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Farce over renaming of 'racist' Berlin station
Farce over renaming of 'racist' Berlin station
For years, the name of metro station Mohrenstrasse (Moors Street) left Berliners feeling uncomfortable. The use of an out...
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Prosecutors can see Trump taxes, Supreme Court says
Prosecutors can see Trump taxes, Supreme Court says
The US Supreme Court has ruled that President Trump's financial records can be examined by prosecutors in New York. In a...
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2 hours ago
Human remains found by TikTok filmers identified
Human remains found by TikTok filmers identified
Officials in Seattle have identified the remains of two people found last month by teenagers as they were recording a vi...
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3 hours ago
Facebook bans 'Roger Stone disinformation network'
Facebook bans 'Roger Stone disinformation network'
Facebook has removed a disinformation network it says was linked to "Roger Stone and his associates". Mr Stone was a long...
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4 hours ago
Search begins after Seoul mayor reported missing
Search begins after Seoul mayor reported missing
The mayor of South Korean capital Seoul has been reported missing and a search is under way, police in the city said on ...
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4 hours ago
Catalonia makes masks mandatory in public
Catalonia makes masks mandatory in public
Spain's autonomous region of Catalonia has made face masks mandatory in public for all those aged over five after a surg...
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6 hours ago
US Supreme Court to rule on Trump tax returns
US Supreme Court to rule on Trump tax returns
The US Supreme Court is set to decide whether President Donald Trump's tax returns and other financial records can be ex...
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7 hours ago
Glee star Rivera missing after boat trip with son
Glee star Rivera missing after boat trip with son
Glee star Naya Rivera is missing after her four-year-old son was found alone in a boat on a lake in Southern California,...
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10 hours ago
Australia suspends Hong Kong extradition treaty
Australia suspends Hong Kong extradition treaty
Australia has suspended its extradition treaty with Hong Kong in response to fears over a new national security law impo...
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12 hours ago
'Rising chance' of exceeding 1.5C climate target
'Rising chance' of exceeding 1.5C climate target
The World Meteorological Organisation says there's a growing chance that global temperatures will rise by more than 1.5C...
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14 hours ago
'Stop yelling,' officer told gasping George Floyd
'Stop yelling,' officer told gasping George Floyd
The US police officer accused of George Floyd's murder told him to stop talking as he repeatedly gasped under the man's ...
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15 hours ago
Melania Trump statue torched in Slovenia
Melania Trump statue torched in Slovenia
A quirky wooden sculpture of US First Lady Melania Trump is reported to have been set on fire near her hometown in Slove...
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15 hours ago
Ivory Coast PM dies after cabinet meeting
Ivory Coast PM dies after cabinet meeting
Ivory Coast's PM Amadou Gon Coulibaly has died after falling ill at a ministerial meeting. The 61-year-old had been chose...
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16 hours ago
US surpasses three million coronavirus cases
US surpasses three million coronavirus cases
More than three million people in the US have tested positive for Covid-19, according to Johns Hopkins University. Over 1...
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20 hours ago
Scrabble community mulls banning slurs
Scrabble community mulls banning slurs
Leaders of the Scrabble tournament community in North America are voting on whether to ban the use of racial and homopho...
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Witness 'bullied by Trump' quits military
Witness 'bullied by Trump' quits military
A senior official fired from the White House after testifying against Donald Trump in his impeachment trial has quit the...
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Hong Kong pupils banned from political activity
Hong Kong pupils banned from political activity
Students in Hong Kong are now banned from any political activity in schools including singing, posting slogans and boyco...
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Melbourne begins second shutdown after cases spike
Melbourne begins second shutdown after cases spike
Australia's second-largest city has begun a second lockdown in response to a spike in new coronavirus infections. Five mi...
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Elite universities sue over US visa ruling
Elite universities sue over US visa ruling
Two elite US universities are suing immigration services over a decision to withdraw visas from foreign students whose c...
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Facebook hammered in own civil-rights review
Facebook hammered in own civil-rights review
Facebook's "vexing and heartbreaking" decisions are causing significant setbacks for civil rights, an audit commissioned...
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