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Bangladeshi Man Who Published Slain Blogger's Work Is Killed

News of the attack closely followed a similar one on another publisher, who was set upon in his office along with two other people, both of them writers.
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Fire At Romanian Nightclub Kills 27 People During Music Show

A crowded club in Bucharest became the scene of tragedy Friday night, after a fire broke out, spreading flames and smoke and causing a panic among the young patrons.
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Emoticons And Monkey-Butts: The Latest From Hillary Clinton's Emails

Over 7,000 pages of new emails from the Democratic presidential frontrunner's private server show more emails from Sidney Blumenthal along with other humorous notes and observations.
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For China, Japan And S. Korea, Just Meeting Is An Accomplishment

Leaders of the three countries gather in Seoul to talk over trade potential and attempt to put aside longstanding tensions over history and territorial matters.
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Who Was The First To Try To Manipulate Birthrates? Not China!

Credit (or blame) goes to France, which wanted more babies in the 19th century. Like most government plans to influence birthrate, it didn't quite work.
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Russian Passenger Plane Crashes In Sinai With 224 Aboard

After taking off in Egypt on a flight to St. Petersburg, Russia, the aircraft crashed in the Sinai Peninsula. Egyptian officials say there were no survivors.
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The Rugby World Cup Final Is Saturday And It's Going To Be A Doozy

Defending champion New Zealand will face off against its rival, Australia, in London. You can watch the game on NBC at noon ET.
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Congolese Activists Honored for Fighting Oil Exploration in Virunga National Park

The Alexander Soros Foundation has given awards to people trying to block a British company from doing drilling in the park. The activists fear the operations would damage human and wildlife habitats.
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One Third Of Federal Prisoners To Be Released Could Be Deported

Maureen Franco, the deputy federal public defender for the Western District of Texas, talks about how a number of inmates to be released due to sentence reduction changes are non-U.S. citizens.
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Small Number Of U.S. Special Forces Will Help Fight ISIS In Syria

The White House announced Friday it will send a small number of special forces soldiers to help fight ISIS in Syria.

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