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A picture of a C-130J cargo jet like the one the African adolescent was found in

The adolescent is thought to have found his way onto the plane during one of its stop-offs in Senegal, Mali, Chad and Tunisia

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Hillary Hall, the clerk for Boulder County in Colorado, has been ordered to stop issuing gay marriage licences

The Boulder County clerk who jumped the gun said it was inevitable courts would ultimately find in favour of same-sex marriages anyway

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Noah Aldrich swam, pushed and pedalled his six year old brother Lucas across the entire course

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Xiao Liwu enjoys his birthday cake

The zoo keepers presented the cub with a cake and gifts

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The burst pipe led to between 8 and 10 million gallons of water flooding the surrounding area, including the UCLA campus

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Surgeon asked people to "see the lighter side"

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Master Auto manager Marie Annaloro, left, and Victoria Ohlson,right, sweep glass and debris in the service garage where the roof blew off in Revere, Mass

 

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Ms Palin said the interactive, subscription-based online network will be “a news channel that really is a lot more than news”

Former vice-presidential candidate promises to tackle nation’s issues

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Video: A dedicated turtle webcam in Florida Keys has caught the amazing moment when 100 baby loggerhead sea turtles were born under the moonlight

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Desiree Urban is painted at Columbus Circle as body-painting artists gathered to decorate nude models as part of an event featuring artist Andy Golub, in New York. Golub says New York was the only city in the country that would allow his inaugural Bodypainting Day

Artists celebrating the naked form staged a '"bodypainting day" in the bustling Manhattan metropolis

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The real Sarah Palin greets the crowd during a 2008 election rally

 

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Drought, wildfires and lightning strikes have caused chaos in California in the past few days

Two wildfires in northern California destroyed 13 homes on the weekend, while one man died after being struck by lightning in the south of the state

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Los Angeles County coroner's Lt. Larry Dietz said the man was taken from Venice Beach and pronounced dead at a hospital. 

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A body is moved from a crime scene at an apartment complex where five members of a family, including three children, were found dead

Investigators said a gun was found near one of the bodies, and it appeared no one outside the family was responsible for the shootings

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Fast food workers from across the U.S. attend a convention in Villa Park, Ill. Comparing their campaign to the civil rights movement, fast food workers from across the country voted Saturday to escalate their efforts for $15-an-hour pay and union membership by using nonviolent civil disobedience

More than 1,300 workers gather in suburban Chicago to discuss the future of a campaign that has spread to dozens of cities in less than two years

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This photo provided by the Myrtle Creek Police Department shows a Jeep that authorities say a toddler crashed into an home in Myrtle Creek, Ore

The child reportedly set the car rolling after knocking it out of gear

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A mother and her baby have had a miraculous escape after a car almost crashed into them

The woman was pushing her child in San Francisco on Friday when a white SUV raced towards them

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This pitbull gives new meaning to the phrase ‘puppy love’

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Danny Nickerson, 6, has received 15,000 cards and presents from well-wishers around the world

Danny Nickerson loves to see his name on paper, so his mother put in a simple request for cards in a local paper - it went viral

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The fighter jets had been completing exercises when they were dispatched to intercept the plane

When the plane landed back in Toronto, a SWAT team stormed the plane carrying guns and telling passengers to “keep their heads down” and “hands up”

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Junior Bishop’s spidey-sense gets him charged with assaulting an officer, resisting arrest and criminal mischief

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The animals bred for bones on China’s tiger farms

The big cats kept in captivity to perform for paying audiences and then, when dead, their bodies used to fortify wine
A former custard factory, a Midlands bog and a Leeds cemetery all included in top 50 hidden spots in the UK

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Introducing the top 50 hidden spots in Britain
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Ebola epidemic: Plagued by fear

How a disease that has claimed fewer than 2,000 victims in its history has earned a place in the darkest corner of the public's imagination
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From 'Parks and Recreation' to 'Guardians of the Galaxy'

He was homeless in Hawaii when he got his big break. Now the comic actor Chris Pratt is Hollywood's new favourite action star
How live cinema screenings can boost arts audiences

How live cinema screenings can boost arts audiences

Broadcasting plays and exhibitions to cinemas is a sure-fire box office smash
Shipping container hotels: Pop-up hotels filling a niche

Pop-up hotels filling a niche

Spending the night in a shipping container doesn't sound appealing, but these mobile crash pads are popping up at the summer's biggest events
Native American headdresses are not fashion accessories

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A Canadian festival has banned Native American headwear. Haven't we been here before?
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Boris Johnson's war on diesel

11m cars here run on diesel. It's seen as a greener alternative to unleaded petrol. So why is London's mayor on a crusade against the black pump?
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Splash and flash: 5 best waterproof cameras

Don't let water stop you taking snaps with one of these machines that will take you from the sand to meters deep
Louis van Gaal interview: Manchester United manager discusses tactics and rebuilding after the David Moyes era

Louis van Gaal interview

Manchester United manager discusses tactics and rebuilding after the David Moyes era
Will Gore: The goodwill shown by fans towards Alastair Cook will evaporate rapidly if India win the series

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The goodwill shown by fans towards Alastair Cook will evaporate rapidly if India win the series
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The air strikes were tragically real

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Britain as others see us

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How did our legends really begin?

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