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What Happened on 09 October 2014

St Louis cop shoots and kills teenager

A policeman in St Louis shot and killed a teenager, renewing tensions over the shooting of a black youngster in… Read More.

Nobel Prize for chemistry goes to 2 Americans, a German

Two Americans and a German have won the 2014 Nobel Prize in chemistry for their research on optical microscopy.  … Read More.

Protests in Mexico over missing students

There have been protests in various Mexican cities against the disappearance of dozens of students in Iguala, a southern town.… Read More.

Australian woman mysteriously returns after 17 days in bush

A 30-year-old Australian woman was found 17 days after she went missing in the bush in Queensland.   Shannon Leah… Read More.

Uncertainly over talks between Hong Kong government, students

Hong Kong's government has cancelled plans to talk with student representatives on Friday, saying it would be “impossible to have… Read More.

Global response to Ebola has 'failed miserably': World Bank

World Bank President Jim Kim said the international response to the Ebola crisis has “failed miserably.” Ebola cases have been… Read More.

Texas inmate on death row released after conviction collapses

A 49-year-old man from Texas on death row for four years has been released after being cleared off a 2005… Read More.

Suicide bombing kills 20 in Yemen

An estimated 20 people have been killed and many wounded in a suicide bombing in the Yemeni capital of Sana’a,… Read More.

Police target Venezuela militia, five killed

A confrontation between the police and members of a pro-government militia in Venezuela has left five people dead, according to… Read More.

Cost of 'unprovoked firing' would be 'unaffordable' for Pakistan, says India

In strongly-worded statements, India has warned Pakistan of “unaffordable” cost if it does not stop “unproved firing” across the Kashmir… Read More.

Apple is world's most valuable brand

Apple has been named as the world’s most valuable brand. Its brand and logo are worth $119bn. The brand value… Read More.

Bianchi has suffered 'diffuse axonal injury', says family

The family of F1 driver Jules Bianchi has said that the 25-year-old had suffered a “diffuse axonal injury” —  a… Read More.