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Game-worn Jordan college jersey sells for record £1m

BBC - Sun, 05/09/2021 - 09:04
Basketball legend Michael Jordan's game-worn jersey from his sophomore season at the University of North Carolina sold for a record $1.38m (£1m) on Saturday.
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Kids are taking governments to court over climate. And they are starting to win

CNN - Sun, 05/09/2021 - 08:54
It was early in the morning when Luisa Neubauer got the call from her lawyer. She was staying at her mother's house, frantically trying to finish a book she'd been working on, so she said it took her a moment to realize what had happened.
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The 4th-largest statue in the United States is a shrine to every mother's love

CNN - Sun, 05/09/2021 - 08:01
She stands with open arms atop a mountain ridge on the continental divide overlooking Butte, Montana.
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ICYMI: Nine babies and a giant squid

BBC - Sun, 05/09/2021 - 07:54
A surprise delivery for a mum in Morocco and questionable spending in Japan - news you may have missed.
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Walker Cup: US hold slim Walker Cup lead over Great Britain and Ireland at Seminole

BBC - Sun, 05/09/2021 - 07:44
The United States take a 7-5 lead over Great Britain and Ireland into Sunday's final day of the 48th Walker Cup after an intriguing opening day at Seminole Golf Club in Florida.
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Medical journal slams Indian government for 'squandering' early success on Covid-19

CNN - Sun, 05/09/2021 - 07:41
• Is it safe to fly now? Experts weigh in • The 3 things one expert hopes will help address ongoing Covid-19 vaccine hesitancy • Covid tracker: See how your state is trending
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Covid-19: 'Team UK' post-pandemic recovery summit, and India's junior doctors

BBC - Sun, 05/09/2021 - 07:39
Five things you need to know about the coronavirus pandemic this Sunday.
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An extremely rare calico lobster was rescued from a Red Lobster in Virginia

CNN - Sun, 05/09/2021 - 07:04
A rare lobster almost ended up as someone's dinner at a Red Lobster restaurant in Virginia before employees recognized its uniqueness and rescued it.
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The 3 things one expert hopes will help address ongoing Covid-19 vaccine hesitancy

CNN - Sun, 05/09/2021 - 06:55
The US has an opportunity to get ahead in the Covid-19 pandemic by getting more people vaccinated -- and three key things can help address ongoing concerns, one expert says.
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Has 'selfish' Aguero's missed Panenka handed Chelsea a 'psychological boost'?

BBC - Sun, 05/09/2021 - 06:16
Sergio Aguero misses a penalty after attempting a Panenka-style spot-kick during Manchester City's defeat by Chelsea.
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Students celebrate surprise Taylor Swift question on AP exam

CNN - Sun, 05/09/2021 - 06:04
Texas high school student Alyssa Brown was not expecting to see a question about Taylor Swift on her Advanced Placement US government and politics exam.
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Superb Alvarez stops Saunders to unify super-middleweight titles

BBC - Sun, 05/09/2021 - 06:01
Saul 'Canelo' Alvarez stops Billy Joe Saunders in the eighth round in Texas to unify the super-middleweight titles.
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Elon Musk opens 'SNL' by telling his mother that he's gifting her dogecoin for Mother's Day

CNN - Sun, 05/09/2021 - 05:52
Live from New York, it's Elon Musk. And his mother too.
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Dogecoin tumbles after Elon Musk jokes about it

CNN - Sun, 05/09/2021 - 05:35
Investors bet right: Elon Musk mentioned dogecoin on "Saturday Night Live" during his opening monologue. Well, actually, his mom did.
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China rocket debris 'disintegrates over Indian Ocean' - Chinese media

BBC - Sun, 05/09/2021 - 05:25
Much of the rocket was destroyed as it fell, but some debris landed west of the Maldives, China says.
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Prince Michael of Kent accused of selling Kremlin access

BBC - Sun, 05/09/2021 - 05:17
The Queen's cousin denies he has close ties to Vladimir Putin after an undercover investigation.
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Analysis: With Cheney's impending ouster, the GOP chooses Trump over principle

CNN - Sun, 05/09/2021 - 05:01
Former President Donald Trump promised to exact his revenge on Republicans who refused to go along with his election lies or turn a blind eye to his role in the January 6 insurrection. This week, Americans are likely to watch his first political casualty fall as the House GOP is poised to oust Wyoming Rep. Liz Cheney from her No. 3 leadership post and replace her with Rep. Elise Stefanik.
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The rocket, which was about 108 feet tall and weighed nearly 40,000 pounds, was mostly 'destroyed' on reentry, China's space agency says

CNN - Sun, 05/09/2021 - 04:51
An out-of-control Chinese rocket plunged out of orbit Saturday night ET and reentered Earth's atmosphere, according to China's space agency.
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Neanderthal remains unearthed in Italian cave

BBC - Sun, 05/09/2021 - 03:20
Researchers believe the nine unlucky individuals may have been hunted and killed by hyenas.
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Opinion: The Earth's atmosphere is becoming a landfill for the space industry

CNN - Sun, 05/09/2021 - 02:42
More than 3 million years ago, members of an unknown hominin species sat on a river bank at the site of Lomekwi, in what is now Kenya, and made a set of stone tools for their daily tasks. Only a trained eye can distinguish the detritus they left behind from naturally broken rocks. In the intervening millennia, human trash has grown in complexity and quantity, introducing novel materials like plastics and metal alloys. What humans discard is fodder for archaeologists, but it's also an environmental problem that is becoming interplanetary.
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