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North Korea murdered Kim Jong-nam, says South Korea

  • murder: North Korea murdered Kim Jong-nam, says South Korea- BBC News.
  • caption: Image copyright AP Image caption Kim Jong-nam, the North Korean leader's half-brother, was killed by unknown assailants in Kuala Lumpur.
  • assailant: Image copyright AP Image caption Kim Jong-nam, the North Korean leader's half-brother, was killed by unknown assailants in Kuala Lumpur.
  • regime: South Korea has said it believes the North Korean regime is involved in the murder of Kim Jong-nam.
  • involve: South Korea has said it believes the North Korean regime is involved in the murder of Kim Jong-nam.

Iraq begins battle to free western Mosul from IS

  • caption: Image copyright Reuters Image caption Iraqi forces bombarded IS positions ahead of the advance.
  • bombard: Image copyright Reuters Image caption Iraqi forces bombarded IS positions ahead of the advance.
  • position: Image copyright Reuters Image caption Iraqi forces bombarded IS positions ahead of the advance.
  • government: Iraqi government forces have launched an offensive to liberate the western part of the city of Mosul from the so-called Islamic State.
  • launch: Iraqi government forces have launched an offensive to liberate the western part of the city of Mosul from the so-called Islamic State.

California 'bombogenesis' storm pushes north

  • caption: Image copyright AP Image caption Vehicles trying to negotiate flooded Interstate 5 in Williams, north California, where more rain is expected.
  • negotiate: Image copyright AP Image caption Vehicles trying to negotiate flooded Interstate 5 in Williams, north California, where more rain is expected.
  • flood: Image copyright AP Image caption Vehicles trying to negotiate flooded Interstate 5 in Williams, north California, where more rain is expected.
  • fierce: A fierce storm, dubbed " bombogenesis" or" weather bomb ", has eased in southern California, while pressing on further north in the US state.
  • storm: A fierce storm, dubbed " bombogenesis" or" weather bomb ", has eased in southern California, while pressing on further north in the US state.

South China Sea: US carrier group begins 'routine' patrols

  • caption: Image copyright AFP Image caption The USS Carl Vinson is no stranger to the region.
  • stranger: Image copyright AFP Image caption The USS Carl Vinson is no stranger to the region.
  • fleet: US aircraft carrier the USS Carl Vinson has started what it calls " routine operations" in the South China Sea, with a fleet of supporting warships.
  • warship: US aircraft carrier the USS Carl Vinson has started what it calls " routine operations" in the South China Sea, with a fleet of supporting warships.
  • foreign: The deployment comes days after China's foreign ministry warned Washington against challenging Beijing's sovereignty in the region.

Donald Trump savages media at Florida rally

  • caption: Image copyright APTN Image caption Donald Trump said he wanted to speak to Americans" without the filter of fake news".
  • launch: US President Donald Trump has launched another fierce attack on the media at a " campaign rally for America" event in the state of Florida.
  • fierce: US President Donald Trump has launched another fierce attack on the media at a " campaign rally for America" event in the state of Florida.
  • campaign: US President Donald Trump has launched another fierce attack on the media at a " campaign rally for America" event in the state of Florida.
  • optimism: He also defended the achievements of his presidency so far, insisting that a spirit of optimism was sweeping the US..

Colombia's Farc rebels complete move to demobilisation zones

  • caption: Image copyright AFP Image caption Farc guerrillas are due to hand in their weapons in transition zones in the next 180 days.
  • guerrilla: Image copyright AFP Image caption Farc guerrillas are due to hand in their weapons in transition zones in the next 180 days.
  • weapon: Image copyright AFP Image caption Farc guerrillas are due to hand in their weapons in transition zones in the next 180 days.
  • transition: Image copyright AFP Image caption Farc guerrillas are due to hand in their weapons in transition zones in the next 180 days.
  • rebel: The last 300 members of Colombia's largest rebel group, the Farc, have arrived in their transition zone to disarm.

Four weeks on

  • assess: Donald Trump: Americans assess the first month- BBC News.
  • commentary: Poets who host slams at Busboys and Poets in Washington, DC, share their lyrical challenges and commentary on Donald Trump.
  • lonely: 'It gets lonely': Being conservative on a liberal campus.
  • conservative: 'It gets lonely': Being conservative on a liberal campus.
  • liberal: 'It gets lonely': Being conservative on a liberal campus.

Argentina coach crash: At least 19 killed near border with Chile

  • crash: Argentina coach crash: At least 19 killed near border with Chile- BBC News.
  • border: Argentina coach crash: At least 19 killed near border with Chile- BBC News.
  • crash: Argentina coach crash: At least 19 killed near border with Chile.
  • border: Argentina coach crash: At least 19 killed near border with Chile.
  • caption: Image copyright EPA Image caption The accident is reported to have happened in good weather on a well maintained road.

Drought battle

  • dinner: In pictures: Kenyans share their dinner to save livestock- BBC News.
  • feed: Kenyan farmers have started feeding their own meals to their livestock to save them from a drought which has affected as much as half the country.
  • meal: Kenyan farmers have started feeding their own meals to their livestock to save them from a drought which has affected as much as half the country.
  • drought: Kenyan farmers have started feeding their own meals to their livestock to save them from a drought which has affected as much as half the country.
  • caption: Image caption In one of the worst affected areas, Marsabit in the north of the country, animal carcasses are littering countryside that used to be pastures.

Charting a course

  • course: Charting a course: Vintage vessels ready for yacht race- BBC News.
  • caption: Image copyright BBC Sport Image caption The Mary Rose is a 65ft vintage schooner which has been painstakingly restored.
  • instrument: The vessel's exquisite craftsmanship is not the only parallel with the distinguished instrument.
  • testament: Every inch of the 65ft (20 m) vintage schooner is a testament to the meticulous maintenance and expertise needed to keep her pristine and functioning.
  • meticulous: Every inch of the 65ft (20 m) vintage schooner is a testament to the meticulous maintenance and expertise needed to keep her pristine and functioning.

Russia accepts passports issued by east Ukraine rebels

  • accept: Russia accepts passports issued by east Ukraine rebels- BBC News.
  • passport: Russia accepts passports issued by east Ukraine rebels- BBC News.
  • issue: Russia accepts passports issued by east Ukraine rebels- BBC News.
  • rebel: Russia accepts passports issued by east Ukraine rebels- BBC News.
  • caption: Image copyright AP Image caption Civilians in both rebel-held areas ( pictured) and areas under government control have been vulnerable to shelling.

Human computers

  • skill: The Oscar-nominated film Hidden Figures tells the story of African-American women whose maths skills helped put a US astronaut into orbit in the 1960s.
  • astronaut: The Oscar-nominated film Hidden Figures tells the story of African-American women whose maths skills helped put a US astronaut into orbit in the 1960s.
  • orbit: The Oscar-nominated film Hidden Figures tells the story of African-American women whose maths skills helped put a US astronaut into orbit in the 1960s.
  • especially: Job opportunities for married women were limited then, especially for those with children, and even more so for African-American women.
  • predecessor: The president signed an executive order allowing black people to be employed in the defence sector for the first time, and Nasa's predecessor, the National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics ( NACA), started looking for black women to work on mathematical calculations.

Internet memes mock Donald Trump by making him look small - literally

  • caption: Image copyright Alamy Image caption Many of the doctored images will be familiar to anyone who has followed recent news- but they have a small twist.
  • opponent: Opponents of US President Donald Trump know he has responded to comments about the size of his hands before.
  • further: Now, some internet users have gone one step further and doctored images to make his whole body look minuscule.
  • edge: At 6ft 2in (187 cm), Mr Trump is taller than many world leaders and edges ahead of his predecessor, Barack Obama ( 6ft 1in- 185 cm).
  • predecessor: At 6ft 2in (187 cm), Mr Trump is taller than many world leaders and edges ahead of his predecessor, Barack Obama ( 6ft 1in- 185 cm).

Why Malaysia is refusing to return Kim Jong Nam’s body to North Korea

  • autopsy: Malaysian authorities said Friday that they would conduct a second autopsy on the body of Mr. Kim, half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, after the first one yielded no definitive conclusions about the cause of his death.
  • request: The request for the genetic code of the ruling family has provoked a furious response from North Korea, shining a light on the geopolitical implications of the incident.
  • genetic: The request for the genetic code of the ruling family has provoked a furious response from North Korea, shining a light on the geopolitical implications of the incident.
  • provoke: The request for the genetic code of the ruling family has provoked a furious response from North Korea, shining a light on the geopolitical implications of the incident.
  • incident: The request for the genetic code of the ruling family has provoked a furious response from North Korea, shining a light on the geopolitical implications of the incident.

Can Tony Blair stop Brexit?

  • cite: Earlier this month, British members of Parliament (MPs) overwhelmingly voted to back Brexit, citing deference to the will of the people.
  • deference: Earlier this month, British members of Parliament (MPs) overwhelmingly voted to back Brexit, citing deference to the will of the people.
  • access: Speaking at an event for Open Britain, which wants Britain to maintain access to the single market, Tony Blair declared that the Brexit discussion was far from over.
  • discussion: Speaking at an event for Open Britain, which wants Britain to maintain access to the single market, Tony Blair declared that the Brexit discussion was far from over.
  • ambivalent: For now, however, most MPs remain ambivalent, arguing that the fight has been fought and reviving the debate could actually be counterproductive.

Barcelona protest to support migrants draws thousands

  • issue: Marchers carrying placards and banners accused the government of dragging its feet over the issue.
  • caption: Image copyright AP Image caption Protesters denounced the government for its response to the refugee crisis.
  • denounce: Image copyright AP Image caption Protesters denounced the government for its response to the refugee crisis.
  • government: Image copyright AP Image caption Protesters denounced the government for its response to the refugee crisis.
  • demonstrate: Thousands of people have demonstrated in the Spanish city of Barcelona to demand the government allow more refugees into the country from war-hit areas such as Syria.

Roe v Wade: Woman in US abortion legal test case dies

  • denounce: I 'm a simple woman with a ninth-grade education who wants women not to be harassed or condemned," she told the New York Times in 1994, before she went on to denounce abortion.
  • legal: Norma McCorvey, whose test case made abortions legal in the United States, has died aged 69.
  • pseudonym: She was represented under a pseudonym in the Roe v Wade case, in what ended up being a landmark and controversial Supreme Court judgement in 1973.
  • landmark: She was represented under a pseudonym in the Roe v Wade case, in what ended up being a landmark and controversial Supreme Court judgement in 1973.
  • mistake: Having turned to religion, McCorvey then said being part of the decision to legalise abortion" was the biggest mistake of my life ".

New York bomb plot mastermind Omar Abdel Rahman dies in prison

  • plot: New York bomb plot mastermind Omar Abdel Rahman dies in prison- BBC News.
  • prison: New York bomb plot mastermind Omar Abdel Rahman dies in prison- BBC News.
  • plot: New York bomb plot mastermind Omar Abdel Rahman dies in prison.
  • prison: New York bomb plot mastermind Omar Abdel Rahman dies in prison.
  • numerous: The mastermind of numerous bomb plots in New York in the early 1990s has died in prison in the US, his family says.

Romania’s lesson in public integrity

  • integrity: If a country were to put on display a popular desire for public integrity, it might look like this:.
  • corruption: Since early February, tens of thousands of people in Romania have held almost daily protests against corruption in many cities.
  • shock: People were shocked at how easily their progress in suppressing corruption could be eroded by politicians.
  • corruption: People were shocked at how easily their progress in suppressing corruption could be eroded by politicians.
  • corruption: Yet for now it offers an important lesson: For many countries, it is not enough to merely constrain corruption, say, through aggressive prosecution, strict laws and ethics codes, or long jail time for officials who take bribes.

Kim Jong-nam’s death: Latest test of tense China-North Korea relations

  • regime: That made Kim Jong-nam, however " a constant regime leadership replacement threat" to the current Supreme Leader.
  • missile: With a ballistic missile test this past Sunday, and the apparent assassination of Kim Jong-nam, the exiled half-sibling of Supreme Leader Kim Jong-un, the relationship between the two nations is growing increasingly tense.
  • apparent: With a ballistic missile test this past Sunday, and the apparent assassination of Kim Jong-nam, the exiled half-sibling of Supreme Leader Kim Jong-un, the relationship between the two nations is growing increasingly tense.
  • assassination: With a ballistic missile test this past Sunday, and the apparent assassination of Kim Jong-nam, the exiled half-sibling of Supreme Leader Kim Jong-un, the relationship between the two nations is growing increasingly tense.
  • tense: With a ballistic missile test this past Sunday, and the apparent assassination of Kim Jong-nam, the exiled half-sibling of Supreme Leader Kim Jong-un, the relationship between the two nations is growing increasingly tense.

Dutch populist Geert Wilders calls some Moroccans 'scum'

  • caption: Image copyright EPA Image caption Mr Wilders ' championing of Donald Trump is having a negative effect on his poll ratings.
  • negative: Image copyright EPA Image caption Mr Wilders ' championing of Donald Trump is having a negative effect on his poll ratings.
  • effect: Image copyright EPA Image caption Mr Wilders ' championing of Donald Trump is having a negative effect on his poll ratings.
  • campaign: Dutch populist leader Geert Wilders has launched his election campaign by calling some Moroccans " scum".
  • opinion: Mr Wilders tops opinion polls ahead of the 15 March parliamentary vote, but has seen his lead reduced in recent weeks.

'Enemies of the people': Trump remark echoes history's worst tyrants

  • restaurant: Late last year, a Trump supporter opened fire in a pizza restaurant at the centre of a bizarre conspiracy theory about child abuse.
  • caption: Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Trump's remark drew comparisons with dictators Stalin and Mao.
  • comparison: Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Trump's remark drew comparisons with dictators Stalin and Mao.
  • dictator: Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Trump's remark drew comparisons with dictators Stalin and Mao.
  • sentence: At a different time, in another country, it was effectively a death sentence.

China piles pressure on North Korea by banning coal imports

  • import: China stopped importing some precious metals almost a year ago and banned the sale going the other way of fuel and other items associated with the weapons programme.
  • import: China is suspending all imports of coal from North Korea as part of efforts to increase pressure on the country over its latest missile test.
  • missile: China is suspending all imports of coal from North Korea as part of efforts to increase pressure on the country over its latest missile test.
  • ministry: China's commerce ministry said the ban would operate until the end of 2017.
  • ban: China's commerce ministry said the ban would operate until the end of 2017.

Readers write: Trump editorial coverage

  • opposite: The way he conducts himself is the opposite of how a president should behave, let alone a human being.
  • cessation: The complete cessation of applying such character-defaming labels ( and encouragement in this direction by the press) would do much to heal this country and our troubled world at large.
  • heal: The complete cessation of applying such character-defaming labels (and encouragement in this direction by the press) would do much to heal this country and our troubled world at large.

US 'unwavering' in support for Nato allies, says Pence

  • caption: Image copyright AFP Image caption Mike Pence sought to reassure America's Nato allies.
  • reassure: Image copyright AFP Image caption Mike Pence sought to reassure America's Nato allies.
  • major: In the first major foreign policy address for the Trump administration, Mr Pence said the US would " stand with Europe today and every day ".
  • foreign: In the first major foreign policy address for the Trump administration, Mr Pence said the US would " stand with Europe today and every day ".
  • policy: In the first major foreign policy address for the Trump administration, Mr Pence said the US would " stand with Europe today and every day ".

California 'bombogenesis', biggest storm in years, kills two

  • storm: California 'bombogenesis ', biggest storm in years, kills two- BBC News.
  • storm: One of California's strongest storms in years- dubbed a " bombogenesis" or" weather bomb"- has hit the state, killing two, and bringing torrential rain and flash floods.
  • flood: One of California's strongest storms in years- dubbed a " bombogenesis" or" weather bomb"- has hit the state, killing two, and bringing torrential rain and flash floods.
  • slide: Hundreds of homes have been evacuated amid fears of mud slides near Los Angeles.
  • disrupt: More than 250 flights have been disrupted at Los Angeles International Airport, and major roads have closed.

'The state is the enemy'

  • despondent: He knows what the problems are- but is despondent that no-one seems to want to solve them.
  • caption: Image copyright AFP Image caption Paris suburbs have seen violent protests after Theo's alleged sexual assault.
  • allege: Image copyright AFP Image caption Paris suburbs have seen violent protests after Theo's alleged sexual assault.
  • afraid: I was afraid to see how he is and what they had done.
  • resident: Attacks by police, residents here say, are pretty common.

New Gambia President Adama Barrow to be inaugurated

  • predecessor: Image copyright Reuters Image caption Mr Barrow came to power after his predecessor reluctantly agreed to step aside.
  • ceremony: Mr Barrow was sworn in last month at a ceremony at the Gambian embassy in neighbouring Senegal.
  • exile: Under pressure from regional powers, he went into exile in Equatorial Guinea.
  • caption: Image copyright AFP Image caption Thousands of people are expected to attend the inauguration ceremony.
  • attend: Image copyright AFP Image caption Thousands of people are expected to attend the inauguration ceremony.

Scott Pruitt: Controversial Trump environment nominee sworn in

  • environment: Scott Pruitt: Controversial Trump environment nominee sworn in- BBC News.
  • nominee: Scott Pruitt: Controversial Trump environment nominee sworn in- BBC News.
  • nominee: US President Donald Trump's nominee has been sworn in to lead the Environmental Protection Agency.
  • fierce: Scott Pruitt, a fierce critic of the agency, was approved by the Republican-controlled Senate despite Democratic attempts to delay the confirmation.
  • approve: Scott Pruitt, a fierce critic of the agency, was approved by the Republican-controlled Senate despite Democratic attempts to delay the confirmation.

Three and you're out

  • humour: Not only did he give motivational talks, he also published books on humour and happiness with titles proclaiming: " Being Happy is Easy and Fun ".
  • successor: Ecuadoreans will go to the polls on Sunday to elect a successor to President Rafael Correa after three terms of what he and his administration have dubbed " 21st-C entury socialism ".
  • administration: Ecuadoreans will go to the polls on Sunday to elect a successor to President Rafael Correa after three terms of what he and his administration have dubbed " 21st-C entury socialism ".
  • inevitable: After 10 years in power and three election wins, President Correa will not be running again, so change at the top is inevitable.
  • caption: Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Rafael Correa will not run again after 10 years in power.

Slap in the face

  • aggression: Once brothers-in-arms fighting against " imperialist aggression" during the Korean War, now Beijing accuses Pyongyang publicly of breaching United Nations sanctions in the pursuit of its missile and nuclear weapons programmes.
  • nuclear: So no matter how many times North Korea drives its powerful protector to distraction, in the end, Beijing believes it doesn't have much choice but to put up with its weirdness, with its basket-case economy, with its erratic behaviour and probably also with its pursuit of nuclear weapons.
  • hedonistic: There has been speculation that he operated some sort of North Korean sanction -busting slush fund out of Macau and that this was the reason that Beijing and Pyongyang tolerated his hedonistic life style.
  • caption: Image copyright AFP Image caption The apparent killing of Kim Jong-nam raises tricky questions for China.
  • apparent: Image copyright AFP Image caption The apparent killing of Kim Jong-nam raises tricky questions for China.

'Shattered hopes'

  • violation: Later, he was informed of an official investigation into his conduct, which ended in 2015 with accusations against him of corruption and a violation of the one-child policy.
  • resignation: Long Zhenyang: The resignation that shook Hong Kong media- BBC News.
  • territory: He was the assistant chief editor of the Hong Kong Commercial Daily, one of three pro-Beijing newspapers in the Chinese territory.
  • sudden: His sudden resignation in February and stated intention to seek political asylum in the United States has jolted the local media community.
  • resignation: His sudden resignation in February and stated intention to seek political asylum in the United States has jolted the local media community.

Colombia families flee illegal gangs as Farc leaves

  • illegal: Colombia families flee illegal gangs as Farc leaves- BBC News.
  • caption: Image copyright AFP Image caption Farc guerrillas have almost all arrived in their concentration zones across the country.
  • guerrilla: Image copyright AFP Image caption Farc guerrillas have almost all arrived in their concentration zones across the country.
  • border: Families on Colombia's border with Venezuela have been displaced by illegal groups trying to fill the vacuum left by the departure of Farc rebels, the UN says.
  • illegal: Families on Colombia's border with Venezuela have been displaced by illegal groups trying to fill the vacuum left by the departure of Farc rebels, the UN says.

Bosnia to challenge ruling clearing Serbia of genocide

  • genocide: Bosnia to challenge ruling clearing Serbia of genocide- BBC News.
  • caption: Image copyright Reuters Image caption The wounds of the atrocities are still raw in Bosnia.
  • genocide: Bosnia will next week ask the UN's top court to review its ruling which cleared Serbia of genocide in the 1990s, Bosnia's Muslim leader has said.
  • appeal: Bakir Izetbegovic, a member of Bosnia's tripartite presidency, said the appeal would be launched before a 10-year deadline expired on 26 February.
  • warn: Bosnian Serb officials warned the move would trigger a new political crisis.

Face transplant recipient overwhelmed by result

  • caption: Image copyright AP Image caption The surgery took 56 hours and involved a medical team of 60.
  • involve: Image copyright AP Image caption The surgery took 56 hours and involved a medical team of 60.
  • wheel: On 16 June last year, Andy Sandness was wheeled into an operating theatre at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, to undergo one of the rarest surgeries in the world.
  • theatre: On 16 June last year, Andy Sandness was wheeled into an operating theatre at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, to undergo one of the rarest surgeries in the world.
  • donor: Reflected back at him was the face of another man: the nose, cheeks, mouth, lips, jaw, chin and even the teeth of his donor, Calen Ross.

Even a dead Robert Mugabe could stand in Zimbabwe election - wife

  • gesticulate: Then we take over because we were not there in 1980," she said, gesticulating towards herself.
  • warn: Grace Mugabe has warned contemporaries of Mr Mugabe from the guerrilla war era that they are not in a position to replace him because they likewise would be too old.
  • position: Grace Mugabe has warned contemporaries of Mr Mugabe from the guerrilla war era that they are not in a position to replace him because they likewise would be too old.
  • caption: Image copyright Reuters Image caption Mr Mugabe, 92, has mocked previous rumours of his death.
  • caption: Image copyright Reuters Image caption Grace Mugabe ( left) has often professed undying loyalty to her nonagenarian husband.

Can decriminalizing marijuana improve public safety in Houston?

  • announce: On Thursday, Harris County District Attorney Kim Ogg announced that Houston would decriminalize possession of less than 4 ounces of marijuana, beginning March 1.
  • policy: The new county policy means offenders without warrants for other crimes will soon have a route to bypass court appearances and jail time.
  • warrant: The new county policy means offenders without warrants for other crimes will soon have a route to bypass court appearances and jail time.
  • crime: The new county policy means offenders without warrants for other crimes will soon have a route to bypass court appearances and jail time.
  • jail: The new county policy means offenders without warrants for other crimes will soon have a route to bypass court appearances and jail time.

Francois Fillon goes back on promise to quit if investigated

  • investigate: Francois Fillon goes back on promise to quit if investigated- BBC News.
  • candidate: French presidential candidate Francois Fillon has taken back a promise to quit the race if placed under formal investigation.
  • candidate: I am the candidate and I will continue until victory," he said.
  • deny: The closer we get to the date of the election, the more scandalous it would be to deny the Right and the Centre of a candidat e," he told Le Figaro, adding that he had hoped a decision would have been taken sooner.
  • financial: While France's financial prosecutor decided to keep an initial investigation open on Thursday, the decision to launch a more formal probe would need to be taken by a magistrate.

Feminists in office

  • dominate: During most of the past century, the Nordic countries have been dominated by centre-left Social Democrats who championed women's rights.
  • crisis: Sweden's Foreign Minister, Margot Wallstrom, caused a diplomatic crisis in 2015 after Arab countries blocked a speech on women's rights that she wanted to deliver in Cairo.
  • caption: Image copyright Swedish Women's Lobby Image caption Swedish women held a protest to highlight the pay gap between men and women.
  • protest: Image copyright Swedish Women's Lobby Image caption Swedish women held a protest to highlight the pay gap between men and women.
  • government: The first feminist government in the world"- that is how the Swedish government describes itself.

Lincoln is still No. 1 but Obama debuts high on historians’ 2017 presidential ranking list

  • publish: This is the third such ranking, with previous C-SPAN surveys published in 2000 and 2009.
  • compare: Thus, Obama could one year break into the Top 10 as his presidency continues to be compared against future and past presidents.
  • earn: James Buchanan is listed as the worst president, with Franklin Pierce and Andrew Johnson earning next lowest spots.
  • legacy: It does not bode well for their legacy that all three of these presidents were also put in the bottom three in 2000 and 2009.

USA Gymnastics: Larry Nassar faces trial for abuse claims

  • abuse: USA Gymnastics: Larry Nassar faces trial for abuse claims- BBC News.
  • caption: Image copyright AP Image caption Larry Nassar looks at a computer after seeing a patient in this 2008 file photo.
  • patient: Image copyright AP Image caption Larry Nassar looks at a computer after seeing a patient in this 2008 file photo.
  • abuse: A judge has ordered a former USA Gymnastics doctor to be tried on sex assault charges, as an accuser said he abused her during hide-and-seek.
  • accuse: Mr Nassar, 53, is accused by more than 60 former patients and athletes of sexual abuse during pelvic procedures.

Many presidents have first year troubles. Trump is the same – and different

  • approval: Trump retains the approval of 84 percent of Republican and Republican-leaning voters, according to a just-released Pew poll.
  • security: The top national security official was a problem from the beginning of the administration.
  • administration: The top national security official was a problem from the beginning of the administration.
  • policy: Novice presidents stumble into policy decisions that turn out to be unforced errors.
  • retire: The first choice to replace him, retired Navy Vice Adm. Robert Harward, turned down the job Friday.

Progress check

  • repair: While the Republican-controlled Congress has started efforts to repeal what's know as Obamacare, it is unclear whether they will try to replace it completely or just repair elements of it.
  • security: He also fired his scandal-hit national security adviser and an acting attorney general, who defied his seven-nation travel ban, which later suffered an appeals court defeat.
  • ban: He also fired his scandal-hit national security adviser and an acting attorney general, who defied his seven-nation travel ban, which later suffered an appeals court defeat.
  • appeal: He also fired his scandal-hit national security adviser and an acting attorney general, who defied his seven-nation travel ban, which later suffered an appeals court defeat.
  • legislative: One way President Trump is able to exercise political power is through unilateral executive orders and memoranda, which allow him to bypass the legislative process in Congress in certain policy areas.

Obama officials: There's hope for cybersecurity under Trump

  • boycott: That relationship still faces strain under the Trump administration, especially if the issue of encryption resurfaces, an area where the commander-in-chief threatened to boycott Apple products during the FBI's dispute with the company over a US court order to create password-busting software for the San Bernardino, Calif., shooter's iPhone.
  • domain: You shape the domain in which they operate and you don't have to get into something else.
  • plaudits: Mr. Bossert earned bipartisan plaudits serving as a White House homeland security official under the second President Bush, leading work on a 2008 presidential directive boosting cybersecurity infrastructure inside the US government.
  • policy: Although Mr. Trump hasn't offered policy specifics, some former Obama administration officials said a draft executive order on cybersecurity, which has circulated in Washington, could offer welcome improvements on the technology front.
  • administration: Although Mr. Trump hasn't offered policy specifics, some former Obama administration officials said a draft executive order on cybersecurity, which has circulated in Washington, could offer welcome improvements on the technology front.

Harward turns down national security adviser job. Who else is there?

  • retire: There are two other names rumored to be front-runners: Retired Lt. Gen. Keith Kellogg and retired Gen. David Petraeus.
  • weigh: Mr. Trump said in a post on Twitter on Friday he was weighing four potential candidates for national security advisor.
  • candidate: Mr. Trump said in a post on Twitter on Friday he was weighing four potential candidates for national security advisor.
  • resignation: Lt. Gen. Kellogg was named as acting National Security Advisor following Mr. Flynn's resignation on February 13.
  • government: He also served as chief operation officer for Baghdad's provision government in the early 2000s.

German parents told to destroy 'spy' dolls

  • caption: Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The My Friend Cayla doll has been shown in the past to be hackable.
  • issue: The warning was issued by the Federal Network Agency ( Bundesnetzagentur), which oversees telecommunications.
  • device: Researchers say hackers can use an unsecure bluetooth device embedded in the toy to listen and talk to the child playing with it.
  • isolate: The Vivid Toy group, which distributes My Friend Cayla, has previously said that examples of hacking were isolated and carried out by specialists.
  • information: However, it said the company would take the information on board as it was able to upgrade the app used with the doll.

Arrest of abused immigrant unleashes debate: Where should line be drawn?

  • vehemently: Officials said he was a self-admitted gang member, which his attorneys vehemently deny, pointing out that he had been vetted twice by immigration officials, who gathered his biometric data and twice conducted criminal background checks.
  • arrest: Arrest of abused immigrant unleashes debate: Where should line be drawn?
  • numerous: A survivor of numerous beatings from her live-in boyfriend, the woman, who court documents show had a history of criminal convictions and previous deportations, was seeking help.
  • document: A survivor of numerous beatings from her live-in boyfriend, the woman, who court documents show had a history of criminal convictions and previous deportations, was seeking help.
  • criminal: A survivor of numerous beatings from her live-in boyfriend, the woman, who court documents show had a history of criminal convictions and previous deportations, was seeking help.

Far-right populism marches across Europe – but not in Iberia. Why not?

  • emigrant: Iberia has traditionally exported emigrants far more than it has welcomed foreigners.
  • major: Even in famously egalitarian Scandinavia, right-wing parties like the Sweden Democrats and the Danish People's Party enjoy major support at the polls.
  • refugee: Both Portuguese and Spanish citizens have responded supportively to the current refugee crisis, welcoming refugees fleeing Mideast violence.
  • crisis: Both Portuguese and Spanish citizens have responded supportively to the current refugee crisis, welcoming refugees fleeing Mideast violence.
  • refugee: Both Portuguese and Spanish citizens have responded supportively to the current refugee crisis, welcoming refugees fleeing Mideast violence.

Moldova art exhibit illustrates $1bn banking fraud

  • caption: Image copyright Pro TV Chisinau Image caption The installation aims to help people comprehend the scale of the fraud.
  • shell: The money was transferred to shell companies abroad, a fraud that prompted months of anti-government protests in Europe's poorest country.
  • imagine: It is like saying 'cosmos ' but people cannot imagine what this really means," he tells the Report news website.
  • imagine: Can you imagine what a colossal sum of money has been stolen and how many things could have been done using it?
  • refer: Local media often refer to the debt as weighing on the shoulders of Moldovans, as the government had to agree to take it on as part of negotiations with the International Monetary Fund ( IMF).

Mexico's pollution: how two entrepreneurs are driving change by embracing old cars

  • wheel: An extension cord runs from a connection by the front wheel well to a household outlet.
  • metropolitan: Mexico City slowly shed its reputation as one of the most polluted cities in the world by moving industry outside the metropolitan area in the 1990s, creating stricter emissions requirements, and expanding public transportation and bike paths.
  • expand: Mexico City slowly shed its reputation as one of the most polluted cities in the world by moving industry outside the metropolitan area in the 1990s, creating stricter emissions requirements, and expanding public transportation and bike paths.
  • transportation: Mexico City slowly shed its reputation as one of the most polluted cities in the world by moving industry outside the metropolitan area in the 1990s, creating stricter emissions requirements, and expanding public transportation and bike paths.
  • connect: The pair has transformed roughly 20 cars over the past five years, first connecting with each other in 2012 via another electric-car fanatic in Sonora state.