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Turkey threatens to block the NATO Baltic defense plan on YPG

Turkey threatens to block the NATO Baltic defense plan on YPG

Turkey has also challenged the unity of the alliance by investing in Russian weapons - namely the defense system S-400. Putting China on NATO's agenda has been a top military priority of the US, w...

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Putin, Xi Jinping to launch Power of Siberia pipeline

Putin, Xi Jinping to launch Power of Siberia pipeline

The 3,000-kilometer (1,864-mile) route stretching from the Chayanda and Kovykta gas fields within the Irkutsk and Yakutia gas production centers to the city of Blagoveshchensk, near the Chinese bo...

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Leaders Didn't Mock Trump — Fox Hosts

Leaders Didn't Mock Trump — Fox Hosts

US President Donald Trump and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau look on during their meeting at the White House in Washington, DC, on October 11, 2017. Neither should the fact that Trump's t...

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Morrison celebrates repeal of medevac laws

Morrison celebrates repeal of medevac laws

The vital refugee medevac laws are dead, with the government's claims there was "no secret deal" torpedoed by maverick senator Jacqui Lambie , who tearfully said there absolutely was. In opposing the...

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Romney breaks with Trump claim that Ukraine meddled in the 2016 election

Romney breaks with Trump claim that Ukraine meddled in the 2016 election

With House Democrats' impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump centering on the allegation that he withheld military aid to Ukraine in exchange for politically advantageous investigations whi...

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Nepal's Gadhimai Fest is The World's Largest Animal Sacrifice Ritual

Nepal's Gadhimai Fest is The World's Largest Animal Sacrifice Ritual

Thousands of goats were also bound for sacrifice - mostly by having their throats slit - as well as pigs and even some rats. The sacrifices, set to begin on Tuesday, take place every five years in t...

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Temperature Might Get Hotter Except We Address Climate Change

Temperature Might Get Hotter Except We Address Climate Change

Countries ranging from the Bahamas to Japan to Mozambique suffered the effect of devastating tropical cyclones. "On a day-to-day basis, the impacts of climate change play out through extreme and...

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Takeaways from House report on Trump impeachment inquiry

Takeaways from House report on Trump impeachment inquiry

The report also accuses Trump of becoming the "first and only" president in USA history to "openly and indiscriminately" defy House's constitutional authority to conduct the impeachment proceeding...

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China repeats demand for rollback of USA tariffs for deal:The Asahi Shimbun

China repeats demand for rollback of USA tariffs for deal:The Asahi Shimbun

He gave no indication when the deal would be finalized. Meanwhile, two top USA officials on Monday said a deal could still happen this year depending on China's actions. The U.S. side did not confir...

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Poor grades for Thai students in PISA tests

Poor grades for Thai students in PISA tests

Among OECD countries, 67 percent of students reported being satisfied with their lives, down 5 percentage points from 2015. "We have remained steady and so our ranking has improved-not exactly the way...

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Trump impeachment: House Democrats share 'overwhelming' evidence

Trump impeachment: House Democrats share 'overwhelming' evidence

In a statement, White House press secretary Stephanie Grisham said, "Chairman Schiff and the Democrats utterly failed to produce any evidence of wrongdoing by President Trump". "None of the Democrats'...

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Property tycoon agrees to hand over assets worth £190m

Property tycoon agrees to hand over assets worth £190m

Investigators from the National Crime Agency (NCA) secured nine freezing orders covering £140 million in funds in United Kingdom bank accounts, on the grounds that the cash may be the proceeds of crim...

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Kellyanne Conway tweeted about Joe Biden and Ukraine. Then her husband replied

Kellyanne Conway tweeted about Joe Biden and Ukraine. Then her husband replied

Conway scoffed at the notion that the USA would need a foreign country's help to defeat a presidential contender like Biden. The barb appears to be the first time George Conway had aimed his Twitt...

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Vigils held for London Bridge attack victims

Vigils held for London Bridge attack victims

According to Vanity Fair, narwhal tusks are normally used by their aquatic owners as means to exchange information about water conditions, rather than as a battle weapon. The ceremony also paid tribu...

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Body of woman found after two weeks lost in the Australian outback

Body of woman found after two weeks lost in the Australian outback

Mr Tran was located by a pastoralist conducting bore runs in the area on Tuesday. Police say formal identification of the body is yet to be conducted and a report in being prepared for the Coroner. ...

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Feds Arrest Programmer for Giving Cryptocurrency Talk in North Korea

Feds Arrest Programmer for Giving Cryptocurrency Talk in North Korea

Despite that, he went there earlier this year and gave a technical talk at the Pyongyang Blockchain and Cryptocurrency Conference . If convicted, the 36-year-old man, U.S. He said his virtue of pai...

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Former Malaysian prime minister takes stand in corruption trial

Former Malaysian prime minister takes stand in corruption trial

The 66-year-old's coalition was ousted at the polls last year after six decades in power, largely due to public anger over the scandal, and he has since been arrested and hit with dozens of charges li...

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China Preparing To Blacklist US Firms Due To Human Rights Disputes

China Preparing To Blacklist US Firms Due To Human Rights Disputes

China has promised firm "countermeasures" in response to the U.S. passing the Hong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act, which threatens to sanction Chinese and Hong Kong officials. Even if passed by t...

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TikTok accused in California lawsuit of sending user data to China

TikTok accused in California lawsuit of sending user data to China

A class-action lawsuit was filed Wednesday in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California by college student Misty Hong against TikTok and its Chinese parent company ByteDance. In ...

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General election 2019: Boris Johnson warns Donald Trump against election endorsement

General election 2019: Boris Johnson warns Donald Trump against election endorsement

North Atlantic Treaty Organisation officials say the cut (which reduces the USA contribution to equivalence with Germany's) was mutually agreed, but it comes against a backdrop of Trump's longstanding...

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North Korea warns U.S. year-end deadline is approaching

North Korea warns U.S. year-end deadline is approaching

North Koreaaccused the USA of stalling on diplomatic efforts between the two countries because of the upcoming US presidential election. Ri also warned , "What is left to be done now is the USA opt...

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Nasa satellite finds debris of Chandrayaan-2 lander Vikram, releases pics

Nasa satellite finds debris of Chandrayaan-2 lander Vikram, releases pics

NASA had published a mosaic of images of the Moon taken after the crash, calling for the public to help find the site by comparing the photo to an earlier shot. Beyond nations, billionaires Jeff Bezo...

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U.S. Senator Kamala Harris ending 2020 presidential bid, source says

U.S. Senator Kamala Harris ending 2020 presidential bid, source says

And I will keep fighting every day for what this campaign has been about. The event felt like the beginning of something big - a presidential campaign with money, national organisation and a young, ...

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North Atlantic Treaty Organisation leaders gather for summit

North Atlantic Treaty Organisation leaders gather for summit

But Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson will still be nervous that Trump's presence will hurt him in the closing stages of the British election campaign. Previously, he has repeatedly criticised ...

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Zimbabwe's Robert Mugabe left behind $10 million, some properties: State media

Zimbabwe's Robert Mugabe left behind $10 million, some properties: State media

The list does not include several farms that he reportedly owned or a dairy business he ran with his wife Grace, or any property outside Zimbabwe. The Herald said no will had been found and a meet...

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At least 11 killed in Syrian forces airstrike on Idlib

At least 11 killed in Syrian forces airstrike on Idlib

Two days of clashes between government forces and armed groups in Syria's last major opposition bastion have killed nearly 100 on both sides, undermining a months-long ceasefire agreement, a UK-base...

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Student taken into custody after threatening school shooting in Faribault

Student taken into custody after threatening school shooting in Faribault

Students are being evacuated taken to Perry Tipler Middle School as they evacuate. Parents must show photo identification when picking up students at the middle school. In the message, the student all...

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Court ruling allows House to enforce subpoenas demanding Trump's tax returns

Court ruling allows House to enforce subpoenas demanding Trump's tax returns

The decision from the Second Circuit Court of Appeals clears the way for the Democrat-controlled House to seek documents, including tax returns, for Trump and other third party individuals and entitie...

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Premiers meet outside Toronto, try to find consensus on dealing with Ottawa

Premiers meet outside Toronto, try to find consensus on dealing with Ottawa

The program, which is supposed to give provinces a buffer from federal transfers when their revenue tanks, is capped at $60 per capita - a three-decade-old limit the Alberta government says should end...

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Death Toll from Bloody Crackdown on Protests in Iran Rises to 208

Death Toll from Bloody Crackdown on Protests in Iran Rises to 208

It also mentioned Shahriar, a suburb of Tehran where Amnesty said there had been "dozens of deaths". "Those responsible for this bloody clampdown on demonstrations must be held accountable for their...

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Trump wastes no time distorting Zelensky statement

Trump wastes no time distorting Zelensky statement

Defenders of Trump , facing a House impeachment inquiry , have insisted that the president had legitimate reasons to ask Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelensky to investigate allegations that his co...

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How do Denmark's Pisa school results compare to other countries?

How do Denmark's Pisa school results compare to other countries?

Pisa, the OECD's programme for global student assessment, measures 15-year-olds' ability to use their reading, mathematics and science knowledge and skills to meet real-life challenges. These students...

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Trump calls Canada ‘slightly delinquent’ for not meeting North Atlantic Treaty Organisation commitments

Trump calls Canada ‘slightly delinquent’ for not meeting North Atlantic Treaty Organisation commitments

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi to bring up the trilateral agreement for a vote, a vote Trump said would pass. He called it a "great process" between the countries to see the deal become a reality. Man...

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Trump and Macron to meet amid North Atlantic Treaty Organisation tensions

Trump and Macron to meet amid North Atlantic Treaty Organisation tensions

The Turkish president, who has long sought a free hand against the Kurds, hit back accusing Macron of "a sick and shallow understanding" of terrorism, suggesting he was the one who was "brain dead". B...

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Wanted suspect may want to reconsider 'Crime Pays' tattoo on forehead

Wanted suspect may want to reconsider 'Crime Pays' tattoo on forehead

The 38-year-old IN man is a suspect IN a high-speed chase that was triggered when police pulled over a vehicle without lights. A photo of Murray shows a number of facial tattoos, including the phras...

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