U.S. House votes to restore minority voting protections

U.S. House votes to restore minority voting protections

The U.S. House of Representatives passed a package of bills Friday aimed at guarding against racial discrimination in elections. Roger Fortuna Reports.
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Bloomberg on his Democratic rivals: 'Trump will eat 'em up'

Bloomberg on his Democratic rivals: 'Trump will eat 'em up'

Democratic presidential contender Michael Bloomberg said in an interview that aired on Friday that Donald Trump would easily defeat any of his Democratic White House rivals in next year’s election. Lisa Bernhard has more.
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Saudi airman suspected in Pensacola military base shooting

Saudi airman suspected in Pensacola military base shooting

Officials said a member of the Saudi Air Force was a suspect in Friday's shooting at Naval Air Station Pensacola that left four people dead including the gunman and eight people injured. Colette Luke has more.
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Ruiz and Joshua get set for rematch in Saudi Arabia

Ruiz and Joshua get set for rematch in Saudi Arabia

Saturday's heavyweight title rematch between Andy Ruiz and Anthony Joshua has been billed the 'Clash on the Dunes' by promoters eager to accept the highly lucrative if also controversial Saudi invitation. Freddie Joyner has more.
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White House won't participate in Trump impeachment hearing

White House won't participate in Trump impeachment hearing

The White House said on Friday it would refuse to take part in hearings in the U.S. House of Representatives set for next week that will consider what articles of impeachment to bring against President Donald Trump.
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Anger mixes with mourning in Iraq's Nassiriya

Anger mixes with mourning in Iraq's Nassiriya

Iraqis in the southern town of Nassiriya hold a mile-long march to commemorate deaths there since protests began. In particular, last Thursday, when security forces gunned down unarmed protesters in the single bloodiest day.
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Thunberg says 'our voices' being heard but not translating into action

Thunberg says 'our voices' being heard but not translating into action

Teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg said on Friday the voices of climate strikers are being heard but politicians are still not taking action.
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Record glacial melt in Alaska, climate activists demand action

Record glacial melt in Alaska, climate activists demand action

As scientists say Alaska's glaciers are melting at record or near-record levels, climate activists demand action from world leaders. Jillian Kitchener has more.
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Victoria Falls shrink to a trickle, feeding climate change fears

Victoria Falls shrink to a trickle, feeding climate change fears

Victoria Falls is in the midst of the worst drought in a century and has slowed the waterfalls, with local tourist trade amongst those affected.
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Angela Merkel visits the Auschwitz-Birkenau memorial

Angela Merkel visits the Auschwitz-Birkenau memorial

German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki walked past the infamous "Work Sets You Free" gate at the Auschwitz memorial on Friday.
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Can striking cops and transport freeze France?

Can striking cops and transport freeze France?

Subway workers, bus drivers, teachers, police, and more: The protests over changes to France's pension system are grinding parts of the country to a halt. The outcome may depend on how long it can hold public support.
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Sydney's skies turn orange as bushfires rage

Sydney's skies turn orange as bushfires rage

Bushfire fanned by winds joined into a single giant blaze north of Sydney late on Friday, blanketing Australia's biggest city in hazardous smoke, turning the skies orange.
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The seats where Brexit could decide the UK's election

The seats where Brexit could decide the UK's election

With the issue of Brexit eroding party loyalties, several marginal seats are in the spotlight - and could be crucial in determining Britain's future.
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Indian police kill 4 men suspected of gang rape, murder; draw cheers

Indian police kill 4 men suspected of gang rape, murder; draw cheers

Indian police shot dead four men on Friday who were suspected of raping and killing a 27-year-old veterinarian in the city of Hyderabad, a police official told Reuters, drawing applause from her family and citizens outraged over crimes against women.
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Japan's 600-year-old record on global warming

Japan's 600-year-old record on global warming

For nearly 600 years, priests at Japan's Yatsurugi Shrine have diligently recorded the appearance of a unique weather phenomenon. These records represent one of the world's oldest continuous measurements of climate change, but now present a stark war
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N. Korea uses old taunt in new warning to Trump

N. Korea uses old taunt in new warning to Trump

Trump sparked an angry response from North Korea after he called Supreme Leader Kim Jong Un "rocket man" earlier this week. Pyongyang On Thursday responded by calling him a "dotard," reviving one of Kim's more headline-grabbing insults from the days
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Four killed in Florida hijacked UPS truck chase

Four killed in Florida hijacked UPS truck chase

Four people were killed after two robbers hijacked a UPS vehicle and held the driver at gunpoint, leading police down a busy intersection. The chase ended in a shootout that left both robbers killed, as well as the UPS driver and another bystander.
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UK broadcaster Jeremy Clarkson calls Greta Thunberg 'mad and dangerous'

UK broadcaster Jeremy Clarkson calls Greta Thunberg 'mad and dangerous'

British broadcaster Jeremy Clarkson called Swedish environmental activist Greta Thunberg "mad and dangerous" during a recent interview in London.
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Biden: Trump has 'indicted himself'

Biden: Trump has 'indicted himself'

Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden told Telemundo on Thursday that President Donald Trump has "indicted himself," when he was asked about impeachment.
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Three soldiers dead in Minnesota helicopter crash

Three soldiers dead in Minnesota helicopter crash

A National Guard Black Hawk helicopter carrying three soldiers went down in Minnesota on Thursday, killing everyone on board.
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Support for Elizabeth Warren drops to lowest since August in White House race - poll

Support for Elizabeth Warren drops to lowest since August in White House race - poll

Support for U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren dropped nationally to its lowest level in four months, and nearly one in three potential Democratic primary voters say they don't know which candidate to pick with the first nominati
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At Iowa event, Biden gets into spat over his son

At Iowa event, Biden gets into spat over his son

On a day when Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden sought to fortify his foreign policy credentials in his quest to take on Donald Trump next year, he mixed it up with an Iowa voter over his son's alleged role in the Ukraine scandal that has b
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No apology for Elon Musk from British diver at defamation trial

No apology for Elon Musk from British diver at defamation trial

The British cave explorer suing Elon Musk for calling him a "pedo guy" on Twitter testified Thursday that his criticism of the Tesla billionaire chief executive was not a personal attack, as Musk's attorneys attempted to show no harm was done to Vernon Unsworth's reputation by Musk's tweets.
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Pelosi backs impeachment, saying democracy 'at stake'

Pelosi backs impeachment, saying democracy 'at stake'

Warning that American democracy is at stake, U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Thursday she has asked a House committee to draft articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump, a historic step that sets up a fight ove
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Chileans turn to bikes as protests hobble transport

Chileans turn to bikes as protests hobble transport

Bike lanes overflow in Santiago, Chile after weeks of rioting have hobbled Santiago’s metro system.
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U.S. charges two Russian nationals in hacking conspiracy

U.S. charges two Russian nationals in hacking conspiracy

Two Russian nationals have been criminally charged in the U.S. over an alleged multiyear scheme to steal millions of dollars by using malware to hack into computers, according to an indictment made public on Thursday. The men are alleged to be leader
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The Gambian minister taking on Myanmar's Suu Kyi

The Gambian minister taking on Myanmar's Suu Kyi

Gambia's justice minister is coming to the aid of Myanmar's Rohingya Muslims and taking its case to The Hague. Adam Reed reports
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Ukraine lawmaker met Giuliani in Ukraine

Ukraine lawmaker met Giuliani in Ukraine

An independent Ukrainian lawmaker said on Thursday he had met U.S. President Donald Trump’s personal lawyer in Kiev to discuss the alleged misuse of U.S. taxpayer money by Ukrainian state bodies.
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The NASA probe flying closer to the sun than ever before

The NASA probe flying closer to the sun than ever before

Scientists have released the first data from a space probe flying so close to the sun that it's inside the star's upper atmosphere. The findings are reshaping our understanding of the violent solar winds that can hit electronics on Earth.
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As outrage mounts over rape in India, victim set ablaze on way to court

As outrage mounts over rape in India, victim set ablaze on way to court

A 23-year-old rape victim was set ablaze by a gang of men, including the alleged rapist, as she made her way to court in the northern India on Thursday, police said. Mia Womersley reports
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Israel's foreign minister says he hopes Corbyn loses British election

Israel's foreign minister says he hopes Corbyn loses British election

Israel's foreign minister said on Thursday that he hopes Jeremy Corbyn loses next week's British election, citing allegations of anti-Semitism buffeting the Labour Party leader. Mia Womersley reports
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Samoa attempts door-to-door fight against measles

Samoa attempts door-to-door fight against measles

The measles epidemic in Samoa has prompted the prime minister to declare a two-day holiday in a bid to keep people indoors, as medical teams go door-to-door to vaccinate those still susceptible to the highly-contagious disease.
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Huawei sues the FCC, challenging a new ban

Huawei sues the FCC, challenging a new ban

China's Huawei has mounted a legal challenge against the U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) after the body designated the technology giant as a security threat and moved to bar it from a government subsidy program.
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Two shot dead by sailor at Pearl Harbour base

Two shot dead by sailor at Pearl Harbour base

A gunman opened fire at Hawaii's Pearl Harbor military base on Wednesday, killing two and injuring another before fatally shooting himself, three days before the anniversary of Japan's 1941 attack of Pearl Harbor during World War Two.
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'Pedo guy' tweet was 'off the cuff' - Elon Musk

'Pedo guy' tweet was 'off the cuff' - Elon Musk

Elon Musk, wrapping up two days of testimony at his defamation trial on Wednesday, insisted his “pedo guy” Twitter message at the heart of the case was an “off-the-cuff” insult hurriedly written in anger and not meant to be taken literally.
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Trump administration to end food stamps for 700,000 people

Trump administration to end food stamps for 700,000 people

The Trump administration said on Wednesday it will make it harder for states to keep residents in the U.S. food stamp program in a move that is projected to end benefits for nearly 700,000 people.
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Legal experts testify Trump actions are impeachable

Legal experts testify Trump actions are impeachable

Three constitutional law experts called by Democrats testified Trump's actions concerning Ukraine represented impeachable offenses as the House Judiciary Committee began proceedings expected to end in charges against the president. A professor chosen
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'Brain dead' NATO pulls off summit despite insults

'Brain dead' NATO pulls off summit despite insults

Insults flew at a NATO summit in London, where U.S. President Donald Trump was at the heart of several spats. But the alliance deemed it a success.
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Pope accepts resignation of NY bishop accused of abuse cover-up

Pope accepts resignation of NY bishop accused of abuse cover-up

The Vatican said on Wednesday that Pope Francis has accepted the resignation of Bishop Richard J. Malone of Buffalo, New York, who has been at the center of a sex abuse crisis in his diocese. Jillian Kitchener has more.
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Gunmen kill head of Japan aid agency in Afghanistan

Gunmen kill head of Japan aid agency in Afghanistan

Doctor Tetsu Nakamura, who devoted decades of his life to helping people in Afghanistan, is killed along with five others in a gun attack on his vehicle.
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Iran's Rouhani calls for release of innocent, unarmed protesters

Iran's Rouhani calls for release of innocent, unarmed protesters

Iran's President Hassan Rouhani called on Wednesday for the release of any unarmed and innocent people who were detained during protests against gasoline price hikes, after two weeks of violent clashes.
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Australian police find body believed to be of missing third hiker

Australian police find body believed to be of missing third hiker

Australian police say they believe they have found the remains of a woman missing in the country's remote outback for weeks.
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New horse ride signals more confrontational stance from North Korean leader

New horse ride signals more confrontational stance from North Korean leader

Kim Jong Un mounted a white horse again as North Korea announced on Wednesday it would soon convene a rare meeting of the ruling party's leaders, steps analysts say may signal preparations for a more confrontational stance with the international comm
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'Two-faced': Trump lashes Trudeau for overheard comments

'Two-faced': Trump lashes Trudeau for overheard comments

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, French President Emmanuel Macron and British Prime Minister Boris Johnson are filmed at a Buckingham Palace event apparently talking in an unguarded fashion about U.S. President Donald Trump.
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Another South Korean star dead in latest K-pop tragedy

Another South Korean star dead in latest K-pop tragedy

South Korean actor Cha In-ha was found dead in his home on Wednesday, the country's third young celebrity to die in the past two months amid growing debate about the intense social pressures artists face.
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Repair work underway in post-storm Philippines

Repair work underway in post-storm Philippines

Clear-up and repair efforts were underway following Typhoon Kammuri that damaged buildings and disrupted traffic in the Philippines since Monday night (December 2).
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House Reps overwhelmingly pass bill on Uighurs

House Reps overwhelmingly pass bill on Uighurs

The U.S. House of Representatives overwhelmingly voted in favor of a bill that would aim to close mass detention camps for China's Uighur Muslim community as well as sanction Chinese officials involved in the mass detention of Uighur Muslims in China
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California congressman Hunter pleads guilty in corruption case

California congressman Hunter pleads guilty in corruption case

U.S. Representative Duncan Hunter, a leading California conservative, pleaded guilty on Tuesday to a single federal charge of conspiring to misuse campaign funds in a corruption case that could help Democrats gain his traditionally Republican seat.
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