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In Atlantic City, Trump Taj Mahal casino closes its doors

In Atlantic City, Trump Taj Mahal casino closes its doors

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The Trump Taj Mahal casino in Atlantic City, N.J. closed this week. The casino that was opened by Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump, but is now owned by Carl Icahn, was the fifth Atlantic City casino to go out of business since 2014. A bill making its way through the New Jersey legislature would prevent Icahn from retaining the Taj Mahal’s casino license now that it is closed.

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Asaro Mud Men perform at Australian Museum

Asaro Mud Men perform at Australian Museum

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Asaro Mud Men from the Asaro Valley in Papua New Guinea’s eastern highlands perform, for the first time outside their home, their rituals for visitors at the Australian Museum in Sydney on September 29, 2016. The eerie show is traditionally intended to intimidate their enemies in the highlands of Papua New Guinea, with the men donning masks and white clay on their bodies and elongating their fingers with bamboo, they perform a dance with the warriors holding bows and arrows.

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To stop rhino poaching, houses in Indian villages demolished

To stop rhino poaching, houses in Indian villages demolished

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Authorities ordered the demolition of around 300 houses in three villages to evict people living on the periphery of the rhino sanctuary to stop rampant poaching of the rare animal, a top police official said. Two people were killed and several others were injured Monday when villagers clashed with police while protesting the demolition of their homes.

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