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For youth accused of murdering 17 at Florida school, question may boil down to life or death sentence

japantimes - 21 hours 2 min ago
The evidence against the Florida school shooting suspect is so overwhelming, the only question left for the courts if he is convicted is whether he ...
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'Three Billboards' takes top honors at BAFTAs

cnn - 21 hours 10 min ago
Director Martin McDonagh's bleak drama about a mother's quest for answers about her daughter's murder struck a nerve with British Academy of Film and Television Arts voters.
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Survivors of Florida school massacre slam Trump for divisive response

japantimes - 21 hours 12 min ago
Students who escaped the deadly school shooting in Florida focused their anger Sunday at President Donald Trump, contending that his response to the attack has ...
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The beauty boss who turned snakes into ladders

bbc - 21 hours 13 min ago
Grit and determination, as well as snakes and dragons, helped Maria Hatzistefanis become a business success.
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Iran delays hunt for airliner lost in mountain blizzard with 66 aboard

japantimes - 21 hours 13 min ago
The hunt for a plane that disappeared with 66 people onboard in Iran’s Zagros mountains was stopped until morning as blizzard conditions made progress impossible ...
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Democratic Sen. Tammy Duckworth still breaking barriers, and she likes it

japantimes - 21 hours 14 min ago
Breaking down barriers is nothing new for Sen. Tammy Duckworth, and that’s the way she likes it.The decorated Iraq War veteran who lost both legs ...
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Fans ejected in Chicago for racist taunts toward Capitals forward Devante Smith-Pelly

japantimes - 21 hours 16 min ago
Four Chicago Blackhawks fans were ejected during Saturday night’s game after making racist taunts toward Washington Capitals forward Devante Smith-Pelly.Capitals coach Barry Trotz called the ...
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Artificial intelligence’s impact on arms changing nature of war: Pentagon chief Jim Mattis

japantimes - 21 hours 17 min ago
Artificial intelligence and its impact on weapons of the future has made U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis doubt his own theories on warfare.A question on ...
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Avalanches kill two skiers in France, injure pair in Switzerland

japantimes - 21 hours 17 min ago
Authorities say two skiers were killed by an avalanche in the French Alps, and two more people were injured by an avalanche in Switzerland near ...
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‘Three Billboards’ and Gary Oldman bag BAFTAs as women make waves at U.K. film awards

japantimes - 21 hours 20 min ago
Ferocious female-led tragicomedy “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri” was the big winner Sunday at the British Academy Film Awards in London, where women demanding an ...
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Cities pitching racial diversity in efforts to lure tech businesses

japantimes - 21 hours 21 min ago
Some cities and regions are highlighting racial diversity along with positive business climates, competitive tax rates and available land in pitches to lure tech companies ...
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Father who forgave son for family’s murder asks Texas to spare his life

japantimes - 21 hours 22 min ago
A Texas man who survived a deadly domestic attack hatched by his son is pushing the state to grant clemency to the condemned man, although ...
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In apparent bid to woo voters, May launches review of high U.K. university fees, promising fairer deal

japantimes - 21 hours 23 min ago
Britain could reduce the burden of university fees on students and bring back grants for their living expenses, Prime Minister Theresa May will say on ...
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Sudan frees political prisoners from Khartoum jails

japantimes - 21 hours 24 min ago
Sudanese authorities said on Sunday they would release more than 80 political prisoners from jails in the capital Khartoum, a week after the African country ...
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Netanyahu blasts media 'witch hunt' as police announce new investigation

cnn - 21 hours 28 min ago
In a pre-emptive strike, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu blamed media "pressure" for a new police investigation, less than a week after police said they had enough evidence to indict the Israeli leader for corruption in two separate cases.
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See the full list of BAFTA winners

cnn - 21 hours 30 min ago
The 71st British Academy Film Awards were presented Sunday.
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Former Trump aide to testify against Manafort

cnn - Mon, 02/19/2018 - 08:45
Former Trump presidential campaign aide Rick Gates has agreed to testify against former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort and will plead guilty to fraud related charges, according to the Los Angeles Times.
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Brazil match abandoned after 10 red cards

bbc - Mon, 02/19/2018 - 08:43
A Brazilian football match is abandoned after 10 players are sent off in the second half.
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Bafta Awards 2018: (Most) stars wear black to bring Time's Up to Britain

bbc - Mon, 02/19/2018 - 08:19
Most guests at the Bafta Film Awards wear black to support the Time's Up and Me Too campaigns.
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Dog food brands recalled over possible euthanasia drug

cnn - Mon, 02/19/2018 - 08:18
A drug used to euthanize animals has been found in canned dog food, prompting a recall.
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