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Hungary jails gang for deaths of 71 migrants in lorry

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The shocking case drew attention to the suffering of migrants smuggled to Europe Four men have received 25-year jail terms in Hungary over the deaths of 71 migrants who suffocated in a sealed lorry in August 2015. Police found the victims’ decomposing bodies in ...

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Go after the vultures circling around Puerto Rico

The attorney general of the State of New York must be ready to investigate any wrongdoing and illegality associated with the Puerto Rican crisis that violates New York law. She must be independent, uncompromised and aggressive, to protect the many families who are split between New York and Puerto Rico. ...

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Apple to close iPhone security hole used by police

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The FBI took Apple to court in 2016 to try to get access to a killer’s iPhone Apple says it is to change the default settings of its iPhone to stop hackers and others unlocking devices without proper legal authorisation. The move will also ...

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Unfit in middle age: Are you doomed?

Image copyright Getty Images Are you someone in middle age who keeps putting off that planned health kick for another day? If so, a couple of new studies may give you a sense of urgency. One paper found that elevated blood pressure in middle age increases the risk of dementia, ...

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London Breed becomes San Francisco’s first black mayor

Image copyright Facebook A black woman is to lead San Francisco for the first time in its history – at a time when African-American residents are becoming increasingly scarce in the gentrified US city. The ascent of London Breed to the mayoralty is all the more remarkable given she was ...

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