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British artist Grayson Perry explores a divided country in new exhibition

A man walks past 'Kenilworth AM1' at the press preview of Grayson Perry's 'The Most Popular Art Exhibition Ever!' show at the Serpentine Gallery in London, Britain, June 7, 2017. REUTERS/Marko Djurica

British artist Grayson Perry will launch a new exhibition, last Thursday, the day Britain votes in a general election, and unsurprisingly, his works cast a critical eye over the country’s tumultuous political landscape.

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Terror Behind Bars: Damning Report on Treatment of Homosexuals in Jamaican Prisons

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Jamaica has long been regarded as a homophobic country, and now a damning report on HIV/AIDS in the country’s prisons has unearthed some alarming problems.

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A sauce made from flying ants

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“It’s like it is literally raining ants. They fall from the sky, and you can sweep them up into big piles and then toast them on the comal [a flat griddle].”

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Rough justice in Iraq: one man’s path to mass execution by the roadside leftright 2/2leftright

The feet of the body of a man are pictured on the roadside in south of Mosul, Iraq May 15, 2017. Picture taken May 15, 2017. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

The killers made no attempt to hide the bodies of the 15 men they shot dead by the side of a road cutting across wheat fields in northern Iraq. Blindfolded and bound, the victims lay decomposing in plain sight of the occasional car that drives along this route scattered with ...

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‘Wombs for rent’ business flourishes in communist Laos

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Dozens of fertility clinics have mushroomed in land-locked Laos after scandals over commercial surrogacy have spurred wealthier southeast Asian neighbors to ban the controversial procedure since 2015.

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With a sloppy ‘kiss,’ intrepid fish enjoys perilous feast

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A kiss from a colorful reef fish called a tubelip wrasse is no one’s idea of romance, being so full of slime and suction, but it is perfectly suited for eating a hazardous diet using one of the animal kingdom’s most unique feeding strategies.

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U.S. probe to make unprecedented plunge into sun’s atmosphere

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A U.S. spacecraft set to launch next year will make a series of unprecedented dives into the sun’s scorching atmosphere to see how the star works and what can be done to better predict space weather events on Earth, scientists said on Wednesday.

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Pregnancy after breast cancer doesn’t raise recurrence risk-study

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Women who have had breast cancer often forego pregnancy for fear that it will increase the chances of their cancer coming back.

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Robocop joins Dubai police to fight real life crime

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A robotic policeman which can help identify wanted criminals and collect evidence has joined Dubai’s police force and will patrol busy areas in the city, as part of a government program aimed at replacing some human crime-fighters with machines.

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New Research Shows Sugar Fuelling Various Forms of Cancer

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Health officials across the Caribbean are becoming increasingly concerned about the role played by sugar in a host of chronic non-communicable diseases from diabetes to obesity. Now, as new research confirms a long-suspected belief, they may soon add certain forms of cancer to the list.

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