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President Uhuru among leaders who witnessed enthronement of Emperor Naruhito

President Uhuru among leaders who witnessed enthronement of Emperor Naruhito

For the main ceremony in the Matsu-no-Ma, or Hall of Pine, the most prestigious room in the palace, Naruhito wore a traditional burnt-orange robe and headdress, as his father did almost three decades ...

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Former President Jimmy Carter hospitalized with pelvic fracture after falling at home

After a fall and a fracture, former President Jimmy Carter is home and recovering. Carter, a former peanut farmer and Georgia governor, was the nation's 39th president and served one term from 197...

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Lebanese protesters sing 'Baby Shark' to calm scared baby

Lebanese protesters sing 'Baby Shark' to calm scared baby

The mother and her son were travelling to Beirut when protesters blocked the road on the streets. When driver Eliane Jabbour was surrounded by a rally in the capital she asked protesters if they c...

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United Kingdom lifts flight ban to resort city in Egypt

United Kingdom lifts flight ban to resort city in Egypt

He said: " The safety and security of British nationals remains our top priority and this decision follows close co-operation between our aviation security experts and their Egyptian counterparts, and...

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Gunman, accomplice nabbed in shooting near California school

Gunman, accomplice nabbed in shooting near California school

Investigators will be "following leads well into the night" and interviewing witnesses as they continue to probe a shooting Tuesday afternoon near Brick Township Memorial High School. The unidentified...

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Shark Attacks Tourist During Whale-Watching Trip, Tears Into Chest, Arms

Shark Attacks Tourist During Whale-Watching Trip, Tears Into Chest, Arms

The woman, whose name has not been released, was flown to a hospital on the island of Tahiti, where she is reportedly in stable condition. The victim was rushed into land in Moorea , French Polyne...

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British MPs reject Boris Johnson's plan to fast-track Brexit deal

British MPs reject Boris Johnson's plan to fast-track Brexit deal

After he was forced by opponents into the humiliation of asking the European Union for a delay that he had promised he would never ask for, Johnson is battling to ram legislation through the House o...

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Despite boycott calls from India, Malaysia to stay firm on Kashmir’s stance

Despite boycott calls from India, Malaysia to stay firm on Kashmir’s stance

Mohamad added that Malaysia will study the impact of the boycott called by the traders body. However, Mr Mahathir said on Tuesday that he won't bring the palm oil issue with India to the Wor...

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New Record for Loudest Bird Call Set During Mating Ritual

New Record for Loudest Bird Call Set During Mating Ritual

Their results were published in the latest edition of the journal Current Biology . Most birds prefer to serenade their mates with melodious chirps and trills but the male bellbird has an unorthod...

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British lawmakers reject government’s fast-track timetable for Brexit bill

British lawmakers reject government’s fast-track timetable for Brexit bill

Looking at the route forward for his deal, the Prime Minister again piled the pressure on Members in the house - the majority of which were against Brexit during the 2016 referendum and many of whic...

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Cayla Campos Killed While Playing Pokémon Go, Albuquerque Police Say

Cayla Campos Killed While Playing Pokémon Go, Albuquerque Police Say

As Campos tried to drive off after witnessing the crime, the robbers fired "multiple shots" at her vehicle, one of the bullets "striking Campos in the back of her neck". "It's scary", she told KRQE ....

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Ford congratulates Trudeau on election win, says he's ready to work together

Ford congratulates Trudeau on election win, says he's ready to work together

He, and those closest to him, were adamant Tuesday that he will remain in place, though there was grumbling among those farther away from his orbit about the party's failure to capitalize on the multi...

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"Horror and shame" - U.S. senators, Kurdish leader call for Turkey sanctions

Turkey's Ministry of Defense issued a statement late Friday night denying that its forces fired on USA troops and said instead that its forces were attacked from a position a thousand meters away fr...

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Several injured as stolen Oslo ambulance hits people

Several injured as stolen Oslo ambulance hits people

Norwegian broadcaster NRK said several people were struck by the ambulance , including a baby in a pushchair who was taken to hospital. 'An armed man stole an ambulance , drove away and hit so...

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Dallas TV station apologizes for not breaking into Cowboys game during tornado

Dallas TV station apologizes for not breaking into Cowboys game during tornado

There were no reports of fatalities or serious injuries as of 12:20 a.m. Monday, according to a release from the city of Dallas . Radar confirmed the tornado struck near Love Field Airport...

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Facebook ramps up election security efforts ahead of 2020

Facebook ramps up election security efforts ahead of 2020

The efforts include a special security tool for elected officials and candidates that monitors them for hacking attempts. Announcing a slew of initiatives created to prevent a repeat of 2016's presi...

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Australian man shot dead in USA following suspected home invasion

Australian man shot dead in USA following suspected home invasion

A neighbour ran into the home in a bid to resuscitate the young father, but it was too late to save him. Mr Estorffe's sister, Paige, toldBrisbane Timeson Friday morning she was about to board a fli...

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Harry Dunn: Government knew crash suspect would leave UK

Harry Dunn: Government knew crash suspect would leave UK

Their spokesman Radd Seiger said there was an "unacceptable lack of information being provided to the family". And the Foreign Secretary said of Mr Dunn's family: "We will continue to fight for just...

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Update on fire from Fire and Emergency

Update on fire from Fire and Emergency

The St. John ambulance service said it took one person to Auckland City Hospital in a serious condition in the late afternoon, about three hours after the fire began. They are urging motorists to av...

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Boeing may face billions more in losses as MAX crisis deepens

Boeing may face billions more in losses as MAX crisis deepens

Earlier this month, Boeing stripped Chief Executive Dennis Muilenburg of his title as chairman, sparking speculation that he could soon be ousted from the company. The statement comes as Boeing's boar...

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Brexit vote postponed: Investors face some more days of uncertainty

Brexit vote postponed: Investors face some more days of uncertainty

Barclay in response to a question put to him by Labour Party peer, Lord Wood. One person, seemingly frustrated at the DUP's intransigence tweeted: "No to the NI arrangements, no to CU, no to a confi...

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Wildfire threatens homes, prompts evacuations in Pacific Palisades, California

Wildfire threatens homes, prompts evacuations in Pacific Palisades, California

Nonetheless, an evacuation order was issued for the area due to potential fire behavior and smoke as well as expected arrival of large airplanes to drop fire retardant. 21, 2019. "If you look at the...

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Johnson bids to fast-track Brexit bill through Commons in three days

Johnson bids to fast-track Brexit bill through Commons in three days

With just 10 days to go until the United Kingdom is due to leave the bloc on October 31, Johnson's government was seeking a "straight up-and-down vote" on the agreement he struck last week with the 27...

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Trump's Tweets: Doral Resort, Adam Schiff In Focus

Trump's Tweets: Doral Resort, Adam Schiff In Focus

In another sign of the risky predicament facing President Donald Trump , his longtime ally Republican Sen. The announcement has been roundly criticized by both Democrats and Republicans. "He wanted t...

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Drugs firms reach $260m opioid settlement

Drugs firms reach $260m opioid settlement

Purdue Pharma, maker of OxyContin, is trying to settle opioid lawsuits through bankruptcy court. McKesson, Cardinal, and AmerisourceBergen, which were suspected of failing to fully comply with their...

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Demonstrating Humor: The best jokes made amid Lebanon's protests

Demonstrating Humor: The best jokes made amid Lebanon's protests

In the plan, Lebanon's Central Bank will slash $2.9 billion from the country's local-currency interest payments and commercial lenders will pay a one-time tax under a government plan to wipe out the...

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Erdoğan urges United States to ensure withdrawal of YPG/PKK

Erdoğan urges United States to ensure withdrawal of YPG/PKK

The US has also taken steps to secure Syrian oil for the Kurds. The Trump administration's decision to "leave them hanging" stirred deep emotions, Giaconia said. Over the weekend, Esper said USA for...

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N Ireland laws on abortion, same-sex marriage, set to change

N Ireland laws on abortion, same-sex marriage, set to change

All ongoing investigations into women who have sought abortion in Northern Ireland are to be dropped on Tuesday. With immediate effect from tomorrow, October 22, abortion will be decriminalised, meani...

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Israel's Netanyahu gives up on forming new coalition

Israel's Netanyahu gives up on forming new coalition

But late Monday, Netanyahu announced he came up short. Netanyahu had been given 28 days to secure the 61 seats necessary to achieve a functioning majority by building support from other, smaller par...

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Assange US extradition case to be heard in February

Assange US extradition case to be heard in February

He also accused the U.S. of illegally spying on Assange while he was inside the Ecuadorian Embassy seeking refuge and taking other illegal actions against the WikiLeaks founder. "It is legally unprece...

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Ex-Republican Congressman: Trump Put GOP Lawmakers 'Impossible Situation'

Ex-Republican Congressman: Trump Put GOP Lawmakers 'Impossible Situation'

Due to testify in closed session on Wednesday are Philip Reeker, the acting assistant secretary of state for Europe, and Michael Duffey, associate director for national security programs at the White ...

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Turkey warns Kurdish forces to withdraw before ceasefire ends

Turkey warns Kurdish forces to withdraw before ceasefire ends

At one more region, shut to the metropolis of Tal Tamr, a group of protesters raised banners to departing United States troops leisurely Sunday , in step with an Connected Press video. In contrast,...

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Dallas tornado destroys homes, businesses; thousands without power | Fort Worth Star-Telegram

Dallas tornado destroys homes, businesses; thousands without power | Fort Worth Star-Telegram

The city says in a release that there are reports of gas leaks north of Walnut Hill. Freeway lights were toppled . The store was closed at the time. Severe storms moved through the region into ea...

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Thai king strips 'disloyal' royal consort of titles, military ranks

Thai king strips 'disloyal' royal consort of titles, military ranks

In this file undated handout from Thailand's Royal Office received on August 26, 2019, Thailand's King Maha Vajiralongkorn poses with Sineenat Wongvajirapakdi. "She wasn't satisfied with the royally b...

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Kurds throw potatoes at United States convoy leaving northern Syria

Kurds throw potatoes at United States convoy leaving northern Syria

Trump said on Monday that they will all be removed and deployed elsewhere in the region before eventually coming home. So that's what he meant by those mysterious "we have secured the oil" commen...

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