1. Avengers star Patrick Macnee dies
     Published by BBC on 2015-06-26 at 01:49:31

Actor Patrick Macnee, star of The Avengers TV series, dies in California at the age of 93.

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2. Explosion, Decapitated Body at French Industrial Site
     Published by The New York Times on 2015-06-26 at 03:49:36

Unknown persons rammed a car into the premises of a U.S. gas company in southeast France on Friday, exploding gas containers in an apparent attack which bore the hallmarks of Islamist militants and left one dead and several wounded, police sources and Fre...

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3. EU agrees to relocate migrants
     Published by BBC on 2015-06-26 at 01:02:34

EU leaders holding late-night talks on the Mediterranean migrant crisis agree to relocate 40,000 of those who have arrived in Greece and Italy.

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4. Boston bomber’s new home: Supermax prison
     Published by CNN on 2015-06-26 at 00:08:34

It's home to Ramzi Yousef, who plotted the 1993 bombing at the World Trade Center; 9/11 conspirator Zacarias Moussaoui; "Unabomber" Ted Kaczynski; and Richard Reid, the "shoe bomber."


5. Terrorism Suspected in Reported Attack on French Factory
     Published by The New York Times on 2015-06-26 at 03:44:39

The authorities swarmed a factory outside Lyon, France, on Friday after a man reportedly carrying an Islamic State flag assaulted the site, news reports said.

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6. 9 killed in Alaska plane crash
     Published by CNN on 2015-06-26 at 01:03:30

A sightseeing float plane carrying a pilot and eight cruise ship passengers crashed into a cliff in southeast Alaska, killing everyone on board.

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8. Harry Potter play to open next year
     Published by BBC on 2015-06-26 at 02:24:34

JK Rowling announces the play Harry Potter and the Cursed Child will open in London's West End next year.

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9. David Cameron optimistic about renegotiating Britain’s EU membership – video
     Published by The Guardian on 2015-06-26 at 02:20:53

After addressing a summit of European Union leaders in Brussels on Thursday night, the prime minister, David Cameron, says he is pleased that a renegotiation of Britain's membership of the EU is under way. Under pressure from Conservative Eurosceptics and...

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10. N. Korea drought ‘could mean famine’
     Published by CNN on 2015-06-26 at 01:05:58

South Korea willing to help | Korean War's lasting toll | School for North Korean defectors

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11. The hunky gorilla that’s got women going ape
     Published by CNN on 2015-06-26 at 02:20:14

Who could resist that striking countenance, that chiseled brow -- and that toned, furry butt?

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12. Sustainable development must live up to its promise to leave no one behind | Helen Dennis
     Published by The Guardian on 2015-06-26 at 00:00:01

With the endgame nearing for the sustainable development agenda, leaders must commit to helping those worst affected by poverty and discriminationWhen heads of state sign an international agreement on the sustainable development goals (SDGs) in September,...

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14. Thailand blocks human rights group’s launch of Vietnam report
     Published by The Guardian on 2015-06-26 at 00:59:26

Police prevent launch of report on Vietnam’s persecution of ethnic minority, saying it could affect national security and bilateral relationsThailand’s military government has forced a human rights group to cancel the launch of its report on the Vietn...

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15. Gates to invest $2bn in breakthrough renewable energy projects
     Published by The Guardian on 2015-06-26 at 03:46:39

Bill Gates plans to double investment in green energy technology and research to combat climate change, but rejects calls to divest from fossil fuelsBill Gates has announced he will invest $2bn (£1.3bn) in renewable technologies initiatives, but rej...

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16. Step aside, Vegas. There’s a new player in town
     Published by CNN on 2015-06-26 at 03:16:39

It's known as the Asian Las Vegas but for most non-gambling visitors, Macau is anything but.

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18. How Britain’s khat ban devastated an entire Kenyan town
     Published by The Guardian on 2015-06-26 at 01:00:02

Mild stimulant used to be Maua’s most valuable export, bringing prosperity to all involved. A year since it was outlawed, the local economy has been devastatedIn a quiet and unassuming town tucked away in a hilly part of eastern Kenya, the British home ...

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20. If this doesn’t inspire you, nothing will
     Published by CNN on 2015-06-26 at 01:56:30

If this doesn't inspire you, nothing will



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