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US ‘foils’ militant cryptocurrency fundraising

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Image copyright Reuters Image caption Despite its territorial losses, IS used cryptocurrencies to raise funds The US government says it has thwarted attempts by militant groups to raise funds using digital currency, or cryptocurrency. The campaigns involved Hamas’ military wing, the al-Qassam brigades, al-Qaeda and the Islamic State group (IS).......
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Yale ‘discriminates’ against whites and Asians

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Image copyright EPA Image caption Yale University said its admissions complied with Supreme Court rulings The US government says Yale University is illegally discriminating against white and Asian-American applicants. The results of a two-year investigation by the Department of Justice found the Ivy League university had breached civil rights law......
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Rise in threats against Justin Trudeau, say police

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Image copyright Reuters Image caption There were 130 threats against Justin Trudeau from January to July this year The number of threats against Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has risen compared to the same period last year, Canadian police have warned. Figures from the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) show......
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President’s herbal tonic fails to halt Covid-19 spike

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Image copyright AFP Image caption The president is upbeat about his strategy to beat coronavirus Hospitals in Madagascar have been struggling to cope with a surge of Covid-19 cases, while the president has been promoting an unproven product he says can cure the disease despite the World Health Organization (WHO)......
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Trump amplifies Kamala Harris ‘birther’ theory

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Image copyright Reuters President Donald Trump says he has heard Democratic running mate Kamala Harris “doesn’t qualify” to serve as US vice-president, amplifying a fringe legal theory critics decry as racist. Ms Harris was born to a Jamaican father and Indian mother in Oakland, California, on 20 October 1964. But......
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US suspends private charter flights to Cuba

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Image copyright AFP Image caption JetBlue relaunched US commercial flights to Cuba in August 2016 The US administration has suspended all private charter flights between the United States and Cuba, to increase economic pressure on Havana. US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo tweeted that “the Castro regime uses tourism and......
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Champions League: RB Leipzig beat Atletico Madrid to reach semi-finals

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RB Leipzig are in the Champions League knockout stages for the first time RB Leipzig overcame a typically cautious Atletico Madrid to reach their first Champions League semi-final just 11 years after their formation. After a poor first half, Dani Olmo headed the German side ahead but Atleti substitute Joao......
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Champions League: Barcelona ‘best in world’ says Arturo Vidal

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Barcelona v Bayern Munich How to follow: Listen to full match commentary on BBC Radio 5 live; text commentary on the BBC Sport website Barcelona midfielder Arturo Vidal says his former side Bayern Munich are facing “the best team in the world” in Friday’s quarter-final and not “any old team......
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Sniffer dog catches whiff of hidden cash stash

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Image copyright DPA Image caption Aki sniffed out nearly €250,000 hidden by passengers between the end of June and beginning of July A sharp-nosed sniffer dog has helped German authorities to seize €247,280 (£223,673) worth of undeclared money from travellers at Frankfurt airport. The Malinois pooch, named Aki, found 12......
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Jadon Sancho: Borussia Dortmund winger happy to play with club’s ‘special young players’

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Jadon Sancho played the first 45 minutes of Dortmund’s 6-0 victory over Austrian side SCR Altach on Wednesday Borussia Dortmund forward Jadon Sancho says his is “really happy” to be sharing a pitch with the club’s younger players and wants to help guide them. The England winger, 20, is Manchester......
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France sends jets and ships to tense eastern Med

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Image copyright Reuters Image caption Two French Rafale fighters are being based temporarily in Crete France is deploying two Rafale fighter jets and a naval frigate in the eastern Mediterranean because of tensions between Greece and Turkey. French President Emmanuel Macron has urged Turkey to halt oil and gas exploration......
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FA Cup replays scrapped for 2020-21 season and Carabao Cup semi-finals reduced to one leg

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Arsenal beat Chelsea in the final to win the 2019-20 FA Cup There will be no FA Cup replays during the 2020-21 season to “ease pressure” on the football calendar. The competition will start with the extra preliminary around on 1 September and the final is due to be played......
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Women form ‘solidarity chains’ in Belarus protests

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Image copyright EPA Image caption Many women have been wearing white as they protest against the disputed election result and police violence Women have formed human chains in Belarus to condemn a crackdown on protests over the disputed election. Many dressed in white and carried flowers as they called for......

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