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Apartment building collapses in Egypt, killing 17

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On Tuesday, an apartment building in Egypt’s capital collapsed, killing at least 17 people, according to authorities. Rescuers and neighbors reportedly dug through rubble with their hands to find survivors. The building collapsed around 1:30 am as many slept inside, according to witnesses. After the collapse, bulldozers roared into the neighborhood’s narrow alleys, removing chunks of cement, steel rods, scattered ...

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Teen girl arrested for running high school prostitution ring on Facebook

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A 17-year-old Florida girl was reportedly arrested on Friday for human trafficking. This was after Venice police department began investigating a high school prostitution ring organized on Facebook, according to reports. Police said the girl arranged at least one-act of prostitution that involved a 15-year-old girl and a 21-year-old man. WTSP reports that 21-year-old John Mosher was arrested after the ...

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Diem Brown dies at 32 after long battle with cancer

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PEOPLE magazine have confirmed that Diem Brown has lost her long battle with cancer. She was 32 years old and died at 10:22 am Friday in New York City, according to reports. Brown had candidly chronicled her cancer fight in a blog for PEOPLE.com. The reality star rose to fame on MTV’s Real World/Road Rules Challenge. While fighting through her illness, ...

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47 people killed in bombing outside Nigerian school

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Police said on Monday, that at least 47 people were killed and 79 wounded by a suicide bombing outside a school in northern Nigeria. Police spokesman Emmanuel Ojukwu said, the attacker was disguised as a student when he set off the explosion in a government boarding school. Police reportedly suspect Boko Haram is behind the attack. CNN reports that the ...

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Investigation into plane crash that killed Pastor Myles Munroe set to begin

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According to reports on Monday, a full investigation is slated to begin today into the plane crash that killed Pastor Dr. Myles Munroe, his wife and 7 others in The Bahamas. This comes one day after the private Lear jet crashed on approach near Grand Bahama International Airport. Everyone on board the jet was killed, including Munroe and his wife ...

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Suge Knight, Katt Williams arrested for allegedly stolen camera

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Marion “Suge” Knight and comedian Micah “Katt” Williams were reportedly arrested and charged Wednesday, after allegedly stealing a camera from a photographer in Beverly Hills last month, according to officials. The Los Angeles County district attorney’s office said Knight and Williams were each charged with one count of robbery in connection with the September 5 incident. Knight was reportedly arrested ...

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Teen gunman invited victims to lunch before shooting rampage

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Fifteen year old Jaylen Fryberg reportedly texted a lunch to five students before opening fire on them on Friday at a Washington state high school. After inviting them to lunch, he shot them at the table, said investigators on Monday. Fryberg then reportedly committed suicide, after the shooting rampage. Sheriff Ty Trenary said that detectives are digging through text messages, ...

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Toronto elects a new Mayor

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Toronto has elected a new Mayor, who is reportedly the opposite of current Mayor Rob Ford. Ford’s term was plagued by scandals involving public drinking and illegal drug use. John Tory won Monday’s election with 40% of the vote, compared to the 33% for Doug Ford, brother of outgoing Mayor Rob Ford. Tory vowed to restore Toronto’s reputation on the ...

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Duchess of Cambridge’s second baby due in April

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Kensington Palace has reportedly said that the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are expecting their second child in April next year. The pregnancy had already been announced, but the due date had not been released. The palace said in a statement that the Duchess continued to suffer from extreme morning sickness but her condition was “steadily improving.” The Duchess will ...

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Mark Zuckerberg gives $25 million to fight Ebola

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Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and his wife Priscilla Chan are reportedly giving $25 million to the CDC Foundation to fight the Ebola epidemic. In a Facebook post, Zuckerberg said the viral outbreak is “at a critical turning point.” On Tuesday, the foundation said the donation will go to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Ebola response effort in ...

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