Hoverboard world record broken with 2km flight

Franky Zapata used the jet-powered device to fly above the waters of the Mediterranean for more than two kilometres A Frenchman has flown more than 2 kilometers (over a mile) on a jet-powered hoverboard, setting an apparent new world record. The Guinness World Records Zapata Racing. According to the company, the Flyboard Air can fly […]

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White House Correspondents’ Dinner: Obama’s 10 best lines

Washington (CNN)President Barack Obama appeared at his final White House Correspondents’ Dinner Saturday night, taking aim at everything from the media to the Republican Party to Donald Trump. Not even the Democrats vying to succeed him, Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders, were spared. Here’s a look at his most memorable lines:

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Does violent protest help or hurt Trump?

(CNN)The crowds of protesters that have dogged Donald Trump’s campaign rallies for months appear to be growing in size and intensity, and recently turned violent in California. While the disruptions might at first appear to be counterproductive, the reality is that even loud, obnoxious demonstrators can cause a serious problem for Trump and harm his […]

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Trump up by 15 points in Indiana Poll

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Millions of Chinese workers go unpaid amid economic slowdown

Hong Kong (CNN)China’s millions of migrant workers are bearing the brunt of the country’s ongoing economic slowdown as strikes and worker protests reach record levels, new statistics reveal. According to the most recent annual report from China’s National Bureau of Statistics, more than 2.7 million migrant workers around 1% of the total weren’t paid on […]

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New Hampshire Republicans try to limit Trump’s convention influence

The states party establishment is trying to pack convention committees with anti-Trump officials despite the moguls clear win in the February primary New Hampshires Republican establishment is trying to limit the influence of Donald Trump supporters at the partys crucial national convention in July despite the presidential frontrunner having won the states primary overwhelmingly. In […]

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Six killed in Texas floods as severe weather lashes central US

Woman and her four grandchildren, aged between six and nine, die after being swept away by flood waters A woman and four of her grandchildren were among six people killed by floods in Texas caused by storms that unleashed tornadoes, damaging hail and torrential rains on several central US states. The family of flood victims […]

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Daniel Berrigan, priest and anti-Vietnam war peace activist, dies

Berrigan and his younger brother, Philip Berrigan, emerged as leaders of the radical anti-war movement in the 1960s Daniel Berrigan, a Roman Catholic priest and peace activist who was imprisoned for burning draft files in a protest against the Vietnam war, has died aged 94. Berrigan died at Murray-Weigel Hall, a Jesuit health care community […]

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Ballet companies must stop wrecking our bodies, warns Russian star

Irina Kolesnikova, who performs at Londons Coliseum in August, says dancers should be nurtured, not pushed to the limits A world-renowned Russian prima ballerina has become the latest star to condemn ballet companies worldwide for putting their dancers through unnecessarily brutal regimes. Irina Kolesnikova, 35, doyenne of the St Petersburg Ballet Theatre, is calling for […]

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Dallas Cowboys’ wild NFL draft includes first quarterback pick since 2009

Cowboys tab Dak Prescott as heir apparent to Tony Romo at quarterback The Dallas Cowboys finally took a glimpse at a future without Tony Romo while taking a Baylor basketball star who hasnt played football since he was 13. The final day of the NFL draft was something like the first two for owner and […]

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