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Venezuela street protests again turn deadly as overhaul of constitution begins
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Venezuela street protests again turn deadly as overhaul of constitution begins

Street protests in Venezuela claimed at least one more fatality on Wednesday, bringing the total number of people killed to more than 30 in several weeks of unrest.

Thousands of Venezuelans took to the streets as president Nicolas Maduro began …

Xi Jinping must calm ‘hearts and minds’ of Hong Kong, says Patten
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Xi Jinping must calm ‘hearts and minds’ of Hong Kong, says Patten

Chinese president Xi Jinping must strive to calm the “hearts and minds” of Hong Kong’s seven million citizens during the upcoming commemorations of the 20th anniversary of handover, the territory’s last British governor has said.

On 1 July it will …

Literally every single rumour about the Queen’s ’emergency meeting’ at the palace
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Literally every single rumour about the Queen’s ’emergency meeting’ at the palace

The internet is in a frenzy of wild rumours and speculation ahead of an "all-staff" meeting at Buckingham Palace.

The rumours appear to have begun when the Daily Mail published an article overnight stating the Queen had called her "entire …

Trump believes Middle East peace process may not be ‘difficult’
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Trump believes Middle East peace process may not be ‘difficult’

U.S. President Donald Trump (R) answers reporters’ questions during a photo opportunity with Prime Minister Of Denmark in the Oval Office at the White House March 30, 2017 in Washington, DC.

Last week, Donald Trump told Reuters, “I want to …

235 apps attempt to secretly track users with ultrasonic audio
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235 apps attempt to secretly track users with ultrasonic audio

Ultrasonic beacons (previously, previously) let advertisers build an idea of when and where you use your devices: the sound plays in an ad on one device, and is heard by other devices. This way, they can associate two gadgets with …

Do You Have a Plan in Place for Long-Term Care?
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Do You Have a Plan in Place for Long-Term Care?

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An illness that requires long-term care can deplete your nest egg, yet it’s a risk many people often overlook.

After all, retirement is supposed to be about finally having the freedom to do the things you’ve always wanted — …

Frankel offspring may add next chapter to story of racing great in Guineas
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Frankel offspring may add next chapter to story of racing great in Guineas

Is it really six years? Frankel’s 2,000 Guineas was a two-minute explosion of unassailable brilliance, and it scorched such an indelible image on the mind that it feels much closer at hand.

Frankel walked on to the long, straight course …

‘What if my kids break something?’ – All you need to know about booking an Airbnb holiday
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‘What if my kids break something?’ – All you need to know about booking an Airbnb holiday

How do I find properties suitable for families on Airbnb?
Under the “more filters” section of the search bar on the Airbnb site, there are two filters worth ticking: “family-friendly” (which is pretty self-explanatory) and “superhost”. Superhosts are, as their …

Stephen Colbert: GOP ‘Kicked America in the Balls’ with Obamacare Repeal Vote
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Stephen Colbert: GOP ‘Kicked America in the Balls’ with Obamacare Repeal Vote

Stephen Colbert believes Republicans in the House “kicked America in the balls” with their passage of the American Health Care Act on Thursday.

During his Thursday night monologue on CBS’ Late Show, Colbert — whose use of a slur to …

Colonel Sander’s Romance Novel Showcases Innovation In Marketing
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Colonel Sander’s Romance Novel Showcases Innovation In Marketing

Colonel Sander’s romance novel, Tender Wings Of Desire, was released this week for free on Amazon as a way for the restaurant to capitalize on the upcoming Mother’s Day weekend. The holiday is one of the most profitable days for …