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Waitrose Apologises For Selling ‘Racist’ Chocolate Ducklings

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Sky News:- Waitrose has apologised for selling a dark chocolate Easter duckling that was labelled as "ugly" after suggestions it was racist. The supermarket chain said it did not intend to...

Norway: Trapped Car Thief Calls Police For Help

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A car thief had to call the police to ask for help after he was trapped inside the car he was trying to steal, the Associated Press has reported. Police...

Nike Running Shoes Set World Record Auction Price

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Reuters:-  A pair of 1972 running shoes, one of the first pairs made by Nike Inc, sold for $437,500 on Tuesday, shattering the record for a pair of sneakers...

Pope Francis Begs For End To Death Penalty

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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...

Bob Marley’s London house to get English Heritage blue plaque

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Jamaica Observer:-  A house in London where Bob Marley sought refuge after the trauma of an assassination attempt in Jamaica is to have an English Heritage blue plaque installed, the...

American Airlines Mechanic Accused Of Sabotaging Flight

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FLORIDA, United States (AP) — An American Airlines mechanic is being accused of sabotaging a flight because he was upset about stalled contract negotiations and wanted to earn some...

New Study Says Cats Respond To Their Own Names

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NEW YORK (AP) — Hey Kitty! Yes, you. A new study suggests household cats can respond to the sound of their own names. No surprise to you or most cat...

Pocket Knife Saves Man In Grizzly Bear Attack

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BBC News:- Colin Dowler might not be alive today if it weren't for a small pocket knife with a two-inch blade and five forestry workers. The Canadian man was mountain biking...

Bangladesh Court Removes ‘Virgin’ Word From Marriage Form

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Women's Rights groups in Bangladesh have welcomed a court ruling Sunday that removes the requirement for females to declare if they are virgins when getting married, the BBC has...

Winning Lottery Ticket Rescued From Trash

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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...