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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

‘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

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

Ellis ‘never sought’ sex victims: defence

AN AUSTRALIAN man accused of sexually abusing young girls in Bali did not intentionally assault the victims and did not deserve a hefty sentence, his lawyers have said.
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Posted: September 27, 2016, 2:30 pm

Debate puts Clinton on claw-back trail

HILLARY Clinton will try desperately to seize back flagging momentum after a bitter debate in which she sought to cast Donald Trump as unprepared for the presidency.
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Posted: September 27, 2016, 2:30 pm

US debate: when winning isn’t enough

ANALYSIS: A narrow debate win for Hillary Clinton won’t be enough to stop Trump’s momentum. The first debate pitted well-practised answers against aggressive, populist points.
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Posted: September 27, 2016, 2:30 pm

Horror that comes after Islamic State

A NETWORK of highly skilled and lethally trained fighters set to be deployed around the western world. This is the horror that comes after IS.
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Posted: September 27, 2016, 2:09 pm

Terrifyingly clever Uber scam

UBER drivers in China have been terrifying their passengers with an elaborate new scam that’s as clever as it is cunning.
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Posted: September 27, 2016, 9:34 am

Lester we forget: moderator’s flaw

NBC news anchor Lester Holt was supposed to be an unbiased moderator in the debate, but many felt he clearly favoured Clinton.
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Posted: September 27, 2016, 9:17 am

US election: Clinton and Trump clash in feisty debate

Presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump clash over jobs, race and the Iraq War in a feisty first debate of the election campaign.
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Posted: September 27, 2016, 2:31 am

Washington state mall shooting: Suspect 'admits' gun attack

Prosecutors say a 20-year-old man has confessed to going on a murderous rampage in a shopping centre in Burlington, which left five people dead.
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Posted: September 27, 2016, 2:25 am

Clinton: 'He is hiding something in tax returns'

Hillary Clinton said she believes Donald Trump is 'hiding something' regarding his tax return.
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Posted: September 27, 2016, 2:14 am

Donald Trump on 'single worst deal ever approved'

Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton disagree on the North American Free Trade Agreement - Nafta.
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Posted: September 27, 2016, 2:01 am

Last armed conflict in Latin America is finally ending

A conflict that lasted over five decades. An estimated 220,000 people killed. Five million displaced.
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Posted: September 27, 2016, 1:59 am

Russia's actions barbarism, US says

Top UN officials have separately described the Syrian regime's brutal offensive against areas of the besieged northern city of Aleppo as "barbaric."
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Posted: September 27, 2016, 12:56 am

Houston gunman who injured nine in mall attack was 'disgruntled lawyer'

Police say the gunman who was killed after randomly shooting at people outside a shopping centre in Houston, Texas, was a "disgruntled lawyer".
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Posted: September 27, 2016, 12:53 am

Colombia peace deal: Historic agreement is signed

Colombia's government and left-wing Farc rebels sign an agreement that formally brings an end to 52 years of civil war.
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Posted: September 26, 2016, 11:28 pm

Grim odyssey

Asylum seekers - mainly Afghan and Pakistani men - leave Austria for Italy, but they face bleak conditions in the city of Udine, Bethany Bell reports.
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Posted: September 26, 2016, 11:25 pm

Can Mexico's supercar compete with the best?

When you think of famous car-producing nations, the odds you thought Mexico would be nil at best.
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Posted: September 26, 2016, 11:14 pm

Cheek by jowl

Colombia-based photographer Nicolas Bedoya, a co-founder of photojournalism collective Vela Colectivo, visits an area in Colombia's Antioquia province where rebels will gather to disarm following the peace agreement signed on 26 September between the Farc and the Colombian government.
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Posted: September 26, 2016, 11:05 pm

Ahmad al-Faqi al-Mahdi: The vandal of Timbuktu

Ahmad al-Faqi al-Mahdi has pleaded guilty to destroying sacred sites in Timbuktu, Mali, in the first case concerning cultural artefacts at the International Criminal Court (ICC).
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Posted: September 26, 2016, 11:05 pm

'People are dying'

The lucrative counterfeit drugs trade causes hundreds of thousands of deaths every year. Technology can help fight it, but are big pharma and governments doing enough?
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Posted: September 26, 2016, 11:04 pm

Disposable women

Women in South Asia are being used and abandoned by the British Asian men who marry them. Should their treatment be classed as a form of domestic violence?
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Posted: September 26, 2016, 10:56 pm

African American History museum build - in 90 seconds

Time-lapse footage shows the construction of the new National Museum of African American History and Culture - in 90 seconds.
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Posted: September 26, 2016, 10:39 pm

Skier killed in avalanche near Lake Louise - Globalnews.ca


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Skier killed in avalanche near Lake Louise
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A skier was killed in an avalanche on Mount Victoria, west of Lake Louise, Sunday, Sept. 25, 2016. Courtesy, Parks Canada. What is this? Sponsored content is written by Global News' editorial staff without any editorial influence by the sponsor. If you ...
Body of skier recovered following avalanche near Lake LouiseCTV News
Skier dies in avalanche on Mount Victoria near Lake LouiseCalgary Herald
Skier caught in avalanche near Lake Louise, rescue crew recovers bodyWinnipeg Free Press
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Posted: September 26, 2016, 9:59 pm

'German James Bond' Werner Mauss on trial for tax evasion

Werner Mauss, once a top spy nicknamed "the German James Bond", goes on trial in Germany on charges of tax evasion.
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Posted: September 26, 2016, 9:46 pm

Texas driver slips amid flood rescue

Footage shows the moment firefighters rescue a driver in San Antonio, Texas, after his car was submerged by floods on Monday.
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Posted: September 26, 2016, 9:40 pm

Austrian customs officials find human intestines in luggage - CTV News


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Austrian customs officials find human intestines in luggage
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VIENNA -- Austrian customs officials are used to finding unusual items in travellers' luggage. But human intestines were not on their list -- until now. The Austrian Press Agency reports that the organ parts were found packed tightly in plastic ...
Husband's entrails found in woman's luggageToronto Sun
Austria's Graz airport stops woman with husband's entrailsBBC News
Woman stopped at Austrian airport with bag containing her husband's entrailsThe Independent
Daily Mail -Independent Online -Metro -Deutsche Welle
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Posted: September 26, 2016, 9:14 pm

Donald Trump vs. Hillary Clinton: How to win a presidential debate - Globalnews.ca


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Donald Trump vs. Hillary Clinton: How to win a presidential debate
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Political experts say Donald Trump has to show in this debate he has the temperament to be president while Hillary Clinton has to get her supporters excited again. What is this? Sponsored content is written by Global News' editorial staff without any ...
Ohio's African-American community no longer a sure thing for DemocratsThe Globe and Mail
Andrew Potter: Clinton's failing because she doesn't have a story to tellNational Post
Trump and Clinton come face-to-face in first presidential debateToronto Star
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Posted: September 26, 2016, 9:01 pm

Taxi drivers back in court seeking injunction against Uber - Montreal Gazette


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Taxi drivers back in court seeking injunction against Uber
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Montreal Taxi Bureau inspectors speak to an Uber driver after seizing his car on Berri St. in Montreal, Monday, Sept. 26, 2016. Uber has challenged all the car seizures in Montreal Municipal Court. Phil Carpenter / -. Share Adjust Comment Print. Taxi ...
Judge to rule Tuesday on latest Quebec taxi industry injunction request against UberCTV News
Taxi drivers protest as they await news of Uber injunction requestCBC.ca
Is Uber the next big thing that goes kaput? This guy thinks so.Washington Post
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Posted: September 26, 2016, 7:44 pm

Syria conflict: Obama 'deeply concerned' about Aleppo

US President Barack Obama expresses deep concern about the "sickening bloodshed" in rebel-held parts of Aleppo, amid an assault by Syrian government forces.
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Posted: September 26, 2016, 6:42 pm

Houston shooter: 'Lawyer' gunman dead after opening fire at mall

A troubled lawyer who opened fire in a Houston mall has been shot dead by police.
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Posted: September 26, 2016, 5:58 pm

Writer who shared cartoon mocking ISIS killed at courthouse

A prominent Jordanian writer who shared a cartoon that outraged some Muslims was fatally shot in Amman on Sunday, state news agency Petra reported.
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Posted: September 26, 2016, 5:40 pm

US, South Korea put on show of force

The US and South Korean navies put on a show of force in the Sea of Japan on Monday, the latest in a string of displays of military might in response to North Korea's testing of nuclear warheads and ballistic missiles.
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Posted: September 26, 2016, 5:35 pm

Petrobras scandal: Brazil ex-Minister Antonio Palocci arrested

Brazil's former Finance Minister Antonio Palocci is the latest political figure to be arrested as part of investigations into the Petrobras inquiry.
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Posted: September 26, 2016, 5:24 pm

Houston shooting suspect was a lawyer: authorities - CTV News


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Houston shooting suspect was a lawyer: authorities
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HOUSTON -- A disgruntled lawyer who had numerous weapons randomly shot at drivers in a Houston neighbourhood Monday morning, hitting six people, one critically, before he was shot and killed by police, authorities said. Another three people had ...
Houston police 'kill gunman who shot NINE people with a revolver at a strip mall'Daily Mail
Officials: 9 wounded in Houston shootingFox News
Texas lawyer in Nazi uniform opens fire at strip mall, 9 injuredNew York Daily News
KPRC Houston -CBS 8 San Diego -Slate Magazine (blog) -The Inquisitr
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Posted: September 26, 2016, 5:04 pm

Colombia's 52-Year War May Soon Be Over, But What Happens Next? - Huffington Post


Colombia's 52-Year War May Soon Be Over, But What Happens Next?
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Guerrillas from FARC EP meet in the early morning to get to work in Llanos del Yari, a town in an Indigenous region of southern Colombia on 21 Sept. 2016. Colombians will soon vote on a contentious and comprehensive peace deal that could end more than ...

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Posted: September 26, 2016, 4:53 pm

Tributes for US golf legend Arnold Palmer, who died aged 87

Some of the biggest names in golf have paid tribute to the veteran superstar Arnold Palmer, who has died aged 87.
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Posted: September 26, 2016, 4:50 pm

Blind hoarder mom may not have known she was living with son's corpse – for 20 years - Toronto Sun


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Blind hoarder mom may not have known she was living with son's corpse – for 20 years
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A Brooklyn, N.Y., woman left her house so messy that she didn't realize her son was dead in the home for 20 years. The macabre discovery was made on Sept. 15, after a relative of Rita Wolfensohn's went to her home to retrieve belongings and take them ...
A blind hoarder may have been living with the corpse of her son upstairsInternational Business Times UK
Blind woman 'lived with corpse of her son for 20 years' - NYPDIrish Independent
Hoarder lived with dead son for 20 years: 'It's like some reverse "Psycho" scene'Washington Times
Forward -Mirror.co.uk -Cosmopolitan.com -Jezebel
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Posted: September 26, 2016, 4:44 pm

Go inside Syria's parallel universe

A recent video from Syria's state news agency boasts about Aleppo's thriving nightlife, but it's a far cry from what life is really like in the war-torn city.
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Posted: September 26, 2016, 4:38 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 26, 2016, 4:32 pm

Calais 'Jungle' to be dismantled

French President Francois Hollande says the controversial makeshift camp known as "The Jungle" in Calais will be completely dismantled.
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Posted: September 26, 2016, 4:25 pm

Emergency Operation Center on alert as Megi nears - China Post


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Emergency Operation Center on alert as Megi nears
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TAIPEI, Taiwan -- Taiwan launched its Central Emergency Operation Center and put it on full alert Monday with Typhoon Megi bearing down on Taiwan and expected to pummel the island on Tuesday. Premier Lin Chuan (林全) was at the center to listen to ...
Typhoon Megi to blast Taiwan with damaging winds and flooding rainAccuWeather.com

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Posted: September 26, 2016, 4:20 pm

FIFA scraps anti-racism task force

FIFA has come under criticism for disbanded its anti-racism task force after soccer's world governing body said the body had "completely fulfilled its temporary mission."
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Posted: September 26, 2016, 4:07 pm

US presidential debates: How do you debate Donald Trump?

Katty Kay asks how Hillary Clinton can debate the non-traditional Donald Trump, as record audiences are expected to tune in for their first TV head-to-head.
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Posted: September 26, 2016, 3:44 pm

China city blocks sale of tiny 'pigeon nest' homes

Surging house prices in Shenzhen mean some buyers are willing to live in tiny spaces.
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Posted: September 26, 2016, 3:43 pm

Lawmaker wants hijab banned from passport photos

A Swiss politician, who's spoken out against burqas and the construction of minarets, now wants hijabs banned from passport photographs.
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Posted: September 26, 2016, 3:18 pm

Saudi women file petition to end male guardianship system

Saudi activists are handing over a petition signed by more than 14,000 Saudi women calling for an end to the restrictive male guardianship system.
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Posted: September 26, 2016, 3:09 pm

World powers admit political solution to Syrian war might not be possible: Derek Stoffel

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As the bombs continue to fall on Aleppo, a new reality is descending on Syria: the long-held belief that the conflict there will only end with a political solution might not hold true.

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Posted: September 26, 2016, 2:50 pm

Fifty senior Republican national security officials have signed a letter against Donald Trump’s pursuit of the presidency.

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Fifty senior Republican national security officials have signed a letter against Donald Trump’s pursuit of the presidency. “We are convinced that he would be a dangerous president and would put at risk our country’s national security and well-being,” the letter stated. Some of the individuals who signed the letter include Michael V. Hayden, former director of the CIA and NSA; John D. Negroponte, first director of national intelligence; and Robert B. Zoellick, former deputy secretary of state. – NYT

You can read the full letter here, as well as Donald Trump’s officialresponse.

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