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One-million-dollar coin stolen from Berlin museum

Through a spectacular heist, a precious and extremely heavy coin has been stolen from Berlin’s Bode Museum. A unique coin was stolen from the Bode Museum in Berlin early Monday morning, at around 3:30 a.m., as stated in a tweet by Berlin’s police: Heute Morgen, gegen 3:30 Uhr wurde bei einem Einbruch in das #Bodemuseum in #Mitte eine einzigartige Goldmünze …

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Mexican man cleared in sexual assault because he didn’t enjoy it

A Mexican judge has freed a wealthy young man accused of abducting and sexually assaulting a schoolgirl, on the grounds that the perpetrator did not enjoy himself. Diego Cruz, 21, was one of four young men from prominent families in the coastal state of Veracruz who were nicknamed “Los Porkys” on social media after they were accused of seizing a …

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Bodies of missing U.N. Investigators found in DR Congo

There are indications some UN investigators who went missing in the Democratic Republic of Congo earlier this month may have been killed. It follows the discovery of bodies linked to them by some villagers. Government officials were informed on Monday of the discovery of the bodies in the central part of the country. The Communications Minister, Lambert Mende had confirmed …

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Six aid workers killed in an ambush in South Sudan – UN

Six aid workers have been killed in an ambush in famine-hit South Sudan, the United Nations said on Sunday, without specifying what organisation they worked for. The victims were attacked on Saturday as they travelled from the capital, Juba, to the eastern town of Pibor, according to the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA). “I am appalled …

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EU nations vote against GM crops

A majority of EU nations voted against genetically modified corn during a meeting of the EU appeals committee. However, that was not enough to stop GM cultivation. The decision now rests with the Commission. A majority of EU countries voted on Monday against allowing two new genetically modified crops to be grown in Europe, batting the contentious decision on cultivation …

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US veteran charged with terrorism for killing black man

A white US army veteran accused of fatally stabbing a 66-year-old black man has been charged with murder as an act of terrorism after telling police he was planning a race-based killing spree. James Jackson, 28, “prowled the streets of New York for three days in search of a black person to assassinate in order to launch a campaign of …

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Oil firm makes largest oil find in UK waters

An oil exploration firm has made what it has been described as the “largest undeveloped discovery” of oil in UK waters. Hurricane Energy said one billion barrels of recoverable oil could be contained within the Greater Lancaster Area, 60 miles (97km) west of Shetland. The company hopes to begin production in 2019. Dr Robert Trice, Hurricane’s chief executive officer, described …

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Michael Jackson Estate Gets Victory, Ex-Biz Partners Have to Beat It

Michael Jackson‘s former business partners tried to get a multi-million dollar slice of the pie after MJ’s death, but a judge just told them to kick rocks … TMZ has learned. Three of the 4 plaintiffs claim they had a meeting with Michael in a Tokyo hotel room on June 1, 2006, and MJ promised them shares of his company. …

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Mary J. Blige Announces “Strength Of A Woman” Album

Mary J. Blige is returning for your listening pleasure with a new album called Strength of a Woman. The LP is due out April 28, according to a post Blige made on Instagram sharing the release date and cover art. This will be her first full-length project since 2014’s The London Sessions. Since then, the Grammy-winning singer has released two singles reflecting the …

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