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RUSH HOUR: The stories you need to know today

Adelina Putin points to a beauty mark she shares with “distant cousin” Vladimir. More below. Source: Supplied Good morning, and welcome to our morning news coverage. We will be bringing you the best of what’s happening this morning, so you can get across the news quickly. 6:20am Protesters clash in …

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Woman, 92, sets marathon record

Team Thompson … 92-year-old Harriette and son Brenny finish the Suja Rock ‘n’ Roll San Diego Marathon. Picture: Jerod Harris/Getty Images Source: Getty Images A 92-YEAR-OLD US grandmother has become the oldest woman to finish a marathon. A smiling Harriette Thompson, aged 92 years and 65 days, was cheered by …

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Things Your Fertility Doctor Won’t Tell You

The number of medically-assisted pregnancies in the US has more than quadrupled in the last two decades. But myth, hype, and misleading statistics can make the field a minefield for would-be parents. MarketWatch’s Elizabeth O?Brien joins Lunch Break?s Tanya Rivero with more on this. Photo: AP Read the full article …

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China Solar Impulse 2 takes off for 5-day flight across the Paci

Swiss pilot Andre Borschberg took off from Nanjing to Hawaii aboard the Solar Impulse 2 aircraft in the longest leg of the first round-the-world solar flight, Saturday. The 8,175-kilometre (5,079-mile) flight over the Pacific Ocean is expected to last for five days and five nights. It is the seventh of …

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Tourist dies after lion attack in park

Under fire … the park has more than 85 lions and a variety of other animals. Picture: Facebook/William Lin Source: Supplied A LION has leapt through an open car window and mauled an American tourist to death at a privately-run game park just outside Johannesburg. “There was a car driving …

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