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Jan 19, 2020

China Reports 17 New Cases Of Deadly SARS-Like Virus Ahead Of Lunar New Year Holiday
Some airports, including three in the U.S., have begun screening airline passengers from central China, where the coronavirus appears to have originated.

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Jan 18, 2020

Australian Zoo Staff Save Koalas, Beat Back Alligators In Dramatic Flash Floods Video
"The contrast between the current bushfire crisis and this sudden flooding is striking," said the director of the Australian Reptile Park.

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Jan 17, 2020

After India's Amazon Snub, Modi's Party Slams Bezos-Owned Washington Post
An official has been critical of foreign media's reporting on political issues in the past.

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Jan 16, 2020

11 American Troops Injured In Iran Attack On Iraqi Bases Used By U.S. Military
The United States military originally said no service members had been hurt in Iran's Jan. 8 missile attack on the al-Asad and Erbil military bases in Iraq.

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Jan 16, 2020

Eleven American Troops Injured In Iran Attack On Iraqi Bases Used By U.S. Military
The United States military originally said no service members had been hurt in Iran's Jan. 8 missile attack on the al-Asad and Erbil military bases in Iraq.

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Jan 16, 2020

Gripping Images Show Mourning Koala Beside Dead Companion In Australia Fires
The moment was captured on Kangaroo Island, which one shaken rescuer said has "bodies of charred animals as far as the eye can see."

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Jan 15, 2020

Russian Government Resigns As Putin Plots Post-Presidency Power Grab
The resignations came hours after the president proposed new constitutional amendments to boost parliament's powers.

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Jan 14, 2020

Greta Thunberg Provides Inspiration For Hilarious Public Salt Truck Naming Poll
Residents in Manchester, England, voted to name the city's fleet of highway maintenance vehicles after a variety of beloved figures.

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Jan 13, 2020

30,000 People Flee As Taal Volcano Continues To Spew Lava Near Philippine Capital
Officials have warned the volcano, which began erupting on Sunday, could be on the cusp of a much bigger and more dangerous eruption.

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Jan 13, 2020

Video Appears To Show Iranian Security Forces Shooting At Protesters
Demonstrators protested against the country's initial denial that it shot down a Ukrainian plane.

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Jan 13, 2020

Sydney Opera House Honors Firefighters With Photos, Thanks On Its 'Sails'
"Thank you, Firies," said the message to those battling Australia's record-breaking wildfires.

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Jan 12, 2020

Small But Dangerous: Volcano Spews Ash Over Philippine Capital
Thousands of people were evacuated from the area near Taal volcano after it suddenly shot a column of ash and steam as high as nine miles into the sky.

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Jan 12, 2020

Lava Gushes From Philippine Volcano As Ash Spreads To Manila
The sudden eruption of ash and steam forced villagers to flee en masse and shut down Manila's international airport, offices and schools.

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Jan 12, 2020

'Operation Rock Wallaby' Airdrops Food To Australia's Fire-Affected Animals
Thousands of pounds of carrots and sweet potatoes were airdropped across New South Wales.

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Jan 12, 2020

Iran's Only Female Olympic Medalist Says She Has Permanently Left The Country
Taekwondo fighter Kimia Alizadeh defected from Iran, accusing its ruling regime of "injustice" by exploiting Iranian women as political tools.

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Jan 12, 2020

Explosive Book Alleging Underage Sexual Relationship With French Writer Prompts Outcry
Vanessa Springora's "Consent" is also being hailed by child-protection activists as a possible watershed moment for France.

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Jan 12, 2020

Iran Braces For More Protests After Admitting Ukrainian Plane Shot Down
The plane crash killed all 176 people on board, mostly Iranians and Iranian-Canadians.

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Jan 12, 2020

Iranians Defy Police, Protest Over Ukranian Plane Shootdown
The plane crash killed all 176 people on board, mostly Iranians and Iranian-Canadians.

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Jan 11, 2020

After Five Weeks Of Protests, French Prime Minister Offers Concession To Unions
French Prime Minister Edouard Philippe offered to withdraw plans to raise the age for access to full pension benefits, hoping to end nationwide labor strikes.

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Jan 11, 2020

Reports: Anti-Government Protests Break Out In Iran Over Downing Of Passenger Plane
Iran's belated admission of blame has squandered the national unity seen after Qassem Soleimani's assassination.

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Jan 11, 2020

Iran Faces Tough Questions At Home And Abroad After It Admits To Downing Plane
Iran initially denied that a missile downed the Ukrainian airliner for days.

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Jan 11, 2020

First Full Moon Of 2020 Is A Striking Celestial Sight
Friday night's "Wolf Moon" was snapped by stargazers around the world.

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Jan 10, 2020

Iran Admits It Shot Down Ukrainian Plane By Mistake
The head of the Revolutionary Guard's aerospace division said an officer mistook the passenger plane for a cruise missile.

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Jan 10, 2020

Iran Says It 'Unintentionally' Shot Down Ukrainian Plane
Iranian state TV cited a military statement with the admission.

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Jan 10, 2020

As Iran And U.S. Take Step Back From The Brink, Canada Grieves
What began with a drone attack on Gen. Qassem Soleimani ended with 176 people, including 138 passengers on their way to Canada, dead.

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Jan 10, 2020

Iraqi Prime Minister Tells U.S. To Decide Mechanism For Troop Withdrawal
The request comes after Iraqi lawmakers passed a non-binding resolution to oust U.S. troops following a strike that killed top Iranian general Qassem Soleimani.

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Jan 09, 2020

Top Olympic Committee Issues Ban On Political Gestures During 2020 Games
The committee will attempt to root all political gestures out of the 2020 Games in Tokyo.

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Jan 09, 2020

American Firefighters Greeted With Cheers In Australia Upon Arrival To Combat Fires
Shane Fitzsimmons, commissioner of New South Wales Rural Fire Service, shared a video of the emotional moment on Twitter.

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Jan 09, 2020

Are Harry And Meghan Actually Going To Be 'Financially Independent'?
The Duke and Duchess of Sussex are renouncing the Sovereign Grant, but what about their income from the Duchy of Cornwall and royal security costs?

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Jan 09, 2020

6,000 Dead From Measles Outbreak In Congo, WHO Says
Measles has killed nearly three times as many people in Congo than an Ebola outbreak in the country that has garnered far more international attention.

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Jan 09, 2020

Iran Investigators Say Ukrainian Plane Never Called For Help
Ukrainian investigators are also assisting in the probe of the disaster that killed 176 people.

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Jan 08, 2020

Dramatic Images From Australia's Fires Show The Country's Incredible Suffering
The wildfires, fueled by drought and record high temperatures, have burned an area twice the size of the U.S. state of Maryland.

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Jan 07, 2020

Iran State TV Says Ukrainian Airplane Crashes Near Tehran, Killing At Least 170
Iran's state-run media said everyone on board the flight was killed.

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Jan 07, 2020

Ukrainian Airplane Crashes Near Tehran, Killing All 176 On Board
Iran's state-run media said the crash is suspected to have been caused by mechanical issues.

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Jan 07, 2020

24 Accused Of Deliberately Setting Fires In Australia's New South Wales
The arson suspects are among 183 people facing bushfire-related offenses in the fire-ravaged state, police said.

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Jan 07, 2020

Iranian Foreign Minister Says Iran Will Respond 'Proportionately' To Soleimani Assassination
"This is state terrorism," Zarif said of the killing of Qassem Soleimani, commander of Iran's Revolutionary Guard's Quds Force.

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Jan 07, 2020

35 Killed In Stampede At Funeral Procession For Slain Iranian General: State TV
The stampede erupted in Kerman, the hometown of Gen. Qassem Soleimani.

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Jan 07, 2020

At Least 32 Killed In Stampede At Funeral Procession For Slain Iranian General: State TV
The stampede that erupted in Kerman, the hometown of Gen. Qassem Soleimani, also injured at least 190 others.

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Jan 07, 2020

At Least 40 Killed In Stampede At Funeral Procession For Slain Iranian General: State TV
The stampede that erupted in Kerman, the hometown of Gen. Qassem Soleimani, also injured at least 200 others.

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Jan 07, 2020

At Least 56 Killed In Stampede At Funeral Procession For Slain Iranian General: State TV
The stampede that erupted in Kerman, the hometown of Gen. Qassem Soleimani, also injured at least 200 others.

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Jan 06, 2020

Number Of Animals Feared Dead In Australia's Wildfires Soars To Over 1 Billion
Ecologists at the University of Sydney and WWF Australia estimate that a billion is a conservative figure.

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Jan 06, 2020

U.S. Warns Citizens In Israel Of Rocket Fire Risk
The alert issued on the websites of the U.S. State Department and the U.S. embassy in Israel did not specifically mention the killing of Qassem Soleimani.

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Jan 06, 2020

Europeans Set To Toughen Iran Response Over Nuclear Violations
Iran has criticized Britain, France and Germany for failing to salvage the pact by shielding Tehran's economy from U.S. sanctions, reimposed since 2018.

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Jan 06, 2020

After Indonesia's Deadly Floods, Few Hear Climate 'Wake Up Call'
At least 60 people in Indonesia's capital have been killed in floods after the biggest rainfall since records began.

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Jan 05, 2020

Iran Supreme Leader Prays Over Assassinated Gen. Qassem Soleimani
Soleimani's replacement vowed revenge for the general killed by a U.S. airstrike in Baghdad as Tehran abandoned the remaining limits of its 2015 nuclear deal.

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Jan 05, 2020

Iran General Replacing Soleimani Vows Revenge For U.S. Killing
Gen. Esmail Ghaani made his remarks in an interview with Iranian state television.

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Jan 05, 2020

Celeste Barber's Fundraiser For Aussie Firefighters Tops $22 Million
The Australian comedian's fundraiser for local fire services battling wildfires has set off a global chain reaction.

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Jan 05, 2020

3 Americans Killed In Extremist Attack At Kenya Military Base
Al-Shabab extremists have claimed responsibility for the deadly attack at Manda Bay Airfield early Sunday.

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Jan 05, 2020

Iran Says It Will No Longer Abide By Nuclear Deal After U.S. Assassinates Soleimani
The U.S. under the Trump administration originally violated the agreement in 2018.

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Jan 05, 2020

Iraqi Parliament Votes To Expel Foreign Troops After Soleimani Killing
Iraqi Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi recommended ousting the troops after Trump authorized the assassination of the Iranian commander in Baghdad.

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Jan 05, 2020

Iraqi Parliament Votes To Remove U.S. Troops
The vote comes two days after a U.S. airstrike killed Iranian Gen. Qassem Soleimani inside Iraq, dramatically increasing regional tensions.

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Jan 05, 2020

Japanese Woman Turns 117 Years Old, Extends Record As World's Oldest Person
Kane Tanaka, who was last year confirmed as the oldest living person, celebrated her birthday in southern Japan.

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Jan 04, 2020

Protesters Across US Rally Against A War With Iran
From Tampa to San Francisco, protesters marched the streets chanting anti-war slogans.

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Jan 04, 2020

Reports: Rockets Fall Near U.S. Embassy In Baghdad
Iran has promised to retaliate after President Donald Trump ordered the assassination of a top Iranian general.

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Jan 04, 2020

Rockets Fall Near U.S. Embassy In Baghdad
No casualties have been reported from the sites of the rocket attacks.

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Jan 04, 2020

Mourners Chant 'Death To America' In Qassem Soleimani Funeral Procession
Thousands marched through Baghdad on Saturday for Iran's top general, who was killed in a U.S. airstrike.

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Jan 03, 2020

Weight Watchers Pushes 'WW' Rebrand, Awkwardly Clashing With World War III Fears
The brand's hashtag #thisismyWW popped up as people tweeted about the U.S. airstrike on Iran.

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Jan 03, 2020

Anti-U.S. Protests Break Out After Qassem Soleimani Assassination
After Trump ordered the death of the senior Iranian general, thousands demonstrated in Tehran and across the region.

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Jan 03, 2020

Oil Prices Jump After U.S. Airstrike Kills Top Iranian Gen. Soleimani
Crude oil is up nearly 4% as the world waits to see how Iran will retaliate.

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Jan 03, 2020

Who Was Iranian Maj. General Qassem Soleimani?
For Iranians, Soleimani represented a figure of national resilience in the face of four decades of U.S. pressure.

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Jan 03, 2020

Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei: 'Harsh Retaliation Is Waiting' For U.S. After General's Assassination
Iranian state TV carried a statement by Khamenei also calling Gen. Qassem Soleimani "the international face of resistance."

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Jan 02, 2020

Exxon Mobil Australia Blasted For 'Astoundingly Tone-Deaf' Tweet Amid Wildfires
Politicians including Bernie Sanders blasted the oil giant's New Year's tweet, accusing the company of fueling a climate crisis that's worsening deadly fires.

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Jan 02, 2020

Iraqi TV: Iran's Gen. Qassim Soleimani Killed In Baghdad Strike
His death is a potential turning point in the Middle East and is expected to draw severe retaliation from Iran.

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Jan 02, 2020

Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison Shouted Out Of Town Razed By Wildfire
Residents yelled at the visiting leader for his inaction, telling him he should be "ashamed" and that he'd "left the country to burn."

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Jan 02, 2020

Tourists Ordered To Leave Australian Coastal Region Amid Worsening Fires
Officials told visitors to leave the South Coast region of New South Wales as they declared a seven-day state of emergency in the state.

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Jan 02, 2020

Nearly Half A Billion Animals Feared Dead In Australian Wildfires
Harrowing scenes showing fleeing kangaroos, burnt koalas and dead birds have appeared on social media.

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Jan 01, 2020

Taiwan Leader Rejects China's Offer To Unify Under 'One Country, Two Systems' Model
"Hong Kong people have showed us that β€˜one country, two systems' is definitely not feasible," President Tsai Ing-wen said of Beijing's suggestion.

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Jan 01, 2020

Israel's Netanyahu Seeks Immunity, Buying Time Until After Vote
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu hopes to have a majority coalition after March's election to shield him from prosecution.

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Jan 01, 2020

Trump Deploys More Troops To Middle East After U.S. Embassy Attack
No U.S. casualties or evacuations were reported after the attack Tuesday by dozens of Iran-supported militiamen.

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Jan 01, 2020

Police Suspect Sky Lanterns In Fire That Destroyed German Zoo's Ape House
More than 30 animals β€” including apes, monkeys, bats and birds β€” were killed in the blaze at the Krefeld zoo.

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Jan 01, 2020

Brazil's Jair Bolsonaro Is The Far-Right Authoritarian He Promised He'd Be
Bolsonaro used the first year of his presidency to undermine Brazil's democracy. But he was only getting started.

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Jan 01, 2020

U.S. Troops Fire Tear Gas At Protesters Outside Embassy In Baghdad
Pro-Iran protesters gathered outside the U.S. embassy on Wednesday, setting parts of the compound on fire, a day after demonstrators broke into the property.

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Dec 31, 2019

Cheers, Tears, Prayers For 2020: A New Decade Is Ushered In
Fireworks dotted the globe with New Year's celebrations in every time zone.

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Dec 31, 2019

Family Recovers Teen's Stolen Ashes After Help From Remorseful Thief
A man who stole the urn from a car in Cyprus contacted the family in Sweden, telling them where to find it, the deceased teen's mother said.

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Dec 31, 2019

U.S. Ambassador, Diplomatic Staff Flee As Protesters Swarm Baghdad Embassy
Thousands of protesters gathered outside the American embassy in Baghdad to condemn U.S. air strikes.

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Dec 30, 2019

Puerto Rico's Population Grows For First Time In 15 Years
The island of 3.2 million people experienced a slight population increase of 0.01% from 2018 to 2019, according to the Puerto Rico Institute of Statistics.

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Dec 30, 2019

Thousands Prepare To Escape Into The Sea As Wildfire Turns Sky Red In Australian Town
People in the coastal town of Mallacoota are sheltering on the beach as the wildfire approaches.

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Dec 30, 2019

Germany's Angela Merkel Vows To Put All Her Energy Into Fighting Climate Change
"We must do everything humanly possible to deal with this challenge for humanity," the German chancellor urged in her New Year's message.

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Dec 30, 2019

Vladimir Putin Weighs Future Options As He Marks 20 Years In Power
Kremlin watchers are trying to predict what will happen after Putin's current six-year term ends in 2024.

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Dec 30, 2019

Three People Feared Dead In Australian Bushfires
"We have three people unaccounted for and the potential for three potential fatalities," New South Wales Rural Fire Service Commissioner Shane Fitzsimmons said.

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Dec 30, 2019

Iraq Condemns U.S. Air Strikes As Unacceptable And Dangerous
The U.S. military carried out air strikes on Sunday against the Kataib Hezbollah militia in response to the killing of a U.S. civilian contractor, officials said.

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Dec 30, 2019

Ousted Renault-Nissan Boss Carlos Ghosn Leaves Japan: Report
Ghosn faces four charges - which he denies - including hiding income and enriching himself through payments to dealerships in the Middle East.

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Dec 30, 2019

Only 1 Person Has Solved A Canadian Spy Agency's Escape Room
We tried it ourselves, for curiosity's sake β€” and failed.

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Dec 30, 2019

China Convicts 3 Researchers Involved In Gene-Edited Babies
He Jiankui, the lead researcher, shocked the scientific world when he announced in November 2018 that he had altered the embryos of twin girls.

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Dec 29, 2019

U.S. Strikes In Iraq, Syria Target Iranian-Backed Shi'ite Muslim Militia Group
Iraqi security and militia sources said at least 25 militia fighters were killed and at least 55 wounded following three U.S. air strikes in Iraq on Sunday.

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Dec 29, 2019

Mexican Police Chief Arrested In Connection With November Slaying Of 9 Mormons
He is suspected of protecting organized crime and aiding the attack.

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Dec 29, 2019

Mexican Police Chief Arrested In Connection With November Slaying of Nine Mormons
He is suspected of protecting organized crime and aiding the attack.

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Dec 29, 2019

Taliban Council Agrees To Cease-Fire In Afghanistan
A peace deal would allow the U.S. to bring home its troops from Afghanistan and end its 18-year military engagement there.

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Dec 29, 2019

Growing Small Amounts Of Cannabis At Home Not Illegal, Italy's Supreme Court Rules
The landmark decision has reignited a debate in the country about the use and legalization of marijuana.

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Dec 29, 2019

At Least 1 Killed, Thousands Evacuated As Cyclone Sarai Lashes Fiji
More than 2,500 people were evacuated as the category 2 tropical cyclone brought strong winds and heavy rains to the South Pacific nation.

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Dec 29, 2019

Japan Police Find Human Remains In 'Ghost Boat' Suspected To Be From North Korea
Police found the heads of two persons, as well as five bodies, on the boat on Saturday, a Coast Guard official said.

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Dec 28, 2019

Thai SEAL Dies Of Blood Infection Contracted In Soccer Team Cave Rescue
The daring operation saved a dozen boys and their coach from a flooded cave in the summer of 2018.

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Dec 28, 2019

Russia Says It Has Developed A New Weapon That Can Fly 27 Times The Speed Of Sound
Putin described the Avangard hypersonic glide vehicle as a technological breakthrough comparable to the 1957 Soviet launch of the first satellite.

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Dec 26, 2019

Fury Grows After Deaths In Indian Muslim Neighborhood
India has been convulsed by unrest after Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government brought in a law that is seen as discriminatory against Muslims.

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Dec 26, 2019

Benjamin Netanyahu Faces Party Leadership Challenge
Gideon Saar of Israel's ruling party hopes to unseat the prime minister, arguing that he will be better placed to form a government in national elections in March.

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Dec 26, 2019

Israel's Embattled Netanyahu Declares Victory In Primary
The apparent victory means that Netanyahu will lead Likud into March elections, the country's third election in less than a year.

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Dec 26, 2019

Christmas Typhoon Leaves 20 Dead In Philippines
Typhoon Phanfone stranded people in sea and airports at the peak of holiday travel, flooded villages and knocked out power in entire provinces.

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Dec 26, 2019

Christmas Typhoon Leaves 28 Dead, 12 Missing In Philippines
Typhoon Phanfone stranded people in sea and airports at the peak of holiday travel, flooded villages and knocked out power in entire provinces.

Huffington Post World News
Dec 25, 2019

'It Doesn't Matter If It's Christmas': Hong Kong Pro-Democracy Activists Keep Up Protests
Despite the embarrassing results, Hong Kong's pro-Beijing leaders have made no new concessions.

Huffington Post World News
Dec 25, 2019

Gaza Rocket Sends Netanyahu To Shelter During Campaign Rally: TV
There was no immediate claim of responsibility in Gaza.

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