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Knifeman yelling ‘Allahu Akbar’ shot dead after killing two in France

MARSEILLE, France/PARIS (Reuters) – Two women were stabbed to death and their assailant shot dead by a soldier in the southern French port city of Marseille on Sunday in what officials described as a “likely terrorist act”. Reuters: World News

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Did You Know Gaming Unearths Tomb Raider Trivia

Did You Know Gaming Unearths Tomb Raider Trivia

With a successful rebooted game (and film) franchise currently in players' minds, Tomb Raider has seen a return to form in recent years. This week, Youtube channel Did You Know Gaming digs deep into Lara Croft's past to find a ...

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A cell signal, an open bar: tiny wins for Puerto Rico in ruins

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (Reuters) – Puerto Ricans still living largely in darkness 12 days after Hurricane Maria leveled their island reveled in small victories on Sunday in what promises to be a months-long slog back to some semblance of ...

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Some NFL players kneel during U.S. anthem again despite Trump call for protest to end

(Reuters) – Several dozen NFL players, fewer than last week, chose to sit or kneel during the U.S. national anthem at the start of games on Sunday, a day after President Donald Trump again demanded an end to a protest ...

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Catalan leader opens door to secession from Spain after vote

BARCELONA (Reuters) – Catalonia’s regional leader opened the door to a unilateral declaration of independence from Spain on Sunday after police used batons and rubber bullets to disrupt a banned referendum in a show of force Catalan officials say injured ...

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Health and safety rules targeted as Trump begins to slash red tape

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – When disaster hits the chemical plants in Port Arthur, Texas, triggering fires like those that flared in the wake of Hurricane Harvey, Hilton Kelley is the man fielding panicked calls from neighbors unsure whether they should evacuate ...

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Violence erupts as Catalans vote on split from Spain

BARCELONA (Reuters) – Spanish riot police burst into polling stations across Catalonia on Sunday, seizing ballot boxes and voting papers to prevent a banned referendum on a split from Spain in a show of force aimed at asserting Madrid’s authority ...

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Captain Falcon Was Almost The SNES Mascot

Captain Falcon Was Almost The SNES Mascot

Those of us fortunate enough to snag an SNES classic this Friday may have skipped over F-Zero in favor of more revered classics like Super Mario World, A Link To The Past, and Earthbound. But Perhaps F-Zero should have been ...

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Three Miami Dolphins players defy Trump order to stand during anthem

LONDON (Reuters) – Three Miami Dolphins players knelt for the American national anthem before their NFL game in London on Sunday, after U.S. President Donald Trump had said the previous day that it was “very important” that players stood. Reuters: ...

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Defiant Catalans vote on split from Spain despite crackdown

BARCELONA (Reuters) – Spanish riot police burst into polling stations across Catalonia on Sunday, confiscating ballot boxes and voting papers to try to halt a banned referendum on a split from Spain as Madrid asserted its authority over the rebel ...

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