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Brexit the Day After - Are Brussels and Boris on a Collision Course?

Brexit the Day After - Are Brussels and Boris on a Collision Course?

Meanwhile, 109 new Conservative MPs headed to Parliament on Monday to be welcomed by Johnson, who has promised to honour his election-winning pledges to "get Brexit done" as soon as possible and boost...

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Private detective investigation of Canadian billionaire couple's death complete

Private detective investigation of Canadian billionaire couple's death complete

They can also be submitted anonymously through Crime Stoppers at 416-222-TIPS or directly to the Homicide Squad at 416-808-7400. That upset the couple's four adult children, who hired their own team o...

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At last minute, China suspends tariffs on some USA products

At last minute, China suspends tariffs on some USA products

As part of that deal, the Trump administration also scrapped a 15 percent import tariff intended for Beijing. Seade, who had objected to inspections of Mexican factories by USA labour officials, w...

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Beshear Signs Executive Order Giving Non-Violent Felons Voting Rights

Beshear Signs Executive Order Giving Non-Violent Felons Voting Rights

But prosecutor Rob Sanders said the governor's office never contacted prosecutors, victims or local law enforcement about clemency for Schoettle. The other defendants were not pardoned. "If there has ...

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China trade deal 'totally done', Trump aide Lighthizer says

China trade deal 'totally done', Trump aide Lighthizer says

A date for senior US and Chinese officials to formally sign the agreement is still being determined, Lighthizer said . He pointed out that following rounds of back-and-forth negotiations, China a...

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Murdered Barnard student was in park to buy weed: NYPD union boss

Murdered Barnard student was in park to buy weed: NYPD union boss

The president of NY police labour union, the Sergeants Benevolent Association, Ed Mullins said Ms Majors may have been attempting to buy the drug at the time of the attack, the NY post reports . ...

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Smoking driver's 'excessive' air freshener use sparks explosion

Smoking driver's 'excessive' air freshener use sparks explosion

A motorist suffered minor injuries when air freshener fumes exploded in his vehicle when he lit a cigarette, blowing out his windscreen and damaging windows in nearby buildings. It might seem like som...

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Boeing suppliers brace for potential suspension of 737 Max production

Boeing suppliers brace for potential suspension of 737 Max production

Airlines could come under further financial pressure should Boeing Co go ahead with a production halt of the grounded 737 Max, with any prolonged delays in jet deliveries raising their operating cos...

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Shooting at suburban Atlanta mall sends shoppers fleeing

Shooting at suburban Atlanta mall sends shoppers fleeing

Sarah O'Hara said the male victim was in surgery and was expected to survive, the Associated Press reports . Cobb County Police confirmed shots were fired but said there was no active shooter. Late...

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Today's Forecast: A mix of cloud cover and calm conditions

Today's Forecast: A mix of cloud cover and calm conditions

New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible. Chance of precipitation is 80%. TUESDAY: Partly sunny.Chance of P.M. and night lake effect snow showers developing, main...

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Met Eireann extends snow warning for entire country until tomorrow

Met Eireann extends snow warning for entire country until tomorrow

Some of the showers will have a wintry mix of hail or sleet and possibly some snow, especially on high ground. However, the Met Office has stated that ice will not affect everywhere across the reg...

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UN COP25 find climate action consensus after marathon talks

UN COP25 find climate action consensus after marathon talks

The carbon market cannot be started because 195 governments and the European Union gathered in Madrid could not agree on its modalities. Delegates drew some consolation from an agreement reached i...

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Dozens injured as students clash with Delhi police in citizenship law protests

Dozens injured as students clash with Delhi police in citizenship law protests

The protests , initially confined to the country's north-eastern region, have spread to other places and on Sunday, a premier university in the national capital was turned into a battleground between...

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Xi reiterates his support for HK leader

Xi reiterates his support for HK leader

Without specifically mentioning the ongoing anti-government protests, Xi said Lam has led her government in responding to pressing social issues, imposing a series of policies to assist businesses, fi...

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Asian shares up as 'phase one' trade deal boosts confidence:The Asahi Shimbun

Asian shares up as 'phase one' trade deal boosts confidence:The Asahi Shimbun

US shares had struck a cautious note on Friday, paring initial gains to end barely higher as tired investors awaited signs of a concrete deal. By midday in London, the pan-European STOXX 600 index was...

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China Temporarily Suspends Taxes on Certain US Imports

The so-called phase one agreement announced Friday includes elements dealing with intellectual property protections, technology, currency and financial services. relations featuring coordination, co...

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Zimbabwe’s agency arrests vice president’s wife for alleged money laundering

Zimbabwe’s agency arrests vice president’s wife for alleged money laundering

The alleged reason being that if Mary's divorce is ruled void, then her subsequent marriage to Chiwenga would also be legally void. Mr Chiwenga returned home last month after spending four months in...

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Thornberry criticises 'total and utter lie' shared by Labour colleague

Thornberry criticises 'total and utter lie' shared by Labour colleague

The next Labour leader can not be "Corbyn without a beard", according to one of the party's ousted MPs. 'Keir Starmer led us to a policy that didn't listen to Labor Leave voices asking for caution, ...

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NYC paying $625000 to mom whose baby was ripped away by police

NYC paying $625000 to mom whose baby was ripped away by police

She had been sitting on the floor of a social services office and was asked to leave - when she refused police became involved and tried to take her child from her. "Headley had been humiliated, assau...

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Protesters Clash With Police in Beirut Again

Protesters Clash With Police in Beirut Again

After weeks of bickering and despite calls from the protesters for a technocratic government, politicians seem set on bringing Hariri back to the post. "I am opposed to Hariri returning as head of the...

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'Unfortunate, deeply distressing': PM on Citizenship Act clashes across India

'Unfortunate, deeply distressing': PM on Citizenship Act clashes across India

Speaking at a rally in Jharkhand's Dumka , the PM had said that "those who were creating violence with regard to CAA could be identified by their clothes". There people are opposed to the citizensh...

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Strong quake in southern Philippines kills one, injures several

Strong quake in southern Philippines kills one, injures several

The magnitude 6.8 quake was centred 61km southwest of Davao on the island of Mindanao, at a depth of 28.2km, the USGS said, revising down the magnitude from an earlier 6.9. Leighton Angcan, a resident...

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Turkey may close Incirlik, Kurecik bases 'if necessary'

Turkey may close Incirlik, Kurecik bases 'if necessary'

USA senators backed legislation last week to impose sanctions on Turkey over the purchase of the Russian S-400 missile defence system earlier this year and its recent military operation in northern ...

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Many killed in pilgrimage bus accident in Nepal

Many killed in pilgrimage bus accident in Nepal

About 18 passengers who were injured were taken to the hospital, and the authorities are not sure if the bus driver was among them or had fled the scene of the accident. Local villagers helped police ...

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Sturgeon asks Johnson to accept another Scottish independence vote

Sturgeon asks Johnson to accept another Scottish independence vote

Ms Sturgeon said it was "fundamentally not democratic" for Mr Johnson to rule out a referendum when his party had been "defeated comprehensively" in Scotland - losing seven of its 13 seats while sta...

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Malaysian PM: US Sanctions on Iran Violate International Law

Malaysian PM: US Sanctions on Iran Violate International Law

Daniel Moss Anwar, who was among Mahathir's deputy prime ministers when he was premier between 1981 and 2003, was ousted and jailed for charges of sodomy and abuse of power. Every country should care ...

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Italian city evacuates 54,000 people to defuse WW2 bomb

Italian city evacuates 54,000 people to defuse WW2 bomb

Residents were also ordered to remove their parked cars from the designated "red zone" and turn off their gas supplies before bomb technicians began to the disarming operation, Garda World reported....

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'Sardines' pack in for anti-Salvini Rome protest

'Sardines' pack in for anti-Salvini Rome protest

There aren't any political flags in the rallies, only pictures of sardines and recitals of this anti-fascist tune Bella Ciao . The movement got its start on November 14, when four activists org...

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Citizenship Amendment Act: Riots erupt in Delhi

Citizenship Amendment Act: Riots erupt in Delhi

It is still unclear if the violence was started by students or outsiders but stones were thrown at the police who retaliated with tear gas. Local media reported that almost 60 people, including stud...

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Rep. Mike Johnson dismisses 'absurd' claim McConnell should recuse from impeachment trial

Rep. Mike Johnson dismisses 'absurd' claim McConnell should recuse from impeachment trial

The articles now go to the full House, making Trump only the fourth president in U.S. history to face formal changes and possible removal from office. "The president's counsel may or may not decide ...

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New Inspector General Report Reveals FBI's FISA Warrant Misconduct in Russia Probe

Inspector General Michael Horowitz's report came out last week and found there was no political motive in the FBI's opening of the Russian Federation investigation. In the Fox interview, Comey downpla...

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Will US-China 'Phase One' Trade Deal Decide Huawei's Fate?

Will US-China 'Phase One' Trade Deal Decide Huawei's Fate?

US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer said that under Friday's agreement, China committed to buy $40 billion of American farm products over the next two years. The products getting the lower ta...

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Paul package thief leaves thank-you note for rightful recipient

Paul package thief leaves thank-you note for rightful recipient

Very nice of you. A real-life Grinch took nastiness to a new level after snatching a gift from a doorstep and leaving a sarcastic thank-you note for the victim. They added porch thieves are more fre...

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Lebanon protesters clash with security forces; dozens wounded

Lebanon protesters clash with security forces; dozens wounded

Hundreds of people returned to demonstrate despite a fierce crackdown by security forces the night before when clashes had also injured dozens. Political parties have since been bickering over the sha...

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US Supreme Court to decide on release of Trump's tax records

US Supreme Court to decide on release of Trump's tax records

Trump attorney Jay Sekulow reacted in a statement saying , "We are pleased that the Supreme Court granted review of the President's three pending cases". In the NY case, Trump's lawyers said the Co...

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