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Tokyo 2020's Mori to quit, sources say, as he vows to end controversy

Tokyo 2020's Mori to quit, sources say, as he vows to end controversy

The president of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics organising committee, Yoshiro Mori, will resign over a remark that sparked an outcry, two sources said on Thursday, while the former prime minister said he could not let the controversy drag on.

Trump challenges Tillerson to IQ test as feud intensifies

Trump challenges Tillerson to IQ test as feud intensifies

Having loudly dismissed reports that Tillerson once called him a "moron," Trump showed no sign of letting the controversy go, renewing questions about Tillerson's future as America's top diplomat.

Pakistan bans top TV preacher over hate speech

Pakistan bans top TV preacher over hate speech

Pakistan's media watchdog on Thursday accused a prominent television preacher of hate speech and banned his hugely popular show, silencing the high-profile host after years of controversy.

Indian police arrest students over beef rumours

Indian police arrest students over beef rumours

Police in India arrested four students on charges of breaching the peace after rumours the men were cooking beef sparked protests, an officer said Thursday.

Anonymous messaging app stirs controversy

Anonymous messaging app stirs controversy

A new Israeli app launched by a company with investors including Will.I.Am and Nicki Minaj has been accused of encouraging teen bullying and Internet trolls.