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Kyler Sumter

Is Theresa May about to sack Priti Patel?
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Is Theresa May about to sack Priti Patel?

Conflicting stories emerge about how much the PM knew about Israeli meetings
8 Nov 2017
Sia posts own naked pictures before paparazzi can sell them
Sia performs at V Festival at Hylands Park on August 20, 2016 in Chelmsford, England.
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Sia posts own naked pictures before paparazzi can sell them

The private singer exposed herself to beat the paparazzi at their own game
7 Nov 2017
Trump invites North Korea to ‘make a deal’ on nuclear issue
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Trump invites North Korea to ‘make a deal’ on nuclear issue

US President suggests two powers ‘come to the table’ to settle nuclear tensions
7 Nov 2017
Papa John’s tells Nazis: ‘Don’t buy our pizzas’
John H. Schnatter, Founder, Chairman & CEO of Papa John's International, Inc. (C), with David Wicks of Nasdaq (2nd R) and rep
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Papa John’s tells Nazis: ‘Don’t buy our pizzas’

Nazis came to the pizza chain’s defence after it received widespread criticism for condemning NFL protests
7 Nov 2017
Japan’s ‘black widow’ sentenced to death over poisonings
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Japan’s ‘black widow’ sentenced to death over poisonings

Chisako Kakehi say she will ‘die smiling’ if executed for killing elderly lovers
7 Nov 2017
Foreign Office ‘blindsided’ by Patel’s Israeli meeting
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Foreign Office ‘blindsided’ by Patel’s Israeli meeting

International Development Secretary accused of breaking ministerial code
3 Nov 2017
Ian Brady’s ashes buried at sea after secret cremation
Ian Brady in police custody prior to his court appearance for the Moors murders.
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Ian Brady’s ashes buried at sea after secret cremation

High Court ruled out scattering remains over Saddleworth Moor where the killer buried victims
3 Nov 2017
Mysterious void discovered in Great Pyramid of Giza
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Mysterious void discovered in Great Pyramid of Giza

Scientists believe the 100ft gap could unlock the mystery of pyramid’s construction
2 Nov 2017
Humans actually do love dogs more than people
Sausage Dog Club in Bath
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Humans actually do love dogs more than people

When it comes to distress, people were more likely to feel empathy towards the ‘fur babies’ than to other people
2 Nov 2017
Interest rates rise for first time in a decade to 0.5%
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Interest rates rise for first time in a decade to 0.5%

Almost four million households face higher mortgage payments
2 Nov 2017
Sayfullo Saipov: how the New York terrorist was radicalised
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Sayfullo Saipov: how the New York terrorist was radicalised

Truck driver accused of killing eight near 9/11 memorial feels ‘accomplished’
2 Nov 2017
Man ordered to send ex-girlfriend 144 compliments
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Man ordered to send ex-girlfriend 144 compliments

Daren Young bombarded his ex-girlfriend with messages despite restraining order banning him from contact
1 Nov 2017
Five Argentinian friends among those killed in NY attack
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Five Argentinian friends among those killed in NY attack

The friends were celebrating the 30th anniversary of their high school graduation
1 Nov 2017
Kevin Spacey: new sexual allegations in UK and US
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Kevin Spacey: new sexual allegations in UK and US

Critics say Netflix had no choice but to suspend House of Cards production
1 Nov 2017
Kazakhstan becomes Qazaqstan after switch to Latin alphabet
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Kazakhstan becomes Qazaqstan after switch to Latin alphabet

The country will switch from the Cyrillic alphabet in an effort to distance itself from Russia
31 Oct 2017
500th anniversary of the Reformation: five fast facts
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500th anniversary of the Reformation: five fast facts

Celebrations across Europe and the US mark Martin Luther’s religious revolution
31 Oct 2017
Why ‘edge sorting’ is illegal in casinos
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Why ‘edge sorting’ is illegal in casinos

US poker star Phil Ivey loses millions as UK judges rule that he cheated
27 Oct 2017
UK blames North Korea for WannaCry NHS hack
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UK blames North Korea for WannaCry NHS hack

Revelation comes as watchdog criticises health service over poor cybersecurity
27 Oct 2017
BBC ‘should have challenged Lord Lawson on climate denial’
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BBC ‘should have challenged Lord Lawson on climate denial’

Listeners complain after Tory peer claims world temperatures haven’t risen in the last ten years
26 Oct 2017
Fats Domino: five facts about the Ain’t That a Shame singer
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Fats Domino: five facts about the Ain’t That a Shame singer

Gentle baritone who inspired The Beatles dies at age 89
26 Oct 2017
NHS hospital drops plan to billet patients with strangers
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NHS hospital drops plan to billet patients with strangers

Scheme sparks fears that untrained strangers could put patient safety at risk
26 Oct 2017
UK terror watchdog to ministers: ‘Don't criminalise thought’
Terrorist attack on London Bridge
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UK terror watchdog to ministers: ‘Don't criminalise thought’

Max Hill QC believes the government should focus their laws on only those who commit terror acts
25 Oct 2017
Einstein’s handwritten ‘tips’ sell for $1.56m
Einstein note
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Einstein’s handwritten ‘tips’ sell for $1.56m

Famed physicist's life theories break records in Israeli auction
25 Oct 2017
Eminem wins himself $600,000 from NZ political party
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Eminem wins himself $600,000 from NZ political party

National Party ordered to pay after judge rules Eminem Esque is too similar to rapper’s 2002 hit Lose Yourself
25 Oct 2017
Chaos as Kim Jong Nam suspects visit Malaysian murder scene
Suspects Doan Thi Huong (R) and Siti Aishah (2nd, L)
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Chaos as Kim Jong Nam suspects visit Malaysian murder scene

Suspects return to Kuala Lumpur airport under heavy guard
24 Oct 2017
Are we conscious after death?
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Are we conscious after death?

Technically dead patients may be able to hear and understand doctors
23 Oct 2017
Are Oxford and Cambridge committing ‘social apartheid’?
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Are Oxford and Cambridge committing ‘social apartheid’?

Labour MP attacks universities over failure to admit black students
20 Oct 2017
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