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Houston Shooting: Houston teen on life support following road rage shooting | World News

HOUSTON: Authorities were searching Thursday for a man accused of shooting a teenager during what they say was a road rage incident that took place as a family was driving home following a Houston Astros game. The 17-year-old was on life support at a hospital following the Tuesday evening shooting, according to Houston police. The teenager’s father was driving from ...

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Boris Johnson: Britain has withdrawn nearly all its troops from Afghanistan | World News

LONDON: Most British troops have been pulled out of Afghanistan, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Thursday, ending its official role in a two-decades long conflict amid fears the departure of foreign soldiers could lead to a chaotic civil war. British forces were first deployed to Afghanistan in 2001 following the 9/11 attacks on the United States and played ...

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Hurricane Elsa: Tropical Storm Elsa makes landfall, heads to Georgia | World News

ST PETERSBURG: A weakened Tropical Storm Elsa dumped rain across Florida‘s northern Gulf Coast early Wednesday but spared the state significant damage as it headed northward. Elsa wobbled through the Gulf of Mexico, briefly reaching hurricane strength, but moved ashore as a tropical storm, the US National Hurricane Center said Wednesday in its 11 a.m. advisory. The storm made landfall ...

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Chicago Shooting: 3 law enforcement officers shot, wounded in Chicago | World News

CHICAGO: Three law enforcement officers were shot and wounded Wednesday morning outside a Chicago police station, according to media reports. The shooting was reported about 6 a.m. near the 22nd District station in the Morgan Park neighborhood on city’s Far South Side. Reports from the Chicago Tribune and Chicago Sun-Times cited information from fire officials, and the injuries to the ...

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Sydney lockdown for another week as Delta variant spreads | World News

SYDNEY: The leader of Australia’s New South Wales (NSW) state on Wednesday ordered a week-long extension of Sydney’s Covid-19 lockdown, warning new cases are bound to rise as the country’s biggest city grapples with the highly infectious Delta variant. Sydney, home to a fifth of Australia’s 25 million people, was plunged into lockdown on June 26 as a Delta variant ...

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Bagram Air Base Afghanistan: US bolts Afghanistan amid shame, remorse, and concern about return of civil war | World News

Afghan National Army (ANA) soldiers walks inside the Bagram US air base after all US and NATO troops left (AFP) WASHINGTON: Self-doubts, shame, and remorse are coursing through Washington after US troops stealthily bolted from Bagram airbase in Afghanistan in the dead of the night last week without even informing local Afghan commanders. Pictures of Afghan troops across the country ...

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Hurricane Elsa Path: Tropical storm Elsa gaining strength, lashing Florida Keys | World News

FORT LAUDERDALE: The weather was getting worse in southern Florida on Tuesday morning as Tropical Storm Elsa began lashing the Florida Keys, complicating the search for survivors in the condo collapse and prompting a hurricane watch for the peninsula’s upper Gulf Coast. In addition to damaging winds and heavy rains, the Miami-based U.S. National Hurricane Center warned of life-threatening storm ...

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Paul LePage: Bellicose ex-governor Paul LePage launches another run in Maine | World News

PORTLAND: Former two-term Republican Gov. Paul LePage, who liked to compare himself to former President Donald Trump, formally announced Monday that he’s launching a campaign for a third term. LePage has not been shy about criticizing his successor, Democratic Gov. Janet Mills, over fiscal policies and her actions during the coronavirus pandemic. “Maine faces several challenges and we must work ...

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