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Baltimore police release footage of shooting incident

Baltimore police release footage of shooting incident

The video (Warning: Graphic) from two body cameras shows a November 25 incident in which police shot a man wielding two knives at the corner of 33rd and Greenmount Ave.in Waverly. "How is someone who is apparently suffering from a mental health crisis out like that?" The video can be viewed in its entirety below. Police say this armed shooter is still at large as he fled on foot from the scene. Read More

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Syrian troops push into rebel-held east Aleppo

That claim could not be immediately confirmed. Turkish officials could not be reached for comment. Calling for safe passage for civilians, French Foreign Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault said "save the civilian population". It is now likely that Bashar Assad will control all Aleppo before the end of the year. Rebels denied the army had taken the strategically vital Sakhur area which - if it fell - would mean rebel-held territory in the eastern part of the city was split in two. Read More

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Erdogan: Turkish forces are in Syria to end Assad's rule

Erdogan: Turkish forces are in Syria to end Assad's rule

Erdogan had said Tuesday at a meeting in Istanbul in support of the Palestinians: "We went in there to put an end to the rule of the tyrant Assad who carries out state terror, not for anything else". Forces participating in operation Euphrates Shield in which Turkish forces are supporting soldiers belonging to the Free Syrian Army (FSA) in the north of Syria were bombed in the strike. Read More

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Pak ready for talks, India cold

Afghanistan's Ambassador to India Shaida Abdali had recently said that the "Heart of Asia" governments had agreed that implementation of non-interference in Afghanistan requires "resolutely combating and eliminating terrorism; dismantling terrorist sanctuaries and safe havens; and acknowledging that terrorism is a threat to global peace and security". Read More

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Suspect in Kansas baby's kidnapping faked pregnancy

A Dallas woman accused of kidnapping a newborn faked pregnancy for months and was a longtime friend of the infant's mother found to death in her Kansas home, officials said on Monday. Olije said that Sesmas had had been faking a pregnancy for months before carrying out the murder and kidnapping. "Laura meant so much to us, and we are devastated by the events surrounded by her death and the disappearance of her daughter", the page said . Read More

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Bajwa is new Pak Army chief

Bajwa is new Pak Army chief

Our neighbour Pakistan may have much exclusivity to its credit, but it is perhaps the only country in the region where the appointment of an Army Chief invokes more curiosity and interest than in a civilian government. Previously, he remained the commandant of the Infantry School in Quetta. This news story is related to Print/168126-Gen-Hayat-Gen-Bajwa-greeted/ - breaking news , latest news , pakistan ne. Read More

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Francois Fillon selected by centre-right to fight for French presidency

Fillon enjoyed a surprise surge in popularity in recent weeks over longtime favourite Alain Juppe, also a former prime minister. Mr Fillon promised to build a fairer society, saying France wants "truth and it wants action". President Hollande has two weeks to decide whether he will stand as a candidate, while Prime Minister Manuel Valls is also considering entering the presidential fray. Read More

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Golan Heights: ISIS Fighters Reportedly Killed in Israeli Strike

A military spokeswoman told EFE that the attacks were perpetrated by the Yarmouk Martyrs Brigade - an alleged IS-linked group fighting near the Israeli and Jordanian border. Israeli officials fear Hezbollah and Iran's al-Quds Force are aiming at using the area to open a new front against Israel in any future conflict. The militant group consists of some 700 operatives, Lerner said. Read More

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South Korea president's office explains Viagra purchase

HU: "Based on the evidence", said chief prosecutor Lee Young-ryeol, "the special investigation team concluded that the president colluded for most parts of her confidant's crimes". She was only nine when her father, General Park Chung-hee, seized power in South Korea in 1961. Rep. Woo Sang-ho, the floor leader of the Democratic Party, said that his party will seek to submit the motion as soon as it secures the number of lawmakers needed to pass the impeachment motion. Read More

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Somalia: 11 killed in car bomb blast in the capital

Somalia: 11 killed in car bomb blast in the capital

Witnesses saw several bodies at the scene of the blast near the vegetable market in Mogadishu's Waberi district on Saturday, where shops and stalls were wrecked and ambulances raced away with casualties. On August 26, over a dozen people were killed in a vehicle bombing outside a popular hotel close to the presidential palace in the capital. More than 22,000 peacekeepers are now deployed in Somalia in the multi-national African Union force. Read More

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