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Winning Lottery Ticket Rescued From Trash

A Montana woman said a $50,000 winning lottery ticket she intended to throw away was rescued by her brother, according to local news reports. Virginia Busko-Gewald said  she was inspired...

Pope Francis Begs For End To Death Penalty

Pope Francis has begged countries still applying the death penalty to adopt a moratorium, Vatican News has reported. According to the publication, the Pope made the appeal as he on...

Missouri Girl Shot Dead By Brother While Parents Partied

A 6-year-old girl in Missouri died Friday after police said she was accidentally shot in the head by her 12-year-old brother, local news outlets have reported. The child's parents were at...

US Bans Yemen Mum From Visiting Dying Toddler

The Yemeni mother of a dying boy in California is being prevented from seeing him due to a US ban on visitors from her country, the family says. The BBC...

Boy Named Trump Gets Encouragement After Being Bullied

An anti-bullying organization is offering some encouragement to a middle-school student who has been teased because his last name is Trump, it has been reported in the US media. The...

Texas Mom Gets 40 Years After Kids Die In Hot Car

A Texas judge showed little sympathy during sentencing for a mom whose two daughters, ages 1 and 2, died after being left in an increasingly hot car overnight. “Those precious...

Brazil ‘Faith Healer’ Accused Of Sexually Abusing 300 Women

A Brazilian faith healer accused of sexually abusing more than 300 women has handed himself in to police, the BBC, quoting local media reports, has said. According to the BBC,...

552-Carat Diamond Found In Canada

The largest diamond ever found in North America has been unearthed in Canada, local reports have said. The Canadian mining company, Dominion Diamond Mines, announced the discovery of the 552-carat...

Putin: Rap Music In Russia Should Be Controlled

Asserting that rap is based on three pillars: sex, drugs and protest, Russian President, Vladimir Putin, wants cultural leaders to devise a means of controlling rather than banning the music. "If...

US Catholic Priest Shames Teen Who Committed Suicide

Parents of a teenage boy who took his own life have complained after their Catholic priest criticised him at the funeral for killing himself, the BBC has reported. According to...