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Thief walks off with bucket of gold

BBC:-Police are looking for a thief who managed to carry an 86lb (36kg) bucket of gold flakes worth $1.6m (£1.2m) off a truck in New York. Surveillance video showed the...

Leaked tape shows plane ‘ran out of fuel’

BBC:-The plane carrying Brazilian footballers which crashed in Colombia had run out of fuel, according to a leaked audio recording. In the air traffic tower tape, a pilot can be...
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Fiat heir Lapo Elkann ‘faked own kidnapping’ in New York

An heir to the Fiat fortune stands accused of falsely claiming he had been kidnapped by a transgender prostitute. Lapo Elkann called his family from New York to demand a...
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Dairy cows to combat global warming?

GALT, California (AP) — California is taking its fight against global warming to the farm. The nation’s leading agricultural state is now targeting greenhouse gases produced by dairy cows and...
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Russian chess champion Yuri Yeliseyev dies in Moscow fall

bbc.com - Russian chess champion Yuri Yeliseyev, 20, has died after apparently plunging from a balcony on the 12th floor of a Moscow apartment block. A fellow chess grandmaster, Daniil...
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Trump: Flag burners should lose citizenship or be jailed

ABC News:-President-elect Donald Trump suggested today in a tweet that burning the American flag should result in "loss of citizenship or year in jail." Flag burning is legal in the...

Brazil football club in plane crash

BBC:-A plane carrying 81 people, including a top Brazilian football team, has crashed on its approach to the city of Medellin in Colombia. Colombia's civil aviation body says only six...
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Trump claims millions voted illegally in presidential poll

bbc.com - US President-elect Donald Trump has asserted he won the popular vote on 8 November "if you deduct the millions of people who voted illegally". The Republican, who won the...
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Castro to get historic send off

HAVANA, Cuba (AFP) – Cuba on Sunday prepared a grand send-off for its revolutionary leader Fidel Castro, with a four-day funeral procession planned for a giant figure of modern...
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Fidel Castro, Cuba’s leader of revolution, dies at 90

BBC.COM - His younger brother and successor as president Raul Castro announced the news on state television. Castro toppled the government in 1959, introducing a Communist revolution. He defied the...