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The best sheet masks you can buy

The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase. The Insider Pick: Sheet masks are the latest Korean beauty craze to take the wor

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Gay teacher driven out of his job by letter saying ‘Queers will burn and so will you’

Michael Hill was forced to quit after receiving a series of threatening unsigned letters, one of which warned 'you need to watch your back'

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Unwed couples publically caned for public displays of affection

Public canings usually attract large numbers of spectators, but this is expected to be the last one in Indonesia.

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Barbara Bush funeral: Donald Trump not attending 'out of respect'

Melania Trump will attend Saturday's ceremony but the president will not, to "avoid disruptions".

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Al-Qaida claims deadly attack on French, UN forces in Mali

Al-Qaida extremists have claimed responsibility for an attack in northern Mali that killed a U.N. peacekeeper and wounded seven French soldiers.

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Zimbabwe parliament summons Robert Mugabe over diamond theft claim

A parliamentary committee aims to establish the extent of diamond plundering in Zimbabwe.

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Mexican Congress votes to remove politicians' legal immunity

The lower house of Mexico's Congress has voted to remove the immunity from prosecution protection extended to every public office in the country.

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Hindu priest carries 'untouchable' into temple to show 'everyone is equal in the eyes of God'

CS Rangarajan holds Aditya Parasri on shoulders to 'propagate equality among all sections of society'

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AP Analysis: Gaza flare-up driven by deep misery in strip

The flareup of deadly violence in Gaza is of a new kind, even in the inventive annals of Mideast conflicts: Israeli soldiers shooting at Palestinian demonstrators burning tires and hurling firebombs across what looks like an international border, inflicti

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German production of Hitler satire to have some patrons wear swastikas for free admission

A German theater premiering a satirical play about Adolf Hitler’s youth on Friday will proceed with its plans to give theatergoers free admittance if they wear a swastika armband, while those who pay for admittance will be asked to wear a Jewish Star of

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Prince Charles approved to lead Commonwealth, reports say

Heir to the British throne Prince Charles was approved Friday as the next head of the Commonwealth of the U.K. and its former colonies, according to U.K. media reports.

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Student shot at high school on anniversary of Columbine massacre

A schoolboy opened fire at Forest High School in Ocala, Florida on Friday morning, striking another boy on the 19th anniversary of the notorious school massacre that killed 13

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Will there be a World War 3 and who would win WW3? How Russia and US tensions over Syria could spark global conflict

THE world is currently on high alert with tensions between the US and Russia over Syria boiling over. If you add North Korea’s nuclear ambitions into the mix, an all-out war could be on the cards – but who would win if World War 3 broke out? W

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New role for Czech Republic TV tower: A giant sundial

The second-tallest television tower in the Czech Republic has a new function: it's become part of a huge sundial.

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Pakistan: Armed men rob, harass prominent right activist

A prominent Pakistani rights group says armed men have raided the house of one of its editors, harassing her and stealing her laptop, two hard drives and two cell phones, as well as some jewelry and cash.

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Indian opposition parties seek impeachment of chief justice

India's main opposition parties are seeking to impeach the country's top judge, accusing him of misuse of authority and acting under government pressure.

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The Latest: Prince Charles reportedly to lead Commonwealth

The Latest on the Commonwealth heads of government meeting (all times local): 1:55 p.m. British media say Commonwealth leaders have agreed that Prince Charles should succeed his mother, Queen Elizabeth II, as head of the 53-nation group.

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Correction: Israel at 70 story

In a story on April 18 and April 19 about Israel's 70th independence day, The Associated Press reported erroneously that Israel's founding document described the country as a "light unto the nations."

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Case of Jewish boy taken by pope flares over doctored memoir

It's an incident that has stained the Vatican for 160 years: a 6-year-old Jewish boy taken from his family by papal police and brought to Rome to be raised Catholic after church authorities learned his housekeeper had secretly had him baptized.

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1 dead, 10 injured during shoot-out in Puerto Rico

One person has been killed and 10 others injured in a shoot-out in Puerto Rico.

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World War II Bomb Disposal in Berlin Forces Evacuation of Thousands

Berlin’s government district, including its central station and the economics ministry, turned into a ghost town as ammunition experts moved to defuse a massive unexploded World War II bomb found earlier this week by construction workers.

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Neo-Nazi 'SS Festival' on Hitler's birthday countered by peace rally

A small town is bracing itself for the arrival of about 1,000 neo-Nazis from all over Europe        

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Croatia's president honors victims of WWII camp

Croatian president has visited the site of a World War II concentration camp and honored its victims.

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Volcano in Japan erupts for first time In 250 years

For the first time in 250 years a volcano in Southern Japan has erupted. Veuer's Natasha Abellard (@NatashaAbellard) has the story.        

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German official, lawyers probed in bribes-for-asylum case

German authorities are investigating an official and three lawyers on suspicion of corruption in the granting of asylum to people who weren't eligible.

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Kangaroo killed by zoo visitors who threw bricks at it just to try and get a reaction

WARNING - DISTRESSING FOOTAGE: The animal suffered a severely injured foot when chunks of concrete and bricks were lobbed into her enclosure

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China ‘has achieved amazing things over 40 years’

Leading private equity boss Andrew Gecky says China can become a globally integrated, innovative player by building on four decades of stellar progress.

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