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Two men burnt alive in DR Congo after attack: official

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Two men were burnt alive Saturday by civilians in the Democratic Republic of Congo's volatile east after they attacked a military office, a local official said. The incident in the town of Beni, about 250 kilometres (150 miles) north of the North Kivu capital Goma, followed...(more) 



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North Korea proposes joint probe with U.S. into Sony cyber attack: KCNA

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SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea proposed a joint investigation with the United States on the cyber attack against Sony Pictures, calling the charge by the FBI that it was behind the attack "slander", state media said on Saturday. An unnamed spokesman of the North's foreign ministry...(more) 



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UN chief arrives in Guinea on final day of Ebola tour

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The UN chief was greeted at the airport by Guinea's foreign and health ministers Francois Louceny Fall and Remy Lamah. Several officials involved in the drive to end the epidemic in Guinea were also on hand at the airport. Ban, who did not speak to reporters,...(more) 



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Liberia holds Senate vote amid Ebola fears

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MONROVIA, Liberia (AP) — Polls opened Saturday morning in Liberia for a twice-delayed Senate vote amid concern the process could facilitate the spread of Ebola. 



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North Korea says to boost nuclear power to counter U.S. hostile policy

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SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea vowed on Saturday to boost its "nuclear power" to counter Washington's hostile policy, saying it had become apparent the United States aimed to invade the North under the guise of human rights abuses. Member countries of the United Nations on Thursday...(more) 



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Racers compete for Scalextric title

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Scores of people are expected to compete in Worthing to become the 2014 Scalextric World Champion. 



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Sony situation has makings of a good Rogen, Franco movie

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Have you ever wondered if American foreign policy is just a bit player in a Seth Rogen/James Franco movie?  



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China offers $3 billion in aid and loans to neighbors: Xinhua

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SHANGHAI (Reuters) - China has offered more than $3 billion in loans and aid to neighbors Cambodia, Vietnam, Myanmar, Thailand and Laos to improve infrastructure and production, and to fight poverty, state media reported on Saturday.  



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Italy's Renzi wins confidence vote to pass budget in Senate

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By Steve Scherer ROME (Reuters) - Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi won a confidence vote to get his tax-cutting 2015 budget through the Senate on Saturday and it is expected to be definitively approved by the lower house of parliament next week. In a session that...(more) 



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IS executes Syrian for aiding regime air strikes: SITE

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The Islamic State group has publicly executed a Syrian it accused of planting tracking devices for deadly regime air strikes, SITE Intelligence reported on Saturday. IS charged that more than 190 people had been killed in the air strikes that the man had abetted. In October...(more) 



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Aussies win by 4 wickets, take 2-0 series lead

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BRISBANE, Australia (AP) — Australia won the second test against India by four wickets with a day to spare, reaching the victory target of 128 after a nervous chase Saturday to take a 2-0 series lead. 



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Johnson inspires Australia to Gabba Test victory

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Mitchell Johnson inspired Australia to a four-wicket win over India to take a 2-0 series-lead on the fourth day of the second Gabba Test on Saturday. The ICC Cricketer of the Year condemned India to defeat with a hostile spell of three for 10 in the...(more) 



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