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Hunt for gunman after Strasbourg market attack kills three
Hunt for gunman after Strasbourg market attack kills three

Hundreds of security forces were Wednesday deployed in the hunt for a lone gunman who killed at least three people and wounded a dozen others at the famed Christmas market in Strasbourg, with the French government raising the security alert level and reinforcing border controls. Some 350 people, including police, troops and helicopters were on the heels of the attacker who had "sowed terror" in the city, Interior Minister Christophe Castaner said. Soldiers patrolling the area as part of regular anti-terror operations exchanged fire with the suspect and wounded him, but could not stop him escaping, police sources said.

Strasbourg shooting: Terror suspect on the run after killing three and injuring 11 at Christmas market - latest news
Strasbourg shooting: Terror suspect on the run after killing three and injuring 11 at Christmas market - latest news

Three killed and 11 injured in shooting at Christmas market Injured terror suspect identified as Cherif C remains on the run  Police raided suspect's home on morning of the attack Attacker armed with an automatic pistol and knife A suspected terrorist is on the run after killing at least three people and injuring 11 more in the eastern French city of Strasbourg near its Christmas market.  Around 350 people, including police, troops and helicopters were on the heels of the attacker who had "sowed terror" in the city, Interior Minister Christophe Castaner said. French authorities are treating the shooting as a terrorist act after identifying the gunman, named Cherif C, as a...

California wildfires cleanup to cost at least $3 billion
California wildfires cleanup to cost at least $3 billion

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - State and federal authorities estimated Tuesday that it will cost at least $3 billion to clear debris from 19,000 homes and businesses destroyed by three California wildfires last month.

Delta Air Lines to ditch zone boarding in 2019
Delta Air Lines to ditch zone boarding in 2019

The airline is ditching boarding zones for groups based on ticket type. Some travelers will board later than they do now.

China grain traders await lower tariffs before returning to U.S. market
China grain traders await lower tariffs before returning to U.S. market

China will need to drop its steep tariffs imposed on a range of American farm products earlier this year before it can fulfill its pledge to buy a "very substantial" amount of U.S. goods, said Chinese traders on Monday. China and the United States agreed on Saturday to refrain from setting additional tariffs that would further escalate a months-long trade war that has roiled global markets and halted sales of American soybeans to the world's top buyer. The temporary truce on trade followed talks between U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping at the end of a two-day gathering of world leaders in Argentina.

George H.W. Bush Believed in the Essential Goodness of Americans
George H.W. Bush Believed in the Essential Goodness of Americans

It was Bush who quietly but unmistakably laid the foundations for the 21st century

U.K. Parliament Seizes Internal Facebook Documents: Guardian

"We've failed to get answers from Facebook and we believe the documents contain information of very high public interest."The documents are alleged to contain important information about Facebook decisions on data and privacy controls that led to the Cambridge Analytica scandal. The newspaper said they they include confidential emails between senior executives and correspondence with CEO Mark Zuckerberg.Six4Three obtained the documents in a legal action against Facebook, and they are subject to a California court order that forbids them from being shared or made public.Facebook said the materials obtained by the parliamentary committee are subject to the court order, and it has asked the...

Trump Hammered On Acting Attorney General Matt Whitaker - By Republicans
Trump Hammered On Acting Attorney General Matt Whitaker - By Republicans

When Chris Wallace's interview with Donald Trump airs Sunday on Fox News the

Anti-IS coalition raids kill 43 in east Syria: monitor
Anti-IS coalition raids kill 43 in east Syria: monitor

Air strikes by the US-led coalition Saturday killed 43 people, mostly civilians, in a holdout of the Islamic State group in eastern Syria, a Britain-based monitor said. Seventeen children were among 36 IS family members killed in Abu Husn village of Deir Ezzor province near the Iraqi border, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said. The US-led coalition has been backing a Kurdish-Arab alliance called the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) fighting to expel the jihadists from the pocket around Abu Husn.

Stacey Abrams Fight Is Over
Stacey Abrams Fight Is Over

After a long battle, Democrat Stacey Abrams has decided to end her fight to be Georgia's next Governor.

Private funeral held for Stan Lee, more memorials in works
Private funeral held for Stan Lee, more memorials in works

LOS ANGELES (AP) - A small, private funeral has been held to mourn Marvel Comics mogul Stan Lee, and his company is making more plans to memorialize him.

This odd-looking Bentley 'Empress' has lived a pampered life
This odd-looking Bentley 'Empress' has lived a pampered life

One of only five Bentley Turbo RL Empress II Coupes by Hooper is heading to auction with RM Sotheby's early next year without reserve.

Best Black Friday Deals on Instant Pot and Other Small Appliances
Best Black Friday Deals on Instant Pot and Other Small Appliances

Deeply discounted small appliances are often advertised as doorbusters on Black Friday to get you in the store. But if you push past the countertop electrics on sale for $20 or less and wander ba...

Florida Secretary of State Sets Hand Recount in Senate Race
Florida Secretary of State Sets Hand Recount in Senate Race

Three hours after a federal judge ruled against Nelson's request that the deadline for Florida's mechanical recount be extended, election officials announced the tabulation had boosted Scott's 12,562-vote lead by 41 votes out of 8.2 million cast in a state that will be pivotal in the 2020 presidential contest. In the race for governor, the machine recount confirmed that Republican Ron DeSantis had defeated Democrat Andrew Gillum. Florida Secretary of State Ken Detzner also called for a hand recount in the race for agriculture commissioner.

Florida election recount nears deadline as Trump stirs the pot with baseless claim
Florida election recount nears deadline as Trump stirs the pot with baseless claim

In the governor's contest, unofficial results showed the Republican Ron DeSantis ahead of the Democrat Andrew Gillum by 0.41 points. Florida's election recount reaches a pivotal point on Thursday as most counties across the state complete reviews that could determine the next senator and governor in one of America's top political battlegrounds. Many of the swing state's 67 counties have finished running their ballots through tallying machines for a second time to decide US Senate and governor's races but, more than a week after midterms election day, major Democratic strongholds are still struggling amid partisan recriminations, a barrage of lawsuits and untested allegations of fraud.

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