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Zoologists: dead whale in Norway found full of plastic bags

The waste discovered included plastic bags and packaging from the United Kingdom and Denmark. They found the plastic bags in the cetacean's stom...

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Mass protests erupt in Romania after corruption law change

In the largest demonstrations since the fall of dictator Nicolae Ceausescu in 1989, as many as 300,000 people, according to media reports, thron...

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Paris Louvre Attack: Man With Machete Stopped by French Soldiers

The soldiers first tried to fight off the attacker and then opened fire, shooting him five times. Police say they believe the man, whose bag did...

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United Nations lifts sanctions on notorious Afghan warlord Hekmatyar

The move, requested by Kabul, was taken late on Friday by the world body, which said in a subsequent statement that "the Security Council Commit...

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Gold sees 7-year low demand

This year, investment demand for gold is on the rise. Gold demand in India declined 21 percent year-on-year to 675.5 tonnes with industry faci...

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'GET SMART US' Trump tweets after Louvre Museum attack

France is on high terror alert after a series of militant Islamist attacks that have left over 230 people dead in the past two years alone. He s...

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US sends Navy destroyer to patrol off Yemen amid tensions with Iran

In 2000, the USS Cole was attacked when al Qaeda bombers steered a boat full of explosives into the side of the American warship while it refu...

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Massachusetts AG Plans Legal Challenge To Immigration Order

Among those joining her at the announcement will be the MA president of the American Civil Liberties Union, which filed court petitions over the...

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USA Wrestling banned from competing in Iran at Freestyle World Cup

Last month, Trump issued an executive order that imposed a 90-day travel ban on the citizens of Iran and six other Muslim-majority countries: Ir...

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Classroom becomes crime scene following stabbing at Bonnyrigg High School |photos, video

Witnesses reported the boy shoute: "I didn't kill anyone, you have to tell my brother". The boy and his parents were being interviewed by poli...

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Britain's best days still to come outside European Union, says Brexit chief

The British government has released its White Paper setting out its Brexit plans. British MPs approved the European Union Bill by a vote o...

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Francois Fillon: French presidential candidate's children dragged into damaging corruption probe

That appears to contradict the couple's defence that she was legitimately employed. He once again defended his actions as "nothing illegal" an...

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Bank of England faces fresh embarrassment as it tears up its forecasts

State Street's figures point to a similar gap in the USA between market inflation expectations and online prices, which have made an unseasonal ...

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Boy Scots of America to Allow Transgender Children

The Scout Oath requires adherents to "do my duty to God" and remain " morally straight ". The Mormon church says it has been assured it can ...

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USA servicemember killed in raid on al Qaeda headquarters in Yemen

The raid would the first since President Donald Trump took office on 20 January. The U.S. has not yet commented on Nawar's Sunday death. "Th...

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North Atlantic Treaty Organisation head urges Russian Federation to act on 'serious spike' in Ukraine violence

The Donetsk People's Republic (DPR) and the Luhansk People's Republic (LPR) in Ukraine's southeast, were proclaimed after the 2014 coup in Ukrai...

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Watch This Top College Football Recruit Troll Florida And Florida State

The 6-4, 329-pound athlete is rated the best defensive tackle in the nation, according to 247Sports composite rankings , and the No. 6 player o...

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Legendary keeper Hadary lifts Egypt to final after shootout win

In the second period Bertrand Traore blasted goalwards from a free-kick but El-Hadary got hands behind it as Burkina Faso began displaying plent...

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Alleged Quebec Mosque Shooter Charged With Six Counts Of Murder

Two suspects were initially arrested, but police later released one as a witness, confirming the shooting was carried out by a sole gunman. Th...

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European Council President labels U.S. a threat to Europe

The Financial Times reported on Thursday that one of Trump's top trade advisers claimed that Germany was using a "grossly undervalued" euro to ...

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Aubameyang to leave Dortmund, Premier League giants on-alert

But the Borussia Dortmund man has frequently expressed his desire to move on, with Real Madrid his ideal destination. "If I want to go to th...

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New Data Shows More People in the US Reporting Human Trafficking

In 2015, there were 78 human trafficking cases from Colorado reported to the hotline. Findings are believed to be related to a greater awarene...

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France's Le Pen Misses Deadline To Repay Misspent Funds To EU

Changing its racist and anti-Semitic image has taken time, determination and a bitter family feud. The EU Parliament has sought to recover the...

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Jewish Progressive Group Slams Bannon's Appointment to National Security Council

Spicer called Rice's criticism "clearly inappropriate" and said "the president gets plenty of information from the chairman of the Joint Ch...

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Trump gives generals 30 days for new anti-ISIS strategy

James Mattis, Defence Secretary has also called for a more aggressive push against ISIS and Bannon being appointed to the National Security Coun...

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Fillon slip sees Emmanuel Macron take 'France 2017' market lead

The centre-right candidate, who had promised to cut at least 500,000 public sector jobs if voted to power, had also called on the European Union...

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Philippine police suspend drug war to tackle corruption

He also said that Trump told him "we will not interfere in your drug war, you're doing it right". "We have to focus our efforts towards inte...

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Trump says U.S. will always be 100% behind South Korea

The North also appears to have restarted operation of a reactor at its main Yongbyon nuclear facility that produces plutonium that can be used f...

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Daughter Of Anwar Al-Awlaki reported killed in Yemen raid

Pentagon officials have identified the soldier as Chief Petty Officer William "Ryan" Owens from IL. Yet as additional reports have come in, ...

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Morocco Rejoins African Union After 33 Years of Absence

But several countries, led by South Africa and Algeria, had expressed concerns during the debate, insisting Morocco should first recognise the i...

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New US law could force IT to tweak business program

While tech firms claim they use the H1B visas to hire highly skilled workers in areas that lack top talent, the fact that a majority of the vi...

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White House Defends Holocaust Statement That Doesn't Mention Jews

Put this statement in the context of these facts, and you will be able to see the nasty underbelly of this administration. "I remember we issu...

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Attorneys General in 16 US States condemn Trump's Muslim visa ban

Ferguson was one of 16 state attorneys general who released a statement on January 28 calling Trump's immigration action "un-American and unla...

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State Department Told to 'Get With the Program' on Immigrant Ban

Mr. Trump signed an executive order Friday to halt all refugee access to the US for 120 days and Syrian refugee access indefinitely. The trave...

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Iran conducts first ballistic missile test since Trump took office

As part of the 2015 nuclear deal, the United Nations ban was prolonged by eight years, although Iran has flaunted the restriction . The missi...

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