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Magnitude-8 natural disaster strikes north-central Peru

Magnitude-8 natural disaster strikes north-central Peru

Vizcarra posted on Twitter: 'The strong natural disaster that occurred this morning was felt in several regions of the country. "We´re evaluating the affected areas", he said. 'The shaking lasted ...

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Divorce referendum passes with overwhelming majority

Divorce referendum passes with overwhelming majority

The issue will now be for the Oireachtas to legislate, but it has been proposed that the waiting period will be reduced to two years. Ireland voted by an overwhelming majority to relax its constitut...

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'We're trapped': Likely tornado rips through Oklahoma town

'We're trapped': Likely tornado rips through Oklahoma town

Video at the scene showed emergency crews sifting through the rubble after part of the motel's second story collapsed. A mobile home park in the area was nearly totally deestroyed. "And within five ...

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Brunei Sultan returns Oxford degree after LGBT backlash

Brunei Sultan returns Oxford degree after LGBT backlash

Oxford University had received a petition in April, signed by over 120,000 people, to rescind the honorary law degree that was awarded in 1993. "Through a letter dated 6 May 2019, the sultan replied...

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Trump opens Tokyo visit with a tweet sure to unnerve the Japanese

Trump opens Tokyo visit with a tweet sure to unnerve the Japanese

The trophy is called the "President's Cup", the official said. It will be presented to the victor at each May tournament from now on, NHK national television said. He's also embracing Kim's attack on ...

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Serial killer who murdered 10 women executed in Florida

Serial killer who murdered 10 women executed in Florida

Long, is scheduled to be executed Thursday, May 23, 2019, for killing 10 women during eight months in 1984 that terrorized the Tampa Bay area. Most victims were strangled , though others had their th...

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Trump row with Democrats takes harsh turn with impeachment at stake

Trump row with Democrats takes harsh turn with impeachment at stake

The meeting topic supposedly was a massive infrastructure plan that was always doomed to fail - for weeks each side has been merely positioning to blame the other for the failure. "Number two, I belie...

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Tory leadership: Gove will be eighth candidate to enter race

Tory leadership: Gove will be eighth candidate to enter race

With no electoral mandate of their own, and the victor likely to be from the Brexit wing of the Tory party, it will not take much for Remain supporters on the Conservative benches to make their back...

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Court pace quickens on Trump records disputes

Court pace quickens on Trump records disputes

Trump". In a written submission prior to Wednesday's hearing, lawyers for two congressional committees wrote that Trump's effort to block the subpoenas was "flatly inconsistent with almost a century...

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At least 3 dead after tornado strikes Missouri capital

At least 3 dead after tornado strikes Missouri capital

Violent storms tore through the central United States this week, devastating parts of Missouri and Oklahoma, which were hit by dozens of tornadoes and flooding. The emergency was the latest outcome of...

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Rep. Nadler urging speaker pelosi to speed up impeachment inquiry

Rep. Nadler urging speaker pelosi to speed up impeachment inquiry

Tom Coleman, who represented Missouri for almost two decades, told CNN's Erin Burnett on "OutFront". A former longtime Republican congressman called Friday for the impeachment of President Dona...

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Trump has aides vouch he's 'very calm' after Pelosi barbs

Trump has aides vouch he's 'very calm' after Pelosi barbs

But Pelosi also must consider the impact of what she said would be a "very divisive" impeachment battle on some 30 vulnerable Democrats in districts carried by Trump. "Crazy Nancy. I watched Nancy and...

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Facebook fact-checks fake viral video of US Speaker

Facebook fact-checks fake viral video of US Speaker

But the Facebook ID of the account is @IvankaFC2024, while that of Ivanka Trump's verified Facebook account is @IvankaTrump. Cupp went on to note that Conway had snarked about Pelosi's attitude ...

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Slovak far-right could reach European Parliament

Slovak far-right could reach European Parliament

Many protesters will be too young to vote when Germans cast ballots Sunday in the European Parliament election, but are pressing family and older friends to consider the world's long-term future. They...

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Federal lawsuit filed to block Alabama's new abortion ban

Federal lawsuit filed to block Alabama's new abortion ban

May 14, 2019. Currently, abortion is still allowed in the U.S. thanks to the landmark 1973 Supreme Court decision in Roe v Wade , which ruled that abortions are protected up until viability - t...

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One dead, over a dozen injured in Pakistan mosque blast

One dead, over a dozen injured in Pakistan mosque blast

The blast took place at the mosque in the city's Pashtoonabad neighborhood during Friday prayers, according to Abdul Razzak Cheema, deputy inspector of police. Police claimed that over 1,500 police pe...

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Justine Ruszczyk's Breathless Call To Police

Justine Ruszczyk's Breathless Call To Police

Another officer is heard telling Noor to "keep your mouth shut" - adding he doesn't have to speak to anyone - before taking him into a police auto. "It sounds like sex noises, but it's been going on...

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Global tech companies eschewing Huawei after U.S. ban

Global tech companies eschewing Huawei after U.S. ban

Japan-based Panasonic Corporation has reportedly announced that it has suspended shipments of some specific components to Huawei Technologies to adhere with the US ban on the Chinese company . The ...

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Maui yoga instructor who vanished weeks ago has been found

Maui yoga instructor who vanished weeks ago has been found

Air 1 sent in a basket and they littered her out; and the Air 1 also pulled us out and dropped us off on a bluff. Konkol said he and Eller have been dating for about a year. God bless them all". ...

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Boris Johnson odds-on favourite to replace Theresa May as Tory leader

Boris Johnson odds-on favourite to replace Theresa May as Tory leader

However, Prisons Minister Robert Buckland expressed concern about a no-deal exit from the EU. "For them to box themselves into their red lines is not the wisest way to go into this leadership electi...

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Matt Hancock says he will stand for Tory leadership

Matt Hancock says he will stand for Tory leadership

Mrs May confirmed on Friday that she will resign as party leader on 7 June , but will continue as PM while the leadership contest takes place. The leading contenders to succeed May all want a tough...

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102-year-old French woman suspected of killing 92-year-old neighbour

102-year-old French woman suspected of killing 92-year-old neighbour

The suspected killer is now in a psychiatric hospital. The accused apparently told staff at the care home that she had "killed someone". A carer at the home in Chézy-sur-Marne, northern France , ...

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Sky News crew in Idlib 'deliberately targeted' by Syrian government forces

Sky News crew in Idlib 'deliberately targeted' by Syrian government forces

After the blast Mr Vowles shouts "go, go, go" as the group flee through clouds of dust towards their auto. "We are concerned first about the use of chemical weapons, which we are still looking into"...

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Theresa May Resigns after Failing to Secure Brexit Deal

Theresa May Resigns after Failing to Secure Brexit Deal

She could even try to hold votes on some of its less contentious elements in her remaining few weeks in office, so that at least some of the legislative groundwork for leaving on time on 31 October is...

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North Korea says talks won’t resume unless US changes position

North Korea says talks won’t resume unless US changes position

The two leaders will also discuss rising tensions with Iran, Bolton said. North Korea's formal name is the Democratic People's Republic of Korea. The "underlying cause" of the "setback" in Hanoi ...

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Uber for submarines: Ride-share giant goes underwater in Australia

Uber for submarines: Ride-share giant goes underwater in Australia

And the destination of the submarine is only one, but what - the Great Barrier Reef. If you're anxious about the ecological damage you might do by whizzing around a delicate coral reef, don't fret...

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Volcano on Indonesia’s Bali erupts, flights cancelled

Volcano on Indonesia’s Bali erupts, flights cancelled

Various media reports have also said that some flights have been canceled in the area in the wake of the eruption. Ms Polana Pramesti, director-general of civil aviation, said on the ministry's Twitte...

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Nigel Farage 'trapped in Brexit bus' after arrival of group with milkshakes

Nigel Farage 'trapped in Brexit bus' after arrival of group with milkshakes

Its driver, Michael Bolton, told the Kent Live website: "There are a couple of guys standing over there with milkshakes , they were going to throw them over him". Tony Blair branded the attack "h...

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USA Network orders reality series 'Straight up Steve Austin'

USA Network orders reality series 'Straight up Steve Austin'

The title was introduced after mounting pressure from USA Network . In a report from the Wrestling Observer Newsletter , the idea instead came from USA Network officials, who broadcast Raw in th...

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North Korea slams Joe Biden for criticising leader Kim Jong Un

North Korea slams Joe Biden for criticising leader Kim Jong Un

The 17,061-ton vessel, which was initially detained by Indonesia in April 2018, was reportedly one of North Korea's largest bulk carriers used to deliver heavy machinery to the country. The insults ...

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What Zakir Musa's killing means for India

What Zakir Musa's killing means for India

Authorities cut cellular internet services across the Kashmir valley and imposed a curfew in large parts of the territory to stop the protests spreading. He later floated new terror outfit Ansar Gha...

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Man says intruder broke into his home, cleaned it immaculately, and left

Man says intruder broke into his home, cleaned it immaculately, and left

But, unusually, nothing had been taken. In a Facebook post, he told friends and family that it was also possible that he had forgotten to lock his back door and turn on his house alarm. "No notes, n...

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Taiwan begins first legal gay marriage registrations

Taiwan begins first legal gay marriage registrations

Taiwan's Ministry of the Interior said about 300 same-sex couples were expected to register Friday. A Taipei resident who identified himself only by a nickname said he and his partner feel lucky tha...

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Anthony Albanese Unopposed to Lead Australian Labor Party in Opposition

Anthony Albanese Unopposed to Lead Australian Labor Party in Opposition

Mr Chalmers said he hoped he hadn't let anyone down with his decision. "But in the end I couldn't be assured of winning", Chalmers said in a statement on Thursday. Chris Bowen pulled out of the race...

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Hundreds of thousands of students walk out in 2nd 'Global Climate Strike'

Hundreds of thousands of students walk out in 2nd 'Global Climate Strike'

Made up predominantly of students, around 50 were in attendance as placards and signs were held aloft calling on politicians to take decisive action on the matter. We need to educate people about alte...

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