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At start of Latin America trip, pope says he fears world ‘one accident’ away from nuclear war

japantimes - Tue, 01/16/2018 - 06:39
Pope Francis admitted Monday he was frightened by the prospect of an accidental nuclear war as he headed for a week-long visit to Chile and ...
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Assault on free press feared as Philippine online news site critical of Duterte is ordered shut

japantimes - Tue, 01/16/2018 - 06:39
MANILAAP The Philippine securities commission has revoked the registration of an online news outfit known for its critical reporting on President Rodrigo Duterte, a move ...
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Hawaii missile-alert fiasco reveals uncertainty about how to react; button-pusher transferred

japantimes - Tue, 01/16/2018 - 06:38
When Jonathan Scheuer got an alert on his phone of a ballistic missile headed for Hawaii, he and his family didn’t know what to do. ...
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Designer gets heat for child model

cnn - Tue, 01/16/2018 - 06:30
Designer Brandon Hilton is facing criticism after announcing the new covergirl for his brand, House of Mann: 9-year-old drag queen Lactatia.
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Cranberries singer Dolores O'Riordan dies

bbc - Tue, 01/16/2018 - 06:19
Irish music star Dolores O'Riordan dies suddenly at the age of 46.
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Oil is booming, but the US may spoil the party

cnn - Tue, 01/16/2018 - 06:10
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Congress' to-do list: Avoid a shutdown, search for DACA fix

cnn - Tue, 01/16/2018 - 06:00
Back after a long holiday weekend, lawmakers must reach an agreement on a budget plan before the Friday deadline when government funding runs out, but demands from each side of the aisle are impeding progress on negotiations.
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Trump's first year on the international stage

cnn - Tue, 01/16/2018 - 05:09
Highs and lows from President Trump's first year of interactions with foreign leaders.
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Black Death 'spread by humans not rats'

bbc - Tue, 01/16/2018 - 05:00
Human body lice, rather than rat fleas, spread plague during the Black Death, a study simulating the outbreak suggests.
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Dion Dublin says black footballers 'stood on Cyrille Regis' shoulders'

bbc - Tue, 01/16/2018 - 04:27
Former Aston Villa striker Dion Dublin pays tribute to his friend and fellow ex-England international Cyrille Regis following his death.
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Another star player struggles under LeBron

cnn - Tue, 01/16/2018 - 04:26
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MMAer: I'd pray to not die during weight cuts

cnn - Tue, 01/16/2018 - 04:26
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Has the Steelers' Super Bowl window closed?

cnn - Tue, 01/16/2018 - 04:26
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Airbus says it may shut down its A380 program

cnn - Tue, 01/16/2018 - 04:16
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3 ways MLK speaks to our time

cnn - Tue, 01/16/2018 - 04:10
"Every hero becomes a bore at last."
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Venezuela helicopter attack: Pilot Oscar Pérez in bloody siege

bbc - Tue, 01/16/2018 - 04:06
The ex-policeman is accused of leading an armed rebellion involving a helicopter and grenades.
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MLK's son slams Trump: These are evil days

cnn - Tue, 01/16/2018 - 04:05
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