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All eyes on Wits following a worker's death during #FeesMustFall protest

While the exact cause of death is still being investigated, reports say that the worker was affected when protesting students set off fire extinguishers in the Jubilee Hall residence last Tuesday. Last week, saw violent scenes erupt at the institution with running battles between private security and students on campus. At the Witwatersrand University (Wits) in Johannesburg, which has been the focus of demonstrations, classes remain suspended until further notice.

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DC appeals court hears arguments in Clean Power Plan case

Earlier this year, the Supreme Court ruled that the plan can not be implemented until the lawsuit works its way through the courts. The regulations would force states to slash carbon dioxide emissions from power plants however they see fit - accelerating a shift from coal that started years ago.

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World's first baby born with three parent baby technique

Born to Jordanian parents, Abrahim is the world's first baby conceived using this revolutionary procedure. . It was not the first time scientists have created babies that have DNA from three people - that breakthrough began in the late 1990s - but it is an entirely new and significant method.

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2nd degree murder: NYPD cop kills unarmed man in road-rage shooting

Isaacs is the first cop to be charged by Schneiderman under his role as special prosecutor for all police killings of civilians in New York, according to The New York Post , which first reported the indictment. The officer responded by shooting him through the driver's side window. Small was shot twice in the torso. According to the Post , during Isaac's 20-minute court appearance, Assistant Attorney General Joshua Gradinger slammed him for Small's killing, which he called a "brutal, ...

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Need to pass kidney stones? Ride a roller coaster

They are caused by a build up waste products in the blood forming crystals that form a hard stone-like lump in the kidneys. And the condition is painfully common: one in ten people will experience a kidney stone at some point in their lives, most often during young adulthood, according to the National Kidney Foundation.

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LSU fires coach Les Miles four games into his 12th season

He added that he will continue to root for LSU , as well as North Carolina , Oklahoma State and MI, his alma mater. Houston coach Tom Herman , also considered an early LSU target, told the Houston Chronicle "nobody has contacted me".