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Soil from the Fukushima prefecture may be used as landfill for the creation of “green areas” in Japan, a government panel has proposed, facing potential public backlash over fears of exposure to residual radiation from the decontaminated earth.
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Those who managed to escape the Mosul crossfire suffer a complete nervous breakdown, recalling how entire families, ill-advised to stay home instead of fleeing, often ended up under the rubble of their homes bombed by the US-led coalition.
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Thousands of people have been evacuated as a monster category four cyclone smashed into the coast of Australia, with winds over 260 kilometers per hour (160 mph) ripping off roofs and uprooting trees in Queensland.
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Dramatic increase in border searches of electronic devices prompt FOIA lawsuit against Trump administration
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The self-professed white supremacist who admits to traveling to New York specifically to kill black men is facing terrorism charges after fatally stabbing a black man with a sword. He also faces a hate crime charge for the murder.
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Human Rights Watch has expressed doubts that a Saudi-led investigation into the alleged coalition strike on a refugee boat earlier this month will result in an impartial investigation.
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The Dakota Access Pipeline is to begin service in the near future as its developer, Energy Transfer Partners, announced that oil has been placed under the Missouri River reservoir. However, the legal battle over the disputed land is far from over.
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A Philadelphia police officer filmed swinging his bike at an anti-Donald Trump protester during a Make America Great Again demonstration is being investigated by the department’s Internal Affairs Division.
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A deal between the state of Michigan, the city of Flint, several Flint-based pastors, and the American Civil Liberties Union, has resulted in the state paying $87 million to replace lead-tainted pipelines with galvanized steel pipes.
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Democrats are calling for the House Intelligence Committee chair to step down after he confirmed meeting with a source on the grounds of the White House before announcing new evidence of “incidental” surveillance on the Trump transition team.
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The CEO of SpaceX and Tesla, Elon Musk, is backing a new company that seeks to explore the possibility of merging the human brain with artificial intelligence (AI) to help humans keep up with machines.
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The Pentagon said it will not alter the rules of engagement in the war against Islamic State (IS, former ISIS/ISIL) in Iraq as the US-led coalition faces allegations of killing dozens of civilians in one of their airstrikes on Mosul.
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Police in Paris clashed with demonstrators from the Asian community in front of a police station following a protest over the police killing of a 56-year-old man over the weekend.
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A prison company in Kansas allegedly shared secretly recorded videotapes and audio exchanges between prisoners and their attorneys with prosecutors, according to a federal investigator.
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Following pressure from environmental groups, tech giant Samsung has finally revealed its plans for all the Galaxy Note7s that were pulled from the market because of faulty, exploding batteries.
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The popular statue of a young girl staring down Wall Street’s famous ‘Charging Bull’ can remain until February 2018, according to New York’s mayor. The statue had originally been granted a permit until April 2.
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In life, James K. Polk helped establish the borders of the continental US by threatening war over Oregon and fighting one in Mexico. He has not found peace in death, however, with some Tennessee lawmakers now wanting to rebury him for the fourth time.
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Hundreds of transgender Swedes will receive compensation of 225,000 kronor ($26,000) each after a now-repealed law forced them to surgically disable their reproductive organs before legally changing gender.
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A woman in her 20s was burnt alive by a group of villagers in northern India for protesting the cutting of trees on her family’s farm to widen a road, according to local reports.
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Three people have filed a class action lawsuit in Illinois for $5 million, claiming that Microsoft's Windows 10 update ruined devices  or caused them to lose data in what they called the company's "failure to exercise reasonable care."
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