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 Thai monk sentenced for raping 13-year-old he impregnated
Thai monk sentenced for raping 13-year-old he impregnated

A court in Thailand has sentenced a former Buddhist monk known for his jet-set lifestyle to 16 years in prison for raping a 13-year-old girl who he also impregnated

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World War 3: US warns of Chinese 'militarisation' as Defence Secretary lands in Hanoi
World War 3: US warns of Chinese 'militarisation' as Defence Secretary lands in Hanoi

BEIJING is ramping up its militarisation of the South China Sea despite a pledge from leader Xi Jinping to rein in its activities in the disputed waters, according to US Defence Secretary James Mattis.

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	Tree surgeon paralysed after giant oak rolls over him and crushes his spine
Tree surgeon paralysed after giant oak rolls over him and crushes his spine

Callum Kilby, 26, from Alton, Hampshire, suffered life changing injuries after a giant oak rolled over. A branch struck him on the head which sent him flying, crushing two discs in his back.

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Ian Kiernan, Australian Sailor and Environmentalist, Dies at 78
Ian Kiernan, Australian Sailor and Environmentalist, Dies at 78

Appalled by the trash he saw in the world’s oceans, he began a cleanup campaign in Sydney that went global.

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 Fighting in Kashmir's main city leaves 3 combatants dead
Fighting in Kashmir's main city leaves 3 combatants dead

Anti-India protests and clashes have erupted in the main city of disputed Kashmir shortly after a gunbattle between militants and government forces killed 3 combatants

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Woman accused of drugging child to pass urine test
Woman accused of drugging child to pass urine test

RADFORD, Va. — A Virginia woman is accused of giving her boyfriend's 10-year-old son an opiate addiction treatment medication so she could use his urine to pass a drug test. The Roanoke Times reports 29-year-old Katie Sowers Hinkley is charged with distributing a Schedule III drug to a minor. Commonwealth's Attorney Jason Annis and warrants say Hinkley...

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Jamal Khashoggi case, Powerball jackpot, Canada legalizes marijuana: 5 things to know Wednesday
Jamal Khashoggi case, Powerball jackpot, Canada legalizes marijuana: 5 things to know Wednesday

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo visits Turkey Jamal Khashoggi mystery, Powerball gets its turn under the lottery sun and more things to start your day.

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Israel Strikes Gaza After a Rocket Is Fired, in a Sharp Escalation of Tensions
Israel Strikes Gaza After a Rocket Is Fired, in a Sharp Escalation of Tensions

The main militant groups in Gaza, including Hamas and Islamic Jihad, issued a joint statement denying responsibility for the rocket fire against Israel.

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 Indian temple set to allow entry to females who menstruate
Indian temple set to allow entry to females who menstruate

A temple in southern India that's one of the largest Hindu pilgrimage centers in the world is set to open its doors to females of menstruating age following a ruling by the top court

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	Britain’s secret deal to train Saudi air force: RAF personnel are STILL assisting Arab state
Britain’s secret deal to train Saudi air force: RAF personnel are STILL assisting Arab state

The Daily Mail can reveal more than 100 British personnel have been deployed to Saudi Arabia over the past four years. Trade Minister, Liam Fox is refusing to pull out of a conference in the country.

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