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Mick Jagger - a dad again at 73!

Rolling Stones frontman Mick Jagger has become a father for the eighth time – at the age of 73.

Rolling Stones frontman Mick Jagger has become a father for the eighth time – at the age of 73.

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Hero US astronaut John Glenn dies

He will go down in history as one of the 20th century’s greatest explorers.

He will go down in history as one of the 20th century’s greatest explorers.

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Trump picks 'climate change denier' for key environment post

President-elect Donald Trump has announced another flurry of people for key positions as he continues to build a Cabinet ahead of his inauguration on January 20.

President-elect Donald Trump has announced another flurry of people for key positions as he continues to build a Cabinet ahead of his inauguration on January 20.

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Bernie Sanders piles pressure on Trump over jobs at Washington rally of blue-collar workers

Just up the block from Trump’s new Washington hotel, low-wage federal contract workers who were on a one-day strike, and Bernie Sanders was there to lead the calls for action on jobs and wages.

Just up the block from Trump’s new Washington hotel, low-wage federal contract workers who were on a one-day strike, and Bernie Sanders was there to lead the calls for action on jobs and wages.

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Students and NASA design suit for Mars

A full-scale, wearable and adjustable model of a space suit designed for the first Mars landing underwent testing on Monday (5 December) at the Rhode Island School of…

A full-scale, wearable and adjustable model of a space suit designed for the first Mars landing underwent testing on Monday (5 December) at the Rhode Island School of…

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Vatican attempts to rekindle faltering Venezuela talks

Talks between the Venezuelan government and a coalition of opposition parties have reached a stalemate which facilitators from the Vatican are hoping to break.

Talks between the Venezuelan government and a coalition of opposition parties have reached a stalemate which facilitators from the Vatican are hoping to break.

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Trump calls for Air Force One order to be scrapped

Donald Trump has said he wants to scrap an order to revamp Air Force One, branding the project ‘‘ridiculous’‘ The President-elect said the cost of replacing and fitting the two 747 jumbo jets had top

Donald Trump has said he wants to scrap an order to revamp Air Force One, branding the project ‘‘ridiculous’‘ The President-elect said the cost of replacing and fitting the two 747 jumbo jets had top

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Parents of Sandy Hook victims release powerful video about gun violence

The Sandy Hook Promise, an organisation set up by family members of those tragically killed during an elementary school shooting in Connecticut, USA, four years ago, has released a video urging people

The Sandy Hook Promise, an organisation set up by family members of those tragically killed during an elementary school shooting in Connecticut, USA, four years ago, has released a video urging people

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Father jailed for life over toddler son's hot car death

A father has been jailed for life for intentionally leaving his toddler son to die inside a sweltering sports-utility vehicle (SUV).

A father has been jailed for life for intentionally leaving his toddler son to die inside a sweltering sports-utility vehicle (SUV).

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Terror threat sparks tightened security on Los Angeles metro system

Security has been stepped up in Los Angeles amid reports of an imminent threat to the city’s metro system – notably a station near the Universal Studios theme…

Security has been stepped up in Los Angeles amid reports of an imminent threat to the city’s metro system – notably a station near the Universal Studios theme…

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Bolivia's once second largest lake completely dry

Bolivia’s once second largest lake is now completely dry after the worst drought in a quarter of a century.

Bolivia’s once second largest lake is now completely dry after the worst drought in a quarter of a century.

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Confirmed dead rises to 33 in Oakland fire

The search for bodies continues in the burnt out ruins of an Oakland warehouse. Investigators are still uncertain what started the blaze.

The search for bodies continues in the burnt out ruins of an Oakland warehouse. Investigators are still uncertain what started the blaze.

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Sioux tribe welcomes halt to N.Dakota pipeline

Native Americans in North Dakota are celebrating what the’ve called an “historic decision” not to allow an oil pipeline to cross under a lake near their…

Native Americans in North Dakota are celebrating what the’ve called an “historic decision” not to allow an oil pipeline to cross under a lake near their…

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Victims of Colombia air crash remembered in Chapeco

Wake held for soccer plane-crash victims in Brazil The small agricultural town of Chapeco has held a wake for football players who died in a Colombian plane crash as they headed to the Copa Sudamerica

Wake held for soccer plane-crash victims in Brazil The small agricultural town of Chapeco has held a wake for football players who died in a Colombian plane crash as they headed to the Copa Sudamerica

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Fidel Castro's remains laid to rest

The ashes of Cuban revolutionary leader Fidel Castro have been laid to rest in the birthplace of the revolution, Santiago de Cuba.

The ashes of Cuban revolutionary leader Fidel Castro have been laid to rest in the birthplace of the revolution, Santiago de Cuba.