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SA’s land expropriation plans slammed by Trump’s ‘right-hand man’

SA’s land expropriation plans slammed by Trump’s ‘right-hand man’

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said . According to Kallie Kriel, CEO of AfriForum, this statement is an enormous boost for the civil rights organisation's worldwide campaign to mobilise global pres...

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NH police chief stripped of duties strips off clothes, walks into storm

NH police chief stripped of duties strips off clothes, walks into storm

He went into an office and took off his clothes before the board chairman. Lee, who was at the meeting when the decision was made, was told to immediately turn in the key to his police cruiser, hi...

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Qld detective taken off auto fire case

Qld detective taken off auto fire case

Her three children Aaliyah, six, Laianah, four, and Trey, three, were also killed in the suspected murder-suicide, while Baxter also died at the scene. Speaking to The Guardian , Women's Legal Servic...

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Plucky pensioner fights off robber after cash machine confrontation

Plucky pensioner fights off robber after cash machine confrontation

Footage has emerged of an elderly man defending himself against a thief, who tried to mug him at an ATM in the UK . Police are appealing for information on an attempted robbery, after a 77-year-old ...

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NYT Publishes the Taliban's Propaganda About the Ongoing Peace Talks

NYT Publishes the Taliban's Propaganda About the Ongoing Peace Talks

Haqqani also addressed fears about Afghanistan becoming once again a springboard for Islamist militants, calling such concerns "inflated". Though Haqqani's article was a call for peace, it also we...

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Calif. apologizes for Japanese-American internment

Calif. apologizes for Japanese-American internment

It says an executive order signed by then-President Franklin Roosevelt in 1942 forced more than 120,000 Japanese-Americans to give up their homes and jobs and move to internment camps. "Every year dur...

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Tennessee death row inmate Nicholas Sutton put on death watch early

Tennessee death row inmate Nicholas Sutton put on death watch early

Tony Eden calls Sutton the most rehabilitated prisoner he has met in 30 years. Sheriff's Deputy Howard Ferrell, who is now deceased, testified that in 1979 Sutton stopped another inmate from hitting...

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Vladimir Putin sacks prominent Kremlin ideologue, Ukraine hardliner Vladislav Surkov

Vladimir Putin sacks prominent Kremlin ideologue, Ukraine hardliner Vladislav Surkov

One of the interlocutors of the agency said that work has not been carried out since 2018, but that "after Zelensky's victory, everything stopped". The reshuffle came just hours after Putin announ...

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New Zealand killer of British backpacker handed life sentence

New Zealand killer of British backpacker handed life sentence

And although Beard was convinced police would get "justice for Grace", there was a brief period where he anxious he might be convicted of manslaughter instead. "There's nothing unusual in that", Beard...

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Mysterious group protests Dem debate by unleashing pigeons wearing MAGA hats

Mysterious group protests Dem debate by unleashing pigeons wearing MAGA hats

On Tuesday, President Trump arrived in Vegas and has a campaign rally planned for Friday. The group's stunt was accompanied by a video released by the Las Vegas Review-Journal, which shows the h...

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Plane Carrying Ukrainians Arrives From China's Wuhan Amid Protests

Plane Carrying Ukrainians Arrives From China's Wuhan Amid Protests

Dozens of protesters blocked a road near a hospital in the town of Novi Sanzhary even before authorities confirmed the site would hold evacuees. Hundreds of police were dispatched to keep order, and...

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Married Cops Foil Armed Robbery While Out On 'Date Night'

Married Cops Foil Armed Robbery While Out On 'Date Night'

The couple actually met while working at the local Elizabethtown Police Department where Chase was a patrol officer and Nicole a dispatcher. "I looked at him and said , 'That's kind of odd, '" Ni...

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United Kingdom to close borders to unskilled and non-English speaking workers

United Kingdom to close borders to unskilled and non-English speaking workers

British authorities said that EU-workers and non-EU workers would be treated equally after UK-EU free movement ends on 31 December. A seasonal workers' scheme will be expanded this year from 2,500 t...

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Israeli PM Netanyahu's corruption trial to begin on March 17

Israeli PM Netanyahu's corruption trial to begin on March 17

Israeli prosecutors plan to launch a criminal investigation into a bankrupted former start-up headed by opposition leader Benny Gantz, who is set to face off against prime minister Benjamin Netanyah...

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Roger Stone Sentenced To More Than 3 Years In Prison

Roger Stone Sentenced To More Than 3 Years In Prison

Trump sparked outrage by decrying a " miscarriage of justice " after prosecutors he smeared as corrupt recommended Stone be jailed for up to nine years, in accordance with federal sentencing guidel...

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'Superspreader' in South Korea infects almost 40 people with coronavirus

'Superspreader' in South Korea infects almost 40 people with coronavirus

South Korea recorded its first confirmed death from a person infected with coronavirus and its verified cases more than tripled within a day, with the bulk of the new cases tied to a cluster from...

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"I want to kill myself" - boy cries after bullying incident

Quaden is the face of Stand Tall 4 Dwarfism , which his mother set up to raise awareness and fight against bullying. The mother told local news she arrived at school to find a female student "pat...

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One wounded in knife attack inside London’s Regents Park mosque

One wounded in knife attack inside London’s Regents Park mosque

Ayaz Ahmad, adviser to the mosque, said: "Everybody's reaction was shock and horror, the men were screaming". Paramedics treated the man before he was taken to a hospital, where his injuries were ...

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You’re freed… Donald Trump pardons corrupt Apprentice star

You’re freed… Donald Trump pardons corrupt Apprentice star

Blagojevich also was convicted on six counts related to campaign contribution shakedowns, including one count which said he essentially tried to trade $8 million in added state funding to pediatri...

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Blagojevich Thanks Trump Before Heading Home, Scolds Democrats for Treating Him Poorly

Blagojevich Thanks Trump Before Heading Home, Scolds Democrats for Treating Him Poorly

Using numerous same words that Trump tweeted and said, she threw out names, including former FBI Director James Comey and former U.S. Attorney Patrick Fitzgerald , who oversaw Blagojevich's prose...

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Two killed after train derails in Australia

Two killed after train derails in Australia

An Ambulance Victoria spokesperson said paramedics were treating a number of people after the incident. The rail lines between Melbourne and Sydney have been closed. "Stuff flew off our tables, peop...

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Court Reinstates Order for Russian Federation to Pay $50 Billion Over Yukos

Court Reinstates Order for Russian Federation to Pay $50 Billion Over Yukos

Earlier on Tuesday, the appeals court overruled a decision by the District Court of The Hague in 2016, which overturned a 2014 compensation order by the Permanent Court of Arbitration (PCA) in t...

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Malaysia suspected MH370 downed intentionally by pilot: Ex-Australian Prime Minister

Malaysia suspected MH370 downed intentionally by pilot: Ex-Australian Prime Minister

In an interview with Sky News for a documentary, Abbott said high-ranking Malaysian officials long believed veteran pilot Zaharie Ahmad Shah deliberately downed the jet in a murder-suicide plot that...

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Warren Goes for the Jugular and Slams Bloomberg on His Sexist Past

Warren Goes for the Jugular and Slams Bloomberg on His Sexist Past

Mr Bloomberg, 78, who had not debated in over a decade, maintained his composure but appeared hesitant in the spotlight. US President Donald Trump has lashed out at billionaire Democratic candidat...

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Parthenon Marbles return demand in leaked European Union draft document

Parthenon Marbles return demand in leaked European Union draft document

Ahead of negotiations, set to start next month, the two sides have exchanged demands and barbs. There was no immediate comment from the office of British Prime Minister Boris Johnson , who led the ...

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South Korean city urges 2.5M people to stay home over virus

Daegu and North Gyeongsang Province are home to some 5 million people. A cluster of novel coronavirus infections centred on a sect in the South Korean city of Daegu leaped to 39 cases Thursday, wi...

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Trump expected to name Richard Grenell as acting head of intelligence

Trump expected to name Richard Grenell as acting head of intelligence

Trump named Grenell acting national intelligence director, meaning he would not have to be confirmed by the Senate. The director of national intelligence post was created after the September 11,...

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Taliban kill 5 Afghan soldiers despite violence reduction hopes

Taliban kill 5 Afghan soldiers despite violence reduction hopes

Washington's leading negotiator, Zalmay Khalilzad, an Afghan-American and a former USA ambassador to Kabul following the American invasion, has also sounded "cautiously optimistic". Mr. Guterres vo...

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Wuhan Hospital Director Dies Due to Coronavirus Infection

Wuhan Hospital Director Dies Due to Coronavirus Infection

Tedros said there had been 92 cases of human-to-human spread of the coronavirus in 12 countries outside China . New cases have fallen to under 2,000 for the past two days, but officials and analy...

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Global death toll from coronavirus pasts 2,100

Global death toll from coronavirus pasts 2,100

More than 74,500 people have now been infected with the new coronavirus nationwide. The viral outbreak gripping China has claimed over 2,000 lives - the vast majority in Hubei province, the epicente...

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Trump, Bloomberg clash on Twitter over `loser` row

Trump, Bloomberg clash on Twitter over `loser` row

Behind your back they laugh at you & call you a carnival barking clown. I have the record & the resources to defeat you. Bloomberg's Toldeo campaign office, scheduled to open Thursday evening, is on...

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Not Big Ticket Announcement During Trump's Visit: India’s Top Government Official

Not Big Ticket Announcement During Trump's Visit: India’s Top Government Official

Special preparations are being made for the US President not exclusively in Ahmedabad but in addition in Delhi. From there, the convoy will head back to the airport circle and then on to Motera stad...

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Beware! Winter travel advisory issued for Orillia and area

Beware! Winter travel advisory issued for Orillia and area

Heaviest accumulations will be in southwest Kansas where 2-4 inches may fall by early Thursday . Total amounts near 10 cm are expected, with a few locally higher amounts near 15 cm possible near th...

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Flightless pigeon befriends puppy that can't walk at NY state rescue

Flightless pigeon befriends puppy that can't walk at NY state rescue

Sue Rogers, founder of the Rochester-based nonprofit animal rescue group the Mia Foundation , said she took in Herman the pigeon a little over a year ago when he was found unable to move in a auto ...

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IN man with 'Crime Pays' tattoo on his forehead arrested

IN man with 'Crime Pays' tattoo on his forehead arrested

Donald Murray, 38, was busted Monday after leading officers from the Terre Haute Police Department on a short pursuit through several IN streets, the report said. Murray was arrested a year ago when...

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