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Samsung recalls Galaxy Note 7 phones after battery fires

Samsung recalls Galaxy Note 7 phones after battery fires

Published 02/09/2016

An employee poses for photographs with Samsung Electronics' Galaxy Note 7 new smartphone at its store in Seoul, South Korea, September 2, 2016. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji

Samsung Electronics Co Ltd has recalled all Galaxy Note 7 smartphones equipped with batteries it has found to be fire-prone and halted their sales in 10 markets, denting a revival of the firm's mobile business.

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Chris Brown’s lawyer says police found no gun at pop star’s home

Chris Brown’s lawyer says police found no gun at pop star’s home

Published 02/09/2016

Recording artist Chris Brown poses at the 2016 iHeartRadio Music Awards in Inglewood, California, April 3, 2016. REUTERS/Danny Moloshok/File Photo

A lawyer for Chris Brown said on Friday that the pop star cooperated with police after a woman called 911 from his Los Angeles home and that contrary to her claims that he pointed at gun at her, no such weapon was found.

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Belgians bless beer in Brussels cathedral on brewers day

Published 02/09/2016

Belgium celebrated Saint Arnould, the Patron Saint of brewers, on Friday by blessing a barrel of beer in a Brussels cathedral.

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Clinton offers plan to curb ‘unjustified’ price hikes on life-saving drugs

Clinton offers plan to curb ‘unjustified’ price hikes on life-saving drugs

Published 02/09/2016

FILE PHOTO -- U.S. Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton speaks at Futuramic Tool & Engineering in Warren, Michigan August 11, 2016. REUTERS/Chris Keane/File Photo

Hillary Clinton said on Friday that if elected to the White House she would create an oversight panel to protect U.S. consumers from large price hikes on long-available, lifesaving drugs and to import alternative treatments if necessary, adding to her pledges to rein in overall drug prices.

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In Skopje, residents proud of native Mother Teresa canonization

In Skopje, residents proud of native Mother Teresa canonization

Published 02/09/2016

A tapestry picturing Mother Teresa hangs from the central balcony of St. Peter's Basilica at the Vatican, September 1, 2016. REUTERS/Stefano Rellandini

When Mother Teresa is made an official saint of the Roman Catholic Church on Sunday, one city will be particularly proud of its famous native, Skopje.

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Rocket explodes on launch pad in blow to Elon Musk’s SpaceX

Rocket explodes on launch pad in blow to Elon Musk’s SpaceX

Published 02/09/2016

An explosion on the launch site of a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket is shown in this still image from video in Cape Canaveral, Florida, U.S. September 1, 2016. U.S. Launch Report/Handout via REUTERS

An explosion destroyed a Falcon 9 rocket belonging to Elon Musk's SpaceX and its cargo during preparations for a routine test firing at Cape Canaveral in Florida on Thursday, two days before it had been due to blast off and place a satellite in orbit.

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Artists explore emotional response to 9/11 attacks in new exhibit

Artists explore emotional response to 9/11 attacks in new exhibit

Published 01/09/2016

Artist Christopher Saucedo, whose brother Gregory Saucedo was killed in the 9/11 attacks, stands next to his work titled 'World Trade Center as a Cloud' during a preview event for the 'Rendering the Unthinkable: Artists Respond to 9/11' exhibition at the National September 11 Memorial and Museum in Manhattan, New York, U.S., September 1, 2016. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly

Artist Christopher Saucedo, dressed in black, stood with his hands in his pockets next to his mixed media artwork at the National September 11 Memorial & Museum in Manhattan.

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Brazil’s Rousseff ousted by Senate, Temer sworn in

Brazil’s Rousseff ousted by Senate, Temer sworn in

Published 01/09/2016

Brazil's new President Michel Temer attends the presidential inauguration ceremony after Brazil's Senate removed President Dilma Rousseff in Brasilia, Brazil, August 31, 2016. REUTERS/Ueslei Marcelino

Brazil's Senate ousted President Dilma Rousseff on Wednesday, ending an impeachment process that polarized Latin America's biggest country amid a massive corruption scandal and brutal economic crisis.

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Naked Donald Trump statue up for auction, could fetch $20,000

Naked Donald Trump statue up for auction, could fetch $20,000

Published 01/09/2016

New York City Parks workers move a naked statue of U.S. Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump that was left in Union Square Park in New York City, U.S. August 18, 2016. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid

A life-sized nude statue of U.S. Republican presidential contender Donald Trump is going up for auction, with profits from the sale going to an immigrant support group.

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Taiwan artist draws pleasure from miniature pencil carvings

Published 30/08/2016

Taiwan artist Lee Chien-chu stands in front of Xilou Bridge proudly holding up a miniature carving of the landmark, the latest offering in his pencil sculpture series.

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