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French far-right presidential candidate Marine Le Pen, right, stands at the entrance of Dar al-Fatwa building the headquarters of the Sunni Mufti, as she refused to enter with a head scarf on her head to meet with of Lebanon's Grand Mufti Sheikh Abdel-Latif Derian, in Beirut, Lebanon, Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2017. Le Pen refused to go into a meeting with Lebanon's Grand mufti after his aides asked her to wear a head scarf. Le Pen said she met in the past with the Grand mufti of Egypt's Al-Azhar, one of the world's top Sunni clerics, without wearing a veil. Once she was told it is different here, Le Pen walked toward her car and left. (AP Photo/Hussein Malla)

End of the euro? French presidential candidate plots return of the franc

Marine Le Pen wants France to take control of its money subject to a referendum that would lead France out of the EU and its shared currency.

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It's been revealed the pilot of the charter flight which crashed into a retail store, killing five, was being investigated.

Pilot's history part of exhaustive investigation into fatal Melbourne plane crash

Pilot of charter flight which crashed into retail store, killing five, was being investigated.

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The crackdown doesn't apply to immigrants who were children when they illegally entered the US.

Trump puts 11 million illegal immigrants on notice in new crackdown

Crackdown doesn't apply to immigrants who were children when they illegally entered US.

French far-right presidential candidate Marine Le Pen, right, stands at the entrance of Dar al-Fatwa building the headquarters of the Sunni Mufti, as she refused to enter with a head scarf on her head to meet with of Lebanon's Grand Mufti Sheikh Abdel-Latif Derian, in Beirut, Lebanon, Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2017. Le Pen refused to go into a meeting with Lebanon's Grand mufti after his aides asked her to wear a head scarf. Le Pen said she met in the past with the Grand mufti of Egypt's Al-Azhar, one of the world's top Sunni clerics, without wearing a veil. Once she was told it is different here, Le Pen walked toward her car and left. (AP Photo/Hussein Malla)

Le Pen refuses to wear headscarf to meet Lebanon's top Sunni Muslin cleric

France's far-right presidential candidate walked away from the scheduled appointment.

Lena Draper, 10, had her homework queries answered by one helpful police officer in Ohio last week.

US cop answers young girl's plea for maths homework help

Screen shots of the 10-year-old's homework-related conversation with Ohio police have gone viral.

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Iceland's President clarifies stance on suggesting ban of pineapple on pizza

He said he was "fundamentally opposed" to the topping.

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An Australian pilot and four American tourists on a golfing holiday were killed when a light plane crashed in flames into a Melbourne shopping mall.

More than 100 people to be interviewed for investigation into deadly Melbourne plane crash

Four US tourists and a pilot died when a small plane crashed into DFO Essendon yesterday.

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The incident happened a week after US judges put a ban on Trump's travel ban.

British Muslim teacher taken off US-bound flight says he was treated like a 'criminal'

The teacher was on a school trip to the US when he was escorted off a plane at an airport.

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Sadly, the brave bovine died as he was being taken away for medical attention.

Elusive runaway bull's brave bid for freedom ends tragically as it dies on way to shelter

This runaway bovine, named Freddy by police, led officers on a two-hour chase.

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Access to medicinal cannabis to get easier in Australia

Approved importers will now be able to buy the medication from overseas.

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CCTV caught the moment the doctor made a run for it when he noticed the coyote was behind him.

Video: Doctor gets fright of his life when coyote follows him into clinic

CCTV caught the moment the doctor made a run for it when he noticed the coyote was behind him.

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The hospital has been put into lockdown after there were reports of gunshots.

No evidence of shooting despite reports of gunfire in Houston hospital

Television images from helicopters show dozens of employees leaving the hospital.

Queen Mother Halaevalu Mata'aho died in Auckland last night at the age of 90, having already lost her husband and son, who were both Kings.

Details emerge of when Tonga's Queen Mother will be flown back home

Tonga’s Queen Mother Halaevalu Mata’aho died in Auckland over the weekend.

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The trouble in Stockholm comes after Donald Trump criticised Sweden for a surge in violence due to its immigration policies.

Burnt cars smoulder following violent riot in Sweden just days after Trump's comment

The trouble in Stockholm comes after Donald Trump criticised Sweden for a surge in violence due to its immigration policies.

FILE - This Jan. 14, 2015 file photo shows Yahoo's headquarters in Sunnyvale, Calif. Yahoo is warning users of potentially malicious activity on their accounts between 2015 and 2016, the latest development in the internet company's investigation of a mega-breach that exposed 1 billion users' data several years ago. Yahoo confirmed Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2017, that it was notifying users that their accounts had potentially been compromised but declined to say how many people were affected. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File)

Yahoo salvages Verizon deal with $488 million discount after security breaches

Hacking bombshells represent the two biggest security breaches in internet history.

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Ethan Turnbull and a friend helped pluck the youngsters to safety after a selfie went horribly wrong.

Australian male model turns hero, rescues teens from 'freezing cold' New York lake

Ethan Turnbull and his friend were skateboarding past Central Park at the right time.

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One witness said the small plane exploded like an 'atomic bomb'  into a massive 'fireball' after it crashed into DFO Essendon this morning.

Victims in Melbourne plane crash on 'once in a lifetime' golf trip

The US Embassy in Canberra confirmed four of the victims were US citizens.

Israeli soldier Elor Azaria is embraced by his mother at the start of his sentencing hearing in Tel Aviv, Israel, Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2017. The court sentenced Azaria to 18 months in prison for the fatal shooting of a wounded Palestinian assailant. The Palestinian, Abdel Fattah al-Sharif, was lying on the ground badly wounded and already unarmed when Azaria shot him in the head. Prosecutors had asked that Sgt. Elor Azaria be sentenced to 3-5 years in prison. (Jim Hollander, Pool, via AP)

Israeli soldier sentenced to 18 months prison over fatal shooting of Palestinian

Last March the soldier shot the wounded man just after the man had stabbed a soldier.

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A torn rubber boat was discovered after the bodies were found near Zawiya.

At least 74 African migrants drown off Libyan coast

A torn rubber boat was discovered after the bodies were found near Zawiya, in the country's west.

President Donald Trump tours the National Museum of African American History and Culture, Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2017, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

President Trump denounces 'horrible' threats against Jewish centres

Yesterday, 11 Jewish community centres across the US received bomb threats.

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There has been ferocious fighting between Iraqi forces and ISIS, as troops battle their towards the city of Mosul.

Video: Iraqi forces capture confronting scenes on the road to Mosul

There has been ferocious fighting between Iraqi forces and ISIS, as troops battle their way towards the city of Mosul.

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Thousands of New Yorkers used Presidents Day to protest against their new leader.

Anti-Trump protests resume: 'We need a leader not a creepy tweeter'

Thousands of New Yorkers used Presidents Day to protest.

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The solution? A non-toxic coating that makes bottles super-slippery.

Video: Scientists solve struggle squeezing last drop of tomato sauce from bottle

The solution? A non-toxic coating that makes bottles super-slippery.

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One witness said the small plane exploded like an 'atomic bomb'  into a massive 'fireball' after it crashed into DFO Essendon this morning.

Video: 'Like an atomic bomb going off' - witness describes moment plane fatally crashed in Melbourne

Five golfers on board a small aircraft that was heading to King Island are believed to be dead after the plane crashed shortly after taking off.

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The plane is believed to be a five person charter plane which had just taken off from the airport.

Video: Black smoke billows into Melbourne sky after plane crashes into shopping centre and explodes

The aircraft, carrying five golfers, was heading to King Island when it hit DFO Essendon.

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