• 5 ways the World Wide Web changed us
5 ways the World Wide Web changed us

Three decades later, there are nearly two-billion active websites and half the globe is online. "Look at the 50 per cent who are on the web, and it's not so pretty for them", he said . The "http" system allowed text and small images to be retrieved through a piece of software - the first browser - which Berners-Lee released in 1990 and is consid...

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  • Cheney criticized Trump foreign policy in closed-door event
Cheney criticized Trump foreign policy in closed-door event

Cheney, at the American Enterprise Institute's annual World Forum on Sea Island, Ga., pressed Pence about President Trump's habit of making major policy announcements on Twitter, according to The Washington Post . Bush administration's foreign policy following September 11, 2001. Attendees say Cheney was polite and gave Pence plenty of opportun...

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  • U.S. Warns Germany: Using Huawei Could Crimp Intelligence-Sharing Between Agencies
U.S. Warns Germany: Using Huawei Could Crimp Intelligence-Sharing Between Agencies

The US Embassy in Berlin said on Monday that use of untrusted vendors by allies in their 5G mobile networks could jeopardize future sharing of intelligence by the US government. For its part, Germany says that its implementing strict security measures to ensure data integrity such as inspecting the source code and closely monitoring the contractors...

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  • US to pull all remaining diplomatic staff from Venezuela
US to pull all remaining diplomatic staff from Venezuela

While most U.S. staff stationed in Caracas had already been withdrawn in January following the US-backed opposition leader Juan Guaido's attempt to declare himself president, a select few remained in defiance of President Nicolas Maduro's order to American diplomats to leave the country.

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  • Rose Rivera killed daughter to keep her from having sex, police say
Rose Rivera killed daughter to keep her from having sex, police say

Earlier that morning, Rivera started pounding on their door and accused her mother's boyfriend of having a sexual relationship with her daughter. The girl denied having sex with anyone, witnesses told police. Rivera allegedly confessed to murdering her daughter, telling authorities she stabbed her daughter while in the auto because she was sexual...

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  • Nancy Pelosi says Trump 'not worth' impeaching
Nancy Pelosi says Trump 'not worth' impeaching

I'm going to give you some news right now because I haven't said this to any press person before", Pelosi told The Washington Post Magazine in an interview published Monday. Nancy Pelosi admits: "I don't usually talk about him this much". "If they're going to win in 2020 it'll have to be that approach again". "I'm not for impeachment", Pelo...

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  • President Bouteflika of Algeria abandons re-election bid
President Bouteflika of Algeria abandons re-election bid

On Sunday they said they were forming a new association. Algerian workers are holding scattered walkouts and students are gathering for protests as their tense nation waits to see whether ailing President Abdelaziz Bouteflika offers any concessions in the face of unprecedented protests.

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  • Iran President Rouhani in Baghdad to 'expand ties with Iraq'
Iran President Rouhani in Baghdad to 'expand ties with Iraq'

Iraq's President Barham Saleh, at a joint news conference with Rouhani in Baghdad, thanked Iran for its "support" and said he was "lucky" to have it as a neighbor, without making any reference to the US. No. Under Saddam - who was a Sunni - Iraqi forces invaded Iran in 1980, sparking an eight-year war that left a million people dead and devastated ...

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  • Brexit deal close on Saturday, but United Kingdom cabinet rejected it - European Union sources
Brexit deal close on Saturday, but United Kingdom cabinet rejected it - European Union sources

So far, there's been widespread skepticism that she can win enough votes to push it through - her previous version of the plan lost by a stunning 230 votes in January. Talks will resume on Monday morning with the aim of securing changes to the deal before Tuesday's vote. If Article 50 is extended by a matter of months, as has been suggested, it w...

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  • Trump FY2020 budget: $8.6B for border wall, $2.7 trillion in cuts
Trump FY2020 budget: $8.6B for border wall, $2.7 trillion in cuts

It's already a focal point for disagreement . Those in support of the proposal see the spending cuts and reforms as a pathway to balancing the federal budget. Trump wants to cut funding for most federal government agencies by $USD2.7 trillion, while boosting defence spending and setting aside $USD8.6 billion for the proposed wall along the US-Me...

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  • Revised Brexit deal ‘is the best possible — Top EU official
Revised Brexit deal ‘is the best possible — Top EU official

Mr Liddington told MPs that they faced a choice: "Vote for an improved deal or plunge this country into a political crisis". "It is harder to leave the backstop than it is to leave the EU", Conservative MP Jacob Rees-Mogg said . British lawmakers' opposition to the deal centers on concerns over arrangements for the Irish border. There are even...

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  • Woman attacked by jaguar apologizes to Wildlife World Zoo
Woman attacked by jaguar apologizes to Wildlife World Zoo

A woman who was grabbed by a jaguar while reportedly attempting to take a selfie at an Arizona zoo has apologized for the incident, according to local reports. The woman said she loved the zoo and "feels frightful about the bad publicity the zoo is getting regarding the incident", spokeswoman Kristy Morcum told the outlet.

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  • Korea Expert: Report Kim Considering Missile Launch Could Spike Tensions
Korea Expert: Report Kim Considering Missile Launch Could Spike Tensions

As of 3 p.m. local time, 92.35 percent of all registered voters had cast their ballots, according to North Korea's KCNA news agency . According to Bolton what the president did in Hanoi, was important not just in the negotiations with North Korea on their nuclear programme, but also with China on trade, and also with Russian Federation on arms...

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  • Bodies of missing Italian, Brit found on Pakistan mountain
Bodies of missing Italian, Brit found on Pakistan mountain

Mr Ballard, who grew up in Spean Bridge near Fort William, and his companion last made contact from the famous Himalayan peak in Pakistan at an altitude of around 20,700ft nearly two weeks ago. The pair were at 20,777 feet when they were last heard from on February 24. "Part of them will remain forever at Nanga Parbat". "Our thoughts are with...

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  • Theresa May faces heavy Brexit defeat in parliament
Theresa May faces heavy Brexit defeat in parliament

European Union negotiators believe that Mrs May might offer MPs a "conditional vote" on the kind of legal changes to the backstop sought by Geoffrey Cox, the attorney-general, as a way of demonstrating that a Commons majority could be assembled if Brussels gave way.

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  • 'The Case Against Adnan Syed' Premieres on HBO March 10th
'The Case Against Adnan Syed' Premieres on HBO March 10th

He wrote on Friday that they won't give up, but also voiced frustration with the 4-3 ruling. Once again, " The Case Against Adnan Syed " raises troubling questions about the justice system, including the questionable behavior of police amid pressure to close high-profile cases.

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  • I purposely called Apple CEO Tim Cook 'Tim Apple'
I purposely called Apple CEO Tim Cook 'Tim Apple'

Earlier this month, while meeting with Apple CEO Tim Cook , the president clearly called the man leading one of the world's most valuable companies, " Tim Apple ". But now Trump is arguing that the whole incident is "fake news", according to Axios reporter Jonathan Swan . Trump made the gaffe during an American Workforce Policy Advisory Board M...

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  • Alive to tell the tale: SA man nearly swallowed by whale
Alive to tell the tale: SA man nearly swallowed by whale

I was collateral damage and I'm sure it was as frightening for the whale as it was for me". " Grim but ultimately true". Let's see how long that one manages to stay on the page before it's deleted. "Whales are no man-eaters", witness Claudia Weber-Gebert told Barcroft Animals in an interview. It was no fault of the whale. Schimpf said the trio ...

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  • Trump’s growing sympathies for Paul Manafort might signal a pardon
Trump’s growing sympathies for Paul Manafort might signal a pardon

He covered the "pseudo-negotiations" of the Hanoi summit with North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un , the testimony about Trump from former fixer Michael Cohen , a bipartisan move in Congress to stop Trump's emergency declaration, the New York Times report on Trump son-in-law Jared Kushner's security clearance...

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  • 116-year-old Japanese is world's oldest person
116-year-old Japanese is world's oldest person

Asked what moment she was the most happy in life, she replied: "Now". Born in January 1903, Tanaka loves playing the board game " Othello " and enjoys studying mathematics. One of Kane's favourite pastimes is a game of Othello and she's become an expert at the classic board game, often beating rest-home staff. She has five grandchildren and eig...

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