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Pakistan school attack, Dec. 16, 2014

Pakistan's President Mamnoon Hussain arrives in Peshawar in show of support after deadly Taliban attack - @JaagAlerts


Spartanburg, SC, US

2 children unaccounted for in burning apartment in Spartanburg, SC - @foxcarolinanews


economic indicators

European Central Bank vice president says he expects inflation rate to turn negative in coming months - @Reuters

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Child killings in Australia, Dec. 19, 2014

Police identify victims of Cairns, Queensland, murders: four girls aged 14, 12, 11 and 2 and four boys 9, 8, 6 and 5; police have asked for names of victims not be released for cultural reasons - @JoshBavas

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Pakistan school attack, Dec. 16, 2014

7 killed, including 2 Taliban militants as Pakistan security forces raid militant hideouts, local police official says - @STForeignDesk

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Eric Garner dies in NYC police custody

At least 3 arrested during Hollywood protest, local media reports - @CBSLA

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Redmond, WA, US

2 dead, 3 hospitalized in Redmond, Wash., car crash - @KIRO7Seattle

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Dontre Hamilton shot by Milwaukee officer

Video: Protesters gather outside Milwaukee jail where 74 people are being held after earlier arrests for blocking traffic on I-43 - @BennyHutch


Eric Garner dies in NYC police custody

Photo: Protesters march up Hollywood Boulevard - @TheBeatBrigade


Sony cyberattack 2014

Chinese state media editorial says 'The Interview' is 'nothing to be proud of for Hollywood and US society'; says US should 'show some good manners instead of being too aggressive' - @SBSNews

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Perth, Western Australia, AU

Baited hooks set for sharks in Warnbro Sound near Perth, Australia, after shark detections led to beach closures - @perthnow

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Queensland, AU

Queensland government greenlights $900 million coal mine expansion in Darling Downs farming region - @ABCNewsBrisbane


San Francisco, CA, US

San Francisco Sheriff's deputy arrested, charged with assaulting a hospital patient while on duty; arrest came after prosecutors obtained video allegedly showing the deputy choking the victim - @KTVU

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Everett, WA, US

3 air bag-related accidents at Boeing plant spurs extra safety measures, company says - @Reuters

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American aid worker detained in China, December 2014

China arrests American aid worker near North Korean border; the North Korean-born naturalized US citizen is charged with embezzlement and counterfeiting receipts, his lawyer says - @AFP

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Washington, PA, US

1 dead in high-rise apartment fire in Washington, Pa. - @CBSPittsburgh

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Chinese president Xi Jinping tells Macau audience he promises to 'both adhere to the one-China principle and respect the differences of the two systems' - @XHNews

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China proposes long-term plan to buy Thailand produce, doubling previous year's purchase - @HXNews

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Commerce, CA, US

San Diego bound Amtrak train hits person in Commerce, Calif.; delays expected - @LANow

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Dontre Hamilton shot by Milwaukee officer

73 adults, 1 minor arrested by Milwaukee County Sheriff's Office and Milwaukee Police Department for blocking traffic on I-43; 'We will use all resources available to maintain law and order,' police say - @MCSOSheriff

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