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Toronto Mayor Rob Ford diagnosed with rare, difficult cancer Open in new window
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(Reuters) - Toronto Mayor Rob Ford has a very rare and difficult type of cancerous tumor, his doctor said on Wednesday, adding he would start chemotherapy treatment within days.

Bayern Munich 1-0 Manchester City Open in new window
Source Icon BBC World
Bayern Munich's Jerome Boateng scores a last-minute winner to deny Manchester City a point in their Champions League opener.

Scott Morrison says 12 asylum-seeker boats stopped under turnback policy Open in new window
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Immigration minister breaks his silence over controversial scheme and says operational sensitivity has now eased Continue reading...

Gucci Opens Fashion Week With Hippy Chic Looks Open in new window
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Tried-and-true Gucci opens Milan fashion week with hippy chic looks alongside up-and-comers

Bad Vaccine Kills Up to 50 Children in Northern Syria Open in new window
Source Icon The New York Times
Volunteer medical organizations said the vaccine afflicted dozens of children in insurgent-held areas of Idlib Province.

As U.S. lawmakers vote on arming Syrian rebels, big questions remain Open in new window
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. House of Representatives votes on Wednesday on legislation to train and arm moderate Syrian rebels, but questions remain over whether it will give them the advanced weapons they say they need to defeat Islamic State militants.

Arrests Made in Australian Counterterrorism Raids Open in new window
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Australian police make several arrests in major counterterrorism operation

Nuclear deal elusive as Iran, six powers resume talks in New York Open in new window
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UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - A diplomatic breakthrough is unlikely on a nuclear deal to end sanctions against Iran when talks resume in New York this week between Tehran and six world powers deadlocked after a year of negotiations.

House of Representatives approves Obama plan to arm Syrian rebels Open in new window
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Vote passes 273-156 as Obama seeks to reassure lawmakers and Americans who fear the US will be drawn into a ground war Continue reading...

On eve of secession vote, UK's fate hangs on a divided Scotland Open in new window
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EDINBURGH (Reuters) - On the eve of Scotland's independence referendum, the fate of the United Kingdom rests on hundreds of thousands of wavering Scottish voters as opinion polls showed supporters of the 307-year union just a whisker ahead of secessionists.

Oklahoma asks court to dismiss lawsuit brought in wake of botched execution Open in new window
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Plaintiffs in lawsuit, including ACLU and The Guardian, claim bearing witness to executions is first amendment right Continue reading...

Here?s How Much Money the World Has Spent Battling Ebola Open in new window
Source Icon Time
The number's a lot lower than you think?but hundreds of millions more have been pledged

Netanyahu rival shocks Israel with sudden plan to quit cabinet Open in new window
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JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israel's interior minister, seen as a rival and potential successor to Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, announced on Wednesday he was quitting the government, in a move that stunned the political right.

Terrorism raids: police make arrests after raids across Sydney and Brisbane Open in new window
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Authorities carry out one of Australias largest counter-terrorism operations, searching homes and making several arrests Continue reading...

House Votes to Authorize Aid to Syrian Rebels in ISIS Fight Open in new window
Source Icon The New York Times
A House divided along unusual and unpredictable lines voted to authorize the training and arming of Syrian rebels to confront the militant group Islamic State, backing President Obama.

Why China?s Insatiable Appetite For Coal Has Likely Peaked Open in new window
Source Icon Time
The biggest coal consumer in the world is rethinking its energy policy

Scotch Whisky Industry Frets Over Scottish Independence Vote Open in new window
Source Icon Time
Members of Scotland’s best-known industry are watching the vote for independence with serious trepidation. Lack of certainty about Scotland’s currency, interest rate levels and membership in the European Union—which eliminates trade barriers in its largest market—all compete for the top of the list of worries. Mike Younger, one of the few Scotch executives who will…



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