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Gas blast at Mexico children's hospital, at least 4 dead - Washington Post


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Gas blast at Mexico children's hospital, at least 4 dead
Washington Post
A powerful gas tank truck explosion shattered a maternity and children's hospital in Mexico City on Thursday, killing at least three adults and one baby and injuring dozens. 65 more words

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EU Foreign Ministers Set to Extend Targeted Sanctions on Russia - Wall Street Journal


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EU Foreign Ministers Set to Extend Targeted Sanctions on Russia
Wall Street Journal
BRUSSELS—European Union foreign ministers were set Thursday to extend targeted sanctions on Russia for six months in response to renewed attacks in eastern Ukraine, stopping short of broader measures against the Russian economy. 40 more words

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China media vows punishment for dissenting Tibetan officials - Zee News


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China media vows punishment for dissenting Tibetan officials
Zee News
Beijing: China's state media on Thursday called for officials who take an "ambiguous attitude" towards Tibetan independence to be prosecuted, after personnel in the region were reportedly punished for communicating with the Dalai Lama. 44 more words

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8-year-old boy detained by police for saying he supported Charlie Hebdo attackers

PARIS – An 8-year-old boy from the south of France who claimed to support the men who attacked the satirical weekly Charlie Hebdo was detained and questioned by police for defending terrorism. 98 more words

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Boy Scouts settle California suit over abuse

LOS ANGELES, Calif. – The Boy Scouts of America agreed Thursday to settle a lawsuit by a 20-year-old California man who was molested by a Scout volunteer in 2007. 108 more words

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Opinion: What austerity? It's European taxpayers, not governments, who have tightened their belts

The victory of the left-wing Syriza party in Greece’s elections on Sunday was widely reported as a blow to austerity. I must set the record straight about the popular use, and abuse, of the word “austerity.” 605 more words

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