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China’s new generation of war correspondents hit the front line

Beijings state-run press expands its global footprint as part of an ambitious media offensive designed to project the countrys voice across the world Chen Xu credits Confucian philosophy with calming

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Russell Westbrook’s season ends with another huge night as Rockets advance

James Harden had 34 points and his supporting cast helped the Houston Rockets overcome a 47-point game by Russell Westbrook James Harden had 34 points and his supporting cast helped the Houston Rockets

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Baby whales ‘whisper’ to mothers to avoid predators, study finds

Scientists reveal unique, intimate form of communication between humpback mothers and calves as well as silent method to initiate suckling Newborn humpback whales and their mothers whisper to each other

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Elton John cancels Las Vegas shows due to ‘potentially deadly’ infection

The singer announced he was pulling out of several shows after contracting a bacterial infection in South America that led to two nights in intensive care Sir Elton John has pulled out of a series of

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I am the son of a terrorist. This is how I broke free of my indoctrination | Zak Ebrahim

When he was seven Zak Ebrahims father assassinated a Jewish leader in New York. Later he helped coordinate the 1993 bombing of the World Trade Center from his jail cell. Here Ebrahim writes about breaking

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US considers banning laptops on flights from UK airports

All travellers from Europe could face ban aimed at thwarting terrorists who want to smuggle explosive devices in consumer items The Trump administration is considering barring passengers flying to the

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China bans religious names for Muslim babies in Xinjiang

List of banned baby names released amid ongoing crackdown on religion that includes law against veils and beards Many couples fret over choosing the perfect name for their newborn, but for Muslims in

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MH370: independent experts mistrust ‘confidence’ about plane’s location

Australian authorities accused of using report by countrys peak science agency to bolster preconceived ideas Independent investigators looking into the loss of Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 have expressed

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The death row inmates Arkansas is rushing to execute

(CNN)The state of Arkansas will resume efforts this week to execute death row inmates before its supply of sedatives used in lethal injection expires. Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson scheduled eight executions

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What the French elections mean for Americans

Paris (CNN)The second round of the French elections was set seconds after the polls closed Sunday evening, pitting two of the most unconventional candidates for the presidency of a nation that prides

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