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Author Lilian Galstyan

21:58 15/04/2017

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19:46 World
Google's stance on neo-Nazis 'dangerous', says EFF

The Daily Stormer had denigrated 32-year-old Heather Heyer who died while protesting against a far-right rally in Charlottesville.

19:24 World
Samurai sword attack at Taiwan's presidential palace

The man, surnamed Lu, allegedly stole the sword from a museum. He was carrying a Chinese flag and told police he was expressing his political views.

19:07 World
Johnny Cash’s family condemns Charlottesville neo-Nazi wearing shirt with his image

Cash’s children slammed the white supremacist groups who protested in Charlottesville, Va., last weekend at a rally in which a man drove a car into a crowd, killing a woman and injuring 19 others.

18:44 World
Китайские хакеры нашли лёгкий способ взлома iPhone

Описание способа взлома разместил на своём канале популярный видеоблогер EverythingApplePro.

18:43 World
Sweden rejects 'world's oldest refugee's' asylum application

Uzbeki, from Kunduz, Afghanistan, was nicknamed "the world's oldest refugee" when international media spoke to her in a Croatian migrant camp in 2015, when around 163,000 people sought asylum in Sweden.

18:06 World
Former Ford family estate hitting market For $175M, becoming N.Y.'s most expensive listing

If the home sells near the asking price it will break the national record, set in May 2014 when hedge fund manager Barry Rosenstein paid $147 million for a home on 18 acres in nearby East Hampton.

17:45 World
'Star Wars' Obi-Wan Kenobi film in the works

Sources say talks are at the earliest of stages and that the project has no script. If a deal is made, Daldry would oversee the development and writing with Lucasfilm brass.

17:24 World
The secretive Korowai tribe who live above the forest in treehouses… and didn't know other people existed until the 1970s

The tribe are known for their distinctive treehouses that tower over the jungle on spindly stilts, originally designed to avoid attacks from rival clans intent on capturing people for slavery or even cannibalism.

16:38 World
Teacher accused of punching 'Nazi scum' in anti-fascist protest says standing up to white supremacists ‘not a crime’

Yvette Felarca landed several blows to stomach of fascist demonstrator in Sacramento, California, before her fellow activists lashed out at the man with kicks and blows.

15:45 World
Spain terror attacks: 9/11 pilot met al Qaeda plotter in Cambrils

One of the September 11 pilots visited the Spanish coastal town with a fellow plotter while planning the US attack.

15:27 World
Bonnie Tyler to perform Total Eclipse during actual total eclipse

Once upon a time there was light in her life, but for two minutes and 40 seconds on Monday there will only be love in the dark.

15:01 World
UK's £2m support for Egypt security projects branded ‘deeply disturbing’

Transparency campaigners highlight alleged human rights abuses in Egypt as controversial conflict, stability and security fund comes under scrutiny again.

14:44 World
Oregon abortion law funds procedures for illegal immigrants

The $10.2 million bill takes effect immediately, allocating $500,000 for abortions for the estimated 22,873 women eligible under the Oregon health plan, the Washington Times reported. 

14:02 World
China issues guidelines for overseas M&As, pushes Belt and Road deals

The government will push for investments related to its Belt and Road initiative but also plans to maintain a blacklist of domestic firms that violate overseas investment rules, the State Council, or cabinet, said in a notice on its website.

13:41 World
Vattenfall communal heating network taps into German cities' growth

With one third of all electricity produced in Germany already coming from renewables, the country is next looking to reform residential heating, which accounts for 40 percent of energy-derived carbon dioxide emissions.

13:00 World
China's Lenovo warns of cost challenges as it sinks to Q1 loss

It was the company's first quarterly loss since September 2015 and lagged analysts' average forecast of a $5.29 million profit, sending the stock down as much as 5 percent to a year-low of HK$4.52 during Friday morning trade.

12:43 World
Infosys chief executive Vishal Sikka resigns

In the letter Mr Sikka said the "continuous drumbeat of distractions" contributed to his decision to resign.

12:02 World
Strangers in a frame: Vietnam vet wants to find people in 1970s Asia photos

It was a photo of our ugly kitchen table and some building blocks from IKEA. Uninspiring, but hardly the worst-case scenario when connecting with your parents on social media.

11:38 World
Joshua Wong and two other Umbrella Movement leaders jailed in Hong Kong

After the verdict was read out the gallery fell silent, until the judge banged his gavel to end proceedings and supporters broke out into chants of "shame" and "political persecution."

11:16 World
North Korea: Tillerson rejects Bannon claim that military strike is off table

Trump strategist says ‘10 million’ South Koreans would die in counter-attack but secretaries of state and defence insist Kim Jong-un should fear armed response.

10:47 World
Wildfires trap 2,000 people in town in central Portugal

Flames and smoke surround Mação, making it impossible to enter or leave – the latest in country’s deadliest year for fires.

10:26 World
Spain hunts driver who killed 13 in Barcelona, says foils bomb plot

Islamic State claimed responsibility for the deadly rampage along the city's most famous avenue on Thursday, which was packed with tourists taking an afternoon stroll.

10:02 World
Twenty-six French citizens injured in Barcelona attack

The statement added that French Foreign Affairs Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian would visit Barcelona later on Friday in order to visit those victims, and that the French consulate in Barcelona was in contact with Spanish authorities.

20:30 World
Florida researchers find baby loggerhead turtle with two heads

Kate Mansfield of the UCF turtle lab tweeted photos snapped by intern L. Rittenberg showing the two-headed loggerhead hatchling the interns encountered while out conducting research Tuesday.

20:09 World
Japanese bar employs monkeys as waiters

A video filmed earlier in the summer at the Kayabuki bar in Utsunomiya shows the monkey, a 17-year-old macaque named Fuku-chan, fetching beverages and napkins for customers.

19:46 World
UK '55 million years too late' for fracking, says leading geoscientist

Britain's geology unsuitable to controversial and 'overhyped' shale gas extraction technique, says Professor John Underhill of Heriot-Watt University.

19:25 World
Brexit blamed for 260 job losses as UK food supplier Southern Salads collapses into administration

Family-run firm ceased trading 'with immediate effect' on Wednesday after 31 years supplying local restaurants and supermarkets.

19:07 World
Muslim radio host sues Daily Stormer for claim he 'masterminded' Manchester bombing

Neo-Nazi website used fake tweets to suggest Dean Obeidallah planned bombing of Ariana Grande concert, US lawsuit states.

18:43 World
Malala earns Oxford University place after A-level results success

The Nobel Peace Prize winner will follow in the foosteps of many world leaders, including one of her own heroines.

18:06 World
Lebanon votes to repeal marry-your-rapist law

Article 522 suspended criminal prosecution of rapists if the violator married his victim. Otherwise, the convict faced up to seven years of prison time, more so if the rape victim suffered any type of disability.  

17:45 World
Family barred from entering airport lounge over matching Minnie Mouse T-shirts

One British family learned this the hard way when their entire clan was barred from entering a posh lounge at Manchester Airport because of their matching graphic T-shirts, according to the Manchester Evening News (M.E.N.).

17:00 World
Spain lacks capacity to handle migration surge, says UN refugee agency

UNHCR warning comes as Spanish coastguard intercepts nearly 600 people in a day trying to reach country from Morocco.

16:38 World
Grace Mugabe: Zimbabwe asks for diplomatic immunity after alleged assault

The suspect’s lawyers “and her government representatives made verbal representations … that the suspect wished to invoke diplomatic immunity cover”, it said.

16:16 World
'Care parcel' of rotting snake heads and larvae denied entry to Germany

When living away from your homeland, you might have relatives or friends send you a care package with a few treats to help keep homesickness at bay.

15:51 World
Pauline Hanson wears burka in Australian Senate

Government minister George Brandis condemned Ms Hanson's stunt and "counselled and cautioned" her against causing offence to religious groups.

15:27 World
Sierra Leone mudslide: Death toll climbs ahead of mass burial for victims

Rescue workers have recovered the bodies of 122 children, 111 men and 98 women from the wreckage, Sidie Yahya Tunis, the country's Minister for Tourism and Cultural Affairs, told CNN.

15:01 World
Unfazed by North Korea's threats, tourists still heading to Guam

Their flight landed at 3 a.m., but they wanted to see the sunrise and get some photographs to start their five-day trip.

14:29 World
Hong Kong activist Joshua Wong jailed for six months

But in an unusual move the Hong Kong government appealed the sentence, arguing it was too lenient.

13:42 World
Ericsson sues smartphone maker Wiko over patent infringement

Ericsson said Wiko had infringed its rights for several years without any licence or compensation, despite negotiations since 2013.

13:31 World
Philippines war on drugs and crime intensifies, at least 58 killed in three days

Colonel Erwin Margarejo, spokesman for Manila police, described the raids that started late Wednesday in Manila as "one-time, big-time" operations, the same term used by police in Bulacan, who said the victims died because they chose to put up a fight.

13:00 World
Hyundai plans long-range premium electric car in strategic shift

Like Toyota Motor Corp, Hyundai had initially championed fuel cell technology as the future of eco-friendly vehicles but has found itself shifting electric as Tesla shot to prominence and battery-powered cars have gained government backing in China.

11:38 World
Motorola’s planning a thermal self-repairing phone

Motorola’s patent for this idea reveals in part how the device’s smart glass would function.

11:16 World
Nokia 8 hopes to beat Apple and Samsung with 'bothie', a new version of the selfie

Flagship Android smartphone has dual cameras, spatial audio and aluminium body, but will be relying on brand nostalgia to stand out against rivals.

10:47 World
Thieves stealing Venezuela zoo animals to eat them, say police

Zoo head says a wave of thefts in recent weeks had affected 10 species including a buffalo, which he said was cut up and sold.

10:26 World
Bannon says US locked in 'economic war' with China, slams White House colleagues

The startlingly candid comments, which were published Wednesday in an interview with The American Prospect, a progressive publication, come as Bannon's future inside the West Wing appears uncertain.

10:00 World
5 crewmen missing after Army chopper crashes near Oahu

The aircraft went down Tuesday night off the largely uninhabited Kaena Point on the west side of the island.

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