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Dag Hammarskjld: Ban Ki-moon seeks to appoint investigator for fatal crash

The UN secretary-general said this may be our last chance to find the truth behind 1961 death of his predecessor as UK insists it has no further information The UN secretary-general has called for the appointment of eminent person or persons to pursue an investigation into the death of his predecessor, Dag Hammarskjld in a […]

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Swimming with dolphins could end as ‘self-gratifying selfies’ pose threat

In Hawaii, large numbers of tourists disturb nocturnal spinner dolphins, which continue moving while they snooze The federal government is proposing a ban on swimming with dolphins in Hawaii a move that may crush the dreams of many tourists, but will allow the marine mammals to finally get a good days sleep. The continue swimming […]

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Explaining the importance of The Tragically Hip’s final show

Gord Downies terminal cancer means this was the last chance to celebrate a group that gave Canadians pride and an antidote to American imports First, you should know this: we were somewhat unusual Tragically Hip concertgoers. We did not wear band T-shirts and we did not carry Canadian flags. We were not white males in […]

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Liverpool rout Burton with Daniel Sturridge double icing on the cake

Burton Albion went down 5-0 at home to Liverpool in the EFL Cup, with an early Divock Origi goal putting Jrgen Klopps side on their way and Daniel Sturridge rounding things off It will take more than a victory against Burton Albion to provide evidence that Liverpool are back on the right path after

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Improved Tesla Model S among world’s fastest-accelerating cars, company says

Company announces new versions of electric car models S and X P100D with extended battery range though Elon Musk admits: It is a very expensive car Tesla has announced new versions of its electric Model S and Model X cars with faster acceleration and a longer battery range. Tesla points out in a blogpost. The […]

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Judge throws cold water on lawsuit over Starbucks’ ice-to-coffee ratio

California judge says even children know ice takes up space and highlights the fact that cold drinks are provided in transparent cups As of Friday, the number of lawsuits accusing Starbucks of deceiving its customers by serving them too much ice or too much foam has fallen by one. Ordering a cold drink means it […]

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Mother allowed to visit son charged with attempted Trump assassination

Michael Steven Sandford, who allegedly tried to shoot the Republican nominee, has been on suicide watch at federal detention center near Las Vegas, lawyer said The mother of a British man accused of trying to grab a police officers gun to shoot Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump at a campaign event in Las Vegas won […]

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Oklahoma man charged with hate crime in alleged killing of Lebanese neighbor

Stanley Majors, who was also charged with first-degree murder, had used racial slurs and violence against Khalid Jabaras family in feud that lasted years Prosecutors charged a Tulsa man on Tuesday with first-degree murder and committing a hate crime in the killing of his Lebanese neighbor a culmination of what authorities said was

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North Korea tests submarine-launched ballistic missile

Launch comes two days after rival South Korea and the United States began annual military exercises in the South that North Korea condemns North Korea has fired a submarine-launched ballistic missile off its east coast, according to the South Korean military. North Korea test-fired the missile at around at 5:50am (2050 GMT) near the coastal […]

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Storms devastate monarch butterflies’ forest habitat in Mexico

Rain cold and high winds destroy 133 acres of trees west of Mexico City and killing more than 7% of monarch population Storms earlier this year blew down more than a hundred acres of forests where migrating monarch butterflies spend the winter in central Mexico, killing more than 7% of the monarchs, according to conservationists. […]

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