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U.S. Federal Reserve raises interest rates by quarter of point to 1.5 pct - third rise this year
U.S. Federal Reserve raises interest rates by quarter of point to 1.5 pct - third rise this year

  Our top story this afternoon... The U.S. central bank -- the Federal Reserve -- [ ... ]

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Star Wars themed Christmas Lights
Star Wars themed Christmas Lights

  Its a Star Wars themed Christmas lights display, which has been dazzling the cit [ ... ]

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Thousands evacuated as severe floods ravage Northern Italy
Thousands evacuated as severe floods ravage Northern Italy

  Thousands of people have been evacuated as severe flooding sweeps through Northern [ ... ]

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Star Wars red carpet
Star Wars red carpet

  Prince William and Prince Harry attend the Royal UK premiere of Star Wars: Las [ ... ]

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Korea's humanoid robot 'HUBO' joins PyeongChang Olympic torch relay
Korea's humanoid robot 'HUBO' joins PyeongChang Olympic torch relay

  It's the coldest week Korea so far this winter, but that's not stopping the runn [ ... ]

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London Eye timelapse plus latest snow news
London Eye timelapse plus latest snow news

  The London Eye looked magical this morning as the snow fell but the winter weath [ ... ]

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New vending machine selling meat for busy customers
New vending machine selling meat for busy customers

  With the rising number of single-person households here in Korea... as well  [ ... ]

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Cristiano Ronaldo wins fifth Ballon d'Or, bringing him level with Messi
Cristiano Ronaldo wins fifth Ballon d'Or, bringing him level with Messi

  Now, moving on to one of the most anticipated awards in football…    [ ... ]

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The world's first memory-powered Christmas tree
The world's first memory-powered Christmas tree

  Terminal illness charity Marie Curie hope that their memory powered Christma [ ... ]

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Bitcoin breaks US$14,000 for first time, less than 24 hours after crossing $12,000
Bitcoin breaks US$14,000 for first time, less than 24 hours after crossing $12,000

  Bitcoin smashed through yet another record-high on Wednesday,... surpassing  [ ... ]

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Otter pup learns to swim
Otter pup learns to swim

  Adorable baby otter Triton has been learning to swim with his parents at C [ ... ]

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Trump recognizes Jerusalem as capital of Israel despite warnings from global community
Trump recognizes Jerusalem as capital of Israel despite warnings from global community

  U.S. President Donald Trump sparks global outrage after announcing Washingto [ ... ]

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Horse runs away from wildfire in California
Horse runs away from wildfire in California

  A horse is filmed escaping the flames and smoke of a wildfire in Southern Californ [ ... ]

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Astronauts make pizza in space
Astronauts make pizza in space

  Astronauts aboard the International Space Station hold the first-ever pizza pa [ ... ]

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Virtual currency boom hits S. Korea
Virtual currency boom hits S. Korea

  The crypto currency market is abuzz with news that the Chicago Board Options Exc [ ... ]

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Photographers capture incredible 'supermoon' photos
Photographers capture incredible 'supermoon' photos

  Amazing photographs of this weekend's 'supermoon' from around the world. &nb [ ... ]

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Miniature Christmas town hopes to set world record
Miniature Christmas town hopes to set world record

  The city of Aubagne in southern France is hoping to set a new Guinness World [ ... ]

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Doctors Without Borders uses VR to help refugee's plight
Doctors Without Borders uses VR to help refugee's plight

  Doctors Without Borders believe virtual reality can help people empathise wi [ ... ]

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Prince Harry & wife-to-be Meghan Markle vs Prince William Royal proposals
Prince Harry & wife-to-be Meghan Markle vs Prince William Royal proposals

  A look at the difference between Prince Harry's proposal to Meghan Markle and Prin [ ... ]

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2018 World Cup draw to take place in Moscow on Friday
2018 World Cup draw to take place in Moscow on Friday

  The 2018 World Cup in Russia is still more than six months away,... but anticipati [ ... ]

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U.S. TV market now bigger than China's for the first time in 6 years
U.S. TV market now bigger than China's for the first time in 6 years

  The market for televisions is now bigger in the U.S. than in China... for th [ ... ]

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Ancient Cambodian temples being saved from ruin
Ancient Cambodian temples being saved from ruin

  Young Cambodians are trying to save isolated temples from ruin, while at the same  [ ... ]

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Beauty pageant at Brazil's maximum security prison
Beauty pageant at Brazil's maximum security prison

  A Rio de Janeiro maximum security prison for women has hosted its annual bea [ ... ]

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Footage shows North Korean soldier's dramatic escape
Footage shows North Korean soldier's dramatic escape

  The U.N. has released extraordinary footage of the recent defection of a North [ ... ]

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Leonardo da Vinci painting sold for record $450 mil.
Leonardo da Vinci painting sold for record $450 mil.

  The most expensive painting to ever be sold.   A 500-year-old painting  [ ... ]

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Jet that can half London - New York journey time revealed
Jet that can half London - New York journey time revealed

  New York to London in just over three hours? A Denver-based aviation compa [ ... ]

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ISIS driven from last Syrian stronghold
ISIS driven from last Syrian stronghold

  Militants from the so-called Islamic State have been driven from the town of [ ... ]

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Twitter character limit increased to 280-character tweets, with exception of Korean, Chinese, Japanese
Twitter character limit increased to 280-character tweets, with exception of Korean, Chinese, Japanese

  Twitter is officially expanding its tweet character limit.   The online soc [ ... ]

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Melania Trump encourages girls in South Korea to play sports
Melania Trump encourages girls in South Korea to play sports

  Melania Trump has made a speech at the 'Let Girls Play' event in Seoul encouragi [ ... ]

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Deadly typhoon hits Vietnam ahead of Trump and Putin visit
Deadly typhoon hits Vietnam ahead of Trump and Putin visit

  Typhoon Damrey has killed dozens in Vietnam ahead of a summit of world leade [ ... ]

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Saudi princes, ministers arrested in anti-corruption purge
Saudi princes, ministers arrested in anti-corruption purge

  Eleven princes, four sitting ministers and dozens of former ministers have been  [ ... ]

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Spread of robots to banks and bookstores
Spread of robots to banks and bookstores

  The robot industry is often described as the core of the so-called Fourth Industrial [ ... ]

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Colourful parrots saved by nest-boxes in Tasmania
Colourful parrots saved by nest-boxes in Tasmania

  Colourful Swift parrots are being saved from extinction by nest-boxes with mot [ ... ]

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Latest technologies for 2018 PyeongChang Olympics
Latest technologies for 2018 PyeongChang Olympics

  PyeongChang Olympics' organizing committee seeks to highlight Korea's latest tec [ ... ]

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Jose Mourinho in court to deny Real Madrid tax fraud charges
Jose Mourinho in court to deny Real Madrid tax fraud charges

  Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho said a tax fraud case relating to his ti [ ... ]

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Trump nominates Jerome Powell as new Fed chairman
Trump nominates Jerome Powell as new Fed chairman

  U.S. President Donald Trump has officially nominated Jerome Powell as the next c [ ... ]

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UK interest rates raised for first time in 10 years
UK interest rates raised for first time in 10 years

  For the first time in more than 10 years the Bank of England has raised interest [ ... ]

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Blind runner set to compete in New York City marathon
Blind runner set to compete in New York City marathon

  Simon Wheatcroft is aiming to be the first blind competitor in the New York City [ ... ]

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President Trump welcomes ghosts & goblins to the White House
President Trump welcomes ghosts & goblins to the White House

  President Donald Trump and first lady Melania welcome 6,000 guests to the White  [ ... ]

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Spain dismisses Catalonia gov't after independence declaration
Spain dismisses Catalonia gov't after independence declaration

  Spain has stepped in... after Catalonia on Friday declared a historic and unilat [ ... ]

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Is this Fluffytorium pop-up the purrrfect way to relax?
Is this Fluffytorium pop-up the purrrfect way to relax?

  Guinness World Records celebrates fluffy cats and dogs with London's most relaxi [ ... ]

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Pensioner turns bungalow into Venetian Palace
Pensioner turns bungalow into Venetian Palace

  Pensioner Trevor Wynne-Jones, 81, has spent half a century turning his £13,000  [ ... ]

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94yo great grandmother jumps out of plane for bucket list
94yo great grandmother jumps out of plane for bucket list

 /span> A great grandmother from Pennsylvania celebrated her 94th birthday by t [ ... ]

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Revolution of Smart Home Appliances
Revolution of Smart Home Appliances

  Once considered a technology of the future, artificial intelligence is now applied [ ... ]

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Zoo animals enjoy a Halloween pumpkin treat
Zoo animals enjoy a Halloween pumpkin treat

  Animals at Brookfield Zoo, Chicago have been enjoying pumpkin treats as Ha [ ... ]

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Wild boars on rampage, man has finger bitten off
Wild boars on rampage, man has finger bitten off

  Two wild boars have entered a small town in Germany, aggressively attacking pede [ ... ]

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Trending toys that are believed to relieve stress
Trending toys that are believed to relieve stress

  Spinning a pencil while reading... or popping bubble wrap. Simple and easily  [ ... ]

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Chinese economy expands 6.8% in Q3; Chinese Pres. Xi hopes for quality growth
Chinese economy expands 6.8% in Q3; Chinese Pres. Xi hopes for quality growth

  Turning our focus to China's Communist Party Congress... held to plan its econom [ ... ]

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New AlphaGo Zero learns without help from humans
New AlphaGo Zero learns without help from humans

  Google's AI subsidiary DeepMind has unveiled the latest version of its Go-pl [ ... ]

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Owners elated to find dog alive after wildfires
Owners elated to find dog alive after wildfires

  When Jack Weaver hiked to his mother’s home in California, he expected the fam [ ... ]

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Ousted President Park Geun-hye speaks out for first time since arrest in March...
Ousted President Park Geun-hye speaks out for first time since arrest in March...

  Park Geun-hye spoke out in court. The impeached leader slammed the move to keep [ ... ]

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North Korea one of seven nations seen as global cyber powers: Vox
North Korea one of seven nations seen as global cyber powers: Vox

  A U.S.-based media outlet claims North Korea has some of the best hacking capabi [ ... ]

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Firefighters rescue disabled woman from California blaze
Firefighters rescue disabled woman from California blaze

  Dramatic body camera footage shows firefighters in California's wine country res [ ... ]

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Prehistoric Culture Festival 2017 takes off in Seoul
Prehistoric Culture Festival 2017 takes off in Seoul

  Unbeknownst to many Seoulites... there's actually a prehistoric settlement site  [ ... ]

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Clashes break out in Paris during public sector strike
Clashes break out in Paris during public sector strike

  Police in Paris clash with protesters during a demonstration over public sector  [ ... ]

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Wildfires ravage California killing 10
Wildfires ravage California killing 10

  At least 10 people have died as wildfires sweep through California's wine re [ ... ]

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Hurricane Nate makes landfall
Hurricane Nate makes landfall

  Hurricane Nate made landfall this weekend brining flooding and damage to US  [ ... ]

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Five-year-old given new lease on life after hearing implant
Five-year-old given new lease on life after hearing implant

  Five-year-old Charlotte Wright became the youngest person to have an inner ear [ ... ]

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Daredevil does motorbike backflip over River Thames
Daredevil does motorbike backflip over River Thames

  Pro motorbike stuntman Travis Pastrana backflipped over a 23 metre wide gap be [ ... ]

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Trump toys with Puerto Rico pronunciation
Trump toys with Puerto Rico pronunciation

  US President Donald Trump tried out a new way of pronouncing Puerto Rico dur [ ... ]

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eBay uses neuroscience and art to predict shoppers' needs
eBay uses neuroscience and art to predict shoppers' needs

  eBay launches its 'Art of Shopping’ experience in London which combines neur [ ... ]

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Vegas gunman's brother says it's like an asteroid hit him
Vegas gunman's brother says it's like an asteroid hit him

  Las Vegas gunman Stephen Craig Paddock's brother Eric says news of the mass mu [ ... ]

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Mass casualties after Las Vegas shooting
Mass casualties after Las Vegas shooting

  A number of people have died and many are injured after a mass shooting on the L [ ... ]

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Prince Harry and Barack Obama team up at Invictus Games
Prince Harry and Barack Obama team up at Invictus Games

  Prince Harry and former US President Barack Obama teamed up at Invictus Games in [ ... ]

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Trump interviews four for Fed chair job, to decide next month
Trump interviews four for Fed chair job, to decide next month

  President Trump has interviewed four candidates to potentially replace Janet [ ... ]

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McLaren sports car driver wants compensation from donkey
McLaren sports car driver wants compensation from donkey

  The driver of a McLaren sports car in Germany wants €5000 after a donkey in a  [ ... ]

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Korea's biggest shopping festival begins Thursday
Korea's biggest shopping festival begins Thursday

  The nation's biggest shopping festival begins. Major retailers and traditiona [ ... ]

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120,000 people flee over Bali volcano fears
120,000 people flee over Bali volcano fears

  More than 120,000 people have fled the region around the Mount Agung volcano on  [ ... ]

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Adorable baby panda gets named ‘Xiang Xiang’
Adorable baby panda gets named ‘Xiang Xiang’

  Meet Xiang Xiang, Tokyo Zoo’s adorable baby panda, who just got her name. Meanin [ ... ]

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Stunning footage shows Aurora Borealis from space
Stunning footage shows Aurora Borealis from space

  Footage from the International Space Station vividly shows the Aurora Borealis or  [ ... ]

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Fingertip payment becomes reality
Fingertip payment becomes reality

  A shop at a UK university has become the first in the world to accept fingertip  [ ... ]

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Trump struggles to pronounce ‘Namibia’
Trump struggles to pronounce ‘Namibia’

  President Trump mispronounced ‘Namibia’ while addressing African leaders [ ... ]

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S. Korean President receives Global Citizen Award
S. Korean President receives Global Citizen Award

  That annual award is given to individuals who best exemplify global citizenshi [ ... ]

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Trump dominates Emmys
Trump dominates Emmys

  Although he wasn't there in person, President Trump's presence was certainly f [ ... ]

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AI-powered robots to replace 30 pct. of jobs by 2030
AI-powered robots to replace 30 pct. of jobs by 2030

  Many fear the rise of artificial intelligence could have adverse effects in th [ ... ]

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Samsung Galaxy Note 8 preorders top 800,000 in South Korea
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 preorders top 800,000 in South Korea

  Domestic preorders for Samsung's Galaxy Note 8 have topped eight-hundred-thousan [ ... ]

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NASA's Cassini space probe's historic finale
NASA's Cassini space probe's historic finale

  The Cassini probe has burst into flames after one of the most successful mission [ ... ]

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Explosion on tube at Parsons Green leaves passengers injured
Explosion on tube at Parsons Green leaves passengers injured

  London Underground passengers have been injured following an explosion on a Di [ ... ]

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IOC confirms Paris & LA to host 2024 & 2028 Olympics, respectively
IOC confirms Paris & LA to host 2024 & 2028 Olympics, respectively

  Paris and Los Angeles are celebrating today after officially being awarded the [ ... ]

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Lucky pilot survives crashing into tree
Lucky pilot survives crashing into tree

  A 79-year-old pilot has escaped a plane crash with only minor injuries in  [ ... ]

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Miss America openly opposes Trump leaving Paris agreement
Miss America openly opposes Trump leaving Paris agreement

  Miss America, Cara Mund has reiterated her views on climate change and how she t [ ... ]

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New iPhone X details leaked?
New iPhone X details leaked?

  With only a couple of days until Apple unveils its new iPhone… an online leak  [ ... ]

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Rescued Great White Shark closes Manly swimming pool
Rescued Great White Shark closes Manly swimming pool

  A juvenile Great White Shark is recovering in a public swimming pool in Sydney,  [ ... ]

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Incredible images of hurricanes Irma and Jose from space
Incredible images of hurricanes Irma and Jose from space

  NASA has released incredible views of hurricanes Irma and Jose as seen from th [ ... ]

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Woman escapes handcuffs and steals police car
Woman escapes handcuffs and steals police car

  An arrested woman in Texas managed to escape her handcuffs and steal a polic [ ... ]

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Do you like Pink Chocolate?
Do you like Pink Chocolate?

  Developed by cocoa processor Barry Callebaut, pink is claimed to be the first new  [ ... ]

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Chinese billionaire Guo Wengui seeking asylum in the U.S.
Chinese billionaire Guo Wengui seeking asylum in the U.S.

  The lawyer of a New York-based real-estate tycoon, who has accused top Chinese [ ... ]

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Dramatic footage of plane passing through eye of Hurricane Irma
Dramatic footage of plane passing through eye of Hurricane Irma

  The United States' National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has released dr [ ... ]

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Gold price hits its highest level this year amid geopolitical uncertainties
Gold price hits its highest level this year amid geopolitical uncertainties

  Amid the uncertainties on the Korean peninsula,... the price of gold has climbed t [ ... ]

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Kate has another royal baby
Kate has another royal baby

  Royal baby fever is expected to reign again after Kate and William make pregnanc [ ... ]

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Shocking moment air show plane crashes in front of crowds
Shocking moment air show plane crashes in front of crowds

  Two people have died after their plane crashed and burst into flames whils [ ... ]

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N. Korea's sixth nuclear test embarasses Chinese President Xi Jinping as he hosts BRICS
N. Korea's sixth nuclear test embarasses Chinese President Xi Jinping as he hosts BRICS

  North Korea's nuclear test was met with condemnation coming from South Korea,  [ ... ]

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Towering sandcastle breaks world record
Towering sandcastle breaks world record

  The German city of Duisburg broke the world record for tallest sandcastle, wit [ ... ]

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May watches wheelchair basketball in Tokyo
May watches wheelchair basketball in Tokyo

  Prime Minister Theresa May takes in a game of wheelchair basketball between Grea [ ... ]

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Muslims worldwide begin their annual pilgrimage to Mecca
Muslims worldwide begin their annual pilgrimage to Mecca

  Muslims worldwide begin their annual pilgrimage to Mecca to perform one of the [ ... ]

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North Korea fires ballistic missile directly over Japan
North Korea fires ballistic missile directly over Japan

  North Korea's launch of yet another ballistic missile is where we begin this after [ ... ]

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Bengal tiger cub rescued from a teenage American smuggler
Bengal tiger cub rescued from a teenage American smuggler

  An 18-year-old from California could face 20 years in jail if found guilty of  [ ... ]

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McGregor vs. Mayweather to begin in Las Vegas soon
McGregor vs. Mayweather to begin in Las Vegas soon

  The match of the century,... between UFC fighter Conor McGregor and undefeated b [ ... ]

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Massachusetts' 53-year old woman wins $759 million Powerball jackpot
Massachusetts' 53-year old woman wins $759 million Powerball jackpot

  Life will never be the same again for a woman from the U.S. state of Massachusetts [ ... ]

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Smoke surges up from volcano erupting in Costa Rica
Smoke surges up from volcano erupting in Costa Rica

  Video shows the awesome power of Costa Rica's Poas volcano as it erupts. &nb [ ... ]

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Typhoon Hato: TV reporter knocked off his feet by huge wave
Typhoon Hato: TV reporter knocked off his feet by huge wave

  A reporter is knocked off his feet by a massive wave as Typhoon Hato brings ex [ ... ]

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Cambodia's bamboo trains reach the end of the line
Cambodia's bamboo trains reach the end of the line

  Cambodia's famous bamboo trains could be about to grind to a halt as pla [ ... ]

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Solar eclipse sweeps across U.S. leaving millions in awe
Solar eclipse sweeps across U.S. leaving millions in awe

  Millions of people in America headed out on Monday to see the first total solar ec [ ... ]

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Sinkhole swallows up man on motorbike in China
Sinkhole swallows up man on motorbike in China

  A motorcyclist was engrossed in his phone when he plunged metres down into a lar [ ... ]

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New 3D Printing technologies being developed in Korea
New 3D Printing technologies being developed in Korea

  The introduction of 3D printers was a technological breakthrough. One of the dr [ ... ]

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Indian blue dogs blamed on river pollution
Indian blue dogs blamed on river pollution

  Stray dogs on the outskirts of Mumbai have been turning blue after reportedl [ ... ]

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New A-Levels 'refreshed and relevant for today'
New A-Levels 'refreshed and relevant for today'

  AQA's Director of Research Alex Scharaschkin says new A-Levels are 'differen [ ... ]

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Taiwan suffers from nation-wide blackout
Taiwan suffers from nation-wide blackout

  People in Taiwan suffered from sweltering heat and scrambled around in the pit [ ... ]

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Train derails at Waterloo
Train derails at Waterloo

  Passenger trains at one of London's busiest stations have been cancelled for t [ ... ]

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World's fastest man Usain Bolt retires
World's fastest man Usain Bolt retires

  Eight-time Olympic medallist Usain Bolt took his 'lap of honour' at the World  [ ... ]

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Texas driver survives seven-storey plunge
Texas driver survives seven-storey plunge

  A woman was hospitalised after her car fell seven stories from an Austin par [ ... ]

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Donald Trump warns North Korea to 'be very, very nervous'
Donald Trump warns North Korea to 'be very, very nervous'

  Donald J. Trump has said that Kim Jong-un's government has "disrespected" Americ [ ... ]

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8-year-old boy is cured of rare brain tumour
8-year-old boy is cured of rare brain tumour

  A little boy has made an astounding recovery after donations poured in to fund an  [ ... ]

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French soldiers hit by vehicle in Paris in 'deliberate act"
French soldiers hit by vehicle in Paris in 'deliberate act

  Six people have been injured after a vehicle hit French soldiers in Paris in wha [ ... ]

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At least 19 dead, 247 injured in magnitude 6.5 earthquake in Sichuan
At least 19 dead, 247 injured in magnitude 6.5 earthquake in Sichuan

  Over in China, more than a dozen people have been killed... hundreds more in [ ... ]

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British model Chloe Ayling kidnapped to be sold as sex slave
British model Chloe Ayling kidnapped to be sold as sex slave

  20-year-old Chloe Ayling was allegedly kidnapped by human traffickers in Milan [ ... ]

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Lunar eclipse observed in Central Asia, parts of Europe
Lunar eclipse observed in Central Asia, parts of Europe

  Sky watchers across most parts of the world were treated to a partial lunar ecli [ ... ]

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Love beer? Now you can even bathe in it!
Love beer? Now you can even bathe in it!

  Forget bubble baths, how about beer baths? Iceland's first beer spa has recently [ ... ]

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Hiroshima survivor on N. Korea's nuclear threat
Hiroshima survivor on N. Korea's nuclear threat

  Japan remembers 72nd anniversary of the Hiroshima bombing a month after North Kore [ ... ]

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Special mid-summer evening stroll through 'Baek In-je House' in Bukchon Hanok Village
Special mid-summer evening stroll through 'Baek In-je House' in Bukchon Hanok Village

  For an evening stroll, you might want to check out Korea's traditional house villa [ ... ]

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