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Bill Murray crashes South Carolina birthday party, dances to ‘Turn Down for …

Bill Murray crashes South Carolina birthday party, dances to ‘Turn Down for …News from New York Daily News: George Pimentel/WireImage ‘Bill Murray Day’ was declared at the Toronto International Film Festival on Sept. 5. Bill Murray continues making a name for himself as the ultimate party crasher. The 63-year-old actor’s latest surprise appearance was at [...]

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ANC Dominates in South African Vote Win With Zuma Emboldened (2)

ANC Dominates in South African Vote Win With Zuma Emboldened (2)News from Businessweek: South Africa’s ruling African National Congress decisively won a fifth straight national election, retaining much of its support even as a corruption scandal embroils President Jacob Zuma. With ballots from 99 percent of the 22,263 polling stations counted, the ANC won 62.2 [...]

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Nearly 300, mostly teens, missing after South Korean ferry sinks

Nearly 300, mostly teens, missing after South Korean ferry sinksNews from CBS News: MOKPO, South Korea – Fears rose Thursday for the fate of 289 passengers still missing more than 24 hours after their ferry flipped onto its side and filled with water off the southern coast of South Korea. A coast guard official said [...]

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South Korea demand figure skate gold probe

South Korea demand figure skate gold probeNews from Business Recorder: Saturday, 22 February 2014 14:36 Posted by Parvez Jabri SOCHI: South Korea have demanded a review of the controversial Olympic Games women’s figure skating competition which saw national heroine Kim Yu-Na beaten to gold by Russia’s Adelina Sotnikova. Defending Olympic champion Kim was relegated to [...]

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Ice storm causes another traffic jam in the South

Ice storm causes another traffic jam in the SouthNews from Washington Post: ATLANTA — Drivers got caught in monumental traffic jams and abandoned their cars Wednesday in North Carolina in a replay of what happened in Atlanta just two weeks ago, as another wintry storm across the South iced highways and knocked out electricity to [...]

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Analysis: How South Sudan leaders squandered nation-building effort

Analysis: How South Sudan leaders squandered nation-building effortNews from Reuters: By Carl Odera and Edmund Blair JUBA/NAIROBI Tue Dec 24, 2013 6:12am EST South Sudan’s President Salva Kiir wipes his face during a news conference in Juba December 18, 2013. Credit: Reuters/Goran Tomasevic JUBA/NAIROBI (Reuters) – At a well-attended investor conference in South Sudan’s capital [...]

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Obama warns against using military force to gain power in South Sudan

Obama warns against using military force to gain power in South SudanNews from Los Angeles Times: HONOLULU – President Obama warned Saturday that using military force to gain power in South Sudan could cost the country international support. Obama was reacting to reports that four U.S. service members were wounded when South Sudanese militias fired [...]

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Fears of civil war in South Sudan grow as army loses key town

Fears of civil war in South Sudan grow as army loses key townNews from Los Angeles Times: JOHANNESBURG, South Africa – Fears of civil war in South Sudan grew Thursday, after South Sudan’s military admitted losing control of a key town in the country’s east, to army mutineers. The army lost Bor, the capital of [...]

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Three Senators Try to Hold Off GOP in South

Three Senators Try to Hold Off GOP in SouthNews from New York Times: NEW ORLEANS — Things traditionally get started a little late down here, an inclination that runs from mealtimes to political races. But with nearly a year to go before the 2014 election, it is already open season on Senator Mary L. Landrieu, [...]

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North Korea threatens war with South over UN sanctions

North Korea threatens war with South over UN sanctionsNews from Reuters: North Korean leader Kim Jong-un delivers a New Year address in Pyongyang in this picture released by the North’s official KCNA news agency on January 1, 2013. Credit: Reuters/KCNA By Jack Kim SEOUL | Fri Jan 25, 2013 3:47am EST SEOUL (Reuters) – North [...]

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