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Friday, December 19, 2014


Weird weather lingers in Alaska's largest city

28 minutes ago - Yahoo News
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A week before Christmas, Alaska's largest city should look like a postcard wonderland, and the last place you'd expect to see equipment making snow

Pakistan Kills 59 in School Massacre Retribution Offensive

43 minutes ago - MSNBC Top Stories
Pakistan's army says it killed 59 militants in a northwestern tribal region near the Afghan border, days after Taliban fighters killed 148 people

US Appeals Court deems gun law unconstitutional

52 minutes ago - Fox News
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Kenya security law approved despite disruptions in parliament

53 minutes ago - Yahoo News
By James Macharia NAIROBI (Reuters) - Kenya's parliament approved new anti-terrorism laws on Thursday after chaotic scenes in which opposition legislators, citing a threat to civil liberties and free speech, threw books at the Speaker, shouted, chanted and sprinkled water over his deputy. Television footage showed legislators exchanging blows in th...

At least 28 killed in C.African Republic clashes- Red Cross

52 minutes ago - Yahoo News
DAKAR (Reuters) - At least 28 people, including a Red Cross volunteer, have been killed in clashes between Muslim rebels and Christian militia in Central African Republic, a senior official with the humanitarian organisation said on Thursday. The fighting in Mbres began on Tuesday and displaced hundreds of people from the town. Mbres lies on the fa...

Sierra Leone's leading doctor dies of Ebola

49 minutes ago - Yahoo News
FREETOWN (Reuters) - Sierra Leone's leading doctor died of Ebola on Thursday, hours after the arrival in the country of an experimental drug that could have been used to treat him, the government's chief medical officer said. Victor Willoughby was diagnosed with Ebola last week after he treated a man with organ-related problems. The patient, a seni...

China's wealth finds home in Washington state

47 minutes ago - Yahoo News
MEDINA, Wash. (AP) — Savvy Seattle-area real estate agents have gained an advantage by paying attention to the growing connections between China and Washington state

NYC event marks winter solstice with music parades

40 minutes ago - Yahoo News
NEW YORK (AP) — Walking? Check. In a winter wonderland? Well, it marks the beginning of the season. Bells ringing? Sure, along with trumpets and some fiddles

Pakistan: Dozens of Taliban killed

50 minutes ago - CNN Top Stories
Dozens of Taliban militants were killed in crackdowns across the country on Friday, the Pakistani military said

How to hack back at North Korea

49 minutes ago - CNN Top Stories
Jo Jin-hye, who escaped North Korea, wanted to watch "The Interview."

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