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    Endangered Tiger Kills Zookeeper in FloridaThe 38-year-old keeper was known as the “tiger whisperer” and she had dedicated her life to saving the animals.
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    Virginia State Trooper Shot and Killed at Richmond Greyhound StationThe gunman was also killed.
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    Suicide Bomber Attacks Families at a Public Park in Pakistan, Kills at Least 65Mostly women and children were killed in the Taliban-linked attack, which was specifically targeting the country’s Christian minority.
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    ISIS Suicide Bomber Kills 41 at Soccer Game in IraqAlmost half of those killed were teenage boys.
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    Hundreds of Brussels Attack Survivors Are Still Stranded in a Belgian WarehouseThe Brussels airport remains closed.
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    Paris Terror Suspect Captured in Belgium Planned More AttacksSalah Abdeslam was part of a much larger terrorist network.
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    Dubai Airliner Crashes in Russia, Killing All 62 AboardThe plane nosedived into the ground and exploded while attempting to land in poor weather in the city of Rostov-on-Don.
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    District Judge Resigns After Sex Abuse ChargeRoberts’s accuser says he raped her repeatedly in 1981.
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    Military Personnel Punished for Hospital BombingNo criminal charges were filed.
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    Michigan Uber Driver Kills 6 in Random Shooting SpreeHe may have been taking fares between the shootings.
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    Earthquake in Taiwan Leaves at Least 14 Dead, More Than 150 MissingA 17-story residential building collapsed while hundreds were still inside.
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    Man Falls 5 Stories — Then Gets Impaled — at Manhattan Construction SiteHe’s still alive. 
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    Michigan Governor Calls Flint Water Crisis ‘a Disaster’The political fallout from the disaster continues.
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    4 of 5 Suspects in Brooklyn Park Gang-Rape Case Set FreeOne is being held, but for a separate case.
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    Fifth Suspect in Custody for Brooklyn Rape CaseWhat happened at the four teenagers’ arraignment. 
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    Cologne Mayor Warns Women About StrangersAuthorities in Cologne are investigating the crimes, which may have involved recent migrants.
  17. Here’s the Awful Parody Ad Ted Cruz Ran in Iowa During ‘SNL’Presidential hopeful Ted Cruz already gave comedy a great gift by releasing hours of raw, cringeworthy campaign ad footage (that The Daily Show […]
  18. Two New York College Students Rescued From Hostage Situation by SWAT Team At least four people have been arrested, but the motive is still unknown. 
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    Woman Dies After SUV Jumps Curb in Fort GreeneTwenty-two pedestrians have been killed in New York City since Halloween. 
  20. Hundreds Dead in India As Record Flooding ContinuesRescue efforts are still under way, as more rain is predicted.
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    Nestlé Addresses Brutal Slavery in Its Seafood Supply ChainThe food giant has outlined how it plans to protect workers.
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    Liberia Sees First Ebola Death Since JulyMeanwhile, a panel of international experts say that the response to the outbreak caused “needless suffering and death.”
  23. Sister of Woman Who Jumped From Rooftop Bar Reportedly Kills HerselfSara, the older sister of 30-year-old Faigy Mayer, died in her parents’ Brooklyn home in an apparent suicide. 
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    Myanmar Landslide Kills More Than 120 MinersMany more are still missing.
  25. NYC Dentist Arrested on Child-Porn ChargesHe also was allegedly a big fan of Brooklyn parties “where participants would engage in sexual intercourse with animals.”
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    Dozens of Hostages Rescued After Special Forces Storm Mali HotelMore the 100 were believed to have been taken captive after gunman stormed a luxury hotel in Bamako.
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    Jared Fogle Gets More Than 15 Years in PrisonThe former Subway pitchman told the courtroom that he owes “a huge apology to the people who supported me and my positive messages the last 15 years.”
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    Explosion Kills at Least 32 in Nigeria; Boko Haram SuspectedMore than 80 people were injured.
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    Russia Says Bomb Was Definitely Responsible for Plane Crash in Egypt“We can say definitely that this was a terrorist act.”
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    At Least 129 Dead After Explosions and Shootings in ParisIt now seems that ISIS was indeed responsible for the attacks.
  31. ISIS Claims Responsibility for Suicide Bombings That Leave Dozens Dead in BeirutAt least 41 people have died.
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    12 Pedestrians Have Died in NYC Since HalloweenThe latest was hit by a car on Monday evening. 
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    Victims Shot After Running From Afghan Hospital“This is the view from inside the hospital. What we lack is the view from outside the hospital — what happened within the military chains of command.”
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    Airline Official Believes Russian Plane Crash Caused by ‘External Impact’Authorities have yet to pinpoint the exact reason a plane with 224 people inside disintegrated in the air last weekend. 
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    3 Killed, 4 Injured After Driver Crashes Into Bronx Trick-Or-TreatersA 10-year-old girl was killed, as were two men who died pushing children out of the car’s path.
  36. Report: School Officer Who Threw Student Across Classroom Will be FiredAuthorities are expected to announce the decision at a noon press conference.
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    Officer Filmed Violently Arresting High SchoolerThe Justice Department is now getting involved.
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    U.S. Troops Thought Taliban Was in MSF HospitalAccording to the AP, Green Berets on the ground requested an air strike because they thought it was under Taliban control.
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    Ex-Cop Kills Ex-Lover, Jumps in Front of SubwayHe threw himself in front of an A train in Washington Heights.
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    A Disabled Applebee’s Cook Worked for Nearly a Year Without PaymentParents of the “tireless worker” say he did 350 hours of free prep work.
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    Paper Publishes Job Ad Specifying ‘No Haitians’ But the company that posted the ad, as well as the paper that ran it, are sorry.
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    Multiple Suicide Bombings Kill Dozens in Nigeria; Boko Haram Suspected “All the people in the mosque died. Not a single one escaped.”
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    Wendy’s Fired Two Employees for Writing Racist Slurs on a Kids’-Meal“I had to explain to my child what the ‘n’ word means.”
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    Whole Foods Is Working to Make Amends After a Guard Attacked a Black CustomerThe company has fired both the guard and the security company.
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    Developer Left Friend to Die After Drunken CrashForty-two-year-old Sean Ludwick is being held on $1 million bond.
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    Giant Dead-Rat Bouquet Adorns Lower East Side ScaffoldingYup.
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    Siblings Who Beat Up Man Say ‘Trump Was Right’The brothers also allegedly urinated on the face of the homeless Hispanic man. 
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    Kid Who’s Deathly Allergic to Food Gets the Award for Today’s MostHe’s allergic to literally all the foods and must gets his nutrients from a feeding tube.
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    13 Major Takeaways From the Times’ Big Story on Fishing SlaveryConditions are apparently getting worse for workers and the Thai government is doing little to curb the abuse.
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    How ISIS Abducts, Recruits, and Trains Children to Become JihadistsThe brainwashed kids are even taught how to execute prisoners by practicing beheadings on dolls.
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