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Voice of America

Pistorius Given 5-Year Prison Sentence for Killing Girlfriend
Voice of America
... —. A South African judge has sentenced Olympian Oscar Pistorius to five years in prison for fatally shooting his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp. Judge Thokozile Masipa took more than an hour to announce her verdict Tuesday in Pretoria, nearly seven months ...
Pistorius starts five-year term for killing Reeva SteenkampReuters
Oscar Pistorius Sentenced to 5 Years in Prison for Killing GirlfriendNew York Times
Pistorius's Prison Term Marks Fall of South African Sports IconBloomberg
Haaretz -USA TODAY -New York Daily News
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New York Daily News

Oscar de la Renta, fashion designer, dies at 82
Washington Post
Oscar de la Renta, the Dominican-born fashion designer who reshaped the public image of first ladies, society muses and red-carpet regulars with grand evening wear that celebrated Latin sensuality, European refinement and American versatility, died Oct.
Oscar de la Renta, fashion icon, dead at 82New York Daily News
Fashion Designer Oscar de la Renta Dies at 82Wall Street Journal
Oscar de la Renta dies at 82; fashion designer dressed stars, first ladiesLos Angeles Times
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French Oil Giant Boss Dies in Moscow Executive-Jet Crash
Total SA (FP)'s Christophe de Margerie died when his airplane struck a snowplow on a Moscow runway, ending a career in which he oversaw the biggest expansion of oil reserves at the French energy giant in at least 15 years. The 63-year-old chief executive ...
Russian plane crashes into snowplow on runway, driver suspected drunkSan Bernardino County Sun

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McDonald's Profits Plunge 30 Percent
Huffington Post
Oct 21 (Reuters) - McDonald's Corp reported a 30 percent fall in quarterly profit due to a food scandal in China and tough competition in the United States, and the world's largest restaurant chain said these factors were expected to hurt current-quarter results.
UPDATE 2-Tough US rivalries, China food scandal pound McDonald'sReuters
Customer decline hits McDonald's sales, profitSFGate
McDonald's earnings ugly; shares tumbleUSA TODAY
Fortune -Wall Street Journal -CNNMoney
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RIA Novosti

Kiev Denies Using Cluster Munitions in Eastern Ukraine
RIA Novosti
KIEV, October 21 (RIA Novosti) – Ukraine's National Security and Defense Council spokesperson said on Tuesday that Ukrainian troops have not used cluster munitions in eastern Ukraine and urged the international community to provide evidence of such ...
Reuters: Ukraine and possibly rebels used cluster bombs - rights watchdogKyiv Post
Evidence indicates Ukraine used cluster bombs on citiesBoston Globe
Ukraine, Russia, EU energy chiefs meet to finalise gas
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The Globe and Mail

Quebec attack that killed soldier linked to 'terrorist ideology,' official says
The Globe and Mail
One of the two soldiers struck by a Quebec motorist with suspected jihadi sympathies has died. The Canadian Forces member, who had been taken to hospital in critical condition Monday, died during the evening, a Sûreté du‎ Québec spokesman, Sergeant ...
Soldier struck by Martin Rouleau in St-Jean-sur-Richelieu, Que., hit and run
Man Who Killed Soldier with Car Was Radical Muslim, Say
Terrorist ideology blamed in Canada car
Businessweek -New York Daily News
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WYFF Greenville

Liberals and conservatives get thier news from different sources
Almost half, 47 percent, of committed U.S. conservatives say Fox News is their main source of news on politics and government, a Pew report said. By Frances Burns | Oct. 21, 2014 at 10:49 AM | Comments. share with facebook share with twitter share with ...
Study: Liberals blasé about MSNBC; conservatives crazy about Fox NewsWashington Post (blog)
Survey shows media differences due to
Study: Liberals, conservatives inhabit different worldsWXII The Triad

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Police: Ind. serial killer suspect used a cord
Authorities say the Indiana man suspected of killing seven women, and perhaps more, told police he committed his last murder by strangling his victim with a cord. Police say Darren Deon Vann acknowledged that he left Afrika Hardy, 19, dead in the bathtub of ...
Indiana police charge suspect who may have killed for decadesReuters
Indiana serial killer suspect's ex-wife shocked by murder spree: 'I never knew ...New York Daily News
In Darren Vann serial killer case, finding victims a lengthy processNewsday -Los Angeles Times
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New York Daily News

Voter teases Obama at polling station: 'Don't touch my girlfriend'
New York Daily News
A jealous fiancé in Chicago warned President Obama to keep his hands to himself at the polling station on Monday. Obama was casting his ballot early for the upcoming midterm elections when Mike Jones, a local voter, told him, “Don't touch my girlfriend.”.
Obama is hassled at polling placeUSA TODAY
Even the President of the United States has to deal with jealous boyfriendsFox 59
Obama Has Perfect Reaction To Woman's Jealous BoyfriendHuffington Post
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New York Daily News

'The Death of Klinghoffer' turns jeers into cheers at Metropolitan Opera premiere
New York Daily News
There were protests outside and boos inside as conductor David Robertson raised his baton. And when the Metropolitan Opera premiere of "The Death of Klinghoffer" was over, there was a standing ovation. It is that kind of opera, even 23 years after its world ...
Klinghoffer opera attracts hundreds of protestorsBBC News
Opera Review: The Death of Klinghoffer Is Best Performed As a ConcertVulture
Standing ovation at Met Opera 'The Death of Klinghoffer' despite
San Jose Mercury News
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