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Top 5 at 5: Clifford Olson, earthquake in Japan and Obama's UN speech

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President Barack Obama attends a luncheon hosted by UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon at the UN Building, Wednesday, Sept., 21, 2011. Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP

1.) B.C. man sued by mother for parental support

A B.C. man who was abandoned as a teenager is being sued by his elderly mother for parental support.

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2.) Clifford Olson close to death, say victims' families

Convicted serial killer Clifford Robert Olson is dying of cancer and has only days to live, according to the families of some of his victims.

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3.) Typhoon-ravaged Japan also hit by earthquake

A 5.3-magnitude earthquake struck Japan on Wednesday just hours after Typhoon Roke buffeted Tokyo with strong winds and rain, resulting in at least 13 people dead or missing.

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4.) Gunmen dump 35 bodies amid traffic in Mexican city

Suspected drug traffickers dumped 35 bodies at rush hour beneath a busy overpass in the heart of a major Gulf coast city as gunmen pointed weapons at frightened drivers. Mexican authorities said Wednesday they are examining surveillance video for clues to who committed the crime.

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5.) 'Peace is hard,' Obama stresses in UN speech

U.S. President Barack Obama says there is no short cut to resolving the decades-old conflict between the Israelis and the Palestinians.

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