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 2023-01-07 05:33 

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JUST IN — Republican Kevin McCarthy elected speaker of the US House of Representatives...

Four days and fifteen votes have ended with Kevin McCarthy finally being elected as speaker of the House of Representatives in the US Congress....

 2023-01-07 05:29 

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UN aid into Syria: How to stop it being used as a political football?...

On Monday, the UN decides on cross-border aid into Syria. So far, it seems Russia will not veto the resolution. But how can this problem, that turns Syria's displaced into diplomatic pawns, be resolved in the long term?...

 2023-01-07 04:49 

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US: McCarthy fails 14th bid to become speaker...

McCarthy received 216 votes, one short of what he needed for a victory. A faction of hardline Republicans are opposing his nomination....

 2023-01-07 03:34 

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Six-year-old Virginia boy in custody after shooting teacher...

Newport News police say the shooting was "not accidental" and are trying to determine how the child accessed the weapon. The boy has been taken into custody as police continue to investigate....

 2023-01-07 02:53 

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US: FDA approves anti-Alzheimer's drug...

Preliminary data from a September trial showed the drug slowed cognitive decline by 27% in patients. It also indicated that the treatment risks brain swelling and bleeding among some patients....

 2023-01-06 23:36 

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Mali pardons 49 Ivorian soldiers...

The soldiers were arrested in July and accused of conspiring against the Malian government. Three had been sentenced to death in absentia....

 2023-01-06 21:31 

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Ukrainians return to Kharkiv district leveled by Russia...

Saltivka is a northern district in the Ukrainian metropolis of Kharkiv. The suburban area was hit harder by Russian shelling than any other area in the country. Yet, despite the ongoing war, many people are returning....

 2023-01-06 20:48 

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Israel to sanction Palestinian Authority after UN vote...

The UN General Assembly has backed a Palestinian request to have the ICJ probe the occupation of the West Bank. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's government said Israel would "respond as necessary."...

 2023-01-06 20:39 

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Russian hackers targeted 3 US nuclear research labs: report...

The hacking team, known as Cold River, reportedly targeted three US nuclear research laboratories. The Brookhaven, Argonne and Lawrence Livermore National Laboratories were all targeted by the group, Reuters reported....

 2023-01-06 20:17 

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South Sudan journalists detained over viral video...

Several journalists have been arrested after a video of President Salva Kiir allegedly wetting himself went viral. A local journalist union has called for the investigation to be concluded quickly....

 2023-01-06 19:02 

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How ancient Rome's concrete recipe can help lower emissions...

Self-healing concrete was the foundation of ancient Rome's architectural legacy. A new study shows how to use the wonder material to create more sustainable concrete today....

 2023-01-06 16:29 

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Mexico: 29 killed in operation to arrest son of El Chapo...

Mexico says 29 people died in the raid that secured the arrest of the son of the notorious drug kingpin "El Chapo." The armed swoop came at the end of a six-month intelligence investigation....

 2023-01-06 16:20 

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Neuro athletic training: The secret to sporting success?...

More and more athletes are using mental training to improve their performance. But what do pens and rulers have to do with it? And can the brain train muscles?...

 2023-01-06 16:06 

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Dark days ahead for Africa if antimalarial drug resistance keeps rising...

Arteminisin is the most important component in antimalarial drugs, but an increasing number of parasites in Africa are now resistant to it. If action isn't taken swiftly, the consequences could be disastrous....

 2023-01-06 16:05 

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India: Bank executive fired for allegedly urinating on plane passenger...

US banking giant Wells Fargo fired Shankar Mishra after he allegedly urinated on another Air India flight passenger. Mishra said a settlement was reached and compensation paid to the woman he allegedly peed on....

 2023-01-06 15:31 

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Hungary: Will Orban weather the storms of 2023?...

Hungary's economy is in crisis, the country is isolated in Europe, and the EU is threatening to freeze its payments to the country. Can Orban survive?...

 2023-01-06 14:32 

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Deadly crane fall at Norway shopping center...

A construction crane that collapsed onto a shopping center has caused at least one fatality. The structure toppled over amid high winds....

 2023-01-06 14:31 

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Taliban criticizes Prince Harry over killings in Afghanistan...

The Taliban has condemned the British royal after he wrote about killing 25 people while serving in Afghanistan. The prince piloted an Apache helicopter during the war....

 2023-01-06 14:27 

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What are your new year's resolutions for 2023?...

A healthier diet, doing more sports, or spending more time with family and friends many people use the turn of the year as an occasion to make a change in their lives. What are your new year's resolutions for 2023?...

 2023-01-06 14:18 

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Iran: Journalist employed by reformist newspaper arrested...

Mehdi Beikoghli of the Etemad newspaper was involved in reporting on jailed anti-government demonstrators. Dozens of journalists have been arrested by the authorities in Iran, where censorship is widespread....

 2023-01-06 14:13 

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Mercedes plans own international electric charging network...

German carmaker Mercedes-Benz has announced plans to build network of fast-charging stations for electric cars in several of its core markets. It says they will be made available for drivers of any marque of car....

 2023-01-06 13:14 

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Tanzania: President Suluhu Hassan frees up political space under pressure...

Tanzania's leader has scrapped a ban on opposition rallies imposed by her autocratic predecessor, John Magufuli. The move was cautiously welcomed as a win for democracy by human rights groups and opposition parties....

 2023-01-06 12:13 

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Germany: NYE violence sparks debate about integration...

Attacks on police and emergency service during the New Year's Eve celebrations in ethnically diverse urban areas across Germany have given rise to a new immigration debate....

 2023-01-06 12:02 

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Eurozone inflation dips slightly for second straight month...

Inflation in the 19 countries using the euro stood at 9.2% year-on-year in December. Having peaked in October at 10.6%, a slight reduction in the pace of inflation is prompting hopes of the peak having passed....

 2023-01-06 11:54 

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Conductor Daniel Barenboim resigns as Berlin's State Opera director over ill health...

The world-renowned conductor, pianist and peace activist is stepping down as general musical director of Berlin's State Opera due to persistent health problems....

 2023-01-06 11:54 

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Conductor Daniel Barenboim resigns as Berlin State Opera director over ill health...

The world-renowned conductor, pianist and peace activist is stepping down as general musical director of the Berlin State Opera due to persistent health problems....

 2023-01-06 11:33 

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Why women and investing still aren't a match in Germany...

When it comes to investing money, women tend to leave decisions to their male partners. So-called finfluencers are trying to change this. But is it a good idea to rely on financial advice from the internet?...

 2023-01-06 11:17 

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From cocaine to Afghanistan killings: Prince Harry's 'Spare'...

Days ahead of the launch of Prince Harry's highly-anticipated memoir, "Spare," various revelations have emerged from the tell-all book....

 2023-01-06 11:02 

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Kenya: Police find body of LGBTQ activist in metal box...

Police in Keyna say they discovered the body of Edwin Chiloba in a metal box that was dumped by the side of a road. The famous LGBTQ rights campaigner has been the victim of previous physical attacks for his activism....

 2023-01-06 10:14 

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Climate-friendly, affordable housing: Is it possible?...

Our homes protect us from the rain and cold. But heating them requires a lot of energy and building them is bad for the climate as well. DW looks at more environmental ways of living....

 2023-01-06 10:12 

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Ukraine updates: Russia says cease-fire comes into effect...

The unilateral truce, which has been met with skepticism by Kyiv, is slated to be implemented for 36-hours. Meanwhile, some German politicians are calling for battle tank deliveries to Ukraine. DW has more....

 2023-01-06 09:37 

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US Soccer: Berhalter hopes to remain head coach amid domestic violence probe...

US national team coach Gregg Berhalter is embroiled in a public feud with the family of a star player. The mother of Borussia Dortmund's Gio Reyna has made a domestic violence claim against him, despite family ties....

 2023-01-06 09:31 

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Austria: Guard killed in shootout near Vienna...

Austria's Defense Ministry said a soldier argued with his superior, leading to the exchange of fire. Authorities are conducting a probe into the deadly incident...

 2023-01-06 09:24 

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Spike in German troop numbers asking not to be sent to war...

It's fewer than 1,000 troops, but nevertheless, the number of German Bundeswehr soldiers who asked to be exempted from serving in war zones rose markedly in 2022. This option dates back to the era of national service....

 2023-01-06 09:11 

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US warship transits through Taiwan Strait, China angered...

The US Navy said a guided missile destroyer sailed through the Taiwan Strait to demonstrate "freedom of navigation" in accordance with international law. The waterway is a flash point between Beijing and Taiwan....

 2023-01-06 09:07 

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Experts forecast 2023 travel preferences...

Analysists predict the coronavirus pandemic and inflation will continue shaping how and where we choose to spend our holidays in 2023. Environmental considerations will play a minor role....

 2023-01-06 06:12 

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NFL: Bills' Damar Hamlin awake, communicating, doctors say...

Buffalo Bills safety Damar Hamlin is awake and is showing "remarkable improvement" after suffering cardiac arrest during a game, which the NFL has said would not be rescheduled after play was stopped....

 2023-01-06 05:47 

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NFL: Bills' Hamlin awake, communicating, doctors say...

Buffalo Bills safety Damar Hamlin is awake and is showing "remarkable improvement" after suffering cardiac arrest during a game. The NFL...

 2023-01-06 04:22 

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Hawaii's Kilauea volcano erupts again...

This comes less than one month after Kilauea stopped erupting. It is one of the world's most active volcanoes....

 2023-01-05 23:41 

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US House speaker debacle goes on, 10th McCarthy bid fails...

Not since 1859, in the build-up to the Civil War, has the House demonstrated such disunity of the Speaker role. Republican Kevin McCarthy is facing increasing pressure to gather the necessary votes or step aside....

 2023-01-05 23:41 

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US House speaker debacle goes on, 11th McCarthy bid fails...

Not since 1859, in the build-up to the Civil War, has the House demonstrated such disunity of the Speaker role. Republican Kevin McCarthy is facing increasing pressure to gather the necessary votes or step aside....

 2023-01-05 23:29 

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US officially changes spelling of Turkey to Turkiye...

US diplomats and government statements in the future will now refer to the "Republic of Trkiye," several months after the Turkish government requested the change....

 2023-01-05 22:55 

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Ukraine and economy are burning issues for Germans in 2023...

The war in Ukraine, inflation and a fair distribution of financial burdens are the top issues on German voters' minds, according to the January 2023 edition of the monthly Deutschlandtrend survey....

 2023-01-05 22:50 

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US House speaker debacle goes on, ninth McCarthy bid fails...

Not since 1859, in the build-up to the Civil War, has the House demonstrated such disunity of the Speaker role. Republican Kevin McCarthy is facing increasing pressure to gather the necessary votes or step aside....

 2023-01-05 21:04 

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Ukraine says Russia cease-fire offer is a 'trick'...

Russia has unilaterally called for a cease-fire from noon local time on January 6 to midnight on January 7, the same time as Orthodox Christmas celebrations. Ukraine dismissed Putin's proposal as "hypocrisy."...

 2023-01-05 19:09 

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Ukraine updates: Germany and US to send armored vehicles...

Kyiv will receive a significant upgrade in firepower from Germany and the United States. Meanwhile, Russian Putin ordered a unilateral ceasefire for Orthodox Christmas. DW has the latest....

 2023-01-05 18:56 

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US restricts migrants from Cuba, Nicaragua and Haiti...

The new policy represents a major change to US immigration rules, with President Joe Biden telling migrants: "Do not just show up at the border."...

 2023-01-05 18:11 

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Ukraine updates: Germany reportedly to send armored vehicles...

France's recently announced plan to send light tanks to Ukraine has ramped up the pressure on Germany. Meanwhile, Russian Putin ordered a unilateral ceasefire for Orthodox Christmas. DW has the latest....

 2023-01-05 18:03 

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US Congress opens for third day without a speaker...

The House of Representatives is back in session, with the election of a speaker nowhere in sight. Republican Kevin McCarthy is facing increasing pressure to gather the necessary votes or step aside....

 2023-01-05 18:03 

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US House speaker vote spectacle continues...

The House of Representatives is back in session, with the election of a speaker nowhere in sight. Republican Kevin McCarthy is facing increasing pressure to gather the necessary votes or step aside....

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