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Afghanistan rivals resume talks for peace

A woman in skin-tight pants passed the Taliban delegation as they waited to enter the cavernous ballroom of the luxury Doha hotel hosting key ...

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Just like humans, cockatoos love to dance

The study follows a 2009 paper that found a head-bobbing Snowball possessed an advanced musical beat perception compared to other animals th...

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Bay Area billionaire Tom Steyer launches 2020 campaign after saying he wouldn't

Roughly half of the Democratic presidential contenders, seeking to appeal to the party's progressive base, have called on House Democrats to s...

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New UK PM must put Brexit plan to second referendum - Labour's Corbyn

What happens if there's a General Election? . Corbyn, an instinctive critic of the European Union , has so far resisted calls to make his p...

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Trump launches fresh onslaught on 'wacky' United Kingdom ambassador

Britain's ambassador to the United States Kim Darroch (C) listens as U.S. President Donald Trump and British Prime Minister Theresa May ho...

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Billionaire and former presidential candidate Ross Perot is dead at 89

Perot ran for president twice, in 1992 and 1996, and in his first go-around, he upset the apple cart. Just four days before the 2000 election,...

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Michelle Obama: Trump Inauguration Crowd ‘Not Reflective’ of America

Malia and Sasha were nine and six respectively when their father was elected in 2008, and they spent eight years living in the White House ....

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United Kingdom prime minister candidate Boris Johnson wants immigrants to learn English

The BBC, citing a party source, said more than 1,000 people could have multiple forms in the contest between Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt . ...

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Trump plans to hold July 4th 'Salute to America' every year

Environmental Defense Fund Action President Joe Bonfiglio said, "Trump has obviously seen the polls showing that Americans care about clean air,...

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Man climbs 1000 foot tall Shard skyscraper in London

The Shard is one of London's most popular tourist attractions. "Who actually has the energy to climb The Shard that early on a Monday morn...

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In Doha, Afghan delegates, Taliban agree to reduce ‘civilian casualties to zero’

The conference announced full support for peace negotiations now underway between the Taliban and the USA in Qatar to find out a political solut...

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Zelensky invites European Union to jointly assess Association Agreement

Relations between Ukraine and Russian Federation have been very stiff since Moscow's annexation of the Crimean Peninsula in 2014 and its assis...

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Woman Gave Birth to 2 Other Couple's Babies After Botched IVF: Lawsuit

A United States lawsuit filed in NY says the couple were shocked when their children were born to discover that neither was of Asian descent, ...

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Georgian TV Ceases Broadcasts After Vulgar Anti-Putin Rant

The controversy occurred amid weeks of violent protests in the former Soviet republic following a visit by a Russian lawmaker. Speaking in Ru...

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Executions 'rampant' in Philippine drug war, UN probe needed - Amnesty

Sign-up now and enjoy one (1) week free access! But rights groups claim a much higher death toll, including many suspects killed by motorcycle...

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UAE announces partial troop withdrawal from Yemen - Yemen

Naval forces from the Saudi-led coalition fighting in Yemen foiled an attempted attack on a commercial ship in the Red Sea by the Iran-aligned ...

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U.S. to sell arms worth United States dollars 2.2 billion to Taiwan

Last month, China's Foreign Ministry had urged the United States to halt the sale, calling it an "extremely sensitive and damaging " decisi...

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South African aiming to be 1st black African in space dies

Maseko, popularly known as Spaceboy and Afronaut , before his death would have been the first black African in space, after beating over a mi...

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Pelosi dismisses clout of AOC, House progressives in 'Twitter world'

Ocasio-Cortez fired back on Twitter , explaining that "whatever" is "public sentiment". "I promise you President Donald Trump and I will al...

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Trump says a strong economy is vital to maintaining a healthy environment

Trump did claim some environmental progress for his administration, predicting carbon emissions in the United States would drop this year and in...

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Iran surpasses uranium enrichment limit in first major breach of nuclear deal

President Donald Trump, who withdrew the USA from the deal and reimposed sanctions, is now pressuring Tehran to renegotiate the pact, saying "Ir...

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New York clears way for release of Trump's state tax returns

House of Representatives Ways & Means Committee, the U.S. Senate Finance Committee, or the Joint Committee on Taxation. Created to give Congr...

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Trump rips Fox News for using New York Times 'as a source'

Members of the Trump administration also defended conditions at the USA border after the New York Times published its report on Saturday. Br...

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Eric Swalwell says he's ending his 2020 presidential bid

As Swalwell quit the race, another Californian, Tom Steyer, who had earlier said he would not mount a 2020 presidential run, was preparing to an...

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Congolese warlord to face war crimes verdict

Congolese militia commander Bosco Ntaganda enters the courtroom of the ICC ( International Criminal Court ) during his trial at the Hague in...

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Passersby mistake bird doused in curry for exotic species

The seagull was taken to Tiggywinkles Wildlife Hospital in Buckinghamshire, southern England, after being rescued by members of the public. ...

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Humidity holds through weekend with chance for storms

Areas in the Pee Dee have about a 40% chance of storms while the Grand Strand has a slightly lower and later chance. Partly sunny, with a high n...

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7.1 magnitude quake strikes in eastern Indonesia, tsunami warning issued

The United States Geological Survey (USGS) reported the quake as being 6.9 magnitude in strength. There were no immediate reports of damag...

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Pelosi, AOC Clash over Reach of Progressives’ Influence

Omar wrote in response to Ocasio-Cortez, "Patetico!" Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, the firebrand representative from NY, hit back at House leaders...

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Cenbank governor axed for refusing rate cuts: Erdogan

She said the dismissal challenged the thesis that Erdogan would exhibit greater pragmatism after the defeat of his AK Party's candidate in the r...

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