Support for Elizabeth Warren drops to lowest since August in White House race: Reuters/Ipsos poll

Support for Elizabeth Warren drops to lowest since August in White House race: Reuters/Ipsos 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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House Democrats lay out case for impeaching Trump

House Democrats lay out case for impeaching Trump

Trump solicited foreign interference to boost his chances of re-election next year, undermined national security and ordered an “unprecedented” campaign to obstruct Congress, Democrats said in a report that will form the basis of any formal impeachme
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Kamala Harris ends presidential bid

Kamala Harris ends presidential bid

First-term U.S. Senator Kamala Harris of California, a rising Democratic Party star, ends her bid in the 2020 presidential race. Tamara Lindstrom has more.
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Five rescued tigers get new home in Spain

Five rescued tigers get new home in Spain

Five tigers rescued in October from a truck on the Polish-Belarussian border, were transported to the Spanish branch of the Animal Advocacy and Protection organization which is now trying to get permanent ownership of the animals. Jillian Kitchener h
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Court rules Deutsche Bank must hand over Trump's financial records

Court rules Deutsche Bank must hand over Trump's financial records

A U.S. appeals court on Tuesday handed President Donald Trump another defeat in his bid to keep his financial records secret, directing Deutsche Bank AG and Capital One Financial Corp to comply with subpoenas from congressional Democrats demanding th
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Specs on, heels off: Japan's dress-code fight

Specs on, heels off: Japan's dress-code fight

Yumi Ishikawa's feet bled after a day in the high heels required by her job, a memory that led her and other Japanese activists to demand on Tuesday that forcing women to wear certain items be treated as workplace harassment.
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No room at the inn: Christmas tourists flock to Bethlehem

No room at the inn: Christmas tourists flock to Bethlehem

Tourists have been flocking to Bethlehem in the run up to Christmas to visit the birthplace of Jesus, leading to a shortage of hotel rooms.
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18,000-year-old puppy preserved in ice still has velvet nose

18,000-year-old puppy preserved in ice still has velvet nose

Russian scientists say a well-preserved prehistoric puppy, found in Siberian permafrost last year, died 18,000 years ago and could be the oldest domesticated canine in the world. Jillian Kitchener has more.
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Trump says Iran is killing 'thousands'

Trump says Iran is killing 'thousands'

U.S. President Donald Trump claimed on Tuesday that Iran was killing thousands of people for protesting and urged the world to take more notice.
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Thunberg: People are underestimating 'the force of angry kids'

Thunberg: People are underestimating 'the force of angry kids'

Climate activist Greta Thunberg arrived in Lisbon on Tuesday after crossing the Atlantic from New York aboard a catamaran ahead of her appearance at a summit in Madrid to demand urgent action on global warming.
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We're living in the 'warmest decade on record' - U.N.

We're living in the 'warmest decade on record' - U.N.

Vanishing sea ice, devastating heatwaves and encroaching sea levels - a new report from the UN's World Meteorological Organization on Tuesday warned of dire consequences as it said the current decade is the hottest since records began more than 150 y
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Trump blasts Macron for 'very nasty statement' on NATO

Trump blasts Macron for 'very nasty statement' on NATO

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday he could see France breaking off from NATO which he described as a surprise because he believes it needs more protection than anybody else.
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Turkey to oppose NATO plan if it fails to recognise terrorism threats - Erdogan

Turkey to oppose NATO plan if it fails to recognise terrorism threats - Erdogan

Turkey will oppose NATO's plan for the defence of Baltic countries if the alliance does not recognise groups that Turkey deems terrorists, Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Tuesday, ahead of a NATO alliance summit in London.
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North Korea says U.S. needs to decide 'Xmas gift'

North Korea says U.S. needs to decide 'Xmas gift'

North Korean state media said on Tuesday that Washington is trying to drag out denuclearization talks, as well as use the talks in their favor ahead of the presidential elections next year.
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Two missing in Australian outback found alive

Two missing in Australian outback found alive

The second of three people missing in the Australian outback for nearly two weeks was found alive on Tuesday morning (December 3), the Northern Territory Police said.
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Kim Jong Un celebrates 'modern mountainous city'

Kim Jong Un celebrates 'modern mountainous city'

North Korea's state-run television KRT on Tuesday aired a video of leader Kim Jong Un celebrating the completion of his signature construction project, a new city near the sacred mountain where his family claims its roots.
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Climate summit pods replicate polluted air

Climate summit pods replicate polluted air

Pollution in England, Brazil, China and India can now be experienced by visitors attending climate talks in Madrid, in a feat to raise awareness against the negative health effects of smog.
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China, HK voice anger against U.S. law

China, HK voice anger against U.S. law

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam denounced U.S. legislation protecting human rights in the embattled city after it was passed last week. That comes after a ban by Beijing against U.S. military from visiting the city.
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'He knows what happened' - Prince Andrew's accuser

'He knows what happened' - Prince Andrew's accuser

An American woman who says she was forced when underage to have sex with Britain’s Prince Andrew appeared on the BBC Monday. Lisa Bernhard has more.
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Supreme Court debates whether to dismiss gun case

Supreme Court debates whether to dismiss gun case

The U.S. Supreme Court's consideration of a major gun rights case could end in a misfire, with the justices on Monday debating whether to dismiss a challenge backed by the powerful National Rifle Association to a New York City handgun ordinance.
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House Intel expected to release impeachment report

House Intel expected to release impeachment report

The report likely to lay out the evidence Democrats say shows Trump abused his office for personal political gain, and hands the baton over to the Judiciary Committee which will hold its first hearings on Wednesday.
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