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    ‘Maleficent’ sequel scares up a box-office lead in N.America

    Agence France-Presse . Los Angeles | Updated at 12:00am on October 22, 2019

    Disney’s new ‘Maleficent: Mistress of Evil’ topped the North American box office for the weekend with an estimated take of $36 million despite falling far...

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    ‘Joker’ tops North American box office for second week

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 12:00am on October 16, 2019

    Warner Bros.’ ‘Joker’ laughed all the way to the box office again this weekend as it took $55.9 million in North American movie theatres, industry...

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    ‘IT’ stays atop North America box office

    Agence France-Presse . Los Angeles | Updated at 12:00am on September 18, 2019

    Horror film ‘IT Chapter Two’ stayed atop the North American box office at the weekend, but the buzzy new Jennifer Lopez movie ‘Hustlers’ notched a...

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    Imperialism in a coffee cup

    John Smith | Updated at 12:00am on July 21, 2019

    MAINSTREAM politics in Europe and North America is increasingly divided into two hostile camps: on one side are conservative reactionaries who glorify imperialism and wish...

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    2b people lack access to healthy food: UN

    Reuters . Rome | Updated at 12:00am on July 16, 2019

    More than 2 billion people lack access to healthy food, putting them at risk of health problems — and many of them live in North...

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    Three killed in California shooting

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 12:00am on January 06, 2019

    Police in California on Saturday said three people were killed and four were injured in a shooting at a bowling alley near Los Angeles....

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    A perfect storm in the making for 17 years

    Deepa Iyer | Updated at 12:00am on September 13, 2018

    AS AMERICANS mark the 17th anniversary of the September 11 attacks this week, we will reflect on where we were on that horrible day,....

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    ‘Oddball’ among 12 new moons discovered around Jupiter

    Agence France-Presse . Tampa | Updated at 12:05am on July 18, 2018

    A dozen new moons have been discovered around Jupiter, bringing its total number of known moons to 79, the most of any planet in our...

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    As facial recognition use grows, so do privacy fears

    Agence france-Presse . Washington | Updated at 12:05am on July 09, 2018

    The unique features of your face can allow you to unlock your new iPhone, access your bank account or even ‘smile to pay’ for some...

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    US government reunites 522 children removed under 'zero tolerance'

    Reuters | Updated at 10:41am on June 24, 2018

    The US Homeland Security Department said late Saturday the government has reunited 522 children separated from adults as part of a ‘Zero Tolerance’ initiative and...

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