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US Pastor Andrew Brunson Arrives Home In Turkey After Release By Court


October 13, 2018

IZMIR, TURKEY:  The American evangelical Christian pastor at the centre of a row between Ankara and Washington arrived at his home in Turkey on Friday after a Turkish court ruled he could go free, a move that may signal a major step towards mending ties between the allies. Andrew Brunson arrived at his house in the Aegean coastal province of …

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Bihar Police Officer Shot Dead In Late-Night Encounter With Gangster


October 13, 2018

KHAGARIA, BIHAR: A police officer died in a shootout with gangsters in Bihar’s Khagaria district on Friday. Ashish Kumar, the Station House Officer of Pasraha died on the spot, while another policeman was injured. Ashish Kumar, 32, was leading his team late last night during an encounter with the dreaded Dinesh Muni gang in Salarpur diara (small island) on the Ganga River, on …

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Explosion At Election Rally In Afghanistan Kills 12, injures 32


October 13, 2018

KABUL:  At least 12 people were killed and more than 30 injured in an explosion at an election rally for a woman standing as a candidate in Afghanistan’s parliamentary polls on October 20, officials said on Saturday. Khalil Asir, a police spokesman in the northeast province of Takhar, said explosives were placed in a motorcycle near the rally, which was …

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15-Year-Old Boy Dies in Crash After Fleeing Police


October 13, 2018

A chase in Collin County ended in a deadly crash Wednesday after a 15-year-old boy took his mother’s SUV, fled police and crashed into a truck carrying port-a-potties, Wylie police said. The teen has been identified as Austin Schell. The teen died after the crash at the intersection of Texas Highway 78 and Gaddy Street in Farmersville, according to police. …

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Arlington Police Looking for Burglars


October 13, 2018

Arlington police are asking for the public’s help in identifying two men seen in surveillance video stealing from a business. The two men broke into a business in the 3300 block of South Collins Street. They were able to leave with the safe and a significant amount of money. Police ask anyone with information to contact Detective Trinh at 817-459-5805 …

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Two People Confirmed Dead in Parker County Plane Crash


October 13, 2018

Fire officials in Parker County are now saying two people are dead after a small plane crashed Friday afternoon. Investigators say one person was on board the plane when it crashed along the 1100 block of Hodges Road near Poolville and another person was ocated in the wreckage of the aircraft. Both victims have been identified as 44-year-old Michael ZX. …

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Driver charged after deadly 6-vehicle crash in northeast Houston


October 13, 2018

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — A Houston man is behind bars after police say he caused a deadly six-vehicle crash in northeast Houston. Steven Taylor is charged with intoxication manslaughter. Authorities say it is unclear if Taylor was under the influence of alcohol or another drug, but investigators believe he may have been on PCP. The Houston Police Department responded to …

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2 people injured after small plane parachutes into vehicle in west Texas


October 13, 2018

MIDLAND, Texas (KTRK) — The FAA is investigating after two people were hurt in a plane crash in west Texas. Security camera video shows the plane parachuting into a parking lot in Midland. Two people were aboard the plane and got out safely. The plane landed on top of a GMC pickup truck, crushing the windshield. Fortunately, no one on …

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IHC judge sacked for accusing ISI of interference


October 13, 2018

ISLAMABAD: President Dr Arif Alvi on Thursday removed senior puisne judge of the Islamabad High Court Justice Shaukat Aziz Siddiqui on the recommendations of the Supreme Judicial Council (SJC). Earlier in the day, the SJC had recommended Justice Siddiqui’s removal for his remarks about alleged interference by the country’s premier spy agency in the judicial proceedings. Consequently, the Ministry of …

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