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Leader of Le Pen's National Front party quits over gas chamber comments The leader of French presidential candidate Marine Le Pen's National Front party resigned Friday over comments denying Nazi gas chambers in World War II.
United Press International | 3 hours, 30 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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2017 NFL Draft: 10 takeaways, results from first round If the first round is any indication, there will be plenty of surprises in the 2017 NFL Draft. Here are the top 10 takeaways from the first 32 selections.
United Press International | 3 hours, 31 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Temperature-boosting El Nio set for early return this year The climate event that helped supercharge global warming to record levels in 2015 and 2016 is 50-60% likely in 2017, says World Meteorological OrganizationThe El Nio climate event that helped supercharge global warming to record levels in 2015 and 2016 is
The Guardian | 3 hours, 35 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Manchester cancer hospital fire 'may have destroyed vital research' Cancer Research UK institute likely to have lost millions of pounds of life-saving equipment in blaze, says its directorYears of research and millions of pounds of life-saving equipment are feared to have been destroyed in a devastating fire at a cancer h
The Guardian | 4 hours, 21 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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BLACK foxes are spotted in Halifax There have been four sightings in Halifax, West Yorks this year, including two on Wednesday. The animal gets its colouring from a rare genetic defect and has only been seen a few times in recent history.
Mail Online | 4 hours, 39 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Female rulers are 27% more likely to wage WAR than males A team of researchers from the University of Chicago studied the European rulers between 1480 and 1913. Europe's queens were 27 per cent more likely than its kings to wage war.
Mail Online | 4 hours, 40 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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British inventor takes flight in 'Iron Man' suit Wiltshire-based inventor Richard Browning lifted off from the shore of Vancouver Harbour in a flight suit that inspired references to comic book hero Tony Stark's Iron Man suit of armour.
Mail Online | 4 hours, 41 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Hundreds of caterpillars form weird loop in Thailand Wossawat Inplang, 25, spotted the creepy crawlies on the ground outside his home in Kalasin province, northeast Thailand, on Wednesday. He filmed the bugs as wriggled.
Mail Online | 4 hours, 54 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
East coast readies for fresh climate fight as Trump eyes more offshore drilling President expected to sign executive order to review areas potentially rich in fossil fuels that were put out of reach of drilling by the Obama administrationCommunities along the east coast are steeling themselves for a fresh round of angst and protest o
The Guardian | 4 hours, 54 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Slathering on sunscreen at the beach? It may be destroying coral reefs Studies show that oxybenzone, a common chemical found particularly in spray-on sunscreens, contributes to coral bleaching and leaves reefs deformedFor years weve been told to slap on sunscreen to protect against the harmful effects of the suns UV rays. Bu
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