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Hong Kong Democracy Protests

Hong Kong democracy protesters defied volleys of tear gas and police baton charges to stand firm in the centre of the global financial hub on Monday, one of the biggest political challenges for Beijing since the Tiananmen Square crackdown 25...
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China & US in Climate Change Pledges

China has pledged for the first time to take firm action on climate change, telling a UN summit that its emissions, the world’s highest, would soon peak. Vice-Premier Zhang Gaoli also said China would make its economy much more carbon...
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Queen Asks for Calm after Independence Vote

THE man who led the failed push for Scottish independence Alex Salmond (pictured with the UK’s Queen) has resigned as the UK union continues to unravel in the fallout from yesterday’s historic referendum in Scotland. Salmond’s resignation...
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Cardinals Dwyer Arrested

Arizona Cardinals backup running back Jonathan Dwyer was arrested in connection with domestic abuse allegations, Phoenix police said Wednesday night. The Cardinals deactivated Dwyer after news of the arrest, according to a news release from...
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Obama Sends 3000 Troops to Liberia

The United States  government is sending thousands of military troops to the west African nation of  Liberia as part of the Obama administration’s Ebola virus-response strategy, the  White House said late Monday night. ‘U.S. Africa ...
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Guilty: Culpable Homicide

South African athlete Oscar Pistorius has been found guilty of culpable homicide after the judge found he killed his girlfriend by mistake. Judge Thokozile Masipa said the athlete acted “negligently” when he fired shots through a...
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Rush to Save the Union

GLASGOW, Scotland (AP) — Spooked by recent polls, Prime Minister David Cameron and other British political leaders rushed north to Scotland on Wednesday, where Cameron begged Scots not to break his heart by voting to become independent from...
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Coward Zawahiri Resurfaces

“I bring you good tidings”, al-Qaeda’s third-in-command Said al-Masri said in a macabre speech that was released online four weeks after a Hellfire missile blew his body apart near Pakistan’s Miramshah on 21 May, 2010. “Last February’s...
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Joan Rivers Gravely Ill

Joan Rivers, the actress and comedian, has been placed on life support days after suffering from a cardiac arrest during throat surgery, according to reports. Rivers was rushed to hospital in New York on Thursday after she stopped breathing...
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More Afghan Election Chaos

Afghan presidential candidate Abdullah Abdullah has withdrawn observers from an audit of votes in the disputed election, citing concerns over fraud. “We will not join the process today, and maybe we will not re-join the process at all,”...