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Death threats against Louisiana school superintendent follow teacher’s rough arrest – National

ABBEVILLE, La. – A Louisiana school superintendent complained of obscenities and death threats directed at himself, his family and staff on Wednesday after a teacher who questioned his pay raise was roughly handcuffed at a school board meeting and taken to jail. Superintendent Jerome Puyau said the hate emails and …

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Indian rebels detonate bomb in Kashmir street, 4 police officers killed – National

Police said four officers were killed Saturday when rebels fighting against Indian rule in disputed Kashmir detonated a bomb on a street the officers were patrolling. Streets were deserted and shops and businesses closed for a strike when the massive blast struck the northwestern town of Sopore, hitting the police …

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California man indicted for plotting to use homemade bombs in Christmas Day terror attack – National

A federal grand jury indicted a California man Thursday on charges of plotting to use homemade bombs during a Christmas Day attack on San Francisco’s Pier 39. Everitt Aaron Jameson intended to use pipe bombs to funnel people into an area of the popular tourist destination in order to shoot …

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10 puppies rescued from under abandoned Detroit house – National

Ten puppies that were living under an abandoned Detroit house are now settled into permanent homes after workers with the Michigan Humane Society rescued them from the bitter cold. Video released by the organization shows the puppies huddled together under a porch as rescuers attempt to reach them just a …

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Australian investigators refloat Sydney seaplane involved in crash which left 6 dead

Australian air crash investigators and police on Thursday hoisted the wreckage of a seaplane from the Sydney river where it sank after crashing on New Year’s Eve, killing six people including the chief executive of British catering company Compass Group Plc and B.C. native Gareth Morgan. Richard Cousins, 58, and …

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Russian tankers supplied fuel to North Korea: reports – National

Russian tankers have supplied fuel to North Korea on at least three occasions in recent months by transferring cargoes at sea, according to two senior Western European security sources, providing an economic lifeline to the secretive Communist state. The sales of oil or oil products from Russia, the world’s second biggest oil exporter …

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Year in review: Donald Trump’s craziest quotes of 2017 – National

Since the 2016 U.S. presidential election, Donald Trump has made headlines almost daily, with most of those headlines having something to do with what he said during rallies, press conferences or exclusive interviews. Global News took a look back at some of President Trump’s most talked-about quotes in 2017. This …

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Apple reduces replacement batteries to $35 to apologize for slowing down older iPhones – National

Apple has issued an apology to customers after its admission to slowing down older iPhones sparked consumer outrage and national headlines. In an attempt to regain the trust of consumers, the company will reduce the cost of an out-of-warranty replacement battery by $50 to $29 (US). Canadian customers will see …

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Woman, 10-month old baby, and 11-year old child shot to death in Phoenix apartment – National

By Staff The Associated Press Police say a man shot and killed a woman and two children at an apartment complex in Phoenix before getting into a shootout with officers. Police were called to the scene Monday afternoon on a report of a shooting and found a woman dead outside. …

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Cincinnati street renamed ‘Gabriel’s Way’ in honour of 8-year-old boy who killed himself – National

By Staff The Associated Press Part of a street in Cincinnati has been renamed after an 8-year-old boy who killed himself earlier this year. A street in the city’s Westwood neighbourhood has been renamed “Gabriel’s Way” in honour of Gabriel Taye. Councilman Charlie Winburn presented the proclamation on Wednesday, saying …

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