Pelosi says Trump's actions 'so much worse' than Richard Nixon

Pelosi says Trump's actions 'so much worse' than Richard Nixon

U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is amplifying her unfavorable comparison of President Donald Trump to fellow Republican Richard Nixon, saying that disgraced president at least cared enough about the country to leave office before his impeachment. Zac
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Bloomberg makes bombshell apology for "stop and frisk"

Bloomberg makes bombshell apology for "stop and frisk"

Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg admitted he was wrong to support the "stop and frisk" police practice that ensnared disproportionate numbers of blacks and Latinos, apologizing to a largely African-American church on Sunday as he weighs a
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Impeachment witnesses to detail Trump's Ukraine call

Impeachment witnesses to detail Trump's Ukraine call

The first week of televised impeachment hearings did not feature witnesses with direct knowledge of a controversial phone call at the hear of the probe. That changes this week.
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U.S., South Korea postpone military drills in bid to bolster N.Korea peace effort

U.S., South Korea postpone military drills in bid to bolster N.Korea peace effort

The United States and South Korea announced on Sunday they will postpone upcoming military drills in an effort to bolster a stalled peace push with North Korea, even as Washington denied the move amounted to another concession to Pyongyang.
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'My right to breathe': Indian students protest against pollution

'My right to breathe': Indian students protest against pollution

School children in New Delhi took an environmental oath together on Sunday during a protest against poor air quality, days after schools were shut to protect students' health.
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Protesters and police clash at barricaded Hong Kong university

Protesters and police clash at barricaded Hong Kong university

Hong Kong's Polytechnic University was the focal point of violent clashes between police and protesters on Sunday.
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Sri Lanka's new president: war hero or criminal?

Sri Lanka's new president: war hero or criminal?

Former defense chief Gotabaya Rajapaksa has won Sri Lanka's presidential election, seen by some as a strong hand to protect the country against extremism, and by others as a man who should be tried for alleged war crimes.
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Britain's Prince Andrew 'categorically" denies sex claims

Britain's Prince Andrew 'categorically" denies sex claims

Britain's Prince Andrew has given a rare interview in a bid to draw a line under a scandal over his relationship with Jeffrey Epstein and allegations he had sex with a teenage girl.
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Upset with NFL, Kaepernick moves tryout

Upset with NFL, Kaepernick moves tryout

Former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick, who kneeled in protest during the National Anthem, is trying to get back in the game with NFL tryouts but Saturday's planned audition hit a snag. Conway G.
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Trump pardons Army officers, restores Navy SEAL's rank

Trump pardons Army officers, restores Navy SEAL's rank

U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday pardoned two Army officers accused of war crimes in Afghanistan and restored the rank of a Navy SEAL platoon commander who was demoted for actions in Iraq, a move critics have said would undermine military justic
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White House budget official testifies in impeachment probe

White House budget official testifies in impeachment probe

Mark Sandy, the only official from the Office of Management and Budget to honor a request to testify by the Democratic-led House impeachment probe, testified Saturday in a closed-door hearing. Conway G. Gittens has the story.
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Death toll rises in Bolivia after soldiers move against protesters

Death toll rises in Bolivia after soldiers move against protesters

At least five people were killed in Bolivia on Friday as supporters of former President Evo Morales clashed with police in the rural region of Cochabamba, according to local media.
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Catalan separatists protest at Barcelona's main train station

Catalan separatists protest at Barcelona's main train station

A few hundred protesters gathered at Barcelona's main train station, Sants, on Saturday in the latest show of dissent after a Spanish court handed stiff sentences to nine Catalan separatist leaders last month.
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Paris police fire tear gas on 'yellow vest' protests anniversary

Paris police fire tear gas on 'yellow vest' protests anniversary

Paris police fired tear gas in northwestern and southern Paris on Saturday to drive back protesters marking the first anniversary of anti-government 'yellow vest' demonstrations.
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China's PLA soldiers help clean up Hong Kong streets

China's PLA soldiers help clean up Hong Kong streets

China's People's Liberation Army (PLA) soldiers in shorts and t-shirts made a surprising appearance in some Hong Kong streets on Saturday, briefly helping residents clean up debris and barricades after anti-government protests blocked roads.
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Suspected gunman in California high school shooting dies in hospital

Suspected gunman in California high school shooting dies in hospital

The student who killed two classmates and wounded three others before shooting himself in the head on his birthday died on Friday of his wounds, the Los Angeles County Sheriff's office said in a statement.
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'No problem' if vote proceeds without me- Bolivia's Morales

'No problem' if vote proceeds without me- Bolivia's Morales

Ousted Bolivian president Evo Morales said on Friday that fresh elections could be held without him, potentially removing an obstacle to choosing a new leader in the South American country thrown into turmoil by his resignation over a contested vote.
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Bloomberg would cut into Biden’s lead - poll

Bloomberg would cut into Biden’s lead - poll

If former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg enters the 2020 Democratic presidential nominating race, he will be the fifth most-popular candidate, and his presence may draw more support away from former Vice President Joe Biden than others, a new
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Yovanovitch 'intimidated' by Trump tweets during testimony

Yovanovitch 'intimidated' by Trump tweets during testimony

President Donald Trump launched a Twitter attack on a former U.S. ambassador to Ukraine on Friday while she was testifying during an impeachment hearing in Congress, in an extraordinary moment that Democrats said amounted to witness intimidation.
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Pope compares politicians who rage against gays to Hitler

Pope compares politicians who rage against gays to Hitler

Pope Francis said on Friday politicians who rage against homosexuals, gypsies and Jews remind him of Hitler.
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Roger Stone found guilty of 7 criminal charges

Roger Stone found guilty of 7 criminal charges

A jury convicted U.S. President Donald Trump's ally Roger Stone on Friday, finding the long-time Republican operative and self-proclaimed "dirty trickster" guilty on seven criminal counts of lying to Congress, obstruction and witness tampering. Jilli
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Trump attacks Yovanovitch as she testifies

Trump attacks Yovanovitch as she testifies

U.S. President Donald Trump attacked former U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine Marie Yovanovitch in a series of tweets on Friday as she testified during an impeachment hearing investigating the Republican president's handling of Ukraine.
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Japan's emperor spends a night with a goddess

Japan's emperor spends a night with a goddess

Japan's new emperor finishes last major accession rite but critics say it recalls the country's militaristic past.
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Prague locals tire of tourists, 30 years after end of Communism

Prague locals tire of tourists, 30 years after end of Communism

As Czechs prepare to mark 30 years since the Velvet Revolution ended Communism - ushering in a boom in tourism and considerable wealth along with it - not all local residents see the change as positive.
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Taylor Swift 'not allowed' to perform at awards amid music row

Taylor Swift 'not allowed' to perform at awards amid music row

American pop singer and songwriter Taylor Swift has told fans that her upcoming performance at a music awards ceremony is in doubt after two record executives said she could not perform her songs on television.
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'How could our system fail like this?': Yovanovitch

'How could our system fail like this?': Yovanovitch

The former U.S. ambassador to Ukraine, branded "bad news" by President Donald Trump, defended her record and told an impeachment hearing on Friday she had pursued anti-corruption efforts in Ukraine and did not understand why the Trump administration
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Iran doesn't want death of all Jews: Khamenei

Iran doesn't want death of all Jews: Khamenei

Iran's Ayatollah Khamenei says that his country is not calling for the elimination of the Jewish people, but believes people of all religions should decide Israel's future. Iran depends on European countries with high Jewish populations to keep the 2
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Hong Kong tips into recession amid protests

Hong Kong tips into recession amid protests

Hong Kong announced its economy has tipped into recession for the first time in a decade, as the financial hub braced for another weekend of anti-government protests.
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St. Mark's square closed as Venice flood waters rise

St. Mark's square closed as Venice flood waters rise

The mayor of Venice, Luigi Brugnaro, closed St. Mark's square on Friday deeming the flood waters too high to be safe as high tide peaked at 154cm.
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‘Oxygen Bar’ sells puff of fresh air to pollution-hit Delhi

‘Oxygen Bar’ sells puff of fresh air to pollution-hit Delhi

A puff of fresh air is what the Indian capital New Delhi is gasping for as air quality has been hovering from 'poor' to 'severe plus' since late October.
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South Korean company looks beyond 'Baby Shark'

South Korean company looks beyond 'Baby Shark'

Entertainment company SmartStudy struck Youtube gold when it added a K-pop beat to an old campfire song, "Baby Shark." Now, it says it's working on a new character and a big new market.
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Dueling narratives emerge after new Ukraine revelations

Dueling narratives emerge after new Ukraine revelations

After the first public hearings in the impeachment inquiry, the response to new Ukraine revelations ran along party lines on Capitol Hill.
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Hong Kong protesters are fortifying universities

Hong Kong protesters are fortifying universities

Hong Kong pro-democracy protesters paralyzed parts of the city for a fourth successive day on Thursday, forcing schools to close and blocking highways, as students built campus barricades and the government dismissed rumors of a curfew.
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Two dead, four injured in CA school shooting

Two dead, four injured in CA school shooting

A 16-year-old student dressed in black opened fire inside a Santa Clarita high school, Thursday, killing at least two people, wounding three and injuring himself, according to police. Jillian Kitchener has more.
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Pompeo says ISIS fight shifting to Africa

Pompeo says ISIS fight shifting to Africa

The global coalition to defeat Islamic State is turning its attention to combating the group in North and West Africa, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Thursday.
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Trump rallies supporters in Louisiana

Trump rallies supporters in Louisiana

U.S. President Donald Trump made his final appeal to Louisiana voters on Thursday to wrest power from the Deep South's only Democratic governor in an election later this week.
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Putin: we hope Trump visits Russia for Victory Day in May

Putin: we hope Trump visits Russia for Victory Day in May

Russian President Vladimir Putin said that while he hoped his U.S. counterpart Donald Trump would come to Moscow next year, he currently had no plans to meet Trump. Chris Dignam has more.
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Trump rallies supporters in Louisiana

Trump rallies supporters in Louisiana

U.S. President Donald Trump made his final appeal to Louisiana voters on Thursday to wrest power from the Deep South's only Democratic governor in an election later this week.
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Dueling narratives emerge after new Ukraine revelations

Dueling narratives emerge after new Ukraine revelations

After the first public hearings in the impeachment inquiry, the response to new Ukraine revelations ran along party lines on Capitol Hill.
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Hong Kong protesters are fortifying universities

Hong Kong protesters are fortifying universities

Hong Kong pro-democracy protesters paralyzed parts of the city for a fourth successive day on Thursday, forcing schools to close and blocking highways, as students built campus barricades and the government dismissed rumors of a curfew.
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Two dead, four injured in CA school shooting

Two dead, four injured in CA school shooting

A 16-year-old student dressed in black opened fire inside a Santa Clarita high school, Thursday, killing at least two people, wounding three and injuring himself, according to police. Jillian Kitchener has more.
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Pompeo says ISIS fight shifting to Africa

Pompeo says ISIS fight shifting to Africa

The global coalition to defeat Islamic State is turning its attention to combating the group in North and West Africa, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Thursday.
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Putin: we hope Trump visits Russia for Victory Day in May

Putin: we hope Trump visits Russia for Victory Day in May

Russian President Vladimir Putin said that while he hoped his U.S. counterpart Donald Trump would come to Moscow next year, he currently had no plans to meet Trump. Chris Dignam has more.
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Turkey to deport U.S. Islamic State detainee

Turkey to deport U.S. Islamic State detainee

Turkey said on Thursday that it would deport an American Islamic State detainee who was stranded at the border for several days after Greece refused entry.
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Farage decries Conservatives' 'disgraceful tactics'

Farage decries Conservatives' 'disgraceful tactics'

Brexit Party leader Nigel Farage said on Thursday that Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Conservative Party was using an array of 'disgraceful' tactics to try to prevent his candidates from standing in the Dec. 12 election.
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The mega project that failed to save Venice

The mega project that failed to save Venice

Project "Mose," like the biblical hero Moses, was supposed to prevent the sort of massive flooding that has hit Venice. But decades after its inception and billions in cost overruns later, the rusting mega project is still years from entering service
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Lander test gets China closer to Mars mission

Lander test gets China closer to Mars mission

A successful lander test takes China closer to its Mars mission, planned for 2020.
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Lack of forecast rains to prolong Australian bushfires threat

Lack of forecast rains to prolong Australian bushfires threat

Official weather forecasts for Australia out on Thursday showed no substantial rains for at least three months, providing grim news as firefighters battle to get more than 100 bushfires raging across the east coast under control.
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