Alabama upset: Ku Klux Klan prosecutor Doug Jones beats far-right Republican Roy Moore for Senate seat

Alabama upset: Ku Klux Klan prosecutor Doug Jones beats far-right Republican Roy Moore for Senate seat

MONTGOMERY, ALABAMA – In a stunning victory aided by scandal, Democrat Doug Jones won Alabama’s special Senate election on Tuesday, beating back history, an embattled Republican opponent and President Donald Trump, who urgently endorsed GOP rebel Roy Moore despite allegations...
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In apparent shift, Rex Tillerson says U.S. willing to talk with North Korea without preconditions

In apparent shift, Rex Tillerson says U.S. willing to talk with North Korea without preconditions

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Mexican Virgin of Guadalupe pilgrimage marred by deaths

Mexican Virgin of Guadalupe pilgrimage marred by deaths

Image copyright AFPImage caption The accident happened on the Mexico City – Puebla highway One of the largest annual pilgrimages in Latin America has been marred this year by the death of at least 11 pilgrims. The truck they were...
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Barcelona Journal: Catalonia’s New Conflict Echoes in the Halls of an Old Prison

Barcelona Journal: Catalonia’s New Conflict Echoes in the Halls of an Old Prison

Mr. Alcoberro himself entered the Modelo as a 16-year-old activist in 1975, by which time he had already joined a clandestine separatist group. He was released at the end of that year, a month after the death of Spain’s dictator,...
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Robots to be ‘scattered’ about Haneda airport to help visitors to 2020 Tokyo Olympics

Robots to be ‘scattered’ about Haneda airport to help visitors to 2020 Tokyo Olympics

Visitors to the 2020 Tokyo Olympics can expect to arrive at an airport with robots “scattered” about to help them, an official said Tuesday as he unveiled seven new machines to perform tasks from helping with luggage to language assistance....
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Macron Holds a Climate Summit, and Trump Casts a Shadow

Macron Holds a Climate Summit, and Trump Casts a Shadow

The World Bank, one of the organizers of the meeting, said it would no longer finance oil and gas exploration and extraction projects after 2019, with exceptions for poorer countries. Ma Kai, a vice premier of China, said that his...
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Venezuela to investigate ex-oil tsar over corruption

Venezuela to investigate ex-oil tsar over corruption

Image copyright ReutersImage caption Rafael Ramirez was a close associate of former Venezuelan leader, Hugo Chavez The Venezuela authorities say they are opening a corruption investigation into one of the country’s most influential political figures, the...
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France’s National Front party charged over EU ‘fake jobs’

France’s National Front party charged over EU ‘fake jobs’

Image copyright AFPImage caption The party and its leader, Marine Le Pen, have now both been charged over alleged EU “fake jobs” France’s far-right National Front (FN) has been charged with giving party members suspected fake jobs as assistan...
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Austria gas plant burns after deadly explosion

Austria gas plant burns after deadly explosion

Image copyright AFPImage caption A huge fire ensued – police now say a technical fault was to blame A big blast has rocked a major natural gas hub in Austria, killing one person and injuring at least 18, police say....
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Spain’s Tagus river is drying up

Spain’s Tagus river is drying up

Latest update : 2017-12-12 As world leaders discuss climate change in Paris, we bring you a report from Spain, which has been in the grip of drought since 2014. One of the consequences is the plight of the Tagus, the...
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Africa:CAF President Sends Condolences Following Benjamin Massing’s Death

Africa:CAF President Sends Condolences Following Benjamin Massing’s Death

Photo: Camer.be Former Cameroon international Benjamin Massing, infamous for his tackling at the World Cup in 1990, has died aged 55. CAF President Ahmad has sent a message of condolence to the president of the Normalisation Committee following the death...
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