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'The other Oscars,' in Oscar week

Melissa McCarthy and Glenn Close were just some of the stars being honoured at the Oscar Wilde Awards.

Mueller report looming, new attorney general in…

William Barr is on the cusp of what will almost certainly be the most consequential decision of his long career: how much of the special counsel's findings to make public

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Myanmar's Suu Kyi woos investors to crisis-hit…

Myanmar's Aung San Suu Kyi is calling for investment in Rakhine, saying the world had "focused narrowly on negative aspects" in the state from which some 730,000 Rohingya Muslims have fled since 2017. Rough cut (no reporter narration).

Why is this horse dressed like a zebra?

Researchers from the University of Bristol have found a novel way of keeping flies away from horses.

As prices soar, Turkey's Erdogan woos voters with cheap veg

As local elections loom, the government of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has set up temporary stalls offering cut-price vegetables to families struggling with soaring inflation.

Weak economic data drag down Wall Street

Weak economic reports pressured U.S. stocks on Thursday after the market's recent run of gains, and a drop in healthcare shares added to the bearish momentum. Fred Katayama reports.

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Panda-snow-mium at National Zoo

Giant panda Mei Xiang, 20, and three-year-old Bei Bei had a (snow) ball at the National Zoo.

Vatican summit on sex abuse focuses calls for…

Cardinals attending Pope Francis' summit on preventing clergy sex abuse have called for a new culture of accountability in the Catholic Church to punish bishops and religious superiors who fail to protect their flocks from predator priests

Teenager helps win $1.3TR to fight climate change

A teenage girl has won big in her fight against climate change, after the EU pledged more than 1 trillion dollars to the cause over the next seven years. Gracie Jerome reports.

Influencers: Fast fame, but fast forgotten?

Social media influencers are part of an industry worth billions of dollars, but how do they make their money - and how long will their earning power last? A successful influencer, a social media professional and an aspiring influencer share some tricks of the trade, and discuss the dark side of the glam life. Presenter: Devina Gupta Contributors: Dolly Singh, senior content creator at iDiva; Karnika Kohli, social media editor at The Wire; Surbhi Jain, founder at Shamoor.

Prosecutors seek 3-year sentence in 'celebgate' hacking case

Federal prosecutors have recommended a sentence of nearly three years in prison for a former Virginia high school teacher convicted of hacking into private digital accounts of celebrities and others

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Lyft's IPO roadshow to launch mid-March

Lyft plans to launch its roadshow for its initial public offering in mid-March, Reuters has learned. As Fred Katayama reports, that puts Lyft on pace to beat Uber in the race to go public.