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Alaska’s Mount Redoubt volcano erupted five times overnight Monday, sending an ash plume more than nine miles into the air in the volcano’s first emissions in nearly 20 years

Israel’s military condemned shirts worn by soldiers that depict scenes of violence against Palestinians on Monday as the army faces increasing domestic criticism over its conduct during the recent Gaza war.

Nicholas Hughes, the son of poet Sylvia Plath, has killed himself, 46 years after his mother committed suicide and almost 40 years to the day after his stepmother, Assia Wevill, did the same. He was 47.

A blast in south Lebanon on Monday killed a senior Fatah official and three bodyguards near a Palestinian refugee camp.

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