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Mexican student shoots teacher, classmates, then kills himself

Wed, 18 Jan 2017 23:11:08 +0000

A student opened fire at a private school in the northern Mexican city of Monterrey today, hitting a teacher and two other students in the head before killing himself.(image)

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Obama: 'Moment may be passing' for two-state solution

Wed, 18 Jan 2017 21:54:40 +0000

US President Barack Obama is warning that the "moment may be passing" for a two-state solution to the Israeli and Palestinian conflict.(image)

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Donald Trump's education secretary nominee Betsy DeVos looked far from comfortable at her Senate confirmation hearing

Wed, 18 Jan 2017 21:45:12 +0000

The candidate stumbled over some apparently basic questions.(image)

Trump's pick for education department open to allowing teachers carry guns

Wed, 18 Jan 2017 19:18:30 +0000

President-elect Donald Trump's choice to run the US education department has suggested teachers and administrators at remote schools could be allowed to carry guns.(image)

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George HW Bush in intensive care as his wife is admitted to hospital

Wed, 18 Jan 2017 18:40:26 +0000

George HW Bush has been admitted to an intensive care unit to address a respiratory problem from pneumonia, according to a spokesman for the former US president.(image)

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Senegal troops 'heading for Gambia' as president faces pressure to step down

Wed, 18 Jan 2017 17:17:47 +0000

Senegalese troops are moving towards the Gambian border from two sides, witnesses confirmed, as pressure mounts for Gambia's president to step down.(image)

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People are pretty upset by these pro-Trump t-shirts saying 'Grab America by the pussy'

Wed, 18 Jan 2017 16:40:02 +0000

Some people thought the merchandise normalised rape.(image)

Scientists have created a mobile phone microscope that can sequence DNA to diagnose cancer

Wed, 18 Jan 2017 15:56:36 +0000

It looks like a clumpy phone case, but it can detect cancer.(image)

2016 sets record for hottest year around the world

Wed, 18 Jan 2017 15:42:39 +0000

Last year was the hottest year on record globally, beating 2015's exceptionally high temperatures, the World Meteorological Organisation (WMO) said.(image)

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Student opens fire at teacher and classmates at school in Mexico

Wed, 18 Jan 2017 15:23:43 +0000

A student has opened fire at a private school in the northern Mexican city of Monterrey, seriously wounding himself, a teacher and another student, officials said.(image)

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