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    Ship crew in southern Philippines sea repels pirates using oil and boiling water
     18 February 2018
    Twenty-seven sailors aboard a Philippines ship MV Kudos stop 12 pirates trying to board the ship in the Basilan sea, by splashing the armed men with the concoction of hot water and oil.
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    Hidden painting found behind Pablo Picasso's painting The Crouching Beggar
    18 Feb: Researchers use scanning technology that could reveal the secrets of other masterpieces to reveal what Pablo Picasso painted over to create one of his blue period artworks.... more
    Donald Trump's Guantanamo Bay
    18 Feb: When the first inmates arrived at Guantanamo Bay in the wake of 9/11, they were shackled and kept in kennel-like cages. But when Donald Trump announced last month he was keeping the notorious prison open, some watched the announcement live on TV in their ... more
    High-energy basketball court cleaner becomes a social media star in China
    18 Feb: A court cleaner for China's national basketball league who shot to fame for his high-intensity approach to the job says even the NBA's Beijing office has shown interest in him.... more
    Chinese war on crime threatening whole villages' livelihoods, researcher says
    18 Feb: The Chinese Government has launched a large-scale "people's war" on organised crime, but in a nation where whole villages specialise in illegal activity, and crime figures are already manipulated, its implications appear unclear.... more
    Chinese New Year: Remembering how I first ate dog meat, and how differences bring us together
    18 Feb: The first time I ate dog meat I had the same reaction many Australians would — I cried — but it is important to understand Chinese culture and history when questioning why potential pets are on the menu.... more
    Florida shooting the 'new norm' as US state reels from latest gun violence
    17 Feb: In Florida, a destination famed for its idyllic scenery, residents say this week's deadly school attack is regrettably becoming the "new norm" and something must be done to stop the violence.... more
    Manus Island asylum seekers told to stay in detention centre amid attacks
    17 Feb: Asylum seekers on Manus Island are told to stay in their accommodation after three men are allegedly attacked and injured by soldiers from the Papua New Guinea Defence Force.... more
    Florida school shooting victims were aged as young as 14 and include teachers who died protecting students
    17 Feb: Almost half the victims of the Florida high school shooting were aged just 14 years old, it has been confirmed. The names of the dead were released as a shocked community mourned in the wake of the atrocity.... more
    Slow down! Eating at a leisurely pace may be good for you
    17 Feb: You’ve heard of slow food, but what about slow eating? Research shows it may pay to chew at a leisurely pace.... more

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