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    Entertainment Parasite‘s Best Picture Oscar Is Historic. Is This the Beginning of a New Era in Film? – TIME

    When Bong Joon-Ho went onstage to accept the Academy Award for Best International Film for Parasite at the 2020 Oscars, he thought his night was done. “I am ready to drink tonight until next morning,” he said gleefully. He had already collected one Oscar before that, for Best Original...
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    World Why Kobe Bryant’s Co-Author Deleted the Children’s Book They Were Working On – Time

    (SAO PAULO) — Kobe Bryant and Brazilian writer Paulo Coelho were working together on a children’s book, but the author of “The Alchemist” said he deleted the draft after Bryant’s death in a helicopter crash. The 72-year-old novelist told The Associated Press on Monday that the two men started...
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    World Prince Harry Says He and Meghan Markle Hoped to Continue Royal Duties, but ‘That Wasn’t Possible’ – TIME

    (LONDON) — Prince Harry said Sunday that he felt “great sadness” but found “no other option” to cutting almost all of his and his wife Meghan’s royal ties in the hopes of achieving a more peaceful life. The comments were Harry’s first public remarks since his split from the … Read more via...
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    World Why Trump Mocked al-Baghdadi and Gave Gruesome Details of the ISIS Leader’s Death – TIME

    Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi was “was scared out of his mind,” “a coward,” and he “died like a dog,” President Donald Trump told the country from the White House on Sunday. “He died after running into a dead-end tunnel whimpering and crying and screaming all the way,” Trump said, adding … Read more...
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    World Google and Facebook Are Facing a Crackdown in Australia After a Sweeping Probe – TIME

    Google and Facebook Inc. are facing a regulatory crackdown in Australia after an inquiry highlighted concerns about their market power and impact on the media industry, adding to a barrage of global action against the technology giants. A final report from Australia’s competition watchdog...
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    World China Says It Will Not Rule out Using Force to Reunify Taiwan With the Mainland – TIME

    (BEIJING) — China said it will not renounce the use of force in efforts to reunify Taiwan with the mainland and vowed to take all necessary military measures to defeat “separatists.” In a national defense white paper released Wednesday, China listed among its top priorities its resolve to...
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    World Mississippi Governor Candidate: Woman Reporter Cannot Cover His Campaign Alone – TIME

    JACKSON, Miss. — A Republican candidate for Mississippi governor says he would not let a woman journalist follow him while campaigning unless she was accompanied by a male colleague — and now he’s trying to raise campaign money based on that because he says the “liberal media” are attacking …...
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    World Alabama’s Senate Just Passed a Near-Total Ban on Abortion – TIME

    (MONTGOMERY, Ala.) — Alabama’s Senate passed a near-total ban on abortion Tuesday, sending what would be the nation’s most stringent abortion ban to the state’s Republican governor. The Republican-dominated Alabama Senate voted 25-6 for the bill that would make performing an abortion at any...
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    World Monsanto Ordered to Pay $2 Billion in Case Tying Weed Killer to Cancer – TIME

    A jury on Monday ordered agribusiness giant Monsanto Co. to pay a combined $2.055 billion to a couple claiming that the company’s popular weed killer Roundup Ready caused their cancers. The jury’s verdict is the third such courtroom loss for Monsanto in California since August, but … Read...
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    World This Park in Germany Has Designated ‘Pink Zone’ Areas for Drug Dealers – TIME

    A park in Berlin has designated areas for drug dealers to do business. The manager of Görlitzer Park in the Kreuzburg area of Berlin spray painted pink poxes on the ground to indicate areas where dealers will be allowed to operate, according to the Guardian. Police have repeatedly made …...
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    World The Mueller Report Shows Why the Trump Campaign Was Such an Easy Target for Russia – TIME

    In his highly-anticipated, 448-page report released on Thursday, special counsel Robert Mueller laid out in painstaking detail the Trump campaign’s willingness to engage with Russian officials on a wide range of politically sensitive matters. Dozens of Russians, directed by the highest levels...
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    World Utah Legalizes Sex Outside Marriage After Governor Signs Bill Decriminalizing ‘Fornication’ – Time

    Utah Gov. Gary Herbert has signed a bill that decriminalizes sex outside of marriage in the state. Herbert signed Senate Bill 43 into law on Wednesday, the governor’s office confirmed to TIME. “Fornication,” which is sex outside of marriage, was classified as a class B misdemeanor and...
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    World Syria’s President Bashar Assad Visits Iran in a Rare Trip Abroad – TIME

    (TEHRAN, Iran) — Syrian President Bashar Assad has made an unannounced trip to Iran, where he met with the supreme leader and other top officials to discuss the planned U.S. troop withdrawal and Turkey’s efforts to set up a buffer zone in northern Syria, state media reported Monday. Assad …...
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    World ‘I Knew This Was Injustice.’ Saudi Sisters Describe the Oppressive Society They Left Behind – TIME

    It was the lack of change after a 2016 hashtag campaign against Saudi Arabia’s male guardianship laws that finally pushed Reem to flee what she described as her country’s system of female enslavement. Reem, who had never so much as felt the sunlight outside her door without a male … Read...
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    World President Donald Trump Is Now One of 93 Million Obese Americans – TIME

    Approximately 93.3 million Americans are considered to be obese, according to Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates. Now, President Donald Trump is among them. Dr. Sean P. Conley, the President’s physician, released the results of Trump’s annual physical on Thursday...
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    World Trump Did Not Consult Top General Before Syria Announcement – Time

    President Donald Trump did not consult his top military commander in the Middle East before making the abrupt announcement to withdraw all 2,000 U.S. troops from Syria. General Joseph Votel, the four-star Army commander who heads U.S. Central Command, made the disclosure Tuesday during an...
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    Entertainment This Choir Singer Nearly Stole the 2019 Super Bowl Halftime Show – TIME

    The praise came in thick during the 2019 Super Bowl Halftime Show for one of the most valuable players in choir. For many tuning into Super Bowl 53, it’s all about the halftime show festivities, which only gets interrupted by a football game where the New England Patriots battle the Los …...
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    Entertainment Prince Charles Is 70: 70 Surprising Facts You Never Knew – Time

    The Prince of Wales turns 70 today – here are 70 facts about the heir to the throne. Charles was born on November 14. 1948, in Buckingham Palace.... via Time – https://ift.tt/2Q0wBYo Get more Nigeria Entertainment News
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    World U.N. Agencies Urge an End to ‘Virginity Tests’ Performed in at Least 20 Countries – Time

    (GENEVA) — U.N. agencies are calling for an end to the practice in some countries of determining whether a girl or woman is a virgin through gynecological tests. The World Health Organization, U.N. Women and the U.N. Human Rights office say the “medically unnecessary” tests have been...
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    Sports European Soccer Is Set Up to Protect Superstar Players. So What’s Next for Cristiano Ronaldo? – TIME

    Nine years ago, Kathryn Mayorga signed a non-disclosure agreement presented to her by lawyers for the international soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo. Last week, in an interview with the German newspaper Der Spiegel and in court filings in Las Vegas challenging that NDA, Mayorga broke her silence...
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