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South Africa

Photo: Recovered rhino horns are seen in a police photo taken at South Africa's OR Tambo airport after 2 men bound for Vietnam were arrested on poaching charges; officials say the seizure set a record for a single operation - @_ArriveAlive

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Vancouver, WA, US

Update: 2 7-year-old girls face life-threatening injuries after a group of 4 were struck by an allegedly impaired driver during Halloween trick-or-treating in Vancouver, Wash. - @fox12oregon

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Bangladesh power outages, November 2014

Director of Bangladesh's state-run power grid Masum-Al-Beruni says electricity has been restored to many areas, capital city of Dhaka, expected to have electricity by Saturday evening local time - @AP

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crime & courts

Jehovah's Witnesses ordered to pay $13.5 million to a man who was sexually abused in the 1980s by a San Diego church leader - @ReutersUS

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Israel Gaza rocket attacks

Israel Defense Forces say a rocket or mortar was fired from Gaza into Israel, the 2nd such incident since truce this summer - @haaretzcom

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AMBER Alerts

Missing Texas 1-year-old Colt Williams found safe at a hospital in New Iberia, La.; suspected abductor remains at large - @abc13houston

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Bangladesh power outages, November 2014

Editor's note: As reported by the AP, power-starved Bangladesh began importing electricity through a 400-kv transmission line from India in October 2013. The country also has signed agreements with energy companies in Japan, China, Malaysia and the US to build power plants and boost energy infrastructure. Saturday's blackouts are Bangladesh's worst since a cyclone hit in 2007. - Tricia

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Camarillo, CA, US

11 homes under evacuation orders, Red Cross called in after mudslide hits Camarillo, Calif., neighborhood - @VCFD_PIO

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Camarillo, CA, US

Photo: A home hit with waist-deep mud suffered the worst damage from a landslide in Camarillo, Calif. - @VCFD_PIO

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Camarillo, CA, US

1 rescued, evacuations ordered after mudslide hits Camarillo, Calif., neighborhood - @ABC7

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Bangladesh power outages, November 2014

More: Officials with Bangladesh's Power Development Board say they expect to restore 'almost normalcy' in electricity generation within the next hour - @dailystarnews

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Sydney, New South Wales, AU

17-year-old boy killed after being struck by lightning at One Mile Beach north of Sydney, Australia - @AusNewsNetwork

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Blue Mountains, New South Wales, AU

New South Wales officials are treating the bushfire that's destroyed at least 2 homes in Katoomba as suspicious - @AusNewsNetwork

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Bangladesh power outages, November 2014

Power outages hit all of Bangladesh after disruption in India-Bangladesh interconnection line sets off chain reaction - @dailystarnews

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Blue Mountains, New South Wales, AU

Photo: A Katoomba family stands ready to protect their home against a fire that jumped containment lines and destroyed at least 2 homes - @9NewsSyd

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travel

UK updates citizen travel advisory to warn of 'generalized threat' from terrorists seeking revenge for British airstrikes against Islamic State targets - @BBCNews

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AMBER Alerts

Amber Alert issued for for 1-year-old Colt Williams, missing from Liberty County, Texas; police believe boy to be in grave or immediate danger - @NBCDFW

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Virgin Galactic SpaceShipTwo crashes, Oct. 31, 2014

In message to supporters Virgin Group founder Richard Branson writes, 'We've always known that the road to space is extremely difficult - and that every new transportation system has to deal with bad days early in their history' - @richardbranson

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crime & courts

Photo: Retired US Marine Sgt. Andrew Tahmooressi is reunited with his mother, Jill, in San Diego after his release from Mexican prison - @iResistAll

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Blue Mountains, New South Wales, AU

Australia's Rural Fire Service issues emergency warning after wildfire in Katoomba breaks containment lines, destroys at least 1 home - @smh

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