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2010 Nov 14
An estimated 2.5-3 million Muslims began the annual hajj pilgrimage. The total number of tourists to Mecca and Medina, home to the prophet Muhammad, is expected to rise from about 12 million to almost 17 million by 2025. The Saudi Arabia government's commission for tourism and antiquities said revenue from tourism this year would reach $17.6 billion and double by 2015.
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2010 Nov 14
Sri Lanka officials said they are probing allegations that one of its nationals, a housemaid identified as D.M. Chandima employed in Jordan, was forced to swallow nails, in the third case involving alleged torture in three months.
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2010 Nov 14
In Zimbabwe a report in the Standard Newspaper said retired police and war veterans are being recalled to direct operations during elections. Reporter Nqodani Ndlovu was arrested on Nov 17 on charges of criminal defamation. He was granted bail on Nov 26 after his lawyer went to the High Court to enforce an earlier magistrate’s decision.
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2010 Nov 14
Delvonte Tisdale (16) apparently fell from the sky after stowing away in an airplane’s wheel well at the Charlotte-Douglas International Airport in Charlotte, NC. His mutilated body was found in a Boston suburb.
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2010 Nov 14
Authorities in Hong Kong detained the Decretive, a Maltese-flagged container vessel, over a debt dispute with several European banks. The target of the dispute is the Islamic Republic of Iran Shipping Lines (IRISL), the guarantor of bank loans which funded the Decretive's construction in 2008. Loan defaults totaled 268 million US dollars.
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2011 Nov 14
It was reported that the Navajo Nation, the largest American Indian tribe, plans to issue its first bonds in a $120 million offering to finance some 50 projects on its 27,000-square-mile reservation in Arizona, New Mexico and Utah.
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2011 Nov 14
In Oakland, Ca., some 1,000 Occupy Oakland protesters returned to Frank Ogawa Plaza hours after being evicted by police. They were allowed to gather with no camping. An estimated $500,000 was spent for outside officers to assist Oakland police.
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2011 Nov 14
In Texas Barry Walter Bujol Jr., accused of attempting to sneak out of the US with restricted military documents, money and equipment in order to join Al-Qaida, was convicted in federal court in Houston.
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2011 Nov 14
In Afghanistan a suspected suicide bomber carrying a bag of explosives was shot dead in Kabul near the site of a major meeting of Afghan elders set to discuss relations with the US.
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2011 Nov 14
Brazil’s Federal Register noted that the government for the first time has granted a foreign citizen the right to live permanently in the country based on a same-sex relationship with a Brazilian citizen.
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2011 Nov 14
Canada released a new C$100 bill made of plastic, its first step in replacing an entire series of banknotes to thwart counterfeiters and persuade retailers it's safe to accept big bills. Canada is the first to add a metallic hologram that is especially difficult to fake. Plastic notes, nearly impervious to liquids, stains, tearing or wear-and-tear, were pioneered by the Reserve Bank of Australia in 1988.
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2011 Nov 14
In northwestern China an explosion in a restaurant, likely caused by a natural gas leak, killed at least 7 people and injured another 31 in Xi'an, capital of Shaanxi province.
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2011 Nov 14
Egyptian security forces arrested Abdel Karim Mohammed Ahmed and Ahmed Salem Awad of the radical Islamist Al-Takfeer wal Hijra during a sweep in the north Sinai town of El-Arish.
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2011 Nov 14
EU foreign ministers decided to impose additional sanctions on 18 Syrians in response to the killings of protesters by Syrian President Bashar Assad's regime. The sanctions also include suspending the disbursement of European Investment Bank loans.
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2011 Nov 14
German prosecutors formally arrested Beate Z. (36), a woman suspected of co-founding a far-right terror organization that authorities say murdered 10 people, amid mounting criticism of security authorities for their failure to act sooner. She turned herself in last week.
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2011 Nov 14
It was reported that villagers living on the Indonesian side of Borneo killed at least 750 endangered orangutans in a year, some to protect crops from being raided and others for their meat, a new survey shows. The information was based on interviews with 6983 people between April 2008 and September 2009.
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2011 Nov 14
Israeli Cabinet ministers decided to hold on to some $100 million in taxes owed to the Palestinians, an official said, despite warnings from Israel's Defense Ministry that the measure could threaten the stability of the Palestinian government in the West Bank. A Hamas naval policeman was killed and 7 others wounded in an Israeli airstrike on their building in the northern Gaza Strip.
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2011 Nov 14
Jordan's King Abdullah II said Syria’s Pres. Assad should step down for the good of his country, the first Arab leader to publicly make such a call.
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2011 Nov 14
Two Russians and an American blasted off from Kazakhstan to the ISS orbiting laboratory on a Soyuz-FG rocket, Russia's first manned mission since the failed launch of the unmanned Progress supply ship in August temporarily grounded its Soyuz rockets.
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2011 Nov 14
A Kenya government statement said PM Raila Odinga asked Israeli President Shimon Peres for assistance in building the capacity of the Kenyan police to deal with attacks by al-Shabab militants.
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2011 Nov 14
Kuwait-based leasing company ALAFCO signed an agreement with Airbus to buy 50 A320neo aircraft, valued at $4.6 billion at list price, the two sides announced at Dubai Airshow.
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2011 Nov 14
Maritime New Zealand said salvage crews have finished pumping 1,454 tons of oil from the Rena, grounded on Oct 5, and were removing the last of 1,280 containers that remained on board.
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2011 Nov 14
Four Pakistani paramilitary soldiers were killed when militants attacked their convoy in the northwestern tribal district of Khyber. In neighboring Mohmand district, security forces said they killed four militants and wounded five others who were later arrested, as the group tried to enter Pakistan from across the unmarked border in Afghanistan.
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2011 Nov 14
Puerto Rico police captured drug smuggler Carlos Morales Davila between Puerto Rico and the island of Vieques. He was expected to be extradited to Miami.
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2011 Nov 14
In southern Syria 34 soldiers and security forces were gunned down by suspected army defectors in Daraa. As many as 90 people killed across the country.
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2011 Nov 14
Pakistan's telecommunications authority sent a letter ordering cell phone companies to block text messages containing what it perceives to be obscenities. It also sent a list of more than 1,500 English and Urdu words that were to be blocked. The order was part of the regulator's attempt to block spam messages.
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2012 Nov 14
In Illinois Rita Crundwell, comptroller of Dixon, pleaded guilty to siphoning over $53 million since she began handling the town’s finances in the 1908s. On Feb 14, 2013, Crundwell was sentenced to nearly 20 years in prison.
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2012 Nov 14
In Rhode Island Anthony L. DiNunzio, acting head of the New England Mafia, was sentenced to 6˝ years in prison for shaking down local strip clubs for protection money.
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2012 Nov 14
Afghan police say Taliban insurgents have shot and killed two young Afghan men who were working as translators for NATO forces in Logar province.
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2012 Nov 14
Australia announced that it will host two US space surveillance systems as part of closer military ties agreed at a bilateral security summit.
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2012 Nov 14
In Brazil the Justice Ministry authorized sending a top figure of the Primeiro Comando da Capital (PCC), a prison-based gang, to a maximum security prison in Roraima state, 900 miles (1,450 km) to the northwest in the Amazon. Sao Paulo has seen nearly 150 homicides over the past two weeks and 94 police executed this year in violence linked to the gang.
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2012 Nov 14
In Cameroon security officers detained four environmental activists opposed to the establishment of an oil palm plantation by Herakles Farms, a US-based company.
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2012 Nov 14
China’s President Hu Jintao stepped aside as ruling party leader to clear the way for Vice President Xi Jinping to take the helm as part of only the second orderly transfer of power in 63 years of Communist rule.
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2012 Nov 14
A United Nations report said that while international attention centers on the M23 rebels, other armed groups in eastern Congo have killed more than 260 civilians since April.
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2012 Nov 14
Workers across the European Union sought to present a united front against rampant unemployment and government spending cuts with a string of strikes and demonstrations across the region. In Belgium a 24-hour rail stoppage and scattered strikes through the south of the nation disrupted daily life. A Spanish strike shut down most schools and while hospitals operated with a skeleton staff. In Portugal the second general strike in eight months left commuters stranded as trains ground to a virtual halt.
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2012 Nov 14
On France’s island of Corsica Jacques Nacer, a shopkeeper and chief of Corsica's chamber of commerce, was killed. He was the second high-profile killing on the island in a month.
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2012 Nov 14
In Iraq insurgents unleashed a new wave of bombings across the country targeting security forces and civilians. At least 20 people were killed and over 100 wounded in the latest challenge to government efforts to promote a sense of stability.
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2012 Nov 14
The debate over legalizing abortion in Ireland flared after the government confirmed Savita Halappanavar, a miscarrying Indian woman suffering from blood poisoning, was refused a quick termination of her pregnancy and died on Oct 28 in an Irish hospital.
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2012 Nov 14
An Israeli airstrike killed Ahmed Jabari, commander of the military wing of Gaza's Hamas rulers. More than 65 rockets landed in southern Israel. Israel hit the Gaza Strip with more than 50 airstrikes. Hamas police said airstrikes hit targets in Gaza City, Khan Younis and Rafah. A total of 15 Palestinians, including 7 civilians, were killed and more than 100 people wounded, according to Palestinian officials. Among the dead were 3 children. A March 6, 2013, UN report said Omar al-Masharawi, age 11 months, was killed by an errant Palestinian rocket.
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2012 Nov 14
The Israeli defense minister says "almost all" Syrian villages near the frontier with Israel have fallen into rebel hands.
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2012 Nov 14
Ivory Coast President Alassane Ouattara dissolved his Cabinet on over an apparent feud between member parties of his governing coalition.
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2012 Nov 14
Hundreds of Jordanians poured into the streets of several cities for a second day, burning tires and pelting riot police with stones to protest a government decision to lift fuel subsidies and raise prices. Jordanian teachers went on strike to protest price hikes. Gunmen attacked two police stations and one attacker was killed.
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2012 Nov 14
Nigeria said it has terminated a $24 million electricity contract with Canada's state-owned Manitoba Hydro, in a setback for plans to privatize a moribund power sector that is holding back economic growth.
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2012 Nov 14
Pakistan freed at least seven Taliban prisoners at the request of the Afghan government and agreed to free many more, in a move meant to help jumpstart a shaky peace process with the militant group in neighboring Afghanistan.
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2012 Nov 14
A new law expanding Russia's definition of treason took effect today. Under the new law, anyone possessing information deemed secret — whether a politician, a journalist, an environmentalist or a union leader — could potentially be jailed for up to 20 years for espionage.
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2012 Nov 14
In South Africa television images showed protesters overturn a police truck and set fires in the streets in a town in the Western Cape. Workers have been protesting their wages, saying they want a minimum wage of $17 a day. Currently, workers make about half that amount a day.
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2012 Nov 14
In Syria regime jet fighters targeted the rebellious suburbs of Damascus. Heavy clashes between rebel units and Assad's troops were ongoing in the northern city of Aleppo. Syrian troops used aircraft and artillery in an attempt to dislodge rebels from a town next to the border with Turkey.
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2012 Nov 14
Uganda confirmed a new Ebola outbreak in a district 40 miles from Kampala. Scores of Ugandans were isolated the next day to prevent its spread.
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2012 Nov 14
Venezuelan authorities deported Daniel Barrera, a prominent drug-trafficking suspect, to Colombia, nearly two months after his capture at a payphone in an operation aided by Colombian and US authorities.
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2012 Nov 14
The film “Daly City: Growing Up In America” premiered at the Century 20 Daly City Theatres.
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2012 Nov 14
Voestalpine Metal Forming, a division of an Austrian steel company, broke ground on a $62 million facility in Bartown County, Georgia. Tax credits and incentives helped close the deal.
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2013 Nov 14
Pres. Barack Obama admitted he deserved to be "slapped around" over the chaotic debut of his health care law, and pledged to work hard to restore confidence in his reeling presidency.
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2013 Nov 14
A 20-year program to convert highly enriched uranium from dismantled Russian nuclear weapons into fuel for US power plants ended with the final shipment loaded at the port of St. Petersburg, Russia.
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2013 Nov 14
Donald Sachtleben (55), a former FBI agent, was sentenced to more than three years in prison for disclosing confidential national security information about a foiled bomb plot to an Associated Press reporter. He had worked for the FBI from 1983 until 2008 as a bomb technician and, after his retirement, was hired as a security contractor.
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2013 Nov 14
US officials in Colorado destroyed over six tons of confiscated ivory tusks, carvings and jewelry, accumulated over the last 25 years at the National Wildlife Property Repository.
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2013 Nov 14
A Boston, Mass., judge sentenced gangster James “Whitey” Bulger to two consecutive life terms plus five years for an array of crimes including murder and racketeering.
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2013 Nov 14
In Ohio a jury convicted Bobby Thompson (67) on all 23 counts in a $100 million, cross-country Navy veterans charity fraud case. Authorities said he is Harvard trained attorney John Donald Cody, who disappeared in 2010 and was arrested last year in Portland, Ore.
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2013 Nov 14
Google Inc and private equity firm KKR & Co LP said they are investing $400 million in six solar power plants in California and Arizona.
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2013 Nov 14
Albania's government faced a growing chorus of opposition to a US request that it take on the job of dismantling Syria's chemical weapons.
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2013 Nov 14
Bangladeshi garment factory owners said they had agreed to a proposed 77 percent rise in the minimum wage, but police used teargas and rubber bullets to break up new protests by stone-throwing workers calling for a bigger increase.
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