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  • Florida shooter treated for mental health issues -- FBI

    Date: 2017-01-07 07:42:46 GMT - USA - World - SN:9 - ID:6287385

    WASHINGTON, Jan 7 (MENA) - At least five people have been killed in an attack at Fort Lauderdale airport by a gunman who had reportedly previously told the FBI he was being forced to fight for Daesh, British newspaper the Telegraph reported on ....

  • Death toll from Florida airport shooting hits 5

    Date: 2017-01-06 22:16:15 GMT - USA - World - SN:77 - ID:6286773

    WASHINGTON, Jan 6 (MENA) - The death toll from a shooting incident at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport in the US state of Florida earlier on Friday hit five, officials said. Eight others were injured. Florida's Broward County ....

  • 1 killed, 9 injured in shooting at Florida airport

    Date: 2017-01-06 18:46:52 GMT - USA - World - SN:64 - ID:6286321

    WASHINGTON, Jan 6 (MENA) - One person was killed and nine others injured after a gunman opened fire inside an international airport in Florida Friday, Sky News reported. The shooter was arrested. (MENA) M S H/A R E ....

  • 17 coal miners killed, injured in attack in northern Afghanistan

    Date: 2017-01-06 18:15:16 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:62 - ID:6285929

    KABUL, Jan 6 (MENA) - The provincial governor of Afghanistan's Baghlan province has said that an unknown gunman has killed 12 coal miners, Fox News reported. Abdul Satar Barez said the Friday attack occurred in the province's Tala Wa Barfak ....

  • Myanmar: UN rights expert launches new official visit to assess recent developments in the country

    Date: 2017-01-06 15:22:23 GMT - United Nations - World - SN:55 - ID:6285425

    NEW YORK, Jan 6 (MENA) - The United Nations Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Myanmar, Yanghee Lee, will undertake her fifth information-gathering visit to the country from 9 to 20 January, ReliefWeb reported on Friday. Lee ....

  • Denmark receives extradition request from Seoul

    Date: 2017-01-06 13:30:49 GMT - Denmark - World - SN:45 - ID:6284725

    COPENHAGEN, Jan 6 (MENA) - Denmark has received an extradition request from Seoul for the daughter of the former confidante of South Korea's president, as part of a corruption investigation, according to ABC News. Prosecutor Mohammad Ahsan said ....

  • Bangladesh police kill prime suspect in July cafe attack

    Date: 2017-01-06 11:49:15 GMT - Bangladesh - World - SN:35 - ID:6283781

    DHAKA, Jan 6 (MENA) - Bangladeshi police have shot dead two militants in a gunfight in Dhaka, including a prime suspect in the killing of 20 hostages, mostly foreigners, in a cafe in the capital last year, according to the Daily Mail. Nurul Islam ....

  • Mexico gas protests, looting leave 1 dead, 600 arrested

    Date: 2017-01-05 22:12:34 GMT - Mexico - World - SN:82 - ID:6282065

    MEXICO CITY, Jan 5 (MENA) - Anger over gasoline prices hikes fueled more protests and looting Thursday, and Mexican officials said the unrest had resulted in the death of a policeman, the ransacking of 300 stores and arrests of over 600 people, the ....

  • Former Sen. Dan Coats leading candidate for Director of US National Intelligence

    Date: 2017-01-05 22:06:41 GMT - USA - World - SN:81 - ID:6282061

    WASHINGTON, Jan 5 (MENA) - Former Sen. Dan Coats of Indiana is a leading candidate for Director of National Intelligence in Donald Trump’s administration, according to three senior Trump transition officials. Coats, 73, made a visit to Trump ....

  • Fire extinguished on platform in Gulf of Mexico

    Date: 2017-01-05 21:09:14 GMT - Mexico - World - SN:78 - ID:6281957

    MEXICO CITY, Jan 5 (MENA) - A pre-dawn fire has been extinguished on an oil production platform in the Gulf of Mexico, and there is no sign of pollution in the area, the ABC News cited authorities as saying on Thursday. The blaze was extinguished ....

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