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earthquakes

Update: 6.3-magnitude earthquake in southwest China's Sichuan province has left 1 dead, at least 15 injured, state news reports - @cctvnews

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Armenia

Bodies of 3 Armenian pilots removed from crash site after helicopter was shot down by Azeri forces earlier this month - @Reuters

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Ebola outbreak 2014

Mali records new case of Ebola after friend of nurse who died from tests positive - @Reuters

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London, England, GB

Investigation begins into London hotel gas explosion after incident which injured 14 last night - @BBCNews

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Balcony collapse in West London, Nov. 21, 2014

2 men who died after balcony collapsed in London on Friday named as Tomasz Procko, 22, and Karol Szymanski, 29 - @BBCNews

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Japan

Magnitude 6.8 quake hits central Japan, no tsunami warning issued, Japan's public broadcaster NHK says - @Reuters

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Texas, US

Heavy thunderstorms due to hit Texas this weekend - @ksatnews

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England, GB

NHS 111 and police 101 phone numbers working again after problem resolved, says Vodafone - @BBCNews

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Guantanamo, Guantanamo, CU

Guantanamo Bay detainee Muhammed Murdi Issa Al-Zahrani to be released to Saudi Arabia - US Department of Defense statement

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Ukraine, Russia political crisis

Russia steps up war of words, saying the US and EU are using sanctions to seek 'regime change' - @CNBCWorld

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Islamic State threat in Iraq, Syria

US-led airstrikes have killed 910 people in Syria since the campaign began 2 months ago, the majority of them Islamic State fighters, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights says - @Reuters

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London, England, GB

UK Labour's Tessa Jowell tells BBC News she plans to run for mayor of London in 2016

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England, GB

Police forces in England report 101 non-emergency police phone number is down, issues are ongoing - @BBCNews

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Portugal

Police have detained former prime minister of Portugal José Sócrates on suspicion of tax fraud, money laundering and corruption - @FT

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Kenya al-Shabaab bus attack, Nov. 22, 2014

Somalia's al-Shabaab claims responsibility for today's bus attack in Kenya which killed 28 people, saying it was retaliation for raids on mosques in Mombasa - @Reuters

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West Jerusalem synagogue attack, Nov. 18, 2014

Jordanian prime minister sends condolence letter to Jerusalem synagogue attackers' families, Israel's Channel 2 reports - @haaretzcom

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Iraq

US Vice President Joe Biden welcomes oil agreement between Iraq's central government and northern Kurdistan region - @Reuters

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Kenya al-Shabaab bus attack, Nov. 22, 2014

Editor's note: There are tweets reporting military jets from Kenya have bombed an al-Shabaab base following today's bus attack, but we are waiting on further sources and details. - Sean

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Ukraine, Russia political crisis

Ukraine's defense minister claims 7,500 Russian troops are present in eastern Ukraine - @AFP

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China

More: The 6.3 magnitude quake struck 103 km (64 miles) west of the city of Leshan around 0855 GMT, at a depth of about 10 km (6 miles), with no immediate reports of casualties or damage - @Reuters

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