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Man Kills Four Of His Children In Texas Shooting

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A gunman kills four of his children and two adults before a dramatic three-hour stand-off in a suburban area in Texas.  

Iraq Security Forces Find 53 Bodies Of Men Near A Town South Of Baghdad

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Iraqi security forces have found the bodies of 53 men shot recently near a town south of Baghdad

Palestinian Militants Fire More Rockets After Israel Carried Out Dozen Air Strikes In Gaza

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Palestinian militants have fired more rockets at Israeli cities after Israel carried out dozens of air strikes on Gaza early on Wednesday.

UK Increases Airport Security

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All passengers flying into or out of the UK are being advised to ensure electronic devices in hand luggage are sufficiently charged to be switched on.

Chinese President Says Confrontation With The United States Would Be A Disaster

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Chinese president, Xi Jinping, says confrontation with the United States would be a disaster.

Indonesia Election: Joko Widodo In Early Lead

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Exit polls give Jakarta governor Joko Widodo a narrow lead in Indonesia’s presidential vote, in a tight race with ex-army general Prabowo Subianto.

Snowden Seek Asylum Extension In Russia

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Former NSA contractor Edward Snowden has formally asked Russia to extend his asylum there, according to Russian media, as he faces charges in the United States for leaking details of mass government surveillance.

Britain Child Abuse Claims: At Least 20 Prominent People Involved

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There is evidence at least 20 prominent figures including former members of parliament and government ministers abused children for "decades.  

Syrian Inmates Say Death Of UK Doctor Was Not Suicide

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A former inmate of a UK doctor found dead in prison in Syria has said that the doctor was killed because he kept a diary of the brutality he witnessed in jail. 

Typhoon Neoguri Lashes Japan's Okinawa Island Chain

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Hundreds of thousands of people have been urged to seek shelter as a powerful typhoon lashes Japan’s Okinawa island chain.

Israeli Air Force Launches Airstrike On Gaza Strip

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Israel bombarded dozens of targets in the Gaza Strip on Tuesday, stepping up what it said might become a long-term offensive against Islamist Hamas after a surge in Palestinian rocket attacks on Israeli towns.

Afghan Poll: Defiant Abdullah Claims Victory In Disputed Presidential Poll

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Afghanistan’s presidential hopeful Abdullah Abdullah has claimed victory in the country’s disputed election; a day after an initial count gave his rival the lead.

Chinese Company File Lawsuit Against 'Transformers' Producers

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A Chinese tourism company has said it will sue the producers of the latest Transformers film for breach of contract, according to state media.

Ukraine Retakes Two More Eastern Cities From Pro-Russian Rebels

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The Ukrainian government forces have retaken two more eastern cities from pro-Russian rebels.    

Israel Launches Air Raid In Gaza Killing 6

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Nine Palestinian militants have been killed in Israeli air raids on Gaza following rocket attacks on Israel.

UK Hostage Killing: Shia Militant Group Leader Apologises To British Government

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The leader of a Shia militant group that kidnapped five Britons in Iraq in 2007 and killed four of them has apologized to the British government.    

Egypt President, Sisi, Expresses Displeasure Over Arrest And Detention Of Journalists

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Egypt's president has expressed displeasure over the arrest and detention of three Al Jazeera staff.

Military Helicopter Crashes In Vietnam Killing 16

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A military helicopter has crashed close to the Vietnamese capital of Hanoi, killing 16 people and injuring five others.

Mohamed Dionne Named As New Prime Minister In Senegal

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Mohamed Dionne, 54, has been appointed the third Prime Minister serving under President Macky Sall of Senegal.

US Citizen Being Tested For Ebola Virus In Ghana

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The health ministry in Ghana, says a US citizen is being tested for the Ebola virus which has had no confirmed cases of the virus in the current West African outbreak.