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Beijing, Beijing, CN

At least 1 killed, 8 injured during explosion at residential building in northwest Beijing - @cctvnews

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Papua New Guinea

Quantas reroutes flights as Papua New Guinea's Mount Tavurvur volcano erupts - @smh


Encino, Los Angeles, CA, US

Fire officials battle blaze at 3-story apartment building in Encino, Los Angeles - @ABC7

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Athens, Attica, GR

Preliminary magnitude-5.6 earthquake strikes 80 miles south of Athens, Greece - @USGS

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Springfield, IL, US

Flash flooding reportedly causes road closures in Springfield, Ill., police say - @breakingweather



27-year-old surfer almost drowns in high surf at Los Angeles' Venice Beach; condition unknown - @latimes


Guizhou, CN

Hundreds of rescuers continue to hunt for survivors in landslide in Guizhou, China that killed at least 14 - @AP


Israel-Syria tensions

Fiji's military confirms 43 of its soldiers working as UN peacekeepers captured in Golan Heights - @AP

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Fort Hood shooting, April 2, 2014

Fort Hood shooter who killed 13 writes to ISIS leader, asks to become 'citizen' of Islamic State - @CNN

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US Open Tennis Championships 2014

15-year-old CiCi Bellis loses in 2nd round of US Open to Kazakhstan's Zarina Diyas - @AP


Indiana University

Police investigating death at Indiana University sorority house; foul play not suspected - @WTHRcom

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F-15 jet crashes in Virginia, Aug. 27, 2014

Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick on death of pilot in F-15 crash: 'Throughout the last couple of days, as we learned the circumstances of this accident, we held out hope that the pilot would be found and returned safely to his family. Our prayers and condolences are with his family, the Wing Command and all the Members of the Massachusetts National Guard' - statement

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Texas A&M University

Kenny Hill breaks Johnny Manziel's single-game passing record with 511 yards to help Texas A&M beat South Carolina 52-28 - @AP

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Hà Nội, Hai Phong, VN

State media: Court in Hanoi, Vietnam, sentences Philippine man to death for cocaine trafficking - @AP


Nashville, TN, US

Lightning delays start of game between Temple University and Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tenn. - @AP


Papua New Guinea

Photo: Lava, smoke billow into sky as Mount Tavurvur erupts in Papua New Guinea - @abcnews

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Papua New Guinea

Major volcanic eruption reported at Papua New Guinea's Mount Tavurvur volcano - @abcnews

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Meghalaya, IN

4 reportedly killed, 32 injured in bus accident in Meghalaya, India - @ndtv

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Fresno, CA, US

19 people displaced after 3-alarm fire at 2 apartment complexes in Fresno, Calif. - @ABC30

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Joan Rivers hospitalized August 2014

Daughter of Joan Rivers: 'I want to thank everyone for the overwhelming love and support for my mother. She is resting comfortably and is with our family' - statement

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