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 2018-09-22 06:28 

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Trump turns on Supreme Court nominee's accuser...

The woman whose sexual assault allegation threatens to bring down Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee rejected an ultimatum Friday for testifying in the Senate after the US president turned against her, claiming her accusation could not be true.The g...

 2018-09-22 06:26 

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Pope to honour Baltic martyrs amid abuse crisis...

Pope Francis kicks off a Baltic tour in Catholic Lithuania on Saturday where he will honour victims of the region's Nazi and Soviet occupations as the Church reels from fresh clerical abuse scandals.The global network of Agence France Presse covers 15...

 2018-09-22 05:46 

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Hollande fuels Rafale fighter jet controversy in India...

Former French president Francois Hollande has fuelled controversy over India's multi-billion-dollar 2016 purchase of 36 Rafale fighter jets, saying that France was given no choice on the Indian partner for manufacturer Dassault.The global network of A...

 2018-09-22 05:42 

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New bombshell revives debate on Trump fitness for office...

Donald Trump faced a new challenge to his authority Friday after US media reported that his deputy attorney general had discussed ways to force him from office on grounds of incompetence, just months into his presidency.The global network of Agence France...

 2018-09-22 05:27 

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Journalist murdered in Mexico, ninth of 2018: newspaper...

Gunmen shot and killed a Mexican journalist as he left his home in the southern state of Chiapas, his newspaper said Friday, at least the ninth reporter murdered in the country this year.The global network of Agence France Presse covers 151 countriesIf yo...

 2018-09-22 04:06 

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Woods maintains share of the lead at Tour Championship...

Tiger Woods edged closer to snapping a five-year winless drought as the 14-time major winner maintained a share of the lead on Friday at the halfway stage of the Tour Championship.The global network of Agence France Presse covers 151 countriesIf you have ...

 2018-09-22 04:06 

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McIlroy hoping to provide spark for Europe in Ryder Cup showdown...

Four-time major champion Rory McIlroy's most important drive leading to the Ryder Cup might have come in a car instead of with a golf club.The global network of Agence France Presse covers 151 countriesIf you have news to share or a question, comment ...

 2018-09-22 04:04 

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US denounces 'awful abuses' of Muslim Uighurs detained in China...

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Friday denounced "awful abuses" of Muslim Uighurs detained in Chinese reeducation camps.The global network of Agence France Presse covers 151 countriesIf you have news to share or a question, comment or suggest...

 2018-09-22 04:04 

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Trump attacks Kavanaugh sex accuser's credibility...

Donald Trump ditched his earlier restraint Friday in the scandal threatening his Supreme Court nominee, declaring that the woman who accuses the would-be justice of sexual assault when they were teens should not be believed.The global network of Agence Fr...

 2018-09-22 04:03 

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Chile rules out negotiating over Bolivian maritime passage claims...

Chile will not negotiate with Bolivia over the latter's territorial claims to land lost in a 19th century war between the two countries, foreign affairs minister Roberto Ampuero said on Friday.The global network of Agence France Presse covers 151 coun...

 2018-09-22 04:03 

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Amazon aims to make Alexa assistant bigger part of users' lives...

From the kitchen to the car, Amazon on Thursday sought to make its Alexa digital assistant and online services a bigger part of people's lives with an array of new products and partnerships.The global network of Agence France Presse covers 151 countri...

 2018-09-22 04:03 

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Mexico's 'AMLO' wants two-way deal with Canada if NAFTA fails...

Mexican President-elect Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said Friday that his country will seek a bilateral trade deal with Canada if negotiations fall through for a new North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA).The global network of Agence France Presse cov...

 2018-09-22 04:02 

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British PM hits back at EU over Brexit plan...

Prime Minister Theresa May hit back Friday at the European Union after it roundly rejected her Brexit plan, saying its refusal to compromise was "not acceptable" and warning she was still prepared to walk away from the talks.The global network of ...

 2018-09-22 03:52 

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Tanzania president orders arrests over ferry disaster...

Tanzanian President John Magufuli on Friday ordered the arrest of the management of a ferry that capsized in Lake Victoria, as the death toll climbed to 131 and rescue workers pressed on with the search to find scores more people feared drowned.The global...

 2018-09-22 03:09 

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New bombshell revives debate on Trump fitness for office...

Donald Trump faced a new challenge to his authority Friday after US media reported that his deputy attorney general had discussed ways to force him from office on grounds of incompetence, just months into his presidency.The global network of Agence France...

 2018-09-22 00:34 

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Trump attacks credibility of Kavanaugh sex accuser...

Donald Trump ditched his earlier restraint Friday in the scandal threatening his Supreme Court nominee, instead going on the attack against the woman accusing the would-be justice of sexual assault when they were teens.The global network of Agence France ...

 2018-09-21 23:36 

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Tanzania president orders arrests over Lake Victoria ferry disaster...

Tanzanian President John Magufuli on Friday ordered the arrest of the management of a ferry that capsized in Lake Victoria, as the death toll climbed to 131 and rescue workers pressed on with the search to find scores more people feared drowned.The global...

 2018-09-21 23:27 

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Is Robert Redford retiring from acting? Maybe not, he says...

The Sundance Kid may have a few acting adventures left in him.The global network of Agence France Presse covers 151 countriesIf you have news to share or a question, comment or suggestion, contact us via......

 2018-09-21 21:12 

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Tanzania President orders arrests over Lake Victoria ferry disaster...

Tanzanian President John Magufuli on Friday ordered the arrest of the management of a ferry that capsized in Lake Victoria, as the death toll climbed to 131 and rescue workers pressed on with the search to find scores more people feared drowned.The global...

 2018-09-21 20:15 

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At least 126 dead in Lake Victoria ferry disaster...

The death toll in a ferry capsize in Lake Victoria climbed to 126 on Friday, as Tanzanian rescue workers pressed on with the search to find scores more people feared drowned.The global network of Agence France Presse covers 151 countriesIf you have news t...

 2018-09-21 20:01 

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England give Burns chance to fill Cook's shoes in Sri Lanka...

Uncapped Surrey batsman Rory Burns is set to replace Alastair Cook at the top of England's order after being named in a 16-man squad on Friday for the upcoming three-Test tour of Sri Lanka.The global network of Agence France Presse covers 151 countrie...

 2018-09-21 19:41 

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Israel says retains Syria freedom of action despite downed Russia plane...

Israel's coordination with Russia on its attacks in Syria remains unchanged despite the deadly downing of a Russian plane and the Jewish state retains its right to decide on military actions, an Israeli official said Friday.The global network of Agenc...

 2018-09-21 17:47 

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At least 126 dead in Lake Victoria ferry disaster...

The death toll in a ferry capsize in Lake Victoria climbed to 126 on Friday, as Tanzanian rescue workers pressed on with the search to find scores more people feared drowned.The global network of Agence France Presse covers 151 countriesIf you have news t...

 2018-09-21 17:35 

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Toll jumps to 29 in central Philippine landslide...

The death toll from a landslide in the central Philippines has risen to 29, police said Friday, as rescuers frantically dug for survivors of the latest tragedy in the storm-hit nation.The global network of Agence France Presse covers 151 countriesIf you h...

 2018-09-21 16:54 

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Three babies slashed at 'illegal' New York childcare center...

Three babies and two adults were slashed during an early-morning assault at a suspected illegal childcare center in New York City on Friday, police said.The global network of Agence France Presse covers 151 countriesIf you have news to share or a question...

 2018-09-21 16:51 

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China, Russia warn US of consequences over sanctions...

Moscow and Beijing lashed out Friday at Washington's new anti-Russian sanctions that also target China for the first time, warning the United States could face consequences.The global network of Agence France Presse covers 151 countriesIf you have new...

 2018-09-21 16:26 

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Cambodia pardons Australian filmmaker jailed for espionage...

An Australian filmmaker jailed for espionage in Cambodia received a royal pardon and was released Friday, less than a month after he was sentenced to six years in prison in a case observers slammed as a farce.The global network of Agence France Presse cov...

 2018-09-21 16:06 

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British PM given weeks to find Brexit deal after EU 'humiliation'...

British Prime Minister Theresa May faced headlines Friday detailing her "humiliation"; at an EU summit in Salzburg, where she was given just weeks to strike a Brexit deal acceptable to the bloc and hardliners at home.The global network of Agence Fr...

 2018-09-21 14:52 

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More than 100 die in Lake Victoria ferry disaster...

The death toll in a ferry capsize in Lake Victoria climbed to more than 100 on Friday, as Tanzanian rescue workers pressed on with searches to find scores of more people feared drowned.The global network of Agence France Presse covers 151 countriesIf you ...

 2018-09-21 14:12 

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More than 100 die in Lake Victoria ferry disaster...

The death toll in a ferry capsize in Lake Victoria climbed to more than 100 on Friday, as Tanzanian rescue workers pressed on with searches to find scores of more people feared drowned.The global network of Agence France Presse covers 151 countriesIf you ...

 2018-09-21 14:07 

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China, Russia warn US of consequences over sanctions...

Moscow and Beijing lashed out Friday at Washington's new anti-Russian sanctions that also target China for the first time, warning the United States could face consequences.The global network of Agence France Presse covers 151 countriesIf you have new...

 2018-09-21 14:05 

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Santa Clara: Che's city but also Cuba's gay haven...

Jose Augustin Hernandez is a 53-year-old local government official in Cuba -- who is transgender, sports a flamboyant pink wig and goes by the name Adela.The global network of Agence France Presse covers 151 countriesIf you have news to share or a questio...

 2018-09-21 14:05 

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Delhi's last elephants await marching orders...

The mighty Heera marched through a crowded slum chewing bamboo, oblivious that freedom from life as one of Delhi's last six elephants at work in the polluted city could be just around the corner.The global network of Agence France Presse covers 151 co...

 2018-09-21 12:53 

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Hunt for missing after deadly Lake Victoria ferry disaster...

Tanzanian rescue workers scrambled Friday to find scores of people feared drowned after a ferry capsized in Lake Victoria, Africa's largest lake, killing at least 86 people.The global network of Agence France Presse covers 151 countriesIf you have new...

 2018-09-21 12:46 

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Straight up? DIY colonoscopy among weird science at Tokyo show...

A gadget to "translate" dog barks for humans, a "babypod" that plays music inside the mother's vagina for unborn babies and the world's first self-colonoscopy method were among the whacky inventions on show Friday at a new Tokyo ex...

 2018-09-21 11:51 

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Desperate search for missing after deadly Lake Victoria disaster...

Tanzanian rescue workers scrambled Friday to find scores of people feared drowned after a ferry capsized in Lake Victoria, Africa's largest lake, killing at least 79 people.The global network of Agence France Presse covers 151 countriesIf you have new...

 2018-09-21 11:20 

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Australia blasts WADA for failing athletes in Russia decision...

Australia blasted the decision to lift a ban on Russia's anti-doping agency Friday, saying it could damage athletes' confidence in the fight against drugs.The global network of Agence France Presse covers 151 countriesIf you have news to share or ...

 2018-09-21 11:20 

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Burgess, Rabbitohs players cleared in lewd video scandal...

England star Sam Burgess was cleared of any wrongdoing Friday after being caught up in a lewd video chat scandal, with a probe by his club South Sydney Rabbitohs deciding no player had broken any rules.The global network of Agence France Presse covers 151...

 2018-09-21 10:59 

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Hot tech sector prompts shakeup in S&P 500 stock indexes...

The hot and rapidly changing tech sector has prompted the S&P 500 stock index to reshuffle its components, opening up more chances to invest in Google, Netflix, Facebook and other stars after Friday's trading session.The global network of Agence Franc...

 2018-09-21 10:54 

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Delhi's last elephants await marching orders...

The mighty Heera marched through a crowded slum chewing bamboo, oblivious that freedom from life as one of Delhi's last six elephants at work in the polluted city could be just around the corner.The global network of Agence France Presse covers 151 co...

 2018-09-21 10:40 

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Desperate search resumes for missing after Lake Victoria disaster...

Tanzanian rescue workers scrambled Friday to find scores of people feared drowned after a ferry capsized in Lake Victoria, Africa's largest lake, killing at least 44 people.The global network of Agence France Presse covers 151 countriesIf you have new...

 2018-09-21 08:54 

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China anti-graft agency probes head of energy administration...

The head of China's energy administration has been placed under investigation by the country's anti-corruption watchdog, the latest top official ensnared in the Communist Party's campaign against graft.The global network of Agence France Press...

 2018-09-21 07:55 

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Kavanaugh sex assault accuser negotiates over US Senate showdown...

Christine Blasey Ford, the woman whose accusation of sexual assault 36 years ago threatens to derail President Donald Trump's conservative Supreme Court nominee, is now willing to testify in a showdown at the Senate Judiciary Committee.The global netw...

 2018-09-21 07:30 

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Santa Clara: Che's city but also Cuba's gay haven...

Jose Augustin Hernandez is a 53-year-old local government official in Cuba -- who is transgender, sports a flamboyant pink wig and goes by the name Adela.The global network of Agence France Presse covers 151 countriesIf you have news to share or a questio...

 2018-09-21 07:13 

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Afghan journalists dying in record numbers to report the war...

Moments after Afghan journalist Samim Faramarz wrapped up his live report on the latest suicide attack in Kabul, a car bomb exploded just metres away, killing him and his cameraman Ramiz Ahmadi.The global network of Agence France Presse covers 151 countri...

 2018-09-21 07:11 

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China anti-graft agency probes head of energy administration...

The head of China's energy administration has been placed under investigation by the country's anti-corruption watchdog, the latest top official ensnared in the Communist Party's campaign against graft.The global network of Agence France Press...

 2018-09-21 06:57 

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At least 44 dead in Tanzania as ferry capsizes in Lake Victoria...

At least 44 people died and scores were feared missing after a ferry capsized in Victoria, Africa's largest lake, with a desperate search for survivors set to resume in Tanzania on Friday.The global network of Agence France Presse covers 151 countries...

 2018-09-21 06:40 

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Most nations to miss UN target on chronic diseases: study...

More than half of all countries will likely fail to hit the UN target of reducing premature deaths from a quartet of chronic diseases by a third before 2030, researchers said Friday.The global network of Agence France Presse covers 151 countriesIf you hav...

 2018-09-21 05:34 

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Kavanaugh accuser willing to testify in US Senate: reports...

Christine Blasey Ford, the woman accusing Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexually assaulting her at a party 36 years ago, is willing to testify next week in front of the Senate Judiciary Committee, US media reported on Thursday.The global networ...

 2018-09-21 05:23 

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Disney admits Dark Side for 'Star Wars', plans release 'slowdown'...

There is a disturbance in the Force.The global network of Agence France Presse covers 151 countriesIf you have news to share or a question, comment or suggestion, contact us via......

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