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Life expectancy to break 90 barrier by 2030

February 21, 2017 - 7:01pm
Women in South Korea will be the first in the world to live an average of 90 years.
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Bao Bao the panda departs US for China

February 21, 2017 - 5:43pm
The three-year-old panda, which has called a zoo in Washington its home since birth, is going to China.
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Sweden probes riot in mainly immigrant Stockholm suburb

February 21, 2017 - 5:22pm
Unrest in the mainly immigrant suburb follows controversial Trump comments on Sweden.
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Ohio policeman helps girl, 10, with maths homework

February 21, 2017 - 5:09pm
Brave Lt BJ Gruber, of Marion, Ohio, offered up his help without realising the subject was maths.
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Milo Yiannopoulos quits Breitbart News

February 21, 2017 - 4:48pm
Firebrand editor admits "poor choice of words" in paedophilia controversy.
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Trump administration widens net for immigrant deportation

February 21, 2017 - 4:10pm
The memos take a much tougher approach towards enforcing existing US immigration measures.
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Same-sex marriage linked with 7% drop in US teen suicide attempts

February 21, 2017 - 2:41pm
A US study finds LGB teens are 14% less likely to attempt suicide in same-sex marriage states.
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Dutch MPs vote to approve cannabis cultivation for first time

February 21, 2017 - 2:01pm
The purchase of small amounts of cannabis is already tolerated, but cultivation has been illegal.
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Massive art

February 21, 2017 - 1:01pm
How Guido van Helten is using massive pieces of public art to save small towns in Australia.
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Trafficking victim: 'I was raped and blindfolded underground'

February 21, 2017 - 1:01pm
'Anna' was trafficked from Albania into the UK last year by someone pretending to be her boyfriend.
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Uber threat drives noisy Italy protests by taxi drivers

February 21, 2017 - 12:51pm
Italian taxi drivers protest in Rome over a lack of regulation of new services such as Uber.
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Trump condemns 'horrible' anti-Semitism

February 21, 2017 - 12:34pm
The US president says a "very ugly" spate of threats against Jewish centres across the US must stop.
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Ukraine oligarch Dmytro Firtash faces extradition to US

February 21, 2017 - 12:15pm
Dmytro Firtash, close to ousted leader Viktor Yanukovych, is wanted on corruption charges.
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Texas lawmaker: 'Don't use Chile flag emoji when you mean Texas!'

February 21, 2017 - 12:14pm
The Chilean flag's emoji is being confused by some with the Lone Star Flag of Texas.
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Swede detained after Barcelona police fire on stolen butane gas truck

February 21, 2017 - 11:52am
A Swedish man is held after a truck full of butane gas was driven the wrong way down a highway.
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Famine returns

February 21, 2017 - 11:24am
The UN has declared a famine in parts of South Sudan, the first to be announced anywhere in the world in six years. So why has famine returned?
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Hospital saves dehydrated baby hippo at Cincinnati Zoo

February 21, 2017 - 10:46am
Cincinnati Zoo's premature baby hippo Fiona needed urgent treatment for dehydration.
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'Time-saving' toilet finder app for Japanese workers

February 21, 2017 - 9:14am
App helps Japanese employees find a vacant cubicle.
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Japan zoo kills 57 snow monkeys due to 'alien genes'

February 21, 2017 - 8:51am
The monkeys are put down using lethal injection because they carry genes of an "alien species".
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Jewish centres evacuated in US after new wave of bomb threats

February 21, 2017 - 8:41am
Another wave of threats to Jewish facilities in the US are now under investigation by the FBI.
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Diary of Dreams performs at the 2016 M’era Luna festival in Hildesheim, Germany. M’era Luna, “one of the biggest dark music events in Germany,” is held each year on the second weekend in August. Close to 25,000 people attend the festival annually to hear gothic, metal and industrial music performed on two large festival-style stages.