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What Pet Shall I Get?

The first Dr Seuss book to be published in years has hit the shelves in the US. Although the beloved author died more than 20 years ago, his wife uncovered a pile of notes and sketches he'd left behind, which were used for the new book.
A recently discovered Dr Seuss book has gone on sale in the US
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This story has me very confused.  

I remember reading this book to my children (now 15 and 12 years old). 

My spouse does also.  

My sons remember the book too.  

How can this be a "lost" book when it was in print about 10 years ago?  
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Who killed Cecil the Lion?

A dentist from Minnesota, who paid $50,000 to shoot and kill the beloved animal with a bow and arrow. He says he thought he was on a legal hunt.
An American dentist has admitted killing Cecil the Lion, Zimbabwe's famous Big Cat
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also Africa needs to do something with their laws...and poaching
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Corporate apologies

Advice: They need to come from the top if we're to take them seriously.

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How should a company apologise? Reputation Management Consultant Magnus Carter.
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Warsaw Uprising 1944

Just one small pistol to fight the Germans - A 15-year-old Scout tells how he took his place at the barricades during the fight for Polish independence.
On 1 August 1944, the Warsaw Uprising against the Nazi occupation of Poland began
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Public sector broadcasting

What does the future hold for public sector broadcasters? All over the world they are under pressure to justify their funding models. Do they enjoy public support or do they squeeze out other smaller rivals?
Public service broadcasters are coming under increasing pressure to justify their funding models all over the world, writes Rebecca Kesby.
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Yes...unless they can target mass audiences...and they can't because they keep trying to be all things to all men... 
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Tom Simpson

The British cyclist who rode himself to death during the 1967 Tour de France

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The legendary British cyclist who died on Mont Ventoux during the 1967 Tour de France.
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Would you give this robot a lift?

Meet hitchBOT - a robot from Ontario who is hoping to hitchhike across the US. Dressed in fancy yellow boots, kitchen gloves and a garbage can lid for a hat, she's hoping curious drivers will help her achieve her mission.
hitchBOT, a robot from Port Credit, Ontario, is hitchhiking - by itself - across the USA
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Gas, grass, or ass: Nobody rides for free.
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The colour purple

An 1856 home experiment to make an anti-malarial drug led instead to the creation of purple dye. Cue: a fashion revolution.

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How William Perkin brought purple to the people in Victorian London
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Curious

A fascinating glimpse behind The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time - author Mark Haddon answers your questions about his award-winning book.

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Cosby accuser speaks out

Sammie Mays accuses Bill Cosby of sexually assaulting her in 1987. She says for years it wasn't possible to talk about it "for fear of the backlash".
A woman who accused Bill Cosby of sexual assault talks of her 'ugly encounter'.
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Yet another accusation without any evidence. With the number of accusers, it is approaching a statistical impossibility that ALL of them can have zero physical evidence if any rape actually happened. Just more white people accusing a black man with hopes of inciting a public lynching. Thanks for playing along BBC.
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Ever tried swimming upside down?

The life of a male synchronised swimmer: "The hardest moves are upside down, keeping yourself vertical and being able to do the splits to 180 degrees"
Men haven't been allowed to compete in top synchronised swimming competitions, until now
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Manly yes, but you like it too.
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Assad speech reaction

"We must define the important regions for the armed forces to hold onto, so the other areas don't collapse. The army is capable, and we have everything we need, it's just manpower that's lacking." What do Syrians make of President Assad's speech?
Syria's President said that the army can't defend the whole country due to lack of troops
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Where are they all¿ Could it be that they are all fleeing for a life in the Uk¿?¿ 
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