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Amazon kayak murder: Leader of gang who killed British tourist Emma Kelty is 'shot dead'

Amazon kayak murder: Leader of gang who killed British tourist Emma Kelty is 'shot dead'The ringleader of a gang of pirates suspected of robbing and murdering a British kayaker in the Amazon has been killed, Brazilian police have said. Evanilson Gomes da Costa – a 24-year-old known as Baia – was one of seven gang members who police believe murdered Emma Kelty, a former headteacher from north London. Da Costa was shot twice in the early hours of Wednesday morning at his home in the remote town of Coari and later died in hospital, police said.



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Captain: Oklahoma City man killed by police was deaf

Captain: Oklahoma City man killed by police was deafOKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma City police officers who opened fire on a man in front of his home as he approached them holding a metal pipe didn't hear witnesses yelling that he was deaf, a department official said Wednesday.



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At Least 20 Children Killed After Earthquake Destroys Mexico City Primary School

At Least 20 Children Killed After Earthquake Destroys Mexico City Primary SchoolAt least 22 children were killed and dozens more were missing after a primary school collapsed in the 7.1-magnitude earthquake that struck central Mexico on Tuesday, officials said.



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Correction: Georgia Tech Student Killed story

Correction: Georgia Tech Student Killed storyATLANTA (AP) — In a story Sept. 17 about the death of Georgia Tech student Scout Schultz, The Associated Press incorrectly quoted Schultz's mother as saying her oldest child had twice attempted suicide. Lynne Schultz told The Atlanta Journal-Constitution that Schultz had attempted suicide two years ago.



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10-Year-Old Boy Killed in Fire in Mobile Home Without Power After Hurricane Irma

10-Year-Old Boy Killed in Fire in Mobile Home Without Power After Hurricane IrmaA neighbor said the fire was ignited by a candle.



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10-Year-Old Boy Killed in Fire in Mobile Home Without Power After Hurricane Irma

10-Year-Old Boy Killed in Fire in Mobile Home Without Power After Hurricane IrmaA neighbor said the fire was ignited by a candle.



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Veteran Albuquerque TV reporter killed in helicopter crash

Veteran Albuquerque TV reporter killed in helicopter crashALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A longtime reporter-videographer at an Albuquerque TV station has died after the news helicopter he was piloting crashed in central New Mexico, authorities said Sunday.



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Body of British journalist killed by crocodile found in Sri Lanka

Body of British journalist killed by crocodile found in Sri LankaSri Lankan police Friday found the body of a 24-year-old British journalist, Paul McClean, who is suspected to have been killed by a crocodile. Divers found McClean’s corpse in the mud of a lagoon in the coastal village of Panama, 360 kilometres (225 miles) east of the capital Colombo by road, a police spokesman said. “There were six or seven wounds on his right leg,” a police official told AFP.



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A Fire at a School in Kuala Lumpur Has Killed 23 People

A Fire at a School in Kuala Lumpur Has Killed 23 PeopleA fire that blocked the only exit to an Islamic school dormitory killed 23 people, mostly teenagers, on the outskirts of Malaysia's capital early Thursday, officials said.



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Man who killed estranged wife, 7 others had drinking problem

Man who killed estranged wife, 7 others had drinking problemPLANO, Texas (AP) — Meredith Hight had gathered friends at her suburban Dallas home for a day of grilling and watching football when her estranged husband showed up and opened fire, killing her and seven others before a police officer killed him.



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