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"Refugees" named word of year 2015 in German language

​The German word "Fluechtlinge," which means "refugees" in English, was named "Word of the Year 2015" in the German language, the Society for the German Language (GfdS) announced Friday.

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Two Spanish riders killed in US motorcycle race

Two Spanish racers were killed after a multi-bike crash on the first lap of a World Superbike race in California.

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Italy's new president gets unanimous welcome

​Sergio Mattarella, the new Italian president, started his seven-year mandate on Tuesday with a promise to guarantee the rule of law amid high appreciation of the local political and social world.

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Chinese buzzwords popular on Urban Dictionary

English speakers may soon be saying "you can you up, no can no bb" in response to criticism.

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Babies understand language differences: New Zealand study

Infants who can't yet speak themselves are able to recognize that people who speak different languages use words differently, according to New Zealand research.

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