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Short, sharp earthquake jolts San Francisco Bay Area
Mail.com - 8/17/2015
The magnitude-4.0 quake struck at 6:49 a.m. and was centered just north of Piedmont, near Berkeley, the U.S. Geological Survey said. It was felt in downtown San Francisco, along the peninsula and in the
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Obama, Clinton chat at party
CNN - 8/17/2015
Barack Obama's presidency President Barack Obama attends the 2014 Nuclear Security Summit in March 2014 in the Hague, Netherlands. As his presidency winds down, here's a look at some key moments of
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Blast caught on camera
CNN - 8/17/2015
Police say a bomb exploded near the Erawan Shrine in Bangkok, Thailand.
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What Hillary can learn from Bernie
CNN - 8/17/2015
Story highlights Bernie Sanders is leading Hillary Clinton in a New Hampshire poll and is drawing big crowds Julian Zelizer: Clinton needs to learn from Sanders' success and focus more on the grassroots
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'Star Wars' fans rejoice over latest plans
CNN - 8/17/2015
Meet the faces of the new 'Star Wars' The cast of "Star Wars: Episode VII" -- or should we say "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" -- unites well-known names with some up-and-coming actors. At least one
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Airbnb renter claims sex assault
CNN - 8/17/2015
A Massachusetts man claims his Airbnb host in Madrid locked him in his room and sexually assaulted him. The company would not release his address to his mother or call the police.
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Bush, Rubio, Walker all losing ground, new poll shows
CNN - 8/17/2015
Story highlights A new Fox News poll shows Trump on top It also shows support for Bush eroding Donald Trump , meanwhile, continues to dominate the race -- earning 25% support nationally while another
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Thieves take 13 alligators from petting zoo
CNN - 8/17/2015
A pair of suspects stole 13 baby alligators from a farm near Hot Springs, Arkansas. CNN affiliate KATV reports.
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Family to seek bin lorry prosecution
BBC - 8/17/2015
The family of a woman who died in the Glasgow bin lorry crash have told an inquiry they intend to seek a private prosecution against the driver. Jacqueline Morton's family have sought an adjournment
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Amazing night view photos taken by NASA
SINA - 4 Hours ago
SINA English is the English-language destination for news and information about China. Find general information on life, culture and travel in China through our news and special reports or find business
Giant pandas enjoy 11th birthday cake in SE China's Taiwan SINA
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PM Narendra Modi visits Indian labour camp in UAE
Reuters India - 8/17/2015
ABU DHABI/NEW DELHI Prime Minister Narendra Modi visited a labour camp in Abu Dhabi on Sunday to highlight New Delhi's concern about the welfare of its migrant workers helping to build glitzy skyscrapers,
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Tick bite leads to amputation of limbs
CNN - 8/17/2015
Story highlights Jo Rogers contracted Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever Cases as bad as hers are rare, but infections are not so rare It's the worst case of Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever they'd seen, Roger's
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95 missing after chemical blast
CNN - 8/17/2015
Story highlights 2,000 troops are searching areas within a 3-kilometer radius for hazardous material An official says the air and water quality are fine A search commander is expecting to find more bodies
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American flag returns to U.S. embassy...
SINA - 8/17/2015
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry (R, back) gestures during the flag raising ceremony at the U.S. Embassy in Havana, Cuba, on Aug. 14, 2015. Kerry chaired here on Friday the formal ceremony of raising
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Grand juror in Michael Brown case appeals gag order on panel
Boston Globe - 8/18/2015
ST. LOUIS — A member of the grand jury that declined to indict a white Ferguson police officer in the shooting death of Michael Brown is challenging a federal judge’s dismissal of her lawsuit that sought
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German development minister calls for billions for Syria's neighbors
Deutsche Welle - 8/17/2015
In comments published in this Monday's edition of the German daily paper "Die Welt," Development Minister Gerd Müller called on the European Union to set up an emergency fund worth 10 billion euros ($11.09
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Sodium cyanide threatens environment in Tianjin
Deutsche Welle - 8/17/2015
More than 110 people have died and close to another 100 people are still missing after massive explosions destroyed a chemical warehouse in Tianjin, China. In addition to immediate concerns of finding
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Foreigners among dead in Bangkok bomb blast
France24 - 8/17/2015
A bomb planted at one of the Thai capital's most renowned shrines on Monday killed 19 people, including three foreign tourists, and wounded more than 100 in an attack the government called a bid to destroy
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Indian Jews: Building bridges between India and Israel
Deutsche Welle - 8/17/2015
Political leaders in India and Israel are strengthening their economic and political ties with an unexpected cultural connection: their shared community of Indian Jews. There are about 80,000 Israelis
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Fraud probe into main contractors for Berlin's new airport
Deutsche Welle - 8/17/2015
The three firms are supected of padding invoices submitted to the company building Berlin's third airport (BER) which has been plagued by cost overruns and delays , the Bild am Sonntag newspaper reported
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Breaking News: Bomb Blast In Bangkok Kills 'At Least 27'
Sky News - 8/17/2015
Local media says at least 27 people have been killed and 80 injured after a bomb on a motorbike exploded in central Bangkok. The blast happened near the Erawan Hindu shrine in the downtown Chidlom
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How smog is killing thousands daily in China
XinMsn - 8/18/2015
© 2015 DW.COM, Deutsche Welle A new US study found that air pollution kills about 4,000 Chinese people a day. But what are the main contributors and is Beijing doing enough to tackle the issue? DW spoke
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Bomb Blast In Bangkok Kills 'At Least 27'
Sky News - 8/17/2015
Local media says at least 27 people have been killed and 80 injured after a bomb on a motorbike exploded in central Bangkok. The blast happened near the Erawan Hindu shrine in the downtown Chidlom
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In Bangladesh, 13 men charged over lynching of boy
Deutsche Welle - 8/17/2015
Police submitted the charges to a court in the northern city of Sylhet on Sunday over the killing last month of Samiul Islam Rajon , who was beaten to death by a mob after being falsely accused of stealing
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Kevin De Bruyne: Will he stay or will he go?
Deutsche Welle - 8/17/2015
"It may be true that a decision will come soon." That's what Kevin De Bruyne told reporters as he received his award for Lower Saxony's Footballer of the Year on Monday. The Belgian international is giving
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