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Lima Group warns against Venezuela military intervention

The Lima Group of Latin American countries and Canada called Monday for a peaceful change in government in Venezuela, without military intervention.

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Live: Fire in upscale Paris apartment building kills nine

A massive fire in an apartment in the affluent 16th arrondissement (district) in western Paris killed at least nine people and injured around 30 others in the early hours of Tuesday, according to Fren...

UN says North Korea trying to protect nuclear, missile capability

Confidential report to UN Security Council says North's nuclear programmes continue and sanctions are 'ineffective'.

Outgoing Congo government defends lifetime salaries for ex-ministers

Democratic Republic of Congo’s outgoing government on Monday defended decrees granting former ministers lifetime salaries and other benefits following strong criticism in a country where most of the p...

US asks countries to repatriate jihadists held in Syria

The United States urged other countries Monday to bring home hundreds of Islamic State sympathizers captured in Syria, a delicate issue for allies such as France as Washington withdraws troops.

Paris fire: at least four dead in blaze in eight-storey building

Dozens injured as about 200 firefighters tackle fire in 16th arrondissement in French capital

Several killed in landslide at Guinea gold mine

At least 17 people have been killed in a landslide at a gold mine in northeastern Guinea, local police said Monday.

Facebook marks 15 years under a cloud of scandal

The world’s largest social media site, with more than 2 billion users worldwide, marks its 15th anniversary Monday beset by scandals and accusations that it has failed to prevent, and even fostered, t...

Beyond the HeadlinesImportant stories from below the fold.


Beyond the HeadlinesImportant stories from below the fold.

French parliament to vote on controversial 'anti-riot' bill

The French National Assembly is set to vote Tuesday on a draft law that would allow prefects, or local state security officials, to impose a ban on people deemed to be a threat to public safety. The m...

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A safer internet and the stupid things we do online

You don't have to be savvy to be safe online. Just sensible. Avoid doing these 5 things, ranked by their increasing stupidity.

Pope Francis wraps up UAE trip with stadium Mass

Pope Francis has held Mass with tens of thousands of Catholics at a stadium in Abu Dhabi. He is the first leader of the Catholic Church ever to set foot on the Arabian peninsula, the birthplace of Isl...

Cambridge University receives £100m gift from former student

Donation by financier David Harding will primarily be used to assist Phd students

Deadly fire engulfs Paris building, 1 arrested

Science and TechnologyBehind the scenes of our daily lives.


Science and TechnologyBehind the scenes of our daily lives.

FX adaptation of What We Do in the Shadows looks as good as original

Taika Waititi and Jemaine Clement bring their undead mockumentary to Staten Island

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Today’s your last chance to save old Flickr photos from an untimely death

Tomorrow — February 5th, 2019 — is the day that Flickr will stop offering 1TB of free storage. Instead, the company will only let users store 1,000 photos for free. And if you’ve got more than 1,000 ...

Thor: Ragnarok director won’t take on Guardians of the Galaxy 3

Taika Waititi won’t take on Guardian of the Galaxy 3 despite rumors suggesting the possibility. He is still working with Marvel, while former Guardians of the Galaxy director James Gunn heads to DC.

To protect users’ privacy, iOS 12.2 will limit Web apps’ access to iPhone’s sensors

The latest iOS beta defaults Web access to motion sensors to "off."

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Remember the woman who was killed by an Uber AV? Her family sued Tempe

Lawsuit claims city was liable for its design of a particular median.

What is extradition?

The process for moving fugitives between countries is neither fool-proof nor fast

SportsHeadlines from international leagues and competitions.

SportsHeadlines from international leagues and competitions.

Sarfaraz Ahmed: Pakistan wicketkeeper to stay on as captain after racism ban

Sarfaraz Ahmed will stay on as Pakistan captain for the World Cup despite serving a ban for making a racist remark, the PCB says.

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Liverpool three points clear at top after draw at West Ham - Premier League reaction

Liverpool three points clear in title race after being held at West Ham plus all the latest gossip.

Kobe: Harden's play amid streak not title friendly

Kobe Bryant says he doesn't think the Rockets can win an NBA championship with reigning MVP James Harden continuing to play like he does.

The rise and fall of a match-fixing tennis prodigy

Karim Hossam looked set to become one of the world's top tennis players - instead he became one of its most corrupt.

EntertainmentNews from the world of music, TV and cinema.


EntertainmentNews from the world of music, TV and cinema.

Jason Aldean and Wife Brittany Welcome Baby Girl Navy Rome

It's a girl! Jason Aldean and his wife Brittany Aldean welcomed their baby girl, Navy Rome Williams. "Today our family became complete as we welcomed our daughter Navy...

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The 17 Stages of Waiting for The Bachelor To Give You Your First Kiss

Ah to have your first kiss on national television. Bachelor contestant Heather had quite the night on The Bachelor tonight after getting the first one-on-one in Thailand and realizing...

BTS to Present at the 2019 Grammy Awards

After months of hard work that resulted in blood, sweat and tears, BTS is officially named presenters for the 2019 Grammy Awards. The K-pop group may not have gotten a direct nomination...

Celebrity Big Brother recap: It's Tamar's world, we're just living in it

Life moves fast in the Big Brother house, and if there's anyone left on Celebrity Big Brother that can prove…

BusinessMoving finance and global economics today.


BusinessMoving finance and global economics today.

When you're picking stocks, consider the CEOs who have learned from the best: Jim Cramer

Jim Cramer applies a football concept to the world of business to help investors pick better stocks.

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Cramer's lightning round: Boeing's stock is gearing up for a 'multi-year move'

Jim Cramer shares his rapid-fire responses to callers' stock questions, including one on a popular aerospace play.

Cramer breaks down an odd trend emerging in the chip stocks

Jim Cramer unpacks the "bizarre" inverse action in the stocks of the chipmakers and their suppliers.

NBC Sports borrows from Amazon Prime to launch new GolfPass subscription service

NBC Sports is partnering with Rory McIlroy on a golf subscription service that includes instructional videos, rounds of golf and discounts.