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Polish President Andrzej Duda vetoes law placing Supreme Court under power of ruling party

President of Poland Andrzej Duda promised on Monday to veto the Senate’s plans to change the arrangement of the country’s Supreme Court. The new law, which passed 55 to 23, would place the selection of judges in the hands of the ruling political party, the Law and Justice Party (PiS).

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Publisher withdraws book about Nelson Mandela’s final days after family complaint

A book about Nelson Mandela’s final days was withdrawn on Monday by publisher Penguin Random House South Africa after a complaint by Mandela’s family.

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British dancer and talent show winner Robert Anker dies in car accident aged 27

Robert Anker, a British dancer and member of troupe Diversity when they won the 2009 season of Britain’s Got Talent, died in a car accident in Canada on Thursday.

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Linkin Park’s lead singer Chester Bennington dies at 41

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Wikinews interviews producer of horror film ‘6:66PM’

Wikinews recently caught up with screenwriter and film producer Chad Ridgely to discuss his latest indie horror film, 6:66PM. The film is scheduled to show at the Buffalo Dreams Fantastic Film Festival in Buffalo, New York in November.

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