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Storms, tornadoes lash Texas; death toll rises to 5

[ad_1] HOUSTON: Another band of strong storms and heavy rain spawned three tornadoes and dangerous flooding in east Texas on Saturday, with the death toll rising to five after Houston police found two more bodies. It’s the second day of turbulent weather in the state, where at least three people ...

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More misery for Mourinho, City and Arsenal win | Reuters

[ad_1] LONDON Jose Mourinho’s future as Chelsea manager looked increasingly insecure after a 3-1 defeat by Liverpool on Saturday, Philippe Coutinho scoring twice at Stamford Bridge as the champions lost a sixth Premier League game in 11. Chelsea’s third home league reverse of the season left them in 15th place ...

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U.N. and ICRC chide states for paralysis in face of conflict | Reuters

[ad_1] GENEVA U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and International Committee of the Red Cross President Peter Maurer made what they called an “unprecedented joint warning” on Saturday for states to stop conflicts, respect international law and aid refugees. “In the face of blatant inhumanity, the world has responded with disturbing paralysis,” ...

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A look at some of the world’s worst nightclub fires

[ad_1] LONDON: A deadly fire at the Colectiv nightclub in the Romanian capital Bucharest has claimed at least 27 lives and left around 180 people injured. Here is a look at some other nightclub fires that have exacted terrible death tolls in crowded conditions: — January, 2013: A fire killed ...

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IS claims responsibility, but there’s no evidence

[ad_1] The Russian airline whose plane crashed in the Sinai region on Saturday says the aircraft was in good shape and the pilot was experienced. In a statement on its website, Moscow-based Metrojet says the A321 received required factory maintenance in 2014. The statement identified the captain of the plane ...

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