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Competitors slip and slide for gravy wrestling championships

Competitors slip and slide for gravy wrestling championships

Published 30/08/2016

Men and women wrestlers wearing fancy dress tackled a slippery surface for a somewhat unusual contest on Monday - the "World Gravy Wrestling Championships".

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Japan promises Kenya aid to fund development, power generation

Japan promises Kenya aid to fund development, power generation

Published 29/08/2016

Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe (L) and Kenya's President Uhuru Kenyatta attend a news conference following bilateral talks at State House in Kenya's capital Nairobi, August 28, 2016. REUTERS/Thomas Mukoya

Japan will give Kenya 1 billion yen ($9.78 million) in aid to spur economic and social development, and will extend an as yet unspecified amount for a geothermal power project, the leaders of the two countries said.

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Beyonce storms Video Music Awards, Rihanna gets lifetime award

Beyonce storms Video Music Awards, Rihanna gets lifetime award

Published 29/08/2016

Beyonce accepts the Female Video of the Year award from U.S. Olympic gymnasts Madison Kocian, Aly Raisman, Simone Biles and Laurie Hernandez during the 2016 MTV Video Music Awards in New York, U.S., August 28, 2016. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

Beyonce dominated the MTV Video Music awards on Sunday, prowling the stage with a 15 minute medley from her powerful "Lemonade" album and taking home eight statuettes, including the top prize - video of the year.

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Brazil’s Dilma Rousseff takes stand in impeachment trial

Brazil’s Dilma Rousseff takes stand in impeachment trial

Published 29/08/2016

People walk next to an official photo of Brazil's suspended President Dilma Rousseff, at a camp in support of Rousseff, in Brasilia, Brazil, August 28, 2016. REUTERS/Bruno Kelly

Suspended President Dilma Rousseff will make a last stand in Brazil's Senate on Monday in an impeachment trial that is widely expected to remove her from office and end more than a decade of leftist rule by her Workers Party.

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‘Birth of a Nation’ filmmaker reflects on his 2001 rape trial, acquittal

‘Birth of a Nation’ filmmaker reflects on his 2001 rape trial, acquittal

Published 28/08/2016

Actor Nate Parker poses at the premiere of his new film ''Non-Stop'' in Los Angeles, California, U.S. February 24, 2014. REUTERS/Fred Prouser/File Photo

Actor-director Nate Parker says he never gave another thought to his trial and acquittal on rape charges in 2001 until forced to confront the issue again as the promotion for his film "Birth of a Nation" was gaining steam this month.

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Clinton attacks Trump’s outreach to black voters in new ad

Clinton attacks Trump’s outreach to black voters in new ad

Published 27/08/2016

Dr. Ben Carson (L) and Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump (C) and Pierry Benjamin (R) attend a round table with the Republican Leadership Initiative at Trump Tower in the Manhattan borough of New York,, U.S., August 25, 2016. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

Democrat Hillary Clinton called on Friday for voters to reject the "bigotry" of Donald Trump's White House campaign, releasing a television ad criticizing his efforts to appeal to black voters and saying she was reaching out to people from all parties who are troubled by his candidacy.

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Oops! Britney Spears does it again in latest pop culture comeback

Oops! Britney Spears does it again in latest pop culture comeback

Published 27/08/2016

Millennium Award recipient Britney Spears performs a medley of songs at the 2016 Billboard Awards in Las Vegas, Nevada, U.S., May 22, 2016. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni/File Photo

Britney Spears is hitting up pop culture one more time, releasing a new album, singing retro karaoke hits and about to take the MTV Video Music Awards (VMA) stage for the first time since 2007.

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Batman suit boasting 23 gadgets earns Guinness World Record

Batman suit boasting 23 gadgets earns Guinness World Record

Published 26/08/2016

Boasting a "bat tracker", a bat sign projector for the nighttime sky, smoke guns and an array of other devices, a Batman costume fitted with 23 gadgets has earned a place in the Guinness World Records book.

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Scientists find Earth-like planet circling sun’s nearest neighbor

Scientists find Earth-like planet circling sun’s nearest neighbor

Published 26/08/2016

The planet Proxima b orbiting the red dwarf star Proxima Centauri, the closest star to our Solar System, is seen in an undated artist's impression released by the European Southern Observatory August 24, 2016. ESO/M. Kornmesser/Handout via Reuters

Scientists have discovered a planet that appears to be similar to Earth circling the star closest to the sun, potentially a major step in the quest to find out if life exists elsewhere in the universe, research published on Wednesday showed.

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Police hunt men who dumped crocodiles in Australian school

Police hunt men who dumped crocodiles in Australian school

Published 23/08/2016

Australian police are searching for four men who left three malnourished saltwater crocodiles in a school, after breaking in to steal computer equipment.

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