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California faces more heavy rain after storm that left three people dead

Sun, 19 Feb 2017 09:05:02 +0000

Further heavy rain is forecast for California after a huge Pacific storm left three people dead, and forced hundreds to leave their homes.(image)

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Iraqi forces launch push to retake western Mosul from IS

Sun, 19 Feb 2017 08:38:21 +0000

Iraqi forces have begun an operation to retake the western half of Mosul from the Islamic State group.(image)

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Malaysia hunts suspects over Kim Jong Nam's death

Sun, 19 Feb 2017 08:19:23 +0000

Four more North Korean suspects are being hunted by Malaysia's police in the probe into the suspected assassination of Kim Jong Nam.(image)

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Donald Trump accuses 'dishonest media' of fake news at campaign rally

Sun, 19 Feb 2017 07:54:30 +0000

President Donald Trump kicked off his campaign rally in Florida by attacking the media as purveyors of fake news and part of the corrupt system.(image)

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1,800 newly-hatched chicks found abandoned in field

Sun, 19 Feb 2017 07:40:08 +0000

Around 1,800 day-old chicks have been abandoned in a field.(image)

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Is there really a secret eighth continent hiding below New Zealand?

Sun, 19 Feb 2017 00:03:01 +0000

Here’s what we know so far about Zealandia.(image)

Police clash with protesters at Paris rally

Sat, 18 Feb 2017 22:37:15 +0000

French police have sprayed tear gas at bottle-throwing demonstrators on the margins of a rally in Paris.(image)

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Scientists have named a new minor planet Bernard

Sat, 18 Feb 2017 22:02:47 +0000

Its full name is Bernardbowen, but it’s Bernard to friends.(image)

The scientist who can erase memories says you're not allowed to use it after a break-up

Sat, 18 Feb 2017 21:21:27 +0000

They’re still a little way from doing it in humans though.(image)

Mike Pence: US commitment to NATO is 'unwavering'

Sat, 18 Feb 2017 21:14:20 +0000

Mr Pence did not mention the European Union in his speech.(image)

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