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Terror in Istanbul: Explosions rock airport

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Posted: June 29, 2016, 5:01 am

EU boss has tough words for Brexit leader

British Prime Minister David Cameron will face European Union leaders Tuesday as the bloc meets to discuss the UK's potentially convoluted and messy divorce from the European Union.
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Posted: June 29, 2016, 3:43 am

Istanbul Ataturk airport attack: At least 36 dead and dozens injured

A suicide gun and bomb attack on Istanbul's Ataturk international airport, one of Europe's busiest, kills at least 36 people and injures many more.
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Posted: June 29, 2016, 12:41 am

EU wants 'closest links' with UK after Brexit says Cameron

David Cameron says the rest of the EU wants close links with the UK after Brexit but acknowledges "huge challenges" over immigration and market access.
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Posted: June 29, 2016, 12:17 am

Perfect pitch

How Myanmar's National Symphony Orchestra, once barely allowed to perform, is trying to win the hearts of its one-time military masters.
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Posted: June 29, 2016, 12:08 am

Toyota recalls half million US cars over faulty airbags

Japanese carmaker Toyota says it will recall 482.000 vehicles in the US over faulty airbags.
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Posted: June 29, 2016, 12:06 am

Istanbul eyewitness: 'We saw a flash of fire'

A gun and bomb attack on Istanbul's Ataturk international airport has left dozens of people dead or injured.
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Posted: June 29, 2016, 12:05 am

Being called a 'bitch'

Why is Hillary Clinton so often associated with the word "bitch" - and how offensive is it?
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Posted: June 28, 2016, 11:59 pm

Forgotten battle

Many French soldiers died alongside their British allies at the bloody Battle of the Somme, but the conflict is overshadowed in France by Verdun, says Hugh Schofield.
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Posted: June 28, 2016, 11:55 pm

Journey's end

Maureen and Roger have waited 11 years to visit the place where their son Matthew died in Iraq, to lay a small cross there and to try to understand why he died.
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Posted: June 28, 2016, 11:40 pm

A guide to Khoisan culture and language

The Khoisan are South Africa's oldest inhabitants. The BBC spent the day with one of the group to learn more about their way of life.
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Posted: June 28, 2016, 11:17 pm

Bethlehem angel

Italian restoration workers at the Church of the Nativity in Bethlehem have uncovered a mosaic of an angel that was previously hidden beneath plaster.
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Posted: June 28, 2016, 11:14 pm

Jean-Claude Juncker: 'If you are out, you are out'

Jean-Claude Juncker has told the BBC that the UK has to face the consequences of leaving the EU.
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Posted: June 28, 2016, 11:07 pm

Istanbul airport blasts kill nearly 50, Turkish official says - CBC.ca


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Istanbul airport blasts kill nearly 50, Turkish official says
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A senior Turkish government official has told The Associated Press all initial indications suggest ISIS is behind the attack at Istanbul's Ataturk airport. The official also said nearly 50 people were killed in the attack Tuesday at the airport's ...
Dominique Soguel and Zeynep Bilginsoy, The Associated PressCTV News
Nearly 50 reportedly killed as explosions rock Turkey's Istanbul airportToronto Star
Suicide attacks at Istanbul airport kill multiple, wound dozens: officialsThe Globe and Mail (subscription)
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Posted: June 28, 2016, 10:52 pm

British-Lebanese TV host deported from Egypt to Beirut - Daily Mail


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British-Lebanese TV host deported from Egypt to Beirut
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BEIRUT (AP) — A prominent dual British-Lebanese journalist who hosted a talk show critical of the government of Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi arrived in Beirut on Tuesday after authorities in Cairo briefly detained her and then deported her ...
Liliane Daoud: TV Star to Oblivion?Huffington Post
Egypt expels prominent TV host Liliane DaoudCPJ Press Freedom Online
Egypt deports Liliane Daoud, British-Lebanese talkshow hostBBC News
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Posted: June 28, 2016, 10:50 pm

Russian warship came too close to Navy ship, officials say

A Russian warship approached within 315 yards of a U.S. Navy warship in the eastern Mediterranean Sea earlier this month in what U.S. officials say was a series of unsafe maneuvers.
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Posted: June 28, 2016, 10:15 pm

Lighthouse Cuban migrants climbed isn't 'dry land,' judge rules

The lighthouse that a group of Cuban migrants scaled in an attempt to reach the United States isn't "dry land," a federal judge ruled Tuesday.
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Posted: June 28, 2016, 10:09 pm

Passengers take cover inside airport

A gun and bomb attack on Istanbul's Ataturk international airport has left dozens of people dead or injured.
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Posted: June 28, 2016, 10:04 pm

Brussels 'last supper' marks UK Brexit

The BBC's Laurence Peter is following all the latest developments at an EU crisis summit in Brussels after the UK voted last week to leave the 28-member bloc.
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Posted: June 28, 2016, 9:29 pm

BBC journalist reports from Istanbul plane

A gun and bomb attack on Istanbul's Ataturk international airport has killed at least 28 people and injured up to 60, with reports of at least one suicide bomber.
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Posted: June 28, 2016, 9:20 pm

Justin Trudeau gets comic book treatment in Marvel tale

A cartoon depiction of Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau appears on the cover of a new Marvel comic book coming out in August.
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Posted: June 28, 2016, 8:54 pm

2-year Benghazi probe: No bombshell; administration faulted

House Republicans are planning to release a long-awaited report Tuesday on the Benghazi terror attacks that killed four Americans on Hillary Clinton's watch as secretary of state, reviving the politically charged issue less than five months before the election.
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Posted: June 28, 2016, 8:47 pm

Trump threatens to scrap NAFTA if elected - CTV News


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Trump threatens to scrap NAFTA if elected
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WASHINGTON -- Donald Trump has delivered his most explicit threat to smash the North American Free Trade Agreement just as the continent's three leaders gather to discuss building new ties. If elected president, the presumptive Republican nominee said ...
Trump slams globalization, promises to upend economic status quoCNN
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Defying Republican orthodoxy, Trump trashes trade deals and advocates tariffsWashington Post
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Posted: June 28, 2016, 8:03 pm

Explosion at Istanbul airport leaves several injured: reports

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An explosion hit Turkey's largest airport, Istanbul Ataturk, on Tuesday, broadcasters NTV and CNN Turk said, adding that several people were injured in the blast.

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Posted: June 28, 2016, 7:25 pm

Nasa tests its most powerful booster yet

Nasa has conducted a second round of test on a booster which is designed to send human beings deep into space.
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Posted: June 28, 2016, 7:05 pm

Three arrested over alleged racist abuse on tram in Manchester - Metro


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Three arrested over alleged racist abuse on tram in Manchester
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Police have arrested three people after a man was allegedly racially abused on a tram in Manchester city centre. Footage emerged today that allegedly showed a man being insulted and then having beer thrown on him. Police confirmed three people, two ...

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Posted: June 28, 2016, 6:57 pm

4 scenarios eyed to keep Britain in EU despite exit vote - CTV News


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4 scenarios eyed to keep Britain in EU despite exit vote
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LONDON -- As continental powers pressure a nervous Britain to formally apply to exit the European Union, die-hard "remain" supporters are taking on the mission to put the brakes on the so-called Brexit. The challenge is formidable: Britons turned out ...
EU needs to reform before it breaks up: EditorialToronto Star
Brexit: Xenophobia, nationalism — and questions about income distributionCBC.ca
Cameron tells EU leaders they must offer UK more control over immigrationThe Guardian
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Posted: June 28, 2016, 6:43 pm

'Facebocrastination' a problem for students, researchers find

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Facebook is an incredibly powerful global communication tool. But it can also be an incredible time-suck when you should be working. And now, there's research to explain why 'Facebocrastination' is such a problem.

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Posted: June 28, 2016, 6:19 pm

Poland to remove Soviet monuments

Poland is to move more than 200 Soviet monuments to a new museum, but the plan is likely to anger Russia.
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Posted: June 28, 2016, 6:13 pm

Red Cross apologizes for pool safety poster some found 'racist'

Red Cross Pool Safety Poster

The American Red Cross has apologized for a pool safety poster that depicted some white children as "cool" and some black children as "not cool."

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Posted: June 28, 2016, 5:58 pm

Inside the 'mosquito factory' aiming to eliminate Zika

Mosquito Factory: Mosquito Container — June 20, 2016

Considered the world's largest mosquito factory, the laboratory raises millions of male mosquitos for research that could prove key to the race to prevent the spread of Zika virus.

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Posted: June 28, 2016, 5:16 pm

Breastfeeding brides respond to Canada wedding photo

A Canadian mum has gained internet fame for taking time out of her own wedding to breastfeed her nine-month-old daughter
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Posted: June 28, 2016, 5:13 pm

US military failed Americans in Benghazi, says House

A new report from Republicans in the House of Representatives finds that the US military failed to protect the four Americans who died in Benghazi.
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Posted: June 28, 2016, 4:22 pm

Monkey study finds Zika infection lasts longer in pregnancy

Brazil Zika Virus - pregnancy, ultrasound

Researchers infected pregnant monkeys with the Zika virus to learn how it harms developing fetuses — and in a highly unusual twist, the public can get a real-time peek at the findings.

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Posted: June 28, 2016, 4:16 pm

Cormac McCarthy Dead? The Truth About 'No Country For Old Men' Author's Death - Hollywood Life


Cormac McCarthy Dead? The Truth About 'No Country For Old Men' Author's Death
Hollywood Life
Cormac McCarthy…R.I.P? The legendary author of such books as 'Blood Meridian,' 'The Road' and 'No Country for Old Men' was reportedly dead from a stroke on June 28, but is Cormac really dead? One of the greatest voices in American literature has been ...

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Posted: June 28, 2016, 4:11 pm

In his words: Donald Trump's evolving Muslim ban - CTV News


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In his words: Donald Trump's evolving Muslim ban
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NEW YORK -- Donald Trump's proposal to bar foreign Muslims from entering the country was among his most bombastic, helping him stand out in a crowded Republican primary field. Now the presumptive Republican nominee for president, the billionaire ...
Trump's Muslim ban: From simple clarity to plain confusionToronto Sun
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Posted: June 28, 2016, 4:01 pm

Ikea recall after US child deaths

Ikea is to recall 29 million Malm chests of drawers in North America after the deaths of three children in the US.
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Posted: June 28, 2016, 3:58 pm

EU chief to Brexiter Nigel Farage: 'Why are you here?' - CNN


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EU chief to Brexiter Nigel Farage: 'Why are you here?'
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Go here to follow CNN's Brexit coverage live. London (CNN) The most vocal architect of Britain's seismic decision to leave the European Union thumbed his nose at the EU Parliament Tuesday as members booed and turned their backs on him, in the most ...
'You're not laughing now': Nigel Farage booed at EU general assemblyCBC.ca
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Posted: June 28, 2016, 3:42 pm

Frozen in amber: bird wings from Age of Dinosaurs

Feathers

Ninety-nine million years ago, two baby birds met an unfortunate end and their severed wings became encased in amber. This is their story.

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Posted: June 28, 2016, 3:38 pm

Rio Olympics 2016: Jason Day and Shane Lowry pull out over Zika fears

World number one Jason Day and Irish golfer Shane Lowry pull out of the Olympics because of concerns over the Zika virus.
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Posted: June 28, 2016, 3:22 pm

VW owners in US to get up to $10,000 in emissions deal

Volkswagen car drivers in the US affected by its emissions scandal are to get up to $10,000 in compensation after the firm agrees a deal with regulators.
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Posted: June 28, 2016, 3:05 pm

US border authority seeks travellers' social media details

Travellers seeking visa waiver entry to the US may soon be asked to list their social media profiles, if a Department of Homeland Security proposal is enacted.
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Posted: June 28, 2016, 2:58 pm

President Obama warns against Brexit 'hysteria'

In an interview with America's National Public Radio, US President Barack Obama said there was no need for a hysterical reaction to Britain's vote to leave the European Union.
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Posted: June 28, 2016, 2:11 pm

Brexit crash wiped out $3 trillion

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Posted: June 28, 2016, 2:09 pm

Racist abuse on the rise

Racial abuse is on the rise in post-Brexit Britain, a Conservative British MP has said, as police confirmed they were investigating two racially-motivated crimes.
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Posted: June 28, 2016, 1:30 pm

What Brexit Britain will actually look like

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Posted: June 28, 2016, 1:18 pm

NASA tests booster for world's most powerful rocket

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NASA fired up a booster for the world's most powerful rocket today for its last ground test before it launches the Orion spacecraft on a 2018 test flight.

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Posted: June 28, 2016, 1:16 pm

Sing it for free! Judge approves settlement that puts Happy Birthday song in public domain

Happy Birthday

A judge has approved a settlement that will put the Happy Birthday to You song in the public domain. It ends the ownership claims of Warner/Chappell Music, the music publishing company that has been collecting royalties on the song for years.

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Posted: June 28, 2016, 1:15 pm

Egypt deports Liliane Daoud, British-Lebanese talkshow host

Egyptian authorities deport popular British-Lebanese TV talkshow host, Liliane Daoud, whose programme aired views critical of the government.
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Posted: June 28, 2016, 1:02 pm

Helium discovery a 'game-changer'

Scientists say they have found a large helium gas field in Tanzania, amid concerns global supplies are running out.
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Posted: June 28, 2016, 12:40 pm

Read Judge William Horkins full decision – Jian Ghomeshi trial

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Read Judge William Horkins full decision – Jian Ghomeshi trial

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