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The pen is mightier than the sword. Cartoonists and llustrators around the world come together in solidarity with the 12 artists and ordinary people who died in the Charlie Hebdo shooting by doing what they do best – drawing. [More]

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Hotter climate begets more violence according to a new study. [More]

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Ice sheet covers 80 percent of Greenland and melting ice could change the country’s landscape dramatically. [More]

Human-Immortality

Russian billionaire Dmitry Itskov lays out an ambitious plan that will enable humans to live forever by the year 2045. [More]

RIP Neil Armstrong

U.S. astronaut Neil Armstrong, the first man to walk on the moon, has died following complications from heart-bypass surgery he underwent earlier this month. He was 82. [More]

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The Olympic torch completed its 8000 mile journey across Great Britain sailing along Thames on board the Queen’s boat. [More]

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Judgment Day is just a few days away according to Harold Camping, a Christian radio broadcaster and president of Family Radio. [More]

One Over Four Prefer to Socialize Online

A new research shows that one in four people spend more time online using sites like Facebook. [More]

Ferrari World Abu Dhabi

The world’s first ever Ferrari theme part, Ferrari World Abu Dhabi, is set to open this year on October. [More]

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Rima Fakih of Dearborn, Michigan, has won the Miss USA title at the Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino in Las Vegas. [More]

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A team of explorers claim to have found the remains of Noah’s Ark 12,000ft up a Turkish mountain.
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Hitting air turbulence, a plane from Dubai carrying 375 passengers and crew drops 15,000 feet injuring 17 people.
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Ten people has been killed already after a devastating tornado ravaged Mississippi causing wreck to homes and businesses in the state.
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Belgium will decide whether to ban the burka to be the first European country to ban wearing the garment.
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Lech-Kaczynski

Poland officials announced that the state funeral for Lech Kaczynski and his wife Maria could take place either on Saturday of on Sunday.
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A plane carrying 132 people crashed as it approach Russian airport killing everyone on board including Polish President Lech Kaczynski.
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A storm that hit Rio de Janeiro has killed 175 people according to the local fire department of the state.
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4,000 cities in more than 120 countries switched off to reduce energy, a gesture to highlight environmental concerns as part of the fourth annual Earth Hour which was organized by the World Wildlife Fund.
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Assisted suicide for anyone over 70 who has simply had enough of life is being considered in Holland.
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A bridge sits destroyed by a major earthquake along the Panamerican Highway near Curico February 27, 2010. A huge magnitude-8.8 earthquake struck Chile early on Saturday, knocking down homes and hospitals, and triggering a tsunami that rolled menacingly across the Pacific REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado

A bridge sits destroyed by a major earthquake along the Panamerican Highway near Curico February 27, 2010. A huge magnitude-8.8 earthquake struck Chile early on Saturday, knocking down homes and hospitals, and triggering a tsunami that rolled menacingly across the Pacific REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado

Rescuers continue to look for survivors after an 8.8 intensity earthquake, the largest tremor on record, killed at least 300 people in Chile and sent giant waves roaring across the Pacific Ocean.
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