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Gunmen kill six French aid workers, their driver and guide in Niger, minister says

Gunmen kill six French aid workers, their driver and guide in Niger, minister saysGunmen on motorcycles killed six French aid workers, a Nigerien guide and a driver in a wildlife park in Niger on Sunday, officials said. The group was attacked in a giraffe reserve just 65 km (40 miles) from the West African country’s capital Niamey, the governor of Tillaberi region, Tidjani Ibrahim Katiella, told Reuters. The six worked for an international aid group, Niger’s Defence Minister Issoufou Katambé told Reuters.

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'Everything's gone': Tornadoes rip U.S. South, kill at least 26

'Everything's gone': Tornadoes rip U.S. South, kill at least 26Nearly 51 million people from Florida to New England were in the path of the system, with National Weather Service forecasters warning of strong winds, torrential rain and possibly more tornadoes on Monday afternoon. The system had already spawned about 60 reported tornadoes that left a path of destruction from Texas to the Carolinas on Sunday and Monday, the weather service reported. Powerful winds in the upper atmosphere combined with a strong cold front to make the system particularly dangerous, said weather service meteorologist Aaron Tyburski.



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Man who threatened to kill Ilhan Omar given lighter sentence after she asks for compassion

Man who threatened to kill Ilhan Omar given lighter sentence after she asks for compassionA man who threatened the life of Rep. Ilhan Omar has been given a lighter sentence after the politician asked for leniency.Patrick Carlineo Jr. was sentenced on Friday to 12 months and one day in prison alongside three years of supervised release for threatening to assault and murder a United States official, and for being a felon in possession of firearms, according to The Department of Justice.



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