Warren vows to protect tenants from bad landlords

Warren vows to protect tenants from bad landlords

Democratic presidential hopeful Elizabeth Warren on Monday vowed to protect the country's 43 million renter households, releasing a plan that would help tenants fight eviction, afford their homes and retain lawyers in housing courts. Colette Luke has
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This blind lawyer counsels Hong Kong's front lines

This blind lawyer counsels Hong Kong's front lines

A visually-impaired lawyer provides legal counsel to protests.
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NBA star Hachimura celebrates Christmas with kids

NBA star Hachimura celebrates Christmas with kids

Wizards' star Rui Hachimura hands out holiday presents to Washington area kids on Thursday (December 12).
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New Zealand recovers bodies from volcanic island

New Zealand recovers bodies from volcanic island

A military team recovered six bodies from the volcanic island that fatally erupted earlier this week in New Zealand, a high risk operation watched by dozens of grieving family members waiting on the mainland.
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House committee nears vote on impeachment articles

House committee nears vote on impeachment articles

U.S. lawmakers moved closer on Thursday to impeaching Republican President Donald Trump, as members of a House of Representatives committee neared a vote to approve formal charges and send articles of impeachment to the full House for a final vote n
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Bloomberg in 'outstanding health': doctor

Bloomberg in 'outstanding health': doctor

One of several Democratic presidential candidates in their 70s, former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg's doctor said in a letter released by the campaign that the billionaire was a '77-year-old man in outstanding health'. Last week 70-year-old Elizabeth Warren released her medical exam results showing she was also in 'excellent health'.
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Conservative landslide in UK election: exit polls

Conservative landslide in UK election: exit polls

Votes are still being counted but initial exit polls suggest that British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and his Conservative Party have swept the national election, with a commanding majority to push his Brexit deal through parliament once and for all
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Myanmar leader urges World Court to drop genocide case

Myanmar leader urges World Court to drop genocide case

Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi called on World Court judges on Thursday to dismiss an accusation of genocide against the country’s Rohingya Muslim minority, saying its own justice system should be given the chance to work first. Lisa Bernhard has mo
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Amid protests, Iraqi grandmother does the laundry

Amid protests, Iraqi grandmother does the laundry

A grandmother runs a makeshift laundromat near the main site of the protests in Baghdad's Tahrir Square for washing protesters' clothes. More than 400 people have been killed by Iraqi forces, and thousands others injured since mass anti-government pr
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'I say, impeach Donald Trump': Madonna

'I say, impeach Donald Trump': Madonna

Madonna talking to her concert crowd in Philadelphia on Tuesday criticized U.S. President Donald Trump for "not supporting the constitution" and called for his impeachment.
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Emiliano Zapata in heels causes stir in Mexico

Emiliano Zapata in heels causes stir in Mexico

A painting depicting Mexican revolutionary hero Emiliano Zapata naked but for high heels and a pink sombrero, astride an aroused white horse, has sparked controversy in socially conservative Mexico, prompting protests that briefly flared into violenc
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FBI probing Jersey City shooting as domestic terrorism

FBI probing Jersey City shooting as domestic terrorism

The FBI will now oversee the investigation of this week's deadly attack on a New Jersey kosher grocery store, which officials are treating as an act of domestic terrorism, federal and state law enforcement officials said on Thursday.
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U.S. President mocks teen climate activist Thunberg

U.S. President mocks teen climate activist Thunberg

U.S. President Donald Trump ridiculed 16-year-old Greta Thunberg on Thursday after the Swedish climate activist was named Time's Person of the Year for 2019.
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"The evidence points towards acts of hate" -New Jersey AG

"The evidence points towards acts of hate" -New Jersey AG

Investigators are probing the deadly attack on a New Jersey kosher grocery store earlier this week as an act of domestic terrorism motivated by anti-Semitism and hatred of law enforcement, state Attorney General Gurbir Grewal and New Jersey U.S. Atto
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Algerian protesters rally as vote goes ahead

Algerian protesters rally as vote goes ahead

Thousands of people took to the streets in Algiers and other cities on Thursday chanting "No vote! We want freedom!" as Algerian authorities held a presidential election that protesters view as a charade to keep the ruling elite in power.
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Millionaire livestreaming star shares tricks of the trade

Millionaire livestreaming star shares tricks of the trade

Zhang Dayi tugs at the hem of her sweater and rubs the material as millions of viewers watch her every move ahead of China's online shopping festival "Double-12", which is equivalent to Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba's Single's Day.
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Chile finds debris in search for missing air force plane

Chile finds debris in search for missing air force plane

The Chilean Air Force says it has located debris believed to be from a cargo plane that crashed this week with 38 people aboard over a remote stretch of frigid sea between South America and the Antarctic.
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Argentine scientists find new dinosaur species

Argentine scientists find new dinosaur species

Argentine paleontologists have discovered the remains of new herbivorous species of dinosaur that inhabited the country's southern El Calafate area some 70 million years ago.
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Britain votes to decide the fate of Brexit, again

Britain votes to decide the fate of Brexit, again

Britain voted Thursday in an election that will once again determine the course of Brexit. It was called by incumbent premier Boris Johnson, who has pledged a speedy exit from the EU.
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Skin donations begin for NZ volcano victims

Skin donations begin for NZ volcano victims

Australia donates more than 20 square feet of skin to help New Zealand volcano victims with life-threatening burns.
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U.S. lawmakers begin debate over Trump impeachment

U.S. lawmakers begin debate over Trump impeachment

Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives moved closer on Wednesday to impeaching President Donald Trump as a key House committee began debating formal articles of impeachment that are expected to be brought to the House floor next week.
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Massive amount of skin ordered to treat NZ volcano victims

Massive amount of skin ordered to treat NZ volcano victims

New Zealand doctors will be tested to the limits of their expertise as they provide surgery to more than two dozen severely burned victims after Monday's deadly volcanic eruption, according to a London-based specialist for plastics and grafting. Jill
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Israel calls its third election in less than a year

Israel calls its third election in less than a year

Israel heads back to the polls after neither Netanyahu's right-wing Likud party nor his main opposition, the Blue and White party, won enough seats to form a majority government in two previous elections.
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Protests flare as India passes controversial citizenship law

Protests flare as India passes controversial citizenship law

India's ruling Hindu nationalist government on Wednesday won parliamentary approval for a far-reaching citizenship law that critics say undermines the country's secular constitution, as protests against the legislation intensified.
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Teen climate activist Greta Thunberg is Time's Person of the Year

Teen climate activist Greta Thunberg is Time's Person of the Year

Greta Thunberg, the 16-year-old Swede who inspired millions of young people to take action against climate change, has been named Time Magazine's Person of the Year for 2019.
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