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Israel firefighters say all fires extinguished

Israel firefighters say all fires extinguished

All major fires have been extinguished. The rare talk between Israeli and Palestinian leaders came as a string of massive fires have been raging for five days in Israel and its neighbors including the West Bank, Egypt and Lebanon. A US Supertanker, considered the largest firefighting aircraft in the world, joined the emergency operation on Saturday. The fire forced tens of thousands of them to flee on Thursday.


Edinson Cavani accepts yellow card for Chapecoense tribute

Edinson Cavani accepts yellow card for Chapecoense tribute

PSG's Edinson Cavani paid tribute to Chapecoense after his goal against Angers in Ligue 1. Uruguay worldwide Cavani doubled PSG's lead in the 66th-minute from the penalty spot after Thiago Silva's first-half opener, and he took off his PSG shirt to reveal a white T-shirt with "Fuerza" [Stength] written underneath the Chapecoense crest.


Man charged with plotting terror attack to appear in court

Man charged with plotting terror attack to appear in court

A 20-year-old North Carolina man was directed by a top Islamic State recruiter to initiate attacks on targets in North Carolina and Virginia, according to the Department of Justice. Federal prosecutors said Sullivan started watching violent ISIL attacks, such as beheadings, in September 2014 and collected them on his laptops. Sullivan admitted that he stole a.22-caliber rifle from his stepfather's gun cabinet, and forensic testing linked the rifle to Clark's death.


Austria's presidential candidates trade accusations in final debate

Austria's presidential candidates trade accusations in final debate

The election pits Norbert Hofer, seeking to become Europe's first far-right president since 1945, against independent ecologist Alexander Van der Bellen. Described as the FPOe's "friendly face", the self-proclaimed political "gladiator" pushes themes like anti-immigration with a winning smile instead of the incendiary rhetoric of party chief Heinz-Christian Strache.