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Hawaii federal judge extends block on Donald Trump’s travel ban


A federal judge in Hawaii extended his halt of U.S. President Donald Trump’s travel ban on citizens from six Muslim-majority countries. U.S. District Judge Derrick Watson, who stopped the ban from taking effect this week, on Friday converted his temporary restraining order to a preliminary injunction. Watson’s ruling, issued in …

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Egypt: At least 55 security troops killed in an attack outside Cairo


Egypt’s security forces suffered one of their heaviest attacks after militants firing rockets and detonating explosives hit a police operation on Friday in the western desert, authorities and security sources said on Saturday. Three security sources said at least 52 police officers and conscripts had been killed in gun battles …

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Somalia truck bomb death toll rises to 358


Somalia’s deadliest ever attack, a truck bomb in the capital Mogadishu, has now killed 358 people with 228 more injured, the government said, a major jump in the fatality toll. A truck packed with explosives blew up in Hodan on October 14, destroying some 20 buildings in the bustling commercial …

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Germany: Knifeman stabs several people at Munich train station


Updated: Oct 21, 2017, 02:33 PM IST, WION A knifeman has reportedly stabbed a number of people at the Rosenheimer Platz underground train station in Munich. News reports said police were looking for a “volatile knifeman”. They added that police were warning residents to stay home. Description of the suspect: …

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