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Broadway Season Features Jennifer Hudson And Bruce Willis

FILE - In this April 11, 2015 file photo, Jennifer Hudson performs at the TV Land Awards in Beverly Hills, Calif. Hudson and Broadway is a match made in musical heaven and the two finally will be together in the revival of "The Color Purple." (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File)NEW YORK: The new Broadway season hasn't yet started in earnest and already there's a front-runner for the Tony Awards next summer — "Hamilton." But there are plenty of challengers hoping to steal its thunder over the next few months. Here's a look at some highlights of the 2015-16 fall season:

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Dutch Soldier Said To Have Joined Islamic Militants

Fighters from the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) try to calm civilians demonstrating against the rebel infighting in Aleppo, January 6, 2014. — Reuters picTHE HAGUE: A Dutch sergeant is believed to have run away to Syria to join Islamic State militants in the first such case involving a serving soldier in the Netherlands, defence officials said today.

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NATO Hails ‘Fresh Opportunity’ For Ukraine Peace

Nato secretary general Jens Stoltenberg was in the Lithuanian capital Vilnius to inaugurate six small NATO command posts on the alliance’s eastern flank to facilitate the deployment of its newly forged rapid reaction force. — Reuters picVILNIUS: NATO chief Jens Stoltenberg said today a renewed ceasefire in eastern Ukraine and Kiev’s decentralisation reforms created a new opportunity for peace and asked Moscow to stop backing the rebels.

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Indonesian Politician Threatens Ban On Teen Dating After Dark

Indonesian Politician Threatens Ban On Teen Dating After Dark


JAKARTA: Dating just got harder for Indonesian teenagers in West Java, with a local leader on Thursday threatening to ban late-night trysts and marry off young couples caught out after dark.

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Arrest Warrant Out For Guatemala President Over Fraud

Guatemalan President Otto Perez speaks during a news conference in the Presidential House in Guatemala City, August 31, 2015. — Reuters picGUATEMALA CITY: A judge issued an arrest warrant yesterday for Guatemala's President Otto Perez, who faces prosecution for allegedly masterminding a huge fraud scheme, a prosecutor said, a day after he was stripped of his immunity.

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Four Turkish Police Officers Killed In Suspected Kurdish Bomb Attack

An armed Kurdish militant stands near a barricade settled to block a road in town of Cizre in Sirnak province, near the border with Syria, Turkey, August 28, 2015. — Reuters picDIYARBAKIR: Four Turkish police officers travelling in a vehicle in southeast Turkey were killed today when explosives believed to have been planted by Kurdish militants were detonated as they passed by, security sources told Reuters.

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Former Chinese President At War Parade Amid Infighting Rumours

Former Chinese Presidents Jiang Zemin (left) and Hu Jintao are seen at a military parade in Beijing, September 3, 2015. — Reuters picBEIJING: Former Chinese president Jiang Zemin appeared in public today at a military parade marking 70 years since the end of World War Two in Asia, after rumours of destabilising infighting in the ruling Communist Party.

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Police Open Budapest Rail Station, But No Trains To The West

BUDAPEST, Hungary — Migrants poured into Budapest's Keleti rail station on Thursday as police stopped blocking its main entrance, piling into trains despite announcements that there was no service to Western Europe.

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Wikipedia Blocks Accounts Linked To Paid Edits

Pic: AFPSan Francisco: Wikipedia said that it has blocked more than 300 accounts being used by people being paid to create or tweak entries at the communally sourced online encyclopedia.

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Help! I’ve Got A Heart Attack Looking At The Hottest Doctor Alive

It would be a very, very rare occasion in real life to meet a doctor you can call your very own ‘McDreamy’. But oh well, who’s to say one can’t stop dreaming.

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