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French tractors roll into Paris to protest against 'agri-bashing'

French tractors roll into Paris to protest against 'agri-bashing'

Organizers say they aim to drive around the Paris ring road and down the Avenue Foch, leading to the Arc de Triomphe monument. Up to a thousand tractors rolled into the city from the north and sou...

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Toronto Man Arrested for Throwing Poop at Asian College Students

Toronto Man Arrested for Throwing Poop at Asian College Students

Samuel Opoku , 23, was arrested Tuesday night in downtown Toronto after police shared his photo on social media with a caption that read, "This man is alleged to be throwing feces on people". The vict...

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Victim should have called police: Telangana Home Minister

Victim should have called police: Telangana Home Minister

After the comment triggered a controversy, Ali clarified and said he was "deeply saddened by the mishap". Police found the burnt body of the victim, working as an assistant veterinarian at a state-r...

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Macron Says NATO Should Shift Its Focus Away From Russia

Macron Says NATO Should Shift Its Focus Away From Russia

Macron's call for intensive talks on how to shore up security in Europe, cope with volatile member Turkey and restore U.S. leadership came as Stoltenberg said Washington will pay less into the allianc...

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Forty people dead in anti-government protests in Iraq in 24 hours

Forty people dead in anti-government protests in Iraq in 24 hours

He further said attacks on peaceful protesters were "forbidden" but also urged demonstrators to reject violence. Iraqi security forces killed at least 50 protesters on Thursday while attempting to...

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North Korea may deploy 'super-large' rocket launcher soon

North Korea may deploy 'super-large' rocket launcher soon

The missiles were fired from North Korea's east coast, traveling a distance of about 380 kilometers (240 miles) and reaching a height of about 100 kms, Japanese Defense Minister Taro Kono told reporte...

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Manhunt after three wounded in Hague stabbing

Manhunt after three wounded in Hague stabbing

Pictures from the area showed several dozen onlookers kept behind police fencing seeking a glimpse of the area where the stabbing took place. Further details were not immediately available. Police h...

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Hong Kong Protesters Thankful for Trump and the U.S. This Thanksgiving

Hong Kong Protesters Thankful for Trump and the U.S. This Thanksgiving

The protests were sparked by a proposed law that would permit Hong Kong residents to be extradited to China , where the courts are controlled by the ruling Chinese Communist Party. Demonstrators hold...

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Meet Dogor the 18,000-year-old puppy found in Siberia

An 18,000-year old puppy, found frozen near Yakutsk in eastern Siberia, could be the oldest form of a domestic dog. Samples of the puppy's genome were sent to the Swedish Centre for Palaeogenetics (...

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Turkey 'May Stall NATO Defense Plan Over Syria Dispute'

Turkey 'May Stall NATO Defense Plan Over Syria Dispute'

The French Foreign Ministry said in a statement that Ambassador Ismail Hakki Musa was summoned Friday to explain "unacceptable statements. that have no place in Turkish-French relations and can not ...

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British Police Defend Decision to Drop Investigation Into Jeffrey Epstein

British Police Defend Decision to Drop Investigation Into Jeffrey Epstein

Earlier the Met Police defended its decision not to probe a trafficking claim by Ms Giuffre against Epstein. The force said it stands by its decision that it was "not the appropriate authority" to i...

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Trump distances himself from Giuliani's Ukraine efforts

Trump distances himself from Giuliani's Ukraine efforts

Katy Tur noted Trump appearing to distance himself from Giuliani's Ukraine work yesterday. Giuliani ultimately canceled the trip after political blowback. "I have not been in Ukraine for two ye...

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Thousands of Netanyahu supporters set to rally in Tel Aviv

Thousands of Netanyahu supporters set to rally in Tel Aviv

Those who gathered at the rally held Israeli flags, and signs that declared their allegiance to the Likud party, saying "We won't keep silent while Netanyahu's blood is being spilled", and their loy...

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Brad Gobright: Free solo climber falls to his death

The rock climbing world is in a state of shock and sadness over the death of 31-year-old Brad Gobright . In a statement, the Mexican civil defence office said: "We extend our sympathies and support...

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Sudan’s authorities adopt law to dissolve Bashir party, ‘dismantle’ regime

Sudan’s authorities adopt law to dissolve Bashir party, ‘dismantle’ regime

On his Twitter page, Hamdok said that the dissolvement of the NCP is "not an act of revenge" but rather aims to preserve the dignity of Sudanese citizens "tired of the NCP's injustice". Under Mr al-Ba...

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Trump was briefed on complaint before Ukraine aid released

Trump was briefed on complaint before Ukraine aid released

The announcement signaled an important procedural step - it suggests, among other things, that the Intelligence Committee probably won't hold additional hearings - but it was also the moment the White...

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U.S. envoy to European Union accused of sexual misconduct

U.S. envoy to European Union accused of sexual misconduct

A lawyer from Sondland told the magazine that the article was timed to damage the credibility of the ambassador in the political trial investigation. A second woman, Janis Solis, a work associate at...

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BJP drops Pragya Thakur from defence panel after row over Godse remark

BJP drops Pragya Thakur from defence panel after row over Godse remark

Her remarks on Godse weren't her first acquaintance with controversy in the run-up to the elections.In April, she claimed that former Mumbai anti-terrorist squad chief Hemant Karkare had died in the 2...

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Blasts kill 16 in northern Afghanistan; mostly women, girls

Blasts kill 16 in northern Afghanistan; mostly women, girls

Hours after, the explosion in Kunduz was followed by a gunfight and another explosion at a security checkpoint which killed at least one policeman. The militants were reportedly carrying explosives ...

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Candidate Bernie Sanders attacks opponent Bloomberg for running in Democratic primaries

Candidate Bernie Sanders attacks opponent Bloomberg for running in Democratic primaries

Mike Bloomberg's official entry into the 2020 Presidential race changes the dynamic more significantly than most people may think, especially those who think he doesn't have a chance of getting the ...

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Dresden officials: Jewel thieves stole less than feared

Dresden officials: Jewel thieves stole less than feared

Then they shatter a glass display case with an ax before taking three sets of jewelry from the 1700s. Saxony's art minister, Eva Maria, said the stolen items were "to a certain extent the crown jewe...

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Teens admit threatening couple who refused to kiss on bus

Teens admit threatening couple who refused to kiss on bus

Melania Geymonat and Christine Hannigan were on a night bus in London in May when the alleged attack happened. The 15-year-old from Kensington and Chelsea admitted two charges of using threatening o...

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Giuliani assures Trump Ukraine 'insurance' comment was a joke

Giuliani assures Trump Ukraine 'insurance' comment was a joke

He noted Giuliani has done previous work in Ukraine and represents clients other than the president. Rudy Giuliani is brushing off reports that showed he was pursuing business deals with the Ukrai...

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Nicola Sturgeon: Nothing but chaos since 2014

Nicola Sturgeon: Nothing but chaos since 2014

According to reports, SNP leader Nicola Sturgeon will assure her followers that voting for her party in the next elections will be to vote for permanence within the European Union (EU), and "put Sco...

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'Proof NHS at risk under USA trade deal' - Labour

'Proof NHS at risk under USA trade deal' - Labour

He warned it could lead to the NHS paying more for drugs and "run-away privatisation" of health care. "And if the Conservatives have their way and this deal goes forward, the changes I've revealed wil...

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Camilla Parker Bowle's revenge on Prince Andrew after years of cruel snubs

Camilla Parker Bowle's revenge on Prince Andrew after years of cruel snubs

It states: "Given the recent conduct of Prince Andrew in regards to his friendship with the convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein , we the residents of Inverness feel that it is inappropriate that...

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Kidney transplant accidentally given to wrong patient at United States hospital

Kidney transplant accidentally given to wrong patient at United States hospital

A New Jersey hospital says a kidney intended for one patient was mistakenly transplanted into another with the same name who was farther down the priority list. "We have a profound responsibility ...

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Italian police cripple militant neo-Nazi group

Italian police cripple militant neo-Nazi group

Police in Italy say they raided the homes of 19 people who allegedly wanted to create an "openly pro-Nazi, xenophobic and anti-Semitic" party. The Polizia di Stato said that searches had taken place...

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Hope For Early Resumption Of Dialogue Between Palestine, Israel: PM Modi

Hope For Early Resumption Of Dialogue Between Palestine, Israel: PM Modi

India hopes for the early resumption of talks between Israel and Palestine for a comprehensive and negotiated resolution, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said in a message ahead of the Internationa...

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Prehistoric PUPPY discovered in Siberia

Prehistoric PUPPY discovered in Siberia

The body of the frozen canine was discovered by Russian scientists near Yakutsk in eastern Siberia. The well-preserved canine is still in Russian Federation, although one of its ribs was sent away to ...

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US Chief Minister dismisses Navy, orders to restore rank of SEAL commandos

US Chief Minister dismisses Navy, orders to restore rank of SEAL commandos

Fired Navy Secretary Richard Spencer has hit out at Donald Trump 's decision to intervene in the Eddie Gallagher case, saying the president 'doesn't really understand the full definition of a w...

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Rescuers search rubble after most powerful tremor in decades — Albania quake

Rescuers search rubble after most powerful tremor in decades — Albania quake

The epicentre of the quake, the strongest in the region in decades, was about 34 kilometres (about 20 miles) northwest of Tirana, according to the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre. Accordin...

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Yemen civil warfare: 128 detainees despatched residence from Saudi Arabia

Yemen civil warfare: 128 detainees despatched residence from Saudi Arabia

The prisoners released Thursday had been captured in various parts of Yemen between 2015 and earlier this year. The ICRC hoped that these releases would "give a positive impetus to bring more inmate...

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Politicization of campus to affect Hong Kong's higher education development

Politicization of campus to affect Hong Kong's higher education development

Chinese vice foreign minister Le Yucheng summoned USA ambassador to China Terry Branstad to lodge a strong protest against the United States move. "Without question, the American people support th...

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'Criminal conspiracy': Trump's Giuliani denial on Ukraine 'not credible'

'Criminal conspiracy': Trump's Giuliani denial on Ukraine 'not credible'

Giuliani would help the government recover money it believed had been stolen and stashed overseas". Some versions of the agreement envisioned Washington husband-and-wife lawyers Victoria Toensing an...

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