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A story of fire and ice: Niki Lauda, Formula One legend

On fire in a burning cockpit: Formula One legend Niki Lauda, who died late on Monday at the age of 70, will forever be known for his 1976 accident.
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Iran scoffs at possibility of war in Gulf

"There will be no war because neither do we want a war nor has anyone the idea or illusion it can confront Iran in the region." 
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Morrison savors miraculous win in Australia poll

Morrison's Liberal-led conservative coalition has won or is leading in 76 seats, the number needed to form a majority government.
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Boeing admits it had to correct flaws in MAX flight simulator software

Boeing acknowledged on Saturday it had to correct flaws in its 737 MAX flight simulator software used to train pilots.
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I.M. Pei, a pillar of modern architecture, dies at 102

The Chinese-born Pei was the mastermind behind the bold Louvre pyramid in Paris, the landmark 72-story Bank of China tower in Hong Kong and Athens' Museum of Modern Art.
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Ghana customs officials to learn Chinese

The Confucius Institute at the University of Ghana on Thursday started a Chinese language course for officials of the Ghana Customs.
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Former Australian PM Bob Hawke passes away aged 89

Former Australian Prime Minister Bob Hawke died at his Sydney residence on Thursday, aged 89.
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Facebook adopts stern policy against online streaming of violent content

"From now on, anyone who violates our most serious policies will be restricted from using Live for set periods of time – for example 30 days – starting on their first offense." 
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S. Korean taxi driver burns himself in protest against mobile carpooling services

A South Korean taxi driver burned himself to death early Wednesday in what was believed to be a protest against the introduction of mobile carpooling services.
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Explorer finds plastic waste in record-setting sea dive

American explorer Victor Vescovo set a new record for the deepest manned dive, but to his dismay he found plastic waste.
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