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10 Dead in Walmart Shooting

At least, 10 people have been killed by a gunman in a Walmart supermarket in Chesapeake, in the US state of Virginia. A man believed to be the store manager opened fire then turned the gun on himself, and is now dead. The City of Chesapeake tweeted “police confirm an active shooter incident with fatalities […]Continue Reading
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Java Quake kills 56 in Indonesia

An earthquake has struck the main Indonesian island of Java, leaving at least 56 people dead and hundreds injured, local officials say. The 5.6 magnitude quake struck Cianjur town in West Java, at a shallow depth of 10km (six miles), according to US Geological Survey data. Videos on social media showed some buildings reduced almost […]Continue Reading
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Hurricane Nicole Hits Florida

Hurricane Nicole hit Florida on Thursday with 70mph (110kph) winds but has been downgraded to a tropical storm after it slowed on making landfall. States of emergency remain and evacuation orders are in place, with heavy rain and storm surges forecast. Nicole has already lashed Grand Bahama Island as a huge category-one hurricane, with the […]Continue Reading
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Russia Withdraws from Kherson

Russia says it is withdrawing its military from Kherson – the only regional capital it has captured since the invasion began The decision is a significant blow for Russia and means its forces will pull out entirely from the western bank of the Dnipro river Moscow’s commander in Ukraine, General Sergei Surovikin, said it wasn’t […]Continue Reading
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Kenyan Pilots Call Off Strike

Kenya Airways pilots returned to work on Wednesday after a court ordered them to end their long strike, which led to hundreds of flight cancellations and stranded thousands of passengers. The report says the strike, which began on Saturday, exacerbated the troubled national carrier’s woes, which has vowed to “do everything possible to return to […]Continue Reading
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Midterms: Trump, Biden Rally Voters

President Joe Biden and ex-President Donald Trump held duelling rallies as the election to reshape Congress entered its final campaign day. Mr Biden and Mr Trump made their last-minute pleas to voters in New York and Florida respectively, as Momentum has shifted recently towards Republicans, who are trying to wrestle both chambers from Democratic control. […]Continue Reading