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    World Cup reporter kissed, harassed on live TV

    Newage desk | Updated at 11:17am on June 21, 2018

    A female journalist reporting at the World Cup in Russia was sexually assaulted live on air and later posted video of the incident on social media, reports CNN...

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    Hunger-strike filmmaker ready to die in Russian jail

    Agence France-Presse | Updated at 11:45am on June 11, 2018

    When the World Cup kicks off in Russia on Thursday Ukrainian film director Oleg Sentsov, who is serving a 20-year prison sentence in Russia, will...

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    Fraudsters try to use French first lady's identity to secure perks

    Reuters | Updated at 09:03pm on March 30, 2018

    Scam artists used a fake French presidency email address and first lady Brigitte Macron's name to try and get into fancy restaurants and entertainment venues around the world, prompting the president's wife to file a complaint for identity theft...

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    Man cleared of aubergine theft after nine years in Italy

    Agence France-Presse | Updated at 07:28pm on March 27, 2018

    An Italian man has finally been acquitted of stealing an aubergine nine years after first being charged, ending a legal wrangle over a piece of...

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    Faked death goes viral after failed cricket bet

    Agence France-Presse | Updated at 04:36pm on March 27, 2018

    Bangladesh police have detained a man who faked his murder on social media — using red fruit juice as imitation blood — to avoid paying...

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    Thirty-three pregnant Cambodian women discovered in surrogacy raid

    Reuters. Phnom Penh | Updated at 07:51pm on June 23, 2018

    Thirty-three pregnant Cambodian women who were carrying babies on behalf of Chinese clients have been discovered during a raid on an illegal...

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    Malaysia's Mahathir gatecrashes 'too old to be PM' forum

    Agence France-Presse. Kuala Lumpur | Updated at 06:56pm on March 23, 2018

    Sick of people sniping about his advancing years, Malaysia's 92-year-old ex-leader Mahathir Mohamad gatecrashed a forum where voters were discussing whether he was too old to return as prime minister...

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    Sarah Clarke becomes first female 'Black Rod' in UK parliament

    Agence France-Presse | Updated at 01:51pm on February 21, 2018

    Sarah Clarke, the former director of the Wimbledon tennis championships, on Tuesday became the first woman to hold the post of ‘Black Rod’ in the British Parliament...

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    Cruise ship forced back to Sydney after toilet brawl

    Agence France-Presse | Updated at 10:58am on February 12, 2018

    A cruise ship was forced to return to Sydney after a brawl over a toilet queue, with a Russian woman charged Monday for allegedly attacking a man with an empty wine bottle...

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    Trumps offered gold toilet in lieu of a Van Gogh

    Agence France-Presse | Updated at 05:49pm on January 26, 2018

    The request was for a Van Gogh to adorn the walls of the president and first lady’s private residence in the White House. The answer? No — but how...

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