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Trump plays down fears of US recession

Image copyright Getty Images The US central bank should consider cutting interest rates by one percentage point and introduce "some quantitative easing" stimulus measures, president Donald Trump has said.In a Twitter post he again complained about a strong dollar, which "is sadly hurting other parts of the world".The remarks came hours after the president said…
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Simon Gautier: French hiker's body found in Italian ravine

Image copyright AFP Image caption Simon Gautier was on a coastal walk heading to Naples when he disappeared The body of a French hiker who disappeared in Italy after making an emergency call 10 days ago has been found in a ravine near Naples. Simon Gautier, 27, made a plea for help on 9 August,…
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The Nazi book of anatomy still used by surgeons

Image copyright Erich Lepier Image caption An illustration from the atlas shows a man's partially dissected cheek When nerve surgeon Dr Susan Mackinnon needed help to finish an operation, she reached, as she often does, for a mid-20th Century book of anatomy.Thanks to the complex hand-drawn illustrations - showing the human body peeled back layer…
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How online extremists are shaping the minds of white teens

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Stock image of teenage boy on laptop A mother expressed her concern about extremist content poisoning the minds of boys as they use the internet, in a post that went viral. She thinks there are warning signs parents should heed. In an age where anyone can access just about…
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Iran tanker row: Detained ship sets sail from Gibraltar

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionGrace 1: Inside the seized supertankerAn Iranian ship held by Gibraltar since July on suspicion of transporting oil to Syria has left port.Marine tracking shows the tanker moving east into the Mediterranean. Its destination is not known. Gibraltar earlier rejected a request by the US to again…
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Can big investors save the world?

Image copyright Google Image caption While young people have been demonstrating against climate change, big financial players are putting on pressure from a different direction While young people throng the streets demanding action on man-made climate change, an older, more sober group of activists is fighting a green campaign: big investors. The men and women…