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Three killed as storm sweeps into Ireland

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionHigh winds have caused damage across Ireland Two men and a woman have been killed as the remnants of Hurricane Ophelia hit the British Isles. As hurricane-force gusts battered the Republic of Ireland, one woman and a man died in separate incidents […]

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Dover sole ‘jumps’ down angler’s throat

Image copyright Paul Southgate Image caption The man had been fishing at Boscombe Pier, Bournemouth Ambulance worker Matt Harrison said: “It was clear that we needed to get the fish out or this patient was not going to survive the short journey to Royal Bournemouth Hospital.

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Watch Dubai Police test its latest gadget — a flying motorbike

(CNN)Dubai Police, already home to Lamborghini patrol cars, self-driving robots and android officers, has decided to take to the skies in what can only be described as a flying motorbike. Unveiled at Dubai’s Gitex Technology show, the Scorpion was presented alongside a new electric motorbike concept by Japanese firm Mikasa […]

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Airbus Snaps Up Bombardier Jet in New Challenge to Boeing

Bombardier Inc.’s C Series program and will start assembling the jetliner in the U.S., vaulting a technologically advanced but slow-selling plane onto the front lines of the battle with Delta Air Lines Inc. for “absurdly low prices,” President Donald Trump’s administration slapped the aircraft with import duties of 300 percent […]

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Trump warns McCain: ‘Be careful because at some point I fight back’

Washington (CNN)President Donald Trump, hours after Sen. John McCain delivered a speech that repudiated the President, warned the Arizona Republican to “be careful” because at some point he will “fight back.” The speech was a repudiation of Trump, who the Arizona Republican has long feuded with, and the worldview that […]

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Mississippi school district pulls ‘To Kill a Mockingbird’ because it ‘makes people uncomfortable’

School district pulls ‘To Kill A Mockingbird’ from reading list; ‘makes people uncomfortable,’ official says https://t.co/l5yIKIi1Ux pic.twitter.com/usLg3SZWov — AL.com (@aldotcom) October 13, 2017 Administrators at the Biloxi School District announced early this week they were pulling the novel from the 8th-grade curriculum, saying they received compaints that some of the […]

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