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Al-Shabab killed '180 Kenyan troops'

At least 180 Kenyan troops were killed when al-Shabab attacked their base last month, Somalia’s president has said. Kenya’s army said the number was untrue, but again refused to give its own casualty figures for the assault in the southern Somali base of el-Ade. The Islamist militant group said it had killed about 100 Kenyan troops. If it is confirmed ...

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More troops killed in Kashmir stand-off

Another three soldiers have been killed in a stand-off with militants near Srinagar in Indian-administered Kashmir, military officials say. Two other soldiers and a civilian were killed in violence on Saturday. The stand-off began when up to four attackers ambushed a military convoy before taking refuge in a training institute. A new exchange of gunfire began on Sunday morning as ...

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Turkish Military Targeted in Car Bomb That Killed At Least 28 People

At least 28 people were killed and 61 wounded by a car bomb that went off during evening rush hour near parliament in the Turkish capital of Ankara on Wednesday, the Associated Press reports. Officials said the bomb had targeted buses carrying military personnel. “We believe that those who lost their lives included our military brothers as well as civilians,” ...

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'Thousands' missing or killed in Canada

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Ms Bennett said the true figure of missing or murdered women is higher than previously thought The Canadian government has confirmed that the number of missing or murdered indigenous women in the country may be higher than the previously cited 1,200. Ministers recently spoke to survivors across Canada to begin a government inquiry into the ...

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Ten Years Ago Today, Dick Cheney Almost Killed a Man He Barely Knew

Of all the destruction waged by Dick Cheney during his eight-year run of terror in the White House, one incident stands out as the oddest: On February 11, 2006, Cheney shot a hunting partner in the face, nearly killing him. The incident is as fondly remembered as anything could be with Cheney, perhaps because it’s the only one of his ...

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Who killed the Super Bowl commercial?

Remember when you proudly watched the Super Bowl just for the commercials? The 1990s were an advertising heyday for Budweiser, Pepsi, and a handful of forgotten dot com companies, all of whom jockeyed to win the nation’s approval with trippy short films featuring talky animals and unshakeable catch phrases. People would have them printed on t-shirts or inked into tattoos. ...

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U.S. air strike on ISIS target in Iraq killed 4 civilians

STAFF SGT. SHAWN NICKEL/AFP/Getty Images The March bombing in Iraq left four civilians dead. WASHINGTON — A U.S. air attack on an Islamic State checkpoint in Iraq in March probably killed four civilians, possibly including a child, according to findings released Friday from a U.S. military investigation. Investigators concluded that the checkpoint was a valid target and that the attack ...

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Ray Lewis says he's too big to have killed men in Atlanta

Another day, another bizarre explanation from Ray Lewis about how he couldn’t have killed two men in 2000. Lewis, who promoted his new book “I Feel Like Going On: Life, Game and Glory” on his employer’s flagship program Wednesday, told “SportsCenter” anchors Chris McKendry and Jay Crawford that he wouldn’t have mixed it up with the victims because he was ...

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Israeli killed in bus station attack

Israel-Palestinian violence: Israeli killed in Beersheva bus station attack 18 October 2015 From the section Middle East Image caption Security forces scrambled as the attack unfolded at Beersheva bus station An Israeli soldier has been killed and several other people have been wounded in a gun and knife attack at a bus station in the southern Israeli city of Beersheva. ...

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Dozens killed in southern Brazil bus crash

Denise RoyalRIO DE JANEIRO, March 15 (UPI) — A bus crash in southern Brazil leaves at least 51 people dead, including 8 children. Top News – UPI.com

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