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One Year After Their Wedding, Harry and Meghan Are Making Good on Their Promise to Modernize the Monarchy

One Year After Their Wedding, Harry and Meghan Are Making Good on Their Promise to Modernize the Monarchy

May 20, 2019

One Year After Their Wedding, Harry and Meghan Are Making Good on Their Promise to Modernize the Monarchy It has been a busy year for the Sussexes. Where will they go from here? By Josh Duboff Somehow—where does the time go?—it’s been a year since we all woke up at an ungodly hour (in the […]

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Morrison Wins in Australian Election, Confounding Pollsters

Morrison Wins in Australian Election, Confounding Pollsters

May 20, 2019

Morrison Wins in Australian Election, Confounding Pollsters The victory for Prime Minister Scott Morrison upset analysts’ expectations after six tumultuous years of conservative government. His Labor opponent, Bill Shorten, will resign his party leadership. By The New York Times Morrison’s victory stuns Australia. Scott Morrison, Australia’s conservative prime minister, won his first full term in […]

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ANC Keeps Power In South Africa But Scandals Cost It Votes

ANC Keeps Power In South Africa But Scandals Cost It Votes

May 13, 2019

ANC Keeps Power In South Africa But Scandals Cost It Votes By Onke Ngcuka, Emma Rumney and Naledi Mashishi (Reuters) The African National Congress retained control of South Africa’s parliament but its share of the vote fell, a rebuke from voters fed up with corruption scandals and racial inequalities that remain entrenched a generation after […]

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Pakistan Had All But Eliminated Polio. Then Things Went Badly Wrong.

May 13, 2019

Pakistan Had All But Eliminated Polio. Then Things Went Badly Wrong. Haq Nawaz Khan and Pamela Constable Nobody saw it coming. The virus was so close to being wiped out. Millions of young children had been repeatedly inoculated, and in March older ones were added in a final nationwide vaccine push to ensure that Pakistan […]

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INTERVIEW: Barack Obama on why travel matterINTERVIEW: Barack Obama on why travel matter

INTERVIEW: Barack Obama on why travel matters

May 6, 2019

INTERVIEW: Barack Obama on why travel matters BBC This month at the World Travel & Tourism Council global summit in Seville, Spain, BBC Travel was fortunate enough to attend a Q&A with former US president Barack Obama. In his wide-ranging remarks, the author and Nobel Peace Prize recipient talked to Hilton CEO Chris Nassetta about […]

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How Avengers Put Disney At The Top Of The Charts

How Avengers Put Disney At The Top Of The Charts

May 5, 2019

How Avengers Put Disney At The Top Of The Charts By Daniele Palumbo & Jamie Robertson Avengers: Endgame broke all box office records last weekend and has confirmed Disney’s dominance in global cinema. More than 90% of the value of all tickets sold in UK cinemas last weekend was for Avengers: Endgame. Within five days […]

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Sorry Folks, But Idris Elba Is Officially Married

Sorry Folks, But Idris Elba Is Officially Married

April 29, 2019

Sorry Folks, But Idris Elba Is Officially Married By Katie Polglase Idris Elba broke millions of hearts Friday when he married model Sabrina Dhowre in a secret ceremony in Morocco. The ceremony took place at Ksar Char-Bagh, a luxury hotel in Marrakech, the hotel’s special events manager Gigi Saadani told CNN. The wedding was covered […]

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Here's What to Know About the Easter Sunday Blasts in Sri Lanka

Here’s What to Know About the Easter Sunday Blasts in Sri Lanka

April 22, 2019

Here’s What to Know About the Easter Sunday Blasts in Sri Lanka Time.com Hundreds of people have been killed and hundreds more wounded in a series of blasts that rocked Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday. Explosions have occurred in the capital Colombo, as well as in Negombo, a town north of the capital, and in […]

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Tony Blair: Migrants Should Be Forced To Integrate More To Combat Far Right

Tony Blair: Migrants Should Be Forced To Integrate More To Combat Far Right

April 22, 2019

Tony Blair: Migrants Should Be Forced To Integrate More To Combat Far Right By Michael Savage Former PM claims that ‘failure’ of multiculturalism has led to rise in bigotry Migrant communities must be compelled to do more to integrate to help combat the rise of “far-right bigotry”, Tony Blair has warned. The former prime minister […]

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Parents Who Starved And Shackled Children Sentenced To Life

Parents Who Starved And Shackled Children Sentenced To Life

April 22, 2019

Parents Who Starved And Shackled Children Sentenced To Life By Brian Melley RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) — The eldest son and daughter of a couple who starved and shackled 12 of their children spoke publicly for the first time Friday, alternately condemning and forgiving their parents before a judge sentenced the pair to up to life […]

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