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5G will have an enormous impact on the world  CNN

5G will go beyond mobile broadband and impact self-sustaining modern human establishments like smart cities, robotics and self-driving cars, and foster ...

10 Year Challenge: How the world has changed in a decade  BBC News

People started by showing how different they look after 10 years - now they're looking at the world.

UK Anti-Doping calls for independent review into World Anti-Doping Agency's handling of Russia crisis  BBC Sport

UK anti-doping chiefs have called for "robust changes" in order to rebuild trust in the World Anti-Doping Agency, including an independent review into its ...

Mexico explosion: at least 20 killed after burst pipeline ignites  The Guardian

Television footage showed the pipeline gushing fuel earlier in the day and people queuing with containers.

Reality Check: Why has Zimbabwe hiked petrol prices?  BBC News

The government increased fuel prices by more than double, but what is behind the sudden price increase?

‘Example to the world': Sri Lanka president plans to copy Duterte's war on drugs  The Guardian

President Maithripala Sirisena praises Philippines over policy that has led to thousands of extrajudicial killings.

10 year challenge: How science and the world have changed  New Scientist News

The last 10 years have seen amazing advances in science and technology – and stark damage to the world we live in. Like a lot of people on social media we ...

World's coffee under threat, say experts  BBC News

The first full assessment of risks to the world's coffee plants shows that 60% of 124 known species are on the edge of extinction. More than 100 types of coffee ...

Male TV stars' earrings censored on Chinese site, say viewers  The Guardian

Editors of television programmes streamed on China's Netflix-like iQiyi site appear to be blurring the earlobes of male actors with earrings, according to web ...

Climate change threat to Germans’ need for speed on Autobahn  The Guardian

Draft environmental measures include proposal to impose motorway speed limit.

Academic who defined news principles says journalists are too negative  The Guardian

Exclusive: preoccupation with conflict fosters insecurity, populism and trust deficit, says Johan Galtung.

Woman denied abortion in Dublin despite new legislation  The Guardian

A hospital in Dublin has refused an abortion to a woman with a fatal foetal abnormality, raising questions over Ireland's recent introduction of abortion services.

Which is the world's most vegan city?  The Guardian

Portland has a vegan strip club, Palitana is a meat-free zone and Bristol makes the most vegan-related Google searches, but what makes a city vegan-friendly?

UFC's Joanne 'JoJo' Calderwood on love, Thanksgiving & world titles  BBC Sport

Scottish UFC star Joanne Calderwood prepares to take on 'Violence Queen' Ariane Lipski in Brooklyn, in a bid to become a world champion.

World’s cartoonists on this week’s events

Drawing the top stories around the globe. 1/18/19, 9:02 PM CET. Portuguese MEP Rodrigues under harassment investigation. BY Maïa de La Baume. Socialist ...

Myanmar army kills 13 in attack on Rakhine rebels  The Guardian

Rakhine state has seen new levels of violence in recent weeks between the Arakan Army and security forces. Agence France Presse. Sat 19 Jan 2019 01.28 ...

US will 'reinforce its leadership' as the world's top crude producer in 2019, IEA says  CNBC

The level of crude output from the U.S. will once again be a major factor this year, the IEA said its closely-watched report on Friday.

Trump set to make ‘MAJOR’ announcement LIVE about ongoing crisis SHUTDOWN

PRESIDENT Donald Trump will make a “major” announcement tomorrow about the current government shutdown and border issues live from the White House.

Car bomb kills at least 20 at police academy in Bogotá  The Guardian

Blast also injured more than 50 people, but authorities have yet to suggest who was behind the attack.

Great white shark photo: I swam with 'world's biggest'  BBC News

Kimberly Jeffries was already in the water when the huge shark swam up from the deep.

Collingwood hospital world's first with self-sanitizing rooms  CTV News

Collingwood General and Marine Hospital is poised to become a world leader in sanitation.

Nastya Rybka: Russia seizes model who made Trump collusion claim  BBC News

A Belarusian model who said she had evidence of Russian collusion with Donald Trump's election campaign is now in Russian police custody. Nastya Rybka ...

Friday briefing: Corbyn faces revolt if he backs 'people's vote'  The Guardian

Labour leader could face a dozen resignations … Prince Philip car crash … Tokyo takes second look at 'Banksy' rat.

Police pick up penguins stolen from Nottingham zoo  The Guardian

Two missing Humboldts were found this week in Strelley Village after a tipoff.

Team World extends lead over North America at Continental Cup  TSN

LAS VEGAS — Team North America is on the board at the Continental Cup, but Team World remains in command at the annual team curling event. Team World ...

Why Jack Bogle mattered so much to the investing world  CNBC

Bogle's central insight was that money managers were almost never worth their high fees.

These Are The Biggest Threats Facing The World In 2019  IFLScience

The World Economic Forum has released its 2019 Global Risk Report and although environmental threats dominate the top 10 lists, it's really the global tens.

The world's funniest wedding photos - News  The Telegraph

It's quick and easy to create your Telegraph account; You will also be able to comment on articles, read a Premium article per week and sign up to our ...

Amanda Serrano v Eva Voraberger: US fighter on frustrations and sacrifice  BBC Sport

Amanda Serrano charts the challenges faced by a female fighter as she prepares to contest a world title in a seventh weight class.

The North Korean women who had to escape twice  BBC News

Trafficked into the sex industry after defecting from North Korea, two young women spent years in captivity before finally getting the chance to escape. From the ...

Jacob Stockdale: Ireland and Ulster star the world's best wing - Monye  BBC Sport

Ireland and Ulster star Jacob Stockdale is currently the best in his position in the world, says former Lions and England wing Ugo Monye.

Structural flaws in Australia’s World Cup defence exposed in series loss  The Guardian

This team just can't score enough runs and the bowling attack has looked piecemeal in the one-day series against India.

A surgeon has performed the world's first '5G surgery' on an animal in China  The Independent

A surgeon in China has performed the world's first remote operation using 5G technology, according to local reports. The doctor in the southeastern province of ...

Fyre Festival: Inside the world's biggest festival flop  BBC News

A new documentary sheds light on what allegedly went on behind the scenes at the disastrous Fyre Festival.

Kenya attack: 21 confirmed dead in DusitD2 hotel siege  BBC News

At least 21 people were killed when Somali militants stormed a luxury hotel compound in Nairobi, Kenya's government has confirmed. Hundreds were forced to ...

Australia swelters through record-breaking heatwave  BBC News

Australia has just sweltered through at least five of its 10 warmest days on record, authorities estimate. An extreme heatwave has afflicted the nation since ...

World Cup on Mind as South Africa and Pakistan Start ODI Battle  News18

It is the batting that is an area of concern for both the sides. While the bowling has been top-notch, this series will give them a chance to rectify some of their ...

The Overlooked Organisms That Keep Challenging Our Assumptions About Life  The Atlantic

Gorgeous and weird, lichens have pushed the boundaries of our understanding of nature—and our way of studying it.

Thousands of Nigerian refugees fleeing Boko Haram forced back by Cameroon  The Guardian

UN voices alarm and urges Cameroon to keep its doors open after it denies entry to thousands fleeing unrest. Agence France-Presse. Fri 18 Jan 2019 20.38 ...

Lead Designer Q&A: 'World Of Warcraft' Mythic Plus Dungeon And Competition Changes  Forbes

Morgan Day talks about the new competition, the new affix, and why you're still going to hate Waycrest Manor on Teeming weeks.

'I have lost my wallet and brother': reuniting at Kumbh Mela, the world's largest festival  The Guardian

As an estimated 15m Hindus gather at convergence of holy rivers in India, the huge lost-and-found centres go digital.

The 'most chilled out' countries in the world revealed: Indonesia is No1 followed by Australia  Daily Mail

Researchers analysed a number of factors to get the global results including personal rights, noise and light pollution, the number of public holidays and the ...

Winx finally set to be recognised as world's best  The Sydney Morning Herald

She has been unbeatable on the track for more than three years and it seems only the Longines World's Best Racehorse committee have been able to find a ...

Royal SCANDAL: The 12 royal SECRETS that shocked the world  Express

THE ROYAL family has been the subject of headlines for many years, but did you know these 12 shocking secrets behind the most famous family in the world?

People around the world must change their diets to prevent a global health ‘crisis’  MarketWatch

'We are severely out of synchronization with the planet and nature,' according to the EAT-Lancet Commission.

China has some of world's most advanced weapon systems, Pentagon warns  The Guardian

China is on the cusp of fielding some of the world's most advanced weapons systems – and in some cases already has surpassed its rivals, a Pentagon ...

Cautious consumers feel the pinch as Chinese economy slows  The Guardian

Deserted high streets show that after decades of breakneck growth, the world's second largest economy is faltering.

Ten threats to global health in 2019  World Health Organization

The world is facing multiple health challenges. These range from outbreaks of vaccine-preventable diseases like measles and diphtheria, increasing reports of ...

Gillette #MeToo razors ad on 'toxic masculinity' gets praise – and abuse  The Guardian

Shaving company Gillette has been bombarded with both praise and abuse after launching an advertising campaign promoting a new kind of positive ...

Five Ways Jack Bogle Changed the World of the Everyday Investor  Wall Street Journal

In driving down investment costs and boosting the influence of mutual funds at companies, the late founder of Vanguard Group, Jack Bogle, altered the balance ...

'Most beautiful girl in the world' makes 'blunder' in 10 year photo challenge  Mirror Online

French model Thylane Blondeau, 17, who is the daughter of footballer Patrick Blondeau and fashion designer Veronika Loubryand, posted the stunning picture ...

Rescuers in Spain intensify efforts to reach toddler trapped in borehole  The Guardian

Two-year-old Julen Roselló fell down 100-metre shaft near Málaga for four days.

Canada, Norway mayors fight over world's largest moose  CTV News

A Norway town's deputy mayor has told the mayor of Moose Jaw, Sask., that she will do whatever is necessary to prevent Canada from reclaiming the title of ...

The richest people in the world live in this city (it’s not Hong Kong or London)  MarketWatch

Where the wealthiest people in the world live is quickly changing.

Carolyn Hax: And on Father’s Day, you can give him a World’s Best Cad mug  The Washington Post

Don't ask what to tell the children. Ask why would you still want to be married to him.

Scott Stinson: Some of the world's best athletes play women's hockey. So why aren't more people paying attention?  The Province

'It is crazy that in the three years in between (Olympics), nobody knows about (women's hockey), nobody hears about it. It's non-existent'

World's First Robot Hotel Fires Half Of Its Robots  Forbes

A robot hotel in Japan has culled more than half of its robotic workforce since it launched, according to a report from The Wall Street Journal on Monday.

Man jumps from 11th floor of world's largest cruise ship in Instagram stunt  The Independent

A passenger jumped from the 11th floor of the world's largest cruise ship in an attempt to go viral on Instagram. American Nick Naydev, 27, jumped 30 metres ...

Tenerife earthquake: Could Tenerife earthquake TRIGGER Palma volcano ERUPTION?

POPULAR holiday islands Tenerife and Gran Canaria were rocked by an earthquake in the early hours of this morning. But could the earthquake trigger an ...

World's 2nd-deadliest Ebola outbreak reaches 600 confirmed cases  ABC News

The second-largest, second-deadliest Ebola outbreak in history has reached 600 confirmed cases in five months, health officials said. Since the outbreak was ...

Built to Separate: Border Barriers Around the World  The Atlantic

As more and more walls are built along borders worldwide, a look at some famous and some lesser-known barriers across the globe.

Blood Moon 2019: End of the world coming as moon turns RED – shock claim

THE upcoming blood moon is a message to America and will signify the END OF THE WORLD, according to a prominent Rabbi in Israel.

China's Moon mission sees first seeds sprout  BBC News

Seeds taken up to the Moon by China's Chang'e-4 mission have sprouted, says China National Space Administration. It marks the first time any biological matter ...

Sydney axe attacks: Woman jailed for wounding 7-Eleven customers  BBC News

A woman who randomly attacked two people with an axe in an Australian convenience store has been jailed. Evie Amati, 26, seriously wounded the man and ...

Yellow Vests ‘the consequence of the corporate world taking over’ – Kusturica to RT  RT

Acclaimed Serbian actor, director, and musician Emir Kusturica told RT that France's Yellow Vest movement is a “consequence of the corporate world taking ...

New Zealand's obsession with rowdy tourists captures world's attention  Newshub

New Zealand's news has been dominated by a family of rowdy British holidaymakers this past week, and it hasn't gone unnoticed by the world. From Reuters, to ...

Protein mania: the rich world's new diet obsession  The Guardian

The long read: If you're worrying about the amount of protein in your diet, then you're almost certainly eating more than enough.

Why the world should be watching India's fast-growing cities  World Economic Forum

India is the world's fastest-growing major economy. With two-thirds of that output driven by urban areas, it's cities are becoming outriders for green global growth.

Global Commission Calls for a Food Revolution to Solve World's Climate & Nutrition Problems  InsideClimate News

An ambitious report on the global food system from a commission convened by the prestigious medical journal The Lancet calls for a radical change in food ...

'World’s 50 Best Restaurants' Says Previous Winners Are No Longer Eligible for Future Lists  Food & Wine

If you're going to have a discussion about the greatest bands ever, sometimes it makes sense to just lop a few off the top. Yes, The Beatles are great. Now let's ...

James Watson: Scientist loses titles after claims over race  BBC News

Nobel Prize-winning American scientist James Watson has been stripped of his honorary titles after repeating comments about race and intelligence. In a TV ...

Airlander 10: World's longest aircraft gets full-production go-ahead  BBC News

It comes after the prototype £32m Airlander 10 - a combined plane and airship - was formally retired.

Wrinkles be gone: One woman dives face first into the world of botulism

"I have not been the best at looking after my skin. I worship the sun - tanning is my favourite past time."

Macron warning: Yellow Vest protests 'ENORMOUSLY damaging' to 'aloof' French President

THE ongoing Yellow Vest protests against French President Emmanuel Macron, who is now viewed as an “aloof politician” just a year on from his election, have ...

The Super Bowl, a government shutdown and the world's busiest airport. What could go wrong?  CNN

Some officials are concerned that the federal government shutdown and one of the year's biggest sporting events could combine for not only long airport lines, ...

World's 'loneliest' frog gets a date  BBC News

Scientists find a Juliet for water frog, Romeo, once thought to be the last of his kind in the world.

Kumbh Mela: How to plan a festival for 100m people  BBC News

India's Kumbh Mela festival is billed as the world's biggest gathering of people. Between now and March organisers expect about 120 million pilgrims to bathe at ...

Boo the Pomeranian ‘dies of heartbreak’ – ‘World’s cutest dog’ passes away a year after his best pooch pal die  The Sun

His devastated owners shared the news on Facebook and revealed the famous dog suffered from heart problems after his fellow canine friend Buddy died in ...

These are the biggest risks facing our world in 2019  World Economic Forum

From extreme weather to biodiversity loss, this year's Global Risks Report paints a clear picture of environmental concern.

The World's Top 10 Wine Destinations for 2019  VinePair

Pack a suitcase, wine lovers. Here are the top 10 wine travel destinations that should be on your radar this year.

New atom smasher would be world's biggest by far

CERN announced plans to build the Future Circular Collider (FCC), a vast particle collider that would dwarf the Large Hadron Collider (LHC).

Uzbekistan shouldn't be underestimated, insists Griffiths  SBS - The World Game

Uzbekistan are a tough and talented team that is headed in the right direction under veteran Argentine coach Hector Cuper, and will not be easy opponents ...

The head of the world's largest money manager foresees a bullish surge on a US-China trade deal  CNBC

The markets would see a bullish surge in investor sentiment if the U.S. were to reach a trade deal with the China, BlackRock Chairman and CEO Larry Fink told ...

World War 3: South Korea boosts missile defences against Pyongyang with help from US

SOUTH Korea's pre-emptive missile strike strategy will reach a new milestone as it prepares to take delivery of two of the same supersonic stealth jets the UK ...

The most dangerous waves in the world  New York Daily News

Experienced surfers agree—the waves in Teahupoo are some of the most challenging and powerful in the world. You're going very deep to very shallow in a few ...

The World Economic Forum says climate change is the world's greatest threat  Quartz

For the past decade, the World Economic Forum has put out a yearly review of the greatest threats to our world—the economic and geopolitical risks that ...

A test rocket for the world's first artificial meteor shower in 2020 flew over Japan tonight  Fast Company

The world is filled with strange and wonderful things, both real (see: Maine's spinning alien ice disk) and fake (see: Thailand's artificial rain and China's fake ...

The Man Behind Billionaires' Row Battles to Sell the World's Tallest Condo  The Wall Street Journal

Extell's Gary Barnett remade Manhattan's skyline and spurred a supertall-tower boom with One57. In a faltering real-estate market, he's hoping to sell the ...

Eclipse 2019 prophecy: Will the world end on January 22? SHOCK Blood Moon Bible reveal

The so-called Super Blood Moon eclipse will dye the Moon an ominous red colour between January 20 and January 21. In the UK, the eclipse will peak early on ...

US Navy moves toward unleashing killer robot ships on the world's oceans

The Navy is planning to take the first few steps into a radical future, which, if it comes to pass, will upend how the fleet has fought since the Cold War.

Rahaf and Hakeem: why has one refugee captured the world's attention while another is left in jail?  The Guardian

When it comes to Rahaf Mohammed al-Qunun and Hakeem al-Araibi, the reasons are varied but likely include the age-old non-science of what makes news and ...

Trump threatens 'national emergency' over wall  BBC News

US President Donald Trump has said he could declare a national emergency to build a US-Mexico border wall without the approval of Congress. It came after he ...

World's first rollable TV unveiled by LG at CES 2019  Dezeen

LG Electronics has revealed a rollable TV, which can be rolled away to be stored out of sight at the click of a button to "liberate users from the limitations of the ...

A neural network can learn to organize the world it sees into concepts—just like we do  MIT Technology Review

Generative adversarial networks are not just good for causing mischief. They can also show us how AI algorithms “think.”

The five most addictive substances in the world  CNN

Chances are, you've tried at least two of these addictive substances. Here's how they affect your brain.

Mr Five Per Cent by Jonathan Conlin review – the world's richest man  The Guardian

The story of the buccaneering Calouste Gulbenkian, wealthy oilman, who anticipated today's unfettered global tycoons.

German politicians’ personal data leaked online  The Guardian

Huge cache of documents published daily in December but came to light only on Thursday.

Citizen Scientists Find New World with NASA Telescope  Jet Propulsion Laboratory

Using data from NASA's Kepler space telescope, citizen scientists have discovered a planet roughly twice the size of Earth located within its star's habitable zone ...

India scientists dismiss Einstein theories  BBC News

Scientists in India have hit out at speakers at a major conference for making irrational claims, including that ancient Hindus invented stem cell research.

Jair Bolsonaro launches assault on Amazon rainforest protections  The Guardian

Executive order transfers regulation and creation of indigenous reserves to agriculture ministry controlled by agribusiness lobby.