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French drivers blocking roads to protest rising fuel taxes

French drivers blocking roads to protest rising fuel taxes

French officials say a woman was killed when driver accelerates during fuel tax protest as demonstrators block roads. Police did say they had made 24 arrests with that number likely to mount. The ...

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Possible witnesses against ‘El Chapo’ revealed at US trial

Possible witnesses against ‘El Chapo’ revealed at US trial

Federal prosecutors gave jurors a video tour of a tunnel between Mexico and an Arizona warehouse - a corridor Guzman allegedly used to speed drug deliveries to America. USA prosecutors have spent year...

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National & World News, Cuba ends medical exchange program with Brazil

National & World News, Cuba ends medical exchange program with Brazil

The program had planned the inclusion of Brazilian and foreign doctors who would go to work in poor and remote areas of that country. In another tweet, he accused Cuba of exploiting its citizens b...

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Israel set for early elections after cabinet breaks up, source says

Israel set for early elections after cabinet breaks up, source says

A source close to Bennett said that at the end of a meeting it became clear that "there was a need to go to elections as soon as possible with no possibility of continuing the current government". Bef...

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The definition of a kilogram is officially going to change

The definition of a kilogram is officially going to change

So the scientists gathered Friday at the General Conference on Weights and Measures made a decision to retire Le Grand K and move on to something that couldn't be changed: the mathematical concept k...

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Submarine which disappeared with 44 crew is found one year later

Submarine which disappeared with 44 crew is found one year later

The ARA San Juan was returning from a routine mission to Ushuaia, near the southern tip of South America, when it reported an "electrical breakdown". The vessel had just a seven-day supply of air wh...

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Trump picks Mar-a-Lago member to be envoy to South Africa

Trump picks Mar-a-Lago member to be envoy to South Africa

The new ambassadorial nominee, who owns a popular fashion brand responsible for the creation of some of the most expensive handbags in the world, is poised to become the fifth member of Trump's Mar-a-...

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Activist Trupti Desai, on way to Sabarimala, faces protests at airport

Activist Trupti Desai, on way to Sabarimala, faces protests at airport

Widespread protests broke out in the tourist resort state of Kerala after the Supreme Court in September ordered authorities to lift a ban on women or girls aged between 10 and 50 from entering the te...

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Trump recognizes

Trump recognizes "extraordinary Americans"

The Adelsons are also avid supporters of Israel. It's the first time Trump is presenting these medals. "What sticks with me is when he told me what you give to the world, you will receive back", she...

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Twitter Is Outraged At Stacey Abrams Conceding A Stolen Election

Twitter Is Outraged At Stacey Abrams Conceding A Stolen Election

So let's be clear: "this is not a speech of concession". She said she had concluded "the law now allows no further viable remedy". She said she would start a new organization, Fair Fight Georgia , ...

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PNG wants to play peacemaker at APEC summit amid China Australia tensions

PNG wants to play peacemaker at APEC summit amid China Australia tensions

The USS Michael Murphy visited last month when the Navy and Papua New Guinea Self Defense Force met aboard the ship to sign an agreement "to advance and finalize negotiations on three important bila...

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United Nations calls for new negotiations on Yemen in Sweden

United Nations calls for new negotiations on Yemen in Sweden

United Nations envoy to Yemen Martin Griffiths told a Security Council session on Friday that he intends to convene peace talks "shortly" in Sweden in a bid to end a war that has driven "millions to...

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Two Khmer Rouge leaders found guilty of Cambodia genocide

Two Khmer Rouge leaders found guilty of Cambodia genocide

Both men have suggested they were targets of political persecution. His life was spared only because he was a skilled mechanic who could maintain engines and generators for his captors. 16, 2018. Pr...

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US Has Spent $6 Trillion on Wars since 9/11

US Has Spent $6 Trillion on Wars since 9/11

According to Neta Crawford, the author of the study, the $5.9 trillion figure reflects the cost across the U.S. federal government, as the Defense Department does not bear the war price alone. After...

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In first, USA votes against United Nations resolution condemning Israeli presence in Golan

In first, USA votes against United Nations resolution condemning Israeli presence in Golan

While the resolution is non-binding, the annual ritual has served as an worldwide censure of Israel's decision in the early 1980s to bring the Golan under its sovereignty. The week before, member of...

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Cyclone Gaja makes landfall in Tamil Nadu coast, over 76,000 people evacuated

Cyclone Gaja makes landfall in Tamil Nadu coast, over 76,000 people evacuated

Over 63,000 people have been evacuated from low lying areas and housed in 289 relief centres in Cuddalore, Nagapattinam , Ramanathapuram, Thanjavur, Pudukottai and Thiruvarur on Thursday itself. Reve...

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Grassley To Leave Judiciary Committee For Finance, Clearing Way For Graham

Grassley To Leave Judiciary Committee For Finance, Clearing Way For Graham

In recent weeks, Republican Sen. According to a Friday Politico report , Grassley will return to the Finance Committee chairmanship to take the gavel from the retiring Sen. "And it means improving...

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Hero California nurse gets new truck after vehicle damaged in Camp Fire

Hero California nurse gets new truck after vehicle damaged in Camp Fire

A bulldozer came to clear a path, but Pierce turned back around and drove through the flames again to help the people who had newly arrived at the hospital for help, reporter Jack Nicas wrote on ...

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Trump says he's written answers to Mueller's questions himself

Trump says he's written answers to Mueller's questions himself

This admission that he has answered questions from Mueller comes only a day after he tweeted a series of attacks against the Mueller investigatoin, calling it "a total mess" and "absolutely nuts"....

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Michelle Obama Reveals All The Things She Couldn't Say as First Lady

Michelle Obama Reveals All The Things She Couldn't Say as First Lady

Man she has flawless comedic delivery. Reading off cards prepared by Kimmel's writers, she began: "I've never eaten a vegetable". She then had some fun talking about the Bush family, who occupied ...

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Judge tells White House to give CNN’s Jim Acosta his pass back

Judge tells White House to give CNN’s Jim Acosta his pass back

CNN argues that taking away Acosta's pass violated his and the network's First and Fifth Amendment rights (freedom of the press and due process, respectively). This legal conclusion could protect ot...

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Deputy National Security Adviser Leaves Post After Criticism From Melania Trump

Deputy National Security Adviser Leaves Post After Criticism From Melania Trump

Fleischer said most people don't pay attention to staff shakeups in the White House, but the perception of "chaos" negatively affects the administration. Despite the comments, Ricardel reported to w...

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Trial underway for Mexican drug lord Joaquin Guzman

Trial underway for Mexican drug lord Joaquin Guzman

But on the first day of his trial in New York , Guzman's lawyer claimed the real ringleader was a man named Ismael "El Mayo" Zambada. "He bribes the entire government of Mexico, including up to the v...

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Trump lashes out at Macron over defence proposal

Trump lashes out at Macron over defence proposal

Theresa May's congratulatory call to Donald Trump following the US midterm elections didn't end with pleasantries between the two world leaders. Trump lit into Macron Tuesday over his suggestion ...

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Julian Assange charged in US

Julian Assange charged in US

Later, Dwyer wrote the charges would "need to remain sealed until Assange is arrested". Dwyer wrote, "due to the sophistication of the defendant and the publicity surrounding the case, no other pr...

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Number of missing people in California wildfires doubles to over 630

Number of missing people in California wildfires doubles to over 630

The revised official roster of 630 individuals whose whereabouts and fate remained unknown is more than double the 297 listed earlier in the day by the Butte County Sheriff's Office. An army of firefi...

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Russian Heroes Dress Up As A Bus To Cross Bridge

Russian Heroes Dress Up As A Bus To Cross Bridge

Recently surfaced footage shows the quartet inside a makeshift cardboard bus, attempting to maintain their disguise while trying to merge into the left traffic lane. Since then, the issue has been a t...

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Saudi-led coalition halts Hodeidah assault as West presses for Yemen ceasefire

Saudi-led coalition halts Hodeidah assault as West presses for Yemen ceasefire

A diplomatic source at the United Nations said: "The challenge will be securing the participation of both sides particularly following the difficulties of the Geneva round where the Houthis didn't p...

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George Soros calls for investigation of Facebook after news of smear

George Soros calls for investigation of Facebook after news of smear

Facebook, amidst a battle to survive an onslaught of scandals in the past two years, hired a Republican opposition research firm to discredit protestors of the platform in part by tying them to Geo...

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China 'sends response' to US reform demands

China 'sends response' to US reform demands

If China fails to "fundamentally change its behavior", it will face all-out cold war with Washington and its partners, US Vice President Mike Pence told The Washington Post. What happens next depends ...

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