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Last Tuesday, a 31-year-old researcher from the University of California, Davis was killed on the outskirts of the capital Addis Ababa when the vehicle in which she was riding was struck by rocks thrown by protesters. More than 130 private concerns were attacked by protesters last week, including a Dutch-owned flower farm and a cement factory owned by Nigerian Aliko Dangote, Africa's richest man.
  • Thailand king's death not to affect 2017 elections

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    The military-led government has assured Thais following the king's death that the economy and government will work as normal. Critics, including major political parties, had denounced the constitution before the vote, saying it would stifle democracy by giving unelected lawmakers, including those appointed by the military, veto power over elected governments.
  • Kansas men charged in terror plot make first court appearance

    Kansas men charged in terror plot make first court appearance

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    The men had talked about filling four vehicles with explosives and parking them at the four corners of the apartment complex in Garden City, Kansas, to create a large explosion, the DOJ said in a news release. GARDEN CITY, Kan. (AP) — Law enforcement sought Saturday to reassure immigrants in a diverse western Kansas community of their safety after three men were accused of plotting to target Somali immigrants there.
  • CEO of South Africa's Oakbay Investments resigns

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    His resignation comes days after Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan revealed in a court affidavit that 6.8 billion rand ($491 million) in payments made by Ajay, Atul and Rajesh Gupta and companies they control and other individuals with the same surname have been reported to authorities as suspicious since 2012.
  • USS Mason Fires Missiles at Possible Missile Attack

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    A USA guided missile destroyer may have been attacked on Saturday off the coast of Yemen by anti-ship cruise missiles for the third time this week, Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Houthi rebels, armed by Iran, fired missiles at a USA warship earlier this week, missing their intended targets. Under the deal some of the injured victims from a Saudi airstrike in Yemen last week that killed 150 people were treated in Oman in exchange for the release of the two Americans.
  • Sony Explains Most Common PlayStation VR Issue

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    PS VR's launch bundle is priced at $699 CAD from most retailers and includes the headset, PlayStation Camera and two Move remotes. With the PlayStation VR headset now out in the wild, it didn't take long for people to start trying to make it do things it's not designed for: like playing content on the PC.
  • United States election 2016: Trump says groping claims 'absolutely false'

    United States election 2016: Trump says groping claims 'absolutely false'

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    Yet it was first lady Michelle Obama who captured attention across the USA on Thursday with an emotional campaign speech at a Clinton rally reflecting on the personal impact Trump's words about women had on her. Over the weekend, dozens of Republican senators and congressmen vowed they would not vote for him, with many calling on him to step aside. Trump Jr.
  • Thailand enters period of mourning after king's death

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    The 88-year-old ailing King Bhumibol breathed his last at 3.52pm on Thursday, bidding farewell to a troubled nation that has long regarded him as a father figure and a symbol of unity. He came up through the ranks of the powerful military and first achieved national prominence in 1974 when, as army commander in Thailand's rural northeast, he favored development and civic action instead of military might against communist insurgents.
  • Russian Federation to halt strikes on Syria's Aleppo for 8 hours on Thursday

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    Several hundred people, including 82 children, have died since since last month after the collapse of a truce brokered by Russian Federation and the United States. He added that the embassy had also requested the information from the social networks used by Johnson to accuse Russian Federation of attacking a United Nations humanitarian convoy near Aleppo on September 19, but the Russian Federation side "is still waiting for a reply".
  • WikiLeaks dumps ninth batch of Clinton campaign emails

    WikiLeaks dumps ninth batch of Clinton campaign emails

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    Activists blame President Ronald Reagan for what they view as a devastatingly slow response to the AIDS crisis. In a piece this week, Times writer Mark Leibovich says he'd tried getting Clinton to do an on-the-record interview; she agreed to speak off-the-record; he later convinced her team to let him use some quotes from the off-the-record chat.