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Paris Explosion at Bakery Kills at Least 3 and Injures Dozens

PARIS — A powerful explosion tore through a bakery in central Paris early on Saturday, killing at least three people, including two firefighters, and leaving smoke, flames and scattered debris in its wake, the authorities said. Police [...]

‘Never been more depressed’: Trump kills Graham effort to end shutdown

A group of Republican senators led by South Carolina’s Lindsey Graham (left) met with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (right) and Vice President Mike Pence to pitch a new immigration proposal. | Drew Angerer/Getty Images Congress The [...]

Mexico Helicopter Crash Kills Governor and Her Husband, an Ex-Governor

The governor of the Mexican state of Puebla and her husband, a lawmaker who was the former governor of the same state, were killed in a helicopter crash on Monday, according to Mexican officials and news media reports. The governor, [...]

Venice Flooding Is Worst in a Decade; Severe Weather in Italy Kills at Least 11

ROME — Violent thunderstorms, small tornadoes that blew roofs off homes, and winds equivalent to a Category 3 hurricane lashed Italy from Piedmont to Sicily early this week, leaving at least 11 people dead, many injured, and firefighters [...]

U.S. Hunter Kills ‘Beautiful’ Goat. Now Scotland Is Scrutinizing Its Laws.

But to conservationists and animal lovers, there is simply no excuse for hunting. Sarah Moyes, a spokeswoman for OneKind, an organization dedicated to ending cruelty to Scotland’s animals, said in an email: “It’s utterly shocking to see [...]

Attack on Military Parade in Iran Kills at Least 25

Gunmen killed at least 25 people and wounded 60 on Saturday in an attack on a military parade in a restive Iranian province that is home to most of the country’s Arab minority, state media said. The Islamic Republic News Agency reported [...]

Philippines Dispatch: Drawn by Gold, Drowned in Mud: Typhoon Kills Philippine Miners

ITOGON, Philippines — A month ago, Jes Feliciano struck gold. The ingot was the size of a coin, and it brought the 16-year-old miner more money than he ever imagined. On Monday evening, Mr. Feliciano got a reminder that what the Cordillera [...]

Turkish Airstrike in Iraqi Territory Kills a Kurdish Militant Leader

[unable to retrieve full-text content] The attack killed Zaki Shingali, a leader of a group that Turkey calls a terrorist organization, but he was considered a hero to the Yazidi minority in Iraq for his efforts to help them. Source: [...]

In Syria, Explosion in Residential Building Kills Dozens in Rebel-Held Area

[unable to retrieve full-text content] An explosion in a residential building thought to be storing weapons and ammunition in the rebel-held province of Idlib killed at least 69 people, including 12 children, a war monitor said. Source: [...]

Indonesia Earthquake Kills Scores and Leaves 20,000 Homeless

[unable to retrieve full-text content] As the sun rose over the island of Lombok, a search and rescue effort was underway to find survivors trapped in the rubble. Source: NYT > World