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Ivanka Trump discusses women’s rights with Europe’s most powerful women

Scattered groans and hisses were heard as the 'First Daughter' described her father as "a tremendous champion of supporting families."
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Trump realizes that Europe is a bigger trading partner than Britain

Britain will not be free to agree new trade deals until it has left the EU in 2019.
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Central banks expand their power around the globe

Central banks worldwide are likely to get even broader mandates and will retain many of their often improvised unconventional tools
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The “mother of all bombs” fades in comparison to US mini-nukes

In December, the Defense Science Board, submitted a report advising the Pentagon to invest in low-yield nuclear weapons that could provide “a rapid, tailored nuclear option for limited use.”

North-Korea postpones nuclear tests, international tensions remain

North Korea paraded its intercontinental ballistic missiles in a massive military display in central Pyongyang.
Canada ends prohibition on recreational marijuana

Canada ends prohibition on recreational marijuana

The South American nation of Uruguay is the only nation to legalize recreational pot thus far.
Russia’s Foreign Ministry says its website frequently comes under distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks from IP addresses registered in the US

The US hacks back, Russian government sites targeted

Russia’s Foreign Ministry says its website frequently comes under distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks from IP addresses registered in the US,
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Syria ignores US warning, regime targets Khan Shaykhun again

Loud explosions have been heard in central Syria, close to the site of Tuesday's deadly chemical attack that killed 86 people.

US bombs Syria in retaliation of chemical attack

About 60 US Tomahawk missiles hit the Shayrat air base, south east of Homs.
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EU worried by US moves to overhaul ISP privacy

Less than two weeks after US lawmakers made a stunning call on internet privacy, the EU has been forced into action.

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