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An Empire Where the Curtain Would Not Fall

International Herald Tribune - Europe - Mon, 2014-09-15 14:54
Howard Panter’s theater corporation has global intentions, but New York is crucial to his plans.






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VIDEO: Preacher releases church collapse video

BBC News - Mon, 2014-09-15 14:34
Preacher TB Joshua believes the church collapse in Nigeria is linked to a plane being seen overhead shortly before the building fell.
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Scots Are Told ‘Painful’ Split Would Follow a Yes Vote

International Herald Tribune - Europe - Mon, 2014-09-15 13:45
In advance of Thursday’s referendum on Scotland’s independence, Prime Minister David Cameron emphasized the economic risks of a “yes” vote.






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VIDEO: Why are London pavements exploding?

BBC News - Mon, 2014-09-15 13:43
Two van drivers had a lucky escape after a pavement explosion in central London which was caught on CCTV.
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Kiev Offers ‘Special Status’ for Breakaway Regions

International Herald Tribune - Europe - Mon, 2014-09-15 12:55
The Ukrainian government proposed a law granting “special status” to the Donetsk and Luhansk regions, but it was unclear whether that would be acceptable to Russia.






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Seven amazing Minecraft creations

BBC News - Mon, 2014-09-15 11:34
Seven of the most eye-popping Minecraft creations
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Out There: A Pioneer as Elusive as His Particle

International Herald Tribune - Europe - Mon, 2014-09-15 10:36
The Nobel laureate Peter Higgs, 85, whose public appearances have been as rare and fleeting as the tracks of the Higgs boson, discussed his life’s work in an interview at an Edinburgh cafe.






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Air France strike amid Europe's low-cost shakeup - Yahoo News

Google News France - Mon, 2014-09-15 10:24

Air France strike amid Europe's low-cost shakeup
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PARIS (AP) -- Air France canceled at least half its flights around the world on Monday as pilots began a weeklong strike, highlighting the trouble Europe's flagship airlines face in keeping up with low-cost competitors. Air France-KLM, which is the ...

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Capitoline Museums in Rome to Join With University of Missouri to Catalog Artifacts

International Herald Tribune - Europe - Mon, 2014-09-15 09:30
The university will research and analyze 249 pieces of black-glazed pottery, performing tests that the Roman institution can not afford on its own.
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Why don't children want to learn the violin?

BBC News - Mon, 2014-09-15 08:32
More children are playing instruments today than two decades ago - but is the violin seen as too difficult?
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O.S.C.E. Caught in Crossfire in Ukraine

International Herald Tribune - Europe - Mon, 2014-09-15 07:34
Alexander Hug, the deputy chief of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe’s monitoring mission in Ukraine, said his team came under artillery attack in the country’s embattled east.






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Hurricane Odile lashes Mexico resort

BBC News - Mon, 2014-09-15 07:28
Hurricane Odile hits the Mexican resort of Los Cabos, uprooting trees and signposts, and confining tourists to their hotels.
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Migrant boat sinking 'kills 500'

BBC News - Mon, 2014-09-15 07:24
About 500 migrants are feared drowned after their ship was rammed by another boat near Malta last week, a migration body says.
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Father 'won't forgive' siege killers

BBC News - Mon, 2014-09-15 07:23
The father of one of the British men killed in the Algerian gas plant siege last year has told an inquest that his son's killers are not "forgiven or understood".
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World leaders vow to help fight IS

BBC News - Mon, 2014-09-15 07:19
A Paris summit of 30 countries - including 10 Arab states - pledges to help Iraq fight Islamic State militants "by all means necessary".
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Teenager stab killing 'preventable'

BBC News - Mon, 2014-09-15 07:17
The death of 16-year-old Christina Edkins could have been prevented if her killer had received mental health treatment, a report finds.
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Salmond and PM present rival visions

BBC News - Mon, 2014-09-15 07:08
First Minister Alex Salmond joins business leaders to argue for a Yes vote, as Prime Minister David Cameron prepares to outline "head and heart" reasons to vote No.
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VIDEO: Indian launch for Android One phone

BBC News - Mon, 2014-09-15 07:06
Google launches the first Android One branded smartphones in India.
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Chief constable faces IPCC probe

BBC News - Mon, 2014-09-15 07:04
The chief constable of Wiltshire Police is being investigated over the way he handled complaints relating to allegations of sexual abuse.
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Two Britons die in Thai beach attack

BBC News - Mon, 2014-09-15 06:57
Two British tourists have been killed in an attack on a beach on the island of Koh Tao in southern Thailand, local police say.
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