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100 Hamas Rockets Hit Within Gaza
The Israel Defense Forces has counted at least 100 rockets fired by Hamas as striking within Gaza, publishing a map of the militants’ under-reported own-goals.
Residents of Hudson's Hope, B.C., flee as flames advance
Ash has been raining down from the sky in northeastern B.C., where communities have rallied to help the people of Hudson's Hope, who were forced to pack up, gather their animals and leave due to the threat of a raging wildfire.
Johnny Winter dies at age 70 amid European tour
Texas blues icon Johnny Winter, who rose to fame in the late 1960s and '70s for his energetic performances and musical collaborations including with childhood hero Muddy Waters, has died. He was 70.
Australia's carbon tax repealed after 2 years
Australia's Conservative government repealed a much-maligned carbon tax on the nation's worst greenhouse gas polluters on Thursday, ending years of contention over a measure that became political poison for the lawmakers who imposed it.
Hamas got rich as Gaza was plunged into poverty
With multi-million-dollar land deals, luxury villas and black market fuel from Egypt, Gaza's rulers made billions while the rest of the population struggled with 38-percent poverty and 40-percent unemployment.
Large crater appears at the 'end of the world'
Mysterious 'gigantic' hole in remote region spotted by helicopters over gas-rich Yamal peninsula. The striking puncture in the earth is believed to be up to 80 metres wide but its depth is not estimated yet. A scientific team has been sent to investigate
Hamas rejects Egypt truce offer, fires rockets
Hamas rejected an Egyptian proposal for a cease-fire with Israel that was to take effect Tuesday, saying Cairo did not consult the group over the deal. Israel accepted the truce plan, but warned it would strike Gaza hard if Hamas didn't abide by it.
House votes to slash IRS tax enforcement budget
The GOP-controlled House has voted to slash the budget for the Internal Revenue Service's tax enforcement division by $1.2 billion, a 25 percent cut that would mean fewer audits of taxpayers...
Gang of murderous dolphins off the coast of Wales
Bottlenose dolphins off the coast of Wales are in an extra-murderous mood lately, according to concerned volunteers at a wildlife centre who last week watched three of the playful mammals spend 20 minutes ganging up on a porpoise.
45 ridiculous things global warming will supposedly cause
Whether you believe global warming is caused primarily by humans and will bring about Gaia’s destruction or not, you can’t help but laugh at some of the more absurd things alarmists have claimed the phenomenon will cause.
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