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VIDEO: 'Firenado' caught on camera in England

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The Leicestershire Fire & Rescue Service filmed the phenomenon during a blaze at a plastics factory.Read more

New burka ban draws protests in Denmark

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Critics continue to protest Denmark's new ban of burkas that's been in effect since August 1.Read more

India lawmaker dresses as Hitler to criticize prime minister

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An Indian lawmaker appeared in Parliament dressed like Adolf Hitler to demand more funds for his state in southern India.Read more


Boys rescued from cave, once stateless, get Thai citizenship

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Three young soccer players and their coach, who were rescued with other teammates after almost three weeks in a flooded cave, were granted Thai citizenship on Wednesday.Read more

Nagasaki marks 73 years since A-bombing as UN chief attends

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Nagasaki is marking the 73rd anniversary of the atomic bombing over the city, joined by the head of the United Nations for the first time amid the effort to push forward...Read more

First long-term study on Zika Virus shows effects on U.S. babies

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One out of every seven babies born to U.S. mothers who were infected with Zika during pregnancy developed some kind of health problem, according to the first long-term...Read more

Gas truck explodes on Italian highway; 2 dead, scores hurt

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Police said the accident and subsequent fire and explosion injured between 60 and 70 people, some with severe burns.Read more

Hiroshima marks 73rd anniversary of atomic bombing in WWII

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Hiroshima has marked the 73rd anniversary of the Aug. 6, 1945, atomic bombing with a somber ceremony to remember the people killed and injured and a call to eliminate...Read more

Powerful quake rocks Indonesia's Lombok island, 39 dead

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A powerful earthquake struck the Indonesian tourist island of Lombok on Sunday, killing at least 39 people and shaking neighboring Bali, one week after another quake on...Read more


Old-time plane crashes in Swiss Alps, killing 20 on board

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An old-time propeller plane crashed near vertically at high speed into a Swiss mountain, killing all 20 people on board, police said Sunday.Read more

Tornado kills one in Manitoba

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One person was killed after a tornado tore through Manitoba, Canada, on Friday.Read more