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Drought-hit US town learns to live without water
Thursday, October 16, 2014

LOS ANGELES -- October 16, 2014: In front of the local fire station, Pete Rodriguez stands next to his pick-up truck, filling about a dozen buckets from a vast tank. He hurries, because another car is waiting behind him. Rodriquez is one of hundreds of residents and business people in the small...

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Germany in shock after poor Euro start
Thursday, October 16, 2014

BERLIN -- October 16, 2014: Just three months after their World Cup triumph, Germany are in a state of shock following the poor start to their Euro 2016 qualifiers with Joachim Loew vowing to make amends. With four points from their first three qualifiers, including their shock defeat to Poland and draw with the Republic of Ireland, Germany find themselves in the unusual position of third in Group D....

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Saudi beheads Pakistani for 'smuggling' heroin
Thursday, October 16, 2014

Saudi Arabia on Wednesday beheaded a Pakistani man, the interior ministry said, bringing to almost 60 the number of executions in the kingdom this year.
 
Mohammad Yunus Mohammed Shoaib, executed in the Eastern Province community of Qatif, "was caught smuggling a large quantity of heroin into the kingdom inside his gut," the ministry said in a statement carried by the official Saudi Press Agency....

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Petronas fuel helps Mercedes win F1 constructors' title
Tuesday, October 14, 2014

KUALA LUMPUR -- October 14, 2014: Petronas' Fluid Technology Solutions has once again provided an on-track competitive edge for the Mercedes AMG Petronas F1 team.
 
The team secured the 2014 FIA Formula One World Constructors' Championship in Round 16 in Sochi recently, the national oil company said in a statement today.
 
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Petronas CEO congratulates Mercedes AMG for winning title
Monday, October 13, 2014

KUALA LUMPUR -- October 13, 2014: The Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula One (F1) team's success in claiming the constructors' title this season is proving to be a smart partnership between Petronas and the team.
 
While congratulating the team for the victory, Petronas President and Group Chief Executive Officer Tan Sri Shamsul Azhar Abbas said the momentous occasion also signalled a successful collaboration between Petronas and the United Kingdom-based team....

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Militant groups recruiting school kids as jihad fighters
Monday, October 13, 2014

KUALA LUMPUR -- October 13, 2014: Effort to recruit Malaysian girls to join militant groups in the name of jihad are taking an aggressive turn, with school children being targeted.
 
The federal police's principal assistant director of the Special Branch's Counter Terrorism Division SAC Datuk Ayub Khan Mydin Pitchay, in revealing this said one individual was actively recruiting this group via Facebook as they were young and easily misled....

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Hamilton wins inaugural Russian F1 race
Monday, October 13, 2014

SOCHI -- October 12, 2014: A supreme Lewis Hamilton made history here today when he won the inaugural Russian Grand Prix for his fourth straight victory to extend his lead in the F1 title race and secure Mercedes a maiden constructors’ title.
 
Starting from his 38th pole position, the 29-year-old Briton cruised to the 31st success of his career to draw level with fellow-Englishman Nigel Mansell in the record books....

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New Indian football league brings glamour & scepticism
Friday, October 10, 2014

KOLKATA -- October 10, 2014: With Bollywood stars, cricketing greats and a slick marketing campaign, India's new football league is gunning to become the next big thing in sport.
 
But just days before Sunday's kick-off in this eastern city, the Indian Super League (ISL), which has lured a host of former international stars, is facing scepticism.
 
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One dead, a dozen hurt in Bukit Bintang grenade blast
Thursday, October 9, 2014

One man was killed and a dozen other people wounded early Thursday when a hand grenade exploded in a tourist section of Malaysia's capital in what police suspect was related to a gangland turf battle.
 
Police said a parking attendant who was the most seriously hurt later succumbed to his injuries in hospital following the pre-dawn blast outside a pub in the bustling Bukit Bintang neighbourhood, a popular area for shopping, dining and nightlife....

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Bianchi crash aftermath hangs over maiden Russian F1 race
Thursday, October 9, 2014

SOTCHI -- October 9, 2014: Just days after Jules Bianchi’s life-threatening accident at the rain-lashed Japanese Grand Prix, Formula One drives into another controversy this weekend with the opening practice sessions for the inaugural Russian Grand Prix.
 
As the 25-year-old Frenchman battles for his life in Yokkaichi, the Formula One circus has set up...

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