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Tourist describes death, harrowing month in New Zealand bush

AP - 58 min 4 sec ago
WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) -- Pavlina Pizova says she couldn't free her partner after he slipped down an icy bank and became wedged between rocks and branches. After he died, she stayed with him through the freezing night....
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Oil: Short traders caught out after 20pc rally in two weeks - ABC Online

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ABC Online

Oil: Short traders caught out after 20pc rally in two weeks
ABC Online
Traders have been caught out shorting oil after the commodity saw a 20 per cent rally in two weeks. Short selling occurs when traders sell a security they do not own, in the belief the price will fall and the security can be bought back at a lower ...
Oil dips as Saudis revive concern about success of talksBDlive
Oil prices dip after Saudi Arabia dampens hopes on output talksBusiness Standard
Column: Saudi Arabia isn't flooding oil market ahead of freeze talks - Kem...Reuters
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UN official: For Afghan women 'glass is half full'

AP - 1 hour 58 min ago
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) -- As the United States prepared to invade Taliban-ruled Afghanistan 15 years ago, then-First Lady Laura Bush took over her husband's weekly radio address to tell the American people that part of the reason for going to war after the attacks of September 11, 2001, was to liberate Afghan women from the brutality that had been forced on them by the extremists' regime....
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Nine dead, dozens wounded in blast at police HQ in southeast Turkey - Reuters

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Nine dead, dozens wounded in blast at police HQ in southeast Turkey
Reuters
ANKARA A car bomb explosion rocked a police headquarters in the town of Cizre in Turkey on Friday, killing nine people and wounding dozens, sources said, in the latest in a spate of attacks in the country's turbulent south east. News channel NTV showed ...
Blast hits police building in Cizre, TurkeyBBC News
Explosion at police headquarters in Turkey with many deadMirror.co.uk
Many dead and wounded in blast in southeast Turkey - security sourcesDaily Mail
The Times of Israel -Sputnik International -Anadolu Agency
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Obama plans to create world's largest marine protected area

AP - 2 hours 59 min ago
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The White House says that President Barack Obama will expand a national monument off the coast of Hawaii, creating the world's largest marine protected area....
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Official: Striking miners kill deputy minister in Bolivia

AP - 2 hours 59 min ago
LA PAZ, Bolivia (AP) -- Striking miners in Bolivia kidnapped and beat to death the country's deputy interior minister after he traveled to the area to mediate in the bitter conflict over mining laws, officials said....
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Senegal clamps down on Quranic schools that exploit children

AP - 4 hours 13 sec ago
DAKAR, Senegal (AP) -- Twelve-year-old Boubacar was picked up from the streets of Senegal's capital at night by police, along with dozens of other children, in the latest crackdown on begging....
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Lotte Group vice chairman found dead before corruption probe

AP - 4 hours 13 sec ago
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- Lotte Group said Friday its vice chairman has been found dead as authorities widen a probe into corruption at South Korea's fifth-largest business group....
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Obama to create the largest protected place on the planet, off Hawaii - Washington Post

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Washington Post

Obama to create the largest protected place on the planet, off Hawaii
Washington Post
President Obama will create the largest protected area on the planet Friday, by expanding a national marine monument off the coast of his native Hawaii to encompass 582,578 square miles of land and sea. The move, which more than quadruples the size of ...
Obama expands protected waters off Hawaii, creating world's largest reserveUSA TODAY
Obama expands Hawaii marine reserve in final push on climateReuters
Politics|Obama's Action Will Create Largest Marine Reserve on EarthNew York Times
Washington Examiner (blog) -BuzzFeed News -Beckley Register-Herald -Washington Times
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Bolivia says deputy interior minister killed after kidnap by miners - Reuters

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Bolivia says deputy interior minister killed after kidnap by miners
Reuters
Riot policemen gather at a blocked main highway during a protest against Bolivia's President Evo Morales' government policies, in Panduro south of La Paz, Bolivia, August 25, 2016. REUTERS/David Mercado. 3/3. left. right. Independent miners block a ...
Bolivia minister killed by protesting minersBBC News
Report: Bolivian deputy interior minister killed by minersToledo Blade
Bolivian deputy interior minister beaten to death by miners, say reportsThe Guardian
The Week Magazine -Sky News -Inquirer.net
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2 shot by Illinois State Police on South Side - Chicago Tribune

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Chicago Tribune

2 shot by Illinois State Police on South Side
Chicago Tribune
Members of the Chicago Police and Illinois State Police work at the scene of a shooting involving an Illinois State Police trooper in the 7700 block of South Vincennes Avenue Thursday, August 25, 2016, in the Gresham neighborhood of Chicago. Two people ...
2 shot by Illinois State Police in West ChathamWLS-TV
2 Injured in Illinois State Police-Involved Shooting on Chicago's South SideNBC Chicago
2 wounded in shooting involving state police on South SideWGN-TV
Chicago Sun-Times
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2 nuns killed in Mississippi; signs point to home break-in

AP - Thu, 08/25/2016 - 23:17
DURANT, Miss. (AP) -- Two nuns who worked as nurses and helped the poor in rural Mississippi were found slain in their home, perhaps victims of a break-in and vehicle theft, officials said Thursday....
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REPORT: At least 1 dead after explosion rocks sports center in Belgian town - Business Insider

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REPORT: At least 1 dead after explosion rocks sports center in Belgian town
Business Insider
An explosion rocked a sports center in the Belgian city of Chimay shortly after midnight local time on Friday, local media reported. At least one person was reportedly killed and as many as four were believed to be injured, according to Reuters. It is ...
Chimay, Belgium Sports Stadium Explosion: What Is the Cause?Heavy.com
BREAKING: At least one dead as massive explosion rips through Belgium sports facilityExpress.co.uk
At Least 1 Dead in Explosion at Sports Center in BelgiumABC News
The Guardian -Daily Star -Daily Mail -Mirror.co.uk
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Belgian media report blast at Chimay sports center

AP - Thu, 08/25/2016 - 21:15
BRUSSELS (AP) -- A Belgian newspaper is reporting that an explosion has rocked a sports center in the Belgian town of Chimay, with reports of at least one person dead and two injured....
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Donald Trump, Wavering on Immigration, Finds Anger in All Corners - New York Times

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New York Times

Donald Trump, Wavering on Immigration, Finds Anger in All Corners
New York Times
Donald J. Trump began his presidential campaign with strong language on immigration policy, especially pertaining to Hispanics and Muslims. With less than three months until the election, his tone has softened. By SHANE O'NEILL and ALAN RAPPEPORT ...
Trump: No legal status for undocumented immigrantsCNN
Donald Trump suddenly sounds a lot like Jeb Bush and Marco Rubio on immigrationWashington Post
Donald Trump's Mixed Signals on Immigration Roil CampaignWall Street Journal
The Hill (blog) -Los Angeles Times -Miami Herald -Slate Magazine
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Italian-Americans Race to 'Step Up and Do Something' After Earthquake - NBCNews.com

Google - Thu, 08/25/2016 - 20:33

NBCNews.com

Italian-Americans Race to 'Step Up and Do Something' After Earthquake
NBCNews.com
In Italian communities across the United States, Italian-Americans — many with friends and relatives still living in the old country — are working the phones and keeping close watch on coverage of Wednesday's disastrous earthquake in central Italy.
Hopes dim for survivors of Italy earthquakeAlbany Times Union
Deadly earthquake in Italy tears apart historic church, basilicaNew York Daily News
For some, Italy earthquake rattles deeper fears over recoveryAlaska Dispatch News
NBC 7 San Diego -gulfnews.com -FRANCE 24 -New York Times
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Brock Turner: Judge in Stanford sex trial to no longer hear criminal cases - The Mercury News

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Washington Post

Brock Turner: Judge in Stanford sex trial to no longer hear criminal cases
The Mercury News
PALO ALTO -- The Santa Clara County judge who faces a recall threat for giving a light sentence to a Stanford student convicted of sexual assault will no longer handle criminal cases -- at his own request. Judge Aaron Persky asked to be reassigned from ...
Judge In Stanford Sex Assault Case Will No Longer Hear Criminal CasesBuzzFeed News
Judge in Stanford Sex Assault Trial Will No Longer Hear Criminal CasesNBC Bay Area
The Judge Criticized For His Handling Of The Brock Turner Rape Case Will No Longer Hear Criminal CasesUPROXX
Raw Story -KGO-TV -KRON4.com
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Rio police charge Lochte with false report of robbery

AP - Thu, 08/25/2016 - 20:12
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) -- Brazilian police charged American swimmer Ryan Lochte on Thursday with filing a false robbery report over an incident during the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro....
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2 nuns killed in Mississippi; signs point to home break-in

AP - Thu, 08/25/2016 - 20:12
DURANT, Miss. (AP) -- Two nuns who worked as nurses and helped the poor in rural Mississippi were found slain in their home, perhaps victims of a break-in and vehicle theft, officials said Thursday....
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Trapped, horrified students recount Kabul campus attack - The Boston Globe

Google - Thu, 08/25/2016 - 20:01

The Boston Globe

Trapped, horrified students recount Kabul campus attack
The Boston Globe
KABUL - Mohammed Naser heard the bomb go off and ran to his second-floor classroom window, just in time to see the cinder-block garden wall blow apart. The lights went out and students rushed for the stairway, but someone said gunmen had entered the ...
American University of Kabul Will Reopen After AttackNBCNews.com
News Wrap: Italian quake death toll rises to 250; Afghan university attack kills 13PBS NewsHour
American university attack hits at heart of Afghan liberal learningReuters
Press Herald -Military Times -Voice of America -Duluth News Tribune
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