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The Guardian

Australia v India: Women's World Cup semi-final – live!
The Guardian
We call her the Oracle. She's also an accomplished basoonist. As well as writing for a range of outlets, she runs CRICKETher, a one-stop shop for her output. In this piece, she quantifies just how big a deal a sold-out Lord's is for the Women's World ...



CNN

How US gun culture compares with the world
CNN
The United States arms some 900,000 law enforcement officers, according to 2014 FBI figures -- in concert with the majority of the world's police forces who are also armed. However, a small club of 19 nations do not routinely arm their police forces ...

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OJ Simpson drawing world attention during plea for freedom
FOXSports.com
LOVELOCK, Nev. (AP) Former football star and convicted felon O.J. Simpson will command the world's attention once again Thursday when he pleads for his freedom on live TV. Simpson was convicted in 2008 of an armed robbery involving two sports ...

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BBC News

Australia human history 'rewritten by rock find'
BBC News
Australian Aborigines are believed to be the world's oldest continuous civilisation. However, there has been debate among scientists about when they arrived, with an estimate of between 47,000 and 60,000 years ago. They would have made sea journeys ...

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CNN

China dominates World Interior of the Year shortlist
CNN
(CNN) The World Interior of the Year shortlist has been announced, bringing together 2017's best designed hotels, restaurants, offices and retail spaces. But while the nominees hail from around the globe, there is one clear winner: China. More than a ...

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The Mercury News

Concussion set Menlo School grad on path to world championships
The Mercury News
The regatta began on Wednesday, with the men's quadruple sculls not holding its heats until Thursday morning, while the world champion won't be crowned until Sunday. “Historically, the U.S. doesn't do as well as the European teams in sculling,” Finley ...



Washington Post

Conservative activists, media frame health-care battle as Trump against the world
Washington Post
As they scramble to resurrect the Senate GOP's last chance to repeal the Affordable Care Act, conservative activists and media figures have settled on a message that could fall flat: Do it for President Trump. From Tuesday night through the ...

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China unveils plan to become a world leader in AI by 2025
Reuters
BEIJING (Reuters) - China unveiled a national artificial intelligence (AI) development plan on Thursday, laying out its ambitions to build world-leading technology amid heightened international friction over applications of AI in military technology ...

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The Guardian

Psychedelia, clubbing and Muppets: inside the world of Jim Henson
The Guardian
I have seen the evidence first-hand and I am ready to confirm: Big Bird is, in fact, quite big. Save Kermit! Why the Muppets debacle is so devastating. Read more. At 8ft 2in, he towers above his colleagues Elmo and Cookie Monster in a display case at ...

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CNBC

These pictures show how ethereum is taking over the digital currency world
CNBC
Ethereum's presence has grown rapidly in wealthy regions of the world in the two years since the full launch of the digital currency. While rival cryptocurrency bitcoin has grabbed most of the attention, briefly tripling in value this year, ethereum's ...

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