Trump typo: ‘Covfefe’ tweet mocked on internet

Trump typo: ‘Covfefe’ tweet mocked on internet

One word was close to breaking the internet on Wednesday morning: “covfefe”. It was an apparent typo in a tweet by US President Donald Trump, and internet users have been mocking him mercilessly. “Despite the constant negative press covfefe,” he...
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Civilians, peacekeepers killed in CAR

Civilians, peacekeepers killed in CAR

Armed militias targeting Muslims in the remote Central African Republic town of Bangassou in recent days have killed up to 30 civilians and six U.N. peacekeepers. The U.N. Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in the Central African Republic, or MI...
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Ivory Coast mutiny: Shooting in Abidjan and Bouaké

Ivory Coast mutiny: Shooting in Abidjan and Bouaké

Heavy gunfire has erupted in Ivory Coast’s two biggest cities, as a mutiny in the army enters its fourth day. The mutineers blocked roads outside a barracks in an affluent neighbourhood of Abidjan, the commercial capital, a BBC reporter in...
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North Korea missile test was ‘new type of ballistic rocket’

North Korea missile test was ‘new type of ballistic rocket’

North Korea has claimed that the missile it tested on Sunday was a new type of rocket capable of carrying a large nuclear warhead. The missile, launched at a steep angle, reached an altitude of 2,000km (1,242 miles) and travelled...
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Trump’s lawyers say his tax returns show few Russia dealings

Trump’s lawyers say his tax returns show few Russia dealings

Lawyers for President Trump have released a letter asserting that the past 10 years of Trump’s federal tax returns “with a few exceptions” don’t show any income from Russian sources. The letter also asserts that the returns show no debt...
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Trump fires FBI chief James Comey

Trump fires FBI chief James Comey

President Donald Trump has fired the director of the FBI over his handling of the inquiry into Hillary Clinton’s emails, the administration says. The White House shocked Washington by announcing that James Comey “has been terminated and removed from office...
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US confirms death of ISIL leader in Afghanistan

US confirms death of ISIL leader in Afghanistan

The head of ISIL in Afghanistan was killed in an operation led by Afghan Special Forces in the eastern province of Nangarhar last month, US military officials confirmed on Sunday. Abdul Hasib – appointed last year after his predecessor Hafiz...
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South Korea’s Moon Jae-in sworn in vowing to address North

South Korea’s Moon Jae-in sworn in vowing to address North

South Korea’s new leader Moon Jae-in has been sworn in, vowing to address the economy and relations with the North in his first speech as president. He said that he would even be willing to visit Pyongyang under the right...
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Australian politician becomes first to breastfeed in parliament

Australian politician becomes first to breastfeed in parliament

Australian Senator Larissa Waters has become the first politician to breastfeed in the nation’s parliament. Ms Waters, from the left-wing Greens party, fed two-month-old daughter Alia Joy during a vote on Tuesday. The lower house last year joined the Sen...
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The FBI translator who went rogue and married an ISIS terrorist

The FBI translator who went rogue and married an ISIS terrorist

An FBI translator with a top-secret security clearance traveled to Syria in 2014 and married a key ISIS operative she had been assigned to investigate, CNN has learned. The rogue employee, Daniela Greene, lied to the FBI about where she...
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