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Breaking: UK PM Theresa May signs official Brexit Letter

Theresa May will call on the British people to unite as she triggers article 50. This begins a two-year process that will see the UK leave the EU.

The UK entered the EU 44 years ago.

Her letter will be hand-delivered to the President of the EU Council tomorrow. At …

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Today's ⚽ highlights⚽

So many international games today. It's highlights time.

Portugal🇵🇹 2⃣ - 3⃣ 🇸🇪 Sweden📹 https://goo.gl/aWj204

France🇫🇷 0⃣ - 2⃣ 🇪🇸 Spain 📹 https://goo.gl/XKnQ9L

Netherlands🇳🇱 1⃣ - 2⃣ 🇮🇹 Italy https://goo.gl/pjkml7

Austria🇦🇹 1⃣ - 1⃣ 🇫🇮 Finland 📹https://goo.gl/Vz512g

Ireland🇮🇪 0⃣-1⃣ 🇮🇸 Iceland📹https://goo.gl/GeqItt

Albania🇦🇱 1 …

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Crowds attack Africans in India after teen's death

Hundreds of residents of an Indian city where a teenage boy died of a suspected drug overdose went on a violent rampage against Africans, using steel chairs to attack shoppers in a local shopping centre.

The riots broke out late on Monday after police in Greater Noida, a satellite city …

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Scottish lawmakers set to back call for independence vote

Scottish lawmakers were poised to vote for an independence referendum Tuesday, setting Edinburgh on a collision course with the UK government.

The anticipated vote by members of the Scottish Parliament would give the green light to First Minister Nicola Sturgeon to ask the UK Parliament for a referendum between autumn …

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North Korea conducts another missile engine test, US officials say

Two US defense officials told CNN Monday that North Korea conducted another ballistic missile engine test Friday.

The US is also not sure whether North Korea's military is capable of miniaturizing a nuclear warhead so that it could be mounted on a rocket, such as an ICBM, though Pyongyang has …

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South Korea: Human remains found on board recovered Sewol ferry

The bones and belongings of victims of the Sewol ferry disaster have been found on board the vessel, almost a week after it was lifted from the water off the coast of South Korea.

Speaking to reporters Tuesday, Ministry of Oceans and Fisheries official Lee Cheol-jo said salvage workers had …

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Ahmed Kathrada: South Africa's anti-apartheid veteran dies

He is due to be buried on Wednesday at a private ceremony, but President Jacob Zuma has said that flags should fly at half mast in his honour and that public memorial service will also be held.

Mr Kathrada, affectionately known as Kathy, was not only one of Mr Mandela's …

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Meningitis outbreak kills at least 140 in Nigeria

It has been reported over the last week in six states and has so far infected more than 1,000 people, the Abuja Centre for Disease Control says.

The disease is spreading amidst fears it could be out of control if refugee camps, prisons and police cells become affected through …

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Tasmanian Tiger Spotted In The Wild Despite Being Extinct For 80 Years

The apparent sightings of the ‘extinct’ carnivore have led to massive searches for the creature across Australia’s largest wilderness area.

Apparently, the Tasmanian Tiger was spotted by a tourism operator and a former park ranger so now more than 50 cameras have been set up in the area to …

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Surprising New Role for Lungs: Making Blood

Using video microscopy in the living mouse lung, UC San Francisco scientists have revealed that the lungs play a previously unrecognized role in blood production.

In another surprise finding, the scientists also identified a previously unknown pool of blood stem cells capable of restoring blood production when the stem cells …

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Elon Musk is setting up a company that will link brains and computers

Musk's projects are frequently inspired by science fiction, and this one is a direct reference to a device called a "neural lace," invented by the late British novelist Iain M. Banks for his Culture series.

The Journal also reports that the company has hired three people already: "Vanessa Tolosa, an …

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Peerless Federer rolls on with win over del Potro

Former U.S. Open champion del Potro, buoyed by a large Argentine contingent who did their best to lift him with regular chants of 'ole, ole, ole', did not submit easily but one break in each set was enough for Federer to move on to the fourth round.

An 18th …

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Benedict Cumberbatch and Wife Sophie Hunter Welcome Baby No. 2

Benedict Cumberbatch and Sophie Hunter are parents again. The couple welcomed their second child, son Hal Auden Cumberbatch, on March 3, reports People. A rep for the actor did not immediately respond to The Hollywood Reporter's request for comment. Cumberbatch, 40, and Hunter, 39, are already parents to son Christopher …

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