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Death Toll from Bloody Crackdown on Protests in Iran Rises to 208

Death Toll from Bloody Crackdown on Protests in Iran Rises to 208

It also mentioned Shahriar, a suburb of Tehran where Amnesty said there had been "dozens of deaths". "Those responsible for this bloody clampdown on demonstrations must be held accountable for their...

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Trump wastes no time distorting Zelensky statement

Trump wastes no time distorting Zelensky statement

Defenders of Trump , facing a House impeachment inquiry , have insisted that the president had legitimate reasons to ask Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelensky to investigate allegations that his co...

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How do Denmark's Pisa school results compare to other countries?

How do Denmark's Pisa school results compare to other countries?

Pisa, the OECD's programme for global student assessment, measures 15-year-olds' ability to use their reading, mathematics and science knowledge and skills to meet real-life challenges. These students...

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Trump calls Canada ‘slightly delinquent’ for not meeting North Atlantic Treaty Organisation commitments

Trump calls Canada ‘slightly delinquent’ for not meeting North Atlantic Treaty Organisation commitments

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi to bring up the trilateral agreement for a vote, a vote Trump said would pass. He called it a "great process" between the countries to see the deal become a reality. Man...

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Trump and Macron to meet amid North Atlantic Treaty Organisation tensions

Trump and Macron to meet amid North Atlantic Treaty Organisation tensions

The Turkish president, who has long sought a free hand against the Kurds, hit back accusing Macron of "a sick and shallow understanding" of terrorism, suggesting he was the one who was "brain dead". B...

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Wanted suspect may want to reconsider 'Crime Pays' tattoo on forehead

The 38-year-old IN man is a suspect IN a high-speed chase that was triggered when police pulled over a vehicle without lights. A photo of Murray shows a number of facial tattoos, including the phras...

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Weather Disruption: Holiday Travel Likely To Be Impacted By 2 Storm Systems

Weather Disruption: Holiday Travel Likely To Be Impacted By 2 Storm Systems

The airlines said they had canceled 27 flights at O'Hare and two at Midway as people scrambled to get home on the year's busiest travel weekend. The winter storm is also bedeviling motorists aroun...

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Sub Lieutenant Shivangi becomes Navy’s first woman pilot

Sub Lieutenant Shivangi becomes Navy’s first woman pilot

The first woman pilot, Lieutenant Shivangi, will join naval operations on completion of operational training in Kochi on 2 December. She will continue her training at INAS 550, the Dornier squadron ...

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Melania Trump reveals White House Christmas decorations

Melania Trump reveals White House Christmas decorations

To spread holiday cheer, the exhibit features ornate paper stars that are hung from the ceilings along with a festive red carpet and light fixtures. They sprung from the ground like an austere garden ...

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Industrialist Rahul Bajaj questions Amit Shah on intolerance, lynchings in India

Industrialist Rahul Bajaj questions Amit Shah on intolerance, lynchings in India

The industrialist was asking a question at an event organised by Economic Times , where Commerce Minister Piyush Goyal and Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman were also present. "The government h...

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U.S. ambassador cancels public appearance over Zambia threats in gay row

U.S. ambassador cancels public appearance over Zambia threats in gay row

Responding to the decision, the USA ambassador to Zambia, Daniel Foote, said in a statement: "I was personally horrified to read about the sentencing of two men, who had a consensual relationship, whi...

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Australia Rolls Out Cell Phone Detection Cameras

Australia Rolls Out Cell Phone Detection Cameras

Making or receiving voice calls while driving in NSW is legal, but only with a hands-free device. The technology is meant to target illegal use of cellphones through fixed and mobile trailer-mounted c...

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Donald Trump touches down in United Kingdom ahead of North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summit

Donald Trump touches down in United Kingdom ahead of North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summit

The summit marking the 70th anniversary of North Atlantic Treaty Organisation starts in Watford on Wednesday. His last United Kingdom two visits attracted protests and more demonstrations are expe...

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Boy killed in hit-and-run outside Essex school

Boy killed in hit-and-run outside Essex school

Essex Police Chief Superintendent Tracey Harman said officers are looking to speak to Terry Glover, 51, over a crash which killed a boy outside Debden Park High School, in Loughton. Mr Brettell said o...

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Amazon pulls ornaments showing Auschwitz concentration camp

Amazon pulls ornaments showing Auschwitz concentration camp

A Christmas ornament featuring Auschwitz is for sale on Amazon . Others noted that they have contacted the seller and Amazon to complain about the products. Set up by Germans in 1940, Auschwitz w...

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Upgraded indictment 'likely' against Giuliani associates, says prosecutor

Upgraded indictment 'likely' against Giuliani associates, says prosecutor

Attorney Douglas Zolkind said in court Monday, after Parnas' attorney Joseph Bondy raised the issue. Parnas, prosecutors said, was "under investigation for additional crimes". The reference was li...

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Florida flight diverted after woman fakes medical emergency

Florida flight diverted after woman fakes medical emergency

A Florida woman was taken into custody on Friday morning after she faked a medical issue during a flight, forcing the plane to be diverted, in order to get a bigger seat . Police and the flight cap...

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Mom Lisa Snyder charged with murder of kids found hanging in basement

Mom Lisa Snyder charged with murder of kids found hanging in basement

Medical personnel revived the 8-year-old boy and 4-year-old girl, but they died three days later. The story, as Lisa Rachelle Snyder told it , was horrifying: The Pennsylvania mother called 911 on ...

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Australian man found after 13 days stranded in outback

Australian man found after 13 days stranded in outback

According to BBC News , McBeath-Riley, 52, left Alice Springs , Australia, on an afternoon drive with two friends on November 19. "We tried many times to try to get out, but just couldn't get out,...

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Protesters prevent Malta's leader from leaving Parliament

Protesters prevent Malta's leader from leaving Parliament

While the PN MPs walked out, fake bank notes depicting the faces of Muscat, Konrad Mizzi and Keith Schembri were thrown into the air. The gambling tycoon is linked to prime minister Muscat's former ...

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Zelenskiy: Ukraine allies ‘can’t go blocking’ aid at time of war

Zelenskiy: Ukraine allies ‘can’t go blocking’ aid at time of war

President Trump is very likely going to be impeached by the House of Representatives for an alleged abuse of power, standing accused of withholding military aid from Ukraine to pressure Zelensky int...

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Dundalk woman Lisa Smith has period of detention extended

Dundalk woman Lisa Smith has period of detention extended

It's expected the Irish citizen, Lisa Smith will be interviewed by police about suspected terrorist offences. She married, but the marriage quickly broke down. She will be questioned again today at ...

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White House rejects House Judiciary Committee's invitation to attend impeachment hearing

White House rejects House Judiciary Committee's invitation to attend impeachment hearing

McClintock said he doesn't believe Trump did anything wrong in the July 25 call with Zelensky that is at the heart of the investigation. Although it is not yet known who the witnesses will be, the he...

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Sperm whale found dead with litter ball inside stomach

Sperm whale found dead with litter ball inside stomach

It had already been dead for about 48 hours. "If you go to the beach today, there should be nearly no evidence that there was a large sperm whale necropsy undertaken there this weekend", they wrote....

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Mark Zuckerberg Stands Firm on Not Fact Checking Political Ads on Facebook

Mark Zuckerberg Stands Firm on Not Fact Checking Political Ads on Facebook

But Zuckerberg's interest in the public being able "to see for themselves what politicians are saying" apparently ends when it comes to eating dinner with the U.S. I mean, I don't think that that's .....

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Vladimir Putin, Xi Jinping launch US$400 bil Russia-China gas pipeline

Vladimir Putin, Xi Jinping launch US$400 bil Russia-China gas pipeline

When it's fully completed, the pipeline will span more than 5,000 miles, joining a 3,000-kilometer (1,864 miles) section in Russian Federation with a 5,111-km (3,176 miles) stretch in China, eventuall...

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Search resumes for Arizona girl swept away in creek waters

Search resumes for Arizona girl swept away in creek waters

Authorities say one of three young children missing after a truck was swept away while trying to cross a runoff-swollen creek in Arizona has been found dead. The sheriff's office said the two childr...

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Protests escalate in India over gang-rape and murder of woman

Protests escalate in India over gang-rape and murder of woman

People who have not done their jobs properly. The charred remains of an assistant veterinary doctor, working for a state-run hospital was found under a culvert at the Hyderabad-Bangalore highway. Tr...

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China introduces mandatory face scans for new SIM card purchases

China introduces mandatory face scans for new SIM card purchases

According to the government, this new measure is meant to "protect the legitimate rights and interest of citizens in cyberspace", but there's an understandable, if necessarily polite and restrained, ...

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YouTube confirms it has removed some Trump campaign ads

YouTube confirms it has removed some Trump campaign ads

YouTube would run ads on these videos, many of which were uploaded by the children themselves, and then suggest another similar video of, say, a preteen in a nightgown. The Trump campaign protested th...

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UN Climate Change Conference kicks off in Madrid

UN Climate Change Conference kicks off in Madrid

The report focuses especially on G20 member countries because they account for around 78 percent of global GHG emissions, as we said earlier. And maybe four: "science, again". "This shows that countri...

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Major Storm Threatens Busiest Travel Weekend of the Year

Major Storm Threatens Busiest Travel Weekend of the Year

Dozens of auto crashes and hundreds of vehicle spinouts occurred Friday night and Saturday morning in the metro area as sleet, snow, rain and wind hit the region. Township officials sent out alerts to...

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Patriotism is the theme of Christmas at the White House

Patriotism is the theme of Christmas at the White House

In the State Dining Room, at the opposite end of the hallway, the decor continues to showcase American design. Christmas decorations are on display in the East Room at the White House, Dec. The cake...

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Waukesha school resource officer exchange gunfire, suspect in custody

Waukesha school resource officer exchange gunfire, suspect in custody

Waukesha South High School is "safe and secure" after a student was shot by an officer for pointing a gun at law enforcement, police say. Emergency responders immediately began to treat the 17-year-o...

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14 killed in Burkina Faso's eastern region

14 killed in Burkina Faso's eastern region

President Roch Marc Christian Kabore condemned "the barbaric attack " and revealed that several people also were wounded in a tweet . Around 10 "heavily armed individuals" carried out the attack i...

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