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John Kasich, last Republican Trump rival, 'quits race'

BBC News - ‎1 hour ago‎
Ohio Governor John Kasich has dropped out of the presidential race after struggling to gain traction against Republican front-runner Donald Trump, US media report.
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David Cameron: UK to resettle child refugees from Europe

BBC News - ‎4 hours ago‎
David Cameron says the UK will take in more unaccompanied Syrian refugee children from Europe, although it has not committed to a specific figure.
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Exclusive: It's not the party I joined says Alan Johnson, as Labour suspends 18 for racism or anti-Semitism

Yorkshire Post - ‎1 hour ago‎
Labour party leader Jeremy Corbyn (centre) and shadow chancellor John McDonnell (fifth left) launch their party's new poster for their election campaign ahead of polling day on Thursday at the Clarence Centre for Enterprise & Innovation in London.
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Brussels gives green light to visa-free travel for Turks

Financial Times - ‎1 hour ago‎
The European Commission has recommended that Turks be granted visa-free travel in the EU despite Ankara's failure to revise its terrorism legislation to ensure that it does not lead to the prosecution of peaceful protesters and journalists.
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Death toll from Nairobi high rise building collapse reaching 26

Coastweek - ‎2 hours ago‎
by Chris Mgidu and Njoroge Kaburo NAIROBI (Xinhua) -- The death toll from a building which collapsed in Kenyan capital, Nairobi last week due to heavy rains rose to 26 on Wednesday after three more bodies were retrieved from the debris.
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Dugdale: antisemitism row damaging Scottish Labour's election hopes

The Guardian - ‎3 hours ago‎
The Scottish Labour leader, Kezia Dugdale, at a campaign event in Edinburgh. Photograph: Andrew Milligan/PA. Severin Carrell and Libby Brooks.
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Gang jailed over pensioner phone scam

BBC News - ‎2 hours ago‎
Eight men from London have been jailed for a phone scam that defrauded UK pensioners out of more than £1m. Police say some of the money funded travel from the UK to Syria.
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Injuries inflicted by Kandyce Downer on her foster daughter Keegan Downer revealed in images

Daily Mail - ‎3 hours ago‎
Shocking pictures have revealed the extent of injuries suffered by a murdered toddler who was beaten repeatedly and left with one leg shorter than the other after her broken leg went untreated.
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'Remains of newborn baby' discovered at recycling plant

Belfast Telegraph - ‎2 hours ago‎
The suspected remains of a newborn baby have been discovered at recycling plant in Ireland, police have said. The find was made on Wednesday morning at a waste facility in Bray, Co Wicklow.
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US exchange ICE shelves plans for London bourse counter bid

Reuters UK - ‎57 minutes ago‎
LONDON/BENGALURU The New York Stock Exchange's owner shelved plans on Wednesday to gatecrash a merger between London Stock Exchange Group Plc (LSE.
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Payday loan firm Wonga suffers record loss of £80m in wake of new rules that tightened up lending criteria

Scottish Daily Record - ‎3 hours ago‎
THE UK's biggest payday lender has been hit hard by changes to the rules that mean customers must now go through stricter affordability checks.
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RBS says preparing for Brexit uncertainty, eyes further cost cuts

Reuters UK - ‎3 hours ago‎
EDINBURGH Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS.L) Chairman Howard Davies said the state-backed lender was preparing as best it can for a potential phase of economic instability following a referendum on Britain's membership of the European Union.
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Apple Loses Fight to Keep `IPhone' Label Off Chinese Wallets

Bloomberg - ‎2 hours ago‎
Apple Inc. lost its fight to keep the “iPhone” name exclusive to its products with a Beijing court deciding a little-known accessories maker can use the label for a range of wallets and purses.
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Modern warfare sucks – the crisis in first-person shooter games

The Guardian - ‎4 hours ago‎
Call of Duty, one of the biggest franchises in gaming, is bundling its new title with a remastered version of an old one. What does it say about the state of the genre?
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Google, Fiat Chrysler sign driverless-tech deal

Toronto Star - ‎2 hours ago‎
Chrysler unveils its Pacifica minivan at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit in January. Google is joining with Fiat Chrysler to integrate the tech giant's self-driving technology into 100 Pacificas which will become part of a test ...
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iPhone text scam that tells people their 'iCloud ID has been deactivated' continues to spread

The Independent - ‎50 minutes ago‎
Messages are being sent to people's phones that tell them that they've lost access to their iCloud account. The message begins with the users name, and says “Your iCloud ID has been deactivated”.
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The BFG public art trail in London to raise funds for Save the Children

UK Fundraising - ‎8 hours ago‎
A public art trail featuring giant six foot jars will come to London this summer, marking the realise of the new children's film The BFG and raising funds for Save the Children and Roald Dahl's Marvellous Children's Charity.
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Star Wars actor John Boyega heads for Old Vic stage

BBC News - ‎1 hour ago‎
Star Wars actor John Boyega is to star in a production of Woyzeck as part of the new season at The Old Vic. He will play the lead in an adaptation of German playwright Georg Büchner's work by Skins and Harry Potter and the Cursed Child co-writer Jack ...
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How IBM's new five-qubit universal quantum computer works

Ars Technica - ‎1 hour ago‎
In the wee hours of Wednesday morning, IBM gave an unwary world its first publicly accessible quantum computer. You might be worried that you can tear up your passwords and throw away your encryption, for all is now lost.
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This humanoid robot is being developed by UK scientists for Mars mission - ‎33 minutes ago‎
Valkyrie will act as a servant for human astronauts on future missions to the Red Planet. 0. Share this. Facebook; Twitter; Google plus; Email; Share.
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Welsh biologist Carl Jones wins top environmental award

The Guardian - ‎8 hours ago‎
Prof Carl Jones has dedicated most of his life to protecting wild birds. Photograph: PA. Press Association. Wednesday 4 May 2016 04.22 EDT.

New drug W18 is '10000 times more powerful than morphine'

The Independent - ‎26 minutes ago‎
A new drug considered to be 10,000 times more powerful than morphine has hit the market in the US after being discovered in Canada.
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Scientists break record for keeping lab-grown human embryos alive

The Guardian - ‎17 minutes ago‎
Researchers have broken the record for growing human embryos in the lab, keeping them alive and active beyond the stage when they would naturally implant in a mother's womb.
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Secret of HOW ketamine eases depression is unlocked by scientists, raising hopes of new, faster-acting antidepressants

Daily Mail - ‎18 minutes ago‎
Ketamine could form the basis for new, faster-acting antidepressants, say scientists, who believe they have unlocked the 'secret' to the drug's ability to ease depression.
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Group calls on Ottawa to puff $25M into medical marijuana research

Montreal Gazette - ‎43 minutes ago‎
TORONTO - A group comprised of doctors, patients, health charities and scientists is urging Ottawa to invest $25 million over the next five years for research into the health effects and potential therapeutic benefits of medical marijuana.
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Mobile game Sea Hero Quest 'helps dementia research'

BBC News - ‎3 hours ago‎
Dementia researchers have developed a video game that could lead to the development of early diagnostic tests for the disease. The way players navigate the 3D levels in Sea Hero Quest will be anonymously tracked and sent to the researchers.
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