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Huge fleet of icebergs hits North Atlantic shipping lanes

About 450 icebergs up from 37 a week earlier have drifted into waters where Titanic sank, forcing vessels to divert and raising global warming fears More than 400 icebergs have drifted into the North Atlantic shipping lanes over the past week in an unusually large swarm for this early in the season, forcing vessels to […]

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Basketball ref whose business was targeted by angry fans opens up

Higgins calling a game earlier this year.Image: Shaw/CSM/REX/Shutterstock Last week, we told you about the March Madness ref who was targeted for online abuse from bitter Kentucky Wildcats fans. Now John Higgins, who’s still getting vitriol, has opened up about the ordeal. Here’s what happened: After refereeing a game in the NCAA tournament, Higgins was […]

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Trump’s response to Syria chemical attack exposes administrations volatility

President has touted an America first policy, but his staff gave plenty of hints that the administration was at least considering a direct response to the atrocity Donald Trumps our priority is no longer to sit and focus on getting Assad out. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson had argued the Syrian presidents future will be […]

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German cabinet backs 50M hate speech fines for social media firms

The Germancabinet has backed proposals tohit social media firmswith fines of up to50 million if they fail to promptly remove illegal hate speech from their platforms within 24 hours after a complainthas been made for obviously criminal content, and within seven days for other illegal content. The draft law would also see individuals from companies […]

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