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    Iran launches drone attack at Israel -IDF

    STORY: The drones' flight time would take several hours, chief military spokesperson Rear Admiral Daniel Hagari said in a televised briefing. He confirmed media reports that "Wing of Zion", Israel's version of the U.S. "Air Force One", was airborne, saying this was due to operational considerations."This is a severe and dangerous escalation," said Hagari.

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    Thousands rally against Netanyahu gov't in Tel Aviv

    STORY: Protester Mimi Lahad called Netanyahu a dictator, adding that she, "didn't want a dictatorship" and that the protesters, "want change."As concern mounts in Israel for the wellbeing of the 129 remaining hostages, who cannot be contacted, their families and friends have organized increasingly vocal demonstrations against Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's rightist government.They have dovetailed with activists who have long called for Netanyahu's ouster given his trial on graft charges - w

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    Ohtani's ex-interpreter released on $25,000 bond

    STORY: The former interpreter for Japanese baseball star Shohei Ohtani made his first appearance in court Friday on a bank fraud charge accusing him of stealing $16 million from the LA Dodger to cover illegal gambling debts. Ippei Mizuhara, who was initially wearing ankle shackles, was released on bond of $25,000 and apologized through a lawyer at the court hearing. He did not enter a plea during a 25-minute proceeding before a judge in downtown Los Angeles, who ordered him to return for an arra

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    Inside the Sydney mall after a deadly knife attack

    STORY: Footage published on social media by an eyewitness showed crowds of people running to evacuate the mall, as the body of the attacker laid on the ground surrounded by officers.Five of the six victims killed were women, while eight people, including a nine-month-old baby, were taken to hospital with stab wounds, New South Wales Police said. Prime Minister Anthony Albanese said there was no indication yet of the man's motive.Australia, a country of about 26 million people, has some of the wo

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    Northern Spain's Galicia breaks April heat records

    STORY: In some parts of northern Spain and the Canary Islands, the temperature was up to 15 degrees Celsius (59 degrees Fahrenheit) higher than the normal April temperature, the agency said on X, formerly Twitter, on Saturday (April 13).On Friday, records were also broken in the Galician cities of Ourense and Leiro where the mercury hit 33.9 and 34.9 respectively, AEMET reported.Ruben del Campo, a spokesman for AEMET, explained records are being broken more frequently because masses of warm air

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    Failed Drug-Sniffing Dog Becomes Icon In Taiwan's Earthquake Recovery

    Roger was "too friendly and boisterous" for work in drug detection — but his personality was perfect for a search-and-rescue dog.

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    Death of Israeli teenager in West Bank fuels attacks on Palestinians

    Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Saturday condemned the "heinous murder" of an Israeli teenager in the occupied West Bank as attacks on Palestinian villages intensified following news of his death. After Benjamin Achimeir, 14, was reported missing near Ramallah on Friday, hundreds of Jewish settlers backed by Israeli forces raided nearby Palestinian villages, torching cars and homes, and left at least one villager dead and dozens wounded.The attacks escalated in several villages on Saturday