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  1. Prosecutors begin appeal to have Oscar Pistorius sentenced for murder
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    South African prosecutors are seeking murder charges against athlete Oscar Pistorius, who was initially convicted of culpable homicide for killing his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp. www.buzzfeed.com/franciswhittaker/pistorius-prosecutors-begin-appeal-to-have-him-sentenced-for
  2. More Volkswagen cars have failed emissions test, officials say
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    The Environment Protection Agency on Monday issued a second notice of violation of clean air laws against Volkswagen, alleging the German automaker installed devices designed to cheat emissions test in many more vehicles than initially thought. www.buzzfeed.com/davidmack/vw-second-notice-of-violation
  3. A woman and her brother with down syndrome just won Australia's biggest event
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    Jockey Michelle Payne became the first woman to win Australia's most prestigious horse race, the Melbourne Cup, on Tuesday. www.buzzfeed.com/alexlee/michelle-and-stevie-payne-racing-heroes
  4. Powerful cyclone causes severe flooding in war-torn Yemen
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    Tropical Cyclone Chapala made landfall in Mukalla, Yemen's fifth-largest city, Tuesday. The storm, which is equivalent to a Category 1 hurricane in strength, sent thousands of people seeking shelter. www.buzzfeed.com/maryanngeorgantopoulos/powerful-cyclone-causes-severe-flooding-in-war-torn-yemen
  5. Twitter is getting rid of favorites and replacing them with likes
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    Twitter is changing one of its core features. Something that has been around since 2006. It's taking away "favorites" and "stars" and replacing them with "likes" and "hearts." www.buzzfeed.com/mathonan/rip-faves