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Central Costa Rica volcano erupts, ash sprinkles capital

a shared story    5 hours 53 minutes ago
SAN JOSE Costa Rica (Reuters) - Costa Rica's Turrialba volcano staged its most powerful eruption in years overnight, belching a plume of gas and ash that was reported to sprinkle the capital San Jose some 50 kilometers (30 miles) away, emergency services said on Thursday.  



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Two dead in Kansas airport crash

a shared story    6 hours 53 minutes ago
At least two people are dead and four are injured as a small plane crashes into an airport building in Wichita, Kansas, officials say. 



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Nigeria may seek death penalty on child bride

a shared story    6 hours 53 minutes ago
Nigerian prosecutors said on Thursday they may seek the death penalty against a 14-year-old girl accused of murdering her 35-year-old husband by putting rat poison in his food. The trial of Wasila Tasi'u, from a poor northern Nigeria family, has sparked a heated debate on the...(more) 



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Islamic State kills 220 Iraqis from tribe that opposed them

a shared story    6 hours 53 minutes ago
By Raheem Salman BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Islamic State militants executed at least 220 Iraqis in retaliation against a tribe's opposition to their takeover of territory west of Baghdad, security sources and witnesses said. Two mass graves were discovered on Thursday containing some of the 300 members...(more) 




Two dead, 4 hurt, 5 missing after plane hits building at Kansas airport

a shared story    6 hours 53 minutes ago
A plane crashed into a FlightSafety building at Mid-Continent Airport in Wichita, Kansas, the airport confirmed, killing at least two people inside, leaving four seriously hurt and at least five unaccounted for, authorities said. Witnesses reported the plane down around 10 a.m. Central Time Thursday. The...(more) 



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German court jails serial 'Autobahn shooter' for 10 years

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A German court jailed a truck driver for 10 and a half years Thursday for attempted murder for shooting more than 700 times at other motorists from behind the wheel. The 58-year-old identified as Michael Harry K. was described by prosecutors as a "frustrated loner", who...(more) 



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VIDEO: Inside India bank robbers' tunnel

a shared story    7 hours 53 minutes ago
Indian police are hunting for thieves who tunnelled into a bank and fled with valuables worth hundreds of thousands of dollars. 




N.C. police arrest suspected courthouse shooter

a shared story    7 hours 53 minutes ago
North Carolina police nabbed an accused gunman Thursday — a day after they released an innocent man once suspected in the Tuesday courthouse shooting.  




Peshmerga troops clash with ISIS in Syrian border town

a shared story    7 hours 53 minutes ago
Ten Iraqi peshmerga fighters entered a northern Syrian border town, crossing over from Turkey on Thursday, the first from among a group of 150 Kurdish troops on their way into the embattled Kobani, activists said.  



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Die at home and cut the health cover-ups, Africans urge leaders

a shared story    7 hours 53 minutes ago
By Ed Cropley JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - When dying Zambian president Michael Sata flew to London last week he was following a long line of African leaders who have sought emergency -- and secret -- medical treatment in foreign hospitals most of their citizens can only dream...(more) 



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Fathers of missing Mexican students blast president after meeting

a shared story    7 hours 53 minutes ago
By Lizbeth Diaz MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Angry fathers of 43 Mexican students missing for the past month turned on President Enrique Pena Nieto on Wednesday, accusing his government of deceit, fostering impunity and bungling the search for their sons. Following a five-hour meeting with the...(more) 



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Yes, candy is evil, but denying yourself on Halloween will only make you healthy and boring

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Candy is bad for you and often unethical. It’s not even very satisfying. But here’s the thing: My mouth loves it. One sentence into writing about candy, my salivary glands are spilling slobber. I’m craving a king-size Kit-Kat, or at least a bite of Krackle....(more) 



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