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December 25, 2018 9:35 PM Syrian state media report missile attack near Damascus

BEIRUT – Warplanes flying over Lebanon fired missiles toward areas near the Syrian capital of Damascus late Tuesday and some of the missiles were shot down by air defense units, Syrian state TV said. There was no immediate word on casualties. While Syrian television didn't identify the planes, Lebanon's the state-run National News Agency reported that Israeli 97

December 25, 2018 9:53 AM Knife attacker on Chinese bus kills 5, wounds 21: reports

News reports say an attacker with a knife who tried to hijack a bus in southeastern China killed five people and wounded 21. The Beijing News newspaper said on its website the attack occurred Tuesday afternoon aboard a public bus in Longyan in the coastal province of Fujian, south of Shanghai. The newspaper and other reports gave no details of the attacker's 93

December 24, 2018 11:29 AM Man fires shots at restaurant in Brussels and flees

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - A man fired three shots into the window of a restaurant in central Brussels on Monday morning before fleeing, police said. No one was hurt in the incident that happened around 10 a.m. (0900 GMT) on the Belgian capital’s upmarket Avenue Louise shopping street. A witness said the weapon was a Kalashnikov assault rifle. The police said the motive 99

December 22, 2018 9:17 AM Somalia blast kills at least 6 near presidential palace

NAIROBI, Kenya – An explosives-packed vehicle detonated at a military checkpoint near Somalia's presidential palace, killing at least six people and wounding several others, police said. The al-Qaida-linked al-Shabab extremist group, which often targets Mogadishu, claimed responsibility for the attack. Those killed include three staffers from the London-based 126

December 20, 2018 2:03 AM Family of man stunned by police gets $750,000 settlement

HOLLYWOOD, Fla. – City officials in Florida have approved a settlement for the family of a man who died after being stunned multiple times by police. The Sun Sentinel reports that Hollywood city commissioners approved a $750,000 payout to settle an excessive force lawsuit filed by the mother of 30-year-old Daniel Tyson. The city's insurance will cover 111

December 18, 2018 5:22 AM Thomas Tuchel 'respects and understands' PSG's decision to suspend Adrien Rabiot

Speaking after Edinson Cavani and Moussa Diaby goals secured a 2-1 Coupe de la Ligue last 16 win away at Ligue 2 side Orleans, the German tactician backed the capital club's stance with their wantaway France international. "It is a club decision and I respect and understand their stance," Tuchel told Canal+ of youth academy graduate Rabiot. "Now, we will wait and see. "I love the player 92

December 17, 2018 4:10 PM Tension as Israel rolls out barbed wire on Lebanon border

FILE - In this Thursday, Dec. 13, 2018 file photo, an Israeli soldier looks out from one of their new positions, near the southern border village of Mays al-Jabal, Lebanon. Lebanon's state-run National News Agency said Monday, 17, 2018 that Lebanese soldiers have gone on alert after Israeli troops placed a barbed wire along the border between the two countries 98

December 16, 2018 10:51 PM Car blast kills nine in Syrian city near Turkey border

AMMAN (Reuters) - At least nine people were killed on Sunday when a car bomb exploded in a vegetable market in the northwest Syrian city of Afrin, in the latest such attack in towns under control of Turkey-backed rebel groups, witnesses and rebel sources said. They said the blast came from a detonated car parked close to the busy market in the city only days after 84

December 15, 2018 2:34 AM Nobel laureate Murad to build hospital in her hometown in Iraq

SINJAR, Iraq (Reuters) - Nadia Murad, an Iraqi Yazidi woman held as a sex slave by Islamic State militants who won this year’s Nobel Peace Prize, said on Friday she intended to use the prize money to build a hospital for victims of sexual abuse in her hometown. The Yazidi survivor was speaking to a crowd of hundreds in Sinjar, her hometown in northern 90

December 14, 2018 7:03 PM French minister pays respects at desecrated Jewish cemetery

PARIS (Reuters) - French Interior minister Christophe Castaner on Friday paid his respects at a Jewish cemetery near Strasbourg, days after 37 of its tombstones and a monument to Holocaust victims were defaced with Nazi symbols. Castaner said the “abject” desecration could have been conducted by a far right group, but did not elaborate as an investigation 72