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Four shot dead in New Jersey home; 16-year-old arrested

(Reuters) - Police arrested a 16-year-old boy suspected of killing four people including his parents and sister with an assault rifle at their New Jersey home on New Year’s Eve, prosecutors said on Monday.<p>Officers from Long Branch police and the Monmouth County Sheriff’s Office responded to a call …

Four dead in Long Branch, N.J., shooting: county prosecutor's office

The Monmouth County Prosecutor's Office is conducting a homicide investigation with four dead in Long Branch, according to posts to the office's official social media accounts.<p>The posts, published shortly after 2 a.m. Monday, said there is no threat to the public as it is believed to be an isolated …

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Trump blasts Pakistan for giving 'safe haven' to terrorists, vows to cut aid

President Donald Trump kicked off 2018 by railing against Pakistan and Iran in two early-morning tweets Monday, accusing Pakistan of taking US aid while providing "safe haven" to terrorists.<p>"The United States has foolishly given Pakistan more than 33 billion dollars in aid over the last 15 years, …

India lost at least 115 tigers in 2017

India recorded 98 tiger deaths and 17 cases of seized bones, skins, and claws, resulting in an estimated total loss of 115 tigers in 2017.<p>While some of them died due to natural causes, several were electrocuted, victims of poisoning, poaching, and road or rail accidents, or were caught in traps, …

Migrant slavery in Libya: Nigerians tell of being used as slaves

<b>The European Union is working with Libyan coastguards to reduce the number of migrants crossing the Mediterranean Sea. But many of those intercepted end up in detention centres in Libya, where some migrants say they are used as slaves, as the BBC's Stephanie Hegarty found when she spoke to some</b> …

23 hurt, including firefighter, in Bronx blaze

NEW YORK (AP) — The Fire Department of New York says 23 people, including a firefighter, are hurt following a Bronx blaze.<p>All of them are expected to …

Rhetoric rises as US vows to withhold aid to Pakistan

<b>Islamabad, Pakistan (CNN) —</b> In a sign of escalating tensions between the United States and Pakistan, US Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley accused Pakistan of playing "a double game for years" and confirmed the administration will withhold $255 million in aid to the country.<p>"They work …

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Witness describes how his friends risked their lives trying to save British family from sinking seaplane near Sydney

A witness to a tragic seaplane crash in Sydney – in which five Britons and the pilot died – has described watching his friends risk their lives to try to save the passengers and says he wants the grieving families to know: “There was someone there trying to do something.”<p>Will McGovern, who was on a …

Legal Weed Isn’t The Boon Small Businesses Thought It Would Be

As California opens its market Jan. 1, Washington state’s experience serves as a warning.<p>The business of selling legal weed is big and getting …

Snapchat may introduce ads that users can only skip after three seconds, report claims

Snapchat may introduce new YouTube-style ads that users would only be able to skip after three seconds, a new report claims.<p>The plans are said to be …

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