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Twenty years since Columbine shooting marked with vigils

By Ceren Senkul, news reporter The names of 12 students and a teacher who were killed in the Columbine High School shooting have been read out at a ceremony marking 20 years since the massacre. White doves were released, ending three days of gatherings to remember those who died on …

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Boyz N The Hood director John Singleton suffers stroke

Oscar-nominated director John Singleton is in intensive care after suffering a stroke. The 51-year-old, known for movies including Boyz N The Hood , Shaft and 2 Fast 2 Furious, became unwell on Wednesday, his family said. The filmmaker is “under great medical care”, they said. “On Wednesday, April 17th our …

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The Internet Wants to Wish You a Happy 4/20

Hulton ArchiveGetty Images No one knows exactly how April 20th came to be a weed holiday. Some say it all started in the early 1970s with a group of high school-aged California stoner pals who made a point to smoke every day at 4:20pm. Others point to a 1939 short …

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Manhunt for 'axe murderer' after woman hacked to death

By Ajay Nair, news reporter A woman has been hacked to death in New York, with another victim managing to raise the alarm after escaping the building. Detectives in New York said the killer, who may have used an axe, attacked the women inside a Brooklyn apartment. Officers said the …

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Schoolgirls, 14, charged over 'mass murder plot'

By Rachael Kennedy, news reporter Two schoolgirls are facing charges of plotting mass murder in the US after a teacher allegedly found their detailed written plans to kill nine people. Kept in a folder labelled “private info”, the plot detailed how the girls, both 14, would obtain guns and kill …

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5 Best Video Games to Play When You're Stoned

Getty Images It should go without saying that the worst game to play while you’re high is Pokémon Go. Finding a reason to get up and move is always good, but nobody needs to be wandering the streets looking for Digletts and Psyducks after smoking themselves stupid. With that in …

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Billionaire heiress pleads guilty in sex cult case

By Rachael Kennedy, news reporter An heiress to a multibillion-dollar liquor company fortune has pleaded guilty over her role in a sex trafficking case involving a cult-like group in New York.  Clare Bronfman, 40, is the daughter of late billionaire and former chief executive of Seagram liquor company Edgar Bronfman. …

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NHS hack hero pleads guilty to cyber crime charges in US

The British hacker who helped stop the ransomware attack on the NHS has pleaded guilty to criminal charges in the US, according to court documents. Marcus Hutchins, who is also known as Malwaretech, said he had admitted two charges relating to writing malware. The cyber expert was hailed as a …

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