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It’s Getting Hot In Here! Slow-Moving Molten Lava River Threatens Hawaii

Smoke rises from the lava flow from Mt Kilauea as it inches closer to the village of Pahoa, Hawaii October 29, 2014. — ReutersPAHOA (Hawaii): A slow-moving river of molten lava from an erupting volcano crept over residential and farm property on Hawaiis Big Island yesterday after incinerating an outbuilding as it threatened dozens of homes at the edge of a former plantation town.

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Online Uproar Over Chinese Billionaire Couple’s US$10m Gift To Yale

In July, the couple gave Harvard University US$15 million in the first stage of a US$100 million programme that Pan and Zhang say will fund disadvantaged Chinese students at top institutions across the globe. — Reuters pic BEIJING: A Chinese billionaire couple’s US$10 million (RM32.908 million) gift to Yale University sparked controversy among the country’s Internet users today, with some arguing that the money would be better spent on schools in China.

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Mexico’s Missing Students: As Families Demand Results, President Pledges To Find The Truth

Mexico's President Enrique Pena Nieto looks on after addressing the media about a private meeting with the relatives of the 43 missing students of Ayotzinapa Teacher Training College Raul Isidro Burgos, at Los Pinos presidential residence in Mexico City O GUERRERO: Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto pledged to redouble efforts to find 43 college students who were allegedly kidnapped by local police last month as their parents criticized the failure of the government’s efforts.

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Man Slices Off Bits Of Woman’s Face And Flushes Parts Down Toilet

The accused apparently flushed down the victims ears, nose and lips down a toilet after allegedly slice them off her face, October 30, 2014. — AFP pic TAIPEI: Taiwan police arrested a 79-year-old man after he sliced off his girlfriend’s nose, ears and lips and flushed them down the toilet, suspecting that she was cheating on him, officials said today.

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Sweden Recognises Palestinian State

Swedish foreign minister Margot Wallstrom has acknowledged Sweden's recognition of the Palestinian state, October 30, 2014. — Reuters pic STOCKHOLM: Sweden today officially recognised the state of Palestine, Stockholm’s foreign minister said, less than a month after the government announced its intention to make the controversial move.

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‘Perfect Body’ Campaign Sparks Backlash Against Victoria’s Secret

Photo: Victoria's SecretCritics of a recent Victoria’s Secret ad campaign are finding it anything but "perfect."

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The Language Professor Who Was Beheaded By Her Son And Dragged Into The Street Before He Jumped In Front Of A Train

NEW YORK: A college professor has been brutally beheaded by her mentally-ill son, who left her body in the middle of the street before taking his own life.

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Australia's Mcdonald's Takes Fast Food Very Seriously - By Delivering Using Lamborghini

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The McDonald's branch in South Melbourne takes fast food to the next level - they deliver the food in a customised Lamborghini, and a Ferrari.

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Man Allegedly Thought It Was 'OK' To Have Sex With Beagle

WEST VIRGINIA: A man accused of sexually assaulting his pet beagle allegedly defended his actions, saying he thought it was “OK” because the animal weighs more than 40 pounds and was spayed.

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Catholics Call For Ban On 'Satanic' Halloween

THE Catholic Church has called for Halloween to be scrapped and replaced with "Holyween", a night in which children would attend prayer vigils and dress up as the saints.

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