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80 more migrants rescued as Richard Gere shines light on plight

80 more migrants rescued as Richard Gere shines light on plightMore than 80 migrants were rescued in the Mediterranean on Saturday as Hollywood star Richard Gere highlighted the plight of those stranded after boarding a charity ship. The migrants, mainly Sudanese men and adolescents, were picked up by the Ocean Viking ship from a rubber dinghy off the coast of Libya, according to Doctors without Borders (MSF), which operates the vessel along with the French charity SOS Mediterranee. The rescue operation comes as a dispute escalates over who will take in migrants rescued by another charity ship, with mild Mediterranean weather increasing the number of people trying to make their way to Europe from Africa.



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Prince Charles visit shines spotlight on Cuba's classic British cars

Prince Charles visit shines spotlight on Cuba's classic British carsIt's not just American cars frozen in time on the Communist island.



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Nobel peace prize shines light on rape in conflict

Nobel peace prize shines light on rape in conflictCongolese doctor Denis Mukwege and Yazidi activist Nadia Murad, an IS sex slave survivor, will be presented with the Nobel Peace Prize Monday, as they challenge the world to combat rape as a weapon of war. Mukwege, dubbed “Doctor Miracle” for his work helping victims of sexual violence, and Murad, who has turned her experience into powerful advocacy for her Yazidi people, will receive the prize at a ceremony in Oslo. The Norwegian Nobel Committee in October said the prize was for “for their efforts to end the use of sexual violence as a weapon of war and armed conflict”.



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Bear spray accident at Amazon warehouse shines light on safety record

Bear spray accident at Amazon warehouse shines light on safety recordAmazon has come under increasing scrutiny for what a watchdog group says is a poor safety record.



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Women's Group Shines Light On Trump Sexual Assault Allegations Before State Of The Union

Women's Group Shines Light On Trump Sexual Assault Allegations Before State Of The UnionA women’s rights group used the occasion of Donald Trump’s first State of the Union address to bring renewed attention to allegations of sexual assault against the president.



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The Milky Way shines down on Mount Fuji

The Milky Way shines down on Mount FujiThis is the mesmerizing image of a colorful Milky Way shining down on Mount Fuji. Steve Lance Lee, 37, captured the sky above the iconic mountain whilst on his honeymoon in Lake Kawaguchiko, Japan. Mount Fuji is illuminated underneath the galaxy of stars, creating an impressive landscape. (Caters News)



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37 Years After Family Moved Into Home, a Light Bulb Inside Still Shines

37 Years After Family Moved Into Home, a Light Bulb Inside Still ShinesThe company moved into their home in 1980.



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UN Security Council shines light on Lake Chad crisis

UN Security Council shines light on Lake Chad crisisYaoundé (AFP) – UN Security Council envoys on Friday vowed to turn the spotlight on a “neglected crisis” as they began a mission to the Lake Chad region, where hunger, poverty and a Boko Haram insurgency have triggered a major humanitarian emergency. Straddling Nigeria, Chad, Cameroon and Niger, the region’s problems are also exacerbated by poor governance and climate change. The 15 ambassadors from the UN’s top decision-making body began their mission in Cameroon, seeking to draw global attention to the emergency affecting 21 million people.



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GSK’s two-drug HIV therapy shines in two big studies

Signage for GlaxoSmithKline is seen on it's offices in London, BritainGlaxoSmithKline's already fast-growing HIV drug business has received an important boost with the success of two major clinical studies testing a new two-drug treatment regimen to control the virus that causes AIDS. The approach is a departure from conventional triple drug cocktails that can cause troublesome side effects, especially among older patients who make up a growing proportion of those treated for the disease. Antiretroviral therapy has turned HIV from a death sentence into a manageable condition but patients need to stay on treatment for life, so there is a growing focus on making medication as well-tolerated as possible.



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