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Tracking Trump: president tries his best to befriend Kim Jong-un

Trump bemoans his inability to buddy up to the North Korean leader, as his son and son-in-law face more trouble in the Russia inquiry

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Do you remember coming home from school to tell your mother or father another kid had been nasty to you in the playground? And all you wanted was to be his friend?

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How Totò Riina’s war on the Italian state almost destroyed Cosa Nostra

After a crackdown by law enforcement, mafia clans have turned from violence and intimidation to corruption and collusion

“Riina was still the boss of Cosa Nostra when he died. No one had taken his place after his arrest. It is unprecedented for the position not to be filled when the boss is arrested,” said

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The Guardian view on Yemen: a catastrophe that shames Britain | Editorial

The world’s worst humanitarian crisis is deteriorating as a Saudi blockade prevents desperately needed food, fuel and medicine from entering the country. London’s unstinting support for Riyadh makes the UK complicit

Twenty years ago, Tony Blair acknowledged the British government’s responsibility for the Irish famine that killed one million people: a healing gesture needed because, even after a century and a half, pain and anger endured and the responsibility of

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Aftermath of mosque bombing in Nigeria – video

Footage from Nigerian TV shows

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Dashcam video shows plane crash-landing in Florida – video

Two police dashcam videos captured the moment a small plane crash-landed on a busy Florida road. Pinellas County Sheriff’s office said officers were responding to a call on the North Keene Road in Clearwater when they saw the single-engine Rockwell Commander 112 flying low before crashing into the road. The 61-year-old pilot and 55-year-old passenger were both uninjured. The pilot had reported engine trouble shortly after refuelling, the sheriff’s office said.

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‚Get out of the way!‘ Bus parks directly in front of stadium implosion – video

An Atlanta commuter bus ruins a painstaking livestream of the demolition of the iconic Georgia Dome, by making a stop at exactly the wrong moment. A crowd of onlookers can be seen lined up to watch the demolition, as a voice slowly counts down. Seconds after the first plume of smoke appears, a large bus slowly enters the frame.

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Leigh Corfman on her encounter with Roy Moore at age 14 – video

The woman who first spoke out to accuse Alabama Senate candidate

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Jana Novotna on Wimbledon defeat and the Duchess of Kent’s comforting words – archive video

The Czech tennis player, who has died of cancer at 49, recalls the time she began crying after being defeated by Steffi Graf at Wimbledon in 1993, before the Duchess of Kent put an arm around her and whispered: ‚Don’t worry, you’ll win this one day.‘


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Quelle: TheGuardian.com