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Here's the edition for Monday, February 4th, 2019.

Spain, UK recognize Venezuela's Juan Guaido as acting president

Pressure on Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro to call early elections is increasing. Spain became the first EU country to recognize opposition leader Juan Guaido as interim president; others swiftl...

Emiliano Sala's 'body could be found among plane wreckage'

Premier League footballer and pilot may be among debris on sea bed, shipwreck expert says

Dozens of Haitian migrants killed in shipwreck off Bahamas

At least 28 Haitians have drowned off the coast of Abaco in the Bahamas, officials said Sunday, the latest tragedy at sea for migrants seeking to leave the Caribbean's poorest economy.

El Salvador elections: Nayib Bukele takes strong lead

San Salvador, El Salvador- Nayib Bukele has declared victory in El Salvador's presidential elections after preliminary results showed him defeating the candidates of the two traditional parties that h...

Beyond the HeadlinesImportant stories from below the fold.

Portuguese shopkeepers using ceramic frogs to 'scare away' Roma

Al Jazeera reveals racist practice that plays on superstition among elderly Roma who consider frogs symbol of bad luck.

Science and TechnologyBehind the scenes of our daily lives.

WhatsApp can now be locked using Face ID or Touch ID

Access to WhatsApp’s iOS app can now be protected using your phone’s biometric security. Depending on your iPhone model, you’ll get the option of using either Face ID or Touch ID to restrict access to...

‘Subscribe to PewDiePie’ campaign hits the Super Bowl

YouTube creator MrBeast and his friends showed their support for PewDiePie’s battle against T-Series by wearing “Subscribe to PewDiePie” shirts at the Super Bowl.

Microsoft preparing to bring Xbox Live to iOS, Android, and Nintendo Switch

Microsoft is finally planning to open up Xbox Live to all game developers. The push will allow games to use Xbox Live across PC, Xbox, iOS, Android, and Nintendo Switch. It’s a big part of Microsoft’s...

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New trailer for Avengers: End Game: The lights are on, but who’s home?

"Some people move on. But not us."

Can sport heal divisions in the Middle East?

After Qatar's first major football title win, will the blockade by four regional rivals be eased or tightened? At the outset of the AFC Asian Cup, Qatar's football team was ranked 93rd in the world. B...

How could Brexit affect paediatric care in the UK?

From importing essential technology to accessing EU funds for research, the medical community relies heavily on Europe.

SportsHeadlines from international leagues and competitions.

Rams RB Gurley 'felt good,' shrugs off low usage

Two weeks after Todd Gurley, the highest-paid running back in NFL history, was limited to five touches and 13 total yards in the NFC title game, Gurley had 11 touches for 34 total yards in the Super B...

Report: Raiders in talks to play '19 season in S.F.

The Oakland Raiders are in talks with the Giants about playing their home games next season at Oracle Park in San Francisco.

Man City cut Liverpool's lead and Man Utd go 10 unbeaten - Premier League reaction

Man City cut the gap to Liverpool in title race, Man Utd go 10 unbeaten under Ole Gunnar Solskjaer plus all the latest gossip

EntertainmentNews from the world of music, TV and cinema.

Demi Lovato Deletes Twitter After Comments About 21 Savage Spark Backlash

Demi Lovato's Twitter has gone dark. The "Confident" singer sparked some ire on Sunday night during the 2019 Super Bowl when she made a comment about the rapper 21 Savage. 21...

Saddle up for new Toy Story 4 footage in Super Bowl spot

A few teases here and there have made way for a new sneak peek during the big game.

True Detective recap: Wayne and Roland reunite to work the case, again

We're now into the second half of True Detective's eight-episode third season, and while "If You Have Ghosts" provided more…

BusinessMoving finance and global economics today.

Bystanders of Sears' downfall will get their day in court Monday

Unsecured creditors are objecting to Lampert's $5.2 billion deal to buy Sears out of bankruptcy, the only deal that would stave off liquidation.

Start-ups are selling kits for men to freeze sperm without leaving their home or seeing a doctor

Some start-ups are selling sperm freezing kits directly to consumers online, possibly creating a new market for sperm banking. Doctors warn consumers that freezing their sperm isn't necessarily a...

Everything you need to know about WeChat — China's billion-user messaging app

Tencent-owned WeChat is the world's third largest messaging app behind Facebook's WhatsApp and Messenger, but it can do much more than just sending messages.