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December 21, 2018 8:26 AM An Explosion at a Coal Mine in the Czech Republic Has Killed 13 People

(PRAGUE) — The death toll in a methane explosion that hit a coal mine in northeast Czech Republic increased to 13, a mining company said Friday. OKD mining company spokesman Ivo Celechovsky said that 11 of the dead were Polish nationals while two were Czechs. Another 10 miners were injured in the explosion Thursday afternoon at the CSA mine near the town of Karvina 108

December 21, 2018 3:19 AM China agriculture ministry says Hunan county hit by swine fever lifts restrictions

BEIJING (Reuters) - China’s agriculture ministry said on Friday that the government of Baojing County in the southern province of Hunan has lifted swine fever restrictions. Baojing, in the western part of the province, reported China’s 50th case of the deadly disease in November. The outbreak killed four pigs, prompting a ban on the transportation of live hogs and pork products 150

December 20, 2018 5:54 PM US self-defense airstrikes in Somalia kill 11 al-Shabab

JOHANNESBURG – The U.S. military says it has killed 11 al-Shabab extremists with a pair of airstrikes outside Somalia's capital. The U.S. Africa Command statement says Wednesday's airstrikes were in self-defense after al-Shabab fighters attacked forces with the Somali military and the African Union peacekeeping mission. The statement says U.S. personnel 117

December 19, 2018 4:40 PM New Orleans schools expected to allow bulletproof backpacks

NEW ORLEANS – Bulletproof backpacks may soon be allowed in New Orleans public schools. An Orleans Parish School Board committee on Tuesday approved allowing the optional bags, and The New Orleans Advocate reports that it appears the proposal will get enough to pass when the full board votes Thursday. The school district's attorney, Kathy Moss, says the board 125

December 19, 2018 12:40 AM Arizona man gets 12 years in prison for helping student join ISIS in Syria

In this undated photo provided by the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, Samy el-Goarany poses for a photo with a weapon and the ISIS flag. (U.S. Attorney's Office for the Southern Distirct of New York via AP) (U.S. Attorney's Office for the Southern District of New York via AP) NEW YORK – An Arizona man convicted of helping 108

December 17, 2018 11:19 AM US conducts 6 airstrikes against Somalia extremists, 62 dead

JOHANNESBURG – The U.S. military says it has carried out six airstrikes in the Gandarshe area of Somalia which killed a total of 62 al-Shabab extremist rebels. In a statement issued Monday, the U.S. military's Africa Command said it carried out four strikes on Dec. 15 in which 34 people were killed and two more on Dec. 16 which killed 28. All the air attacks 104

December 17, 2018 8:19 AM Indian troops enforce lockdown to foil Kashmir public march

Kashmiri protesters clash with Indian paramilitary soldiers in Srinagar, Indian controlled Kashmir, Sunday, Dec. 16, 2018. A security clampdown and a strike sponsored by separatists fighting against Indian rule shut most of Indian-administered Kashmir on Sunday, a day after chaotic protests and fighting killed seven civilians and four combatants in the disputed 122

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 93

December 16, 2018 9:51 PM Georgia K-9 that lost eye after being shot in head is released from hospital

K-9 Indi, an officer with the DeKalb County Police Department in Georgia, lost an eye after a gunman opened fire following a traffic stop Thursday. (DeKalb County Police Department) A Georgia K-9 that was shot during a traffic-stop confrontation that killed a police officer has lost an eye, but was released from a veterinary hospital Saturday and is expected 110

December 16, 2018 12:29 AM 'SNL' star Pete Davidson accounted for after alarming Instagram post: report

Pete Davidson, one of the cast members from "Saturday Night Live," has been accounted for and seems fine after writing an alarmingly grim message on Instagram, Deadline.com reported Saturday afternoon. Davidson posted his message on Instagram following another post about being honest about mental health. “I really don’t want to be on this earth anymore 139