France is banning mobile phones in schools

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Starbucks wi-fi made computers mine cash

Starbucks has acknowledged that visitors to one of its branches were unwittingly recruited into a crypto-currency mining operation.

Dozens of dogs rescued from South Korean dog meat farm arrive in Canada: group

An animal welfare group says dozens of dogs rescued from a dog meat farm in South Korea have arrived in Canada.

CBA admits 53,000 breaches of money laundering rules, expects more charges

CBA admits breaching money laundering, counter-terror laws more than 53,000 times, expects more charges

Investors turn against fossil fuels at Paris climate summit

Paris (AFP) - Major investors vowed Tuesday to move away from Earth-warming fossil fuels as world leaders met in Paris seeking to unlock new cash to save humanity from climate "doom".

Another human foot washes ashore in Canada. That makes 13.

The exceptionally high tides this time of the year off British Columbia can turn the rocky western coast of Vancouver Island into a graveyard.

Bihar boy kills self hours after being forced to marry widowed sister-in-law

A 15-year-old boy committed suicide two hours after he was forced to marry his widowed sister-in-law, 10 years older than him, in south Bihar’s Gaya district.

China collecting DNA, biometrics from millions in Xinjiang: report

Xinjiang, the only Chinese territory apart from Tibet where ethnic Han Chinese are not in the majority, has long been subject to tight controls and surveillance not experienced elsewhere in China.

Tillerson hints at future US-N Korea talks

The US is "ready to talk any time" with North Korea without preconditions, says Secretary of State Rex Tillerson.

Bermuda made same-sex marriage legal and six months later may ban it again

Bermuda could become the first country to ever ban same-sex marriage twice—just six months after it was legalized.

Japanese start-up ispace just secured funds for first two lunar missions starting in 2019

Lunar exploration startup ispace announced Tuesday it raised $90.2 million in its latest round of funding, backed by a dozen investors.

Pedophile stopped at Sydney Airport by anti-sex tourism law

CANBERRA, Australia –  A convicted child molester has been prevented from flying overseas from Sydney Airport under new laws aimed at keeping Australian pedophiles out of Southeast Asian sex tourist markets.

Freed prisoner witnessed radicalization in Egyptian jails

DUBLIN (AP) — An Irish citizen recently acquitted after four years of being imprisoned in Egypt says he saw dozens of cellmates become radicalized and adopt views of the Islamic State group during his brutal captivity in overcrowded jails.

North Korea Forces Children as Young as 12 to Watch Public Executions: Defectors

The U.N. Security Council Monday discussed human rights abuses including torture, starvation and public executions in North Korea and how international sanctions may be affecting humanitarian aid in the country.

Govt bans condom ads from 6 a.m. to 10 p.m. because they are “indecent”

The government on Monday strictly asked TV channels not to air advertisements selling and promoting condoms because these are “indecent especially for children” and can create “unhealthy practices” among them.

A second Super Earth spotted 111 light-years Away

Resting within the constellation Leo in K2-18, a red dwarf star system roughly 111 light-years away, lies a newly discovered exoplanet.

Imperfecto: Trump objects to Russia provisions as he signs $700 billion defense bill

WASHINGTON — President Trump signed a $700 billion defense policy bill Tuesday, saying the United States military "has got to be perfecto."

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