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Abela set to be Malta's new PM

Abela set to be Malta's new PM

Abela will take over from Joseph Muscat, who was forced to resign over an investigation into the 2017 murder of journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia. She was killed by a auto bomb in 2017 as she invest...

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Emergency alert about Ont. nuclear plant was sent by mistake

Emergency alert about Ont. nuclear plant was sent by mistake

Ontario Power Generation took to Twitter shortly after to confirm that the message had been sent out in error, and there is no danger to the public or environment. The alert mentioned an incident at...

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Trump Mulls Using Executive Privilege to Protect US Presidency From Bolton Testimony

Trump Mulls Using Executive Privilege to Protect US Presidency From Bolton Testimony

A new profile in TIME says that Pelosi "had been mulling the tactic since she heard former Nixon White House counsel John Dean float the idea on CNN on December 5". Having rushed to impeach Trump on...

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Tripoli guns quiet after Haftar, GNA agree to Libya ceasefire

Tripoli guns quiet after Haftar, GNA agree to Libya ceasefire

Since Haftar's forces launched an offensive in Tripoli in April there have been worldwide efforts to try to contain the crisis. Since the ouster of late ruler Muammar Gaddafi in 2011, two seats of p...

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Iran admits to 'unintentionally' shooting down Ukrainian plane

Iran admits to 'unintentionally' shooting down Ukrainian plane

At the end of the session, speaker Ali Larijani asked the Majles' security and foreign policy commission to examine the air disaster and how to prevent such incidents from occurring again, ISNA said. ...

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USA tried to take out another Iranian leader, but failed

USA tried to take out another Iranian leader, but failed

The Trump administration has been under fire by Democrats and two Republicans in Congress over its decision to order the attack that killed Soleimani . The State Department did not return a request f...

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Tiny volcano erupts near Manila, causing villagers to flee

Tiny volcano erupts near Manila, causing villagers to flee

Dozens of worldwide and domestic flights were put on hold for at least four hours Sunday night at Manila's global airport "due to volcanic ash in the vicinity of the airport" and nearby air routes...

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Deadly plane shooting a 'national tragedy,' Canadian crash team en route: Trudeau

Deadly plane shooting a 'national tragedy,' Canadian crash team en route: Trudeau

A news agency said he was detained outside a university for inciting protests. "Everybody is saying thanks to Canada for creating that environment of pressure to pursue the facts, to pursue justic...

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More Luxury Flats To Be Razed With Explosives In Kochi Today

More Luxury Flats To Be Razed With Explosives In Kochi Today

On Saturday morning, residents in the Maradu neighbourhood of Kochi woke up to the sound of explosions that destroyed two over 18-storey apartment buildings with nearly 800 kilos of explosives. "W...

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Scott Morrison has proposed a royal bushfire commission

Scott Morrison has proposed a royal bushfire commission

These are some of the key moments. "These are sensitive and emotional environments [but] prime ministers are also flesh and blood in the way they interact with these people". I want to do it with a ...

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Indian protesters condemn Modi visit as citizenship law demos rage

Indian protesters condemn Modi visit as citizenship law demos rage

It points out that the NPR and the NRIC exercises arose out of amendments to the Citizenship Act, 1955 in 2003 and the Citizenship (Registration of Citizens and Issue of National Identity Cards) Rules...

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Iran-backed Popular Mobilisation Force hit by airstrikes near Iraq-Syria border

Iran-backed Popular Mobilisation Force hit by airstrikes near Iraq-Syria border

Sources in the region reported that the airstrikes triggered a huge explosion and said, without offering any evidence, that the aircraft used in the stikes were Israeli. Tehran has vowed bloody reve...

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Wind Warning Issued For The Midlands

Wind Warning Issued For The Midlands

There's also a Status Orange wind warning for Donegal, Galway, Leitrim, Mayo and Sligo until midnight on Monday as well. The storm is forecast to make its way across Ireland from 7am on Monday morni...

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Army denies Special Forces title to soldier pardoned by Trump

Army denies Special Forces title to soldier pardoned by Trump

Citing "two defense officials ... speaking on condition of anonymity", the Post reported that Lt. Gen. Francis M. Beaudette, the commander of U.S. Army Special Operations Command, had denied the req...

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U.S. tried to take out another Iranian leader, but failed

U.S. tried to take out another Iranian leader, but failed

Iraqi Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi asked Washington to come up with a plan for a withdrawal of U.S. troops from the country, his office said, according to a Washington Post report. President D...

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Pompeo disputes Iraqi prime minister, says United States won't negotiate troop withdrawal

Pompeo disputes Iraqi prime minister, says United States won't negotiate troop withdrawal

Author, journalist and anti-war activist Mazda Majidi and Dan Kovalik, a human rights and labor lawyer who is the author of the book, "The Plot to Attack Iran: How the Central Intelligence Agency an...

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Afghanistan: Two US service members killed by roadside bomb

Afghanistan: Two US service members killed by roadside bomb

Civilians have also been victims of attacks by the Taliban. "The U.S. -Taliban peace agreement is finalized and only remains to be signed by the two sides", Taliban peace delegation Suhail Shaheen t...

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Northern Ireland parties agree to restore devolution

Northern Ireland parties agree to restore devolution

Naomi Long, leader of the centrist non sectarian Alliance Party will be Justice Minister, and in a show of cross party support, Sinn Fein's Alex Maskey was elected as Speaker with DUP backing. Sinn Fe...

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Iran was plotting attack on four US embassies before Soleimani killing

Iran was plotting attack on four US embassies before Soleimani killing

The U.S. launched an airstrike in Baghdad on January 3 that killed Soleimani, the head of the Iranian Revolutionary Guard's elite Quds Force. Two small rockets also later hit the Green Zone near the...

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Quake-ravaged Puerto Rico rocked by magnitude 6 aftershock

Quake-ravaged Puerto Rico rocked by magnitude 6 aftershock

A magnitude 5.9 quake shook Puerto Rico on Saturday, causing millions of dollars of damage along the island's southern coast, where previous recent quakes have toppled homes and schools. The U.S. terr...

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Syrians praise UN aid vote, aid groups wary of reductions

Syrians praise UN aid vote, aid groups wary of reductions

The 36-year old said he, like millions of Idlib residents who rely on cross-border aid entering from Turkey, depends on humanitarian assistance for his and his family's survival. The Syrian civil de...

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Storms with hurricane-force winds, huge hail threaten South

Storms with hurricane-force winds, huge hail threaten South

The Bossier Parish Sheriff's Office said the bodies of a couple were found near their demolished trailer by firefighters early Saturday , KSLA reported . An enhanced risk means numerous severe stor...

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Bernie Sanders Takes Lead in Iowa, Joe Biden Drops to Fourth

Bernie Sanders Takes Lead in Iowa, Joe Biden Drops to Fourth

While the poll offers no front-runner, it does provide additional insight to where voters are shifting, with good news for Sanders and warning signs for Biden. a lack of familiarity with him and con...

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Modi, Mamata to hold meeting in Kolkata on Saturday: State secretariat official

Modi, Mamata to hold meeting in Kolkata on Saturday: State secretariat official

The upgraded ship fix facility of the Cochin-Kolkata Ship fix Unit at Netaji Subhas Dry Dock will be inaugurated by PM Modi during this visit. Ms Banerjee, who has been invited for two programmes, may...

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USA targeted Iranian official in Yemen in failed strike

USA targeted Iranian official in Yemen in failed strike

House lawmakers approved a non-binding resolution Thursday to restrict the Trump administration's authority to attack Iran without congressional approval. Some Pentagon and State Department offici...

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S.Korea's Moon offers DPRK broader inter-Korean cooperation

S.Korea's Moon offers DPRK broader inter-Korean cooperation

The three are likely to discuss ways to cooperate and bring North Korea back to the negotiation table a week after its leader, Kim Jong-un, warned of a "new strategic weapon", suggesting the possible ...

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Australian billionaire Andrew Forrest pledges $70 million to bushfire crisis

Australian billionaire Andrew Forrest pledges $70 million to bushfire crisis

Flowers in the garden damaged by the wildfires in Wingello, a village, in New South Wales, Australia. In addition to that, they will also $10 million through the Minderoo Foundation to build a vol...

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Iran investigation says Ukrainian jet was on fire before deadly crash

Iran investigation says Ukrainian jet was on fire before deadly crash

If the US and Canada provide proof of a missile strike it could inflame public opinion in Iran after many rallied around authorities following the USA airstrike that killed Iran's top general last w...

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S.Korea: Trump sent birthday message to Kim

S.Korea: Trump sent birthday message to Kim

Kim's birthday celebration is believed to have taken place on Wednesday, with mass rallies reportedly being held in Kangwon, North Phyongan, South Hamgyong, and Ryanggang provinces on Wednesday and ...

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Taiwan votes with future of its democracy on the line

Taiwan votes with future of its democracy on the line

Tsai Ing-wen, running for a second term, favours the status quo, and does not want closer ties with Beijing. Indeed, the president's surge in the polls - and the downward slide of her opponent, the ...

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Woman posed as teenage boy to sexually assault 'up to 50 girls'

Woman posed as teenage boy to sexually assault 'up to 50 girls'

Det Con Phillipa Kenwright said the victims "all believed they were in a relationship with a male" and had been "completely taken in" by Watts. During sentencing, Judge Susan Evans accused Watts o...

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Rebel song tops charts in Ireland amid commemoration row

Rebel song tops charts in Ireland amid commemoration row

A rebel song denouncing the notorious Black and Tans has topped the United Kingdom and Irish iTunes charts following the cancellation of a Royal Irish Constabulary commemoration in Dublin. The song C...

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Donald Trump impeachment charges set for US Senate

Donald Trump impeachment charges set for US Senate

Yet it's fair to hope that 51 USA senators will take seriously allegations of misconduct by the president - and want to hear from a credible witness with firsthand knowledge of Trump's actions. The sp...

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Fearing Nuclear Proliferation, Europe Scrambles to Calm Iran Tensions

He suggested drafting a deal that would ensure Iran's aggression comes to an end while allowing "Iran to become a thriving and prosperous nation". The PM also underlined the UK's commitment to the I...

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Abbott tells Trump administration Texas won’t participate in refugee resettlement

Abbott tells Trump administration Texas won’t participate in refugee resettlement

Gov. Greg Abbott, pictured in February 2019, said Texas does not consent to allow refugees to resettle within the state. Abbott argued that the state and its non-profit organizations should instead ...

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