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World's shortest man Khagendra Thapa Magar dies

21 minutes ago   |   Al Jazeera   |   2 articles

Khagendra Thapa Magar died of pneumonia at a hospital in the Nepalese city of Pokhara, according to his family.
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Tennis-Shapovalov says will default match if forced to play in poor air

2 hours ago   |   National Post

MELBOURNE - World number 13 Denis Shapovalov says he will refuse to play at the Australian Open if forced to compete in poor air and expects other leading players at the Grand...
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To defuse palm row, Davos diplomacy likely between India, Malaysia

3 hours ago   |   National Post

KUALA LUMPUR/NEW DELHI - Trade ministers from India and Malaysia are likely to meet on the sidelines of the World Economic Forum's annual meeting in Davos next week amid a palm...
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World's shortest man Khagendra Thapa Magar dies in Nepal at 27

World's shortest man Khagendra Thapa Magar dies in Nepal at 27

3 hours ago   |   New York Post   |   2 articles

He may have been the world's shortest man but he led a tall life - traveling to dozens of countries and making appearances on international television. Khagendra Thapa Magar...
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India issues travel advisory out of ‘abundant caution' as new coronavirus takes hold in China

India issues travel advisory out of ‘abundant caution' as new coronavirus takes hold in China

4 hours ago   |   RT

Indians traveling to and from China have been warned of a dangerous new virus on the move in the country, with officials boosting security and health screenings at Indian...
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Impressionable Moon by Holiday Mathis

4 hours ago   |   Boston Herald

Hhd get.creators.com The Pisces moon highlights the highly impressionable nature of humans. Do not doubt for a second that you have influence. It feels substantial in some...
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At annual World Economic Forum in Davos, the world order remains intact - for four days at least

4 hours ago   |   National Post

LONDON - The chances of finding world leaders hobnobbing with captains of industry and Nobel prize-winning economists while rock star Sheryl Crow warbles in the background...
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What is The Base? FBI arrest of alleged white supremacists puts focus on extremist group

5 hours ago   |   NBC News

The decentralized neo-Nazi movement has chapters across the U.S. and the world, and experts say members' threats of violence should be taken seriously.
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Snickers bar weighing 4,700 pounds is world's largest, says Guinness

5 hours ago   |   NY Daily News

Snickers bigwigs just went nuts. On Thursday in Waco, Texas, confectioner Mars, Inc. unveiled the largest Snickers bar ever created. Tipping the scales at a gargantuan 4,700...
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Crowd sourcing to fight human trafficking

Crowd sourcing to fight human trafficking

5 hours ago   |   CNN

By Leif Coorlim A van and a set of benches. In the global fight to end human trafficking, they are probably not the first weapons that come to mind. But on the ground in places...
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Scientists seek rare species survivors amid Australia flames

Scientists seek rare species survivors amid Australia flames

Australia's unprecedented wildfires season has so far charred 40,000 square miles of brushland, rainforests, and national parks - killing by one estimate more than a billion... Read more ...

Supreme Court to decide if Electoral College voters are required to support...

Supreme Court to decide if Electoral College voters are required to support states' winner

The Supreme Court is taking up a case that could decide the fate of future presidential elections. Read more ...

Los Angeles teachers are suing Delta after a plane dumped jet fuel on them...

Los Angeles teachers are suing Delta after a plane dumped jet fuel on them, allegedly leaving them dizzy and nauseous

Four teachers at an elementary school in California are suing Delta after one of its planes jettisoned jet fuel that landed on a neighborhood, during an emergency... Read more ...

Doncic, Hardaway lead Mavericks over Trail Blazers, 120-112

Doncic, Hardaway lead Mavericks over Trail Blazers, 120-112

DALLAS - Luka Doncic scored 35 points, Tim Hardaway Jr. added 29 and the Dallas Mavericks beat Portland 120-112 on Friday night to avoid getting swept at home by the Trail Blazers. Read more ...

Giants hire Garrett as OC, Graham as DC

Giants hire Garrett as OC, Graham as DC

NEW YORK - Jason Garrett is headed to the other side of the Giants-Cowboys rivalry. Read more ...

Dwayne Johnson posts touching tribute to his late father

Dwayne Johnson posts touching tribute to his late father

Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson is paying tribute to his legendary pro-wrestling father, Rocky Johnson, who passed away this week at age 75. Read more ...

A Delta flight slid off a taxiway at Kansas City International Airport

A Delta flight slid off a taxiway at Kansas City International Airport

A Delta flight slid off the pavement Friday morning at Kansas City International Airport in Missouri because of icy conditions. Read more ...

States sue USDA over new food stamps work requirement

States sue USDA over new food stamps work requirement

The new requirement, set to go into effect in April, limits states' ability to waive existing work mandates and could result in 688,000 people losing assistance. Read more ...

Video: Tulsi Gabbard matches challenger push-up for push-up

Video: Tulsi Gabbard matches challenger push-up for push-up

In a memorable New Hampshire primary of the 2020 cycle, Tulsi Gabbard was challenged to a push-up contest at a Manchester town hall and won. Read more ...

The Trump administration proposed scrapping Michelle Obama's healthy school...

The Trump administration proposed scrapping Michelle Obama's healthy school lunch policy on her birthday

On Friday, Michelle Obama celebrated her 56th birthday. That same day, the USDA announced proposed rules that would roll back one of her signature policies as First Lady... Read more ...