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With lessons for today, movies bring back the '50s

NEW YORK (AP) — Fear of unexpected strikes from overseas. Battles over First Amendment rights. Simmering tensions of inequality. It's no wonder the 1950s are all over movie screens. Whether…

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Five dead in Burundi violence, police deny attack on presidency

NAIROBI (Reuters) – At least five people were killed in overnight clashes in Burundi, police said on Sunday, denying residents' reports of shelling late at night at the president's office…

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Clinton proposes tax break for caregivers

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Hillary Rodham Clinton is proposing a new tax break for people caring for aging parents & grandparents as part of a series of benefits she…

The Famous ‘Poo Emoji’ Can Now Be Accessorised With Glasses, Moustaches And More

Have you ever wanted to put a moustache, glasses or a beret on a the famous ‘poo emoji’? Well thanks to a free new app, your wish can come true….

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Obama to visit Asia refugee center amid raging debate in US

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — President Barack Obama is planning to visit a refugee center in Malaysia, casting a spotlight on the plight of those fleeing violence & persecution from…

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UN Back Call To Combat IS Threat 'By All Means'

The UN has unanimously backed a French call to redouble action against Islamic State in the wake of the Paris terror attacks. The world powers moreover agreed to coordinate efforts…

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One US citizen among dead in West Bank attack

A US citizen was among those killed Thursday in the West Bank, the State Department said, after Israeli police reported an attack outside a Jewish settlement. "We extend our condolences…

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Platinum Christmas tree worth £500,000 dazzles Tokyo shoppers

A platinum Christmas tree with a price tag of Â¥100m (£524,000, $800,000) was unveiled on Thursday (19 November) at a jewellery store in Tokyo's high-end shopping district of Ginza. Shiny…

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UN condemns Islamic State group's murder of 2 hostages

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. Security Council is condemning the Islamic State extremist group's "heinous & cowardly" murder of a Norwegian graduate student & a Chinese self-described wanderer from…

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Airbus 'Son Of Concorde' To Fly London To NYC In Three Hours At 1,200mph

A new supersonic jet could be flying commercial passengers as shortly as 2023. Plane manufacturers Airbus & Aerion are going ahead with the production of the AS2 jet – dubbed…