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Obama Plays with 'Soccket' Energy-Creating Soccer Ball in Tanzania

Obama Plays with 'Soccket' Energy-Creating Soccer Ball in Tanzania

On his final day in Africa, President Barack Obama got a little kicky while paying a visit to a power plant in Ubungo, Tanzania. Aides handed

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John Kerry Hits Back at Claim US Bugged 38 Foreign Embassies as as Hollande Wades in Calling for Snooping on Allies to 'Stop Immediately'

John Kerry Hits Back at Claim US Bugged 38 Foreign Embassies as as Hollande Wades in Calling for Snooping on Allies to 'Stop Immediately'

The US spying scandal deepened today as Secretary of State John Kerry said it is 'not unusual' for governments to bug the offices of their

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Horrific Video Shows Syrian Catholic Priest Being 'Beheaded by Jihadist Fighters in Front of Cheering Crowd'

Horrific Video Shows Syrian Catholic Priest Being 'Beheaded by Jihadist Fighters in Front of Cheering Crowd'

A Syrian Catholic priest has been beheaded by jihadist fighters in Syria, it has been claimed.  The death of Franciscan Father Francois Murad has been confirmed

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Protests Rumble on at Confederations Cup as Violent Scenes Tarnish Spain Win Over Italy in Brazil

Protests Rumble on at Confederations Cup as Violent Scenes Tarnish Spain Win Over Italy in Brazil

As riots continue to mar the Confederations Cup in Brazil, FIFA have brazenly announced their champagne partners for the World Cup in the country next

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China Knife Attack Kills 27 in Ethnic Clashes

China Knife Attack Kills 27 in Ethnic Clashes

A knife attack in western China early Wednesday left 27 people dead, the bloodiest incident since 2009 in a region marked with ethnic violence. The violence

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Nelson Mandela's Daughter Says Family Will Not Withdraw Medical Treatment Without His Consent

Nelson Mandela's Daughter Says Family Will Not Withdraw Medical Treatment Without His Consent

Nelson Mandela remains in critical condition in hospital this morning as his daughter said the family will let God decide when it is time for

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Arab Idol Favourite Mohammed Assaf Carries Hopes of Palestinians Into Final

Arab Idol Favourite Mohammed Assaf Carries Hopes of Palestinians Into Final

Thousands of Palestinians are expected to crowd into cafes, hotels and open-air venues on Friday evening to watch three finalists compete for the title of

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Singapore Haze at Worst Yet, Malaysia Schools Shut Down

Singapore Haze at Worst Yet, Malaysia Schools Shut Down

Singapore urged people to remain indoors amid unprecedented levels of air pollution Thursday as a smoky haze wrought by forest fires in neighboring Indonesia worsened

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Could Syria Ignite World War 3?

Could Syria Ignite World War 3?

The crisis in Syria may appear to be no more or less than a civil war in a country many people would struggle to place

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'Cat Island' in Japan Has More Cats Than People

'Cat Island' in Japan Has More Cats Than People

The “Cat Island”–small island in Japan that has more cats than people–also includes locals who encourage the growth of the local feline population. The name of

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Africa's Worst Drought Tied to West's Pollution

Africa's Worst Drought Tied to West's Pollution

The biggest drought to hit the planet in the 20th century, the Sahel drought sucked Central Africa dry from the 1970s to the 1990s. The

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Here's a Picture of a Russian Teacher Natalia Molokova in Her Bra That Has Gone Viral

Here's a Picture of a Russian Teacher Natalia Molokova in Her Bra That Has Gone Viral

Going viral is the above picture of a Russian teacher in her bra after students in a Russian school decided to eavesdrop on a fellow

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Bolivian Villagers Punish Rapist and Murderer by Putting Him Into His Victim's Grave and Burying Him Alive

Bolivian Villagers Punish Rapist and Murderer by Putting Him Into His Victim's Grave and Burying Him Alive

Mourners in a Bolivian village seized a 17-year-old boy who was named by police as a suspect in the rape and murder of a 35-year-old

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Miss World Beauty Pageant to Ban Bikini Competition to Avoid Offending Muslim Population

Miss World Beauty Pageant to Ban Bikini Competition to Avoid Offending Muslim Population

For those of you tuning into the next Miss World beauty pageant looking to see some babes in bikinis, well, you're out of luck. Organizers for

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Horrific Pictures Reveal the Slaughter in Syria After Government Used Chemical Weapons on Rebels

Horrific Pictures Reveal the Slaughter in Syria After Government Used Chemical Weapons on Rebels

Horrific pictures today revealed the scale of the ongoing slaughter in Syria after government troops regained control of a strategic border town from rebel fighters. The

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American Tourist Allegedly Gang-Raped in India

American Tourist Allegedly Gang-Raped in India

An American woman traveling in northern India was allegedly gang-raped Tuesday after she accepted a ride with three men in a truck, police said. Authorities said

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One Woman's 'Soul Crushing' Discovery That She 'Wasn't Beautiful Enough' to Live in South Korea

One Woman's 'Soul Crushing' Discovery That She 'Wasn't Beautiful Enough' to Live in South Korea

South Korea, which last year overtook Brazil as the plastic surgery capital of the world, is now home to the highest number of cosmetic procedures

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Blind Chinese Mother Has Sold Four of Her Newborn Children Because Her Husband Can't Hold Down a Job

Blind Chinese Mother Has Sold Four of Her Newborn Children Because Her Husband Can't Hold Down a Job

A blind Chinese woman has admitted to selling four of her new-born children to support her family because her husband can't hold down a steady

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2 Killed and 14 Missing as Hurricane Barbara Batters Mexico

2 Killed and 14 Missing as Hurricane Barbara Batters Mexico

Two men have been killed after Hurricane Barbara hit Mexico's southern Pacific coast yesterday, flooding roads and toppling trees before weakening to a tropical storm

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Hal McClure, Ex Foreign Correspondent for The Associated Press, Dies

Hal McClure, Ex Foreign Correspondent for The Associated Press, Dies

Hal McClure, who covered two Arab-Israeli wars after turning a passion for travel and the written word into a career as a foreign correspondent for

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Toru Hashimoto Mounts Lengthy S*x Slave Comment Defence

Toru Hashimoto Mounts Lengthy S*x Slave Comment Defence

The combative mayor of Osaka took on Japan's foreign press corps Monday in a nearly three-hour defence of his comments on wartime sex slaves. Toru Hashimoto

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Ancient Cave Art Unearthed in Mexico

Ancient Cave Art Unearthed in Mexico

Ancient cave art unearthed, Nearly 5000 Ancient Cave Paintings Discovered in Mexico. Archaeologists have effortlessly been working with the Mexican National Institute of Anthropology and

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8.2 Earthquake Hits Eastern Russia

8.2 Earthquake Hits Eastern Russia

A magnitude 8.3 earthquake struck in the Sea of Okhotsk of Friday. According to the United States Geological Survey (USGS), the epicenter of the quake

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Four Americans Killed Since 2009 in US Drone Attacks

Four Americans Killed Since 2009 in US Drone Attacks

WASHINGTON — The Obama administration acknowledged for the first time Wednesday that four American citizens have been killed in drone strikes in Pakistan and Yemen

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Israel Claims Iconic Images Which Showed the Death of a Palestinian Boy 13 Years Ago May Have Been Staged

Israel Claims Iconic Images Which Showed the Death of a Palestinian Boy 13 Years Ago May Have Been Staged

It is a film that came to symbolise the second intifada as Palestinian-Israeli tensions exploded into war 13 years ago. A terrified 12-year-old Palestinian boy clinging

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The Face of El Salvador's Gangs: 60,000 Gang Members on Verge of War After Court Ruling Threatens Truce

The Face of El Salvador's Gangs: 60,000 Gang Members on Verge of War After Court Ruling Threatens Truce

Terrifying photos of the rival gangs Mara Salvatruchas (MS-13) and 18 Street handing over weapons and cellphones from prison have emerged as El Salvador risks

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Syria Launches Assault on Strategic Rebel Stronghold

Syria Launches Assault on Strategic Rebel Stronghold

BEIRUT — Syrian forces launched a large-scale assault Sunday on the city of Qusair, a rebel stronghold near the Lebanese border, in the government's latest

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Former Argentine Dictator Videla Dies in Prison at 87

Former Argentine Dictator Videla Dies in Prison at 87

Jorge Rafael Videla, an austere former army commander who led Argentina during the bloodiest period of a "dirty war" dictatorship and was unrepentant about kidnappings

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Venezuela to 'Saturate the Market' with 50 Million Rolls of Toilet Paper

Venezuela to 'Saturate the Market' with 50 Million Rolls of Toilet Paper

To avoid getting caught with their pants down, Venezuelan officials say they will confront a toilet paper shortage by importing 50 million rolls to meet

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Mahmoud Ahmadinejad May Face Charges Over Election Appearance With Aide

Mahmoud Ahmadinejad May Face Charges Over Election Appearance With Aide

Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad may face charges for accompanying his former chief of staff to register for June's presidential vote, the country's electoral watchdog said. Iran's

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Dollar Breaks Through 100 Yen Mark

Dollar Breaks Through 100 Yen Mark

LONDON—Japanese stocks outperformed all others by a wide margin Friday after the dollar finally broke through the 100 yen mark. Markets elsewhere remained solid at

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Expert Sheds Light on Mystery Carcass That Washed Up on Beach

Expert Sheds Light on Mystery Carcass That Washed Up on Beach

A grisly carcass discovered last week on a New Zealand beach looks like the stuff of nightmares: Its mangled, decomposing body, half buried in sand,

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Indian Stuntman Dies During Bid to Cross River on a Zip-Wire Attached Only by His Hair

Indian Stuntman Dies During Bid to Cross River on a Zip-Wire Attached Only by His Hair

A stuntman died yesterday during a world record attempt as he tried to cross a river on a zip-wire attached only to his hair.  Sailendra Nath

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Topless Duchess Photos Lead to Charges Against Magazine Publisher

Topless Duchess Photos Lead to Charges Against Magazine Publisher

Three people responsible for publishing the topless Kate Middleton photos last year could soon face breach of privacy charges. According to News.au, Ernesto Mauri, the chief

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Francis 'Will Open Files on Hitler's Pope'

Francis 'Will Open Files on Hitler's Pope'

Rabbi Abraham Skorka, who has known the Argentine former Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio for 20 years, said he had discussed the role of Pius XII

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Earthquake Jolts Islands Off Northern Japan, No Tsunami Warning

Earthquake Jolts Islands Off Northern Japan, No Tsunami Warning

An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 7.0 struck islands off northern Japan on Friday but no tsunami warning was issued, the Japan Meteorological Agency

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Horrifying Footage Emerges of Four Men Beating Indian Woman With Sticks While Police Stand By

Horrifying Footage Emerges of Four Men Beating Indian Woman With Sticks While Police Stand By

Horrifying footage has emerged of a woman being beaten with sticks and rods by four men.  The woman can be heard crying out in agony as

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Egyptian Bride Ordered to Pay £5K Compensation to Groom Because She Had Secret Surgery to Restore Her Virginity

Egyptian Bride Ordered to Pay £5K Compensation to Groom Because She Had Secret Surgery to Restore Her Virginity

An Egyptian woman has been ordered to pay her former husband £5240 in compensation after he discovered she had lied to him about her virginity. The

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6.8 Earthquake: Strong, Shallow Quake Shakes Papua New Guinea

6.8 Earthquake: Strong, Shallow Quake Shakes Papua New Guinea

A powerful earthquake shook Papua New Guinea's northern coast Wednesday morning, but there was no threat of a widespread tsunami in the Pacific. The shallow magnitude-6.8

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Islamists Storm Tunisian School After It Bars Niqab-Wearing Student

Islamists Storm Tunisian School After It Bars Niqab-Wearing Student

Radical Muslims burst into a Tunisian school on Wednesday and assaulted its chief after he barred entry to a teenage girl wearing a face veil,

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'I Murdered 115 People on Orders of North Korea': Rogue State's Top Female Spy Behind Horrific Plane Crash Reveals Truth Behind 'Juvenile' Madman Dictator

'I Murdered 115 People on Orders of North Korea': Rogue State's Top Female Spy Behind Horrific Plane Crash Reveals Truth Behind 'Juvenile' Madman Dictator

North Korea's former top female spy, who blew up a civilian plane that killed 115 people, has spoken about the reasons behind the rogue nation's

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Taylor Swift Vows to Never Talk About Tension With Katy Perry

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Ludacris and wife Eudoxie are expecting

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Justin Bieber turns 21, celebrates with friends

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Madonna speaks to Jonathan Ross about THAT BRIT Awards fall

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Make-up free Kim Kardashian sticks out her tongue in playful selfie while Kourtney and Khloe get glam for KUWTK confessional

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Madonna thinking of comedy switch

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