stop crash remembers her as 'mother hen' to her twin brothers

Uncle of girl who died in bus stop crash remembers her as 'mother hen' to her twin brothersThe uncle of the Indiana girl who was tragically killed alongside her twin



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Fears over twin of collapsed Genoa bridge in Venezuela

Fears over twin of collapsed Genoa bridge in VenezuelaVenezuelans are concerned over the safety of a “twin” viaduct of the collapsed Morandi bridge in Genoa, Italy, after a fire on the concrete structure caused a major blackout. Designed by Italian structural engineer Riccardo Morandi, it predates by five years his 1967 bridge in Genoa that collapsed this week causing the death of 39 people.



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The Latest: Agency reports progress in fighting twin fires

The Latest:  Agency reports progress in fighting twin firesCLEARLAKE, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on the wildfires raging in California (all times local):



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Twin Peaks star, Pamela Gidley, dies ages 52

Twin Peaks star, Pamela Gidley, dies ages 52The American actress, Pamela Gidley, who played Teresa Banks in David Lynch's "Twin Peaks" prequel "Fire Walk with Me" passed away on April 16th, it was confirmed on Sunday.



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