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Acclaimed photographer & video journalist working for RT's video agency killed in Libya clashes

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Colleagues have been mourning the death of Mohamed Ben Khalifa, a freelance photographer who worked for RT’s video agency Ruptly and AP. Khalifa was killed by a stray shell south of Tripoli while on the job. Ben Khalifa was killed on Saturday near Libya’s capital, Tripoli, that has been seeing a flare-up of violence between Read More

Nike's phone-controlled self-lacing trainers

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Nike has launched self-lacing trainers, which fit themselves to the shape of the foot and are controlled via a smartphone. It is the latest iteration of the futuristic footwear, first referred to in the film Back to the Future Part II, and made reality by Nike in 2016. The latest version, called Nike Adapt, will Read More

Technology brings images of Holocaust survivors to life

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This August 2018 photo shows Holocaust survivor Max Glauben sitting in an interactive green screen room while filming a piece for the Dallas Holocaust Museum in Dallas.((McGuire Boles/Dallas Holocaust Museum via AP)) As the horrific events of the Holocaust move further into the past, and the remaining survivors of Nazi Germany’s reign of terror die Read More

4 killed, 90 more incl 23 children injured in bombing of Kabul district with foreign NGOs

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A truck bomb explosion in the Green Village district of Kabul, Afghanistan, injured almost 100 people, including 23 children. The area is home to many foreigners and non-governmental organizations. According to police spokesman Basir Mujahid, a vehicle filled with explosives detonated in the area on Monday evening. “The area is cordoned off… and search operation Read More

Danish PM among hundreds at funeral for tourist killed in Morocco

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Denmark’s prime minister was among hundreds of mourners at the funeral of a young tourist murdered in Morocco. Louisa Vesterager Jespersen, 24, was killed alongside 28-year-old Maren Ueland from Norway, as they camped in the Atlas Mountains last month. Their bodies were found by other tourists the next day, with Moroccan authorities saying they had Read More

Are age-based funds protecting U.S. investors close to retirement?

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CHICAGO (Reuters) – (The opinions expressed here are those of the author, a columnist for Reuters.) One of the biggest trends in retirement saving over the past decade has been the shift to target date funds – broadly diversified mutual fund products that automatically adjust the blend of stocks and bonds as your retirement date Read More

Paris’ first nudist restaurant zips up its pants and closes its doors

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Having severely over-estimated consumer desire to have strangers watch them eat in the buff, Paris’ first nudist cafe will soon be closing down. Mike and Stephane Saada, the owners of the evocatively titled “O’naturel”, said they would be closing up shop this coming February, citing a surprising lack of people interested in watching naked strangers Read More

Smiling Spacey denies groping teenage bar worker

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Kevin Spacey pleaded not guilty to sexual assault as he appeared in court over claims he groped an 18-year-old male bar worker. It is the first case against him to be prosecuted since a number of sex assault and harassment claims were made at the end of 2017. The actor lost high-profile roles, including his Read More

Smiling Spacey pleads not guilty to sex assault charge

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Kevin Spacey pleaded not guilty to sexual assault as he appeared in court over claims he groped an 18-year-old male bar worker. It is the first case against him to be prosecuted since a number of sex assault and harassment claims were made at the end of 2017. The actor lost high-profile roles, including his Read More

Model and ex-Home and Away actress found dead in apartment

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Australian model Annalise Braakensiek has been found dead in her Sydney apartment. Police were called to the 46-year-old’s property in the suburb of Potts Point on Sunday afternoon after concerns were raised by friends. There are no suspicious circumstances surrounding her death, according to Sky News Australia. Braakensiek featured in advertising campaigns and on magazine Read More