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 2020-11-29 09:51 

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Sydney Records Hottest November Night As Heatwave Sweeps City...

Sydney recorded its hottest November night as Australia's largest city suffered through a weekend heatwave that saw daytime temperatures peak above 40 degrees Celsius (104 degrees Fahrenheit).The overnight temperature did not drop below 25.3 degrees C...

 2020-11-29 09:46 

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Mammoth Move: Loneliest Elephant Heads To Cambodia After Cher Campaign...

Following years of public outcry and campaigning by American pop star Cher, the "world's loneliest elephant" embarked Sunday on a mammoth move from Pakistan to retirement in a Cambodian sanctuary.The famed singer and Oscar-winning actress has ...

 2020-11-29 08:55 

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French Ship Pulls 45 Migrants From Channel...

Forty-five migrants "including a pregnant woman and children" were rescued Saturday in the English Channel after their improvised boat found itself "in trouble" off Dunkirk, French authorities said.Several of the people "appeared to be...

 2020-11-29 08:36 

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Suicide Car Bomb Kills 30 Afghan Security Personnel...

A suicide car bomber struck an army base in Afghanistan on Sunday killing at least 30 security personnel, officials said, in one of the bloodiest attacks in recent months.The attack occurred on the outskirts of Ghazni city, capital of the eastern province...

 2020-11-29 07:58 

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Tyson Comeback Fight At 54 Ends With Draw Against Jones...

Mike Tyson's return to boxing at age 54 ended in a draw with 51-year-old Roy Jones Jr. on Saturday in an eight-round exhibition battle of former heavyweight champions.Fifteen years after retiring with a 2005 loss to journeyman Kevin McBride, Tyson mad...

 2020-11-29 07:53 

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Suicide Car Bomb Kills 26 Afghan Security Personnel...

A suicide car bomber struck an army base in Afghanistan on Sunday killing at least 26 security personnel, officials said, in one of the bloodiest attacks in recent months.The attack occurred on the outskirts of Ghazni city, capital of the eastern province...

 2020-11-29 07:52 

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Mike Tyson On Returning For Real Fight After Roy Jones Jr Draw...

Following a shocking draw with Roy Jones Jr., Mike Tyson has revealed his thoughts about a potential professional fight.After eight two-minute rounds of boxing, Tyson and Jones' epic exhibition match ended in a draw Saturday. During a post-match inter...

 2020-11-29 07:47 

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Poland's 'Revolution That We Cannot Stop'...

For Klementyna Suchanow, one of the leaders of Poland's protest movement, mass demonstrations against a tightening of abortion laws have turned into "a real revolution" against the current government.Suchanow, an author and editor and one of t...

 2020-11-29 07:17 

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Top Runners Brave Pollution, Pandemic In Delhi Half Marathon...

Elite runners brushed off poor air quality and a surge in coronavirus cases Sunday in India's capital for the Delhi Half Marathon, one of the country's first major sporting events since the pandemic started....

 2020-11-29 07:01 

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Kobe Bryant's Basketball Hall Of Fame Enshrinement Set For May 2021...

After a long wait, Kobe Bryant and other big NBA names will finally get enshrined at the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame. Aside from the late Los Angeles Lakers star, other players set to be inducted include Kevin Garnett, Tim Duncan and former ...

 2020-11-29 06:53 

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'Do You Believe': Pakistan Elephant Set For Flight After Cher Campaign...

Following years of public outcry and campaigning by American pop star Cher, the "world's loneliest elephant" was poised Sunday to embark on a mammoth journey from Pakistan to a sanctuary in Cambodia.The famed singer and Oscar-winning actress h...

 2020-11-29 06:44 

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Kate Middleton's Projects Could Have 'Long-Term Impact,' Report Says...

Kate Middleton has focused her efforts on helping moms, children and families, and an expert believes her work on behalf of them will have a long-term impact....

 2020-11-29 05:28 

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YouTuber Jake Paul Knocks Out Nate Robinson, Reveals He's Fighting With Broken Nose...

YouTuber Jake Paul registered the second win of his budding boxing career Saturday, knocking out former NBA player Nate Robinson in the second round at the Staples Center in Los Angeles.Paul had an impressive performance and revealed in a post-fight inter...

 2020-11-29 05:12 

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'Duck Dynasty's' Bella Robertson Engaged To Boyfriend Jacob Mayo After 6 Months Of Dating...

"Duck Dynasty" star Bella Robertson is engaged to her boyfriend, Jacob Mayo, just six months after they started dating.On Saturday, Robertson, 18, shared a sweet black-and-white photo booth image from their engagement celebration on Instagram with...

 2020-11-29 05:02 

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'Catastrophic': Balkan Healthcare Overwhelmed By Virus Surge...

Not enough beds and not enough doctors: a skyrocketing coronavirus caseload is pushing hospitals in the Balkans to the cusp of collapse, in chaotic scenes reminding some medics of the region's 1990s wars.After nearly a year of keeping outbreaks more o...

 2020-11-29 05:02 

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Award-winning Photojournalist Wounded Covering Paris Protest...

A press freedom group has denounced the "unacceptable4; injury of an award-winning Syrian photojournalist during a Paris protest against police brutality.Ameer Alhalbi, a freelance photographer who worked for Polka Magazine and AFP, was covering th...

 2020-11-29 04:59 

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Mysterious Monolith In US Desert Reportedly Disappears...

A mysterious metal monolith found in the remote desert of the western United States, sparking a national guessing game over how it got there, has apparently disappeared, officials said Saturday.The Bureau of Land Management in Utah said it had received &#...

 2020-11-29 04:40 

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Tottenham Rumors: Spurs Planning January Swoop For Chelsea Striker, Report Says...

Tottenham Hotspur is expected to make a move for Chelsea striker Olivier Giroud in the January window, a report says.The Spurs are set to face Chelsea Sunday at Stamford Bridge. Ahead of the Premier League clash between the two rivaling English clubs, Jos...

 2020-11-29 03:53 

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Gwyneth Paltrow's 1999 Best Actress Oscar Win 'Didn't Make Sense' To Glenn Close...

Gwyneth Paltrow's performance in "Shakespeare In Love" two decades ago wasn't worthy of her 1999 best actress Oscar win, according to Glenn Close....

 2020-11-29 03:25 

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Britain And France Sign Fresh Deal To Reduce Migrant Crossings...

Increased patrols and technology will be deployed along France's beaches under a new agreement between Paris and London aimed at stopping illegal migration across the Channel.A growing number of migrants have tried to reach Britain across the perilous...

 2020-11-29 03:10 

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Delayed Tokyo Olympics To Cost Additional $1.9bn: Report...

The coronavirus-delayed Tokyo Olympics could cost $1.9 billion more than its original budget of $13 billion, a 15 percent increase, a report said Sunday.The Olympics organisers will formally decide the increased budget for the Games as early as mid-Decemb...

 2020-11-29 03:09 

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Trump Loses Another Election Court Challenge...

The US state of Pennsylvania's supreme court dismissed another legal challenge to the election by supporters of President Donald Trump on Saturday, further reducing his already near-impossible odds of overturning the results.A Republican lawsuit had s...

 2020-11-29 03:05 

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Drive-ins, Scattered Huts: German Xmas Markets Find Ways Around Virus...

Chestnuts roasting, mulled wine steaming and music blaring from wooden chalets lined with artificial snow -- the Landshut Christmas market in southern Germany has all the usual trimmings.But this year, visitors must enjoy the sights and smells of the trad...

 2020-11-29 02:46 

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'Silent Majority' Of Poles Favour Strict Abortion Law...

While mass protests against a court verdict backing a near-total ban on abortion have taken on an increasingly political flavour in Poland, the devout Catholic country is far from turning pro-choice.Surveys show that Poles have grown comfortable with exis...

 2020-11-29 01:55 

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As Pandemic Closes New York Stores, Artists Move In...

Artists are taking over New York storefronts made empty by the coronavirus pandemic, receiving invaluable free exposure and breathing life into depressed shopping streets.Thousands of shops and restaurants have closed this year as the virus ravages the Bi...

 2020-11-29 01:42 

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Cyprus Olive Farmer Vows Change To Face Climate Challenge...

Standing in her olive grove in Cyprus, Elena Sampson sighs at the sight of hundreds of barren trees and vows to tackle climate change after another scorching year.The first of several heatwaves in 2020 descended in May, the flowering season for her 2,500 ...

 2020-11-29 01:15 

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Tough Security For Indian Kashmir's First Vote Since Autonomy Cancelled...

Thousands of troops guarded polling stations as Indian Kashmir on Saturday held its first direct elections since the government stripped its semi-autonomy last year.On high alert for attacks by separatist militants, dozens of police and paramilitaries wit...

 2020-11-29 01:08 

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Female Kicker Makes College American Football Breakthrough...

Vanderbilt University kicker Sarah Fuller made collegiate American football history Saturday as the first woman to play in a "Power Five" contest in the Commodores' 41-0 loss to Missouri.Fuller, goalkeeper for the school's Southeastern Con...

 2020-11-29 01:04 

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Liverpool Left Frustrated As Man City Click Into Gear...

Jurgen Klopp again fumed at a "dangerous" schedule as Liverpool had two goals disallowed and conceded two penalties in a 1-1 draw at Brighton, while Man City clicked back into gear with a 5-0 thrashing of Burnley.Liverpool edged back to the top of...

 2020-11-29 01:01 

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Canada Blocks Certain Drug Exports In Response To US Plan...

Canada announced Saturday a ban on exporting certain medicines that are or may soon be in short supply, a measure in response to a US plan to import drugs from its northern neighbor.The plan promoted by outgoing US President Donald Trump aimed at allowing...

 2020-11-28 23:11 

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Tristan Thompson Is Now Living The 'American Dream'...

Tristan Thompson is officially a citizen of the United States.The basketball player and baby daddy to Khloe Kardashian was born in Canada and was just sworn in as a U.S. citizen before Thanksgiving Day.The USCIS Media- Western Regions Twitter account post...

 2020-11-28 23:08 

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Montenegro, Serbia Expel Each Other's Ambassadors...

Montenegro and Serbia on Saturday expelled each other's ambassadors, both countries' foreign ministries said, in a move likely further to strain already tense relations between two former Yugoslav republics.Podgorica declared Serbian ambassador Vl...

 2020-11-28 23:06 

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'Top Gun 2' Star Miles Teller Opens Up About 'Torture Chamber' While Filming...

Tom Cruise fans have been waiting for years for a sequel to the 1986 film "Top Gun," and in 2021 they will finally get it. However, when "Top Gun: Maverick" is released, there will be several new faces on the cast, including Miles Teller....

 2020-11-28 22:23 

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Thousands In Argentina March Against New Move To Legalize Abortion...

Thousands of anti-abortion protesters, many of them mobilized by Catholic or evangelical groups, demonstrated on Saturday across Argentina against a government-backed new bill to legalize abortion.The largest group congregated in Buenos Aires before the C...

 2020-11-28 22:15 

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Who Is Patrick Byrne? 'Overstock' Founder Under Fire After Claiming He Can Save Election...

A Trump-supporter and conservative says he can gather a team of "hackers and crackers" to save the election and have Trump become president again. Patrick Byrne, the founder of Overstock.com, is no stranger to controversial topics. He was asked to...

 2020-11-28 21:41 

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What Los Angeles' Three Week Stay-At-Home Order Means For Residents...

Due to the increasing number of positive COVID-19 cases in Los Angeles County, health officials announced a three-week stay-at-home order, which will take effect starting Monday.The announcement comes after 4,544 positive COVID-19 cases have been confirme...

 2020-11-28 21:21 

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Iran Assassination Could Undercut Biden's Diplomatic Options...

The assassination of a top Iranian nuclear scientist, which Tehran has blamed on Israel, risks not only sharpening tensions across the region but also severely complicating plans by US President-elect Joe Biden to resume dialogue with the Islamic republic...

 2020-11-28 21:13 

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Joe Biden's Plans To Carry Out Every Proposal On The LGBTQ Community's List...

The LGBTQ community might be getting the things it's been asking for, for years, when President-elect Joe Biden takes office. When Biden was Vice President in 2012, he advocated for same-sex marriage and rights even before it became legal. He's lo...

 2020-11-28 19:49 

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'Saved By The Bell' Reboot Mocks Selena Gomez's Kidney Transplant, Fans Defend Singer...

Selena Gomez's fans were left furious after learning one of the scenes in the "Saved By the Bell" reboot appeared to mock the "Rare" singer's kidney transplant."Respect Selena Gomez" began trending on Twitter over the weeke...

 2020-11-28 19:01 

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Ethiopia's Abiy Says Tigray Fighting 'Completed' As Army Claims Regional Capital...

Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed said Saturday that military operations in the country's northern Tigray region were "completed" after the army claimed control of the regional capital, declaring victory in a three-week-old conflict that has...

 2020-11-28 18:55 

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Melania Trump Potential Memoir Already Ridiculed, Twitter Jokes About Plagiarizing Michelle Obama Book...

Melania Trump could be trying to cash In on a book detailing her time as First Lady after she exits the role in January, but Twitter users definitely don't think the book will be overly original.News of the potential plan to release a memoir was first...

 2020-11-28 18:08 

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French Protesters Clash With Police Over New Security Law...

Police and demonstrators clashed in Paris on Saturday as tens of thousands took to the streets to protest against new security legislation, a controversy intensified by the beating and racial abuse of a black man that shocked France....

 2020-11-28 18:01 

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Angelina Jolie Trends After Dad, Jon Voight Releases Pro-Trump Video...

Jon Voight's latest pro-Trump video has caused his daughter Angelina Jolie's name to trend on Twitter. The actor's warning about what could happen if Joe Biden is allowed to become president appears to have reminded the internet that Jolie and...

 2020-11-28 18:01 

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Hamilton Smashes Bahrain Track Record To Take 98th Pole...

Lewis Hamilton paid another rich tribute to the professionalism of his Mercedes team on Saturday after claiming the record-increasing 98th pole position of his career for the Bahrain Grand Prix.The newly-crowned seven-time champion produced a near-flawles...

 2020-11-28 17:53 

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Eric Trump Slammed For Questioning Joe Biden's Total Vote Count In 2020 Election...

Though Donald Trump has finally hinted that he will peacefully leave the White House and transfer the Presidency over to Joe Biden on January 20, 2021, that doesn't mean he, his family or his supporters are accepting the outcome of the election....

 2020-11-28 17:52 

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Clashes In Protests As France Reels From Police Violence...

Police and demonstrators clashed in Paris on Saturday as tens of thousands took to the streets to protest against new security legislation, a controversy intensified by the beating and racial abuse of a black man that shocked France....

 2020-11-28 17:51 

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Ethiopia's Army Says It Is In Control Of Tigray Capital...

Ethiopia's army said Saturday it was in control of the capital of the Tigray region, and was hunting for its dissident leaders.The announcement came after heavy shelling was reported in Mekele, a city of half a million people, as it braced for a milit...

 2020-11-28 17:34 

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Pope Appoints First African American Cardinal...

Pope Francis created 13 new cardinals on Saturday -- including the first African-American -- putting his personal stamp on the body that will one day choose his successor.Under the soaring dome of St Peter's Basilica, the new "princes of the Churc...

 2020-11-28 17:21 

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SAGE Holiday Guidelines Warn UK Households 'No Games' Amid COVID-19 Pandemic...

The Christmas holiday might look a little different all over the world this year. Those living in the UK received news last week that the lockdown restrictions will be loosened up starting Dec. 23 and going until Dec. 27, which includes Christmas Eve and ...

 2020-11-28 16:45 

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Ethiopia's Abiy Says Army Enters Tigray Capital...

Ethiopia's army entered the capital of the Tigray region on Saturday, Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed announced, as the city of half a million people braced for an all-out offensive by government forces against its dissident leaders.The local government sai...

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