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Neanderthals were capable of making art

bbc - Fri, 02/23/2018 - 11:07
Contrary to the traditional view of them as brutes, it turns out that Neanderthals enjoyed making art.
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Nationalism in heart of Europe needles EU

bbc - Fri, 02/23/2018 - 11:01
Alarm over migrants fuels resurgent nationalism in Central Europe, Jenny Hill reports.
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Actress melts when surprised by Oprah

cnn - Fri, 02/23/2018 - 10:59
Oprah surprised the "Girls Trip" actress on "The Ellen Show," and it was hilarious.
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The £10-a-game poker player who won $2.6m

bbc - Fri, 02/23/2018 - 10:57
Caravan salesman John Hesp plays poker once a month, so it was a huge shock when he went to Las Vegas and won a small fortune.
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Africa's week in pictures: 16-22 February 2018

bbc - Fri, 02/23/2018 - 10:55
A selection of the best photos from across Africa this week.
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Russian ex-con indicted by U.S. seen as doing ‘dirty tasks’ for Putin

japantimes - Fri, 02/23/2018 - 10:53
Thirty years ago, he was in prison. A decade ago, he was serving fancy meals to President Vladimir Putin. A week ago, he was among ...
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Quiz: And Salma's joke was... what?

bbc - Fri, 02/23/2018 - 10:53
7 days quiz: It's the weekly news quiz - have you been paying attention to what's been going on in the world over the past seven days?
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Winter Olympics: Marielle Thompson crashes out of women's ski cross heats

bbc - Fri, 02/23/2018 - 10:43
Canada's 2014 Olympic ski cross champion Marielle Thompson crashes less than 100 metres into the first heat in Pyeongchang.
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Package sent to Prince Harry and Meghan Markle treated as a racist hate crime

cnn - Fri, 02/23/2018 - 10:26
Police launched an investigation after suspicions were raised about a package sent to a royal residence in London, reportedly addressed to Prince Harry and Meghan Markle.
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Crown Prince turns 58, vows ‘self-improvement’ ahead of accession

japantimes - Fri, 02/23/2018 - 10:25
Crown Prince Naruhito, on the occasion of his 58th birthday on Friday, vowed to “pursue self-improvement” ahead of his accession to the Chrysanthemum throne on ...
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US immigration agency deletes 'nation of immigrants' from mission statement

cnn - Fri, 02/23/2018 - 10:24
The agency in charge of US immigration services has updated its mission statement to no longer include the phrase "nation of immigrants."
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The Point: 1 guaranteed way to change the gun debate

cnn - Fri, 02/23/2018 - 10:23
We may well be in the midst of a landmark moment in the long and controversial history of the politics of guns in America.
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Analysis: Gov. Greitens in deep, deep trouble

cnn - Fri, 02/23/2018 - 10:22
The indictment of Missouri Republican Gov. Eric Greitens on a felony charge of invasion of privacy Thursday night further imperils his already dicey political future.
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Trump staffer named most powerful in DC

cnn - Fri, 02/23/2018 - 10:15
Who tops GQ's "most powerful people in Trump's Washington" list? Jeanne Moos "Hopes" for the best.
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Sources: Mueller probe part of why Kushner doesn't have full security clearance

cnn - Fri, 02/23/2018 - 10:11
Jared Kushner has been unable to obtain a full security clearance in part because of special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation, according to two sources familiar with the matter.
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Does this bodycam show a man killed by a cop had a gun?

bbc - Fri, 02/23/2018 - 10:11
Police say this footage of a fatal shooting by a California officer shows the victim had a gun.
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Trump proposes bonuses for teachers who get gun training

cnn - Fri, 02/23/2018 - 09:59
President Donald Trump spent Thursday grappling with how to prevent more school massacres and address the gun debate gripping the country, offering solutions such as giving bonuses to teachers who undergo gun training.
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Teacher fires back at sheriff: I don't need a gun

cnn - Fri, 02/23/2018 - 09:56
A teacher at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School responds to President Trump's proposal to give bonuses to teachers who get gun training, saying she doesn't need a gun, but does need more money for supplies for her classroom.
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KFC ran out of chicken

cnn - Fri, 02/23/2018 - 09:51
CNN's Richard Quest explains KFC's chicken delivery problem that temporarily closed hundreds of stores, and how something so critical to the business went wrong.
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The deputy never went into the school as the shooting unfolded, sheriff says

cnn - Fri, 02/23/2018 - 09:48
Surveillance footage from the Florida high school where 17 people were gunned down was not live, as responding officers initially thought -- it was actually on tape delay, the Sun Sentinel newspaper reported.
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