Could these South African dolls replace Barbie?

Could these South African dolls replace Barbie?

The Sibahle Collection is a range of dolls created to inspire young African children to embrace their own beauty. Its creators hope to rival the famous American Barbie doll.
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Fired Aurora employee kills victims with illegal gun

Fired Aurora employee kills victims with illegal gun

45-year-old Gary Martin had been terminated from his job before he killed five people at a factory in Aurora, Illinois with a handgun he illegally owned, according to Aurora Police Chief Kristen Ziman on Saturday. Colette Luke has more.
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Mueller seeks tough sentence for Manafort

Mueller seeks tough sentence for Manafort

Prosecutors for Special Counsel Robert Mueller urged a federal judge in Virginia on Friday to impose a strict prison sentence for President Donald Trump's former campaign manager Paul Manafort, after a jury last year convicted him on eight counts of
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More U.S. aid for Venezuela arrives in Colombia

More U.S. aid for Venezuela arrives in Colombia

A U.S. military transport plane carrying humanitarian aid meant for Venezuelans landed in the Colombian border city of Cucuta on Saturday, where food and medicine are being stored amid uncertainty over how and where aid will be distributed.
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Legal fights brewing against Trump's declaration

Legal fights brewing against Trump's declaration

Congressional lawmakers, several states and independent groups are already fighting back against President Donald Trump's emergency declaration in his bid to to fund his promised wall at the U.S.-Mexico border.
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McCarrick expelled from Catholic priesthood

McCarrick expelled from Catholic priesthood

The disgraced former American cardinal, Theodore McCarrick, is now the highest profile Vatican figure to be dismissed from priesthood in modern times. The allegations against him include sexual abuse of minors. Francis Maguire reports
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Nigeria presidential election postponed by a week

Nigeria presidential election postponed by a week

Nigeria's presidential election, which was due to be held on Saturday, has been postponed by a week, the chairman of the country's electoral commission said hours before polls were due to open.
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Gunman in Illinois warehouse kills five people

Gunman in Illinois warehouse kills five people

A gunman opened fire in a warehouse on Friday in Aurora Illinois, an hour west of Chicago, killing five people. The shooter, identified as 45-year-old Gary Martin, was an employee at the sprawling industrial complex in Aurora. He also wounded five po
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Lyft''s strategy vs. Uber in IPO race.

Lyft''s strategy vs. Uber in IPO race.

In the ride-hailing app race to the market, growth could be be the key. Jane Lanhee Lee reports.
Barbie turns 60 at New York Toy Fair

Barbie turns 60 at New York Toy Fair

Mattel showcases its best toys before New York Toy Fair as its shares drop on sales forecast.
Wall Street rallies on trade hopes

Wall Street rallies on trade hopes

Wall Street rallied on Friday, with the Dow and the Nasdaq posting their eighth consecutive weekly gains as investors grew hopeful that the United States and China would hammer out an agreement resolving their trade war.
Trump obese, but "in very good health overall”

Trump obese, but "in very good health overall”

President Donald Trump has put on a few pounds over the past year and is now in the obese range, although he remains in "very good health overall," according to the results of a physical examination conducted last week.
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Trump declares U.S.-Mexico border emergency

Trump declares U.S.-Mexico border emergency

President Donald Trump on Friday declared a national emergency in a bid to fund his promised wall at the U.S.-Mexico border without congressional approval, an action Democrats vowed to challenge as a violation of the U.S. Constitution.
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Australian leaders warned: act now to save koalas

Australian leaders warned: act now to save koalas

The President of WWF International has warned Australian leaders that the nation's iconic marsupial, the koala, is at risk of extinction due to high rates of deforestation.
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London Fashion Week faces Brexit reality

London Fashion Week faces Brexit reality

London Fashion Week is kicking off but any of its collections won't hit store shelves until after Britain leaves the European Union. Retailers and designers are fear the divorce will effect their business, and access to talent.
Chinese citizens protest against Spain's BBVA bank

Chinese citizens protest against Spain's BBVA bank

Hundreds of Chinese citizens gathered in front of a BBVA branch in the Spanish capital to protest against the bank after their accounts were blocked.
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RBS sounds alarm over Brexit

RBS sounds alarm over Brexit

RBS earnings are on the up, but the bank is worried about the impact of a hard Brexit.
Ghanaian student transforms tires into furniture

Ghanaian student transforms tires into furniture

Jeffrey Yeboah has started his own business: making household furniture out of old tires.
How Amazon scrapped its New York headquarters plans

How Amazon scrapped its New York headquarters plans

Amazon says the decision came together in the last 48 hours. But as Fred Katayama reports, the decision was by some measures months in the making.
A hard choice in the Arctic: mining or reindeer?

A hard choice in the Arctic: mining or reindeer?

Norway has approved a controversial copper mine in its Arctic north, and the decision has environmentalists and the indigenous Sami people worried.
Trump's first GOP presidential challenger emerges

Trump's first GOP presidential challenger emerges

Bill Weld, the former Republican governor of Massachusetts, says he will challenge U.S. President Donald Trump for the Republican Party's presidential nomination in 2020.
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Sustainable is the new sexy at New York Fashion week

Sustainable is the new sexy at New York Fashion week

Say farewell to 'fast fashion', the latest buzzword at New York Fashion week is sustainability.
Monster mudslides ravage California

Monster mudslides ravage California

Parts of California are bracing for yet more flooding after a powerful storm unleashed historic levels of rainfall earlier this week. Floods and mudslides across the state have triggered evacuations and sent homes tumbling down hillsides.
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Spanish PM calls snap national election

Spanish PM calls snap national election

Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez on Friday called a snap national election for April 28, after losing a key budget vote.
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More Brexit embarrassment for May as parliament defeats her again

More Brexit embarrassment for May as parliament defeats her again

Prime Minister Theresa May suffered a defeat on her Brexit strategy on Thursday that undermined her pledge to European Union leaders to get her divorce deal approved if they grant her concessions.
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