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  1. 31 soldiers are killed as militants attack in Sinai



    31 soldiers are killed as militants attack in Sinai

    Lots of vegetables in North Korea Providing enough food to feed the nation is always a struggle for North Korea, but the crop of cabbage and other vegetables are plentiful this year at the Chilgol farm on the outskirts of Pyongyang. A farmer plucks a cabbage from the main crop on Friday. Most of the crop will be harvested in early November. North Korea suffered a near cataclysmic famine in the 1990s but has since managed to increase its agricultural production.
  2. Queen sends tweet, signed 'Elizabeth R'


    A traditional handle

    Queen sends tweet, signed 'Elizabeth R'

    Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II sends the first royal tweet under her name.
  3. Woman who had child with British undercover officer will receive settlement


    She was a 22-year-old campaigner for animal rights in Britain. He was an undercover London police officer sent to spy on her. But the relationship went far beyond what might be deemed the norm between snooper and snooped.

  4. Parachutist's record-breaking fall: 26 miles, 15 minutes


    A well-known computer scientist parachuted from a balloon near the top of the stratosphere on Friday, falling faster than the speed of sound and breaking the world altitude record set just two years ago.

  5. Changes in abortion law sought in Tenn.


    MEMPHIS — The online video features idyllic snatches of Tennessee daily life: guitar players, old barns, church socials — and the official Tennessee welcome sign, glimpsed through the window of a car passing over the state line.