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 4 hrs | Former Israeli President Shimon Peres dead at 93

              Former Israeli President Shimon Peres, the statesman who won the Nobel Peace Prize for reaching an interim peace accord with the Palestinians in the early 1990s, has died after suffering a stroke earlier this month. He was 93. (more)   


  Ramat Gan, Israel     

 

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  16 hrs | Americas is first region to be declared free of measles

              The Americas has become the first region in the world to be declared free of measles, a highly contagious disease that at one point caused millions of deaths a year, the Pan American Health Organization announced on Tuesday.   


  The Americas        2 UPDATES

 

 1 day | Twitter to ban journalist Mahir Zeynalov in Turkey

              Tweets from Turkish journalist and analyst Mahir Zeynalov will be banned in Turkey at the government's request, accusing the journalist of "instigating terrorism," he said on Monday. There was no immediate response from the company. (more)   


  Washington, D.C.     

 

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 1 day | ‘Disgruntled’ lawyer opens fire in Houston, injuring 9

              A disgruntled lawyer wearing an old Nazi uniform opened fire at vehicles near a shopping center in southwest Houston, injuring nine people at random before being killed in a shootout with police, officials say. (more)   


  Houston, TX     

 

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 5 days | Yahoo confirms data breach affecting at least 500 million users

              Suspected state-sponsored hackers breached Yahoo's network in late 2014, stealing data associated with at least half a billion user accounts, the company confirmed on Thursday, making it the largest data breach ever reported. (more)   


  Sunnyvale, CA        9 UPDATES

 


 1 wk | Iranian cyclist Bahman Golbarnezhad killed in crash at Rio Paralympic Games

              Iranian cyclist Bahman Golbarnezhad has been killed in an accident during a road race at the Rio Paralympic Games, officials say, making it the first in-competition death during the Olympic or Paralympic Games since 1960. (more)   


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 1 wk | Debris off Tanzania confirmed to be from Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370

              A large piece of aircraft wreckage that was found off Tanzania this summer has been confirmed to have originated from Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370, marking the sixth such discovery as the search for the main wreckage continues.   


  Tanzania        13 UPDATES

 

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 1 wk | U.S., Canada and Mexico issue formal recall of Samsung’s Galaxy Note 7

              Regulators in the United States, Canada and Mexico have issued formal recalls for the more than one million Samsung Galaxy Note 7 phones that have been sold to date, warning that its battery can pose a serious fire hazard. (more)   


    

 

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 1 wk | China launches space lab on road to independent space station

              China has successfully launched the Tiangong-2 space laboratory, embarking on the second step of China's plan to create an independent space station, officials say. A manned mission is scheduled for next month. (more)   


  China        12 UPDATES

 


 2 wks | Former Israeli President Shimon Peres in critical condition after stroke

              Former Israeli President Shimon Peres, who won the Nobel Peace Prize for reaching an interim peace accord with the Palestinians in the early 1990s, is in a critical condition after a major stroke, doctors say. (more)   


  Ramat Gan, Israel        1 UPDATES

 




 
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Americas is first region to be declared free of measles      16 hrs  

‘Disgruntled’ lawyer opens fire in Houston, injuring 9     1 day  

Yahoo confirms data breach affecting at least 500 million users     5 days  

China launches space lab on road to independent space station     1 wk  

Typhoon Lionrock: 133 dead, hundreds missing in North Korea floods     2 wks  


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