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Ronaldinho to choose one/both fiancees to tie the knot

Yesterday was a special day for Brazilian footballer Ronaldinho fans. While many reports said the Brazilian ace could tie the knot in August with his two ‘fiancees’ Priscilla Coelho and Beatriz Souza at a same function, his personal secretary dismissed them as “rubbish&rdq

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‘Mom, I’m scared’, a text message from her son…

A male student opened fire at a suburban Indianapolis middle school yesterday morning, wounding another student and a teacher before being taken into custody, authorities said. The attack at Noblesville West Middle School happened around 9 am, police Chief Kevin Jowitt said at a news conference.

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China to create 3D digital version of terracotta army

The conservation authorities of Emperor Qin Shi Huang’s mausoleum in central China announced yesterday that they would digitize the museum’s collections, including the famous Terracotta Army guarding the emperor’s tomb. Three-dimensional modelling techniques and panorama p

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7 killed and 10 wounded by car bomb in Benghazi

At least seven people were killed and 10 wounded when a car bomb exploded on a busy street in the centre of the eastern Libyan city of Benghazi on Thursday night, a hospital medic said. The bomb exploded behind the Tibesti hotel, the city’s biggest, overlooking the Mediterranean Sea,

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No wild bear could put her down

A 28-year-old woman walked away with a fractured skull after managing to fight off a grizzly bear in the US state of Montana. Amber Kornak had just started her dream job researching the fearsome animals when she was mauled by one on a remote mountain range this month. She managed to fend of

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Snake took two lives in one bite

An Indian woman who was bitten by a snake in her sleep and unknowingly breastfed poisoned milk to her daughter has died along with the child, police said yesterday. The 35-year-old woman from Uttar Pradesh state did not realise she had been bitten when she woke and breastfed her daughter. The thr

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Summit with North Korea could be on June 12, Trump

President Donald Trump said yesterday that he remains open to holding a summit with North Korea’s Kim Jong Un on June 12. The President said lines of communication had opened between the two countries after officials said Thursday that the North Koreans had become unresponsive, leadin

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40 Missing including Yeminis Indians and Sudanese

The expected Mekunu winds lashed southern Oman causing massive destructions and devastation on Yemen's Socotra Island. As per Yemeni officials, 40 people including Yemeni, Indian and Sudanese citizens were missing. The wind washed away thousands of animals. Electricity

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Dhanajaya de Silvas father shot dead in Srilanka

Sri Lankan national cricket team member Dhananjaya de Silva's father, Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia Municipal Councillor (SLPP) Ranjan de Silva allies ‘Mahathun’ (62) has been shot dead by unidentified gunmen in Ratmalana, Thursday evening. He was the also the father of fmr SLPP Dehiwala-Mt

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Protests worldwide over US auto tariffs

Beijing : China, Japan and the European Union condemned yesterday the Trump administration’s decision to launch an investigation into whether tariffs are needed on imports of vehicles and automotive parts into the United States.President Donald Trump invoked a provision authorising th