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Thirteen die in California tour bus crash


Thirteen people have been killed and more than 30 injured in southern California after a tour bus ran into the back of a lorry, media reports say. Most of the passengers are reported to be from Latin America. The crash happened on Interstate 10 close to the resort town of …

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Saudi prince executed for murdering man in brawl


A Saudi prince has been executed for shooting a man dead during a mass brawl three years ago outside Riyadh. Prince Turki bin Saud al-Kabir was put to death in the capital. No details were given as to how he was executed – most condemned people are beheaded. The prince …

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Officials: 100 mostly barefoot inmates escape Haiti lockup


A guard lies dead inside the Civil Prison after a jail break in the coastal town of Arcahaiea, Haiti, Saturday, Oct. 22, 2016. Over 100 inmates escaped after they overpowered guards who were escorting them to a bathing area. (AP Photo/Dieu Nalio Chery) ARCAHAIE, Haiti (AP) — More than 100 …

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AT&T Turns Into Media Giant With $85.4B Time Warner Deal


AT&T Inc. reached an agreement to buy Time Warner Inc. for $85.4 billion in a deal that would transform the phone company into a media giant. The wireless carrier agreed to pay $107.50 a share, it said in a press release Saturday night. The deal is half cash and half …

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Somalia pirates’ hostages freed after five years


wenty-six men held hostage by Somali pirates for nearly five years have been released, international mediators say. Their ship, the FV Naham 3, was seized south of the Seychelles in March 2012. The vessel and its crew were kept off the Somali coast, until it sank. The hostages – from …

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Saudi teen arrested for flirting online


Californian internet personality Christina Crockett struck up an unlikely friendship with Saudi Arabian teenager Abu Sin when they met by chance on a video chat site. Although they understood little of what the other was saying, videos of their attempts to communicate became an internet hit. But the Saudi authorities …

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