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Three Britons die in Grand Canyon helicopter crash

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The helicopter crashed at the West Rim of the Grand Canyon Three British people have died after a tourist helicopter crashed in the Grand Canyon in the US state of Arizona. The Foreign Office said it was providing support to their families and those ...

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Winter Olympics opening ceremony hit by cyber attack

The Winter Olympics’ opening ceremony was hit with a cyber attack, officials for the PyeongChang games confirmed — but stopped short of blaming Russia for the breach. The PyeongChang 2018 website wasn’t working before the Friday night games, making it impossible to access event tickets and crucial ...

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Hackers hijack government websites to mine crypto-cash

Image copyright Reuters The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) took down its website after a warning that hackers were taking control of visitors’ computers to mine cryptocurrency. Security researcher Scott Helme said more than 4,000 websites, including many government ones, were affected. He said the affected code had now been disabled ...

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Frank Reich signs on to be Colts’ next head coach

After winning the first Super Bowl in franchise history, the Eagles are watching their championship coaching staff get dismantled. Eagles offensive coordinator Frank Reich has signed a five-year deal to be the Colts’ next head coach, the team announced Sunday. The team will hold a press conference ...

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Cyril Ramaphosa: ANC impatient over Jacob Zuma future

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Mr Ramaphosa’s speech marked 100 years since the birth of Nelson Mandela The leader of South Africa’s ruling party has acknowledged growing impatience over the failure to resolve President Jacob Zuma’s future. Cyril Ramaphosa said the matter had to be handled with “care and purpose”. ...

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Plane carrying 71 people crashes outside of Moscow

A plane crashed minutes after taking off in Moscow, with authorities fearing all 71 aboard were killed. The Saratov Airlines An-148 lost radio contact shortly after departing Moscow’s Domodedovo Airport at about 2:20 p.m. local time, according to Russian news agencies. “The crew and passengers ...

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5 key questions for Mets heading into spring training

The Mets made a whole slew of changes at the end of last season. They pushed out long-time manager Terry Collins and replaced him with first-time manager Mickey Callaway, touting his caring, cooperative and fresh approach. They fired long-time pitching coach Dan Warthen, who had helped develop all of ...

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Charities warned after Oxfam Haiti prostitute claims

Image copyright PA Image caption Penny Mordaunt said it was “despicable” that sexual exploitation and abuse existed in the aid sector Charities doing overseas aid work will lose funding if they fail to cooperate over safeguarding issues, warned the international development secretary. Penny Mordaunt said it was “despicable” that sexual ...

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