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Trump seeks to downplay past skepticism of Russian election meddling

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Trump has long declined to say definitively whether he believes Russia was behind the attempts to sway last year's election And he did not say conclusively on Sunday when asked directly whether Russia was responsible It's now time to get back to healing a world that is shattered and broken" "I want to solve North Korea, Syria, Ukraine, terrorism, and Russia can greatly help!" In a second posting...

Parents find addict daughter after seeing her on CNN

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Meghan DiGiacomo was profiled by the cable news network during Anderson Cooper’s program earlier this week The report by CNN correspondent Gary Tuchman was about Boston's infamous 'Methadone Mile' - a stretch of downtown that has become a haven for homeless heroin addicts A CNN report about heroin addiction in America last week was watched by two parents who saw their daughter being interviewed...

Michael Gove plans new environment watchdog after Brexit

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Image copyrightGetty ImagesImage caption Some MPs are concerned Brexit poses a risk to UK wildlife and habitats A new environment watchdog to protect UK wildlife, land, water and air once Britain leaves the European Union is being planned by the government Environment Secretary Michael Gove said the body would "hold the powerful to account" and deliver a "green Brexit" In an article for the...

A Current Affair producer forced to take leave complaints

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Staff at Channel Nine have reportedly led a mutiny to have an A Current Affair producer stood down after he attacked staff for their support of paedophile Ben McCormack Grant Williams (pictured) has grown 'increasingly erratic' since the arrest of Ben McCormack In September, the 43-year-old senior journalist plead guilty to two counts of transmitting, publishing or promoting child pornography via...

NVIDIA Corp. Tries to Cash In on "Star Wars" Hype

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Graphics specialist NVIDIA (NASDAQ: NVDA), which dominates the market for graphics processors used in personal computers used for gaming, recently announced a product called the NVIDIA Titan Xp Collector's Edition NVIDIA Titan Xp collector's edition red-lit and green-lit graphics cards with the words Star Wars next to them While this product might seem a bit over the top, I think releasing it now...

Amazon advert that will make Santa see red

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Amazon's new advert shows a father bringing home presents Parents have criticised the web giant for ruining Santa for their children One parent said Amazon had 'killed Christmas' with their holiday ad Last week, the online retailer unveiled its festive campaign with a series of prime-time TV ads Badvert: Amazon's new Christmas advert shows a father bringing home parcels and having to avoid his...

Trump says North Korea's Kim insulted him by calling him 'old'

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(Reuters) - US President Donald Trump said in a tweet that North Korea’s leader Kim Jong Un had insulted him by calling him “old” and said he would never call Kim “short and fat” US President Donald Trump ponders the answer to a question from a reporter en route to Hanoi, Vietnam, aboard Air Force One November 11, 2017 REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst Trump made the comment Sunday morning after attending...

The children trapped by Albania's blood feuds

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Disputes known as blood feuds can span generations, sucking in descendants who had nothing to do with the original insult or murder Though they have a long history, blood feuds remain potent today, with 68 families in the Shkodra region of northern Albania currently unable to leave their homes because of them Image caption Three teachers on a boat going to visit Niko We were taken by road and...

Kolkata Festival Makes a Bright Bollywood Start

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Bollywood stars Amitabh Bachchan , Shah Rukh Khan , Kajol, filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt and musician Kumar Sanu shone bright at the grand opening ceremony of the 23rd Kolkata international film festival on Friday The event was lent further gravitas by the presence of legendary South Indian multi-hyphenate Kamal Haasan who is increasingly visible these days because of his impending entry into politics...

This Institution in An Absolute Life-Changer for Women

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There’s a 120-year-old institution in downtown Manhattan changing the lives of women age 18–64 The appropriately named Grace Institute—named for its founder, William R Grace—provides a tuition-free, employer-driven curriculum in two professional tracks that prepares low-income women to succeed professionally (Image: iStock/kali9) Grace Executive Director Brigid Lang told me more about this...

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