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  1. Scott Lincoln's Olympic bid in need of financial supportRead the original story w/Photo

    1 min ago | York Press

    The British number one, who represents City of York Athletic Club, insists that qualification for this summer's Rio games is still within 'touching distance'. However, Lincoln - a builder from Northallerton - now has only a fortnight to reach the required 20.50m Olympic qualifying standard and has been omitted from the British Athletics squad for next week's European Athletics Championships in Holland.

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  2. Queen leads Somme commemorations at Westminster Abbey on eve of battle's 100th anniversaryRead the original story w/Photo

    1 min ago | Sunday Herald

    THE Queen attended a service at Westminster Abbey last night as the nation began commemorating the Battle of the Somme at events in the UK and France. The monarch, the Duke of Edinburgh and Prime Minister David Cameron joined the congregation for an evening commemoration - on the eve of the 100th anniversary of the start of the battle.

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  3. Plan to open new children's home in EaglescliffeRead the original story w/Photo

    2 min ago | Darlington and Stockton Times

    HOME: Stockton Town Hall where Stockton Borough Council is processing an application to create a children's home for autistic children in Eaglescliffe. However, unlike the three other recently opened children's homes in Hartburn, Stillington and Thorpe Thewles, the new home would not be for troubled children with behavioural problems.

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  4. Xinhua Insight: The way for China's ruling party to get strongerRead the original story

    2 min ago | Xinhuanet

    Yu Jing has promised not to leave a poverty-stricken village in Anhui unless she is sure that the 400 villagers are self-sufficient. Leaving her son and daughter with her husband in Jinzhai County, the 33-year-old Communist spends all day in Dawan Village of Shihua Township, helping locals find ways to make money.

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  5. Brunei keeps fireworks ban during Hari Raya festivalRead the original story

    2 min ago | Xinhuanet

    The RBPF said Thursday that no permits have been issued to any companies in Brunei for the sale of fireworks, even in the upcoming Hari Raya festival celebration. The move, said Acting Director of Operation Senior Superintendent Pg Hj Muhammad in a press conference held at the RBPF Headquarters, was to further ensure the safety of the people during the celebration.

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  6. Debate over devolution to be held soonRead the original story w/Photo

    2 min ago | This Is Scunthorpe

    A BIG debate will be held next week to discuss the devolution proposal backed by the two northern Lincolnshire local authorities. Organised by Greater Lincolnshire LEP, it is one of several to be held across the ceremonial county to allow people to hear the arguments and make up their own mind about the prospects.

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  7. Warning for Taranaki road users after 11 crashes in one weekRead the original story w/Photo

    2 min ago | Taranaki Daily News

    From 2004 to 2014 there were 119 fatalities and 653 serious injuries on Taranaki roads, many of which crashes were a result of driver behaviour, New Plymouth District Council integrated transportation coordinator Liz Beck said. As well as the warning from Roadsafe Taranaki, the district council has delivered flyers to all rural addresses, encouraging people to take care on the roads.

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  8. China to support Africa in digital migration driveRead the original story w/Photo

    3 min ago | New Vision

    African countries are turning to China for funding and technology support for the continent's digital migration that has been much slower compared the rest of the world. A year since the June 2015 global target set by the International Telecommunications Union , only five out of 54 African countries have switched from analogue to digital transmission.

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  9. Kenyans put aside doping fears to focus on RioRead the original story w/Photo

    3 min ago | New Vision

    Kenyan athletes run during the men 3000 steeple chase during the trials for Rio Olympic Games in Eldoret. AFP Photo n athletes went into action at their Olympic trials on Thursday confident that they would prove to the world that they were running clean.

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  10. Hindu temple worker hacked to death in BangladeshRead the original story w/Photo

    3 min ago | The Miami Herald

    A Hindu temple worker was hacked to death in southwest Bangladesh early Friday in the latest attack blamed on radical Islamists, police said. At least three assailants on a motorbike fled the scene after hacking Shyamonando Das with sharp weapons, local police chief Hasan Hafizur Rahman said.

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  11. B2Gold Corp. (BTO) Receives Outperform Rating from ScotiabankRead the original story w/Photo

    3 min ago | Daily Political

    Scotiabank currently has a C$3.25 price objective on the stock. Several other analysts have also commented on the stock.

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  12. Too much Brussels in EU, new presidency says after UK exitRead the original story w/Photo

    4 min ago | The Island Packet

    Slovakia takes over the European Union's presidency on Friday determined to help reconnect the EU with its citizens and put decision-making back in the hands of Europe's nations as the bloc reels from Britain's vote to leave. Slovakia's Prime Minister Robert Fico takes his seat during a goverment meeting in Bratislava, Slovakia, Thursday, June 30, 2016.

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  13. a Magica surprise for motoristsRead the original story w/Photo

    4 min ago | Scoop

    Magic attacker Ellen Halpenny, pictured with Constable Kalym Davies, has been in the team since the Drive Sober campaign was first launched in 2013. "It's all about the prevention of drink driving, it's all about protecting our whanau."

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  14. Vietnam finds Taiwanese company responsible for fish deathsRead the original story w/Photo

    5 min ago | NewsOK.com

    In this April 28, 2016, photo, villagers bury dead fish on a beach in Quang Binh, Vietnam. Vietnam's government announced Thursday, June 30, 2016, that Taiwan's Formosa Ha Tinh Steel Corp. was responsible for an estimated 70 tons of dead fish that began washing ashore along more than 200 kilometers of coastline in four central provinces in early April.

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  15. New Philippine president faces daunting challengesRead the original story w/Photo

    6 min ago | Norwalk Citizen News

    In this photo provided by the News and Information Bureau, Malacanang Palace, new Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte delivers his inaugural speech after taking his oath at his inauguration ceremony in Malacanang Palace Thursday, June 30, 2016 in Manila, Philippines. Duterte becomes the 16th President of the Philippine Republic.

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  16. Nicky Hilton shows off her baby bump in a grey mini dress near end of pregnancyRead the original story w/Photo

    6 min ago | Daily Mail

    Any day now! Pregnant Nicky Hilton shows off her baby bump in a grey mini dress as she nears the end of her pregnancy She's nearing the end of her pregnancy, but Nicky Hilton still isn't sacrificing her keen sense of style. Nicky, who is expecting a baby girl with husband James Rothschild, showed off her tanned legs in a thigh grazing frock in New York City.

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  17. Rivals in U.K. Tory leadership battle have acrimonious historyRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Japan Times

    Two years after a clash over extremism in schools that contributed to Gove being fired as education secretary, the two are locking swords again as the vicar's daughter takes on the adopted son of a fish merchant for the office of prime minister. Gove and May are the favorites to succeed David Cameron as Conservative Party leader and premier after his defeat in the European Union referendum forced his resignation.

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  18. TPP may cost Abe's LDP crucial farmers' votesRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Japan Times

    Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's Liberal Democratic Party faces a major test of its support from farmers in the coming Upper House election, the first nationwide vote since Japan and 11 other countries signed a trade pact that opens the agricultural sector to increased international competition. The Trans-Pacific Partnership free trade agreement is a key growth policy for Abe's government, enabling Japanese companies to make deeper inroads into overseas markets to make up for shrinking domestic demand amid the country's declining population.

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  19. 100 years on, Prince William pays tribute to lost Somme generationRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Japan Times

    A British Machine Gun Corps officer stands at the entrance of a captured German dugout under the ruined church at Beaumont Hamel during the Battle of the Somme in November 1916 in this photo from the Imperial War Museum taken by Lt. Ernest Brooks.

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  20. Taiwan navy accidentally fires supersonic missileRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Nation

    The Hsiung Feng III missile hit waters off the islands of Penghu, in the middle of the Taiwan Strait, around 8:40 am , causing no injuries, the navy said. The navy launched an investigation to determine what caused the incident.

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