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‘Mind-reading helmet’ devised in US
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‘Mind-reading helmet’ devised in US

And other stories from the stranger side of life
17 Jun 2021
Jussie Smollett: Chicago to sue actor over ‘hoax hate crime’
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Jussie Smollett: Chicago to sue actor over ‘hoax hate crime’

Authorities launching legal bid to recoup cost of investigation into complaint by Empire star
5 Apr 2019
Farah wins Chicago Marathon and targets 2020 Olympics medal
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Farah wins Chicago Marathon and targets 2020 Olympics medal

British athlete breaks the European marathon record
8 Oct 2018
48 hours in Chicago: the ultimate two-day guide
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48 hours in Chicago: the ultimate two-day guide

How to make a whirlwind trip to the Windy City a breeze
25 Jun 2018
Man changed address of UPS headquarters to his own home
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Man changed address of UPS headquarters to his own home

Court documents show Dushaun Henderson-Spruce allegedly received £43,000 worth of cheques after simple scam
11 May 2018
Obama Presidential Library: Design concepts revealed
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Obama Presidential Library: Design concepts revealed

Former president says his $500 million library in Chicago will transform a troubled area, others see it as an ego trip
15 May 2017
Obama avoids Trump accusations as he returns to spotlight
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Obama avoids Trump accusations as he returns to spotlight

'So, uh, what’s been going on while I’ve been gone?' quips former US president
25 Apr 2017

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Bill Murray celebrates as Chicago Cubs end 108-year curse
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Bill Murray celebrates as Chicago Cubs end 108-year curse

Major League Baseball's World Series winners have finally shaken off the 'Curse of the Billy Goat'
3 Nov 2016
Musician Kurt Elling’s insider tips on his hometown Chicago
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Musician Kurt Elling’s insider tips on his hometown Chicago

The Grammy Award-winning vocalist recommends cultural highlights in the Windy City
29 Jun 2016
Tank crashes into nightclub as stunt goes awry
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Tank crashes into nightclub as stunt goes awry

Polish club owner was practising at the wheel when he lost control – and other tall tales
10 Jun 2016
Swedish police called to investigate 'revenge fart'
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Swedish police called to investigate 'revenge fart'

Offending flatulence disturbed woman's 'peace of mind' – and other tall tales
1 Apr 2016
Chicago braced for more protests over Laquan McDonald video
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Chicago braced for more protests over Laquan McDonald video

Crowds take to the streets after footage from last year shows white policeman shooting black teen dead
26 Nov 2015
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