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US Army Reserve soldier serving in Syria dies from injuries sustained in rollover accident

U.S. Army(WASHINGTON) — A 22-year-old U.S. Army Reserve soldier serving in Syria has died from injuries he sustained in a vehicle rollover accident.Spc. Antonio Moore was conducting route clearance operations as part of Operation Inherent Resolve in Deir ez-Zor Province in eastern Syria when he died Friday, according to the Army. It was his first…read more »

Why is Vladimir Putin racing to amend Russia’s constitution?

iStock(MOSCOW) — Ever since Vladimir Putin announced a dramatic overhaul of Russia’s constitution and the removal of his longtime prime minister and cabinet, Russians have been asking themselves a single question: What is Putin up to?Since the Jan. 15 announcement, Putin hasn’t slowed down.He put forward a bill on Monday containing constitutional amendments and by…read more »

Cultural traditions, food and festivities mark Lunar New Year

iStock/kotoffei(BEIJING) — Dragons, red envelopes, dumplings, firecrackers, lanterns and rats are all symbolic of festivities tied to Lunar New Year.As millions ring in the Lunar New Year in Southeast Asia, people will be celebrating by spending time together, sharing food and wishing each other good fortune.What is Lunar New Year?Also known as Chinese New Year…read more »

Six dead, two injured after family shooting in Germany, police say

iStock/pavalena(BERLIN) — Six people are dead and two injured after a shooting in the German town of Rot am See on Friday, local police told ABC News.The gunman opened fire on several members of his family, police said. Three men, aged 36, 65 and 69 were killed, as well as three women, aged 36, 56…read more »

Multiple deaths, several injured after shooting in Germany, police say

iStock/pavalena(BERLIN) — Multiple people are dead and several injured after a shooting in the German town of Rot am See on Friday, local police told ABC News.The authorities are still responding to the shooting, although a suspect has been arrested, local police said.The initial information available to the authorities suggests that the victims and the…read more »

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