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Baby, Policeman Killed In French Gypsy Camp Shooting

LILLE, France: A man shot dead four people "in cold blood", including a baby and policeman, at a gypsy camp in northern France on Tuesday, officials said.

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One Direction To Split For Year After New Album

The break will come after the band, reduced to four members following the departure of Zayn Malik earlier this year, release their fifth album in March.LONDON: The hugely successful boy band One Direction will take a year-long break next year so that members can pursue separate interests.

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The World Struggles To Adjust To China’s ‘New Normal’

China’s leaders have warned their people they need to accommodate a “new normal” of economic growth far slower than the rate that propelled the economy into the world’s second-largest in the past two decades.

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Inter-Korean Tensions Expose Altered Sense Of National Security In Young Generation

SEOUL, Cho Min-soo, a 22-year-old sergeant assigned to the 3rd Division in the central front of the South Korean Army, was supposed to be discharged Tuesday and start work as a civilian in September, South Korea's Yonhap news agency reported.

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14 Suspected IS Recruiters Arrested In Spain, Morocco

MADRID: Spain and Morocco on Tuesday arrested 14 people on suspicion of belonging to a network that recruited and sent fighters to the Islamic State group.

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Moscow Tries To Shut Down 'depraved' Nudist Beach

 Moscow’s naturists are facing eviction from the city’s only real nudist beach after a city councillor accused them of public depravity.

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Millionaire London Lawyer Jumped In Front Of Train After Suffering 'Considerable Guilt'

 An 'intelligent lawyer' and loving mother-of-three killed herself after being consumed with guilt because she felt she was not a good enough mum, an inquest was told.

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Interstellar Was Right. Falling Into A Black Hole Is Not The End, Says Stephen Hawking

 Interstellar was right. Falling into a black hole is not the end, professor Stephen Hawking has claimed.

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Victim Group Seeks Independent Review Of Clergy Abuse Claims

Peter Isely, Midwest director of Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests, speaks about the Milwaukee archdiocese's bankruptcy case during a news conference in Milwaukee on Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2015. The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Milwaukee filed its bankruptcy reorganization plan, formalizing a recent settlement deal that will divvy up $21 million among more than 300 victims of clergy sex abuse. (AP Photo/Greg Moore)MILWAUKEE: A group of clergy sexual abuse victims called Tuesday for an independent commission to investigate molestation accusations that are sealed as part of a bankruptcy case involving the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Milwaukee.

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Zimbabwe's President Mugabe Booed In Parliament Over Economic Crisis

Zimbabwe’s president Robert Mugabe delivers his state of the nation address to the country’s parliament in Harare. He was booed as he did so. Photograph: Philimon Bulawayo/Reuters

Zimbabwe’s veteran president Robert Mugabe was booed and heckled by opposition politicians over the deteriorating economy as he gave his state of the nation address to parliament on Tuesday.

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