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Palestinian attack kills Israeli soldier in West Bank: army

Palestinian attack kills Israeli soldier in West Bank: armyAn Israeli soldier was killed and two other people were wounded on Sunday when a Palestinian carried out a stabbing and shooting attack near a settlement in the occupied West Bank, the army said. The attack came at a sensitive time ahead of Israel’s April 9 elections, and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu vowed to apprehend the “terrorists” behind it. Hamas, the Islamist movement that runs the Gaza Strip, welcomed the attack, but did not claim responsibility for it.



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Military: West Bank shooting spree kills 1 Israeli, wounds 2

Military: West Bank shooting spree kills 1 Israeli, wounds 2JERUSALEM (AP) — A Palestinian killed an Israeli and seriously wounded two others in a West Bank shooting and stabbing spree Sunday before fleeing and setting off a massive manhunt, the Israeli military said.



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Palestinian kills Israeli soldier in West Bank knife and gun attack

Palestinian kills Israeli soldier in West Bank knife and gun attackA Palestinian stabbed an Israeli soldier to death in the occupied West Bank on Sunday and used his rifle to wound another soldier and a Jewish settler before escaping, Israeli officials said. The incident began at an intersection near Ariel, a large settlement, where the Palestinian, having carried out the stabbing and grabbed the slain soldier’s gun, fired at three vehicles, hitting a civilian, the Israeli military said. In public remarks at the weekly cabinet meeting, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu spoke of several assailants, saying: “Security forces are pursuing the attackers.



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Anti-Muslim Poster Targeting Minnesota Rep. Ilhan Omar Rocks West Virginia Statehouse

Anti-Muslim Poster Targeting Minnesota Rep. Ilhan Omar Rocks West Virginia StatehouseIt led to a resignation, an injury and multiple condemnations



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Poster linking Democrat congresswoman Ilhan Omar to 9/11 leads to fight in West Virginia statehouse

Poster linking Democrat congresswoman Ilhan Omar to 9/11 leads to fight in West Virginia statehouseA poster that linked the US representative Ilhan Omar to 9/11 has resulted in a brawl among legislators in West Virginia, leading to an individual being taken to hospital. The poster, which was on display at a GOP event in the West Virginia statehouse, depicts the Twin Towers on fire on 11 September with the words “’Never forget’ – you said” written above the building. Under the image is a picture of Ms Omar with the words “I am the proof you have forgotten”.



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As West turns on him, Venezuela's Maduro flexes military muscle

As West turns on him, Venezuela's Maduro flexes military muscleMaduro, 56, is confronting an unprecedented challenge to his authority after opposition leader Juan Guaido declared himself interim president, citing a fraudulent election. Guaido has won wide international support and offers amnesty to soldiers who join him. On Sunday, Israel and Australia joined the countries backing the 35-year-old leader, and President Donald Trump’s administration said it had accepted Venezuelan opposition figure Carlos Alfredo Vecchio as the country’s diplomatic representative in the United States.



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He grew up in West Africa. He never heard of MS-13. Then he fled to the U.S. — and ICE accused him of being a gang member

He grew up in West Africa. He never heard of MS-13. Then he fled to the U.S. — and ICE accused him of being a gang memberYoumbi Roberto Nfor flew from Africa to Ecuador, then embarked on a grueling and dangerous journey to the United States, where he planned to request asylum.



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Next storm to set its sights on US West Coast by midweek

Next storm to set its sights on US West Coast by midweekAs cleanup continues from this past weekend’s storms, a new round of rain, mountain snow and gusty winds will take aim at the West Coast of the United States by midweek.



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Photos: Wind, mudslides slam West Coast triggering power outages, rescues

Photos: Wind, mudslides slam West Coast triggering power outages, rescuesA strong winter storm caused over a hundred thousand power outages in Washington and triggered mudslides in Southern California earlier this weekend.



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Kanye West Gifted Kim Kardashian With a $14 Million Miami Beach Condo

Kanye West Gifted Kim Kardashian With a $  14 Million Miami Beach CondoThe couple’s new home is located in an 18-story beachfront tower also known as the “billionaire beach bunker”



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