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    Nepal bus crash kills 14, injures dozens

    A Nepal bus packed with people, including Israeli tourists and locals heading home for a Hindu festival, veered off a mountain highway, killing 14 and injuring dozens, police said Saturday.

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    Gunman in Canada attack complained about mosque

    The gunman who shot and killed a soldier in plain daylight then stormed Canada's Parliament once complained that a Vancouver mosque he attended was too liberal and inclusive, and was kicked out after he repeatedly spent the night there even though officials told him to stop, Muslim leaders said ...

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    Militant group said to be using chlorine bombs

    New allegations have emerged that Islamic State extremists have expanded their arsenal with chlorine bombs and captured fighter jets — weapons that could help the militants in Iraq and Syria.

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    Egypt declares emergency in northern Sinai

    A coordinated assault on an army checkpoint in the Sinai Peninsula killed 30 Egyptian troops on Friday, making it the deadliest single attack in decades on the military, which has been struggling to stem a wave of violence by Islamic extremists since the overthrow of Islamist President Mohammed ...

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    16 killed in China coal mine collapse

    China's official news agency says 16 coal miners were killed after their shaft collapsed in the country's northwest.

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    15 jailed for life in Argentina 'dirty war' trial

    An Argentine court has convicted and sentenced to life in prison 15 former military, police and civilian officials for abductions, torture and killings of dozens of dissidents during the country's 1976-83 dictatorship.

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    Brazil presidential rivals face off in debate

    Brazil's presidential candidates faced off in a heated debate Friday night just two days before their runoff election, with the focus on allegations of corruption and arguments over who could best spark a stalled economy.

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    Canada to give slain soldier hero's send-off

    The soldier shot dead by a gunman who then stormed Canada's seat of government was given a hero's send-off Friday, with a motorcade along the highway where the country honors its war dead.

  • HEALTH & SCIENCE

    WHO: Mali case put many at risk for Ebola

    Many people in Mali are at high risk of catching Ebola because the toddler who brought the disease to the country was bleeding from her nose as she traveled on a bus from Guinea, the World Health Organization warned Friday.

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    Palestinian killed in clash with Israeli military

    A Palestinian-American teenager was killed during clashes with the Israeli military on Friday amid heightened tensions in Jerusalem and the West Bank.

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