Mexican pipeline blast during fuel raid kills at least 21

Reuters - 10 hours 56 min ago
At least 21 people were killed and 71 were injured on Friday when a pipeline ruptured by suspected fuel thieves exploded in central Mexico as dozens of people tried to fill up containers, state and federal authorities said.
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Man charged with murder of Israeli exchange student in Melbourne

Reuters - 11 hours 9 min ago
A 20-year-old man was charged on Saturday with the murder of Israeli student Aiia Maasarwe in Melbourne amidst an outrage over violence against women in Australia's second-largest city.
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Australian minister for women to quit politics at election

Reuters - 12 hours 5 min ago
Australia's Minister for Women Kelly O'Dwyer said on Saturday she will quit politics for personal reasons at this year's election, adding to the list of female politicians to leave the ruling party, some citing disunity, bullying and intimidation.
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Indonesia to release suspected Bali bomb mastermind from prison

Reuters - 12 hours 9 min ago
Abu Bakar Bashir, the radical Muslim cleric and alleged mastermind of the 2002 Bali bombings, will be granted early release from jail on humanitarian grounds, Indonesia's president said on Friday.
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At least 20 people killed, dozens injured in gasoline pipeline explosion in Mexico

Associated Press - 13 hours 1 min ago
At least 20 people were killed in central Mexico after a ruptured gasoline pipeline blew up Friday evening, the governor of the state of Hidalgo said.
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4 Americans killed in Syria had skills needed for highly-sensitive intelligence gathering, officials say

Associated Press - 13 hours 8 min ago
The four Americans killed in a suicide blast Wednesday in northern Syria possessed unique expertise for conducting highly classified intelligence-gathering missions in combat zones, according to several defense officials who have spoken to CNN.
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Mexican pipeline explosion kills at least 20

Reuters - 13 hours 21 min ago
At least 20 people were killed and 54 were injured on Friday when a pipeline ruptured by suspected fuel thieves exploded in central Mexico as people were trying to fill up containers, the government of Hidalgo state said.
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Ex-Chicago cop sentenced to 81 months for killing Laquan McDonald

Associated Press - 13 hours 27 min ago
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The special counsel's office, in a rare statement, says BuzzFeed's characterization is 'not accurate'

Associated Press - 13 hours 33 min ago
Special counsel Robert Mueller's office is disputing a BuzzFeed report that President Donald Trump directed his then-personal attorney Michael Cohen to lie to Congress about the proposed Moscow Trump Tower project.
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Gillibrand defends her statement before Franken's ouster: 'Enough was enough'

Associated Press - 13 hours 57 min ago
Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand defended her decision to call on former Sen. Al Franken to resign after allegations of unwanted touching and kissing were made against him, earning praise from a friendly audience of Iowans in Sioux City on Friday.
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Trump plans to make offer to end shutdown Saturday, not declare national emergency, official says

Associated Press - 14 hours 2 min ago
President Donald Trump plans to offer Democrats another proposal to end the shutdown when he addresses the nation from the White House on Saturday afternoon -- what officials are describing as his third offer to end the shutdown, according to a senior administration official.
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Opinion: The revealing words Trump said about Pelosi's trip

Associated Press - 14 hours 13 min ago
I can almost understand President Trump's decision to ground Nancy Pelosi and her traveling delegation.
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Despite shutdown, DOJ moves forward with land-grab cases for border fence

Associated Press - 14 hours 15 min ago
Justice Department attorneys are continuing to work on cases to seize land from property owners along the US-Mexico border, despite other cases being put on hold until the government reopens.
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Opinion: Impeachment inquiry is the right idea right now

Associated Press - 14 hours 26 min ago
I ran into a senior Democrat in the US House of Representatives while traveling Thursday night. After introducing myself and telling this member about my work as a political analyst and historian, this person asked me the question that seems to be on almost everyone's mind: Is it time to impeach President Donald Trump?
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Toobin: A bad day for the news media

Associated Press - 14 hours 56 min ago
Special counsel Robert Mueller's office disputed an explosive story from BuzzFeed News as "not accurate" Friday night, after the news outlet reported the President had directed his personal attorney Michael Cohen to lie to Congress, for which Cohen was later prosecuted.
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Cooper presses BuzzFeed editor on disputed story

Associated Press - 14 hours 57 min ago
CNN's Anderson Cooper speaks to BuzzFeed editor-in-chief Ben Smith after a spokesperson for special counsel Robert Mueller says BuzzFeed's characterization of documents and testimony regarding Michael Cohen's congressional testimony are "not accurate."
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Brazil probe finds suspect deposits in Bolsonaro son's account: report

Reuters - 15 hours 14 min ago
Brazilian financial authorities have identified dozens of cash transfers worth almost 100,000 reais ($26,665) that were deposited over the course of a month into the account of the president's son, according to a TV newscast on Friday.
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U.S. asked Ecuadorean officials about alleged Assange-Manafort meeting: source

Reuters - 15 hours 24 min ago
U.S. officials spoke with officials from Ecuador's British embassy on Friday about an alleged meeting there between President Donald Trump's former campaign manager, Paul Manafort, and WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, an Ecuadorean government source said.
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Nashville police officer who shot black man in the back indicted on murder charge

Associated Press - 15 hours 28 min ago
Nashville Police Officer Andrew Delke has been indicted on a charge of first degree murder, prosecutors said, after a video showed him shooting a man in the back as he ran away.
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