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LAST_UPDATEThu, 02 Apr 2015 3pm

Boko Haram Uses Children As Human Bombs, Commits 'Heinous Crimes': UN

Boko Haram Islamist militants in northern Nigeria are using children as human bombs and targeting women and girls for particularly horrific abuse, including sexual slavery, the United Nations human rights chief said on Wednesday.

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Russian Trawler With 132 Crew Sinks, At Least 43 Dead

MOSCOW: A Russian freezer trawler with an international crew of 132 sank Thursday morning in the Sea of Okhotsk off of the Kamchatka Peninsula and at least 43 crew members were killed, rescue workers said.

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Mice To Meet You: Male Mice Sing To Find A Mate According To New Research

MALE mice sing to serenade future mates, research in the journal Frontiers In Behavioral Neuroscience has shown.

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Purrrr Thing: World's Loudest Cat Can't Find A Home

Bluey the cat's purr has been registered at 93 decibelsBLUEY the cat is making a claim to the title of the world's loudest with a purr as noisy as a tube train.

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In Tycoon Spat, Sukamto Ordered To Pay Indonesian Magnate Low S$132m

Pic: TodaySINGAPORE — The dramatic fallout between two tycoons, which has dragged on in the courtroom for more than six years, has ended with a High Court ordering one to pay the other S$280,000 (RM758,111) in damages for defamation — believed to be one of the highest for such cases not involving politicians.

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Senator Menendez Indicted For Corruption Says 'Will Be Vindicated'

WASHINGTON - Senator Robert Menendez of New Jersey was indicted on corruption charges, allegations that the high-ranking Democrat vowed to fight at a news conference on Wednesday night.

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Antiquities Looted From India End Up At Honolulu Museum

One of seven stolen artifacts that were on display at the Honolulu Museum of Art is shown in a secure room of the museum’s basement, Tuesday, March 31, 2015 in Honolulu. An international investigation into antiquities looted from India and smuggled into the United States has taken authorities to the Honolulu Museum of Art, which handed over the rare artifacts that it acquired without museum officials realizing they were ill-gotten items. Agents from the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement are taking the items back to New York and from there, eventually returning them to the government of India. (AP Photo/Caleb Jones)HONOLULU — An international investigation into antiquities looted from India and smuggled into the United States has taken authorities to the Honolulu Museum of Art.

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Taylor Swift Confirms Once And For All That The "Blank Space" Lyrics Are Not "Starbucks Lovers"

Last night, Taylor Swift totally rocked the iHeartRadio Music Awards in every way possible, from looking completely flawless in her black, sparkly mini-dress to surprising the world with an epic performance with music royalty, Madonna and taking home a bunch of awards.

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Explosion At Yemen Factory Kills At Least 25: Residents, Medics

An explosion at a dairy factory in Yemen's Hodaida port killed at least 25 workers, medical sources said, with conflicting accounts attributing the blast to an air strike by a Saudi-led alliance or to a rocket landing from a nearby army base.

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