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Sweden drops Assange rape investigation after 10 years

Sweden drops Assange rape investigation after 10 years

Assange was captured by authorities in Britain in 2010 following the rape allegations in Sweden . Persson said that she found the woman behind the accusation "credible and reliable", but that suppo...

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Israel says attacks Syria military targets after rocket launches

Israel says attacks Syria military targets after rocket launches

Israel attacked Iranian and Syrian military targets in Syria on Wednesday in what it said was retaliation for rockets fired toward Israel the day before, military spokesman Lieutenant-Colonel Avichay ...

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Wikileaks founder Julian Assange rape investigation 'will not proceed'

Wikileaks founder Julian Assange rape investigation 'will not proceed'

Swedish prosecutors announced on Tuesday that they were dropping a probe against Wikileaks founder Julian Assange , who had been accused by two women of assaulting them in Stockholm in 2010. The W...

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Vice president’s national security adviser pushes back on Williams’ impeachment testimony

Vice president’s national security adviser pushes back on Williams’ impeachment testimony

Williams said she never raised the call with her superiors, since Kellogg was also listening in on the call. Zelensky, a 41-year-old comedian who was elected President of Ukraine in April, has found...

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Ranil to meet new Sri Lanka President, tipped to resign

Ranil to meet new Sri Lanka President, tipped to resign

In a congratulatory message, the Chinese leader said it's a great pleasure to learn Gotabaya Rajapaksa had been elected as the President of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka. On Monday, i...

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Malta PM offers pardon for name of journalist killer

Malta PM offers pardon for name of journalist killer

Muscat did not identify the suspect, but said the person had indicated to police they had evidence to corroborate their claims. The man, who remains under police protection and has yet to be officia...

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China-US trade talks continue with some signs of progress

China-US trade talks continue with some signs of progress

Chinese technology companies such as Huawei are expected to continue being subject to hard trade restrictions by the United States administration, regardless of any trade deal with China in the future...

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Democrats to question former diplomat Volker over role in Trump-Ukraine dealings

Democrats to question former diplomat Volker over role in Trump-Ukraine dealings

The inquiry focuses on a 25 July phone call in which Mr Trump asked Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy to carry out two investigations that would benefit him politically including one targeting...

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Stowaways found in refrigerated container bound for UK

Stowaways found in refrigerated container bound for UK

The ship, the Britannia Seaways, has returned to the port of Vlaardingen and emergency services are on the scene. Earlier the message came from the ship that no people died. Their nationalities were n...

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Santa Claus Parade: Here’s what you need to know

Santa Claus Parade: Here’s what you need to know

E. earlier than wrapping up at Jarvis St. The parade will commence at 4 p.m., starting at Second Avenue and St. Paul Street, north to Second Avenue and Victoria Street and continuing east to Sixth A...

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Over 400 Arrested at Besieged University in Hong Kong

Over 400 Arrested at Besieged University in Hong Kong

As he spoke, big explosions were heard and flames flared up at a distant part of the campus. Protests in Hong Kong have been going on for more than seven months, tension has been escalating but the ...

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United States says Jewish settlements in West Bank no longer 'illegal'

United States says Jewish settlements in West Bank no longer 'illegal'

But in one of his Administration's last foreign policy acts, former President Barack Obama broke with that trend, declining to veto a United Nations resolution urging an end to settlements. Unsurpri...

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Congressman Eric Swalwell Appears To Drop Large Fart During Live TV Interview

Congressman Eric Swalwell Appears To Drop Large Fart During Live TV Interview

He then appeared to slightly clench before a sound erupted that bared a similarity to a fart . However that doesn't imply he couldn't acknowledge just a little humor within the state of affairs. In...

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Guards on duty when Jeffrey Epstein died face charges of falsifying records

Guards on duty when Jeffrey Epstein died face charges of falsifying records

Tova Noel and Michael Thomas are both facing charges of falsifying the logs of exactly when they performed checks on Epstein's jail cell. He was arrested July 6 after his private jet arrived fr...

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Ex-PM Sharif leaves Pakistan for medical treatment in London

Ex-PM Sharif leaves Pakistan for medical treatment in London

The air ambulance was equipped with an intensive care unit and an operation theatre. "Though Mr Sharif was not ready to go overseas after the recommendations of the medical board of the Services Hos...

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Sweden not proceeding with Assange rape investigation

Sweden not proceeding with Assange rape investigation

The Wikileaks founder, current detained in a British jail, denies the allegations. The news follows a ruling in June by a Swedish court that rejected a request to detain the Wikileaks founder. Com...

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Number of Taiwanese students in USA rises for 4th consecutive year | Society

Number of Taiwanese students in USA rises for 4th consecutive year | Society

Despite the escalating tension between Washington and Beijing on nearly every front, China remained the primary place of origin for global students in the United States in the tenth consecutive year...

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Johnson has 16-point lead over Labour before election - Opinium poll

Johnson has 16-point lead over Labour before election - Opinium poll

The letter, responding to the news that the police are assessing an electoral fraud and malpractice claim into No 10 offering Brexit Party members peerages, goes on to say an independent internal in...

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Iran downplays, demonizes protests amid internet shutdown

Iran downplays, demonizes protests amid internet shutdown

Demonstrations erupted in several cities across the country Friday following Thursday's announcement by Iran's National Oil Company (NIOPDC) of at least a 50% increase in gas prices. Iranian media sai...

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Body of man found in burning vehicle in Dublin

Body of man found in burning vehicle in Dublin

Gardai sealed off the area in Mount Andrew Court, Lucan, where the auto was found to be on fire on Monday evening at around 8pm. It's believed he suffered a gunshot wound before the vehicle was set ...

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Sydney Pollution

Sydney Pollution "Hazardous", Comparable To Delhi, Amid Bushfire Threat

Likewise, the neighbouring Queensland state and the south of South Australia have been forecast for temperatures around 40 degrees Celsius, which may aggravate active fires or create new outbreaks. "F...

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Taliban say they freed US, Australian hostages for 3 prisoners

Taliban say they freed US, Australian hostages for 3 prisoners

Four days ago three Taliban sources, including a relative of prisoner Anas Haqqani, brother of the leader of the Haqqani network , said the commanders were due to be flown to Qatar to be freed bu...

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Oxford Union apology over blind student removal

Oxford Union apology over blind student removal

The incident happened on October 17. The video shows the staff laying hands on Mr Azamati, after which he was allegedly dragged out of the chamber. When he returned and sat down with a friend, offic...

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US, S.Korea disagree on cost of hosting US bases

US, S.Korea disagree on cost of hosting US bases

South Korean and USA officials broke off talks on Tuesday aimed at settling the cost burden for Seoul of hosting the US military, South Korea's Foreign Ministry said, amid a public backlash over a $5 ...

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Sydney blanketed in dense bushfire smoke amid 'severe' fire danger

Sydney blanketed in dense bushfire smoke amid 'severe' fire danger

Many of those areas have experienced poor air quality for weeks. A NSW Department of Environment spokesperson told Xinhua that it was not just smoke, but airborne dust caused by an ongoing drought w...

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Indian police baton charge students over fee protests

Indian police baton charge students over fee protests

On the basis of intelligence inputs, a heavy contingent of police consisting of 800 constables of local police and ten companies of Central paramilitary force was deployed at JNU while key Metro stati...

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Supreme Court temporarily blocks release of Trump tax returns

Chief Justice John Roberts issued the order Monday, calling for a stay on a ruling from the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals that allowed for the House Oversight Committee to obtain the information from ...

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Colorado man convicted of killing fiancée who went missing last Thanksgiving

Colorado man convicted of killing fiancée who went missing last Thanksgiving

Patrick Frazee is on trial for the murder on Kelsey Berreth . One is that he acted alone to kill Berreth , the other was that he alone or with other people killed Berreth during a robbery. But she...

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"No mercy:" leaked files show China's commitment to detention camps

The embassy stated they would be required to repent and correct their views before they would be welcome in the country. Mr Paterson said: "There will be no repentance I was selected to represent th...

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Trump backs off push to ban flavored e-cigarettes

Trump backs off push to ban flavored e-cigarettes

In her statement Saturday, Grisham said Trump also visited the medical staff and thanked them for their care of wounded service members, and met with the family of a special forces soldier injured i...

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South Dakota wants you to know that it’s ‘on meth’

South Dakota wants you to know that it’s ‘on meth’

We're on it ", the state's slogan proclaims. Many on social media joked about the images making it appear the people in the photos are on meth. "Hey Twitter, the whole point of this ad campaign ...

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IAEA says Iran breaches nuclear deal cap on heavy water stock

IAEA says Iran breaches nuclear deal cap on heavy water stock

The US unilaterally withdrew from it past year, after which Iran began reducing its commitments in a bid to win concessions from those still party to the accord. Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei ...

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Violent protests erupt in New Delhi over university fees

Violent protests erupt in New Delhi over university fees

The varsity has released a notice in view of the ongoing agitation by the students against fee hike. Following massive protests, the University scaled down the hike in hostel charges. Dramatic visuals...

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Donald Trump will 'strongly consider' testifying before Congress impeachment inquiry

Donald Trump will 'strongly consider' testifying before Congress impeachment inquiry

A House lawyer argued in federal court Monday that the House Judiciary Committee needed access to Mueller grand jury material to determine the truthfulness of the written testimony Trump submitted to ...

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Sri Lanka's Rajapaksa in the lead in presidential election

Sri Lanka's Rajapaksa in the lead in presidential election

It may be recalled that during the Presidency of Mr Gotabaya Rajapaksa's brother Mahinda Rajapaksa a few years ago, Chinese submarines were found moving in Sri Lankan waters and India had expressed it...

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