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December 04,2018 15:40
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The World's Most Powerful Women in 2018

The women on Forbes 15th annual Most Powerful Women list are among the toughest, smartest leaders the world has today. They are creating solutions for some of the world's biggest problems and making their mark.
December 03,2018 13:07
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Naturalist Sir David Attenborough says climate change is humanity's greatest threat in thousands of years.
December 03,2018 13:06
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Edward Gorey's Enigmatic World

In his little books of sinister whimsy, Gorey was true to his belief in leaving things out, so that the reader’s thoughts could flower.
December 02,2018 23:40
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Political world honors George HW Bush

Family, former colleagues and current lawmakers fondly recalled former President George H.W. Bush on Sunday as a kind and humble man who defied the label of a one-term president to leave a lasting mark on the country. 
December 02,2018 23:40
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AWS wants to rule the world

AWS, once a nice little side hustle for Amazon’s eCommerce business, has grown over the years into a behemoth that’s on a $27 billion run rate, one that’s still growing at around 45 percent a year. That’s a highly successful business by any measure, but as I listened to AWS executives last week at their […]
December 02,2018 14:00
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Women's World Cup Draw: Six days to go

The year 2018 may be drawing to a close, but one of its most exciting moments is still to come: the Draw for the FIFA Women’s World Cup France 2019™ will be held on 8 December 2018.
December 02,2018 13:20
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Advent traditions around the world

Many Christians around the world celebrate Advent. From the United Kingdom to China, find out about various traditions, plus discover a special house of worship to visit in each place.
November 30,2018 19:00
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50 of the world's best desserts

From chocolate mousse and cheesecake to pavlova and polvorónes, these are the 50 best desserts around the world and where they come from.
November 27,2018 20:20
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Armageddon Looms Over The World Chess Championship After Magnus Carlsen's Shocking Decision

LONDON — There’s been drama worthy of a Shakespearean tragedy at the World Chess Championship, as Magnus Carlsen and Fabiano Caruana have fought to a draw in each of their 12 head-to-head games, sending the match to overtime with a day of tiebreaks to decide the winner. Games 9-12 featured a black eye, one-and-a-half all-time classic games, and perhaps the most shocking over-the-board moment i...
November 26,2018 18:40
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Hospital in China denies links to world's first gene-edited babies

News of the world’s first-ever gene-edited human babies being born in China caused a huge stir on Monday after the MIT Technology Review and the Associated Press brought the project to light. People in and outside of China rushed to question the ethical implications of the scientific breakthrough, reportedly the fruit of a Chinese researcher named Jiankui He from a university […...