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Winter solstice 2019: It’s the longest night of the year

Winter solstice 2019: It’s the longest night of the year

So what does that mean? The shortest day of the year lasts exactly 7 hours 49 minutes and 43 seconds in London. In about six months, as Earth travels on its yearlong journey around the sun, the Nort...

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Erdogan says Turkey will increase military support to Libya if necessary

Erdogan says Turkey will increase military support to Libya if necessary

The latest Turkey-Libya memorandum of understanding also covers increased cooperation in the fields of intelligence, terrorism, the defence industry and migration. While Greece has said the accord vio...

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Berlin Christmas Market evacuated as pair held after 'suspicious item found'

Berlin Christmas Market evacuated as pair held after 'suspicious item found'

In addition to the marketplace, an event at the nearby Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church also had to be evacuated. According to police, the package was found at around 8.20pm local time (7.20pm United ...

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India’s Modi summons ministers to discuss security situation following protests

India’s Modi summons ministers to discuss security situation following protests

The ongoing backlash against the law marks the strongest show of dissent against the Hindu nationalist government of Prime Minister Narendra Modi since he was first elected in 2014. They now face po...

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Chicago Party for Man Killed by Gunfire Erupts in Gunfire, Wounding 13

Chicago Party for Man Killed by Gunfire Erupts in Gunfire, Wounding 13

The shooting unfolded at around 12:30 a.m. local time in the 5700 block of South May Street in the South Side Chicago neighborhood, ABC7 in Chicago reported . Police said they are questioning two...

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Twitter suspends over 88,000 accounts linked to Saudi Arabia

Twitter suspends over 88,000 accounts linked to Saudi Arabia

In a statement published on Friday, the site said it shut almost 6,000 accounts that were part of a "state-backed" information campaign that originated from Saudi Arabia. It shut 200,000 Chinese a...

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Trump to meet party-switching Dem after impeachment ‘no’

Trump to meet party-switching Dem after impeachment ‘no’

Grisham told Appropriate Morning The United States that her boss used to be a 'counter-puncher, ' whatever the foremost focal point of Trump's jibe clearly being unable to mount any kind of assault. H...

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Donald Trump responds to potential Senate impeachment delay, demands 'immediate trial'

Donald Trump responds to potential Senate impeachment delay, demands 'immediate trial'

Short called Pelosi's delay unacceptable, saying she's "trampling" Trump's rights to "rush this through, and now we're going to hold it up to demand a longer process in the Senate with more witnesses"...

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Iowa woman ran down girl because victim was 'a Mexican'

Iowa woman ran down girl because victim was 'a Mexican'

Police say that Nicole Marie Poole Franklin , 42, of Des Moines, hit the teenager with her vehicle and fled the scene. "Franklin said detectives that she moved the girl over because she was, in h...

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Pro-Trump media outlet used AI to push fake news on Facebook

News reported that the Epoch Times used artificial intelligence to push a variety of political stories through a network run by Vietnamese users pretending to be Americans on the site in addition to...

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Ukraine, Russia to sign five-year gas transit contract

Ukraine, Russia to sign five-year gas transit contract

He declined to elaborate further. "The issue though is that Nord Stream 2 is expected to come online in mid-2020, which means, in the absence of a deal, the European gas market will tighten", they w...

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Five new deaths, including child, in India protests

Five new deaths, including child, in India protests

No violence was reported however after last week's deadly clashes. Given that the exercise relies on extensive documentation to prove that their ancestors lived in India , many Muslim citizens fear...

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President Trump and supporters react to impeachment after rally

President Trump and supporters react to impeachment after rally

At that time, Pelosi uninvited President Trump from giving the State of the Union Address, citing security concerns due to the government funding issue. President Bill Clinton gave his 1999 State of...

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China urges U.S., North Korea to resume talks as tensions escalate

China urges U.S., North Korea to resume talks as tensions escalate

In February, negotiations stalled after a summit between Kim and Mr. Trump ended suddenly when the US rejected North Korea's demand that the USA lift all sanctions in exchange for the opening by the...

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Khalilzad in Kabul amid renewed push for peace deal with Taliban

Khalilzad in Kabul amid renewed push for peace deal with Taliban

Graham's remarks came a day after U.S. media reported that the Trump administration could announce plans as early this week to withdraw around 4,000 troops from Afghanistan. Akbar Agha said that the T...

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Syria: 60,000 civilians flee surge of violence in Idlib

Syria: 60,000 civilians flee surge of violence in Idlib

An AFP correspondent said strikes continued in the area on Wednesday, and the Observatory reported that four civilians had been killed by bombardment on the area by the regime and its Russian ally. OC...

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Japan's Abe, Iran's Rouhani discuss tensions in Middle East

Japan's Abe, Iran's Rouhani discuss tensions in Middle East

On Saturday, Rouhani held a closed meeting at a Tokyo hotel with Japanese business leaders, during which he criticised United States sanctions and expressed hope for boosting long-standing ties with...

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After Landmark Vote, 'Battle to Stop Brexit Is Over'

After Landmark Vote, 'Battle to Stop Brexit Is Over'

Johnson's triumph dispersed any questions about whether Britain would finish on the aftereffects of its 2016 submission and become the main country to leave the alliance. "We still believe it's a awfu...

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Teen arrested for attempting to steal small plane in California, police say

Teen arrested for attempting to steal small plane in California, police say

It happened around 7:30 a.m. Wednesday off the runway at Fresno Yosemite International Airport . The unidentified teenager was arrested after she scaled a fence at Yosemite Fresno airport and sto...

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1 dead, 3 hurt in stabbing at OR shopping center

1 dead, 3 hurt in stabbing at OR shopping center

According to a source, the stabbings came after a botched bank robbery and told the knifeman has been taken into custody. He later slashed a man in the parking lot who was heading to a nearby Pl...

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Status Yellow fog warning extended for another day

Status Yellow fog warning extended for another day

Ms Dillon said the fog would become dense and widespread on Friday night continuing on from Thursday. Not using your fog lights when appropriate could impact upon the safety of yourself and those ar...

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The California mega-church tries to revive the child with prayer

The California mega-church tries to revive the child with prayer

Andrew and Kalley shared a message on Instagram asking for prayer and Christian musicians and leaders like Kari Jobe, Darlene Zcehech and even the end of American Idol Danny Gokey is praying for Oli...

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Facial recognition tools misidentify people of colour more often: U.S

Facial recognition tools misidentify people of colour more often: U.S

Compared to their performance against whites, some algorithms were up to 100 times more likely to confuse two different non-white people. Asian-developed algorithms, for example, didn't show large dis...

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Video shows the moment a truck bulldozed into a Florida airport terminal

Video shows the moment a truck bulldozed into a Florida airport terminal

The truck, which had been traveling on Florida's nearby U.S. Highway 41, reportedly left the road and crashed through the airport's perimeter fence, crossed part of the tarmac, plowed through a ci...

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EU adviser says Facebook data transfer rules valid

EU adviser says Facebook data transfer rules valid

The standard contractual clauses allow companies to transfer personal data outside the EU even if the European Commission has not delivered a so-called adequacy decision on the destination country, th...

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New Zealand: 56,000 guns handed over during amnesty

New Zealand: 56,000 guns handed over during amnesty

The Council of Licenced Firearms Owners ( COLFO ) estimates there are 170,000 banned firearms in New Zealand , arguing that its data indicates less than a third of the illegal weapons have been colle...

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Top Trump ally Graham to President over Dingell attack: 'This isn't funny'

Top Trump ally Graham to President over Dingell attack: 'This isn't funny'

During the rally Wednesday night in Battle Creek, Michigan, the president criticized Democratic Rep. He tweeted four days ago: 'The last time I spoke to Debbie Dingell was her call thanking me for...

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Jaishankar cancels U.S. meet over presence of Congresswoman Jayapal

Jaishankar cancels U.S. meet over presence of Congresswoman Jayapal

She also added that the "efforts to silence" Congresswomen Pramila Jayapal "are deeply troubling". She also claimed that India does not want to listen to any dissent, not explaining why exactly a ...

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San Francisco woman offering $7000 reward to find her stolen dog

San Francisco woman offering $7000 reward to find her stolen dog

The plane, which cost an additional $1700 will flying a banner with the website she set up to find her dog , Jackson, who was stolen on Saturday (local time) outside a grocery store in the Bernal H...

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North Korea warns USA could 'pay dearly' for human rights criticism

North Korea warns USA could 'pay dearly' for human rights criticism

The North Korean Ministry of Foreign Affairs statement is its first since United States special envoy for North Korea, Stephen Biegun, publicly urged Pyongyang on Monday to return to talks. North Kore...

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United Airlines cancels 737 MAX flights until summer

United Airlines cancels 737 MAX flights until summer

Executives said during the company's third-quarter earnings call that United planned to substitute larger planes , including the MAX, on many domestic routes in 2020 to help drive down operating cost...

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Natural disaster felt in India, Pakistan and Afghanistan

Natural disaster felt in India, Pakistan and Afghanistan

A powerful quake jolted parts of the country including Lahore on Friday afternoon causing people to come out while reciting verses of the Holy Quran. However, no causalities have been reported so far....

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Ethiopia successfully launches its first satellite into space

Ethiopia successfully launches its first satellite into space

China and Brazil launched an observational satellite into orbit on Friday to observe the Amazon rainforest, the two countries announced . Ethiopia has launched its first-ever satellite into spa...

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Long Island Officials Tout Largest MS-13 Bust in NY History

Long Island Officials Tout Largest MS-13 Bust in NY History

The Suffolk County District Attorney announced the charges against the 96 MS-13 members and associates during a press conference in Long Island on Friday. Agencies involved in the investigation includ...

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Four Indian-Americans In US House Voted To Impeach Donald Trump

Four Indian-Americans In US House Voted To Impeach Donald Trump

The House voted to impeach him on charges of abuse of power and obstruction of congress. In another part of the program, we are speaking with a Democratic lawmaker. "This lawless, partisan impeachme...

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