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France wants stricter child phone ban in schools

December 12, 2017 - 6:49am
The education minister says pupils may be made to keep their phones in lockers during school hours.
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Alabama Senate race: Trump records message for Roy Moore

December 12, 2017 - 6:36am
The vote could alter the balance of power in the Senate ahead of next year's mid-term elections.
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Six given death penalty for India lynching

December 12, 2017 - 6:36am
The victim was hacked to death on a busy road in broad daylight for marrying an upper caste woman.
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Macron: Trump 'will change his mind' on climate accord

December 12, 2017 - 6:18am
French President Emmanuel Macron has said he thinks the US is "extremely aggressive to decide on its own just to leave" the climate accord.
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Morrissey denies defending Kevin Spacey

December 12, 2017 - 5:59am
The singer disowns a newspaper interview in which he appeared to dismiss Spacey's alleged victims.
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Oscar Pistorius hurt in prison fight in South Africa

December 12, 2017 - 5:39am
The disgraced athlete, who was jailed after shooting dead his girlfriend, sustained minor injuries.
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Climate change: Trump will bring US back into Paris deal - Macron

December 12, 2017 - 5:35am
But the French leader says he will not agree to a demand that America's terms should be negotiated.
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Satoru Anzaki: Dying Japanese man throws 'end of life' party

December 12, 2017 - 4:35am
Satoru Anzaki, who has terminal cancer, invited 1,000 people to the party to thank them and say goodbye.
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New York Port Authority attack: Akayed Ullah 'inspired by IS'

December 12, 2017 - 3:04am
The suspect tells police he chose the Manhattan bus station "because of its Christmas posters".
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Australian town plans 150th anniversary for incorrect year

December 12, 2017 - 1:49am
The Queensland town of Charleville discovered it had inadvertently missed the anniversary.
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Charles Jenkins: US soldier who defected to North Korea dies

December 11, 2017 - 11:47pm
Charles Jenkins was detained for nearly 40 years and married a Japanese woman in captivity.
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Tasmanian tigers were in poor genetic health, study finds

December 11, 2017 - 10:22pm
The species would have struggled to survive even without human contact, research finds.
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EU governments complicit in migrant torture in Libya, says Amnesty

December 11, 2017 - 9:54pm
Human rights group Amnesty says the EU is actively supporting authorities who work with gangs.
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'Obey your husband'

December 11, 2017 - 9:32pm
"Career women don't end well” is one of the core messages taught to students who attend.
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Sam Dastyari: Australian senator to quit after China scrutiny

December 11, 2017 - 8:52pm
Sam Dastyari's resignation follows controversy over his dealings with a wealthy Chinese businessman.
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After Weinstein, Trump sexual misconduct accusers demand action

December 11, 2017 - 8:18pm
More than a dozen women have accused Donald Trump of sexual misconduct. Now, in the moment of #MeToo, how do they feel?
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Debt relief for defrauded students halted under Trump, says report

December 11, 2017 - 8:03pm
The US Education Department has stopped cancelling debt for defrauded students, says a report.
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Granny dam-builder

December 11, 2017 - 7:26pm
The female social entrepreneur buildings dams for farms and villages across Rajasthan, India.
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Reality Check

December 11, 2017 - 7:25pm
Does the crypto-currency Bitcoin really use more electricity than Ireland?
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Syrian army deserters on why they had to escape the civil war

December 11, 2017 - 7:22pm
Seif and Ghadir both deserted the "slavery" of the Syrian Army and fled the country.
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