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  1. Quartet begins race to finalRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Umukino

    The race to the final of the 2014 Orange CAF Champions League begins this weekend with the first leg matches of the semifinal stage. The quartet in contention for places at the last two include DR Congo duo, AS Vita and TP Mazembe, ES Setif of Algeria and Tunisian side, CS Sfaxien.

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  2. Sierra Leone staggers in Ebola isolation effortRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | CBS Atlanta

    19, 2014. . An empty local market area is seen at Waterloo, as the Sierra Leone government enforces a three day lock down on movement of all people in an attempt to fight the Ebola virus, in Freetown, Sierra Leone, Friday, Sept.

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  3. Modi too shrewd to be derailed by nationalist symbolism: ZakariaRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Newkerala.com

    Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is "far too shrewd" to be distracted by nationalist symbolism which would derail his growth agenda and embroil him in unwanted controversies, well known Indian-American journalist Fareed Zakaria suggests. But Zakaria, who interviewed him for CNN last weekend, also wonders in an opinion piece in the Washington Post if the problem with the new prime minister "turns out to be not that he is too bold but rather that he is not bold enough."

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  4. Ethiopian Air Places $2.1 Billion Order for Boeing 737sRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Bloomberg

    Ethiopian Airlines Enterprise, Africa 's largest carrier by revenue, agreed to buy 20 redesigned 737 models valued at $2.1 billion in the largest single order for Boeing Co. planes by a carrier from the continent.

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  5. Team matters most for Ryder Cup skipper...Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Suria

    Paul McGinley's first love in sports was Gaelic football and were it not for a broken kneecap he sustained playing that when he was 18, he would almost certainly never have become Europe's Ryder Cup captain. Europe captain Paul McGinley plays out of the rough at Gleneagles Golf Course in Perthshire, Scotland, on September 23, 2013 - by Ian Macnicol The injury, allied to his own small stature, ruled out a career in the tough team sport so beloved of the Irish and instead he turned to golf which until then had been more a pastime for the Dubliner.

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  6. Buffer zone agreed upon in Ukrainian peace talksRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Washington Examiner

    Sporadic artillery fire hit parts of eastern Ukraine on Saturday, hours after negotiators agreed to create a buffer zone between government troops and pro-Russian militants by halting their advances, pulling back heavy weapons and withdrawing foreign fighters. Despite positive developments coming out of talks in the Belarusian capital of Minsk and a cease-fire that has been in place since Sept.

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  7. Jailed Venezuelan police chief freedRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Washington Examiner

    A former Caracas police chief whose decade-long imprisonment had rallied Venezuela's opposition has been released from jail on humanitarian grounds to continue serving a 30-year sentence at home. Ivan Simonovis had been jailed since 2004 in connection with the death of pro-government protesters who had rushed to the defense of then-President Hugo Chavez during a failed coup attempt two years earlier.

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  8. Worcester vigil for those stricken by EbolaRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    The Rev. John Edgar Freeman of Saint Matthew's Episcopal Church, right, speaks about Liberia and the Ebola crisis, as the Rev.

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  9. Cause of Air Algerie July crash in Mali still unknownRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Reuters

    Investigators studying the sudden plunge of an Air Algerie plane from an altitude of more than 30,000 feet onto Malian scrubland in July still do not have an explanation, they said on Saturday. The McDonnell Douglas MD-83 aircraft on its way from the Burkina Faso capital Ouagadougou to Algiers smashed onto the ground on July 24 near the town of Gossi, killing all 116 passengers and crew.

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  10. Diplomats: Iran receptive to new nuke proposalRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Washington Examiner

    With Iran refusing U.S. demands that it gut its uranium enrichment program, the two sides are now discussing a new proposal that would leave much of Tehran's enriching machines in place but disconnected from feeds of uranium, diplomats told The Associated Press Saturday. The talks have been stalled for months over Iran's opposition to sharply reducing the size and output of centrifuges that can enrich uranium to levels needed for reactor fuel or weapons-grade material used in the core of nuclear warheads.

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  11. John Key: Millionaire PM Kiwis want to...Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Suria

    New Zealand Prime Minister John Key, who won a third term on Saturday, has achieved the rare feat of combining an everyman appeal with economic credibility and political pragmatism. New Zealand Prime Minister John Key celebrates after winning the general election at the 2014 New Zealand National Party election event in Auckland on September 20, 2014 - by Marty Melville The 53-year-old's popularity appears undimmed even after six years in power, with approval ratings close to 70 percent translating into long-term support most Western democratic leaders can only dream of.

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  12. Chelmsford Marathon road closurers revealedRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Chelmsfordweeklynews.co.uk

    The event takes place on Sunday, October 19, and will take runners from Central Park, through Admirals Park, Bellmead Park, Tower Gardens, Writtle and picturesque Hylands Park.

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  13. Cisse double earns draw for MagpiesRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Andover Advertiser

    Papiss Cisse returned from injury in the nick of time to hand Newcastle manager Alan Pardew a lifeline with a double which denied Hull victory. The Senegal international was introduced as a 69th-minute substitute on his return from a knee injury with the Magpies trailing 2-0 to superb strikes from Nikica Jelavic and Mohamed Diame and with Pardew firmly in the firing line.

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  14. Afghan presidential rivals set to ink...Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Suria

    Afghanistan's two rival presidential candidates are due to sign a power-sharing agreement Sunday, a senior government official said, ending a prolonged stand-off over the disputed result of the June 14 election. Afghan President Hamid Karzai and Afghan presidential candidate Abdullah Abdullah listen to the national anthem during a ceremony to mark the third anniversary of the assassination of Burhanuddin Rabbani, in Kabul on September 20, 2014 - by Wakil Kohsar The final result is also scheduled for release, after being delayed for last-minute talks on the agreement to break a deadlock that has plunged Afghanistan into a political crisis as US-led troops end their 13-year war against the Taliban.

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  15. Designers go for the flow at Milan Fashion WeekRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | NewsOn6 Tulsa

    20, 2014. . A model wears a creation for Giorgio Armani women's Spring Summer 2015 collection, part of the Milan Fashion Week, unveiled in Milan, Italy, Saturday, Sept.

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  16. Yemen sets curfew as fighting roils capitalRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | NewsOn6 Tulsa

    19, 2014. . A general view of the headquarters of the Yemeni Government TV building on a hill, which Hawthi Shiite rebels are trying to storm in Sanaa, Yemen, Friday, Sept.

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  17. Garcia Marquez-inspired opera comes to...Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Suria

    Washington's stately Kennedy Center is staging its first opera in Spanish -- a dreamy tale of a jungle boat journey and lost love, all inspired by the work of Gabriel Garcia Marquez. Christine Goerke, in the part of Florencia, sings during a performance of "Florencia in the Amazon," presented by the Washington National Opera in Washington, DC on September 17, 2014 - by Saul Loeb The Washington National Opera is performing "Florencia in the Amazon," by the late Mexican composer Daniel Catan, starting Saturday, with five shows planned.

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  18. BASILDON United manager Colin Cook has resigned from his post at the club.Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Basildon Recorder

    The club released a statement after today's 4-1 loss to Clapton, their fifth loss in five league and cup matches, saying Cook had taken the decision to step down himself - due to work commitments. Cook took over at the Bees at the end of last season, and said he was looking forward to playing 'without pressure', but that pressure has now told after two victories in 10 games.

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  19. Driver dies, students injuredRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | GhanaWeb

    Some students of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology have been involved in an accident on the Kumasi-Obuasi road. Friday night's crash occurred when the bus on which they were travelling had a head-on collision with an oncoming vehicle.

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  20. Investigators at loss to explain Air Algerie crashRead the original story

    1 hr ago | WMC-TV Memphis

    Investigators probing the crash of an Air Algerie jet in July that killed all 116 people on board say they have no solid leads on the cause of the accident. Bernard Boudaille of France's accident investigation authority BEA says investigators still don't know what brought down Flight 5017, a McDonnell Douglas MD-83 carrying 110 passengers and six crew members, nearly two months after the jet crashed in Mali soon after it took off from Ouagadougo, Burkina Faso.

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