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Suspected rebels storm Philippine jail, 158 inmates escape

Nearly 160 inmates escaped after suspected Muslim rebels attacked a jail in the southern Philippines before dawn Wednesday, and at least six people were shot dead as pursuing government forces traded fire with gunmen, officials said.
15 weeks 6 days ago

South Carolina Guard to provide support at Trump's inauguration

About 30 soldiers of the South Carolina National Guard will provide security at President-elect Donald Trump’s Inauguration.
15 weeks 6 days ago

Homicides fall in El Salvador, but remains among world's deadliest

El Salvador's national police director says homicides dropped more than 20 percent in 2016, though the rate of 81.2 for every 100,000 residents kept the Central American country among the world's deadliest.
15 weeks 6 days ago

Quick decisions meant life or death in Southeastern storms

A line of severe thunderstorms moved across the Southeastern United States from Texas. Teams of surveyors were headed out Tuesday to assess apparent tornado damage at three sites in southeastern Alabama and southwestern Georgia.
15 weeks 6 days ago

China confirms its carrier held drills in South China Sea

China confirmed that its aircraft carrier has for the first time conducted drills in the South China Sea with a formation of other warships and fighter jets, a move that could raise concerns among its neighbors.
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