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Letter from Africa: Inside the gated communities of WhatsApp

bbc - 12 hours 4 min ago
Joseph Warungu peeps into WhatsApp groups to find out who the group administrators really are.
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Analysis: What Trump's 'least racist person' boast says about him

cnn - 12 hours 7 min ago
Imagine a friend of yours came to town for the long Martin Luther King Jr. Day weekend. He stayed with you at your apartment and over the course of watching football, going out to eat and just loafing around, he said the following things:
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Edible insects: Do insects actually taste any good?

bbc - 12 hours 8 min ago
Insects are often portrayed as a sustainable superfood - and many are delicious.
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Winter Olympics: How good is North Korea at sport?

bbc - 12 hours 10 min ago
Reality Check looks at the sporting skills of the secretive state.
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Pulse trawling in the EU: Is it ok to 'electrocute' fish?

bbc - 12 hours 20 min ago
Some say it's an innovation, others say it's like dropping a Taser in water.
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Rape survivors’ clothing on display

bbc - 12 hours 23 min ago
The ‘Is it my fault?’ exhibition at the Centre Communautaire Maritime in the Molenbeek district of Brussels aims to promote awareness about sexual violence.
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Chile reception: Why Pope's trip is a challenge

bbc - 12 hours 25 min ago
The pontiff faces his most difficult official overseas visit, but what are his biggest challenges?
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I found my baby's father on Craigslist

bbc - 12 hours 26 min ago
Thirty-something Jessica was eager to get pregnant, but her relationships kept failing. It was time for a totally new approach.
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Wallaby captured after hopping across Sydney Harbour Bridge

bbc - 12 hours 29 min ago
The unusual sight surprises motorists before prompting a brief chase and some fun online.
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The Indian woman who chose a bull over marriage

bbc - 12 hours 38 min ago
Selvarani Kanagarasu, a daily wage labourer from India, shuns marriage to take care of a bull.
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Berman compares Trump's defense to Nixon

cnn - 12 hours 38 min ago
CNN's John Berman compares President Trump's "I am not a racist" comment to denials of US Presidents Richard Nixon and Bill Clinton.
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Rogue cop’s fate unknown as Venezuela forces take down fugitive group in deadly shootout

japantimes - 12 hours 47 min ago
Venezuelan special forces on Monday captured five members of a band led by a rebellious police officer who has been on the run since stealing ...
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Army vet sues VA over scalpel left in body after 2013 surgery

japantimes - 12 hours 47 min ago
An Army veteran who says someone left a scalpel inside him after surgery is suing a veterans affairs hospital.Bridgeport resident Glenford Turner says the scalpel ...
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Islamic State sleeper cells suspected as twin suicide blasts kill 31 in bustling Baghdad square

japantimes - 12 hours 50 min ago
Iraq’s Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi called Monday for the elimination of jihadi “sleeper cells” after a twin suicide bombing killed 31 people in Baghdad in ...
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Literate pirates: Printing found in cannon of Blackbeard’s shipwreck after 300 years on bottom

japantimes - 12 hours 51 min ago
Dead men tell no tales, but there’s new evidence that somebody aboard the pirate Blackbeard’s flagship harbored books among the booty.In an unusual find, researchers ...
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Game of ‘chicken tax’: GM bets on Mexican-made pickups amid Trump threat to dump NAFTA

japantimes - 12 hours 53 min ago
General Motors Co.’s assembly plant in Silao, a city in Mexico’s automotive heartland, cranked out more than 400,000 highly profitable, large pickup trucks last year, ...
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Russian broadcaster RT accuses France of rejecting journalists after accreditation is twice denied

japantimes - 12 hours 54 min ago
Russian state broadcaster RT on Monday accused France’s presidency of turning away its journalists, saying employees from its new French-language channel were refused accreditation twice ...
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Kin of lost Argentine submarine crew ask Russia to continue deep-sea search

japantimes - 12 hours 55 min ago
Relatives of some of the 44 crew members aboard an Argentine submarine that went missing in the South Atlantic are asking Russia to carry on ...
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Italian anti-migrant prime minister hopeful defends candidate’s ‘our white race’ remark

japantimes - 12 hours 56 min ago
The head of an anti-migrant party who is running to be Italy’s prime minister came to the defense Monday of an Italian gubernatorial candidate who ...
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Trump ally Chris Christie exits statehouse as Democrat takes over in New Jersey

japantimes - 12 hours 57 min ago
New Jersey will say farewell to blunt-talking Republican Gov. Chris Christie as a wealthy former Obama administration diplomat and businessman is sworn in as governor.Democrat ...
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