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Police rule out foul play in Avicii’s death

Oman authorities have ruled out “criminal suspicion” in the death of the Swedish DJ Avicii, multiple media sources have reported. Avicii, whose real name is Tim Bergling, died Friday while he was vacationing in the Oman capital...
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Plastic waste cleaned near Lake Kozjak on Earth Day

Over 150 fans of nature and environmentally engaged citizens on Sunday took part in a drive to clean Lake Kozjak as part of Earth Day 2018, which focuses on plastic pollution. People cleaned man-made waste during the drive, organized by the...
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Uganda’s President: Oral sex is wrong because mouths are meant for eating

Uganda’s President Yoweri Museveni has said “outsiders” are trying to corrupt his people by convincing them to have oral sex, Newsweek reports. During a public speech on Sunday, Museveni said that oral sex is “wrong” because...
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Probe into Prince’s opioid death brings no criminal charges

A two-year investigation into the death of “Purple Rain” singer Prince failed to determine where he obtained a counterfeit painkiller laced with fentanyl, resulting in no criminal charges, a Minnesota prosecutor said on Thursday, Reuters...
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DJ Avicii, top electronic dance music artist, dies at 28

Swedish DJ Avicii, who has collaborated with the likes of Madonna and Coldplay, has died in Oman at the age of 28, the BBC reports. Avicii’s club anthems include Wake Me Up, Hey Brother, and recently, Lonely Together with Rita Ora. His...
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Four young innovators to represent Macedonia at US global competition

Macedonia will be represented at a world competition in the US city of Detroit by four students from a school in Kocani. Their innovation in fact is a robot that performs tasks in relation to hydrodynamics. The square-shaped robot is made up...
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Steven Soderbergh will shoot a Panama Papers movie called ‘The Laundromat’ next

Steven Soderbergh is busier than ever. Within just the past eight months, the director has released an experimental app tied to an HBO miniseries (Mosaic), two feature films (Logan Lucky and Unsane), and he reportedly has another one called...
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Seven Macedonian martial artists to compete in Romanian karate championship

The Macedonian national karate team will compete in the United Balkans Karate Championship talking place in Târgoviște, Romania,  April 20 to 22. Macedonia will be represented by five male and two female martial arts practitioners. Dejan...
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New bracelet can detect if you’re being attacked, automatically call help

Researchers from the University of Alabama at Birmingham have developed a smart wearable they hope could be used to keep people safe in the face of possible physical or sexual assault, or elderly people experiencing a fall. The Smart Jewelry...
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Education fair with US Universities

Over 700 students visited Thursday in Skopje the Education Fair with US Universities, organized by the US Embassy in Macedonia, in cooperation with EducationUSA Macedonia. Eleven representatives of US universities presented the opportunities...