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Pedestrians injured by car in New York’s Times Square

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Pedestrians injured by car in New York’s Times Square

Police say driver in custody after vehicle kills one person and injures 23 others in the city’s popular tourist spot.A speeding vehicle has struck pedestrians in New York City’s Times Square, killing one person and injuring 23 othersEmergency services have cordoned off the area, which is popular with tourists.. The driver of the car is […]

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Saudi Embassy in Vienna calls on citizens to observe Austria’s face cover ban The Associated Press, Vienna

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Saudi Embassy in Vienna calls on citizens to observe Austria’s face cover ban  The Associated Press, Vienna

The Saudi Embassy in Vienna is alerting its citizens to recent Austrian legislation banning face covers in public and is calling on them to observe the law. The measure takes effect in October. It will affect women who normally wear burqas, nigabs or other outfits that conceal their faces or allow only the eyes to […]

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Car strikes several pedestrians in Times Square; 1 dead, 23 injured By Jessica Chasmar

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Car strikes several pedestrians in Times Square; 1 dead, 23 injured  By Jessica Chasmar

 The Washington Times – Thursday, May 18, 2017 One person is dead and 23 injured after a car crashed into a crowd of pedestrians in New York’s Times Square Thursday. The car plowed into steel barriers at 45th Street and 7th Avenue about noon before coming to a stop, a local CBS affiliate reported. Several […]

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China succeeds in mining combustible ice in South China Sea

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China succeeds in mining combustible ice in South China Sea

CHINA has succeeded in collecting samples of combustible ice in the South China Sea, a major breakthrough that may lead to a global energy revolution, Minister of Land and Resources Jiang Daming said Thursday. This is China’s first success in mining flammable ice at sea, after nearly two decades of research and exploration, the minister […]

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South Korean President seeks a two-track policy with sanctions and dialogue as it tries to rein in defiant neighbor

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South Korean President seeks a two-track policy with sanctions and dialogue as it tries to rein in defiant neighbor

North Korea recently bragged about its most successful missile test to date, revealing new capabilities U.S. and South Korea, and Japan are pushing for greater unity at the United Nations to impose more sanctions South Korea’s left-leaning President vowed to bring a shift in South Korean direction after conservative rule SEOUL, South Korea – As […]

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Turkey says will ‘not beg’ Germany to stay at its NATO base

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Turkey says will ‘not beg’ Germany to stay at its NATO base

Turkey on Thursday hit back at German threats to pull its troops out of a key NATO base on its soil, saying it would “not beg” them to stay. Ankara and Berlin are locked in another spat over Turkey’s refusal to allow German lawmakers to visit the Incirlik base near Syria, which is used by […]

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Seoul says it wants to reopen communication with North

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Seoul says it wants to reopen communication with North

South Korea says it wants to re-establish lines of communication with North Korea, as new President Moon Jae-in seeks a two-track policy involving sanctions and dialogue with its reclusive neighbour to rein in its nuclear and missile programmes. The two countries are technically still at war because their 1950-53 conflict ended in a truce, not […]

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11 basic steps to social media and online safety

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11 basic steps to social media and online safety

You surf the internet daily, but are you safe? Read our guide to online security You may not be aware that computer hackers can access your social media and email account easily. It’s important that you watch your settings  Communication today is all about networking, more than 80 per cent of which is online. The […]

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Macron unveils first government and leaves French right fuming

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Macron unveils first government and leaves French right fuming

Newly installed French president Emmanuel Macron unveiled his first government on Wednesday with the left, the right, the centre and ecologists all represented in his first government.  Macron unveils first centrist government featuring figures from left and right and a famous ecologist Photo: AFP . The government is also balanced between men and women Macron’s […]

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Putin offers transcript to prove Trump did not pass Russia secrets By Denis Pinchuk and Andrew Osborn

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Putin offers transcript to prove Trump did not pass Russia secrets By Denis Pinchuk and Andrew Osborn

Vladimir Putin said on Wednesday that US President Donald Trump had not divulged any secrets during a meeting in Washington with Russian officials and offered to prove it by supplying Congress with a transcript. But a leading US Republican politician said he would have little faith in any notes Putin might supply. Russian President Vladimir […]

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