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Protest & cheers at warm-up game for unified Korean Olympic hockey team (PHOTO, VIDEO)

Supporters and protesters gathered in Incheon, South Korea Sunday as the unified Korean women’s hockey team played out their first warm-up game ahead of the Winter Olympic Games later this month. READ MORE: N. Korea cancels joint event with S. Korea, blames media – report The team, made up for the first time of players from across North and South ...

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‘Geyser? Volcano?’ Locals puzzled by mystery sinkhole at Nice beach (PHOTO)

A mystery crater that appeared at a beach in the French resort town of Nice has left residents scratching their heads. Some suggest the large, round crater is either a geyser or a volcano. A sinkhole 5 meters in diameter and 2 meters deep, filled with brackish water, emerged on Lido beach in Nice, along the famous Promenade des Anglais, ...

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Clandestine sex doll brothel opens in Paris (PHOTO)

France’s first so-called sex doll brothel is operating in secret within the 14th Arrondissement of Paris – where clients can engage in virtual reality romps with silicone mannequins. The bohemian quarter of the city is home to cultural sights such as the Paris catacombs and the Vladimir Lenin Museum. But now a new agency, Xdolls, has opened an establishment in ...

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SpaceX rocket booster defies laws of gravity to survive extreme water landing (PHOTO)

SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket booster defied the odds and survived a high-powered water landing on Wednesday – surprising even company founder Elon Musk. The rocket launched a GovSat-1 communications satellite for Luxembourg and satellite operator SES from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida on Wednesday. SpaceX had decided not to land the Falcon 9’s first stage booster on one of ...

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Racing suits Russian skiers will use at PyeongChang revealed for the 1st time (PHOTO)

Members of the Russian cross country ski team have just received their uniforms approved by the International Olympic Committee. They are curious – though not especially eager – to try them on. The athletes are not so eager because the PyeongChang racing suits they will be using carry the hitherto unknown abbreviation OAR, which stands for “Olympic Athlete from Russia,” ...

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Photo of Obama & Nation of Islam leader Farrakhan surfaces after 13 years

A photo of then-Illinois Senator Barack Obama smiling with the Minister of the Nation of Islam, Louis Farrakhan, has surfaced thirteen years later. The photographer, Askia Muhammad, said he took the photo during a Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) meeting in 2005. He said he “gave up the picture at the time and basically swore secrecy.” Also in the picture is ...

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‘Humanity Star’: NZ rocket’s secret payload was shiny, disco ball satellite (PHOTO)

A rocket transporting a number of pieces of commercial hardware into space last weekend had a secret payload – a glittering satellite designed to be viewed from Earth with the naked eye. Rocket Lab, a private US company with a New Zealand subsidiary, aims to carry out frequent deliveries of commercial vehicles into low orbit. On Sunday, the firm’s Electron ...

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Satellite captures stunning close up image of volcanic eruption in Papua New Guinea (PHOTO)

Newly released satellite footage has captured a fresh angle of a volcano spewing ash in Papua New Guinea. There is no record of the volcano ever erupting before. The Kadovar Island volcano, which is approximately 24 kilometers north of the Papuan mainland, began erupting on January 5. This prompted authorities to evacuate the 590 occupants of the island. The people ...

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‘No Trump!’ Hundreds march in Switzerland against US leader’s Davos visit (PHOTO)

Hundreds of people flocked to the streets in Switzerland to protest the visit of US President Donald Trump to the Alpine town of Davos, where he is set to deliver a speech at the World Economic Forum. Anti-globalist and anti-capitalist rallies erupted in the cities of Geneva, Lausanne, and Fribourg as the mountain resort town of Davos hosts the 2018 ...

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13 die after massive landslide throws bus into abyss in Colombia (PHOTO, VIDEO)

At least 13 people died when the bus they were traveling on was pushed by a landslide into a deep abyss off a highway in southwestern Colombia, authorities announced. Rescuers only managed to reach it the next day. About 5,000 cubic meters (176,000 cubic feet) of rocks and mud unexpectedly slid off mountainous terrain in the Nariño region of the ...

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