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Turkey Syria offensive: Mitch McConnell attacks Trump


Created: Fri, 18 Oct 2019 21:50:29 GMT

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Republican Mitch McConnell calls Turkey's Syria offensive and the US troop withdrawal a "nightmare".

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El Chapo: Mexican president says police 'did right' to free drug lord's son


Created: Fri, 18 Oct 2019 20:04:25 GMT

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Police in the city of Culiacán were overpowered as they tried to arrest the drug cartel member.

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Hillary Clinton: Russia 'grooming' Democratic candidate


Created: Fri, 18 Oct 2019 21:23:01 GMT

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Hawaii congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard accuses Mrs Clinton of a campaign to "destroy my reputation".

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Brexit: No better outcome than my deal, says Johnson


Created: Fri, 18 Oct 2019 21:37:46 GMT

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Boris Johnson makes a fresh appeal to MPs ahead of Saturday's knife-edge Commons vote on his Brexit deal.

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US black school aide fired for rebuking boy's use of n-word


Created: Fri, 18 Oct 2019 21:52:35 GMT

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A school guard was fired for using a racial slur while telling a student not to use the same word.

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US astronauts complete first all-women spacewalk


Created: Fri, 18 Oct 2019 21:05:30 GMT

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Nasa astronauts Christina Koch and Jessica Meir spent over seven hours outside the ISS.

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Catalonia protests: Marches and general strike paralyse Barcelona


Created: Fri, 18 Oct 2019 21:15:41 GMT

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The Supreme Court decision to jail nine separatist leaders has enraged separatists in Catalonia.

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Swiss election: Why melting Alps could create a green wave


Created: Fri, 18 Oct 2019 23:30:07 GMT

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Greens are hoping to come second in Sunday's Swiss elections, eyeing a climate change opportunity.

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New Europol campaign reveals 'most wanted' women fugitives


Created: Fri, 18 Oct 2019 18:34:12 GMT

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The EU's crime agency publishes details of women involved in serious crime across Europe.

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Afghanistan mosque bombing kills 62 worshippers


Created: Fri, 18 Oct 2019 16:39:45 GMT

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The force of the blast destroyed the roof of the mosque, in eastern Nangarhar province.

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Bystanders rescue woman from train tracks


Created: Fri, 18 Oct 2019 19:05:27 GMT

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Footage shows a woman being knocked off a platform in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

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Nasa astronauts Christina Koch and Jessica Meir in all-women spacewalk


Created: Fri, 18 Oct 2019 19:50:11 GMT

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Two female astronauts made history as they replaced a power unit on the International Space Station.

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Boeing staff texted about 737 Max issue in 2016


Created: Fri, 18 Oct 2019 19:36:03 GMT

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A pilot allegedly wrote that he had "unknowingly" lied to regulators during tests of the 737 Max.

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Honduran president's brother guilty of drug smuggling


Created: Fri, 18 Oct 2019 18:45:47 GMT

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A jury in New York has convicted Juan Antonio Hernández on charges of trafficking cocaine into the US.

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Mohamed Ramadan: Egypt star in cockpit gets pilot banned for life


Created: Fri, 18 Oct 2019 18:56:34 GMT

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Egypt bans a pilot for life for allowing actor Mohamed Ramadan to sit in the cockpit during a flight.

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This gran picked up roadkill to create the perfect armchair


Created: Fri, 18 Oct 2019 18:36:07 GMT

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How Nanny Pat's homemade labour of love made her the internet's favourite grandmother.

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Horses, handshakes and bad edits: The dos and don’ts of political photo-ops


Created: Fri, 18 Oct 2019 23:04:43 GMT

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After Kim Jong-un is pictured on horseback, here's how other world leaders have utilised the cameras.

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Nasa Mars 2020 Mission's MiMi Aung on women in space


Created: Fri, 18 Oct 2019 23:50:50 GMT

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At 16, MiMi Aung travelled alone to the US for an education. Now she's a project lead on Nasa's Mars mission.

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The man who fed the world


Created: Fri, 18 Oct 2019 23:31:43 GMT

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In 1970 Dr Norman Borlaug was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for his pioneering work developing disease-resistant crops.

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Females IN: The women's group inspired by the Chibok girls


Created: Fri, 18 Oct 2019 23:07:31 GMT

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Women discuss issues from domestic violence to career advice in the million-strong Facebook group.

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Week in Pictures: 12 to 18 October 2019


Created: Fri, 18 Oct 2019 23:36:40 GMT

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A selection of the best news photographs from around the world, taken over the past week.

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Feeding ducks bread: Viral sign sparks anger and confusion


Created: Thu, 17 Oct 2019 23:24:53 GMT

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A sign has stirred up confusion and angry debate about whether or not ducks should eat bread.

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Fierce Australian dust storm turns day to night in seconds


Created: Fri, 18 Oct 2019 03:23:49 GMT

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Meteorologists say that as Australia's drought continues, the country will see more of such storms.

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Why is Banksy vetting the customers of his online store?


Created: Thu, 17 Oct 2019 12:50:57 GMT

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Anyone hoping to buy official merchandise from his new online store has to answer a question.

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Mexico's bid to detain El Chapo son 'a failure of everything'


Created: Fri, 18 Oct 2019 21:44:29 GMT

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The arrest then freeing of "El Chapo's" son could send the wrong signal to the drug cartels.

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'A stray baseball cracked my skull'


Created: Fri, 18 Oct 2019 20:32:50 GMT

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Fans have been left permanently disabled or even killed by rogue baseballs. So what's to be done?

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Canada election: Your questions answered


Created: Fri, 18 Oct 2019 20:19:20 GMT

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We answer a sample of readers' questions about Canada's federal election.

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Nigeria's Buhari saga: The fake wedding, the president and the family feud


Created: Fri, 18 Oct 2019 23:19:58 GMT

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Recent events involving Nigeria's President Buhari and his wife hint at tensions in the presidential villa.

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Bolivia election: An uncertain future for Evo Morales


Created: Fri, 18 Oct 2019 23:05:16 GMT

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Evo Morales is running for a fourth consecutive term in office but his rivals say enough is enough.

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Exarchia: How Airbnb angered Greek anarchists


Created: Fri, 18 Oct 2019 23:21:15 GMT

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Home rentals site Airbnb sparked a heated debate about sustainable tourism in an Athens district known for its radical politics.

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Is the Trump campaign spending $1m a week on ads?


Created: Fri, 18 Oct 2019 23:42:56 GMT

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Elizabeth Warren made the claim and accused Facebook of taking cash, "no questions asked".

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Sulli: The woman who rebelled against the K-pop world


Created: Thu, 17 Oct 2019 23:02:35 GMT

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K-pop stars are expected to maintain a perfect image at all times, but Sulli broke the mould.

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What happened this week in US impeachment saga?


Created: Thu, 17 Oct 2019 23:35:49 GMT

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From quid-pro-quo to arrests, we catch you up on the latest developments.

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'Go home and get in the fridge' - Guardiola's advice to his players at Christmas


Created: Fri, 18 Oct 2019 21:30:26 GMT

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Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola says he will advise his players to "get in the fridge for 48 hours" to combat their Christmas schedule.

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Australia's Hooper braced for breakdown battle with England flankers


Created: Fri, 18 Oct 2019 16:45:38 GMT

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Australia captain Michael Hooper expects England flankers Tom Curry and Sam Underhill be formidable opponents in Saturday's Rugby World Cup quarter-final.

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El Clasico: Barcelona v Real Madrid postponed because of fears over civil unrest


Created: Fri, 18 Oct 2019 13:13:29 GMT

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This month's El Clasico between Barcelona and Real Madrid is postponed because of fears of civil unrest.

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Old mates Jones & Cheika face off again in England-Australia quarter-final


Created: Fri, 18 Oct 2019 10:14:56 GMT

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Eddie Jones and Michael Cheika shared the same dressing room as players at Randwick; now they go head-to-head in a World Cup quarter-final.

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Nice 1-4 Paris St-Germain: Angel di Maria scores twice for PSG


Created: Fri, 18 Oct 2019 20:56:29 GMT

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Angel di Maria scores twice as Ligue 1 leaders Paris St-Germain beat nine-man Nice.

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Bulgaria coach Balakov resigns in wake of England game marred by fans' racism


Created: Fri, 18 Oct 2019 15:57:52 GMT

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Krasimir Balakov resigns as Bulgaria manager four days after claiming he did not hear racist chants in England's 6-0 win in Sofia.

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Russia & Kosovo will not meet because of 'security risks' - Uefa


Created: Fri, 18 Oct 2019 19:09:07 GMT

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Uefa rules that teams from Russia and Kosovo will not meet in European competitions until further notice because of "security risks".

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After years searching, I found my sister next door


Created: Sun, 13 Oct 2019 23:21:39 GMT

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Hillary and Dawn were strangers who shared a driveway - until Hillary made a life-altering discovery.

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Spikes - and other ways disabled people combat unwanted touching


Created: Mon, 14 Oct 2019 23:55:58 GMT

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When Bronwyn Berg found herself being manhandled once again, she decided to add spikes to her wheelchair to prevent a repeat.

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Yikes! Fox and rodent battle is top wildlife photo


Created: Tue, 15 Oct 2019 22:06:48 GMT

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A shot of a predator-prey confrontation wins the 2019 Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition.

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Yasuke: The mysterious African samurai


Created: Sun, 13 Oct 2019 23:25:50 GMT

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Yasuke was entrusted with decapitating his Japanese lord - a huge honour 500 years ago.

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The real (and fake) sex lives of Bella Thorne


Created: Wed, 16 Oct 2019 23:04:51 GMT

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The actress Bella Thorne opens up about sexuality, pornography, depression and feminism.

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Leonardo da Vinci feud: The 'earlier' Mona Lisa mystery


Created: Wed, 16 Oct 2019 23:19:36 GMT

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A London family is battling an international consortium over a potentially priceless painting.

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