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December 27, 2018 4:07 PM Magnitude 4.9 aftershock strikes near site of Alaska quake

ANCHORAGE, Alaska – A magnitude 4.9 aftershock has shaken an area of south central Alaska near where a powerful temblor jolted the region last month. The U.S. Geological Survey says the quake occurred at 5:21 a.m. Thursday and was centered 10.5 miles (17 kilometers) northwest of Anchorage. The Alaska Earthquake Center tweets that the aftershock was closer 94

December 26, 2018 2:37 PM Budapest's best cakes and where to find them

Francesca Street, CNN • Published 26th December 2018 It's possible there's no better place than Budapest to while away an afternoon in a coffee house with a cake -- or three. Blending different cultural influences, histories and traditions, Budapest's cake scene offers a delectable range of pastries, tarts and sweet treats. Gyorgy Ujlaki, a tour guide 110

December 26, 2018 4:42 AM Persecution against Christians to be subject of British government review

Jeremy Hunt, then Britain's health secretary, is pictured during a tour of University College Hospital HQ and Education Centre in central London on June 21, 2013. (Associated Press) With violence against the world’s Christians reportedly on the rise, Britain’s government announced Wednesday that it has commissioned an independent review into the persecution 110

December 25, 2018 7:45 PM Eight-year-old Guatemalan dies after being detained by U.S. border agents

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - An eight-year-old Guatemalan migrant boy died shortly after midnight on Tuesday after being detained by U.S. border agents, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) said in a statement, the second migrant child this month to die in U.S. detention. The boy and his father were in CBP custody on Dec. 24 when a Border Patrol agent 106

December 25, 2018 12:04 PM Pope's Christmas wish: World fraternity despite differences

Pope Francis delivers the Urbi et Orbi (Latin for 'to the city and to the world' ) Christmas' day blessing from the main balcony of St. Peter's Basilica at the Vatican, Tuesday, Dec. 25, 2018. (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino) Pope Francis delivers his message as he celebrates the Christmas Eve Mass in St. Peter's Basilica at the Vatican, Monday, Dec. 24, 2018. (AP Photo/Alessandra 134

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 116

December 24, 2018 3:09 AM South African musician plays guitar while undergoing brain surgery

In this photo supplied by the Department of Neurosurgery, Inkosi Albert Luthuli Central Hospital on Saturday, Dec. 22, 2018, taken earlier this month during surgery South African musician, Musa Manzini, plays a guitar during brain surgery. (OnyekaValentine Ilorah for Department of Neurosurgery, Inks Albert Luthuli Central Hospital, via AP) JOHANNESBURG 153

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 152

December 21, 2018 12:56 AM Tornado damages 80 mobile homes in central Florida

ZEPHYRHILLS, Fla. – A tornado damaged 80 homes in a mobile home park and a 90-year-old woman was taken to a hospital after a roof fell on her head after a day of wild weather in central Florida Thursday. Officials in Pasco County, north of Tampa, said 5 homes were deemed unsafe due to major damage, 20 homes have moderate to major damage and 55 homes 137

December 20, 2018 7:12 PM The Latest: Woman injured when roof collapses in storm

A 90-year-old woman was taken to a hospital after a roof fell on her during a heavy rainstorm in central Florida. The Lakeland Ledger reports that Marie Weddle was hit on the head when part of her condominium's roof collapsed Thursday morning. A neighbor told the paper that Weddle was taken to Lakeland Regional Medical Center as a precautionary measure 139