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Passengers on BA jet that caught fire in Las Vegas sue Boeing, GE

LONDON (Reuters) – Passengers on a British Airways plane that caught fire taking off from Las Vegas in September are suing the makers of the plane & its engines in…

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Former FIFA chief hospitalized in Rio

Former FIFA president Joao Havelange, a controversial figure who spent more than two decades in charge of world football, is being treated in a Rio hospital with respiratory problems. A…

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Britain's Most Popular Search Terms Revealed

Despite England crashing out early, the Rugby World Cup has been revealed as the most-searched item by Yahoo users in the UK this year. The search engine has released a…

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Labour shadow cabinet warned not to oppose Jeremy Corbyn over Syria

Labour's top team has been warned not to oppose Jeremy Corbyn over military action in Syria after the party leader said he could not support RAF air strikes against Islamic…

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Bargain hunters braced for action with '£1bn' Black Friday battle set to begin

Consumers could be approximately to spend their way to the UK's first £1 billion online shopping day as retailers brace themselves for Black Friday. Retailers have been bombarding registered shoppers…

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Trump Slammed For Mocking Reporter's Disability

Republican presidential front runner Donald Trump has faced strong criticism after he appeared to mock a journalist with a disability during a campaign rally in South Carolina. The tycoon made…

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UK child cancer death rate down 24% in past decade

The number of children dying from cancer in the UK is falling, new figures show. Cancer Research UK said the number of children dying from cancer each year has dropped…

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US, other activists back Cuba on Guantanamo visit

HAVANA (AP) — Activists from the United States & other countries have visited the Cuban side of the border with the Guantanamo Bay Naval Base to back the communist nation's…

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94 women aged 50 and over had babies last year – and 143 girls of 14 and under

More than 90 women aged 50 & over gave birth last year, although the numbers are falling, data shows. New figures from the Health & Social Care Information Centre (HSCIC)…

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Anonymous Have Now Unleashed Rick Astley In The Battle Against ISIS

Online activists Anonymous are trying to disrupt ISIS by posting links to Rick Astley’s 1980s hit Never Gonna Give You Up in its online feeds.  Known as â€˜rickrolling’, the practice of…