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Key radical Islamist groups in Bangladesh

NEW DELHI (AP) — Gunmen attacked a Shiite mosque in Bangladesh, killing one person & wounding three others, in the latest in a wave of deadly assaults this year on…

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Poland will not extradite Roman Polanski to the US

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland will not extradite Oscar-winning filmmaker Roman Polanski to the U.S. in an almost 40-year-old case after prosecutors declined to challenge a court ruling against it….

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NFL star Gifford had brain injury: family

The family of National Football League Hall of Fame member Frank Gifford revealed Wednesday the former New York Giants star was suffering from concussion-related brain disease before his death in…

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Pope warns poverty fuels conflict on landmark Africa trip

Pope Francis warned Wednesday that poverty fuels "conflict & terrorism" as he kicked off a landmark first trip to Africa, landing to a rapturous welcome from cheering crowds & traditional…

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Sudan accuses Egyptian police of abusing its citizens

CAIRO (AP) — The Sudanese Embassy in Cairo has accused Egyptian authorities of unlawfully detaining & beating 16 Sudanese over the past six weeks, charges denied by Egypt. Embassy spokesman…

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Report says combination of errors led to U.S. bombing of MSF hospital – NYT

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A U.S. air strike that destroyed a hospital run by Medecins Sans Frontieres in the northern Afghan city of Kunduz last month resulted from "human errors, failures…

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Fan-Designed Lego Saturn V Moon Rocket Qualifies for Product Review

A fan-designed scale model of NASA's historic Saturn V rocket has landed on Lego's launch pad & is now waiting an official "go/no-go" call as to whether it will lift…

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Twitter bans blood drives in offices worldwide until gays can donate

By Sebastien Malo NEW YORK (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Social network giant Twitter has banned onsite blood drives in its offices worldwide where regulations do not permit blood donations from…

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Disabled man set for scaffold as Pakistan nears 300th execution

Pakistan is set to execute a disabled man as activists said it was nearing its 300th hanging in under a year, with Amnesty slamming Islamabad Tuesday for "shamefully sealing its…

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NHS To Get £3.8bn Boost To Halt Financial Crisis

George Osborne has bowed to pressure from the NHS & given the go-ahead for the service to receive a multi-billion pound funding boost. The Chancellor has promised to increase spending…