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13 dead and 21 wounded in Russia school shooting
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The Associated Press | September 26, 2022
Police and paramedics work at the scene of a shooting at school No. 88 in Izhevsk, Russia, Monday, Sept. 26, 2022. A gunman on Monday morning killed 13 people and wounded 21 others in a school in central Russia, authorities said. AP MOSCOW — A gunman killed 13 people, including ...
Protests in Iran reach 10th night as Iranians summon U.K. ambassador over coverage
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The Associated Press | September 26, 2022
Pro-government demonstrators attend a rally condemning recent anti-government protests over the death of Mahsa Amini, a 22-year-old woman who had been detained by the nation's morality police in Tehran earlier this month. Vahid Salemi | AP DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Iran's Foreign Ministry said Sunday it summoned Britain's ambassador ...
Typhoon Noru leaves 6 rescuers dead in the northern Philippines
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The Associated Press | September 26, 2022
Residents pass by a flooded road from Typhoon Noru in San Miguel town, Bulacan province, Philippines. Typhoon Noru blew out of the northern Philippines on Monday, leaving some people dead, causing floods and power outages and forcing officials to suspend classes and government work in the capital and outlying provinces. ...
A new island has emerged out of the Pacific Ocean, but it may soon disappear
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Joe Hernandez | September 25, 2022
An image released by the NASA Earth Observatory shows the volcanic eruption on Home Reef. Lauren Dauphin | NASA Earth Observatory There's a new island in the South Pacific. Earlier this month, an underwater volcano near Tonga erupted, oozing lava and expelling steam and water above the surface. It also ...
Pink Floyd’s founder won’t tour in Poland after a backlash to his remarks on Ukraine
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The Associated Press | September 25, 2022
WARSAW, Poland — Pink Floyd co-founder Roger Waters has canceled concerts planned in Poland amid outrage over his stance on Russia's war against Ukraine, Polish media reported Saturday. An official with the Tauron Arena in Krakow, where Waters was scheduled to perform two concerts in April, said they would no ...
Canada’s Atlantic provinces begin to recover from historic damage caused by Fiona
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Joe Hernandez, Ayesha Rascoe | September 25, 2022
A downed tree from Post-Tropical Storm Fiona sits in the front yard of a home on Sept. 24 in Irish Cove, Nova Scotia on Cape Breton Island in Canada. Drew Angerer | Getty Images Five Canadian provinces along the Atlantic Ocean are marshaling their recovery efforts one day after Post-Tropical ...
Thousands in the Philippines are evacuating from the capital ahead of Typhoon Noru
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The Associated Press | September 25, 2022
Residents of the Tondo district in Manila carry their children as they evacuate to safer grounds on Sunday before Typhoon Noru arrives in the Philippines. Aaron Favila | AP Updated September 25, 2022 at 9:49 AM ET MANILA, Philippines — A powerful typhoon slammed into the northeastern Philippines on Sunday ...
Get a peek inside this Saudi Arabian date festival
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Fatma Tanis, Tasneem Alsultan | September 25, 2022
Boxes of dates are auctioned off by the tens of kilos at the Buraydah Date Festival in Buraydah, Saudi Arabia, on Aug. 3, 2022. Tasneem Alsultan BURAYDAH, Saudi Arabia — At 5 a.m., in the heart of Saudi Arabia's date industry just over 220 miles northwest of the capital, Riyadh, ...
North Korea fires a missile as U.S. and South Korea get ready for military exercises
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The Associated Press | September 25, 2022
People watch a news program showing a file image of a missile launch by North Korea at the Seoul Railway Station on Sunday. South Korea has accused its neighbor of raising tensions in the region after firing a ballistic missile toward the sea. Ahn Young-joon | AP Updated September 25, ...