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  • Tech entrepreneur Elon Musk apologized for his unseemly “pedo guy” jibe at a British diver, who had earlier dismissed mini-submarines sent by the Tesla chief for Thai cave rescue mission, as a “PR stunt.”

    Tesla chief Elon Musk's gesture to come forward for Thai boys' rescue won many hearts.
    LAST UPDATE : Jul 18, 2018, 7:22 AM EDT
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  • U.S. President Donald Trump called on bloc members to double Nato defense spending to 4% of their GDP.

    A day after U.S. President Donald Trump poured scorn on allies over failing to meet their commitments for Nato military spending, the leaders plan to shift focus to the Afghan conflict on the second day of the summit.

    LAST UPDATE : Jul 12, 2018, 6:27 AM EDT
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  • French President Emmanuel Macron called on other G7 members to stand up to the U.S. "hegemony."

    The leaders of the G7 group landed in Canada for what is expected to be a bitter summit amid open resentment against the U.S. “hegemony” following President Donald Trump’s decision to impose steel tariffs on trade allies.

    LAST UPDATE : Jun 08, 2018, 8:20 AM EDT
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  • Over 20 nations have stood in solidarity with the U.K. over claims that Russia ordered Skripal attack.

    Russia has vowed to retaliate against the collective expulsion of its 100 diplomats by the U.S. and the EU states in a coordinated response to the nerve agent attack on an ex-spy in the U.K., allegedly ordered by Moscow.

    LAST UPDATE : Mar 27, 2018, 7:24 AM EDT
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  • Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg announced a raft of corrective measures.

    Amid outrage over misuse of data of Facebook users, Mark Zuckerberg, the founder of the social networking site, apologized for a “breach of trust,” assuring that the platform is taking action against “rogue apps.”

    LAST UPDATE : Mar 22, 2018, 7:27 AM EDT
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  • Facebook says Cambridge University researcher, Aleksandr Kogan, violated its policies.

    Cambridge University researcher, Aleksandr Kogan, developed an app that mined data on 50 million Facebook users and passed the information to London-based consultancy firm Cambridge Analytica.

    LAST UPDATE : Mar 21, 2018, 7:33 AM EDT
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  • Russian President Vladimir Putin bagged 76 percent votes.

    Russian President Vladimir Putin scored a landslide victory in Sunday’s presidential election, clinching nearly 76 percent votes in a heavily lopsided contest that was always destined to go one way.

    LAST UPDATE : Mar 19, 2018, 5:59 AM EDT
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  • Stephen Hawking's synthesized voice that graced popular TV shows and recordings.

    British scientist Stephen Hawking leaves behind a legacy of grit and courage that he displayed during his entire life, unraveling the secrets of black holes, the existence of God and quantum gravity.

    LAST UPDATE : Mar 14, 2018, 5:42 AM EDT
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    Oxfam, the disgraced charity under fire for alleged sexual exploitation by its Haiti team in 2011, has released its internal report, admitting that three of the accused men physically threatened a witness during the probe. 

    LAST UPDATE : Feb 19, 2018, 6:09 AM EST
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