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Video: Try these seven summer adventures along the lakes, rivers and waterfalls of Northern California
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Video: Try these seven summer adventures along the lakes, rivers and waterfalls of Northern California

In a five-day drive north of Sacramento, I caught these seven attractions on video.

Northern California has always been rich in rivers, lakes and waterfalls. But this video makes clear just how wet and wild the summer of 2017 will …

Seoul proposes North Korea host some Winter Olympics skiing events
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Seoul proposes North Korea host some Winter Olympics skiing events

South Korea has proposed that North Korea host some of the skiing events at next year’s Winter Olympics, in a move it hopes will ease cross-border political tensions.

The South Korean sports minister, Do Jong-hwan, has also suggested forming an …

The One Secret You Need to Lose Weight (That Isn’t Diet or Exercise!)
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The One Secret You Need to Lose Weight (That Isn’t Diet or Exercise!)

Say goodbye to those gross dieting fads and pricey gym memberships. Turns out, weight loss starts right in your kitchen—but it isn’t (technically) a diet. According to journalism professor Michael Easter, the secret to losing weight isn’t even to weigh …

Presidential Election 2017: Shiv Sena takes u-turn, backs NDA’s nominee Ram Nath Kovind
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Presidential Election 2017: Shiv Sena takes u-turn, backs NDA’s nominee Ram Nath Kovind

Interestingly, Shiv Sena president Uddhav Thackeray had yesterday stated that Sena was not interested in backing Kovind if his candidature is aimed at garnering Dalit votes. (PTI)

In a virtual U-turn, Shiv Sena, a key constituent of the BJP-led coalition, …

Hisashi Iwakuma won’t return to Mariners’ rotation on Saturday as previously hoped
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Hisashi Iwakuma won’t return to Mariners’ rotation on Saturday as previously hoped

Hisashi Iwakuma, right, gets a visit from catcher Carlos Ruiz in the sixth inning on Friday. Iwakuma fell to 0-2 after giving up three runs to Oakland in 51/3 innings. (Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP)

Much like with Felix Hernandez a week …

Twitch Prime members will get special loot boxes thanks to an exclusive streaming deal with Blizzard
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Twitch Prime members will get special loot boxes thanks to an exclusive streaming deal with Blizzard

Image: Mashable composite, blizzard entertainment/twitch

Twitch has made itself the de facto home of live esports events over the years. But other platforms like YouTube, Twitter, and Facebook have been making exclusive deals with tournament organizers in recent months to …

Country’s ‘second tallest’ flag post to come up in Kolhapur
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Country’s ‘second tallest’ flag post to come up in Kolhapur

Kolhapur city in western Maharashtra will soon get a 300-feet flag post to fly the tricolour, which would the “second tallest” flag pole in the country, a senior police officer said. Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis is likely to attend the …

Matt Hancock: Met’s 696 form discriminates against grime artists
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Matt Hancock: Met’s 696 form discriminates against grime artists

Grime artists are being unfairly targeted by the Metropolitan police through their use of a risk-assessment form according to culture minister Matt Hancock.

The Met’s event risk-assessment form 696 is “potentially stifling young artists” and damaging the UK capital’s vibrant …

From 2 jets to 70: AirAsia returns to its Clark roots
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From 2 jets to 70: AirAsia returns to its Clark roots

BACK TO ITS ROOTS. Philippines AirAsia on Monday, March 28 marks its return to Clark airport with maiden flight to Kalibo in Aklan. Photo by Chrisee Dela Paz/Rappler

PAMPANGA, Philippines – Half a decade ago, Philippines AirAsia was a budding …

London, Emmanuel Macron, ‘Brexit’: Your Tuesday Briefing
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London, Emmanuel Macron, ‘Brexit’: Your Tuesday Briefing

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Good morning.

Here’s what you need to know:

The British authorities are treating an attack near a London mosque in which a van, above, rammed into pedestrians as an …