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Shabaab 'takes Somali town' after Ethiopia troop pullout

Mugadishu - Fighters from the Al-Qaeda-linked Shabaab group said Sunday they had retaken control of a town in central Somalia after hundreds of Ethiopian troops serving with the African Union's AMISOM force withdrew.

Op-Ed: Marquez' reason for declining 5th fight with Pacquiao misleading

Juan Manuel Marquez has been saying repeatedly that the reason why he is declining public clamor for a fifth fight against Manny Pacquiao is his belief that he won all four fights since their first encounter in 2004.

Bosphorus ship spotters set sights on Russian warships

Istanbul - Minutes after fishermen tip him off that a ship is about to pass through Istanbul's Bosphorus, Yoruk Isik drops what he's doing and rushes to his favourite vantage point, camera in hand.

Pentagon chief urges 'isolation operation' for IS-held Raqa

- US defence chief Ashton Carter said Sunday that an operation to isolate the Islamic State group in Syria's Raqa should begin in conjunction with the assault on the jihadists' Iraqi bastion Mosul.

Jessie Magdaleno exudes confidence on winning over Nonito Donaire

Mandatory super bantamweight challenger Jessie Magdaleno is confident he will defeat reigning WBO super bantamweight champion Nonito Donaire when they clash on Nov. 5 at the Thomas& Mack Center in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Review: Pentatonix remarkable on Leonard Cohen's 'Hallelujah' Special

A cappella group Pentatonix has just covered "Hallelujah" by Leonard Cohen and they have just taken it to a higher level.

'Jungle' camp migrants urged to 'give up British dream'

Calais - On the eve of the demolition of the Calais "Jungle" camp, French officials on Sunday handed out flyers in several languages notifying migrants of the camp's imminent closure and urging them to abandon their dreams of reaching Britain.

Moscow confirms ministry website attack after US hacker claim

Moscow - Russia's foreign ministry on Sunday said an old version of its website had been attacked after a US hacker claimed he broke in and posted a mocking message.

Smart home devices weaponised to cause massive internet outage

Hackers hijacked internet-connected smart home devices including security cameras, printers and digital video recorders to mount the "massive and sustained" cyberattack on the internet's infrastructure last week. Scores of websites were made inaccessible.

Syria's Kurds restore ancient names to Arabised towns

- On a dusty road in northeast Syria, a woman and her four children stand beside a freshly erected green sign for Joldara, the Kurdish name of her village known for decades as Shajra.

Review: Michael BublĂ© outstanding at iHeartRadio live show in New York Special

New York - On October 21, Grammy-winning star Michael Bublé performed at the iHeartRadio Theater in New York, as part of his album release party.

NHL Power Rankings: Canucks, Oilers making early season moves

Vancouver - The first week of NHL action had some hard hitting, high scoring, and fast end to end action, great for the fans and a fantastic start for the league.

Several species of bee declared endangered in the U.S.

Further troubling news for bees, and with it worrying news for agriculture, with seven new species of bee being declared at risk in the U.S. The bees have been placed on the list of endangered species.

Review: Lisa Lampanelli phenomenal at the NYCB Theatre at Westbury in NY Special

Westbury - On October 22, world renowned comedian Lisa Lampanelli performed a stand-up comedy show at the NYCB Theatre at Westbury, and she was terrific.

Budget iPhone 7 'eight times slower' than pricier high-end models

Tests have revealed that the cheapest model of Apple's iPhone 7 is as much as eight times slower than the more expensive versions when running some performance benchmarks. It's down to Apple's use of slower storage modules in the low-end phone.

Venezuelan National Assembly vows to put Maduro on trial

Caracas - In yet another sign that the leftist government of Nicholas Maduro is not wanted anymore, the opposition-led National Assembly on Sunday vowed to bring Maduro to trial for "violating democracy," just days after the government blocked a recall referendum.

Shoddy leaders contribute to rising Afghan military deaths: US general

Kabul - Basic leadership failures in many Afghan police and military units are helping drive casualty rates to ever-higher levels, the top US and NATO commander in Afghanistan warned Sunday.

Rescue crew's tough call: sail away to keep other migrants safe

Pal Erik Teigen had to make a tough call Saturday: sail a rescue ship away from desperate migrants in waters off the Libyan coast in order to safeguard the lives of others.

Clinton jumps to double-digit lead over Trump: poll

Washington - Hillary Clinton has soared to a 12-point lead over Donald Trump in the race for the White House, according to a new poll released Sunday, with the real estate magnate's support tanking among key voter groups.

Milk from Tasmanian devils helps fight superbugs

It seems one of the strange science stories of the week, but Australian scientists have discovered that the milk from Tasmanian Devils has antimicrobial properties, including activity against antibiotic resistant organisms.
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