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U.S. imposes more North Korea sanctions, Trump warns of ‘phase two’

japantimes - Sat, 02/24/2018 - 09:49
The United States said on Friday it was imposing its largest package of sanctions to pressure North Korea to give up its nuclear missile program, ...
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The UK's first male basketball cheerleader

bbc - Sat, 02/24/2018 - 09:41
After battling stereotypes, Terrell Lawrence finds his calling as a cheerleader.
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Teacher walkout closes state's public schools

cnn - Sat, 02/24/2018 - 09:25
Public schools across West Virginia will remain closed through Monday as teachers and other school employees hit the picket lines, demanding higher wages and better benefits.
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Why do some Chinese funerals involve strippers?

bbc - Sat, 02/24/2018 - 09:20
Chinese authorities are once again cracking down on the practice which have existed for years.
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World Hacks: Putting your leftover pills back to work

bbc - Sat, 02/24/2018 - 09:17
An app in Greece is helping people donate their leftover drugs to those who can't afford to buy them.
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Trump: Kelly to decide Kushner security clearance

cnn - Sat, 02/24/2018 - 09:10
President Donald Trump said Friday he will not decide himself whether to allow Jared Kushner, his son-in-law, to keep his temporary security clearance, telling reporters at the White House he'll leave the matter to his chief of staff John Kelly.
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ICYMI: Caves, cake and a giant clock

bbc - Sat, 02/24/2018 - 09:05
A few of the stories you may have missed this week.
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Are you suffering from galanthomania?

bbc - Sat, 02/24/2018 - 09:04
Do you have "dirty knee syndrome"? Prize snowdrop bulbs can sell for thousands, as experts explain.
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'Groped by Holy Mosque guard during Hajj' in Mecca

bbc - Sat, 02/24/2018 - 09:04
A number of women have taken to social media to say they've been sexually assaulted during the Hajj pilgrimage.
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Why do smartphones look so alike?

bbc - Sat, 02/24/2018 - 09:01
Smartphone sales are falling - could the fact they increasingly have similar designs be why?
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Trump Jr. slams American media, praises India

cnn - Sat, 02/24/2018 - 08:34
During the Global Business Summit in India, Donald Trump Jr. doubles down on his comments about the spirit of the people of India while criticizing the Washington Post's reporting on the comments.
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Six Nations: England & Scotland rivalry, Wales & Ireland in 'grudge match'

bbc - Sat, 02/24/2018 - 08:33
England coach Eddie Jones accuses Scotland of gamesmanship as the teams prepare for Saturday's Six Nations clash and their 136th meeting.
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'Shape of Water' suit filed right before Oscars

cnn - Sat, 02/24/2018 - 08:06
One of the Oscar frontrunners has been slapped with a copyright infringement lawsuit.
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Six Nations: France 34-17 Italy

bbc - Sat, 02/24/2018 - 07:42
Mathieu Bastareaud impresses on his France return as the hosts pick up a comfortable Six Nations win at the Stade Velodrome.
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Trump: Kelly to make call on Kushner's clearance

cnn - Sat, 02/24/2018 - 07:26
President Trump praised the work of son-in-law Jared Kushner saying he is "truly outstanding" and is working with Trump's chief of staff General Kelly on peace in the middle east.
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Syria war: UN Security Council truce vote delayed

bbc - Sat, 02/24/2018 - 07:11
Civilians in a rebel enclave bear the brunt of the bombing while world powers haggle.
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Scotland v England: Murrayfield crowd will inspire England, says Chris Robshaw

bbc - Sat, 02/24/2018 - 07:00
A hostile Murrayfield crowd this weekend will only serve to bring England's players closer together, says flanker Chris Robshaw.
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Pep Guardiola charged for political ribbon

bbc - Sat, 02/24/2018 - 06:50
Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola is charged for wearing a political message, specifically a yellow ribbon, in breach of FA regulations.
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Nigerian president apologises for Boko Haram schoolgirl kidnap

bbc - Sat, 02/24/2018 - 06:41
President Buhari apologises for the suspected abductions, as parents say 100 remain missing.
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Women's Six Nations 2018: Scotland 8-43 England

bbc - Sat, 02/24/2018 - 06:01
England Women score seven tries to beat Scotland and maintain their pursuit of a second consecutive Six Nations Grand Slam.
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