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    Facebook joins effort to boost newspaper subscriptions

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 12:15am on October 21, 2017

    Facebook announced Thursday initiatives to help struggling news organisations gain paid subscribers, following a similar move unveiled earlier this month by Google...

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    5 dead after Myanmar police clash with jade scavengers

    Agence France-Presse . Yangon | Updated at 12:12am on October 21, 2017

    At least five people were killed and 20 injured after Myanmar police opened fire on an armed mob of jade seekers that tried to enter...

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    White supremacist shouted down at Florida univ

    Agence France-Presse . Gainesville | Updated at 12:05am on October 21, 2017

    Hundreds of protesters shouted down white supremacist leader Richard Spencer on Thursday at a university in Florida, forcing him to leave the stage without delivering...

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    US state police chief punished over Facebook post

    Agence France-Presse . Chicago | Updated at 12:05am on October 21, 2017

    The governor of Michigan punished his police chief Thursday over a Facebook post calling football players who protest by refusing to stand during the national...

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    Blatter going to World Cup at Putin’s invitation

    Agence France-Presse . Geneva | Updated at 12:05am on October 21, 2017

    FIFA’s disgraced ex-president Sepp Blatter has told AFP he will go to next year’s World Cup in Russia at the invitation of President Vladimir Putin,...

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    Root must ‘con’ players into Ashes mindset

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 12:05am on October 21, 2017

    England captain Joe Root must convince his team they can win in Australia, even if he has to ‘lie a bit and con’ them, says...

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    Baghdad court issues arrest warrant for Iraqi Kurd VP

    Agence France-Presse | Updated at 11:05am on October 20, 2017

    A Baghdad court on Thursday issued an arrest warrant for the vice-president of Iraqi Kurdistan on charges of ‘provocation’ against Iraq's armed forces, the judiciary...

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    Pollution killed 9m people in 2015

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 12:05am on October 21, 2017

    Pollution claimed the lives of nine million people in 2015, one in every six deaths that year, according to a report published on Friday. Almost...

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    Five dead after Myanmar police clash with jade scavengers

    Agence France-Presse | Updated at 09:55am on October 20, 2017

    Five people were killed after Myanmar police opened fire on an armed mob that tried to enter a jade mine in the far north, state...

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    Valverde calm after flying start

    Agence France-Presse . Barcelona | Updated at 12:05am on October 20, 2017

    Barcelona coach Ernesto Valverde celebrated his first 100 days in charge and Lionel Messi hit his 100th European goal as the Catalan giants swept aside...

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