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—Martin Luther King, Jr. (1929-68) African-American reverend, civil rights leader

 

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Johansson beats Johnson at US cinemas 
  Mon, 28 Jul 2014 08:33:57 GMT 
    Scarlett Johansson's action thriller Lucy comes out on top in a box office tussle with Hercules, the latest vehicle for former wrestler Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson.


How faces drive first impressions 
  Mon, 28 Jul 2014 19:23:36 GMT 
    UK scientists model the physical attributes that underpin our social judgements about strangers.


Dinosaurs' extinction 'bad luck' 
  Mon, 28 Jul 2014 04:21:49 GMT 
    Dinosaurs might have survived if the asteroid that wiped them out had hit the Earth a few million years later or earlier, a new study suggests.


Six seconds 'can transform health' 
  Sat, 26 Jul 2014 23:46:31 GMT 
    Short six-second bursts of vigorous exercise have the potential to transform the health of elderly people, say researchers.


Fist bumps 'cleaner than handshakes' 
  Mon, 28 Jul 2014 02:00:49 GMT 
    Scientists at Aberystwyth University in Wales have shown that more bacteria are transferred by shaking hands, than by fist-bumping or high-fiving.


England's Gemili takes 100m silver 
  Mon, 28 Jul 2014 22:05:26 GMT 
    England's Adam Gemili wins Commonwealth Games silver in the men's 100m, with Jamaica's Kemar Bailey-Cole taking gold.


Bell & Buttler put England on top 
  Mon, 28 Jul 2014 17:48:11 GMT 
    Ian Bell stars with a superb 167 as England take control of the third Test against India on day two, declaring on 569-7.


Germany's super-shy super-rich 
  Sun, 27 Jul 2014 23:31:29 GMT 
    Why do some of Germany's wealthiest families dodge the limelight and avoid conspicuous consumption?


The people who want to be near a tornado 
  Sat, 26 Jul 2014 22:58:37 GMT 
    In the US, the number of people who chase tornados is growing - why do they put themselves in danger?


South Africa shock NZ to win gold 
  Sun, 27 Jul 2014 23:01:17 GMT 
    South Africa shock New Zealand in the final of the rugby sevens to end the All Blacks' unbeaten Commonwealth Games record.


Japanese girl 'dismembers classmate' 
  Mon, 28 Jul 2014 06:12:38 GMT 
    A high school girl has been arrested on suspicion of killing and dismembering a classmate, Japanese police say.


France offers Iraq Christians asylum 
  Mon, 28 Jul 2014 14:59:45 GMT 
    France says it is ready to offer asylum to Iraqi Christians forced to flee by Islamic State militants holding the Iraqi city of Mosul.


Hero's welcome for freed Venezuelan 
  Mon, 28 Jul 2014 16:13:58 GMT 
    Venezuelan official Gen Hugo Carvajal is warmly welcomed in Caracas after his release in Aruba, where he had been arrested on drug-trafficking charges.


Emirates to stop flying over Iraq 
  Mon, 28 Jul 2014 15:24:08 GMT 
    Emirates Airline will stop flying over Iraq to protect its passengers from the threat of Islamic militants on the ground, according to reports.


Lightning kills man on US beach 
  Mon, 28 Jul 2014 19:49:47 GMT 
    One man is killed and several people are hurt following lightning strikes on crowded Venice Beach in Los Angeles, California.
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