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at 09:45 on November 01, 2014, EDT.

Bangladesh goes dark in blackout as transmission line bringing electricity from India fails

DHAKA, Bangladesh - Bangladesh was struggling to restore power hours after a transmission line bringing electricity from neighbouring India failed on Saturday, causing a nationwide blackout, and officials said it would take at least 12 more hours to repair the system.

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at 09:02 on November 01, 2014, EDT.

Iraqi officials say Islamic State group lines up, kills 50 tribesmen, women in Anbar province

BAGHDAD - Islamic State group extremists lined up and shot dead at least 50 tribesmen and women in Iraq's Anbar province, officials said Saturday, the latest mass killing committed by the group.

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at 09:04 on November 01, 2014, EDT.

Cruise liner aground in northern Norway; no injuries, no damage reported

COPENHAGEN - A Bahamas-registered cruise liner that ran aground in the northern Norway a few months ago did it again on Saturday, in sight of the pier where it was to be moored.

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at 08:42 on November 01, 2014, EDT.

Leader of Nigeria's Islamic extremists threatens to slaughter German hostage, 'always crying.'

MAIDUGURI, Nigeria - The leader of Nigeria's Islamic extremists is threatening to kill a captured German.

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at 02:30 on November 01, 2014, EDT.

After protests push president from power, 2nd Burkina Faso soldier declares he's head of state

OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso - The president of Burkina Faso stepped down Friday after protesters stormed parliament and set the building ablaze, ending his 27-year reign and sparking a struggle in the military for control of the West African country.

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at 01:46 on November 01, 2014, EDT.

Spacecraft for tourists breaks up during test in another setback for commercial space travel

MOJAVE, Calif. - A winged spaceship designed to take tourists on excursions beyond Earth's atmosphere broke up during a test flight Friday over the Mojave Desert, killing a pilot in the second fiery setback for commercial space travel in less than a week.

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