• Trump warns Iran against restarting nuclear programme
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    Trump warns Iran against restarting nuclear programme

    U.S. President Donald Trump warned Iran on Tuesday not to follow through with threats to restart its nuclear programme, as he and French President Emmanuel Macron tried to find common ground on saving an international agreement on Iran's nuclear ambitions. Meeting Macron in the Oval Office, Trump

  • US court rules monkey does not own selfie copyright
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    US court rules monkey does not own selfie copyright

    A US court has ruled that a monkey who snapped a selfie on a wildlife photographer's camera does not own the copyright to the image, which became an internet sensation. The ruling late Monday is expected to draw a line under a protracted legal battle between British photographer David Slater and

  • Here's Who Dies In 'Avengers: Infinity War,' According To Psychics
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    Here's Who Dies In 'Avengers: Infinity War,' According To Psychics

    I'm not often faced with my own mortality when writing about superhero movies.

  • Trump praises N.Korea's Kim as 'very open,' 'honorable'
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    Trump praises N.Korea's Kim as 'very open,' 'honorable'

    US President Donald Trump praised Kim Jong Un as "very open" and "very honorable" on Tuesday, adding the North Korean leader wants to meet "as soon as possible." "We are having very good discussions," Trump said, ahead of a summit with the mercurial Kim expected

  • Comic book icon Stan Lee sued for sexual assault
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    Comic book icon Stan Lee sued for sexual assault

    A massage therapist is suing Stan Lee of Marvel Comics fame for sexual assault and battery, accusing him of inappropriate touching and misconduct during two sessions last year in Chicago. Maria Carballo filed a five-count lawsuit Monday, claiming Lee assaulted her by fondling himself and touching her

  • Spotify ramps up free service in bid for expansion
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    Spotify ramps up free service in bid for expansion

    Spotify on Tuesday announced a major expansion of its free service, hoping that a more option-rich platform will boost its ambitions to make music streaming even bigger worldwide. Weeks after its successful listing on the New York Stock Exchange, the leading streaming company said it saw wide possibilities

  • World wine output falls to 60-year low
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    World wine output falls to 60-year low

    Global wine production dropped dramatically in 2017, with a decrease of 8.6 percent compared to 2016 figures. As Silvia Antonioli reports, the international wine organisation the OIV said it was mainly to poor weather conditions in Europe.

  • Blind elephants used by tourists at popular Indian fort: PETA
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    Blind elephants used by tourists at popular Indian fort: PETA

    Dozens of elephants used for tourist rides at one of India's most recognised forts are blind or suffering other ailments, a report said Tuesday, calling for the practice to end. Nineteen elephants used to ferry visitors to Rajasthan's famous Amer Fort were blind or vision impaired while nine

  • Trump: NKorea Wants Meeting as Soon as Possible
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    Trump: NKorea Wants Meeting as Soon as Possible

    President Donald Trump says North Korea wants to hold a high-stakes meeting "as soon as possible" and he is praising Kim Jong Un as "very open" and "very honorable." (April 24)

  • Trump Warns Iran Not to Restart Nuclear Program
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    Trump Warns Iran Not to Restart Nuclear Program

    President Donald Trump is warning Iran not to restart its nuclear program as the U.S. weighs its decision on whether to withdraw from the Iran nuclear deal. (April 24)

  • Who's the 'Quantico' super spy?
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    Who's the 'Quantico' super spy?

    Actors from spy drama "Quantico" pick the cast member they would most like to accompany them on a mission. (April 24)

  • Apple, Ireland strike deal on 13-billion-euro tax payment
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    Apple, Ireland strike deal on 13-billion-euro tax payment

    Ireland's government on Tuesday said it was signing a deal with Apple for the US tech giant to pay 13 billion euros ($16 billion) in back taxes as ordered by the European Commission. The formal signature is expected later on Tuesday and the money will go into an escrow account, a type of third-party

  • First Ladies Trump, Macron Tour National Gallery
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    First Ladies Trump, Macron Tour National Gallery

    The first ladies of the US and France are touring the Cezannes. Melania Trump and Brigitte Macron on Tuesday headed across Washington to the National Gallery of Art to view the French artist’s work. (April 24)

  • 26 Tweets That Will Remind You Just How Married You Really Are
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    26 Tweets That Will Remind You Just How Married You Really Are

    Getting married is exciting, so full of joy and anticipation. Being married,

  • Sour grapes: Wine production falls to 60-year low
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    Sour grapes: Wine production falls to 60-year low

    Severe weather in Europe led to a 14 percent drop in production on the continent last year, leading to record lows for global output despite more stable conditions in Australia and the Americas. Matthew Larotonda reports.

  • Germany's mammoth neo-Nazi terror trial enters final phase
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    Germany's mammoth neo-Nazi terror trial enters final phase

    A defence lawyer for Beate Zschaepe, the only surviving member of a German neo-Nazi trio, Tuesday launched final arguments, signalling the end phase of a mammoth murder and terrorism trial. Five years after Zschaepe, 43, first entered the dock, her lawyer Hermann Borchert called the case against her

  • Rare Modigliani nude sets world record $150m estimate
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    Rare Modigliani nude sets world record $150m estimate

    A painting of a nude by Amedeo Modigliani is expected to fetch $150 million, the highest ever pre-sale estimate for an artwork at auction, Sotheby's said Tuesday as the work was unveiled in Hong Kong. Painted in 1917, "Nu couché (sur le côté gauche)" is one of only nine Modigliani nudes

  • Trump wipes dandruff off visiting French President Macron
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    Trump wipes dandruff off visiting French President Macron

    President Donald Trump on Tuesday made a show of flicking dandruff from the suit collar of visiting French President Emmanuel Macron, saying it was a sign of the two leaders' "very special relationship."

  • 'Organic' French farmer shuns modernity to stick to his roots
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    'Organic' French farmer shuns modernity to stick to his roots

    A French farmer who uses oxen to plow his fields and sells his meat and butter on his farm, refuses to modernize.

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    Wounded soldier gets world's first penis transplant in U.S. operation

    A team of nine plastic surgeons and two urological surgeons operated on the veteran, whose nationality was not disclosed, for 14 hours on March 26, the hospital said in a statement. “We are hopeful that this transplant will help restore near-normal urinary and sexual functions for this young man,” Dr

  • Trump Picks 'Dandruff' Off Emmanuel Macron: 'We Have To Make Him Perfect'
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    Trump Picks 'Dandruff' Off Emmanuel Macron: 'We Have To Make Him Perfect'

    President Donald Trump brushed what he said was dandruff from the shoulder of

  • Corrected: Prosecutors seek second genocide conviction, life sentence for Karadzic
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    Corrected: Prosecutors seek second genocide conviction, life sentence for Karadzic

    Prosecutors appealed to a United Nations court in the Hague on Tuesday to expand findings of guilt against former Bosnian Serb leader Radovan Karadzic to include a second genocide conviction, for killings of Croats and Muslims in towns across Bosnia during the 1992-95 war. Karadzic, 72, was found guilty

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    Modigliani's largest nude to go under hammer, seen at $150 mln

    A painting of a reclining nude by Italian artist Amedeo Modigliani is set to go under the hammer in New York on May 14 with a record sale estimate of $150 million, auction house Sotheby's announced on Tuesday. "Nu couché (sur le côté gauche)", or Reclining Nude (on the left side) shows

  • Allah allows Muslims to take four wives, Chechen leader says
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    Allah allows Muslims to take four wives, Chechen leader says

    Chechen strongman Ramzan Kadyrov on Tuesday said that men living in Russia's predominantly Muslim region can take as many as four wives, even though polygamy is banned in the country. Kadyrov, who has ruled Chechnya since 2004 and is a staunch supporter of President Vladimir Putin, told state television

  • Scientist in Facebook data scandal says being scapegoated
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    Scientist in Facebook data scandal says being scapegoated

    The academic behind the app that allowed consulting firm Cambridge Analytica to farm the data of some 87 million Facebook users said Tuesday he was being scapegoated while the social network was being "mined left and right by thousands" of companies. Aleksandr Kogan, who teaches at Cambridge