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‘Hypocritical’: Italy challenges France to admit migrants instead of lecturing Rome over rescue ship

Italy has challenged France to take in migrants it promised to accept under an EU agreement, accusing Paris of turning back 10,000 people. The row flared up after France slammed Italy for turning away a ship with 629 migrants. Earlier Prime Minister, Giuseppe Conte, said that Italian government did not have any intention to receive “hypocritical lessons” from someone who ...

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Kim opts for own pen at treaty sign instead of one bearing ‘Trump’s signature’ (VIDEO)

The North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has opted for his own pen to sign a bilateral agreement at the landmark Singapore summit with Donald Trump instead of the one thought to be bearing the American President’s signature. Following a one-on-one meet in Singapore’s Sentosa island, Kim Jong-un and Donald Trump have signed a “historic” document that would lead to “major ...

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Ghana to order mosques, churches to hush up, issue call to prayer via WhatsApp instead

Authorities in the Ghanaian capital Accra have asked mosques and churches to use WhatsApp to transmit the daily calls to prayer rather than using loudspeakers in a bid to curb noise pollution in urban areas. The local government in Accra is clamping down on noise pollution, particularly at places of worship like churches and mosques, which can generate lots of ...

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Ex-top NY cop slams FBI for missing tip-off on Florida shooter, ‘chasing Russian collusion’ instead

Controversial former New York Police Commissioner Bernard Kerik has accused the FBI of “wasting resources chasing Russian collusion,” instead of pursuing tips about potential criminals, such as the Florida school shooter. Controversial former New York Police Commissioner Bernard Kerik has accused the FBI of “wasting resources chasing Russian collusion,” instead of pursuing tips about potential criminals, such as the Florida ...

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US tech giants offer to come to London for fake news inquiry… but MPs prefer to fly there instead

Facebook, Google and Twitter all offered to travel to the UK to testify in Parliament’s inquiry into fake news. But rather than accepting the offer, MPs resolved to splash more taxpayer cash and fly to the US instead. The online giants had reportedly offered to send their top American executives to London to face the inquiry, but according to sources ...

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Trudeau actually corrects woman to say ‘peoplekind’ instead of ‘mankind’ (VIDEO)

Justin Trudeau interrupted a woman complaining about Canada’s restrictive regulations on religious volunteers to tell her to use the term ‘peoplekind’ instead of ‘mankind.’ The Canadian Prime Minister was hosting a Q&A at MacEwan University in Edmonton on Friday as part of his cross-country tour which began last month. Trudeau was listening to a complaint by a woman from a ...

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Toilet humor: Museum refuses White House request for Van Gogh, offers gold lavatory instead

The Guggenheim Museum has reportedly denied a request from the White House to borrow a Van Gogh painting for the president’s living quarters. Not to be uncharitable, the museum is said to have offered a golden toilet instead. READ MORE: A throne fit for a king: Golden toilet available for use at the Guggenheim Hoping to hang ‘Landscape With Snow’ in ...

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The battle for consumers gets physical (instead of virtual)

Tom GoodwinContributor Tom Goodwin is EVP, head of innovation at Zenith Media. More posts by this contributor: In the new age of ubiquitous connectivity the message is the medium 5G promises to transform the world again The world’s largest taxi firm, Uber, is buying cars. The world’s most popular media company, Facebook, now commissions content. The world’s most valuable retailer is now ...

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The battle for consumers gets physical (instead of virtual)

Tom GoodwinContributor Tom Goodwin is EVP, head of innovation at Zenith Media. More posts by this contributor: In the new age of ubiquitous connectivity the message is the medium 5G promises to transform the world again The world’s largest taxi firm, Uber, is buying cars. The world’s most popular media company, Facebook, now commissions content. The world’s most valuable retailer is now ...

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