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Curves rule the Lagos catwalk

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Karl Lagerfeld once sniffed that "no one wants to see curvy women" on the runway, but a wave of Nigerian designers are proving him wrong. The opening night of Lagos and Fashion Design Week on Wednesday featured five designers showcasing plus-size

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Louisa May Alcott: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

person Orange Themes access_time Nov 29,2016

Louisa May Alcott: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know Louisa May Alcott, the author of Little Women, is being celebrated with a Google Doodle on what would have been her 184th birthday. “Today's Doodle portrays Beth, Jo, Amy, and Meg March, as well as

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Lawyer urges supreme court to throw out Brexit case after article 50 vote

person Orange Themes access_time Dec 09,2016

Lawyer urges supreme court to throw out Brexit case after article 50 vote The supreme court has been urged to throw out a momentous legal challenge to the government's powers to trigger Brexit, with Downing Street lawyers claiming parliament's

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Nokia files more patent suits against Apple

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HELSINKI (Reuters) - Finnish telecoms networks equipment maker Nokia said on Thursday it had filed a new set of patent lawsuits against Apple Inc in Asia, Europe and the United States.

Nokia Corp had said on Wednesday it was suing Apple, accusing the iPhone maker of violating 32 technology patents. It said on Thursday it had now filed 40 patents suits in 11 countries.

Nokia shares were down nearly 5 percent at 4.496 euros on Thursday as analysts warned a legal battle with Apple could hold up royalty payments that are vital to shoring up the Finnish company's profits.

(Reporting by Tuomas Forsell; Editing by Greg Mahlich)

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Things to look for in the next hour on Election Day:— The Associated Press and television networks put out the first scientific read on who voted and what kind of mood voters are in. The information comes from surveys of voters leaving the polls nationwide throughout the day. The data will give some sense of how voters are viewing their government and what concerns were on their minds as they cast ballots. Although the surveys ask who they voted for, that data is not released… chat_bubble_outline Read More...

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