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At least 50 burn to death in Ghana bus collision

2 hours 31 min ago - [CET/Central European Time]
At least 50 people were killed when two commercial buses collided and burst into flames in northern Ghana, police told CNN Friday.
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Analysis: UK had 3 years to do Brexit. Another 3 weeks won't help

3 hours 2 min ago - [CET/Central European Time]
What can the UK achieve in three weeks that it couldn't in three years?
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PSG fans found with drugs and weapons on way to match

3 hours 30 min ago - [CET/Central European Time]
Up to 50 Paris Saint-Germain fans were denied entry to a Women's Champions League match Thursday after weapons, including knives and knuckledusters, were found on a coach taking fans to the quarterfinal tie in London.
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This 24-year-old finds unreleased features in your favorite apps

3 hours 45 min ago - [CET/Central European Time]
Growing up in Hong Kong, Jane Manchun Wong remembers her father taking away her internet access after she circumvented his parental controls on Internet Explorer.
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Tiffany's holiday season was worse than it predicted

4 hours 3 min ago - [CET/Central European Time]
Tiffany & Co. already warned in January that sales during the holiday were weak. It turned out that demand for jewelry and other bling in the company's trademark blue boxes was a bit worse than what investors expected — and Wall Street was not happy.
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Woman, 75, arrested after schoolboy killed

5 hours 5 min ago - [CET/Central European Time]
Swiss police have arrested a 75-year-old woman in connection with the fatal stabbing of a seven-year-old boy on his way home from school.
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Hundreds form human chain around New Zealand mosque

6 hours 17 min ago - [CET/Central European Time]
Hundreds of people gathered outside a mosque in Wellington, New Zealand, and locked arms to form a human chain, in a symbolic act of protection of the Muslim community during Friday prayer.
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Hundreds of bodies washed up on Mozambique road, eyewitness says

7 hours 39 min ago - [CET/Central European Time]
As many as "300 to 400" bodies line the banks of a road out of the city of Beira, in Mozambique, according to an eyewitness account, suggesting that the human toll of Cyclone Idai is likely to far exceed official estimates.
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Analysis: The EU throws Theresa May one last Brexit lifeline

8 hours 15 min ago - [CET/Central European Time]
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Airline canceling order for 49 Boeing 737 Max 8s

10 hours 7 min ago - [CET/Central European Time]
Indonesian airline Garuda said Friday that it's canceling an order for 49 Boeing 737 Max 8 passenger jets after two of them crashed in less than five months.
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Why ISIS is easier for big tech to fight than white supremacy

12 hours 23 min ago - [CET/Central European Time]
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Scandal threatens to end the 'Korean Wave'

13 hours 2 min ago - [CET/Central European Time]
South Korea's entertainment industry is a cultural juggernaut that has allowed the East Asian nation to punch well above its weight in terms of global soft power.
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Chemical plant explosion kills dozens

13 hours 8 min ago - [CET/Central European Time]
A powerful explosion ripped through a chemical plant in eastern China Thursday, killing at least 47 people and severely injuring 90 others.
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New US sanctions over North Korea

13 hours 48 min ago - [CET/Central European Time]
The Trump administration on Thursday issued its first set of sanctions aimed at North Korea since the failed summit last month between Kim Jong Un and President Donald Trump, going after two Chinese shipping companies that have helped Pyongyang evade restrictions imposed by the US and United Nations Security Council.
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K-pop star arrested in sex video scandal

14 hours 9 min ago - [CET/Central European Time]
K-pop star Jung Joon-young was arrested Thursday over allegations that he shared sexually explicit videos of women filmed without their knowledge or consent, South Korean police said.
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Muslim call to prayer as New Zealand mourns attack victims

15 hours 17 sec ago - [CET/Central European Time]
New Zealand came together in a national day of reflection Friday to mark a week since the mass shootings at two Christchurch mosques that killed 50 people.
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EU agrees to Brexit delay

16 hours 33 min ago - [CET/Central European Time]
Talks to agree a delay to the tortuous Brexit process were in turmoil on Thursday, after EU leaders were apparently spooked by another lackluster performance by the British Prime Minister Theresa May.
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Party's over for spring break kids

Thu, 03/21/2019 - 20:19 - [CET/Central European Time]
Ah, spring break -- the time of the year when tens of thousands of college kids head to the beach for fun, sun and shenanigans. But increasingly, these warm-weather locales are giving young partyers a chilly reception.
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Schoolgirls face jail for doodling on President's photo

Thu, 03/21/2019 - 18:40 - [CET/Central European Time]
Three schoolgirls in Burundi spent the weekend in jail and are facing five years in prison for drawing on the President's face in their school books, Human Rights Watch told CNN.
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Ferry capsizes in Iraq's Tigris river killing 71

Thu, 03/21/2019 - 18:24 - [CET/Central European Time]
At least 71 people died, including 12 children, when an overcrowded ferry capsized in Iraq's Tigris river in Mosul during Nowruz and Mother's Day celebrations.
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British politicians advised to take taxis home amid fears of Brexit violence

Thu, 03/21/2019 - 17:44 - [CET/Central European Time]
British Members of Parliament have been advised to take taxis home, over fears that they could be attacked by members of the public over the handling of Brexit.
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Glacier melt on Everest exposes bodies of dead climbers

Thu, 03/21/2019 - 17:18 - [CET/Central European Time]
Mount Everest expedition operators are finding increasing numbers of climbers' dead bodies on the world's highest peak as high temperatures melt glaciers and snow.
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Etihad is still bleeding money. Is it time to merge with Emirates?

Thu, 03/21/2019 - 16:31 - [CET/Central European Time]
Etihad Airways has often come to the rescue of struggling airlines. Now it has serious problems of its own and may have to consider merging with its bigger neighbor to cut its losses.
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Student praised for calling police as driver torches school bus

Thu, 03/21/2019 - 16:13 - [CET/Central European Time]
Italian police say a quick-thinking student hid himself and called authorities when a school bus carrying 51 children was hijacked and set on fire by its driver.
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Suspect in Utrecht shooting 'had terrorist intent'

Thu, 03/21/2019 - 15:15 - [CET/Central European Time]
Dutch prosecutors believe that the suspect in the Utrecht tram shooting that killed three people on Monday had a terrorist motive, but authorities are probing if this was combined with any "personal problems," according to a statement released on Thursday.
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Birmingham mosque attacks probed by counter-terrorism officers

Thu, 03/21/2019 - 13:12 - [CET/Central European Time]
Counter-terrorism police have launched an investigation after five mosques in the British city of Birmingham were attacked on Thursday.
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"Sometimes it feels like I'm alone" -- Sport when you're not winning

Thu, 03/21/2019 - 11:48 - [CET/Central European Time]
When the snow melts, when fields of white turn luscious green leaving no remnants of winter behind, Harry Laidlaw will leave Europe and return to Australia.
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How do you insure a driverless car?

Thu, 03/21/2019 - 11:23 - [CET/Central European Time]
Technology giants and automakers are investing billions of dollars to develop driverless cars that promise to make roads safer. But who will pay when a crash does happen?
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Assault rifles to be banned in New Zealand in aftermath of massacre, Prime Minister announces

Thu, 03/21/2019 - 10:36 - [CET/Central European Time]
All military-style semi-automatic weapons, assault rifles and high-capacity magazines will be banned in New Zealand following the mass shootings at two Christchurch mosques that killed 50 people, New Zealand's Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announced on Thursday.
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Analysis: Theresa May's divisive Brexit stance

Thu, 03/21/2019 - 08:55 - [CET/Central European Time]
Theresa May's attendance at the EU summit in Brussels on Thursday was supposed to be the final appearance of a British Prime Minister in the European club before Brexit took place next week.
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Indian billionaire arrested in London over alleged $2B fraud

Thu, 03/21/2019 - 06:47 - [CET/Central European Time]
UK police have arrested India's billionaire diamond dealer Nirav Modi in London over his alleged involvement in a bank fraud that could be worth $2 billion.
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Trump says China tariffs may stay for 'a substantial period of time'

Thu, 03/21/2019 - 05:10 - [CET/Central European Time]
President Donald Trump has warned that US tariffs on $250 billion of Chinese exports are unlikely to go away anytime soon — even if the two countries reach a deal to end their trade war.
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Australia braces for twin cyclones as state of emergency declared in Northern Territory

Thu, 03/21/2019 - 04:49 - [CET/Central European Time]
Parts of Northern Australia are being evacuated as the region braces for two cyclones to make landfall in the coming days -- one of which has the potential to be the region's most powerful storm in years.
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Why do Egyptian statues have broken noses?

Thu, 03/21/2019 - 03:24 - [CET/Central European Time]
The most common question that curator Edward Bleiberg fields from visitors to the Brooklyn Museum's Egyptian art galleries is a straightforward but salient one: Why are the statues' noses broken?
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Why this picture led to outrage in Australia

Thu, 03/21/2019 - 02:17 - [CET/Central European Time]
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Message to Russia: US B-52s deploy

Thu, 03/21/2019 - 00:53 - [CET/Central European Time]
The US Air Force recently deployed six nuclear-capable B-52 bombers to Europe for "theater integration and flying training" exercises with regional allies and NATO partners -- a move viewed as sending a strong message to Russia, which is celebrating the five-year anniversary of its military annexation of Crimea.
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Christchurch security footage shows suspect fired at people from his car

Wed, 03/20/2019 - 20:04 - [CET/Central European Time]
At 1:41 p.m. on March 15, cars stream up and down Deans Avenue in the New Zealand city of Christchurch and pedestrians stroll casually along the sidewalk.
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Cyclone survivors need 'significant emergency response'

Wed, 03/20/2019 - 19:18 - [CET/Central European Time]
Rescue workers say they are scrambling to save around 10,000 survivors of Tropical Cyclone Idai who are clinging onto rooftops in Mozambique, amid the threat of rising floods as heavy rain continues in heavily affected regions.
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Check out Apple's new AirPods 2

Wed, 03/20/2019 - 18:45 - [CET/Central European Time]
AirPods finally have a successor, nearly two years later, and the good news is you don't have to wait any longer to get them. Apple has opened up orders for second-generation AirPods with a wireless charging case or with a standard charging case, as well as a wireless charging case for original AirPods. All of these are available to order online now and will arrive in stores next week. For more details on Apple's new AirPods, check out CNN Business for a look at how this fits with the tech giant's broader product line and the industry effects.
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How Europe is forcing Google to change

Wed, 03/20/2019 - 18:36 - [CET/Central European Time]
Europe has gone after Google with tough new regulations, court battles and massive antitrust fines, forcing the company to change how it does business in the lucrative market.
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Theresa May asks the EU for a short delay to Brexit

Wed, 03/20/2019 - 17:28 - [CET/Central European Time]
British Prime Minister Theresa May has formally requested a delay to the country's departure from the European Union, on another day of drama and confusion over her government's Brexit plan.
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Leadership lessons from sailing's top skippers

Wed, 03/20/2019 - 17:02 - [CET/Central European Time]
Leadership lessons pop up in all aspects of life but skippering a sailing yacht offers a glimpse of the deep end.
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Check out Apple's new AirPods 2

Wed, 03/20/2019 - 15:21 - [CET/Central European Time]
The Apple product surprises keep rolling out this week.
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World's happiest country for 2019 named

Wed, 03/20/2019 - 15:01 - [CET/Central European Time]
The United Nations' has released its annual World Happiness Report. Can you guess which country took the the No. 1 spot?
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Tokyo salutes baseball 'god' Ichiro Suzuki

Wed, 03/20/2019 - 14:54 - [CET/Central European Time]
The cheering began well before the Japanese "god" reached home plate.
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A Syrian father and son are first Christchurch victims to be buried

Wed, 03/20/2019 - 14:01 - [CET/Central European Time]
Zaid Mustafa should have been at school on Wednesday.
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Holi: The legends behind the festival of color

Wed, 03/20/2019 - 13:41 - [CET/Central European Time]
It's the bold image of India most often seen in ad campaigns, films and music videos: People coming together from all walks of life to sing, dance and splash their friends and family with colored powder and water.
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Baseball star to agree richest deal in sport

Wed, 03/20/2019 - 12:48 - [CET/Central European Time]
Mike Trout, one of the most sought-after baseball players of his generation, looks set to agree a 12-year contract extension with the Los Angeles Angels worth a stunning $430 million, according to multiple reports.
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A no-deal Brexit happens in 10 days and no one knows if the EU will stop it

Wed, 03/20/2019 - 12:45 - [CET/Central European Time]
Brexit is deep into its most crucial week since the last one.
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More than 300 million people will celebrate Nowruz (and you should, too)

Wed, 03/20/2019 - 12:43 - [CET/Central European Time]
For millions of people across the globe, Nowruz is no small celebration. Think Christmas, New Year's and Fourth of July combined -- and add to it fire festivities, delicious meats, rice and spices, family gatherings, street dances and loud banging on pots.
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Sunken US aircraft carrier found deep below Pacific

Wed, 03/20/2019 - 11:11 - [CET/Central European Time]
Nearly 14,000 feet below the surface of the South Pacific, a remote-controlled research craft has glimpsed the hull of an aircraft carrier, the USS Wasp, that hadn't been seen since 1942.
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The last Soviet-era president resigns

Tue, 03/19/2019 - 21:26 - [CET/Central European Time]
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Avoid getting sick when you travel for work

Tue, 03/19/2019 - 20:33 - [CET/Central European Time]
Frequent business travel can lower your resistance, but there are actually some very easy ways to keep from getting sick when away from home.
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Top model comes out as transgender

Tue, 03/19/2019 - 16:59 - [CET/Central European Time]
When I ask Nathan Westling what he sees in the mirror, he describes "a masculine version of my old self." His red hair is shorn short, his voice has deepened and his face seems more angular, despite the fact he's about 20 pounds heavier than he was six months ago. ("But it looks good," the 22-year-old insists, laughing. "I'm growing into my young adult male body.")
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UK speaker John Bercow blocks Brexit vote

Tue, 03/19/2019 - 15:45 - [CET/Central European Time]
British Prime Minister Theresa May's will not be able to bring her beleaguered Brexit withdrawal bill back to parliament for a third vote in its current form, the Speaker of Britain's House of Commons, John Bercow, said on Monday.
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City of 500,000 nearly wiped out by cyclone, aid officials say

Tue, 03/19/2019 - 15:44 - [CET/Central European Time]
Fears are growing for more than 500,000 people in the Mozambique city of Beira, after aid agency officials warned that 90% of the area had been "destroyed" by Cyclone Idai.
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NZ wants answers from Mark Zuckerberg

Tue, 03/19/2019 - 14:58 - [CET/Central European Time]
Horrific video of the mosque massacre in Christchurch was viewed live fewer than 200 times on Facebook but that was enough to unleash it across the internet.
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Rugby side mulls changing name after Christchurch massacre

Tue, 03/19/2019 - 13:30 - [CET/Central European Time]
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Leading a nation in grief, New Zealand's stoic Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern attracts global praise

Tue, 03/19/2019 - 12:57 - [CET/Central European Time]
The man who opened fire on two New Zealand mosques last week may have succeeded in killing 50 people, but the country's leader has promised to deny him the one thing he truly wanted: Notoriety.
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First bodies returned to families after Christchurch attack

Tue, 03/19/2019 - 12:56 - [CET/Central European Time]
The bodies of at least six victims of the Christchurch attack were returned to families Tuesday and another 32 people remain in hospital after a 28-year-old Australian gunman opened fire at two mosques last week.
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South and North Korea interested in hosting Women's World Cup 2023

Tue, 03/19/2019 - 12:45 - [CET/Central European Time]
South Korea and North Korea have expressed an interest in jointly bidding to host the 2023 FIFA Women's World Cup.
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Meet Silicon Valley's 'China whisperer'

Tue, 03/19/2019 - 12:41 - [CET/Central European Time]
For years, venture capital powerhouse Andreessen Horowitz stood by a steadfast rule: to become a general partner at the firm, you had to be a founder or CEO of a major tech company.
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India's richest man put his brother out of business. Now he's bailing him out

Tue, 03/19/2019 - 12:00 - [CET/Central European Time]
India's richest man just helped his cash-strapped younger brother avoid months in prison by paying off debts worth tens of millions of dollars.
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Tokyo 2020 chairman to quit amid corruption allegations

Tue, 03/19/2019 - 11:26 - [CET/Central European Time]
With less than 500 days until the Tokyo Olympics gets underway, Tsunekazu Takeda -- president of the Japanese Olympic Committee (JOC) -- has announced he will step down from his position in June amid allegations of corruption over Tokyo's successful bid to host the 2020 Games.
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The city that vanished beneath the desert

Tue, 03/19/2019 - 10:14 - [CET/Central European Time]
Just an hour -- and a world -- away from the bright lights of Doha, the sand-covered remains of a once-thriving port provide a brief but fascinating glimpse of life in the Arabian Gulf in centuries past.
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Borussia Dortmund leads soccer's fight against the far right

Tue, 03/19/2019 - 10:11 - [CET/Central European Time]
As a child, Daniel Lörcher remembers hearing the chanting on the terrace at his beloved Borussia Dortmund.
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Chinese buyer bids $1.4 million for pigeon

Tue, 03/19/2019 - 07:47 - [CET/Central European Time]
A Chinese buyer bid more than $1.4 million for a prized Belgian racing pigeon in an "unprecedented" sale, according to the auctioneer that organized the sale.
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India election 2019: Latest updates

Tue, 03/19/2019 - 06:26 - [CET/Central European Time]
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US SEC: Elon Musk's failure to comply with court order is 'stunning'

Tue, 03/19/2019 - 04:19 - [CET/Central European Time]
The US Securities and Exchange Commission has rejected Elon Musk's claims that the regulator is unfairly trying to silence him.
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Ardern returns to Christchurch as mourning families prepare for burials

Tue, 03/19/2019 - 03:58 - [CET/Central European Time]
New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern will return to the city of Christchurch on Wednesday for the second time since last week's deadly terror attacks at two mosques.
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