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  • Israeli troops kill 3 Palestinians near Gaza fence

    Israeli troops kill 3 Palestinians near Gaza fenceIsraeli troops killed three Palestinians and severely wounded a fourth near Gaza Strip's heavily guarded perimeter fence, the Gaza Health Ministry said Sunday. The Israeli military said a helicopter and a tank fired at armed suspects near the fence overnight. After weeks of calm, Palestinian militants have attempted a number of raids in recent days.


    August 18, 2019 7:50 AM MDT
  • Iceland commemorates first glacier lost to climate change

    Iceland commemorates first glacier lost to climate changeIceland on Sunday honoured the passing of Okjokull, its first glacier lost to climate change, as scientists warn that some 400 others on the subarctic island risk the same fate. As the world recently marked the warmest July ever on record, a bronze plaque was mounted on a bare rock in a ceremony on the former glacier in western Iceland, attended by local researchers and their peers at Rice University in the United States who initiated the project. Iceland's Prime Minister Katrin Jakobsdottir and former United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Mary Robinson also attended the event, as well as hundreds of scientists, journalists and members of the public who trekked to the site.


    August 19, 2019 2:33 AM MDT
  • Roller coaster malfunction causes cars to collide; multiple kids taken to hospital

    Roller coaster malfunction causes cars to collide; multiple kids taken to hospitalFive people were taken to the hospital Friday night after malfunctioning roller coaster failed to stop in Ocean City, Maryland.


    August 17, 2019 9:08 AM MDT
  • New York City subway scare suspect taken into police custody

    New York City subway scare suspect taken into police custodyA homeless man from West Virginia faced charges Saturday for allegedly placing two devices that looked like pressure cookers in a New York City subway station, forcing an evacuation and snarling the morning commute, police said. Larry Kenton Griffin II, of Bruno, West Virginia, was awaiting arraignment late Saturday in Manhattan's central booking after he was released from a New York hospital where he was being treated and under observation.


    August 17, 2019 8:03 PM MDT
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