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North Korean 'spy' charged over NHS cyber attack

US prosecutors have charged a North Korean man alleged to have been involved in creating the malicious software used to cripple the UK’s National Health Service. The 2017 incident left NHS staff reverting to pen and paper after being locked out of computer systems. Park Jin Hyok is said …

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UK schoolgirls pressured into FGM, campaigner says

British schoolgirls have been pressured by their fellow students into having female genital mutilation, a campaigner against the practice has said. Leyla Hussein said girls are vulnerable as some see it as a cultural practice despite it being a crime in the UK. Her warning came as British and US …

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Ethiopian engineer Simegnew Bekele 'took his own life'

Top Ethiopian engineer Simegnew Bekele, whose death from a bullet wound in July sparked a huge outcry, took his own life, police say. Mr Simegnew's body was found in a car in the main square of Ethiopia's capital, Addis Ababa. The engineer was in charge of the country's controversial multi-billion-dollar …

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Facebook Chooses Singapore 👏 for $1bn Data Centre

Facebook has chosen Singapore for the location of its new data centre, which is expected to open in 2022.

The new facility will cost more than $1bn (£773m) and be located in the west of the country.

It has been designed as an 11-floor structure, in an attempt to conserve …

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Passengers on Two Flights ✈ to Philadelphia Suffer Illness 😢

Passengers and crew on two flights arriving in Philadelphia from Europe on Thursday were screened by medical teams after 12 people aboard became ill with flu-like symptoms, a day after a similar outbreak on a flight from Dubai to New York.

All 250 people on separate American Airlines (AAL.O …

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Brazilian 🇧🇷 Presidential Candidate Stabbed 😢 During Campaign Stop

Brazilian far-right presidential candidate Jair Bolsonaro has been stabbed while he was campaigning in the city of Juiz de Fora, about 200km north of Rio de Janeiro.

Brazilian police on Thursday said the 63-year-old politician was stabbed in the abdomen at a philanthropic cancer hospital by an unidentified attacker, who …

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China Vows ✋ Response if US 🇺🇸Slaps New $200bn 💰 in Tariffs

China is ready to retaliate if US President Donald Trump goes ahead with a tariff hike on $200bn worth of Chinese goods and is confident it can maintain "steady and healthy" economic growth.

The Trump administration is poised to impose 25 percent penalties on Chinese goods in a new escalation …

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Trump Cabinet Members Deny 👎 Role in Explosive NYT 📰 Anonymous Op-Ed

Members of President Donald Trump's Cabinet and other top advisers took the extraordinary step Thursday of issuing public denials that they authored the bombshell New York Times op-ed attributed to an anonymous senior official in the administration.

Vice President’s Mike Pence's office was among the first to publicly deny …

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Elizabeth Warren: Time to Use 25th Amendment 👀 to Remove Trump from Office⚠

Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren, seizing on an explosive op-ed from an anonymous administration official, said Thursday that it's time to use constitutional powers to remove President Donald Trump office if top officials don't think he can do the job.

"If senior administration officials think the President of the United States …

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