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Three killed in another US shooting

Police arrested a man suspected of killing three people and wounding two on Wednesday at a Maryland business park before shooting another person in neighboring Delaware.

How flowers “vry” bees

Hundreds of flower species have evolved the ability to project ethereal halos of blue light invisible to humans in order to lure pollinating bees, researchers revealed Wednesday.

Xi pledges “no tolerance for corruption”

In the past five years, Chinese President Xi Jinping’s anti-corruption campaign has steamrolled over 1.5 million crooked Communist Party officials. And it may just be getting started.

California fire toll rises to 42

The death toll from California’s wildfires rose to 42 on Wednesday, the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (Cal Fire) said, as rescuers found another body.

Malta murder reveals frustrations beneath postcard image

The shocking assassination of an influential anti-corruption blogger has brought to a head the public frustration at Malta’s stagnating institutions, bubbling away for years beneath the Mediterranean holiday island image.

Australia spy chief warns of growing foreign meddling

Foreign powers are waging an “extensive, unrelenting” campaign of espionage and meddling in Australia, notably targeting ethnic and religious minorities, the country’s spy chief warned Thursday.

Grace Mugabe to go to court over R18-m diamond ring

The wife of Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe has sued a Lebanese businessman for failing to deliver a $1.35-million diamond ring she ordered for her wedding anniversary, state media reported Wednesday.
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