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101-year-old woman wins 100m gold

101-year-old woman wins 100m gold

WELLINGTON: It is a remarkable, late-blooming athletics career. Man Kaur only started running at the age of 93, but the 101-year-old stole the show at the World Masters Games in New Zealand by winning 100 meter gold.

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12-year-old boy drives 800 miles across Australia

12-year-old boy drives 800 miles across Australia

CANBERRA: A 12-year-old boy who managed to drive 1,300 kilometers (800 miles) across remote Australia has been reunited with his parents, police said.

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Are you brave enough to swim 500 feet high glass pool

Are you brave enough to swim 500 feet high glass pool

A swimming pool at a Texas apartment block has a completely glass bottom – allowing people to see through it to the ground 500ft beneath them.   A stunning video of a guest strutting onto the transparent base will leave ...

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Chiniot: Thieves slaughter 15 donkeys, steal their hides

Chiniot: Thieves slaughter 15 donkeys, steal their hides

CHINIOT: Thieves here in our part of the world seem to have get smart. This time around an unknown bunch of them stole not one, not two, but fifteen donkey hides from suburban village Moza Talib here. According to area ...

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Google doodle celebrates April 23 Children’s Day

Google doodle celebrates April 23 Children’s Day

Internet browser Google has designed a doodle to mark the 97th anniversary of April 23 National Sovereignty and Children’s Day.

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New tower in South Korea smashes three records

New tower in South Korea smashes three records

  SEOUL: After six years of construction, the 555-meter-tall (1,820 ft) Lotte World Tower opened in April, setting three world records and redefining the Seoul skyline. Not only is it the tallest tower in South Korea and fifth highest in ...

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‘Super-Earth’ may be the most exciting exoplanet

‘Super-Earth’ may be the most exciting exoplanet

Over the last year, researchers have found nearby exoplanets that could potentially support life, like Proxima b and the seven TRAPPIST-1 planets. Now, a “super-Earth” has been found 39 light-years away, according to new research in the journal Nature.

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There’s a new world’s oldest woman

There’s a new world’s oldest woman

How to be the oldest person in the world? Don’t drink rum, according to 117-year-old Jamaican Violet-Mosse Brown, recently dubbed the world’s oldest human.

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Pop Francis wax statue unveiled in Brazil  

Pop Francis wax statue unveiled in Brazil  

A wax statue of Pope Francis was inaugurated in the small Brazilian town of Petropolis. The statue took part in the Easter Mass at the Saint Peter of Alcantara Cathedral before being moved to the Petropolis Wax Museum where it ...

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Fitness trackers’ heart rate monitoring accurate enough for most: study

Fitness trackers’ heart rate monitoring accurate enough for most: study

The heart rate monitor inside your fitness tracker may not be as precise as the equipment used in doctors’ offices and hospitals, but researchers say the smartwatches and wristbands are accurate enough for most consumers’ needs.

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Satellite images show vast growth of Indian cities: NASA

Satellite images show vast growth of Indian cities: NASA

WASHINGTON: New satellite imagery released on Thursday by NASA shows the vast growth of Indian cities in recent years.

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Germany conducts successful tests of world’s first ‘Hydrail’   

Germany conducts successful tests of world’s first ‘Hydrail’   

BERLIN: Imagine a nearly silent train that glides along its tracks emitting nothing more toxic than water. That train is a reality.

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First protest in Space against Trump’s Presidency

First protest in Space against Trump’s Presidency

Donald Trump’s polarizing presidency has sparked an increase in protests across the country and world, but now the resistance has extended to space. A small space network, called Autonomous Space Agency Network (ASAN), launched on Wednesday the “first protest in ...

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Nigerian official gives haircuts, sparks outrage

Nigerian official gives haircuts, sparks outrage

LAGOS: Images of a Nigerian government official cutting hair extensions off two female employees have sparked strong reactions online.

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Case against youth over slapping donkey

Case against youth over slapping donkey

A preparation has been underway to run a unique case against a youth over charges of slapping a donkey in state of Illinois. According to Arab website, the case is not only unique in the US history as well as ...

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Ford made a crib that acts like a car

Ford made a crib that acts like a car

Babies love car rides. They’re soothed by the vibration from the road and gentle the hum of the engine. For some tots, it’s the only thing that will make them go to sleep.

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First UK-China train departs, to pass through 7 nations

First UK-China train departs, to pass through 7 nations

 ESSEX: The first rail freight service from the UK to China departed on a 7,500-mile journey from Essex on Monday.

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A TV presenter reads out news of her husband’s death in car accident

A TV presenter reads out news of her husband’s death in car accident

An Indian TV presenter has been praised as “extremely brave” following she read out the breaking news of her husband’s death in a car accident on a 24-hour popular news channel.  Supreet Kaur read out the news bulletin after a reporter ...

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Disney seeks patent for humanoid robot

Disney seeks patent for humanoid robot

A new patent application from Disney (DIS) suggests it’s something the company has considered. The document says Disney is developing robots, including “humanoid robots,” that have been “adapted for soft contact and/or interaction with a human.”

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Women can no longer be forced to wear high heels in Canadian province

Women can no longer be forced to wear high heels in Canadian province

A Canadian province has scrapped the dress code which requires female employees to wear high heels. The government of British Columbia (BC) says the requirement is discriminatory as well as being a health and safety issue because they are dangerous. ...

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