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Lost Mac the monkey returned to toddler for Christmas

Image copyright Louise Regan-Alexander Image caption Mac was flown to Knock to join Finn who is spending Christmas in Ireland A lost toy monkey has been returned to its two-year-old owner after a race to reunite the pair for Christmas. Finn Regan-Alexander left the toy on an Aer Lingus plane ...

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Tropical Storm Tembin: Philippines rescuers seek victims

Image copyright Reuters Image caption The Salvador district is among those badly affected Rescuers are searching for victims of a tropical storm in the southern Philippines which has killed some 200 people in mudslides and flash floods. Rescue teams have yet to reach some of the affected areas on Mindanao ...

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1 body recovered, 36 feared dead in raging Philippine mall fire

DAVAO, Philippines — Philippine firefighters recovered one body from a burning shopping mall Sunday and there was “zero” chances of survival for 36 other trapped people inside the four-story building in southern Davao city, an official said. Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio said firefighters told distraught relatives of the ...

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Strictly’s Bruno Tonioli in tears on Desert Island Discs

Strictly Come Dancing judge Bruno Tonioli has broken down in tears as he recalled losing his mother, as well as friends and relatives, as a young man. Speaking on the Christmas edition of BBC Radio 4’s Desert Island Discs, he dedicated Rod Stewart’s version of the Beatles’ In My Life ...

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Miss America bosses resign over ‘inappropriate’ leaked emails

Image copyright Miss America Organization Image caption Sam Haskell (pictured on the front row) watches the 2017 contest The Miss America Organization CEO, Sam Haskell, has resigned over leaked emails that disparaged pageant contestants. In a statement, the organisation said it would accept Mr Haskell’s immediate resignation. Its chairperson, Lynn ...

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Secret Service holds full-scale training exercise at White House

The Secret Service conducted its first-ever full-scale training exercise on White House grounds to better teach agents to handle “potential critical incidents” there. The training program, which was developed over the course of several months by the Secret Service Joint Exercise and External Training Section, highlighted a ...

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Armed man shot repeatedly in Brooklyn bar gunfire

A gunman opened fire inside a Brooklyn alehouse, blasting a fellow patron three times early Saturday, police said. The 36-year-old victim was shot in his head, stomach and buttocks inside Steeplechase Beer Garden on Surf Ave. near W. 16th St. in Coney Island around 1:50 a.m., according ...

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Turkey blunder ‘a potential dementia sign’

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption You did turn it on, didn’t you? Forgetting to turn on the oven for the Christmas turkey could be a sign of early dementia in a loved one, says the NHS’s top dementia expert. Prof Alistair Burns said becoming confused in a strange house ...

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