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6 balconies collapse at long beach apartments

6 balconies collapse at long beach apartments The Long Beach Police Department said multiple balconies fell Tuesday morning from an apartment building. Six balconies collapsed at the building at Shore Road and Long Beach Boulevard. Here’s a view of the scene from NewsCopter 7: Police said no injuries were reported. …

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Mangano Launches Relief Mission To Louisiana Flood Areas

Mangano Launches Relief Mission To Louisiana Flood Areas Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano, in cooperation with the Nassau County Fire Marshal’s Office, the Office of Emergency Management and the Terry Farrell Fund, will be sending emergency supplies to areas in flood stricken Louisiana. This mission begins Monday, August 29th. …

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The dark side of Duterte’s deadly but popular drugs war

The dark side of Duterte's deadly but popular drugs war

The dark side of Duterte’s deadly but popular drugs war When the image of Jennelyn Olaires weeping as she cradled the body of her slain husband went viral in the Philippines, President Rodrigo Duterte called it melodramatic. There’s not much Duterte hasn’t said when it comes to his war on …

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2 tried to use fake credit cards at Lynbrook store

2 tried to use fake credit cards at Lynbrook store

2 tried to use fake credit cards at Lynbrook store, cops say They tried to make a purchase using fraudulent credit cards at a pet supply store in Lynbrook on Wednesday, police said. The transaction was declined. But, Nassau County police said, that didn’t deter Mamadou Ndiaye, 21, and Ajani …

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Erdogan supporters stand guard after failed coup

Erdogan supporters stand guard after failed coup

Erdogan supporters stand guard after failed coup Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan’s supporters rallied in public squares, at Istanbul airport and outside his palace overnight in a show of defiance after a failed coup attempt killed at least 265 people and raised expectations of a heavy crackdown on dissent. Rebel soldiers …

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U.S. police forces rethinking tactics after Dallas shooting

U.S. police forces rethinking tactics after Dallas shooting

U.S. police forces rethinking tactics after Dallas shooting Police departments across the United States are searching for new tactics for a more difficult era of racial tension, increasingly lethal mass shootings and global terrorism. After last week’s killing of five officers in Dallas, the deadliest assault on U.S. law enforcement …

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Baghdad bombing death toll rises to 147

Baghdad bombing death toll rises to 147

Baghdad bombing death toll rises to 147 The death toll from a suicide bombing in a Baghdad shopping district has risen to over 150, fueling calls for security forces to crack down on Islamic State sleeper cells blamed for one of the worst ever single bombings in Iraq. Numbers rose …

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Separate bomb attacks kill at least 22 in Afghanistan

Separate bomb attacks kill at least 22 in Afghanistan

Separate bomb attacks kill at least 22 in Afghanistan More than 20 people were killed in separate bomb attacks in Afghanistan on Monday, including at least 14 when a suicide bomber struck a minibus carrying Nepali security contractors in the capital Kabul, officials said. A Reuters witness saw several apparently …

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Post-Islamic State Iraq should be split in three

Post-Islamic State Iraq should be split in three

Post-Islamic State Iraq should be split in three: top Kurdish official Once Islamic State is defeated, Iraq should be divided into three separate entities to prevent further sectarian bloodshed, with a state each given to Shi’ite Muslims, Sunnis and Kurds, a top Kurdish official said on Thursday. Iraqi troops have …

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