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US intelligence chief warns Congress of danger of failing to renew Patriot Act

US, intelligence, chief, Congress, danger, renew, Patriot Act

If Congress fails to renew a controversial provision of the Patriot Act by June, the director of national intelligence, James Clapper, says opponents of the bill on Capitol Hill should ...

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Mexico calls on US to monitor investigations of fatal police shootings

Mexico calls on US to monitor investigations of fatal police shootings

Mexico has called on the United States department of justice to monitor investigations into three US police shootings of Mexican nationals within the past month, arguing that the incidents “cannot ...

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Cleveland mayor apologizes for blaming Tamir Rice for own fatal shooting

Cleveland, mayor, apologize, blame, Tamir Rice, shooting

Cleveland’s mayor has apologized after the city’s lawyers suggested in court documents that a 12-year-old boy who had a pellet gun when he was shot by police died as a ...

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Obama: Iran should halt nuclear work for decade

Obama, Iran, halt, nuclear, decade

Iran must commit to a verifiable freeze of at least 10 years on sensitive nuclear activity for a landmark atomic deal to be reached, but the odds are still against ...

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LAPD: Homeless man grabbed officer’s gun

LAPD, Homeless, officer, gun, shooting

The homeless man killed by Los Angeles police officers on the city’s Skid Row “forcibly grabbed” an officer’s pistol, Los Angeles police chief Charlie Beck told reporters on Monday, as ...

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Barack Obama goes on offensive ahead of Netanyahu’s speech to Congress

Barack Obama, ahead, Netanyahu, speech, Congress

The White House has delivered a pre-emptive strike against Binyamin Netanyahu’s anticipated attack on US negotiations with Iran – with Barack Obama revealing key details of an emerging deal that ...

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Jordan and Israel agree $900m Red Sea-Dead Sea pipeline

Jordan,Israel,Red Sea,Dead sea,pipeline

Jordan and Israel signed an agreement on 26 February to go ahead with a World Bank-sponsored project to build a desalination plant in the Gulf of Aqaba and a pipeline ...

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Golf: Lydia Ko, 17, adds New Zealand Open to Australian title

Golf,Lydia Ko,ISPS,tournament

Lydia Ko secured won her second title in two weeks by carding a closing one-under-par 71 for a four-stroke victory at the ISPS Handa New Zealand Women’s Open in Christchurch. ...

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Scientists develop 5G technology – wireless speed of 1 terabit per second

5G, wireless, 1 terabit per second, 1Tbps, download, 5GIC

Scientists at the University of Sydney in Australia have achieved 5G speeds of 1Tbps, far exceeding existing the speeds of existing technologies. At 1 Terrabyte per second, you could download ...

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Deflation risk is now a worry even for China


The specter of deflation has settled over vast tracks of the global economy, forcing countries large and small to assess the risks of falling prices. Major economies such as Japan, ...

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