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The monk saving Timbuktu's treasures

BBC - Sun, 02/16/2020 - 00:08
Why is a Benedictine monk travelling to Mali to save Islamic texts?
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'City of Women': A refuge for Colombia's displaced

BBC - Sun, 02/16/2020 - 00:06
Women displaced by Colombia's armed conflict created their own community to offer each other support.
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Why the world needs 'Instagrans'

BBC - Sun, 02/16/2020 - 00:00
A new generation of influencers are making their mark on social media.
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Young onset Parkinson's disease surgery gives Luton man 'lifeline'

BBC - Sun, 02/16/2020 - 00:00
The disease, which normally affects people later in life, forced Ryan to make a "scary" decision.
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The Papers: 'Valentine tragedy' and No 10 vows to 'scrap licence fee'

BBC - Sat, 02/15/2020 - 23:38
The death of former Love Island host Caroline Flack features on many of Sunday's front pages.
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SE Cupp has words of caution for Dems

CNN - Sat, 02/15/2020 - 23:31
CNN's SE Cupp says assuming Sen. Bernie Sanders is not electable is the same mistake the GOP made with then-candidate Donald Trump in the 2016 election.
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Mark Zuckerberg: Facebook boss urges tighter regulation

BBC - Sat, 02/15/2020 - 23:28
Mark Zuckerberg says social media firms should not decide what counts as legitimate free speech.
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New York Open: Kyle Edmund beats Miomir Kecmanovic to reach final

BBC - Sat, 02/15/2020 - 23:20
British number three Kyle Edmund reaches the final of the New York Open after beating Serbia's Miomir Kecmanovic 6-1 6-4.
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American couple separated by coronavirus quarantine

CNN - Sat, 02/15/2020 - 23:20
An American couple who traveled in the Diamond Princess cruise ship that's docked at the Daikoku Pier Cruise Terminal in Yokohama, Japan, have had their hopes of coming home dashed. Rebecca Frasure has tested positive for the coronavirus, which means she has to remain in quarantine at a nearby hospital. CNN's Will Ripley reports.
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Super League investigates claim fans told to remove rainbow flags during Folau debut

BBC - Sat, 02/15/2020 - 23:16
The Super League investigates after two fans say they were told to remove rainbow flags during Israel Folau's Catalans Dragons debut.
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Reality TV host Caroline Flack found dead

CNN - Sat, 02/15/2020 - 22:58
The former host of the hit British reality show "Love Island" died by suicide, a lawyer for the family told PA Media. She was 40-years-old.
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A Texas teen bought 170 flowers to give every girl at his school a Valentine

CNN - Sat, 02/15/2020 - 22:51
Anyone who's been to high school knows how dreadful Valentine's Day can be for teenagers.
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Trump headlining most expensive fundraiser of his presidency at a billionaire's home

CNN - Sat, 02/15/2020 - 22:51
President Donald Trump on Saturday night will headline the most expensive fundraiser of his presidency at the Palm Beach, Florida, home of billionaire Nelson Peltz, two Republicans familiar with the event said.
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Conservatives see a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity in Trump

CNN - Sat, 02/15/2020 - 22:47
While it may be easy to dismiss a significant number of President Donald Trump's supporters as members of a worshipful cult of celebrity, underneath that storyline is a stark policy reality -- one that's inadequately understood and reported on. In Trump, politically conservative America has a once-in-a-generation opportunity to fundamentally alter the direction of the nation.
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Trump's twisted 'winning streak'

CNN - Sat, 02/15/2020 - 22:15
This is what President Donald Trump's "winning streak" looks like.
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City shuts down part of a park due to annual snake orgy

CNN - Sat, 02/15/2020 - 22:05
Things got quite sssspicy near Lake Hollingsworth in Lakeland, Florida, this week.
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Caroline Flack's career highlights in pictures

BBC - Sat, 02/15/2020 - 21:59
From Strictly Come Dancing champion to Love Island and The X Factor host.
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NASA launches spacecraft carrying supplies to the International Space Station

CNN - Sat, 02/15/2020 - 21:48
A Northrop Grumman rocket carrying the Cygnus resupply spacecraft was successfully launched Saturday afternoon from NASA's Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia.
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'Sex and the City' actress Lynn Cohen has died

CNN - Sat, 02/15/2020 - 21:26
'Sex and the City' actress Lynn Cohen died on Friday in New York, according to her manager Josh Pultz. She was 86.
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Mississippi governor declares emergency as floodwaters rise

CNN - Sat, 02/15/2020 - 21:17
A swollen Pearl River may soon reach its highest point in decades at Mississippi's capital, prompting the governor to urge people in mandatory evacuation zones to leave their homes by sundown Saturday.
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