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at 10:42 on December 19, 2014, EST.

Pakistan military strikes targets in northwest following school massacre, 77 militants dead

ISLAMABAD - Pakistani warplanes and ground forces killed at least 77 militants in a northwestern tribal region near the Afghan border, officials said Friday, days after Taliban fighters killed 148 people — most of them children — in a school massacre.

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at 10:20 on December 19, 2014, EST.

8 children found dead and mother wounded in a home in northern Australia

SYDNEY - The bodies of eight children — aged 18 months to 15 years — and a wounded woman were discovered in a home in northern Australia on Friday, police said.

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at 09:54 on December 19, 2014, EST.

Parents of theatre shooting suspect James Holmes plead for him to be spared death penalty

DENVER - The parents of Colorado theatre shooting suspect James Holmes are pleading for him to be spared the death penalty.

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at 08:43 on December 19, 2014, EST.

Israeli military says Gaza rocket strikes in first attack since September

JERUSALEM - The Israeli military says a rocket fired from the Gaza Strip struck southern Israel in the first such attack since September.

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at 08:42 on December 19, 2014, EST.

Volcanic eruption in eastern Indonesia hurts 4 hikers, leaves 1 missing, shuts airport

TERNATE, Indonesia - A volcano in eastern Indonesia erupted Friday, spewing towering clouds of hot ash into the air and leaving four hikers injured and one missing when they scrambled to safety, an official said.

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at 08:41 on December 19, 2014, EST.

Lava slows down but stays on track to hit small town marketplace on Hawaii's Big Island

HONOLULU, Hawaii - Lava from an active volcano on Hawaii's Big Island slowed slightly but stayed on track to hit a shopping centre in the small town of Pahoa.

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19.12.2014

Pakistan military strikes targets in northwest following school massacre, 77 militants dead

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19.12.2014

8 children found dead and mother wounded in a home in northern Australia

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19.12.2014

Parents of theatre shooting suspect James Holmes plead for him to be spared death penalty

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19.12.2014

Israeli military says Gaza rocket strikes in first attack since September

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