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CNN visits site of Mormon family massacre

CNN Top Stories - Thu, 11/07/2019 - 21:09
CNN's Matt Rivers traveled to the remote part of northern Mexico known for raging cartel battles to see firsthand where 9 Americans were attacked and killed.
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10-year-old boy shot in the head while walking home from school

CNN Top Stories - Thu, 11/07/2019 - 21:07
A 10-year-old boy walking home from school in Philadelphia was critically injured Wednesday when he was shot in the back of the head by a stray bullet, according to police.
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The tourists nobody wants

CNN Top Stories - Thu, 11/07/2019 - 21:06
Rowdy groups of bachelor parties. Backpackers asking locals to pay their way. The hordes that pour daily off cruise ships, choking up city centers.
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Super Cup: PH team shuts down PSL Sparkle ahead of Tsukuba U match

Inquirer Breaking News - Thu, 11/07/2019 - 21:05
MANILA, Philippines-- The Philippine team played the kind of game expected of it, shutting the lights off PSL Sparkle, 25-12, 25-18, 25-18, Thursday night to remain unbeaten in the Philippine Superliga Super Cup at FilOil Flying V Center. The national team, sharpening its weapons for the coming Southeast Asian Games, was never threatened in the match against PSL Sparkle --- one of two team selections tapped for the week-long tournament. But the toughest test will be on Friday when the Nationals face fellow unbeaten University of Tsukuba, the Japanese inter-collegiate champion. Top hitter Kalei Mau didn't suit up for the Nationals as she was suffering from whiplash. But she i...

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2 dead as ‘Quiel’ sweeps through Cagayan, bringing massive flooding

Inquirer Breaking News - Thu, 11/07/2019 - 21:00
TUGUEGARAO CITY--Two towns in Cagayan province were declared as calamity areas amid massive flooding and landslides triggered by relentless rains brought by Tropical Storm "Quiel" on Thursday, Nov. 7. Cagayan Gov. Manuel Mamba said a state of calamity had been declared in the towns of Claveria and Allacapan, which are now submerged in floodwater. Quiel-induced rains also flooded low-lying areas of Santa Praxedes, Baggao, Sanchez Mira, Gonzaga and Ballesteros towns, he added. Classes have been suspended in those areas. Citing disaster council reports, Mamba said the flooding has submerged homes of up to 6,400 people. The governor said two persons were dead with ...

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Labour Party's election pitch marred by accusations that its leader is racist

CNN Top Stories - Thu, 11/07/2019 - 20:52
On the day Britain's opposition Labour Party wanted the nation to focus on its plans for the UK economy, its election campaign was blown off course with scathing criticisms of party leader Jeremy Corbyn from the Jewish community and a former senior party figure.
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LeBron James and Trae Young set the NBA alight

CNN Top Stories - Thu, 11/07/2019 - 20:49
There are only 10 older players than LeBron James in the NBA. There are not many younger players than the 21-year-old Trae Young.
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‘The problem is I’m Italian’: Balotelli spurs racism debate

Inquirer Breaking News - Thu, 11/07/2019 - 20:45
ROME --- The ball that Mario Balotelli angrily kicked high into the stands out of frustration because of racist chants is still traveling. Figuratively speaking, at least. In a Serie A season that has been marred by discriminatory slurs from the outset, Balotelli's outburst has prompted more debate, more outrage and more indignation over the problem of racism inside Italy's stadiums than any other case. "I am not saying that I am different from the other players who receive the same abuse, the same monkey noises, but the problem is that I am Italian," said Balotelli, who was born in Italy to Ghanaian immigrants and has represented the Italian national team. Luca Castellin...

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Congolese rebel leader known as 'the Terminator' given 30 years in jail for war crimes

CNN Top Stories - Thu, 11/07/2019 - 20:44
A former Congolese rebel leader nicknamed "the Terminator" has been sentenced to 30 years in prison for war crimes and crimes against humanity by the International Criminal Court (ICC).
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Police officer delivers fast food after 5-year-old calls 911 for Happy Meal

Inquirer Breaking News - Thu, 11/07/2019 - 20:41
When a dispatcher received a call from a child in Arizona, United States last Oct. 27, his concern turned into amusement --- the caller was looking for a fast-food restaurant and was placing an order. Dispatcher Anthony Bonilla asked the child, identified only as 5-year-old Charlie, if there was an emergency. Charlie said he wanted a Happy Meal and hung up the phone, as per records sent to the Arizona Republic on Oct. 30. Bonilla called the line again and this time got Charlie to get him in touch with his dad. The dispatcher asked the father if there was an emergency. Charlie's dad apologized and said the kids must have had the phone. "It kinda made my day," Bonillasaid. "He was ask...

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Dog stuck on house roof saved by good Samaritan

Inquirer Breaking News - Thu, 11/07/2019 - 20:34
A good Samaritan rescued a dog stuck on the roof of a stranger's home in Pawtucket, Rhode Island in the United States. Daylue Goah spotted the large animal on top of his neighbor's home while he was looking out his own house's third-floor window a few weeks ago, as per NBC-affiliate WJAR last Tuesday, Nov. 5. Goah immediately decided to record the incident with his cellphone as the dog started to pace back and forth on the roof. Goah noted that the pet's owner (unnamed in the report) was not at home during the time. Other neighbors then began calling for help, as per report. Goah revealed that an animal control car had come by the house but did not seem to aid the animal, as it h...

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Skeleton found in Russia believed to be general of Napoleon Bonaparte

CNN Top Stories - Thu, 11/07/2019 - 20:34
A one-legged skeleton unearthed by a team of archaeologists is believed to be one of Napoleon Bonaparte's generals, Charles-Etienne Gudin, according to a French historian and former soldier.
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Palace: GDP growth proves Duterte admin competence in protecting economy

Inquirer Breaking News - Thu, 11/07/2019 - 20:29
MANILA, Philippines---Malacaang welcomed Thursday the reported growth in the Philippines' gross domestic product (GDP) in the third quarter of 2019, saying that it demonstrates the Duterte administration's competence in protecting the health of the economy. Presidential spokesman Salvador Panelo issued the statement as GDP growth during the July to September hit 6.2 percent, faster than the 6-percent expansion in the third quarter of last year and the average 5.5-percent growth in the first half. "While it is public knowledge that the hallmark of this Administration is its unmatched advocacy for peace and order, this development illustrates its competence in other fields, such as p...

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