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    Kim Kardashian flees Paris after robbery: report
    Oct03

    Kim Kardashian flees Paris after robbery: report

    Kim’s bodyguard was nowhere to be found after robbers handcuffed the hotel concierge, who led them to her apartment. ||| Kim Kardashian West has fled Paris after her terrifying ordeal. The reality TV star left the French capital on a private jet on Monday, just hours after she was held at gunpoint in her apartment and had “millions of...

    Plonk or pinot? Try these wine apps
    Oct02

    Plonk or pinot? Try these wine apps

    Elin McCoy samples the latest wine apps for smartphone users and uncorks the good, the bad and the ugly. ||| New York – The new mobile app Wine Ring sounds great: With the help of secret, patented algorithms, it can predict whether or not I’ll like a wine before I buy it. It’s the latest in a series of apps that all swear...

    Support for Putin still strong despite sanctions
    Sep18

    Support for Putin still strong despite sanctions

    The ruling United Russia party is expected to win even greater dominance over Russia’s lower house in a parliamentary election. ||| Moscow – The ruling United Russia party is expected to win even greater dominance over Russia’s lower house in a parliamentary election on Sunday, showing that support for President Vladimir Putin...

    WhatsApp to share phone numbers with Facebook
    Aug26

    WhatsApp to share phone numbers with Facebook

    Messaging service WhatsApp will share some user data with its parent – Facebook – to allow for more relevant advertisements. ||| San Francisco – Popular messaging service WhatsApp said it would start sharing users’ phone numbers with parent Facebook, marking a notable shift in its stance on privacy. When Facebook bought...

    FBI probes possible US ties to corruption by ex-Ukraine leader
    Aug20

    FBI probes possible US ties to corruption by ex-Ukraine leader

    The FBI and US Justice Department are investigating possible US ties to alleged corruption involving the former president of Ukraine. ||| Washington – The FBI and US Justice Department are investigating possible US ties to alleged corruption involving the former president of Ukraine, including the work of firms headed by political...

    Trump campaign manager calls it quits
    Aug20

    Trump campaign manager calls it quits

    The departure of Paul Manafort came as Donald Trump tried this week to reset his unorthodox bid for the White House. ||| Washington – Donald Trump’s US presidential campaign sealed a major staff reshuffle with the resignation on Friday of its campaign chairman, and the Republican nominee tried to end weeks of upheaval to focus on...

    Trump campaign manager quits
    Aug19

    Trump campaign manager quits

    Paul Manafort has resigned as chairman of Donald Trump’s US presidential campaign amid allegations that he had ties to pro-Russian political group in Ukraine. ||| Paul Manafort resigned as chairman of Donald Trump’s US presidential campaign on Friday, Trump said, days after the Republican candidate effectively demoted him in a...

    Trump taps ‘street fighter’ for campaign role
    Aug18

    Trump taps ‘street fighter’ for campaign role

    Republican Donald Trump names conservative flame-thrower Steve Bannon as his campaign chief executive officer. ||| New York – US Republican Donald Trump overhauled his presidential campaign team on Wednesday for the second time in less than two months, hiring the head of a conservative news website to bolster his combative image and try to...

    Brexit: May wants bespoke terms
    Jul29

    Brexit: May wants bespoke terms

    British Prime Minister Theresa May calls for open minds as the UK ponders future ties with the European Union. ||| Bratislava/Warsaw – Britain wants a bespoke model for its future ties with the European Union, Prime Minister Theresa May said on Thursday, during a tour of Eastern European allies aimed at securing support in negotiations on...

    Trump draws ire for remarks on Clinton’s emails
    Jul28

    Trump draws ire for remarks on Clinton’s emails

    Donald Trump invites Russia to dig up “missing” emails from Hillary Clinton’s tenure at the US State Department. ||| Miami/Washington – Republican Donald Trump on Wednesday invited Russia to dig up tens of thousands of “missing” emails from Hillary Clinton’s time at the US State Department, vexing intelligence experts and...

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