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Three children are recovering in hospital after Austrian police stopped a truck near Braunau, on the German border, with 26 people from Syria, Afghanistan and Bangladesh crammed inside.

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‘Just 3 in 10,000 Ashley Madison women real’

While eight people across the US who registered to use Ashley Madison are suing the cheating website after it was hacked. It has emerged female activity on the company’s web pages is virtually non-existent.

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Unconventional Donald Trump turns wisdom on its head

Not only is Donald Trump an unconventional candidate, he’s got a campaign operation that turns the conventional wisdom of electoral politics on its head.

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Gunman in live TV shooting ‘felt he was a victim in workplace’

The man who was news director during Vester Flanagan’s rocky tenure at Virginia station WDBJ-TV described him as someone who constantly saw himself being victimised by others.

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War veteran, 95, the last survivor of The Great Escape

A British war veteran has become the last surviving member of the true story behind The Great Escape, following the death of Australian pilot Paul Royle.

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Vatican emissary accused of sex assault found dead

The Vatican’s former ambassador to the Dominican Republic, who had been charged by church prosecutors with sexually abusing children in the Caribbean country, died of apparent natural causes as he awaited trial, the Vatican said.

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QUIRKY WORLD ... Devil to pay: Taiwan to roll out porn star metro cards

TAIWAN: Taiwan will roll out “angel” and “devil” metro cards featuring a Japanese porn star next week, despite a public outcry and a previous decision to scrap the project.

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Bush lauds recovery 10 years after Katrina

Former US president George W Bush returned to New Orleans to praise the region’s recovery on the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina.

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No cure for hangovers, scientists conclude

Whisper it quietly, but there is no cure for a hangover.

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Hundreds of migrants die as crisis escalates

Austria said 71 refugees including a baby girl were found dead in an abandoned freezer truck, while Libya recovered the bodies of 82 migrants washed ashore after their overcrowded boat sank on its way to Europe and scores more were feared dead.

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Ebola survivor has baby boy

Ebola did not take Victoria Yillia’s life. And it could not prevent the birth of her son.

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Charles Manson follower Bruce Davis could be allowed out

After 43 years in prison and 30 parole hearings, US parole officials have again decided it is safe to free Charles Manson follower Bruce Davis.

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Greek caretaker government sworn in ahead of elections

A caretaker government, led by Greece’s first female prime minister, was sworn in as the country heads to early elections next month, the third time Greeks will go to the polls this year.

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