• French soldiers killed as two helicopters collide in Mali

    French soldiers killed as two helicopters collide in Mali

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    The US has said West Africa's Sahel region is an emerging front in the fight against Daesh and other militant groups, including those linked to al Qaeda. It was the heaviest loss for the French army since the 1983 attack on the Drakkar building in Beirut, claiming the lives of 58 paratroopers. Forty-one French soldiers have been killed in Mali since France launched its Barkhane counterinsurgency operation against Islamist militants in the Sahel in 2014.
  • White House lockdown lifted after small plane violated airspace over Washington, DC

    White House lockdown lifted after small plane violated airspace over Washington, DC

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    Coast Guard helicopter was sent to investigate. Fighter jets are believed to have been scrambled amid reports of an airspace violation in Washington DC. According to the president's schedule, Trump was supposed to have the In-House Pool Call Time at 9:00 a.m. During the evacuation, construction workers, who had been working on the fence replacement on the north side of the White House were reportedly told "everybody get out".
  • With testimony over, work begins on key impeachment report

    With testimony over, work begins on key impeachment report

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    On Monday, hundreds of pages of the intelligence committee of Democratic President Adam Schiff were being compiled in a comprehensive report that will begin to describe whether President Donald Trump participated in "treason, bribery or crimes and misdemeanors" by retaining $ 400 million in aid while pressing.
  • Explosion Rocks Texas Refinery, Injures 3 Workers

    Explosion Rocks Texas Refinery, Injures 3 Workers

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    The local Nederland Volunteer Fire Department said a mandatory evacuation had been ordered for everyone living within a 1/2 mile radius of the plant . Teams have been sent to the facility's fence line and surrounding neighborhoods to test air quality , officials said. "Our focus is on protecting the safety of responders and the public, and minimizing any impact to the environment", TPC Group said.
  • Cave Fire continues to burn. 4330 acres, 10% contained

    Cave Fire continues to burn. 4330 acres, 10% contained

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    The rain should help drench the flames. Around 128,285 acres (51,915 hectares) have been blackened by California wildfires from January 1 to November 24. In just a few hours, the Cave Fire had shot down the 154, jumping the highway near Windy Gap and causing spot fires to break out in such locations like San Antonio Creek Road, where structures had flames bumping right against them, said Capt.
  • Almost 8% annual GHG cuts required to hit Paris' 1.5C goal

    Almost 8% annual GHG cuts required to hit Paris' 1.5C goal

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    Even if every country fulfills its current pledges - and many, including the United States, Brazil and Australia, are now not on track to do so - the Emissions Gap Report found average temperatures are on track to rise by 3.2 degrees Celsius from the baseline average temperature at the start of the industrial age.
  • Judge puts temporary hold on McGahn subpoena ruling

    Judge puts temporary hold on McGahn subpoena ruling

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    Washington-based US District Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson said in an order that the week-long delay would give her time to rule on whether to put the case on hold longer term so that the Justice Department can appeal. This is because it creates a precedent for Congress to rely on as it weighs whether to call other key witnesses with knowledge about matters related to the impeachment inquiry.House Democrats are now examining whether the president abused his power by weaponizing his public office ...
  • Giuliani Wanted To Be Paid By Ukraine's Corrupt Ex-Prosecutor - Investigation Underway

    Giuliani Wanted To Be Paid By Ukraine's Corrupt Ex-Prosecutor - Investigation Underway

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    Lutsenko told the news outlet, adding that he declined to do that. Sondland, a Trump donor, said Giuliani told him that Trump wanted Zelenskiy to make a public statement on investigating corruption, and was particularly concerned about probing Burisma, the Ukrainian energy company, and a debunked theory that Ukraine , not Russian Federation, meddled in the 2016 USA election.
  • Winter Storm Warning Posted for Central Minnesota

    Winter Storm Warning Posted for Central Minnesota

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    The heaviest snow will be over and near the Palmer Divide. "If there is an opportunity to leave earlier, I think I would take advantage of that - certainly when it comes to road travel, but when it comes to air travel as well", says Orrison.