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Three people have died as a result of this week's storms and floods in the south of France, the French government said on Thursday. Republicans disrupt closed-door testimony. Republican lawmakers Matt Gaetz, Steve Scalise and some of their colleagues on Wednesday disrupted a closed-door meeting that is part of the U.S. House of Representatives impeachment inquiry in which a senior Pentagon official who oversees U.S. defense policy on Ukraine and Russia was testifying. Rough Cut (no reporter narration). After School Shootings, a Push for Openness Over Barricades. As schools focus more on safety, some architects are pushing back against a rush to load buildings with security equipment by promoting community over technology. 91-year-old Extinction Rebellion protester denies disobeying police. Activists had occupied a dual carriageway in a bid to blockade the Port of Dover and pensioner John Lynes (pictured) was today charged in connection with protests on September 21. Altuves Homer Stuns Yankees and Sends Astros to World Series. Minutes after D.J. LeMahieu tied the game in the top of the ninth, Jose Altuve hit a game-winning home run in the bottom half to send the Astros to the World Series and end the Yankees season. In ancient throne ritual, Japanese emperor vows to fulfill duty. Japanese Emperor Naruhito formally proclaimed his ascendancy to the throne on Tuesday in a centuries-old ceremony attended by dignitaries from more than 180 countries, pledging to fulfill his duty as... Tunisia Polls Suggest Conservative Professor Wins Election. A conservative, Islamist-backed law professor looked set to assume Tunisias presidency in the country that unleashed the Arab Spring pro-democracy uprisings. Patent with 3D renderings reveals Samsung is interested in pursuing an augmented reality headset. Unlike most patent filings, the headset is shown in both diagrams and a full-on 3D rendering that gives an uncharacteristic glimpse of what the device may actually look like if it were to be made. Scientists find how deadly malaria parasite jumped from gorillas to humans. Scientists who resurrected a 50,000-year-old gene sequence have analyzed it to figure out how the world's deadliest malaria parasite jumped from gorillas to humans - giving insight into the origins of one of human history's biggest killers. We Looked to Escape Death Violence Uproots Nearly 500,000 in Burkina Faso. Aid groups and the government of the West African nation have been at a loss to respond to a fast-moving emergency, set off by lawlessness and suspected terrorist attacks in a once-tranquil country. Echoes of Borges in a Novel of War-Torn Venezuela. Karina Sainz Borgos It Would Be Night in Caracas traces one womans grief against a backdrop of political chaos. Suspected migrants found alive in back of lorry on M20 near London. Nine suspected migrants have been rescued from the back of a truck on the M20 in Kent travelling towards London. Bali 9 death row inmate Myuran Sukumaran's paintings not eligible for Archibald Prize. The 33-year-old has been locked up in Kerobokan Prison, Bali, since 2005 after he was convicted of heroin smuggling. He only began painting in 2010. This Top Gifted and Talented School Is Integrated. Is It the Future? With New York sharply divided over gifted education, some parents point to a school in Harlem as proof that selective schools can be integrated. Frequent drinking is 'a bigger risk to health than binge drinking', study claims. Researchers in South Korea studied drinking habits of almost 10million people. The number of times a person drank over the week raised risk of atrial fibrillation - which can cause stroke. Long-Lost Letter from Neal Cassady to Jack Kerouac Headed to Auction (Again). After some legal wrangling, a letter from Neal Cassady to Jack Kerouac will be offered at auction. Treason! Arrest him! The Democratic lawmaker who enrages Donald Trump. Representative Adam Schiff, Chairman of the House Intelligence Committee, is th

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