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    Yemen sets curfew as fighting roils capital

    Yemen’s top security body imposed an overnight curfew in restive areas of the capital, Sanaa, on Saturday after Shiite rebels took over the state television building amid heavy clashes and the U.N. envoy to the country signaled that a deal had been reached to end the violence.

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    Rescuers save 50,000 as floods hit south Pakistan

    Pakistan’s disaster management agency said Saturday that rescuers with boats and helicopters had evacuated about 50,000 people from the country’s south after raging floods inundated more villages there.

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    Ebola burial team attacked in Sierra Leone

    A police official says health workers in Sierra Leone have come under attack while trying to bury the bodies of five Ebola victims east of the capital.

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    In Ukraine, positive developments but fighting still deadly

    Sporadic artillery fire hit parts of eastern Ukraine on Saturday, hours after negotiators agreed to create a buffer zone between government troops and pro-Russian militants by halting their advances, pulling back heavy weapons and withdrawing foreign fighters.

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    Researchers uncover gas chambers at Nazi death camp in Poland

    Few sites across war-torn Poland harbor more secrets of atrocity and horror than the Nazi concentration camp of Sobibor. Different from Auschwitz, which almost immediately yielded the full scope of the crimes committed there, the history of Sobibor in eastern Poland was initially hidden and opaque...

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    New Zealand prime minister wins 3rd term in office

    Prime Minister John Key won an emphatic victory Saturday in New Zealand’s general election to return for a third term, a result that will be seen as an endorsement of the way his National Party has handled the economy.

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    Original Marquis de Sade manuscript on display

    The original scroll upon which the Marquis de Sade penned his famed, often-banned tale of sexual extremism is going on public display.

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    Sierra Leone begins 3-day Ebola lockdown

    Sierra Leone confined its 6 million people to their homes Friday for the next three days as the Ebola-ravaged West African country began what was believed to be the most sweeping lockdown against disease since the Middle Ages.

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    Apple fan frenzy as iPhone 6 hits store shelves

    Christmas came in September this year for Apple devotees, as scores of people across the country turned out early at the company’s stores on Friday to get their hands on new, supersized iPhones.

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    Jailed Venezuelan police chief freed

    A former Caracas police chief whose decade-long imprisonment had rallied Venezuela's opposition has been released from jail on humanitarian grounds to continue serving a 30-year sentence at home.

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