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2 hurt in ship explosion in Atlantic Ocean flown to Azores

The captain initially reported one fatality and three other crewmembers who suffered severe burns. The Canadian Coast Guard also responded to the request and diverted two warships with physician assistants aboard, which were estimated to arrive at the scene after midnight.

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'Mario Kart 8 Deluxe' Updates: Nintendo Switch's Weird Controller Restrictions Unveiled

While both Zelda Breath of the Wild and the Nintendo Switch have proved big sellers so far, it seems likely that they will be quickly followed by Mario Kart 8 Deluxe . Of course it won't stop us from walking through the doors of our local Target three times a week, but as of yesterday, any aisle in more than 650 Target locations could become an impromptu Mario Kart racetrack.

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Hope for preemies as artificial womb helps tiny lambs grow

Scientists have created an artificial uterus that could support the development and growth of extremely premature babies. Co-author Dr Marcus Davey, a foetal physiologist, said that the researchers are now undertaking further animal trials, which they hope to complete within two years, "then move on to first in human use within three to four years".

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Dale Earnhardt Jr to retire at end of NASCAR season

The fan favorite and two-time Daytona 500 champion discussed his decision in a press conference Tuesday afternoon. Fans and friends of Dale Earnhardt reacted quickly to news of his retirement plans at the end of the racing season. After winning at Michigan International Speedway in his first year with the team, he went four seasons before winning again - also at Michigan. The weight of the NASCAR world was thrown onto the young driver in 2001 when his father was tragically killed in ...

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African countries chosen to test 1st malaria vaccine

Malaria is one of the most stubborn health challenges for WHO on the global platform and every year it infects over 200 million people and kills about a half a million of them. The pilot scheme will involve immunizing 360,000 children across the three countries between 2018 and 2020, AFP reported . On the other hand, 43 percent of people in that region (where 90 percent of all malaria cases manifest) did not have access to either mosquito nets or indoor insecticide in 2015.

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Wikipedia founder is taking on fake news with a crowdfunded online newspaper

Speaking to the Guardian , Wales called it "news by the people and for the people". Volunteers are encouraged to contribute funds to the project via a crowdfunding campaign . Any changes will be reviewed by other fact checkers. Wikitribune will follow a more traditional journalistic model in terms of the way it's run, with professional journalists writing the stories, working under an editor.