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Stories Contributed By Jake Carter

Kendrick Lamar performs ‘To Pimp A Butterfly’ medley on Colbert’s ‘Late Show
Step forward Kendrick Lamar, who had the honour of being new Late Show host Stephen Colbert’s first musical guest last night. Once again K. Dot did not disappoint, delivering a scorching …
Al Qaeda in Syria takes last regime base in Idlib
President Bashar al-Assad’s regime has been at war against various rebel groups for the past four years, in a conflict that has so far killed at least 240,000 people. Abdel Rahman, …
Coroner: Illinois police officer killed by single gunshot
Investigators say three men seen in a video from a home near where a northern Illinois police officer was fatally shot were not involved in the slaying. Gliniewicz, a decorated 30-year …
Crisis in graphics — European Union migration
Thursday’s official visit came a few hours after the Swiss cabinet advised parliament to reject right-wing attempts to impose an emergency crackdown on asylum applications as the refugee crisis in …
Bones in South African cave reveal new human relative
But the creatures are not human. Professor Chris Stringer, head of human origins at London’s Natural History Museum, said: “The new human species Homo naledi is similar to modern humans in …
Wealthy Americans on Al Qaeda List
In addition to Adelson, the list includes former Federal Reserve chief Ben Bernanke, who al-Qaida refers to by his full Hebrew name of Ben Shalom Bernanke, major Republican donors Charles …
Saudi Arabia bans camel slaughter during Haj
Two Filipino nurses who were infected with Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, have been discharged from the hospital while two others remained confined at the …
British girl, 12, earns top Mensa score, tests higher than Einstein
LYDIA Sebastian has outwitted geniuses Albert Einstein and Stephen Hawking in an IQ test she described as “easy”. With her scores, Lydia is now part of the one per cent …
Pentagon: US To Asses Syrian Rebel Train-and-equip Program
Pentagon press secretary Peter Cook offered no details on how the program could be revamped, but told reporters that Defense Secretary Ash Carter still believes training and equipping moderate Syrian …
Turkish jets strike PKK rebels, camps in Iraq
Turkey’s southeast has seen nearly daily clashes between militants from the outlawed Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) and security forces since July. PKK took the responsibility of the attack. Kurdish rebels …

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