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Chris Brown Reportedly Slapped With Another Restraining Order

Chris Brown has been hit with his second restraining order in as many weeks as he has now been ordered to stay away from Karrueche Tran’s best friend, TMZ reports. Reports surfaced that Tran filed a restraining order against her former boo last week and now Joseph Ryan La Cour has apparently taken the same route against the singer. In the …

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Kim Jong-nam death: Two women charged with murder

Two women accused of killing Kim Jong-nam, the estranged half-brother of North Korea’s leader, have been charged with his murder. The women, Doan Thi Huong from Vietnam and Siti Aisyah from Indonesia, allegedly smeared deadly VX nerve agent on Mr Kim’s face in Kuala Lumpur airport on 13 February. They appeared in court near Malaysia’s capital, protected by special forces. …

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YouTube unveils live TV service for cord cutters

Alphabet Inc’s (GOOGL.O) YouTube will launch a live TV service featuring U.S. broadcast networks and cable channels to attract young fans of online videos to a pay television package, YouTube executives said on Tuesday. The new offering, called YouTube TV, will compete with other services fighting to attract mobile-loving younger audiences who dropped pricier, traditional cable and satellite packages or …

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Guinea: President Alpha Conde sacks 3 ministers after deadly strike protests

Guinea’s President Alpha Conde fired three ministers, according to a decree read on state television Monday, following violent protests over a teachers’ strike last week in which seven people were killed and dozens more were injured. Ibrahima Kourouma, the minister of pre-university education, and Civil Service Minister Sekou Kourouma were removed along with Environment Minister Christine Sagno, according to the …

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US sanctuary schools defy Trump’s immigration raids

As the Trump administration lays out its plans to crack down on undocumented immigrants, a growing number of school districts are declaring themselves sanctuaries and refusing to cooperate with immigration officials. In Connecticut, Syracuse, New York and Chicago, principals have been told to make Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents wait outside unless they have a criminal warrant. Al Jazeera’s John …

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Die Welt’s Deniz Yucel held for ‘terror links’

A Turkish court ordered a journalist for Germany’s Die Welt newspaper to be jailed pending a trial on charges of terrorist propaganda and inciting hatred, media reports said. Deniz Yucel, who has both Turkish and German citizenship, was detained on February 14 after his reports about a hacker attack on the email account of Turkey’s energy minister, Die Welt newspaper …

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Austrian, German officials call on Europe to stay together to overcome challenges

The German vice chancellor on Monday, together with Austrian foreign minister, called on European states to stay together to face with the difficulties. German Vice Chancellor and Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel visited Austria on Monday and met here with Austrian Foreign Minister Sebastian Kurz. Both sides called for reducing EU bureaucracy, urging European states to stay together, especially facing with …

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SA mine search for trapped toddler

Rescue efforts are set to continue to find a five-year-old boy trapped for nearly three days in a disused mineshaft in the Boksburg, a small town on the outskirts of the South African city of Johannesburg. The boy reportedly fell into the hole sometime between 12:00 and 13:00 local time on Saturday. According to EyeWitness News , the search operation …

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Libya exposed as an epicentre for migrant child abuse

The United Nations has warned that large numbers of children are still risking their lives to make the dangerous journey from Libya to Italy. Unicef says almost 26,000 children – most of them unaccompanied – crossed the Mediterranean last year. In its new report, Unicef says many children suffer from violence and sexual abuse at the hands of smugglers and …

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