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The Hajj is done – but challenges lie ahead for its future

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By Anwar Tambe, at The Hajj in Saudi Arabia The Hajj is done. The millions of people of all races and colours, rich and poor, young and old are beginning to head home – their obligation as Muslims to do one pilgrimage at least once in their lifetime fulfilled. Their last rites, the symbolic stoning Read More

Trump fat-shames one of his own supporters at campaign rally

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Donald Trump is no stranger to insulting people at his political rallies, but even he doesn’t normally go for his own supporters. The US president fat-shamed one of his fans during a campaign rally in New Hampshire on Thursday. Image: Mr Trump claimed Frank Dawson had a ‘serious weight problem’ Hearing a protester interrupt behind Read More

‘We’re all alive thanks to pilot’: Passengers recall dramatic Ural Airlines’ belly-landing

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It was a chilling experience for passengers of the A321 jet as they watched it descend for an emergency landing in a field outside Moscow after a troublesome take off. They are now lauding the pilots for saving their lives. The plane with 233 people on board appears to have struck a flock of gulls Read More

Nora Quoirin died from prolonged hunger and stress, police say

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By Rebecca Taylor, news reporter Nora Quoirin died from internal bleeding thought to be caused by prolonged hunger and stress, Malaysian police have said. Authorities on Thursday said there was currently no evidence of kidnapping in the London teenager’s disappearance, and said the post-mortem did not find any sign she had been sexually abused. Investigators Read More

Teenage daughter of British millionaire found dead in Majorca pool

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By Emily Mee, news reporter The teenage daughter of a British millionaire has been found dead in a swimming pool while on a family holiday in Majorca. Josie Clacher was staying at a villa in the town of Alaro with family and friends when she was found at the bottom of the pool at about Read More

The future of pedophile Jeffrey Epstein’s fortune shrouded in mystery after his death

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Millionaire sex offender Jeffrey Epstein’s death has raised many questions. With his accusers seeking compensation, there is speculation about where his wealth came from, how much there is, and what happens to his fortune now. The 66-year-old, who was arrested and jailed on July 6 on charges of sexually abusing and trafficking underage girls, was Read More

Astronomers studying ALIEN radio signals discover 8 NEW sources, one from nearby galaxy

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Astronomers studying Fast Radio Bursts (FRBs), some of the rarest and most enigmatic phenomena in deep space, have detected eight new repeating signals, which could hold the key to solving where exactly they come from. While these curious signals are alien in origin, no one should be expecting little green men contacting their friends in Read More

Your Money: Big companies explore virtual care to curb healthcare costs

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Big companies are increasing incorporating virtual technology and care options into employee benefit plans to combat the rising healthcare costs that long been corporate America’s bugaboo, according to the annual survey of the National Business Group on Health. The No. 1 goal for employers in 2020 is to implement more virtual Read More

Climate campaigner Greta prepares to sail to the U.S. on boat with no toilet

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LONDON (Reuters) – Swedish teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg will set sail for New York on Wednesday, crossing the Atlantic in a racing yacht with no shower or toilet to join protests in the United States and take part in a United Nations summit. FILE PHOTO: Swedish teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg takes part in Read More

British ‘heroes’ pin down suspect after woman fatally stabbed in Sydney

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Three British men pinned down a knife-wielding man who allegedly attempted to stab several people in Australia. Police confirmed the man, 21, who witnesses say yelled “Allahu akbar” – or “God is great” – during the incident, has been arrested and is being questioned. The body of a 21-year-old woman was found in an apartment Read More