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  1. Pokemon Go Is Still Going, With New Content and Big Brand PartnershipsRead the original story w/Photo

    6 min ago | AdWeek

    It took less than eight weeks last summer for Pokemon Go to attract 500 million users , representing a scale that Facebook took six years to achieve. Despite such astonishing growth, many people wondered if the frenzy was simply a digital fad for the ages.

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  2. Greg Creed joins Whirlpool Corporation Board of DirectorsRead the original story

    11 min ago | PressReleasePoint

    Today Greg Creed, chief executive officer of Yum! Brands, Inc., was appointed to Whirlpool Corporation's board of directors, effective immediately. As the chief executive officer of a global consumer business, Greg's exceptional leadership skills and depth of experience make him an outstanding addition to our board of directors, Creed has served as CEO of Yum! since January 2015.

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  3. Referee officiates under-18 final tieRead the original story w/Photo

    12 min ago | Wimmera Mail-Times

    McLoughlin was handed the opportunity to officiate the under-18 division one grand final at the Basketball Victoria Country State Championships between Echuca and Geelong at Shepparton on Sunday. He has been a regular Country Basketball League referee and has previously officiated at the Australian Junior Country Basketball Cup.

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  4. Chinese navy flotilla conduct training exercises in Indian OceanRead the original story w/Photo

    12 min ago | The Indian Express

    Four days after three Chinese warships wrapped up its training exercises in the disputed South China Sea, a flotilla of Chinese warships, carried out a high-seas training at east Indian Ocean, according to Xinhua news agency. In a post on Twitter, the Chinese news agency on Tuesday wrote "Chinese #navy flotilla carries out high-seas training in east #IndianOcean" along with images of the training exercises.

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  5. Pakistan is the site of conflict between two understandings of Islam. Let the music not fadeRead the original story w/Photo

    12 min ago | The Indian Express

    Only three days after a suicide bomb went off in Lahore, the bombing by a female IS supporter of the great Sufi shrine of Sehwan Sharif was an especially ominous development for the future of Pakistan. Sufism, and spectacular Sufi music, are two of the most prominent sources of hope, pleasure and tolerance in that increasingly violent and divided country.

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  6. Maharashtra civic polls underline the disconnect between urban governance and citizenRead the original story w/Photo

    12 min ago | The Indian Express

    Ten cities - including the megapolis Mumbai, Thane and Pune - are slated to elect corporators for the next five years. Massive defections, the obsession of all the political parties to field criminals and the unabashed display of wealth - even after demonetisation - were among the highlights of the just-concluded electioneering in 10 municipal corporations across Maharashtra.

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  7. India should resist the temptation of ideological correctness in engaging with TrumpRead the original story w/Photo

    12 min ago | The Indian Express

    At the World Economic Forum in Davos last month, the Chinese President Xi Jinping claimed leadership of the global economic order amidst the US President Donald Trump's emphasis on "America First". The tendency to present narrow national interests as global good has long been part of great power diplomacy.

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  8. Trump immigration actions could shift thinking of Mexico, illegal immigrantsRead the original story

    14 min ago | Washington Times

    A huge surge in detention. Illegal immigrants who came up through Mexico being shipped quickly back to Mexico .

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  9. #INDvAUS: We have plan for everything against Aussies: Ajinkya RahaneRead the original story w/Photo

    15 min ago | DNA India

    In Australia's previous tour of India in 2013, India had streamrolled the visitors in three Tests to win a four-match series. The last rubber, at Delhi's Feroz Shah Kotla, was inconsequential.

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  10. Kim Jong-nam Hit 'Aimed at Consolidating N.Korean Regime'Read the original story w/Photo

    15 min ago | Chosun Ilbo

    Defense Minister Han Min-koo on Monday said the assassination of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un's half-brother Jong-nam "was meant to remove alternative forces to the regime and warn the international community against any regime change attempts." Han was speaking before the parliamentary National Defense Committee.

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  11. N.Korea's Rift with Malaysia Deepens Over Kim Jong-nam KillingRead the original story w/Photo

    15 min ago | Chosun Ilbo

    The North Korean ambassador to Malaysia on Monday continued his grandstanding over the assassination of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un's half-brother Kim Jong-nam and subsequent investigation. In a press conference in front of the embassy, Kang Chol blustered that his country "will categorically reject the result of the post-mortem" and accused Malaysian authorities of disregarding "elementary international laws and consular laws."

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  12. Speed Skater Lee Seung-hoon Shrugs off Injury Concerns to Win GoldRead the original story w/Photo

    15 min ago | Chosun Ilbo

    Lee Seung-hoon checks his time after finishing the men's 5,000-m race at the 2017 Asian Winter Games in Obihiro, Japan on Monday. /Yonhap Speed skater Lee Seung-hoon won the gold medal in the men's 5,000-m race at the 2017 Asian Winter Games in Obihiro, Japan on Monday.

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  13. Man involved in Mexico crash pulls gun on ambulance crewRead the original story w/Photo

    15 min ago | The Miami Herald

    Mexican officials say the driver of an SUV involved in a traffic accident that killed eight people in western Mexico pulled a gun on an ambulance crew taking him to the hospital and escaped in a taxi. Authorities say he was caught later when he sought medical treatment at a clinic.

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  14. Boy, 16, charged with indecent assaultRead the original story w/Photo

    16 min ago | NEWS.com.au

    POLICE have charged a 16-year-old boy with the indecent assault of a 15-year-old girl in Cairns on Sunday morning. The girl was walking along Rigg St, Woree, about 9.45am when she was approached from behind and indecently assaulted.

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  15. Economy ministry requests delay in closure of Haifa ammonia tankRead the original story w/Photo

    16 min ago | The Times of Israel

    Haifa's industrial zone. The ammonia tank is visible on the jetty jutting into the sea at the right.

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  16. Dark sites of homophobic history explored in exhibitionRead the original story w/Photo

    16 min ago | Stuff.co.nz

    Sean Coyle wants people to remember the dark histories of sites where homophobic attacks happened in Auckland and New Zealand. Parana Park in Hamilton, Inverlochy Place in Wellington and Bondi-Tamarama cliffs in Sydney are featured in Sean Coyle's Cruising Wonderland and they all have one thing in common.

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  17. TA maki: The housing privatisation that wasn'tRead the original story w/Photo

    16 min ago | The New Zealand Herald

    Glen Innes former state house tenant Niki Rauti is challenging her eviction on the basis that the agency trying to evict her is not actually her landlord. Photo / Greg Bowker A Glen Innes tenant battling against eviction from her former state house has put a surprising argument to the Tenancy Tribunal - that the agency purporting to evict her isn't actually her landlord.

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  18. Chinese-made train car hoisted for Vietnam's 1st urban railwayRead the original story

    17 min ago | Xinhuanet

    First carriage of the train used for Vietnam's first urban railway Cat Linh-Ha Dong Line was hoisted in Vietnam's capital Hanoi at the dawn on Tuesday. The 13-km Cat Linh-Ha dong Line is constructed by the 6th bureau of China Railway Engineering Corporation .

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  19. Antarctic Diary: Surveying for China's new base near Ross SeaRead the original story

    17 min ago | Xinhuanet

    One week ago at dusk on research vessel and icebreaker Xuelong, Chinese researchers with the country's 33rd Antarctic expedition bid farewell to the Ross Sea, where they have surveyed over the past weeks for a new base that will be built in the coming years. After boarding a helicopter from the Inexpressible Island back to the deck of Xuelong at 9 p.m. Feb 13 local time, Chinese researchers finished the preliminary site selection for the country's 5th Antarctic research station near the Ross Sea.

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  20. "Bayern-Luck" factors into debate about Ancelotti behaviorRead the original story

    17 min ago | Xinhuanet

    Carlo Ancelotti and Bayern Munich are in the midst of a heated discussion in Germany about bad manners at football matches. It is a debate animated by the widespread superstition that Bayern often pulls out wins at the last possible moment, a myth known as "Bayern-Dusel," or "Bayern-Luck."

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