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Travel ban 2.0 goes into effect despite courts saying security issues unfounded

Hawaii questions Trump interpretation of standard for granting visas as border officials instructed to respect visas for citizens from countries in question The United States implemented a modified version

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British Weetabix seized by New Zealand customs in breakfast bowl battle with rival

Cereal is impounded after antipodean rival Weet-Bix argues customers of a UK-goods shop in Christchurch may be confused Customs officers in New Zealand have seized and impounded hundreds of boxes of the

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Happy Asteroid Day! A conversation about peaceful, global scientific collaboration

Today is the 3rd annual Asteroid Day, and the first to be presented under the auspices of the United Nations, with live global broadcasts raising awareness about asteroids Today, more than 1,000 local

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$35,000 a plate: Donald Trump starts fundraising for 2020 re-election

Reporters barred from hearing presidents remarks at fundraiser held in Trumps Washington hotel President Donald Trump was whisked a few blocks from the White House to his hotel on Wednesday night for

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Con man or brilliant? Clashing portraits of Martin Shkreli offered as trial begins

At start of securities fraud trial, US prosecutor accused ex-pharmaceutical CEO of building a bogus hedge fund empire by telling lies on top of lies on top of lies Martin Shkreli is either a con man who

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Security lockdown in Hong Kong as Xi Jinping marks anniversary of handover

About 11,000 officers will be deployed during Chinese presidents visit as areas of the city are made off limits to the public Swaths of Hong Kong have been placed under an unprecedented security lockdown

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Adele review: global star shines all the brighter on emotional night

Wembley Stadium, LondonAfter hinting it may be her last live tour, Adele gave the crowd the expected highs and lows A year ago this week she was at Glastonbury, oscillating between devastating ballads

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R2-D2 droid used in Star Wars films sells for $2.76m

Luke Skywalkers lightsaber and Darth Vaders helmet prove less popular in California auction An R2-D2 droid that was used in several Star Wars films has sold for millions at an auction in California. The

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Venezuela’s supreme court attacked with grenade from police helicopter

President Nicols Maduro says grenade lobbed by terrorists did not explode in incident following months of increasing violence against government Venezuelas President Nicols Maduro has confirmed that two

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What is the Petya ransomware attack, and how can it be stopped?

Companies have been crippled by an attack dubbed Petya, the second major ransomware crime in two months. Olivia Solon answers the key questions Many organizations in Europe and the US have been crippled

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