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Bermuda Braces For Hurricane Gonzalo

The hurricane will hit the British island territory, where residents are making preparations, later today as a Category 4 storm.
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Predictions Of 'Peak Oil' Production Prove Slippery

Just a few years ago, authors were predicting production would soon hit a peak and then decline. But since then, supplies have surged. So are the forecasters now slapping themselves in the head?
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Hong Kong Police Launch Dawn Raid To Dismantle Protest Site

Officers moved into the camp in the city's congested Mong Kok district, rousing sleeping protesters and clearing the road of metal and bamboo barricades set up by pro-democracy demonstrators.
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Hot Dog Suit Costs Irish Movie Theater $25,000

Carl Meade was fired when cameras caught him paying for a regular hot dog instead of an extra large one. He told the court it was an innocent mistake. The company was ordered to pay compensation.
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Why Has There Been So Much Turmoil In Financial Markets Lately?

To examine the turn global stock markets took this week, Linda Wertheimer talks to David Wessel, director of the Hutchins Center at the Brookings Institution and a Wall Street Journal contributor.
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White House Sharpens Focus On ISIS Moves In Anbar Province

Militants from the Islamic State, also known as ISIS, control about 80 percent of Iraq's Anbar Province. Joint Chiefs Chairman General Martin Dempsey says ISIS could eventually shell Baghdad Airport.
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World Bank Head On Ebola: Put The Fire Out Where It's Raging

World Bank President Jim Kim believes the world has moved too slow in battling Ebola. And closing off travel from West Africa, he says, is not the answer.
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Free Speech In Hong Kong, Then And Now

NPR's Frank Langfitt has traveled to Hong Kong since 1997, when the former British colony reverted to Chinese rule. Back then, residents spoke openly and gave their full names. Not anymore.
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Blizzard, Avalanches Kill More Than 27 Trekkers In Nepal

Melissa Block talks to BBC correspondent Andrew North about the blizzard and avalanches in Nepal that have killed at least 27 trekkers. The dead include hikers as well as Nepali herders and guides.
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A Balanced Diet For World Food Day: Bugs, Groundnuts And Grains

Termites and mung beans are among the ingredients that can bring better nutrition to the 800 million undernourished people in the lower-income world.

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