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Oil tanker hijacked: What's happening off the Isle of Wight?

Oil tanker hijacked: What's happening off the Isle of Wight?

In December 2018, British forces stormed an Italian cargo ship and regained control after stowaways threatened crew as it sailed close to the southeast coast. Bob Seely, who represents the Isle of ...

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Trudeau has "reasonable expectation" coronavirus vaccine could arrive in new year

In a press conference Friday, Trudeau was asked where Canada is at when it comes to securing a potential vaccine for the virus, and when that vaccine might be available for Canadians. Two trucks car...

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Italy’s daily coronavirus cases hit new daily record of 19,143

Italy’s daily coronavirus cases hit new daily record of 19,143

Italy recorded 19,644 new Covid-19 cases on Saturday - the highest daily increase in infections since the start of the pandemic. The United States remains the hardest-hit country on the planet, and...

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Belarus police fire stun grenades at protesters as opposition threatens national strike

Belarus police fire stun grenades at protesters as opposition threatens national strike

Lukashenko has shown no sign he will heed the ultimatum and step down. Early on, authorities tried to quell the unrest with mass detentions and police dispersing crowds with truncheons, stun grenade...

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'Grossly disturbing:' Australia FM on Doha airport incident

'Grossly disturbing:' Australia FM on Doha airport incident

A federal government spokesperson said the treatment of the women was offensive, grossly inappropriate and beyond circumstances in which they could give free and informed consent. "It is not somethi...

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Venezuelan opposition politician Lopez to arrive in Spain on Sunday

Venezuelan opposition politician Lopez to arrive in Spain on Sunday

Lopez's wife, Lilian Tintori, who joined him at the residence, managed to leave for Spain that May, along with their daughter. Without referring to Mr Lopez, Mr Maduro said General Reverol would be...

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"Rebirth": Chileans vote by millions to tear up Pinochet’s constitution

Chileans turned out in large numbers on Sunday to vote in a plebiscite on whether or not to rewrite the Constitution to promote greater equality and social justice. Public pensions for the poorest are...

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Australia's coronavirus hot spot reports zero cases for first time since June

Australia's coronavirus hot spot reports zero cases for first time since June

A widely anticipated announcement on reopening Melbourne retail and hospitality from their COVID lockdown has been postponed until Tuesday at the earliest. Business and the Federal Government are livi...

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Vladimir Putin says a Russia-China military alliance can't be ruled out

Vladimir Putin says a Russia-China military alliance can't be ruled out

Asked about a hypothetical Russian-Chinese military alliance, Putin said: "We don't need it, but, theoretically, it's quite possible to imagine it". President Vladimir Putin said Thursday that a f...

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Turning out in droves for early voting in Erie County

Turning out in droves for early voting in Erie County

This year marks the first time that early voting has been available in NY for a presidential election. The high level of early voting has led Michael McDonald , the University of Florida profes...

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Power cut to thousands as California braces for fire risk

Power cut to thousands as California braces for fire risk

PG&E will inspect the de-energized lines for damage and aim to restore power to all customers within 12 daylight hours after severe weather has passed, according to a press release from the San Franci...

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Spain Declares Nationwide State Of Emergency Over Coronavirus

Spain Declares Nationwide State Of Emergency Over Coronavirus

Pedro Sánchez, the prime minister of Spain , declared a state of emergency and imposed a nationwide curfew on Sunday, as Italy closed down event halls and Bulgaria's leader tested positive for coron...

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Gunmen open fire at school in Cameroon, killing 6 children

Gunmen open fire at school in Cameroon, killing 6 children

Anougou and another official blamed the attack on secessionist insurgents who are seeking to form a breakaway state in Cameroon's English-speaking west. "The sense of shock and consternation has bee...

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Kushner-owned newspaper ex-editor charged with cyberstalking

Kushner-owned newspaper ex-editor charged with cyberstalking

According to the news in the New York Times , Kurson is accused of sending harassment and threatening messages to several different people. " Ken Kurson is an honorable man, a loving father an...

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French President attacked, hurt sentiments of millions of Muslims: PM Imran

French President attacked, hurt sentiments of millions of Muslims: PM Imran

Some in Western Europe's largest Muslim community have accused Mr Macron of trying to repress their religion and say his campaign risks legitimising Islamophobia. "What else can be said to a head of s...

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Isle of Wight: 'Ongoing incident' on board anchored tanker

Isle of Wight: 'Ongoing incident' on board anchored tanker

The coast guard scrambled two helicopters to the scene, and authorities imposed a three-mile exclusion zone around the vessel. On land, an armed unit of police set up a station on the Isle of Wight ....

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Hundreds protest, clash with police in Naples over new coronavirus curfew

Hundreds protest, clash with police in Naples over new coronavirus curfew

In Italy, Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte approved a plan to limit opening hours for bars and restaurants, and shut entertainment, gambling venues and gyms. He said at a news conference that the country...

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Armenia, Azerbaijan agree anew to ceasefire

Armenia, Azerbaijan agree anew to ceasefire

In the meantime, the Azerbaijani army continued its military operations to retake territories occupied for almost 30 years by Armenian forces, the country's Defence Ministry said. Mr Aliyev said he wa...

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Pope Francis appoints 13 new cardinals

Pope Francis appoints 13 new cardinals

Gregory, 72, has served in many high-profile positions within the church. The rank of cardinal in the hierarchy of the Catholic Church is a very high one, and it is only lower than the honor of ...

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Trump, Biden racing toward Election Day with more rallies

Trump, Biden racing toward Election Day with more rallies

The president will have a campaign rally in New Hampshire to top off a weekend of many rallies across battleground states and Biden will speak during a virtual "I Will Vote" concert. because it's a co...

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Murkowski reverses course, will vote to confirm Barrett to Supreme Court

Murkowski reverses course, will vote to confirm Barrett to Supreme Court

He called her one of the most "impressive" nominees for public office "in a generation". Two Democrats joined at that time to confirm her, but none is expected to vote for her in the days ahead. "Mike...

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Veggie products can keep meaty labels, says EU

Veggie products can keep meaty labels, says EU

The European Parliament came together Friday to vote on a variety of issues, including whether a veggie burger is a burger. The European Parliament voted overwhelming against the proposed rule this ...

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Kid Rock told to wear mask at presidential debate, went in support of President Trump

Kid Rock told to wear mask at presidential debate, went in support of President Trump

Daly, who recently revealed he is battling bladder cancer , said he has known Trump since 1992 and calls him "Daddy Trump". As EW pointed out, while both Rock and Daly were spotted minus the masks,...

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Final official tally gives leftist candidate big win in Bolivia's presidential election

Final official tally gives leftist candidate big win in Bolivia's presidential election

Arce served as economy minister for a dozen years under Morales, Bolivia's first Indigenous president, as the country's mineral exports boomed and poverty was sharply reduced. The Organization of Amer...

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Michigan Reports Highest Daily Number Of Coronavirus Cases Ever

Michigan Reports Highest Daily Number Of Coronavirus Cases Ever

The previous record was 77,299 new cases on July 16. The total amount of cases is reflective of the denotification of 12 confirmed cases of the virus. "The mitigation efforts in place now are essent...

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President Donald Trump to campaign in Florida on Friday

President Donald Trump to campaign in Florida on Friday

With 10 days to go in the campaign, about 53.5 million Americans already have cast early ballots, a pace that could lead to the highest voter turnout in more than a century, according to data from t...

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Why Fauci just changed his tune on a mask mandate

Why Fauci just changed his tune on a mask mandate

The comments come after Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden at a campaign event in DE on Friday said that he would implement a national mask mandate. But if everyone agrees that this is somethin...

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Pope Francis, in Historic Move, Supports Civil Unions for LGBTQ Couples

Pope Francis, in Historic Move, Supports Civil Unions for LGBTQ Couples

The Vatican, which had the full interview in its archives, apparently allowed the comments to be aired now in the documentary " Francesco ", which premiered Wednesday. Mind you, not marriage but mere ...

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Father who allegedly abducted 2 daughters suspect in double homicide: Authorities

Father who allegedly abducted 2 daughters suspect in double homicide: Authorities

The Kansas Bureau of Investigation earlier identified the girls as 3-year-old Aven Jackson and 7-year-old Nora Jackson. They were last seen in the 14900 block of Hillside Road in Leavenworth. Aven h...

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Xi takes jab at USA at Korean War anniversary event

Xi takes jab at USA at Korean War anniversary event

The anniversary comes as China's relations with the US have sunk to their lowest level in decades as the sides feud over trade, human rights, allegations of spying and Chinese policies regarding Hong ...

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Early voting continues to draw crowds in Cameron County

Early voting continues to draw crowds in Cameron County

More than 700 people waited outside polling stations at the Central Park East High School, according to The Washington Post. In Texas, 5.9 million have voted early. Early in-person voting started in N...

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Hundreds clash with Naples police over virus curfew

Hundreds clash with Naples police over virus curfew

Police respond by rushing at in riot gear demonstrators whilst releasing tear gas. There were unconfirmed reports that protesters stormed local government offices. Earlier, health ministry data s...

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North Korea Claims Dust Cloud from China Could Spread Coronavirus

North Korea Claims Dust Cloud from China Could Spread Coronavirus

On Thursday morning, the state-run Rodong Sinmun newspaper stressed that anti-epidemic quarantine workers across the country should "clearly recognize the danger of [the] malignant virus entering"...

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Council to provide free meals for thousands of youngsters

Council to provide free meals for thousands of youngsters

When Britain went into its first coronavirus lockdown in March, schools were shut. Jasmine Ali, deputy leader and cabinet member for children, young people and schools, added: "We are joining fo...

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Ivanka, Kushner Threaten to Sue Lincoln Project Over Billboards

Ivanka, Kushner Threaten to Sue Lincoln Project Over Billboards

The image of President Donald Trump's daughter, who like her husband is a senior adviser in the Trump administration, appears to be taken from a selfie she tweeted in July , where she is shown ho...

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