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Police: Planned attacks 'not ISIS-linked'

cnn - Wed, 08/20/2014 - 17:21
There are no immediate links between the 19 people arrested on suspicion of planning terror attacks on Malaysia's administrative capital, Putrajaya, and the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), police said Wednesday.
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Gandhi murder film sparks protest

bbc - Wed, 08/20/2014 - 17:15
Kaum De Heere, a controversial film on the October 1984 assassination of former prime minister Indira Gandhi, is set for release in India on Friday.
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UPDATE2: China fines 10 Japanese auto parts suppliers for price fixing

kyodonews - Wed, 08/20/2014 - 16:43
BEIJING - China's antimonopoly regulator said Wednesday it has fined 10 Japanese auto parts suppliers a total ...
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India 'man-eating' tiger killed

bbc - Wed, 08/20/2014 - 15:46
Forest workers say they have shot dead a tiger blamed for killing seven people in the past six months in western India.
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Landslides kill 27 in Japan

cnn - Wed, 08/20/2014 - 15:31
Landslides triggered by heavy rains killed at least 27 people in the western Japanese city of Hiroshima, authorities said Wednesday.
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Members of banned group arrested

cnn - Wed, 08/20/2014 - 14:04
Chinese police have arrested nearly 1000 suspected members of a banned religious group, state media reported.
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Neglect 'left girl unable to walk'

bbc - Wed, 08/20/2014 - 13:37
A three-year old could not walk because agencies underestimated the impact of neglect by her parents who were later jailed, a report says.
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India yoga guru BKS Iyengar dies

bbc - Wed, 08/20/2014 - 13:19
Legendary Indian yoga guru BKS Iyengar, who developed the Iyengar form of yoga, dies in the western city of Pune aged 95.
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'Agitators' aren't all locals

cnn - Wed, 08/20/2014 - 13:12
"Agitators" triggering chaos and violence amid the protests in Ferguson, Missouri, aren't all locals.
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Grand jury

cnn - Wed, 08/20/2014 - 13:11
Finally, the fate of Darren Wilson -- the Ferguson, Missouri, police officer who killed Michael Brown -- is heading to a jury.
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Support grows for officer

cnn - Wed, 08/20/2014 - 13:11
While the nation is watching and hearing the angry protests in support of black shooting victim Michael Brown, a different kind of support is being voiced for the white police officer who fatally shot the unarmed teenager.
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Liberia imposes curfew over Ebola

bbc - Wed, 08/20/2014 - 12:44
Liberia imposes a night-time curfew and quarantines a slum in the capital Monrovia, in a bid to halt the deadly Ebola outbreak.
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Spike Lee speaks

cnn - Wed, 08/20/2014 - 12:15
Filmmaker Spike Lee speaks exclusively to CNN's Anderson Cooper about the shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo.
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Digital 'Dungeons' more than dice

cnn - Wed, 08/20/2014 - 11:12
The world of Dungeons & Dragons, the iconic role-playing game that has captivated millions since the 1970s, is more than just rolling dice on a table top. In 2014, it is computer games, books, online comics, miniature figurines and more, aimed at staying relevant in a digital age.
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Russell Simmons reacts

cnn - Wed, 08/20/2014 - 11:02
Business magnate Russell Simmons weighs in on Michael Brown's death, police tactics and race relations in America.
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New domestic abuse law considered

bbc - Wed, 08/20/2014 - 11:01
A new crime of domestic abuse could be created under plans to tackle an issue which prompted one millions calls to police in 12 months.
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Super Time deposit rates

kyodonews - Wed, 08/20/2014 - 10:55
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