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A 30-year-old woman has been charged with the attempted murder of her newborn son who was allegedly abandoned in a roadside drain for five days before passers-by heard his cries.

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Naked man fell through ceiling of airport toilet

A naked man fell through the ceiling of a women’s toilet at Logan Airport, then ran out of it and viciously assaulted an elderly man while he was still in the buff and bleeding, before being arrested, state police said.

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Washington DC’s ‘cocaine mayor’ dies

Marion Barry, the scandal-plagued former mayor of Washington DC, who was jailed for smoking crack cocaine before making a surprising return to office, has died aged 78.

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Boston amputee to run Marathon 2015

A woman injured in the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing who had several surgeries before having part of her leg amputated recently was discharged from a rehab facility over the weekend and has vowed to run the race next year.

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Kidman shines at rainy premiere

Oscar-winning beauty Nicole Kidman was among the stars to brave the pouring rain at the premiere of Paddington the movie.

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MH17 recovery operation completed, say investigators

Work to recover wreckage of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17, which was downed over Ukraine with the loss of 298 lives has now finished.

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Fire on train prompts evacuation of station

London’s Charing Cross station was evacuated yesterday as emergency services dealt with a fire on a train.

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Cosby addresses sex assault allegations

Controversial comedian Bill Cosby has spoken out against a wave of sexual assault allegations but told a Florida publication that he does not have to “answer to innuendos”.

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Mother quizzed over baby in drain

Police in Australia have questioned but not charged a 30-year-old woman whose newborn baby boy was found abandoned in a drain near a Sydney motorway.

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Putin blames West for frosty relations

President Vladimir Putin blamed the West for worsening relations with Russia since the Ukraine crisis and said Moscow would not allow itself to become internationally isolated behind another ‘Iron Curtain’.

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Cameron warned on blocking benefits to EU citizens

David Cameron has been warned that barring European Union nationals from claiming benefits in Britain would be “totally discriminatory” as he prepares to deliver a key speech on immigration.

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