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O.J. Simpson out of jail on parole❗

O.J. Simpson will soon be a free man. Again.

A four-member parole board in Carson City, Nev., voted unanimously Thursday to curtail his 33-year prison sentence for kidnapping and armed robbery, stemming from a confrontation over sports memorabilia in Las Vegas in 2007.

The football legend and serial abuser …

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French singer Barbara Weldens dies on stage in concert

An up-and-coming French singer, Barbara Weldens, has collapsed and died in the middle of a concert at a festival. The cause of her death is unclear but, according to one report, she was probably electrocuted.

Weldens, 35, had been on stage in a church in the picturesque village of Goudron …

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'Trump ends CIA support for anti-Assad Syria rebels'

The Trump administration has decided to halt the CIA's covert programme to equip and train certain rebel groups in Syria fighting the government of President Bashar al-Assad, two US officials said, a move sought by Assad ally Russia.

The US decision, said one of the officials, is part of an …

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Tunisia bans Wonder Woman after al-Chaab complaint

A court in Tunisia has banned Wonder Woman, a US film starring a former soldier with the Israeli army, more than a month after it was scheduled to open at cinemas, a legal source said.

The film was due to be screened at two venues in Tunis in early June …

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US ends laptop ban on Middle East carriers

The United States has ended a ban on passengers carrying laptops on board US-bound flights from certain airports in the Middle East and North Africa, bringing to an end one of the controversial travel restrictions imposed by President Donald Trump's administration.

Riyadh's King Khalid International Airport was the last of …

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Extradited Thai monk arrives to face array of charges

A former monk has been charged with sex offences, fraud and money laundering after being extradited from the US to Thailand. Wirapol Sukphol, formerly Nen Kham, became notorious in 2013 when a YouTube video appeared to show him on a private jet with a designer bag and sunglasses.

Later in …

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Saudi police release Snapchat ‘model in skirt’ without charge

Saudi police have released without charge a woman who was filmed in a miniskirt at a historic site in the ultra-conservative kingdom, the government said on Wednesday. The ministry of information said police had released the woman last night and the prosecutor had closed the case.

Police said on Tuesday …

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US committee votes for tougher conditions for aid to Pakistan

A key congressional panel has voted to impose tougher conditions on Pakistan to receive US assistance and authorised the secretary of state to suspend aid if Islamabad fails to take effective actions against terrorist groups.

The House Appropriations Committee on Wednesday approved by voice vote the 2018 State and Foreign …

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Singapore Airlines reviews nut policy after toddler scare

An allergy scare involving a three-year-old toddler has prompted Singapore Airlines to review the serving of nuts on board its flights. Marcus Daley suffers from anaphylaxis, a potentially life-threatening condition which can be triggered by food including peanuts and shellfish.

He suffered a severe allergic reaction after other passengers around …

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2⃣ New Harry Potter⚡ Books to Be Published!

The Hogwarts universe is set to expand by an additional two new Harry Potter books in celebration of the 20th anniversary of the magical series. The books will be released in conjunction with an exhibition at the British Library, titled A History of Magic. The event, featuring the books will …

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Motor racing: Formula One appoints Nielsen as sporting director

Former Williams team manager Steve Nielsen is joining Formula One as sporting director, reporting to motorsport head Ross Brawn.

"His appointment will strengthen the working group we are setting up to work with the FIA and the teams in defining a framework for the technical and sporting regulations for Formula …

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🇮🇳Indian Man Plays 🎸Guitar as 👨‍⚕Doctors Operate🔪 on His Brain

A 32-year-old techie-turned-musician strummed the guitar on the operation table while surgeons "burned" his brain to correct a neurological disorder. The seven-hour surgery at a city hospital last week relieved the youth of musician's dystonia, a condition that cramped three fingers on his left hand.

Tushar (name changed) experienced the …

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