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Mario Abdo Benítez wins Paraguay's presidential election

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Conservative former senator Mario Abdo Benítez has been elected president of Paraguay. He beat his closest rival, Efraín Alegre from the liberal opposition alliance, by four percentage points.... Read full article

Lebanese descended from Biblical Canaanites: genetic study

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Modern day Lebanese people are largely descended from an ancient tribe ordered to be annihilated or forced from the land in the Bible. The Canaanites, who according to the Old Testament occupied the Jewish Promised Land, were largely conquered ...... Read full article

Facebook Tests Steep Fees to Message Strangers

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Facebook confirmed Friday it was dabbling with charging members as much as $100 to get messages to the inboxes of strangers such as social network co-founder and chief Mark Zuckerberg.... Read full article

60 Minutes kidnapping: What we don't know

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A missing Romanian, a mysterious Dutch woman in a grainy passport photograph, and a motor cruiser moored near a Beirut hotel... Read full article

Qatar Airways Launches World's Longest Flight

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Qatar Airways launched the world's longest scheduled commercial service with its inaugural flight from Doha to Auckland taking off eight minutes early on Sunday, a company spokeswoman said.... Read full article

Earth 2.0: Scientists find planet similar to Earth with best conditions for alien life

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Scientists have identified a "close cousin" to Earth that's orbiting a sun-like star and might harbour life.... Read full article

109-Year-Old Woman Says Secret To Long Life Is Avoiding Men

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The oldest living woman in Scotland -- 109 -- says the secret to her longevity is this: Eat your porridge and avoid men. Centenarian Jessie Gallan, who never married, was born in a tiny two-room farm cottage ..... Read full article

Italy fail to qualify for World Cup following draw with Sweden

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In one of the biggest World Cup shocks in recent memory, Italy will not get to take part in next year's finals after losing to Sweden 1-0 on aggregate in their two-leg play-off.... Read full article

Melbourne Crowned for seventh year running as World's most liveable city.

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It was a record seventh time in a row in the top spot for Melbourne since 2011, which scored 97.5 out of a possible 100.... Read full article

3 Australians Confirmed Injured, 1 Seriously, In Barcelona Terror Attack

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Three Australians have been confirmed injured in the terrorist attack in Barcelona, Foreign Minister Julie Bishop confirmed, but warned there could be more.... Read full article

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