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One dead, five injured in record Moscow snowfall

One dead, five injured in record Moscow snowfall

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Feb. 4 (UPI) -- Record snowfall in Moscow has resulted in travel delays, injuries and at least one death, according the mayor of the Russian capital.Moscow Mayor Sergei Sobyanin said a man died Saturday after a tree fell and knocked down power lines. Five other people were injured amid worsening weather conditions including heavy snowfall and powerful winds."Be careful. According to forecast, the weather will worsen," he wrote on Twitter.Sobyanin added the heavy snow and strong winds have downed more than 2,000 trees.More than half of Moscow's monthly precipitation average fell on Saturday, breaking a record set in 1957.As of Sunday, 109 flights at Moscow airports were delayed and 28 were canceled.Road conditions were also considered hazardous as Sobyanin instructed residents to stay insid...
Dozens injured in protests over Trump's Jerusalem move

Dozens injured in protests over Trump's Jerusalem move

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Jan. 12 (UPI) -- Clashes between Palestinians protesting U.S. President Donald Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital and Israeli forces left dozens injured Friday, Palestinian health officials said.Palestinians held protests -- as they have done each Friday since Trump's announcement in December -- near border areas in the Gaza Strip, including in Rafah, Khan Younis, Gaza City, al-Bireh, Ramallah, Bethlehem, Qalqilyah, Jericho, Nabuls, Hebron and the al-Boreij refugee camp.The Palestinian Health Ministry said 43 Palestinians sustained injuries from live rounds and rubber-coated steel bullets, and 65 others underwent treatment for inhalation of tear gas. Haaretz reported a total of 176 Palestinians had injuries.In addition to recognizing Jerusalem as Israel's capital in early...
4 Palestinians dead, hundreds injured in clashes ahead of Mike Pence's visit

4 Palestinians dead, hundreds injured in clashes ahead of Mike Pence's visit

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For the second Friday in row, thousands of Palestinians in Jerusalem, Gaza and across the occupied West Bank turned out to protest more than a week after President Donald Trump's announcement recognizing Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and days before his vice president visits the region. Nearly 400 Palestinians were injured today across the Palestinian territories, according to the Palestinian Health Ministry. Four Palestinians have also been shot dead by Israeli forces, two in the West Bank and two in Gaza, the Gaza Health Ministry said. Today was the deadliest day since Trump's Dec. 6 announcement, and the funerals are expected to be held Saturday. In Gaza, one of the two Palestinians killed was 29-year-old Ibrahim, a paraplegic who lost both legs during an Israeli airstrike in th...
Pistorius injured in prison fight over phone

Pistorius injured in prison fight over phone

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Oscar Pistorius has been injured after getting involved in a prison fight.The former Paralympic champion had an altercation with another inmate over a public telephone earlier this month.In a statement, South Africa's Department of Correctional Services said Pistorius sustained a bruise during the incident inside the special care unit of Atteridgeville Correctional Centre.Reports suggest fellow prisoners had grown angry with how long the 31-year-old was taking to use the phone, and the fight is now under investigation.Video:Pistorius sentence increased to 13 yearsPistorius is serving a 13-year sentence for killing his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp on Valentine's Day in 2013.Last month, his original sentence was more than doubled by the Supreme Court of Appealafter a court ruled it was too len...
Buffalo Bills rookie QB Nathan Peterman, WR Kelvin Benjamin injured vs. Indianapolis Colts

Buffalo Bills rookie QB Nathan Peterman, WR Kelvin Benjamin injured vs. Indianapolis Colts

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ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. -- Buffalo Bills rookie quarterback Nathan Peterman was escorted to the locker room and evaluated for a concussion during the third quarter of Sunday's snow-ravaged game against the Indianapolis Colts. Also, Buffalo wide receiver Kelvin Benjamin injured his right knee during the third quarter. He returned in the fourth quarter, however. Peterman was injured after he dove at the end of a 2-yard run and was tackled by Colts defenders Antonio Morrison and Johnathan Hankins. There was no penalty on the play and Peterman appeared to hit his head on the ground. Peterman was able to walk to the sideline with assistance from trainers. The Bills were already without starting quarterback Tyrod Taylor, who missed the game with a bruised knee sustained in last week's 23-3 loss to th...