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No Northern Ireland party will have veto on Brexit deal -UK minister

No Northern Ireland party will have veto on Brexit deal -UK minister

After more than two hours of "detailed and constructive" discussions at a country manor on the Wirral on Thursday, the two leaders said it was in "everybody's interest" to get an agreement which would...

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US sanctions S Africas Gupta family over widespread corruption

US sanctions S Africas Gupta family over widespread corruption

The Guptas' business empire in South Africa, which included interests in technology, mining and media, started collapsing after major South African banks closed their accounts. The US decision to impo...

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North Korea threatens to resume nuke, long-range missile tests

North Korea threatens to resume nuke, long-range missile tests

The statement followed a fresh round of nuclear talks between North Korea and the United States in Sweden which broke off on Saturday with Pyongyang blaming Washington for inflexibility. Council mem...

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Missiles strike Iranian oil tanker in Gulf

Missiles strike Iranian oil tanker in Gulf

The explosion caused heavy damage and oil is spilling into the Red Sea, unnamed sources told ISNA. According to the the ship tracking website Marine Traffic the tanker was heading to Suez. There was n...

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Hundreds of Hong Kong protesters gather to demand activist Edward Leung's release

Hundreds of Hong Kong protesters gather to demand activist Edward Leung's release

Apple is the latest US company to become embroiled in Chinese politics, specifically related to China's crackdown on protesters in Hong Kong, along with the National Basketball Association and Com...

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Extinction Rebellion protesters arrested in Toronto

Extinction Rebellion protesters arrested in Toronto

Almost 300 people were arrested on Monday (Oct 7) in central London during the first day of mass protests by Extinction Rebellion which demand much more urgent action against climate change ....

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Could Turkey's military moves destabilise north Syria?

Could Turkey's military moves destabilise north Syria?

Defense Department spokesman Jonathan Hoffman said in a statement . In northeast Syria, Kurds are holding thousands of captured fighters and their families from the Islamic State of Iraq and the Le...

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Trump administration expected to announce exit from 'Open Skies' treaty

Trump administration expected to announce exit from 'Open Skies' treaty

A top US congressional Democratic lawmaker says President Donald Trump's administration is looking at withdrawing from the Open Skies Treaty, the latest in a series of major arms-control and disarmame...

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Indigenous Protesters Take Eight Police Officers Hostage Amid Ecuador Unrest

Indigenous Protesters Take Eight Police Officers Hostage Amid Ecuador Unrest

President Lenin Moreno declared a state of emergency on October 3 to try to quell the protests with a stepped-up police and military presence, but demonstrations continued to intensify. The state in...

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'Get us off this ship': Passengers riot on 'cruise from hell'

'Get us off this ship': Passengers riot on 'cruise from hell'

The Norwegian Spirit, which departed Southampton, England on September 27, failed to make scheduled stops at ports in the Netherlands, France, Iceland and finally Scotland, with Norwegian blaming th...

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Advance polls open early for voters

Advance polls open early for voters

Early electors exercising their franchise will find respective advance polling stations for their zones of the riding on the back of Elections Canada information cards mailed to addresses across Can...

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N.Korea slams European criticism of missile test

N.Korea slams European criticism of missile test

North Korea issued a veiled warning on Thursday (Oct 10) that it could eventually end a freeze in long-range missile testing as it criticised a call by UN Security Council members for it to give up it...

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Trump, On Whether Giuliani Will Be Indicted: ‘I Hope Not’

Trump, On Whether Giuliani Will Be Indicted: ‘I Hope Not’

Twitter users on Thursday commented on the irony of Trump's years-old tweet. Parnas, one of two South Florida businessmen called to testify before Congress as part of an impeachment investigation, h...

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Turkey Begins Invasion of Syria, Targeting US-Allied Kurds

Turkey Begins Invasion of Syria, Targeting US-Allied Kurds

Meanwhile, Turkish officials said that the military struck the Syrian-Iraqi border to prevent Kurdish forces using the route to reinforce its units in the region. We're not giving Turkey a green lig...

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Two men linked to Trump's lawyer Giuliani arrested on campaign-finance violations

Two men linked to Trump's lawyer Giuliani arrested on campaign-finance violations

The two Soviet-born men, Lev Parnas and Igor Fruman , are expected to appear in federal court on Thursday. No destination was disclosed. They face four charges including conspiracy, falsification...

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Unrest proof of China's failure in HK, says Taiwan leader

Unrest proof of China's failure in HK, says Taiwan leader

The framework of "one country, two systems" preserved Hong Kong's independent judiciary, civil liberties, and capitalist economic system, but China's ruling Communist Party under President Xi Jinpin...

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Romania government toppled in no-confidence vote

Romania government toppled in no-confidence vote

Doing so could be hard: the opposition parties agree on little more than toppling Mrs Dăncilă and both the Liberal party (the PNL), and the Save Romania Union (USR) are thought to be wary of taking of...

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German synagogue shooting was streamed live on Twitch

German synagogue shooting was streamed live on Twitch

Shots were fired outside a synagogue and into a kebab shop in an eastern German city on Wednesday, Judaism's holiest day, witnesses said . Czech Interior Minister Jan Hamacek says the Czechs are ...

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Handke and Tokarczuk win Nobel prizes for literature

Handke and Tokarczuk win Nobel prizes for literature

The academy said she was chosen for works that explore the "crossing of boundaries as a form of life". Now revamped with new members and statutes, it is widely expected to pick writers who will not ...

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Tillerson story creates Trump's latest possible impeachable offense

Tillerson story creates Trump's latest possible impeachable offense

Tillerson reportedly refused, saying the move would constitute an interference in an active investigation. The three sources, who spoke on the condition of anonymity, said that all of the other peop...

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Indonesia minister stabbed by IS-linked pair

Indonesia minister stabbed by IS-linked pair

Based on reports in local Indonesian media Wiranto was conscious when he entered hospital. A knife-wielding man had rushed Wiranto, who goes by one name, and the police chief in Pandeglang town, wou...

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Climate activist climbs on top of plane during protests at London airport

Climate activist climbs on top of plane during protests at London airport

As part of their disruptive actions, a man on board an Aer Lingus plane bound for Dublin refused to sit as the flight prepared to take off, resulting in the plane being grounded while the crew waited ...

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The UK Believes the EU Does not Compromise on Brexit Negotiations

The UK Believes the EU Does not Compromise on Brexit Negotiations

Meanwhile, Donald Tusk , the President of the European Council , has warned Mr Johnson that "what's at stake" over Brexit "is not winning some stupid blame game". And Labour's shadow Brexit secr...

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Extinction Rebellion protest: Kent Police join hundreds of officers in London

Extinction Rebellion protest: Kent Police join hundreds of officers in London

Extra security and policing have been put in place at the United Kingdom airport after the group threatened it would attempt a major disruption, with its members "lying, sitting or glueing-on in front...

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Trump puts Pelosi in cross hairs, accuses her of treason

Trump puts Pelosi in cross hairs, accuses her of treason

In a pair of tweets on Sunday, Trump suggested that House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Rep. Adam Schiff , the chairman of the House Intelligence Committee, were both guilty of treason. The complaint ...

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Brazil spill: President says oil is not Brazil's

Brazil spill: President says oil is not Brazil's

The newsmagazine Epoca reported last week that Petrobras sent a report to environmental protection agency Ibama raising the hypothesis that the oil was from Venezuela. State-run oil company Petroleo B...

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Brexit deal 'very difficult' - but door still open, European Union tells Britain

Brexit deal 'very difficult' - but door still open, European Union tells Britain

Mr Johnson's "two borders" proposals, he said, were based on a system "that hasn't been properly developed, that hasn't been tested". Boris Johnson will meet with Leo Varadkar today. "Personally I...

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PM to visit Riyadh, Tehran after China visit

PM to visit Riyadh, Tehran after China visit

Riyadh accuses Iran of arming the Houthis, a charge both reject, although Tehran says it advises the group's forces. Imran said President Trump also asked him to help defuse tensions with Iran. Bef...

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North Korea criticizes upcoming UN Security Council meeting:The Asahi Shimbun

North Korea criticizes upcoming UN Security Council meeting:The Asahi Shimbun

But after eight hours of talks in Stockholm, North Korean negotiator Kim Myong Gil said the North was disappointed. It warned that it would wait only until the end of the year for the United States...

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NBC News reporter’s kid wanders onto set during live newscast

NBC News reporter’s kid wanders onto set during live newscast

The video, which was posted on Wednesday afternoon, has been viewed over 400,000 times. "At first, she appeared to be a bit flustered and apologetically said 'excuse me my kids are here, live televi...

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United Nations: U.S. airstrikes on Afghan drug facilities 'not lawful'

United Nations: U.S. airstrikes on Afghan drug facilities 'not lawful'

The United Nations Assistance Mission to Afghanistan published the report on Wednesday about the impact on civilians of the U.S. airstrikes in the western province of Farah and a neighboring provinc...

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Climate 'apocalypse': Extinction Rebellion launches fortnight of global protests

Climate 'apocalypse': Extinction Rebellion launches fortnight of global protests

On October 7, the protest group exerted its efforts across Canada by having members in a number of cities block bridges to raise awareness about their cause. The demonstration has been peaceful, altho...

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Meet 'Holly,' Queen of Katmai National Park and Preserve's 'Fat Bear Week'

Meet 'Holly,' Queen of Katmai National Park and Preserve's 'Fat Bear Week'

After a week of fierce competition, southwest Alaska's Katmai National Park and Preserve named "Holly" as the fifth annual Fat Bear Week champion. She most certainly is queen of the chonk and we s...

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Defence Minister Rajnath Singh receives IAF’s first Rafale fighter jet

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh receives IAF’s first Rafale fighter jet

Defence minister Rajnath Singh on Wednesday said India has taken a host of measures to attract investments in the defence manufacturing sector and is open to any further tax rationalisation that may...

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Judge LAUGHS At Trump's Defense (Impeachment Update)

Judge LAUGHS At Trump's Defense (Impeachment Update)

To that point, more Democrats favor impeaching Trump (85 percent) than consider his call with Ukraine's president an impeachable offense (76 percent). Since the disclosure of Trump's Ukrainian telep...

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