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Turkish police investigating the murder of Sarai Sierra have honed in on five people after collecting 51 DNA samples

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Turkish police investigating the murder of Sarai Sierra have honed in on five people after collecting 51 DNA samples, it was revealed today. Though authorities...
PepsiCo has launched KickStart that has Mountain Dew flavor but is made with 5 percent juice and Vitamins B and C, along with an extra jolt of caffeine

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PepsiCo Inc. has launched new drink KickStart that has Mountain Dew flavor but is made with 5% juice and Vitamins B and C, along...
Facebook is facing legal action from Rembrandt Social Media over its use of the "Like" button and other features of the social network

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Facebook is facing legal action from Rembrandt Social Media over its use of the "Like" button and other features of the social network. Facebook is...
Tesco’s DNA tests have revealed that some of its Everyday Value Spaghetti Bolognese contain 60 percent horsemeat

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UK retailer Tesco’s DNA tests have revealed that some of its Everyday Value Spaghetti Bolognese contain 60% horsemeat. The meal, withdrawn from sale on Tuesday,...
Hairdresser loses £26,000 by paying her wages into wrong Nationwide account for two years

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A British hairdresser, who paid £26,000 ($42,000) of wages into the wrong bank account over two years has been left unable to get her...
Jamie Foxx declared that black people are the most talented people in the world at the 44th annual NAACP Image Awards

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Jamie Foxx has riled conservatives after making a statement about black superiority during an NAACP awards ceremony. Jamie Foxx declared that black people are the...
British scientists identified 24 genes containing information that could lead to a drug to stop many children becoming short-sighted

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British scientists identified 24 genes containing information that could lead to a drug to stop many children becoming short-sighted. The discovery could spare families from...
Azam Khan, the head of the Kumbh Mela festival organizing committee in India, has resigned a day after a stampede killed at least 36 people at the train station in the northern city of Allahabad

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Azam Khan, the head of the Kumbh Mela festival organizing committee in India, has resigned a day after a stampede killed at least 36...
Romanian PM Victor Ponta has denied allegations that two abattoirs in his country sold horsemeat purporting to be beef to European food companies

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Romanian PM Victor Ponta has denied allegations that two abattoirs in his country sold horsemeat purporting to be beef to European food companies. Victor Ponta...
The Beatles' 10-hour recording session for their debut album Please Please Me is to be recreated by musicians including Stereophonics and Mick Hucknall to mark its 50th anniversary

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The Beatles' 10-hour recording session for their debut album Please Please Me is to be recreated by musicians including Stereophonics and Mick Hucknall to...
Pope Benedict XVI has announced today his resignation after nearly eight years as the head of the Catholic Church, saying he is too old to continue at the age of 85

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Pope Benedict XVI has announced today his resignation after nearly eight years as the head of the Catholic Church, saying he is too old...
Whitney Houston remembered by music stars at pre-Grammy Gala

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Music stars including Dave Grohl, Janelle Monae, LA Reid and Miguel have paid tribute to Whitney Houston, a year after her death, at the...
Pope Benedict XVI is to resign at the end of this month in an entirely unexpected development

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Pope Benedict XVI is to resign at the end of this month in an entirely unexpected development, the Vatican has confirmed. He became Pope Benedict...
French ministers are to hold talks with key players in the meat industry as the horsemeat scandal widens to up to 16 countries

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French ministers are to hold talks with key players in the meat industry as the horsemeat scandal widens to up to 16 countries. Seven French...
Los Angeles authorities have offered a $1 million reward for information leading to the arrest of fugitive ex-policeman Christopher Dorner suspected of three murders

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Los Angeles authorities have offered a $1 million reward for information leading to the arrest of fugitive ex-policeman Christopher Dorner suspected of three murders. Christopher...
An underground blast at a coal mine in the Komi region of northern Russia has killed 18 people

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An underground blast at a coal mine in the Komi region of northern Russia has killed 18 people, officials say. Rescuers were brought in to...
Lolong, the largest saltwater crocodile in captivity, has died in the Philippines

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Lolong, the largest saltwater crocodile in captivity, has died in the Philippines. Officials said the six-metre reptile, weighing more than 1,000 kg, flipped over with...
Michael Christian, one of the two Australian DJs who made a prank call to the London hospital where Kate Middleton was being treated, is back on air

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Michael Christian, one of the two Australian DJs who made a prank call to the London hospital where Kate Middleton was being treated, is...
Mumford and Sons took home the Album of the Year prize for Babel at Grammy Awards 2013

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Fun, Gotye and Mumford and Sons among the winners of the 55th Grammy Awards which took place last night in Los Angeles. Fun's anthem We...
The Grammy Award Winners 2013

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The Grammy Award Winners 2013 • Album of the year: Babel, Mumford & Sons• Record of the year: Somebody That I Used to Know, Gotye...
BAFTA Awards 2013 Full List of Winners

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THE EE BAFTA AWARDS 2013, FULL LIST OF WINNERS:Best FilmArgoDirectorBen Affleck (Argo)Leading ActorDaniel Day-Lewis (Lincoln)Leading ActressEmmanuelle Riva (Amour)Supporting ActorChristoph Waltz (Django Unchained)Supporting ActressAnne Hathaway...
Ben Affleck’s Iran hostage drama Argo has continued its award-winning streak, picking up three BAFTAs including the top prize for best film

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Ben Affleck’s Iran hostage drama Argo has continued its award-winning streak, picking up three BAFTAs including the top prize for best film. Ben Affleck was...