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An election that defines the two faces of Chile

Sat, 18 Nov 2017 05:22:05 GMT

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A billionaire Chilean presidential hopeful is vowing to wind back recent economic and education reforms.



'The ground has shifted': Sex abuse allegations revive scrutiny of Bill Clinton

Sat, 18 Nov 2017 04:47:07 GMT

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A torrent of sexual abuse allegations against powerful figures in politics and media has reignited the defining political fight of the 1990s.



Surgery reveals North Korean defector, country, riddled with parasitic worms

Sat, 18 Nov 2017 03:28:04 GMT

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Surgeons struggling to save the soldier's life found dozens of parasitic worms, some as long as 27 centimetres, while repairing his intestinal wounds.



Teary Grenfell Tower survivors reunited with 200,000 personal items

Sat, 18 Nov 2017 03:20:03 GMT

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Michael Lockwood, who has overseen work at the gutted block, said items of great sentimental value, including jewellery and photos have been reunited with their owners.



Coal trumps Trump as climate talks villain

Sat, 18 Nov 2017 02:21:05 GMT

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The conference culminated in 20 countries - including New Zealand, the UK and Canada - creating a new Powering Past Coal alliance.



Yemen children are dying at a rate of 130 a day while Saudi-led blockade continues

Sat, 18 Nov 2017 00:38:07 GMT

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Save the Children say more than 50,000 children are believed to have died of hunger and disease in Yemen in 2017.



Zimbabwe's ruling party moves to expel Mugabe

Fri, 17 Nov 2017 23:16:04 GMT

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A majority of the leaders of the party, Zanu-PF, recommended Mugabe's expulsion from the very organisation had controlled since independence.



Argentinian submarine missing with 44 crew on board

Sat, 18 Nov 2017 06:53:04 GMT

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Military ships and aircraft have been dispatched to the coast of Argentina for a navy submarine missing for two days.



Casualties in UK helicopter and plane crash

Fri, 17 Nov 2017 17:35:02 GMT

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A mid-air collision between a helicopter and an aircraft in the south of England has resulted in a "number of casualties".



How $30,000 from Australia is wiping away tears in Sierra Leone

Fri, 17 Nov 2017 14:37:07 GMT

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A village devastated by Ebola has begged Australia to continue literacy funding.



Fighting for health and against corruption: The optimist of Sierra Leone

Fri, 17 Nov 2017 14:36:12 GMT

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Bailor Barrie grew up in the slums of Freetown and has returned there with a mission.



Fiji to move more than 40 villages inland as seas rise

Sat, 18 Nov 2017 02:36:05 GMT

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Fiji plans to move more than 40 villages to higher ground to escape coastal floods and is also working on ways to help future migrants from other Pacific island nations as sea levels rise, Fiji's attorney general said.



Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe appears in public for first time since coup

Fri, 17 Nov 2017 11:23:02 GMT

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Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe has made his first public appearance since the military put him under house arrest this week, attending a graduation ceremony in the capital, Harare, to applause.



Iraqi forces recapture last Islamic State-held town, marking end of 'caliphate'

Sat, 18 Nov 2017 03:43:05 GMT

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Iraqi forces captured the border town of Rawa, the last remaining town under Islamic State control, on Friday, signalling the complete defeat of the group's self-proclaimed caliphate.



Share bike company Bluegogo's woes blamed on Tiananmen Square 'prank'

Sat, 18 Nov 2017 00:00:04 GMT

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The young entrepreneur behind collapsed company Bluegogo has blamed a controversial Tiananmen Square advertising campaign for its woes.



Oops, Pentagon retweets call for Donald Trump, Roy Moore and Al Franken to resign

Fri, 17 Nov 2017 08:16:05 GMT

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The Pentagon's main account retweeted the message to its 5.2 million followers.



Mugabe tarnished the jewel of Africa, but it can sparkle again

Fri, 17 Nov 2017 04:35:07 GMT

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If you sat down and designed a country with glittering prospects, then you couldn't do much better than Zimbabwe.



Plans afoot to impeach Zimbabwe's Robert Mugabe as he's told his fate is sealed

Fri, 17 Nov 2017 07:19:07 GMT

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Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe is believed to be on the verge of resignation after he was presented with plans to unseat him



'This is a genuine crisis': The 'cliff edge' moment coming for Britain

Fri, 17 Nov 2017 09:05:12 GMT

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The so-called Brexit divorce agreement is deadlocked – still unsettled after six rounds of talks.



Japanese railway company offers abject apology after train leaves station 20 seconds early

Thu, 16 Nov 2017 22:49:02 GMT

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The No. 5255 Tsukuba Express train left a station at 9.44:20am instead of 9.44:40am.



Myanmar security forces 'targeting' Rohingya children in ethnic purge: report

Thu, 16 Nov 2017 22:46:05 GMT

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A Save the Children report reveals the deliberate targeting of children by Myanmar security forces driving Rohingya out of the country.



Sausage roll Jesus creates heartburn for British bakery firm

Thu, 16 Nov 2017 21:00:02 GMT

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London: A British bakery chain has apologised after creating a Nativity scene in which Baby Jesus, surrounded by three wise men, was replaced with a sausage roll.



Donald Trump's elephant trophy-hunting reverse sparks stampede of outrage

Fri, 17 Nov 2017 01:52:06 GMT

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Conservation groups decry a decision by the Trump administration to allow elephant hunters to bring back trophies.



US Representatives agree to $US1.5 trillion tax cuts

Thu, 16 Nov 2017 19:46:04 GMT

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United States House of Representatives has passed a wide-ranging rewrite of the tax code that could cut business and individual taxes by $US1.5 trillion.



Senior Democrat senator Al Franken 'sorry' for groping radio host in 2006

Thu, 16 Nov 2017 19:07:05 GMT

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A US senator touted as a presidential candidate has apologised for groping a woman when on a tour of the Middle East.



'Descending into outright dictatorship': Cambodia dissolves opposition party

Thu, 16 Nov 2017 15:19:02 GMT

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Cambodia's Supreme Court has dissolved the country's main opposition party, denying millions of Cambodians the opportunity to vote for their elected representatives in elections next year.



Suicide bomb attack strikes near Afghan political gathering

Thu, 16 Nov 2017 12:31:05 GMT

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A suicide bomb attack in the Afghan capital on Thursday near a gathering of supporters of an influential regional leader killed at least nine people and wounded many, the interior ministry said.



Rolf Harris cleared on one count, denied right to appeal on 11 other child sex convictions

Thu, 16 Nov 2017 13:20:04 GMT

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One of Rolf Harris' child sex convictions has been quashed on appeal, but he has been denied the right to appeal the other 11.



Final death toll from London's Grenfell Tower fire is 71, say police

Thu, 16 Nov 2017 09:50:05 GMT

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The final death toll from the fire that destroyed the Grenfell Tower social housing block in London in June is 71, police said on Thursday after five months of painstaking search and recovery operations.



Share bike bubble claims first big casualty as Bluegogo reportedly goes bankrupt

Thu, 16 Nov 2017 10:23:04 GMT

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The share bike business, which has pumped millions of bicycles onto city streets worldwide, has seen its first big casualty.



Costa Rica to share secrets of long life

Thu, 16 Nov 2017 06:55:02 GMT

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The secrets of longer living probably lie in the world's Blue Zones, areas singled out for their high-ageing populations.



Convicted cult leader Charles Manson, 83, hospitalised in California

Thu, 16 Nov 2017 06:48:02 GMT

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Jailed killer is in a Bakersfield, California hospital. His condition is unclear.



Chinese police find 14,000 bottles of fake Penfolds wine in counterfeiting scam

Thu, 16 Nov 2017 05:50:08 GMT

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Beijing: Shanghai police have seized 14,000 bottles of fake Penfolds wine being sold by counterfeiters in China.



UK explorer Benedict Allen sighted in remote Papua New Guinea jungle

Thu, 16 Nov 2017 14:48:02 GMT

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The family of a British explorer who has gone missing on an expedition to reach a remote tribe in Papua New Guinea have spoken of their concerns for his safety.



South Africa sends envoys to monitor knife-edge Zimbabwe

Thu, 16 Nov 2017 05:00:05 GMT

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Zimbabwe was on a knife's edge on Thursday as the army denied it had seized power but kept President Robert Mugabe and his family under house arrest.



Deadly flash floods mangle western Greek coast

Thu, 16 Nov 2017 03:11:08 GMT

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A raging torrent inundated two coastal towns west of Athens killing at least 15 people and making scores homeless.



Macron invites Hariri family to France 'not at all' for exile

Thu, 16 Nov 2017 02:11:06 GMT

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"We need a strong Lebanon with her territorial integrity respected," the French president said.



Guess who is making China great again?

Thu, 16 Nov 2017 13:53:05 GMT

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There is a saying "When you don't know where you're going, any road will get you there" and it perfectly sums up the contrast between China's President Xi Jinping and President Donald Trump.



Leonardo da Vinci painting sells for $US450 million, sets record as most expensive ever

Thu, 16 Nov 2017 01:58:12 GMT

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A painting thought by scholars to be one of only a few by Leonardo da Vinci to have survived the half-millennium since the artist's death has been sold at auction for $US400 million in New York.



'Gucci Grace' Mugabe's political ambitions and the toppling of her husband

Thu, 16 Nov 2017 00:36:05 GMT

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For all her purported attributes, Grace Mugabe is feared and has shown herself to be ruthless.



Ohio delays murderer's execution after struggling to find a vein

Wed, 15 Nov 2017 23:52:08 GMT

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The inmate had argued he was too sick for a lethal injection, but had lost a bid to be killed by firing squad instead.



Treasury secretary, wife pose with a sheet of dollars, get mocked online

Thu, 16 Nov 2017 02:28:04 GMT

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Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin did what just about anyone would do when presented with a newly minted sheet of American currency bearing their name and signature on Wednesday: he posed for a photo.



Cards Against Humanity buys land to stall construction of US-Mexico border wall

Wed, 15 Nov 2017 22:02:03 GMT

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The card game company is aiming to make building the wall "as time-consuming and expensive as possible".



Fox News' presenter debunks Hillary Clinton uranium fable, infuriates viewers

Wed, 15 Nov 2017 19:24:04 GMT

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Fox News anchor Shepherd Smith debunked what his own network has called the Hillary Clinton uranium "scandal," infuriating Fox viewers, some of whom suggested that he ought go work for CNN or MSNBC.



Pope Francis gets some hot new wheels - which he auctions for charity

Wed, 15 Nov 2017 19:12:04 GMT

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Pope Francis received some hot new wheels in the form of a white-and-yellow Lamborghini.



Zimbabwe: Is it a coup? Sure feels like one

Thu, 16 Nov 2017 00:47:12 GMT

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Military vehicles were stationed across Zimbabwe's capital early Wednesday, with the country's longtime leader under house arrest. But is it a military coup? Not at all, according to the military.



Australian diplomat Julian Simpson falls to his death from Manhattan balcony

Thu, 16 Nov 2017 00:02:08 GMT

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An Australian diplomat has fallen to his death from a Manhattan balcony after a night out with his wife and friends.



North Korea on Donald Trump's Asia visit: He deserves death

Wed, 15 Nov 2017 18:20:05 GMT

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North Korea gave its version of a diplomatic verdict on Wednesday on President Trump's recent trip to Asia: He's a coward who deserves to die.



'Look at our experience': British MPs' advice for Australia on same-sex marriage

Wed, 15 Nov 2017 21:53:04 GMT

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Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May says she hopes Australia will swiftly legislate gay marriage as Tory MPs dismissed fears it would undermine religion, citing England's own experience in introducing the change three years ago.



'It's all over now': California gunman went on rampage after neighbour dispute

Wed, 15 Nov 2017 15:14:05 GMT

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Sheridan Orr said her brother had a history of mental illness and episodes of rage. "There are certain people that do not need guns and my brother was clearly one of them," she said.



Scotland wins right to end the sale of cheap booze

Thu, 16 Nov 2017 02:32:50 GMT

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Scotland has won the right to be the first country in the world to tackle alcohol abuse by setting a minimum price on booze, after fighting whisky makers in court for five years.



A step forward as China 'special envoy' to travel to North Korea

Wed, 15 Nov 2017 05:45:02 GMT

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Beijing: Chinese president Xi Jinping will send a special envoy to North Korea on Friday, in what is being seen as a significant step forward in stalled diplomacy with the rogue nuclear state.



British and Spanish prime ministers say Russian entities meddled in elections

Wed, 15 Nov 2017 02:39:07 GMT

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In a remarkable one-two punch aimed at Russian hackers, bots and trolls, the prime ministers of Britain and Spain have separately accused Russian entities of meddling and have vowed to foil them.



US approves digital pill that tracks use when swallowed

Wed, 15 Nov 2017 04:22:03 GMT

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The decision marks a milestone in the convergence of technology and health care that also raises privacy concerns.



Zimbabwe army says it has taken over, President Robert Mugabe is 'safe'

Thu, 16 Nov 2017 03:47:07 GMT

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The statement came after gunfire and three explosions rocked the capital, Harare, in the early hours of Wednesday, prompting speculation that a military coup was underway.



Resigned PM Saad Hariri urges Lebanese to 'chill'

Tue, 14 Nov 2017 23:59:02 GMT

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Ten days after his surprise resignation plunged Lebanon into crisis and raised fears of regional turmoil, Prime Minister Saad Hariri on Tuesday called on everyone to "chill."



At ASEAN summit, leaders agree to ignore organisation's reason for being

Tue, 14 Nov 2017 23:20:05 GMT

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South-east Asian nations and their key allies, including Australia, have blown an opportunity to force Myanmar to end the worst atrocities committed against a civilian population in Asia for decades.



Flawless 163-carat diamond fetches $44.5 million in Geneva auction

Wed, 15 Nov 2017 01:15:02 GMT

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The stone, the centrepiece of an asymmetric gem-studded necklace, was the largest of its kind ever auctioned.



Emmanuel Macron's 'personality cult' party triggers mass defection

Tue, 14 Nov 2017 21:00:00 GMT

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Emmanuel Macron is facing his first internal revolt since his lightning rise to the French presidency.



Gunman among fatalities in California school shooting

Wed, 15 Nov 2017 14:23:06 GMT

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At least five people have been killed and two children wounded in a shooting near an elementary school in northern California, according to multiple media outlets.



China's carbon market ready - but waiting

Tue, 14 Nov 2017 19:26:05 GMT

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The world's largest carbon market is ready and waiting on Chinese government approval, but may miss a goal of launching in 2017.



Jeff Sessions changes his account, now recalls campaign talk on Russia

Wed, 15 Nov 2017 02:52:05 GMT

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US Attorney General Jeff Sessions says he now recalls a meeting with then- candidate Donald Trump and aides where campaign connections to Russia were discussed, despite earlier testimony.



'We know what you are doing': UK PM Theresa May slams Russia for election meddling

Tue, 14 Nov 2017 18:36:05 GMT

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Dispensing with diplomatic niceties, British Prime Minister Theresa May on Monday night charged Putin's Russia with attempting to "undermine free societies" and "sow discord".



Appeal offers hope for Sandy Hook families in suit against gun companies

Tue, 14 Nov 2017 16:12:14 GMT

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In a Supreme Court case to be heard on Wednesday, lawyers will deploy a novel strategy that they say could pierce the sweeping shield created by federal law that protects gun companies from litigation and has thwarted countless lawsuits after their weapons were used to commit crimes.



Sessions mulling second special counsel to investigate Republican concerns, letter shows

Tue, 14 Nov 2017 09:03:04 GMT

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US Attorney-General Jeff Sessions is entertaining the idea of appointing a second special counsel to investigate a host of Republican concerns.



Air raids on Syrian market in de-escalation zone kill dozens

Tue, 14 Nov 2017 06:28:04 GMT

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"De-escalation zones" were set up as safe zones earlier this year under a deal signed by Syrian government allies Russia and Iran, and Turkey.



Australia's 'game-changing' role against IS in Asia: Turnbull

Tue, 14 Nov 2017 06:46:04 GMT

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Manila: Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has taken credit for helping liberate the besieged Philippine city of Marawi after a bloody four month siege, saying Australia's role was a "game changer."



Scholarship to freedom among ideas to stem migrant crisis

Tue, 14 Nov 2017 02:40:06 GMT

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European and African ministers have agreed to take steps to improve conditions for migrants in Libya and seek paths to reach Europe legally.



'David Cop-a-feel': Ex-President George H.W. Bush accused of groping 16-year-old girl in 2003

Tue, 14 Nov 2017 02:18:06 GMT

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A woman alleged that George H.W. Bush groped her buttocks in 2003, when the woman was 16 years old, according to Time Magazine.



Iran ends earthquake rescue operations as death toll passes 450

Tue, 14 Nov 2017 12:03:05 GMT

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Iran said rescue operations have ended in areas hit by a powerful weekend earthquake that killed at least 452 people and injured thousands of others, state television reported.



Brazil resumes murder trial in BHP-Vale's Samarco mining disaster

Tue, 14 Nov 2017 01:30:07 GMT

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A court in Brazil has decided to resume criminal proceedings, including consideration of murder charges, related to the 2015 Samarco mine disaster.



Trump federal judge nominee is married to a White House lawyer

Tue, 14 Nov 2017 01:12:02 GMT

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The Senate Judiciary Committee asked Brett Talley if he would have any conflicts of interest if confirmed as a federal judge. He didn't say.



Bob Geldof calls Aung San Suu Kyi "handmaiden to genocide"

Tue, 14 Nov 2017 03:46:05 GMT

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Geldof says Suu Kyi's Freedom of Dublin "shames us all".



WikiLeaks sought for Assange to be named Australia's ambassador to US

Tue, 14 Nov 2017 03:40:03 GMT

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WikiLeaks sent a series of detailed requests - some acted upon - to Donald Trump jnr in the run-up the 2016 US election, according to a report in The Atlantic.



Malcolm Turnbull, Donald Trump private dinner scrapped

Tue, 14 Nov 2017 00:47:05 GMT

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Plans for US President Donald Trump and his new buddy Malcolm Turnbull to meet together for a private dinner on Monday night were cancelled at the last minute.



Legendary Russian daredevil Valery Rozov dies while Base jumping in the Himalayas

Tue, 14 Nov 2017 06:01:04 GMT

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Russian base jumper Valery Rozov was known in the world of extreme sports as "the limitless man," a world-famous daredevil who could leap from the world's greatest heights.



Boris Johnson apologises for distress over case of Briton held in Iran

Mon, 13 Nov 2017 19:20:04 GMT

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British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson has apologised for causing distress with remarks about a Iranian-British aid worker jailed in Iran.



Alabama candidate Roy Moore urged to 'step aside' after underage sex revelations

Tue, 14 Nov 2017 00:33:06 GMT

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Senate Republican leader called on Monday for candidate Roy Moore to "step aside" over allegations he had sexual contact with a 14-year-old girl.



Poland's `image problem': flag-waving racists pouring through the streets

Mon, 13 Nov 2017 18:44:05 GMT

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Poland, accused by European Union officials of undermining democracy, looked to mount a defence from criticism after white supremacists marched in Warsaw in the latest demonstration of nationalism surging across the continent.



North Korean soldier, shot and wounded, defects to South

Mon, 13 Nov 2017 17:58:04 GMT

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A North Korean soldier defected to the South on Monday after being shot and wounded by the North Korean military, South Korea said.



The photobomber offering a glimpse behind closed doors at ASEAN

Mon, 13 Nov 2017 17:31:04 GMT

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He's the Philippine government official who can't help taking a selfie. And sometimes, with press access limited, he often gives the world its the first - and only - glimpse of what goes on behind closed doors at the high-level meetings involving world leaders.



Trump boasts of 'great relationship' with Philippines' Duterte at first formal meeting

Mon, 13 Nov 2017 11:54:02 GMT

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President Donald Trump boasted of his 'great relationship' with Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte when the two met on Monday amid concern from human rights activists about thousands of extrajudicial killings in Mr Duterte's war on drugs.



'A step back': Emissions rise as world economy gathers pace

Mon, 13 Nov 2017 08:30:00 GMT

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Global carbon dioxide emissions from fossil fuels and industry have renewed their climb after a three-year pause, driven higher by economic acceleration and the failure to find alternatives particularly to oil, international researchers say.



Sexual misconduct revelations spread to US statehouses

Mon, 13 Nov 2017 07:29:05 GMT

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Veils of silence in legislative chambers are lifting as public disavowals and calls for resignations pour in against the accused, even from fellow party members.



US President Donald Trump baffled by group handshake

Mon, 13 Nov 2017 06:40:12 GMT

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President Donald Trump is known for his long, at times aggressive, handshakes with world leaders. But at an international summit in the Philippines he struggled briefly with a different kind of handshake.



Ancient shark with a snake head and 300 teeth found swimming off Portugal's coast

Mon, 13 Nov 2017 06:25:03 GMT

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Maybe it's time we re-evaluated our relationship with the oceans of the world.



Boris Johnson gets surprise support over Iran 'shambles'

Mon, 13 Nov 2017 05:12:08 GMT

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The husband of a British mother jailed in Iran has said Boris Johnson should not be sacked despite the "shambles" caused by the Foreign Secretary's claim that she was training journalists in Iran.



Ratko Mladic to be sentenced over Bosnian genocide despite failing health

Mon, 13 Nov 2017 04:54:07 GMT

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He may have 'one foot in the grave' but a verdict in the genocide trial of Ratko Mladic, the former Bosnian Serb general is expected this month.



Comey, called a 'liar' and 'leaker' by Trump, tweets a quote about truth and justice

Mon, 13 Nov 2017 04:26:02 GMT

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Former FBI director James Comey has been somewhat active on Twitter over the past month, mostly tweeting nature photos.



Slovenia's 'Instagram' president wins second term in run-off election

Mon, 13 Nov 2017 04:24:06 GMT

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Voters in Slovenia went to the polls on Sunday to decide a runoff election between a sitting president deeply rooted in the political establishment and a former actor who had appealed to the electorate by tapping into concern about the struggling economy.



Lebanese Prime Minister says he is 'free to return' from Saudi Arabia

Mon, 13 Nov 2017 04:19:05 GMT

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Lebanon's Prime Minister insisted on Sunday on television from Saudi Arabia that he was "free" to move as he pleased. He rejected suggestions by his political allies that he was coerced into leaving his post.



More than 400 millionaires tell Congress: Don't cut our taxes

Mon, 13 Nov 2017 04:10:06 GMT

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More than 400 American millionaires and billionaires are sending a letter to Congress this week urging Republican lawmakers not to cut their taxes.



Security breach and spilled secrets shake NSA to its core

Mon, 13 Nov 2017 00:21:05 GMT

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Jake Williams awoke in April in an Orlando, Florida, hotel where he was leading a training session. Checking Twitter, the cybersecurity expert was dismayed to discover that he had been thrust into the middle of one of the worst security debacles ever to befall US intelligence.



Trump meets Turnbull as Philippines and Australia get closer on terror funding

Mon, 13 Nov 2017 07:07:06 GMT

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Mercurial Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has signalled a deliberate turn towards Australia, as Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull promised that Canberra would share more intelligence on terrorism networks with the island nation.



Indonesia's wax Adolf Hitler removed after protests

Sun, 12 Nov 2017 21:13:04 GMT

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An Indonesian visual effects museum that encouraged visitors to take selfies with a waxwork of Hitler against a giant image of the Auschwitz extermination camp has removed the exhibit after protests.



Strong earthquake hits Iraq-Iran border, killing hundreds

Mon, 13 Nov 2017 22:31:05 GMT

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Thousands of Iranians have been left homeless at the start of winter and at least 450 people are dead after Iran's deadliest earthquake in more than a decade, state TV says.



Donald Trump is being 'played' by Vladimir Putin, ex-US intel officials say

Sun, 12 Nov 2017 18:29:03 GMT

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Two top former US intelligence officials said Sunday that President Donald Trump is being "played" by President Vladimir Putin.



Texas shooter Devin Kelley held gun to wife's head and threatened to pull trigger

Sun, 12 Nov 2017 17:25:03 GMT

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The man who killed 26 people in a Texas church once threatened to kill his then-wife.



'Why would he call me old?': A history of US-North Korea presidential insults

Sun, 12 Nov 2017 15:49:02 GMT

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North Korea is known for hurling insults at world leaders. Rarely have those leaders responded.



Papuan villagers near Freeport mine conflict zone are 'safe' despite unrest

Sun, 12 Nov 2017 06:38:05 GMT

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Timika, Papua: A community leader from one of the villages caught up in a conflict inside Papua's giant mining area has insisted that all villagers are safe.