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Angry Mob Sets Fire To Parliament In Burkina Faso

By Scott Neuman on October 30th, 2014 | Last updated: October 30, 2014 at 9:43 am

Angered at an impending vote to allow President Blaise Compaore to extend his 27-year-old rule, protesters also reportedly set fire to the ruling party’s headquarters in the capital, Ouagadougou.

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Angry Mob Sets Fire To Parliament In Burkina Faso

By Scott Neuman on October 30th, 2014 | Last updated: October 30, 2014 at 10:42 am

Angered at an impending vote to allow President Blaise Compaore to extend his 27-year-old rule, protesters also reportedly set fire to the ruling party’s headquarters in the capital, Ouagadougou.

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Angry Mob Sets Fire To Parliament In Burkina Faso

By Scott Neuman on October 30th, 2014 | Last updated: October 30, 2014 at 11:43 am

Angered at an impending vote to allow President Blaise Compaore to extend his 27-year-old rule, protesters also reportedly set fire to the ruling party’s headquarters in the capital, Ouagadougou.

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Tunisia’s Secularists Victorious In Parliamentary Vote

By Scott Neuman on October 30th, 2014 | Last updated: October 30, 2014 at 9:43 am

The Nidda Tounes (Tunisia Calls) party won just under 40 percent of the seats, beating out the ruling Islamist Ennahda party.

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Tunisia’s Secularists Victorious In Parliamentary Vote

By Scott Neuman on October 30th, 2014 | Last updated: October 30, 2014 at 7:41 am

The Nidda Tounes (Tunisia Calls) party won just under 40 percent of the seats, beating out the ruling Islamist Ennahda party.

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Tunisia’s Secularists Victorious In Parliamentary Vote

By Scott Neuman on October 30th, 2014 | Last updated: October 30, 2014 at 7:41 am

The Nidda Tounes (Tunisia Calls) party won just under 40 percent of the seats, beating out the ruling Islamist Ennahda party.

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World Series: Madison Bumgarner Carries Giants To 3rd Title In 5 Years

By Chris Hopkins on October 29th, 2014 | Last updated: October 30, 2014 at 10:42 am

Madison Bumgarner won Game 1 of this World Series, throwing seven innings and giving up one run. He won Game 5 with a complete game shutout. On Wednesday night, on two days’ rest, he finished the job.

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Inventor Of ‘Operation’ Game Says He Can’t Afford His Own Operation

By Eyder Peralta on October 29th, 2014 | Last updated: October 29, 2014 at 8:41 pm

John Spinello missed out on a lot of money, because he sold his patent for the legendary game for just $500. Over the past few years, things have been rough for Spinello.

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Close To 100,000 Hungarian Demonstrators Protest Internet Usage Tax

By Eyder Peralta on October 29th, 2014 | Last updated: October 30, 2014 at 12:42 pm

Critics of the tax said this is a government attempt to create a “digital iron curtain” around Hungary. The government said it was just extending taxes it places on phones.

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Russian Engines Could Be Focus Of Antares Launch Failure Probe

By Scott Neuman on October 29th, 2014 | Last updated: October 30, 2014 at 9:42 am

NK-33 engines, originally destined for a Soviet-era moon shot that never got off the ground and later used in the Antares, are suspect, some scientists say.

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