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Chicago teachers reach tentative deal, schools set to reopen

Chicago teachers reach tentative deal, schools set to reopen

The union announced they plan to be at City Hall early Thursday to demand Mayor Lori Lightfoot will commit to making up school days lost to the strike. "We can not allow the CTU leadership to cont...

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North Korea Fires Unidentified Projectiles: South Korea

North Korea Fires Unidentified Projectiles: South Korea

The South Koreans didn't immediately identify the projectiles, but Japan's Defense Minister Taro Kono was quoted as saying they were short-range ballistic missiles. News of the launches came after Sou...

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Hong Kong falls into first recession in 10 years - government estimate

Hong Kong falls into first recession in 10 years - government estimate

The police force said in an online video that anyone refusing to comply with a request to remove their mask can be fined and jailed for six months, though they also said wearing Halloween masks is a...

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Facebook suspends accounts linked to Russian Federation that targeted African nations

Facebook suspends accounts linked to Russian Federation that targeted African nations

Facebook said it removed 35 accounts, 53 pages, seven groups, and five Instagram accounts linked to Russian Federation that targeted Madagascar, the Central African Republic, Mozambique, the Democra...

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Trump Ambassador Nom Doesn't Seem To Think Trump's Ukraine Call Was 'Perfect'

Trump Ambassador Nom Doesn't Seem To Think Trump's Ukraine Call Was 'Perfect'

Bolton, a Republican foreign policy hawk who served as Trump's national security adviser from April 2018 until he was sacked by Trump on September 10, has emerged as a key figure in internal White Hou...

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Furious Bolsonaro denies links to Brazil politician's murder

Furious Bolsonaro denies links to Brazil politician's murder

Bolsonaro said he needs to consult with his economic team and energy ministry before agreeing to join, adding in a panel discussion that he was keen for Brazil to accept the invitation. Since 2017, O...

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Trump Limited in Search for New Homeland Security Chief

Trump Limited in Search for New Homeland Security Chief

Citizenship and Immigration Services Acting Director Ken Cuccinelli got heated during a congressional hearing today when she accused him of pursuing a "white supremacist ideology". Morgan, Trump's o...

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1 dead after small plane crashes into townhouses

1 dead after small plane crashes into townhouses

Dion Bentley said, according to the Associated Press . "It was too close for comfort". The aircraft, a Piper PA-28, crashed about 10:30 a.m. ET, after taking off from nearby DeKalb-Peachtree Airpor...

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US Afghan peace envoy takes push for peace to Pakistan

Taliban political spokesman Suhail Shaheen has claimed that the United States and the militant group had agreed to sign a peace agreement on September 13 that would be followed by their's ceasefire...

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Japan's historic Shuri Castle engulfed by flames

Japan's historic Shuri Castle engulfed by flames

The cause of the fire is still unknown. Video of the scene shows the entire Seiden temple completely engulfed in orange flames. According to unconfirmed reports, other buildings of the castle comp...

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Denmark allows Russia-Germany gas pipeline

Denmark allows Russia-Germany gas pipeline

The energy agency, Energistyrelsen, revealed today that it has given Russian Federation the green light to lay part of the massive Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline through Danish territory - close to Bornho...

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OR falls back in spite of new Daylight Saving Time law

OR falls back in spite of new Daylight Saving Time law

Malow urges people to use the morning light for positive changes that can attribute to better sleep. Washington and OR are in support of permanent DST but they need the support of the U.S. Several o...

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A British Election Will Set Up the Brexit Endgame

A British Election Will Set Up the Brexit Endgame

It will mark the first December-poll since 1923 once the House of Lords passes the legislation and it becomes law by the end of the week. An earlier Labour amendment, which would have changed the el...

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Death toll from Tezgam train fire climbs to 73

Death toll from Tezgam train fire climbs to 73

The incident took place on a train known as the Tezgam Express, which travels between the cities of Karachi and Rawalpindi , as it was crossing through Punjab province. The train was running on the T...

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Putin to skip APEC summit in Chile, Kremlin says

Putin to skip APEC summit in Chile, Kremlin says

While the climate conference, known as COP25, was scheduled for December, the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (Apec) summit, expected to be attended by the United States and Chinese Presidents, was ...

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Fire burns down structures at historic Japanese castle

Fire burns down structures at historic Japanese castle

The wooden castle, built about 500 years ago in the Ryukyu Dynasty, was designated Japan's national treasure in 1933. The city's fire department said that while the castle had exterior sprinkler syste...

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New York City passes bill banning foie gras

New York City passes bill banning foie gras

But back in January, New York City Councilwoman Carlina Rivera decided her city should wade into the foie gras ban waters, introducing bill 1378, proposing that any "retail food establishments or fo...

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US agrees $1bn 1MDB recovery deal with Malaysian fugitive Jho Low

US agrees $1bn 1MDB recovery deal with Malaysian fugitive Jho Low

It's unclear whether it affects the criminal charges against Low in the US. "A staggering amount of money embezzled from 1MDB at the expense of the people of Malaysia was laundered through the p...

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Third strong quake in a month jolts Philippines' Mindanao island

Third strong quake in a month jolts Philippines' Mindanao island

However, the town's mayor later confirmed that no one was inside at the time. Reports on damage or casualties were not immediately available. It was close to the site of a 6.6 magnitude natural di...

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Kamala Harris cuts staff, restructures campaign as funds begin to dwindle

Kamala Harris cuts staff, restructures campaign as funds begin to dwindle

Team Harris is portraying the candidate will make it to the Iowa Caucuses, which will be held in February, but the slowdown of her campaign more than three months out indicates otherwise. Bernie Sande...

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Former President Obama Calls out 'Woke Culture'

Former President Obama Calls out 'Woke Culture'

Speaking at the third annual Obama Foundation Summit in Chicago on Tuesday, the former president talked about the harmful impact judging others too rashly on social media can have. Other examples abou...

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Grenfell inquiry report accuses fire brigade of 'serious shortcomings'

Grenfell inquiry report accuses fire brigade of 'serious shortcomings'

The retired high court judge Sir Martin Moore-Bick, who led the inquiry, found that despite senior officers knowing about the risk of cladding fires from high rise blazes overseas, the "preparation an...

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Belgian police find 12 migrants alive in refrigerated truck

Belgian police find 12 migrants alive in refrigerated truck

Police said they found 12 adult men: 11 Syrians and one Sudanese citizen. Belgian police say they have discovered 12 migrants hiding among fruit and vegetables in a refrigerated truck after the dr...

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Russia's Prince Vladimir submarine successfully test fires ballistic missile

Russia's Prince Vladimir submarine successfully test fires ballistic missile

The first two rockets will be fired from the silo of the Plesetsk spaceport to the Kura range on the Kamchatka Peninsula. The Knyaz Vladimir , or Prince Vladimir, fired the missile from underwate...

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Mexican government releases video of botched raid to capture El Chapo's son

Mexican government releases video of botched raid to capture El Chapo's son

Ovidio Guzman is now involved in the running of the Sinaloa Cartel following the extradition and sentencing of his father, along with his brother Ivan. The recording - which appears to have been taken...

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Three people shot dead at Long Beach, California residence -fire dept

Three people shot dead at Long Beach, California residence -fire dept

Officers responded to a shooting call in the 2700 block of Seventh Street, near Temple Avenue, about 10:45 p.m. Tuesday and located several victims who had suffered gunshot wounds, according to Long...

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Schiff 'interrupted continually' to 'coach' latest Trump impeachment witness: Nunes

Schiff 'interrupted continually' to 'coach' latest Trump impeachment witness: Nunes

The White House said in a statement Tuesday that the resolution showed "Democrats refuse to provide basic due process rights to the Administration". "That is why this is now called the Impeachment H...

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Backpacker tax a form of 'discrimination based on nationality', court rules

Backpacker tax a form of 'discrimination based on nationality', court rules

It means backpackers would be entitled to a tax-free threshold of $18,200 like any other Australian citizen. Judge Logan called these parallel rates of income tax "a disguised form of discrimination...

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Chile withdraws from hosting summits after protests

Chile withdraws from hosting summits after protests

The White House released a statement acknowledging Chile has cancelled plans to host the APEC summit next month. "A president needs to put its people above anything else". Pinera also said Chile...

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Calif. Wildfires: Getty Fire has slowed, Kincade Fire continues to rage

Calif. Wildfires: Getty Fire has slowed, Kincade Fire continues to rage

Some other Los Angeles-area synagogues have closed temporarily but are working to help match up community members who are willing to host families displaced by the fire and those who need assistance. ...

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Twitter will ban political ads, Jack Dorsey announces

Twitter will ban political ads, Jack Dorsey announces

In a notable exchange with Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY ), Zuckerberg couldn't say for sure whether the congresswoman could run Facebook ads claiming that certain Republicans had voted for her...

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Rain, wind combine to create frightening Halloween forecast in Ottawa

Rain, wind combine to create frightening Halloween forecast in Ottawa

It goes from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. That, and the possibility of low visibility throughout the evening, has areas such as Irwin, North Irwin and North Huntingdon postponing trick-or-treating until 6-8 p....

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Jeffrey Epstein Autopsy Missing Key DNA Evidence Says Forensic Expert

Jeffrey Epstein Autopsy Missing Key DNA Evidence Says Forensic Expert

He says that, based on what he knows right now, the evidence of Epstein's death was more consistent with homicidal strangulation than suicidal hanging. Dr. Lawrence Kobilinsky, a professor of forensic...

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Boeing CEO Grilled by Lawmakers Over 737 MAX Crashes

Boeing CEO Grilled by Lawmakers Over 737 MAX Crashes

He mentioned Boeing was conscious of these considerations and had acknowledged them. Muilenburg admitted that Boeing made mistakes but tried to convince skeptical lawmakers that problems with jets' ...

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Grenfell Tower fire report 'gives victims the truth', says PM

Grenfell Tower fire report 'gives victims the truth', says PM

The LFB said it would be "inappropriate" for it to comment yet. Some of his 46 recommendations require "urgent action" from the Government and others with responsibility for the "oversight and direc...

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