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ANKARA, Turkey | 7 Turkish soldiers killed in blast blamed on Kurdish rebels

ANKARA, Turkey— Kurdish rebels on Thursday detonated an explosive device on a road in southeast Turkey, killing at least seven soldiers, a senior official said. Two other soldiers were wounded in the attack. The explosion occurred on a road near the town of Gercus in the majority-Kurdish province of Batman. Numan Kurtulmus, a deputy chairman … Continue reading ANKARA, Turkey | 7 Turkish soldiers killed in blast blamed on Kurdish rebels

Neighbors complain as historic estate awaits improvements

NEWPORT, R.I./ August 25, 2018 (STL.News)— A historic estate owned by billionaire Larry Ellison is drawing complaints from neighbors as it awaits long-promised landscaping improvements. The Newport Daily News reports that the area around the Beechwood mansion remains barren and resembles a construction site even after undergoing a $100 million restoration last year. Ellison, a … Continue reading Neighbors complain as historic estate awaits improvements

MUMBAI, India | Private plane crashes in Mumbai; at least 6 people dead

MUMBAI, India  — A small private plane crashed Thursday in a busy area of Mumbai, India’s financial and entertainment capital, killing at least six people including two on the ground, police said. A former aviation minister said the pilot avoided a much higher toll by hitting an open area at a construction site. The fatalities … Continue reading MUMBAI, India | Private plane crashes in Mumbai; at least 6 people dead