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California utility to cut power to 27,000 customers to reduce wildfire risk

California utility to cut power to 27,000 customers to reduce wildfire risk

Smoke from the Sand Fire - which, by 9 p.m. Saturday had spread to about 1,700 acres with zero containment - comes after a combination of expected sizzling temperatures, light winds and vehicle exhaus...

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Huge extradition law protest fills Hong Kong streets

Huge extradition law protest fills Hong Kong streets

The Extradition Bill would allow suspected criminals to be sent to mainland China to face trial. The protests are thought to be the biggest since the 2014 Umbrella Movement, which saw hundreds of ...

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Moldovan court says it relieves Dodon of duty as president

Moldovan court says it relieves Dodon of duty as president

The president also advised people not to respond to provocations and threats and not to participate in rallies organised by the Democratic Party. Dodon's Russian-backed Socialist party had on Saturd...

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Detroit police seeking homeless man in serial killer case

Detroit police seeking homeless man in serial killer case

Martin DeAngelo Kenneth is a person of interest in a serial killer case in Detroit . According to Craig, the suspect could be targeting women in the early 50s and luring them to vacant dwellings....

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Labour MPs warn anti-Semitism is becoming 'normal' in the party

Labour MPs warn anti-Semitism is becoming 'normal' in the party

These serious allegations must not be brushed under the carpet. In a statement posted early Friday morning United Kingdom time, Corbyn said the result showed that despite the divisions and deadlock ...

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Cannabis lassi, cocaine: The past drug use of UK PM hopefuls

Cannabis lassi, cocaine: The past drug use of UK PM hopefuls

The 56-year-old said that while she was at university she dabbled in cannabis, but said she'd never done cocaine or any other Class A drug . Bookies' favourite Boris Johnson has also previously adm...

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Sweden: Several injured after explosion at apartment buildings in Linkoping

Sweden: Several injured after explosion at apartment buildings in Linkoping

Windows of nearby buildings broke from the powerful explosion , the causes of which are not known. Victims mainly suffered cuts from splintered and flying glass or were treated for shock. "There is...

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G20 finance chiefs to warn of trade risks, differ on how 'pressing'

G20 finance chiefs to warn of trade risks, differ on how 'pressing'

But the ministers were given a boost just hours before the meeting started with news that Washington had scrapped threatened tariffs on Mexico after a deal on immigration. The new US-Mexico-Canada...

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Unfinished church in Spain gets building permit after 137 years

Unfinished church in Spain gets building permit after 137 years

According to the committee in charge of finishing construction of the not-yet-completed basilica, designer Antoni Gaudi had asked the town hall of Sant Marti, a village now absorbed into Barcelona, fo...

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May steps down as party chief

May steps down as party chief

Nearly three years since Britain voted 52% to 48% to leave the European Union , lawmakers remain at loggerheads over how, when or even whether to leave the EU. They want to talk about how to build th...

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Michael Gove: Cocaine 'mistake' a 'deep regret'

Michael Gove: Cocaine 'mistake' a 'deep regret'

Mr Gove's confession appears ahead of the publication of a book about him by journalist Owen Bennett. An inside source reportedly said Gove replied "Yes, cocaine" when he was asked if he had ever ta...

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USA says to expand programme sending asylum seekers to Mexico

USA says to expand programme sending asylum seekers to Mexico

In addition, Mexican authorities will be taking "decisive action to dismantle human smuggling and trafficking organisations as well as their illicit financial and transportation networks, the State De...

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Should Columbine High School be demolished? Jeffco school officials ‘exploring’ the idea

Should Columbine High School be demolished? Jeffco school officials ‘exploring’ the idea

On Friday, Columbine High School looked just like any another school on a June day: the sun beat down on its tan bricks, the parking lot sat half empty and a park next door was filled with children ...

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Boeing wanted to delay fix on 737 Max safety alert, say lawmakers

Boeing wanted to delay fix on 737 Max safety alert, say lawmakers

After Lion Air flight 610 crashed in October 2018, the company chose to accelerate its timeline, Boeing said in response to a letter sent by Representatives Peter DeFazio and Rick Larsen , who h...

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Sri Lanka president vows to block Easter attacks probe

Sri Lanka president vows to block Easter attacks probe

Sirisena summoned an emergency meeting of his cabinet on Friday night to oppose the Parliamentary Select Committee (PSC) probing the April 21 attacks that killed 258 people and wounded almost 500. S...

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Fitch downgrades Pemex debt to 'junk'

Fitch downgrades Pemex debt to 'junk'

The Mexican peso weakened as much as 1.3% on the news. Lower growth, together with changes in energy policy and the role of state-owned oil company Petroleos Mexicanos, or Pemex, present risks to th...

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Wayanad voters make a beeline for handing over petitions to Rahul Gandhi

Wayanad voters make a beeline for handing over petitions to Rahul Gandhi

PM Modi's campaign was filled with lies, poison, hatred and divided the people of the country. Addressing supporters in Kerala's Nilambur, Gandhi said that the new government only spreads hatred whi...

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Donald Trump brags about the awesome effect he had on Queen Elizabeth

Donald Trump brags about the awesome effect he had on Queen Elizabeth

Trump also sought to assure allies skittish about relying on the USA under his "America first" brand of leadership. "And on behalf of my nation I just want to say thank you". The last time Macron host...

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Investigative journalist put under house arrest in Moscow

Investigative journalist put under house arrest in Moscow

Ivan Golunov , who was detained this week for alleged drug offences, was taken to court on Saturday after being hospitalised with suspected head injuries. Journalists and supporters of Ivan Golunov ,...

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Two children killed after truck strikes Amish horse-drawn carriage

Two children killed after truck strikes Amish horse-drawn carriage

All seven people in the carriage, including five children and two adults, were thrown from it, according to the report. Two of those children, ages six and two, died at the scene. The driver of the au...

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Canada court sets January 2020 for Huawei CFO's extradition hearing

Canada court sets January 2020 for Huawei CFO's extradition hearing

Huawei Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou will challenge her extradition to the United States on fraud charges at hearings set to begin January 20, 2020, court records showed, after her legal team...

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Kaizer Chiefs Legend's Message For World Cup Heroes

The 2019 Women's World Cup kicks off today in France , celebrating a huge rise in popularity for women's soccer. She has 45 appearances for the USWNT and has recorded a clean sheet in 24 of those m...

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Boris Johnson's Brexit misconduct case thrown out by judges

Boris Johnson's Brexit misconduct case thrown out by judges

He has said the party faces "extinction" if it doesn't deliver Brexit by the October 31 deadline, and that he'd be willing to leave the European Union without a deal if necessary. "Standing on the hus...

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Trump praises Mexico for 'huge deal' on immigration

Trump praises Mexico for 'huge deal' on immigration

In May, Trump unexpectedly announced a 5% tariff on all Mexican imports unless Mexico took decisive action to tackle border issues. But business groups and even some close Republican allies were u...

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Michael Gove: I took cocaine but it was a mistake

Michael Gove: I took cocaine but it was a mistake

Environment Secretary Mr Gove confessed that he took cocaine in his younger years. May stepped down as Conservative leader on Friday and formally triggered the race for a successor - now being cont...

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US Warship Nearly Collided with Russian Vessel Near China

US Warship Nearly Collided with Russian Vessel Near China

CNN obtained and aired exclusive declassified footage today of a us ship almost colliding into a Russian warship as it approached the Navy vessel at high speeds in the Pacific ocean. Navy's Seven...

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Nepal Everest cleanup yields garbage, bodies

Nepal Everest cleanup yields garbage, bodies

That death toll - coupled with photos seen around the world depicting queues of climbers inching their way up Everest's south ridge - have raised concerns that authorities are issuing too many summi...

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Senators To Rebuke Arms Sales to Saudi Arabia, UAE, and Jordan

Senators To Rebuke Arms Sales to Saudi Arabia, UAE, and Jordan

The decision angered members of both parties, who anxious that Trump's decision to blow through the "holds" process would eliminate Congress' ability to prevent not just Trump but future presidents fr...

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Maldives to confer its highest honour ‘Nishan Izzuddeen’ on PM Narendra Modi

Maldives to confer its highest honour ‘Nishan Izzuddeen’ on PM Narendra Modi

I also had the opportunity to attend the inauguration of President Solih in November 2018. The coastal surveillance radar system will help Malé monitor white shipping and preserve its sovereignty in E...

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Do you drink bottled water? A study says you're also drinking plastics

Do you drink bottled water? A study says you're also drinking plastics

For example, seafood was estimated to have 1.48 microplastic particles per gram. These tiny plastics , called "microplastics", come from a variety of sources and are very widespread, ending up in...

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Trade war could wipe $455bn off global GDP

Trade war could wipe $455bn off global GDP

The International Monetary Fund on Thursday warned the United States that escalating trade disputes or an abrupt downturn in financial markets could pose substantial risks for the USA economy . t...

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Danish PM resigns after left-wing Social Democrats triumph in polls

Danish PM resigns after left-wing Social Democrats triumph in polls

After tonight, we will put welfare first in Denmark again . Think of what we can do together. The Social Democrats win will see Ms Frederiksen, 41, become the country's youngest prime minister. He ...

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Famed Downing Street Cat Stops Trump's

Famed Downing Street Cat Stops Trump's "Beast" Limo

It was not immediately clear whether Larry's presence halted Mr Trump's movement during his tenuous three-day visit to Britain. Larry eventually left on his own, and then lounged behind British Pr...

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United States Bans Citizens From Cruise Ship Travel To Cuba

United States Bans Citizens From Cruise Ship Travel To Cuba

Cuba largely supports interests that aren't in the favor of the United States government, such as, for example, the current Cuban support of the reigning Venezuelan regime led by Nicolas Maduro, who m...

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Leopard kills 2-year-old boy in South Africa’s Kruger National Park

Leopard kills 2-year-old boy in South Africa’s Kruger National Park

A pride of lions is seen at a game reserve adjacent to the world-renowned Kruger National Park in Mpumalanga province, South Africa , in 2019. The boy was taken to hospital in the nearby town of ...

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