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 2021-09-13 02:16 

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Ex-principal Faces Australia Court On Child Sex Abuse Charges...

A former principal accused of sexually abusing children at a Jewish ultra-Orthodox school in Australia appeared by video link on Monday on the opening day of pre-trial hearings.Malka Leifer, a dual Israeli-Australian citizen who was extradited to Australi...

 2021-09-13 02:11 

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Pop Princess Britney Spears Engaged To Boyfriend Sam Asghari...

Pop princess Britney Spears on Sunday announced her engagement to her boyfriend Sam Asghari via social media.Spears, 39, showed off a diamond ring in an Instagram micro-video post and wrote "I can't f***ing believe it!!!!!!!"...

 2021-09-13 02:03 

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Israeli Foreign Minister Proposes Development Plan For Gaza...

Israel's foreign minister has proposed improving living conditions in Gaza in exchange for calm from the enclave's Hamas Islamist leaders, aiming to solve "never-ending rounds of violence" as the two sides exchanged fresh fire over the wee...

 2021-09-13 01:57 

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UPS Exec Sees Supply Chain Disarray Extending Into 2022...

UPS is girding for more supply chain problems in 2022 after this year's upheaval, but does not expect the disruption to cause huge spikes in transport costs, the shipping giant's international president Scott Price told AFP. Price said low vaccina...

 2021-09-13 01:51 

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Macron's Disgraced Ex-bodyguard On Trial Over Assault...

President Emmanuel Macron's former bodyguard goes on trial on Monday for assaulting two people during a 2018 protest while posing as a police officer, in an incident that caused deep embarrassment for France's newly elected leader.Macron, who had ...

 2021-09-13 01:43 

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Peru's Dilemma: What To Do With Body Of Maoist Guerrilla Group Founder...

Peruvian officials faced a dilemma Sunday over what to do with the body of Abimael Guzman, the late founder of the brutal Shining Path guerrilla group, amid concerns his remains could be a rallying point for supporters.Guzman, leader of the group that spr...

 2021-09-13 01:38 

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Al Qaeda Leader Believed Dead Resurfaces In 9/11 Anniversary Video...

Al Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahiri on Saturday appeared in a video marking the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, months after rumors claimed he was dead. In a 60-minute video, al-Zawahiri offered evidence that he was still alive, mentioning a raid on a Russian m...

 2021-09-13 01:33 

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Oil Sector In Balance As Norway Votes...

Norwegians head to the polls on Monday, in a parliamentary election where the "Red-Green" opposition looks to be ahead, potentially influencing the fate of oil activities in the largest producer in Western Europe.According to opinion polls, a clea...

 2021-09-13 01:32 

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'Not An Election': Russians To Vote After Historic Crackdown...

Twenty apartments! A hundred cars! Tens of thousands in gift certificates! These are just some of the prizes up for grabs for Russians later this week. All they have to do is vote.After a year that saw a historic crackdown on the opposition and with Presi...

 2021-09-13 01:24 

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Dole Recall: Curly Leaf Parsley Pulled In 5 States Over E. Coli Concerns...

Dole Fresh Vegetables has recalled specific cases of its Curly Leaf Parsley products because of E. coli concerns. Consumers who may have bought an affected product are being advised not to eat it and discard it instead....

 2021-09-13 01:23 

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Mama June On Walking Away From '20 Years Of Toxicity': 'Most Amazing Feeling'...

June "Mama June" Shannon is opening up about the changes in her life now that she's moved on from her dark past....

 2021-09-13 01:21 

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Onus On Sport To Confront Online Racism Head On, Says Expert...

Sport cannot use the excuse that racism is "a societal issue" when it comes to stars suffering social media abuse, a leading figure at a global strategic consultancy has told AFP.Radha Balani, a director at thinkBeyond, which focuses on utilising ...

 2021-09-13 01:04 

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N. Korea Test-fires New 'Long-range Cruise Missile': KCNA...

North Korea test-fired a new "long-range cruise missile" over the weekend, state media reported Monday, calling it a "strategic weapon of great significance" amid a long standoff with the United States over its nuclear programme.Pictures i...

 2021-09-13 00:34 

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Peru's Dilemma: What To Do With Body Of Maoist Guerrilla Group Founder...

Peruvian officials faced a dilemma Sunday over what to do with the body of Abimael Guzman, the late founder of the brutal Shining Path guerrilla group, amid concerns his remains could be a rallying point for supporters.Guzman, leader of the group that spr...

 2021-09-13 00:16 

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Wrapping Of Arc De Triomphe Begins In Christo Tribute...

A first giant sheet of fabric was draped down the Arc de Triomphe in Paris on Sunday as work started to wrap the monument in a tribute to late artist Christo.After weeks of preparations, the final stage of the art installation has begun, with a silver-blu...

 2021-09-13 00:10 

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Ricciardo Wins At Monza, Verstappen Gets Grid Penalty Over Hamilton Wipe-out...

Daniel Ricciardo won the Italian Grand Prix on Sunday as Max Verstappen was blamed by the Monza stewards for the dramatic airborne crash with Lewis Hamilton who said his car's halo safety device "saved my neck".Red Bull's Verstappen, who l...

 2021-09-13 00:06 

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US Reality Show Making Activism A Competition Sparks Controversy...

A new US reality show that pits activists promoting charitable causes against each other and uses social media as one metric of their success has ignited controversy."The Activist," whose launch was announced this week, will be broadcast on the Am...

 2021-09-12 23:26 

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Death Stalks Colombian Defenders Of Nature...

As the sound of gunfire erupts near her office, Celia Umenza takes the briefest of pauses from discussing her battle against farming expansion and mining that threaten indigenous land and water in Colombia.Death is a constant companion for indigenous defe...

 2021-09-12 23:09 

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Another Deadly Year For LatAm Environment Defenders...

A record 227 people were killed worldwide in 2020 for their defense of nature -- more than four a week on average, and almost three-quarters of them in Latin America, environmental rights organization Global Witness said Sunday.For the second year in a ro...

 2021-09-12 22:52 

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Rudy Giuliani Turns 9/11 Memorial Dinner Into Bizarre Rant About China, Royal Family...

Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani was expected to make a solemn and retrospective address to attendees Saturday at a 9/11 Memorial on the 20th anniversary of the tragedy. His speech, however, involved a bizarre rant about China and the British roya...

 2021-09-12 22:49 

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NKorea Test-fires New 'Long-range Cruise Missile': KCNA...

North Korea has test-fired what it called a new type of "long-range cruise missile" over the weekend, the country's state Korean Central News Agency reported early Monday, amid a long standoff with the United States over denuclearization.The t...

 2021-09-12 22:44 

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Djokovic's Grand Slam Bid Foiled As Medvedev Wins US Open...

Daniil Medvedev shattered Novak Djokovic's Grand Slam with a straight sets victory in the US Open final here Sunday, denying the world number one a record-breaking 21st major men's singles title.Russia's second-ranked Medvedev dominated Djokov...

 2021-09-12 22:40 

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California Fires: Blaze That Burned Across An 8-Lane Highway Near LA Reopens After Long Battle...

Highway authorities on Sunday reopened nearly all lanes of Interstate 5 freeway near Castaic, California, roughly 40 miles northwest of Los Angeles, after firefighters helped mitigate a wildfire that had spread across dry hillsides.The Route Fire, aided b...

 2021-09-12 22:07 

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Tropical Storm Nicholas Threatens Heavy Rain, Flooding For Texas, Louisiana...

After forming over the Gulf of Mexico on Sunday, Tropical Storm Nicholas is expected to hit Texas and Louisiana over the next several days, bringing in threats of heavy rain, flooding, and a storm surge.Meteorologists have not been able to predict Nichola...

 2021-09-12 22:02 

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Three Murder Hornet Nests Have Been Located This Year, Two Eradicated...

The Washington State Department of Agriculture announced in a tweet Saturday that it eradicated a "murder hornet" nest, making it the second nest of the year. The department also confirmed that the year's third nest had been located a few mile...

 2021-09-12 21:29 

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Germany's Laschet And Scholz Trade Blows In Heated Election Debate...

Armin Laschet, the struggling chancellor candidate from Angela Merkel's conservative camp, went on the attack against his centre-left rival in a lively election debate Sunday, but failed to deliver a knock-out blow.With just two weeks to go before a g...

 2021-09-12 20:34 

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Agreement With Iran 'Gives Time To Diplomacy': IAEA...

The head of the UN's nuclear watchdog hailed a deal struck with Iran on Sunday over access to surveillance equipment at Iranian nuclear facilities, saying it allowed space for diplomatic talks.The agreement between Iran and the International Atomic En...

 2021-09-12 20:32 

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Hundreds Protest Brazil's Bolsonaro After Week Of Tension...

Several hundred Brazilians protested against President Jair Bolsonaro and demanded his impeachment in Sunday demonstrations called by conservative groups, days after a massive mobilization supporting the country's embattled far-right leader.The street...

 2021-09-12 20:21 

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Prince Andrew Lawsuit: Judge To Hold Pretrial Conference In Sexual Assault Case, Lawyers Question Papers Properly Served...

A federal court in New York will hold a pretrial conference Monday in the civil case filed by the woman who alleged that Prince Andrew sexually assaulted her in 2001, when she was 17 years old. Blackfords, a law firm representing Andrew, has questioned wh...

 2021-09-12 19:39 

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Paris Mayor Hidalgo Joins Battle To Topple Macron...

Paris Mayor Anne Hidalgo on Sunday launched her bid for the French presidency, stressing green and social issues, and far-right leader Marine Le Pen set out her vision for the top job as the race to unseat incumbent Emmanuel Macron gathers pace.Hidalgo, 6...

 2021-09-12 18:15 

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Surgeon General Insists Biden's Vaccine Requirements Are Legal Amid Lawsuit Threats...

There has been a wave of backlash and threats of lawsuits after President Joe Biden announced new COVID vaccine requirements. Among the new guidelines, vaccines are required for federal workers, healthcare workers, and businesses with more than 100 employ...

 2021-09-12 17:21 

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Guineans Fed Up With Conde Embrace Junta, For Now...

Even as African regional leaders press Guinea's new military government to restore civilian rule as soon as possible, people fed up of decades under Alpha Conde are inclined to support the junta -- for now.A poster around 20 metres (70 feet) wide appe...

 2021-09-12 17:13 

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Pope Calls For Openness After Meeting Hungary's Orban; Heads To Slovakia...

Pope Francis met Hungary's anti-migration Prime Minister Viktor Orban on a whistlestop trip to the country on Sunday in which he called for greater openness, before heading for a four-day tour of Slovakia....

 2021-09-12 16:21 

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US Economy: Joe Manchin Won't Support Democrats' $3.5 Trillion Package, Says It's Not Urgent...

Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.V., said Sunday on CNN that he would not support the Biden administration's $3.5 trillion budget bill citing a lack of "urgency." Manchin, who on Sept. 2 had called for a "strategic pause" in the Democrats' sp...

 2021-09-12 16:14 

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Paris Mayor Hidalgo Joins Macron Challengers In Race For President...

Paris Mayor Anne Hidalgo on Sunday announced plans to run for president next year and far-right leader Marine Le Pen set out her vision for the top job as the race to unseat incumbent Emmanuel Macron gathers pace.Hidalgo, 62, is one of a handful of candid...

 2021-09-12 15:44 

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Did Anyone Win The Powerball? Sept. 11 Winning Numbers, Monday's New Jackpot...

Saturday's Powerball drawing did not produce a grand prize winner for the estimated $409 million jackpot with a cash option of $295.7 million. The next drawing is Monday, with the jackpot climbing to an estimated $416 million, with a cash option of $3...

 2021-09-12 14:56 

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Bronx Toddler Horrifically Killed; Mom's Boyfriend Charged With Murder, Sexual Abuse...

A 23-year-old man in New York City was arrested on murder and sexual abuse charges Friday in connection with the death of his girlfriend's 1-year-old son....

 2021-09-12 14:21 

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Second Man Charged In Connection With Shooting That Killed 3-Year-Old...

Two men have been arrested in connection to a shooting in Charlotte, North Carolina, late Tuesday that left a 3-year-old boy dead.Jacob Lanier, 21, was arrested Friday and has been transferred to the custody of the Mecklenburg County Sheriff's Office....

 2021-09-12 14:00 

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Belarus Leader Praises Russia-led Drills, Eyes $1 Bln Arms Deal...

Belarus leader Alexander Lukashenko on Sunday said Minsk planned to buy $1 billion worth of Russian arms as he oversaw massive Moscow-led military drills that rattled some EU countries.Sporting green military uniform at a test range near the city of Baran...

 2021-09-12 13:32 

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France Confirms Deal With Greece For Six More Rafale Fighters: Defence Ministry...

France on Sunday confirmed that Greece had agreed to buy six more of its Rafale jets, bringing to 24 the number of French fighters sold to Athens for billions of euros."Excellent news: Greece has just announced its intention to acquire six additional ...

 2021-09-12 13:29 

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Tunisia's President Says Constitution Should Be Amended...

Tunisian President Kais Saied has announced plans to form a new government and said the constitution should be amended, weeks after he sacked his premier and suspended parliament in moves his critics called a coup.Speaking to two television channels after...

 2021-09-12 13:25 

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Bank Manager Allegedly Attacked, Called Racist Slur After Asking Client To Wear A Mask...

A Wells Fargo bank manager in California was allegedly called a racist slur and beaten after his shift ended by a customer who refused to wear a mask....

 2021-09-12 12:41 

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Mom Arrested For Allegedly Helping Her Son Beat Up Another Kid...

A 31-year-old mother has been arrested for allegedly helping two juveniles, including her son, beat up another child in Flagler County, Florida.The Flagler County Sheriff's Office (FSCO) arrested the Palm Coast mother, identified as Ashley Ruffin, on ...

 2021-09-12 12:20 

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5 Ways To Boost Your House's Street Appeal To Up Its Resale Value...

Street appeal, a term frequently used by real estate agents, fundamentally means the external beauty of a property and how vital is it in amping up the resale value of the same.Whether or not you plan on listing your property, the outer glimpse of the hou...

 2021-09-12 12:20 

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National Video Games Day 2021: History And Quotes About Digital Gaming...

National Video Games Day is observed annually on Sept. 12 to encourage all video game lovers to enjoy a good gaming challenge. The day provides the opportunity to grab a gaming console and solve digital missions and complicated tasks. Just try not to pres...

 2021-09-12 12:02 

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Pope Francis Calls For 'Openness' After Meeting Hungary's Orban...

Pope Francis met on Sunday with anti-migration Hungarian premier Viktor Orban before calling on pilgrims to be "open" and "considerate"; at a big open-air mass in Budapest.The head of 1.3 billion Catholics -- in Hungary to close the Interna...

 2021-09-12 11:58 

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Subway Employee Suspended After Defending Herself During Armed Robbery...

An employee of a Subway location in Rockford, Illinois, has been suspended after defending herself during an attempted robbery.The worker, identified as Araceli Sotelo, was working alone on Sept. 5 when an unnamed man walked into the restaurant located at...

 2021-09-12 11:30 

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National Day of Encouragement 2021: 10 Quotes To Lift Your Spirits...

National Day of Encouragement is marked annually on Sept. 12 to uplift and inspire people around us.This day is all about being positive. The date was chosen to honor those who motivated the people of the United States after the tragic 9/11 attacks in 200...

 2021-09-12 11:29 

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Tunisia's President Says Constitution Must Be Amended...

Tunisian President Kais Saied has announced plans to form a new government and said the constitution should be amended, weeks after he sacked his premier and suspended parliament in moves his critics called a coup.Speaking to two television channels after...

 2021-09-12 11:28 

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Cesar Millan's Pit Bull Allegedly Killed Queen Latifah's Dog, Attacked Gymnast: Lawsuit...

Cesar Millan, star of Emmy-nominated TV series "Dog Whisperer," is being sued by a gymnast claiming that one of his dogs attacked her and threw her professional career into jeopardy.Lidia Matiss alleged in the lawsuit obtained by TMZ that she was ...

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