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Russian naval ship evacuates over 300 people stranded in Yemen

Russian naval ship evacuates over 300 people stranded in Yemen

The Russian Navy vessel Priazovye has helped to evacuate 308 people from war-torn Yemen. The Russian Defense Ministry stated citizens from 19 countries had been rescued, including Russian, Ukrainian, US ...

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British Boy, 7, Killed In Alps Ski Tragedy

British Boy, 7, Killed In Alps Ski Tragedy

A seven-year-old British boy has been killed after accidentally skiing off-piste in the French Alpine resort of Flaine. Mountain rescue teams believe that the child, who was skiing with his ...

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Women in Labour: Miliband to promise midwife for every mother giving birth

Labour, Ed Miliband, NHS, Pregnancy, Health, Health & wellbeing, Parents and parenting

Women giving birth would be given one-on-one maternity care under a Labour government to ensure they are not left to cope alone, Ed Miliband will announce on Saturday. Labour is ...

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Walter Scott: county sheriff punished with trash collection after dog attack on suspect

Walter Scott: county sheriff punished with trash collection after dog attack on suspect

The highest-ranking law enforcement officer in the South Carolina county where Walter Scott was shot dead was punished with trash collection duty after his team of officers dragged a man ...

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Chicago mayor Rahm Emanuel wins second term

Chicago, mayor, Rahm Emanuel, win

Bulldog mayor Rahm Emanuel held on to his office – and his Chicago career – on Tuesday night beating his rival, Jesus “Chuy” Garcia, in the city’s first-ever mayoral runoff. ...

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Two black candidates elected to Ferguson city council

black, candidates, elected, Ferguson, council

Two black candidates were among three people elected to the Ferguson city council, tripling African American representation in the St Louis suburb. Poor race relations have been a focal point ...

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South Carolina officer charged with murder after shooting man in the back

South Carolina officer charged with murder after shooting man in the back

A white North Charleston police officer in South Carolina has been charged with the murder of a 50-year-old black man on Saturday, marking a remarkably swift move for justice in ...

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Radiation from Fukushima disaster newly detected off Canada’s coast

Fukushima disaster radiation detected Canada's coast

Radiation from Japan’s 2011 Fukushima nuclear disaster has for the first time been detected along a North American shoreline, though at levels too low to pose a significant threat to ...

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Father and his seven children killed by carbon monoxide poisoning

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A man and his seven children found dead in their Maryland home on Monday were poisoned by carbon monoxide from a generator they were using after the power company cut ...

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One Spanish caver rescued, two dead in Morocco’s Atlas mountains

Spanish caver rescued two dead in Morocco's Atlas mountains

A Spanish caver trapped for days at the bottom of a deep ravine in Morocco’s High Atlas mountains was freed on Sunday, but rescuers arrived too late to save the ...

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