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Enough with online hate speech, sexual harassment and threats of violence against women and marginalized groups. It's time to take the global crisis of online abuse seriously. In this searching, powerful talk, Ashley Judd recounts her ongoing experience of being terrorized on social media for her unwavering activism and calls on citizens of the internet, the tech community, law enforcement and legislators to recognize the offline harm of online harassment.
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Temperature data for 2016 show it likely edged ahead of 2015 as the world's warmest year.
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US bank JP Morgan Chase is accused by the US government of racial discrimination against mortgage borrowers.
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A smartphone attachment that analyses DNA could help improve cancer and tuberculosis treatments.
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A Brazilian food charity is serving up a barbecue with a difference for world leaders at Davos.
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Two major City of London investment banks say that some staff will definitely have to move abroad when the UK leaves the EU.
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East to West
18 Jan 2017 3:44:17
The Yiwu-to-Barking express is the newest way to send your freight from China to Europe.
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The stock market rally that followed Donald Trump's surprise win helps Goldman Sachs profits soar.
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Outgoing US Vice-President Joe Biden tells Davos tax breaks for the rich do not generate growth.
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The richest 1% are "not carrying their weight", says outgoing US Vice-President Joe Biden.
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The onboard atomic clocks that drive the satellite-navigation signals on Europe's Galileo network have been failing at an alarming rate.
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The moth, which has a wingspan of just over a centimetre, was discovered in California.
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The educational publisher Pearson has warned of an "unprecedented" fall in sales in the US.
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The payment to the UN Green Climate Fund was announced three days before Donald Trump takes office.
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UK unemployment fell by 52,000 to 1.6 million in three months to November, official figures show.
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The Mr Kipling, Bisto and Batchelors owner, Premier Foods, says profits will be 10% lower this year.
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After mould is reportedly found in the popular children's toy - should parents be worried?
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Your questions
18 Jan 2017 8:06:09
BBC Economics Correspondent Andrew Walker answers your questions on Theresa May's Brexit speech.
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The foreign secretary backs the PM's Brexit speech, saying new deals can be "pencilled in".
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Lee Jae-yong is accused of bribery in a scandal linked to the impeachment of South Korea's president
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EE, the UK's biggest mobile phone operator, broke billing rules, says regulator Ofcom.
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A technique designed to help parents affected by genetic disorders is used to tackle infertility.
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A whole new industry has sprung up from working mothers helping others go back to work.
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The food delivery firm will hire a third more staff when it opens its new London HQ in summer 2017.
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The firm is accused by US antitrust regulator of unfair practices in the way it licenses technology.
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