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 3 days | Maria strengthens into a ‘potentially catastrophic’ category 5 hurricane

              Hurricane Maria rapidly intensified on Monday, becoming a "potentially catastrophic" category 5 storm as it reached the northeast Caribbean, U.S. forecasters say. Additional strengthening is possible over the next few days.   

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 1 wk | North Korea fires ballistic missile over Japan

              North Korea has fired a ballistic missile that has flown over northern Japan, less than two weeks after the country carried out its sixth nuclear test, Japanese and South Korean officials say. Residents in Japan were briefly warned to seek shelter. (more)   

  North Korea     


 1 wk | Lady Gaga hospitalized for severe pain, cancels Rio performance

              Singer Lady Gaga, who revealed earlier this week that she is suffering from chronic pain, was taken to hospital on Thursday, forcing her to cancel her planned performance at the Rock in Rio music festival in Brazil. (more)   

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 1 wk | Martin Shkreli sent to jail for bounty on Hillary Clinton’s hair

              Former drug company executive Martin Shkreli has been jailed to await sentencing for securities fraud after he posted a message on Facebook in which he offered a $5,000 bounty for a strand of hair from former presidential candidate Hillary Clinton. (more)   

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 1 wk | ‘The Sopranos’ actor Frank Vincent dead at 80

              Actor Frank Vincent, who is best remembered for his prominent roles in the HBO series "The Sopranos" and films such as "Goodfellas" and "Raging Bull," has died. He was 80 years old. (more)   

  United States     


 1 wk | 1 dead in shooting at Washington state high school

              A gunman has opened fire at a high school near Spokane in Washington state, killing one student and injuring at least three other people, officials and witnesses said. The suspect was taken into custody a short time later. James Valles reports. (BNO News)   

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 1 wk | YuMi the robot conducts Verdi with Italian orchestra

              YuMi the humanoid robot showed no signs of nerves on Tuesday night as it raised its baton to conduct the Lucca Philharmonic orchestra alongside Italian tenor Andrea Bocelli. Emily Wither reports. (BNO News/Reuters)   

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 1 wk | Twenty dollar budget for agency probing Duterte’s drug war

              Philippine lawmakers allocate an annual budget of just 1,000 pesos ($20) to the Commission on Human Rights, a public body that has clashed repeatedly with Duterte over his bloody war on drugs. Grace Lee reports. (BNO News/ Reuters)   

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 1 wk | Two endangered baby orangutans rescued from smugglers

              A pair of two-year-old Sumatran orangutans arrive at a wildlife breeding center in Thailand to be rehabilitated. (BNO News/Reuters)   

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 1 wk | Florida nursing home death toll rises to six

              At a news conference Wednesday afternoon, police said the death toll at a Florida nursing home that lost power after Hurricane Irma had risen to six. Linda So reports.(Reuters/BNO News)   

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