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Boom! Queen & Harry answer Obamas' Invictus Games challenge

Boom! Queen & Harry answer Obamas' Invictus Games challenge

It helps to have friends in high places when you're promoting an athletic event
Updated: 1 hour ago
Rising violence kills over 200 in a week in Syria's Aleppo

Rising violence kills over 200 in a week in Syria's Aleppo

The Syrian army and rebels battled each other in the northern city of Aleppo in escalating violence that has killed more than 200 people in the past eight days
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Norway oil-rig helicopter crash kills 13; flying ban issued

Norway oil-rig helicopter crash kills 13; flying ban issued

Rescuers say a helicopter carrying Statoil workers from an offshore rig in the North Sea has crashed on an island off western Norway, killing all 13 people on board
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Guatemala declares 24 missing in garbage landslide at dump

Guatemala declares 24 missing in garbage landslide at dump

Guatemala declares 24 missing in garbage landslide at dump
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Irish leaders end deadlock, make deal for new government

Ireland's two key parties say they have struck a deal to create a new government following an inconclusive election and two months of political deadlock
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Gov: Puerto Rico braces for lawsuits as major default looms

Puerto Rico's governor says the U.S. territory is bracing for multiple lawsuits as a major default over a bond payment looms
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UN urges return to full operation of Western Sahara mission

The UN Security Council is calling for the urgent return of the UN peacekeeping mission in the disputed Western Sahara to its full operation in a rebuke to Morocco which expelled most of its civilian staff to protest a comment by the UN secretary-general
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The Latest: Black boxes found in Norwegian helicopter crash

The Latest: Black boxes found in Norwegian helicopter crash

The Norwegian Civil Aviation Authority says the crashed helicopter's flight recorders, the so-called black boxes, have been recovered
Updated: 3 hours ago
At the Vatican, Biden seeks common cause with pope on cancer

At the Vatican, Biden seeks common cause with pope on cancer

Seeking holy approbation for his battle to end cancer, Vice President Joe Biden finds common cause with Pope Francis at the Vatican as he calls for a global commitment to fund cancer research
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Pop went the weasel and down went the Large Hadron Collider

Pop went the weasel and down went the Large Hadron Collider

It's one of the physics world's most complex machines, and it has been immobilized _ temporarily _ by a weasel
Updated: 3 hours ago