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‘There is no god but Allah’: Pilot converts to Islam while flying plane above Saudi Arabia

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A Brazilian pilot is making headlines in the Arab world after he reportedly took a brief break from guiding the plane to convert to Islam as he flew a passenger jet above Saudi Arabia. Captain Amalo, a Brazilian pilot for an unidentified airline, was filmed reciting the Shahada, an Islamic creed accepting the religion, in Read More

Judge orders White House to restore CNN reporter's access

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A judge has ordered the White House to return the press credentials of banned CNN reporter Jim Acosta following his row with Donald Trump. US District Court Judge Timothy Kelly, an appointee of the president, announced his decision in Washington on Friday. The White House said it will “temporarily reinstate” Mr Acosta’s pass in response Read More

Outrage as members of Merkel party’s youth wing filmed singing ‘Nazi-era’ song

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The Christian Democrats’ youth wing was filmed yelling out a song sung by Wehrmacht soldiers in the 1930s, causing quite a stir in Germany and an accusation of getting closer to the far-right. Over a dozen members of the Junge Union (young Union), CDU party’s youth wing, has been filmed singing the ‘Westerwald Song’ in Read More

Kids’ eyes & faces BURNED as teacher forgets to turn off UV lamp at Chinese primary school

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Around 40 Chinese primary school children suffered burns and severe damage to their eyes, face and neck after a teacher forgot to turn off a UV disinfection lamp. The unsuspecting pupils of a primary school in Tianjin, some 30 minutes outside Beijing, spent the whole day under ultraviolet lights on Monday. That very evening the Read More

Shrinking Swiss glacier gets a climate-change postcard

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JUNGFRAUJOCH, Switzerland (Reuters) – Switzerland’s Aletsch glacier is western Europe’s largest expanse of ice, but Swiss scientists say it’s receding at an unprecedented pace, losing up to 12 meters (13 yards) of ice a year. That vanishing act made the Alpine glacier the site of a publicity stunt on Friday: the creation of what organizers Read More

Diabetes spike in Mexican town where Coca-Cola used as drinking water, currency & religious offering

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A Mexican town, next to a Coca-Cola plant, is running so low on water that locals have turned to the sugary drink as an alternative. It’s drunk, used in religious ceremonies and even as a currency. While diabetes and obesity soar. Cristobal de las Casas, in the Mexican state of Chiapas, has for years been Read More

Number of missing in California wildfires rises to 631

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The number of people reported missing in California’s deadly wildfires has jumped to 631, as 65 victims are confirmed dead. The revised official list of the 631 individuals whose whereabouts and fate remain unknown is more than double the 297 recorded earlier in the day by the Butte County Sheriff’s Office. “I want you to Read More

Yemen peace talks poised to go ahead, says UN envoy

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The man trying to broker peace in Yemen said he is hopeful a new round of talks between the warring sides will begin within weeks provided a lull in fighting for a key port city holds. Martin Griffiths, the United Nations special envoy for Yemen, revealed in an interview he has overcome a hurdle that Read More

Number of missing in California wildfires rises to 630

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The number of people reported missing in California’s deadly wildfires has jumped to 630, as 65 victims are confirmed dead. The revised official list of the 630 people whose whereabouts and fate remain unknown is more than double the 297 recorded earlier in the day by the Butte County Sheriff’s Office. “I want you to Read More

Trump to visit wildfire victims in California

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Donald Trump is to visit California on Saturday where he will meet people caught up in this month’s devastating wildfires, the White House has said. The US president initially blamed the blazes, which have claimed at least 58 lives, on state officials and threatened to withhold federal payments. There is no reason for these massive, Read More