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First TV adverts banned over gender stereotyping rules

First TV adverts banned over gender stereotyping rules

It's always been a well-worn stereotype - men are motivated by a sense of adventure while women focus on caring for their family. The ASA upheld the complaints and found the ads in breach of new rul...

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Why Guaido official believes regime change in Venezuela is non-negotiable

Why Guaido official believes regime change in Venezuela is non-negotiable

The government and the opposition have engaged in Norwegian-mediated talks but those negotiations appear blocked over the opposition's demand that Maduro step down so new elections can be held. Carl...

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El Paso police seek identity of hero in Walmart attack

El Paso police seek identity of hero in Walmart attack

El Paso will hold a ceremony to memorialize the 22 people killed this month when a gunman opened fire at a Walmart in the Texas border community. The stadium - home of the El Paso Chihuahuas baseb...

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Grieving parents say girl's death in Malaysian jungle remains suspicious

Grieving parents say girl's death in Malaysian jungle remains suspicious

Mr Morel told RTE Radio's Today With Miriam O'Callaghan the family still "cannot understand" how she left of her own volition and they had not excluded any theories as to what happened to her, inc...

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Australia announces $338m funding for climate action

Australia announces $338m funding for climate action

The A$500 million is to be handed out over a period of five years, beginning in 2020 to help the Pacific island nations invest in renewable energy and "climate and disaster resilience". Photo Fij...

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Teen pushes BMW into river after father denies Jaguar

Teen pushes BMW into river after father denies Jaguar

The man, who local news outlets referred to as 'Akash, " apparently wanted his father to buy him a Jaguar but got a BMW 3 series instead Akash reportedly felt the vehicle was too small for him and h...

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Radio host's comments on Ardern 'way out of line' - Aussie PM

Radio host's comments on Ardern 'way out of line' - Aussie PM

Both " Alan Jones " and " Jacinda Ardern " are trending on Twitter in Australia at the time of writing, with an overwhelming number of users condemning Jones' words. Ardern wasn't the only Pacific l...

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Gibraltar Government Not Confirming Officially Plans to Release Iran's Grace 1 Tanker

Gibraltar Government Not Confirming Officially Plans to Release Iran's Grace 1 Tanker

The deputy head of Iran's port authority, Jalil Eslami, said in a report by state news agency IRNA that Britain had shown an interest in overcoming the problem and documents had been exchanged. Th...

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Nancy Pelosi says Good Friday deal will be defended

Nancy Pelosi says Good Friday deal will be defended

The existence of a powerful bipartisan Irish American voting bloc, adamant that it will not be complicit in any arrangement that undermines the 1998 Good Friday accord, is nearly certain to complica...

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'Punch in the gut' as scientists find micro plastic in Arctic ice

'Punch in the gut' as scientists find micro plastic in Arctic ice

Snow samples from nine ice floes in the Farm Strait, which is between Greenland and the Norwegian island Svalbard, were examined by the researchers - with all but one of the sites containing measurabl...

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NATO Official: Russian Jet Acted 'Unsafe' in Confronting NATO Fighter

NATO Official: Russian Jet Acted 'Unsafe' in Confronting NATO Fighter

A day earlier, Russia's Defense Ministry claimed two of its Su-27s forced away a North Atlantic Treaty Organisation F-18 jet after it approached an aircraft carrying Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu o...

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Italy delays no-confidence debate in rowdy Senate session

Italy delays no-confidence debate in rowdy Senate session

Meanwhile, Chairman of the chamber of deputies Roberto Fico, a member of the "Movement 5 stars", to which "League" of disagreement, stated that Salvini by law has no powers to dissolve Parliament. The...

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Missing UK teen: Family confirms body as Nora Anne Quoirin

Missing UK teen: Family confirms body as Nora Anne Quoirin

After Nora went missing , her family described how she was particularly vulnerable. Malaysian authorities Wednesday conducted a post-mortem examination on the body of a Franco-Irish teen found in t...

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One of Epstein's Guards Was Not a Correctional Officer

One of Epstein's Guards Was Not a Correctional Officer

A French child protection group stepped up pressure on Tuesday for prosecutors to open an investigation into the activities in France of Jeffrey Epstein , the US financier found dead in an apparent...

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CNN stands by anchor Chris Cuomo after caught-on-video confrontation

CNN stands by anchor Chris Cuomo after caught-on-video confrontation

After offering his own, brief impersonation of Fredo Corleone from The Godfather , Hannity continued. "The use of the word Fredo as an ethnic slur.is a regionalism", said Mr Tamburri, who ...

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Police find bodies of Canadian teen killers suspected of killing three people

Police find bodies of Canadian teen killers suspected of killing three people

Maybe it was a murder-suicide or perhaps they died from the elements, he said. Initially, the pair were reported missing themselves after their auto was found torched in British Columbia - but pol...

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Julie Brown Explains Jeffrey Epstein's Recruitment Network

Julie Brown Explains Jeffrey Epstein's Recruitment Network

Epstein, a convicted paedophile who hobnobbed with countless politicians and celebrities over the years, was found dead in his cell on Saturday while awaiting trial on federal charges he trafficked ...

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Boy dies following Orihuela Costa pool tragedy

Boy dies following Orihuela Costa pool tragedy

Councillor Paudie Dineen told Cork Beo: "We know the family very well, my wife Sandra grew up with the boy's mother Amanda, they were like sisters". The boy was pulled from a pool at the Aguamarina ...

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Russian jet chases North Atlantic Treaty Organisation plane away from defense minister's aircraft

Russian jet chases North Atlantic Treaty Organisation plane away from defense minister's aircraft

The aircraft which the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation fighter attempted to approach was carrying the Russian defense minister, according to the Russian television channel RT. TASS earlier reported...

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Alejandro Giammattei Wins Guatemala's Presidency

Alejandro Giammattei Wins Guatemala's Presidency

Once inaugurated, Giammattei has the power to nullify the deal, which has been blocked from implementation by the country's highest court with a provisional injunction. Migrants from Central America p...

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Philippines vows to bring killer of Chinese man to justice

Philippines vows to bring killer of Chinese man to justice

Foreign Affairs Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr. stressed it is important to bring justice to the Chinese worker who was allegedly killed in Metro Manila amid speculations that the culprit is also a Chi...

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Schumer Wants Trump to Redirect $5B in Border Money to Gun Initiatives

Schumer Wants Trump to Redirect $5B in Border Money to Gun Initiatives

The bottom line: Trump's about as likely to go for this as he is to endorse Joe Biden for president, but Schumer's move is an attempt to keep pressure on Republicans on the gun issue in the wake of t...

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Mystery man leaves vintage TVs on neighborhood front porches

Mystery man leaves vintage TVs on neighborhood front porches

Then he stealthily walks away. 'He wants to be known as the TV Santa Claus. Residents in the Henrico County Hampshire neighborhood woke up to more than 60 old TVs at various homes Sunday morning...

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North Korea unleashes series of missile tests

North Korea unleashes series of missile tests

Apparently believing the dictator's explanation, the president went on to say that Kim expressed interest in restarting negotiations over North Korea's nuclear weapons program once these joint exercis...

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Jeffrey Epstein's Death Was Announced on 4Chan, Authorities Had to Investigate

Jeffrey Epstein's Death Was Announced on 4Chan, Authorities Had to Investigate

The poster provided information on the resuscitation effort-writing, for instance, that the effort to revive Epstein lasted 60 minutes-leading to speculation the poster could be a first responder. Ore...

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One police officer dead, 2 injured in shooting on California highway

One police officer dead, 2 injured in shooting on California highway

The officer put out a call for help which brought officers from CHP, Riverside Police and the Riverside County Sheriff's Department to the scene, Railsback said. "Prayers go out to all, including the ...

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India flood death toll rises to 227

India flood death toll rises to 227

In the past seven days, the Indian Navy has rescued over 14,000 people from flood-affected areas of Maharashtra, Goa and Karnataka under operation "Varsha Rahat". Over 35,000 people are in 196 relief ...

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Unified Dems press Trump, GOP on curbing guns

Unified Dems press Trump, GOP on curbing guns

House Democrats renewed their demand that Republicans immediately reconvene the Senate and pass a background check bill that cleared the House six months ago. Trump appears to be backing. Mr. Trump ...

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Alejandro Giammattei elected president of Guatemala

Alejandro Giammattei elected president of Guatemala

Many Guatemalans are fed up with the political class after investigations by the International Commission against Impunity in Guatemala (CICIG), a United Nations -backed anti-corruption body, led to...

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Tehran says Britain might free Iran's oil tanker soon

Tehran says Britain might free Iran's oil tanker soon

The official reportedly said Britain is thinking of freeing the Iranian tanker and the two countries have exchanged documents to pave the way for its release. On Tuesday, Gibraltar said it was seeki...

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Norway mosque suspect rejects murder allegation: lawyer

Norway mosque suspect rejects murder allegation: lawyer

The prosecution has asked for Manshaus to be held four weeks in pre-trial detention, mostly in isolation, while also requesting for media and visitor bans, CNN reported. The al-Noor Islamic Centre rec...

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2 guards suspended and warden reassigned after Epstein death

2 guards suspended and warden reassigned after Epstein death

The New York City medical examiner said that an autopsy had been completed on Epstein on Sunday but that a determination on the cause of death was still pending. Epstein's death, the result of an a...

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Dog owners look out, toxic algae seen in MI lakes

Dog owners look out, toxic algae seen in MI lakes

We are gutted. I wish I could do today over. Dog owners in the Southeast are spreading the word about the dangers of contaminated water following the deaths of their beloved pets. In an unfortunate ...

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Wildfire rages on Greek island of Evia, smoke reaches Athens

Wildfire rages on Greek island of Evia, smoke reaches Athens

The four villages on the island were being evacuated protectively, a fire brigade official said. The country's civil protection authority declared a state of emergency in the area of Evia affected b...

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U.N. Investigating 35 North Korean Cyberattacks in 17 Countries

U.N. Investigating 35 North Korean Cyberattacks in 17 Countries

Global financial regulators will be dismayed that the targeted attacks on crypto exchanges and banks have circumvented market rules on the use of cryptocurrencies for money laundering and funding terr...

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