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Clips purport to show cashiers following him around ‘thinking he's shoplifting’

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Ace who has been credited with saving the life of his 13-year-old owner

Nick Lamb had taken out his hearing aids the night before and was only alerted to the fire when his dog began to lick his face

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Payout was awarded against RJ Reynolds,  America's second biggest tobacco company

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The church is known for picketing the funerals of service personnel

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Polls showing the former first lady is the runaway favourite for the Democratic Party’s presidential nomination

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FBI photos depict various appearances of the convicted murderer JoAnne Chesimard

She broke out of prison in 1973, fled to Cuba and is still there today, one of the FBI’s most-wanted fugitives – and a symbol of America’s still gaping racial divide

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We flinch, but there are degrees of paedophilia

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Rand Paul is laying out his presidential stall by taking on his party's disastrous record on foreign policy
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