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At least 3 dead from Amtrak train derailment in Washington state

(Worthy News) – At least three people died and dozens were injured after an Amtrak train on the inaugural run of a new route derailed in Washington state this morning, with part of the train careening off an overpass onto a heavily-trafficked highway below, a local official said. None of the deaths were among those…

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Suicide bombers attack Pakistan church, killing at least 9, officials say

(Worthy News) – Two suicide bombers attacked a church in Pakistan where hundreds of worshippers were attending service ahead of Christmas, killing at least nine people and injuring dozens of others, officials said. One of the suicide bombers was shot dead outside Bethel Memorial Methodist Church in Quetta, but the other assailant made it to…

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Four Palestinians killed in further Jerusalem-declaration violence

(Worthy News) – Four Palestinians were killed by security forces over the weekend as violence escalated in the West Bank and the Gaza Strip. A Border Police officer was moderately wounded when a rioter stabbed him in the shoulder outside of Ramallah. Riots have broken out every day since US President Donald Trump declared on…

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Soldiers clash with hundreds of rioters in Ramallah

(Worthy News) – Undercover Border Police officers dressed as Palestinians arrested three rioters during a violent standoff outside Ramallah on Tuesday, according to the IDF Spokesperson’s Unit. Some 400 Palestinians clashed with Israeli security forces, burning tires and throwing stones and firebombs, the IDF said. Security personnel shot tear gas and stun grenades at the…

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Hundreds of thousands mourn Jewish spiritual leader in Israel

(Worthy News) – Hundreds of thousands attended funeral ceremonies in Israel Tuesday for a spiritual leader of ultra-Orthodox Jews after his death aged 104, with a sea of black-hatted mourners thronging his neighbourhood. Rabbi Aaron Yehuda Leib Shteinman was considered the leading spiritual authority for ultra-Orthodox Judaism, and his death led to an outpouring of…

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Hindu Extremists Beat Pastors, Stop Gospel Event in India

(Worthy News) – Berating and slapping two pastors into signing an apology letter before police, Hindu extremists stopped a planned three-day gospel meeting in Chhattisgarh state, India minutes before it was to begin, sources said. Hindu nationalists beat pastor Vijay Jogi and pastor Santosh Rao minutes before the start of the first meeting, where about…

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Protesters of Trump’s Jerusalem decision march in Chicago

(Worthy News) – Some 200 people protesting President Donald Trump’s decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital and move the United States Embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem took to the streets of Chicago. The protesters gathered Thursday evening, a day after the president’s announcement, at the city’s Federal Plaza in the downtown area called…

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Israeli soldier stabbed to death in apparent terror attack

(Worthy News) – A twenty year-old man was stabbed to death in the southern Israeli city of Arad on Thursday in what police said was an apparent terrorist attack. At around 22:00 local time, paramedics reported that while attending a call near a shopping mall in the small city at the edge of the Negev…

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Israel thwarts attempt to smuggle tons of explosive material into Gaza

(Worthy News) – An attempt to smuggle tons of explosive material into the Gaza Strip has been thwarted by the Israeli Ministry of Defense’s Crossing Authority, it was announced on Wednesday. The attempt was foiled thanks to a new, advanced chemistry laboratory that was set up in recent weeks at Israel’s Kerem Shalom crossing with…

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