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Teen kills father, opens fire on South Carolina schoolyard: police

CHARLESTON, S.C. (Reuters) - A 14-year-old South Carolina boy shot and killed his father then drove to an elementary school playground where he wounded two children and a teacher with a handgun before being tackled by a firefighter who held him for police, authorities said on Wednesday.
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Chelsea Manning sentenced to solitary for suicide try

U.S. Army soldier Chelsea Manning, who is serving 35 years in prison for passing classified files to WikiLeaks, was sentenced to 14 days in solitary confinement as punishment for attempting suicide and keeping a banned book in her cell, supporters said on Friday. ...
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French helicopters to rescue 110 stuck in cable car at over 3,000 meters

PARIS (Reuters) - Helicopters are being sent to rescue 110 people stuck at over 3,000 meters altitude in a cable car that links France and Italy near Europe's highest mountain, the Mont Blanc, police said....
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French beach burkini ban sparks disdain across the sea

London (AFP) - The ban on the Islamic burkini swimsuit on some French beaches has triggered disdain in English-speaking countries, where outlawing religion-oriented clothing is seen as hampering integration....
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British man killed and another wounded in knife attack in Ayia Napa

A British man has been stabbed to death in the holiday resort of Ayia Napa in Cyprus....
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80-year-old Polish temptress 'drugged, swindled suitors'

Warsaw (AFP) - Polish authorities have arrested an 80-year-old woman who allegedly drugged and then robbed a string of senior citizen suitors she met through newspaper lonely hearts adverts....
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Joy for Brazil but Olympic swimmers at war over drugs

Rio de Janeiro (AFP) - A female athlete from the favelas brought joy to Brazil but there was no let-up in the war between clean and drug-tainted swimmers in the Rio Olympics pool....
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Dutch gymnast sent home from Olympics for drinking

Dutch gymnast Yuri van Gelder had a strong start to his Olympics, earning a spot in the rings final, but won’t get a chance to compete for a medal in the event after he was sent back home for drinking alcohol....
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Rio Olympics 2016: Sun Yang 'pisses purple,' angry French swimmer says

Doping in swimming has been a hot topic at Rio 2016, and Camille Lacourt has added his voice to those criticizing China's Sun Yang....
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Rio 2016- Ukraine lost on purpose

A bizarre scene unfolded Monday during the men's gymnastics finals when Ukraine intentionally tanked and forfeited a shot at a medal....
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