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    Victims of Denmark's adoption scandal demand answers

    "I don't even know when I was born," said May-Britt Koed, a Copenhagen restaurant owner and one of the quarter of a million South Korean babies sent abroad for adoption since the 1950s.Koed said her Danish Korean Rights Group has seen hundreds of files containing falsified documents, with some babies arriving in Denmark six centimetres (two inches) shorter than they were in their South Korea files. 

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    Rupee caught between robust India growth, dollar index upmove

    The Indian rupee is expected to open flat on Friday and remain in a narrow range, caught between the Asian nation's December quarter growth, which exceeded expectations, and the upmove in the dollar index. Non-deliverable forwards indicate the rupee will open little changed from 82.9125 in the previous session. "While one can talk about India GDP and U.S. inflation numbers, they hardly matter" from the rupee's point of view, the trader said.

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    Security, economy in focus at key China meetings

    China's top officials hold an annual gathering next week, offering a rare window into the ruling Communist Party's thinking as it tightens its grip in the face of dire economic headwinds.From a protracted property crisis to waning domestic spending, China's lawmakers face a litany of challenges as they hold their "Two Sessions".

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    New Zealand volcano disaster victims win damages

    The victims and families affected by the 2019 New Zealand volcano disaster, which claimed 22 lives, were awarded total damages of NZ$10 million (US$6 million) on Friday.At Auckland District Court, Judge Evangelos Thomas said the total damages were "no more than a token recognition" of the victims' suffering.

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    WTO ministers struggle to forge deals as talks go into overtime

    World trade ministers were locked in disagreement on fisheries subsidies, agriculture and digital customs duties as a major WTO conference was extended beyond its scheduled deadline and into Friday.They include fisheries subsidies, agriculture and a moratorium on customs duties for digital transactions.

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    Oklahoma LGBTQ Groups Demand Removal Of Top Schools Official After Nonbinary Student's Death

    More than 300 organizations claim Ryan Walters is “responsible for fostering a culture of violence and hate against the 2SLGBTQI+ community in Oklahoma schools.”

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    Meta says it will no longer pay for news in Australia, Germany and France

    SYDNEY (Reuters) -Meta said on Friday it will not enter into new commercial deals for traditional news content in Australia, France and Germany. "Additionally, to ensure that we continue to invest in products and services that drive user engagement, we will not enter into new commercial deals for traditional news content in these countries and will not offer new Facebook products specifically for news publishers in the future," Meta said in a statement.

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