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Nigeria's Instagram agony aunt advises women on love, violence, justice

By Kieran Guilbert DAKAR (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – From unrequited love & cheating husbands to domestic violence & marital rape, a Nigerian agony aunt is using Instagram to encourage women…

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Can 'The Force Awakens' become the biggest movie ever?

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Riding galaxy-sized expectations, the new "Star Wars" movie is already setting records for pre-opening ticket sales, with still a month to go. But does that mean…

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Livingstone Hits Back At MP's Phone-In Attack

The bitter left-right split in the Labour Party under Jeremy Corbyn's leadership has been brutally laid bare in an extraordinary public clash between Corbyn ally Ken Livingstone & critic John…

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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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Terrorism, sea dispute top agenda as Asia leaders reconvene

Terrorism & territorial tensions are expected to dominate discussions when Asia-Pacific leaders reconvene for a fresh round of summitry in Malaysia on Saturday. US President Barack Obama & his counterparts…

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Australian Jones named England's first foreign coach

LONDON (Reuters) – Australian Eddie Jones has been appointed coach of the England rugby team on a four-year contract starting in December, the Rugby Football Union said on Friday. The…

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Beijing vows justice after Islamic State executes Chinese captive

By Ben Blanchard & Joseph Campbell BEIJING (Reuters) – China vowed on Thursday to bring to justice those responsible for executing one of its citizens after Islamic State said it…

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Tourism-related stocks drag on Britain's FTSE 100

By Atul Prakash & Alistair Smout LONDON (Reuters) – Tourism-related stocks came under pressure in London again on Wednesday on concerns approximately international security after last week's attacks in Paris,…

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Mark Zuckerberg on philanthropy: Move slow and build things

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — After making their fortunes from new software or social networks, some Silicon Valley entrepreneurs have vowed to apply their skills to "hacking" philanthropy & "disrupting" old…

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U.N. Chief Ban will not visit North Korea next week – U.N. spokesman

(Reuters) – U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon will not visit North Korea next week, a U.N. spokesman said in a statement on Wednesday, following a report by China's Xinhua news agency…