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Merkel's favoured successor to become defence minister

Merkel's favoured successor to become defence minister

Von der Leyen, once seen as a potential chancellor, became one of Germany's least popular politicians during her five years in the post. "The men and women in the Bundeswehr show their commitment to...

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IT Giants Left to Solve Their Own Japanese Import Problem

IT Giants Left to Solve Their Own Japanese Import Problem

Last week, Mr. Kang discussed the issue with U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo by phone and conveyed Seoul's view that Japan's "undesirable" trade curbs could disrupt global supply chains and hurt t...

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Australia, Netherlands hold memorial service for MH17 victims

Australia, Netherlands hold memorial service for MH17 victims

The Dutch-led global team has named four suspects for the attack on the plane: three Russians and a Ukrainian. The names of all 298 passengers and crew killed on July 17, 2014, were read out at a so...

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Mexican drug lord 'El Chapo' faces sentencing in United States case

Mexican drug lord 'El Chapo' faces sentencing in United States case

Since 2015, the Coast Guard has set records for cocaine seizures, preventing more than 777 metric tons from reaching the US market. Complaining bitterly that he was unable to hug his twin daughter...

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ICJ to deliver verdict in Kulbhushan Jadhav case today

ICJ to deliver verdict in Kulbhushan Jadhav case today

The court also rejected India's demand for safe passage and return to India. Direct a trial under the ordinary law before civilian courts, after excluding his confession that was recorded without ...

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Divided House votes for resolution condemning Trump’s racist remarks

Divided House votes for resolution condemning Trump’s racist remarks

But it's coming from all ideological points of view. With C-SPAN cameras rolling on the already heated subject, Georgia Republican Doug Collins immediately objected to Pelosi's usage of the word -...

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Labour claims Johnson made 'baseless political attack' over Corbyn

Labour claims Johnson made 'baseless political attack' over Corbyn

Former attorney general Dominic Grieve said on Tuesday that blocking a no-deal Brexit in Parliament would "technically" hard but added that: "if a government persists in trying to carry out a no-dea...

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Retired justice John Paul Stevens dies after stroke, 99

Retired justice John Paul Stevens dies after stroke, 99

Stevens died at Holy Cross Hospital with his "daughters by his side" in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, after suffering a stroke on Monday, according to NBC News . He influenced fellow justices to give for...

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United Nations calls for dismantling of Libyan migrant detention centres

United Nations calls for dismantling of Libyan migrant detention centres

Libya has been suffering from unrest since 2011, when its long-time leader Muammar Gaddafi was overthrown and killed . The Government of National Accord replaced Gaddafi's regime, and the United Na...

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French minister resigns in luxury dinners scandal

French minister resigns in luxury dinners scandal

But the image of a row of plump lobsters on a platter at a function hosted by de Rugy caused the most political damage - and many social media memes - in a country still reeling from months of "yellow...

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Los Angeles gang members charged with cutting rival’s heart out, dismembering body

Los Angeles gang members charged with cutting rival’s heart out, dismembering body

Nineteen of the 22 defendants charged in the indictment had entered the country illegally in the last four years, said Thom Mrozek, a spokesman for the USA attorney's office in Los Angeles. The not...

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Boris Johnson's team plays down reports he could suspend Parliament

Boris Johnson's team plays down reports he could suspend Parliament

He added: "I know that both would be great prime ministers". The European Union is bracing for either a no-deal Brexit or another delay if Boris Johnson becomes Britain's prime minister next week wi...

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How scientific doctors separate twins joined on the top

How scientific doctors separate twins joined on the top

The operation was conducted by a team of 100 specialists, with the final operation having been completed in February 11, 2019, The Guardian reported. The surgeries, which were paid for by a private ...

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Chicago alligator 'Chance the Snapper' has finally been caught

Chicago alligator 'Chance the Snapper' has finally been caught

Augustine, Florida , alligator expert Frank Robb. Prior to its capture, spokeswoman for Chicago Animal Care and Control Jenny Schlueter told FOX32 the mysterious alligator may have been a pet t...

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Legendary, Persecuted Code-Breaker Alan Turing Finally Recognized for His Achievements

Legendary, Persecuted Code-Breaker Alan Turing Finally Recognized for His Achievements

Following the announcement that Turing will feature on the £ 50 note , Bank of England Governor Mark Carney also revealed the imagery depicting Turing and his work that will be used for the revers...

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Global Hunger Stable, But Obesity on Rise

Global Hunger Stable, But Obesity on Rise

Furthermore, overweight and obesity continue to increase throughout all regions, particularly among school-age children and adults. In addition, economic crises aggravate food shortages caused by wars...

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Jeffrey Epstein finances revealed: Here’s how much he says he's worth

Jeffrey Epstein finances revealed: Here’s how much he says he's worth

Attorney Alex Rossmiller at one point told Berman what agents had discovered. Other items found in the search included cash, diamonds and a passport that appeared to have been issued by a foreign co...

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Yemen's warring sides meet over flashpoint port city

Yemen's warring sides meet over flashpoint port city

The meeting is the second in the last 24 hours after the United Nations brought the two sides together over the withdrawal of Houthis from the Hodeidah port city. The Hodeidah ceasefire was reached by...

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Former tenant charged in killing of Louisiana civil rights activist

Former tenant charged in killing of Louisiana civil rights activist

Williams Now and Then African American History Museum in 2001 and pushed to elevate Juneteenth to a state and national holiday honoring the freeing of USA slaves. In an interview with the victim's nie...

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Planned Parenthood terminates Leana Wen for more ‘aggressive’ leadership

Planned Parenthood terminates Leana Wen for more ‘aggressive’ leadership

Title X, established in 1970, provides affordable reproductive health care to low-income women who couldn't afford services on their own. The Health and Human Services department said Monday it wi...

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Penguins drop in at Wellington sushi shop - again

Penguins drop in at Wellington sushi shop - again

However, the owners of the shop tonight told RNZ the birds had again crossed busy traffic lanes between the harbour and the station to the sushi bar. She told the New Zealand Herald that the penguins ...

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Forest fire leads to Fresh Island Festival evacuation in Croatia

Forest fire leads to Fresh Island Festival evacuation in Croatia

A statement from festival organizers said no one was injured and the fire is under control. "The people on the lower level did not seem to have noticed the flames". Rappers Stefflon Don and Yxng B...

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Turkey's Russian missile buy 'disappointing': Pentagon nominee

Turkey's Russian missile buy 'disappointing': Pentagon nominee

But the S-400 issue was only a blip in Esper's three-hour Senate Armed Services Committee hearing, in which he expressed continuity with the path former Defense Secretary Jim Mattis placed the departm...

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Biden aggressively defends the Affordable Care Act

Biden aggressively defends the Affordable Care Act

Former vice president and current Democratic presidential contender Joe Biden officially unveiled his health-care proposal on Monday, and let's just say the whole thing was rather Bidenesque -...

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Toddler, three, dies after falling into grease trap at a Tim Horton's

Toddler, three, dies after falling into grease trap at a Tim Horton's

There have been similar accidents with grease traps around the country, including one in 2017 that resulted in the death of a 3-year-old Alabama girl. "As there is an ongoing police investigation, we ...

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Former Trump Adviser Roger Stone Barred from Social Media by Federal Judge

Former Trump Adviser Roger Stone Barred from Social Media by Federal Judge

Though U.S. District Judge Amy Berman Jackson did not send Stone to jail or find him in contempt, she said his behavior was more appropriate for middle school than a court of law. The caption, which...

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Pics of slain teen's corpse posted online

Pics of slain teen's corpse posted online

Brandon Clark's Instagram account has now been removed. It also "hashed" the image so that it couldn't be reposted. "When will social networks take violence seriously?" "We are taking every measure ...

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Kellyanne Conway Asks Reporter’s Ethnicity When Questioned on Trump’s Racist Tweets

Kellyanne Conway Asks Reporter’s Ethnicity When Questioned on Trump’s Racist Tweets

Barr was also criticized earlier this year for refusing to appear before the House Judiciary Committee regarding his controversial handling of the release of special counsel Robert Mueller's report ...

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Police find cocaine hidden under man’s oversized wig at airport

Police find cocaine hidden under man’s oversized wig at airport

They found a package stuck to his head they allege contains cocaine worth about 30,000 euros ($43,900 Cdn). "There is no limit to the inventiveness of drug traffickers trying to mock controls", ...

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Peter Thiel says Central Intelligence Agency and FBI should investigate Google

Peter Thiel says Central Intelligence Agency and FBI should investigate Google

Thiel, one of Trump's top Silicon Valley supporters and donors, took aim at Google and the tech industry over the companies' focus on global markets while brushing aside US interests in a speech Sunda...

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