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Ministry of Foreign Affairs Statement on Texas Shooting
Ministry of Foreign Affairs Statement on Texas Shooting

May 21, 2018

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs is following the news of the shooting incident at the Santa Fe High School in Galveston County, Texas, just outside of Houston.

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Cuba's new president: What to expect of Miguel Daz-Canel

May 04, 2018

Cuba has a new president – and for the first time in six decades, his last name is not Castro.

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International Olympic Committee announces First Ever Olympism in Action Forum
International Olympic Committee announces First Ever Olympism in Action Forum

May 03, 2018

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) is launching the first ever Olympism in Action Forum in Buenos Aires, Argentina, on 5 and 6 October 2018...

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Kim Jong-un and Moon Jae-in commit Korean 'peace regine' to end nuclear conflict at historic summit
Kim Jong-un and Moon Jae-in commit Korean 'peace regine' to end nuclear conflict at historic summit

April 27, 2018

Hailing a “new era of peace”, North Korea leader Kim Jong-un and South Korean President Moon Jae-in, sealed their talks on Friday with a joint declaration, and a bear hug, reaffirming their commitment to complete denuclearisation of the Korean Peninsula...

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IOC announces Youth Olympic Games 2022 Evaluation Commission
IOC announces Youth Olympic Games 2022 Evaluation Commission

April 25, 2018

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) today announced the composition of the IOC Evaluation Commission for the 4th Summer Youth Olympic Games (YOG), which will be held in Africa in 2022. IOC President Thomas Bach has appointed as Chair Prof...

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Prince Charles voted in to lead the Commonwealth, succeeding the Queen

April 20, 2018

The Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) wrapped up days of high-level intense sessions and agreed that His Royal Highness Prince Charles, The Prince of Wales, 69, succeeds his mother Queen Elizabeth II as head of the Commonwealth of Nations...

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Lance Armstrong Settles 100M US Government Lawsuit for 5M
Lance Armstrong Settles $100M US Government Lawsuit for $5M

April 20, 2018

Lance Armstrong has agreed to pay $5m (£3.5m) to the US government to settle a long-running lawsuit that could have cost him $100m (£71m) in damages...

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Facebook to Exculde Billions From European Privacy laws
Facebook to Exculde Billions From European Privacy laws

April 20, 2018

Facebook has changed its terms of service, meaning 1.5 billion members will not be protected under tough new privacy protections coming to Europe...

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Queen Elizabeth II may have opened her last CHOGM

April 19, 2018

Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II is expected to step down as head of the Commonwealth of Nations, but not before urging leaders to secure a more sustainable and prosperous world for future generations...

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Facebook Seeks Recognition Consent in EU and Canada
Facebook Seeks Recognition Consent in EU and Canada

April 19, 2018

Facebook has started asking European and Canadian users to let it use facial recognition technology to identify them in photos and videos...

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Former US First Lady Barbara Bush dies at 92

April 18, 2018

Barbara Bush, the former US first lady and literacy campaigner, has died at the age of 92...

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Facebook facial recognition faces class-action suit
Facebook facial recognition faces class-action suit

April 17, 2018

Facebook must face a class action lawsuit over its use of facial recognition technology, a California judge has ruled.

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Prime Minister Addresses Plenary Session - 8th Summit of The Americas, Lima

April 17, 2018

Prime Minister Minnis Addresses Plenary Session - 8th Summit of The Americas, Lima...

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Roma pulled off a sensational second-leg comeback to beat Barcelone 3-0 and reach the Champions League semi-finals
Roma pulled off a sensational second-leg comeback to beat Barcelone 3-0 and reach the Champions League semi-finals

April 10, 2018

Barca were heavy favourites to progress after a 4-1 first-leg win, but fell apart to Roma's brilliant showing...

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The Cruise: How Much Does it Cost to Sail on the Royal Princess
The Cruise: How Much Does it Cost to Sail on the Royal Princess?

April 06, 2018

In the new series of The Cruise, the Royal Princess sails the Caribbean, calling at Grenada, the Bahamas, Antigua and Bonaire. Tempted? Here’s everything you need to know...

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Channing Tatum 'Flirting, Cheating, Drinking' Rumors Denied
Channing Tatum 'Flirting, Cheating, Drinking' Rumors Denied

April 06, 2018

Jenna Dewan has defended Channing Tatum and shut down rumours they split because of his "flirting" and drinking...

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Caribbean Business- This Caribbean Bank May be Coming to the NY Stock Exchange
Caribbean Business- This Caribbean Bank May be Coming to the NY Stock Exchange

April 06, 2018

A Caribbean based, Canadian owned bank may soon be listed on the New York Stock Exchange...

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China's CNPC sells first gasoline to Americas; cargo heads to The Bahamas

April 03, 2018

Chinese state energy giant CNPC said on Tuesday it has sold its first ever gasoline to the Americas, with a 35,000-tonne cargo setting sail for the Bahamas on March 30, the latest sign that a fuel glut in China is growing.

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Who is David M. Solomon of Goldman Sachs

April 03, 2018

David M. Solomon is not simply co-president and co-chief operating officer at Goldman Sachs (NYSE:GS). Now, he's probably the next boss at the Wall Street firm, since Lloyd Blankfein, the current chairman and CEO, may step down as soon as the end of this year, according to the Wall Street Journal...

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AI 'poses less risk to jobs than feared' says OECD

April 03, 2018

Fewer people's jobs are likely to be destroyed by artificial intelligence and robots than has been suggested by a much-cited study, an OECD report says. An influential 2013 forecast by Oxford University said that about 47% of jobs in the US in 2010 and 35% in the UK were at "high risk" of being automated over the following 20 years...

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