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VIDEO: How Kobe Bryant was killed in a helicopter crash

Kobe Bryant died in a helicopter crash in Calabasas Sunday morning alongside her daughter, Gianna Maria-Onore Bryant with three others. A viral video has emerged which capture how the helicopter crashed and landed in the valley. The helicopter caught fire in the air with its engine sputtering before it went …

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Turkey earthquake: At least 22 dead as buildings collapse

At least 22 people have been killed and more than 1,000 injured in a powerful earthquake in eastern Turkey. The magnitude-6.8 quake, centred on the town of Sivrice in Elazig province, caused buildings to collapse and sent residents rushing into the street. Forty-two people have been rescued so far, with …

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China coronavirus: Death toll rises as disease spreads

Health officials in China say a coronavirus has killed 15 more people in the province of Hubei, where the outbreak first started. There are currently 1,287 confirmed cases in China, 41 of whom have died. It comes as China is begins celebrations of the Lunar New Year, one of the …

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New visa rules for pregnant women travelling to US

The US Department of State has unveiled new rules to deter pregnant women from travelling to the US to give birth. The policy takes effect on Friday and is intended as a crackdown on what is known as “birth tourism”. Under the rule, pregnant women applying for US visitor visas …

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US warns against the shutdown of Libya oil fields

The US embassy serving Libya has warned that the shutdown of the country’s oil fields risks worsening the humanitarian emergency there. An embassy statement called for the immediate resumption of production. Libya’s state-run, National Oil Corporation says the forces of the rebel commander, General Khalifa Haftar, have in recent days …

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