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Missing boy called for help as he was abducted, Toronto police say

Watts said it's believed that vehicle was found burned out in a Caledon, Ont., park. "This is a 14-year-old innocent child", he added. "At this time what we do know is that the information wasn't ...

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Iran continues to criticise India in unusual move

Iran continues to criticise India in unusual move

The critical comments from the Supreme Leader coincided with Tuesday's large protest held outside the Embassy of India in Tehran that was organised by several student groups. "We would urge people n...

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Coronavirus scare grips US Prez as he avoids touching face

Coronavirus scare grips US Prez as he avoids touching face

There is of course a chance that Trump's comment was a joke, but since the coronavirus has reportedly killed more than 3,100 people, it would be deeply insensitive to make light of the warning. ...

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Bethlehem’s storied Church of the Nativity closes amid coronavirus fears

Bethlehem’s storied Church of the Nativity closes amid coronavirus fears

The Church of the Nativity in biblical Bethlehem has been closed over coronavirus fears, the Palestinian tourism ministry announced Thursday. The ministry had earlier announced that many susp...

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Kim Jong Un Expresses Condolences Over Coronavirus Outbreak in South Korea

Kim Jong Un Expresses Condolences Over Coronavirus Outbreak in South Korea

The two leaders' rare exchange of letters came as South Korea has reported 5,766 confirmed cases since the outbreak started on January 20. Senior Presidential Secretary for Public Communication Yoon...

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Coronavirus has affected nearly all Iranian provinces, President Rouhani says

Coronavirus has affected nearly all Iranian provinces, President Rouhani says

Judiciary spokesman Gholamhossein Esmaili told reporters the inmates were allowed out of prison after testing negative for Covid-19 and posting bail. Among the latest is the head of the emergency me...

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Indonesia curbs entry of foreign visitors from Iran, Italy and S.Korea

Indonesia curbs entry of foreign visitors from Iran, Italy and S.Korea

At least 3,012 people have now died nationwide in the outbreak that first emerged in the central city of Wuhan, capital of Hubei province, in December. People around the world braced for months of d...

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China reports uptick in coronavirus cases due to spike in Wuhan

The number of deaths rose by 38 to bring the total toll for mainland China to 2,981 by March 3. The overall confirmed cases on the Chinese mainland have reached 80,409 by the end of Wednesday. The e...

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Elizabeth Warren 'ending her 2020 Democratic presidential campaign'

Elizabeth Warren 'ending her 2020 Democratic presidential campaign'

The next Democratic primaries will take place on March 10 for voters of six states to cast ballot for their preferred presidential candidate this year. She also finally abandoned her non-aggression pa...

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US Outraged at 'Reckless' ICC Ruling on Afghan War Crimes

The ICC said at that time it would continue its work " undeterred " by Washington's lack of cooperation. The appeals judges agreed. Like this story? Share it with a friend! Spokesman for Afghan...

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Super Tuesday: Sanders wins California as Biden surges

Super Tuesday: Sanders wins California as Biden surges

She didn't win a single state and finished in third place, after Biden and Sanders , in her own home state of MA. Polls in the remaining 12 states were to close in waves up until 11:00 pm Eastern...

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Former Sen. Harry Reid endorses Joe Biden's White House bid

Former Sen. Harry Reid endorses Joe Biden's White House bid

Sen. Amy Klobuchar is dropping out of the presidential race and will endorse former Vice President Joe Biden , as the field consolidates on the eve of Super Tuesday. Biden had a rough start to the ...

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McConnell Blasts Schumer Over 'Reckless' And 'Irresponsible' Comments About Kavanaugh, Gorsuch

McConnell Blasts Schumer Over 'Reckless' And 'Irresponsible' Comments About Kavanaugh, Gorsuch

McConnell said he expected Schumer would take a sober look at his comments after suffering an extraordinary rebuke from Chief Justice John Roberts . The court today is hearing a case brought by the f...

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Dubai's ruler abducted daughters, threatened former wife - United Kingdom judge

Dubai's ruler abducted daughters, threatened former wife - United Kingdom judge

Jordanian Princess Haya bint al Hussein and her husband, Dubai ruler Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid al Maktoum (C), walk to the parade ring on Ladies Day, the third day of horse racing at Royal Ascot ...

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Bernie Sanders Scores Super Tuesday Victory In Utah

With votes still being counted, it was becoming more likely that Biden might finish Super Tuesday with more delegates than Sanders. Sanders added Utah to his list of victories including Colorado and V...

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Australia police reeling after Versace necklace stolen with fishing rod

Australia police reeling after Versace necklace stolen with fishing rod

In 2016, thieves attempted to use a fishing rod to steal someone's keys through their letterbox, though they ran off before completing the job. Owner of Lestyle Boutique, Steven Adigrati, told 3AW's...

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Defense Department Linguist Charged With Passing Highly Classified Intel to Hezbollah Operative

Defense Department Linguist Charged With Passing Highly Classified Intel to Hezbollah Operative

At her court appearance, Assistant U.S. Attorney John Cummings told Magistrate Judge Robin Meriweather that Thompson remains a grave threat to national security and should remain in custody. "If tru...

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Flybe Becomes the First Airline to Die Because of Coronavirus

Flybe Becomes the First Airline to Die Because of Coronavirus

Airline Flybe is "on the verge of collapse" and predicted to go into administration. Loss-making Flybe has been struggling for several years but was recently bought out by a consortium led by Virgin...

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Prince Harry Meets With Queen Elizabeth II Amid Royal Exit

Prince Harry Meets With Queen Elizabeth II Amid Royal Exit

The pair talked grandmother to grandson, according to the source. Prince Andrew's ties to the Jeffrey Epstein sex scandal will keep him from Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's final royal enga...

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Schools, universities closed amid coronavirus

Schools, universities closed amid coronavirus

Italian prime minister Giuseppe Conte reportedly agreed the closures during a cabinet meeting, although the country's education minister said a final decision had not yet been confirmed. Over ...

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Coronavirus: India suspends issuing visas to Italians, Iranians

Coronavirus: India suspends issuing visas to Italians, Iranians

Regular (sticker) visa/e-visa granted to nationals of China issued on or before February 5, 2020, were suspended earlier. China, the epicentre of the outbreak, has reported over 2,940 deaths with over...

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France delivers first aid consignment to Iran to fight coronavirus

France delivers first aid consignment to Iran to fight coronavirus

Coronavirus has killed 2,871 people in mainland China and 92 in Iran as of March 4, according to Johns Hopkins CSSE but one expert believes the full scale of deaths in Iran hasn't been reported. Mea...

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China: New coronavirus death toll hits 2,981

China: New coronavirus death toll hits 2,981

New cases in Wuhan fell to 111 from 193 a day earlier, and accounted for nearly all of the 114 new infections in central Hubei province yesterday. But there are mounting concerns about infections be...

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Health ministry to review Diamond Princess cases

Health ministry to review Diamond Princess cases

Pascoe said there were no cases of the virus on the ship and no one had been wearing face masks or taking any other precautions against contracting the virus. "We have shared essential travel and heal...

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Israel election count almost complete, with no certain outcome

Israel election count almost complete, with no certain outcome

Some experts had argued that Mr Netanyahu could struggle to secure re-election after being charged with corruption and facing a trial due to start in two weeks. A so-called narrow coalition is also a ...

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US Starts Afghan Withdrawal Amid Mixed Messages

US Starts Afghan Withdrawal Amid Mixed Messages

It's no Nixon to China moment, but President Trump made history today with what is apparently the first presidential phone call with a top Taliban leader. According to the Taliban, Trump told Bar...

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Saudi Arabia suspends 'umrah' pilgrimage over coronavirus fears

Saudi Arabia suspends 'umrah' pilgrimage over coronavirus fears

Earlier, the first cases were also confirmed in Jordan, Senegal, Tunisia, the Dominican Republic, the Czech Republic, Scotland and in Rome (while northern Italy has been referred to as the epicentre o...

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ISU Curtails Study In Italy, Japan Due To Coronavirus

ISU Curtails Study In Italy, Japan Due To Coronavirus

The trip was scheduled to depart on March 12. "While we are making this strong recommendation, please know that the final decision on participation in those programs is up to the affected students a...

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Cunningham wins Senate primary, Forest earns GOP gov’s nod

Cunningham wins Senate primary, Forest earns GOP gov’s nod

Johnson and Ralf Walters and will face Democrat David Parker in the fall. Controversial judge Roy Moore, who ran in a special election in 2017 and lost to current Democrat Sen. But in March 2017, he r...

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Bloomberg drops out of presidential race, endorses Biden

Bloomberg drops out of presidential race, endorses Biden

Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont, who won the popular vote in Iowa, New Hampshire and Nevada, led the field going into Super Tuesday with 60 pledged delegates. Bloomberg ultimately stayed in the race ...

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The impact of Coronavirus on Italy's tourism

The impact of Coronavirus on Italy's tourism

The World Health Organization said Monday that the number of new coronavirus cases registered in the past day in China was far lower than in the rest of the world - but the situations in Italy, So...

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Coronavirus: hospital cleaners fear taking sick days

Coronavirus: hospital cleaners fear taking sick days

Some may feel they have no choice but to go to work while ill, or against Government advice, said the TUC. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories . The lack of legislation leaves the de...

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Italian tourists test positive for coronavirus in India

Italian tourists test positive for coronavirus in India

Muraleedharan said an Indian Air Force flight carrying relief material to China also carried Indian citizens from Wuhan in China on its return journey. Two private schools in Noida, including one wher...

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World Health Organization warns of global shortage of medical equipment to fight coronavirus

World Health Organization warns of global shortage of medical equipment to fight coronavirus

Though the vast majority of the total number of confirmed cases and deaths are inside of China, the number of new daily infections outside of the country now exceeds those inside. Mike Ryan, executive...

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Donna Brazile Tells RNC Chair Ronna McDaniel to 'Go to Hell'

Donna Brazile Tells RNC Chair Ronna McDaniel to 'Go to Hell'

Ironically, when she joined Fox News past year, Brazile said her decision was " rooted in the belief " that you can't reach compromise " without first listening to, and understanding those who disag...

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