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Google's AlphaGo takes on Chinese Go master in best of three matches

By Cate Cadell | BEIJING Google’s artificial intelligence program AlphaGo took on the Chinese world number one of ancient board game Go on Tuesday, the second time it has gone head-to-head with a master Go player in a public showdown. … Continue reading

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Chicago launches ad campaign to counter Trump's immigration efforts

FILE PHOTO: Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel speaks with media after meeting with U.S. President-elect Donald Trump at Trump Tower in Manhattan, New York City, U.S. December 7, 2016. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly/File Photo

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British police says responding to serious incident at venue where Ariana Grande performing

By Alistair Smout | LONDON British police said on Monday they had responded to a serious incident at a venue in the northern English city of Manchester where U.S. singer Ariana Grande had been performing. “Emergency services responding to serious … Continue reading

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South Korea's ex-leader Park to make first court appearance in corruption trial

Ousted South Korean President Park Geun-hye arrives for questioning on her arrest warrant at the Seoul Central District Court in Seoul, South Korea, Thursday, March 30, 2017. REUTERS/Ahn Young-Joon/Pool

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Brazilian President Temer: 'I won't resign. Oust me if you want'

FILE PHOTO: Brazil’s President Michel Temer speaks at Planalto Palace in Brasilia, Brazil, May 20, 2017. REUTERS/Ueslei Marcelino

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Texas House passes 'bathroom bill' targeting public schools

By Jon Herskovitz | AUSTIN, Texas The Texas House of Representatives gave formal approval on Monday to a bill that would restrict bathroom access for transgender students in public schools, a measure that critics say promotes discrimination against such children. … Continue reading

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U.N.'s North Korea sanctions monitors hit by 'sustained' cyber attack

FILE PHOTO: A man types on a computer keyboard in front of the displayed cyber code in this illustration picture taken March 1, 2017. REUTERS/Kacper Pempel/Illustration/File Photo

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Father of tourist killed in NYC attack: 'She loved Times Square'

Flowers and a photograph of Alyssa Elsman, the 18-year-old woman who was killed when a speeding vehicle struck pedestrians on the sidewalk Thursday is seen at a makeshift memorial at the scene of the incident outside the 3 Times Square … Continue reading

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Venezuela prosecutor decries Maduro's new congress plan, deepening rift

By Alexandra Ulmer and Maria Ramirez | CARACAS/PUERTO ORDAZ, Venezuela Venezuela’s state prosecutor has panned unpopular President Nicolas Maduro’s plan to create a grassroots congress, deepening a rare public split among the ruling Socialists as two months of massive protests … Continue reading

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New England prep school: 13 past staffers engaged in sexual misconduct

An elite New Hampshire prep school acknowledged on Monday that 13 former members of its staff engaged in sexual misconduct with students in incidents dating back decades, following an independent review by a Boston law firm. The St. Paul’s School … Continue reading

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