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Florida shooting: Fox News anchor Shepard Smith makes passionate plea to understand why school shootings happen

Fox News anchor Shepard Smith made an impassioned plea on air to figure out why school shootings happen in the US in the wake of the Parkland, Florida tragedy.  Three adults and 14 children were killed at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in the country’s 18th mass shooting of the year.  “We put a man on the moon 50 years ...

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Chelsea's towering interloper Olivier Giroud will offer a new weapon – once his teammates learn to decode him

In the film Arrival, a strange alien craft appears in the sky above Montana and simply hovers there like a giant white obelisk, waiting. What does it want? Why has it come? In war, or in peace? The US army enlists Amy Adams, an expert linguist, to make contact with the aliens and decipher their curious, symbol-based language. If you ...

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Florida shooting: School plans to tear down building where 17 people were killed

The Florida high school where 17 people were killed in a mass shooting may be torn down and turned into a memorial, district officials have said. Broward Schools Superintendent Robert Runcie told the South Florida Sun Sentinel that the district has proposed demolishing the building on campus where a former student allegedly opened fire earlier this week. “Parents and students ...

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Russian opposition leader hits out at Instagram for removing photos of Kremlin leader on yacht 'with escorts'

​US tech giants were thrust into the middle of the battle for Russian Internet freedom as Instagram apparently bowed to a court order to block access to posts that embarrassed an oligarch and a top government official. Russia’s telecommunications regulator also said it had ordered service providers to block the website of opposition leader Alexei Navalny, whose team dug up Instagram ...

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Glastonbury Festival plans plastic bottle ban

Plastic bottles could be banned from next year’s Glastonbury Festival, organiser Emily Eavis has said. Ms Eavis, the daughter of founder Michael Eavis, told Radio 6 Music the ban was “the big project” for 2019. A Glastonbury spokesman confirmed the plans were in the pipeline but said it was “a bit early to put any flesh on the bones” regarding ...

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Joanna Parrish murder: French serial killer 'confesses' to 1990 killing

A convicted serial killer is understood to have confessed to the murder of a British woman in France 27 years ago. Joanna Parrish, 20, from Newnham-on-Severn, Gloucestershire was found dead in a river in Auxerre in 1990, having been abducted, raped and strangled. Convicted killer Michel Fourniret appeared before a French judge and admitted to her murder, according to Ms ...

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Grand Canyon crash: Father pays tribute to dead sons

A father who lost two sons in a helicopter crash in the Grand Canyon has paid tribute to them as a memorial service was held in their home town. Stuart Hill, 30, died alongside his girlfriend Becky Dobson, 27, and his brother Jason, 32, on Saturday. Prayers were said in Worthing, West Sussex, for those who died and four survivors ...

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Oxfam agrees to withdraw government funding bids

Oxfam has agreed to stop bidding for UK government funding until it can show it meets the “high standards” required, ministers say. International Development Secretary Penny Mordaunt said the charity had “a long way to go” before regaining the trust of the public, its staff and the people it aims to help. Oxfam has faced criticism over the way it ...

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Drake reveals himself to be the nicest guy in rap in video for God’s Plan

Drake is the nicest guy in rap. Fact. (Picture: YouTube) Name a rapper who’s nicer than Drake. Spoiler alert: You can’t. Because Drake is the best. Here’s proof of that fact – Drake just dropped the video for new single God’s Plan, and he gave the entire budget for the video away to people that need it. The video opens ...

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Amazon’s Mozart In The Jungle cast on Japan, finding an audience and potential season 5

Gael Garcia Bernal as Rodrigo in Mozart In The Jungle (Picture: Amazon) Amazon’s Mozart In The Jungle might be one of the most bizarre concoctions on the platform; a comedy-drama which blends classical music, zany humour with a light-hearted romantic touch. Starring Golden Globe-winning Mexican actor Gael Garcia Bernal as flamboyant conductor Rodrigo De Souza, the show is inspired by ...

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