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  • Sun, 18, Jun, 2017 - 5:00:AM

5 Questions: ISIS leader may be dead, Black Ferns fall, WNBA team donating to Planned Parenthood + More

Image: A Seattle Storm vs Washington Mystics basketball game / rks-seattle / Flickr

1. Is the leader of ISIS dead? Russia’s defence ministry is investigating whether it killed ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi in an airstrike in Syria on May 28.

2. When will more people realise how incredible the Black Ferns are? They just lost for the first time in three years, 29-21 to England in Rotorua.

3. How amazing are the Seattle Storm for donating money from ticket sales to Planned Parenthood? The WNBA basketball team have announced they will donate a portion of each ticket sold for a game on July 18 to Planned Parenthood – the first time any professional sports team of any sex in the United States has done so.

4. Why do US police keep getting acquitted for killing black men?! The Minnesota police officer who killed young African-American man Philando Castile during a traffic stop has been acquitted.

5. What is Helmut Kohl's legacy? The legendary former German chancellor, who helped reunite the country and end the Cold War, has died after a long illness.

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