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Syrian civil war

Fighters with Syrian al-Qaida affiliate al-Nusra Front have seized the last remaining stronghold of Western-backed rebels in Idlib after days of fighting, rebels and a monitoring group say - @Reuters

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Bangladesh power outages, November 2014

State minister Nasrul Hamid Bipu says electricity has been restored on an emergency basis at Bangladesh's Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport, major hospitals - @dailystarnews

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South African soccer player Senzo Meyiwa killed

Photo: Tens of thousands of people arrive to attend the funeral of slain soccer star Senzo Meyiwa at Moses Mabhida Stadium in Durban, South Africa - @TomBurridgebbc

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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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Raleigh, NC, US

2 killed, 3 injured in Raleigh, NC, early morning hit-and-run - @WNCN

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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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Blue Mountains, New South Wales, AU

Update: Fire commissioner says 1 home was destroyed in Katoomba fire, not 2 as the NSW Rural Fire Service previously reported - @AusNewsNetwork

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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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