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India: Cabinet approves capital punishment for rape of girls under age twelve
India: Cabinet approves capital punishment for rape of girls under age twelve

On Saturday, India's Union Cabinet approved capital punishment in an ordinance for the rape of girls under the age of twelve. This comes after nationwide protests that took place in various cities after an eight-year-old girl was gang-raped and killed in Kathua city in Jammu and Kashmir.

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28-year-old Swedish electronic dance music artist Avicii dies in Oman
28-year-old Swedish electronic dance music artist Avicii dies in Oman

On Friday afternoon, Swedish electronic dance music artist Tim Bergling, stage name Avicii, was found dead in Oman's capital Muscat, stated his publicist Diana Baron.

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English football: Arsène Wenger to leave Arsenal at season end
English football: Arsène Wenger to leave Arsenal at season end

On Friday, Arsène Wenger, manager of English capital football club Arsenal FC announced he is to leave the club after the season end.

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United States Speaker of the House Paul Ryan announces retirement
United States Speaker of the House Paul Ryan announces retirement

Current United States Speaker of the House and 2012 Republican vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan announced Wednesday he will not seek reelection and plans to retire from the U.S. House of Representatives when his term expires in January.

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NASA launches exoplanet-hunting satellite TESS
NASA launches exoplanet-hunting satellite TESS

On Wednesday at 6:51 p.m. local time, a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket launched from Cape Canaveral Air Force Base in Florida, United States, carrying for the US National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) the Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS).

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