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'This moment broke a little piece of my heart': Singer Joss Stone says she was deported from Iran
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'This moment broke a little piece of my heart': Singer Joss Stone says she was deported from Iran

Jul 4th 2019, 2:45 PM 39,486 Views 50 Comments

Stone says Iran was the last country of her world tour.

If your WhatsApp and Facebook aren't working, you're not alone
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If your WhatsApp and Facebook aren't working, you're not alone

Jul 3rd 2019, 10:39 PM 76,783 Views 29 Comments

An outage affecting images and other files has been felt since about 1pm.

Donald Trump wanted tanks at his 4 July celebration, so he's got tanks at his 4 July celebration
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Donald Trump wanted tanks at his 4 July celebration, so he's got tanks at his 4 July celebration

Jul 2nd 2019, 10:40 PM 43,203 Views 95 Comments

Washington DC’s local government is against the move, fearing the damage they could cause to city streets.

Taylor Swift attacks 'manipulative bully' who's bought her master tapes but Justin Bieber comes out to defend him
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Taylor Swift attacks 'manipulative bully' who's bought her master tapes but Justin Bieber comes out to defend him

Jul 1st 2019, 10:13 PM 60,247 Views 57 Comments

Swift and Scooter Braun have history but the latter now owns her back catalogue.

Cancelled Belgium music festival drawing comparisons to disastrous Fyre Festival
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Cancelled Belgium music festival drawing comparisons to disastrous Fyre Festival

Jun 30th 2019, 4:29 PM 59,363 Views 21 Comments

A fraud investigation has been launched into the festival.

Trump jokes to Putin: 'Don't meddle in the election, please'
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Trump jokes to Putin: 'Don't meddle in the election, please'

Jun 28th 2019, 7:36 AM 16,282 Views 37 Comments

Trump came face to face with Putin for the first time since extensive evidence was found of Russian interference in the 2016 US election.

Kevin Spacey sued over alleged groping incident
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Kevin Spacey sued over alleged groping incident

Jun 27th 2019, 10:15 PM 18,653 Views 0 Comments

The lawsuit filed yesterday seeks unspecified damages for “severe and permanent mental distress and emotional injuries”.

Woman killed after being attacked by three sharks in the Bahamas
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Woman killed after being attacked by three sharks in the Bahamas

Jun 27th 2019, 11:43 AM 33,408 Views 14 Comments

Californian woman Jordan Lindsay (21) was snorkeling with her family when she was attacked by the predators.

'Healthcare is a basic human right' - Elizabeth Warren to the fore as Democrats hold first presidential debate
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'Healthcare is a basic human right' - Elizabeth Warren to the fore as Democrats hold first presidential debate

Jun 27th 2019, 8:36 AM 10,095 Views 38 Comments

The senator stood out on a night when economic inequality was the main line of discussion.

Beth Chapman, co-star of bounty hunter reality TV, dies aged 51
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Beth Chapman, co-star of bounty hunter reality TV, dies aged 51

Jun 26th 2019, 7:46 PM 81,424 Views 29 Comments

Chapman was diagnosed with throat cancer in September 2017.

Paris region shuts down schools as heatwave hits western Europe - and it's about to get hotter
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Paris region shuts down schools as heatwave hits western Europe - and it's about to get hotter

Jun 26th 2019, 6:01 PM 31,282 Views 27 Comments

Forecasters have predicted that it’s going to get even warmer across the continent.

'Horrifying image' of drowned father and daughter crossing Rio Grande increases spotlight on US immigration
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'Horrifying image' of drowned father and daughter crossing Rio Grande increases spotlight on US immigration

Jun 26th 2019, 8:39 AM 42,541 Views 87 Comments

The photo is reminiscent of the 2015 image of Syrian child Alan Kurdi who died in the Mediterranean near Turkey.

Bestselling romance novelist Judith Krantz dies aged 91
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Bestselling romance novelist Judith Krantz dies aged 91

Jun 24th 2019, 7:41 AM 12,076 Views 1 Comment

Krantz’s books have been translated into 52 languages and sold more than 85 million copies worldwide.

Trump says he's still considering military action over Iran
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Trump says he's still considering military action over Iran

Jun 22nd 2019, 5:46 PM 9,437 Views 61 Comments

But the President added that he will be Iran’s “best friend” if nuclear weapons are abandoned.

Boris Johnson refuses to comment after police called to his home following reports of altercation
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Boris Johnson refuses to comment after police called to his home following reports of altercation

Updated Jun 22nd 2019, 4:25 PM 93,575 Views 97 Comments

Neighbours reportedly heard screaming, shouting and banging in the early hours of yesterday morning.

Russia to release 100 illegally captured whales from 'jail'
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Russia to release 100 illegally captured whales from 'jail'

Jun 20th 2019, 8:12 PM 17,041 Views 15 Comments

Celebrities, including actor Leonardo DiCaprio and TV star Pamela Anderson, had called for their release.

'A moral imperative' Divisive slavery reparations hearing takes place in the US
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'A moral imperative' Divisive slavery reparations hearing takes place in the US

Jun 19th 2019, 10:30 PM 24,393 Views 89 Comments

The idea that the descendants of US slaves should be compensated has proven controversial.

Father of Sandy Hook victim wins case against author who claimed the shooting never happened
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Father of Sandy Hook victim wins case against author who claimed the shooting never happened

Jun 18th 2019, 7:10 AM 22,995 Views 0 Comments

The latest victory for victims’ relatives who have been taking a more aggressive stance against conspiracy theorists.

Almost 50 million people in South America woke up to darkness yesterday, so what happened?
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Almost 50 million people in South America woke up to darkness yesterday, so what happened?

Jun 17th 2019, 2:15 PM 21,651 Views 18 Comments

The huge blackout is being blamed on Argentina’s electricity grid.

Franco Zeffirelli, Oscar-nominated Italian director, dies aged 96
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Franco Zeffirelli, Oscar-nominated Italian director, dies aged 96

Jun 15th 2019, 1:58 PM 11,207 Views 10 Comments

Internationally, he is best known for having directed the 1968 film version of Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet.

Gulf of Oman attacks: US says video shows Iran removing mine from oil tanker
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Gulf of Oman attacks: US says video shows Iran removing mine from oil tanker

Jun 14th 2019, 7:48 AM 29,521 Views 80 Comments

Iran has denied any involvement in yesterday’s attacks.

US accuses Iran of being behind attack on two oil tankers in the Gulf
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US accuses Iran of being behind attack on two oil tankers in the Gulf

Updated Jun 13th 2019, 8:23 PM 51,190 Views 97 Comments

The suspected attacks come amid spiralling tensions between Tehran and Washington.

Emotional Jon Stewart attacks 'shameful' lawmakers for not turning up for 9/11 hearing
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Emotional Jon Stewart attacks 'shameful' lawmakers for not turning up for 9/11 hearing

Jun 12th 2019, 9:07 AM 35,112 Views 51 Comments

Representatives have argued that the bill is likely to pass anyway.

US mother asks that ex-husband who murdered their five children be spared death penalty
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US mother asks that ex-husband who murdered their five children be spared death penalty

Jun 12th 2019, 8:29 AM 51,366 Views 34 Comments

Timothy Jones Jr. was convicted of five counts of murder last week.

Vatican issues document rejecting idea that people can choose or change gender
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Vatican issues document rejecting idea that people can choose or change gender

Jun 10th 2019, 9:08 PM 24,991 Views 120 Comments

The document was immediately denounced by LGBT Catholics as contributing to bigotry and violence.

Boston Red Sox star Ortiz recovering after being shot at Dominican Republic bar
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Boston Red Sox star Ortiz recovering after being shot at Dominican Republic bar

Jun 10th 2019, 9:10 AM 26,652 Views 17 Comments

Ortiz has undergone surgery and is in a stable condition.

Night of firsts at Tony Awards as Troubles play set in Armagh wins four gongs
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Night of firsts at Tony Awards as Troubles play set in Armagh wins four gongs

Jun 10th 2019, 7:34 AM 26,188 Views 22 Comments

Ali Stroker made history as the first actor in a wheelchair to win a Tony.

R Kelly charged with 11 new sex-related crimes
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R Kelly charged with 11 new sex-related crimes

May 30th 2019, 9:33 PM 18,650 Views 0 Comments

Some charges carry a maximum sentence of 30 years in prison, making them the most serious against him.

Ashton Kutcher testifies at LA murder trial
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Ashton Kutcher testifies at LA murder trial

May 30th 2019, 12:44 PM 34,534 Views 0 Comments

He was due to go on a date with the woman who was murdered.

Judge grants media request that Jussie Smollett's criminal case file be released
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Judge grants media request that Jussie Smollett's criminal case file be released

May 23rd 2019, 10:52 PM 23,046 Views 37 Comments

The judged ordered that the file be unsealed but it has not yet been released.

Man accused of Christchurch mosque shooting charged with terrorism
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Man accused of Christchurch mosque shooting charged with terrorism

May 21st 2019, 11:39 AM 10,287 Views 0 Comments

The 28 year old Australian was already facing murder and attempted murder charges.

'A sad day for women in Alabama' as strict abortion ban signed into law
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'A sad day for women in Alabama' as strict abortion ban signed into law

May 16th 2019, 7:58 AM 18,249 Views 122 Comments

The legislation would make performing an abortion at any stage of pregnancy a crime punishable by up to 99 years in prison.

Man (26) who reported Texas girl missing arrested in her disappearance
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Man (26) who reported Texas girl missing arrested in her disappearance

May 12th 2019, 5:30 PM 39,236 Views 9 Comments

Derion Vence, who is the former fiancĂ© of the girl’s mother, was arrested near Houston yesterday.

Pilot lands Myanmar plane safely without front wheels
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Pilot lands Myanmar plane safely without front wheels

May 12th 2019, 4:02 PM 36,868 Views 22 Comments

The 82 passengers and 7 crew members were declared safe.

Actress Alyssa Milano calls for sex strike to protest abortion laws in Georgia
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Actress Alyssa Milano calls for sex strike to protest abortion laws in Georgia

May 12th 2019, 12:35 PM 38,567 Views 76 Comments

A list of Hollywood stars had threatened in late March to refuse to work in Georgia if it adopted the new abortion restrictions.

Landmark pact to regulate plastic waste signed by 180 nations - but not the US
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Landmark pact to regulate plastic waste signed by 180 nations - but not the US

May 11th 2019, 4:45 PM 15,401 Views 37 Comments

The framework “is historic in the sense that it is legally binding, said Rolph Payet of the United Nations Environment Programme.

Amazon founder Jeff Bezos reveals spaceship model and plans to put humans on the moon
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Amazon founder Jeff Bezos reveals spaceship model and plans to put humans on the moon

May 10th 2019, 9:19 AM 21,408 Views 50 Comments

Bezos said his space company Blue Origin will land a robotic ship the size of a small house on the moon.

Pope issues law requiring Catholic clergy members to report sex abuse - but not to police
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Pope issues law requiring Catholic clergy members to report sex abuse - but not to police

May 9th 2019, 11:25 AM 13,794 Views 41 Comments

The law declares that anyone who has knowledge of abuse is obliged to report it to the Church.

US Attorney General Barr held in contempt by committee over Mueller report
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US Attorney General Barr held in contempt by committee over Mueller report

May 8th 2019, 9:49 PM 14,463 Views 90 Comments

The move escalates tensions between Democrats and President Donald Trump.

Trump tax records reveal $1.17 billion in business losses from 1985-94
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Trump tax records reveal $1.17 billion in business losses from 1985-94

May 8th 2019, 10:00 AM 30,653 Views 52 Comments

Because of his business losses Trump did not pay income taxes for eight of the 10 years.