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Saturday, Sep 22

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News24.com | Eight Afghan children killed playing with unexploded mortar shell

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Eight children, including four siblings, have been killed in Afghanistan when a mortar shell they were playing with exploded, relatives have said, adding to the ever-growing civilian toll in the 17-year war.

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News24.com | SEE: Family house devastated after tornado touches down

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After a tornado touched n the Ottawa community of Dunrobin, Ben and Jess Rousseau gazed at their damaged home they say is now “unrecognizable.”

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News24.com | Trump holds on to diplomatic 'success' in North Korea

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More than a year after President Donald Trump threatened Pyongyang with "fire and fury like the world has never seen," the US leader now boasts of his relationship with North Korean strongman Kim Jong Un.

News24.com | WATCH: Astronaut says psychology of being far from Earth will impact Mars missions

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It will be difficult for crews exploring Mars to define their identity "as some of the most distant explorers in human history," says an experienced astronaut.

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News24.com | Alcohol responsible for one in 20 deaths worldwide: WHO

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Alcohol kills 3 million people worldwide each year - more than AIDS, violence and road accidents combined, the World Health Organization has said, adding that men are particularly at risk.

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News24.com | Iran parade attack: 24 dead, foreign minister blames 'US masters'

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Iran's state-run IRNA news agency says 24 people are dead and 53 wounded in an attack on a military parade in the country's oil-rich southwest.

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News24.com | The United Nations that Kofi Annan served pays tribute

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2 secretaries-generals and diplomats from the world that Kofi Annan served for nearly 45 years paid tribute to him at the UN, but the most moving words were from his wife and son who urged people to continue his fight for a fairer and…

News24.com | Pablo Escobar museum in Colombia closed down

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A museum dedicated to late and notorious Colombian drug baron Pablo Escobar has been shut down in Medellin, according to local authorities.

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News24.com | WATCH: Deep sea robots reveal mineral riches in the abyss

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Scientists from the University of Bergen in Norway are using remotely operated vehicles to explore thousands of metres deep in the ocean.

News24.com | Iranian news agency: 8 Guard members killed in attack

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Semi-official Tasnim news agency says at least eight members of Iran's elite Revolutionary Guard have been killed in the Ahvaz military parade attack.

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News24.com | Saudi trying to quash Yemen war crimes probe - HRW

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Saudi Arabia is trying shut down a UN-backed war crimes investigation in Yemen, Human Rights Watch has said, calling it a "blatant attempt to avoid scrutiny" of its conduct in the country.

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News24.com | Man throws baby off Berlin balcony before jumping to death

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Berlin police say a 23-year-old man threw his baby son from the 7th floor of a high-rise building before jumping to his death

Friday, Sep 21

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News24.com | Trump attacks credibility of Kavanaugh sex accuser

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Donald Trump has ditched his previous caution in the scandal threatening his Supreme Court nominee to attack the credibility of the woman accusing the would-be justice of sexual assault when they were teens.

News24.com | Brazilian dark horse says God wants him to be president

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One of the media darlings of Brazil's eccentric presidential race is a buff, bible-thumping reserve fireman who barely registers in the polls and insists God wants him to win.

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News24.com | Mueller probe gets info from ex-Trump lawyer Cohen

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US President Donald Trump's former personal lawyer claims to be providing "critical information" in the special counsel's investigation

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News24.com | WATCH: Passengers on Jet Airways flight suffer nose and ear bleeds

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A cockpit mix-up has left more than 30 passengers on an Indian plane bleeding from their ears and noses after the crew reportedly forgot to flick a switch regulating cabin air pressure.

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News24.com | 5 people, 3 of them infants, stabbed at day care centre

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Police in New York say at least five people, including three infants, were stabbed at an overnight day care centre in Queens.

News24.com | Survey of 104 countries says 1.3 billion live in poverty

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A survey of 104 countries comprising 5.5 billion people that looked at health, education and living standards has found that some 1.3 billion people are living in poverty – including 662 million children.

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News24.com | Kavanaugh sex assault accuser negotiates over US Senate showdown

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Christine Blasey Ford, the woman whose accusation of sexual assault 36 years ago threatens to derail US President Donald Trump's conservative Supreme Court nominee, is now willing to testify in a showdown at the Senate Judiciary Committee.

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News24.com | Vietnam's President Tran Dai Quang dies of illness at 61

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Vietnamese President Tran Dai Quang has died of a serious illness at age 61.

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News24.com | Trump: Allies concerned about declassifying Russia papers

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Trump says allies have raised concerns about his decision to declassified a trove of documents related to the early days of the FBI's Russia investigation

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News24.com | WATCH: Massive spiderweb cast cloaks Greek shoreline

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A huge 300m-long spiderweb cloaked the shoreline of Aitoliko, a town in western Greece. Experts say the phenomenon caused by Tetragnatha spiders who come out during warm weather.

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News24.com | Love-struck turns to social media to help find love of his life – whom he met partying in Ibiza

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Dan Millington from Warrington in the UK took to Twitter where he begged netizens to help him accomplish his mission of finding the love of his life.

News24.com | Christmas comes early for terminally ill two-year-old

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Christmas has come early for a terminally ill two-year-old boy, after neighbours rallied to bring festive magic to the final weeks of his life.

News24.com | Florence evacuees return as others brace for more flooding

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The crisis from Hurricane Florence is slowly moving to South Carolina along with the trillions of gallons of water dumped by the storm.

News24.com | Mom has twins conceived with dead husbands semen

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A mother has given birth to twins conceived using her husband’s semen days after his tragic death.

News24.com | Dad in desperate need of kidney saved by daughter’s teachers

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A dad in desperate need of a kidney has been saved by two teachers at his daughter's school – sparking a donor chain reaction that saw eight more lives being saved.

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News24.com | 4 dead, including suspect, after Maryland warehouse shooting

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A Maryland sheriff says four people have been killed in a shooting at a Rite Aid distribution center, including a female suspect who shot herself in the head.

News24.com | US sanctions Chinese military unit for buying Russian jets, missiles

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The United States expanded its sanctions war against Russia to China on Thursday, announcing punitive measures against a Chinese military organization for buying Russian fighter jets and missiles.

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News24.com | 3 killed in shooting at Maryland Rite Aid centre

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An official says three people have been killed in a shooting in Harford County in northeast Maryland.