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Monty Python will disband after 10 London reunion shows

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Monty Python’s final reunion show at the O2 Arena in London on July 20 will be "the last time we'll be working together", Michael...
Arthur Smith found fame with his 1948 single Guitar Boogie

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Country music guitarist Arthur "Guitar Boogie" Smith, best known for the theme tune from the 1972 film Deliverance, has died at the age of...
Uncle Bubba's Oyster House in Savannah has been owned by Paula Deen and her brother, Bubba Hiers

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Paula Deen's Savannah restaurant - Uncle Bubba’s Oyster House - which was at the center of a racially charged lawsuit against her, abruptly closed...
The US economy added 192,000 new jobs in March 2014

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The US economy added 192,000 new jobs in March 2014, in line with expectations, as the unemployment rate held steady at 6.7%. Severe weather over...
Kristoffer Von Hassel figured out how to log in to his father'sXbox account without the right password

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Kristoffer Von Hassel, a 5-year-old boy from San Diego who worked out a security vulnerability on Microsoft's Xbox Live service, has been officially thanked...
McDonald's has decided to suspend operations at its three Crimean restaurants following ongoing diplomatic tensions in the region

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McDonald's has decided to suspend operations at its three Crimean restaurants following ongoing diplomatic tensions in the region. The company said that it would try...
Michael Schumacher is showing "moments of consciousness" after months in a coma

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Michael Schumacher is showing "moments of consciousness" after months in a coma, his agent Sabine Kehm has said. Sabine Kehm said in a statement to...
Associated Press photographer Anja Niedringhaus was killed instantly in the attack

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Two foreign journalists have been shot by a police officer in Khost, eastern Afghanistan, officials say. One of the women died, the other was critically...
Samsung has been criticized by the White House for promoting a selfie taken by Boston Red Sox player David Ortiz with President Barack Obama

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Samsung has been criticized by the White House for promoting a selfie taken by Boston Red Sox player David Ortiz with President Barack Obama. The...
Search teams have begun using a towed pinger locator to hunt for the black box of missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370

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A towed pinger locator is now being used to hunt for the black box of missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370. Two ships with locator capabilities...
Poor oral health and irregular dental checks can increase the risk of oral cancer

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A new study has found that poor oral health and irregular dental checks can increase the risk of oral cancer. The International Agency for Research...
Senate report showed that the CIA often misled the government over its interrogation methods when George W. Bush was president

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The US Senate has voted to recommend declassification of part of its report into "brutal" interrogation methods used by the CIA when questioning terror...
Vybz Kartel has been sentenced to life in prison for murder of Clive "Lizard" Williams and he won't be eligible for parole for 35 years

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Vybz Kartel has been sentenced to life in prison for murder of Clive "Lizard" Williams and he won't be eligible for parole for 35...
Helsinki's Hartwall venue is due to host Miley Cyrus in June

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Miley Cyrus and Justin Timberlake may be forced to cancel their sell-out shows in Finland as a result of US sanctions against Russia. Helsinki's Hartwall...
Gabriel Garcia Marquez, who is 87, is being treated for a lung and urinary tract infection

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Colombian writer Gabriel Garcia Marquez has been taken to hospital in Mexico City. Winner of the 1982 Nobel Prize for Literature, Gabriel Garcia Marquez, who...
Sixteen sailors were on board the cargo ship that went down off the southern coast of South Korea

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A Mongolian-flagged cargo ship carrying North Korean sailors has sunk off South Korea, killing at least two people. Sixteen sailors were on board the cargo...
Soldier Ivan Lopez killed three colleagues at Fort Hood base in Texas before taking his own life

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According to the US Army, there is a "strong possibility" soldier Ivan Lopez, who killed three colleagues at Fort Hood base in Texas, was...