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Obama-era human rights envoy says U.N. must investigate Myanmar +
Reuters | Mon Feb 27, 2017 07:06 UTC

The U.N. Human Rights Council must set up a commission of inquiry into Myanmar's human rights record, as it has done for North Korea and Eritrea, and not spare its leader because of her iconic status, a former U.S. human rights envoy said on Monday.

Philippine police say ready to return to war on drugs as dealers return +
Reuters | Mon Feb 27, 2017 06:55 UTC

Philippine police are ready to resume President Rodrigo Duterte's war on the drugs trade which had returned to the streets, the police chief said on Monday, a month after Duterte halted police operations, labeling the force

Indonesian police say bomber 'possibly' linked to Islamic State network +
Reuters | Mon Feb 27, 2017 06:46 UTC

An attacker killed by police in Indonesia after detonating a small bomb in the city of Bandung on Monday was

Russia hopes Syrian opposition to form unified delegation for Geneva talks: RIA +
Reuters | Mon Feb 27, 2017 06:43 UTC

Russia hopes the Syrian opposition will form a joint delegation for the Geneva peace talks, RIA Novosti news agency reported on Monday, citing Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Mikhail Bogdanov.

Trump to Lay Out Healthcare Revamp Details in Speech to Congress +
Fox Business | Mon Feb 27, 2017 06:37 UTC

President Donald Trump said on Sunday he will offer details on how he would like to overhaul President Barack Obama's signature healthcare law in a speech to the U.S. Congress on Tuesday.

Trump toasts nation's governors ahead of health care talks +
AP | Mon Feb 27, 2017 06:36 UTC

WASHINGTON (AP) President Donald Trump toasted the nation's governors Sunday night, welcoming state leaders to a black-tie ball at the White House ahead of discussions about his plans to repeal and replace the so-called Obamacare law. Trump welcomed

Trusting Singapore consumers spent $846M on cross-border purchases +
ZDNet | Mon Feb 27, 2017 06:30 UTC

Some 500,000 online shoppers in the country shelled out S$1.2 billion last year--with the US, China, and Japan as the top shopping destinations--and most confident among others in the region buying online.

Security concerns renewed after shots fired at DPD's south central patrol station +
WFAA ABC Dallas | Mon Feb 27, 2017 06:29 UTC

Security concerns renewed after shots fired at DPD's south central patrol station

BRIEF-Russia's Vimpelcom qtrly revenue reported of $2.35 bln vs $2.30 bln +
Reuters | Mon Feb 27, 2017 06:28 UTC

Vimpelcom Ltd

Asian markets lower as investors look to Trump speech +
AP | Mon Feb 27, 2017 06:26 UTC

BEIJING (AP) Asian stock markets were lower Monday as investors looked ahead to U.S. President Donald Trump's speech to Congress this week for details of promised tax cuts and infrastructure spending. KEEPING SCORE: Tokyo's Nikkei 225 index fell

COLUMN-Cuts, what cuts? Asia gets more crude oil from OPEC, Russia: Russell +
Reuters | Mon Feb 27, 2017 06:24 UTC

If you werelooking for evidence of reduced crude oil supply from OPEC andits main ally in cutting output to boost prices, Russia, thenstay away from Asia's top importers.

Exclusive: Wal-Mart launches new front in U.S. price war, targets Aldi in grocery aisle +
Reuters | Mon Feb 27, 2017 06:23 UTC

Wal-Mart Stores Inc (WMT.N) is running a new price-comparison test in at least 1,200 U.S. stores and squeezing packaged goods suppliers in a bid to close a pricing gap with German-based discount grocery chain Aldi ALDIEI.UL and other U.S. rivals like Krog

Carney meets with Trump, lawmakers in Washington +
Washington Post | Mon Feb 27, 2017 06:18 UTC

Gov. John Carney is taking some time away from Delaware to make the rounds in the nations capital.

US reps ask Trump to back Chesapeake Bay cleanup effort +
Washington Post | Mon Feb 27, 2017 06:17 UTC

A bipartisan group of Virginias congressional delegation is asking President Donald Trump to support the regional partnership that has coordinated the restoration of the Chesapeake Bay for decades.

Uncle of boy killed over missing cake faces sentencing +
Washington Post | Mon Feb 27, 2017 06:14 UTC

The uncle of a 9-year-old boy who was fatally beaten over a missing piece of birthday cake is heading to court for sentencing in Hagerstown.

Wal-Mart Launches New Front in U.S. Price War +
Fox Business | Mon Feb 27, 2017 06:08 UTC

Wal-Mart Stores is running a new price-comparison test in at least 1,200 U.S. stores.

Oscars: Mexican Actor Gael Garcia Bernal Bashes Trump’s Border Wall (Video) +
Breitbart.com | Mon Feb 27, 2017 06:07 UTC

Mexican actor Gael Garcia Bernal condemned President Donald Trump's plan to build a wall on the Mexico-U.S. border at the Oscars Sunday night in one of the Hollywood awards show's most politicized moments.

BRIEF-Qatar International Islamic Bank approves capital increase of morocco-based Umnia Bank +
Reuters | Mon Feb 27, 2017 06:05 UTC

Qatar International Islamic Bank

Never Buy a Flood-Damaged Vehicle +
LewRockwell.com | Mon Feb 27, 2017 06:01 UTC

Many of the markets where the Car Pro Show is heard have experienced unusual amounts of flooding. Texas, Louisiana, and most recently Northern and Southern California have experienced massive amounts of rain. Lakes have gone from unusable to overflowing.

Comrade Merkel Hates Trump +
LewRockwell.com | Mon Feb 27, 2017 06:01 UTC

Sure seems like it. Already, President Trump has unmasked countless subterfuges that Merkel has foisted on Germans, the EU, and the world. When confronted with the horrific results of Merkels policy that still welcomes massive refugees from Muslim countri

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Parade float crashes into specators during Rio's Carnival +
CBC | Mon Feb 27, 2017 07:21 UTC

A float crashed during Rio de Janeiro's world famous Carnival parade Sunday evening and injured at least 12 people, including at least one person reported in serious condition, but organizers proceeded with the show.

Moonlight wins best picture Oscar after onstage gaffe +
Al Jazeera | Mon Feb 27, 2017 07:08 UTC

Moonlight bags the best picture after an astonishing flub in which the La La Land was announced as the winner.

Primark to steadily expand further in Germany +
Deutsche Welle | Mon Feb 27, 2017 06:58 UTC

The discount fashion business keeps growing because low, rock-bottom prices are seemingly irresistible for German shoppers. Are there limits to its growth in one of Europe's most fiercely contested fashion market?

Mirza: India has champions outside of cricket as well +
Al Jazeera | Mon Feb 27, 2017 06:28 UTC

Indian tennis star talks about gender equality, her Bollywood biopic and living in a cricket-crazy country.

DC lawmakers brace for Trump's first address to joint session of Congress; Exhibit honors 25th anniversary of "Songs of My People" +
CBS News | Mon Feb 27, 2017 06:10 UTC

Republicans are looking for marching orders from President Trump; During historic events and incidents like the L.A. riots and America's war on drugs, photographer Dr. Michael Cheers felt the African American community was not being covered fairly in main

Palestinians abroad create new political entity +
Al Jazeera | Mon Feb 27, 2017 06:03 UTC

Conference organisers establish new group to represent diaspora communities and strive for greater Palestinian rights.

Hwang rejects to extend probe into corruption scandal +
Al Jazeera | Mon Feb 27, 2017 05:38 UTC

Special prosecutors investigating corruption scandal embroiling President Park Geun-Hye lose bid to extend inquiry.

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Amazon, Netflix Grab a Share of Oscar Glory +
Fox Business | Mon Feb 27, 2017 06:46 UTC

Silicon Valley crashed Hollywood's biggest awards show on Sunday as Amazon.com and Netflix collected the first Academy Awards for streaming services.

Steel Tycoon Bids to Offer Commercial India Flights on Modi Push +
Bloomberg | Mon Feb 27, 2017 06:43 UTC

JSW Group, the Indian conglomerate led by billionaire Savitri Savitri Jindal, applied under a subsidy program spearheaded by Prime Minister Narendra Modi to improve flight connectivity for small towns and villages.

Trump to Lay Out Healthcare Revamp Details in Speech to Congress +
Fox Business | Mon Feb 27, 2017 06:37 UTC

President Donald Trump said on Sunday he will offer details on how he would like to overhaul President Barack Obama's signature healthcare law in a speech to the U.S. Congress on Tuesday.

The Man Who Moved Oil With His Words Won't Talk About It Anymore +
Bloomberg | Mon Feb 27, 2017 06:27 UTC

For more than two decades, the oil market hung to Ali al-Naimis every word -- whether he was taking a characteristic stroll at dawn on Viennas Ringstrasse, hurrying through a hotel lobby after a conference, or dodging throngs of reporters at an OPEC meeti

Oil Rises on Supply Cuts +
Fox Business | Mon Feb 27, 2017 06:22 UTC

Oil prices edged higher on Monday, with Brent oil set to rise for five out of seven sessions as a global supply glut appears to ease, but rising U.S. production limited gains.

Takata guilty plea expected in cover-up of air bag troubles +
ABC News (US) | Mon Feb 27, 2017 06:17 UTC

Japanese auto parts maker Takata Corp. is expected to plead guilty to a criminal charge and agree to a $1 billion penalty for concealing a deadly air bag inflator problem

Oscars 2017: Celebrities react to 'Moonlight' actually winning best picture after mix-up +
ABC News (US) | Mon Feb 27, 2017 06:16 UTC

"La La Land" was mistakenly announced as the winner initially.

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Computers Have Revolutionized Gerrymandering. The Supreme Court Should Take Notice. +
Mother Jones | Mon Feb 27, 2017 07:01 UTC

Kenya: Company with no bosses! Proof that they're overrated? +
Standard Digital | Mon Feb 27, 2017 07:00 UTC

Nobody tells anyone what to do, instead all the 40 employees have meetings and decide together.

The Dead Pool - 26 February 2017 +
Mother Jones | Mon Feb 27, 2017 07:00 UTC

Kenya: Dozens of dogs die after consuming flesh and blood of long-suffering Kenyans +
Standard Digital | Mon Feb 27, 2017 06:55 UTC

security firm is regretting a decision to import guard dogs after the canines bit locals, only for them to die

Watch The Oscars Descend Into Chaos After Best Picture Mixup +
The Federalist | Mon Feb 27, 2017 06:30 UTC

The 89th Academy Awards ceremony ended with a shocking twist.

Liberals Show the True Meaning of La La Land at the 89th Academy Awards +
NewsBusters | Mon Feb 27, 2017 06:30 UTC

The 89th Academy Awards, aka The Oscars, was broadcast by ABC live from the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles on Sunday night, hosted by late night talk show host Jimmy Kimmel. As with other award shows of late, politics reared its ugly liberal head and showed

The 15 most political Oscar moments of 2017 +
Washington Examiner | Mon Feb 27, 2017 06:30 UTC

1. Celebrities wear blue ribbons to support the ACLU Several Hollywood celebrities made more than a fashion statement on the red carpet before the Academy Awards show. Lin Manuel-Miranda of Hamilton fame, actress Ruth Negga of Loving, director Barry Jenki

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Emma Stone Says Her Best Actress Envelope Wasnt To Blame for The Oscars Moonlight-La La Land Best Picture Shocker +
Vulture | Mon Feb 27, 2017 06:59 UTC

I dont mean to start stuff, but whatever story that was I had that card.

Elton John Oscar Party: "It's Important to Make People Feel Welcome" | Oscars 2017 +
Hollywood Reporter | Mon Feb 27, 2017 06:56 UTC

Elton John, David Furnish on 1974 Oscar Streaker | Oscars 2017 +
Hollywood Reporter | Mon Feb 27, 2017 06:53 UTC

Elton John can't remember his first Oscars, but Furnish noted a memorable moment.

Oscar Winners: Emma Stone, Mahershala Ali & More Take Home The Golden Statue Photo Gallery +
Deadline Hollywood | Mon Feb 27, 2017 06:49 UTC

The 89th annual Academy Awards were filled with a slew of first-time winners, including Viola Davis (Fences) and Mahershala Ali (Moonlight) in the Best Supporting categories and Emma Stone (La La L

Emma Stone Reacts to Oscars' 'La La Land' Best Picture Screw-Up: 'I F**king Love Moonlight' +
Entertainment Tonight | Mon Feb 27, 2017 06:49 UTC

The 28-year-old Oscar winner admits everyone is in a state of confusion.

The Highs, Lows, and Whoas of the 2017 Oscars +
Vulture | Mon Feb 27, 2017 06:41 UTC

You'll always remember where you were when Faye Dunaway said

For Manchester By The Sea Oscar Winner Kenneth Lonergan, Creative Control Is A Vital Point In WGA Contract Talks +
Deadline Hollywood | Mon Feb 27, 2017 06:40 UTC

I dont think anyone should strike now. That was Kenneth Lonergans response tonight in the Oscar press room when asked about the looming threat of another Writers Guild A

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Oscars Honor Real-Life NASA Hero Katherine Johnson, But Pass On 'Hidden Figures' +
Space.com | Mon Feb 27, 2017 06:19 UTC

The stars of "Hidden Figures," the 20th Century Fox film about NASA's early African American mathematicians, took to the stage at the Academy Awards Sunday night (Feb. 26) to pay homage to the real-life "human computer" Katherine Johnson.

Study sheds light on B.C. youths' experiences with mental health services +
EurekAlert | Mon Feb 27, 2017 05:00 UTC

Through interview excerpts with youth who have experienced first episode psychosis, the study highlights the impacts of mental health services on these young people, including their interactions with psychiatrists, case managers, social workers and suppor

Universal public coverage of essential medicines would improve access, save billions +
EurekAlert | Mon Feb 27, 2017 05:00 UTC

Publicly funding essential medicines could cover the cost of nearly half of all prescriptions in Canada, removing financial barriers for Canadians while saving $3 billion per year.

Publicly funding essential medicines for all Canadians could save over $4 billion a year +
EurekAlert | Mon Feb 27, 2017 05:00 UTC

Universal public coverage of 117 essential medicines could address the needs of most Canadians for pharmaceutical drugs, and possibly save more than $4 billion a year, according to a new study published in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal).

Preventing and treating smoking in children and youth +
EurekAlert | Mon Feb 27, 2017 05:00 UTC

A first-ever guideline from the Canadian Task Force on Preventive Health Care on tobacco use by children and youth aged 5 to 18 years recommends that physicians should play a more active role in the prevention and treatment of cigarette smoking in this ag

How after-hours trading sheds light on investor sentiment +
EurekAlert | Mon Feb 27, 2017 05:00 UTC

Omri Even Tov, an assistant professor of accounting at UC Berkeley's Haas School of Business, found that overnight market activity -- between the time the market closes and re-opens the next day -- provides a goldmine of information about investor sentime

Planned protection area would help basking sharks +
EurekAlert | Mon Feb 27, 2017 05:00 UTC

A proposed Marine Protected Area off Scotland's west coast would help basking sharks, researchers say.

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Samsung’s new Galaxy Tab S3 packs a huge battery and an improved stylus +
The Next Web | Mon Feb 27, 2017 07:12 UTC

At the ongoing Mobile World Congress expo, Samsung showed off its new Galaxy Tab S3 Android tablet, which the company says is designed for enjoying videos on the go. The 9.7-inch slab features a 2048×1536 pixel Super AMOLED display, a Snapdragon 820 quad-

Modular phones aren't quite dead yet, but the Alcatel A5 doesn't impress +
Mashable | Mon Feb 27, 2017 07:05 UTC

Total snooze-fest.

Finally, a phone that's perfect to bring to an EDM festival +
Mashable | Mon Feb 27, 2017 07:05 UTC

Alcatel's A5 LED has 35 large LEDs and hundreds of little ones that can display different light shows when you get a notification or incoming call.

Alcatel A5 gives 'em the old razzle dazzle +
CNET | Mon Feb 27, 2017 07:01 UTC

Everything you need to know about the Alcatel A5, including impressions and analysis, photos, video, release date, prices, specs, and predictions from CNET.

Lenovo may have made its best big-screen Yoga yet +
CNET | Mon Feb 27, 2017 07:00 UTC

Everything you need to know about the Lenovo Yoga 720 (15-inch), including impressions and analysis, photos, video, release date, prices, specs, and predictions from CNET.

Lenovo made a tablet PC for cash-strapped freelancers +
CNET | Mon Feb 27, 2017 07:00 UTC

Everything you need to know about the Lenovo Miix 320, including impressions and analysis, photos, video, release date, prices, specs, and predictions from CNET.

Add-ons add appeal to Lenovo's new Tab 4 tablets +
CNET | Mon Feb 27, 2017 07:00 UTC

Everything you need to know about the Lenovo Tab 4 (10-inch), including impressions and analysis, photos, video, release date, prices, specs, and predictions from CNET.

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App of The Month – Instagram. Love It, Hate It, But Can’t Ignore It +
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AI Forecast for 2017 +
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Motorola picks Amazon’s Alexa as its voice assistant +
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From 'Hey Alexa' to 'Hello Moto'... Motorola has announced a partnership with ecommerce giant Amazon that will see the latter's voice assistant tech embedded......

Android Users Can Now Find Google Drive Files Right In Search +
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Google reveals an update which will allow users to search for stored files easily in google drive.....

MWC 2017: Google brings Assistant to more Android phones - BBC News +
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Google's digital assistant will soon be available on other firm's smartphones running the latest versions of Android.....

Mysterious radioactive cloud moves towards UK as plane which tackled Chernobyl called in to find source +
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A US Air Force plane which helped in the aftermath of the Chernobyl disaster has been called in to find the source of a mysterious radioactive cloud heading towards the UK.....

Trump-Style Aussie Populists Gain in Polls as Turnbull Flounders +
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Anti-immigrant populists and the opposition Labor party advanced in opinion polls as Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbulls government descended into infighting.....

Le Pen Boosts Victory Chances in 1st Round of French Presidential Elections +
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French voter support for National Front party leader Marine Le Pen has grown since January, but the right-wing candidate is still likely to lag behind in the second round of the upcoming presidential elections, the latest poll showed on Sunday.....

Canada PM Trudeau pressured to tackle influx of asylum seekers over US border +
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Government faces calls to rip up US-Canada asylum agreement as refugees have been crossing in waist-deep snow since Trumps immigration crackdown....

This crazy-thin phone charger is the size of three stacked credit cards +
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Kado Wallet is a business card-sized phone charger that fits in your wallet and Kado Sleeve is a super slim laptop charger that fits in your laptop sleeve.....

How To Choose The Best Roku For You: Roku Express, Premier And Ultra +
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Torn about which Roku streaming device to pick? Tech Times compares three Roku player packages to find out which will provide the best TV streaming experience.....

United Arab Emirates Wants to Build a City on Mars +
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The United Arab Emirates has the Red Planet in its sights, not only moving forward on a Mars orbiter but also establishing the first inhabitable human settlement on the planet by 2117.....

Trump: DNC chairmans race rigged +
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"Bernie's guy, like Bernie himself, never had a chance. Clinton demanded Perez!"....

Labor Secretary Tom Perez claims Trump transition team probes are targeting people for doing the right work +
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Democrats elect former Obama Labor Secretary Tom Perez as national party chairman +
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VIDEO: Driver DELIBERATELY ploughs into crowd of women, children in Germany, DRIVER SHOT *GRAPHIC* +
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Like the Ohio State university jihadi, the driver deliberately mowed down a crowd of people and merged from the vehicle with a knife. The police shot the attacker before he had a chance to stab anyone. The video below shows thew shooting - graphic.....

Two Thirds of Germans Fear Becoming Victims of Terror Attacks +
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An alarming 66 per cent of Germans are afraid they will become the victim of a terrorist attack, with 10 per cent perceiving an “acute threat” to their safety.....

80 Per Cent of Dutch Voters Concerned about Immigration +
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An overwhelming number of Dutch voters say immigration is one of their top concerns ahead of March’s parliamentary election.....

Trump: Losing ‘A Lot of’ ‘Best Jobs To Other Countries’ Has ‘Very Badly’ Hurt African-American Community +
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During Saturday’s Weekly Address, President Trump stated, “We’ve lost a lot of our best jobs to other countries, and this has hurt the African-American community very badly.” Transcript (h/t NBC) as Follows: “My fellow Americ....

Trump lashes out at media for failing to report debt decrease +
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South Korea's Lotte Group approves land swap for THAAD missile defense +
Reuters | Mon Feb 27, 2017 07:27 UTC
The board of an affiliate of South Korea's Lotte Group approved a land swap with the government on Monday that will enable authorities to deploy a controversial....

S Korea's acting leader rejects to extend probe into scandal +
AP | Mon Feb 27, 2017 07:08 UTC
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) A special investigation team is wrapping up its probe into a huge scandal involving impeached President Park Geun-hye after the country'....

Australia must do more to protect indigenous women: U.N. +
Reuters | Mon Feb 27, 2017 07:06 UTC
Australia is failing to protect its female indigenous people from violence, which is aggravated by high levels of inequity, the United Nations said on Monday.....

Gunmen kill seven in Sri Lanka prison bus shooting +
Reuters | Mon Feb 27, 2017 07:06 UTC
Gunmen opened fire on a prison bus in Colombo on Monday, killing five prisoners and two warders on their way to court in what was believed to be a gangland dispute,....

Obama-era human rights envoy says U.N. must investigate Myanmar +
Reuters | Mon Feb 27, 2017 07:06 UTC
The U.N. Human Rights Council must set up a commission of inquiry into Myanmar's human rights record, as it has done for North Korea and Eritrea, and not spare ....

Oklahoma City Thunder benefit from Russell Westbrook's 29th triple-double +
UPI | Mon Feb 27, 2017 07:03 UTC
OKLAHOMA CITY -- Russell Westbrook has the ability to hurt opposing teams in a variety of ways.....

DeMar DeRozan leads Toronto Raptors over Portland Trail Blazers +
UPI | Mon Feb 27, 2017 07:02 UTC
TORONTO -- The Toronto Raptors may be a different, tougher team with the recent additions of Serge Ibaka and P.J. Tucker.....

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Amazon, Netflix grab a share of Oscar glory +
Reuters | Mon Feb 27, 2017 06:55 UTC
Silicon Valley crashed Hollywood's biggest awards show on Sunday as Amazon.com Inc (AMZN.O) and Netflix Inc (NFLX.O) collected the first Academy Awards for stre....

Confusion, uproar as Warren Beatty announces wrong winner of best picture at Oscars +
Business Live | Mon Feb 27, 2017 06:48 UTC
Presenter Warren Beatty first, mistakenly announced that musical ....

Asian stocks erase losses in cautious trade +
Business Live | Mon Feb 27, 2017 06:48 UTC
Equities in Asia rise but stay below 19-month highs amid political concern and as the market becomes impatient with Donald Trumps proposed stimulus programme....

Sasol cuts its dividend after strong rand takes its toll +
Business Live | Mon Feb 27, 2017 06:48 UTC
Chemical group says a strike at the coal mine that supplies its Secunda synthetic fuel plant dented its performance in the six months to end-December....

Steel Tycoon Bids to Offer Commercial India Flights on Modi Push +
Bloomberg | Mon Feb 27, 2017 06:43 UTC
JSW Group, the Indian conglomerate led by billionaire Savitri Savitri Jindal, applied under a subsidy program spearheaded by Prime Minister Narendra Modi to improve....

Trump to Lay Out Healthcare Revamp Details in Speech to Congress +
Fox Business | Mon Feb 27, 2017 06:37 UTC
President Donald Trump said on Sunday he will offer details on how he would like to overhaul President Barack Obama's signature healthcare law in a speech to th....

Futures Movers: Oil prices rise modestly, overshadowed by signs of rising U.S. production +
Marketwatch.com | Mon Feb 27, 2017 06:32 UTC
Crude prices rise on Monday, but last weeks number of active oil rigs rose in the U.S., another sign that U.S. production is a problem for the global oil glut.....

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Man wounded in Kansas bar shooting speaks at vigil +
Washington Post | Mon Feb 27, 2017 06:55 UTC
One of three men shot at a bar in suburban Kansas City spoke at a weekend vigil, saying I wish it was a dream.....

At home with the Saviors: Recapping 'The Walking Dead' Season 7 Episode 11 +
Chicago Tribune | Mon Feb 27, 2017 06:35 UTC
Instead of taking a week off while the Oscars aired on another channel, The Walking Dead went ahead and showed a new episode Sunday. So it was power vs. power, the ....

Irans Asghar Farhadi Wins Foreign Film Oscar From Afar +
Wall Street Journal | Mon Feb 27, 2017 06:23 UTC
Sundays Academy Award for best foreign film is the second for Iranian director Asghar Farhadi, who opted to skip the ceremony following the Trump administrations co....

Service delayed to Greenbelt after intruder spotted on tracks +
Washington Post | Mon Feb 27, 2017 06:21 UTC
Metro issues alert about 1 a.m. Monday....

Carney meets with Trump, lawmakers in Washington +
Washington Post | Mon Feb 27, 2017 06:18 UTC
Gov. John Carney is taking some time away from Delaware to make the rounds in the nations capital.....

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How a Culture of Overworking Leads to Environmental Destruction +
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SoftBank eyes $3 billion investment in WeWork, LSE's merger with Deutsche Borse could collapse, BMW could mover Mini production out of Britain, and more.....

Anthem and Blue Crosses loom large in Obamacare talks +
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Pizza chain will only make pies in Africa with NYC water +
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A New York pizza chain wouldnt dare make pies at its new location in Africa without its secret ingredient New York City tap water. Famous Famiglia, which is set to....

Unplugged on Mulkey's controversial comments: 'she sounds tone deaf' +
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I think that woman [Baylor Coach Kim Mulkey] could say have a good day and it would sound angry and it would sound mean. She is intense. But when she said later the....

Nigerian governor says 2 kidnapped Germans have been freed +
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Nigerian security agents have freed two German archaeologists kidnapped by gunmen at a remote dig, the governor of northern Kaduna state said Sunday.....

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Man stabbed, cradled dying brother: court +
9 News | Mon Feb 27, 2017 07:22 UTC
An Adelaide man accused of murdering his half-brother cradled the dying man and told him he loved him after stabbing him in the neck, a court has heard.....

Border officials use 'illegal' searches +
9 News | Mon Feb 27, 2017 07:22 UTC
Border force officials have been found carrying out 'potentially illegal' searches and overstepping their statutory powers.....

Parade float crashes into specators during Rio's Carnival +
CBC | Mon Feb 27, 2017 07:21 UTC
A float crashed during Rio de Janeiro's world famous Carnival parade Sunday evening and injured at least 12 people, including at least one person reported in se....

7-year-old with rare disease shines light on need for bone marrow donors in SA +
News24 | Mon Feb 27, 2017 07:19 UTC
We speak to 7-year-old Rachel Ancer and her parents, Jean and Jonathan about living with a rare disease.....

WATCH: Eldos teen defies the odds, lives with rare disease +
News24 | Mon Feb 27, 2017 07:19 UTC
Doctors told Musnoena Hamsa, 17, that she would not live for more than a year. That was three years ago.......

Truck driver who caused fatal Murray Bridge crash faces fatigue management charges +
ABC Australia | Mon Feb 27, 2017 07:14 UTC
Truck driver Kenneth Pillar, found guilty of causing a head-on fatal crash, appears to collapse in the dock after being charged with breaching fatigue management po....

Trump toasts U.S. governors ahead of health care talks +
CTV News | Mon Feb 27, 2017 07:13 UTC
U.S. President Donald Trump toasted the country's governors Sunday night, welcoming state leaders to a black-tie ball at the White House ahead of discussions ab....

A brave policeman foils heroically suicide attack in Algeria +
Al Arabiya | Mon Feb 27, 2017 07:12 UTC
A policeman managed to foil an attempted suicide attack in eastern Algeria on Sunday, opening fire on the bomber and triggering the explosives belt he....

WA Labor promises more Western Power jobs +
9 News | Mon Feb 27, 2017 07:11 UTC
WA Labor has promised to employ at least 50 apprentices a year at Western Power if elected in March.....

Unplugged on Mulkey's controversial comments: 'she sounds tone deaf' +
WFAA ABC Dallas | Mon Feb 27, 2017 07:10 UTC
I think that woman [Baylor Coach Kim Mulkey] could say have a good day and it would sound angry and it would sound mean. She is intense. But when she said later the....

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Trump toasts U.S. governors ahead of health care talks +
CTV News | Mon Feb 27, 2017 07:13 UTC
U.S. President Donald Trump toasted the country's governors Sunday night, welcoming state leaders to a black-tie ball at the White House ahead of discussions ab....

Video: The 2017 Pet Lover Show +
Vancouver Sun | Mon Feb 27, 2017 06:29 UTC
The Pet Lover Showwas held this past weekend at the Tradex Abbotsford, and brought together pet lovers with interests in all kinds of animals.....

Twitter blames Bonnie and Clyde for 'La La Land'-'Moonlight' Oscar debacle +
CTV News | Mon Feb 27, 2017 06:22 UTC
Warren Beatty and Faye Dunaway accidentally awarded the Best Picture Oscar to 'La La Land' instead of 'Moonlight,' and everyone lost their minds.....

Edmonton Oilers cry foul over game-winning goal by Viktor Arvidsson in 5-4 win for Nashville Predators +
National Post | Mon Feb 27, 2017 06:21 UTC
Swedish winger Viktor Arvidsson, the surprise player of the season, got his ninth goal this month for the Predators' 5-4 winner 79 seconds into the third. It we....

Alberta government declares 'civil emergency' on highway near St. Paul +
CBC | Mon Feb 27, 2017 06:10 UTC
Police are asking the public to stay away from an area in northeastern Alberta due to an incident on the highway.....

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Africa

7-year-old with rare disease shines light on need for bone marrow donors in SA +
News24
We speak to 7-year-old Rachel Ancer and her parents, Jean and Jonathan about living with a rare disease.....

WATCH: Eldos teen defies the odds, lives with rare disease +
News24
Doctors told Musnoena Hamsa, 17, that she would not live for more than a year. That was three years ago.......

Kenya: Company with no bosses! Proof that they're overrated? +
Standard Digital
Nobody tells anyone what to do, instead all the 40 employees have meetings and decide together.....

Kenya: Dozens of dogs die after consuming flesh and blood of long-suffering Kenyans +
Standard Digital
security firm is regretting a decision to import guard dogs after the canines bit locals, only for them to die....

SARS suspends 'last Jedi' +
News24
The taxmans investigation into South Africas tobacco industry has taken another twist with the suspension of possibly the most experienced customs investigator at S....

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Europe

Samsung’s new Galaxy Tab S3 packs a huge battery and an improved stylus +
The Next Web | Mon Feb 27, 2017 07:12 UTC
At the ongoing Mobile World Congress expo, Samsung showed off its new Galaxy Tab S3 Android tablet, which the company says is designed for enjoying videos on the go....

Russian diplomat believes Kurds need to join intra-Syrian talks in Geneva +
TASS | Mon Feb 27, 2017 07:11 UTC
"This is a complicated process, it takes time", the Russian diplomat stressed....

. Mariulionis alia prabangaus sklypo atsiriek ir valstybins ems +
LRT.lt | Mon Feb 27, 2017 07:07 UTC
Buvusi Lietuvos krepšinio vaigd, o dabar verslininkas Šarnas Mariulionis daugyb met yra ums didel plot valstybins ems vryno rajone, paioje Neries pakr....

Can I still invest using share certificates? +
The Telegraph | Mon Feb 27, 2017 07:03 UTC
You thought share certificates were dead and buried, along with bowler hats and the open-outcry system of trading on the London Stock Exchange?....

Ben Miller: 'I was at Cambridge University with about 20 household names - it's a joke' +
The Telegraph | Mon Feb 27, 2017 07:00 UTC
We asked the actor and comedian, 51, what his younger self would make of him today.....

Doctor's Diary: Political statistics are bad for our health +
The Telegraph | Mon Feb 27, 2017 07:00 UTC
The misuse of statistics is now so endemic in medicine that it has become impossible to distinguish truth from falsehood to know whether the supposed causes of ill....

Want to get pregnant over-40? Meet the 'baby whisperer' +
The Telegraph | Mon Feb 27, 2017 07:00 UTC
Shes known as the Baby-Maker;....

Lenovo Yoga 720: Windows 10 2-in-1 packs Kaby Lake and a 4K display +
The Inquirer | Mon Feb 27, 2017 07:00 UTC
It's also 17 per cent thinner than the Yoga 710 at 14.3-mm thick....

Money Makeover: 'Help! The Bank of Mum and Dad is calling in my 13k loan' +
The Telegraph | Mon Feb 27, 2017 07:00 UTC
Years of rising house prices have made home ownership a distant dream for many young people.....

'Losing my balance made me lose my confidence' +
The Telegraph | Mon Feb 27, 2017 07:00 UTC
After almost 24 hours of the ceiling lurching and swooping above me, I confessed to my consultant that I felt terrible.....

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Middle East

USD exchange rate stable at KD 0.305 +
Kuwait News Agency

A brave policeman foils heroically suicide attack in Algeria +
Al Arabiya
A policeman managed to foil an attempted suicide attack in eastern Algeria on Sunday, opening fire on the bomber and triggering the explosives belt he....

Case of Musa Sadr highly significant, serious for Iran: FM spokesman +
IRNA
Tehran, Feb 27, IRNA Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qasemi said on Sunday that the case of Imam Musa Sadr is so important for the Iranian government that it has....

Joseph Wapner, retired judge who starred on The Peoples Court, dies at 97 +
Times of Israel
Wapner, a US Army vet, was awarded the Purple Heart and the Bronze Star for heroism during World War II....

Moonlight wins best picture Oscar after onstage gaffe +
Al Jazeera
Moonlight bags the best picture after an astonishing flub in which the La La Land was announced as the winner.....

Father of dead Navy SEAL refused to meet Trump at ceremony +
Times of Israel
Bill Owens demanding an investigation into anti-terror raid in Yemen that killed his son, William 'Ryan' Owens....

Bahrain Press headlines +
Bahrain News Agency

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East Asia

S. Korea's acting president declines to extend corruption probe:The Asahi Shimbun +
The Asahi Shimbun
SEOUL--South Korea's acting president Hwang Kyo-ahn will not extend the current special prosecutor's....

China egg producers brace for pain from bird flu crackdown:The Asahi Shimbun +
The Asahi Shimbun
BEIJING--With many poultry markets closed in the wake of China's worst-ever bird flu outbreak, local....

Why N. Korea may have used VX to kill leader’s half brother:The Asahi Shimbun +
The Asahi Shimbun
SEOUL--Was it a poorly executed assassination or did North Korea want to showcase its stockpile of b....

Ex-Hong Kong fund manager Philip Bilden withdraws from consideration as Trumps navy secretary +
South China Morning Post
Philip Bilden, a long-time Hong Kong private equity fund manager who was tapped by US President Donald Trump to be the next navy secretary, has pulled his name from....

(LEAD) S. Korea urges N.K. to stop meddling in Seoul's state affairs +
Yonhap News
South Korea called on North Korea on Monday to stop interfering in the country's domestic politics as Pyongyang's semi-state agencies condemned President P....

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South Asia

SIMI Mastermind Nagori, 11 Others Awarded Life Imprisonment  +
The Quint
The SIMI members have been accused of sedition, possessing illegal weapons, plotting terrorist attacks.....

Meet the Man Who Stands Against Making Unfair Bucks in Healthcare +
The Quint
His petition led the government to cap prices of bare metal stents at Rs 7,260 and drug eluting stents at Rs 29,600.....

Britain's oldest MP dies aged 86 +
Daily Times
LONDON: Britain's oldest serving Member Parliament and a veteran lawmaker for the opposition Labour party, Gerald Kaufman, died at the age of 86, his family ann....

Odisha Cinematographer Abhiram Mishra no more +
Odisha Sun Times
Odisha Sun Times Bureau Bhubaneswar, Feb 27: Young and talented Odia Cinematographer Abhiram Mishra died of liver cancer yesterday. He breathed his last at around 2....

Australia Find Formula to Exploit India Weaknesses +
The Quint
Steve O’Keefe alone matched Ashwin and Jadeja’s combined haul over both innings.....

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South East Asia

Trump budget plan boosts Pentagon, trims State Dept, EPA: officials +
Today Online
WASHINGTON - The White House will send federal departments a budget proposal on Monday containing the defense spending increase President Donald Trump promised, fin....

Transport plan good for Penang’s future, say trade groups +
Malay Mail Online
GEORGE TOWN, Feb 27 The local chapters of the International Real Estate Federation (Fiabci) and Federation of Malaysian Manufacturers (FMM) today defended the Pena....

Many options open to Malaysia in spat with North Korea: Expert +
Today Online
PETALING JAYA - Malaysia has a number of options that could be exercised against North Korea in its diplomatic spat following the murder of Kim Jong-nam, said local....

Indonesian police in gunfight after explosion reported in Bandung +
Malay Mail Online
JAKARTA, Feb 27Indonesian police exchanged gunfire with an attacker after a reported explosion in a government building in the city of Bandung today, according to p....

No cringes, only kudos for Oscar red carpet looks +
Malay Mail Online
LOS ANGELES, Feb 27 Fashion watchers bestowed bravos but no boos on the Oscar red carpet, as stars flaunted their gowns on the worlds most stylish runway today. ....

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Oceania

Man stabbed, cradled dying brother: court +
9 News | Mon Feb 27, 2017 07:22 UTC
An Adelaide man accused of murdering his half-brother cradled the dying man and told him he loved him after stabbing him in the neck, a court has heard.....

Candidates line up for Whangarei electorate +
Radio New Zealand | Mon Feb 27, 2017 07:19 UTC
Labour has picked well-known Whangarei lawyer Tony Savage to contest the seat in this year's election.....

Truck driver who caused fatal Murray Bridge crash faces fatigue management charges +
ABC Australia | Mon Feb 27, 2017 07:14 UTC
Truck driver Kenneth Pillar, found guilty of causing a head-on fatal crash, appears to collapse in the dock after being charged with breaching fatigue management po....

'An opportunity I would never have got': Lucinda leading the big exodus +
The Age | Mon Feb 27, 2017 07:14 UTC
The number of students moving from regional areas to cities for university has grown by more than 75 per cent per cent, but these students are overwhelming choosing....

Can I still run my business and get the age pension? +
The Age | Mon Feb 27, 2017 07:13 UTC
Centrelink rules are changing. ....

WA Labor promises more Western Power jobs +
9 News | Mon Feb 27, 2017 07:11 UTC
WA Labor has promised to employ at least 50 apprentices a year at Western Power if elected in March.....

Emma Stone doubts Beatty's mix-up claim +
The Australian | Mon Feb 27, 2017 07:05 UTC
Emma Stone has contradicted Warren Beatty's explanation about why he read out the wrong best picture winner at the Oscars, insisting she was holding the best ac....

Border officials use 'illegal' searches +
The Australian | Mon Feb 27, 2017 07:04 UTC
Border force officers have been found carrying out potentially illegal searches and failing to comply with mandatory instructions under customs and migration laws.....

No confirmation on PM's mansion costs +
The Australian | Mon Feb 27, 2017 07:04 UTC
Government officials have been unable to confirm Tony Abbott's assertion that taxpayers would save $3 million a year if the prime minister lived in the official....

Kiwi Hacksaw Ridge editor wins Oscar +
The Australian | Mon Feb 27, 2017 07:04 UTC
New Zealand editor John Gilbert has continued Hacksaw Ridge's strong showing at the Academy Awards with a win for editing.....

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