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Turkey earthquake death toll rises to 22, more than 1000 injured

ANKARA, Turkey – The death toll from a strong earthquake that rocked eastern Turkey climbed to 22 Saturday, with more than 1,000 people injured, officials said. Interior Minister Suleyman Soylu, speaking at a televised news conference near the epicenter of the quake, said 39 people had been rescued from the rubble of collapsed buildings, including a woman recovered 14 hours ...

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Virginia House advances gun control measures — just days after gun-rights rally

Virginia gun control debate could push some counties to join West Virginia As the debate over stricter gun laws rages on in the state capitol of Richmond, Virginia, West Virginia lawmakers have signed on to new legislation that would accept revolting Virginia counties and towns who want to join the Mountain State. West Virginia Delegate Gary Howell discusses this new ...

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Matthew McConaughey likes playing a villain in 'The Gentlemen'

Matthew McConaughey was excited when he first read Guy Ritchie’s script for his new crime-action drama “The Gentlemen.” The Oscar-winning actor, 50, was particularly thrilled to learn he’d be playing a villain who audiences can’t help but root for in the end. MATTHEW MCCONAUGHEY, HUGH GRANT MAY HAVE SET THEIR PARENTS UP ON DATE “Everybody knows what they want and ...

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March for Life sees more evangelical support as Trump becomes first president to attend

First-timers, especially evangelicals, are expected to be a big part of Friday’s March for Life as President Trump is set to make history as the first sitting president to join the anti-abortion rally. The march has seen massive growth in evangelical attendance since it was first organized the year after the Roe v. Wade ruling in 1973, said Jeanne Mancini, the president of the March ...

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Albert Einstein coin is the smallest of its kind

Switzerland has minted what it calls the smallest gold coin in the world, and it features famed physicist Albert Einstein with his tongue sticking out. The coin made by state-owned Swissmint is about 0.12 inches in diameter and weighs 1/500th of an ounce. The coin is so small, it comes with a magnifying glass so owners can view the cheeky image of ...

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World leaders attend anti-Semitism, Holocaust forum in Jerusalem

More than 40 world leaders and dignitaries, including Vice President Mike Pence, French President Emmanuel Macron, Britain’s Prince Charles and Russia’s Vladimir Putin, descended on Jerusalem Thursday to rally against anti-Semitism at the World Holocaust Forum. OMAR DRAWS IRE FOR CONDEMNING IRAN SANCTIONS AS ‘CRIPPLING’ WHILE BACKING ANTI-ISRAEL BDS MOVEMENT The forum, considered the largest event dedicated to remembering the ...

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2nd California child molester dies after inmate’s cane attack, authorities say

A second convicted child molester has died following a fellow inmate’s attack with a walking cane at a central California prison, authorities said Wednesday. The second victim was identified as Graham De Luis-Conti, 62. Authorities said he died in a hospital Sunday, three days after being struck in the head at the California Substance Abuse Treatment Facility and State Prison ...

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