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    Reuters wins Pulitzers for Philippines reporting, Rohingya photography

    Reuters | Updated at 11:18am on April 17, 2018

    Reuters won Pulitzer Prizes on Monday for international reporting and photography while the New York Times and Washington Post shared honors for exposing sexual harassment...

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    FB must face class action over facial recognition: US judge

    Reuters . San Francisco | Updated at 12:10am on April 18, 2018

    A US federal judge ruled on Monday that Facebook Inc must face a class action lawsuit alleging that the social network unlawfully used a facial...

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    Trump morally unfit for office: fired FBI chief Comey

    Agence France-Presse . United States | Updated at 12:05am on April 17, 2018

    Fired former FBI chief James Comey lashed out at Donald Trump in an interview with ABC broadcast Sunday, calling him ‘morally unfit’ to be president...

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    NY lawyer dies immolating self protesting damage done to planet

    Agence France-Presse | Updated at 04:53pm on April 15, 2018

    A prominent American lawyer and gay rights activist has died after setting himself on fire at a New York park to protest damage being done...

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    UN chief says cold war is back

    Reuters | Updated at 10:19am on April 14, 2018

    United Nations chief Antonio Guterres warned on Thursday that Russian and US relations were deteriorating into a situation ‘similar, to a large extent, to what...

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    West hesitates as Russia warns of war in Syria

    Agence France-Presse . United States | Updated at 09:31pm on April 13, 2018

    Western powers continued to weigh their options on Friday over possible strikes against Syria’s regime as pressure built to avoid an escalation following a warning...

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    LDC graduation, Bangla New Year celebrated in Washington

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 12:30am on April 14, 2018

    Bangladesh’s historic achievement of attaining eligibility for graduating to a developing country and the Bangla New Year-1425 were celebrated at Bangladesh embassy in Washington, DC...

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    Trump weighs Syria options

    Reuters | Updated at 09:10am on April 13, 2018

    President Donald Trump and his national security aides on Thursday discussed US options on Syria, where he has threatened missile strikes in response to a...

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    Trump says Syria attack ‘could be very soon or not so soon’

    Reuters . Washington | Updated at 12:05am on April 13, 2018

    US president Donald Trump cast doubt on Thursday over the timing of his threatened strike on Syria in response to a reported poison gas attack,...

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    Trump signals strikes against Syria, lays into Assad ally Russia

    Reuters | Updated at 09:36am on April 12, 2018

    US president Donald Trump warned Russia on Wednesday of imminent military action in Syria over a suspected poison gas attack, declaring that missiles ‘will be...