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Nokia's 3310 returns to life as a modern classic

Battery life of the feature phone delivers talk time of 22 hours and standby time of 1 month. Interestingly, the "iconic" Nokia phone is not back alone, it has also got popular Snakes game on board,...

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Data Shows Hate Crimes Against Refugees on Rise in Germany

A total of 988 attacks took place in the shelters of the immigrants while the remaining 2,545 attacks occurred outside these shelters. Amnesty International reported last June that there were 1,013 cr...

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Million Euros Will Be Donated to the Lake Chad Basin

O'Brien, also the UN Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and the head of OCHA . Over 500 Nigerians who fled into northern Cameroon to escape Boko Haram Islamists have been forced to ...

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Donald Trump will skip White House correspondents' dinner

Donald Trump will skip White House correspondents' dinner

This year, the White House announced Saturday, Trump will be represented by Vice President Mike Pence and White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus. Attending the dinner has been a tradition for pre...

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Conan O'Brien Tries To Get Mexicans To Pay For Trump's Wall

Conan O'Brien Tries To Get Mexicans To Pay For Trump's Wall

Back in the US, Trump was sounding less committed. As the Americans wrapped up their Mexico visit, they remained at odds with their hosts over the deportations and over the massive border wall Trump...

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Buhari calls Adesina, thanks him for dealing with 'mischief makers'

Buhari calls Adesina, thanks him for dealing with 'mischief makers'

PUNCH identified the four aides as the President's nephew, Mamman Daura; the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Domestic Affairs, Sarki Aba; Buhari's Chief of Staff, Abba Kyari; and Personal...

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Thousands flee western Mosul as Iraqi forces advance

Thousands flee western Mosul as Iraqi forces advance

The The Iraqi Counter-Terror Service is expected to take over the more risky, street-by-street battle for Mosul after the collection of Iraqi forces seize a firm grip of west Mosul proper. The Tru...

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Three Palestinians Die After Inhaling Poisonous Gas in Gaza Tunnel

The victims were identified as Abdullah Annamouli, 23, Salama Abu Shusha, 24, and Obaid Assufi, 25. Dozens of Palestinian workers were killed in the tunnels at the worker areas between Egypt and Gaz...

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How to Watch 2016 Oscar-Nominated Films in Your Living Room

The Academy Awards , or the Oscars , is a night of celebration, jokes, and of course , the awards themselves. The 89th annual Academy Awards are this Sunday and politics of one sort or another ar...

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Iraqi forces recapture Mosul airport from Islamic State

Iraqi forces recapture Mosul airport from Islamic State

Commanders expect the battle in western Mosul to be more hard because tanks and armoured vehicles can not pass through the narrow alleyways that crisscross ancient districts there. A former Iraqi ar...

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British FM Johnson, Egypt's Sisi finalise loan deal

During Johnson's visit, Britain and Egypt completed a $150 million loan guarantee agreement to help Egypt complete its programme of economic reforms, the British embassy said. Rights groups say the ar...

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Retd. army personnel, paramilitary employee involved in examination papers' leakage

Retd. army personnel, paramilitary employee involved in examination papers' leakage

The Thane police on Sunday claimed to have busted a recruitment racket in the army following leak of question papers of an examination conducted by the Army Recruitment Board. The sources said army ...

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At least 17 dead as truck with 70 persons overturns in Meghalaya

At least 17 dead as truck with 70 persons overturns in Meghalaya

State official Arun Kembhavi said that the driver apparently lost control while speeding in a sharp bend, causing him to hit a concrete barricade. Exact number of people travelling is yet to be ascert...

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Modi's development agenda has now changed to polarisation: NCP

Modi's development agenda has now changed to polarisation: NCP

Around 608 candidates are in the fray for the for this phase. Further targeting Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his "Diwali, Ramzan bhed-bhav" remark, Akhilesh asked the former to swear to the sacr...

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Five injured in London after vehicle hits pedestrians

Five injured in London after vehicle hits pedestrians

A Met Police spokesperson said: "Five people were treated at the scene". Debris, including a bollard, is strewn across the pavement. The incident on Bromley Road near Catford Bus Garage was attend...

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The nine contenders for the best picture Oscar

And so people like me, who are paid to think and write about films every week as a niche metier, are for a short while called upon by radio programs and morning news shows to offer expert commentary...

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Injured After Suspected Drunken Driver Hits Mardi Gras Goers

Injured After Suspected Drunken Driver Hits Mardi Gras Goers

Seven others declined to be hospitalized, city Emergency Services Director, Dr. Jeff Elder said. Police arrest an man at the scene after a pickup truck slammed into the crowd at North Carrollton Ave...

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For Mexico, the US Immigration Stance Overshadows All

For Mexico, the US Immigration Stance Overshadows All

The reassurances came on Thursday night during a joint press conference by US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and Secretary of Homeland Security John Kelly, following their meeting with Mexico's Fo...

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Met Office Weather Warnings Issued As Storm Ewan Touches Down In Ireland

A Status Yellow warning is in place over mean wind speeds upwards of 50kmh and gusts of up to 110km in all other coastal and some Midlands counties in Leinster. The South could see temperatures a litt...

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What chemical weapons does N. Korea possess

Police said this week that two other people, an official with the North Korean embassy and an employee for North Korea's state-run airline, are wanted for questioning. But that tone later changed. M...

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Attack on Syrian security forces in Homs kills dozens

De Mistura met with officers of the Syrian government and opposition forces in Geneva in efforts to resolve [Reuters report] the ongoing conflict. "The ceasefire.is violated today in the most frig...

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Fox News' Swedish 'security advisor' has heads scratching

Fox News' Swedish 'security advisor' has heads scratching

Neither the Swedish foreign ministry nor ministry of defence have heard of Bildt, who emigrated from the country in 1994, according to newspaper Dagens Nyheter . Nils Bildt , who is a founding partne...

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DeMarcus Cousins On Sacramento Kings' Management:

DeMarcus Cousins On Sacramento Kings' Management: "It Was A Coward Move"

Before his injury in Brooklyn, Jack was having a strong season for the Nets, averaging 12.8 points and 7.4 assists. "That was a pretty decent introduction, I would say", Williams said. "I have to re...

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President Trump Is Skipping The White House Correspondents Association Dinner

President Trump Is Skipping The White House Correspondents Association Dinner

Trump wrote in his Twitter message. Although he says he's not going this year, Trump is no stranger to the Correspondents' dinner. Directly addressing Mr Trump - a regular at the event thanks to...

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Trump announces on Twitter he will not attend White House Correspondents' dinner

Trump announces on Twitter he will not attend White House Correspondents' dinner

Trump. US President Donald Trump refused to attend the traditional annual dinner of the White House Correspondents Association. In protest to Trump's recent comments on and treatment of the media,...

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Taiwanese form largest foreign contingent at Tokyo Marathon

Taiwanese form largest foreign contingent at Tokyo Marathon

Not to be overshadowed Chepchirchir completed an nearly gun to tape victory by uncorking another sensational Japanese all comers record when she pulled away from her last challenger at 30K for a barns...

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Militants striving to 'liberate' Kashmir: Dr Farooq

Militants striving to 'liberate' Kashmir: Dr Farooq

Targeting senior Congress leader P Chidambaram it also said that the Farooq Abdullah's comment had the support of the later. Shah said it is due to politicians like Farooq Abdullah that India is "su...

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Keith Ellison Defeated by Tom Perez for Democratic National Committee Chair

Keith Ellison Defeated by Tom Perez for Democratic National Committee Chair

According to DNC rules, a candidate wins if they receive 50% of the vote plus one full point. "When we have these conversations, sometimes spirited, sometimes hard, that's not a sign of weakness, th...

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Boehner Says ObamaCare Repeal 'Not Going to Happen'

Boehner Says ObamaCare Repeal 'Not Going to Happen'

Bill Cassidy, R-La., responds to constituents concerned about their coverage under the Affordable Care Act. "Without knowing any specifics about what they intend to do with families' health care and ...

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FAA: Hundreds of drone sightings in California

FAA: Hundreds of drone sightings in California

The Drone Manufacturers Alliance on Thursday said the FAA report confirms once again that UAS "have an admirable safety record", despite an increase in the number of drones in the airspace. "The Dr...

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Vehicle bomb kills dozens near Syrian town of al-Bab

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, a monitor of the war based in Britain, said more than 50 people died including over 30 civilians. Scores of civilians and soldiers were killed in a vehicle...

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Boehner on ObamaCare Repeal: 'It's Not Going to Happen'

Boehner on ObamaCare Repeal: 'It's Not Going to Happen'

The Affordable Care Act requires that insurers who sell policies for individuals and small businesses cover at a minimum 10 "essential health benefits," including hospitalization, prescription dru...

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Nigerian kidnappers demand $200000 for German scientists

Their abductors had demanded for N60 million as ransom, but the police source did not say whether the ransom was paid. A German engineer kidnapped in northern Nigeria in 2012 was killed by his kidna...

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Saudi King Salman arrives in Malaysia for his Asia tour's first leg

Saudi King Salman arrives in Malaysia for his Asia tour's first leg

President of the Arab Malaysian Chamber of Commerce Mohamed Fauzy Abdul Hamid said the Saudi Arabian government was expected to announce several exemptions to Malaysians starting business, especially ...

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DHS looking for border wall ideas

DHS looking for border wall ideas

Trump has suggested $12 billion. The Department of Homeland Security has announced plans to begin soliciting pitches for a prototype design of President Trump's proposed wall along the Mexican bor...

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