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Date registered: October 6, 2015

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  1. Dozens of ISIS fighters killed after US strikes Yemen camps — October 17, 2017
  2. Skies above the UK, France turn an eerie orange — October 17, 2017
  3. Russian who says he helped meddle in US election studied hit show ‘House of Cards’ — October 17, 2017
  4. Death toll in ‘barbaric’ bombing in Somalia rises to 300 — October 17, 2017
  5. At least 3 killed in Ireland as storm Ophelia prompts warning of ‘danger to life’ — October 17, 2017

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Oct 17

Dozens of ISIS fighters killed after US strikes Yemen camps

iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — About 50 ISIS fighters were killed in U.S. military airstrikes in Yemen targeting two training camps in the country’s central region. One of the camps had gained notoriety last week as the scene of an ISIS training video that showed images of ISIS recruits appearing to be kicked in the groin to demonstrate …

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Oct 17

Skies above the UK, France turn an eerie orange

Rob Ball/Getty Images(LONDON) — The skies above the United Kingdom and France glowed an eerie orange on Monday. Winds from the remnants of Hurricane Ophelia are thought to have blown dust from the Sahara to cause the surreal skies. Photographers alternately described the color of the sky as red, orange, sepia and yellow-ochre. Eurocontrol said …

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Oct 17

Russian who says he helped meddle in US election studied hit show ‘House of Cards’

Mike Marsland/WireImage via Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Russian “trolls” working for a company that allegedly used fake social-media accounts to try to influence U.S. voters in the 2016 election were required to watch the political thriller TV show “House of Cards” to increase their understanding of American politics, according to an interview broadcast in Russia. In …

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Oct 17

Death toll in ‘barbaric’ bombing in Somalia rises to 300

Sadak Mohamed/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Two powerful truck bombs in the heart of Somalia’s capital Mogadishu on Saturday killed at least 300 people and injured about 300 more, in what authorities call the deadliest attack in the country’s history. Funerals have begun for the killed who have been found. But the death toll from …

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Oct 17

At least 3 killed in Ireland as storm Ophelia prompts warning of ‘danger to life’

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — The remnants of Hurricane Ophelia pummeled Ireland Monday, leaving at least three people dead in storm-related accidents, Ireland’s National Police said. A woman in her 50s was killed when a tree fell on her car as she was driving. Another woman in her 70s who was a passenger in the car was …

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Oct 17

Rescued hostage Joshua Boyle says children are ‘improving’

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Rescued Canadian hostage Joshua Boyle said his children are “improving” after spending their entire life being help captive in the mountains of Afghanistan. “The children are improving, we mentioned before that the eldest Najaeshi Jonah was doing well but that his younger brother Dhakwoen Noah was still struggling as much as ever …

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Oct 17

US father of 3 killed in Somalia was refugee who arrived in hometown hours before terror attack

KSTP.com(MOGADISHU, Somalia) — A Minnesota father of three was one of more than 270 people who were killed in Somalia over the weekend when a pair of truck bombs went off in the country’s capital, his family said. Authorities are calling it the deadliest terrorist attack in the nation’s history. The attack left 276 people …

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Oct 17

California wildfire death toll continues to rise

David McNew/Getty Images(SANTA ROSA, Calif.) — A possibly weary contracted driver of a water truck helping to fight California’s wildfires died Monday morning after his truck veered off the road and rolled over, officials said. The unidentified man was driving a water tender, also known as a tanker, that can supply thousands of gallons of …

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Oct 17

Truck driver pleads guilty in human smuggling case that led to 10 deaths

iStock/Thinkstock(SAN ANTONIO) — A man accused of transporting undocumented immigrants in a brutally hot tractor-trailer, resulting in the deaths of 10 people, has pleaded guilty to the federal charges against him. James Matthew Bradley Jr., 61, pleaded guilty to one count of conspiracy to transport aliens resulting in death and one count of transporting aliens …

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Oct 17

‘No way’ he’d leave her: 100-year-old and wife of 75 years among wildfire victims

Courtesy of Mike Rippey (SANTA ROSA, Calif.) — At least 41 people have died from the devastating wildfires that have been burning in California for more than a week. Over 213,000 acres have burned in the state. Sonoma County was hit especially hard, where many perished and homes were demolished. Those killed from the fires …

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