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SUV full of teenagers crashes in Idaho after passenger lights driver's armpit hair on fire

BOISE, Idaho — A SUV full of teenagers crashed in Idaho after one of the passengers lit the driver’s armpit hair on fire with a lighter, authorities said Wednesday. 169 more words


Jewish Lobby slams Biden for saying 'Shylock'

US vice-president Joseph (Joe) Robinette Biden Jr., a staunch ally of the Zionist entity has come under ‘Zionist knife’ for using the term “Shylock” while addressing a group of US soldiers deployed in Iraq who face financial issues. 531 more words

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Death toll in West Africa Ebola epidemic reaches 2,622: WHO

LONDON (Reuters) – At least 2,622 people have died in the worst outbreak of Ebola virus in history, which has so far infected at least 5,335 people in West Africa, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Thursday. 94 more words

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After Mahmoud Abbas, who will lead the Palestinians?

By Luke Baker and Noah Browning

JERUSALEM/RAMALLAH West Bank (Reuters) – Most Palestinians have known only two leaders: Yasser Arafat, the stubble-chinned firebrand fond of chequered scarves and olive fatigues, and Mahmoud Abbas, a smooth-shaven father figure who favors Western suits and ties. 1,412 more words

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Austria backs calls for joint EU response to migrant crisis

ROME (Reuters) – The incoming European Commission must step up efforts with EU governments to develop a coordinated approach to refugee and asylum policy, Austrian Chancellor Werner Faymann said on Thursday. 287 more words

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Gunmen in Pakistan kill professor who faced blasphemy accusations

By Syed Raza Hassan

ISLAMABAD (Reuters) – Unidentified gunmen on Thursday shot dead a professor of Islamic studies in Pakistan who had faced accusations of blasphemy and threats from colleagues over his moderate views, police said.   366 more words

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265 SA survivors, 29 still hospitalised: SA High Commissioner in Nigeria | Sapa | September 18, 2014

Over 200 South Africans survived the building collapse at the Synagogue Church of All Nations (Scoan) in Lagos, South Africa’s High Commissioner in Nigeria said on Thursday. 379 more words

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