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Teen's Chinese prom attire stirs cultural appropriation debate

Teen's Chinese prom attire stirs cultural appropriation debate

One Twitter user, Jeremy Lam , had written: "This is my culture, not your. prom dress". Jeremy Lam then went into great detail about the history of the dress over numerous follow-up posts before e...

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Trump shows Merkel and Macron that Europe's clout is dwindling

Trump shows Merkel and Macron that Europe's clout is dwindling

In any case, the moment made headlines in Australia as a somewhat comedic ending to a serious news conference focusing on violent May Day protests in Paris, the Iran nuclear deal and China's growing...

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Owners popular offshore obliged to disclose personal data

Owners popular offshore obliged to disclose personal data

It quoted the jurisdiction's premier, Alden McLaughlin, as saying: "Imposition of legislation, through powers that date back to the colonial era, over and above the wishes of the democratically electe...

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Cosatu should be consistent and treat Ramaphosa like Zuma - AMCU

Cosatu should be consistent and treat Ramaphosa like Zuma - AMCU

Ramaphosa's speech was, however, overtaken by talk of a Numsa comeback. "This goes on to show therefore that there is no static symbolism attached to the 1 May date, which can overridden by peculiar...

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45US, China and Saudi Arabia Biggest Military Spenders in 2017 - SIPRI

45US, China and Saudi Arabia Biggest Military Spenders in 2017 - SIPRI

Asia and Oceania's share of global military spending was about one quarter, mainly fuelled by China's expenditure. However, the most interesting trend could be Russian Federation; the report is expec...

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Ariana Grande transforms Drake's 'God's Plan' into a 90s diva hit

Ariana Grande transforms Drake's 'God's Plan' into a 90s diva hit

She said she worked with Pharrell on the album and confirmed that it will feature songs called "R.E.M.", " Raindrops ", "The Light Is Coming", and "God Is a Woman". In the track, she touches on the ...

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'The Simpsons' creator Matt Groening responds to controversy over 'racist' Apu

'The Simpsons' creator Matt Groening responds to controversy over 'racist' Apu

He told USA Today: "I'm proud of what we do on the show". On the flip side, creator Matt Groening recently came out and doubled down on his stance that Apu is not offensive, and said that "people ...

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May to back hybrid 'customs partnership' that critics call 'bonkers'

May to back hybrid 'customs partnership' that critics call 'bonkers'

Mr Robbins is understood to regard the partnership as a means of avoiding a hard border in Ireland while keeping the United Kingdom out of the European customs union. The government is set to be dealt...

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Taj Mahal turns green as Supreme Court slams government for not caring

Taj Mahal turns green as Supreme Court slams government for not caring

The apex court on Tuesday suggested that the Centre take the assistance of experts from India and overseas to first assess the damage and then take steps to restore the historic monument, reports The ...

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Police arrest 200 people in Paris as protesters petrol-bomb McDonald's

Police arrest 200 people in Paris as protesters petrol-bomb McDonald's

Authorities said around 1,200 masked and hooded protesters dressed in black turned up on the sidelines of the annual May Day demonstration by labour unions. "When you have honest convictions, you demo...

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Senate candidates exchange fire in Fox News debate

Senate candidates exchange fire in Fox News debate

Blankenship Cites Left-Wing Source To Attack McConnell The ad doesn't explain what he means by "Cocaine Mitch", but a separate statement from the campaign reads: "His father-in-law who founded and...

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Pence Touts Stronger Immigration Policies In Planned Visit To US-Mexico Border

Pence Touts Stronger Immigration Policies In Planned Visit To US-Mexico Border

Customs and Border Protection officials. Vice President Mike Pence is visiting the border in Calexico, California Monday to oversee the building of a border fence. Pence departed by motorcade to nea...

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Donald Trump wrote own health letter, says physician Harold Bornstein

Donald Trump wrote own health letter, says physician Harold Bornstein

The day the New York Times interview ran, he said , Trump's longtime personal assistant Rhona Graff called him and told him, "So you wanted to be the White House doctor?" A person familiar with t...

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Michelle Wolf Defends Controversial Speech: 'I Wouldn't Change a Word'

Michelle Wolf Defends Controversial Speech: 'I Wouldn't Change a Word'

Stephen Colbert's scorching address in 2006 set a precedent for jokes digging deeper-and cutting more sharply-than they had in the past; ever since then, Correspondents' Dinner performers like Set...

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IAEA trashes Israel's claim of Iran N-plan

IAEA trashes Israel's claim of Iran N-plan

Comparing the Joint comprehensive plan of action on Iran's nuclear program with the Molotov-Ribbentrop Pact, made Nazi Germany and the Soviet Union, Lieberman said that the country, which many yea...

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Trump to reveal N.Korea summit details within days

Trump to reveal N.Korea summit details within days

Trump's range of punitive trade measures is threatening both the countries. Some of us warned that nuclear war was closer than at any point since the Cold War. In the past, there had been efforts to b...

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Four hikers die in Swiss Alps

Four hikers die in Swiss Alps

Swiss police said three women - a Swiss, a French, and an Italian - remain in the hospital, with one of them still in critical condition. The sudden bad weather trapped two groups of hikers who ha...

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PH manufacturing gains pace in April

This indicator measures perceived changes in activity levels across China's manufacturing sector from one month to the next. "The eadline PMI dipped to a 17-month low as the growth of production, new...

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Standoff underway after police chase motor home in California

Standoff underway after police chase motor home in California

Hours later, the RV lastly stopped in an orchard north of Bakersfield. Another police agency spotted the mobile home Tuesday afternoon and the chase was on around the streets of Hollywood and onto t...

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Air strikes kill 23 in ISIS-held territory in Syria

Air strikes kill 23 in ISIS-held territory in Syria

State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert says the US will defend its partners if they're attacked. But Nauert says the US will "ensure that there is a strong and lasting footprint in Syria such tha...

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