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Millions around the world rally for climate action

Millions around the world rally for climate action

A glance at the 3700 strikes around the world registered with Fridays For Future . Similar protests, inspired by 16-year-old Swedish activist Greta Thunberg , were planned in some 150 countries ye...

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Zarif Doubtful If US Will Join Iran Nuclear Meeting In New York

Zarif Doubtful If US Will Join Iran Nuclear Meeting In New York

Tehran has repeatedly rejected the U.S. allegations. The attacks have been claimed by Yemen's Houthi rebels, which are supported by Tehran. However, Zarif did not provide solid evidence that...

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Egyptians protest, demand removal of President, Sisi

Egyptians protest, demand removal of President, Sisi

Extensively shared movies on-line have additionally proven scattered protests various in numbers in Alexandria, Al-Mahalla, Damietta and Suez. Dozens of people joined night-time demonstrations aroun...

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Germany extends ban on arms exports to Saudi Arabia

Germany extends ban on arms exports to Saudi Arabia

In a letter to the Commons Committees on Arms Export Controls yesterday, Truss admitted to two separate breaches of the undertaking given to the court of appeal earlier this year that it would not "...

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White House Grants Tariff Extensions on More than 400 Chinese Goods

White House Grants Tariff Extensions on More than 400 Chinese Goods

I told them that. "They are concerned because I told them, if it's after the election, it's going to be far worse than what it is right now". However, at the same time Politico reported that Trump's...

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Fukushima Disaster: Japan Court Acquits 3 Ex-Tokyo Power Firm Executives

Fukushima Disaster: Japan Court Acquits 3 Ex-Tokyo Power Firm Executives

For reasons of global PR, observers do not expect Tokyo to take any drastic steps until after the Tokyo 2020 Summer Olympics have concluded. The deaths related to the charges refer to 44 peo...

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Epstein accuser says 'Prince Andrew got me vodka' before alleged sexual encounter

Epstein accuser says 'Prince Andrew got me vodka' before alleged sexual encounter

Giuffre says that night she went to a London hotspot with Maxwell , Epstein and Andrew, where the prince gave her vodka and said, "Let's dance together". Epstein that there has been an enormous amoun...

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Lawyers denied access to former Indian minister arrested for rape

Lawyers denied access to former Indian minister arrested for rape

Though he has not confessed to committing rape, Chinmayanand admitted of getting body massage and using objectionable words while talking to the law student, who has accused the BJP leader of sex...

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Tap water could increase risk for cancer

Tap water could increase risk for cancer

This is the first time researchers have used national drinking water data to assess the overall health impacts of exposure to these almost two dozen contaminants. However, the researchers suggest that...

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Trump Names New National Security Advisor - Bolton Without the Mustache?

Trump Names New National Security Advisor - Bolton Without the Mustache?

U.S. President Donald Trump said Tuesday via Twitter that he had fired national security adviser John Bolton and will name a replacement next week. In 2005 President George W. Bush appointed h...

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India delivers surprise corporate tax cuts to boost economy

India delivers surprise corporate tax cuts to boost economy

The rate cut hopes and a slew of measures undertaken by the government to boost the ailing economy boosted investor sentiment, experts told PTI . "This is a significant move by India to reassure ...

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Three Tropical Storms whirl in Eastern Pacific

Three Tropical Storms whirl in Eastern Pacific

Workers take down a tent frame in preparation for Hurricane Humberto in Hamilton, Bermuda, Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2019. The latest track keeps the storm far away from most land, although Thursday mo...

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Trump Speaks at News Conference With Australian PM

Trump Speaks at News Conference With Australian PM

The prime minister is just the second foreign leader to receive the high diplomatic honor of a USA state visit during Trump's administration. The Pentagon has also suggested that the program reserve 6...

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Death toll from Afghanistan bomb attack rises to 39

Death toll from Afghanistan bomb attack rises to 39

The White House has said the talks will not continue if the violence does, but the Taliban have argued that the U.S. is also killing people in Afghanistan. "We've learned that the President up-ended...

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Imelda's remnants head north, dump rain on Texas, Louisiana, Arkansas

Imelda's remnants head north, dump rain on Texas, Louisiana, Arkansas

That storm dumped more than 1.5 metres of water near the Louisiana border, and two years later, it looked in some places like Harvey was playing out all over again. Two in Beaumont, one in Harris Coun...

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Kiribati cuts ties with Taiwan, presaging switch to China

Kiribati cuts ties with Taiwan, presaging switch to China

But for the Solomon Islands , the move has left in limbo the future of 125 of its students in Taiwan , which runs student exchange programs only with countries that have diplomatic ties, media in bo...

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Boris Johnson confronted by furious dad during hospital visit

Boris Johnson confronted by furious dad during hospital visit

Johnson contested that there wasn't any press with him to which Salem responded: "What do you mean there's no press here?" "That's just not acceptable", Salem instructed Johnson, who stood listening...

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Saudi Arabia tells oil market it has ability to keep customers supplied

Saudi Arabia tells oil market it has ability to keep customers supplied

Saudi Arabia and the U.S. have determined "with very high probability" that the attacks on Saudi Aramco facilities was launched from an Iranian base in Iran close to the border with Iraq, a source fam...

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Saudi Arabia opens attacked oil facility to media

Saudi Arabia opens attacked oil facility to media

For example, Zarif mentioned his "four-point plan" for ending the Yemeni crisis; the "regional non-aggression pact" proposed by him during a visit to Iraq in May, "World Against Terrorism" proposed by...

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Kashmir: UN Chief Says Dialogue Between India, Pak Is 'Essential'

Kashmir: UN Chief Says Dialogue Between India, Pak Is 'Essential'

Prime Minister Narendra Modi , External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar and Minister of State in MEA V Muraleedharan will be reaching out in substantive meetings to 75 plus countries at heads of state/...

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What's going down at the Area 51 raid right now

What's going down at the Area 51 raid right now

He said he was not inclined to dart into Area 51 . Area 51 was shrouded in secrecy for decades, stoking conspiracy theories that it housed the remnants of a flying saucer and the bodies of an a...

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Washington DC: At least one killed and eight injured in two shootings

Washington DC: At least one killed and eight injured in two shootings

Police say that the incident is not considered an "active shooter" situation. The attack in Washington comes just over a month after 30 people were killed in two separate shootings on the same d...

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At least 4 dead in Utah tour bus crash

At least 4 dead in Utah tour bus crash

A tour bus crash is shown outside Bryce Canyon National Park on September 20, 2019. In a tweet , Bryce County National Park said State Road 12 is closed in both directions approximately 1.6 kilomet...

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Ireland says not close to Brexit deal but mood music has improved

Ireland says not close to Brexit deal but mood music has improved

A day earlier, Mr Barnier spoke to Labour MPs Caroline Flint and Stephen Kinnock, who are key in cross-party efforts to get a deal through Parliament. The Pound to Australian Dollar (GBP/AUD) exchange...

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In Memoriam: Bill De Blasio’s 2020 Campaign

In Memoriam: Bill De Blasio’s 2020 Campaign

Polling hasn't ever shown that de Blasio was within a decade of "his time" as a presidential candidate. But his campaign never caught fire: He qualified for the first two rounds of Democratic presid...

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UK Supreme Court to issue parliament ruling 'early next week'

UK Supreme Court to issue parliament ruling 'early next week'

He has also spooked the markets by threatening to deliver a "do or die" Brexit in which Britain leaves without any arrangements for what comes next. But a "non-paper" is not a formal Government posi...

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Trump denounces 'partisan' whistleblower as scandal swirls

Trump denounces 'partisan' whistleblower as scandal swirls

Murphy, in another tweet, said, "I made my first request for an investigation into Giuliani's overtures to Zelensky in May". Trump's Democratic opponents have already been probing that call as part ...

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Greta Thunberg to US Congress: take climate action now

Greta Thunberg to US Congress: take climate action now

Today, she's the tribe's youth leader and an advocate for indigenous rights, the protection of land and waters. Thunberg also received an "ambassador of conscience" award from Amnesty International ....

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18-year-old accused of threatening to shoot up old school

18-year-old accused of threatening to shoot up old school

Alexis Wilson, 18 has been arrested for making terroristic threats against her former high school, according to a Pittsburg County Sheriff's Office arrest report. She claimed she was trying to tell ...

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Palace 'displeasure' at Cameron's Queen comments

Palace 'displeasure' at Cameron's Queen comments

The revelation immediately triggered a political row, with the Scottish National Party crying foul over Mr Cameron's attempt to "manipulate the head of state" during the bitterly fought referendum bat...

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UK’s Supreme Court aims to rule early next week

UK’s Supreme Court aims to rule early next week

In a dramatic attack by one former Conservative leader on another, Major alleged "the reasons set out in the documents put before the court by the prime minister can not be true", his lawyer Edward Ga...

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UN Faces Rival Ceasefire Resolutions in Syria’s Idlib

UN Faces Rival Ceasefire Resolutions in Syria’s Idlib

Only Russia and China voted in favor of their own text. "The urgency of the situation in Idlib cruelly reminds us that only an inclusive political solution can pacify and stabilise Syria and allow...

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Texas governor declares disaster due to floods

Texas governor declares disaster due to floods

To put this quantify of rain into perspective, 41 inches (104 cm) over a two-month period would be considered exceptional in this part of Texas, said meteorologist Eric Holthaus in a tweet . At 10 a....

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Facebook oversight board won't have mandate to change policy

Facebook oversight board won't have mandate to change policy

The board will rule on thorny content issues, such as when a Facebook or Instagram post constitutes hate speech. It will be empowered to make binding rulings on whether posts or ads violate the comp...

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U.S. gunmaker Colt suspends production of AR-15 for civilian market

U.S. gunmaker Colt suspends production of AR-15 for civilian market

Colt's president goes on to explain that the company has chose to focus its rifle production entirely on fulfilling contracts with the military and law enforcement. Colt is not the only manufacturer o...

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