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Georgia election chief says 2020 could top 5 New! 2019-12-11 15:43:24SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) - Georgia's top elections official said Wednesday that turnout at the polls in 2020 could top the previous presidential election b

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Rohingya refugees reject Aung San Suu Kyi’s genocide 2019-12-11 11:52:17COX'S BAZAR, Bangladesh (AP) - Rohingya refugees accused former Myanmar pro-democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi of lying to the International Court of Ju

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Indonesia arrests 85 Chinese nationals in alleged phone 2019-12-10 09:36:21Jakarta police chief Gatot Eddy Pramono says the suspects were arrested Monday in several raids in Jakarta and Malang following a tip-off from Chinese

Bangladesh starts fencing Rohingya camps 2019-12-10 08:56:55An AFP correspondent on Tuesday saw troops in military fatigues erecting pillars for barbed-wire fences around one large camp at Balukhali in the sout

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Canada, U.S. and Mexico signed a trade deal. New! 2019-12-11 17:30:26The process of implementing the deal isn't over yet. Here's a look at what happened this week, and what's likely to come.

From the beginning to now: How Trump, Republicans New! 2019-12-11 17:08:33President Donald Trump and his Republican allies spent weeks trivializing the House impeachment inquiry ahead of Tuesday’s unveil

United Nations tells Lebanon no aid until it New! 2019-12-11 17:01:53The international group, led by France and the United Nations, met to discuss conditions for helping ease turmoil in Lebanon.

Arctic Report Card warns melting permafrost could accelerate New! 2019-12-11 16:33:27The Arctic Report Card presents a bleak glimpse into a future marked by dead seals, bald patches and a large bloom of algae roughly the size of Califo

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Israel on verge of another election after parliament New! 2019-12-11 16:02:22The vote to dissolve itself was the first of a three-step process to break up Israeli's parliament less than three months after it was voted into off

Family of Ontario man detained in Egypt pleads New! 2019-12-11 16:02:04Yasser Ahmed Albaz, a 51-year-old engineer from Oakville, Ont., has been in a Cairo prison since February, when he was detained at the airport on his

1,292 square feet of skin headed to New New! 2019-12-11 15:17:44Every single burn unit in the country is full as doctors treat at least 25 victims.

India passes contentious citizenship law that excludes Muslims, New! 2019-12-11 15:14:04The upper house of Parliament passed the bill granting citizenship to non-Muslims who immigrated illegally from certain countries 125-105.

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Bolsonaro calls Greta Thunberg ‘brat’ over murdered Indigenous 2019-12-10 17:58:57"Greta said that the Indians died because they were defending the Amazon,'' Brazilian president Jair Bolsonaro told a group of journalist

U.S. Justice Dept sued by former FBI lawyer 2019-12-10 16:57:43Lisa Page was both working on the FBI’s investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election.


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