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'Trucker wall' helps prevent man from jumping to his death
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Thirteen truckers parked under an overpass after a man threatened to jump to his death from above. www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us...
Naked Gunman Kills 4 In Waffle House Shooting
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Four people are dead after a suspect, wearing only a green jacket, opened fire at a restaurant near Nashville, Tenn.

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Mexican 'cowboy' stops armed robbery in Monterrey, Mexico
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After a man walked in carrying a gun, it fell to one cowboy-hat wearing man to stop him. www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-la...
Antarctic Veggies: Practice For Growing Plants On Other Planets
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We may cultivate crops in space one day, so scientists are running an Antarctic greenhouse to prepare. They've harvested the first crop, but like any space mission, it's a bit tricky.

(Image credit: David Hecker/Getty Images)

'It's A Very Different World Now,' Says Outgoing Human Rights Commissioner
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Nils Muiznieks has worked with the Council of Europe for the last six years. He shares his thoughts on the state of human rights, cultural racism, and the threat of war, genocide, and dictatorship.

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Justice Department Refers McCabe To Prosecutors, But Unclear If They'll Charge Him
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The DOJ's Inspector General's Office has sent the case of former Deputy FBI Director Andrew McCabe to the Washington, D.C., U.S. Attorney's Office, but it isn't clear what comes next.

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Starbucks staff to get 'unconscious bias' training
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The coffee chain apologises to two black men arrested when a manager refused to let them use a toilet. www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us...
'Greatest' distance runner showdown at London Marathon
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Four of the world's top male distance runners battle it out at the London marathon. www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-43831639
A neighbourhood in Victorville, California, is besieged by tumbleweed
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Strong desert winds have brought unwelcome spikey visitors to Victorville, California, US www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us...
Australia Investigates After 2,400 Sheep Die On Ship To Qatar
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"They just died in front of us," said a whistleblower to 60 Minutes Australia. "You are just putting live animals into the oven." The government is investigating the summer live export industry.

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