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Copenhagen, Denmark: Danish police confirmed on Aug. 23, 2017 that a headless torso found on a beach off Copenhagen has been identified as that of missing 30-yr old Swedish journalist Kim Wall, last seen alive August 10 aboard a home-made submarine to interview owner and inventor Peter Madsen. Police say Wall’s head, arms and le...

August 30, 2017
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HOUSTON — It is “one of the largest disasters America has ever faced,” Gov. Greg Abbott said of destructive storm Harvey which pummeled southeast Texas for a fourth day with forecasts of more rain. The tropical cyclone is causing unprecedented and catastrophic flooding that had turned neighborhoods into lakes. It is the stron...

August 29, 2017
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Spanish police on Monday shot dead the main suspect in last Thursday's Barcelona attack, Younes Abouyaaqoub. Police believe he was the driver of a van which careered down the Las Ramblas avenue, killing 14 and injuring more than 100. He was killed during the operation in Subirats, some 25 miles (40km) west of Barcelona near a sewage treatment w...

August 23, 2017
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Rising star 17-year old Kaitlin de Guzman delivered the Philippines' second gymnastic gold at the 2017 Southeast Asian Games with her victory in the uneven bars category on Tuesday. De Guzman feat ended the country's 20-year old gold-medal drought in women's artistic gymnastics. She scored 12.875 points to rule the said event, followed by Traci...

August 23, 2017
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A 7-month old baby and his two brothers, aged eight and eleven, have been pulled alive from the rubble of a house after an earthquake struck the Italian holiday island of Ischia, off the coast of Naples, Italy on Monday at about 9 pm that killed two women and left 39 injured. TV cameras recorded cheers going up as the last brother, 11-year-old C...

August 23, 2017
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Cebuana marathoner Mary Joy Tabal earned Philippines’ first gold at the on-going South East Asian Games 2017 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. She won the 42K Marathon in 2 hours, 43 minutes and 31 seconds, well ahead of her competitors, Hong Thi Tanh of Vietnam and Natthaya Thanaronnwat of Thailand who were awarded silver and bronze respectively. Sh...

August 22, 2017
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Following the Thursday terror attack at Las Ramblas, Barcelona Spain in which a white FIAT van mowed down shoppers and tourists causing 14 deaths, inc...

August 19, 2017
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Taiwan suffered a massive 'power blackout' amid sweltering heat on Tuesday afternoon (August 15) which brought chaos to around 7 million households acros...

August 19, 2017
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2014 Nobel Peace Prize Winner Malala Yousafzai,  who was shot by a Taliban gunman in Pakistan at age 15 for campaigning for girls' rights to education, has gained a place at prestigious Oxford University after getting her A-level results. She will be studying philosophy, politics and economics at Lady Margaret Hall.  She will be studying the same...

August 18, 2017
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