• Salah takes Liverpool to second, West Brom cut adrift
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    Salah takes Liverpool to second, West Brom cut adrift

    Jurgen Klopp described a near perfect Liverpool performance as a "joy to watch" as Mohamed Salah scored for the sixth straight game in a 4-1 thrashing of West Ham at Anfield on Saturday. Klopp's men moved up into second in the Premier League by edging a point ahead of bitter rivals Manchester

  • New US tax law brings Warren Buffett a nice check: $29 billion
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    New US tax law brings Warren Buffett a nice check: $29 billion

    Berkshire Hathaway, the holding company of US billionaire investor Warren Buffett, received a stunning $29 billion check last year from the US government, thanks to a new tax law that massively lowered corporate tax rates. In his much-anticipated annual letter to shareholders, Buffett explained that

  • DR Congo ruling party supporters storm cathedral
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    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 Catholic church-backed rally against the rule of President Joseph Kabila. The incident came as the chronically unstable nation braced for more

  • 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

  • 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

  • Wes Anderson, Norway teen massacre lead Berlin film race
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    Wes Anderson, Norway teen massacre lead Berlin film race

    Wes Anderson's "Isle of Dogs", an animated movie with political bite, and a controversial dramatisation of 2011 massacre of teenagers in Norway by a neo-Nazi gunman led the award favourites Saturday at the Berlin film festival. The Berlinale, Europe's first major cinema showcase of

  • 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

  • Hunting for the woman in the 'African Mona Lisa'
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    Hunting for the woman in the 'African Mona Lisa'

    Enwonwu was professor of fine arts at the university in Ile-Ife, the cradle of the Yoruba people in southwest Nigeria, when he met Adetutu Ademiluyi and painted her in 1973 and 1974. The painting of the Yoruba princess by an ethnic Igbo artist became a symbol of national reconciliation at a delicate

  • BIR files P1-B tax case against Dunkin Donuts
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    BIR files P1-B tax case against Dunkin Donuts

    MANILA, Philippines — The Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) has filed a P1-billion tax case against the exclusive franchisee of Dunkin’ Donuts in the country. According to the BIR, Golden Donuts Incorporated misdeclared their 2017 income, prompting the tax bureau to charge them with P1.1-billion in taxes

  • Palace welcomes EDSA anniversaryprotesters on February 25
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    Palace welcomes EDSA anniversaryprotesters on February 25

    MANILA, Philippines — The two decades of Marcos regime ended on February 25, 1986 with the peaceful demonstration known as EDSA People Power Revolution. This Sunday the country will commemorate its 32nd anniversary at the EDSA People Power Monument in Quezon City. Former President Fidel Ramos will be

  • Philippine Catholics protest bill to legalise divorce
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    Philippine Catholics protest bill to legalise divorce

    Around 2,000 Roman Catholic Filipinos protested in Manila on Saturday against a push to legalise divorce, with church groups also using the "Walk for Life" march to slam President Rodrigo Duterte's deadly drugs war. The pre-dawn protest was organised by church groups worried about the

  • Court orders transfer of Mark Taguba to PNP Custodial Center
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    Court orders transfer of Mark Taguba to PNP Custodial Center

    MANILA, Philippines — It was a sigh of relief for Customs broker Mark Taguba as the court granted his request not to be detained at the Manila City Jail. Earlier on Friday, the Manila Regional Trial Court (RTC) Branch 46 modified its order and directed Taguba’s transfer to the Philippine National Police

  • Rose McGowan sends support to Brendan Fraser following groping allegation
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    Rose McGowan sends support to Brendan Fraser following groping allegation

    The actress' rape allegation against Harvey Weinstein last year (17) encouraged The Mummy star to come forward with his own abuse claims.

  • Jennifer Lawrence jokes about 'one-sided' friendship with Kim Kardashian
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    Jennifer Lawrence jokes about 'one-sided' friendship with Kim Kardashian

    The actress also got drunk at Kris Jenner's house and ended up naked in the momager's wardrobe.

  • Bullet For My Valentine and Slipknot surprise mega fan Margot Robbie
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    Bullet For My Valentine and Slipknot surprise mega fan Margot Robbie

    The Australian actress revealed she went through a "heavy metal phase" when she was a teenager.

  • 'Unsolved' re-examines Biggie and Tupac murder cases
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    'Unsolved' re-examines Biggie and Tupac murder cases

    The murders of Tupac Shakur and Biggie Smalls not only robbed hip-hop of two defining artists but also uncovered allegations of conspiracy, bloody rivalries and police corruption -- shining a light on rap's criminal underworld. More than two decades later, with the killers still at large, the cold

  • Swiss win inaugural team gold, Norway set medals record
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    Swiss win inaugural team gold, Norway set medals record

    Wendy Holdener led a strong Switzerland team to alpine team skiing gold on Saturday, as Norway took bronze to set a new record of 38 medals at a Winter Olympics. Switzerland won the final 3-1 against an Austrian quartet missing double gold medallist Marcel Hirscher for the inaugural title as the event

  • AI and 5G in focus at top mobile fair
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    AI and 5G in focus at top mobile fair

    Phone makers will seek to entice new buyers with better cameras and bigger screens at the world's biggest mobile fair starting Monday in Spain after a year of flat smartphone sales. The teasers suggest major changes to the camera, which will reportedly allow for "super slow-motion" videos

  • Trump announces 'heaviest ever' sanctions on North Korea
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    Trump announces 'heaviest ever' sanctions on North Korea

    US President Donald Trump has rolled out fresh sanctions against North Korea-linked shipping assets, hailing the package as the "heaviest sanctions ever" levied on the Pyongyang regime. Trump used a speech to conservatives just outside Washington to step up his campaign of "maximum pressure

  • Berlin films journey into agribusiness wastelands
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    Berlin films journey into agribusiness wastelands

    From bulldozers ripping through virgin forests to planes spraying pesticides on village schools, documentary film-makers in Berlin are showing the high toll of modern industrial agriculture. The vast scale and numbing uniformity of monocultures is the visual subject of "Imperial Valley - Cultivated

  • Cheryl and Liam ‘in good place despite reports of trouble’
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    Cheryl and Liam ‘in good place despite reports of trouble’

    Cheryl and Liam Payne are parents to 11-month-old son Bear.

  • Beyonce refused to accept freebies from rising fashion star
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    Beyonce refused to accept freebies from rising fashion star

    Beyonce has become one of Palomo Spain's most famous clients.

  • Sarah Jessica Parker is happy playing ‘unlikeable’ characters
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    Sarah Jessica Parker is happy playing ‘unlikeable’ characters

    The actress admitted her latest role has not been popular with Sex and the City fans.

  • Strikes pound Syria's Eastern Ghouta as world fumbles for response
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    Strikes pound Syria's Eastern Ghouta as world fumbles for response

    Syrian regime air strikes and artillery fire hit the rebel-held enclave of Eastern Ghouta for a sixth straight day Friday killing 38 civilians, as world powers struggled to reach a UN deal to stop the carnage. More than 460 civilians, including over 100 children, have been killed in nearly a week of

  • Guirado warns France improvements needed for England and Wales
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    Guirado warns France improvements needed for England and Wales

    France captain Guilhem Guirado said he is not kidding himself that victory over Italy has prepared France for the tougher challenges to come against England and Wales. France ended a run of eight matches and 11 months without a win on Friday night in Marseille with a 34-17 Six Nations success against