• S.Korea's Moon still hopes to host Kim this year
S.Korea's Moon still hopes to host Kim this year

Former UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has urged North Korean leader Kim Jong-un to take concrete steps toward complete denuclearization if he wants sanctions lifted. North and South Korea have begun to remove landmines and destroy some military bunkers along their common border as part of the detente. They have also begun work to reconnect a trai...

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  • PETA wants you to remove 'speciesism' from your vocabulary
PETA wants you to remove 'speciesism' from your vocabulary

For instance, rather than saying, "bring home the bacon", PETA suggested saying , "bring home the bagels". The organization turned phrases like " kill two birds with one stone ", to " feed two birds with one scone ", to evolve common language as social justice itself evolves.

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  • Two Marine Corps Aircraft Crash Off Japan, Fate Of Those Onboard Unknown
Two Marine Corps Aircraft Crash Off Japan, Fate Of Those Onboard Unknown

The crew member was being assessed by doctors, the Marine statement said, adding that "the search and rescue operations continue for the remaining six". The aircraft - a KC-130 and an F/A-18 Hornet - had launched from Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni in southern Japan. "There is no additional information available at this time".

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  • CCTV shows crime chaos at Sasol garage after Global Citizen Festival
CCTV shows crime chaos at Sasol garage after Global Citizen Festival

After the concert, in which 58 heads of state and worldwide stars pledge to do their bit to end global poverty, concert-goers were mugged outside the stadium at a nearby Sasol garage. "It was so chaotic", said Cydwell Masango who was working a late shift as a pump attendant at the Sasol garage in Ormonde, where the attacks took place.

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  • Facebook collected records of users' text and phone calls, secret documents reveal
Facebook collected records of users' text and phone calls, secret documents reveal

Mark Zuckerberg, chief executive officer and founder of Facebook Inc. attends the Viva Tech start-up and technology gathering at Parc des Expositions Porte de Versailles on May 24, 2018 in Paris. "We've never sold people's data". Dating app Badoo and Lyft were among the other companies "whitelisted" for access to data about users' friends, the do...

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  • George Soros’ graduate school says it is being forced out of Hungary
George Soros’ graduate school says it is being forced out of Hungary

Set up in 1991 and chartered in the U.S. state of NY, the CEU says it was the target of a law passed in April 2017 that placed tough requirements on foreign universities. While the agreement for CEU to remain in Budapest has to be signed and ratified by parliament by December 31, the university set a December 1 deadline for its decision on the mo...

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  • ‘This Is Embarrassing’: Wisconsin Senate Passes Bill Limiting Governor’s Powers
‘This Is Embarrassing’: Wisconsin Senate Passes Bill Limiting Governor’s Powers

Republicans in several states including Wisconsin are holding lame-duck sessions to block or cripple the power of their incoming rivals, but citizen-rights groups say voters are the ones being stripped of their power. "This legislation is an effort to undermine the results of the elections we just had for governor and for attorney general", Kaul ...

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  • Florida Woman Carla Stefaniak Found Dead in Costa Rica, Homicide Investigation Opened
Florida Woman Carla Stefaniak Found Dead in Costa Rica, Homicide Investigation Opened

Espinoza said all data gathered indicates the body is Stefaniak's; however, investigators are waiting to compare fingerprints from the body with Federal Bureau of Investigation records and noted dental and DNA records may be used to definitively identify the body as Stefaniak if fingerprints are not conclusive.

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  • George HW Bush's final journey to the Capitol
George HW Bush's final journey to the Capitol

The United States Postal Service will suspend regular mail deliveries, retail services and administrative office activity. Later, he will lie in state at the U.S. Bush's body will then return to Houston, where a public viewing of his casket will be held before a private funeral service on Thursday. "To be honest, at one point in history, ' he s...

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  • One die, 40 injured as bus carrying youth football team crashes
One die, 40 injured as bus carrying youth football team crashes

Arkansas Children's Hospital in Little Rock said it received more than 20 patients following the morning crash. By the time first responders arrived numerous players -who were between the ages of eight and 13 years old - and their chaperones were already off the bus, state police spokesman Bill Sadler stated.

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  • Police 'Tie Pieces Of The Puzzle Together' In Lyn Dawson Murder
Police 'Tie Pieces Of The Puzzle Together' In Lyn Dawson Murder

The podcast on the case, Teacher's Pet , has had millions of downloads and recently won The Australian's Hedley Thomas and Slade Gibson a Gold Walkley. Prior to his wife's disappearance, Chris Dawson and his twin brother Paul had been star players for the Newtown Jets rugby league club. Magistrate Dennis Kinsella denied Mr Dawson's bail appl...

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  • Rudy Giuliani has no idea how the internet works
Rudy Giuliani has no idea how the internet works

But the former Mayor of New York City is catching some flak for complaining about how Twitter "allowed someone to invade (his) text with a disgusting anti-President message", revealing to anyone with a basic understanding of how Twitter works, that Mr.

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  • United Nations envoy pushes ahead for Yemen peace talks as wounded Houthis evacuated
United Nations envoy pushes ahead for Yemen peace talks as wounded Houthis evacuated

Envoy Martin Griffiths was in the rebel-held capital Sanaa for meetings buoyed by the evacuation of 50 wounded Huthi rebel fighters for treatment in neutral Oman on Monday - a key rebel precondition for the talks. He went on to say that a year ago the world body was providing food assistance to three million Yemenis a month. "Iran welcomes the t...

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  • Emails of top Republicans stolen in major 2018 hack
Emails of top Republicans stolen in major 2018 hack

It said the accounts were compromised for several months until the intrusion was spotted in April by an NRCC official who alerted the committee. However, senior House Republicans - including Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.), House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) and Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R-La.) - were not informed of the hack unt...

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  • AgustaWestland middleman Christian Michel extradited to India
AgustaWestland middleman Christian Michel extradited to India

British national Christian Michel James, the middleman wanted in Rs 3,600-crore AgustaWestland VVIP chopper deal case, was extradited to India on Tuesday night from the United Arab Emirates (UAE). At least 12 phoney contracts were signed between his firms and AgustaWestland to legitimise approximately Rs 295 crore paid as kickbacks to secure ...

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  • USA to suspend nuclear pact over alleged violations
USA to suspend nuclear pact over alleged violations

Pompeo said Russia's violations of the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty undermine American national security and as such, the United States should not be "constrained" by a treaty that hampers its ability to respond. The former Soviet leader, Mikhail Gorbachev, and former U.S. secretary state, George Shultz, who helped negotiate the term...

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  • Cop dies in violence over alleged cow slaughter in Uttar Pradesh’s Bulandshahr
Cop dies in violence over alleged cow slaughter in Uttar Pradesh’s Bulandshahr

Police inspector Subodh Kumar Singh , who was killed in a violent clash between the police and protesters in Bulandshahr district of Uttar Pradesh, was the investigating officer of the Akhlaq lynching case in 2015. "Tension has eased in strife-torn Bulandshahr and efforts are on to ensure there is no trouble in future", he said in Lucknow...

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  • UAE Passport Becomes Strongest Passport in World
UAE Passport Becomes Strongest Passport in World

Passport Index , which ranked the documents, said the Middle Eastern state moved into the top spot after four more countries were added to its list of visa-free destinations from December 1. Eleven countries tied for third place with their citizens able to access 165 destinations without a visa. Denmark was 4th, followed by Sweden, Finland, Luxem...

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  • Agree to temporary truce on new auto tariffs
Agree to temporary truce on new auto tariffs

The deal prevents an escalation on USA tariffs on $200 billion worth of Chinese goods, keeping the penalty at 10 percent instead of hiking to 25 percent January 1. Speaking to reporters aboard Air Force One on Saturday , Trump said, "It's an incredible deal". Specifically, China highlighted that the two leaders plan to visit each other's count...

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  • 7.5 magnitude quake rattles New Caledonia, sparks tsunami concerns
7.5 magnitude quake rattles New Caledonia, sparks tsunami concerns

The epicentre of the quake was some 300 kilometres east of the New Caledonia capital Noumea , but such was the force of the shock that experts said small tsunami waves may be observed as far away as Antarctica and Russian Federation. There were no immediate reports of damage from two earthquakes, but the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center said tha...

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