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    World Deadly high-speed train crash in Turkey – BBC News

    A crash involving a high-speed train at a station in the Turkish capital Ankara has killed at least four people and injured more than 40, local media say. Images from the scene showed emergency services … Read more via BBC News – Get more World News
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    World Second Canadian ‘missing’ in China – BBC News

    Canada’s foreign ministry says it is trying to make contact with a second Canadian who is believed to have been detained in China. Michael Spavor, a businessman based … Read more via BBC News – Get more World News
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    World Apple’s New iPhones Have A Serious Design Problem – Forbes

    The word is out, is slashing iPhone prices and the reasons why are increasingly clear. Consequently, Apple is investigating the return of an iPhone feature favourite to win fans back, a new report reveals this is about to get a lot harder… In a nutshell: Barron’s reports Apple has … Read...
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    World It’s time to take back your data from Google and Facebook’s server farms | Giri Sreenivas – the Guardian

    In April 2004, the Chinese journalist Shi Tao revealed an order from the Communist Party to censor coverage of the 15th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square massacre. Journalists were instructed to “direct public opinion” and uphold party doctrine in their reporting. Hoping to inform others of...
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    World Google CEO Explains To Congress Why Photos Of President Trump Turns Up When Searching For ‘idiot’ …. – Stella Dimoko

    The word “idiot” quickly became the most searched term on Google after Democratic congresswoman Zoe Lofgren pointed out results from the search reveal pictures of U.S. President Donald Trump. Lofgren posed the question to Google CEO Sundar Pichai during a congressional hearing on Tuesday about...
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    World Trump’s lawyer jailed for 3 years – Instablog9ja

    President Donald Trump’s former lawyer, Michael Cohen, who once said he’d take a bullet for him, has lashed out at his ex-boss’ “dirty deeds” as he was given a 36-month prison sentence. Cohen is the first member of Mr Trump’s inner circle to be jailed over the special counsel’s … Read more...
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    World Theresa May survives confidence vote, to remain UK Prime Minister – Laila’s Blog

    Theresa May survived the confidence vote spearheaded by 8 Conservative rebel MPs, and will now be immune from leadership challenge for a year. Theresa May who vowed to deliver the Brexit “people voted for” but said she had listened to the concerns of MPs who voted … Read more via Nigeria...