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Plane crashes at Gabriola Island; multiple fatalities

Plane crashes at Gabriola Island; multiple fatalities

Arriving at the scene in the moments after impact, Holme said only the plane's tail appeared intact. "BC Coroners Service identification specialists, in coordination with the Transportation Safety B...

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Search and rescue operation underway after New Zealand volcano eruption

Search and rescue operation underway after New Zealand volcano eruption

See. White Island - also known as Whakaari in the local indigenous Maori language - is New Zealand's most active cone volcano, and is a popular tourist destination with a company offering daily to...

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Former PM Abdelmajid Tebboune elected Algerian president

Former PM Abdelmajid Tebboune elected Algerian president

He said that Tebboune won a majority 58.15 per cent of vote in the presidential election held on Thursday to become the 8th president of the North African nation since gaining independence from France...

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New Zealand recovers 6 bodies from toxic volcanic island

New Zealand recovers 6 bodies from toxic volcanic island

The bodies were then flown to the Navy ship HMNZS Wellington, which was anchored off the island, then airlifted to Whakatane Airport. Toxic volcanic gases are still venting from the crater, and scient...

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Varadkar hoping there will not be hung parliament in UK

Varadkar hoping there will not be hung parliament in UK

Charles Michel congratulated the Tory leader on his victory, tweeting: "We expect a vote on the Withdrawal Agreement as soon as possible". "We are now in the situation where, having had the opportun...

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United Kingdom election: Crucial vote could decide fate of Brexit

United Kingdom election: Crucial vote could decide fate of Brexit

Johnson turned heads as he turned up with his dog, Dilyn, to the polling booth near 10 Downing Street, even kissing the pooch as he arrived to cast his own vote. That would again raise the prospect of...

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Bernie Sanders, Elizabeth Warren Threaten to Ditch Debate over Labor Dispute

Bernie Sanders, Elizabeth Warren Threaten to Ditch Debate over Labor Dispute

Joe Biden , Elizabeth Warren, Bernie Sanders, Pete Buttigieg , Andrew Yang , Amy Klobuchar and Tom Steyer announced on Friday that they would pull out of the December 19 Democratic debate in Los Angel...

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Channel 4 audience boo at exit poll predicting Tory majority

Channel 4 audience boo at exit poll predicting Tory majority

The first general election results are due before midnight, with the final total expected to be known by tomorrow. It campaigned heavily on the future of the National Health Service, a deeply respecte...

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Michelle Obama Defends Greta Thunberg After Trump Mocks: ‘Ignore the Doubters’

Michelle Obama Defends Greta Thunberg After Trump Mocks: ‘Ignore the Doubters’

Melania Trump has spoken out (through her press secretary) after being called upon to act following her husband's tweets about climate activist Greta Thunberg . 'He is a 13-year-old who wants and ...

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White House hits back Democrat picturing Zelenskiy's daughter kidnapped by President Trump

White House hits back Democrat picturing Zelenskiy's daughter kidnapped by President Trump

Kuleba, who met this week with members of Congress, the State Department, and the White House, said his top priorities in the US capital were to lobby the United States to impose sanctions on Russia's...

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Al Sistani condemns killing, kidnappings of protesters

Al Sistani condemns killing, kidnappings of protesters

Iraqi officials have confirmed among the six killed were four anti-government protesters. Another eyewitness told Amnesty that earlier this week masked men in a auto shot at three protesters on their ...

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British PM Boris Jhonson wins General Elections in UK

British PM Boris Jhonson wins General Elections in UK

It was a disaster for left-wing Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn , who faced calls for his resignation even as the results rolled in. Party leader Jeremy Corbyn also campaigned on hard-left policies, ...

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Russian Federation raises concerns over new USA ballistic missile test

Russian Federation raises concerns over new USA ballistic missile test

Vandenberg Air Force Base officials say Thursday's launch was only the second test of a prototype conventionally-configured ground-launched missile system since the US withdrew from the Intermediate-...

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Barnard stabbing suspect held without bail after Tessa Majors' murder

Barnard stabbing suspect held without bail after Tessa Majors' murder

Flowers and candles were left at a makeshift campus memorial and her family said in a statement Friday that they "are devastated by the senseless loss of our handsome and talented Tess". Juveniles c...

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Colorado Springs anticipates arrival of new U.S. Space Force

Colorado Springs anticipates arrival of new U.S. Space Force

Right now, the NDAA includes a 3.1 percent pay raise for military service members, which Republicans said is the largest increase in a decade. The final bill removed a series of Democratic proposa...

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The number of journalists jailed for their work is near record highs

The number of journalists jailed for their work is near record highs

A top Chinese official on Wednesday rebuffed a US-based media watchdog's report that Beijing imprisoned at least 48 journalists in 2019, more than any other country, saying China was a country where...

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Andrew Scheer steps down as Conservative leader

Andrew Scheer steps down as Conservative leader

Andrew Scheer is stepping down as Conservative leader . "The only ones who had this private information was Conservatives, so the only ones who could leak it to the press were the Conservatives.th...

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US Hits Iran with New Sanctions, Hopes for Prisoner Dialogue

US Hits Iran with New Sanctions, Hopes for Prisoner Dialogue

They also add a layer of new penalties to a previously sanctioned Iranian airline, Mahan Air, which is accused of sending weapons to Iranian proxies in Lebanon and Yemen, and three of its sales agents...

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Three die as marauding Pakistan lawyers rampage through cardiac hospital

Three die as marauding Pakistan lawyers rampage through cardiac hospital

Policemen chase lawyers following a clash in Lahore, Pakistan, on December 11, 2019. Officials said the three patients at the hospital died when physicians and medical staff left them unattended for...

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Pro-Hong Kong ad targeted at Richmond bus shelter

Pro-Hong Kong ad targeted at Richmond bus shelter

Taiwanese papers have previously speculated that the Tsai administration could announce an executive order to grant all Hongkongers living or studying on the island the right of abode if there was a m...

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GENERAL ELECTION: Exit poll forecasts big gains for SNP

GENERAL ELECTION: Exit poll forecasts big gains for SNP

She added that she was "bitterly disappointed" at the result that was unfolding around the UK. "If we see Boris Johnson elected with a comfortable majority, Scotland is in deep trouble", he said. Sw...

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His Car Plunged Into Freezing River. Siri Played the Hero

His Car Plunged Into Freezing River. Siri Played the Hero

KIMT News in Iowa tells the story of Gael Salcedo, an 18-year-old who was en route to classes at North Iowa Area Community College when he hit a piece of ice on the road. Siri on iPhone has the abili...

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House panel presses toward historic Trump impeachment vote

House panel presses toward historic Trump impeachment vote

The House Judiciary Committee is expected to approve two articles of impeachment later on Thursday, setting up a vote by the Democratic-controlled House next week that is expected to make Mr Trump t...

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Trump's anti-Semitism executive order sparks rights groups' criticism

Trump's anti-Semitism executive order sparks rights groups' criticism

Others said they were uncomfortable with government action to create an ethnic categorization, and they also anxious about its potential to suppress free speech at schools. Harvard law professor Ala...

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Kenney and Trudeau meeting described as

Kenney and Trudeau meeting described as "frank" and "realistic"

The war room will have three units - a rapid response unit that will issue quick responses to misinformation about Canadian energy, an energy literacy unit to create original content to educate people...

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College freshman fatally stabbed near New York City campus

College freshman fatally stabbed near New York City campus

Investigators found a trail of blood indicating that Ms Majors had tried to make her way back up the park stairs toward Morningside Drive, police sources said. "We lost a very special, very talented, ...

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US "Foolish" For Calling UN Security Meeting: North Korea

Washington rebuffed Pyongyang's offer to begin talks towards a peace treaty to formally end the 1950-1953 Korean War. Negotiations faltered after the US rejected North Korean demands for broad sanct...

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General Election 2019: What time will our results be announced?

The election called by the Conservative government in September will be the third parliamentary election in four years and the fourth poll in the same period of time if the 2016 European Union refer...

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Israel faces prospect of third general election in a year

Israel faces prospect of third general election in a year

The third election in 12 months will be held on March 2 of next year. If elections were held today, Blue&White would receive 35 seats - one more than in the same outfit's survey two weeks ago, while...

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Human remains from Chilean military plane found floating in water

Human remains from Chilean military plane found floating in water

Authorities will use DNA testing to identify the victims. "I would like to express our condolences, support and the pain we are feeling for the human drama that the family of those who were on board...

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US Senate unanimously passed resolution recognizing Armenian genocide

US Senate unanimously passed resolution recognizing Armenian genocide

The House passed an identical resolution overwhelmingly in October in what was widely seen as a rebuke to Turkey in the wake of its invasion of northern Syria. Turkey has long-disputed the term "genoc...

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Hacker Uses Ring Camera to Scare Girl in Her Room

Hacker Uses Ring Camera to Scare Girl in Her Room

She stated that she had performed intensive analysis earlier than shopping for the product through the Black Friday sale and that it had additionally been really useful to her by one other mom. Most R...

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Fire on Russia's only aircraft carrier kills 1, injures 11

Fire on Russia's only aircraft carrier kills 1, injures 11

After catching fire, the ship was successfully evacuated, the United Shipbuilding Corporation said earlier on Thursday, with emergency services working to tackle the blaze that began in the ship's hol...

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US reaches 'deal in principle' with China to end trade war

US reaches 'deal in principle' with China to end trade war

Earlier Thursday, President Trump tweeted about the ongoing trade war with China , saying "Getting VERY close to a BIG DEAL with China". He tweeted earlier on Thursday that the United States...

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Rohingya refugees reject Aung San Suu Kyi's denial of genocide

Rohingya refugees reject Aung San Suu Kyi's denial of genocide

Myanmar's State Counselor Aung San Suu Kyi led her country's defense on Wednesday, telling the court the military-led "clearance operation" in western Rakhine State was a counterterrorism respons...

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