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Kyoto Animation fire: Suspect 'spotted in area' days before

Sat, 07/20/2019 - 11:09
The man suspected of a deadly arson attack in Kyoto may have visited the site before, reports say.
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Hong Kong actor Simon Yam stabbed on stage in China

Sat, 07/20/2019 - 07:56
The 64-year-old was attacked while speaking at a promotional event in the city of Zhongshan.
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The final 13 minutes before the Moon landing

Sat, 07/20/2019 - 00:43
The minutes before landing were tense, as fuel was feared to be low and connections were lost between the lunar module and mission control.
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Sudan crisis: The ruthless mercenaries who run the country for gold

Sat, 07/20/2019 - 00:33
Accused of widespread abuses, the Rapid Support Forces sprang from "Janjaweed" militias linked to genocide in Darfur.
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Venice fines tourists: Germans punished for making coffee near bridge

Fri, 07/19/2019 - 23:05
The backpackers were fined €950 (£853) and asked to leave the city under a new public order law.
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Africa Cup of Nations: Algeria beat Senegal to win final

Fri, 07/19/2019 - 23:00
Algeria win the Africa Cup of Nations for the second time as a freak early goal secures a 1-0 win against Senegal in Cairo.
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Iran seizes British tanker in Strait of Hormuz

Fri, 07/19/2019 - 22:53
A second tanker is now back on its way after it was boarded by armed guards in the Strait of Hormuz.
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Mitch Petrus: Former New York Giants player dies from heatstroke

Fri, 07/19/2019 - 21:24
Ex-New York Giants player Mitch Petrus fell ill while working outside in intense heat in Arkansas.
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Real-life Spider-Man escapes fire by climbing down Philadelphia high-rise

Fri, 07/19/2019 - 20:49
The unidentified man was unharmed, but four others were taken to hospital for smoke inhalation.
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Five ways the US heatproofs 50C cities

Fri, 07/19/2019 - 20:44
Much of the US is baking this weekend. But several cities are doing innovative things to combat rising temperatures.
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Dangerous heatwave starts hitting US and Canada

Fri, 07/19/2019 - 19:17
More than 200 million people may be affected, and temperatures could reach 100F (38C) in some areas.
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Minnesota crowd welcomes home Ilhan Omar amid Trump row

Fri, 07/19/2019 - 19:01
The congresswoman returned to her home state and was met with "welcome home" chants and signs.
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Richard Oland: A millionaire, a murder and a mystery killer

Fri, 07/19/2019 - 19:00
When he was found in a pool of blood, Richard Oland was worth tens of millions of dollars. But who killed him and why?
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Greek earthquake: Buildings collapse as powerful tremor shakes Athens

Fri, 07/19/2019 - 18:44
The 5.1 magnitude earthquake knocked out telecoms and power in parts of the city.
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Estonia ferry disaster: French court rejects compensation claim

Fri, 07/19/2019 - 18:20
The court cites a lack of intentional fault as it rejects a claim for compensation over the 1994 sinking.
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Srebrenica massacre: Dutch state '10% liable' for 350 deaths

Fri, 07/19/2019 - 16:14
Victims' relatives slam a court ruling that found the state part liable for 350 of the 8,000 deaths.
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Eritrean ex-church leader expelled for heresy

Fri, 07/19/2019 - 15:52
Eritrea Orthodox bishops say the name of former patriarch Antonios "should never be mentioned".
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India 'cow vigilantes' lynch three men

Fri, 07/19/2019 - 15:19
The men were beaten to death in the eastern state of Bihar after being accused of stealing cattle.
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Guinea mother: I sat my exams 30 minutes after giving birth

Fri, 07/19/2019 - 14:22
"I decided for myself that I wanted to complete my baccalaureate," Fatoumata Kourouma tells the BBC.
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Man jailed for killing UK teenager in Goa

Fri, 07/19/2019 - 12:24
Samson D'Souza was found guilty of "culpable homicide not amounting to murder" by an Indian court.
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