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Putin braves icy water for traditional Epiphany dip (VIDEO)

President Vladimir Putin waded the icy waters of a frozen lake in a traditional celebration of Epiphany. The annual baptism is a long lasting staple of the Orthodox Church, with believers across Russia taking the midwinter dip. Putin took the plunge in an ice-hole in Lake Seliger north of Moscow to commemorate the baptism of Christ in the Jordan River ...

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Meanwhile in Russia: Trucker risks drive across terrifying Siberian bridge (VIDEO)

Video footage of a truck driving across the ramshackle Kuandinsky bridge in Siberia will have you on the edge of your seat. The dilapidated bridge, which spans the Vitim River, is one of the most perilous crossings on the planet. The 20m (66 feet) high bridge is barely wide enough to fit a car and doesn’t have a safety railing, ...

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Nukes on Mars? NASA tests reactor to sustain human life (VIDEO)

NASA has carried out successful tests on a compact nuclear reactor which the space agency hopes will be able to sustain human settlements on the moon, Mars, and beyond. The reactor could power equipment to turn the Red Planet’s natural resources into water, oxygen and fuel. The agency, in conjunction with the US Department of Energy, announced the initial test ...

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Popemobile grinds to a halt as Pontiff aids fallen police woman (VIDEO, PHOTO)

Pope Francis broke protocol when he ordered his so-called ‘popemobile’ to a halt so that he could assist a mounted policewoman thrown from her horse. The cop was toppled while escorting the pontiff as he waved to crowds in the city of Iquique, northern Chile. Break in protocol — Pope Francis stops the popemobile to attend to a policewoman who ...

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Young brawlers: Mass fight breaks out between junior hockey teams in south Russia (VIDEO)

While Russia’s North Caucasus region is well known for its successful wrestlers and other combat sports athletes, ice hockey, where fighting is also part of the game, seems to be slowly gaining popularity. Video footage of a mass fight last weekend between players of two junior hockey teams, local club Alania and visitors Haski (Nevinnomysk), which happened in the capital ...

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‘Branson bailout’ protests erupt as anger grows with East Coast rail (VIDEO)

Angry protestors have descended upon London’s Kings Cross Station to share their rage over the proposed £2 billion bailout for Virgin Trains East Coast rail service, owned by one of the world’s richest men, Richard Branson. The train service, which is a joint venture between Stagecoach and Branson’s Virgin Group, pledged to pay more than £3 billion (US$ 4.1 billion) ...

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Italian passenger racially abused on London tube in shocking footage, police hunting suspect (VIDEO)

A man on a racist tirade against an Italian commuter was met with disgust by fellow commuters. In a video uploaded to social media to shame the potty-mouthed passenger, fellow travellers can be heard standing up for the victim. The London Underground passenger launched into a sickening racist rant at an Italian man sitting beside him – but he didn’t ...

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People & roofs blown away: At least 3 killed as storm hits northern Europe (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

Extreme winds have lashed northern Europe, killing two people in The Netherlands and bringing transport chaos to parts of Germany. Stormy weather conditions have been sweeping across Germany, the Netherlands, France Belgium and parts of the UK. The Netherlands At least two people have been killed by storm debris in The Netherlands. A 62-year-old man was killed in the city ...

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Australian Open: Ball girl inches from being taken out by powerful Rafael Nadal backhand (VIDEO)

A ball girl at the Australian Open showed lightning-quick reflexes to dodge a powerful backhand from Rafael Nadal in his second round game on Wednesday. The Spanish star apologized to the girl after making sure she was unhurt. In the third set of his match against Argentina’s Leonardo Mayer, the Spaniard misdirected a return of serve, firing it at the ...

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EU finally realizing it’s also to blame for Brexit – Senior MEP (VIDEO)

A senior member of the European Parliament says Jean-Claude Juncker concedes that the bloc is also to blame for Brexit. Hans-Olaf Henkel MEP told RT the EU Commission president recognizes that the union “played its part.” During a parliamentary session on Wednesday, Juncker called Brexit a “lose-lose situation,” and even went as far as calling it a “catastrophe.” “When it ...

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