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Comic-Con 2017: This year's highlights in 90 seconds

Mon, 07/24/2017 - 21:32
The costumes, the stars, the fans - this is Comic-Con in 90 seconds.
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French philosopher Dufourmantelle drowns rescuing children

Mon, 07/24/2017 - 21:20
The French philosopher, who wrote a book called Praise of Risk, dies trying to save two children.
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Microsoft signals end of Paint program

Mon, 07/24/2017 - 20:52
Paint has been part of the Windows operating system since its release in 1985.
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Prince William: I talk to the children about 'Granny Diana'

Mon, 07/24/2017 - 20:47
Prince William talks about keeping his mother's memory alive for his own children.
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US-Russia probe: Trump son-in-law Kushner denies collusion

Mon, 07/24/2017 - 20:21
Jared Kushner says he had "no improper contacts", as he prepares for a grilling in the Senate.
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Poland's President Duda vetoes judicial reforms after protests

Mon, 07/24/2017 - 20:14
Poland's president rejects a controversial law to replace Supreme Court judges with political nominees.
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Pagoda collapses into river in Myanmar

Mon, 07/24/2017 - 19:54
A Buddhist temple in central Myanmar has been swallowed by rising floodwaters after heavy rainfall.
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The communist soldier using charity sites to fund his war

Mon, 07/24/2017 - 19:41
Several Americans and Brits are using charity donation websites to finance their war efforts in eastern Ukraine.
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Boris Johnson tries 'hongi' greeting in New Zealand

Mon, 07/24/2017 - 19:40
Mr Johnson thanked locals for teaching him the greeting, in which people touch their noses together
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Why is Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe so unpopular?

Mon, 07/24/2017 - 19:24
As Japan's PM faces accusations of personal favouritism, his approval ratings have plummeted.
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Shetland firefighters use oxygen masks for animals

Mon, 07/24/2017 - 19:17
The masks are being used by firefighters in Shetland in what is believed to be a Scottish first.
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Turkey's Cumhuriyet journalists in terrorism trial

Mon, 07/24/2017 - 19:13
If found guilty, the 17 writers and managers could be jailed for decades.
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Michael Phelps loses 'race' to Great White shark

Mon, 07/24/2017 - 18:41
But a computer simulated race between the US swimmer and a shark draws complaints from many viewers.
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Israel and Jordan in diplomatic standoff after embassy deaths

Mon, 07/24/2017 - 18:33
Jordan wants to question embassy guard who Israel says killed an attacker but has immunity.
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More rounds of IVF 'increase chances'

Mon, 07/24/2017 - 17:57
A new study offers a clearer estimate of success rates from repeated attempts, researchers say.
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IMF downgrades UK and US growth forecasts

Mon, 07/24/2017 - 17:45
Lower activity in the first quarter of 2017 suggests both will underperform the global economy.
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South African child 'virtually cured' of HIV

Mon, 07/24/2017 - 17:32
The nine-year-old has no active HIV in the body after catching the infection at birth.
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India court hears 10-year-old rape victim's abortion plea

Mon, 07/24/2017 - 17:19
The girl of 10 is nearly seven months pregnant and doctors say she is too young to carry a baby.
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England's World Cup win: The transformation of women's cricket

Mon, 07/24/2017 - 17:15
The 2013 Women's World Cup barely registered with the public. England's glorious 2017 triumph could not be more different.
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Kabul suicide car bomb: 30 killed in Afghan capital

Mon, 07/24/2017 - 16:59
The Taliban say they carried out the attack in the Afghan capital that killed at least 30 people.
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