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Here's a top 10 of world news items, in English. We're aiming at providing an unbiased view on global news, mixing together news sources from the Americas, Europe, Asia and the Middle East.


US 'Rejects' shock Sweden to win men's curling gold

The US men's curling team, once known as "The Rejects," pulled off one the great upsets of the PyeongChang Olympics by beating favorites Sweden 10-7 to clinch an historic gold medal. (CNN 24/02 15:28)

» Winter Olympics: USA beat Sweden to men's curling gold (BBC News 24/02 10:42)
» US 'Rejects' shock Sweden to win men's curling gold (CNN 24/02 15:28)
» How USA Men’s Curling Went From a ‘Team of Rejects’ to Olympic Gold (Time Magazine 24/02 14:36)

» BBC News  CNN  Time Magazine  


Red Cross: 21 staffers paid for sex

The International Committee of the Red Cross said 21 staff members have been dismissed or resigned for "paying for sexual services" in the past three years. (CNN 24/02 14:58)

» BBC News  CNN  


Syria war: Air strikes in Eastern Ghouta 'kill 500'

On the seventh day of government bombing of a rebel enclave, the UN struggles to agree a ceasefire. (BBC News 24/02 14:56)

» BBC News  


American men win Olympic curling gold, beat Sweden 10-7

GANGNEUNG, South Korea (AP) -- John Shuster's last throw in the eighth end of the Olympic curling final clacked off one Swedish stone and knocked it into another, sending them both skittering out of scoring range.... (Associated Press 24/02 14:45)

» Associated Press  


Joanna Demafelis: Employers of Filipina maid found dead in freezer arrested

The husband and wife employers of a Filipina maid found dead in a freezer are arrested in Syria. (BBC News 24/02 14:43)

» BBC News  


Somalia al-Shabab: Deadly double car bombing near presidential palace

At least 38 people are killed in Mogadishu in attacks claimed by the al-Shabab militant group. (BBC News 24/02 13:29)

» BBC News  


Florida shooting: Firms abandon NRA amid consumer boycott

Several corporate partners abandon the US gun lobby in the wake of the deadly school shooting. (BBC News 24/02 13:24)

» BBC News  


Russian ceremony hopes hit by second ban

A second Russian athlete competing at the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang is punished after testing positive for a banned substance. (BBC News 24/02 13:23)

» BBC News  


Czech Ledecka wins historic second gold

Ester Ledecka becomes the fifth athlete to claim gold in two sports at a Winter Games with a win in the women's snowboarding parallel giant slalom. (BBC News 24/02 14:02)

» BBC News  MSNBC  


FBI was warned gunman was 'going to explode'

When a woman close to the Parkland, Florida, school shooter called an FBI tip line in early January, she described a young man with an arsenal of knives and guns who was "going to explode" and said she feared him "getting into a school and just shooting the place up." (CNN 24/02 11:43)

» CNN  

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