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Thief is made to pay the ultimate price for his crime in Raqqa where brutal ISIS judges chop off his hand

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National Geographic released striking portraits of Flint residents during the water crisis taken by photojournalist Wayne Lawrence An estimated 12,000 children have been exposed to lead-tainted...

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Adam Johnson's online 'grooming messages that he sent to schoolgirl' revealed

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Two teenagers shot and one believed dead at Arizona high school in 'isolated incident' 

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Road-rage attacker leaves three children in his car on a busy California highway

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£2,000 on special beeswax candles, £500 on pictures of himself and even £286 to tune his grand piano: The lavish lifestyle of Commons Speaker John Bercow is revealed

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Headteacher beats boy to death at Indian boarding school after he went outside without permission to greet his parents 

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