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Cameroon train crash: 70 killed, hundreds injured

About 70 people are dead and 300 others injured after an overloaded train derailed in central Cameroon, authorities said.

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Clinton, Trump get the Weird Al auto-tune treatment

With its relentless jabs and seemingly unyielding barrage of insults, the presidential race has seen its fair share of comic renditions.

But now, the election is being sung to a different tune.

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Facebook to allow graphic posts if deemed 'newsworthy'

Facebook is taking steps to avoid a repeat of last month's Napalm Girl controversy, while potentially opening itself up to a new headache.

Facebook announced Friday that it plans to cut down censorship of offensive posts that may violate its communit...

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Trump to make 'closing argument,' lay out plan for first 100 days

Donald Trump will lay out his plans for the first 100 days of his presidency in a speech Saturday that the Republican nominee's senior campaign aides are billing as his "closing argument" in the presidential race.

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Arizona Democrats sense momentum in final weeks of campaign

Harriett Freedman doesn't just sense the once reliably Republican state of Arizona is now a battleground. The 67-year-old grandmother and lifelong Democrat sees it in its ground game.

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The Clinton Foundation's gender pay gap worried campaign

Hillary Clinton says men and women should make equal pay. But the Clinton Foundation's leadership team had an average $81,000 average gender pay gap, according to the most recent figures available.

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Kevin Meaney, comedian and actor, dies

Standup comedian and actor Kevin Meaney, who made numerous appearances on late-night TV and was famous for delivering the line, "That's not right," has died, his agent said Friday.

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On this day: October 22

The Supremes on Ed Sullivan in 1966

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The first parachute jump takes place, "Pretty Boy" Floyd is gunned down, football meets television, and The Supremes top the charts, all on this day.

On this day: October 20

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Douglas MacArthur returns to the Philippines, Nixon sets off the "Saturday Night Massacre," Jackie Kennedy remarries, the Sydney Opera House opens, tragedy strikes Lynyrd Skynyrd, and Muammar Gaddafi is killed, all on this day.

On this day: October 19

Saddam Hussein's first day of trial, 2005

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The first disco opens, the United States slaps an embargo on Cuba, Martin Luther King Jr. is arrested at an Atlanta sit-in, and Saddam Hussein goes on trial, all on this day.

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