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Did Trump call Miss Universe 'Miss Piggy?'

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A former Miss Universe became debate fodder at the first presidential debate between Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Hillary Clinton. The 1996 Miss Universe Alicia Machado said that Trump called her "Miss Piggy" when Machado gained weight following the pageant.          



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UK amusement park firm fined $6.5M for roller coaster crash

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LONDON (AP) — The owner of Britain's Alton Towers amusement park has been fined 5 million pounds ($6.5 million) for a roller coaster crash that left five people seriously injured. 



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Zimbabwe police fire teargas on street vendors

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HARARE (Reuters) - Zimbabwe police fired teargas at stone-throwing vendors resisting removal from city streets on Tuesday in the latest flare-up of protests against President Robert Mugabe's 36-year rule.  



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Syrian government launches Aleppo ground attack

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By Tom Perry and Angus McDowall BEIRUT (Reuters) - Syrian government forces and their allies attacked the opposition-held sector of Aleppo on several fronts on Tuesday, the biggest ground assault yet in a massive new military campaign that has destroyed a U.S.-backed ceasefire. The United States...(more) 



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US stocks open higher, led by tech and consumer companies

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NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are rising in Tuesday morning trading as technology and consumer companies move higher. Energy companies are falling as the price of oil returns some of Monday's gains. Bond prices continue to rise and yields continue to slip. 



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China accused of defying its own ban on breeding tigers to profit from body parts

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Beijing faces pressure at global summit to close 200 farms where tigers are bred for luxury goods and end its obstructive tacticsChina has been accused of deceiving the international community by allowing a network of farms to breed thousands of captive tigers for the sale of...(more) 



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Police investigating 1965 murder of schoolgirl Elsie Frost arrest man

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West Yorkshire police arrest 78-year-old man in Berkshire on suspicion of murdering 14-year-old girl in WakefieldPolice officers investigating the murder of a schoolgirl who died more than 50 years ago have arrested a man in his 70s.Police reopened the investigation into the death of 14-year-old Elsie...(more) 



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Dresden mosque and congress centre hit by two bomb blasts

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Police say they are assuming a ‘xenophobic motive’ for the attacks, which come a week before events to mark Day of German UnityPolice suspect a far-right motive after two improvised explosive devices detonated outside a mosque and congress centre in Dresden just before and after 10pm...(more) 



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Air France fracas: 15 go on trial over job cuts protest

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French PM calls for stiff sentences for ‘rogues’ who confronted airline managers during meeting about planned job cutsFifteen people have gone on trial over rowdy scenes a year ago in which an Air France executive had his shirt ripped as he fled workers who were angry...(more) 



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Donald Trump blames debate 'sniffles' on bad microphone – campaign live

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Full debate report: Hillary Clinton stays calm while Trump loses coolPresidential debate fact-check: Trump and Clinton’s claims reviewedOur panel verdict: ‘Clinton weaponized Trump’s words’ 2.33pm BST On Fox and Friends this morning, Trump claimed that he won the debate because online polls showed it to be...(more) 




South African official blames students for worker's death

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JOHANNESBURG (AP) — The death of a South African university worker who was hospitalized after a student protest has deepened tensions over unrest roiling campuses across the nation. 



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Shell: Fire forces closure of key oil pipeline in Nigeria

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Shell says a fire has forced it to close a key oil pipeline feeding Nigeria’s strategic Bonny Export Terminal, which militants attacked last week. 



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