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27 Killed When Train Crashes Into Cars Near Cairo

Posted: 11/18/2013 - At least 27 people were killed Sunday night when a cargo train slammed into two cars south of Cairo, the state-run Egynews media outlet reported, citing Giza Gov. Ali Abdulrahman.

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Fuel Removal At Fukushima Plant: What's At Stake?

Posted: 11/18/2013 - Workers started the difficult task Monday of removing nuclear fuel rods from a heavily damaged reactor building at the Fukushima Dai-Ichi nuclear power plant in Japan. It's the first major step toward decommissioning the plant, a decades-long process fraught with uncertainty and challenges.

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Philippine Corruption Magnifies Effects Of Typhoon

Posted: 11/18/2013 - Corruption is a concern after any major natural disaster, as millions of dollars in cash and goods rush in from around the world. But those worries are especially acute in the Philippines, where graft has been a part of life for decades.

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Fire Traps 32 People on Danish Cargo Ship

Posted: 11/16/2013 - Crew members and military personnel onboard a Danish cargo ship that caught fire off the coast of Norway are trapped on the vessel after a rescue attempt Saturday was halted because of bad weather, authorities said.

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Libyan Militia Fires On Protesters, Killing At Least 31

Posted: 11/15/2013 - At least 31 people were killed and nearly 300 injured on Friday in the bloodiest day in the Libyan capital since the fall of Tripoli in 2011, according to figures released by the government.

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Radical Rebels Behead Wrong Man

Posted: 11/14/2013 - The victim was an anti-government fighter who'd been wounded. He apparently made reference to two revered figures in Shiite Islam. From that, members of an al-Qaeda-affiliated group assumed he was an al-Assad soldier.

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Palestinian Negotiating Team Resigns

Posted: 11/13/2013 - The Palestinian negotiating team has resigned and will not participate in peace talks with the Israelis, a spokesman for the Palestinian mission to the United Nations told CNN Wednesday.

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Mayor Gunned Down, 24 Others Killed Across Iraq

Posted: 11/13/2013 - The mayor of the Iraqi city of Falluja was shot to death while bombings there, in Baghdad and in another city killed 24 more people Wednesday, police reported.

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Typhoon Aftermath Raises Worries Of Disaster Zone Descending Into Chaos

Posted: 11/13/2013 - Five long days after Typhoon Haiyan wasted the eastern seaboard of the Philippines, the cogs of what promises to be a massive international aid effort are beginning to turn, but not quickly enough for the estimated 600,000 people displaced, many of them homeless, hungry and thirsty.

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UN Disaster Chief "Caught By Surprise" From Haiyan's Devastation

Posted: 11/11/2013 - The United Nations disaster assessment team chief goes to the world's worst crisis zones. But what he saw in Tacloban took his breath away. Contamination concerns are not the main concerns, as residents use what water they can find.

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Former Spy: Kenya Mall Attack 'Could Have Been Prevented'

Posted: 11/11/2013 - Western intelligence missed a chance to capture or kill the suspected terrorist thought to be behind the Nairobi mall massacre, according to a former informant for both the CIA and the Danish intelligence service.

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Terror Group Founder's Son Killed In Pakistan

Posted: 11/11/2013 - A member of the Haqqani Network -- a family whose brutal tactics have helped foment instability in Afghanistan for decades -- is dead in Pakistan.

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4 Die In Bahamas Plane Crash

Posted: 11/11/2013 - Four people, believed to be U.S. citizens, died Sunday in a small plane crash in the Bahamas, police say.

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3 Shot Dead In Iranian Band Murder-Suicide

Posted: 11/11/2013 - Gunman shoots and kills three, injures another, before turning the gun on himself; he's identified as a 29-year-old man who reportedly had been a band member of the group Yellow Dogs and Free Keys.

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