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Apr.12 -- Bloomberg's Mark Gurman got his hands on Samsung's Galaxy S8, which will go on sale on April 21. Watch "Gadgets with Gurman" every Wednesday on Bloomberg.com, Facebook and Twitter.

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    Rival protests across Italy ahead of vote

    Tens of thousands of people marched in rival far-right and anti-fascist demonstrations across Italy on Saturday, with isolated clashes flaring as tensions threatened to boil over ahead of next weekend's election. Italy sent 5,000 police out to keep order during more than 119 demonstrations nationwide

  • Tensions high as DR Congo ruling party supporters storm cathedral
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    Tensions high as DR Congo ruling party supporters storm cathedral

    Tensions soared in Democratic Republic of Congo on Saturday as hundreds of ruling party supporters stormed Kinshasa cathedral after authorities banned a planned church-backed rally against President Joseph Kabila. The incident came as the chronically unstable nation braced for more unrest following

  • The Teens Are Coming For The NRA, And They Can't Be Stopped
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    The Teens Are Coming For The NRA, And They Can't Be Stopped

    The most powerful gun lobby in the U.S. is facing its greatest threat yet: Generation Z. Less than two weeks after a deadly school shooting in Parkland, Florida, left 17 dead and more than a dozen injured at Stoneman Douglas High School, teens across the country have made a simple request to the nation

  • Former RNC Chair Fires Back At Claim He Was Only Hired Because He Was Black
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    Former RNC Chair Fires Back At Claim He Was Only Hired Because He Was Black

    Former Republican National Committee chairman Michael Steele blasted Friday a leading conservative’s speech that claimed that he had only been hired because he is black as “painfully stupid.”

  • Both suspects in Kuwait murder of Filipina held
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    Both suspects in Kuwait murder of Filipina held

    The employers of a Filipina maid found dead in a freezer in Kuwait were both arrested in the Syrian capital Damascus, Lebanese and Philippine officials said Saturday. Syrian authorities surrendered Nader Essam Assaf to Beirut on Friday because of his Lebanese citizenship but his Syrian wife Mona remains

  • This Guy Used Augmented Reality To Recreate 'The Ring' In Real Life
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    This Guy Used Augmented Reality To Recreate 'The Ring' In Real Life

    I reenacted a famous scene from 'The Ring' to bring #horror movies to life in AR#madewithunity #ARKit pic.twitter.com/fRU2ul56ki—

  • Death toll in Syria enclave tops 500 as UN truce vote stalls
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    Death toll in Syria enclave tops 500 as UN truce vote stalls

    New air strikes on the Syrian rebel enclave of Eastern Ghouta on Saturday took the civilian death toll from seven days of devastating bombardment to more than 500 as the United Nations again struggled to hold a vote on a ceasefire. A total of 127 children figure among the 513 dead in the bombing campaign

  • Cow Who Escaped Slaughter And Swam To Island Dies After Recapture
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    Cow Who Escaped Slaughter And Swam To Island Dies After Recapture

    A cow in Poland celebrated as an icon of freedom for her dramatic escape from slaughter has died from stress after being recaptured.

  • UN diplomats locked in talks on Syria ceasefire
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    UN diplomats locked in talks on Syria ceasefire

    A UN Security Council meeting to vote on a 30-day ceasefire in Syria failed to start as scheduled at 1700 GMT on Saturday as negotiations continued in an effort to avert a Russian veto, diplomats said. It was not immediately known if the vote would be postponed on a draft resolution demanding a truce

  • Ecuador's 'Pablo Escobar' drug kingpin extradited to US
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    Ecuador's 'Pablo Escobar' drug kingpin extradited to US

    A drug kingpin dubbed Ecuador's "Pablo Escobar" who was under arrest in Colombia was extradited to the United States early Saturday, local officials said here. Washington Prado, also known as "Gerard," faces charges of moving more than 250 tonnes of Colombian cocaine from Ecuador

  • Red Cross says 23 staff left over sexual misconduct since 2015
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    Red Cross says 23 staff left over sexual misconduct since 2015

    The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) said 23 staff members had left since 2015 over sexual misconduct, making it the latest humanitarian organisation to be affected by abuse allegations shaking the aid sector. "Since 2015 we've identified 21 staff members who were either dismissed

  • Thai activists in Pinocchio masks call junta leader 'liar'
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    Thai activists in Pinocchio masks call junta leader 'liar'

    Hundreds of pro-democracy activists in Thailand wore cartoon masks portraying the country's junta leader with a long nose on Saturday, calling him a "liar" for delaying a general election promised this year. The junta has promised and postponed elections several times since it came to

  • Senior German conservatives urge shift to right as Merkel picks cabinet
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    Senior German conservatives urge shift to right as Merkel picks cabinet

    Several senior German conservatives called on Saturday for their party to shift to the right to win back voters, throwing down the gauntlet to Chancellor Angela Merkel before she announces her choice of cabinet ministers on Sunday. The Christian Democrats (CDU) vote at a party meeting on Monday on whether

  • Khizr Khan Sees A Shared 'Moral Compass' In Lessons Of Japanese-American Incarceration
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    Khizr Khan Sees A Shared 'Moral Compass' In Lessons Of Japanese-American Incarceration

    SEATTLE ― Standing before an audience that included Japanese-Americans who had lived behind barbed war during World War II, Khizr Khan was visibly emotional.

  • Riyadh hosts first international half-marathon
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    Riyadh hosts first international half-marathon

    Rain-soaked Riyadh hosted its first international half-marathon on Saturday with a top prize of one million riyals ($267,000), as the conservative kingdom seeks to boost sports and entertainment in a far-reaching liberalisation drive. Hundreds of male runners raced in three categories -- 21, eight and

  • Turkey urges 'world to say stop to E.Ghouta massacre'
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    Turkey urges 'world to say stop to E.Ghouta massacre'

    Turkey called on the international community to end the "massacre" in the Syrian rebel enclave of Eastern Ghouta hit by intense regime bombardment ahead of a UN Security Council vote on Saturday. "The regime is committing massacres in Eastern Ghouta," Turkish President Recep Tayyip

  • China says new U.S. sanctions threaten cooperation over North Korea
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    China says new U.S. sanctions threaten cooperation over North Korea

    China reacted with anger on Saturday to new U.S. sanctions aimed at increasing pressure on nuclear-equipped North Korea, saying the unilateral targeting of Chinese firms and people risked harming cooperation on the problem. The United States said on Friday it was imposing its largest package of sanctions

  • Italy's League rallies in Milan as tense election campaign winds up
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    Italy's League rallies in Milan as tense election campaign winds up

    Northern League leader Matteo Salvini drew thousands of supporters to a rally in Milan on Saturday as campaigning intensified ahead of a March 4 election expected to give most seats to a right-wing coalition of which his party is a member. Salvini, 44, who has pulled the League away from its original

  • Don't gamble country's future on unproven and untested parties, Najib tells business community
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    Don't gamble country's future on unproven and untested parties, Najib tells business community

    SHAH ALAM: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak has urged the Malaysian business community not to take risks by throwing their support behind untested and unproven political parties in the upcoming 14th General Election. Pix by Roslin Mat TahirNajib also said the Federal Government has many plans to

  • Ex-Trump aide paid Europeans to lobby for pro-Russia Ukraine: papers
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    Ex-Trump aide paid Europeans to lobby for pro-Russia Ukraine: papers

    Donald Trump's ex-campaign chief Paul Manafort secretly paid a group of former senior European politicians more than two million euros ($2.5 million) to lobby for Ukraine's then-leader backed by Russia, US prosecutors have claimed. The charges, lodged in a Washington federal court by Special

  • 'Never again': Salvador woman released from prison after stillbirth
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    'Never again': Salvador woman released from prison after stillbirth

    Vasquez, now 34, had her 30-year prison sentence for aggravated homicide recently commuted by country's Supreme Court. Vasquez demanded that authorities re-examine the cases of those women to "reveal what really happened." In many instances -- as for Vasquez -- courts deliver convictions

  • Rescuers say cannot keep up with air strikes battering Syria's Ghouta
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    Rescuers say cannot keep up with air strikes battering Syria's Ghouta

    Rescuers in Syria's eastern Ghouta said the bombing would not let up long enough for them to count the bodies, in one of the bloodiest air assaults of the seven-year war. Warplanes pounded the rebel enclave on Saturday, the seventh day in a row of a fierce escalation by Damascus and its allies,

  • Estonia marks 100th anniversary of independence declaration
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    Estonia marks 100th anniversary of independence declaration

    Estonia on Saturday celebrated 100 years since declaring independence with a military parade and other festivities in the Baltic state, which is now firmly ensconced in the West, though tensions remain with neighbour Russia. Along with fellow Baltic states Latvia and Lithuania, Estonia declared independence

  • Turkey says U.N. Security Council should end 'massacre' in Syria's Ghouta
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    Turkey says U.N. Security Council should end 'massacre' in Syria's Ghouta

    The United Nations should end a "massacre" by Syria's government in eastern Ghouta, the spokesman for Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said ahead of a U.N. Security Council vote on Saturday on a demand for a 30-day ceasefire in Syria. A draft resolution aimed at ending a deadly pro-government

  • Wider Image: Charred bodies, wounded soldiers after Congo army victory
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    Wider Image: Charred bodies, wounded soldiers after Congo army victory

    Discarded military fatigues, boots, trash, a charred corpse inside a smouldering hut: this is all that remains of a Ugandan rebel base in the wake of what the Congolese army says was an important victory.     Democratic Republic of Congo's army launched its latest offensive last month against the