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Suicide bomber kills at least 17 at funeral for Afghan official

Suicide bomber kills at least 17 at funeral for Afghan official

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Dec. 31 (UPI) -- At least 17 people were killed in a suicide bombing in Afghanistan Sunday that targeted the funeral of a local official.An attacker set off an explosive vest among a crowd of mourners at a funeral for former district chief of Haskah Menah, Gul Wali, killing at least 17 people and injuring 14 more, Nangarhar Province spokesman Attaullah Khogyani said.The attack took place as a man approached on foot Maqam Khan cemetery near the provincial capital Jalalabad.Khogyani said he expected the death toll from the attack to rise.There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the attack and the Taliban denied any involvement, according to Al Jazeera.Both the Taliban and an affiliate of the Islamic State are active in the province and have previously targeted officials and securit...
Here Is Every Starbucks Holiday Beverage, Ranked from Least to Most Calories

Here Is Every Starbucks Holiday Beverage, Ranked from Least to Most Calories

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This article originally appeared on People.com.With the holiday season upon us and chilly weather in full force, the craving for a warm, creamy beverage from Starbucks is bound to kick in at some point. But if you're concerned about your waistline, use this handy guide to see what your smartest choices are. (Note: each calorie count is for a 16 oz. grande size made with 2 percent milk and whipped cream (if applicable).)Let's block ads! (Why?) Food - Health.com
8 Alcoholic Drinks Ranked From Most Calories to Least

8 Alcoholic Drinks Ranked From Most Calories to Least

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News flash: A single night out can cost you a shocking 1,000 calories in alcohol alone. During this season’s flurry of festivities, those liquid calories can add up fast–and that’s before you even get to holiday party snacks, sweets, and the heavy breakfast to cure your next-day hangover. Before you know it, you’ve sabotaged the desk lunches you diligently meal prep every week.The good news is that you don’t need to swap your chardonnay for seltzer at every social gathering (though alternating between non-alcoholic and boozy beverages during the night is always a smart idea). Just make wiser decisions when it comes to choosing what to drink.RELATED: 7 Ways to Keep Alcohol From Ruining Your DietHere, Health’s contributing nutrition editor Cynthia Sass, RD, walks us through the highest- and
At least 1 dead in Honduras post-election protests; Still no winner declared

At least 1 dead in Honduras post-election protests; Still no winner declared

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Dec. 1 (UPI) -- At least one person was killed during protests Thursday in Hondura's capital city of Tegucigalpa after the country's electoral commission failed again to declare a winner in the presidential race that many say was rigged.Police threw tear gas at opposition protesters, who responded with rocks and burned tires, the Guardian reported. At least one man was reported dead and several others were injured during the confrontations.Carlos Dada, a journalist for Honduran newspaper El Faro, tweeted that there have been riots, looting,burned-down toll booths in San Pedro Sula and attacks by Honduran security forces throughout the country.On Twitter, people posted videos of the mayhem.Things getting real #Honduraspic.twitter.com/2YwJskQC3U- Richard Ensor (@richardjensor) November 30, 2...
At least two killed in explosion near Chinese port city

At least two killed in explosion near Chinese port city

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Nov. 26 (UPI) -- At least two people were killed following an explosion near a Chinese port city on Sunday.The explosion took place at 8:50 a.m. at the site of a factory set to be demolished in the city of Ningbo in eastern China's Zhejiang province.At least two people were seriously injured and 16 more sustained minor injuries as the blast caused buildings in the area to collapse.Investigators are still working to determine the cause of the explosion, but the municipal gas company said there was no gas pipeline near the explosion site.Firefighters discovered a pothole at the site, believed to be the source of the explosion. Villagers said there was previously a toilet in that spot and investigators confirmed there was a septic tank in the area.The explosion took place in Lijia village whi...