"Queen of Style" Aretha Franklin's dresses go up for auction

"Queen of Style" Aretha Franklin's dresses go up for auction

Dozens of Aretha Franklin's dresses go up for auction on November 9 and 10, in the first sale since the Queen of Soul passed away and making it, in the words of the auction house, a "truly historic" event.
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Germany: images from scene at Midnight shisha bar after deadly shooting

Germany: images from scene at Midnight shisha bar after deadly shooting

Forensic police carry out their investigation at Midnight shisha bar, the first location in a shooting spree in the German city of Hanau that left ten people dead excluding the gunman.
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Romanian boxer inspires girls to knock out poverty

Romanian boxer inspires girls to knock out poverty

Steluta Duta was a teenaged orphan living on the streets when, one cold January day in 2002, she stepped through the door of a boxing gym in the town of Buzau and embarked on her unlikely path to becoming an elite athlete. Duta, whose first name m...
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Many South Sudanese citizens "deliberately starved" : UN report

Many South Sudanese citizens "deliberately starved" : UN report

The chairperson of the UN Commission on Human Rights in South Sudan says that deliberate starvation and the deprivation of access to basic services are hallmarks of the conflict in South Sudan. She also highlights a significant level of political ...
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Germany shooting: scene outside Arena Bar & Cafe

Germany shooting: scene outside Arena Bar & Cafe

Images show the scene outside the Arena Bar & Cafe in Hanau, Germany following a deadly shooting spree that left 10 dead overnight. The attack occurred at two bars in Hanau, about 20 kilometres (12 miles) from Frankfurt. After the first deadly sho...
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Scores rescued from blaze in Myanmar's Yangon

Scores rescued from blaze in Myanmar's Yangon

Scores of people were rescued from a blazing building in Myanmar's commercial hub Yangon early Thursday, many brought to safety with a cherry-picker crane from the highest floors.
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Deadly shisha bar shootings rock Germany

Deadly shisha bar shootings rock Germany

Police are on the scene after deadly shootings in the German city of Frankfurt, with an unknown number of attackers still at large.
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Addicts in paradise: Seychelles battles heroin crisis

Addicts in paradise: Seychelles battles heroin crisis

The Seychelles, a tropical eden in the Indian Ocean with idyllic beaches and luxury hotels, is not pure paradise. The country is fighting a major scourge: heroin, to which about 5% of the population is addicted.
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In London, a "death cafe" gives people safe space to discuss the finality of death

In London, a "death cafe" gives people safe space to discuss the finality of death

Sitting at the head of the table, "death cafe" facilitator Mireille Hayden listens carefully as a young woman who recently lost her father shares her experience dealing with grief. At this unusual cafe in London, people from all ages and all walks...
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Police on site after at least eight killed in shootings in Germany

Police on site after at least eight killed in shootings in Germany

Police are on the scene after at least eight people were killed in two shootings near the German city of Frankfurt, with an unknown number of attackers still at large.
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Thousands of women rally for abortion law in Argentina

Thousands of women rally for abortion law in Argentina

Thousands of women wave and hold up the green scarves that have become the symbol of Argentina's abortion rights movement, during a protest in Buenos Aires to campaign for a new bill to legalise abortion.
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Thousands of women protest for abortion rights in Argentina's capital

Thousands of women protest for abortion rights in Argentina's capital

Thousands of women brandish green scarves and gather in front of Argentina's Congress to demand that the country legalise abortion, a year after conservatives narrowly blocked its decriminalisation, leaving the country bitterly divided over the is...
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Brazilian office worker becomes an LGBT+ icon

Brazilian office worker becomes an LGBT+ icon

Fernando Magrin is the sales manager for American Airlines in Brazil. He is also a drag-queen in his free time. A few years ago, he created one of Sao Paulo Carnival's biggest street parties: The "Bloco MinhoQueens", which attracted 200,000 people...
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Harvey Weinstein leaves court as jury ends day two deliberations

Harvey Weinstein leaves court as jury ends day two deliberations

Harvey Weinstein leaves court as jurors in his high-profile sex crimes trial end a second day of deliberations without reaching a verdict. The disgraced movie mogul, 67, faces life in prison if the jury of seven men and five women convict him of a...
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China craving for Senegal peanuts rattles local business

China craving for Senegal peanuts rattles local business

Large peanut orders from Chinese traders have cut Senegal's traditional selling season short this year, rewarding farmers with fat profits but leaving local buyers with slim pickings.
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Tough weather kills 48,000ha crops in central Colombia

Tough weather kills 48,000ha crops in central Colombia

A layer of frost covers dry crops in central Colombia, where worried farmers are lamenting this year's particularly strong damage - one which experts say isn't due to climate change.
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Rat race: rodents become talking point of Paris polls

Rat race: rodents become talking point of Paris polls

Above the sewers in which they dwell, rats have become the focal point of Paris's municipal campaigns, with incumbent mayor Anne Hidalgo putting forward new generation bins supposed to deprive them of food, while the opposition boasts of having se...
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US: Asian Americans warn of 'xenophobia' over coronavirus outbreak

US: Asian Americans warn of 'xenophobia' over coronavirus outbreak

As the usually bustling streets of Chinatown in Los Angeles are mostly deserted amid fears about the coronavirus outbreak, Asian Americans say they are being unfairly associated with the disease. "The thing that I am actually most concerned about ...
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Syrian father and three-year-old daughter laugh off the shelling

Syrian father and three-year-old daughter laugh off the shelling

In Syria's Idlib, there's no escaping the war, so Abdullah al-Mohammed says the only way he found to reassure his daughter Salwa was to turn the shelling into a game. A video in which the three-year-old laughs every time an explosion goes off went...
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Weinstein arrives at court as jury returns for second day of deliberations

Weinstein arrives at court as jury returns for second day of deliberations

Ex-Hollywood titan Harvey Weinstein arrives at the Manhattan Criminal Court, in New York, as jurors return for the second day of deliberations in his high-profile sex crimes trial.
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Singapore wildlife reserve showcases baby animals

Singapore wildlife reserve showcases baby animals

A White rhino calf runs and rolls in the mud while a pair of red-shanked douc langur babies enjoy their new-found pastime of swinging between trees. Over 660 babies were born and hatched at Wildlife Reserves Singapore last year.
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The abandoned and destroyed Syrian city of Atarib

The abandoned and destroyed Syrian city of Atarib

Aerial shots of the abandoned Syrian city of Atarib, located in the western countryside of Aleppo, show the destruction of the city amid military operations and bombardment of the Syrian regime and its Russian ally. Nearly 900,000 people have been...
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Thousands attend funeral of murdered seven-year-old girl in Mexico

Thousands attend funeral of murdered seven-year-old girl in Mexico

Thousands of residents from Tulyehualco, southeast of Mexico City, attend the funeral of a seven-year-old girl who was found dead on 11 February, a crime that sparked an uproar in the violence-wracked country.
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SpaceX's Crew Dragon

SpaceX's Crew Dragon

Short videographic on the SpaceX project. SpaceX announced a new partnership Tuesday to send four tourists deeper into orbit than any private citizen before them, in a mission that could take place by 2022 and easily cost more than $100 million.
Get away from it all...in space

Get away from it all...in space

Videographic showing how holidays in space may soon become the latest craze. SpaceX has announced a new partnership to send four tourists deeper into orbit than any private citizen before them, in a mission that could take place by 2022 and easily...