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Russian media say shots fired around HQ of security agency...
MOSCOW (AP) — Russian media say shots have been fired in downtown Moscow near to the headquarters of the country's national security agency, with at least one person believed to have...
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-12-19 17:16 UTC
Ozone hole recovery will probably be delayed by banned gas from China...
The recovery of the ozone hole over Antarctica looks likely to be delayed at least two years by the illegal production of an ozone-destroying gas in China
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-12-19 17:08 UTC
Woman sparks plane panic after claiming to be a terrorist and threatening to blow up jet...
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A FEMALE passenger pretending to be a terrorist sparked panic by threatening to blow up a plane in Turkey. She ranted she was a member of the banned FETO group, which Turkey's government blamed for a 2016 coup attempt against President Recep Tayyip Er
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-12-19 17:07 UTC
"Very Serious" - 30,000 Pigs Dead As Pig Ebola Spreads In Indonesia's North Sumatra...
"Very Serious" - 30,000 Pigs Dead As Pig Ebola Spreads In Indonesia's North Sumatra Last month more than 4,000 pigs died from African swine fever (ASF) in Indonesia's North Sumatra province. The outbreak appears to be worsening in December
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-12-19 07:50 UTC
Lebanese TV publishes draft of Trump's Deal: Jerusalem to remain united in 'Deal of the Century' - report...
In the reported draft, Jerusalem would remain unified under shared control between a new Palestinian state and Israel.
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-12-17 18:06 UTC
Boris Johnson considering cutting BBC funding as network faces accusations of bias...
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is looking into whether to continue a licensing fee that funds the majority of the budget for the British Broadcasting Corporation.
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-12-16 21:46 UTC
Report: Trump Administration Preparing To Announce Major Troop Drawdown In Afghanistan...
President Donald Trump "is preparing to announce a long-anticipated drawdown of about 4,000 troops from Afghanistan" according to White House sources who spoke to CNN, the network reported Sunday morning. The Trump Administration has been preparin
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-12-15 19:34 UTC
Greta Thunberg offers apology for controversial comments about world leaders, blames translation...
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Teenage climate change activist Greta Thunberg apologized on Saturday for controversial comments she made at a recent protest. While speaking in Italy on Friday, Thunberg condemned the actions of world leaders who she believes are not adequately addressin
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-12-15 19:33 UTC
'Landslide victory for Brexit Boris!': The world reacts to the Conservatives' election win...
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Boris Johnson's colossal victory in the General Election was splashed over front pages across the world today as the Prime Minister's historic win cleared the way for Brexit.
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-12-13 18:20 UTC
Expert: China Touts Its 'Poverty Alleviation' Policies, But They're Actually Cover For Forced Labor...
One of the United States' most respected experts on China's oppression of Muslim minorities says the communist nation's touted "poverty alleviation" is nothing more than forced labor. Adrian Zenz, a senior fellow in China studies at th
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-12-13 18:17 UTC
'The bottles are not in France:' China bought the best Burgundy vineyards, Paris wine merchants say...
Paris — Nicolas Martin, poring over the map of France, interrupted his description of the wine from each region when he came to Bourgogne to make an economic comment: The best Burgundian wine is owned by China.
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-12-13 18:13 UTC
Vatican spent millions on Elton John film and Men in Black...
The Vatican invested millions of dollars on Men in Black: International and Elton John's steamy biopic Rocketman.
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-12-13 18:09 UTC
Rand Paul: 'We need to re-examine' US-Saudi relationship after Florida shooting...
Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) has called for the U.S. to "re-examine" its relationship with Saudi Arabia after a Saudi national who was in the U.S. for aviation training allegedly carried out a fatal shooting at a Florida military base.
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-12-12 00:06 UTC
A Corbyn Victory Would Kill Brexit, Lead to Venezuelan-Style Socialism, Says EU Member of Parliament Daniel Hannan...
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The Brexit architect explains what the media got wrong about Brexit, the rise of "Bannonism and Bernie-ism," and what went wrong in Venezuela.
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-12-11 21:13 UTC
United Kingdom Voters Go To The Polls Thursday To Determine The Future Of Brexit...
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The American election may be dragging on, but the British election, announced just a few short weeks ago, will come to a swift conclusion Thursday, as voters head to the polls. NPR reports that "[t]his will be the fifth major vote in the country in le
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-12-11 21:13 UTC
'Marketing gimmick': Don Trump Jr. mocks Time for naming Greta Thunberg 2019 Person of the Year...
Donald Trump Jr. mocked Time magazine for choosing climate change activist Greta Thunberg as its 2019 Person of the Year.
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-12-11 21:12 UTC
U.K. election: Polls put Boris Johnson on track for a pro-Brexit victory...
U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson appears to be steaming toward the parliamentary majority he desperately desires to pass his Brexit deal and end the gridlock in Westminster. Why it matters: Thursday's vote is the culmination of three years of intense
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-12-10 06:52 UTC
Hong Kong protest arrests surges past 6,000, say police...
Hong Kong police say they have made 6,022 arrests and fired nearly 16,000 tear gas rounds during six months of anti-government protests.
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-12-10 06:51 UTC
In Landmark Decision, Restaurants in Saudi Arabia No Longer Need to Segregate Men and Women...
The norm has been that unrelated men and women are not permitted to mix in public
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-12-08 23:52 UTC
Huge waves and disease turn Marshall Islands into 'a war zone,' health official says...
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The Marshall Islands' capital city is flooded by storm waves, dengue fever and flu are rampant, and its president pleads for help from the global community.
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-12-06 17:17 UTC
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