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at 02:52 on October 21, 2014, EDT.

Evangelist Ernest Angley encouraged vasectomies, abortion among followers, newspaper reports

AKRON, Ohio - Televangelist Ernest Angley has long controlled members of his Akron-area congregation by advising them not to have children, shunning those who leave the church and using free labour at his for-profit buffet restaurant and television station, according to a two-month newspaper investigation.

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at 02:51 on October 21, 2014, EDT.

Nobel laureate Malala Yousafzai to be honoured with Liberty Medal for her work to educate girls

PHILADELPHIA - When Malala Yousafzai visits Philadelphia to accept an award for her efforts to promote girls' education, she will do so as the world's youngest Nobel laureate.

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at 02:49 on October 21, 2014, EDT.

Designer Oscar de la Renta, beloved by first ladies, socialites and starlets, dead at 82

NEW YORK, N.Y. - At his Fashion Week runway show in September, Oscar de la Renta sat in his usual spot: in a chair right inside the wings, where he could carefully inspect each model just as she was about to emerge in one of his sumptuous, impeccably constructed designs.

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at 01:37 on October 21, 2014, EDT.

Politicians demonstrate outside Met Opera, but 'Death of Klinghoffer' gets standing ovation

NEW YORK, N.Y. - Former Mayor Rudolph Giuliani joined demonstrators outside the Metropolitan Opera on Monday for an emotional protest against a musical work about the death of a Jewish man they say glorifies his Palestinian killers.

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at 22:36 on October 20, 2014, EDT.

America says no to cappuccino-flavoured potato chips, greenlights wasabi ginger

NEW YORK, N.Y. - America has rejected the idea of cappuccino-flavoured Lay's potato chips.

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at 22:24 on October 20, 2014, EDT.

Police: Criminal behaviour in melee near New Hampshire pumpkin festival will be prosecuted

KEENE, N.H. - Local authorities in New Hampshire vowed Monday to prosecute the perpetrators of the violent disturbances near Keene's annual pumpkin festival that led to property damage and dozens of arrests and injuries over the weekend.

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