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Michael Bloomberg to begin 2020 presidential campaign with visit to Virginia

Michael Bloomberg to begin 2020 presidential campaign with visit to Virginia

The next USA presidential election vote will take place on 3 November 2020 and the two parties involved are the Democrats and the Republicans. Bloomberg's campaign announced that the candidate will ...

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Search resumes for British backpacker missing in Australia

Search resumes for British backpacker missing in Australia

Australian police on Tuesday resumed a massive search for a missing British man last seen when he ran from a campsite on the popular Great Ocean Road early Sunday morning. Investigators will prepare a...

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4-magnitude quake hits Albania, causes buildings to collapse (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

4-magnitude quake hits Albania, causes buildings to collapse (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

A powerful 6.4-magnitude natural disaster struck Albania on Tuesday (Nov 26), sparking panic in Tirana and the coastal city of Durres where a building collapsed, according to the Ministry of Defence. ...

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At least 9 dead as heavy rain hits France, Italy, Greece

At least 9 dead as heavy rain hits France, Italy, Greece

A 30-metre (100ft) section of highway along a viaduct near the flooded coastal city of Savona collapsed on Sunday. In Italy , a 30-metre long highway collapsed, leaving cars perching perilously close...

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Malaysia grants reprieve to Australian 'love scam' drug mule

Malaysia grants reprieve to Australian 'love scam' drug mule

Her appeal for trafficking more than one kilogram of crystal methamphetamine, also known as ice, through Kuala Lumpur airport in December 2014 was heard in Malaysia's Court of Final Appeal on Tuesday....

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Turkey to test Russian S-400 radars in Ankara

Turkey to test Russian S-400 radars in Ankara

Turkish F-16 warplanes will reportedly fly over the capital Ankara on Monday and Tuesday to test the new systems which have strained relations between the two North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies...

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Dog found along road keeping abandoned kittens warm

Dog found along road keeping abandoned kittens warm

The shelter clarified in a follow-up post that the dog, Serenity, was spotted curled up around the kittens on the side of the road, keeping them warm. An Instagram post purportedly written by Sereni...

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Heat-trapping gas levels hit new highs in 2018

Heat-trapping gas levels hit new highs in 2018

Greenhouse gases in the atmosphere hit a new record in 2018, exceeding the average yearly increase of the last decade and reinforcing increasingly damaging weather patterns, the World Meteorological ...

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Child killed by ice sculpture at Luxembourg Xmas market

Child killed by ice sculpture at Luxembourg Xmas market

Sunday when the sculpture, installed next to the ice skating rink, suddenly fell apart - with one of the broken shards landing on top of him, local outlet RTL reported . However, this morning the Lu...

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Fatal blast in northern Syria

Fatal blast in northern Syria

Turkey-backed fighters captured the city from Kurdish-led fighters in October. The town has been controlled by the Turkish military since being taken in a cross-border offensive. The Kurdish-led for...

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Sheep rescued from overturned cargo ship

Sheep rescued from overturned cargo ship

The operation has so far saved at least 32 sheep , but many are believed to have drowned and thousands more are still trapped inside the ship, officials said. "Our association is shocked by the disas...

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Schiff: More Witnesses, Docs in Impeachment Inquiry

Schiff: More Witnesses, Docs in Impeachment Inquiry

It "conclusively shows" that Trump conditioned a White House meeting with Ukraine's new president and critical United States military assistance on Ukraine announcing "sham, politically-motivated inve...

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Willie Murphy: 82-year-old bodybuilding grandma overcomes 28-year-old burglar

Willie Murphy: 82-year-old bodybuilding grandma overcomes 28-year-old burglar

Instead, the bodybuilder called the police and refused to let him in, and that's when he allegedly got angry and broke her door, forcing himself inside. An 82-year-old powerlifter woman has set a ...

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Precious jewels worth £855m stolen in spectacular heist at historic Dresden museum

Precious jewels worth £855m stolen in spectacular heist at historic Dresden museum

The two crooks made off with three "priceless" ensembles of early 18th-century jewelry in diamond, ruby and emerald on display at the Dresden Green Vault, which was closed at the time , Reuters rep...

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Federal Judge Says White House Counsel Don McGahn Must Obey Congressional Subpoena

Federal Judge Says White House Counsel Don McGahn Must Obey Congressional Subpoena

White House counsel Pat Cipollone has said, "McGahn is absolutely immune from compelled congressional testimony with respect to matters occurring during his service as a senior adviser to the presiden...

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Europeans march to protest violence against women

Europeans march to protest violence against women

Duterte said he hopes that the government can pursue more measures in the protection of women and children "that will protect them from any form of harassment or discrimination". The femicide rate, on...

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Cops Believe They Found Aniah Blanchard's Remains, Stepdaughter of UFC's Walt Harris

Cops Believe They Found Aniah Blanchard's Remains, Stepdaughter of UFC's Walt Harris

Hughes did not elaborate on how Johnson allegedly hindered the prosecution and did not provide details on his arrest. Yazeed's attorney, Elijah Beaver, declined to comment on the case to ABC News, c...

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Supreme Court Denies Retrial to Adnan Syed, Subject of ‘Serial’ Podcast

Supreme Court Denies Retrial to Adnan Syed, Subject of ‘Serial’ Podcast

In March of this year, the state's highest court denied Syed a retrial and he appealed the ruling to the Supreme Court . Her strangled body was discovered in a city forest three weeks later. The peti...

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United Kingdom welcomes Hong Kong`s Lam promise to reflect seriously after election

United Kingdom welcomes Hong Kong`s Lam promise to reflect seriously after election

With counting in all seats over, the pro-democracy parties have won in 347 seats, while the pro-establishment parties won in 60 seats. The nationalist tabloid Global Times stressed in an op-ed on ...

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Trump Shrugs Off Giuliani's Comments About 'Insurance'

Trump Shrugs Off Giuliani's Comments About 'Insurance'

According to Firtash, who is allegedly accused of bribery and racketeering and is facing extradition to the United States was provided with legal assistance by one of Giuliani's associates to resolve ...

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The Treasures Of Dresden's Green Vault

The Treasures Of Dresden's Green Vault

However, they added it would be " terrible " if the thieves are tempted to break up the pieces given their historical and cultural significance. The spectacular art theft is probably the biggest a...

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Schiff: I have 'nothing' to testify about if called for impeachment trial

Schiff: I have 'nothing' to testify about if called for impeachment trial

The intelligence committee is now working on a report to send to the House Judiciary Committee, which will oversee the next phase of the inquiry as Democrats consider the question of whether to move...

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Maurice Robinson admits assisting illegal immigration in Essex lorry deaths

Maurice Robinson admits assisting illegal immigration in Essex lorry deaths

Robinson, 25, was the driver of the lorry and admitted to being involved in a plot to smuggle the migrants , who were all from Vietnam , into the UK. He was remanded in custody until a further heari...

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New leak reveals how China runs Xinjiang camps

New leak reveals how China runs Xinjiang camps

The classified documents were obtained, and verified, by the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists and shared with other international media including the Associated Press, and give ...

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Jewish man 'extremely grateful' after Muslim woman confronted thug unleashing anti-semitic abuse

Jewish man 'extremely grateful' after Muslim woman confronted thug unleashing anti-semitic abuse

She got off the Tube after two stops and did not realise the video had gone viral until a friend told her she had seen her on Twitter. Shuweikh later told the PA news agency that she stood by he...

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Hong Kong leader vows to ‘listen humbly’ after shock poll result

Hong Kong leader vows to ‘listen humbly’ after shock poll result

As results poured in, Chinese foreign minister Wang Yi speaking to reporters in Tokyo said, "It is clear that no matter what happens, Hong Kong is a part of China and a special administrative region...

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Egypt independent news outlet's office 'raided'

Egypt independent news outlet's office 'raided'

Mada Masr is one of hundreds of websites blocked by Egyptian authorities in recent years and can only be accessed domestically via a virtual private network (VPN) application. He said he had time to ...

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Pro-democracy camp looks to have won big in Hong Kong vote

Pro-democracy camp looks to have won big in Hong Kong vote

Lam said the Hong Kong government would collaborate with the newly elected councilors, who are expected to take office on January 1, 2020, to solve the social crisis and improve citizens' lives, r...

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Vue bans Blue Story after violence at Frozen II screening

Vue bans Blue Story after violence at Frozen II screening

Writing on Instagram , he said: "Sending love to all those involved in yesterday's violence at Star City in Birmingham ". Horrified customers were evacuated as the violence erupted, with cops also...

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Klaus Iohannis re-elected president of Romania

Klaus Iohannis re-elected president of Romania

While there have been no recent opinion polls, local bookmakers make Mr Iohannis the short-odds favourite to beat former PSD prime minister Viorica Dancila comfortably in Sunday's runoff. Former forei...

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Philippines rescues British man, wife held by jihadists

Philippines rescues British man, wife held by jihadists

Monday in the island province of Sulu after a 20-minute firefight, said regional military commander Lt. Gen. Cirilito Sobejana, who attributed the operation's success to support from the public. Gunme...

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Suspect in shooting death of Lowndes County Sheriff booked into jail

Suspect in shooting death of Lowndes County Sheriff booked into jail

The State of Alabama has issued a Blue Alert for suspect 18-year old William Chase Johnson . A Montgomery Advertiser reporter on the scene tweeted that Johnson walked up to the shooting scene...

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Ex-CIA officer jailed for 19 years for spying for China

Ex-CIA officer jailed for 19 years for spying for China

Jerry Chun Shing Lee , 55, was sentenced in federal court in Alexandria after his guilty plea to conspiracy to commit espionage. The case is considered one of the most damaging espionage cases relat...

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Woman killed, four injured as auto falls off Hyderabad’s Biodiversity Park flyover

Woman killed, four injured as auto falls off Hyderabad’s Biodiversity Park flyover

Rao is now undergoing treatment at a private hospital. A red Volkswagen GTI moving at about 100 km/ph rammed the divider and flew down the road. Incidentally, Saturday's crash was the second fatal a...

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Record turnout expected for Hong Kong elections

Record turnout expected for Hong Kong elections

That is the message", he told local broadcaster RTHK . No major clashes have occurred in recent days. Since June, demonstrators have taken to the streets in droves to voice their discontent at pe...

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