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Russian opposition leader arrested amid election protests

Protesters gathered across Russia Sunday to support opposition leader Alexei Navalny’s call to boycott the March presidential election, and Navalny himself was arrested while walking to the Moscow demonstration. Many of the crowds that turned out in generally frigid weather skewed sharply young, apparently reflecting growing discontent …

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IKEA founder Ingvar Kamprad dead at 91

STOCKHOLM — Ingvar Kamprad, the IKEA founder who turned a small-scale mail order business into a global furniture empire, has died at 91, the company said Sunday. IKEA Sverige, the chain’s Swedish unit, said on Twitter that Kamprad died Saturday at his home in Smaland, southern Sweden. …

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Archaeologists discover 10,000-year-old crayon in England

Archaeologists in England have discovered a 10,000-year-old crayon that might have been used to draw on animal skins. The 22 millimeter-long ocher drawing implement was found near the site of an ancient lake in North Yorkshire, England. Archaeologists from the University of York also discovered …

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Sean Hannity’s Twitter account briefly vanishes

The brief blackout of Fox News host Sean Hannity’s Twitter account sent social media users running for their tinfoil hats overnight Saturday. The conservative television personality’s verified account fired off a cryptic tweet reading, “Form Submission 1649” around 9:45 p.m. before his page was replaced by an …

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Suicide bomber driving ambulance kills at least 95 in Kabul

KABUL, Afghanistan – A suicide bomber driving an ambulance killed at least 95 people and wounded 158 more in an attack claimed by the Taliban in the Afghan capital Kabul, authorities said. The bombing Saturday came just a week after Taliban militants killed 22 at an international hotel in …

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