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    Brazil Protesters Storm Congress Seeking Military Rule

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    Dozens of protesters demanding a military coup have forced their way into Brazil’s lower chamber of Congress in the capital, Brasilia. At least 40 demonstrators scuffled with guards and took over the podium as a session began on Wednesday. Denouncing government corruption, they called for a return to military rule – which Brazil saw from…

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    Russian Athletes To Remain Banned From International Competition

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    Russian athletes remain banned from international competition including the Olympics, BBC Sport understands. Athletics chiefs have decided not to lift the suspension, which was imposed in November following accusations of state-sponsored doping. The World Anti-Doping Agency (Wada) this week said officials in Russia were being stopped from testing athletes and threatened by security services. Russia…

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    EgyptAir Crash Wreckage Found In Mediterranean

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    Wreckage of the EgyptAir flight that went missing over the Mediterranean last month has been found, Egyptian investigators say. A statement said “several main locations of the wreckage” had been identified. There were 66 people on board the Airbus A320 when it crashed on 19 May while flying from Paris to Cairo. It vanished from…

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    Hillary Clinton ‘secures Democratic nomination’

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    Hillary Clinton has clinched the Democratic nomination for US president after reaching the required number of delegates, an AP tally suggests. The count puts Mrs Clinton on 2,383 – the number needed to make her the presumptive nominee. She will become the first female nominee for a major US political party. But rival Bernie Sanders…

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    Johnny Depp’s Wife Accuses Him Of Assault

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    A US judge has ordered actor Johnny Depp to stay away from his estranged wife, actress Amber Heard, after she alleged he assaulted her. Ms Heard said in court on Friday that Mr Depp threw her mobile phone at her during a fight on Saturday. The judge also said Mr Depp should not try to…

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    British Explorer Henry Worsley Dies Crossing Antarctic, 30 Miles Short Of Goal

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    British explorer Henry Worsley has died attempting to be the first person to cross the Antarctic unaided, in an epic charity mission inspired by Ernest Shackleton. The 55-year-old former British Army officer died after being airlifted to a hospital in Punta Arenas, Chile, suffering severe exhaustion and dehydration. The father-of-two was found to have bacterial…

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    President Putin ‘Probably’ Approved Litvinenko Murder

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    The murder of ex-Russian spy Alexander Litvinenko in 2006 in the UK was ‘probably’ approved by President Vladimir Putin, an inquiry has found. Mr Putin is likely to have signed off the poisoning of Mr Litvinenko with polonium-210 in part due to personal “antagonism” between the pair, it said. Home Secretary Theresa May said the…

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