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‘Inspired by God’

'Inspired by God'

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The Bollywood actress who helped trigger the #MeToo movement in India challenging sexual harassment and abuse sees it as part of her religious education after an experience 10 years ago she said effectively ended her career. "I feel God used me to start something which had to happen," Tanushree Dutta told Reuters. "All these women…
India reports 80 Zika cases in Rajasthan
China rolls out PR push
Crimea college attack kills 19
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US strike in Somalia ‘killed 60 militants’

US strike in Somalia 'killed 60 militants'

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The United States conducted its largest air strike in nearly two years against militants in Somalia, killing about 60 Al-Shabaab fighters, the US military said Tuesday. The strike took place Friday in the Harardhere area along the central coast of the Horn of Africa country.
‘Perfect storm’ of hunger awaits

'Perfect storm' of hunger awaits

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A potent combination of hunger, climate change and man-made conflicts are creating a "perfect storm", the head of the UN's food arm yesterday warned in a call to action on World Food Day. "You've got a nightmare, the perfect storm heading your way," David Beasley, World Food Programme (WFP) chief, said in a speech in…
YouTube back up after widespread outage

YouTube back up after widespread outage

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Google-owned YouTube said on Tuesday a widespread issue with some of its services has been resolved, almost two hours after several people took to social media to complain about broadcasting issues. The video streaming service earlier said it was looking into reports about access issues with YouTube, YouTube TV and YouTube Music. YouTube did not say what caused the outage. 
UK PM rallies ministers on eve of crucial Brexit summit

UK PM rallies ministers on eve of crucial Brexit summit

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British Prime Minister Theresa May gathered her divided cabinet yesterday to seek their support for her approach to Brexit, the day before she addresses EU leaders at a crucial Brussels summit. Negotiations on Britain's withdrawal from the European Union have stalled ahead of the summit, which had been billed as the deadline for a draft…
‘It comes and goes’

'It comes and goes'

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President Donald Trump, a longtime climate change skeptic, said Monday on a tour of hurricane damage in the southern United States that "something" is happening -- but that the change is not permanent. "There is something there, man-made or not. There is something there. It is going to go back and forth," Trump said while…