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Indian man ‘chops off finger’ after voting for wrong party by mistake

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An Indian man who accidentally voted for the wrong party in the country’s general election says he was so disgusted with himself that he chopped off his index finger to atone for the mistake. In a video that has gone viral in India, Pawan Kumar says he accidentally ended up voting for the governing Bharatiya Read More

Indian man cuts off his own finger in anger after voting for wrong party

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An Indian man has cut off his own finger after accidentally voting for the wrong party in his country’s election. Pawan Kumar said that he had wanted to vote for the Bahujan Samaj Party in the second round of the election in the northern state of Uttar Pradesh. But instead of pressing the button for Read More

Out of a drawer and into your nightmares comes a vicious ancient beast

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – When Ohio University integrative biologist Nancy Stevens peered into a drawer in the wooden cabinets on the top floor of a Nairobi museum in 2010, she saw a chunk of rock containing massive teeth and knew she had come across something important. Simbakubwa kutokaafrika, a gigantic mammalian carnivore that lived 22 million Read More

In South Korea’s struggling Kia Town, ‘bad jobs’ better than no jobs

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GWANGJU, South Korea (Reuters) – Park Byung-kyu once led Kia Motor’s union in the city of Gwangju, fighting for labor protections against the powerful, family-run chaebol that dominated the economy during South Korea’s rapid industrialization. FILE PHOTO: Members of Kia Motor’s union chant a slogan during a protest against the Gwangju joint-venture project, in Gwangju, Read More

Stocks slide before corporate results, dollar gains

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – A gauge of global equity markets slid on Thursday as investors waited for U.S. first-quarter earnings reports while Treasury yields rose after strong U.S. data and a six-month extension of a deadline for Britain to leave the European Union. FILE PHOTO: Traders work on the floor at the New York Stock Read More

Stocks rise with U.S. Treasuries and dollar index

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Stocks on Wall Street and in Europe clung to small gains on Thursday as investors waited for first-quarter earnings reports while U.S. Treasury yields rose after strong U.S. data and a six-month extension of Britain’s deadline to leave the European Union. FILE PHOTO: Traders work on the floor at the New Read More

‘I’m totally unrepentant’: Hunter who killed 1000s of elephants sparks social media stampede

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A man who has killed over 5,000 elephants and many other animals has faced a wave of online outcry after claiming he’s “totally unrepentant” since he was only doing what was necessary for population control. Zimbabwean Ron Thomson was named in a recent report by the Campaign To Ban Trophy Hunting (CBTH), whose investigation found Read More

Canada calls for social media crackdown over fears of ‘foreign cyber interference’ in elections

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Facebook, Twitter and Google’s perceived inaction has left Canada vulnerable to the “very likely” possibility of foreign influence on it election, according to an intelligence agency. As a result, Ottawa is threatening regulation. On Monday, Canada’s Communications Signals Establishment (CSE), a government agency that protects the country’s communications networks and electronic information, released a report Read More

Poacher eaten by lions after being trampled by an elephant

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By Andy Hayes, news reporter A suspected rhino poacher has been eaten by lions after being trampled to death by an elephant in South Africa. After the lions had finished, only his skull and trousers were left, South African National Parks (SANP) said. The man’s family were alerted by his “accomplices”, who said he had Read More

Lions ‘devour’ poacher after he is trampled to death by an elephant in Kruger National Park

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A poacher was trampled to death by an elephant and then “devoured” by lions while illegally hunting rhino at Kruger National Park in South Africa. The only remaining traces rangers could find were his head and clothes. A group of poachers were hunting rhino when “suddenly, an elephant attacked and killed one of them,” Police Read More