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Last Updated = Fri, Jan 18, 2019, 12:46 pm SL Time

* Prince Philip unhurt after car crash

Jan 17 (BBC) The Duke of Edinburgh has been involved in a car crash, Buckingham Palace has said. Prince Philip, 97, was not injured in the accident, which happened close to the Queen's Sandringham estate in Norfolk shortly before 15:00 GMT. Buckingham Palace said the crash involved another vehicle and police attended the scene.
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* Ram Rahim Singh: India guru jailed for life over journalist's murder

Jan 17 (BBC) An Indian guru has been sentenced to life in prison for murdering a journalist who exposed sexual abuse of women at his sect. Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh, the 51-year-old Dera Sacha Sauda leader, is already serving a 20-year prison sentence for raping two female followers.
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* Buddhist poker player donates $600,000 win to charity

Jan 17 (BBC) Buddhism and high-stakes poker may seem like odd bedfellows, but for Scott Wellenbach, they go hand-in-hand. The Canadian poker player came in third at a poker tournament in the Bahamas, taking away $671,240 (518,868).
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* May's government survives no confidence vote

Jan 17 (BBC) UK Prime Minister Theresa May has seen off a bid to remove her government from power, winning a no confidence vote by 325 to 306. Rebel Tory MPs and the DUP - who 24 hours earlier rejected the PM's Brexit plan by a huge margin - voted to keep her in Downing Street.
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