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19 May
Protesters and police held a stand off in the streets of Caracas on Thursday. Equipped with makeshift shields and wearing gas masks, protesters tried to hold their ground as riot police moved in to disperse the...
19 May
A speeding car crashed into pedestrians on a sidewalk in New York City's busy Times Square on Thursday, killing one person and injuring 23 people. Police said the incident did not appear to be an act of...
18 May
Omar, the Maine Coon cat from Melbourne, is in the running to be named the world's longest cat. The Guinness World Records contacted his owner, following a picture she posted of him on Instagram. <<...
18 May
Seven year-old Jacob looks like any other schoolboy, but he was born in a girl's body in Melrose, north of Boston. His parents decided to speak publicly about their troubled child transition in a move to...
18 May
Thirty-two year old Mexican Juan Pedro Franco, who at 595 kilos was known as the most obese man in the world, spoke to the media Wednesday, a few days after undergoing weight-loss surgery, in a hospital in...
18 May
The jewellery market was healthy and strong, Christie's auction house said on Wednesday. The auction grabs 93 million dollars in its semi-annual luxury sales, though the two pieces leading did not reach...
18 May
A tornado hit western Oklahoma on Tuesday evening, destroying dozens of homes and killing at least one person, media reported. As many as 70 homes in Elk City in west of Oklahoma, were damaged by the storm, CBS...
18 May
Thousands of Venezuelans gathered in Caracas on Wednesday night for a candlelight rally against the government of President Nicolas Maduro. The protest came after the death toll from unrest in the OPEC nation...
18 May
As temperatures soared, but the peak in weather did not stop tourists from enjoying the City of Lights and visiting the Eiffel Tower under a radiant sun.  The weather has heated up in recent days with...
18 May
One of the world's remotest islands has been polluted with the highest density of plastic garbage, scientific research finding shows.  Although located more than 5,000 kilometres from the nearest major...

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