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FILE - In this Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2007 file photo, Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia smiles during his introduction at the Intercontinental Hotel in Cleveland, as part of a Cleveland Clinic speakers series. On Saturday, Feb. 13, 2016, the U.S. Marshals Service confirmed that Scalia has died at the age of 79. (AP Photo/Mark Duncan)

Controversial US Supreme Court judge Antonin Scalia dies

Scalia, aged 79 was found dead after he didn't appear for breakfast.

Emergency personnel work at the scene of a fatal crash near Fredericksburg, Pa., Saturday, Feb. 13, 2016. The pileup left tractor-trailers, box trucks and cars tangled together across several lanes of traffic and into the snow-covered median. (Daniel Zampogna/PennLive.com via AP) MANDATORY CREDIT; MAGS OUT

Three deaths confirmed after 50 car pileup in Pennsylvania

At least 100 people have been injured in the massive smash.

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‘Ginger Rogers’ was living at a Florida animal shelter until video of her ‘dancing’ went viral.

'Dancing' dog wins hearts and a new home after moves go viral

'Ginger Rogers' became an instant hit after the shelter posted his routine online.

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The wild Asian elephant, named Zhusunya, had been displaying ‘erratic temperament’ after missing out on attention from a potential male suitor.

Heartbroken Asian elephant takes frustration out on tourists' cars

Zhusunya had been left with an "erratic temperament" since her rejection.

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There were at least three explosions at the Abu Dhabi Plaza, an 88-floor tower in Astana.

Huge blaze engulfs building under construction in Kazakh capital

There were at least three explosions at the Abu Dhabi Plaza, an 88-floor tower in Astana.

The virus, which is linked to birth defects in babies, is now "spreading explosively".

WHO reports rise of neurological disorder in Zika outbreak

There has been an increase in the number of Guillain-Barre syndrome cases in several Latin American countries.

A art installation by Chinese artist Ai Weiwei with life  vests used by refugees and collected on  the Greek island of Lesbos is set up at the Konzerthaus  Berlin (Concert Hall Berlin) for the Cinema For Peace gala alongside the 2016 Berlinale Film Festival in Berlin, Saturday, Feb. 13, 2016. The charity gala will take place at the Konzerthaus   on Monday, Feb. 15, 2016. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)

Ai Weiwei art project in Berlin features refugee life vests

The life vests had been used by thousands of refugees from the Greek Island of Lesbos.

Al Shabaab 'carried out' Somalia plane attack

In an emailed statement., the group said the attack was revenge on Western intelligence.

Afghan security forces drive an army vehicle after a clash with insurgents at a check point in Spein Boldak in the border with Pakistan, Kandahar province, Afghanistan Monday, Jan. 25, 2016. An Afghan official says several policemen have been killed and others wounded in a suicide attack near an important border crossing in southern Afghanistan. (AP Photos/Allauddin Khan)

Six Afghan security men killed in Taliban attacks

The Taliban have increased the number of attacks on Afghan security forces in the last year.

Rescue teams continue to use heavy excavation machinery to dig through the rubble of a collapsed building complex in Tainan, Taiwan, Thursday, Feb. 11, 2016. The Tainan District Prosecutors Office said in a statement Wednesday that they have approved the detention of three construction company executives who are suspected to have overseen shoddy construction of the 17-story Weiguan Golden Dragon building, which tumbled on to its side following an earthquake Saturday. (AP Photo/Johnson Lai)

114 bodies pulled from toppled Taiwan building

One person is still missing one week on from the earthquake which caused the building collapse.

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The heroes are being modest about their feat, saying anyone would have done the same in that situation.

Dutch men praised after pulling mother and child from sinking car

The heroes are being modest about their feat, saying anyone would have done the same in that situation.

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Brazil is mobilising its army in a bid to contain the mosquito-borne illness ahead of the Olympic games.

Link between Zika and birth defects set to be confirmed

Brazil is mobilising its army in a bid to contain the mosquito-borne illness ahead of the Olympic games.

Pope Francis, left, and Russian Orthodox Patriarch Kirill

'Finally': Pope Francis meets Russian Orthodox leader

"We are brothers," Francis said as he embraced Patriarch Kirill in Havana.

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Ben Davis got the surprise of his life with this epic “promposal” in front of a packed school hall.

'I'll ask you to prom when pigs fly' - and he said yes!

His best friend proves physical appearance is no barrier when it comes to preparing an extravagant dance proposal.

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Kingston Police in the UK thanked the man after his actions lead to the suspect's arrest.

Mystery man who tripped up drug suspect fleeing cops revealed as British solider

The man's quick thinking while out on a date with his wife led to the drug suspect's arrest.

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The men smashed their way into a car that had plunged into the icy waterway in Amsterdam.

Heroic strangers take icy plunge to save mother and baby from sinking car

The quick thinking men used a hammer and rocks to free the trapped victims.

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A number of young people have been charged over the brawl, which was allegedly arranged on Facebook.

Two teenage girls charged after vicious Aussie schoolgirl brawl

Meat cleavers, carving knives and baseball bats were at the scene but fortunately not used in the brawl.

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Swift's younger brother Austin wasn't happy that the rapper called out Taylor on his latest album.

Taylor Swift's brother bins $1400 Yeezy shoes in backlash against Kanye West

West is not popular at the moment with his new single referring to having sex with Swift and how he made her famous.

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Disgraced entertainer Rolf Harris facing further sex charges

He is to be charged with seven further counts of indecent assault against girls and women.

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Footage shows a snake catcher removing a nest of over a dozen carpet python’s from an Australian garden.

Brave snake catcher pulls python eggs from garden bed

Imagine having over a dozen snakes nesting out in your garden? This snake catcher sets out to solve the problem.

Scene of Phoenix school shooting

Teen girls shot dead at Phoenix school

The 15-year-old girls were each shot once and a gun was found near the bodies.

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California man Joseph Carrillo will never have to make a delivery again.

Broke pizza delivery man wins million dollar lottery

Joseph Carrillo was moving out of his apartment as he couldn't pay the rent.

FILE - In this Nov. 6, 2007 file photo, the Facebook logo is displayed at a Facebook announcement in New York. Facebook lost a crucial legal battle Friday Feb. 12, 2016 as a Paris court ruled the social network can be sued in France over its decision to remove the account of a French user who posted a photo of a famous 19th-century nude painting. (AP Photo/Craig Ruttle, File)

Facebook loses crucial legal battle in France

The social network could now be sued over removing a French user who posted a photo of a famous nude painting.

Collapsed buildings in Istanbul

Five-storey building collapses in Istanbul

It is not yet known if anyone was inside at the time of the collapse.

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, center, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, left, and UN Special Envoy for Syria Staffan de Mistura, right, arrive for a news conference after the International Syria Support Group (ISSG) meeting in Munich, Germany, Friday, Feb. 12, 2016. (AP Photo/Matthias Schrader)

Diplomats aim for temporary Syria truce in a week

The deal appears to be a compromise between the United States and Russia.

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Canterbury University professor Roy Kerr paved the way for the latest observations after progressing Einstein's theory.

'It's as big as it gets' - Kiwi scientists react to gravitational waves discovery

Scientists have declared the discovery as astronomy's breakthrough of the century.

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Tamil Nadu went viral when he was snapped dancing in the workplace, but his bosses weren’t so happy.

Dancing Indian cop suspended for busting some sweet moves

A 58-year-old cop shot to internet fame when a video of him dancing circulated on social media.

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The US Secretary of State accused Moscow of killing ‘large numbers’ of civilians.

Diplomats aim for temporary Syria truce in a week

Diplomats agreed to try to work out details and implement a temporary "cessation of hostilities" in a week's time.

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