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Thai princess to run for prime minister against ruling military junta

Surprise move pits Princess Ubolratana Rajakanya Sirivadhana Varnavadi against leader of 2014 coup

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Roberts, Leader of Supreme Court’s Conservative Majority, Fights Perception That It Is Partisan

“We don’t work as Democrats or Republicans,” he has said, a theme he has returned to while trying to strike a delicate balance as the chief justice.

The truth about big oil and climate change

Even as concerns about global warming grow, energy firms are planning to increase fossil-fuel production. None more than ExxonMobil

Sexual abuse defamation trial: Former French Green Party chief regrets silence

Former officials of France’s Green Party (Europe Ecologie Les Verts) say they should have acted earlier on reports of sexual misconduct by an ex-lawmaker accused by six women of harassment and abuse.

A royal rumour upends Thai politics

Could the king’s older sister become a candidate for prime minister?

Iran unveils new ballistic missile at underground facility

Unveiling the new missile appears to be a direct challenge to Western criticism of Iran's ballistic missile program. Iran says its ballistic missiles are a defensive deterrent and not negotiable.

Second referendum necessary if no Brexit agreement, says John McDonnell - Politics live

Shadow chancellor says Theresa May must accept Labour’s five demands to win parliamentary vote or ‘we have to go back to the people’

Man questioned on suspicion of murder of woman in Preston

Rosie Darbyshire was found dead in the early hours after a ‘brutal and sustained’ assault

Beyond the HeadlinesImportant stories from below the fold.


Beyond the HeadlinesImportant stories from below the fold.

US slams Germany for deporting wanted terrorist to Turkey

The US wants Adem Yilmaz to face terrorism charges in New York. Instead, Germany deported him to Turkey this week after he had served a prison sentence on a terrorism conviction.

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Nigeria elections: All you need to know

Over 84 million people are set to vote on February 16 to elect the next president in Africa's largest democracy.

African Union summit in Ethiopia focuses on refugees

The mass movement of people will be one of the main subjects discussed at the African Union summit in Ethiopia.

Science and TechnologyBehind the scenes of our daily lives.


Science and TechnologyBehind the scenes of our daily lives.

Apple is telling developers to disclose secret screen recordings or face ‘immediate action’

Following revelations yesterday regarding the use of session replay code to recode iPhone users’ screens, Apple is now telling developers to either remove the code responsible or disclose it to users,...

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Just when an end seemed near, two 3D-printed gun-file legal battles get new life

Defense Distributed takes gun-file legal fight to N.J., as Washington case will continue.

Apex Legends: all you need to know about the Titanfall battle royale

A free-to-play battle royale game that mashes together elements of Overwatch and Fortnite, Apex Legends was a complete surprise when it launched, but it has turned out to be a big hit early on, luring...

Flickr gives free accounts a few more days to save their pictures from destruction

Users have another month to ensure they're below the 1,000-picture limit.

Slow down your news.Set up filters, save articles and more with an account.

Questions and AnswersWhat are people asking about today?


What's behind America's Nord Stream objections?

Time could be running out for the Nord Stream 2 project as France may withhold support. The project to bring gas from Russia directly to Germany has many detractors, especially America.

Does screen time affect children?

Scientists do not know for sure—but it looks as if there is not much to worry about

SportsHeadlines from international leagues and competitions.

SportsHeadlines from international leagues and competitions.

Body recovered from wreckage identified as Sala

A body found in the wreckage of a plane in the English Channel has been identified as that of footballer Emiliano Sala.

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Manchester City: Vincent Kompany & Noel Gallagher on City's most important goal - BBC Sport

Manchester City captain Vincent Kompany and musician and fan Noel Gallagher debate which goal is the most important in the club's recent history.

International Paralympic Committee to reinstate Russia

The International Paralympic Committee is to lift its ban on Russian Para-athletes - but under strict conditions.

James Nitties equals world record with nine consecutive birdies

Australian James Nitties matches Mark Calcavecchia's nine birdies in a row in the ISPS Handa Vic Open - but doesn't lead after day one.

Russ one-ups MJ with 8th straight triple-double

Vick takes leave from Kansas for personal issues

Sources: Pels won't sit Davis for rest of season

EntertainmentNews from the world of music, TV and cinema.


EntertainmentNews from the world of music, TV and cinema.

Jenelle Evans Makes New York Fashion Week a Teen Mom Family Affair

New York Fashion Week has officially commenced! While celebrities like Kim Kardashian and Kourtney Kardashian put their best foot forward at the 2019 amfAR Gala last night (which...

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Empire Is Increasing Security After Jussie Smollett Attack Left EP Danny Strong "Sucker Punched"

Empire is making a few security changes in the wake of Jussie Smollett's attack. Smollett was attacked while walking in Chicago on January 29 by assailants who put a rope around his...

Christie Brinkley and Daughter Sailor Brinkley Cook Walk NYFW Runway Together

Christie Brinkley and Sailor Brinkley Cook made Fashion Week a mother-daughter date. Sailor and Christie kicked off the New York Fashion Week with a bang when they walked the Elie Tahari...

Kim Kardashian Opens Up About Baby No. 4 & Why She's So "Calm" Ahead of the Birth

Someone's feeling zen! In this exclusive clip from Kim Kardashian's Thursday night appearance on The Tonight Show, the KKW Beauty boss reveals why she isn't stressing about...

BusinessMoving finance and global economics today.


BusinessMoving finance and global economics today.

Cramer: Don't rush to buy this dip—there are legitimate reasons to sell

Jim Cramer says his charitable trust sold some stocks Thursday in part on news that the U.S. and China will likely not strike a trade deal by March 1.

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CEO of holding company behind Vimeo, Daily Beast shares why he thinks it's undervalued

Jim Cramer and IAC CEO Joey Levin get to the heart of why Wall Street tends to undervalue the diversified holding company.

Leadership changes and time helped drive Chipotle's comeback, says Jim Cramer

Jim Cramer goes over Chipotle's blowout earnings report and pinpoints the two things he thinks were major tailwinds this quarter.

Cramer's lightning round: Morgan Stanley has great opportunity

Jim Cramer flies through his takes on callers' questions about their stock picks.