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Chinese HNA Group chairman falls to his death after posing for photo in France

The chairman of the embattled Chinese HNA Group, that owns big stakes in Hilton hotels and Deutsche Bank has died in France. Wang Jian suffered 15 meters fall, while posing for a photograph, the police said. The tragedy occurred on Tuesday in the popular tourist village of Bonnieux, near Avignon in the French south-east. Wang’s death appeared to be accidental ...

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Constituent calls cops on ‘suspicious’ black politician canvassing (PHOTO)

A black Democratic politician was canvassing in Oregon when a white woman called the police on her, marking the latest in a string of instances of black people being reported to the police for engaging in ordinary activities. Rep Janelle Bynum, Oregon State Representative in House District 51, is running for re-election in November this year. However, her campaign nearly ...

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Cosmic radiation from giant star system heading towards Earth – NASA (VIDEO, PHOTO)

A star system containing two gigantic suns is blasting cosmic rays into space and NASA scientists have found that the radiation is making its way towards Earth on intergalactic winds. High-energy observations in the sprawling southern constellation of Carina had puzzled scientists for some time. But now a NASA orbital telescope has helped pin the energy source on Eta Carinae, ...

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Lifelike reconstruction of Julius Caesar reveals extraordinary head (PHOTO)

A new 3D reconstruction of Julius Caesar’s head gives unprecedented insight into what the famous Roman emperor looked like all those years ago – including the bizarre proportions of his cranium. The bust was revealed at an event to promote a new book on Caesar by archaeologist Tom Buijtendorp at at the National Museum of Antiquities in Leiden, the Netherlands, ...

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Charity blasts United Colors of Benetton over migrant images in ad campaign (PHOTO INSIDE)

The charity behind the rescue of hundreds of migrants from the Mediterranean has lambasted the Italian clothing firm United Colors of Benetton over the use of its images in a controversial advertising campaign. The pictures, which were taken by officials from SOS Méditerranée during a rescue operation involving hundreds of migrants on June 9, were published on the firm’s Twitter ...

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Self-fulfilling prophecy? Man with gun tattoo on face arrested for firearm possession (PHOTO)

In an example of life imitating art, a South Carolina man with a handgun tattooed on his forehead has been charged with unlawfully carrying a fully-loaded revolver. The Greenville Police Department have released a mugshot showing the suspect’s bizarre facial tattoo following his arrest on firearm charges. READ MORE 85% of world’s 1bn firearms held by civilians, study shows The ...

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Fake news: Russia dog execution image actually shot in Pakistan (PHOTO)

A picture circulating online of an alleged dog cull in Russia actually depicts Pakistan, during an attempt to reduce the number of stray animals on the streets of Karachi in 2016. Ahead of the World Cup there were fears that Russia would try to exterminate stray dogs in time for the arrival of fans. However, Deputy Prime Minister Vitaly Mutko ...

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‘It pierced the clouds’: Fireball spotted blazing over Europe (VIDEO, PHOTO)

Music fans were given an unexpected surprise when a fiery meteorite gatecrashed a set by the Foo Fighters during a Dutch music festival. The American rockers were performing at Landgraaf’s Pinkpop festival when a fireball streaked across the sky. The celestial ball of light is thought to have been the same phenomenon observed in dozens of reports to the International ...

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Was it a UFO? White object pierces Russia’s night sky, puzzles & awes locals (PHOTO, VIDEO)

A huge white object flashed in Russia’s sky in the night to Sunday. While some feared that aliens had entered Mother Earth or that war had broken out, the explanation was rather earthly. People across Russia took to social media to post dazzling pictures and videos featuring a mysterious object flying over them in the night to Sunday. Searching for ...

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Slam dunk: Flat-Earther logic obliterated by Reddit basketball stunt (PHOTO)

A Reddit user has poked major holes in flat-Earther ‘logic’ with a clever – and easy-to-replicate – experiment deploying a digital camera with a macro lens, plenty of light… and a basketball. Posted on Reddit by user Useless Pickles as ‘Proof that a basketball is flat’, the detailed experiment depicts the object as flat-surfaced and not the round ball we ...

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