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PM Theresa May heckled and laughed at in British Election Debate

British PM Theresa May faced laughter, jeers and heckling from a studio audience on Monday night as she struggled to answer questions about her record during a TV interview with Jeremy Paxman.

When Mr Paxman suggested that negotiators in Brussels would view her as "a blowhard who collapses at the …

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BREAKING💥: Ernesto Valverde Announced as Barca🔷 Boss👔

Barcelona have appointed Ernesto Valverde as their new head coach ahead of next season.

The Catalans were in the market for a new man in charge following Luis Enrique's decision to leave the club at the end of the 2016-17 campaign and have turned to the former Athletic Bilbao boss …

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Australia to send 30 additional troops to Afghanistan

Australia will increase its troop presence in Afghanistan following a formal request from the US, Canberra has said. The 30 new military advisers will raise Australia's total deployment to 300, Defence Minister Marise Payne said.

Earlier this month, US authorities recommended sending at least 3,000 more soldiers to fight …

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Philippines calls off peace talks with Communist rebels

The Philippine government on Sunday formally called off the latest round of peace talks with communist insurgents, after the parties failed to resolve a dispute over a rebel order for fighters to step up attacks.

"We are maintaining the decision made not to participate in the fifth round of talks …

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Sri Lanka races to rescue flood victims as toll rises

Helicopters are searching for people marooned four days after the worst floods and mudslides to hit Sri Lanka in 14 years inundated parts of the country's southwest, killing at least 164 people.

With more rain expected on Monday, rescuers were racing to evacuate villagers from the most vulnerable areas as …

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Warplanes carry out new strikes on Libya's Derna

Warplanes have launched three air strikes on the Libyan city of Derna, a witness said, days after Egypt attacked camps there, saying it was targetting fighters responsible for killing Egyptian Christians.

There was no immediate confirmation of Monday's strikes from officials in Libya or neighbouring Egypt, nor any claim of …

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Civilian death toll rises in Syria's Raqqa

At least 13 people have been killed in suspected US-led coalition air strikes on the ISIL-held city of Raqqa and suspected rocket attacks fired by a Kurdish group fighting ISIL, a monitoring group has said.

Some of the deaths in the northern city on Sunday evening resulted from air strikes …

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US 'might' expand laptop ban to all flights

The United States might ban laptops from aircraft cabins on all flights into and out of the country as part of a ramped-up effort to protect against potential security threats, US Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly said on Sunday.

In an interview on "Fox News Sunday," Kelly said America planned …

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Somalia's al-Shabab stones man to death for adultery

Somali militants have stoned a man to death after an Islamic court convicted him of adultery. Dayow Mohamed Hassan, 44, was buried neck-deep and pelted to death with stones by al-Shabab fighters.

He was convicted of being in an adulterous relationship with a woman and impregnating her, despite having two …

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Facebook expands GoFundMe-like fundraiser service to everyone in the US

Facebook introduced personal fundraisers in beta back in March, taking on services like GoFundMe, butwith a a particular focus on critical needs like disaster relief and education. Today personal fundraisers are expanding to everyone (over 18) in the US and getting a couple of new categories.

Previous causes included education …

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'Judy' Malware Potentially Hits Up to 36.5M Android Devices

As outlined by security firm Check Point, 41 apps developed by Korea-based Kiniwini and published under the moniker ENISTUDIO Corp., "infected devices to generate large amounts of fraudulent clicks on advertisements, generating revenues for the perpetrators behind it."

It's "possibly the largest malware campaign found on Google Play," according to …

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Hay Festival 2017: Stephen Fry's warning for the web

Stephen Fry has issued a stark warning to prepare for the internet of the future, or face the worst of science fiction's predictions. The actor and comedian was giving a lecture at the Hay Festival in Powys, when he made the claims.

Fry criticised the "technophobes", including politicians, who he …

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Cannes 2017📽: Full List of Winners🏆

At the Cannes 2017, Sofia Coppola became the second woman ever to win the best director award. The 'Queen of Cannes,' Nicole Kidman won the specially created '70th Anniversary Prize.' Here are the winners:

Caméra d’Or (best first feature) - Jeune Femme (Montparnasse-Bienvenüe) (dir: Léonor Serraille)

Best Short Film - A …

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