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US House condemns Trump's attacks on four congresswomen

16 hours 49 min ago
A symbolic vote denounces Mr Trump's comments about four congresswomen, widely seen as racist.
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'The Squad' condemn Trump's 'racist' tweets in CBS interview

17 hours 19 min ago
A group of four Democratic congresswomen targeted by President Trump's tweets have condemned them in an interview with CBS.
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Menstrual cups 'as reliable as tampons'

18 hours 51 min ago
Scientific review shows they are as leakproof as other sanitary products, say researchers.
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Merkel: The steady woman whose shaking has touched a nation

Wed, 07/17/2019 - 00:55
After three bouts of trembling in public, Germany's Angela Merkel health has come under scrutiny.
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Chimps bond after watching movies together

Wed, 07/17/2019 - 00:51
Feeling closer after watching a video together can be experienced by chimps as well as humans, say scientists.
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El Chapo: How Mexico's drug kingpin fell victim to his own legend

Wed, 07/17/2019 - 00:46
The world’s most powerful drug kingpin was enamoured by his own legend and it cost him his freedom.
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Syrian conflict: Helping children through the horror of bomb blasts

Wed, 07/17/2019 - 00:45
A new medical guide aims to improve the chances of saving children's lives, and limbs, in war zones.
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The surprising thing about America's migrant past

Wed, 07/17/2019 - 00:15
What are the roots of the women Trump told to "go back" - and how many Americans are from somewhere else?
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The Kenyan centre saving endangered chimpanzees

Wed, 07/17/2019 - 00:15
Timothy Mwangi has cared for chimpanzees for nearly two decades at this rescue centre in Kenya.
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Plastic pollution: Could a year's waste circle the Earth four times?

Wed, 07/17/2019 - 00:15
Could a year's global plastic waste circle the Earth four times over?
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Norway's spy Town: 'They took him and they have broken him'

Wed, 07/17/2019 - 00:15
The wife of a Norwegian pensioner convicted of espionage in Russia has spoken to the BBC about her anger at the intelligence service.
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The CubeSat revolution changing the way we see the world

Wed, 07/17/2019 - 00:07
Small, cheap satellites can help us track pollution, crop yields and congestion like never before.
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Von der Leyen elected EU Commission head after MEPs vote

Tue, 07/16/2019 - 22:58
German Ursula von der Leyen will replace Jean-Claude Juncker on 1 November after a close vote.
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Iran rejects suggestion its missile programme is negotiable

Tue, 07/16/2019 - 22:45
Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif mooted possible talks on the weapons in a US interview.
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Huge fire sweeps through Peru neighbourhood

Tue, 07/16/2019 - 21:32
Eighty families have been affected by the fire, according to local media.
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Johnny Clegg, South African musician and activist, dies aged 66

Tue, 07/16/2019 - 21:30
One of South Africa's best-known musicians and anti-apartheid activist dies at the age of 66.
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Daphne Caruana Galizia: Malta journalist's murder suspects to stand trial

Tue, 07/16/2019 - 20:27
Prosecutors issue a bill of indictment against three men held in 2017 over Daphne Caruana Galizia's death.
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Inside Iran: Are Tehran's poorest paying the price?

Tue, 07/16/2019 - 19:57
US imposed sanctions are crippling the economy, making food and medicines unaffordable.
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Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency attacked at Senate hearing

Tue, 07/16/2019 - 19:10
The tech giant's Libra digital currency is attacked by senators who say the company is not trusted.
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No federal charges in 2014 US chokehold death

Tue, 07/16/2019 - 18:14
Garner's last words, "I can't breathe", became a rallying cry for police brutality protesters.
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