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Laser pointer burns hole in boy's retina

cnn - 5 hours 9 min ago
A 9-year-old boy in Greece permanently injured his left eye when he repeatedly gazed into a laser pointer's green beam, doctors say.
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World Cup 2018: England starting XI for Panama game 'revealed' by assistant

bbc - 5 hours 11 min ago
England assistant manager Steve Holland may have dropped a hint as to England's starting line-up for Sunday's game against Panama.
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Over 9,000 people gather at Britain’s ancient Stonehenge to greet longest day of the year

japantimes - 5 hours 12 min ago
Wrapped in jackets and blankets, thousands of people gathered at Britain’s Stonehenge for the summer solstice, watching the sun rise over the Neolithic monument and ...
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Airbnb ‘still removing’ unregistered lodgings in Japan a week after new P2P rental law came into force

japantimes - 5 hours 15 min ago
Airbnb Inc. said Thursday that it is still removing “thousands” of listings from its website for unlicensed private lodgings in Japan, as required under a ...
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Caterpillar, Volvo and Komatsu linked to mining abuses in Myanmar: report

japantimes - 5 hours 15 min ago
Caterpillar, Volvo and Komatsu contribute to abuses in Myanmar by selling machinery used by domestic mining companies implicated in land expropriation, environmental destruction and armed ...
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U.S. commander reassures Abe on Japan defense commitment after military drill canceled

japantimes - 5 hours 25 min ago
The top commander of U.S. forces in the Asia-Pacific region reassured Tokyo on Thursday that Washington remains committed to the defense of Japan, amid concern ...
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The true cost of a dream Ugandan wedding

bbc - 5 hours 25 min ago
The desire for the perfect day has led to a boom in Uganda’s wedding industry - but these events come at a cost.
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Sara Netanyahu: Israeli PM's wife charged with fraud

bbc - 5 hours 29 min ago
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's wife Sara faces charges over alleged misuse of state funds.
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Over 20 nations unite to toughen climate goals as leaked report suggests warming may exceed key threshold by 2040

japantimes - 5 hours 31 min ago
More than 20 nations ranging from Germany, France and Britain to Pacific island states said on Thursday they would try to limit their greenhouse gas ...
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Neymar to play against Costa Rica despite injury fears

japantimes - 5 hours 51 min ago
Neymar will play in Brazil’s vital World Cup match against Costa Rica on Friday despite injury fears, coach Tite has confirmed.The world’s most expensive player ...
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The man who was fired by a machine

bbc - 5 hours 53 min ago
When a machine decided Ibrahim Diallo no longer worked at his office there was little any human could do.
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Manchester United: Brazilian Fred joins from Shakhtar Donetsk for £47m

bbc - 6 hours 30 min ago
Manchester United confirm the signing of Brazil midfielder Fred from Shakhtar Donetsk for £47m.
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‘Dokaben’ baseball manga to end after 46 years

japantimes - 6 hours 31 min ago
The “Dokaben” popular Japanese baseball manga series, which has been published off and on in a weekly magazine since 1972, will end in the next ...
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Jacinda Ardern baby: New Zealand PM gives birth to girl

bbc - 6 hours 41 min ago
Jacinda Ardern is the second elected world leader after Benazir Bhutto to give birth while in office.
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World Cup 2018: Women finally allowed in Iranian football stadium

bbc - 6 hours 49 min ago
Women in Tehran celebrated watching their first game after restrictions on entering stadiums were lifted.
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Migrant children in the US: The bigger picture explained

bbc - 6 hours 52 min ago
Why has this been happening? Why now? We explain the context of why migrant families are being separated.
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World Cup 2018: Referee denies asking Cristiano Ronaldo for shirt in Morocco game

bbc - 7 hours 15 min ago
World Cup referee Mark Geiger "categorically" denies asking for Portugal captain Cristiano Ronaldo's shirt at half-time in the Morocco game.
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