25 July 2017
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24/04/2017 23:57

Large crowds as Australia and New Zealand mark Anzac Day

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Thousands of Australians and New Zealanders, many braving heavy rain, turned out Tuesday to mark the Gallipoli landing and to pay tribute to soldiers in current conflict zones in moving ceremonies.

24/04/2017 23:07

Rulemakers change to prevent «Lexi» repeat: report

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The Royal and Ancient and US Golf Association will announce on Tuesday a rules change to ensure what cost Lexi Thompson an LPGA major title does not happen again, Golfweek reported on Monday.

24/04/2017 22:52

With execs in hot seat, Wells Fargo gets OK for bankruptcy plan

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Retail banking giant Wells Fargo has fixed problems in its 2015 bankruptcy plan and will now be allowed to open new international branches, US banking regulators said Monday.

24/04/2017 22:27

US blasts «unconscionable» Taliban attack in Afghanistan

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The US State Department on Monday described last week's Taliban attack in northern Afghanistan as «unconscionable,» but stressed America has no intention of giving up on the country despite more than 15 years of brutal war.

24/04/2017 22:07

Artists urge Radiohead to scrap Israel show

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Dozens of artists including Roger Waters called Monday on Radiohead to cancel a concert in Israel, saying the band known for its left-wing politics should join Palestinian activists' boycott calls.

24/04/2017 21:47

Upward mobility has fallen sharply in US

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In a sign of the fading American Dream, 92 percent of children born in 1940 earned more than their parents, but only half of those born in 1984 can say the same, researchers said Monday.

24/04/2017 21:37

US blacklists 271 Syrian chemists, other experts over sarin attack

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The US government put 271 Syrian chemists and other officials on its financial blacklist Monday, punishing them for their presumed role in the deadly chemical weapons attack on a rebel-held town in early April.

24/04/2017 20:47

Iggy Pop turns 70, sings on experimental jazz album

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Punk legend Iggy Pop has turned 70 with news he is singing on an experimental jazz album, saying the genre's bare exposure of his voice appealed to him artistically.

24/04/2017 20:32

Pence the clean-up act in Trump's first 100 days

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Mike Pence has spent many of his first 100 days as US vice president ironing out Trump-induced problems at home and abroad, but he's also been steadily building political capital of his own.

24/04/2017 20:11

NHL Rivals Crosby, Ovechkin duel in Capitals-Penguins showdown

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The rivalry between two of the National Hockey League's best players, Pittsburgh Penguins captain Sidney Crosby and Washington Capitals counterpart Alexander Ovechkin, is about to heat up the Stanley Cup playoffs.

24/04/2017 19:26

CSA charges Tsotsobe with corruption

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Former South African fast bowler Lonwabo Tsotsobe has been charged with corruption over fixing allegations surrounding a 2015 RAM SLAM T20 Challenge Series fixture, Cricket SA said on Monday.

24/04/2017 19:21

Syria's Tabqa: a strategic prize

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Syria's Tabqa, which US-backed forces entered Monday, is doubly strategic: it lies on the road to the Islamic State group's Raqa bastion and the nearby dam is the country's largest.

24/04/2017 19:17

US-backed forces enter major jihadist-held Syria town

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A US-backed alliance of Arab-Kurdish forces entered the key jihadist-held town of Tabqa on Monday as they pursued their campaign against the Islamic State group in northern Syria.

24/04/2017 19:16

Trump: UN should consider «stronger sanctions» on North Korea

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The UN Security Council must be ready to impose tougher sanctions on North Korea over its nuclear and missile programs, US President Donald Trump said Monday, calling the status quo «unacceptable.»

24/04/2017 18:56

From internet to big stage, Oh Wonder startled by success

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Soon after the London duo soon to be known as Oh Wonder first recorded a song and posted it on SoundCloud three years ago, the pair emailed the music-sharing site. Something was surely wrong.

24/04/2017 18:51

Pakistan eye win as Shah strong, Misbah left on 99

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Yasir Shah ripped through the top order of the West Indies second innings in the final session of another long day to put Pakistan on course for victory at the end of the fourth day of the first Test at Sabina Park in Jamaica on Monday.

24/04/2017 18:01

«Personal flying machine» maker plans deliveries this year

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A Silicon Valley «flying car» startup, Kitty Hawk, reportedly backed by Google co-founder Larry Page, released a video Monday of its airborne prototype and announced plans for deliveries of a «personal flying machine» this year.

24/04/2017 17:16

US Supreme Court blocks GM appeal on defective ignitions

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The US Supreme Court on Monday turned away an appeal by auto giant General Motors of potentially billions of dollars in consumer claims over faulty ignition switches.

24/04/2017 16:46

«Better you than me,» Trump tells record-breaking astronaut

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US President Donald Trump congratulated NASA astronaut Peggy Whitson for setting a new space record on Monday, but expressed disdain for a particular rigor of space life -- drinking recycled urine.

24/04/2017 16:26

LinkedIn membership reaches half a billion

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The professional social network LinkedIn said Monday its membership had swelled to 500 million, as its user base showed steady growth following its acquisition last year by Microsoft.

24/04/2017 16:06

Obama says ready to train new leaders in first post-presidency speech

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Former US president Barack Obama returned to the public spotlight Monday, saying he hopes to spend the next phase of his life helping to «prepare the next generation of leadership.»

24/04/2017 15:51

Serena posts heartfelt baby message on fiance's birthday

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US tennis great Serena Williams on Monday marked her fiance's birthday and her return to the world number one ranking by posting an emotional message to her unborn baby on Instagram.

24/04/2017 13:06

China basketball fans bid fond farewell to Stephon Marbury

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Chinese fans penned hundreds of heartfelt social media messages of support on Monday for Stephon Marbury after learning the ex-NBA star would be dropped from his adopted team, the Beijing Shougang Ducks.

24/04/2017 12:56

Qatar Airways chief accuses US carriers of «bullying»

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The chief of Qatar Airways on Monday accused American carriers complaining over alleged subsidies to Gulf airlines of "bullying", as he announced new US routes in defiance of mounting airport restrictions.

24/04/2017 12:51

Henri van Breda pleads not guilty to slaying his South African family

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In a case that has gripped South Africa, the 22-year-old son of a wealthy family pleaded not guilty Monday to slaughtering his parents and brother in a frenzied axe attack.

24/04/2017 12:21

Volunteers search rubble to save Mosul university

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Leaning on his crutch, Nizar picks through the rubble where the main building of Mosul University used to be, looking for whatever administrative documents can still be salvaged.

24/04/2017 12:16

American's detention an act of «flailing» North Korea leader: Haley

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Nikki Haley, the US ambassador to the United Nations, on Monday called the detention of a US citizen by North Korea a display of muscle-flexing by the country's «flailing» leader.

24/04/2017 11:46

Police fire at student protesters in Indian Kashmir

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Police fired into a crowd of stone-throwing students in Indian Kashmir on Monday, as violence in the disputed Himalayan region intensified.Hundreds of...

24/04/2017 09:21

First large-scale malaria vaccine trials for Africa

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A new malaria vaccine will be tested on a large scale in Kenya, Ghana and Malawi, the World Health Organization said Monday, with 360,000 children to be vaccinated between 2018 and 2020.

24/04/2017 09:11

Xi urges «restraint» over North Korea as US carrier approaches

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Chinese President Xi Jinping urged «restraint» over North Korea in a phone call with Donald Trump Monday, as Japan joined exercises with an American supercarrier heading to the Korean peninsula.

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