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Trump replaces National Security Adviser HR McMaster with John Bolton

13 hours 53 min ago
Defence hawk John Bolton becomes National Security Adviser, in the latest change in the White House.
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How DNA can be used to store computer data

13 hours 57 min ago
British scientists think DNA could be used to solve a global problem - where to store all our data.
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Trump's cabinet: Who's next for the firing line?

14 hours 22 min ago
US National Security Adviser HR McMaster is the latest victim of the President's line up changes.
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'Highly likely' Russia behind attack - EU leaders

Fri, 03/23/2018 - 00:27
"There is no plausible alternative explanation", the European Council says after an evening of talks.
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Syria war: Eastern Ghouta rebels announce ceasefire

Thu, 03/22/2018 - 23:38
Rebels say the ceasefire is aimed at allowing civilians to leave the besieged enclave of Eastern Ghouta.
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Toys R Us founder Charles Lazarus dies at 94 as his company folds

Thu, 03/22/2018 - 22:44
The firm Charles Lazarus founded in 1948 said last week it was game over for its US and UK stores.
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Trump announces tariffs on $60bn in Chinese imports

Thu, 03/22/2018 - 22:15
Beijing vows to "fight to the end" in any trade war, as the White House targets Chinese goods.
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Sex doll 'brothel': Xdolls escapes Paris council censure

Thu, 03/22/2018 - 21:55
The business, which charges €89 for an hour with a silicone sex doll, was accused of demeaning women.
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Dapchi kidnap: Government 'will not abandon' lone hostage

Thu, 03/22/2018 - 20:08
The Nigerian government says it is committed to freeing the last remaining girl kidnapped in Dapchi.
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Origin of 'six-inch mummy' confirmed

Thu, 03/22/2018 - 19:03
Scientists investigate an unusual, small, mummified skeleton from Chile to establish its medical history.
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Israeli man fined for urinating on memorial at Auschwitz

Thu, 03/22/2018 - 18:19
The 19-year-old man was released after being questioned by Polish police for several hours.
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Kenya payout for mother made to deliver on hospital floor

Thu, 03/22/2018 - 17:45
A mother was awarded $25,000 after nurses left her to deliver her baby in public on a hospital floor.
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Ukraine arrests pilot hero Savchenko over 'coup plot'

Thu, 03/22/2018 - 16:15
Ex-helicopter pilot Nadiya Savchenko does not deny conspiring against Ukraine's government.
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Pacific garbage patch 'growing rapidly'

Thu, 03/22/2018 - 15:12
It is estimated some 80,000 tonnes of plastic is circulating in a patch between Hawaii and California.
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Iranian officials mocked for using foreign products

Thu, 03/22/2018 - 13:17
After the Iran Supreme Leader urges local purchases, officials are mocked for using foreign products.
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YouTube gun ban drives bloggers to PornHub

Thu, 03/22/2018 - 13:10
The video-sharing site has banned videos that show people how to manufacture or modify guns.
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Nigerian girls tell of kidnap ordeal

Thu, 03/22/2018 - 12:54
What the Dapchi schoolgirls have said about their time in the hands of Boko Haram militants.
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Tennessee grants $1 million to wrongly convicted man

Thu, 03/22/2018 - 12:38
Lawrence McKinney was at first given just $75 after 31 years in jail for a crime he did not commit.
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Cynthia Nixon and 10 other celebrities who entered politics

Thu, 03/22/2018 - 12:01
Including Katie Price, Glenda Jackson... and Donald Trump.
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Meet SoFi - the soft robot fish developed by MIT

Thu, 03/22/2018 - 11:18
Scientists hope a robotic fish will guide aquatic life and help clean up pollution in the ocean.
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