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More than a dozen hurt after auto drives into crowds at Copacabana

More than a dozen hurt after auto drives into crowds at Copacabana

The Twitter account of Brazil's military police force reports the number of injured and says the driver in Thursday night's incident has been taken into custody. The driver was held at the scene and taken to hospital. According to RT, authorities reportedly found anti-epilepsy medication inside the vehicle.


DPRK to Compete in Four Sports in PyeongChang 2018

DPRK to Compete in Four Sports in PyeongChang 2018

The Koreas said in the statement that their National Olympic Committees would discuss which Olympic events North Korean athletes would participate in and how many would attend. North Korea had altogether boycotted Seoul 1988, the only previous Olympics on the divided peninsula. The DPRK delegations will use a land route in the west region to cross the inter-Korean border to South Korea .


Entire China could soon be within India's N-strike zone

Entire China could soon be within India's N-strike zone

Agni-V, with a range of over 5,000 km, is India's longest range ballistic missile and can reach most parts of China, making it the mainstay of India's triad to deliver nuclear weapons. "This successful test of Agni-V reaffirms the country's indigenous missile capabilities and further strengthens our credible deterrence", said a defence ministry official.


Dayton Proposes $1.5 Billion Bonding Bill, Repubs Say Too Large

Dayton Proposes $1.5 Billion Bonding Bill, Repubs Say Too Large

Minnesota communities need the state's help in those areas, said Rep. Alice Hausman, the DFL lead on the House Capital Investment Committee. In his statement, Dayton said his plan will help invest in the state's future, adding that underinvestment in past years has "shortchanged" higher education.


Escaped inmate busted after more than a week on the run

Escaped inmate busted after more than a week on the run

The state Department of Correction said Wednesday that 25-year-old Jerry Mercado was arrested in Georgia. "At approximately 4:15 pm., the store clerk at the Chevron station called 911 to report the wanted person was back in the store", he said.