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Bible Museum Magna Carta exhibition explores role of Bible and English Church in struggle for liberty

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Written in 1215, the Magna Carta required the king of England, King John, to cede absolute power. Today, it is seen as the first step toward constitutional law rather than the hereditary power of royalty, LiveScience...

Deadly and ‘very agitated’ snake found in English shipping container

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Staff at an English animal hospital were in for a shock when they responded to a call about an unusual creature -- which turned out to be an aggressive and deadly snake. A call from a local stonemasonry firm alerted...

English rock group Genesis announces first US tour in 14 years

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Phil Collins, Tony Banks and Mike Rutherford announced "The Last Domino? Tour" on Thursday, which will kick off in Chicago on Nov. 15. The 14-date tour will also visit Washington, D.C., Charlotte, Montreal, Toronto, ...

American teacher who taught Ukrainian mom English raises funds to help her flee

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Julia Temchenko and her two young children were in their living room in Kyiv, Ukraine when a rocket flew past, shattering the window. For so long, she believed Russia wouldn't actually invade. Then it was reality. T...

Prince William called out for slamming racism against Black English soccer stars, staying mum on Meghan Markle

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"I am sickened by the racist abuse aimed at England players after last night’s match," the British monarch said in a post on Twitter. "It is totally unacceptable that players have to endure this abhorrent behaviour. ...

USC professor under fire after using Chinese expression students allege sounds like English slur

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A business professor at the University of Southern California became the center of an international academic controversy last weekend, after ​the school administration received a letter accusing him of using Chinese...

NBA great Alex English on being left off 75th anniversary team: ‘Can’t say I’m not disappointed’

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But English was among those left off the NBA’s 75th Anniversary team earlier this week. He expressed his dismay about not making the list. CLICK HERE FOR MORE SPORTS COVERAGE . SACRAMENTO, CA - MARCH 29:  ...

FIFA, UEFA joins English soccer’s 4-day social media boycott

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The boycott will also be joined by English cricket and rugby clubs, and the British Lawn Tennis Association, highlighting concerns that Twitter and Facebook, which also owns Instagram, aren't doing enough to combat r...

Manchester City and Liverpool write thrilling new English ‘Clasico’ chapter in friendliest of rivalries between managers

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Eithad Stadium, Manchester Football rivalries are often difficult to define. This is, in large part, due to the numerous complex historical, sometimes political, reasons that shape decades-long feuds between two opp...

ESPN’s Stephen A. Smith: MLB stars speaking English will make it easier to promote the sport

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Smith responded to the criticism in a separate Twitter video after comments he made on "First Take" about Ohtani speaking through a translator. CLICK HERE FOR MORE SPORTS COVERAGE . Instead of outright apologizi...

The pandemic is changing the English language

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The views expressed in this commentary are solely those of the writers. CNN is showcasing the work of The Conversation, a collaboration between journalists and academics to provide news analysis and commentary. The c...

Thousands of dead sea creatures are washing up on English beaches

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British environmental watchdogs have launched an investigation after thousands of dead sea creatures washed up on beaches in North East England. Sharon Bell, a Marske-by-the-Sea resident, told CNN she walked the bea...

A 330-ton fatberg is clogging an English city’s sewer, and it won’t move for weeks

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London A massive fatberg, weighing more than 300 tons, is clogging a sewer in an English city -- and authorities say it is unlikely to move for weeks. The mammoth mass of waste stretches to more than half a mile in l...

Manchester City produces stunning comeback to secure English Premier League title on dramatic final day

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Manchester, UK If you're going to win a league title, you might as well add a bit of drama. Manchester City did exactly that when producing a simply stunning comeback to beat Aston Villa 3-2 and win the English Premi...

Prince Charles praises English soccer star Marcus Rashford amid Euro 2020 loss, racist abuse

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On Wednesday, the Prince of Wales spoke to U.K.’s Radio 4 about sustainable farming and highlight the celebrated athlete’s work off the field. "From field to fork, extraordinary work is being done to try and build a ...

Oxford English Dictionary couldn’t pick just one ‘word of the year’ for 2020

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The Oxford English Dictionary (OED) has been unable to name its traditional word of the year for 2020, instead exploring how far and how quickly the language has developed this year. "It quickly became apparent that...

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