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Trump wins South Carolina, swamping Haley in her home state

Trump wins South Carolina, swamping Haley in her home state

Donald Trump easily defeated Nikki Haley in South Carolina's Republican contest on Saturday, Edison Research projected, extending his winning streak as he marches toward a third consecutive presidential nomination and a rematch with Democratic President Joe Biden, reports Reuters.  The former

Van-pickup truck collision claims lives of eight in California

Van-pickup truck collision claims lives of eight in California

Seven farmworkers travelling in a van and the driver of a pickup truck were killed Friday in a head-on crash in a farming area in central California, police said. The crash at 6:15 am left the van almost completely crumpled among blooming almond trees near the town of Madera, about 25 miles (40 ki

One killed, 17 injured in New York City apartment fire

One killed, 17 injured in New York City apartment fire

One person was killed and 17 were injured in a fire that broke out at a New York City apartment building, leaving some residents trapped on the fire escape on Friday. Twelve people were taken to area hospitals, and four were in critical condition, officials said at a news conference. One person, w

US to impose sanctions on over 500 targets in Russia on Friday

US to impose sanctions on over 500 targets in Russia on Friday

The United States will impose sanctions on over 500 targets on Friday in action marking the second anniversary of Russia's invasion of Ukraine, Deputy US Treasury Secretary Wally Adeyemo told Reuters in an interview on Thursday. The action, taken in partnership with other countries, will target Ru

Boeing 737 Max boss out after blowout

Boeing 737 Max boss out after blowout

The leader of Boeing's troubled 737 Max programme is to leave the company, which has been under pressure since a piece of one of its jets blew off during a passenger flight in January. The departure of Ed Clark after nearly 18 years is part of a wider shake-up of the commercial aeroplane division

12 killed in Mexico gang clash

12 killed in Mexico gang clash

At least 12 people were killed in a confrontation between rival criminal gangs in Mexico's southern state of Guerrero, President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador has said. Investigation into the incident began Tuesday and is ongoing, with National Guard troops already at the site, Lopez Obrador told re

At least 23 dead after gold mine collapses in Venezuela

At least 23 dead after gold mine collapses in Venezuela

At least 23 people have died in central Venezuela after a wall of earth collapsed at an illegally operated gold mine while dozens of people were at work. Yorgi Arciniega, a local official, told the AFP news agency on Wednesday that about 23 bodies had been recovered from the open-pit mine known as