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At least 12 dead in India from drinking tainted liquor

At least 12 dead in India from drinking tainted liquor

Aug 17, – The victims consumed the tainted liquor Monday evening and fell ill the following day, said Superintendent Niranjan Kumar. Five others were being treated for poisoning in a hospital in the Gopalganj district of the state, said Rahul Kumar, a district magistrate. At least 12 people have died after drinking bootleg liquor in […]

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11 dead, 40,000 homes flooded in Louisiana

11 dead, 40,000 homes flooded in Louisiana

Aug 17, – While flooding receded in parts of southern Louisiana, other areas saw rising waters. The National Weather Service issued renewed flood warnings. The death toll from historic flooding in Louisiana climbed to 11 as the expanding flood zone prompted authorities to declare disasters in 20 parishes of the southeastern US state. “We’re seeing […]

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4 civilians killed in anti-India protests in Kashmir

4 civilians killed in anti-India protests in Kashmir

Aug 16, – A police official, speaking on customary condition of anonymity, said that government troops fired live ammunition and used pellet guns to control the stone throwing and slogan chanting crowds in Aripanthan village, west of the area’s main city Srinagar. Four people have been killed in troubled Indian-controlled Kashmir, and at least 15 […]

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Sudan floods kill 100, destroy villages- officials

Sudan floods kill 100, destroy villages- officials

Aug  15, – Thousands of people in the impoverished eastern state of Kasala bordering Eritrea fled their homes after the river Gash burst its banks, flooding entire villages inhabited by farmers. Thousands of houses have been destroyed and several villages submerged after flooding triggered by torrential rainfall killed 100 people across Sudan, officials and an […]

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‘Historic’ Louisiana Flooding- 3 Dead, More Than 1,000 Rescued

‘Historic’ Louisiana Flooding- 3 Dead, More Than 1,000 Rescued

Aug  14, – An elderly man drowned after slipping and falling in high waters amid heavy rain in East Baton Rouge Parish. And in St. Helena Parish, a man died when his pickup truck was swept off a flooded highway and submerged underwater, Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards said at a news conference today. A […]

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Muslim woman sues Chicago police officers for ripping off her hijab

Muslim woman sues Chicago police officers for ripping off her hijab

Chicago resident Itemid “Angel” Al-Matar filed a federal lawsuit today against six Chicago police officers and the City of Chicago, alleging that the officers used excessive force, made a false arrest, violated religious expression and undertook malicious prosecution against her. The lawsuit was filed by both her attorney, Gregory Kulis, and the Chicago chapter of […]

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IS leader in Afghanistan and Pakistan killed in US strike

IS leader in Afghanistan and Pakistan killed in US strike

Aug 13, – Saeed was named head of IS’s “Khorasan province,” which includes Afghanistan, Pakistan and parts of neighboring countries, early last year when a group of Pakistani Taliban switched allegiance to the jihadist group. The Islamic State group’s leader in Afghanistan and Pakistan, Hafiz Saeed, was killed last month in an airstrike in Nangarhar […]

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UK teen girl who went to IS area of Syria reported killed

UK teen girl who went to IS area of Syria reported killed

Aug 12, – Tasnime Akunjee told the BBC that Kadiza Sultana’s family had been told that she died in the IS stronghold of Raqqa several weeks ago. He said the family was “devastated.” One of three London schoolgirls who traveled to an area controlled by the Islamic State group in Syria to become “jihadi brides” […]

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Blast, gunfire, rock Philippine jail, leaving 10 dead

Blast, gunfire, rock Philippine jail, leaving 10 dead

Aug 12, – Senior Inspector Xavier Solda, spokesman of the Bureau of Jail Management and Penology, said eight of the inmates killed in the Paranaque City jail in metropolitan Manila faced drug cases, including two Chinese nationals found with large amounts of drugs. The two others were facing robbery and homicide charges. A blast from […]

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Four dead as string of blasts hit Thai tourist resorts

Four dead as string of blasts hit Thai tourist resorts

Aug 12, – Prime Minister Prayut Chan-O-Cha called for calm and said he did not know who was behind the attacks, while analysts tentatively pointed the finger at Muslim insurgent groups in the south who have for years been fighting the Thai state. A string of bomb attacks targeting Thailand’s crucial tourism industry have killed […]

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