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6 killed, 74 hurt in massive New York City explosion

6 killed, 74 hurt in massive New York City explosion

Mar 13, – The fiery blast, on Park Avenue at 116th Street, not far from the edge of Central Park, erupted about 9:30 a.m., around 15 minutes after a neighboring resident reported smelling gas, authorities said. The Con Edison utility said it immediately sent workers to check out the report, but they didn’t arrive until […]

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Turkey’s internet censorship bill passes through parliament

Turkey’s internet censorship bill passes through parliament

Feb 06, – Turkey’s Parliament on Wednesday approved measures which would allow the telecommunications authority to block websites for a privacy violation without seeking permission from a court. They would also force Internet providers to keep records on Web users’ activities for two years and make them available to authorities on request. The legislation was […]

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Another snowstorm hits US east coast with heavy snow and bitter cold

Another snowstorm hits US east coast with heavy snow and bitter cold

Jan 22, – The wintry wallop brought more than a foot of snow in some areas and another blast of arctic air, snarling traffic, closing schools and shutting down the federal government. The nation’s capital was at a standstill Tuesday evening as snow continued falling at a rate of about an inch an hour — while […]

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Kejriwal to take Metro ride, welcomes all to Ramlila Maidan

Kejriwal to take Metro ride, welcomes all to Ramlila Maidan

Dec 27, – Delhi’s chief minister designate Arvind Kejriwal, who is determined to end the ubiquitous “VIP culture”, will take the Delhi Metro Saturday to reach Ramlila Maidan to take his oath. Kejriwal, 45, has also told his six party colleagues who will be sworn in as cabinet ministers to use the public transport—and invited […]

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News Update: Winter storm claims ten live across Europe

News Update: Winter storm claims ten live across Europe

Dec 07, – Icy winter storms with hurricane-force winds Friday lashed northern Europe, where the death toll rose to ten while hundreds of thousands were left without power or stranded by transport chaos. Emergency services across the region battled to evacuate flooded harbour areas, sandbag sodden dykes and repair damage from toppled trees that crashed […]

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Probe finds France’s deportation of Roma schoolgirl lawful

Probe finds France’s deportation of Roma schoolgirl lawful

Oct 19, – A probe into the deportation of a 15-year-old Roma schoolgirl from France has found that her family’s expulsion was lawful. But the French president says she can return to France alone to continue her studies. “The decision to implement the deportation of the Dibrani family was consistent with current regulations” was the […]

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