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Are America - and the world - on the brink of war with North Korea? Our defence editor, Matthew Symonds, explains why Donald Trump's fiery rhetoric raises the risk of a catastrophic escalation. Also, a woman has a stillbirth in El Salvador and is charged with homicide. How did a miscarriage lead to a murder charge? And why rich Chinese are going glamping. Helen Joyce hosts. 


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In lesson 7 it’s time to take a look at radical changing verbs, verbs which have some regular spelling changes in certain parts of the verb. Once you get used to these patterns you’ll be conjugating verbs like querer, pensar, poder and volver without a problem!

Please note that lesson 07 of Season 2 was originally known as lesson 207 of Coffee Break Spanish. We have renumbered the lessons of each season as lessons 1-40 to make t
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Activity 18: self-assessment

To test your understanding of what you have read so far about WiFi, say whether each of the statements below is true or false.

  1. In ad hoc mode, WiFi stat
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Principles of self-help and co-operation work well in neighbourhoods and communities where there are resources and supportive networks. However, even in strongly cohesive communities, some people may find it difficult to join in, for reasons of disability, age or marginal status. In communities that ar
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In today's UT News: -Student artwork on display at the CVA -CISP is hosting a Toledo Sister Cities Event -An update on campus parking -More food fun facts
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1 Answer the following questions

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Thirty-two, mainly in Asia and the Middle East—but only half a dozen really carry it out
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This section of OpenLearn Scotland introduces learners to both ancient and modern Scotland, from the geological history of the Scottish Highlands right up to the creation of the semiconductor transistor by two Scottish computer engineers and the global dimension of the Scottish oil industry.

A further two courses in this section focus on famous bridges in Scotland: the first is about the Tay Bridge and the legacy of its failure on bridge building ever since; the second is about the envi
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