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This Happened—January 26: Happy Birthday To Hockey's Great One

On this day in 1961, Wayne Gretzky was born.

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Schengen Threatened, Saudi Cash, Airbnb's Igloo


A rogue Afghan police officer drugged and shot dead 10 of his colleagues early today at a checkpoint in Afghanistan's central province of Uruzgan, Al Jazeera reports. The man collaborated with Taliban insurgents, who joined him in shooting the officers. Weapons and ammunition were missing from the checkpoint after the attack. This is the latest in a long series of so-called "insider" or "green-on-blue" attacks, in which Afghan officers turn their weapons on foreign troops or colleagues. They have been a major problem for the country's security forces, which have struggled with desertion, low morale and mistrust for a long time.

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