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  • CNET News 1 week 1 day ago
    • The Moto Z2 Force is really thin, with a fast processor and great battery life.
    • It can survive drops without shattering.
  • BBC News World 4 months 2 weeks ago
    • The Spanish government is intent on defeating Catalonia's plans to hold an independence referendum, but it wants to avoid heavyhanded methods.
    • While the Civil Guard police force searches printworks for the ballot papers, the Catalan government has said it has 6,000 ballot boxes secretly stashed away despite Spanish courts having banned the purchase of electoral equipment.
    • The Catalan government has told all local councils that polling stations must be made available and opened on 1 October.
    • The loyalty towards Spanish courts of the national police and Civil Guard forces is unquestionable.
    • There are more important and serious things to do than investigate ballot boxes," Mr Vidal said, apparently siding with the Catalan government.
  • BBC News World 4 months 2 weeks ago
    • Deported to the camp from Paris in 1943, Olère was forced into the Sonderkommando a unit which collected corpses after gassing.
  • BBC News World 4 months 3 weeks ago
    • And finally an image by Gareth Bessant of a flower seller.
    • The next theme is "something sweet", and the deadline for your entries is 19 September.
    • If you would like to enter, send your pictures to yourpics@bbc.co.uk.
    • Further details and terms can be found by following the link to "We set the theme, you take the pictures," at the bottom of the page.
  • CNET News 5 months 5 days ago
    • The Moto Z2 Force is really thin, with a fast processor and great battery life.
    • It can survive drops without shattering.
  • FOX News 5 months 2 weeks ago
    • Its people follow an ultraconservative form of Islam known as Wahhabism, though unlike neighboring Saudi Arabia, women can drive and foreigners can drink alcohol.
    • Bahrain, Egypt, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates cut ties to Qatar on June 5.
    • However, U.S. President Donald Trump has made comments seemingly supporting the Arab nations' efforts at isolating Qatar, complicating those efforts.
    • Meanwhile, both Qatar and the boycotting Arab nations continue to needle each other through local media.
    • One Qatari exile has suggested a "bloodless coup" replace Doha's leadership while Saudi Arabia has promoted a littleknown Qatari ruling family member.
  • BBC News World 6 months 2 weeks ago
    • Reality Check verdict: The estimated number of deaths has gone down this year, but for those who make the crossing the risk of dying is greater in 2017.
    • The absolute number of deaths has certainly gone down.
    • But when you compare the number of deaths with the number of people who have arrived in the EU, the 2017 figures look even worse because the number of arrivals has fallen far more sharply than the number of deaths.
    • In 2016, there were 363,348 arrivals by sea meaning that for every person who lost their life, 70 arrived safely.
    • This is despite the efforts made by European countries and nongovernmental organisations to patrol the seas more effectively.
  • FOX News 6 months 2 weeks ago
    • The "terror incident" in London on Friday is the latest in a series of recent terror strikes aimed at the West.
    • Here is a timeline of recent terror attacks in Europe: At least 22 people were injured when an apparent bucket bomb exploded on a London subway, causing mass panic and flash burns.
    • A van attack killed 14 people in Barcelona, while another person was stabbed to death by the attacker as he fled.
    • Five people, including a London police officer who was stabbed and the perpetrator, were killed in a terror attack.
    • The ISIS cell that claimed responsibility for the Brussels attack was also linked to those involved in the Nov. 13, 2015 terror attacks in Paris.
  • CNET News 6 months 3 weeks ago
    • Apple's iPhone X is finally here, and it offers a handful of new features not seen before in any iPhone, including wireless charging and facial recognition to unlock the phone, a feature called Face ID. But while it has enough to get enthusiasts excited, it certainly isn't the only premium phone on the market.
    • In recent weeks, Android phone makers Samsung and LG launched the highend Note 8 and V30, respectively, which stack well against the new iPhone.
    • To see their differences specbyspec, check out our chart below.
    • This is a developing story that will be updated as information rolls out throughout the day.
    • For more, follow CNET's live blog and read our complete coverage of today's Apple event.
  • BBC News World 7 months 2 weeks ago
    • Menstruation is considered a taboo to even speak about in India, so imagine the reaction to the idea of collecting women's used menstrual pads.
    • More than a quarter of the world's cervical cancer patients are from India.
    • The collected menstrual cloth was then stored at 20C and sent to the diagnostic centre in a dry ice container for HPV screening.
    • Collecting the menstrual cloth was a real challenge, the researchers said, partly because of the myths and superstitions surrounding menstruation among the rural population in India.
    • For example, menstruating women are generally barred from entering the kitchen, visiting temples and attending religious gatherings.