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Having a child die before you is devastating enough as it is. But a Berlin mother has had to wage a years-long court battle to learn more about her teenage daughter's death. She is suing to gain access to the Facebook account of her daughter, who in 2012 died under unclear circumstances at the age of 15.
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Having a child die before you is devastating enough as it is

What happens to your Facebook account after you die?

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yesterday at 20:12. Facebook
A moth with a taste for plastic could help researchers solve the problem of how to get rid of shopping bags and packaging.
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A moth with a taste for plastic could help researchers solve the

Plastic-eating wax moth may help solve pollution crisis

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yesterday at 14:45. Facebook
The United States and Canada faced off on Tuesday in a renewed battle over softwood lumber that threatened to spill over into multiple other sectors, though President Donald Trump said he did not fear a trade war.
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The United States and Canada faced off on Tuesday in a renewed

Canada and the U.S. face off as trade ear heats up

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yesterday at 07:32. Facebook
China’s home-grown humanoid robot Jiajia fared poorly in her first English-language live “interview” with an American journalist.
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Chinas homegrown humanoid robot Jiajia fared poorly in her first Englishlanguage live

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yesterday at 06:36. Facebook
China launched its second aircraft carrier Wednesday morning in a Dalian shipyard in Liaoning Province, northeast China.
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China launched its second aircraft carrier Wednesday morning in a Dalian shipyard

China launches second aircraft carrier

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04/25/2017 at 17:53. Facebook
Dozens of suspected Brazilian gangsters blasted into a secure vault containing millions of dollars in southeastern Paraguay on Monday, leaving a policeman dead in what officials called the "robbery of the century."
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Dozens of suspected Brazilian gangsters blasted into a secure vault containing millions

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04/25/2017 at 13:57. Facebook
Al-Qaeda's leader has called on his followers to switch tactics and engage in guerrilla warfare as they prepare for protracted jihad [holy war] in Syria.
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AlQaedas leader has called on his followers to switch tactics and engage

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04/25/2017 at 11:24. Facebook
Devastating tsunamis could be halted before hitting the Earth’s shoreline by firing deep-ocean sound waves at the oncoming mass of water, new research has proposed.
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Devastating tsunamis could be halted before hitting the Earths shoreline by firing

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04/25/2017 at 08:33. Facebook
Saudi Arabia continues to have a male guardianship system that dominates all aspects of life for women and girls, they’re also banned from driving cars and do not share the same legal status as men. But yet, the Kingdom was elected to the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women.
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Saudi Arabia continues to have a male guardianship system that dominates all

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04/25/2017 at 07:27. Facebook
Bolivian President Evo Morales denounced the United States' decision to increase by more than US$54 billion its military budget Sunday, saying that many of the world's problems would not exist if the U.S. did not invest in war and intervention.
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Bolivian President Evo Morales denounced the United States decision to increase by

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04/24/2017 at 21:15. Facebook
"We formally sent a letter to the United Nations, we asked them in that letter to send a delegation in order to investigate what happened in Khan Shaykhun," Assad said.
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West 'Afraid' of an Impartial Probe into Idlib Chemical Incident

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04/24/2017 at 17:18. Facebook
Last week, the international manhunt for Joseph Kony came to an undistinguished end. Both Uganda and the United States said they were withdrawing forces dedicated to catching the warlord, who remains on the run despite a multi-year, multimillion-dollar chase.
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Last week the international manhunt for Joseph Kony came to an undistinguished

Why U.S., Uganda to give up the hunt for African warlord

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04/24/2017 at 12:29. Facebook
On June 19, 2017, a diverse group of intellectuals, activists, artists, and other luminaries will speak in support of WikiLeaks Founder Julian Assange, at coinciding events all over the world under the banner “First They Came For Assange.”
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On June 19 2017 a diverse group of intellectuals activists artists and

First They Came For Assange

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04/24/2017 at 06:22. Facebook
Centrist Emmanuel Macron and far-right populist Marine Le Pen will battle it out for France's presidency, remaking the country's political landscape and setting up a showdown over its European Union membership.
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Centrist Emmanuel Macron and farright populist Marine Le Pen will battle it

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04/23/2017 at 20:04. Facebook
King Salman initiated wide-ranging shake-ups via royal decrees late Saturday, including the appointment of one of his sons as Saudi Arabia's new ambassador to Washington.
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King Salman initiated wideranging shakeups via royal decrees late Saturday including the

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04/23/2017 at 13:25. Facebook
The statements regarding a unification of Albania and Kosovo will remain only in the realm of wishful thinking of certain individuals and I urge them to refrain from presenting them publicly because it does not contribute to good relations in the region, Aleksandar Vucic has said.
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The statements regarding a unification of Albania and Kosovo will remain only

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04/23/2017 at 11:20. Facebook
March for Science rallies were held across the country Saturday in response to what organizers and attendees see as increasing attacks on science and concerns about looming cuts in government spending.
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March for Science rallies were held across the country Saturday in response

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04/23/2017 at 09:54. Facebook
If the United States were to strike North Korea, Kim Jong Un’s regime would retaliate by unleashing its conventional weaponry lined up on the demilitarized zone that has separated the two Koreas for about seven decades.
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If the United States were to strike North Korea Kim Jong Uns

Twenty-five million reasons the U.S. hasn’t struck North Korea

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04/22/2017 at 20:10. Facebook
China and several other countries are badgering the Trump administration for answers on how they plan to fulfill former President Barack Obama’s pledge to cut emissions as part of the Paris climate agreement.
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China and several other countries are badgering the Trump administration for answers

China pressures Trump to keep Obama’s global warming pledge

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04/22/2017 at 18:07. Facebook
Despite international efforts to address food insecurity, around 108 million people in the world were severely food insecure in 2016, a dramatic increase compared with 80 million in 2015, according to a new global report on food crises.
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Despite international efforts to address food insecurity around 108 million people in

We really need to focus on food security

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