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Petrobras: Brazil Judge Teori Zavascki Dies In Plane Crash

A prominent Brazilian Supreme Court judge has died in a plane crash.

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Tesla Avoids Recall After Autopilot Crash Death

Tesla will not be ordered to recall its semi-autonomous cars in the US, following a fatal crash in May 2016.

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Man Killed By Crocodile In Australia's Northern Territory

A man has been killed by a crocodile at a river crossing in Australia's Northern Territory.

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Australian Open: Djokovic Knocked Out In Second Round

Defending champion and six-time winner Novak Djokovic was sensationally knocked out in the second round of the Australian Open by unheralded Uzbek Denis Istomin in the tournament's biggest shock this year.

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Protests Flare In Southern India Over Jallikattu Ban

Thousands of supporters of Jallikattu, a bull-taming festival where the animals are forced to drink alcohol and chilli powder is rubbed into their eyes, have rallied in parts of southern India to demand the government lift a ban on the traditional event.

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Seven Kosovo Men Jailed For Helping Islamic State

A court in Kosovo sentenced seven men to jail for fighting for Islamic State and recruiting on behalf of the militant group, the court said on Thursday.

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Egypt Extends Detention Of Al Jazeera's Mahmoud Hussein

Egypt has for the second time extended the detention of an Al Jazeera journalist by 15 days, pending further investigation.

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Syria: Islamic State Group 'Kills 12' In Palmyra

 Pro-government forces retook the archaeological site and nearby city in March 2016

So-called Islamic State militants have beheaded four people and shot eight dead in the Syrian city of Palmyra, a monitoring group says.

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Death Toll From Suicide Blast At Gao Army Base Rises

The death toll from Wednesday's bomb attack on a military camp in northern Mali has risen to 77, a French army spokesman said.

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Clashes Grip Brazil Prison Where 26 Killed

Clashes have broken out at a Brazilian prison where 26 prisoners were recently killed in a confrontation.

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