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Italy becomes first G7 nation to sign up for China's 'Belt and Road'
Italy becomes first G7 nation to sign up for China's 'Belt and Road'

  Despite concerns raised by the U.S. and the European Union, Italy has signed [ ... ]

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Norwegian cruise ship in distress; passengers evacuated by helicopter
Norwegian cruise ship in distress; passengers evacuated by helicopter

  A cruise ship off the coast of Norway sent out a distress call on Saturd [ ... ]

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Synchronised swimmers perform in pool full of plastic
Synchronised swimmers perform in pool full of plastic

  Synchronised swimmers perform their World Championship routine in a pool ful [ ... ]

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Thousands march in London to demand people's vote on Brexit
Thousands march in London to demand people's vote on Brexit

  Thousands have gathered in London to attend the the ‘Put It To The [ ... ]

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Japanese baseball legend Ichiro Suzuki retires after sparkling 27-year career
Japanese baseball legend Ichiro Suzuki retires after sparkling 27-year career

  Japanese baseball legend Ichiro Suzuki was showered with cheers on Thurs [ ... ]

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UK teenager Aaron Campbell who raped & murdered 6-year-old Alesha MacPhail sentenced to 27 years behind bars
UK teenager Aaron Campbell who raped & murdered 6-year-old Alesha MacPhail sentenced to 27 years behind bars

  16-year-old Aaron Campbell who abducted, raped and murdered six-year-old Alesh [ ... ]

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Seoul Fashion Week 2019 at Dongdaemun Design Plaza
Seoul Fashion Week 2019 at Dongdaemun Design Plaza

  Once again it's time for Seoul Fashion Week at Dongdaemun Design Plaza The  [ ... ]

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Large-scale invasion: 45 rattlesnakes found under Texas home
Large-scale invasion: 45 rattlesnakes found under Texas home

  A man in Texas reported seeing "a few" snakes underneath his home. Whe [ ... ]

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Google slapped with third antitrust fine of US$1.7 bil by EU
Google slapped with third antitrust fine of US$1.7 bil by EU

  The EU has slapped Google with another big antitrust fine,.... this one for on [ ... ]

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Fed keeps benchmark interest rate unchanged at 2.25-2.5% range
Fed keeps benchmark interest rate unchanged at 2.25-2.5% range

  The Federal Reserve has left U.S. rates unchaged. No more rate hikes are  [ ... ]

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Google unveils video game streaming service called 'Stadia'
Google unveils video game streaming service called 'Stadia'

  Google has unveiled a browser-based video game streaming service dubbed 'S [ ... ]

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Experts point to possible faulty MCAS software in crashes of Ethiopian Airlines and Lion Air jets
Experts point to possible faulty MCAS software in crashes of Ethiopian Airlines and Lion Air jets

  While nations around the world are grounding Boeing's 737 Max 8 aircraft fol [ ... ]

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One person dead in Utrecht tram shooting
One person dead in Utrecht tram shooting

  At least one person has been killed and multiple people have been injure [ ... ]

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Record floods hit Nebraska
Record floods hit Nebraska

  Nebraska Emergency Management Agency says flooding has reached record leve [ ... ]

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New Zealand PM Jacinda Ardern says gun law reform will make community safer
New Zealand PM Jacinda Ardern says gun law reform will make community safer

  Over in New Zealand, the death toll from Friday's deadly shooting is now r [ ... ]

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Deutsche Bank and Commerzbank in merger talks
Deutsche Bank and Commerzbank in merger talks

  Germany's two biggest lenders, Deutsche Bank and Commerzbank, have confirm [ ... ]

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Violence erupts in Paris as ‘yellow vests’ clash with police
Violence erupts in Paris as ‘yellow vests’ clash with police

  Luxury shops along the Champs-Elysees were ransacked as fresh yellow vest  [ ... ]

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Swedish teenager and climate campaigner Greta Thunberg nominated for Nobel Peace Prize
Swedish teenager and climate campaigner Greta Thunberg nominated for Nobel Peace Prize

  A Swedish teenager has been nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize after kick-s [ ... ]

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Advanced tech brings changes to military units on inter-Korean border; smartphones and beyond
Advanced tech brings changes to military units on inter-Korean border; smartphones and beyond

  South Korea's advanced technology, and its widespread adoption, has changed  [ ... ]

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Senator hit with egg after Muslim immigration comments
Senator hit with egg after Muslim immigration comments

  An Australian senator who sparked outrage for blaming Muslim immigration f [ ... ]

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Australian suspect charged with murder over deadly mosque shootings
Australian suspect charged with murder over deadly mosque shootings

  An Australian national has been charged with murder... following the deadl [ ... ]

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Multiple dead after shooting at a New Zealand mosque
Multiple dead after shooting at a New Zealand mosque

  Police have described multiple fatalities in shootings at two mosques in t [ ... ]

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Abu Dhabi hosts the Middle East's first Special Olympics World Games
Abu Dhabi hosts the Middle East's first Special Olympics World Games

  A wind of change is blowing in the Middle East... as Abu Dhabi is hosting the  [ ... ]

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Queen of Spain & Prince Charles open Scrolla exhibition
Queen of Spain & Prince Charles open Scrolla exhibition

  Prince Charles and the Queen of Spain have opened a new exhibition on the  [ ... ]

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Facebook, Instagram partially down throughout many parts of world
Facebook, Instagram partially down throughout many parts of world

  Facebook and Instagram appear to be partially down for some users around t [ ... ]

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Small plane fatally crashes into family home
Small plane fatally crashes into family home

  One person has died after a twin-engine Piper PA-30 plane nose-dived i [ ... ]

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Brexit: MPs reject Theresa May's deal by 149 votes
Brexit: MPs reject Theresa May's deal by 149 votes

  Theresa May's Brexit deal has been defeated in the Commons by 391 votes to 2 [ ... ]

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Drone captures awesome new staircase sculpture in NYC
Drone captures awesome new staircase sculpture in NYC

  A climbable sculpture in New York City's newest neighbourhood opens to the [ ... ]

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Several countries suspend Boeing 737 MAX 8 after Ethiopia crash
Several countries suspend Boeing 737 MAX 8 after Ethiopia crash

  Multiple airlines have suspended the use of Boeing's 737 MAX 8 aircraft afte [ ... ]

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Dogs stage Brexit protest outside Parliament
Dogs stage Brexit protest outside Parliament

  Paw-litical dogs have staged a protest outside the Houses of Parliament, war [ ... ]

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5G-based driverless car hits Seoul city streets
5G-based driverless car hits Seoul city streets

  South Korea is set to become the first country in the world to launch 5G ser [ ... ]

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Dramatic moment avalanche cascades towards village
Dramatic moment avalanche cascades towards village

  This amateur video shows the moment an avalanche cascaded towards the village of [ ... ]

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Ethiopian Airlines plane crashes with 157 people on board
Ethiopian Airlines plane crashes with 157 people on board

  Kenya’s transport secretary James Macharia says the Ethiopian Airlines plane w [ ... ]

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Melania Trump: Media should stop gossips (about her)
Melania Trump: Media should stop gossips (about her)

  America’s First Lady Melania Trump has called for the media to put the o [ ... ]

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Putin's armored limo makes European debut at Geneva Motor Show
Putin's armored limo makes European debut at Geneva Motor Show

  Russia's premium carmaker Aurus, which builds limos for President Vladimir P [ ... ]

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Italy set to endorse China's One Belt, One Road, raising eyebrows in U.S.
Italy set to endorse China's One Belt, One Road, raising eyebrows in U.S.

  Italy is set to join China's massive One Belt, One Road project, becoming th [ ... ]

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University of Glasgow & Essex evacuated for suspicious packages
University of Glasgow & Essex evacuated for suspicious packages

  Two universities in Britain have been evacuated after reports of suspici [ ... ]

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Meghan Markle hints at baby daughter's delivery date
Meghan Markle hints at baby daughter's delivery date

  The Duchess of Sussex was seen looking down at her bump as she met Welsh Sec [ ... ]

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ECB to keep rates unchanged at 0% for 2019 amid weakening economy
ECB to keep rates unchanged at 0% for 2019 amid weakening economy

  The European Central Bank hinted it'll keep interest rates unchanged for the r [ ... ]

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Forbes 33rd Annual World's Billionaires list released
Forbes 33rd Annual World's Billionaires list released

  Forbes magazine has released its 33rd annual ranking of the world's billionair [ ... ]

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Hillary Clinton won’t be running in 2020 presidential race
Hillary Clinton won’t be running in 2020 presidential race

  Hillary Clinton has confirmed she won’t be running for president in the  [ ... ]

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Avalanche hitting highway with snow in US
Avalanche hitting highway with snow in US

  Drivers on the Interstate 70 in the US state of Colorado had a lucky escape  [ ... ]

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South Korea blanketed with toxic smog, fine dust
South Korea blanketed with toxic smog, fine dust

  Braving the dust to give us an update on the air pollution, we have our we [ ... ]

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Incredible footage captures funnel cloud forming in Georgia
Incredible footage captures funnel cloud forming in Georgia

  In the city of Byron, Georgia, footage shows an incredible funnel cloud forming  [ ... ]

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SpaceX Crew Dragon successfully docks at International Space Station
SpaceX Crew Dragon successfully docks at International Space Station

  Space X's Crew Dragon spacecraft has successfully docked at the Internationa [ ... ]

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Mesmerising moment NASA capsule takes off
Mesmerising moment NASA capsule takes off

  America's newest spacecraft for astronauts launched on Saturday on a missi [ ... ]

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China hosts its once-a-year meeting of the country's two top political bodies
China hosts its once-a-year meeting of the country's two top political bodies

  China convened the annual meeting of its two-largest political bodies... t [ ... ]

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Bushfire ravages through Victoria
Bushfire ravages through Victoria

  An out of control bushfire has dramatically spread through the Australian  [ ... ]

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Duke and Duchess of Cambridge get creative at CineMagic
Duke and Duchess of Cambridge get creative at CineMagic

  Prince William and Kate spent the second day of their visit to Northern Irel [ ... ]

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Summit appears to break down over N. Korea's other nuclear testing sites
Summit appears to break down over N. Korea's other nuclear testing sites

  And there's now extra focus on whether there are indeed more nuclear and mis [ ... ]

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Trump jets off from Hanoi after summit with Kim ends early
Trump jets off from Hanoi after summit with Kim ends early

  Donald Trump has left Vietnam after his summit with Kim Jong-un ended earl [ ... ]

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Tensions rise in South Asia as Pakistan shoots down two Indian jets
Tensions rise in South Asia as Pakistan shoots down two Indian jets

  A day after Indian jets launched an air strike on Pakistan-controlled Kashmi [ ... ]

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Donald Trump sits down to dinner with Kim Jong-un
Donald Trump sits down to dinner with Kim Jong-un

  President Donald Trump told reporters that he and North Korean Supreme Leade [ ... ]

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New images of plane that carried Sala released by the AAIB
New images of plane that carried Sala released by the AAIB

  New images of the plane that carried Emiliano Sala have been released by t [ ... ]

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Kim Jong-un on a surprise city tour on first day of Hanoi trip
Kim Jong-un on a surprise city tour on first day of Hanoi trip

  Kim Jong-un arrived in Vietnam today,... after a long train ride all the w [ ... ]

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Italian PM teaches Theresa May a lesson
Italian PM teaches Theresa May a lesson

  Italian prime minister Giuseppe Conte challenged UK prime minister There [ ... ]

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Kim Jong-un lookalike deported from Vietnam ahead of summit
Kim Jong-un lookalike deported from Vietnam ahead of summit

  A Kim Jong-un lookalike has been deported from Vietnam ahead of the summit [ ... ]

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Tech companies unveil new 5G smartphones ahead of MWC 2019
Tech companies unveil new 5G smartphones ahead of MWC 2019

  Alright all you tech fans out there.... be ready to be excited.... becau [ ... ]

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Black doggie vanishes in snow
Black doggie vanishes in snow

  A winter storm dumped record-breaking amounts of snow in Arizona Resident. [ ... ]

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R Kelly hands himself in to police after sex abuse charges
R Kelly hands himself in to police after sex abuse charges

  R&B star R Kelly has been arrested after handing himself in at a Chicago [ ... ]

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Israel launches first ever mission to moon
Israel launches first ever mission to moon

  Israel has launched a privately funded mission to the moon. The 'Beresheet'  [ ... ]

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Tiger vs man tug-of-war sparks outrage
Tiger vs man tug-of-war sparks outrage

  A zoo in Dartmouth has come under fire for charging members of the public  [ ... ]

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Last Isis fighters warned to surrender or die in Syria
Last Isis fighters warned to surrender or die in Syria

  The last remaining Isis fighters have been warned to surrender or die in [ ... ]

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Apple and Goldman Sachs teaming up for credit card
Apple and Goldman Sachs teaming up for credit card

  Apple and Goldman Sachs are joining hands to launch a new credit card.... wh [ ... ]

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New Samsung Galaxy S10s, foldable phone...
New Samsung Galaxy S10s, foldable phone...

  After months of anticipation,... only slightly dampened by leaked images in  [ ... ]

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Hilarious video shows ATM thieves failing
Hilarious video shows ATM thieves failing

  Police in Australia have shared footage of thieves attempting to steal a [ ... ]

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London Fashion Week 2019
London Fashion Week 2019

  The Duchess of Cornwall attended the London Fashion Week 2019 on behalf of the [ ... ]

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Donald Trump signs order to create United States Space Force
Donald Trump signs order to create United States Space Force

  President Donald Trump has moved a step closer to creating a United States S [ ... ]

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Lightsaber combat officially recognised as sport
Lightsaber combat officially recognised as sport

  Whoever thought you'd be able to actually compete using lightsabers from [ ... ]

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President Trump declares national emergency to build wall
President Trump declares national emergency to build wall

  President Donald Trump has announced he will declare a national emergency to [ ... ]

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Thousands of kids march in Brighton climate protest
Thousands of kids march in Brighton climate protest

  Tens of thousands of school children have missed school today to take part in  [ ... ]

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An American man describes mountain lion attack
An American man describes mountain lion attack

  An American man has described how he was attacked by a mountain lion when he [ ... ]

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Forbidden love in North Korea finds a way in Vietnam
Forbidden love in North Korea finds a way in Vietnam

  As Vietnam is set to host the upcoming North Korea-U.S. summit, a tale o [ ... ]

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Korean "artificial sun" breaks world record of retaining high plasma temperature for energy production
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  South Korea's nuclear scientists have conducted a revolutionary experime [ ... ]

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Man sues police; allegedly tased 11 times
Man sues police; allegedly tased 11 times

  A man in Arizona is suing police, claiming he was tased 11 times after he wa [ ... ]

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Arsenal's Aaron Ramsey to join Juventus for £400k-a-week
Arsenal's Aaron Ramsey to join Juventus for £400k-a-week

  Arsenal midfielder Aaron Ramsey has signed a pre-contract agreement to j [ ... ]

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Global recession on the horizon: Paul Krugman
Global recession on the horizon: Paul Krugman

  Nobel Prize-winning economist Paul Krugman says a global recession is on t [ ... ]

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Insect decline could have 'catastrophic' environmental impact
Insect decline could have 'catastrophic' environmental impact

  A recent study shows the number of insects around the world is declining r [ ... ]

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Amazon Go invents "Just Walk Out Shopping"
Amazon Go invents

  It's been a year since the first Amazon Go store was opened to the public. C [ ... ]

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Sala's death was a 'loss to everyone', says Cardiff manager
Sala's death was a 'loss to everyone', says Cardiff manager

  Cardiff City Football Club manager Neil Warnock says Emiliano Sala's death w [ ... ]

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Thai Princess Ubolratana Rajakanya hopes to be PM in Mar2019 election
Thai Princess Ubolratana Rajakanya hopes to be PM in Mar2019 election

  Meanwhile over in Thailand, a political party has nominated the King's sis [ ... ]

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Hanoi for second Pyeongyang-Washington summit confirmed by Kim-Trump
Hanoi for second Pyeongyang-Washington summit confirmed by Kim-Trump

  We begin with the ongoing preparations for the 2nd North Korea-U.S. summ [ ... ]

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All clear for blood plasma suspected of HIV contamination in China
All clear for blood plasma suspected of HIV contamination in China

  There has been yet another medical scandal in China... this time involvi [ ... ]

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Man leaves baby on train in Cleveland
Man leaves baby on train in Cleveland

  The transit authority for Cleveland, Ohio has released shocking surveillan [ ... ]

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Hotel booking sites to end 'misleading' sales tactics
Hotel booking sites to end 'misleading' sales tactics

  Expedia and trivago are among six online hotel booking sites that will m [ ... ]

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2nd Kim-Trump summit to be held Feb. 27-28 in Vietnam: Politico
2nd Kim-Trump summit to be held Feb. 27-28 in Vietnam: Politico

  President Trump is speaking to a joint session of Congress in his annual S [ ... ]

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Year of the Pig: Celebrations from Beijing to Pyongyang
Year of the Pig: Celebrations from Beijing to Pyongyang

  Millions of people across the world are celebrating the Lunar New Year [ ... ]

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Rice cake soup 'tteokguk,' a Lunar New Year tradition
Rice cake soup 'tteokguk,' a Lunar New Year tradition

  Speaking of Seollal traditions, the food most identified with the holiday is [ ... ]

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Five killed after plane crashes into house
Five killed after plane crashes into house

  Five people have died after a small twin-engine plane came apart mid-air [ ... ]

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Venice under water as high tide floods historic centre
Venice under water as high tide floods historic centre

  Parts of Venice's historic centre were affected by flooding after heav [ ... ]

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Stray leopard injures four in northern India
Stray leopard injures four in northern India

  A leopard strayed into a residential area in northern India before it atta [ ... ]

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Baby gorilla predicts the Super Bowl
Baby gorilla predicts the Super Bowl

  A baby gorilla at Dallas Zoo has predicted the outcome of Sunday's Super Bow [ ... ]

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Warmer weather causes ice jams on river in Illinois
Warmer weather causes ice jams on river in Illinois

  Warmer weather has caused ice jams on the Kankakee River in Illinois. Re [ ... ]

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Federal Reserve holds rates stable at 2.25-2.5%, will be "patient"...
Federal Reserve holds rates stable at 2.25-2.5%, will be

  The U.S. Federal Reserve has frozen its target interest rate,... signaling an en [ ... ]

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At least 8 dead in U.S. Midwest deep freeze
At least 8 dead in U.S. Midwest deep freeze

  A deadly arctic cold snap that's sweeping through the U.S. Midwest has now [ ... ]

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Dramatic footage shows man being rescued from icy lake
Dramatic footage shows man being rescued from icy lake

  Dramatic footage has emerged of a man being rescued by police officers fro [ ... ]

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Stranded passenger films from plane window at Manchester Airport
Stranded passenger films from plane window at Manchester Airport

  A stranded passenger has filmed the scene from a plane window at a snow-covere [ ... ]

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Apple's Q1 revenue declines as iPhone sales drop 15%
Apple's Q1 revenue declines as iPhone sales drop 15%

  30 Jan 2019 - Apple has released its earnings report for the first fiscal quar [ ... ]

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US Justice Department accuses Huawei of fraud, intellectual property theft
US Justice Department accuses Huawei of fraud, intellectual property theft

  The U.S. Justice Department has filed several federal charges against Chin [ ... ]

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Wildfire engulfs Cape Town mountain
Wildfire engulfs Cape Town mountain

  A wildfire that swept across Cape Town's famous Lion Head hill appears to  [ ... ]

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Novak Djokovic wins his 7th Australian Open men's singles title
Novak Djokovic wins his 7th Australian Open men's singles title

  Novak Djokovic has clinched the men's singles title at the 2019 Australian Ope [ ... ]

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20 dead after two bombs detonated in the Philippines
20 dead after two bombs detonated in the Philippines

  At least 20 people have died after two bombs were detonated outside a Roma [ ... ]

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Sexy North Korean performers in Beijing to improve ties
Sexy North Korean performers in Beijing to improve ties

  A group of North Korea's best musicians and dancers are putting on a series  [ ... ]

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Dancing nuns, rockstar priests greet Pope Francis in Panama
Dancing nuns, rockstar priests greet Pope Francis in Panama

  Dancing nuns, rockstar priests and hordes of adoring young fans lined the st [ ... ]

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Thousands march to change the date of Australia Day
Thousands march to change the date of Australia Day

  Thousands of people have taken to the streets of Melbourne and Sydney to [ ... ]

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Trump agrees to reopen government for three weeks after backing down from wall funding demands
Trump agrees to reopen government for three weeks after backing down from wall funding demands

  Our top story this evening. U.S. President Donald Trump signed a bill t [ ... ]

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Boeing completes first test flight of its driverless flying taxi
Boeing completes first test flight of its driverless flying taxi

  It looks like flying cars might soon be a reality. Aircraft maker Boeing  [ ... ]

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Google fined €50 million in France for breaching online privacy rules
Google fined €50 million in France for breaching online privacy rules

  French data regulators have fined Google 50 million euros, or 57 million d [ ... ]

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China posts lowest growth level in 28 years at 6.6% for 2018
China posts lowest growth level in 28 years at 6.6% for 2018

  New preliminary figures out of Beijing show China's growth rate plumme [ ... ]

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Newark airport shuts after drones spotted in the area
Newark airport shuts after drones spotted in the area

  Flights in and out of New York’s Newark Liberty International Airport we [ ... ]

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Search for Emiliano Sala's aircraft suspended in bad weather
Search for Emiliano Sala's aircraft suspended in bad weather

  Cardiff City record signing Emiliano Sala was on a light aircraft which went m [ ... ]

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Cristiano Ronaldo in court with wife-to-be Georgina Rodriguez for tax fraud charges
Cristiano Ronaldo in court with wife-to-be Georgina Rodriguez for tax fraud charges

  Juventus striker Cristiano Ronaldo arrives in court in Madrid with partner Geo [ ... ]

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Gigantic holes form in Iran due to excessive water pumping
Gigantic holes form in Iran due to excessive water pumping

  Gigantic holes in Iran were not caused by missiles or meteorites, but the  [ ... ]

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Vietnam likely locale for 2nd N. Korea-U.S. summit
Vietnam likely locale for 2nd N. Korea-U.S. summit

  North Korea and the United States have chosen a location for their lea [ ... ]

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Operation to rescue Spanish boy who fell down well continues
Operation to rescue Spanish boy who fell down well continues

  Attempts continue to rescue two-year-old Julen Rosello who fell down a 1 [ ... ]

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New 'chewing robot' helps develop softer food for the elderly
New 'chewing robot' helps develop softer food for the elderly

  Local scientists recently developed a robot that can measure how tough differe [ ... ]

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Controversial bull taming sport makes a comeback in India
Controversial bull taming sport makes a comeback in India

  A traditional, but controversial bull taming sport called Jallikattu has m [ ... ]

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Video shows 11 abandoned cats being rescued from boxes
Video shows 11 abandoned cats being rescued from boxes

  Video released by the Celia Hammond Animal Trust shows the heart-warming mom [ ... ]

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Horses gallop through bonfires at Luminarias Festival 2019
Horses gallop through bonfires at Luminarias Festival 2019

  Horses gallop through bonfires at the annual Luminarias festival which takes [ ... ]

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Robot replicates steps of 290-million-year-old creature
Robot replicates steps of 290-million-year-old creature

  Scientists present a walking, robotic replica of a 290-million-year-old Or [ ... ]

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