26 May 2017
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09/05/2017 23:23

Giant bird-like dinosaur species found in China: study

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Researchers have discovered a new species of giant, bird-like dinosaur that made nests larger than monster truck tires in what is now central China, a study said.

09/05/2017 23:14

Disney earnings up but ESPN struggles continue

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Disney reported higher second-quarter profit Tuesday despite lower earnings at its ESPN sports network, which has been under pressure with the rise of online streaming.

09/05/2017 22:49

Pastor jailed for 36 years over Nicaragua exorcism death

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A pastor and several followers were sentenced on Tuesday to 36 years in prison for a fatal exorcism in a remote part of Nicaragua in which a woman was thrown naked onto a fire.

09/05/2017 22:29

France keep Ice Hockey world bid alive in Paris thriller

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France overcame continental rivals Switzerland 4-3 in a dramatic penalty shootout at the world ice hockey championships on Tuesday.

09/05/2017 22:27

Trump fires FBI director Comey

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US President Donald Trump on Tuesday fired his FBI director James Comey, the man who leads the agency charged with investigating his campaign's ties with Russia -- a move that sent shockwaves through Washington.

09/05/2017 22:18

US to press Cuba on human rights

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President Donald Trump's administration will press Cuba on human rights progress, a top US official said Tuesday.

09/05/2017 22:07

Digital subscriber gains help News Corp results

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Rupert Murdoch's News Corp on Tuesday reported some positive signs for its global newspaper operations, as the number of digital subscribers for the Wall Street Journal topped one million.

09/05/2017 21:05

UPS announces Dubai venture, eyes Middle East growth

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UPS announced a partnership Tuesday to provide logistics at the 2020 World's Fair in Dubai, a venture it sees as a springboard to a bigger presence in the Middle East.

09/05/2017 20:59

British PM gives TV interview with husband to lighten campaign

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British Prime Minister Theresa May gave a first television interview alongside her husband Tuesday, sidelining Brexit to talk about family -- and shoes -- in a bid to soften her image ahead of the election.

09/05/2017 20:55

Alves special sends ruthless Juventus into final

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A stunning Dani Alves volley helped Juventus stroll into their second Champions League final in three years on Tuesday as a 2-1 win on the night completed a 4-1 aggregate victory over outclassed Monaco.

09/05/2017 20:51

Marine Le Pen's niece quits French politics - for now

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Two days after her aunt Marine Le Pen suffered a resounding defeat to centrist Emmanuel Macron in the French presidential election, National Front (FN) lawmaker Marion Marechal-Le Pen said Tuesday she was quitting politics -- for now.

09/05/2017 20:50

US will aggressively enforce trade rules: Ross

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The Trump administration will enforce trade rules more aggressively than any previous government in its efforts to reduce the trade deficit, but does not seek a dispute, Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said Tuesday.

09/05/2017 20:34

Libya minister says rival general must accept civil rule

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Libya's foreign minister said Tuesday a rival general must accept civilian rule in order to play a role in the country's future.

09/05/2017 20:30

New York luxury loos are a hit after $254,000 makeover

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Classical music, framed watercolors and vases overflowing with fresh flowers -- welcome to New York's poshest public toilets refitted with a $254,000 upgrade, where tips are banned and the facilities are free.

09/05/2017 20:23

South Sudan president sacks controversial army chief

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South Sudan President Salva Kiir sacked his powerful, hardline army chief Paul Malong on Tuesday, a government spokesman said.

09/05/2017 20:21

US mulling extending carry-on computer ban to Europe

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US authorities are considering banning carry-on computers on European flights to the United States, widening the security measure introduced for flights from eight countries in March, an official said Tuesday.

09/05/2017 20:11

FIFA delays decision on Israel West Bank clubs

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FIFA said on Tuesday it was "premature" to take any final decision on the controversial issue of Israeli clubs in the West Bank, according to a statement.

09/05/2017 20:02

Trump delays decision on Paris climate deal

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President Donald Trump delayed a decision to honor or walk away from the Paris climate accord until he returns from Europe late this month, leaving global partners in limbo Tuesday.

09/05/2017 20:01

Supporters of Brazil's Lula flock to protest court hearing

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Supporters of former Brazilian president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva poured Tuesday into the southern city of Curitiba ahead of the leftist standard bearer's corruption court case.

09/05/2017 19:49

Safety concerns for one in three US drugs

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Almost one in three newly approved drugs in the United States turns out to have a safety issue after it is allowed on the market, US researchers said Tuesday.

09/05/2017 19:38

Chelsea Manning thanks Obama ahead of impending release

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Chelsea Manning, the transgender army private jailed for one of the largest leaks of classified documents in US history, said Tuesday she can finally imagine a future for herself, as she prepares to walk free.

09/05/2017 19:31

X Japan leader, famed for intense drumming, needs surgery

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Yoshiki, the force behind Japanese rockers X Japan who is known for such intense drumming he sometimes collapses on stage, on Tuesday canceled upcoming shows to undergo urgent surgery.

09/05/2017 19:00

FIFA to investigate Pogba's world-record Man Utd transfer

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FIFA are to investigate the world-record transfer of Paul Pogba to Manchester United, a source at world football's governing body told AFP on Tuesday.

09/05/2017 18:38

Workers at US nuclear site take cover after tunnel collapse

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Hundreds of workers at a nuclear site in the US state of Washington were ordered to take cover Tuesday after a storage tunnel filled with contaminated material collapsed, but there was no initial indication of a radioactive leak.

09/05/2017 18:33

Mexico fireworks warehouse blast kills 14, including 11 children

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An explosion at a fireworks warehouse in Mexico killed 14 people, including 11 children, authorities said Tuesday.

09/05/2017 18:22

Quintana keeps cool as Movistar counter Nibali

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Colombian race favourite Nairo Quintana said he remains on schedule for the next climbing stage at the Giro d'Italia after cruising through his first high-altitude test on Mount Etna Tuesday.

09/05/2017 18:15

FIFA to replace Blatter ethics judge

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FIFA bosses on Tuesday recommended replacing the ethics judge who helped bring down Sepp Blatter and Michel Platini, sources at football's governing body told AFP.

09/05/2017 18:10

Palestinians seek Pizza Hut boycott for 'mocking hunger strike'

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Palestinians called for a boycott of Pizza Hut on Tuesday after the company's franchise in Israel was accused of mocking hunger-striking prisoners.

09/05/2017 18:04

Nibali teammate Moreno expelled from Giro d'Italia

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Vincenzo Nibali's bid to defend his Giro d'Italia crown was dented Tuesday after Bahrain teammate Javier Moreno was thrown off the race for violent conduct during the fourth stage.

09/05/2017 17:59

Luxemburger Jungels beats big guns to Giro's pink jersey

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New race leader Bob Jungels hopes to keep little Luxembourg's flag flying on the Giro d'Italia after claiming the pink jersey for the second year in succession on Tuesday.

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