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Washington state attack: Manhunt after Burlington shootings

Police in the north-western US state of Washington hunt for a gunman who opened fire in a shopping mall north of Seattle, killing five people.
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Posted: September 24, 2016, 4:42 pm

Obama opens African-American museum in Washington DC

US President Barack Obama opens a new museum about the African-American experience and culture in Washington DC.
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Posted: September 24, 2016, 3:51 pm

The secret costs of Islamophobia

Islamophobia didn't start on 9/11. It's rooted in one of America's oldest prejudices -- and it's more dangerous than you think.
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Posted: September 24, 2016, 2:33 pm

Calais migrants: Hollande sets out plan to close Jungle camp

French President Francois Hollande says he intends to close the "Jungle" camp in Calais and move 9,000 migrants to reception centres across France.
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Posted: September 24, 2016, 2:10 pm

Ugandan police block gay pride parade

Ugandan police stop gay pride celebrations in two resorts outside the capital Kampala.
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Posted: September 24, 2016, 1:59 pm

Jeremy Corbyn wins the UK Labour Party's leadership battle

Britain's opposition Labour party has today confirmed Jeremy Corbyn as leader after the left-winger saw off a challenge from fellow Labour MP Owen Smith.
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Posted: September 24, 2016, 1:35 pm

Syria conflict: Air strikes leave Aleppo 'without water'

Intensified attacks on the Syrian city of Aleppo have left nearly two million people without water and at risk of disease, the UN says.
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Posted: September 24, 2016, 11:56 am

Manhunt underway for Cascade Mall shooter who killed 5 - Globalnews.ca


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Manhunt underway for Cascade Mall shooter who killed 5
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WATCH: Four people are confirmed dead after a shooting at the Cascade Mall in Burlington, Wash. on Friday night. At least one suspect was seen leaving the scene before police arrived. What is this? Sponsored content is written by Global News' editorial ...
Washington mall shooting: Gunman kills 5 people, disappearsCNN
Police hunt gunman who killed 5 at Washington state mallCTV News
5 dead in mall shooting outside Seattle; gunman at largeUSA TODAY
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Posted: September 24, 2016, 11:29 am

Video emerges of N Carolina shooting

Video emerges of the moment North Carolina police shot a black man, captured by his wife, who is heard pleading: "Don't shoot him!"
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Posted: September 24, 2016, 10:54 am

Aleppo strikes leave children trapped beneath rubble - CNN


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Aleppo strikes leave children trapped beneath rubble
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(CNN) Bloodied toddlers wail on a hospital bed. Rescuers pull a baby from rubble, unsure whether the child will survive. The latest videos from rebel-held eastern Aleppo purportedly show scenes from a nightmare that a joint US-Russian peace plan was ...
Syrian war: Dozens of civilians killed as almost 2 million left without water by 'relentless' air strikes in AleppoThe Independent
Lavrov: Syrian ceasefire hinges on all sides involvedAl-Arabiya
How this week brought Russia-US relations to a new lowCNN International
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Posted: September 24, 2016, 10:34 am

Deep divisions over elephants to dominate key species meeting

The world's biggest conference on species protection has opened in South Africa amid differing views on the survival of elephants.
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Posted: September 24, 2016, 10:34 am

Italy court orders man to buy feminist books for underage victim

An Italian judge orders a man convicted of using an underage prostitute to buy her feminist literature.
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Posted: September 24, 2016, 9:55 am

Nirvana nostalgia

The album which catapulted Nirvana, Kurt Cobain and grunge on to the global stage is a quarter-century old, but what does it mean to the youth of the 90s?
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Posted: September 24, 2016, 9:15 am

For the Record's week in review: Clinton wants a fact-check - USA TODAY


USA TODAY

For the Record's week in review: Clinton wants a fact-check
USA TODAY
We are so close to watching Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump battle it out on stage in their first debate. This could be the most the two of them have talked since Clinton attended Trump's wedding to Melania more than a decade ago. USA TODAY will have ...
WHY IT MATTERS: Issues at Stake in ElectionNew York Times
Clinton and Trump on the issues: the US economyBusiness Insider
CEO Daily: Trump needs a big moment at Monday's debateFortune
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Posted: September 24, 2016, 9:02 am

Building peace in Colombia may be more challenging than 50 years of war - CBC.ca


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Building peace in Colombia may be more challenging than 50 years of war
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It was a week-long farewell to arms by Colombian guerrillas, a kind of Marxist-Leninist jamboree that included emotional speeches, music concerts and plenty of beer. Now comes the hard part. The event, which ended Friday in the savannas of southern ...
Peace deal puts Colombia at heart of Year of MercyCrux: Covering all things Catholic
Colombia to sign historic peace ...Rappler
Wounds heal slowly in Colombian town engulfed by rebelsBusiness Insider
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Posted: September 24, 2016, 9:02 am

Pippa Middleton iCloud hack claims investigated by police - BBC News


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Pippa Middleton iCloud hack claims investigated by police
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Police are investigating claims an iCloud account reportedly belonging to the Duchess of Cambridge's sister Pippa Middleton has been hacked and private photographs stolen. The Sun reported that it was offered the images, which it said included shots of ...
Images of Kate, George and Charlotte 'stolen' from Pippa Middleton by hackersBelfast Telegraph
Cops hunt cyber thief 'Crafty Cockney' who attempted to flog 'intimate' pics of Pippa Middleton including NUDE snaps ...The Sun

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Posted: September 24, 2016, 8:55 am

US mall shooting: 'Stay indoors, stay secure'

US police searching for a gunman who shot four women dead at a mall in Burlington, Washington State, warn people to stay indoors until he is caught.
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Posted: September 24, 2016, 8:37 am

Michelin star fails to save Shanghai restaurant

A Shanghai restaurant closes a day after being awarded a Michelin star, reportedly because it lacked the necessary licences to operate.
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Posted: September 24, 2016, 8:15 am

24 passengers killed in Pakistan after bus plunges into river, police say - CTV News


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24 passengers killed in Pakistan after bus plunges into river, police say
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MUZAFFARABAD, Pakistan - Pakistani police say a speeding bus has plunged into a fast-flowing river in Pakistan's part of Kashmir, killing at least 24 passengers. Local police official Aslam Khan said the bus fell into the Neelum river Friday night and ...
24 feared killed after bus plunges into river in PakistanBT.com
Dozens feared dead after bus plunges into river in PakistanSTV News
Muzaffarabad bus accident: 23 dead in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir after vehicle plunges into riverInternational Business Times UK
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Posted: September 24, 2016, 7:36 am

New law may complicate release of Charlotte police video - CTV News


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New law may complicate release of Charlotte police video
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CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Protesters who have filled the streets to push for the release of video of a fatal police shooting could see their task get much harder if Charlotte authorities do not share the footage within a week. A North Carolina law that takes ...
Charlotte has 4th night of protests after police shootingUSA TODAY
Fourth night of Charlotte protests is largely peacefulFox News
Charlotte has 4th night of protest over police shootingWKRN.com
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Posted: September 24, 2016, 5:25 am

Pleitgen: Syrian people do not deserve what is happening in their country

Ceasefires come and go, the violence gets worse, the only thing that rises is the death toll writes CNN's Fred Pleitgen, who has reported extensively on Syria.
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Posted: September 24, 2016, 5:08 am

Ted Cruz's flip-flop on supporting Donald Trump alienated his conservative supporters - National Post


National Post

Ted Cruz's flip-flop on supporting Donald Trump alienated his conservative supporters
National Post
AUSTIN – Mike Lee wasn't going to let Ted Cruz down. The Utah senator was the first of Cruz's 53 Republican colleagues to endorse him. In June, at the end of a book tour waylaid by questions about Donald Trump, Lee spoke with unusual passion about why ...
Cruz finally throws support behind Trump's campaignCTV News
The most heartbreaking revelation in Rakeyia Scott's video is that she suspected police would shoot her husband.New Republic
Ted Cruz to vote for Trump, whom he once called 'utterly amoral'Toronto Sun
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Posted: September 24, 2016, 4:10 am

Sabrina the Teenage Witch actor is unrecognisable

HE PLAYED the love interest of Melissa Joan Hart in the much-loved ’90s sitcom Sabrina the Teenage Witch, but what does Harvey look like now?
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Posted: September 24, 2016, 3:11 am

Protesters: ’Just release the tapes’

PROTESTERS have taken to the streets of Charlotte for a fourth night demanding police release footage of a Keith Scott’s death — after video taken by the dead man’s wife was posted online.
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Posted: September 24, 2016, 2:59 am

Iceland wants to sue Iceland. For real

TALK about giving someone the cold shoulder! Iceland, the country, is threatening to sue a frozen food company, Iceland, over ... you guessed it.
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Posted: September 24, 2016, 2:06 am

Notorious people smuggler arrested

INDONESIAN police have arrested a notorious people smuggler known as ‘Captain Bram’, who reportedly brought more than 1500 asylum seekers to Australia.
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Posted: September 24, 2016, 1:36 am

Colombia's FARC rebels ratify peace accord to end 52-year war

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Colombia's FARC rebel group voted unanimously to approve a peace deal with the government on Friday, declaring an end to the five-decade war as it prepares to transition into a new political party.

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Posted: September 24, 2016, 1:32 am

Woman shoots dead armed intruder

WATCH: Surveillance footage shows the dramatic moment a US woman shoots at three armed men, killing one.
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Posted: September 24, 2016, 12:48 am

Whose rights?

There were opposing protests outside Poland's parliament on Friday as it debated a motion to completely ban abortion.
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Posted: September 23, 2016, 11:54 pm

Fragile state

A Bosnian Serb referendum rekindles ethnic tensions and concerns about Russian involvement, Guy Delauney reports from Belgrade.
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Posted: September 23, 2016, 11:53 pm

Danger ahead

A mother-of-three inspires thousands by walking 250km across Somalia to prove the country finally has peace.
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Posted: September 23, 2016, 11:47 pm

N. Korea: US faces 'consequences beyond imagination'

North Korea went on the offensive Friday, blasting the US for "aggression" in Asia, blaming Washington for its pursuit of nuclear weapons and threatening the US with "tremendous consequences beyond imagination."
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Posted: September 23, 2016, 11:45 pm

Drought nightmare

The majority of villages on India's Cauvery river in Karnataka state are seeing a drought-like situation, triggering the war over water sharing with neighbouring Tamil Nadu, reports Prabhu Mallikarjunan.
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Posted: September 23, 2016, 11:38 pm

Bern 2.0 takes on UK government

FEEL the Bern 2.0. Bernie Sanders’ lookalike brother Larry has been ‘stealing his policies’ and is running for David Cameron’s old seat in the UK.
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Posted: September 23, 2016, 11:34 pm

Shocking death

A murder case in China - where a teenager reportedly killed her mother after being sent to an internet addiction treatment centre, has sparked shock across the country.
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Posted: September 23, 2016, 11:33 pm

Germany makes condoms mandatory

GERMANY has ruled that condoms are mandatory for men having sex with prostitutes as part of a package of reforms designed to make women safer.
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Posted: September 23, 2016, 11:31 pm

Horses 'can communicate with humans'

Horses have joined a select club of animals that can communicate by pointing to symbols, say scientists.
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Posted: September 23, 2016, 11:13 pm

Female Farc fighter admits babies were aborted

A female member of the Farc says women who got pregnant while fighting for the rebel group did sometimes abort their babies.
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Posted: September 23, 2016, 11:11 pm

Children pulled from rubble of Aleppo

GRAPHIC: Harrowing images of children being pulled out alive from under rubble have emerged from Syria as missiles rained down on rebel-held areas of Aleppo.
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Posted: September 23, 2016, 11:06 pm

Actor Richard Hong found dead at George Stroumboulopoulos's L.A. home

Richard Hong

The body of Canadian actor Richard Hong was found early Friday morning at a Los Angeles home rented by George Stroumboulopoulos.

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Posted: September 23, 2016, 10:26 pm

US election: Ted Cruz endorses Trump for president

Republican Ted Cruz endorses Donald Trump in the race for the White House, a man he once described as a "rat" and a "trainwreck".
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Posted: September 23, 2016, 10:15 pm

Baby pulled alive from ruins of Aleppo

Aleppo has come under heavy attack for a second day after the government announced a new assault to retake rebel areas.
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Posted: September 23, 2016, 9:58 pm

Drunk student hands in worst essay ever

A STUDENT wrote to her professor saying she had too many Dr. Peppers before handing in the assignment complete with mistakes and a “love you”.
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Posted: September 23, 2016, 9:46 pm

‘He was a hero in so many ways’

AN AUSSIE art gallery owner has been praised as a hero by his wife after he moved her out of danger moments before masked robbers shot him dead in the US.
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Posted: September 23, 2016, 9:45 pm

Elephant ivory trade under scrutiny at upcoming wildlife conference

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The fate of the elephant hangs in the balance this weekend as the international body that regulates trade in endangered species gathers in South Africa.

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Posted: September 23, 2016, 9:31 pm

Inside the RAF's Iraq campaign as it tries to liberate Mosul

Defence correspondent Jonathan Beale has spent time with the British air force helping Iraqi troops in Mosul.
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Posted: September 23, 2016, 9:11 pm

Cruz on Trump

Ted Cruz hasn't always liked Donald Trump, even if he has now endorsed him. Here's the evidence.
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Posted: September 23, 2016, 8:36 pm

ISIS has a navy, and US is sinking it

US and allied warplanes have sunk over 100 ISIS boats, destroying 65 of them in September alone, according to the international military coalition.
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Posted: September 23, 2016, 8:00 pm

Death toll climbs above 100

At least 118 people have drowned since a migrant boat capsized this week off the coast of Egypt, Egyptian state media Ahram Online reported Friday.
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Posted: September 23, 2016, 7:58 pm

Ted Cruz says he will vote for Donald Trump

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Ted Cruz says he's voting for Donald Trump for president — a shocking about-face after he rocked the Republican convention by dramatically refusing to do so.

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Posted: September 23, 2016, 7:55 pm

Read Judge William Horkins full decision – Jian Ghomeshi trial

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Read Judge William Horkins full decision – Jian Ghomeshi trial

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