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Russia says ISIS was behind deadly concert attack, more than 20 arrested

Kremlin spy chief Alexander Bortnikov on Friday repeated Russia’s assertion, for which it has not provided evidence, that Ukraine was behind the attack. Kyiv has dismissed the allegation.
Firefighters work in the burned concert hall at the Crocus City Hall on the western edge of Moscow on March 23, 2024.
Firefighters work in the burned concert hall at the Crocus City Hall on the western edge of Moscow on March 23, 2024.

Iran’s military says Raisi’s helicopter caught fire soon after crash and there was no sign of attack

The crash Sunday killed President Ebrahim Raisi, the country’s foreign minister and six other people.
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British neonatal nurse convicted of killing 7 babies loses her bid to appeal

Lucy Letby had asked for permission to challenge the verdict after she was convicted and sentenced to life in prison last year.
Image: Lucy Letby in police custody in November 2020.
Image: Lucy Letby in police custody in November 2020.
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Pope clears sainthood for millennial known as 'God’s influencer'

Carlo Acutis, who died of leukaemia in 2006 aged 15, was beatified in 2020 after one miracle was attributed to him.
A tapestry featuring a portrait of Carlo Acutis hangs at the St. Francis Basilica during his beatification ceremony on Oct. 10, 2020 in Assisi, Italy.
A tapestry featuring a portrait of Carlo Acutis hangs at the St. Francis Basilica during his beatification ceremony on Oct. 10, 2020 in Assisi, Italy.
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China stages mock missile strikes on Taiwan after island’s new president takes office

Beijing, which claims the self-ruling democracy as its own, also flew fighter jets carrying live missiles on the second day of military drills launched to punish President Lai Ching-te.
China on May 23 encircled Taiwan with naval vessels and military aircraft in war games aimed at punishing the self-ruled island after its new president vowed to defend democracy.
China on May 23 encircled Taiwan with naval vessels and military aircraft in war games aimed at punishing the self-ruled island after its new president vowed to defend democracy.
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Americans arrested in Turks and Caicos on ammunition charges speak to NBC News

Two of five Americans detained in Turks and Caicos, Ryan Watson and Sharitta Grier, explained how they came to be arrested and called their actions "an honest mistake."
Americans arrested in Turks and Caicos on ammunition charges speak to NBC News
Americans arrested in Turks and Caicos on ammunition charges speak to NBC News
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More than 100 people believed killed by a landslide in Papua New Guinea

Authorities in the South Pacific island nation have not confirmed the death toll, which was reported by Australian media, and which villagers said could be much higher.
Local officials and aid groups said a massive landslide struck a village in Papua New Guinea's highlands on May 24, with many feared dead.
Local officials and aid groups said a massive landslide struck a village in Papua New Guinea's highlands on May 24, with many feared dead.

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Are Russia and North Korea planning an ‘October surprise’ that aids Trump?

U.S. officials are bracing for Pyongyang to take military actions close to the U.S. presidential election, possibly at the urging of Vladimir Putin.
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Image: politics political politicians
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Sydney judge says U.S. ex-fighter pilot accused of training Chinese aviators can be extradited to U.S.

A court ordered Boston-born Daniel Duggan, 55, to remain in custody awaiting extradition.
A Sydney judge ruled that former U.S. Marine Corps pilot Daniel Duggan can be extradited to the United States on allegations he illegally trained Chinese aviators, leaving the Australian attorney-general Duggan's last hope of remaining in Australia.
A Sydney judge ruled that former U.S. Marine Corps pilot Daniel Duggan can be extradited to the United States on allegations he illegally trained Chinese aviators, leaving the Australian attorney-general Duggan's last hope of remaining in Australia.
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Kabosu, the dog behind the 'doge' internet meme, has died

“She quietly passed away as if asleep while I caressed her,” the dog’s owner Atsuko Sato, a kindergarten teacher from the city of Sakura in Japan, wrote on Friday.
Kabosu
Kabosu
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Javier Milei, the hard rocker in Argentina’s highest office, turns his book talk into wild show

President Milei turned a lecture touting his new book praising free market economics into a frenetic rock performance.
Javier Milei Presents His Book - Buenos Aires
Javier Milei Presents His Book - Buenos Aires

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