Taxi plows into Moscow crowd including soccer fans, injuring seven

MOSCOW (Reuters) – A taxi drove into a crowd of pedestrians near Moscow’s Red Square on Saturday, injuring seven people including two Mexicans in the city for the soccer World Cup which Russia is hosting, officials and eyewitnesses said. The incident took place as residents and visiting soccer fans thronged the center of Moscow on a balmy summer evening, a ...

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Driver of taxi that rammed into 8 pedestrians in Moscow tells police incident was not intentional

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17 killed in stampede after brawl at crowded Caracas club

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Seventeen people were killed at a crowded nightclub in Venezuela’s capital Saturday after a tear gas device exploded during a brawl and triggered a desperate stampede among hundreds gathered for a graduation celebration, government officials said. Interior Minister Nestor Reverol said the incident at the “Los Cotorros” club in the middle-class neighborhood of El Paraiso left ...

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Grandma strangles rabid bobcat with her bare hands

A rabid bobcat was no match for this Georgia granny. DeDe Phillips strangled a crazed cat that pounced on her as she was working in the front yard of her home in rural Hart County, about an hour north of Athens. “I took it straight to the ground and started inching my hands up to its throat,” the 46-year-old told ...

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Car bomb tears through joyous Eid cease-fire in Afghanistan, killing at least 20

Get breaking news alerts and special reports. The news and stories that matter, delivered weekday mornings. SUBSCRIBE KABUL, Afghanistan — A car bomb tore through an unprecedented cease-fire between Afghan forces and Taliban militants on Saturday, officials said, killing at least 20 in the eastern province of Nangarhar. The blast struck a gathering of Taliban and Afghan security officials held ...

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Plant that causes third-degree burns, blindness found in Virginia

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17 dead after Venezuela nightclub violence

At least 11 victims died of asphyxiation, according to an initial report by the National Police obtained by CNN. Five others were injured, including two who were underage, authorities said. Some 500 students were packed into the club for a “pre-graduation” party, according to Venezuelan Interior and Justice Minister Nestor Reverol. Speaking to Venezuela’s state-run TV, Reverol said a brawl ...

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Soccer fans hurt in Moscow taxi incident

Eight people have been injured after a taxi drove into pedestrians near Moscow’s Red Square More A taxi has driven into a crowd of pedestrians near Moscow’s Red Square, injuring eight people including two Mexicans in the city for the soccer World Cup which Russia is hosting. The incident took place on Saturday as residents and visiting soccer fans thronged ...

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17 killed in stampede after brawl at crowded Caracas club

Barbara Barca, right, a survivor of the stampede at a crowded nightclub, cries as she leaves police headquarters in Caracas, Venezuela, Saturday, June 16, 2018. Venezuela’s government says 17 people were killed early Saturday after a tear gas device was set off during a nightclub brawl in the capital, leading hundreds of people to flee. (AP Photo/Ariana Cubillos) CARACAS, Venezuela ...

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