Politicians from across the aisle mourn Bob Dole’s death

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Politicians from across the aisle mourn Bob Dole’s death

Rep. Elijah Cummings (D-Md.): “While he was wounded many times while serving as a fighter pilot, he never left that cockpit.” Rep. Diane Black (R-Tenn.): “The best of American leadership, the credibility of American…

Laverne & Shirley star Eddie Mekka dies at 69

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Laverne & Shirley star Eddie Mekka dies at 69

Eddie Mekka, who starred on the popular sitcom Laverne & Shirley with Shirley MacLaine, has died in California at the age of 69. Mekka was found dead of a suspected heart attack in the…

Tobacco smugglers' haul to hit US worth $30m

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Tobacco smugglers’ haul to hit US worth $30m

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Agents spotted the counterfeit items on the Chinese-run ship, which arrived in New York Authorities have seized more than $30m (£24m) of counterfeit goods – including millions of…

New species of dinosaur identified

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New species of dinosaur identified

Scientists have identified a new species of dinosaur that was roughly the size of a domestic Labrador and walked much like a dog. The sauropod (giant plant-eater) bore a striking resemblance to a small…