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Kidnap diaries

October 23, 2017 | Source: BBC News - Africa

One of the Chibok girls freed in May tells how a diary was kept of some of their three years in captivity in Nigeria.

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Lewis Hamilton extends Formula One lead with victory at U.S. Grand Prix

October 22, 2017 | Source: Associated Press

Lewis Hamilton further tightened his control on the Formula One season championship Sunday, winning the U.S. Grand Prix ahead of title rival Sebastian Vettel, who finished second in a race he said he had to win. The Mercedes driver continued his absolu…

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The Times high school football rankings

October 22, 2017 | Source: Eric Sondheimer

A look at the top 25 high school football teams in the Southland Rk. SCHOOL (W-L) Last Week | Next game (last ranking) 1. MATER DEI (8-0) def. JSerra, 45-3 | vs. Orange Lutheran (at Santa Ana Stadium), Friday (1) 2. CORONA CENTENNIAL (6-1) def. Corona,…

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Catalonia defiant in face of Spanish threat to impose direct rule

October 22, 2017 | Source: Molly Hennessy-Fiske, Laura King

The Catalan regional government refused anew on Sunday to back off from its independence bid, even as Madrid harshly chided secessionist leaders and branded as illegal any move to try to break away from Spain.

The independence furor in Spain’s most affluent region has sent shock waves across Europe,…

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Untested freshmen play big for UCLA after injuries deplete defense

October 22, 2017 | Source: Ben Bolch

The swarm of applicants responding to the help-wanted sign included some with negligible experience.

UCLA’s defense put them on the job anyway. A wave of injuries left the Bruins with no choice.

Redshirt freshman defensive lineman Marcus Moore had made one tackle in spot duty this season. True…

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Al Ahly thrash Etoile du Sahel to reach Champions League final

October 22, 2017 | Source: BBC News - Africa

Egyptians Al Ahly will play Moroccans Wydad Casablanca in next month’s African Champions League final after thrashing Tunisia’s Etoile du Sahel 7-3 on aggregate.

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World body Fifa considers changes to nationality rules

October 22, 2017 | Source: BBC News - Africa

Football’s world governing body Fifa is considering changing the rules that govern a player’s eligibility to represent a national team.

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Invitation rescinded amid outcry from right activists

October 22, 2017 | Source: - RSS Channel - Regions - Africa

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe may be one of the longest-serving leaders, but his stint as a goodwill ambassador was anything but.

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John Kelly’s criticism of Florida congresswoman comes under scrutiny

October 22, 2017 | Source: L.A. Times - Africa

Oct. 20, 2017, 3:00 a.m. Reporting from Richmond, Va. Former President Obama steps back onto the campaign stage to spur voters and tangle with Trump Cathleen Decker As Virginia Lt. Gov. Ralph Northam looks on, former President Obama speaks in Richmond,…

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Indie Focus: The unexpected with ‘The Killing of a Sacred Deer,’ ‘Wonderstruck’ and ‘Jane’

October 22, 2017 | Source: Mark Olsen

Hello, I’m Mark Olsen. Welcome to another edition of your regular field guide to a world of Only Good Movies.

Among the more exciting events on the calendar is a series of appearances in Los Angeles by Japanese filmmaker Hirokazu Kore-Eda. He will be making appearances at USC, at an Acropolis Cinema…

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