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Tiger Kills Man In Zoo
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NEW DELHI, Sept 23:  A white tiger killed a young man who climbed over a fence at the New Delhi zoo and jumped into the animal´s enclosure Tuesday, a spokesman said.

Despite repeated warnings that he shouldn´t get too close to the outdoor enclosure, the man eventually climbed over a knee-high fence, through some small hedges, then jumped down 18 feet into a protective moat, said National Zoological Park spokesman Riyaz Ahmed Khan.
Indian Spacecraft On Course To Enter Mars' Orbit
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NEW DELHI, Sept 23: With home-grown technology and a remarkably low budget of about $75 million, India on course to become the first nation to conduct a successful Mars mission on its first try.

If the Mars Orbiter Mission, affectionately nicknamed MOM, settles into orbit on Wednesday morning as planned, the country will join the U.S., European Space Agency and the former Soviet Union in the elite club of Martian explorers.
28 Dead In Landslides, Floods In Northeast India
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Pentagon: US, Partners Begin Airstrikes In Syria
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WASHINGTON, Sept 23: The U.S. and five Arab countries launched airstrikes on Islamic State group targets in Syria, expanding a military campaign into a country whose three-year civil war has given the brutal militant group a safe haven.

Using a mix of manned aircraft — fighter jets and bombers — plus Tomahawk cruise missiles, the strikes were part of the expanded military campaign that President Barack Obama authorized nearly two weeks ago in order to disrupt and destroy the Islamic State militants, who have slaughtered thousands of people, beheaded captives — including two American journalists and a British aid worker — and captured large swaths of Syria and northern and western Iraq.
WHO: 21,000 Ebola Cases By November If No Changes
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LONDON, Sept 23: New estimates from the World Health Organization warn the number of Ebola cases could hit 21,000 in six weeks unless efforts to curb the outbreak are ramped up.

Since the first cases were reported six months ago, the tally of cases in West Africa has reached an estimated 5,800 illnesses. WHO officials say cases are continuing to increase exponentially and Ebola could sicken people for years to come without better control measures.
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