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Trump: I am not a racist

cnn - Mon, 01/15/2018 - 09:38
President Donald Trump told reporters he is not a racist, denying reports that he called African nations "shithole countries" during a White House meeting with lawmakers on immigration reform.
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Casino shuttle boat catches fire

cnn - Mon, 01/15/2018 - 09:26
Fifteen people were injured Sunday when a fire broke out on a shuttle boat taking passengers to a casino boat near New Port Richey, Florida, north of Tampa.
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Japan's elaborate manhole covers

bbc - Mon, 01/15/2018 - 09:22
The story behind the unique artworks brightening up Japan's streets.
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The last straw: Is time up for this plastic relic?

cnn - Mon, 01/15/2018 - 09:17
Every day, Americans throw away 500 million plastic straws, enough to circle the Earth twice, or fill 125 school buses.
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Portsmouth restaurant delivers takeaway curry to France

bbc - Mon, 01/15/2018 - 09:16
Portsmouth's Akash Indian restaurant chartered a private plane to transport its curry to Bordeaux.
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Moshe Holtzberg: The Israeli boy who survived 2008 Mumbai attack

bbc - Mon, 01/15/2018 - 09:09
Moshe Holtzberg, 11, returns to India with Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu on an official visit.
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'Amazing job': How a BBC reader snared a paedophile

bbc - Mon, 01/15/2018 - 09:08
A BBC Trending report about online predators prompted a reader to investigate and eventually led to the conviction of a dangerous paedophile.
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The Japanese star who taught China's young about sex

bbc - Mon, 01/15/2018 - 09:05
Sora Aoi announced she was married on social media last week, sparking a frenzy on the Chinese internet.
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Flake to compare Trump's media attacks to Stalin in upcoming Senate speech

cnn - Mon, 01/15/2018 - 09:01
Republican Sen. Jeff Flake of Arizona is expected to deliver a floor speech on Wednesday in which he will compare President Donald Trump's attacks on the news media to the rhetoric of late Soviet dictator Joseph Stalin.
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Sticky business: Selling British puddings to Americans

bbc - Mon, 01/15/2018 - 09:00
How a UK expat introduced Americans to the joys of traditional British desserts, such as sticky toffee pudding.
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Anthony Joshua v Joseph Parker: The start of a special year in British boxing

bbc - Mon, 01/15/2018 - 09:00
BBC boxing correspondent Mike Costello says Anthony Joshua v Joseph Parker could be part of a special year for British boxing.
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Liverpool v Man City: Energy, belief and fantastic finishing - how Reds won it

bbc - Mon, 01/15/2018 - 08:44
Liverpool show the way to beat Manchester City, but not every team can do it their way, says MOTD2 pundit Danny Murphy
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Liverpool v Man City: 'Wow' - Shearer & Murphy on 'incredible' Premier League match

bbc - Mon, 01/15/2018 - 08:37
Match of the Day 2 pundits Danny Murphy and Alan Shearer almost run out of superlatives as they discuss Liverpool's 4-3 win over Manchester City.
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Nantes 0-1 Paris St-Germain

bbc - Mon, 01/15/2018 - 08:10
PSG's latest Ligue 1 win ends in controversy as the referee aims a kick at a Nantes player after they collide - then sends him off.
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For 38 minutes, Hawaii held its breath

cnn - Mon, 01/15/2018 - 08:06
An emergency alert notification sent out on Saturday claiming a "ballistic missile threat inbound to Hawaii" was a false alarm, according to the Hawaii Office of Emergency Management and a tweet from one of the state's Democratic congresswomen.
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Taro Kono calls Japan’s energy policy ‘lamentable’ and vows to promote renewables

japantimes - Mon, 01/15/2018 - 07:27
In a rare expression of dissent, Foreign Minister Taro Kono on Sunday criticized the Japanese government’s energy policy as “lamentable” and pledged to promote renewable ...
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Japan’s young bureaucrats to resume exchanges with China’s elite students

japantimes - Mon, 01/15/2018 - 07:26
Japan and China plan to resume an exchange program between young Japanese bureaucrats and would-be top Chinese government officials in 2018 after a more than ...
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Police use tear gas on protesters in Tunisia, reports say

bbc - Mon, 01/15/2018 - 07:24
A Reuters witness says police in Tunis fired tear gas to disperse an anti-austerity protest.
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All 168 aboard safely evacuated after jetliner skids off Turkish runway, dangles on cliff above sea

japantimes - Mon, 01/15/2018 - 07:06
A commercial plane that skidded off a runway after landing in northern Turkey dangled precariously off a muddy cliff with its nose only a few ...
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U.S. official defends early-warning systems after Hawaii ‘failure’

japantimes - Mon, 01/15/2018 - 07:05
A top U.S. official on Sunday defended government early-warning systems after a false missile alert terrified Hawaii, in what a congresswoman called an epic failure ...
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