Red Bull heir enjoys jet-set life 4 years after hit-and-run

BANGKOK (AP) — The Ferrari driver who allegedly slammed into a motorcycle cop, dragged him along the road and then sped away from the mangled body took just hours to find, as investigators followed a trail of brake fluid into … Continue reading


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Rape victim says judge 'right about women's drunkenness'

A rape victim whose attack led to a judge saying drunk women were putting themselves in danger has defended the comments, saying the judge was “right”. Megan Clark, 19, was raped by a man she met in Burger King when … Continue reading


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Exclusive: China's HNA in talks to buy controlling stake in Forbes – sources

By Julie Zhu | HONG KONG Acquisitive Chinese conglomerate HNA Group is in talks to buy a controlling stake in the owner of the publisher of Forbes magazine, two sources with knowledge of the matter told Reuters. Hong Kong-based investor … Continue reading


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Chaebol reform at forefront of South Korea presidential campaign – again

South Korea’s family-run conglomerates are facing calls for a shakeup in their governance from a leading candidate in May’s presidential election, following the ouster of former President Park Geun-hye in a burgeoning influence-peddling scandal. The conglomerates known as chaebol have … Continue reading


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Trump to sign order sweeping away Obama-era climate policies

U.S. President Donald Trump holds a rally at the Kentucky Exposition Center in Louisville, Kentucky, U.S. March 20, 2017. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst


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Thousands take shelter as Cyclone Debbie lashes Australian coastal resorts

Strong wind and rain from Cyclone Debbie is seen effecting trees at Airlie Beach, located south of the northern Australian city of Townsville, March 28, 2017. AAP/Dan Peled/via REUTERS


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Stocks, dollar recover as markets try to move past Trump's policy stumble

People walk past an electronic board showing stock prices outside a brokerage at a business district in Tokyo, Japan, January 23, 2017. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon


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China Southern Airlines to sell $200 million shares to American Airlines

FILE PHOTO: American Airlines aircraft are parked at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport in Washington, U.S., August 8, 2016. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts/File Photo


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U.S. attorney general escalates pressure on 'sanctuary' cities

By Julia Edwards Ainsley and Andy Sullivan | WASHINGTON Attorney General Jeff Sessions threatened on Monday to cut off U.S. Justice Department grants to cities that fail to assist federal immigration authorities, moving the Trump administration closer to a potential … Continue reading


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Reality Check: Will the UK pay a €60bn 'divorce bill'?

The claim: The UK’s “divorce bill” from the European Union could be as high as €60bn (£52bn). Reality Check verdict: Yes, it could. Is that likely to be the final figure? Almost certainly not. The battle over the money will … Continue reading


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How two teens in leggings became a PR mess for United Airlines

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Lack of security footage hampers Ohio nightclub shooting probe

The parking lot of Cameo Nightlife club remains empty after police removed barrier tape from the scene of a mass shooting in Cincinnati, Ohio, U.S. March 26, 2017. REUTERS/Caleb Hughes


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How will Brussels react to Article 50 being triggered?

The first cliche of the Brexit process is about to bite the dust. For months European officials have batted away questions about the financial and political implications of the UK’s departure from the EU with the mantra “no negotiation without … Continue reading


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How A Chorus Line creator Michael Bennett breathed life back into Broadway

It’s 30 years since director and choreographer Michael Bennett, the man behind Broadway classic A Chorus Line, died aged 44. Donna McKechnie, a star of the show who went on to marry Bennett, recalls the unusual way he created the … Continue reading


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Rescue dog's journey from stray to saviour

Katie’s start was as rough as they get. She spent a year as a stray in the Irish countryside and was seriously emaciated by the time she was rescued. But now Katie is making a huge difference to people recovering … Continue reading


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