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Ukraine munitions blasts prompt mass evacuations

  • government: Image copyright Ukraine government Image caption The blasts began in the early hours of Thursday morning at the munitions dump in Balakliya.
  • caption: Image copyright Ukraine government Image caption The blasts began in the early hours of Thursday morning at the munitions dump in Balakliya.
  • series: Some 20,000 people are being evacuated after a series of explosions at a massive arms depot in eastern Ukraine described by officials as sabotage.
  • explosion: Some 20,000 people are being evacuated after a series of explosions at a massive arms depot in eastern Ukraine described by officials as sabotage.
  • massive: Some 20,000 people are being evacuated after a series of explosions at a massive arms depot in eastern Ukraine described by officials as sabotage.

Donald Trump Jr criticises London mayor after terror attack

  • caption: Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Donald Trump Jr is now executive director of The Trump Organization.
  • mayor: President Donald Trump's son has come under fire for criticising London's mayor, shortly after a terror attack on the UK capital killed three people.
  • terror: President Donald Trump's son has come under fire for criticising London's mayor, shortly after a terror attack on the UK capital killed three people.
  • terror: Donald Trump Jr tweeted an article written last year, in which Sadiq Khan said terror vigilance had become " part and parcel" of life in a global city.
  • vigilance: Donald Trump Jr tweeted an article written last year, in which Sadiq Khan said terror vigilance had become " part and parcel" of life in a global city.

London attack: World leaders show solidarity

  • terror: Leaders of countries affected by recent terror attacks have voiced solidarity with the UK after the deadly attack near the Houses of Parliament.
  • pedestrian: A lone attacker was shot dead after he used a car to run down pedestrians, killing two, and stabbed a police officer to death outside Parliament.
  • stab: A lone attacker was shot dead after he used a car to run down pedestrians, killing two, and stabbed a police officer to death outside Parliament.
  • vehicle: Leaders of France and Germany, which suffered deadly vehicle attacks last year, offered the UK their support.
  • treat: There is a mixture of nationalities among the dead, police say, and 29 people have been treated in hospital, of whom seven are critically injured.

South Korean Sewol Ferry Raised After Three years

  • extensive: An extensive South Korean salvage operation Thursday successfully raised the Sewol ferry, which capsized nearly three years ago, killing more than 300 passengers, many of them high school students.
  • salvage: An extensive South Korean salvage operation Thursday successfully raised the Sewol ferry, which capsized nearly three years ago, killing more than 300 passengers, many of them high school students.
  • passenger: An extensive South Korean salvage operation Thursday successfully raised the Sewol ferry, which capsized nearly three years ago, killing more than 300 passengers, many of them high school students.
  • passenger: FILE- Maritime police search for missing passengers in front of the South Korean ferry Sewol, which sank at the sea off Jindo April 16, 2014.
  • passenger: The sinking of the Sewol, with 476 passengers on board, during a routine journey from Incheon to the holiday resort of Jeju Island, April 16, 2014, triggered national outrage over the deadly accident that was later determined to be caused in part by greed, incompetence and negligence.

India Doubles Maternity Leave, But Many Won't Benefit

  • mandatory: Neda Saiyyada was among a handful of women in India whose company gave her six months of maternity leave last year instead of the mandatory three months.
  • expert: Besides boosting maternal and child health, experts hope the longer maternity leave will encourage more women to return to work and help close a growing gender gap in a country where women account for about one-quarter of the workforce.
  • encourage: Besides boosting maternal and child health, experts hope the longer maternity leave will encourage more women to return to work and help close a growing gender gap in a country where women account for about one-quarter of the workforce.
  • account: Besides boosting maternal and child health, experts hope the longer maternity leave will encourage more women to return to work and help close a growing gender gap in a country where women account for about one-quarter of the workforce.
  • compulsory: The new law tries to address that problem by making it compulsory for workplaces employing more than 50 people to set up day care facilities.

Iranian Leaks About Missing American Led Levinson Family to Sue Iran

  • damage: A U.S. lawyer for the family of a former FBI agent who went missing in Iran 10 years ago says the family is suing Tehran for damages based in part on leaked information from Iranian sources.
  • information: A U.S. lawyer for the family of a former FBI agent who went missing in Iran 10 years ago says the family is suing Tehran for damages based in part on leaked information from Iranian sources.
  • retire: He had retired from a 22-year career with the FBI nine years earlier.
  • career: He had retired from a 22-year career with the FBI nine years earlier.
  • intelligence: In 2013, several U.S. news outlets reported that Levinson had been part of a rogue CIA intelligence mission, a claim that U.S. authorities have not confirmed.

Latest Twists Threaten to Bog Down Congress’ Russia Investigation

  • extraordinary: An extraordinary public airing of the usually hidden inner workings of the U.S. intelligence community is rapidly casting doubt on the ability of lawmakers to investigate Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election.
  • intelligence: An extraordinary public airing of the usually hidden inner workings of the U.S. intelligence community is rapidly casting doubt on the ability of lawmakers to investigate Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election.
  • community: An extraordinary public airing of the usually hidden inner workings of the U.S. intelligence community is rapidly casting doubt on the ability of lawmakers to investigate Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election.
  • lawmaker: An extraordinary public airing of the usually hidden inner workings of the U.S. intelligence community is rapidly casting doubt on the ability of lawmakers to investigate Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election.
  • investigate: An extraordinary public airing of the usually hidden inner workings of the U.S. intelligence community is rapidly casting doubt on the ability of lawmakers to investigate Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election.

Sewol disaster ferry raised in South Korea after three years

  • disaster: Sewol disaster ferry raised in South Korea after three years- BBC News.
  • caption: Image copyright Hankook Daily via Getty Images Image caption Raising the vessel was one of the key demands of the families of the victims.
  • victim: Image copyright Hankook Daily via Getty Images Image caption Raising the vessel was one of the key demands of the families of the victims.
  • disaster: A ferry has been raised from the sea bed, three years after it sank in one of South Korea's deadliest disasters.
  • island: The Sewol sank off the south-western island of Jindo on 16 April 2014 killing 304 people, almost all school children on a trip.

North Korea: Trump Too Much Like Obama

  • border: U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson (right) stands with South Korean Deputy Commander of the Combined Force Command Gen. Leem Ho-young (se cond right) as two North Korean soldiers look at the south side at the border village of Panmunjom, March 17, 2017.
  • village: U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson (right) stands with South Korean Deputy Commander of the Combined Force Command Gen. Leem Ho-young (se cond right) as two North Korean soldiers look at the south side at the border village of Panmunjom, March 17, 2017.
  • nevertheless: The spokesman then slammed Trump for adopting the same policies, particularly regarding tougher economic sanctions, nevertheless.
  • launch: Just before Tillerson arrived in Tokyo, the North launched several ballistic missiles into the Sea of Japan.
  • missile: Just before Tillerson arrived in Tokyo, the North launched several ballistic missiles into the Sea of Japan.

Venezuelans Line Up for Gasoline as OPEC Nation's Oil Industry Struggles

  • intermittent: Venezuela, which also has the world's cheapest gasoline, has wrestled with intermittent gasoline shortages in recent months, especially in the central coastal area.
  • especially: Venezuela, which also has the world's cheapest gasoline, has wrestled with intermittent gasoline shortages in recent months, especially in the central coastal area.
  • tank: People wait in line to fill the tanks of their cars at a gas station of the state oil company PDVSA in Caracas, Venezuela, March 22, 2017.
  • medicine: The waits heap extra hardship on the nation of 30 million, where many already jostle for hours in hot lines for food and medicines amid product shortages caused by a brutal economic crisis under leftist president Nicolas Maduro.
  • crisis: The waits heap extra hardship on the nation of 30 million, where many already jostle for hours in hot lines for food and medicines amid product shortages caused by a brutal economic crisis under leftist president Nicolas Maduro.

Officials: German Companies Interested in Train Crossing South America

  • attend: Dozens of German companies including Siemens attended meetings in Bolivia this week to discuss building a coast-to-coast railway through Brazil, Bolivia and Peru that could speed up the export of corn and soybeans to Asia, German and Bolivian officials said on Wednesday.
  • discuss: Dozens of German companies including Siemens attended meetings in Bolivia this week to discuss building a coast-to-coast railway through Brazil, Bolivia and Peru that could speed up the export of corn and soybeans to Asia, German and Bolivian officials said on Wednesday.
  • export: Dozens of German companies including Siemens attended meetings in Bolivia this week to discuss building a coast-to-coast railway through Brazil, Bolivia and Peru that could speed up the export of corn and soybeans to Asia, German and Bolivian officials said on Wednesday.
  • century: This is the project of the century," said Germany's State Secretary of German Transport, Building and Urban Development Rainer Bomba.
  • participate: Siemens, Europe's top engineering group, participated in the meetings " to get more information about the project," spokesman Dennis Hofmann said in an email.

What is Wat Dhammakaya, the Conflict Behind It

  • siege: For nearly a month, the temple was under siege by more than 3,000 troops and police officers.
  • troops: For nearly a month, the temple was under siege by more than 3,000 troops and police officers.
  • abbot: Dhammakaya temple Buddhist monks scuffle with police after they defied police orders to leave the temple grounds to enable police to seek out their former abbot in Pathum Tha ni, Thailand, Feb. 20, 2017.
  • meditation: It runs meditation centers from Belgium to Bahrain, Singapore to the Solomon Islands, and broadcasted its own 24-hour TV channel ( with an in-house animation studi o) until authorities shut it down in December.
  • infuse: Instead of focusing on detachment from worldly suffering, Dhammakaya teachings are infused with talk of a cosmic battle between light and dark, urging supporters to bring others into the fold to bring about world peace.

Trump Urged to Send Clear Message to China on THAAD

  • expert: Amid heightened tensions between the U.S. and China over deployment of a U.S. anti-missile system in South Korea, experts suggest the United States should again send a clear message during an expected summit next month that the U.S. action is not intended as aggressive.
  • message: Amid heightened tensions between the U.S. and China over deployment of a U.S. anti-missile system in South Korea, experts suggest the United States should again send a clear message during an expected summit next month that the U.S. action is not intended as aggressive.
  • aggressive: Amid heightened tensions between the U.S. and China over deployment of a U.S. anti-missile system in South Korea, experts suggest the United States should again send a clear message during an expected summit next month that the U.S. action is not intended as aggressive.
  • missile: The U.S.-South Korean decision to install the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) missile system on the Korean Peninsula came in July, following Pyongyang's missile tests last year.
  • missile: The U.S.-South Korean decision to install the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) missile system on the Korean Peninsula came in July, following Pyongyang's missile tests last year.

Extreme selfies

  • camera: He's got a camera strapped to his head and he teeters on the edge of the roof in a nine story apartment block in Siberia.
  • edge: He's got a camera strapped to his head and he teeters on the edge of the roof in a nine story apartment block in Siberia.
  • block: He's got a camera strapped to his head and he teeters on the edge of the roof in a nine story apartment block in Siberia.
  • engulf: Orange flames engulf his legs and suddenly he jumps, somersaulting in the air like a stricken warplane before landing with a thud into a deep pile of snow.
  • risk: The young man's appetite for risk is unusual but not unique.

'New' wave-like cloud finally wins official recognition

  • rare: Twelve " new" types of cloud- including the rare, wave-like asperitas cloud- have been recognised for the first time by the International Cloud Atlas.
  • identify: The atlas, which dates back to the 19th Century, is the global reference book for observing and identifying clouds.
  • revise: Last revised in 1987, its new fully-digital edition includes the asperitas after campaigns by citizen scientists.
  • campaign: Last revised in 1987, its new fully-digital edition includes the asperitas after campaigns by citizen scientists.
  • publication: Since its first publication in 1896, the International Cloud Atlas has become an important reference tool for people working in meteorological services, aviation and shipping.

Dialling Beijing

  • extradite: Spain could soon become the first European Union country to extradite Taiwanese criminal suspects to China, instead of their home island.
  • criminal: Spain could soon become the first European Union country to extradite Taiwanese criminal suspects to China, instead of their home island.
  • suspect: Spain could soon become the first European Union country to extradite Taiwanese criminal suspects to China, instead of their home island.
  • island: Spain could soon become the first European Union country to extradite Taiwanese criminal suspects to China, instead of their home island.
  • massive: In December, a joint Spanish-Chinese operation busted what police said was a massive international phone scamming syndicate.

Safe to drink?

  • consumption: A recent court case in Nigeria has highlighted concerns that locally made soft drinks may be considered unsafe for human consumption elsewhere, as Ijeoma Ndukwe explains.
  • emerge: There has been uproar in Nigeria after it emerged that the company that manufactures Fanta and Sprite, the Nigeria Bottling Company ( NBC), has been ordered by a court to place warning labels on its products, stating that they are unsafe when consumed alongside vitamin C..
  • warn: There has been uproar in Nigeria after it emerged that the company that manufactures Fanta and Sprite, the Nigeria Bottling Company (NBC), has been ordered by a court to place warning labels on its products, stating that they are unsafe when consumed alongside vitamin C..
  • consume: There has been uproar in Nigeria after it emerged that the company that manufactures Fanta and Sprite, the Nigeria Bottling Company (NBC), has been ordered by a court to place warning labels on its products, stating that they are unsafe when consumed alongside vitamin C..
  • acid: The drinks are said by critics to contain high levels of the preservative benzoic acid and the colouring sunset yellow.

'She saved my life'

  • female: Spain's female bodyguards who protect abused women- BBC News.
  • caption: Image caption Two bodyguards keep a close eye on a victim of domestic violence in the centre of Bilbao.
  • victim: Image caption Two bodyguards keep a close eye on a victim of domestic violence in the centre of Bilbao.
  • violence: Image caption Two bodyguards keep a close eye on a victim of domestic violence in the centre of Bilbao.
  • male: When Ana reported her male former partner for an assault at her home in Spain she thought she would be protected.

A beauty myth

  • skin: Fair skin is more of a beauty ideal than darker skin across Asia- in Malaysia fair-skinned women are known as " candle princesses ".
  • skin: Fair skin is more of a beauty ideal than darker skin across Asia- in Malaysia fair-skinned women are known as " candle princesses ".
  • account: Writer Eris Choo shares a frank account of growing up in a society with rigid beauty ideals.
  • melt: Just like a candle, she 'd melt from the heat.
  • refer: The term is now used to refer to people who avoid the sun like the plague, for fear of getting darker.

‘Vegetable ivory’

  • obscure: How an obscure seed is helping to save the elephant- BBC News.
  • seed: How an obscure seed is helping to save the elephant- BBC News.
  • caption: Image copyright Ivonne Wierink Image caption The tagua seed reaches 9cm ( 3.5 inches) in length, and can be carved like ivory.
  • seed: Image copyright Ivonne Wierink Image caption The tagua seed reaches 9cm ( 3.5 inches) in length, and can be carved like ivory.
  • estimate: Numbers of elephants in the wild are still fallin g; it's estimated 100 of them are killed by poachers every day for their tusks to meet the continuing demand for ivory.

Trump team 'incidentally monitored' after election

  • caption: Image copyright Reuters Image caption Mr Trump has made unsubstantiated accusations against his predecessor Barack Obama of wiretapping Trump Tower.
  • accusation: Image copyright Reuters Image caption Mr Trump has made unsubstantiated accusations against his predecessor Barack Obama of wiretapping Trump Tower.
  • predecessor: Image copyright Reuters Image caption Mr Trump has made unsubstantiated accusations against his predecessor Barack Obama of wiretapping Trump Tower.
  • intelligence: Post-election communications of Donald Trump's team were swept up in an " incidental collectio n" by intelligence agencies, a Republican lawmaker says.
  • lawmaker: Post-election communications of Donald Trump's team were swept up in an " incidental collectio n" by intelligence agencies, a Republican lawmaker says.

Can you tally up world progress?

  • difference: Twenty-five years later, the UN is still looking for the qualities that can make a difference.
  • access: People live longer, more children go to school, and more people have access to basic services such as clean water.
  • invent: Other indices have since been invented to try to capture the nonmaterial aspects of progress, such as the National Happiness Index, the Global Innovation Index, the Social Progress Index, the Global Peace Index, and the Inclusive Development Index as well as a ranking of nations by political freedom.
  • capture: Other indices have since been invented to try to capture the nonmaterial aspects of progress, such as the National Happiness Index, the Global Innovation Index, the Social Progress Index, the Global Peace Index, and the Inclusive Development Index as well as a ranking of nations by political freedom.
  • alternative: The hope behind such alternative indicators is that an attempt to measure something might help reveal what causes it or could push it along.

After ISIS: For Iraqis, reconciliation in Mosul will be challenging, and vital

  • wary: Like many in Iraq, the colonel is wary that the challenges of reconciliation and winning the peace in Mosul and across the complex ethnic mosaic of Nineveh Province will be harder than winning the war.
  • complex: Like many in Iraq, the colonel is wary that the challenges of reconciliation and winning the peace in Mosul and across the complex ethnic mosaic of Nineveh Province will be harder than winning the war.
  • ethnic: Like many in Iraq, the colonel is wary that the challenges of reconciliation and winning the peace in Mosul and across the complex ethnic mosaic of Nineveh Province will be harder than winning the war.
  • avoid: The stakes are high, to avoid a repeat of the ethnic and sectarian fighting and Sunni disenfranchisement that helped spawn ISIS and spread its reach in the first place.
  • repeat: The stakes are high, to avoid a repeat of the ethnic and sectarian fighting and Sunni disenfranchisement that helped spawn ISIS and spread its reach in the first place.

‘Dare to be tender’: One year after attack, Belgian king urges kindness

  • anniversary: Brussels on Wednesday marked the first anniversary of suicide bombings that killed 32 people at the airport and subway, with ceremonies timed with the blasts and the dedication of a new memorial.
  • suicide: Brussels on Wednesday marked the first anniversary of suicide bombings that killed 32 people at the airport and subway, with ceremonies timed with the blasts and the dedication of a new memorial.
  • dedication: Brussels on Wednesday marked the first anniversary of suicide bombings that killed 32 people at the airport and subway, with ceremonies timed with the blasts and the dedication of a new memorial.
  • violence: Recommended: How much do you know about Islam and violence?
  • physical: The Belgian capital has remained on its second-highest alert level since the attacks, which caused around 900 people to suffer from physical or mental trauma.

What we know about Trump team Russia links – and why that matters

  • administration: Why does the administration feel a sudden need to distance itself from some past supporters?
  • sudden: Why does the administration feel a sudden need to distance itself from some past supporters?
  • contact: Because all the men mentioned had contact with foreigners that will attract FBI scrutiny as the bureau conducts its counterterrorism investigation into the possibility of coordination between the Trump campaign and Russia.
  • foreigner: Because all the men mentioned had contact with foreigners that will attract FBI scrutiny as the bureau conducts its counterterrorism investigation into the possibility of coordination between the Trump campaign and Russia.
  • bureau: Because all the men mentioned had contact with foreigners that will attract FBI scrutiny as the bureau conducts its counterterrorism investigation into the possibility of coordination between the Trump campaign and Russia.

Venezuela shocked as children arrested for soldiers' killings

  • shock: Venezuela shocked as children arrested for soldiers ' killings- BBC News.
  • arrest: Venezuela shocked as children arrested for soldiers ' killings- BBC News.
  • caption: Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Venezuela has one of the highest murder rates in the world.
  • murder: Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Venezuela has one of the highest murder rates in the world.
  • arrest: The authorities in Venezuela say they have arrested six children in connection with the killing of two soldiers.

Former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort received millions to promote Putin

  • campaign: Former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort received millions to promote Putin.
  • campaign: Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort resigned in August, amid swirling rumors of his connections to foreign governments, including Russia.
  • chairman: Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort resigned in August, amid swirling rumors of his connections to foreign governments, including Russia.
  • foreign: Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort resigned in August, amid swirling rumors of his connections to foreign governments, including Russia.
  • government: Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort resigned in August, amid swirling rumors of his connections to foreign governments, including Russia.

In unanimous decision, Supreme Court raises bar for special education

  • unanimous: In unanimous decision, Supreme Court raises bar for special education.
  • education: In unanimous decision, Supreme Court raises bar for special education.
  • appropriate: On Wednesday, the US Supreme Court unanimously ruled in favor of two parents of an autistic son, finding that his Colorado school district had failed to provide him with a " free and appropriate public education.
  • education: On Wednesday, the US Supreme Court unanimously ruled in favor of two parents of an autistic son, finding that his Colorado school district had failed to provide him with a " free and appropriate public education.
  • require: School districts are required to provide such an education under the 1975 Individuals with Disabilities Education Act ( IDEA).

Calif. class action suit alleges 'unfair competition' with Ivanka Trump brand

  • argue: In a class action lawsuit filed in San Francisco Superior Court last week, the 40-year- old, family-owned Modern Appealing Clothing argues that unethical promotion of the Ivanka Trump brand by the current administration has violated the US Constitution and a California statute protecting businesses against unfair competition.
  • administration: In a class action lawsuit filed in San Francisco Superior Court last week, the 40-year- old, family-owned Modern Appealing Clothing argues that unethical promotion of the Ivanka Trump brand by the current administration has violated the US Constitution and a California statute protecting businesses against unfair competition.
  • violate: In a class action lawsuit filed in San Francisco Superior Court last week, the 40-year- old, family-owned Modern Appealing Clothing argues that unethical promotion of the Ivanka Trump brand by the current administration has violated the US Constitution and a California statute protecting businesses against unfair competition.
  • statute: In a class action lawsuit filed in San Francisco Superior Court last week, the 40-year- old, family-owned Modern Appealing Clothing argues that unethical promotion of the Ivanka Trump brand by the current administration has violated the US Constitution and a California statute protecting businesses against unfair competition.
  • administration: Rallying against the boycott of Trump-related products, which also included the Ivanka Trump brand, the administration has sharply criticized movements steering shoppers away from purchases that benefit the family.

Maryland high school rape case sparks immigration row

  • rape: Maryland high school rape case sparks immigration row- BBC News.
  • rape: An alleged rape at a US high school has sparked a row over immigration that has reached all the way to the White House.
  • illegal: The White House said " tragedies like this " had motivated President Trump's illegal immigration " crackdown".
  • immigrant: On Tuesday night, protesters gathered outside the school, some expressing concern about undocumented immigrants.
  • victim: Henry Sanchez, 18, and Jose Montano, 17, were charged in the alleged assa ult, which the victim said took place in a boy's toilet at the beginning of the school day last Thursday.

Data didn't change tech's frat-boy culture. Will storytelling?

  • thesis: Her thesis: Every story can lead to a better, diverse workplace.
  • diverse: Her thesis: Every story can lead to a better, diverse workplace.
  • firm: For years, proponents of inclusive workplaces have tried to sell tech firms on the idea with data about how it boosts innovation and profits.
  • diversity: The goal is to get buy-in for diversity from workers up and down the ladder by allowing an inclusive environment to evolve organically, experts say.
  • environment: The goal is to get buy-in for diversity from workers up and down the ladder by allowing an inclusive environment to evolve organically, experts say.

Supreme Court tightens restrictions on presidential appointments

  • issue: The law at issue, the Federal Vacancies Reform Act ( FVRA), was first passed by Congress in 1998.
  • nominate: Then, in 2011, he nominated him to serve on a permanent basis.
  • permanent: Then, in 2011, he nominated him to serve on a permanent basis.
  • nomination: Instead, Solomon served as acting general counsel for two years while his nomination remained bogged down in the Senate.
  • stretch: Obama wasn't the first president to stretch the role of " acting" officials.

What is known so far about terrorist attack outside London's Parliament

  • terrorist: What is known so far about terrorist attack outside London's Parliament.
  • injure: At least 20 people were injured and at least four people killed in what officials are saying was a terrorist attack that took place near the British Parliament building in London Wednesday afternoon.
  • terrorist: At least 20 people were injured and at least four people killed in what officials are saying was a terrorist attack that took place near the British Parliament building in London Wednesday afternoon.
  • witness: Witnesses inside the building reported hearing gunshots around 2:30 p.m local time.
  • vehicle: Others reported that a vehicle was seen on the nearby Westminster Bridge running over several pedestrians.

Germany set to deport native-born potential terrorists

  • precedent: In a move without precedent in German history, the country will soon deport two German-born men accused of having discussed terrorist activity.
  • deport: In a move without precedent in German history, the country will soon deport two German-born men accused of having discussed terrorist activity.
  • accuse: In a move without precedent in German history, the country will soon deport two German-born men accused of having discussed terrorist activity.
  • discuss: In a move without precedent in German history, the country will soon deport two German-born men accused of having discussed terrorist activity.
  • terrorist: In a move without precedent in German history, the country will soon deport two German-born men accused of having discussed terrorist activity.

IS conflict: US airlift backs new assault near Raqqa stronghold

  • conflict: IS conflict: US airlift backs new assault near Raqqa stronghold- BBC News.
  • caption: Image copyright Reuters Image caption The Syrian Democratic Forces said its fighters had seized four villages near the dam.
  • seize: Image copyright Reuters Image caption The Syrian Democratic Forces said its fighters had seized four villages near the dam.
  • village: Image copyright Reuters Image caption The Syrian Democratic Forces said its fighters had seized four villages near the dam.
  • dam: Image copyright Reuters Image caption The Syrian Democratic Forces said its fighters had seized four villages near the dam.

Senegal's Touba TV blames 'satanic trick' for porn gaffe

  • caption: Image copyright YouTube Image caption The privately run TV channel has distanced itself from the pornographic material shown on air earlier this week.
  • material: Image copyright YouTube Image caption The privately run TV channel has distanced itself from the pornographic material shown on air earlier this week.
  • blame: A religious TV channel in Senegal has blamed an unidentified saboteur for the " satanic trick" that led to a hardcore porn film being shown on air.
  • trick: A religious TV channel in Senegal has blamed an unidentified saboteur for the " satanic trick" that led to a hardcore porn film being shown on air.
  • shock: Touba TV's viewers were shocked when explicit sexual content appeared on their screens between 13 :10 and 13:30 local time on Monday.

US infant mortality rate declines, but disparities remain

  • improve: The rate of infant deaths in the United States has improved, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said in a study released on Tuesday.
  • release: The rate of infant deaths in the United States has improved, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said in a study released on Tuesday.
  • mortality: The infant mortality rate dropped 15 percent over the past decade, from a record high 6.86 infant deaths per 1,000 live births in 2005 to 5.82 in 2014, data show.
  • credit: The researchers of the study credited awareness and education programs with helping to reverse the trend.
  • awareness: The researchers of the study credited awareness and education programs with helping to reverse the trend.

Kenya Revenue Authority 'lost $39m to hacker'

  • caption: Image copyright Daily Nation Image caption Alex Mutuku's lawyers want him to be released on bail.
  • release: Image copyright Daily Nation Image caption Alex Mutuku's lawyers want him to be released on bail.
  • accuse: Alex Mutungi Mutuku, 28, is accused of electronic fraud but he denies any wrongdoing.
  • international: The prosecution says he is part of an international network stealing money from several state bodies.
  • steal: The prosecution says he is part of an international network stealing money from several state bodies.

Eurovision 2017: Ukraine bars Russian singer Samoilova from contest

  • caption: Image copyright Channel One Russia/ EVN Image caption Samoilova is a former Russian X Factor contestant.
  • annex: Ukraine has barred Russia's Eurovision contestant because of a visit she made to Crimea, annexed by Moscow in 2014.
  • confirm: Samoilova, 27, has confirmed that she sang in Crimea in 2015.
  • dialogue: The EBU said it would " continue a dialogue with the Ukrainian authorities with the aim of ensuring that all artists can perform" in Kiev..
  • perform: The EBU said it would " continue a dialogue with the Ukrainian authorities with the aim of ensuring that all artists can perform" in Kiev..

Gorsuch hearings: Should agencies – or courts – decide the law?

  • courtesy: One of those proverbial pachyderms was present courtesy of the aspiring Supreme Court justice.
  • aspire: One of those proverbial pachyderms was present courtesy of the aspiring Supreme Court justice.
  • affect: While scaling back Chevron would certainly affect agencies, it could also have significant repercussions for President Donald Trump, who not only nominated executive power skeptic Gorsuch, but who has also continued to push the envelope of executive power himself.
  • significant: While scaling back Chevron would certainly affect agencies, it could also have significant repercussions for President Donald Trump, who not only nominated executive power skeptic Gorsuch, but who has also continued to push the envelope of executive power himself.
  • abide: The Executive must abide by statutory limits set by Congress, but if the Executive gets to define those limits ( and courts have to defer to its definitions) then those limits are a lot less meaningful.

What is Facebook's responsibility when people broadcast crimes?

  • disappear: On Sunday afternoon, a girl disappeared after being dropped off near her Chicago home.
  • apparent: It was not until Monday, however, that her family learned that an apparent sexual assault on the girl had been broadcast on Facebook Live.
  • launch: After the police saw screen grabs of that video, they launched an investigation.
  • incident: If one person had reported the incident, Facebook would have reviewed the video and might have been able to take it down sooner.
  • arrest: In January, four people were arrested after broadcasting a video that showed them taunting and beating a man with special needs in Chicago.

Trump ex-aide Paul Manafort 'offered to help Putin'

  • caption: Image copyright AP Image caption Mr Manafort worked as Mr Trump's unpaid campaign chairman from March until August last year.
  • campaign: Image copyright AP Image caption Mr Manafort worked as Mr Trump's unpaid campaign chairman from March until August last year.
  • chairman: Image copyright AP Image caption Mr Manafort worked as Mr Trump's unpaid campaign chairman from March until August last year.
  • campaign: US President Donald Trump's one-time campaign chairman secretly worked for a Russian billionaire to assist President Vladimir Putin, the Associated Press ( AP) news agency reports.
  • chairman: US President Donald Trump's one-time campaign chairman secretly worked for a Russian billionaire to assist President Vladimir Putin, the Associated Press ( AP) news agency reports.

Tonga gives away thousands of chicks in anti-fat drive

  • caption: Image copyright AFP/Getty Images Image caption Tongans have developed a taste for imported meat over the traditional healthy diet of fish and vegetables.
  • taste: Image copyright AFP/Getty Images Image caption Tongans have developed a taste for imported meat over the traditional healthy diet of fish and vegetables.
  • import: Image copyright AFP/Getty Images Image caption Tongans have developed a taste for imported meat over the traditional healthy diet of fish and vegetables.
  • traditional: Image copyright AFP/Getty Images Image caption Tongans have developed a taste for imported meat over the traditional healthy diet of fish and vegetables.
  • diet: Image copyright AFP/Getty Images Image caption Tongans have developed a taste for imported meat over the traditional healthy diet of fish and vegetables.

North Korea missile launch toward S. Korea failed. How often does that happen?

  • missile: An attempted North Korean missile launch failed on Wednesday, according to US and South Korean reports.
  • launch: An attempted North Korean missile launch failed on Wednesday, according to US and South Korean reports.
  • launch: American officials had been aware of the planned launch for several days, as they observed a rocket being moved and VIP seating being assembled in Wonsan, they told the Associated Press on Tuesday.
  • rocket: American officials had been aware of the planned launch for several days, as they observed a rocket being moved and VIP seating being assembled in Wonsan, they told the Associated Press on Tuesday.
  • accelerate: As North Korea accelerates its missile program, success has been mixed with failure.

How Washington evaluates software vulnerabilities

  • criminal: The Shadow Brokers revealed unpatched flaws in their systems that criminal hackers and foreign spies could exploit.
  • foreign: The Shadow Brokers revealed unpatched flaws in their systems that criminal hackers and foreign spies could exploit.
  • exploit: The Shadow Brokers revealed unpatched flaws in their systems that criminal hackers and foreign spies could exploit.
  • tool: It remains unclear whether the NSA used these tools for surveillance operations, but it appears the agency kept the flaws from the software vendors, depriving them of a chance to patch their systems.
  • vendor: It remains unclear whether the NSA used these tools for surveillance operations, but it appears the agency kept the flaws from the software vendors, depriving them of a chance to patch their systems.

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  • avoid: We set out to talk differently about cybersecurity and privacy, too, avoiding the tech jargon and fear driving most news about hackers and security.
  • jargon: We set out to talk differently about cybersecurity and privacy, too, avoiding the tech jargon and fear driving most news about hackers and security.
  • security: We set out to talk differently about cybersecurity and privacy, too, avoiding the tech jargon and fear driving most news about hackers and security.
  • emerge: Since our first articles and events in the fall of 2014, cybersecurity has emerged as one of the biggest global news stories.
  • breach: From the Sony Pictures attack to the Democratic National Committee breach, hackers have become major players in global power struggles and presidential politics.

China bus company pays drivers in small change

  • avoid: A bus company in eastern China has paid its drivers using small change in order to avoid taking a huge stockpile of coins to the bank.
  • huge: A bus company in eastern China has paid its drivers using small change in order to avoid taking a huge stockpile of coins to the bank.
  • site: About 200 members of staff at the Baoying Automobile Transport Company were given bags containing mainly 1-yuan coins, popular news site Jiangsu Net reports.
  • operate: The company, which operates in Jiangsu Province, saw a big rise in passenger numbers over the Chinese New Year holiday in January.
  • passenger: The company, which operates in Jiangsu Province, saw a big rise in passenger numbers over the Chinese New Year holiday in January.

Afghanistan Wants More US Help in Fight Against Taliban, IS

  • diplomat: Afghanistan wants the United States to send more forces to help meet shortfalls in the battle against the Taliban and the Islamic State group, the nation's top diplomat said Tuesday.
  • troops: Foreign Minister Salahuddin Rabbani welcomed a recent call by U.S. Gen. John Nicholson, the top American commander in Afghanistan, for a few thousand more troops from the U.S. or other coalition partners to help break the stalemate in the war-torn country.
  • coalition: Foreign Minister Salahuddin Rabbani welcomed a recent call by U.S. Gen. John Nicholson, the top American commander in Afghanistan, for a few thousand more troops from the U.S. or other coalition partners to help break the stalemate in the war-torn country.
  • partner: Foreign Minister Salahuddin Rabbani welcomed a recent call by U.S. Gen. John Nicholson, the top American commander in Afghanistan, for a few thousand more troops from the U.S. or other coalition partners to help break the stalemate in the war-torn country.
  • administration: The Trump administration has not yet said if it will send more forces in response to Nicholson's comments.

Russia Underplayed Losses in Recapture of Syria's Palmyra

  • evidence: Russia's force in Syria has suffered losses since late January more than three times higher than the official toll, according to evidence gathered by Reuters, a tally that shows the fight in Syria is tougher and more costly than the Kremlin has disclosed.
  • disclose: Russia's force in Syria has suffered losses since late January more than three times higher than the official toll, according to evidence gathered by Reuters, a tally that shows the fight in Syria is tougher and more costly than the Kremlin has disclosed.
  • government: Eighteen Russian citizens fighting alongside Moscow's allies, the Syrian government forces, have been killed since Jan. 29-- a period that coincided with intense fighting to recapture the city of Palmyra from the Islamic State group.
  • period: Eighteen Russian citizens fighting alongside Moscow's allies, the Syrian government forces, have been killed since Jan. 29-- a period that coincided with intense fighting to recapture the city of Palmyra from the Islamic State group.
  • coincide: Eighteen Russian citizens fighting alongside Moscow's allies, the Syrian government forces, have been killed since Jan. 29-- a period that coincided with intense fighting to recapture the city of Palmyra from the Islamic State group.

Pakistan reinstates secret military courts despite criticism

  • caption: Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Those in favour of military courts argue that they are important because the government cannot provide adequate security for judges in terror trials.
  • argue: Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Those in favour of military courts argue that they are important because the government cannot provide adequate security for judges in terror trials.
  • government: Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Those in favour of military courts argue that they are important because the government cannot provide adequate security for judges in terror trials.
  • security: Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Those in favour of military courts argue that they are important because the government cannot provide adequate security for judges in terror trials.
  • terror: Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Those in favour of military courts argue that they are important because the government cannot provide adequate security for judges in terror trials.