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Oscars 2017: What's up with Nicole Kidman's hand clap?
Never mind the mix-up over the wrong film being announced as best picture. Nicole...
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Trump seeks to outdo Obama in backing black colleges
President Donald Trump is expected to provide historically black colleges and universities a long-awaited boost as he looks to outdo his predecessors — including the nation’s first African-American president – on a surprising issue. Trump will sign an executive order as early as Monday, when the...
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Jamaica Baptist elects first woman president-elect
THE Jamaica Baptist Union (JBU) on Saturday elected Rev Karen Kirlew as the organisation first woman president at its 167th General Assembly on the weekend in Montego Bay, St James. Rev Kirlew, pastor of the St Ann’s Bay Circuit of...
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'Moonlight' wins Oscar after 'La La Land' accidentally announced as winner for best picture
&aposEpic&apos doesn&apost begin to describe the enormity of the mistake It was a moment that would go down in Oscars history, for all the wrong reasons. The movie "La La Land" won the Oscar for best picture -- until it didn't. Presenter Warren Beatty announced the movie, directed by New...
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Holograms, mistrust and 'fake news' in France's election
The communications coup of the French presidential election so far goes to far-left candidate Jean-Luc Melenchon who, with a flick of his fingers, appeared at two simultaneous rallies 350 miles...
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French scholar nearly deported from America
WASHINGTON: An Egyptian-born French-Jewish scholar on his way to a Texas university was nearly deported recently from the US when he landed in Houston. “I have been detained 10 hours at Houston International Airport about to be deported. The officer who...
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Indian army cancels recruitment exams after 'leak'
The Indian army has cancelled recruitment exams in six centres in the west of the...
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Russians march to mark two years since Boris Nemtsov killing
Protesters chant anti-Putin and anti-Kadyrov slogans at Moscow march said to have been attended by 15,200 people...
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Why we must teach morality to robots
As with children, ethical input with robots needs to come before, not after, developing other skills, says Daniel Glaser...
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Kashmir: Army personnel visit Shopian encounter braveheart's family
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