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Over 1,100 detained in Egypt after protests

Over 1,100 detained in Egypt after protests

Rights groups say around 600 people have been arrested, including several opposition leaders, activists and family members detained from their homes. Hosny and Nafaa are political science professors...

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Labradoodle creator says he regrets ‘Frankenstein’s monster’

According to Conron, the majority of Labradoodles are 'either insane or have an hereditary problem, ' with healthy examples of the breed 'few and far between'. Over three years, Conron tried breeding ...

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Russian Federation supports Venezuela’s all legitimate bodies of power, says Putin

Russian Federation supports Venezuela’s all legitimate bodies of power, says Putin

But it was not clear what further options Washington had left. Numerous top officials covered by the ban, including Maduro and his family , are subject to us sanctions. Venezuelan Foreign Ministe...

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Trump sets cap for refugee admission at an all-time low

Trump sets cap for refugee admission at an all-time low

A State Department proposal released Thursday would put a cap on the number of refugees at 18,000 for the fiscal year that starts October 1. But the official stressed that "full picture of USA generos...

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USA health officials expect 'hundreds more' cases of vaping-related illness

USA health officials expect 'hundreds more' cases of vaping-related illness

Conley added that numerous vaping-related health issues involved people who used e-cigarettes to smoke street-bought drugs or liquids that contain ingredients from cannabis, not tobacco. AUBREY: As fo...

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Jacques Chirac dead: Former French president dies aged 86

Jacques Chirac dead: Former French president dies aged 86

King Mohammed VI has sent a message of condolence to the French president, Emmanuel Macron, following the death of Jacques Chirac . The conservative Chirac was best known overseas for his staunch...

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'OK' hand gesture added to hate symbols database

'OK' hand gesture added to hate symbols database

The "OK" hand gesture has been added to the Anti-Defamation League's (ADL) database of hateful symbols alongside far-right memes such as the " Moon Man ", Dylann Roof's bowlcut and the "Happy Merch...

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Indonesia Earthquake: 6 dead, more than 12 injured in M6.5 quake

Indonesia Earthquake: 6 dead, more than 12 injured in M6.5 quake

The Indonesia geophysics agency, has, however, reported a stronger 6.8 magnitude. "Many people were woken up by the shaking.it felt like a truck was passing by". Indonesia is prone to earthquakes ...

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Whistleblower can't explain Trump's DNC missing server theory

Whistleblower can't explain Trump's DNC missing server theory

Trump has peddled the theory that a missing server is in Ukraine. "There's a lot of talk about Biden's son", Trump told Zelensky in a July 25 phone call, a rough transcript of which was released...

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Boris Johnson faces fury in Parliament after Brexit showdown

Boris Johnson faces fury in Parliament after Brexit showdown

Labour MP Jess Phillips has shared a picture of a death threat she received referencing Boris Johnson's infamous quote that he would "rather be dead in a ditch" than extend Brexit . The prime mini...

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Mugabe to be buried at his home village

Mugabe to be buried at his home village

The family was not immediately reachable for comment, but a close family associate and some local private media said the burial would take place on Saturday. However, according to latest reports , it...

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US Commerce Secretary Ross denies falling asleep during Trump's United Nations speech

US Commerce Secretary Ross denies falling asleep during Trump's United Nations speech

Water that came through the Bonnet Carre spillway killed 95% of the oysters in Mississippi's share of the Mississippi Sound and fed toxic algae blooms that closed the state's beaches, said Joe Spraggi...

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House intelligence committee: Whistleblower complaint goes beyond transcript, provides new leads

House intelligence committee: Whistleblower complaint goes beyond transcript, provides new leads

Colbert read through portions of the transcript in the appropriate voices, then he got to the key part, where Ukraine's president brings up US military funding and Trump brings up Joe Biden. There h...

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World postal rates overhauled after U.S. quit threat

World postal rates overhauled after U.S. quit threat

With fairer shipping costs, USA -based e-commerce sellers can now compete on a more even playing field. As a result, it argued this was unfair to US manufacturers and was costing the US Postal Servic...

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Trump defends Rudy, rips CNN's Cuomo as 'Fredo'

Trump defends Rudy, rips CNN's Cuomo as 'Fredo'

The former mayor was on the air to shoot down reports that he and President Trump had pressured Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelensky to open a probe into Hunter Biden's dealings with a gas company...

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Transgender man who gave birth loses bid to be named child's father

Transgender man who gave birth loses bid to be named child's father

Handing down his judgment in the High Court on Wednesday, the President of the Family Division, Sir Andrew McFarlane, sided with the Government, telling Mr McConnell that he must appear as "mother" on...

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"No Pressure On Modi": Imran Khan Admits Pak Has Failed Over Kashmir

The OIC made the following demands to the government of Prime Minister Narendra Modi; rescind its unilateral illegal actions and reiterate its commitment to abide by the relevant UN Security Council...

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PM Narendra Modi hails first UAE astronaut in space

PM Narendra Modi hails first UAE astronaut in space

If you've been following his updates, you probably already know that he's going to dress up in traditional Emirati attire, feast on halal food , and serve his colleagues some canned and liquified ver...

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Israeli Arab parties back Gantz for PM in break with precedent

Israeli Arab parties back Gantz for PM in break with precedent

Members of the Joint List uring a consultation meeting with Israeli President Reuven Rivlin in Jerusalem , Sunday, Sept. 22, 2019. The president has wide latitude in his choice and has made it kn...

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United Nations climate action summit falls 'woefully short' of expectations

United Nations climate action summit falls 'woefully short' of expectations

The Churches said the world is facing the impacts of climate change at an increasing pace, escalating humanitarian needs, and leading to economic free-fall and trauma borne of violent natural disaster...

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New Zealand student found dead in university halls after two months

New Zealand student found dead in university halls after two months

The team uses fingerprints, DNA and dental records to determine identity. Many have been advised by the university not to speak to media. "It's just too raw at the moment". Police said an autopsy wa...

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16-year-old Thunberg turns tables on Trump and changes Twitter bio

16-year-old Thunberg turns tables on Trump and changes Twitter bio

She could be a very good candidate", Lodgaard said. Karl said his kids wouldn't be giving a speech like that on their school holidays. "I think I'm going to get a Nobel Prize for a lot of things, if...

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Beijing opens glitzy airport ahead of China's 70th anniversary

Beijing opens glitzy airport ahead of China's 70th anniversary

The vast, star-shaped airport is 30 miles south of downtown Beijing . It is expected to be able to handle 45 million passengers each year by 2021 and 72 million by 2025. More than 100 million passeng...

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Trial begins for former Dallas cop who fatally shot neighbor

Trial begins for former Dallas cop who fatally shot neighbor

Amid an outcry, Guyger was arrested days later on a manslaughter charge and then fired after almost five years with the department. Guyger, who was subsequently fired from her job, has pleaded...

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Gantz leads, but Netanyahu gains seat in final result of Israeli vote

Gantz leads, but Netanyahu gains seat in final result of Israeli vote

He therefore chose to pick Netanyahu (55 votes) as he was better poised to form a government than Gantz, who received 54 nominations, 10 of whom - the Arab politicians - have ruled out joining a Gantz...

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Ken Starr: White House should not 'rush' to release Ukraine call transcript

The Democratic-led House Intelligence Committee is demanding that the whistle-blower's complaint be turned over but Maguire has declined to share it. Since the whistleblower controversy erupted earl...

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Ireland's Varadkar says no Brexit agreement reached in meeting with PM Johnson

Ireland's Varadkar says no Brexit agreement reached in meeting with PM Johnson

The British prime minister, who arrived in NY last night for the UN General Assembly session, is thought to be planning tripartite talks with Merkel and Macron to detail his plans to replace the safeg...

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UK: PM Johnson will be held to account vows Labour's Corbyn

UK: PM Johnson will be held to account vows Labour's Corbyn

Mr Walker interrupted and said: "It's not tribal". Compulsory licensing to secure generic versions of patented drugs amounts to "the seizure of new research", Richard Torbett, from the Association...

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Australian capital legalizes recreational marijuana

Australian capital legalizes recreational marijuana

Amendments made to the original bill require cannabis to be kept out of reach of children, and barring adults from using it near children or growing it in community gardens. The Law Society of the cap...

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Int’l community failed in acting according to expectations on Kashmir: PM Khan

Int’l community failed in acting according to expectations on Kashmir: PM Khan

They discussed the strong bilateral relations between the United Kingdom and Pakistan, and the upcoming visit of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge. Khan said that for the almost 13 months that he ha...

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Climate change: Scotland's 'net zero' bill reaches final hurdle

Climate change: Scotland's 'net zero' bill reaches final hurdle

Ocean warming and acidification, the loss of oxygen and changes in nutrient supplies are already hitting marine ecosystems hard. Nerilie Abram, of Australian National University, also said: "We see ...

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Amazon fires: 63 people arrested in Brazil, issued fines totalling $8.7 million

Amazon fires: 63 people arrested in Brazil, issued fines totalling $8.7 million

Bolsonaro additionally hit out at his detractors, saying that whereas every nation had considerations, sensational reporting in the realm media "furious our patriotic sentiments". President Donald Tru...

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Baby Archie Photos From Harry and Meghan's South Africa Trip

Baby Archie Photos From Harry and Meghan's South Africa Trip

Meghan wore the Martin Grant dress for her visit to a youth leadership reception during the royal tour of southern Africa. On day two of their royal tour, Meghan's ring was absent as she and Har...

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Donald Trump's Ukraine phone call: read the full transcript

Donald Trump's Ukraine phone call: read the full transcript

The declassified phone transcript released by the White House of a conversation between President Donald Trump and Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy from July 25, 2019 is seen in this photo ...

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White House Transcript Shows Trump Asked Ukrainian President To Investigate Biden

White House Transcript Shows Trump Asked Ukrainian President To Investigate Biden

Their notes serve as the principal record of such calls, the former official said. One example in the transcript: Trump says to Zelensky, "I would like for you to do us a favor though because our ...

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