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Body of ex-UCLA basketball star Knight found days after posting heartbreaking video online

The body of former UCLA basketball player William ‘Billy’ Knight has been found on a roadway in Phoenix, Arizona just days after he posted a video online saying “this is probably my last message on Earth.” Knight, 39, published a six-minute video to YouTube on Sunday entitled “Billy Knight: ‘I’m Sorry Lord’” in which he expressed remorse for his “life ...

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‘Cataclysmic collision’: Uranus hit mystery star twice the size of Earth 4bn yrs ago

The freezing atmosphere and warped axis of Uranus was likely formed when the ice giant was involved in a “cataclysmic collision” with a massive object twice the size of Earth. The seventh planet from the sun, which spins bizarrely on its side, is the only celestial world in the Solar System with such a pronounced tilt. Largely made up of ...

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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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‘Got me good’: Russian pop star Emin trolls Russiagaters in satire clip featuring Trump & Co

Russian pop star Emin ridiculed Russiagaters in a new clip, featuring lookalikes of Trump and others partying hard with Miss Universe contestants and taking shots together. Some in US media took the fun video too seriously. Russian pop star Emin Agalarov, also known as Emin – his name surfaced in US headlines last year when it emerged he helped arrange ...

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ABC to bring back ‘Roseanne’ without Barr after show’s star booted for racist tweet

Bittersweet news for ‘Roseanne’ fans – the show is coming back but without Roseanne Barr. The spinoff series was announced about three weeks after ABC axed the iconic comedienne and television star over a racist tweet. Read more The new show, with a working title ‘The Conners,’ will premier in fall 2018. The show will center on the family as ...

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'Je suis Simona': Romanians angry after Charlie Hebdo depicts tennis star as scrap metal collector

The French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo has caused offence once again, this time angering Romanians, after it likened that country’s tennis champion Simona Halep to a Roma scrap metal dealer. The controversy surrounds a cartoon in the magazine which showed Halep clutching her recently won French Open trophy and shouting “Old Iron! Old Iron!” The depiction, believed to be a ...

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Supermassive black hole annihilates star, launches jets at speed of light (IMAGE)

Astronomers have captured a supermassive black hole rip apart a wandering star and shoot out a spectacular jet – the first time the aftermath of a black hole destruction has been observed. Scientists tracked the tidal disruption event (TDE) with radio and infrared telescopes in a pair of colliding galaxies called Arp 299 – some 150 million light-years from Earth ...

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Porn star Stormy Daniels’ attorney says Russia is out to get him

Michael Avenatti, the lawyer representing porn star Stormy Daniels, says he is being targeted by Russia in a smear campaign, for his efforts to hold US President Donald Trump to account for an alleged affair with the porn actress. Avenatti told the Daily Beast that the Russian government is trying to damage his reputation by planting negative stories about him ...

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No to ‘Star Wars Style’: Ultimatums & raising stakes won’t solve international crises, says Lavrov

Global issues such as the denuclearization of North Korea, the Iran nuclear deal or the Syrian and Ukrainian conflicts, can’t be solved by ultimatums in the style of ‘Star Wars,’ says Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov. “Over and over again we come to realize that ultimatums and pressure, exerted externally, including by coercion, are inevitably doomed to failure, the attempts ...

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Football star, leading man, communist, outcast: RT dives into life of black icon hounded for beliefs

Paul Robeson rose from poverty and early loss to become one of the most famous performers in the world. But his prickly activism and a Soviet connection cost him his career, but not his legacy. A son of a preacher, whose mother died in a fire when he was six, Robeson was a bewilderingly talented man. At Rutgers, where he ...

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