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The Mueller investigation: Who could be next?

cnn - Fri, 11/24/2017 - 09:43
Special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into Russia's involvement in the 2016 election has yielded two indictments and a guilty plea. Who could be next?
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LaVar Ball wishes Trump a happy Thanksgiving

cnn - Fri, 11/24/2017 - 09:29
LaVar Ball, father of one of the three UCLA basketball players held in China after they were arrested for shoplifting, wished President Trump a happy Thanksgiving during an interview with CNN's Chris Cuomo.
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Beijing criticises Australia over South China Sea policy

bbc - Fri, 11/24/2017 - 09:28
Beijing criticises the nation for making "irresponsible remarks" regarding the South China Sea.
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The citizenship saga hampering Australia’s government

bbc - Fri, 11/24/2017 - 09:26
The country's political system has been put under strain by a crisis over dual-nationality MPs.
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Israel and Saudi Arabia: What's shaping the covert 'alliance'

bbc - Fri, 11/24/2017 - 09:19
Why there's a covert Saudi-Israeli "alliance" after decades of hostility.
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What is on the wish list of women in India PM Modi's hometown?

bbc - Fri, 11/24/2017 - 09:13
Since 2014, Narendra Modi has promised toilets, which residents in his own hometown are yet to see.
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North Korean defectors answer 'stupid questions'

bbc - Fri, 11/24/2017 - 09:11
Three defectors answer some of the more unusual questions they are asked.
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How a speedy emergency services app is saving lives

bbc - Fri, 11/24/2017 - 09:03
Not every country has a single number to call in an emergency. One start-up is trying to change that.
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Sadio Mane: How Senegal's quiet but steely star has shone for club and country

bbc - Fri, 11/24/2017 - 08:59
How Senegal's quiet but steely Sadio Mane went from Africa Cup of Nations heartbreak to World Cup delight.
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Tánaiste Frances Fitzgerald faces no confidence vote

bbc - Fri, 11/24/2017 - 08:58
The controversy threatens the future of Prime Minister Leo Varadkar's minority Fine Gael government.
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Zimbabwe's Mugabe granted immunity

cnn - Fri, 11/24/2017 - 08:52
Zimbabwe's former president Robert Mugabe and his wife have been granted immunity from prosecution, the military said Thursday, allowing the couple to remain in the country.
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'Avatar therapy' helps those who hear voices

cnn - Fri, 11/24/2017 - 08:30
The voices in Keris Myrick's head are "in the kitchen," she says.
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Pakistan's $10m bounty cleric Hafiz Saeed released

bbc - Fri, 11/24/2017 - 08:17
Hafiz Saeed, accused of masterminding the 2008 Mumbai attacks in India, is released in Pakistan.
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Everton 1-5 Atalanta

bbc - Fri, 11/24/2017 - 08:00
Everton are thrashed 5-1 by Atalanta in the Europa League at a less-than-half-full Goodison Park.
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'Explosion' heard near missing sub's last known location

cnn - Fri, 11/24/2017 - 07:27
An increasingly desperate search for a missing Argentine submarine continued Thursday as the clock runs down on hopes of finding the vessel's 44 crew members before their air supply runs out.
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Seoul surgeon: Wounded North Korean defector ‘nice guy’ who has nightmares about repatriation

japantimes - Fri, 11/24/2017 - 07:26
North Korea’s latest defector, a young soldier known only by his family name Oh, is a quiet, pleasant man who has nightmares about being returned ...
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From gilded golf club room, Trump brags about himself, tells troops ‘we’re winning’ against foes

japantimes - Fri, 11/24/2017 - 06:57
President Donald Trump thanked U.S. troops for their service on Thursday, assuring them “we’re really winning” against America’s foes as he celebrated Thanksgiving at his ...
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Sexual abuse accusations cloud Democrat Al Franken’s rising political star

japantimes - Fri, 11/24/2017 - 06:57
“Many of you have jobs, many of you have families,” Sen. Al Franken told Democratic leaders gathered on the eve of a hotly contested governor’s ...
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Pioneering jazz singer Jon Hendricks of ‘vocalese’ fame dies at 96

japantimes - Fri, 11/24/2017 - 06:57
Jon Hendricks, the pioneering jazz singer and lyricist who with the trio Lambert, Hendricks & Ross popularized the “vocalese” singing style in which words were ...
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Libya’s U.N.-backed regime investigating African migrant slave market reports

japantimes - Fri, 11/24/2017 - 06:56
TRIPOLIReuters Libya’s U.N.-backed government said on Thursday it was investigating reports of African migrants being sold as slaves and promised to bring the perpetrators to ...
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