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100 Women: The artist redrawing 'sexist' comic book covers

BBC World News - August 17, 2018 - 6:37pm
An artist in India is challenging sexist drawings of women in comic books, by reimaging male heroes.
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60 ex-CIA officials tell Trump 'the country will be weakened' over political litmus test

CNN Top Stories - August 17, 2018 - 6:36pm
Sixty former CIA officials warned President Donald Trump in a statement on Friday that "the country will be weakened if there is a political litmus test applied before seasoned experts are allowed to share their views."
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Crazy Rich Asians: The film burdened with 'crazy' Asian expectations

BBC World News - August 17, 2018 - 6:31pm
Like the proverbial "tiger mum", many Asians have huge expectations for the Hollywood film.
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Parents' rage as Carmarthen Vue cinema charges 'double'

BBC World News - August 17, 2018 - 6:21pm
Cinema chain Vue is accused of charging almost twice as much for tickets in one theatre.
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The US deported hundreds of parents without their kids. Should those parents be brought back?

CNN Top Stories - August 17, 2018 - 6:14pm
As US officials scramble to track down hundreds of parents who were deported without their children, attorneys are sparring over a key question: Should deported parents be brought back to the US as part of reunification efforts?
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Week in pictures: 11 - 17 August 2018

BBC World News - August 17, 2018 - 6:14pm
A selection of the best news photographs from around the world, taken over the past week.
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The cycling start-up company turning trash into cash

BBC World News - August 17, 2018 - 6:12pm
The entrepreneurs finding a way to turn trash from the slums into cash for the people living there.
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What's the truth about spiders in our homes?

BBC World News - August 17, 2018 - 6:07pm
Animal expert Dr Tim Cockerill talks us through the truth about spiders.
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Putin set to attend Austrian foreign minister's wedding

BBC World News - August 17, 2018 - 6:03pm
Russian president will "drop by" for a controversial appearance on the way to Germany for talks.
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Political spouses like George Conway are fair game

CNN Top Stories - August 17, 2018 - 5:55pm
In recent months, George Conway, the husband of Trump adviser Kellyanne Conway has created a stir -- and amassed a considerable Twitter following -- with a series of disapproving tweets about President Donald Trump, his wife's boss. In a buzzy Washington Post profile of the couple in which George is similarly not shy about expressing his disdain for the President, Kellyanne tries to bury the topic of George's tweets and questions whether it's fair game -- or just more so-called fake news -- to bring up a spouse in relation to a person's job. "If you make this story all about him," she tells the writer, "I'll definitely push back on that after it's printed."
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Ex-Met terror chief: 'Extreme right infiltrating politics'

BBC World News - August 17, 2018 - 5:46pm
Ex-Met terror chief Mark Rowley warns "aggressive intolerance" is finding its way into mainstream political debate.
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England v India: Ben Stokes 'desperate' to move on from affray trial - Joe Root

BBC World News - August 17, 2018 - 5:40pm
England all-rounder Ben Stokes is "desperate to get out there" in the third Test against India, says captain Joe Root.
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Newspaper headlines: University 'crackdown' and a coffee cup levy

BBC World News - August 17, 2018 - 5:01pm
Saturday's papers feature a story about the problems caused by unconditional university offers.
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Aretha Franklin's A Natural Woman: Why the song still moves us, 50 years on

BBC World News - August 17, 2018 - 4:58pm
Her 1967 hit (You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman continues to unify and empower.
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Opinion: Why Manafort could hope for pardon

CNN Top Stories - August 17, 2018 - 4:58pm
At Paul Manafort's trial, his lawyers took the unusual step of not calling any witnesses for the defense, setting off speculation that Manafort is relying on the prospect of a presidential pardon. Friday morning, President Trump refused to address whether or not he would take such a step but he did say, "he happens to be a very good person. I think it's very sad what they've done to Paul Manafort."
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Ronaldo, Matuidi & Can sing in Juventus initiation

BBC World News - August 17, 2018 - 4:33pm
Cristiano Ronaldo, Blaise Matuidi, Leonardo Bonucci and Emre Can all sing their hearts out when performing initiation songs for new club Juventus.
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Teacher who led Aberfan pupils to safety dies, aged 75

BBC World News - August 17, 2018 - 4:25pm
Hettie Williams was 23 when an avalanche of coal waste engulfed the village of Aberfan, killing 144 people.
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Eurozone bailout programme is finally over

BBC World News - August 17, 2018 - 4:09pm
The eurozone passes an important milestone on 20 August - the formal end of the bailout of Greece.
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Mormons don't want you calling them Mormons anymore

CNN Top Stories - August 17, 2018 - 3:58pm
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is embarking on a rebranding effort of sorts.
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