• 'Critical incident' reported at Waukesha South High School

    'Critical incident' reported at Waukesha South High School

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    Life-saving efforts were immediately put into action, and the remaining students were evacuated from the school. The officer, who was not named, is an 11-year veteran of the police department. Waukesha police responded to South High School around 11 a.m. Monday. Police said it was an isolated incident and that they are not seeking any other suspects.
  • Trump re-election campaign to deny credentials to Bloomberg News reporters

    Trump re-election campaign to deny credentials to Bloomberg News reporters

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    Three investigating panels, led by the House Intelligence Committee, are due to release a formal report this week when lawmakers return on Tuesday from a Thanksgiving recess. One article, according to lawmakers and aides involved in the impeachment inquiry, is nearly certain to include what they consider is Trump's abuse of power surrounding his dealings with Ukraine - a situation Schiff and others have called "bribery", which is specifically stated as an impeachable offense in the ...
  • Lisa Smith: IS recruit and daughter returning to Eire

    Lisa Smith: IS recruit and daughter returning to Eire

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    ISIS BRIDE Lisa Smith has been arrested upon her arrival back in Ireland three years after converting to Islam and travelling to Syria to join the so-called Islamic State. It was reported last month that Smith could be among thousands of ISIS fighters who could go free as the United States looked to move troops out of the region.
  • London Bridge knife attacker has connections to terror groups: media reports

    London Bridge knife attacker has connections to terror groups: media reports

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    The members of the public then disperse and the man appears to be shot by police as he lay on the ground. Prime Minister Boris Johnson was on his way back to Downing Street and Basu said he would be giving him a full briefing. It said: "A man has been detained by police". Sky News reported that the police had shot the apparent attacker. The City of London police, the force responsible for the business district, urged people to stay away from the area.
  • People woken by loud bang of RAF sonic boom

    People woken by loud bang of RAF sonic boom

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    Typhoon jets were scrambled after an aircraft lost communications, it said. Twitter consumer Natasha wrote: 'Simply been woken up by a large explosion in North West London . Hertfordshire Fire and Rescue said it had received a large number of calls from across the county regarding a "large explosion sound". The planes scrambled after an aircraft lost communications while in United Kingdom airspace.
  • Facebook bows to Singapore's 'fake news' law with post 'correction'

    Facebook bows to Singapore's 'fake news' law with post 'correction'

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    Facebook is no stranger to blocking content that violates local laws, but this is the first time it's been ordered to post a correction under such a law. Singapore authorities had previously ordered STR editor Alex Tan to correct the post but the Australian citizen said he would " not comply with any order from a foreign government ".
  • Nine people killed in South Dakota plane crash

    Nine people killed in South Dakota plane crash

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    A plane crash in the U.S. state of South Dakota killed nine people, including two children, and injured three others on Saturday while a winter storm warning was in place , officials said. The aircraft took off on Saturday shortly before noon local time from Chamberlain towards Idaho Falls, about 1,000 kilometres to the west. "FAA investigators are on their way to the accident site, and the National Transportation Safety Board has been notified", FAA spokeswoman Elizabeth Isham Cory said.
  • Nine dead, three injured in United States plane crash

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    The Weather Service warned of ice, snow and winds gusts asstormy weather around the U.S. is predicted to hit millions of travellers returning from Thanksgiving trips. "Motorists are asked to postpone any travel until weather and road conditions improve and heed the many posted "No Travel Advisories". Two Idaho Falls businessmen were on the aircraft with their father and other family members.
  • London Bridge attack: Second victim named as Saskia Jones

    London Bridge attack: Second victim named as Saskia Jones

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    The attacker, convicted terrorist Usman Khan who secured an early release from prison, was apparently attending the event and had returned for the afternoon session when he began his stabbing rampage. Convicted in 2012 for terrorism offences, Khan was known to United Kingdom authorities, Basu said. Those convicted of a serious terrorism offence should face a mandatory minimum sentence of 14 years, he said later.