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Indonesia evacuates tourists after volcano eruption

Some 1,100 tourists are evacuated after a volcano erupted on Indonesia's Mount Lombok, though hundreds are still missing.
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Posted: September 28, 2016, 9:33 am

Dubai airport grounds flights due to 'drone activity'

Dubai International Airport grounds flights for half an hour due to "unauthorised drone activity", the airport's operator says.
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Posted: September 28, 2016, 9:01 am

Tanzania Magufuli fires officials over 'fake' earthquake account

Tanzania's president sacks senior officials for opening a fake account to siphon money set aside for earthquake victims, his office says.
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Posted: September 28, 2016, 8:48 am

MH17: Dutch-led team to pinpoint Buk missile launch site

An international investigation team looking into the downing of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 is due to release its findings on Wednesday.
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Posted: September 28, 2016, 8:46 am

Shimon Peres, former Israeli president, dies aged 93

Former Israeli PM and President Shimon Peres has died aged 93 following a stroke two weeks ago.
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Posted: September 28, 2016, 8:13 am

Spider bites Australian man on penis again

A 21-year-old Australian tradesman using a portable toilet on a building site is bitten by a venomous spider on the penis for a second time.
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Posted: September 28, 2016, 8:10 am

Thailand's military allows 'culture of torture', says Amnesty

Thailand's military government has allowed a "culture of torture" to flourish, according to a report by rights group Amnesty International.
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Posted: September 28, 2016, 7:12 am

Chinese investors pay A$88.88m for Sydney property

Chinese investors pay a "lucky" A$88,888,888.88 for a Sydney property, as new warnings emerge about a property bubble in the Australian city.
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Posted: September 28, 2016, 5:19 am

Twitch and YouTube 'taking misogynistic abuse in gaming seriously'

Newsbeat's hears from the biggest hosts of online gaming content in the world about the abuse some women face when they stream or share videos.
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Posted: September 28, 2016, 4:47 am

How does a BUK missile system work?

The Ukrainian military has given BBC News access to one of its BUKs, to show how sophisticated a piece of military equipment it is.
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Posted: September 28, 2016, 4:00 am

The Morning After the Debate, Donald Trump Goes on the Attack - New York Times


New York Times

The Morning After the Debate, Donald Trump Goes on the Attack
New York Times
Donald J. Trump at a town hall-style campaign event on Tuesday at Miami Dade College in Miami. Credit Damon Winter/The New York Times. Donald J. Trump lashed out on Tuesday in the aftermath of a disappointing first debate with Hillary Clinton, scolding ...
Andrew Coyne: If logic had anything to do with the US election, it would not be a close raceNational Post
Tom's Take: Debate performances reinforce views of Donald Trump, Hillary ClintonGlobalnews.ca
Presidential debate: Trump-Clinton showdown breaks TV recordsBBC News
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Posted: September 28, 2016, 2:27 am

Shimon Peres, guiding hand behind Israel-PLO peace pact, dies at 93 - The Globe and Mail


The Globe and Mail

Shimon Peres, guiding hand behind Israel-PLO peace pact, dies at 93
The Globe and Mail
If he were judged only on how he fared in politics, Shimon Peres, who died on Wednesday at the age of 93, two weeks after a stroke, would go down as a relatively minor figure in Israel's history. Although he had one of those can't-miss pedigrees ...
Peres saw hope for world where young people can get beyond the pastCBC.ca
Condolences pour in for former Israeli president Shimon Peres, dead at 93CTV News
Shimon Peres, former president of Israel and Nobel Peace Prize winner, dead at 93National Post
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Posted: September 28, 2016, 2:12 am

Long legacy

The BBC's Kevin Connolly looks back at the long career of Shimon Peres, who helped shape every decade of Israel's life.
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Posted: September 28, 2016, 2:11 am

Presidential debate: Trump-Clinton showdown breaks TV record

The first US presidential debate is watched by 84 million people, breaking a record set by Jimmy Carter and Ronald Reagan in 1980.
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Posted: September 28, 2016, 1:17 am

Wells Fargo chief forfeits $41m amid corruption probe

Wells Fargo chief executive John Stumpf forfeits $41m (£31.5m) in share bonuses as the bank giant tries to stem a scandal over its sales practices.
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Posted: September 28, 2016, 1:03 am

Serena Williams vows: 'I won't be silent' on police violence

Serena Williams speaks out against law enforcement brutality, quoting Martin Luther King as she says: "There comes a time when silence is betrayal".
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Posted: September 28, 2016, 12:25 am

New Note 7 burst into flames, owner says

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Posted: September 28, 2016, 12:25 am

Naysayers

BBC Monitoring looks at the most contentious issues in the peace deal signed by the Colombian government and left-wing Farc rebels ahead of a popular vote on 2 October.
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Posted: September 27, 2016, 11:44 pm

Threat of violence

India's official entry to the Best Foreign Language film at Oscars is a gritty crime drama on police brutality and corruption, writes Sudha G Tilak.
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Posted: September 27, 2016, 11:39 pm

Bags of joy

Finnish-Syrian father-of-six Rami Adhan has become known as the "toy smuggler" for taking large bags of toys into Syria for children suffering in the war.
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Posted: September 27, 2016, 11:27 pm

'Seething fury'

Canada's First Nations use a royal tour to push for political action on social issues and say there is "seething fury" over the slow course of change.
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Posted: September 27, 2016, 11:26 pm

Created equal

The Republican Party may not be the most natural home for a transgender woman from New Jersey - but Jennifer Williams is trying to change it from the inside.
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Posted: September 27, 2016, 11:20 pm

Surviving Attica

In September 1971, inmates seized control of the Attica Correctional Facility in New York state - Carlos Roche was one of the prisoners.
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Posted: September 27, 2016, 11:19 pm

Woman returns home to discover burglars having sex on her couch - Globalnews.ca


Globalnews.ca

Woman returns home to discover burglars having sex on her couch
Globalnews.ca
A woman in South Memphis didn't have to go very far to find the people who broke into her house. Jamie Barnes says she returned to her home on Davant Street in South Memphis, Tennessee on Sunday to find her house had been broken into – and the two ...
'It's like they just had a big old nasty party'; Homeowner walks in on alleged thieves having sex on her couchToronto Sun
Tennessee woman catches burglars having sex on her couch after ransacking her houseDaily Mail
Woman says she returned home to find burglars having sex on her couchInternational Business Times UK
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Posted: September 27, 2016, 11:18 pm

England manager caught in undercover sting

England soccer coach Sam Allardyce is fighting for his future after seemingly admitting on video that he knew of ways to skirt FIFA rules on player ownership.
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Posted: September 27, 2016, 11:09 pm

Refugees plant roots in Austria's gardens

As Austria tries to integrate thousands of refugees and migrants, one group sets up a communal garden to build ties.
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Posted: September 27, 2016, 11:03 pm

Why is this woman flying 4,500 miles?

British conservationist Sacha Dench is on the first leg of an epic 4,500 mile paramotor flight following migrating swans.
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Posted: September 27, 2016, 11:01 pm

Syria conflict: US pledges $360m in additional aid

The US government promises to provide $364m (£276m) more in humanitarian aid to people affected by the conflict in Syria.
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Posted: September 27, 2016, 10:46 pm

Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump's debate body language

Communications consultant Mary Civiello talks about what Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton's body language can tell us about who won the first Presidential debate.
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Posted: September 27, 2016, 10:25 pm

Taliban as Disappointed in the Presidential Debate as the Rest of Us - SFGate


SFGate

Taliban as Disappointed in the Presidential Debate as the Rest of Us
SFGate
Taliban leaders watched the presidential debate from a secret location in Afghanistan, and were were disappointed that the candidates didn't discuss the landlocked country, according to NBC News. “We were very interested in watching,” Taliban ...
Even Taliban leaders watched the Clinton, Trump debate on MondayThe Week Magazine
Two Afghan Soldiers Kill 12 Colleagues at Post Outside KunduzWall Street Journal
At Least 12 Afghan Soldiers Die In 'Insider Attack'malaysiandigest.com
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Posted: September 27, 2016, 8:22 pm

Jordanian writer's killer confesses, faces execution - Al-Arabiya


Al-Arabiya

Jordanian writer's killer confesses, faces execution
Al-Arabiya
A former imam who shot dead writer Nahed Hattar on the steps of the palace of justice on Sunday, faces execution after confessing to the shooting. Riyad Abdullah, 49 years old, gave himself up to police after he killed the writer who was facing ...
Watchdog calls for removing charge on 'defamation of religion'Jordan Times
Nahed Hattar was shot dead after sharing a cartoon, and now the man who drew it fears for his lifeAl-Bawaba
PEN Canada denounces killing of Jordanian writer over Islam cartoonRadio Canada International
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Posted: September 27, 2016, 8:20 pm

'This isn't Pompeii, this is Aleppo'

As Aleppo was hammered by 200 airstrikes this weekend, activists and aid workers posted dozens of pictures and videos online. Each of them heartbreaking, each of them helping to convey horror of the besieged city. On Friday afternoon, a photo of a father and son who had fallen victim to the war emerged. Covered in blood and dust, the pressure of the rubble holding their final postures in place.
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Posted: September 27, 2016, 7:46 pm

Germany: Dresden mosque bombed in 'xenophobic' attack - Aljazeera.com


Aljazeera.com

Germany: Dresden mosque bombed in 'xenophobic' attack
Aljazeera.com
Blasts at mosque and convention centre overshadow events marking the 10th anniversary of the German Islam Conference. 27 Sep 2016 19:29 GMT. Listen to this page using ReadSpeaker. 0; All Social. Police say improvised explosive device placed at the ...
Bombs explode at Dresden, Germany, mosque, conference centerUPI.com
Bombings target mosque and conference center in Dresden, GermanyLos Angeles Times
'Tense atmosphere in Germany as xenophobia & racism on the rise'RT
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Posted: September 27, 2016, 7:30 pm

Measles eliminated in Americas: WHO

Measles Outbreak

The Americas has become the first region in the world to be free of measles, Pan American Health Organization declares.

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Posted: September 27, 2016, 7:26 pm

Girl rebukes Charlotte mayor over police shootings

A young African-American girl delivers a tearful plea about police shootings to city officials in Charlotte, North Carolina.
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Posted: September 27, 2016, 7:24 pm

Drug industry bad boy Martin Shkreli auctions off right to punch his face

Drug Price Hikes Shkreli

Martin Shkreli, the bad boy of the U.S. pharmaceuticals industry due to his jacking up of prescription drug prices, says he'll let someone punch him in the face — for a donation to help the son of a friend who died.

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Posted: September 27, 2016, 6:50 pm

Colombians celebrate historic peace accord, but road to reconciliation is long - Toronto Star


Toronto Star

Colombians celebrate historic peace accord, but road to reconciliation is long
Toronto Star
Colombians must now show even more determination to implement an ambitious accord that will test their capacity for reconciliation. Colombians celebrate signing of historic peace deal. ▷. Colombia's leftist FARC rebel force signed a historic peace ...
Will Peace with the FARC End Violence in Colombia?Huffington Post
Colombia embarks on path to peace with historic accordTheChronicleHerald.ca
Colombia peace deal: What are the most contentious points?BBC News
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Posted: September 27, 2016, 6:31 pm

Weighty issue

Former Miss Universe Alicia Machado claims Donald Trump, who owned the beauty contest, called her "Miss Piggy" after she gained weight.
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Posted: September 27, 2016, 6:20 pm

Trump’s debate sniffle snafu

NOT only does Donald Trump deny sniffling during the presidential debate, he claims he could have been sabotaged.
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Posted: September 27, 2016, 5:42 pm

Aleppo residents struggle to avoid starvation

In one part of rebel-held Aleppo, nearly all families have left - the ones who remain face starvation.
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Posted: September 27, 2016, 5:41 pm

When Tom Hanks runs into your wedding photos

The Oscar-winning actor literally runs into a happy couple in Central Park, takes a selfie, and offers his blessing.
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Posted: September 27, 2016, 5:33 pm

‘It felt like a bomb went off’

A DRUG lab inside a New York home has exploded, killing a top firefighter and injuring six cops who were called to the property for a reported gas leak.
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Posted: September 27, 2016, 5:26 pm

Deadly Typhoon Megi wreaks havoc

THE third typhoon to hit Taiwan this month has killed at least four and injured hundreds, with 160km/h winds lashing the island.
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Posted: September 27, 2016, 5:17 pm

When Tom Hanks photobombs your wedding

The Oscar-winning actor literally runs into a happy couple in Central Park, takes a selfie, and offers his blessing.
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Posted: September 27, 2016, 5:17 pm

Will it fly?

The idea of beefing up a EU military prompts a warning from the UK's defence secretary but reassurance from Germany and Nato.
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Posted: September 27, 2016, 4:40 pm

Photos from the British royal family's visit to Canada

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are visiting Canada with their two young children, Prince George and Princess Charlotte.
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Posted: September 27, 2016, 4:11 pm

Wells Fargo may claw back pay from execs in wake of bogus account scandal

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The board of directors of Wells Fargo & Co. is reported to be considering clawing back some of the millions of dollars in pay to some of its top executives.

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Posted: September 27, 2016, 4:01 pm

Elon Musk reveals plan to get humans to Mars within 10 years

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SpaceX CEO Elon Musk updated the world on his ambitious plans to get humans to Mars within the next 10 years, something he said would insure the human race against some kind of doomsday event, which he said is likely inevitable at some point in the distant future.

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Posted: September 27, 2016, 3:33 pm

Aleppo has become a 'ghost city'

Everyone is waiting for a way out of Aleppo, says 28-year-old Monther Etaky, a graphic designer who lives there.
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Posted: September 27, 2016, 3:14 pm

Katy Perry strips naked for election

TRUE to her word, singer Katy Perry has gone completely nude in a new video encouraging Americans to vote in the November election.
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Posted: September 27, 2016, 2:48 pm

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