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EU tariffs on US goods come into force

bbc - Fri, 06/22/2018 - 08:42
The European Union has gone ahead with retaliatory duties against $2.8bn worth of US-made products.
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Quiz: What causes a third of Europe's flight delays?

bbc - Fri, 06/22/2018 - 08:34
7 days quiz: It's the weekly news quiz - have you been paying attention to what's been going on in the world over the past seven days?
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Trump gets 'Bad Lip Reading' treatment

cnn - Fri, 06/22/2018 - 08:32
Bad Lip Reading reads the lips of Trump and Kim Jong Un, hears "dude" and "homie." CNN's Jeanne Moos reports.
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Analysis: The depressing predictability of the immigration debate

cnn - Fri, 06/22/2018 - 08:30
Sometime over the next week, an immigration bill that aims to resolve the fate of DACA and fund President Trump's border wall will very likely fail to secure a majority of votes on the House floor -- dying an ignominious death so familiar to those who have followed the repeated legislative attempts to address the country's immigration problems.
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Herpes virus may play role in Alzheimer's, study says

cnn - Fri, 06/22/2018 - 08:29
Doctors don't know what causes Alzheimer's disease or the best way to treat it, but they have new evidence to suggest that a common virus may play a role in who develops the condition.
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Migrant children: Pentagon asked to house migrant minors

bbc - Fri, 06/22/2018 - 08:28
The US grapples with the issue of accommodation for migrant children, as Melania Trump visits Texas.
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Africa's week in pictures: 15-21 June 2018

bbc - Fri, 06/22/2018 - 08:20
A selection of the best photos from across Africa this week.
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The Indian women lighting the way for change

bbc - Fri, 06/22/2018 - 08:17
In India's desert state of Rajasthan, rural women are training as solar entrepreneurs, to bring power to those living off grid.
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Are Instagram stars facing a brand backlash?

bbc - Fri, 06/22/2018 - 08:11
Unilever has taken a stand against 'influencers' who buy social media followers to game the system.
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Fighting for democracy is hard work

cnn - Fri, 06/22/2018 - 08:09
When a politician with authoritarian tendencies takes office -- even in a democratic country -- there's no way to know what the future holds. It's easy to take comfort in the prospects for setting everything right in the next election, to feel reassured by massive turnout in protests against excesses, and to believe that democracy is being protected by court rulings, by Congress, and by human decency.
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What are tariffs and how do they affect us?

bbc - Fri, 06/22/2018 - 08:09
As a trade war becomes an increasing risk, how do governments use tariffs in international commerce?
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Chess player quits Iran competition over headscarf rule

bbc - Fri, 06/22/2018 - 08:09
An Indian chess champion has pulled out of a tournament in Iran over the country's compulsory headscarf rule.
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Turkey election: 'We’ll vote wherever they take our ballot boxes'

bbc - Fri, 06/22/2018 - 08:06
Turkey's president seeks re-election on 24 June and Kurdish voters may play an important part in determining his future.
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Viewpoint: Why the Kashmir government fall is a tragedy

bbc - Fri, 06/22/2018 - 08:04
The coalition government's roadmap was the only feasible path to a better future, writes Sumantra Bose.
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World Cup 2018: What's wrong with Neymar?

bbc - Fri, 06/22/2018 - 08:02
The Brazilian player's fans explain why he's been off his game so far at the World Cup.
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North Korea: A sacred mountain and other ideologies

bbc - Fri, 06/22/2018 - 08:02
...and other concepts which help to understand the isolated country's unique ideology.
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Top Navy leader resigns amid misconduct probe

cnn - Fri, 06/22/2018 - 07:49
The US Navy's top enlisted leader announced Thursday he is resigning "to avoid any distraction," as an inspector general investigates allegations that he "fostered a hostile work environment."
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Senators call on National Science Foundation to investigate climate change grants

cnn - Fri, 06/22/2018 - 07:45
Four Republican senators have called on National Science Foundation Inspector General Allison Lerner to investigate the foundation's grant-making process, citing a grant charged with enabling television meteorologists to provide viewers with climate change education.
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US, Iranian top diplomats spar online

cnn - Fri, 06/22/2018 - 07:37
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and his Iranian counterpart squared off in a battle of strongly-worded statements this week, with Pompeo tweeting his apparent support for Iranian anti-government protestors, and Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif lamenting a US foreign policy "in crisis."
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Melania wears 'I really don't care do u?' coat on migrant visit

bbc - Fri, 06/22/2018 - 07:27
The first lady's spokeswoman says "there was no hidden message" in her sartorial choice.
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