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UK Conservative MP stabbed to death

LONDON (AFP) - Conservative British lawmaker David Amess was killed yesterday after being stabbed "multiple times" during an event in his local constituency in...

Shredded Banksy artwork sells for USD25.4M at auction

LONDON (AP) - A work by British street artist Banksy that sensationally self-shredded just after it sold at auction three years ago fetched almost...

600-pound leatherback turtle rescued from Massachusetts mudflat

UPI - The New England Aquarium shared video from the release of a 600-pound leatherback turtle that was found stranded in a Massachusetts mudflat. The...

Woman wakes to meteorite landing on her pillow

UPI - A British Columbia woman received an unusual rude awakening when a meteorite crashed through her roof and landed on her pillow. Ruth Hamilton...

Sydney to end quarantine for vaccinated travellers

CANBERRA, AUSTRALIA (AP) - Sydney will end hotel quarantine for vaccinated passengers when scheduled international flights restart in Australia within two weeks, officials said...

Protests hit Italy as workplace anti-COVID norms go in force

ROME (AP) - Protests erupted in Italy yesterday as one of the most stringent anti-coronavirus measures in Europe went into effect, requiring all workers,...

Custody hearing for bow-and-arrow suspect

KONGSBERG, NORWAY (AP) - The suspect in a bow-and-arrow attack that killed five people and wounded three in a quiet Norwegian town this week...

Clinton in hospital for non-COVID-related infection

WASHINGTON (AP) - Former President Bill Clinton was admitted to a Southern California hospital on Tuesday with an infection but he is "on the...

Lebanon pauses amid tense calm after deadly clashes

BEIRUT (AP) - Schools, banks and government offices across Lebanon shut down yesterday after hours of gun battles between heavily armed militias killed seven...

Slain Kenyan running star’s husband due in court

NAIROBI (AFP) - The husband of Kenyan double world championships medallist Agnes Tirop, who was stabbed to death in a killing that has shocked...

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