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French firemen search in the rubble of a building after an explosion collapsed it, in Rosny-sous-Bois, outside Paris, Sunday, Aug. 31, 2014. French authorities say a four-story building in a northeastern Paris suburb has collapsed after an explosion, killing a child. More people are thought to underneath the rubble. Speaking on i-Tele, fire department spokesman Gabriel Plus said around 10 people were evacuated from the building in Rosny-sous-bois that occurred early Sunday morning. Plus said that around another 10 people could still be underneath the rubble, and emergency teams were working hard to rescue people who might be trapped. "We could still find living victims in the hours to come," he said. Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve has arrived at the scene, but couldn't confirm a theory that the explosion was caused by a gas leak. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)
Paris suburb building blast death toll reaches 8Death toll in Paris suburb from building explosion increases to 8
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FILE - In this Sunday, March 2, 2014, file photo, Jennifer Lawrence arrives at the Oscars at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. A publicist for Lawrence says the actress has contacted authorities after nude photos of her were apparently stolen and posted online. Intimate images of the Oscar-winning actress began appearing online on Sunday, Aug. 31, 2014, and nude images purported to be of other female celebrities were also being circulated online. The source of the leak was not immediately known.  (Photo by Dan Steinberg/Invision/AP, File)
Jennifer Lawrence requests nude pics investigationPublicist: Authorities contacted after nude images of Jennifer Lawrence posted online
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Nigerian forces clash with Boko Haram fightersScores dead as Nigerian security forces defend town against attack by Boko Haram extremists
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FILE-In this file photo taken on  Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2014,  Health workers carry the body of a man, right, suspected of dying from the Ebola virus and left in the street, in the capital city of Monrovia, Liberia. Liberia’s president ordered most civil servants to stay home another month in an effort to stop the spread of the deadly Ebola virus ravaging the country, according to a statement released Monday, Sept. 1, 2014. (AP Photo/Abbas Dulleh, File)
Senegal monitors contacts of 1st Ebola patientSenegal monitors contacts of 1st Ebola patient; Liberia orders civil servants to stay home
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FILE- In this Feb. 13, 2014 file picture a German  soldier holds a Heckler & Koch G36 assault  rifle at a  military training ground near Weisskeissel,  Germany. Germany joins other European countries who have pledged to provide arms to the Kurds fighting the Islamic State group that has swept into northern Iraq in recent months.  In total, the shipments will include 8,000 G36 assault rifles and the same number of G3 rifles, as well as ammunition; 200 Panzerfaust 3 and 30 MILAN anti-tank systems; and five heavily armored Dingo infantry vehicles. Chancellor Angela Merkel has told German lawmakers Monday Sept.1, 2014 that arming Kurdish fighters battling Islamic extremists in Iraq wasn't an easy decision but is in her country's interest.  (AP Photo/dpa, Arno Burgi,File)
Merkel: Arming Kurds in Germany's interestMerkel to lawmakers: Arming Kurdish fighters carries risks but is in Germany's own interest
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Obama notifies Congress of airstrikes in IraqObama gives Congress official notice he OK'd airstrikes against Islamic State militants
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Actor Stellan Skarsgard poses during the photo call for the movie 'Nymphomaniac Vol II' at 71st edition of the Venice Film Festival in Venice, Italy, Monday, Sept. 1, 2014. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)
VENICE WATCH: McDormand hails female storiesVENICE WATCH: Frances McDormand hails female stories; Skarsgard praised 'fun' von Trier
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FILE- In this file photo dated Monday, Dec 16, 2013, Giant panda named Tian Tian, is seen exploring her enclosure at Edinburgh Zoo in Edinburgh, Scotland.  The zoo has sounded warnings that Tian Tian may have lost her cub, and experts are monitoring her closely, as the zoo's panda expert Iain Valentine said Monday Sept. 1, 2014, that Tian Tian is "now past her due date," and hormone tests showed that "something may be amiss."  (AP Photo/Scott Heppell, FILE)
Scottish zoo: 'Bad news' for pregnant giant pandaEdinburgh Zoo warns of bad news for giant panda as due date for giving birth came and went
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Albanian main opposition party boycotts ParliamentAlbanian main opposition party boycotts Parliament, saying Socialist government ignores it
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