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22 Oct

Events of Interest and Analyses, A Foreign Perspective

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Deadly cholera outbreak hits Haiti

Authorities struggle to contain spread of disease which has killed 138 people and infected about 1,500 others.
Last Modified: 22 Oct 2010 12:04 GMT

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Al Jazeera tries to determine if Americans understand the words used by their political elite.

For some Americans, politics is a different language.

Bellwether, beltway, mugwump and filibuster are just a few of the terms thrown around on any given day in Washington, DC, the nation’s capital.

So Al Jazeera’s John Terrett hit the streets of Atlanta in the southern US state of Georgia, to see if voters there were up on their political lingo ahead of the country’s midterm elections.

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Child abuse priest jailed for 21 years

James Robinson was extradited from California last year after fleeing to the United states in 1985………………………………………………………………………………………

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US court setback for gays in military

Friday, 22 October 2010

A Federal appeal court has frozen a judge’s order halting the military’s “Don’t ask, don’t tell” policy, even as the Pentagon has announced it will accept openly gay recruits……………………………….

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