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Indian papers advertise 'conversation and dinner' with Donald Trump Jr for buyers of Trump-brand apartments

Wed, 21 Feb 2018 10:10:56 +0000

Donald Trump Jr has any talk that his family is profiting from his father's presidency is "nonsense" as he embarked on a highly publicised visit to India to promote property deals.(image)

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Florida school shooting survivors - 'They're voting to have shootings continually happen'

Wed, 21 Feb 2018 08:34:00 +0000

Students who survived the Florida school shooting began a journey to the state Capitol to urge politicians to prevent another massacre.(image)

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Brazil unleashes its military to deal with rising crime in Rio

Wed, 21 Feb 2018 08:15:00 +0000

Brazil's congress approved a decree to put the military in charge of Rio de Janeiro's security forces yesterday as soldiers and police spread out throughout the city to combat rising crime.(image)

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British Supreme Court to announce decision on black cab rapist case

Wed, 21 Feb 2018 07:36:17 +0000

The UK's highest court is giving its decision on a challenge to a ruling which led to two women who were sexually assaulted by London cabbie John Worboys winning compensation.(image)

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UN condemns Syrian attacks after at least 250 die

Wed, 21 Feb 2018 07:23:55 +0000

The UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres is expressing serious concern about the humanitarian situation in a rebel-held area of Syria.(image)

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Study finds dementia link to brain damage due to excess alcohol

Wed, 21 Feb 2018 07:11:48 +0000

Heavy drinking may be a major risk factor for early-onset dementia, new research suggests.(image)

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Save the Children apologises over former boss's 'inappropriate behaviour'

Wed, 21 Feb 2018 07:05:25 +0000

Save the Children has apologised to women employees who complained of inappropriate behaviour by the charity's former chief executive, admitting their claims were not properly dealt with at the time.(image)

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North Korea cancelled US meeting 'at last minute'

Wed, 21 Feb 2018 06:43:20 +0000

US vice president Mike Pence was all set to hold a history-making meeting with North Korean officials during the Winter Olympics in South Korea, but Kim Jong Un's government cancelled at the last minute, the Trump administration has said.(image)

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5 space myths you need to stop believing right now

Wed, 21 Feb 2018 06:00:12 +0000

Matt Brown, former scientific editor and writer, debunks some of the most common misconceptions about the final frontier.(image)

Don’t butt in! Young birds taught the art of conversation

Wed, 21 Feb 2018 00:01:00 +0000

The acquisition of singing rules in canebrake wrens shows a similar pattern to human conversation learning.(image)