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The future of Chanel without Karl Lagerfeld

I AM VERY grounded, just not on this earth, was one of numerous bon mots from Karl Lagerfeld, who died on February 19th. Mr Lagerfeld, born in Hamburg 85 years ago, may not have felt he belonged on this planet but he knew very well what its wealthier inhabita… [+3027 chars]

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12-year-old Palestinian killed as thousands riot along the Gaza border

X Dear Reader, As you can imagine, more people are reading The Jerusalem Post than ever before. Nevertheless, traditional business models are no longer sustainable and high-quality publications, like ours, are being forced to look for new ways to keep… [+1432 chars]

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Lawyers fight Quebec in court over plan to scrap 18,000 immigration applications | CBC News

Quebec immigration lawyers are in a packed Montreal courtroom this morning trying to overturn the province's decision to cancel thousands of immigration applications. An association of immigration lawyers that's known by its French acronym AQAADI is taking a… [+2418 chars]

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Islamabad United vs Peshawar Zalmi, Pakistan Super League, 11th Match Match Details, Schedule, Summary | ESPNcricinfo.com

Peshawar Zalmi win the toss, and they will bowl first Mahad Naeem: "As i expected lahore Will chase, they chased. Now Islamabad will Win this contest against Peshawar." Abdur rehman: "I think this is the big contest in last five matches peshawer vs islamaba… [+383 chars]

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Axios Autonomous Vehicles

Recent hacks of connected vehicles can teach AV developers how to design cybersecurity measures that are cued by anomalies in vehicle behavior, writes Yossi Vardi, CEO of cybersecurity startup SafeRide. Why it matters: Today's connected vehicles lack adequat… [+1370 chars]

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Anil Ambani, India’s theatrical tycoon on the ropes

In the ancient city of Udaipur in December, two of India’s most famous tycoons, brothers Anil and Mukesh Ambani, put business aside to dance at a family wedding. On a gaudily decorated stage, the entire Ambani clan delivered a choreographed performance to t… [+5234 chars]

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Man faces deportation after UK officials refuse to believe he is gay

A man faces deportation to Malaysia, where homosexuality is illegal, after the Home Office said it didnt believe he was gay suggesting it was suspicious that he did not have a boyfriend. Yew Fook Sam, also known as Sam, claims he will be persecuted and impri… [+5328 chars]

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The White House's new argument against collusion with Russia is nonsensical

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TechStyle hits 5 million members for its retail empire

TechStyle Fashion Group, the company behind Kate Hudson’s Fabletics; the children’s brand FabKids; Rihanna’s lingerie brand, Savage X Fenty; and the shoe retailer Shoedazzle, has amassed 5 million members for its discount retail program. Those members were a… [+1373 chars]

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Gay couple's twin son granted citizenship

Image copyrightImages of Life by Ashli ShapiroImage caption The Dvash-Banks family say they are now "whole and safe" A twin boy born to American and Israeli same-sex parents was wrongly denied US citizenship when his twin brother was not, a US judge has ru… [+3241 chars]

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Alesha MacPhail's killer is named and pictured for the first time

The 16-year-old boy who raped and murdered Alesha MacPhail was caught out by his own mother's CCTV as he came home in the middle of the night after murdering the six-year-old girl, it emerged today. Chilling footage revealed Aaron Campbell arriving and leavi… [+15146 chars]

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SNC suffers first quarterly loss in 6 years, slashes dividend amid a wealth of woes

SNC-Lavalin Group Inc. has tallied its first quarterly loss in six years as the Canadian engineering firm tries to push through several major challenges including problems with a mining contract in Chile, worsening prospects for its oil and gas business and d… [+5368 chars]

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1 killed, 12 injured amid aid standoff in Venezuela

CUCUTA, Colombia (AP) — Heightened tensions in Venezuela left one woman dead and a dozen injured near the border with Brazil on Friday, marking the first deadly clash related to the opposition's...

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Inside Tesla’s solar energy astroturfing

Tesla has been masking its lobbying efforts on solar panels and battery storage through the Energy Freedom Coalition of America, a trade association that is little more than a front for the automaker and alternative energy company, public documents suggest. … [+7835 chars]

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<em>How to Train Your Dragon</em> star Jay Baruchel bids an emotional farewell to Hiccup

When all is said and done, Jay Baruchel will have played Hiccup Horrendous Haddock III FYI, you can just call him Hiccup for 12 years. Its the longest the 36-year-old has played any one character in his career, which makes it all the more difficult for him to… [+14498 chars]

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Resurrected Firefly Aerospace will take over a launch site at busy Florida spaceport

Texas-based spaceflight company Firefly Aerospace is moving into a new launch site in Cape Canaveral, Florida the location of USs premier spaceport. Thanks to a deal with Space Florida, a government agency that spurs development in the state, Firefly will be … [+5658 chars]

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Unearthing Hardcore, DICE’s long-lost Sega Genesis shooter

In the early 1990s, after making its name with a pair of successful pinball games, Digital Illusions which would go on to become Battlefield studio EA DICE tried its hand at something more ambitious. Called Hardcore, it was a run-and-gun shooter with huge, de… [+5187 chars]

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Goldman has a portfolio which tracks hedge funds that is trouncing the market — here's what's in it

One of Goldman Sachs' secret portfolios that tracks hedge funds' most popular long positions is crushing the market. div &gt; div.group &gt; p:first-child"&gt; The so-called hedge fund "very important position" basket contains the 50 stocks that appear mos… [+1668 chars]

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Blanket of fog causes flight cancellations before hot weather sets in

Britain is set for the warmest weekend of the year so far with expected temperatures of up to 64F (18C) more than twice as high than average for February. Forecasters say there will be 'plenty of sunshine' from today and through to Sunday as an area of high … [+7501 chars]

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Report: New York prepared to prosecute Manafort in case of Trump pardon

New York County District Attorney Cyrus Vance Jr. is prepared to file tax charges against Paul Manafort in the event that he is pardoned by President Trump for his conviction in the Mueller investigation, Bloomberg reports, citing two sources familiar with th… [+509 chars]

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