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“It’s the last word in the dictionary and it’s fun to say and it’s fun to spell,” said an eighth grader Samara St Louis from Canada.
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A 10-year-old surfer has had a close encounter with a photo-bombing shark that shared a wave with him off an Australian beach.
High heels, blonde hair and make-up are among dress codes for women in the British workplace, despite gender discrimination being illegal, a parliamentary report released today has found.
In the face of verbal attacks and accusations they are dishonouring their families by daring to perform, the women of Afghanistan’s first all-female orchestra are charting a new destiny for themselves through music.
The hunt for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 ended in futility and frustration Tuesday, as crews completed their deep-sea search of a desolate stretch of the Indian Ocean.
The owners of Ringling Bros and Barnum & Bailey Circus announced Saturday that they will close the 146-year-old show in May.
Rick Riordan, author of the best-selling Percy Jackson and the Olympians fantasy series, has turned down an invitation to be honoured by the Texas legislature.
When Tilikum first came to SeaWorld 25 years ago, the masses enthusiastically bought tickets to see killer whales like him perform.
As many African women spend much of their spare time in hair salons, Ivory Coast’s chief librarian, also a woman, came up with a brainwave to help them read and learn to read.
Islamic State has claimed responsibility for the attack on a Turkish nightclub on Sunday morning where 39 people were killed as they celebrated the new year.
Portuguese diplomat António Guterres took over as the United Nations’ new secretary-general Sunday and issued an appeal for peace.