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updated Wed. October 1, 2014

Wed, 01 Oct 2014 00:48:14 GMT
Pro-democracy activists in Hong Kong continue their sit-in and hope for an increase in numbers as China marks National Day.
Tue, 30 Sep 2014 22:36:50 GMT
A man who travelled from Liberia nearly two weeks ago is the first confirmed case of the deadly ebola virus diagnosed on American soil.
Tue, 30 Sep 2014 21:54:38 GMT
Heavy fighting is reported on both sides of a key border crossing between Iraq and Syria, where Kurdish forces are battling Islamic State militants.

Tue, 30 Sep 2014 16:53:37 GMT
Iran is reported to have postponed the execution of Reyhaneh Jabbari, convicted of killing a man she said was trying to sexually abuse her.
Tue, 30 Sep 2014 20:57:59 GMT
Argentina deposits $161m in bond interest payments with a state-controlled bank, in an effort to skirt US court rulings.
Tue, 30 Sep 2014 20:41:27 GMT
The director of the US Secret Service says its security plan was "not properly executed" when a man broke into the White House this month.

Tue, 30 Sep 2014 18:32:27 GMT
The new Afghan government signs a security deal with American officials that will allow US troops to remain in the country beyond 2014.
Tue, 30 Sep 2014 19:25:26 GMT
Thousands of pro-independence campaigners take to the streets of Barcelona after the Catalan government says it remains "determined" to hold the vote.

Tue, 30 Sep 2014 18:45:22 GMT
Indian PM Narendra Modi and US President Barack Obama call for a "new agenda" between their countries during Mr Modi's two-day visit to the US.
Tue, 30 Sep 2014 19:54:50 GMT
The US state is the first to pass legislation imposing a ban on single-use plastic bags in grocery and convenience stores.
Tue, 30 Sep 2014 20:09:54 GMT
US Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps has apologised after being arrested for speeding while driving under the influence of alcohol in Baltimore, Maryland.
Tue, 30 Sep 2014 23:02:05 GMT
Norway is the best place to be old, according to an index of the quality of later life in published on the UN's International Day of Older Persons.
Tue, 30 Sep 2014 12:57:20 GMT
A man who filmed passengers preventing Pakistan's former interior minister from boarding a plane for being late is sacked from his job.
Tue, 30 Sep 2014 14:00:31 GMT
Thieves break into the Cyprus home of a 70-year-man and steal a painting by French master Edgar Degas valued at 6m euros.
Wed, 01 Oct 2014 00:31:07 GMT
An Oklahoma man accused of beheading a woman after being fired by has been charged with first-degree murder.




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