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Miami nightclub shut over horse stunt

Image copyright Via Leeza Marie Juelle Image caption The white horse appeared to buck off its rider in front of shocked partygoers A nightclub in Miami has lost its licence after a scantily clad woman rode a horse on the premises. Video from the Mokai Lounge in South Beach showed …

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Trump's military parade set for Veterans' Day

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionWhat makes a military parade? Here’s how other countries do it. A military parade requested by US President Donald Trump will take place on 11 November – Veterans’ Day – in Washington DC, the Pentagon has confirmed. In a memo, it said …

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DR Congo signs new mining law despite companies' opposition

Image copyright AFP/Getty Image caption DR Congo produces more than 60% of the world’s cobalt The Democratic Republic of Congo has moved to increase taxes on mining firms and increase government royalties from the industry despite fierce opposition from international mining companies. President Joseph Kabila signed a new mining code …

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Chile creates law to protect its ocean habitat

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Chile’s sea lions – like this group photographed in Patagonia – are among those likely to benefit Chile has created a new law protecting the waters along its 6,400km (4,000 mile) coastline. The outgoing president, Michele Bachelet, signed the decree, which creates nine marine …

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