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Gas explosion in Slovakia tower block kills 5, injures 40

Gas explosion in Slovakia tower block kills 5, injures 40

BRATISLAVA, Slovakia — A gas explosion in an apartment building in eastern Slovakia killed at least five people and injured more than 40 Friday. Firefighters rescued people trapped in the building, which officials said is still in danger of collapse.
US gains a robust 266,000 jobs; unemployment falls to 3.5%

US gains a robust 266,000 jobs; unemployment falls to 3.5%

WASHINGTON — Hiring in the United States jumped last month to its highest level since January as U.S. employers shrugged off trade conflicts and a global slowdown and added 266,000 jobs. The unemployment rate dipped to 3.5% from 3.
6-story building collapses in Nairobi; at least 3 killed

6-story building collapses in Nairobi; at least 3 killed

NAIROBI, Kenya — A six-story residential building collapsed Friday in Kenya's capital, officials said, with at least three people killed and others trapped in the debris.
New Orleans is home to mystical academy in new Marvel comic

New Orleans is home to mystical academy in new Marvel comic

NEW ORLEANS — The city known for 19th century Voodoo queen Marie Laveau and for the tarot card readers who tell fortunes in its historic French Quarter is about to play host to a different kind of sorcerer — at least in the Marvel comics universe.
San Francisco Opera names its first female music director

San Francisco Opera names its first female music director

SAN FRANCISCO — The San Francisco Opera has named conductor Eun Sun Kim its new music director, ushering the first woman into the job in the company's history.
Democrats say Trump impeachment charges must come swiftly

Democrats say Trump impeachment charges must come swiftly

WASHINGTON — House Democrats moved aggressively to draw up formal articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump on Thursday, with Speaker Nancy Pelosi saying he “leaves us no choice” but to act swiftly because he's likely to corrupt the syst

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1. 'DO IT NOW, FAST' President Trump is embracing a new strategy if he gets impeached, focusing on the Senate, where he and his allies see a potential political upside to a public trial on friendlier turf. 2.
Indian police fatally shoot 4 suspects in gang-rape case

Indian police fatally shoot 4 suspects in gang-rape case

SHADNAGAR, India — Police on Friday fatally shot four men suspected of raping and killing a woman in southern India, drawing both praise and condemnation in a case that has sparked protests across the country.
'Devastated': 3 crew killed in Black Hawk crash in Minnesota

'Devastated': 3 crew killed in Black Hawk crash in Minnesota

ST. CLOUD, Minn. — Three soldiers from the Minnesota National Guard were killed Thursday when the Black Hawk helicopter they were riding in for a routine maintenance test flight crashed in a farm field in central Minnesota, Gov. Tim Walz confirmed.
R. Kelly charged with paying bribe before marrying Aaliyah

R. Kelly charged with paying bribe before marrying Aaliyah

NEW YORK — Federal prosecutors are accusing singer R. Kelly of scheming with others to pay for a fake ID for an unnamed female a day before he married R&B singer Aaliyah, then 15 years old, in a secret ceremony in 1994.
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