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Tinder seeks to tackle trans harassment
Tinder seeks to tackle trans harassment

November 13, 2019

Tinder is making changes to improve the treatment of transgender people on its app...

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Bolivia crisis: Jeanine Áñez assumes interim presidency
Bolivia crisis: Jeanine Áñez assumes interim presidency

November 13, 2019

Bolivian opposition senator Jeanine Áñez has assumed the interim presidency of the South American country following Evo Morales's resignation.

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'Berlin rocks,' says Elon Musk as he chooses European Factory

November 13, 2019

Tesla's chief executive, Elon Musk, has said Berlin will be the site of its first major European factory as the carmaker's expansion plans power ahead...

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General election 2019: PM promises to end Brexit 'groundhoggery'
General election 2019: PM promises to end Brexit 'groundhoggery'

November 13, 2019

The UK cannot afford to "squander" more time deciding whether and how to leave the EU, Boris Johnson will say in his first major election speech shortly...

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Facebook's Zuckerberg grilled over ad fact-checking policy

October 24, 2019

US lawmakers have sharply criticised Facebook boss Mark Zuckerberg about the firm's policy not to fact check political ads...

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Mahjong: Police clamp down on China's most loved game
Mahjong: Police clamp down on China's most loved game

October 24, 2019

An apparent police ban on all mahjong parlours in a Chinese city led to panic among aficionados of China's national pastime.

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Rose McGowan sues Weinstein over silencing attempts
Rose McGowan sues Weinstein over silencing attempts

October 24, 2019

Actress Rose McGowan has filed a lawsuit against Harvey Weinstein, his ex-lawyers and a private intelligence agency, accusing them of trying to silence her...

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Zika Virus: What It Is, Affected Countries, Symptoms, Treatment and More
Zika Virus: What It Is, Affected Countries, Symptoms, Treatment and More

October 21, 2019

The Zika virus dominated headlines in 2016 when some infected women had babies with significant birth defects. At the time, the threat of the mosquito-borne virus caused major concern, leading many travelers to change their travel plans...

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Cooking Gas Cylinder Blast Kills 10 in India

October 15, 2019

At least 10 people died after a cooking gas cylinder exploded in a house in the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh, officials say.

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Google Offers Tool for Cities to Measure Emissions
Google Offers Tool for Cities to Measure Emissions

October 10, 2019

A tool Google offered in the US to help cities measure pollution and emissions levels is now available in Europe...

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VIDEO The Fox Foundation Collaborates With The Buddy Hield Foundation to Bring aid to Grand Bahama
(VIDEO) The Fox Foundation Collaborates With The Buddy Hield Foundation to Bring aid to Grand Bahama

October 04, 2019

The Bahamas as a whole has been truly devastated by the Category 5 monster of a hurricane Dorian. The two islands mostly effected have been Abaco and Grand Bahama. Instantly after the storm the founder of the Fox Foundation Adrian Fox committed half of a million dollars towards hurricane relief. This very public act philanthropy set off a chain of events giving to the greater cause of helping the island’s bounce back. Amongst the many videos of people committing money to the cause was Grand Bahamain son of the soil Buddy Hield, NBA super star.

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Peru's 'interim leader' Aráoz resigns amid power dispute
Peru's 'interim leader' Aráoz resigns amid power dispute

October 02, 2019

In an unexpected U-turn, the woman who was named "acting president" by Peru's Congress has resigned just hours after being sworn in...

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Hong Kong protest: City reels from 'one of its most violent days'
Hong Kong protest: City reels from 'one of its most violent days'

October 02, 2019

The 70th anniversary of Communist Party rule in China was "one of Hong Kong's most violent and chaotic days", the city's police chief has said...

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North Korea may have fired missile from Submarine.
North Korea may have fired missile from Submarine.

October 02, 2019

North Korea may have fired a ballistic missile from a submarine, a move that came just hours after Pyongyang said it would resume nuclear talks with the US...

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Trump Denies Promise that Led to Formal Complaint from Intelligence Official

September 20, 2019

Donald Trump has denied a report alleging he made a promise to a foreign leader, which sparked a whistleblower's formal complaint...

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Protests in Pakistan's Kasur after boys' bodies found

September 19, 2019

Angry crowds have protested in the Pakistani district of Kasur after the bodies of three boys were found...

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Facebook Unveils its Plan for Oversight BFacebookoard

September 18, 2019

Facebook has unveiled its plan to create an independent "oversight" board to make decisions over how the network is moderated.

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Alert 46 Hurricane Dorian is finally moving northwestward and growing in size
Alert #46 Hurricane Dorian is finally moving northwestward and growing in size

September 03, 2019

ALERT #46 ON HURRICANE DORIAN ISSUED BY THE BAHAMAS DEPARTMENT OF METEOROLOGY AT 12:00 PM EDT, TUESDAY, 3RD SEPTEMBER 2019.

… HURRICANE DORIAN IS FINALLY MOVING NORTHWESTWARD AND GROWING IN SIZE…

…DANGEROUS WINDS AND LIFE-THREATENING STORM SURGE CONTINUES ON GRAND BAHAMA…

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Alert 45 Southern Eye Wall of Dorian Continues to Pound Grand Bahama
Alert #45 Southern Eye Wall of Dorian Continues to Pound Grand Bahama

September 03, 2019

ALERT #45 ON HURRICANE DORIAN ISSUED BY THE BAHAMAS DEPARTMENT OF METEOROLOGY AT 9:00 AM EDT, TUESDAY, 3RD SEPTEMBER 2019. THE EYE OF HURRICANE DORIAN IS BEGINNING TO INCH NORTHWESTWARD AWAY FROM GRAND BAHAMA ISLAND MEANWHILE, THE SOUTHERN EYE WALL OF DORIAN CONTINUES TO POUND GRAND BAHAMA...

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Alert 44 Hurricane Dorian still nearly stationary to begin moving on later this morning
Alert #44 Hurricane Dorian still nearly stationary to begin moving on later this morning

September 03, 2019

ALERT #44 ON HURRICANE DORIAN ISSUED BY THE BAHAMAS DEPARTMENT OF METEOROLOGY AT 6:00 AM EDT, TUESDAY, 3RD SEPTEMBER 2019.

… DORIAN STILL NEARLY STATIONARY BUT EXPECTED TO BEGIN MOVING NORTH-NORTHWESTWARD LATER THIS MORNING AND CONTINUES TO POUND GRAND BAHAMA ISLAND…

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