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Watch Australia Vs. South Africa Rugby Highlights: Full Wrap-Up, Australia Break Historic Losing Streak With 23-17 Win

The Australia Wallabies battled the South Africa Springboks for survival in the 2016 four-nation Rugby Championship tournament in an international rugby union Test match on Saturday as the hosts managed their first win in the competition and ended a six-match losing streak, scoring a 23-17 victory over the Springboks in Brisbane. Australia hads already suffered defeat in their first two ...

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Suit: South Carolina Woman Died in Jail After She Was “Deprived of Water”

On July 22, a day after she was arrested at a hospital for failing to pay court fines, Joyce Curnell, 50, of Edisto Island, South Carolina, was found dead at the Charleston County jail “because she was deprived of water,” her family alleges. Curnell was being treated for a stomach illness at Roper Hospital when she was arrested on an ...

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Donald Trump wins South Carolina Republican primary

Spencer Platt/Getty Images “There’s nothing easy about running for president, I can tell you. It’s tough, it’s mean, it’s nasty, it’s vicious … it’s beautiful,” Donald Trump said in his victory speech. The piggish voters of South Carolina gobbled up the slop that Donald Trump served up Saturday — handing the bloodthirsty billionaire his second straight Republican presidential primary win. ...

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Here Are the Handwritten Edits to Ted Cruz's Victory Speech After He Lost South Carolina

COLUMBIA, SOUTH CAROLINA—Last night, Ted Cruz took third place in South Carolina—a resounding loss for the candidate, who had banked on conservative evangelicals carrying him to at least second place. His dismal turnout prompted some changes to his victory speech, though not as many as one might assume, given the zero delegates he ultimately picked up. This is the actual ...

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South Dakota Just Become the First State to Pass an Anti-Transgender Student Bathroom Bill

[unable to retrieve full-text content] On Tuesday, the South Dakota state senate passed HB 1008 in a 15-2o vote, a bill that makes it illegal for a transgender person to use the bathroom that corresponds with their gender identity. The bill is now waiting for the signature of Gov. Dennis Daugaard, who has some weird(bigoted) ideas about what he needs ...

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South Sudan president reappoints rival

South Sudan president reappoints rival as part of peace deal 12 February 2016 From the section Africa Image copyright Reuters Image caption Rivalry between Mr Kiir (L) and Mr Machar transformed into open conflict in late 2013 South Sudan President Salva Kiir has reappointed bitter rival Riek Machar as vice-president as part of a peace deal aimed at ending more ...

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Former South Korean president dies

Former South Korean President Kim Young-sam dies 21 November 2015 From the section Asia Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Kim Young-sam was president of South Korea during the first nuclear crisis with North Korea Former South Korean President Kim Young-sam, an iconic figure of South Korea’s pro-democracy movement, has died aged 87 Mr Kim was taken to hospital with ...

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Live-streaming apps dominate buzz at South by Southwest

FILE – In this June 2, 2014 file photo, former Vice President Al Gore addresses the class of 2014 at Princeton University’s Class Day in Princeton, N.J. Gore gave a rousing talk about climate change and the need for urgent action during the South by Southwest festival in Austin, Texas on Friday, March 13, 2015. (AP Photo/Mel Evans, File) By ...

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South Korea cuts interest rate but trade with U.S. soars

Elizabeth ShimSEOUL, March 12 (UPI) — Trade between the United States and South Korea grew nearly 14 percent three years after the signing of a bilateral free trade agreement in 2012, but South Korea’s central bank cut its base rate to a record low, citing a slower-than-expected economic recovery. Top News – UPI.com

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South Sudan favors war over diplomacy, U.N. says

NEW YORK, March 19 (UPI) — Rival parties to the conflict in South Sudan are putting military gains ahead of political settlement, a top U.N. official told the Security Council. Special Reports – UPI.com

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