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Ben Stiller Reveals He Was Diagnosed With Prostate Cancer

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Tough topics. Ben Stiller revealed Tuesday, October 4, that he was diagnosed with prostate cancer two years ago at the age of 48. The Emmy winner, now 50, opened up about his battle with the disease for the first time during an interview on SiriusXM’s The Howard Stern Show, explaining that ...

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Google announces new Pixel smartphone

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Google now makes smartphones. The company announced Tuesday they have designed their own lineup of phones, called Pixel and Pixel XL, and they’re already available for preorder. Prices start at $649. With a polished aluminum casing, the Pixel and Pixel XL come in black, blue, and silver. The Pixel has ...

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At least 28 migrants dead off Libya: coastguard

Refugees and migrants wait to be rescued by members of Proactiva Open Arms NGO in the Mediterranean Sea, some 12 nautical miles north of Libya, on October 4, 2016 (AFP Photo/Aris Messinis)

Aboard the Astral (Italy) (AFP) – Twenty-eight Europe-bound migrants were found dead on a day of frantic rescues off Libya on Tuesday, including at least 22 in an overloaded wooden boat, an AFP photographer and the Italian coastguard said. The photographer, who was able to go aboard the vessel, said ...

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Hurricane Matthew Makes Landfall in Cuba

Hurricane Matthew Lashes Haiti, Targets Cuba, US (ABC News)

Hurricane Matthew made landfall on the eastern tip of Cuba Tuesday night after tearing through Haiti earlier in the day and officials were making preparation for coastal evacuations in the U.S. ahead of the massive storm’s arrival there. The storm continues to be classified as a Category 4 hurricane, with ...

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UN vows to push for political solution in Syria

US Secretary of State John Kerry (C) Staffan de Mistura, UN special envoy for Syria (R) and Russian Minister of Foreign Affairs Sergey Lavrov attend the International Syria Support Group meeting September 20, 2016, in New York (AFP Photo/Kevin Hagen)

Geneva (AFP) – The UN Syria envoy voiced deep disappointment Monday at the collapse of US-Russian talks to revive a Syria ceasefire, but vowed to keep working for a political solution. “The UN will continue to push energetically for a political solution of the Syrian conflict regardless of the very ...

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Mexican official: Canadian killed by driver during robbery

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MEXICO CITY (AP) — The head prosecutor in the Mexican state of Yucatan says a Canadian photographer was slain by a hired driver who robbed her and tossed her body by a roadside. Yucatan state Attorney General Ariel Aldecua said Monday that Barbara McClatchie Andrews had hired the driver to ...

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Colombia’s peace deal in limbo after shock referendum

Supporters of "No" vote celebrate after the nation voted "No" in a referendum on a peace deal between the government and Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) rebels,in Bogota, Colombia, October 2, 2016. REUTERS/John Vizcaino

BOGOTA (Reuters) – Colombia’s government and Marxist guerrillas scrambled on Monday to revive a plan to end their 52-year war after voters rejected the hard-negotiated deal as too lenient on the rebels in a shock referendum result that plunged the nation into uncertainty. Any renegotiated peace accord now seems to ...

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Mexico’s immigration service fires agents for corruption

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MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico’s National Immigration Institute says it has fired three agents for allegedly shaking down Cuban migrants for bribes, the latest alleged corruption scheme at the agency. The agency said Monday it has fired about 2,500 agents and other employees since 2013 for malfeasance or failing vetting ...

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