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Yemen conflict: A million more children face famine, NGO warns
"In one hospital I visited, the babies were too weak to cry," says the head of Save the Children.
Christine Blasey Ford: Kavanaugh accuser 'faces death threats'
Christine Blasey Ford's attorney says her client has been "deflecting death threats and harassment".
Brexit: EU 'ready to improve' Irish border proposal
Michel Barnier says he wants to "de-dramatise" the issue and respect the UK's territorial integrity.
US surgeon and girlfriend suspected of multiple drug rapes
Police seize thousands of videos of possible victims from the "clean-cut" doctor and his partner.
Sesame Workshop says Bert and Ernie are 'best friends' and not gay
A writer says he sees the puppet pair as a gay couple, but Sesame Workshop calls them "best friends".
The satellite that can clean up space rubbish from Earth's orbit
It's part of a plan to clean up the millions of pieces of rubbish floating in Earth's orbit.
Chemnitz unrest: German top spy Maassen forced out
Germany's domestic intelligence chief is moved to another post amid a row over far-right violence.
ICC opens Myanmar Rohingya crimes probe
It will examine alleged crimes against the group, including "killing, sexual violence and looting".
Facebook accused of job ad gender discrimination
Women in three US states were allegedly not shown job ads for certain "male-dominated professions".
Are wasps the bees knees? Scientists think they should be
People dislike wasps but love bees despite both species providing similar ecological benefits says a new study.

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