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New York Times
China Bars Professor at Australian University From Leaving, Lawyer Says
New York Times
BEIJING ? A Chinese-born professor at an Australian university who has often criticized Beijing's crackdown on political dissent has been barred from leaving China and is being questioned by state security officers as a suspected threat to national ...

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The Root
SNL's Michael Che Won't Back Down From 'Boston Being the Most Racist City' Statement
The Root
The Boston Globe reports that Che said he received a lot of angry messages on social media after making the statement, including one from a woman who was particularly upset. But rather than explaining himself, Che said, he responded with this: ?Talk to ...

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Minneapolis Star Tribune
Traveler reports United barred 2 girls in uncovered leggings from getting on flight to MSP
Minneapolis Star Tribune
A gate agent barred two girls in their early teens from boarding a United Airlines flight Sunday morning from Denver to the Twin Cities because the uncovered leggings they were wearing were deemed improper, a witness said. Another girl, roughly 10 ...

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The Independent
Rare parasitic twin removed surgically from girl's back
The Independent
The examinations, X-rays and dry runs using a 3D model of her tiny spine all came down to this: A team of surgeons made a careful incision and, over the next six hours, systematically removed an extra pelvis, legs, feet and tiny toes that were ...

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Mosul: 61 bodies pulled from rubble in Iraq as airstrikes probed
CNN
The Iraqi military said in a statement Sunday that the home it examined had been reduced to rubble, but there was no sign of it being hit from the air. The team found a vehicle bomb and detonator in the debris and, along with witness accounts, it ...

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Irish Independent
Revealed: Shane Long used tips from wife's pregnancy to comfort Seamus Coleman after leg break
Irish Independent
Seamus Coleman is comforted by teammate Shane Long of Republic of Ireland after picking up an injury during the FIFA World Cup Qualifier Group D match between Republic of Ireland and Wales at the Aviva Stadium in Dublin. Photo by Brendan Moran/ ...

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New York Daily News
Mets' Steven Matz scratched from Monday start with 'tenderness' and 'irritation' in surgically repaired left elbow
New York Daily News
PORT ST. LUCIE ? With Opening Day just eight days away, the Mets are already dealing with a pitcher injury. Steven Matz was scratched from his scheduled Monday start because of "tenderness" and "irritation" in his surgically repaired left elbow, Sandy ...

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In searching for the real Godot, a time out from Trump
The Globe and Mail
A series of four illustrations from Ian Paterson's book Searching for Godot, which offers a new interpretation of the meaning of Samuel Beckett's play and identifies a French cyclist as the inspiration for its absentee title character. ILLUSTRATIONS BY ...

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The Independent
Donald Trump printed out made-up 300bn Nato invoice and handed it to Angela Merkel
The Independent
Angela Merkel will reportedly ignore Donald Trump's attempts to extricate 300bn from Germany for what he deems to be owed contributions to Nato. The US President is said to have had an ?invoice? printed out outlining the sum estimated by his aides as ...

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Daily Mail
Hilarious photo shows 'burglar' hanging from a school fence after his baggy pants got stuck on a spike when he tried ...
Daily Mail
A hilarious photo captured the moment an alleged burglar got caught hanging on a school fence after his baggy pants got stuck on a spike when he tried to escape. A locksmith claims he witnessed an unidentified man attempting to force his way inside ...

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