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Prince Harry visits Angola landmine area

Prince Harry visits Angola landmine area

This was confirmed Friday in the central Huambo province by minister of State for Social Area, Carolina Cerqueira, while speaking to the press, as part of Prince Harry's visit to Angola . The princ...

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Barr is thrust back in harsh glare as Ukraine scandal grows

Barr is thrust back in harsh glare as Ukraine scandal grows

But the whistle-blower writes that "starting in mid-May, I heard from multiple US officials that they were deeply concerned by what they viewed as Mr. The DOJ has not reached such a determination. ...

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Study Has Jarring News for Drinkers of Premium Tea

Study Has Jarring News for Drinkers of Premium Tea

Laura Hernandez, a PhD student and first author of the study , said the idea came up when her supervisor, chemical engineering professor Nathalie Tufenkji , got a plastic tea bag in a Montreal cof...

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6th grade girl says boys held her, cut her dreadlocks at school

6th grade girl says boys held her, cut her dreadlocks at school

There is no word about where teachers were during this terrifying event, which reportedly lasted about five minutes. She also said the boys had been bullying her at school and taking her lunch for wee...

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Toronto van attack suspect told cops he 'accomplished my mission'

Toronto van attack suspect told cops he 'accomplished my mission'

Alek Minassian, 26, was charged with 10 counts of premeditated murder and 16 counts of attempted murder following the attack in April 2018. His state of mind at the time of the incident is expected to...

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MAX: Boeing CEO to testify before US Congress

MAX: Boeing CEO to testify before US Congress

The NTSB is calling for recommendations in the wake of fatal crashes of a Lion Air 737 MAX in Indonesia and an Ethiopian Airlines 737 MAX (mourners above) five months apart that killed a total of 346 ...

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Nancy Pelosi Accuses US Attorney General Of Going

Nancy Pelosi Accuses US Attorney General Of Going "Rogue" In Ukraine Case

Barr is one of several senior administration officials who Democratic lawmakers want to interview as they pursue an impeachment inquiry against the Republican president. The law requires such compla...

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Keep Vladimir Putin's talks with Donald Trump 'classified' says the Kremlin

Keep Vladimir Putin's talks with Donald Trump 'classified' says the Kremlin

The actual transcript of the conversation between the two leaders, released by the White House on 25 September, says that Trump, during the call, repeatedly asked Zelensky to "look into" former Vice...

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Human lives, agriculture, tourism: What’s at stake if climate change continues unabated

Human lives, agriculture, tourism: What’s at stake if climate change continues unabated

The sea levels around the globe are rising. Warming oceans threaten not just marine species, but the food security of billions of people - while rapidly rising sea levels threaten to displace enti...

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Oil tanker Stena Impero, released by Iran, leaves port

Oil tanker Stena Impero, released by Iran, leaves port

The head of the Swedish shipping firm Stena Bulk that owns the tanker said it "has been a long wait" for the vessel and its crew to be released. The Ports and Maritime Organisation of Iran in the ...

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Prince Harry Shares His Deep Connection to Africa, Speaks on Climate Change

Prince Harry Shares His Deep Connection to Africa, Speaks on Climate Change

Diana pictured in 1997 when she visited the exact same site. Princess Diana's steps on the open minefield served as a catalyst in banning the deadly weapon. The Duke joined @ thehalotrust in the...

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Thousands gather in Winnipeg for global climate strike

Thousands gather in Winnipeg for global climate strike

But most of the messages were positive: "The world is proud of you, Greta.Please never give up". Asked about that tweet, Trudeau said , "We have a national climate plan that will reduce our emissio...

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U.S. imposes travel ban on Cuba’s Raul Castro and his family

U.S. imposes travel ban on Cuba’s Raul Castro and his family

Pompeo further accused Castro of being involved in "gross human rights violations and abuses" in Venezuela , including torture. Former Cuban leader Raul Castro , 88, is now serving as the firs...

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Three House committees subpoena Mike Pompeo on Ukraine

Friday's requests show that the House is moving quickly with its impeachment effort, which was only publicly blessed by House leadership on Tuesday. They include former Ambassador to Ukraine Marie Y...

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Canadian highway killers confessed to murders on video

Canadian highway killers confessed to murders on video

The mystery of why two teenage friends went on a bloodthirsty, random killing spree in northern Canada that claimed the lives of Australian tourist Lucas Fowler, his United States girlfriend Chynna ...

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Dallas cop testifies: 'I never wanted to take an innocent person's life'

Dallas cop testifies: 'I never wanted to take an innocent person's life'

Guyger's testimony marked the first time the public has heard directly from her since she killed Jean, who grew up in the Caribbean island nation of St. Jean had art hanging on the wall behind the cou...

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British tanker Stena Impero leaves Iranian port after July seizure

British tanker Stena Impero leaves Iranian port after July seizure

Iran's tanker was released on 19 August after Gibraltar reportedly received assurances that the cargo would not be delivered to Syria . Citing Refinitiv ship tracking data, Reuters reported early F...

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Your tea could contain billions of plastic particles

Your tea could contain billions of plastic particles

That report found there are more microplastics present in bottled water than in tap water. But the World Health Organization said the findings were based on "limited information" and it called for...

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Dead student undiscovered for two months in New Zealand university housing

Dead student undiscovered for two months in New Zealand university housing

The university, one of New Zealand's oldest, has more than 17,000 students. The New Zealand Students' Union (NZUSA) wants minimum standards for all tertiary institutes' student accommodation spell...

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French factory fire could pollute Seine river, officials warn

French factory fire could pollute Seine river, officials warn

However he added that "as a precautionary measure" residents of Rouen and 11 surrounding areas should "limit their movements to what is strictly necessary" on Thursday. The Seine is one of France's ...

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P&ID Scandal: Court grants bail to former petroleum ministry director

P&ID Scandal: Court grants bail to former petroleum ministry director

The British court had in August this year delivered a judgment recognising a London-based arbitration panel's award of $9.6bn against Nigeria over a failed Gas Supply Processing Agreement signed...

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Thursday's sunshine gets traded for showers and storms Friday

Thursday's sunshine gets traded for showers and storms Friday

That should allow for rounds of showers and storms to develop along this boundary, bringing some decent rains into the region, especially across the south. Highs are stuck in the 60s Saturday , and s...

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New teabags contain billions of plastic particles, new study shows

New teabags contain billions of plastic particles, new study shows

Some premium tea bags might be leaving billions of microscopic plastic particles in your cup, new research suggests. The amount of microplastic and nanoplastic in a plastic tea bag is much higher ...

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Russian Federation launches Soyuz MS-15 spacecraft to ISS

Russian Federation launches Soyuz MS-15 spacecraft to ISS

After the hatches open, station commander Alexey Ovchinin of Roscosmos, along with NASA astronauts Christina Koch , Nick Hague , Andrew Morgan , ESA (European Space Agency) astronaut Luca Parmita...

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Police tear gases protesting students in Makassar, Indonesia

Police tear gases protesting students in Makassar, Indonesia

Activists say revisions to the law approved by parliament last week will hurt the fight against graft. Anger over the new law and a plan to revise Indonesia's criminal code that would ban extramarit...

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5.7-magnitude Earthquake Shakes Istanbul

5.7-magnitude Earthquake Shakes Istanbul

Both the observatory and the US Geological Survey assessed its magnitude at 5.7. Eight people were lightly injured after a massive 5.9-magnitude quake hit Istanbul , Turkish President Recep Tayyip...

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Officials install radar to better monitor Mont Blanc glacier

Officials install radar to better monitor Mont Blanc glacier

Between the end of August and the beginning of September the lower part of the glacier was sliding at a speed of 50-60 cm (20-24 inches) per day. He warned that the situation is becoming more unsafe. ...

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Thousands in New Zealand join 2nd wave of climate protests

Thousands in New Zealand join 2nd wave of climate protests

Mathur was in NY last week to meet Thunberg and took part in the climate strike march. She said they should listen to the young people like Thunberg, who she described as "amazing". "I want kids in ...

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Two children beaten to death for defecating in open — Madhya Pradesh

Two children beaten to death for defecating in open — Madhya Pradesh

During interrogation, the prime accused, Hakam Singh Yadav , said it was "god's wish to kill the kids". They died in the hospital. "It appeared the two accused were mentally deranged". The Swachh B...

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Attenborough calls out Australia's climate stance

Attenborough calls out Australia's climate stance

While the first portion of the interview will air this afternoon on the radio station, triple J have released a snippet of the conversation, where Attenborough absolutely slams Prime Minister Scott...

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Senate passes measure to block Trump on military base project cuts

Senate passes measure to block Trump on military base project cuts

The Senate signed off by a vote of 82 to 15 on legislation that was approved by the House of Representatives on September 19, sending it to President Donald Trump for signing into law. -Mexico border....

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Autistic 5-Year-Old Punished for Hugging Classmate in Tennessee School: Family

Autistic 5-Year-Old Punished for Hugging Classmate in Tennessee School: Family

One would think that hypersensitive liberals are sensitive to the needs of a 5-year-old struggling with autism . "But that's not the situation", Putnam said. "It is up to DCS to determine if those ...

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Couple receive almost 25000 ecstasy pills in the post by mistake

Couple receive almost 25000 ecstasy pills in the post by mistake

A couple in Austria were expecting a delivery of dresses from a retailer in the Netherlands but ended up with an additional 24,800 ecstasy pills. Her husband then realized they were most likely stim...

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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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