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Death toll rises as Typhoon Hagibis pounds Japan

By Yuri Kageyama, Associated Press
Helicopters, boats and thousands of troops were deployed across Japan to rescue people stranded in flooded homes as the death toll from a ferocious typhoon climbed to at least 19 with more than a dozen missing.

Chinese military could intervene over protests warns Hong Kong leader

By Associated Press Reporter
Hong Kong's leader Carrie Lam has warned that the Chinese military could step in if an uprising for democratic reforms that has rocked the city for months "becomes so bad" but reiterated the government still hopes to resolve the crisis itself.

Former french president Jacques Chirac dies aged 86

?Jacques Chirac, a two-term French president who was the first leader to acknowledge France's role in the Holocaust and defiantly opposed the US invasion of Iraq in 2003, has died at the age of 86.

Deadly drone strike in Afghanistan blamed on US forces

By Tameem Akhgar, Associated Press
A powerful early morning suicide truck bomb has devastated a hospital in southern Afghanistan, killing as many as 20 people and wounding more than 90 others, an official said, while a deadly drone strike in the east was blamed on US forces.

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