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Canada's Trudeau praises 'historic' number of women elected in US

Canada's Trudeau praises 'historic' number of women elected in US

Cathy McLeod said it was a powerful moment in the House of Commons on Wednesday when Prime Minister Justin Trudeau apologized for Canada turning away Jewish refugees fleeing persecution in 1939. Lou...

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Australia police say Melbourne attacker was known to authorities

Australia police say Melbourne attacker was known to authorities

Though the erratic gunman demanded that police deliver him an Islamic State flag at the outset of the crisis, there was no evidence he had established contact with the militant group. Police have conf...

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US to stop refueling Saudi planes in Yemen war

US to stop refueling Saudi planes in Yemen war

Pentagon chief Jim Mattis said Friday that the United States supports Saudi Arabia's "decision" to cease American aerial refueling. In January 2016, Saudi Arabia said the United States and UK mi...

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Saudi scholar urges U.S. to review ties with Saudi Arabia

Saudi scholar urges U.S. to review ties with Saudi Arabia

Sources told Al Jazeera on Saturday that Turkish police ended the search for Khashoggi's body, but that the criminal investigation into the Saudi journalist's murder will continue. Al-Jasser was bum...

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California wildfire leaves town in ruins, thousands flee

California wildfire leaves town in ruins, thousands flee

Fire officials have issued evacuation notices for parts of Chico, a town of 93,000 people north of Sacramento. McLean said that by the middle of the day, there was so much smoke in the air, it loo...

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Trump had central role in hush money payments to women

Trump had central role in hush money payments to women

President Trump knew details and facilitated payments to silence two women about their alleged affairs with him, according to a news report published Friday. In August, the president's former lawyer...

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Fierce wildfire in Northern California incinerates town

Fierce wildfire in Northern California incinerates town

County officials have pinpointed the origin of the blaze just south of the city of Simi Valley. A school bus was among several abandoned vehicles left blackened by flames on one road. "All of it i...

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No Snap Election, No Referendum To End Crisis: Sri Lanka President's Aide

No Snap Election, No Referendum To End Crisis: Sri Lanka President's Aide

President Maithripala Sirisena has decided that there will be no snap elections or a national referendum to end the current political and constitutional crisis in Sri Lanka, according to his clo...

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Oldest animal cave drawings may go back 52,000 years

Oldest animal cave drawings may go back 52,000 years

It may represent a type of wild cattle.CreditCreditLuc-Henri FageOn the wall of a cave deep in the jungles of Borneo , there is an image of a thick-bodied, spindly-legged animal, drawn in reddish och...

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Xi, Trump G20 meeting will be of great significance - China

Xi, Trump G20 meeting will be of great significance - China

China and the United States have been embroiled in a trade war for several months, placing tariffs on hundreds of billions of dollars worth of goods on both sides. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis asserte...

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Brexit: DUP accuses May of breaking promises on Irish border

Brexit: DUP accuses May of breaking promises on Irish border

This so-called " backstop to the backstop" would see Northern Ireland become wedded to the EU single market and customs union should London and Brussels fail to strike a permanent trade deal. What ...

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Trump Begins Paris Visit With Attack on France’s Emmanuel Macron

Trump Begins Paris Visit With Attack on France’s Emmanuel Macron

Earlier this week, Emmanuel Macron voiced plans to build a single European army to boost the EU's defence capability as well as military independence from the United States. Trump and Macron also ...

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Wife of disgraced Azeri banker detained in London

Wife of disgraced Azeri banker detained in London

An Azerbaijani woman who spent £16 million (US$20.87 million) at London's up-market Harrods department store and was the first to be targeted by new British legislation on "unexplained wealth" was f...

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Florida and Georgia prepare for recounts amid claims of irregularities

Florida and Georgia prepare for recounts amid claims of irregularities

Scott, who yesterday sued two South Florida election supervisors, vowed to meet Nelson's challenge in court. To fail to do this, as the Broward County and Palm Beach County Supervisors had, is to op...

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Trump to Dems threatening investigation: 'Two can play that game!'

Trump to Dems threatening investigation: 'Two can play that game!'

Democrats' blue wave was real. This serves up an additional check on what the new but narrow Democratic majority will be able to do legislatively in the next two years. "I do think they will definitel...

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Florida Man Is Attacked After Leaping Into Farm's Crocodile Exhibit

Florida Man Is Attacked After Leaping Into Farm's Crocodile Exhibit

Augustine. Hatfield caused about $5,000 in damage, authorities said . The man had to pull himself over fencing and barbed wire to get to the pond. He was taken to Flagler Hospital with nonlife-th...

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Minister Jo Johnson quits over Brexit and calls for new vote

In a blog for Medium, Johnson, brother of arch-Brexiteer and former foreign secretary Boris Johnson , writes: "Although I voted Remain, I have desperately wanted the government, in which I have been...

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What Acting Attorney General Matt Whitaker has to do with Mueller's probe

What Acting Attorney General Matt Whitaker has to do with Mueller's probe

New York City Rep. Jerrold Nadler - who is now the ranking Democratic member of the House Judiciary Committee and could be the next chairman of the committee with Democrats taking control of the U.S. ...

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City of Malibu ordered to evacuate as flames jump Hwy 101

City of Malibu ordered to evacuate as flames jump Hwy 101

A large animal evacuation center was also launched in Malibu. After making the announcement about his home on Twitter this morning, others were quick to offer their support for Derrickson, includin...

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1 dead in Melbourne stabbing; man attacked cops before being shot

1 dead in Melbourne stabbing; man attacked cops before being shot

Clayton said that the public is still advised that the area remains closed as investigations are ongoing at the crime scene. The police chief said the suspect came to Australia from Somalia in th...

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Florida braces for recounts in gubernatorial and Senate races

Florida braces for recounts in gubernatorial and Senate races

Bill Nelson (D-Fla.). The margin of victory in that race has narrowed to 0.22 percent , which places it in manual recount territory. Florida's governor's race also looks headed to a mandatory re...

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Six held over ‘plot’ to attack France’s President Macron

Six held over ‘plot’ to attack France’s President Macron

President Macron is concerned Europe is not in a position to defend itself in a sovereign matter, without the aid of the United States. "We have to protect ourselves with respect to China , Russi...

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Airliner carrying Canadians from Guyana crash lands after technical problem

Airliner carrying Canadians from Guyana crash lands after technical problem

The aircraft went to the end of the runway where spikes created to halt its progress burst several tires, he said, noting that several passengers were screaming and praying by that point. "They're get...

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"I'd Never Forgive Trump" Writes Michelle Obama in New Memoir

In her memoir, Becoming , Barack Obama's wife also denounces Mr Trump's "birther" campaign, which questioned her husband's citizenship, calling it bigoted, unsafe and "deliberately meant to stir up...

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Thick Faze, Smog Persist In Delhi, Air Quality Slips To 'Hazardous'

Thick Faze, Smog Persist In Delhi, Air Quality Slips To 'Hazardous'

A municipal worker with her daughter leaves after sweeping the India Gate area as a thick lawyer of pollution haze hangs a day after Diwali festival, in New Delhi , India, on November 8, 2018. In...

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Reports of active shooter turn out to be malfunctioning water heater

Reports of active shooter turn out to be malfunctioning water heater

The Topsail High School campus is shut down, with all access roads barricaded by law enforcement . Armed police stormed a high school in North Carolina after noises made by a malfunctioning heate...

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Staggering Stats Of Camp Fire’s First Day

Staggering Stats Of Camp Fire’s First Day

The first firefighters to arrive found about ten to 15 acres burning with wind gusts of almost 50mph blamed for the speed the blaze's rapid growth. Northern California officials say investigators fo...

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Moscow Summit: HPC urges peace talks revival, Taliban share demands

Moscow Summit: HPC urges peace talks revival, Taliban share demands

Last week, Ambassador Wells visited Afghanistan and Pakistan, where she met senior officials of the two countries and discussed with them the ongoing U.S. "The United States and the Taliban are both s...

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California bar shooting: Ian David Long identified as suspect

California bar shooting: Ian David Long identified as suspect

But a mental health professional who spoke with Long said he did not believe Long needed to be hospitalized. Mr Dean said the other prior encounters were a traffic accident and an incident when he w...

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Imelda Marcos disqualified from holding office after corruption conviction

Imelda Marcos disqualified from holding office after corruption conviction

Ilocos Norte 2nd District Representative Imelda Marcos (middle) talks to her children, Ilocos Norte Governor Imee Marcos and ex-senator Bongbong Marcos, during a congressional hearing on August 9, 2...

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Utah Mayor Killed in Afghan Expressed the 'Precious Right' to Vote

Utah Mayor Killed in Afghan Expressed the 'Precious Right' to Vote

Abdul Raziq, and wounding U.S. Brig. Taylor was elected mayor of North Ogden in 2013 after serving on the City Council since 2009. The roughly 17,000 residents of North Ogden are mourning the lo...

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Pak television embarrasses Imran Khan with 'begging' slip-up

Pak television embarrasses Imran Khan with 'begging' slip-up

Both China and Pakistan are satisfied with the results of Prime Minister Imran Khan's visit and unanimously agreed to continue to work together to implement the consensus reached by the leaders and ...

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DUP accuses May of 'plan for border in the Irish Sea'

DUP accuses May of 'plan for border in the Irish Sea'

Why has the letter annoyed the DUP? This is to ensure no return to a hard border on the island of Ireland . The PM's five-page letter, leaked to The Times , was sent on Tuesday to Arlene Foster...

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'Multiple injuries' in California bar shooting: Fire department

'Multiple injuries' in California bar shooting: Fire department

The shooting at Borderline marks the 307th mass shooting in the US this year, according to the Gun Violence Archive's records. This undated photo provided by former Fox News correspondent Adam Hou...

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Five takeaways from Michigan's 2018 midterm election

Five takeaways from Michigan's 2018 midterm election

While it wasn't the "blue wave" some had predicted, Democrats successfully flipped the House of Representatives and progressed toward more gender-balanced representation in Congress. Republicans wil...

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