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Man, illegally in US charged in drunken-driving crash that killed NFL player

February 7, 2018

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Prosecutors filed felony charges on Wednesday against an immigrant illegally living in the U.S. who is suspected in a drunken-driving crash that killed Indianapolis Colts linebacker Edwin Jackson and an Uber driver. Manuel Orrego-Savala, who is from Guatemala and has twice been deported from the U.S., is charged with causing death while…

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Capetown to shut off water to avoid drought

February 5, 2018

Photo: Shutterstock/handmadepictues CAPE TOWN, South Africa (AP) — Cape Town has pushed back “Day Zero” — the date when it might have to turn off most taps because of a long drought — by nearly a month to May 11. Cape Town authorities said Monday that the reprieve is due to an anticipated decline in…

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Extremist in custody after 2-hours shooting spree targeting Africans, has no remorse

February 4, 2018

MILAN (AP) — An Italian gunman with extreme right-wing sympathies shot and wounded six African immigrants Saturday in a two-hour drive-by shooting spree, authorities said, terrorizing a small Italian city where a Nigerian man had been arrested days earlier in a teenager’s gruesome killing. Police photos showed the shooting suspect with a neo-Nazi tattoo prominently…

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South Carolina train crash leaves at least 2 dead, 70 hurt

February 4, 2018

📷Bettina Hansen/The Seattle Times via AP, phooto from Amtrak December 2017 crash CAYCE, S.C. (AP) — A crash between an Amtrak passenger train and a CSX freight train in South Carolina on Sunday killed two people and injured about 70 others, authorities said. The Amtrak train was heading from New York to Miami with about…

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Comey: Whitehouse memo “dishonest and misleading”

February 2, 2018

James Comey, Photo Credit: Mark Reinstein/Shutterstock Former FBI Director James Comey says a newly released Republican-written memo doesn’t add up to much. Comey asks on Twitter, “That’s it?” He calls the memo “dishonest and misleading” and not worth the damage it’s done to public trust in U.S. intelligence agencies. The memo was declassified by President…

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Strong health sign-ups under Obamacare encourage Democrats

February 2, 2018

ABOVE PHOTO:  Sen. Cory Booker, D-N.J., center, accompanied by Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., right, takes the podium at a rally of health care advocates, grassroots activists, and others outside the Capitol in Washington, Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2017. Senate Republicans begin another push to repeal the Affordable Care Act with the Graham-Cassidy proposal. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)…

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Many Puerto Ricans adrift in US hotels after Hurricane Maria

February 2, 2018

ABOVE PHOTO:  Efrain Diaz Figueroa, right, walks by his sister’s home destroyed in the passing of Hurricane Maria, in San Juan, Puerto Rico, Monday, Oct. 9, 2017. Maria sent tens of thousands of Puerto Ricans fleeing to the U.S. mainland to escape the immediate aftermath of the storm. The 70-year-old is waiting for a sister…

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Fidel Castro’s son commits suicide

February 2, 2018

By ANDREA RODRIGUEZ HAVANA — The oldest son of late Cuban leader Fidel Castro committed suicide on Thursday after months of treatment for depression, state media reported. He was 68. Official website Cubadebate said Fidel Castro Diaz-Balart had been in a “deeply depressed state.” A brief note read on state television said his treatment had…

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Van carrying gas tanks plows into pedestrians in Shanghai

February 1, 2018

SHANGHAI (AP) — A minivan plowed into pedestrians on a sidewalk in downtown Shanghai on Friday, sending 18 people to hospitals. Three people suffered serious injuries when the van veered onto a sidewalk and burst into flames around 9 a.m. near People’s Park in the heart of the Chinese financial hub, the city government said…

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