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4 awesome ‘how we met’ friendship stories that will inspire you to get online.

4 awesome ‘how we met’ friendship stories that will inspire you to get online.

"How’d you two meet?"

It’s the quintessential question couples and longtime friends always get asked. Today, however, there’s one answer that’s becoming particularly common: "Actually, we met online."

More and more people, especially from younger generations, are getting to know …

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US teenager dies after succession of caffeine drinks in two hours

US teenager dies after succession of caffeine drinks in two hours

A teenager in the US died because he consumed too many high-caffeine drinks in a short space of time, a coroner has said.

Davis Allen Cripe died last month, about an hour after collapsing in his high school near Columbia, …

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Fossil fuel lobby could be forced to declare interests at UN talks

Fossil fuel lobby could be forced to declare interests at UN talks

A push from developing countries to force fossil fuel lobbyists taking part in UN climate talks to declare their conflicts of interest has won a significant battle against resistance from the world’s biggest economies including the European Union, US and …

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New Orleans takes down third Confederate monument

New Orleans takes down third Confederate monument

Workers in New Orleans removed a third Confederate monument from the city early Wednesday.

The statue of Gen. P.G.T. Beauregard on his horse was lifted off its base shortly after 3 a.m., Fox 8 reported.

Many historians have considered Beauregard …

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Chelsea Manning, Russia, North Korea: Your Morning Briefing

Chelsea Manning, Russia, North Korea: Your Morning Briefing

Good morning.

Here’s what you need to know:

The word “impeachment” was bouncing around Washington as lawmakers invited the dismissed F.B.I. chief, James Comey, to address reports that President Trump asked him to scuttle the investigation of Michael Flynn, …

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Fictional political TV shows face dilemmas as reality outpaces anything they could imagine

Fictional political TV shows face dilemmas as reality outpaces anything they could imagine

Kevin Spacey plays the president in the Netflix series "House of Cards." "Our whole culture is being asked what are the limits of acceptable behavior," notes showrunner Melissa James Gibson of the nation’s current political climate. (Associated Press)

Eight days …

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RBI liberalises tier-I presence in new bank branch policy

RBI liberalises tier-I presence in new bank branch policy

The RBI removed the restriction on tier-I branches, which was earlier linked to the number of branches opened in the unbanked areas. (Reuters)

today came out with final guidelines on branch authorisation, with a refined definition on what constitutes a …

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Julian Assange, Saudi Arabia, Jean-Michel Basquiat: Your Friday Briefing

Julian Assange, Saudi Arabia, Jean-Michel Basquiat: Your Friday Briefing

Good morning.

Here’s what you need to know:

• Assange investigation dropped.

Prosecutors in Sweden said today that they would drop their investigation into Julian Assange, the WikiLeaks founder.

Mr. Assange sought refuge in the Ecuadorean Embassy in London five …

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Navigating the world during the Trump era

Navigating the world during the Trump era

U.S. President Donald Trump listens during a press conference with Colombia’s President Juan Manuel Santos in the East Room of the White House May 18, 2017 in Washington, D.C. (BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

“You can always count on the Americans to …

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Billionaire Betsy DeVos wants to scrap student debt forgiveness. Surprised?

Billionaire Betsy DeVos wants to scrap student debt forgiveness. Surprised?

When President Trump appointed Betsy DeVos Secretary of Education, America’s school-going people worried it was only a matter of time before she brought back debtors’ prison for student loan defaulters and subcontracted out K-12 education to Nickelodeon.

Now Donald and …

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