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Diver Survives 8 Hours in Shark-Infested Waters off Australia

A scuba diver who spent eight hours in shark-infested waters off Australia survived the night-time ordeal after swimming 22 kilometres (12 nautical miles) to shore, rescuers said Friday.

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Obama's Half-Brother Stumps for Trump on Twitter

Donald Trump has been called many things but arguably the most bizarre is "the white Malcolm X", a title inexplicably bestowed upon him by President Obama's half-brother, Malik.

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Immigration Canada Site Crashes as Americans Seek to Flee Trump Presidency

The website of Canada's immigration ministry crashed as many Americans sought to emigrate to their northern neighbor to escape a Donald Trump presidency.

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Obama Starts Election Day with Tradition: Shooting Hoops

Is the U.S. election a slam dunk? It is for Barack Obama, who early on election day Tuesday took part in a ritual game of basketball as Americans flocked to the polls.

In keeping with a 2008 and 2012 tradition, Obama hit the court with friends. 

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From Broadway to Outer Space: U.S. Election Snippets

Broadway readies for a night of (offstage) drama, an early vote is cast in space, and Donald Trump takes a ribbing from the man he hopes to succeed.

Here are some snippets from the White House race on Monday, the final day of the months-long showdown between Republican Trump and his Democratic rival Hillary Clinton:

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Floating Voter: 'Psychic' Indian Fish Picks Trump

A "psychic" fish in India on Tuesday picked Donald Trump as the next president of the United States, hours before Americans head to the polls.

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China’s 'Monkey King' Picks Trump as Next US President

A Chinese monkey described as the "king of prophets" has tipped Donald Trump for the US presidency, a tourism park said, after the creature successfully predicted the winner of football's European Championship final earlier this year.

Known as Geda -- which means knots or goose bumps -- the prophetic primate is the latest in a series of purportedly psychic animals that have popped up around the world since Paul the Octopus correctly predicted multiple 2010 World Cup matches. 

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U.S. Creepy Clown Craze Puts Damper on Halloween

Maybe it's better to leave the clown costume in the closet this Halloween.

Hysteria sweeping the United States after a series of "creepy clown" sightings in recent weeks has created an unwelcome scare this October 31 when Americans will celebrate all things ghoulish, sinister and fantastical.

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Pack Toothbrush and Garlic for Night at Dracula's Castle

Armed with courage and hopefully garlic, two horror fans dying for a thrill will become the first guests in almost 70 years to spend a night at Dracula's castle in Transylvania on Halloween.

More than 80,000 subscribers to the home-sharing service Airbnb have taken part in a global contest for the unique chance to stay at the brooding fortress, perched on a rock above the misty Carpathian valley in central Romania.

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Austria 'Horror Clown' Attacks Leave Several Injured

The so-called creepy clown trend has spread to Austria where several people have been injured in attacks by masked assailants in the lead-up to Halloween.

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