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Tiffany Haddish says her father planned for her to die in same crash that killed her mother

Tiffany Haddish’s road to success was a rocky one. And even though she’s now enjoying the fruits of her labor from the lemons she turned into lemonade, the Night School star admits that she was once consumed with suicidal thoughts but snapped out of it when she learned a gruesome secret from her stepfather. —Police […] The post Tiffany ... /
Michael B. Jordan signs on for killer new role playing deadly assassin

  Black Panther’s Michael B. Jordan might have an affection for playing a bad guy and in his newest role will play the deadly assassin Columbus in upcoming The Silver Bear movie. —Pres. Barack Obama isn’t trying to hear people’s weak excuses for not voting— The movie is based on the Derek Haas penned book series […] The post ...

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Facebook's Election 'War Room' Takes Aim at Fake Information

In an otherwise innocuous part of Facebook’s expansive Silicon Valley campus, a locked door bears a taped-on sign that reads “War Room.” Behind the ...

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Central African Republic concert attack: Grenade survivor sings for peace

A deadly attack at a gig last year has only made this band from the Central African Republic more determined.

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Brazil’s Bitter Presidential Race Leads to Scores of Assaults

The country is divided between a far-right candidate who advocates fighting violence with violence, and a leftist rival. The increasing animosity has ...

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A KKK Endorsement? No Thanks, Says Brazil’s Top Presidential Candidate

“He sounds like us,” David Duke, a former grand wizard, said of Jair Bolsonaro, the far-right candidate. “Enormous stupidity!” Mr. Bolsonaro ...

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A Deadly Year for Journalists as Risk Shifts to the West

At least 43 journalists have been killed around the world in the line of duty, often in places where they could once work in relative safety.

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How to protect reporters on Afghanistan's deadly front line

The race to be first to the scene must be balanced with care and protection, writes the BBC's Najiba Feroz.

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Critic’s Pick: Brazil Enthralls With an Art Show of Afro-Atlantic History

With more than 200 artists, the São Paulo exhibition is a hemispheric treasure chest about resistance to racism. Its timing is apt.

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Brazil elections: Hate crimes reported include a murder and a swastika attack

A man is stabbed to death in Salvador and a woman has a swastika symbol carved onto her torso.

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Florida: Too Soon for Homeowners to Return to Disaster Zone

Linda Marquardt rode out Hurricane Michael with her husband at their home in Mexico Beach. When their house filled with surging ocean water, they ...

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Egypt sentences 17 to death for Coptic Christian church attacks

The sentences by a military court relate to deadly bombings in 2016 and 2017 targeting Coptic Christians.

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Cyclone Titli: Eastern India battered by deadly storm

At least eight deaths are reported as Cyclone Titli hits the states of Orissa and Andhra Pradesh. /
As Hurricane Michael looms, Fla., Democrats want to be sure everyone can register to vote

As another deadly hurricane presses down on Florida, Democrats in the state filed an emergency motion in federal court Tuesday to extend the voter registration deadline by a week, the Huffington Post reports. The deadline to register to vote in Florida was Oct. 9, but Florida Secretary of State Kenneth Detzner told local election officials that ...

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Bangladesh to hang 19 for deadly attack on 2004 rally

An opposition leader is given a life term in absentia, while 19 others will hang for a 2004 attack.

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Brazil Edges Toward Bolsonaro as a ‘Last Resort’ Leader

Despairing over corruption and violence, Brazilians appear ready to give up their hard-won democracy for a president who can provide stability.

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Brazil election: Far-right Bolsonaro 'will not soften rhetoric'

The winner of the first round of Brazil's presidential poll says he will not tone down his rhetoric.

Another deadly earthquake in Haiti kills at least 12 people

The poorest country in the Western Hemisphere is still recovering from the 2010 earthquake that killed at least 220,000 people and 2016's Hurricane Matthew that shredded parts of the country.

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Brazil election: Polls open in highly polarised presidential fight

Far-right candidate Jair Bolsonaro is the frontrunner, with his main leftist rival Fernando Haddad.

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Haiti struck by deadly earthquake

At least 10 deaths are reported after the magnitude 5.9 quake hit the north of the country.

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Brazil election: Five things you need to know

Key points of the Brazilian election which has been characterised by dramatic twists and turns.

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Brazil’s Presidential Race: Who’s Ahead and What to Expect

A far-right candidate who was a marginal political figure as recently as a year ago has emerged as the front-runner in Brazil’s presidential election ...

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Madagascar choose Vontovorona to stage Afcon qualifiers

Madagascar confirm Vontovorona as the new venue for their forthcoming Nations Cup qualifiers following a deadly stampede at their national stadium ...

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Brazil elections: Why are there so many murders?

Violent crime is a key issue for voters at the forthcoming presidential and national elections.

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Utah Vet Charged in Ricin Threat Against Trump, Mattis

A U.S. Navy veteran from Utah was charged Friday with threatening President Donald Trump, Defense Secretary James Mattis, the FBI director and an admiral by mailing them letters containing castor beans, from which the deadly poison ricin is derived. The criminal complaint, filed in U.S. District Court in Salt Lake City, charged William Clyde ...


Protests rock the Capitol, Indonesia takes a deadly double hit, an Aussie truck rally and more.

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Brazil election: Voters debate the merits of democracy as far-right candidate leads polls

A new pre-election polls shows 69% of Brazilians believe democracy is the best way forward.

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