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15 die when truck, hockey team bus collide

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Humboldt, Apr 8 (AP) - A semi-trailer slammed into a bus carrying a youth hockey team in western Canada, killing 15 people and injuring 14 in a catastrophic collision that left a country and its national sport heartbroken. The crash sent shockwaves through the team's small hometown.
Canadians were moved to tears on as they learned of the identities of the deceased on the bus that was driving the Humboldt Broncos hockey team to a crucial playoff game Friday against the Nipawin Hawks.
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Germany still clueless about motive for fatal van attack

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Muenster, Apr 8 (AP) - Prosecutors said Sunday they still have no indication why a 48-year-old German man drove a van into a crowd of people in the western German city of Muenster, killing two and injuring 20 before shooting himself to death inside the van.
"As of now, we don't have any leads...
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Syrian rescuers, medics say gas attack near capital kills 40

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Beirut, Apr 8 (AP) - Syrian opposition activists and rescuers said Sunday that a poison gas attack on a rebel-held town near the capital has killed at least 40 people, allegations denied by the Syrian government.
The alleged attack in the town of Douma occurred late Saturday amid a resumed...
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After tense showdown, Brazil’s da Silva in police custody

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Former Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva was taken into police custody Saturday after a tense showdown with his own supporters, the capstone of an intense three days that underscored raw emotions over the incarceration of a once wildly popular leader who has been engulfed by...
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Gaza violence is latest salvo in war of narratives

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Jerusalem, Apr 7 (AP) - Thousands of Palestinians took part in a mass protest along Gaza's volatile border with Israel, the second large-scale demonstration in what is expected to be a steady turnout over the coming weeks.
More than 30 Palestinians were killed and hundreds more wounded by Israeli...
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