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The World's Steepest Funicular Just Opened in Switzerland

The World's Steepest Funicular Just Opened in Switzerland

At one point, the train needs to move at a almost 48-degree angle to negotiate a 110-meter climb while traveling only 100 meters horizontally. Passengers are able to keep standing up straight becaus...

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Facebook adds 'snooze' button to mute your annoying friends

It turns out, you're not alone, ' Facebook said. This applies to not just people but even Pages or Groups as well. If you are finding yourself snoozing something often, just bite the bullet and unfoll...

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Sarah Palin's son arrested on domestic violence charges

Sarah Palin's son arrested on domestic violence charges

He was charged with misdemeanor mischief for allegedly causing up to $500 in property damage, according to the Los Angeles Times . Palin's arrest on charges of domestic violence isn't his first. P...

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Hoon arrested after filmed 'driving into oncoming traffic'

Dashcam footage taken on Sunday showed a Nissan Skyline GTR speeding into oncoming traffic and forcing cars into the breakdown lane along Cessnock Road at Gillieston Heights, New South Wales. The ve...

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Honduran President Juan Hernandez wins re-election

Honduran President Juan Hernandez wins re-election

Hernandez of the ruling National Party obtained 42.95 percent of the vote, while his main challenger Nasralla secured 41.42 percent, David Matamoros, president of the TSE, said in an official statemen...

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Tempestade tropical nas Filipinas deixa três mortos; milhares saíram de casa

Tempestade tropical nas Filipinas deixa três mortos; milhares saíram de casa

As autoridades emitiram alertas de perigo para Samar, Samar Norte e Samar Oriental, Biliran, Leyte, Aklan, Iloilo do Norte e Capiz, todas em Visayas, e para Albay, Sorsogon e Masbate, na ilha de Luzon...

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Polícia captura acusado de abusar e matar criança

Um homem está sendo acusado de ter estuprado e matado uma criança de quatro anos de idade no bairro de Santana de Parnaíba. Eles são vizinhos da família da menina.

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PM Modi not to visit Ockhi-hit villages in Kerala

PM Modi not to visit Ockhi-hit villages in Kerala

The PM has decided not to visit the coastal areas citing security reasons. The minister said that affected fishermen and farmers have been invited to meet Narendra Modi at an alternate location in K...

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Três pessoas morrem e 15 estão desaparecidas após desabamento no Chile

Três pessoas morrem e 15 estão desaparecidas após desabamento no Chile

As informações são da EFE. O subsecretário do Interior, Madmud Aleuy, confirmou que os mortos são duas mulheres e um turista não identificado. O deslizamento de terras ocorreu pelas 9h20 locais (1...

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PA Senator Daylin Leach accused of sexual misconduct by staffers

PA Senator Daylin Leach accused of sexual misconduct by staffers

Wolf said the state lacks an "adequate structure for victims to report this type of behavior" and called on leaders from both parties in Harrisburg to "commit to real reform that protects victims". Th...

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Turkish PM to visit Bangladesh, Rohingya camps

Turkish PM to visit Bangladesh, Rohingya camps

UNHCR spokesman, Babar Baloch, said winters in Bangladesh are milder than in other regions. The U.N refugee agency reports on Sunday it will start distributing the first of almost 200,000 items of w...

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Oracle to buy Australia's Aconex for $1.56bn

Oracle to buy Australia's Aconex for $1.56bn

Shares in Aconex on Monday surged almost 45 per cent on the news and were trading at $7.63 by 1230 AEDT. The company has experienced massive share price fluctuations since listing in 2014 at A$1.90,...

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Children serenade pope on 81st birthday; he appeals for kidnapped nuns

Children serenade pope on 81st birthday; he appeals for kidnapped nuns

The Pope told the Italian Periodical Press Union and the Italian Federation of Catholic Weeklies that dredging up old scandals too was one of the "sins of communication" that hurts all involved. Pope ...

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UN Security Council seeks law to rescind Trump's Jerusalem benevolence

UN Security Council seeks law to rescind Trump's Jerusalem benevolence

As it stood by Sunday night, the leaked text was a restatement of the UN's position on Jerusalem as outlined through decades of Security Council and General Assembly's resolutions, our correspondent n...

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La Liga round-up: Fernando Torres gives Atletico Madrid narrow win

La Liga round-up: Fernando Torres gives Atletico Madrid narrow win

A superb Sime Vrsaljko cross from the right was perfectly placed for Torres to apply a left-footed finish from close range in the 74th minute, with Alaves' ultimately short of ideas in their pursuit...

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Deus Ex Dev Increasing Its Focus On

Deus Ex Dev Increasing Its Focus On "Online Experiences" In Its Games

Sébastien Bessette, director of online technology stated that "All of these efforts unify our teams towards one single goal, that being to deliver the best online gaming experience to our players". Si...

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Toyota showed a teaser of the new sports auto

Toyota showed a teaser of the new sports auto

Details are few and far between but Toyota claims the concept benefits from "technological feedback acquired through motorsports activities" suggesting that the GR Super Sport could be powered by the ...

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Voting begins for municipal and nagar panchayat elections

Voting begins for municipal and nagar panchayat elections

Former minister and SAD leader Dr Daljit Singh Cheema, who led the SAD-BJP delegation, alleged "the Congress had murdered democracy in the State by using police force to commit atrocities on Akali-BJP...

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Funeral procession begins for Southern California firefighter

Funeral procession begins for Southern California firefighter

It will move onto State Route 134 and Interstate 210 before continuing south to Interstate 15 arriving in San Diego around 1:20 p.m. The Chino resident said her grandson would send them pictures aft...

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Palestinians want Islamic world to deliver on promises

Palestinians want Islamic world to deliver on promises

Of course he reminded me about the religious persecutions that raged in Iraq after Saddam's fall. We understand Erdogan's endgame and the worldview that motivates him. States do not come into being ...

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Strangers gather in Indianapolis to honor Purple Heart recipient and 'abandoned veteran'

Strangers gather in Indianapolis to honor Purple Heart recipient and 'abandoned veteran'

So the funeral home invited anyone - veterans, strangers, organizations - to come give him a proper goodbye. Shelton had no known family and is formerly of Louisville, Ky., according to Indiana Fun...

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Papa Francisco comemora os 81 anos com velinhas em pizza no Vaticano

Papa Francisco comemora os 81 anos com velinhas em pizza no Vaticano

Após a reza, centenas de fiéis cantaram seu nome. Sorridente, o Pontífice agradeceu. Ele disse que, com suas viagens por todo o mundo, o papa "persegue com coragem e determinação caminhos de diálogo e...

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Adolescente de 15 anos morre baleado em operação policial — Rio de Janeiro

Adolescente de 15 anos morre baleado em operação policial — Rio de Janeiro

Guilherme da Silva teria sido baleado quando jogava futebol numa localidade conhecida como Marcega. Desconhece-se ainda a origem do disparo fatal. Segundo os relatos, o clima de pânico começou por v...

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Barry Sherman: Family disputes reports on mystery double death in Canada

Barry Sherman: Family disputes reports on mystery double death in Canada

Canadian police continue to weigh whether or not to open a homicide investigation after the deaths of billionaire pharmaceutical executive Bernard "Barry" Sherman and his wife shocked the country's co...

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US Army sergeant killed in Niger attack not captured, despite reports

Army Sgt. La David T. Johnson died in a hail of gunfire, hit upwards of 18 times as he sought shelter in thick brush, battling to the end in the wake of escaping activists who had quite recently kille...

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Idoso desaparecido há dois dias encontrado vivo por caçadores

Durante o dia de hoje, foram mobilizados 16 operacionais, entre bombeiros e GNR, e cinco viaturas, que percorreram terrenos e caminhos, nas buscas. Segundo o responsável, há indicações de que o octo...

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Cold wave freezes J&K; Gulmarg, Kargil coldest

Cold wave freezes J&K; Gulmarg, Kargil coldest

The night temperature on Friday dropped by four degrees from around 11.2 degrees Celsius on Thursday to 7.3 degrees Celsius as strong winds coming from the snow-clad regions of Jammu and Kashmir and...

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Egypt: Zohr gas field starts production

Egypt: Zohr gas field starts production

Mulla added that the initial production rate of the field is 350 million cubic feet of gas per day. He described the production of Zohr natural gas field as "unprecedented" which marks a milestone i...

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Sanders Capital LLC Increases Stake in Taiwan Semiconductor Mfg LTD (TSM)

Guggenheim Capital Llc who had been investing in Taiwan Semiconductor Mfg Ltd for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $196.49B market cap company. Strategic Fincl Incorporated holds 0.16% o...

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McCain 'doing well,' looking to come home to Arizona

McCain 'doing well,' looking to come home to Arizona

He will not be on hand for the final vote on the GOP tax passage expected for early this week. McCain, 81, spent a most of the week at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, Md., ...

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