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 2019-12-07 04:20 

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Tatum (26 pts), Brown (21) help Celtics beat Denver 108-95...

BOSTON (AP) — Jayson Tatum scored 26 points and Jaylen Brown added 21 on Friday night to help the Boston Celtics beat the Denver Nuggets 108-95 and remain perfect at home for the season. Kemba Walker scored 19 for the Celtics, who won for the fifth ...

 2019-12-07 04:20 

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Butler's triple-double helps Heat past Wizards, 112-103...

MIAMI (AP) — Jimmy Butler scored 28 points and had his second triple-double of the week, Bam Adebayo had a career-high 24 points and the Miami Heat beat the Washington Wizards 112-103 on Friday night. Butler finished with 11 assists and 11 rebounds ...

 2019-12-07 04:20 

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US Supreme Court blocks Trump bid to resume federal executions...

The US Supreme Court on Friday temporarily blocked White House plans to reinstate executions for federal death row inmates. Attorney General William Barr had announced in July that a federal review of capital punishment and issues surrounding lethal injec...

 2019-12-07 04:20 

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Dach scores shootout winner, Blackhawks beat Devils 2-1...

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Kirby Dach scored in the fifth round of the shootout to lift the Chicago Blackhawks over the New Jersey Devils 2-1 Friday night. Chicago won its second game in two nights. Corey Crawford preserved the victory by stopping Jack Hug...

 2019-12-07 04:19 

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DW launches classical music YouTube channel...

Deutsche Welle launched its DW Classical Music YouTube channel on Wednesday, right in time for the start of Beethoven's 250th birthday celebrations, and right in tune, too! Many of the first videos on the platform focus on the German composer, includi...

 2019-12-07 04:19 

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Biden: 'Best people' for posts, but they could be donors...

DECORAH, Iowa (AP) — Joe Biden declined Friday to rule out appointing political donors to ambassadorships or other posts if he wins the 2020 presidential election. But he pledged that his nominees, regardless of their contributor status, would be th...

 2019-12-07 04:19 

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Living Planet: The deal with recycling...
 2019-12-07 04:19 

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In Brazil's Amazon, a jungle hike to the grandmother tree...

"Sumama Vov", is the name of the main attraction in the jungle outside the gates of Santarm in the northern Brazilian state of Par. "Vov" means "grandma", which is what the more than 900-year-old kapok tree, also known as the silk-...

 2019-12-07 04:19 

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Harris, Jordan lead Nets past Hornets, 111-104...

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Joe Harris scored 22 points, DeAndre Jordan had 16 points and 13 rebounds, and the Brooklyn Nets continued their recent strong play in road games with a 111-104 victory over the Charlotte Hornets on Friday night. The Nets (12-...

 2019-12-07 04:19 

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Jarry spoils Kessel's return, Penguins beat Coyotes 2-0...

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Tristan Jarry spoiled Phil Kessel's return to Pittsburgh, turning aside all 33 shots to post his second consecutive shutout as the Penguins edged the Arizona Coyotes 2-0 Friday night. Kessel helped Pittsburgh to back-to-back St...

 2019-12-07 04:02 

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Glenn Robinson III scores 20 points, Warriors beat Bulls...

CHICAGO (AP) — Glenn Robinson III scored the go-ahead basket and finished with 20 points to help the Golden State Warriors beat the Chicago Bulls 100-98 on Friday night. The Warriors beat the Bulls for the second time this season, their only victori...

 2019-12-07 03:49 

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India pollution: How a farming revolution could solve stubble burning...

As a cloud of pollution enveloped Delhi earlier this week, closing schools and prompting the announcement of a public health emergency, new hope in mitigating the capital's annual pollution crisis might be found in a government plan to transform the a...

 2019-12-07 03:49 

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Brussels to outlaw use of insecticide chlorpyrifos...

The European Commission on Friday said it would not renew a license for the insecticide chlorpyrifos after the European Union agency assessment. Chlorpyrifos is already banned in Germany and six other EU countries, but it is still used on fruit plantation...

 2019-12-07 03:48 

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Slovakia: 5 die in gas explosion, dozens injured...

A gas explosion at a high-rise apartment building in Slovakia killed at least five people and injured several others on Friday, according to police and the fire brigade. The blast occurred in the eastern town of Presov, 410 kilometers (254 miles) from Bra...

 2019-12-07 03:19 

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Thompson scores late in 3rd, Canadiens beat Rangers 2-1...

NEW YORK (AP) — Nate Thompson scored with less than two minutes left in the third period and the Montreal Canadiens beat the New York Rangers 2-1 on Friday night for their second victory in the last eleven games. Brendan Gallagher also scored for th...

 2019-12-07 03:19 

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No. 10 Duke rallies past Virginia Tech 77-63...

BLACKSBURG, Va. (AP) — Tre Jones scored 15 points and No. 10 Duke rallied after a slow start to beat Virginia Tech 77-63 Friday night. Vernon Carey Jr. and Wendell Moore Jr. added 12 points each for the Blue Devils (9-1, 1-0 Atlantic Coast Conferenc...

 2019-12-07 03:19 

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Haley: Killer 'hijacked' Confederate flag meaning for some...

Former South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley said in an interview that a man who gunned down nine worshipers at an African American church in 2015 "hijacked" the ideals many connected to the Confederate battle flag. Haley told conservative political com...

 2019-12-07 03:19 

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Griffin, Drummond help Pistons beat Pacers, 108-101...

DETROIT (AP) — Blake Griffin broke a tie with a 3-pointer with 41 seconds left and scored 25 points, Andre Drummond had 25 points and 22 rebounds and the Detroit Pistons beat the Indiana Pacers 108-101 on Friday. Derrick Rose had 14 points and set u...

 2019-12-07 03:19 

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Differences in personality: What psychiatrists can learn from mice to treat depression...

For the experiment, a research team around neurobiologist Alon Chen observed mice that had been placed in groups and left to wander around freely. By examining the rodents' interactions over the course of a few days, the scientists were able to identi...

 2019-12-07 03:18 

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Serbian leaders rattled by Krusik arms export scandal...

Serbia's government is fending off a scandal involving arms exports to Saudi Arabia, millions of euros of state money, and — according to independent media outlets — the father of Interior Minister Nebojsa Stefanovic. Stefanovic is among t...

 2019-12-07 03:18 

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How a German hospital uses TikTok to recruit new talent...

Skeleton dances, stethoscope karaoke and reanimating rubber chickens are the things we may suspect our doctors do when we're not looking, but rarely do we get a chance to catch them at it. Well, the guessing game is over, because now they are doing it...

 2019-12-07 03:18 

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No. 4 Michigan tops Iowa 103-91 despite 44 points from Garza...

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Franz Wagner led a balanced scoring effort for No. 4 Michigan with 18 points, and the Wolverines opened Big Ten play with a 103-91 victory over Iowa on Friday night, overcoming 44 points by Luka Garza. The Wolverines (8-1, 1-...

 2019-12-07 03:18 

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Actor Ron Leibman dead at 82...

NEW YORK (AP) — Actor Ron Leibman, who appeared in movies, theater and television in a career that spanned six decades and won a Tony award for Tony Kushner's iconic play "ngels in America," has died after an illness. He was 82. Leibman&...

 2019-12-07 03:18 

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German petition on Taiwan forces government to justify 'one China' policy...

With transparent institutions, free elections and a free market economy, Taiwan positions itself as an island of democracy off the coast of an authoritarian People's Republic of China (PRC). Germany is one of Taiwan's most important European partn...

 2019-12-07 03:18 

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Male video takes on viral feminist anthem stir ire in Mexico...

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Born in Chile, the feminist anthem "A Rapist in Your Path" has become an international phenomenon, with activists in countries from Latin America to the U.S. and Europe staging public performance to denounce violence and h...

 2019-12-07 03:18 

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The benefits of physical touch...
 2019-12-07 02:48 

China Post

Green growth: Africa chooses between renewables and fossil fuels...

Least responsible for heating the planet, but hardest hit by the extreme weather it has already caused, African countries are mostly trying to adapt to climate change rather than slow its march. But several of them have set "green growth" targets ...

 2019-12-07 02:48 

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Germany's 16 states: Saxony...

Saxony is steeped in history with a fabulous treasure trove in Dresden, a busy trade fair and trading center in Leipzig and an insider tip for architecture fans in Lbau. A total of four million people live in this diverse federal state in eastern Germany....

 2019-12-07 02:48 

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Juliette Binoche's stellar career in pictures...
 2019-12-07 02:48 

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Berlin breaks ground on a new museum for 20th-century art...

An official ground-breaking ceremony for Berlin's future Museum der Moderne (Museum of Modern Art), a museum dedicated to art from the 20th century, took place on Tuesday with Minister of State for Culture Monika Grtters, Berlin Mayor Michael Mller an...

 2019-12-07 02:48 

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Art theft: 'There is always a risk for museums'...

DW: Treasures of immeasurable proportions were stolen during the burglary of Dresden's famous Green Vault museum. As an art expert, what did you initially think or feel when you heard about the robbery? Ulli Seegers: I could hardly believe it at first...

 2019-12-07 02:48 

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COP25: Controversial carbon markets take center stage...

In a rural area of northern Cambodia, rice husks are used as fuel to generate electricity for local communities otherwise dependent on highly polluting diesel generators. The project is financed by individuals and companies at the other side of the world ...

 2019-12-07 02:30 

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Security footage reveals how a boy died in US Border Patrol custody...

Carlos Gregorio Hernandez Vasquez, 16, died in US Border Patrol custody last May. Agents at the overcrowded quarantine facilityfor sick refugees in McAllen, Texas, said at the time that they became aware of the "tragic loss" when the boy was found...

 2019-12-07 02:30 

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Merkel to meet Putin amid rising tensions over murder of Georgian activist...

German Chancellor Angela Merkel will meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin next week, a government spokesperson confirmed on Friday, with the murder of Georgian activist Zelimkhan Khangoshvili at the center of a diplomatic dispute between the two nat...

 2019-12-07 02:19 

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Padres get Pham, Cronenworth from Rays for Renfroe...

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The San Diego Padres have acquired outfielder Tommy Pham and infielder-pitcher Jake Cronenworth from the Tampa Bay Rays for outfielder Hunter Renfroe, minor league infielder Xavier Edwards and a player to be named. The trade was fin...

 2019-12-07 02:19 

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Germany: Activists apologize for Holocaust memorial with 'victim ashes'...

German art-activist collective the Center for Political Beauty (ZPS) apologized on Wednesday for an art installation that allegedly held the ashes of Nazi victims. The memorial was erected by the group in front of the German parliament on Monday, as a war...

 2019-12-07 02:19 

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Climate change has become a health emergency...

Pediatricians in New Delhi, India, say children's lungs are no longer pink, but black. Our warming planet is already impacting the health of the world's children and will shape the future of an entire generation if we fail to limit global warming ...

 2019-12-07 02:18 

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Hayabusa2 probe leaves Ryugu asteroid, heads home...

Japan's Hayabusa2 probe has left Ryugu asteroid and started its 300-million-kilometer (186-million-mile) journey through space towards Earth, the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency confirmed on Wednesday. The spacecraft is bringing back a capsule with...

 2019-12-07 02:18 

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Turner Prize for art shared between all four finalists for first time...

The UK's prestigious Turner Prize for art was awarded to all four shortlisted artists on Tuesday. The four finalists — Lawrence Abu Hamdan, Helen Cammock, Oscar Murillo and Tai Shani — jointly won the 2019 Turner Prize after they asked the...

 2019-12-07 02:18 

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Germany: Library returns books stolen by Nazis to Freemasons...

The Bavarian State Library returned 203 books to the German Freemason Museum that were stolen by the Nazis in the 1930s on Wednesday. "The books are coming home and will be able to be used and remain alive here," said Roland Martin Hank, curator o...

 2019-12-07 02:18 

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Buttigieg calls on McKinsey to release list of his clients...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg is calling on his former employer McKinsey & Co. to release a list of the clients he served and to free him from a nondisclosure agreement he signed when he worked there a decade ago...

 2019-12-07 02:18 

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Klobuchar gaining traction in Iowa with Midwest sensibility...

INDIANOLA, Iowa (AP) — Quick with a joke and unsparing in her mockery of President Donald Trump, Minnesota Sen. Amy Klobuchar and her Midwest sensibility show signs of gaining traction in Iowa, her neighboring state and where her presidential ambiti...

 2019-12-07 02:18 

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German government would rather save the coalition than the climate, says activist...

Despite ongoing protests from society and science, last week the German government approved the key components of its so-called climate packet. But Luisa Neubauer, a leading figure in Germany's Fridays for Future movement, says the package won't b...

 2019-12-07 02:17 

Central News Agency

Activist Chi Wan-sheng on legacy of Kaohsiung Incident 40 years on...

[Editor's note: Dec. 10, 2019 will mark the 40th anniversary of the Kaohsiung Incident, a crackdown on protesters who called for the removal of party bans and end of martial law under the authoritarian Kuomintang regime at the time. CNA has interviewe...

 2019-12-07 02:17 

Central News Agency

'We wanted to spark a political awakening': Formosa Magazine editor...

[Editor's note: Dec. 10, 2019 will mark the 40th anniversary of the Kaohsiung Incident, a crackdown on protesters who called for the removal of party bans and end of martial law under the authoritarian Kuomintang regime at the time. CNA has interviewe...

 2019-12-07 02:01 

China Post

Naturally funny: Wildlife photographs offer light-hearted approach to conservation...

Naturally funny: Wildlife photographs offer light-hearted approach to conservation The China Post...

 2019-12-07 02:01 

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Watercolor stolen by Nazis returned to original museum...

One more piece of art from Germany's infamous trove known as the Gurlitt Collection will soon be returned to its original owner, the museum in the eastern city of Halle announced on Tuesday. The Kunstmuseum Moritzburg hailed "the comeback" of ...

 2019-12-07 02:01 

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DW presents Beethoven anniversary year program...

Star conductor Teodor Currentzis is rehearsing Ludwig van Beethoven's Ninth Symphony. Following sounds so delicate they're barely audible, he suddenly pulls strong accents from his orchestra, Musica Aeterna. The upcoming DW documentary Beethoven&#...

 2019-12-07 01:47 

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In Venice, the floodwaters receed but the problems pile up...

Venice's world-famous St. Mark's Basilicais included in every damage assessment of the devastating flooding that hit the city in early November, as the crypts of the city's iconic cathedral were filled with water. The damage from the flooding ...

 2019-12-07 01:47 

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Venice flooding: Salt threatens frescoes and paintings...

DW: Mr. Taubert, what went through your mind when you saw images of the recent flooding in Venice? Sven Taubert: First, one thinks of flooding in Venice as a normal occurrence. But we have to differentiate between normal flooding and extreme flooding. Flo...

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