Kim Jong Nam's murder by VX nerve agent highlights North Korea chemical weapons threat – The Straits Times


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Kim Jong Nam’s murder by VX nerve agent highlights North Korea chemical weapons threat
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One by one, the pieces of mysterious death of Kim Jong Nam appear to be falling into place. Malaysian police say an extremely toxic substance used in chemical warfare killed the half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un at the departure hall of
VX nerve agent killed Kim Jong-nam, Kuala Lumpur saysTODAYonline
Kim Jong Nam case: ‘No anomalies’ since attack, says Malaysia AirportsChannel NewsAsia
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He yelled “Get out of my country,” witnesses say, and then shot 2 men from India, killing one – The Denver Post


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He yelled “Get out of my country,” witnesses say, and then shot 2 men from India, killing one
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This undated photo provided by the Henry County Sheriff’s Office in Clinton, Mo., shows Adam Purinton, of Olathe, Kan., who was arrested early Feb. 23, 2017, in connection with a shooting at a bar in Olathe that left one person dead and and wounding
Indian techie killed in US in suspected hate crime, shooter shouted ‘get out of my country’The Indian Express
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Donald Trump speaks at CPAC 2017 – live coverage – The Guardian


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Donald Trump speaks at CPAC 2017 – live coverage
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Trump says the military is working on a plan “to totally obliterate Isis” and “eradicate this evil from the face of the earth”. He links that to “border security”. “Foreign terrorists will not be able to strike America if they can’t get in to America
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Football: Ranieri axe baffles Klopp – The Straits Times


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Football: Ranieri axe baffles Klopp
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LONDON (AFP) – Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp believes Claudio Ranieri’s sacking by Leicester is a seismic shock on the same level as Brexit and Donald Trump’s election as US president. Ranieri was kicked out by Leicester on Thursday (Feb 23) less …
Tremendous stick for shooting Bambi’s mumThe Guardian
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South African police break up anti-immigrant protests – TODAYonline


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South African police break up anti-immigrant protests
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PRETORIA – South African police fired tear gas, water cannon and rubber bullets to disperse rival marches by hundreds of protesters in Pretoria on Friday, after mobs looted stores this week believed to belong to immigrants. Anti-immigrant violence has
Anti-immigrant protests erupt in South Africa’s capitalCNN
Am I an African? On xenophobia and violence in South Africa 2017eNCA (satire)
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Malaysia may expel North Korean envoy over airport killing comments: Source – Channel NewsAsia


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Malaysia may expel North Korean envoy over airport killing comments: Source
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Malaysia is considering expelling North Korea’s envoy to the Southeast Asian nation or shutting its embassy in Pyongyang, as tensions escalate over the killing of the estranged half-brother of the North’s leader Kim Jong Un, a senior government
Malaysia requests Interpol alert on four North Koreans over airport murderThe Straits Times
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Bomb kills at least 10 in shopping district in Pakistan's Lahore – Channel NewsAsia


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Bomb kills at least 10 in shopping district in Pakistan’s Lahore
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A bomb blast in an upscale shopping centre in Pakistan’s eastern city of Lahore killed at least 10 people on Thursday, a provincial government spokesman said, the latest attack in a surge of violence that has shaken the country. Posted 23 Feb 2017 15
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Trump inauguration singer asks to 'enlighten' him on transgender rights – Channel NewsAsia


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Trump inauguration singer asks to ‘enlighten’ him on transgender rights
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Jackie Evancho, who sang the U.S. national anthem at President Donald Trump’s inauguration last month, has asked him to sit down with her and her transgender sister to learn about the challenges for students struggling with gender identity. Posted 23
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Arrest warrant for top Philippine drug war critic Leila de Lima – The Straits Times


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Arrest warrant for top Philippine drug war critic Leila de Lima
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Philippine Senator Leila De Lima is escorted by Senate security at the Philippine Senate in Pasay City, south of Manila, Philippines, on Feb 23, 2017. PHOTO: EPA. Published. Feb 23, 2017, 8:29 pm SGT. Facebook Twitter WhatsApp Email More. Share Tweet …
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Iraq forces enter ISIS-held Mosul airport – The Straits Times


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Iraq forces enter ISIS-held Mosul airport
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US troops walk as a US C-47 Chinook helicopter flies over the village of Oreij, south of Mosul, on Feb 22, 2017. PHOTO: AFP. Published. Feb 23, 2017, 3:18 pm SGT. Updated. Feb 23, 2017, 7:25 pm. Facebook Twitter WhatsApp Email More. Share Tweet …
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Keen singer to police cell – Vietnamese suspect in Kim murder – TODAYonline


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Keen singer to police cell – Vietnamese suspect in Kim murder
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The Vietnamese woman suspected of helping to kill the North Korean leader’s half-brother was a keen singer whose Facebook pages featured pouting portraits and pictures of parties. Four days before Kim Jong Nam was killed at a Malaysian airport, she …
Malaysia names North Korean diplomat wanted for questioning in murder caseChannel NewsAsia
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Former HK leader Donald Tsang jailed 20 months for misconduct in public office: Other cases that made headlines – The Straits Times


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Former HK leader Donald Tsang jailed 20 months for misconduct in public office: Other cases that made headlines
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Former Hong Kong Chief Executive Donald Tsang and his wife Selina arriving at the High Court in Hong Kong on Feb 20, 2017. PHOTO: REUTERS. Published. 5 hours ago. Facebook Twitter WhatsApp Email More. Share Tweet Linkedin Pin Google+ Reddit …
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AMD Announces Ryzen 7 1800X, 1700X, and 1700 CPUs for High-End Desktops – NDTV


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AMD Announces Ryzen 7 1800X, 1700X, and 1700 CPUs for High-End Desktops
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AMD has announced the first three desktop CPUs in its new Ryzen line, the Ryzen 7 1800X, Ryzen 7 1700X and Ryzen 7 1700. These are the first commercial products based on the Zen architecture which AMD has been working on for four years in an effort …
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The football carousel is proving to be brutal for Wayne Rooney but the Chinese Super League is no place for him – The Independent


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The football carousel is proving to be brutal for Wayne Rooney but the Chinese Super League is no place for him
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It’s testament to a faintly discernible thaw in Sir Alex Ferguson’s feelings for Wayne Rooney that he has been willing to offer comments about the player becoming Manchester United’s all-time top goal-scorer, and buried in his analysis for the latest
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US targets millions in sweeping deportation plan – Channel NewsAsia


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US targets millions in sweeping deportation plan
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The Trump administration issued tough new orders on Tuesday (Feb 21) for a sweeping crackdown on illegal immigrants, putting nearly all of the country’s 11 million undocumented foreigners in its cross-hairs. Posted 22 Feb 2017 07:29; Updated 22 Feb …
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