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57 injured as New York commuter ferry collides with dock

At least 57 people were injured, 11 seriously, when a commuter ferry struck a dock in New York City's financial district during the morning rush-hour.

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Half of all food produced — 2bn tonnes — thrown away

As much as half of all the food produced in the world — two billion tonnes worth — ends up being thrown away, a report claims.

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Man killed in zorb ball run

Russia has launched an investigation into the death of a 27-year-old man in an inflatable "zorb" ball that tumbled down a mountainside in a horrific accident that was caught on video, a spokesman said.

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Cinema massacre accused likely to plead insanity

Prosecutors were expected to finish presenting their case to a Colorado judge last night in the preliminary hearing of a former graduate student who is charged with shooting 12 people to death and wounding 58 others in a movie theatre last summer.

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Berlusconi blasts 'feminist' judges over €200,000-a-day divorce settlement

Milan court officials have defended the impartiality of their judges after ex-Premier Silvio Berlusconi blamed "feminist, communist" magistrates for a €200,000-a-day divorce settlement.

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