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Net neutrality in the United States

The 2015 net neutrality rules in the United States end.

Monday marks the end of net neutrality rules in the U.S., following GOP members of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) voting to end the protections last year.

Climate of Mars

NASA's "Opportunity" rover is temporarily shut down due to a dust storm.

With so much interest in what NASA’s Curiosity rover has been up to recently — with the whole “maybe finding evidence of life” and whatnot — it’s easy to forget that it isn&…

Child trafficking in India

Police in Assam arrest 18 people in connection of lynching two youths following rumors on WhatsApp and social media that they were child traffickers.

Police action comes after outrage over the killing of two men on 'child kidnapping' rumours circulated on social media.

European migrant crisis

Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez announces that he will allow a migrant vessel carrying 629 rescued migrants, including children and pregnant women, to dock in Valencia after Malta and Italy both refused the vessel.

Spain says it will accept a rescue ship with hundreds of migrants aboard, amid an international row.

Singapore–United States relations

Singaporean Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong and U.S. President Donald Trump hold a bilateral meeting.

SINGAPORE: Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong and United States President Donald Trump held a bilateral meeting on Monday (Jun 11), just one day ...

2018 Pacific hurricane season

Hurricane Bud grows into a category three hurricane off the Pacific coast of Mexico.

U.S. National Hurricane Center says Bud had maximum sustained winds of 120 mph Monday morning

Economy of the United Kingdom

British retail chain Poundworld, which employs thousands of people, collapses into administration.