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Labour MPs critical of Corbyn fear deselection after ‘get on board’ warning
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Labour MPs critical of Corbyn fear deselection after ‘get on board’ warning

A Labour MP has been warned she needs to “get on board” with Jeremy Corbyn after his supporters won control of the local party, amid growing concerns among critics of the party leader that they could face deselection before the …

Duterte Vows To Eat Livers Of Islamist Militants
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Duterte Vows To Eat Livers Of Islamist Militants

Philippine airstrikes aimed at Islamist militants who are holding hostages as human shields in a southern city killed 11 soldiers, authorities said on June 1, as they conceded hundreds of gunmen may have escaped a blockade. PHOTO: Getty Images/AFP/NOEL CELIS) …

Sexual violence against the Yezidis is part of IS’s genocide campaign
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Sexual violence against the Yezidis is part of IS’s genocide campaign

Yezidi refugees. EPA/TSIRONIS

Among the many atrocities Islamic State (IS) has committed, their violence against the Yezidis, a small religious minority in Iraq and Syria, can be classed as genocide. They have subjected the Yezidis to killing, serious bodily or …

Can a dog ride a bicycle? Well, this one tried his best and broke the internet in the process
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Can a dog ride a bicycle? Well, this one tried his best and broke the internet in the process

A 13-year-old dog named Ace is shown paddling with his owner Tanya Reid of Toronto (representative image).

A video shared on the internet where this adorable husky decided to show off the move mid-air as he enjoyed a cycle ride …

Fire run unbeaten streak to 11 with 2-2 draw in Portland
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Fire run unbeaten streak to 11 with 2-2 draw in Portland

Portland Timbers’ Darien Asprilla (27) heads a ball next to Chicago Fire’s Brandon Vincent during an MLS soccer match Wednesday, July 5, 2017, in Portland, Ore. (Sean Meagher/The Oregonian via AP)

PORTLAND, Ore. — After a draw against the Timbers, …

The messy data behind China’s growing trade with North Korea
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The messy data behind China’s growing trade with North Korea

Pedestrians make their way past portraits of late North Korean leaders Kim Il-sung, left, and Kim Jong-il in Pyongyang on Dec. 1, 2016. (Ed Jones/AFP)

After North Korea tested an unprecedented intercontinental ballistic missile July 4, President Trump took to …

5 years after the Higgs boson, the Large Hadron Collider is just getting started
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5 years after the Higgs boson, the Large Hadron Collider is just getting started

It’s been five years since physicists at CERN reported (in the understated manner typical of scientists) that they had observed a particle “consistent with the long-sought Higgs boson.”

The discovery capped decades of theory and was an important triumph for …

Your Name Might Shape Your Face, Researchers Say
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Your Name Might Shape Your Face, Researchers Say

A computer analysis found that people with the same name were more likely to share similar expressions around their eyes and mouths, areas of the face that are easier to adjust.

In my head, a person with the name Danny …

Push Doctor, an app that lets you video call a doctor, raises $26.1M Series B
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Push Doctor, an app that lets you video call a doctor, raises $26.1M Series B

Push Doctor, a U.K.-based startup that lets you book a video consultation with a doctor and manage other aspects of your health digitally, has raised $26.1 million in Series B funding.

Leading the round are Accelerated Digital Ventures, and Draper …

Documents reveal why Canada rejected dozens of Syrian refugee claimants
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Documents reveal why Canada rejected dozens of Syrian refugee claimants

Syrian refugees line up at the processing centre in Amman, Jordan, where they will meet with Immigration, Refugee and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) employees on Dec. 13, 2015.

TORONTO — One had been a senior government official complicit in human rights …