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Norway marks somber 5th anniversary of Oslo terror attack

HELSINKI – Norway paid tribute Friday to the 77 people killed in a bombing and shooting rampage five years ago, with church services and events to mark one of the darkest days in the Scandinavian country’s history. 351 more words

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Award-winning Investigative Journalist Pavel Sheremet killed by a car bomb in central Kiev - Ukraine

An award-winning journalist working for the online investigative website Ukrayinska Pravda was killed by a car bomb in central Kiev early on Wednesday morning, in what President Petro Poroshenko said was an attempt to destabilize Ukraine.Pavel Sheremet, a Belarussian known for his criticism of his home country’s leadership and his friendship with the slain Russian opposition leader Boris Nemtsov, was driving to work in the car of the website’s owner when it was blown up.The killing was a throwback to the days of violence against journalists that Ukraine, under a pro-Western leadership since the 2014 Maidan protests, hoped to have shed.”It seems to me this was done with one aim in mind – to destabilize the situation in the country, possibly ahead of further events,” Poroshenko said in televised comments.He has asked experts from the U.S. 434 more words

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Yemen: Car Bombs in Two Cities Kill Four Soldiers

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Mon Jul 18, 2016 1:29am EDT

ADEN | BY MOHAMMED MUKHASHAF

A car bomb exploded on Monday at a security checkpoint in Yemen’s Dhale, a city on the road to the port city of Aden, killing two soldiers and wounding one, witnesses told Reuters. 53 more words

Police: Man who detonated bombs in Panaca shot himself after ignition

PANACA, Nev. — Everyone knows everyone in the small rural town of Panaca, Nevada. So, when two bombs went off Wednesday night, everyone started talking. 320 more words

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Trucks or Guns?

In this rebuttal we’ll poke holes in the notion that truck and gun are interchangeable.  The tragedy in Nice, where a truck was used, is not at all relevant to the discussion of gun control in America, specifically calls for semi-automatic weapons to be less available to the general citizenry. 369 more words

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Witness recounts devastation after pair of bombs leave one dead in Nevada

PANACA, Nev. – One person was killed after two bombs exploded in Panaca, Nevada Wednesday night, and a witness who recorded footage of the aftermath spoke about the devastation. 384 more words

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Car Bomb Kills Seven In Iraq

At least seven people have been killed, following a car bomb attack, claimed by Islamic State militants, north of the Iraqi capital, Baghdad. 100 more words

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