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Indian farmers clash with police over reforms

Indian farmers clash with police over reforms

Farmers say they are prepared for a long haul and have come ready with their families and six-month ration. The farmers raised slogans and pressed into the barricades but there were many obstruction...

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Police arrive at Adamson BBQ ahead of possible reopening by owner

Police arrive at Adamson BBQ ahead of possible reopening by owner

Skelly has been a major big thorn in the side of Premier Doug Ford and Mayor John Tory this week. Summons include failing to have a business licence, carrying a "maximum penalty of $50,000 for a cor...

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UK Supreme Court to decide whether Shamima Begum can return

UK Supreme Court to decide whether Shamima Begum can return

Allowing the substantive appeal would represent not an application of justice but an affront to justice'. She left Raqqa two years later with her husband. 'Can it be right that a person who has invo...

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President Trump Pardons Turkey Named Corn

President Trump Pardons Turkey Named Corn

According to White House historians, the tradition of "pardoning" White House turkeys has been traced to President Abraham Lincoln's 1863 clemency to a turkey recorded in an 1865 dispatch by White Hou...

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Supreme Court Backs Religious Groups in Challenge to New York's Shutdown Order

Supreme Court Backs Religious Groups in Challenge to New York's Shutdown Order

In New York State's "red zones", a maximum of 10 people are allowed to attend religious services. The justices split 5 to 4 to bar the state from enforcing the restrictions against the groups for no...

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Covid-19: Bristol in highest tier of virus restrictions

Covid-19: Bristol in highest tier of virus restrictions

Hairdressers and personal care services will be allowed to reopen too - but any indoor group activities and classes will not be allowed to take place. The government are also allowing support bubbles ...

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Photos of packed U.S. airports show how Americans are defying CDC guidance

Photos of packed U.S. airports show how Americans are defying CDC guidance

Flightradar24 reported 6,972 flights in the skies above North America as of noon Tuesday November 24 - fewer than the 7,630 flights on the same day in 2019 but more than the 6,815 flights on the same ...

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Justin Trudeau falls for Russian pranksters pretending to be Greta Thunberg

Justin Trudeau falls for Russian pranksters pretending to be Greta Thunberg

Audio of Mr Trudeau speaking to well-known pranksters Vladimir Kuznetsov and Alexey Stolyarov in January has been released by the pair, who claimed to be the 17-year-old activist, and discussed everyt...

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Saudi coalition ‘foils terrorist act’ on oil tanker near Yemen

Saudi coalition ‘foils terrorist act’ on oil tanker near Yemen

According to worldwide reports, it was struck about one meter above the waterline and suffered a breach. Crew on the Agrari are safe, no pollution has been reported, and the tanker itself is stable,...

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GM will recall 5.9 million vehicles for air bag issue: safety agency

GM will recall 5.9 million vehicles for air bag issue: safety agency

In total, 18 US deaths have been reported tied to Takata air bag inflators , though none of those involved GM vehicles. November 12th is when the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration id...

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Auto hits gate of German Chancellery

Auto hits gate of German Chancellery

He said police were investigating whether he might be psychologically disturbed or had other motivations. Police said they have detained the man, who is now being questioned by investigators. The ch...

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‘N. Korean who jumped border fence into South was gymnast’

‘N. Korean who jumped border fence into South was gymnast’

He had been detected at least twice by South Korea's surveillance cameras as he loitered near the fence - but still managed to get across even after a heightened alert was issued with extra troops flo...

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Satellite Images Hint At Renewed China Threat In Doklam

Satellite Images Hint At Renewed China Threat In Doklam

Now, satellite images from USA -based Maxar Technologies seem to show that China is building up its power in a key part of the disputed region. The report by Indian news channel NDTV , based on s...

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First Alert Weather: Mild and wet weather for Thanksgiving

First Alert Weather: Mild and wet weather for Thanksgiving

For now, most of Sunday looks dry, if you will be traveling. The National Weather Service's forecast calls for showers throughout the day along with highs climbing into the lower 50s. Showers wi...

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Two hurt in knife attack in Swiss city of Lugano

Two hurt in knife attack in Swiss city of Lugano

Catherine Maret, a spokeswoman for the federal police, said the suspect was "known to police" and had "appeared recently in police investigations with regard to terrorism" - specifically jihadism. The...

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European powers see hope for Iran accord in USA transition

European powers see hope for Iran accord in USA transition

Since President Trump withdrew from the JCPOA by reimposing sanctions on Iran in 2018, the three European have been working to preserve the deal. Under Trump, tensions between the United States and ...

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Australian-British academic reportedly released from Iranian prison

Australian-British academic reportedly released from Iranian prison

Moore-Gilbert, a professor of Middle East politics at Melbourne University, was arrested in 2018 when leaving Iran following a conference. State TV aired footage showing her clad in a gray hijab sitti...

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TIB: Enforce law effectively to stop violence against women

TIB: Enforce law effectively to stop violence against women

Today, on International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women , the Embassy of Canada in Greece will illuminate its Chancery in orange, demonstrating solidarity with the #OrangeTheWorld...

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Cyclone Nivar to intensify into 'very severe storm', heavy rains lash Chennai

Cyclone Nivar to intensify into 'very severe storm', heavy rains lash Chennai

Nivar is likely to be a very severe cyclonic storm and will move west-northwestwards in the next 12 hours and intensify further by tomorrow evening with a wind speed of 120-130 kmph gusting to 145 km...

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Boris urged NOT to introduce a new Tier 4 after SAGE warning

Boris urged NOT to introduce a new Tier 4 after SAGE warning

The news will be of great relief to clubs, particularly those in the lower leagues, who have struggled financially in the absence of match-going supporters. So scientific advice, I'm afraid, is that w...

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France begins process of easing COVID-19 lockdown in lead-up to Christmas

France begins process of easing COVID-19 lockdown in lead-up to Christmas

But restaurants - as well as high schools - will have to wait until Jan 20 to reopen, and only on condition that daily new virus cases drop below 5,000, Macron said. After curfew measures in major F...

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Dianne Feinstein to Step Down from Judiciary Committee Leadership

Dianne Feinstein to Step Down from Judiciary Committee Leadership

Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., said after the announcement that he was grateful for Feinstein's "courageous leadership" on the committee and her "unwavering commitment to reproductive rights, gun viol...

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Etobicoke BBQ restaurant ignores lockdown order, opens doors for dine-in service

Etobicoke BBQ restaurant ignores lockdown order, opens doors for dine-in service

Public health bylaw officers arrived , and there was a large police presence on-scene. "Enough is enough. We're opening". Restaurants are allowed to offer takeout, but can't permit indoor dining ...

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Ghislaine Maxwell placed in quarantine after being exposed to COVID-19

Ghislaine Maxwell placed in quarantine after being exposed to COVID-19

The 58-year-old former socialite is being held at the Metropolitan Detention Centre in Brooklyn, New York. "Despite non-stop in-cell camera surveillance, Ms Maxwell's sleep is disrupted every 15 min...

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UP clears executive order to check forced religious conversions

UP clears executive order to check forced religious conversions

However, if a minor woman or a woman from the Scheduled Caste or Scheduled Tribes communities was converted through the said unlawful means, the jail term would be a minimum of three years and could b...

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'Strong case' house in crypt was home to Jesus, says archaeologist

'Strong case' house in crypt was home to Jesus, says archaeologist

It has been identified as a private dwelling and it once had a staircase. The structure goes back to the primary century and the site is now home to the Sisters of Nazareth Convent . "A large sur...

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Trump plans to pardon former aide Michael Flynn

Trump plans to pardon former aide Michael Flynn

US President Donald Trump is planning to pardon former national security advisor Michael Flynn , an Axios report said on Tuesday, citing sources familiar with the matter. Should President Trump's...

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Ethiopian leader rejects international ‘interference’ in war

Ethiopian leader rejects international ‘interference’ in war

Ethiopia's prime minister is rejecting a growing worldwide consensus for dialogue and a halt to deadly fighting in the country's Tigray region as "interference", saying his country will handle the con...

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No plans to relax rules for Hogmanay

No plans to relax rules for Hogmanay

The Executive will discuss the plans in greater detail at a meeting on Thursday. People in Northern Ireland will be allowed an extra day either side of the five-day window to travel, in order to all...

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What is the new tier system England will enter when lockdown ends?

What is the new tier system England will enter when lockdown ends?

England is to return to a system of tiered anti-coronavirus restrictions after the latest lockdown ends on December 2. This is the legal end of the measure and any increase must be passed by a vo...

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Scotland to become first country to make period products free

Scotland to become first country to make period products free

The Scottish Parliament unanimously passed the Period Products (Free Provision) (Scotland) Bill - which is designed to create a legal obligation for the government to ensure sanitary products are fr...

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Independent autopsy of Quawan Charles suggests possible drowning

Independent autopsy of Quawan Charles suggests possible drowning

Iberia Parish Sheriff Tommy Romero said Saturday that his office is "working hard to ensure no stone is left unturned" in determining what led to the death of the black teen, whose disappearance spark...

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Aramco Says No One Hurt in Blast

Aramco Says No One Hurt in Blast

The attack knocked out 10 percent of all fuel that was stored at the plant, a Saudi Aramco official said on Tuesday, adding that the tank - one of 13 at the facility - is now out of action. His commen...

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Charles Darwin notebooks ‘stolen’ from Cambridge University

Charles Darwin notebooks ‘stolen’ from Cambridge University

Two of Charles Darwin's notebooks containing his pioneering ideas on evolution and his famous Tree of Life sketch are missing, believed stolen, the Cambridge University Library said on Tuesday. ...

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Russia Threatened to Ram US Warship That Allegedly Breached Border

Russia Threatened to Ram US Warship That Allegedly Breached Border

The US Navy denied the Russian claim that the threat caused the US ship to leave the area. In a statement , the U.S. Pacific Fleet said that USS John S. "As long as some countries continue to asse...

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