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 2021-01-20 13:11 

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Pet Dog Bites Owner's Abusive Partner To Save Her From Being Assaulted...

A woman in Scotland was saved by her pet from being beaten up by her abusive partner following a drunken argument....

 2021-01-20 13:10 

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2 Dogs Charred To Death After Saving 10-Year-Old Owner From House Fire...

Two dogs are being hailed as heroes for saving the life of their 10-year-old owner from a house fire in Dinwiddie, Virginia, on Monday. Unfortunately, the pets did not survive.The Dinwiddie Emergency Communications Center said was called to the 12000 bloc...

 2021-01-20 12:59 

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India Villagers Celebrate Kamala Harris Ahead Of US Inauguration...

Villagers from Kamala Harris's ancestral home in southern India made offerings of fruit, lit firecrackers and prepared hundreds of snacks in celebration of her swearing-in Wednesday as US vice president....

 2021-01-20 12:51 

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Key Thai Opposition Figure Faces Royal Defamation Charge...

A Thai billionaire opposition figure was accused Wednesday of defaming the monarchy, a day after a court sentenced a former civil servant to more than 40 years in jail for lese majeste crimes.Thanathorn Juangroongruangkit, founder of the now-dissolved Fut...

 2021-01-20 12:51 

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Missouri Murder-Suicide: Mother Kills 3-Year-Old Child Before Shooting Self Inside Vehicle...

The death of a Missouri woman and her 3-year-old daughter last week was determined as a murder-suicide. Police said Tuesday they were investigating the case to find why the mother killed her child before shooting herself.Bridgeton police Maj. Mark Mossott...

 2021-01-20 12:50 

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Global Markets Firmer On Biden Inauguration...

World stock markets mostly rose Wednesday as investors awaited the inauguration of Joe Biden and took heart from comments by his Treasury nominee Janet Yellen on pushing through the new president's coronavirus stimulus package.In early afternoon deals...

 2021-01-20 12:50 

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Mother Of Two Dies After Husband Accidentally Runs Over Her While Parking Car...

In a tragic incident in the United Arab Emirates, a woman lost her life after her husband accidentally ran over her while parking his car. On Saturday, the man and the woman both Indian citizens arrived at a hospital in Ajman for a health check-up. The vi...

 2021-01-20 12:50 

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China Latest Of 60 Nations With UK Virus Strain As US To Rejoin WHO...

China confirmed Wednesday that it had detected the UK variant of the coronavirus, joining at least 60 other countries, as US President-elect Joe Biden's incoming administration committed to rejoining the World Health Organisation....

 2021-01-20 12:43 

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Nepali Climbers Overcame 'Treacherous' Conditions To Make History On K2...

A Nepali climbing team which made history at the weekend by becoming the first to summit the world's second-highest mountain in winter told Wednesday how they battled hurricane-force winds and freezing temperature to achieve the record.The triumphant ...

 2021-01-20 12:41 

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Kate Middleton Undergoes Makeover: Take A Look At Her New Style...

Kate Middleton is certainly an inspiration to many women when it comes to fashion choices. The Duchess of Cambridge is known for her sophisticated sense of style and her near-perfect hair.While the royal keeps her hair transformations rather subtle, they ...

 2021-01-20 12:40 

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Researchers' Lab-Grown Meat Replicates Real Meat's Natural Flavor, Texture...

Opening new vistas toward cruelty-free meat, researchers have now developed lab-grown meat that may be comparable to the real deal. In a new study published in Cells Tissues Organs, researchers from McMaster University described their concept for lab-grow...

 2021-01-20 12:31 

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Michigan Father Sentenced To Jail For 16-Year-Old Autistic Son's Drowning...

A Michigan father was sentenced to jail on Monday for the drowning of his 16-year-old nonverbal autistic son.Timothy Koets, a 51-year-old former Grand Rapids Community College assistant professor, has been sentenced to a minimum of two years and a maximum...

 2021-01-20 12:30 

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Who Killed Jamal Khashoggi? Biden Intel Chief Nominee To Declassify Report...

While it's been more than two years since Washington Post Journalist Jamal Khashoggi was murdered in Istanbul, the changing narratives by the Saudi authorities, complemented by a steady drip of leaks about the killing from Turkish officials, have made...

 2021-01-20 12:23 

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'The Bachelor' 2021 Spoilers: Episode 4 Sees A 'Trash Talking Face-Off' Follow Eliminations...

The 18 contestants left on Matt James' season will be in for quite a shock on episode 4 of "The Bachelor."After Sarah made her premature departure and Matt sent home Queen Victoria's nemesis Marylynn, as well as three other women, the Seas...

 2021-01-20 12:22 

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National Cheese Lover's Day 2021: 12 Amazing Facts For All Cheese Addicts...

National Cheese Lover's Day is here! Cheese goes way back to ancient times but is more popular than ever today. And every Jan. 20, people across the country who enjoy this dairy product can celebrate cheese in their own way.To commemorate National Che...

 2021-01-20 12:21 

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Listeria Alert: Pero Family Farms, Publix Recall Butternut Squash Products Due To Possible Contamination...

Pero Family Farms has recalled some of its butternut squash trays that are possibly contaminated with Listeria Monocytogenes. Following this, grocery chain Publix has also pulled some products containing butternut squash from its stores....

 2021-01-20 12:20 

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Colorado Woman Charged With Child Abuse After Her Dog Attacked 4-Year-Old Stepbrother...

A Colorado woman has been arrested on charges of child abuse after her dog attacked and injured her stepbrother.Zara Diaz, 21, was arrested Friday after her stepbrother, 4-year-old John Torres-Diaz III, was attacked by her dog on Jan. 11....

 2021-01-20 12:11 

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Giant Balloon Depicting Donald Trump As Baby In Diapers To Be The Newest Exhibit Of Museum Of London...

A giant balloon dubbed "Trump Baby" has been acquired by the Museum of London as its newest exhibit after having infamously been featured at protests around the world.At 20 feet, the balloon depicts outgoing U.S. President Donald Trump wearing dia...

 2021-01-20 12:11 

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Transfer Rumors: Spurs Are Chasing Ex-Liverpool $24M Forward Ahead Of Summer Window...

Tottenham Hotspur are reportedly planning to sign Southampton forward Danny Ings during the summer transfer window at the end of the 2020-21 season....

 2021-01-20 12:10 

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Man Strangles Girlfriend To Death, Hides Body Inside Apartment Wall For 3 Months...

A man in India killed his girlfriend and hid her body in the walls of his apartment for close to three months. The incident happened in the western Indian state of Maharashtra. Police said the victim, identified as Amita Mohite, was last seen with the acc...

 2021-01-20 12:01 

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Biden's Treasury Secretary Considers Curtailing Use Of Cryptocurrency For 'Illicit Financing'...

Treasury Secretary nominee Janet Yellen on Tuesday said cryptocurrencies are a "particular concern" especially when it comes to terrorist and other illicit financings.During her Senate confirmation hearing, Yellen was asked by Sen. Maggie Hassan (...

 2021-01-20 12:00 

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Affleck, De Armas Post Split: Ben's Brother Allegedly Dumped Ana's Life-Size Cutout...

After Ben Affleck and Ana de Armas broke up, people saw a man throwing out de Armas' life-size cutout from Affleck's property.Pictures of a man trashing a life-size photo of Affleck's former flame circulated all over the news following the ...

 2021-01-20 11:50 

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Former Oregon Teacher Pleads Guilty To Sex Trafficking A 15-Year-Old Girl...

A former elementary school teacher from Eugene, Oregon pleaded guilty on Tuesday to sex trafficking a minor.William Hamann, 38, has admitted to one count of sex trafficking of a child, the U.S. Attorney's office said in a release. He has been accused ...

 2021-01-20 11:41 

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'Among Us': How To Play As An Impostor With Elemental Powers...

InnerSloth's "Among Us" is already a cool game, with Impostors having mad skills that they can use to eliminate Crewmates, and Crewmates having the ability to call for Emergency Meetings to report who they think the Impostor is. A new mod aims...

 2021-01-20 11:40 

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Monarch Butterflies Moving Toward Extinction But Still Not Protected...

Western monarch butterfly populations are on a decline, and this year's migration showed the species' grim situation. From the millions of butterflies migrating in the 1980s, researchers only recorded less than 2,000 butterflies this year....

 2021-01-20 11:30 

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Liverpool 'Working Hard' To Beat AC Milan In Race To Sign Promising Center-Back...

Liverpool FC reportedly have joined AC Milan in the race to sign promising defender Loic Bade at the 2021 summer transfer window.Even though he may be more of a summer target than a January one, Liverpool are "working hard" to acquire the deal for...

 2021-01-20 11:20 

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F1: There Is A 'Real Chance' Lewis Hamilton May Not Race For Mercedes In 2021...

Lewis Hamilton reportedly could be replaced by George Russell at Mercedes ahead of the 2021 season of Formula One (F1).There is a "real chance" that Williams' highly-rated F1 driver Russell, who is also a Mercedes junior driver, could be signe...

 2021-01-20 11:19 

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Partial Lockdown In Beijing As UK Virus Variant Detected...

1.6 million residents were banned from leaving Beijing on Wednesday as two Covid-19 cases linked to a new UK virus variant were found in the Chinese capital.China has lauded its response to the pandemic, which emerged in the central city of Wuhan just ove...

 2021-01-20 11:11 

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Lotus Looks To An Electric Future With Alpine Deal...

A co-operation deal between British sports car maker Lotus and Alpine, owned by French giant Renault, is driven by a need to share supply chains and production facilities.The joint venture was announced last week and is aimed at accelerating the two firms...

 2021-01-20 11:10 

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Bitcoin Price More Likely To Halve Than Double This 2021: Deutsche Bank Survey...

Rising bitcoin prices and the frenzy surrounding tech stocks are the reasons why both are in bubble territory and expected to halve in value soon, a Deutsche Bank survey released Tuesday suggests....

 2021-01-20 10:53 

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Moscow Court Delays Navalny War Veteran Libel Trial...

A Moscow court on Wednesday postponed the start of the trial of detained Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny on charges of defaming a World War II veteran, his lawyers said.Olga Mikhailova, a lawyer for Navalny, told journalists the court pushed back the trial ...

 2021-01-20 10:23 

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Kim Kardashian, Kanye West Marital Breakdown To Be Featured On 'KUWTK' Final Season: Report...

Kim Kardashian and Kanye West's marriage issues and separation will be featured in the final episodes of "Keeping Up With the Kardashians" Season 20, according to a report....

 2021-01-20 10:17 

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Biden Plans Immediate Orders On Immigration, Covid, Environment...

US President-elect Joe Biden plans to kick off his new administration Wednesday with orders to restore the United States to the Paris climate accord and the World Health Organization, aides said.Biden will sign 17 orders and actions just hours after being...

 2021-01-20 10:11 

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Gay US Couple To Be Deported After Calling Bali 'Queer Friendly'...

A gay American couple is being deported from Bali after viral tweets that called the Indonesian resort island "queer friendly".The firestorm started when Kristen Gray tweeted over the weekend that she was enjoying "an elevated lifestyle at a m...

 2021-01-20 10:09 

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EU Chiefs Express Relief As 'Friend' Replaces Trump...

The European Union's top officials expressed relief on Wednesday that they would again have a friend in the White House as Joe Biden replaces Donald Trump.Charles Michel, president of the European Council, said the moment should be seized to form a ne...

 2021-01-20 10:00 

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China Dismisses Pompeo Uighur Genocide Claim As 'Outrageous Lies'...

China on Wednesday dismissed Washington's allegation that Beijing was committing genocide against Uighurs and other minorities as "outrageous lies" and "poison" in a rancourous epilogue to a combative period in relations between the su...

 2021-01-20 09:55 

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Steve Bannon And Lil Wayne Among 73 Pardoned On Trump's Last Day...

US President Donald Trump on Wednesday pardoned 73 people, including his former aide Steve Bannon and the rapper Lil Wayne, just hours before he was due to leave office.The list of those pardoned -- as well as 70 people whose sentences were commuted -- wa...

 2021-01-20 09:23 

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Israel Rights Group Breaks Taboo With 'Apartheid' Tag...

An Israeli non-governmental organisation has accused the Jewish state of "apartheid" in its treatment of Palestinians -- a taboo-breaking move that has seen its representatives banned from speaking in schools.B'Tselem said it carefully weighed...

 2021-01-20 09:21 

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China Dismisses Pompeo Uighur Genocide Claim As 'Outrageous Lies'...

China on Wednesday dismissed Washington's declaration that Beijing was committing genocide against Uighurs and other minorities as "outrageous lies" and "poison".Foreign ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying blamed the declaration of genoc...

 2021-01-20 09:16 

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Iran Hails End Of 'Tyrant' Trump, Says 'Ball In America's Court'...

Iran's President Hassan Rouhani on Wednesday hailed the White House departure of "tyrant" Donald Trump, saying that "the ball is in America's court" to return to a landmark nuclear deal and lift sanctions on Tehran.Trump is due to ...

 2021-01-20 09:09 

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EU Chiefs Express Relief As 'Friend' Replaces Trump...

The European Union's top officials expressed relief on Wednesday that they would again have a friend in the White House as Joe Biden replaces Donald Trump.Charles Michel, president of the European Council, said the moment should be seized to form a ne...

 2021-01-20 08:49 

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Alibaba's Shares Surge As Jack Ma Reappears...

Shares in internet giant Alibaba soared more than eight percent Wednesday after billionaire founder Jack Ma made his first public appearance since November, ending weeks of speculation about his whereabouts after the company took a kicking from Chinese re...

 2021-01-20 08:16 

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Peace Talks At 'Snail's Pace' Due To Taliban, Says Afghan Govt...

Afghan authorities lambasted the Taliban Wednesday for failing to actively participate in peace talks seeking to end the country's long-running war.Following months of deliberations and a first round that failed to achieve any major breakthrough, the ...

 2021-01-20 08:03 

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'Nancy Drew' Season 2, Episode 2 Spoilers; Teen Detective's New Love Interest Revealed...

The mystery of the ghost of the Agleaca will continue in "Nancy Drew" Season 2, Episode 2. The Drew Crew is not yet ready to move past the events of the last season, while the spirit is still out there haunting them with the visions of their death...

 2021-01-20 07:58 

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Iran's Rouhani Hails Departure Of 'Tyrant' Trump...

Iran's President Hassan Rouhani on Wednesday hailed the departure of "tyrant" US counterpart Donald Trump, who is due to leave office later in the day making way for President-elect Joe Biden.A "tyrant's era came to an end and today is...

 2021-01-20 07:49 

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WHO Says UK Strain In Over 60 Countries As Biden Mourns Covid Victims...

The UK coronavirus strain has spread to at least 60 countries, the World Health Organization reported Wednesday, after US President-elect Joe Biden led a moving tribute to American victims.Covid-19 has claimed more than two million lives globally since it...

 2021-01-20 07:36 

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Biden To Be Sworn In As 46th US President, Ending Trump Era...

Thirty-four years after first seeking the job, Joe Biden will be sworn in as the 46th US president Wednesday, drawing a curtain on the most tumultuous administration of modern times and charting a new course to tackle Covid-19 and unite a splintered natio...

 2021-01-20 07:31 

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Foreigners Without Face Masks Punished With Push-ups In Bali...

Foreigners caught not wearing face masks on the Indonesian resort island of Bali are being subject to an unusual punishment: push-ups.Video footage circulating on social media this week shows tourists in T-shirts and shorts being made to do the exercise i...

 2021-01-20 07:20 

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Partial Lockdown In Beijing Over Covid-19 Outbreak...

A partial lockdown was imposed on the Chinese capital Wednesday, with 1.6 million residents banned from leaving Beijing, after a handful of cases were detected.Seven cases were reported in the city on Wednesday, including six in southern Daxing district.A...

 2021-01-20 07:18 

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Trump Pardons 73 People, Including Steve Bannon, On Last Day...

US President Donald Trump on Wednesday pardoned 73 people, including his former aide Steve Bannon and other allies, just hours before he was due to leave office....

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