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18m Updated Concern from key GOP senators and uproar from Democrats led to rules changes
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell changed the resolution laying out the rules of President Donald Trump's impeachment trial shortly before it began on Tuesday amid concerns from some key Senate Republicans and an uproar from Democrats.
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21m Trump impeachment: Senators clash over rules as trial opens
The Senate rejects Democratic attempts to obtain documents and evidence in the proceedings.
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New Zealand has been a life-raft for unique species – now they must adapt or die | Erica Wilkinson1h 2m New Zealand has been a life-raft for unique species – now they must adapt or die | Erica Wilkinson
Our nation has been in a biodiversity crisis for more than 100 years, but the climate crisis could push our at-risk animals to the brink
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Court rules against woman charged after stepchildren saw her topless1h 24m Court rules against woman charged after stepchildren saw her topless
Utah judge refuses to overturn lewdness measure in case of Tilli Buchanan, who removed her top while hanging drywall A judge refused to overturn part of Utah’s lewdness law on Tuesday in a blow to a woman who is fighting criminal charges after her stepchildren
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Analysis Said to Tie Hacking of Bezos’ Phone to Saudi Leader’s Account1h 36m Analysis Said to Tie Hacking of Bezos’ Phone to Saudi Leader’s Account
Two United Nations experts plan to release a public statement Wednesday morning “addressing serious allegations.”
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1h 46m Yes, things are worse now than ever before
President Donald Trump didn't create our deep political polarization. But he now runs a country divided more deeply than ever before by our partisan differences.
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NSW and Victoria fires: soaring temperatures increase bushfire danger once again1h 58m NSW and Victoria fires: soaring temperatures increase bushfire danger once again
Return of hot weather in Australia’s south-east brings severe fire danger just days after heavy rainfall flooded roads and damaged buildings Fire crews in New South Wales and Victoria are bracing for the return of severe fire conditions with hot and windy weather forecast across both states. Just days after heavy rain and golf ball-sized hail lashed parts of the south-east of the country, Victoria again faces severe fire danger on Wednesday, while the Rural Fire Service has warned NSW could see fire activity increase on Thursday.
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1h 59m Updated 3-year-old becomes youngest ever member of Mensa UK
A 3-year-old Malaysian boy living in the UK has become the youngest member to join Mensa UK, the largest and oldest international high IQ society in the world, Mensa officials said.
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North Korea Bans Foreign Tourists, Tour Operator Says2h Updated North Korea Bans Foreign Tourists, Tour Operator Says
The spread of the virus from China is bad news for Kim Jong-un; North Korea depends on Chinese tourists for cash.
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Trump impeachment: senators kill Democratic efforts to subpoena more evidence – live2h Updated Trump impeachment: senators kill Democratic efforts to subpoena more evidence – live
Republicans voted down three amendments brought by the Senate minority leader, Chuck Schumer – get the latest live
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3h Watson fights back to reach Australian Open second round
Britain's Heather Watson showed tremendous fight in blustery conditions to win her Australian Open first-round match against Czech Kristyna Pliskova.
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3h Veterans railcard for cheaper train fares to launch on Armistice Day
Former military personnel will save a third off most train fares, the government announces.
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Iranian Student Turned Back at Airport, Sparking Protest3h Updated Iranian Student Turned Back at Airport, Sparking Protest
A growing number of Iranian students are being sent away by U.S. authorities amid escalated diplomatic tensions with Iran.
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3h Beyond Veganuary: Is going plant-based a smart way to lose weight?
People with eating disorders may use veganism as a "socially acceptable" restrictive diet, a charity warns.
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3h Derek Jeter and Larry Walker elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame
New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter was one of two players elected into the Baseball Hall of Fame on Tuesday.
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E-cigarettes are NOT safe and can be harmful to your wellbeing, global health chiefs warn 3h E-cigarettes are NOT safe and can be harmful to your wellbeing, global health chiefs warn 
Vaping is particularly risky for the developing brains of teenagers, health chiefs say. Around 3.6million adults in Britain have used e-cigarettes in the decade or so they have been available on the market.
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3h US confirms its first case of deadly new virus from China
The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is expected to announce this afternoon that the first case of Wuhan coronavirus has been reported in the United States, in Washington state, a federal source outside the CDC tells CNN.
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Fury as Coca-Cola refuses to ditch single-use plastic3h Fury as Coca-Cola refuses to ditch single-use plastic
The US drinks giant - the world's biggest plastic polluter - claimed consumers still want the bottles. It said scrapping them outright now would alienate customers and hit sales.
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Trump Focuses on Economy at Davos, Seeking a Counter to Impeachment3h Updated Trump Focuses on Economy at Davos, Seeking a Counter to Impeachment
President Trump made his first appearance on the international stage since the House sent impeachment articles to the Senate, on the day his trial is set to begin in earnest.
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4h Trump impeachment trial opens as senators clash over rules
The Senate rejects Democratic attempts to obtain documents and evidence in the proceedings.
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Dangerous criminals will be kept in prison for longer under new proposals unveiled by ministers 4h Dangerous criminals will be kept in prison for longer under new proposals unveiled by ministers 
Instead of the most serious offenders being released halfway through their prison sentences, they will have to serve two-thirds.
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4h Updated Warning over youth career aspiration-reality disconnect
Five times as many want to work in art, entertainment and sport as there are jobs, a study suggests.
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As Trump goes on trial, so does the conscience of the Republican party4h As Trump goes on trial, so does the conscience of the Republican party
Can Republicans divorce themselves from a demagogue? The impeachment trial’s first day offers little hope A lone figure in a blue suit slipped quietly into the front row of the US Senate public gallery just before 3.30pm on Tuesday and gazed down at his former colleagues. Jeff Flake, the former Republican senator from Arizona, had returned to Washington to witness two trials. One was that of an impeached American president accused of strong-arming a foreign government for his own political ends. The other was a trial of the conscience of the Republican party.
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4h US deports student from Iran, but his attorney says he had a visa
An Iranian student admitted to Northeastern University was detained at Boston Logan International Airport and removed from the US, his attorney said.
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Websites will be forced to protect the safety and privacy of children under new rules4h Websites will be forced to protect the safety and privacy of children under new rules
It was welcomed by children's charities following warnings about youngsters being exposed to pornography, gambling, bullying and self-harm online.
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Former Radio 4 Today show host Peter Hobday has died aged 824h Former Radio 4 Today show host Peter Hobday has died aged 82
Former Radio 4 Today programme presenter Peter Hobday has died at the age of 82. He is survived by his wife Victoria Fenwick, and children John and Natasha.
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Trump impeachment trial: senators vote against subpoena for state department – live4h Updated Trump impeachment trial: senators vote against subpoena for state department – live
Senators voted along party lines, 53-47, to kill amendment to subpoena documents from the department – get the latest live
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4h Rough sex murder defence: Why campaigners want it banned
Campaigners say men are increasingly using the defence to try to get away with murdering women.
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4h These glasses are made of something we usually throw away
Leftovers from a popular drink are collected and used to create these sunglasses
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Speeding motorists to face new guidelines4h Speeding motorists to face new guidelines
The new guidelines state that the only get-out for those who rack up 12 or more penalty points should be if disqualification would cause 'real and severe hardship'.
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Lebanon Names New Cabinet Amid Political and Economic Crisis4h Lebanon Names New Cabinet Amid Political and Economic Crisis
The new ministers will immediately face a falling currency, a stagnant economy and angry street protests.
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NHS faces paying out £4.3billion in legal fees to settle clinical negligence claims4h NHS faces paying out £4.3billion in legal fees to settle clinical negligence claims
The NHS receives more than 10,000 compensation claims each year. Legal bodies said the cost is driven by failures in safety and a culture in which patients' concerns are not listened to.
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Environmentalist Chris Packham urges people to consider having fewer children4h Environmentalist Chris Packham urges people to consider having fewer children
Chris Packham raised his concerns on today's Good Morning Britain as he appeared to discuss his new documentary 7.7billion People and Counting.
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How Boeing’s Responsibility in a Deadly Crash ‘Got Buried’5h Updated How Boeing’s Responsibility in a Deadly Crash ‘Got Buried’
A study that blasted Boeing after a 2009 accident was never made public. Other criticisms were tempered by investigators after the company and U.S. safety officials objected.
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Manager at firm responsible for installing fire alarms at Grenfell Tower is jailed for six years5h Manager at firm responsible for installing fire alarms at Grenfell Tower is jailed for six years
Lee Wylie, a divisional director at Lakehouse Contractors Ltd, told sub-contractors they needed to pay £100 sweeteners to guarantee jobs or he would go elsewhere, Southwark Crown Court heard.
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Mining Executives Face Homicide Charges in Brazil Dam Disaster5h Updated Mining Executives Face Homicide Charges in Brazil Dam Disaster
A year after a dam burst killed at least 259 people, prosecutors accused company executives of covering up safety concerns.
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5h The Sudanese women breaking taboos by playing football
Women in Sudan are taking on the patriarchy and challenging social norms.
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5h The writers breathing life into black British history
Several little-known but remarkable stories of the 18th and 19th Centuries are being told on stage.
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The Test a Deadly Coronavirus Outbreak Poses to China’s Leadership5h Updated The Test a Deadly Coronavirus Outbreak Poses to China’s Leadership
The new virus has killed at least six and infected nearly 300 people in China, with confirmed cases in the United States, Taiwan, Thailand, Japan and South Korea.
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Toyota and Honda recall six million vehicles due to airbag glitches5h Toyota and Honda recall six million vehicles due to airbag glitches
Toyota and Honda have recalled more than six million vehicles worldwide due to two airbag glitches that present different dangers to motorists.
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5h Updated Sheffield United 0-1 Manchester City: Sergio Aguero comes off bench to score winner
Sergio Aguero scores his sixth goal in his last three games as Manchester City edge a gutsy Sheffield United at Bramall Lane.
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5h Updated Ten-man Arsenal hit back to earn point against Chelsea
Arsenal overcome David Luiz's dismissal against his old club to twice come from behind against Chelsea in an eventful London derby.
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5h Updated Man strangles coyote to death after it attacks his son
A New Hampshire man killed a coyote with his bare hands Monday after it grabbed his 2-year-old son by his jacket hood and dragged him to the ground.
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Italian farm worker, 26, arrested after writer, 53, found dead in bull pen on tranquil Devon farm5h Italian farm worker, 26, arrested after writer, 53, found dead in bull pen on tranquil Devon farm
Katherine Bevan, 53, an author, was found on January 3 at an Arabian horse farm in a Devon beauty spot once described by Prince Charles as his 'ideal English village'.
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5h Updated Boeing officially stops making the 737 Max
The Boeing 737 Max is officially on hold.
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Former minister calls for probe into Peter Phillips over his Chinese TV ad for milk 5h Former minister calls for probe into Peter Phillips over his Chinese TV ad for milk 
Former Home Office minister Norman Baker said strict rules had been broken, while other MPs criticised Peter Phillips' 'crass' adverts on Shanghai television.
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6h Updated Lejeune scores injury-time double as Newcastle rescue draw at Everton
Newcastle United score two late goals against Everton to rescue a point at Goodison Park in the Premier League.
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Frozen iguanas forecast to shower south Florida as temperatures drop6h Frozen iguanas forecast to shower south Florida as temperatures drop
National Weather Service warned of reptiles falling from trees as iguanas are susceptible to freezing once temperatures fall to 40F The National Weather Service (NWS) took the unusual step on Tuesday of warning that frozen iguanas are expected to shower south Florida as temperatures drop to unusually low levels for the region overnight. Iguanas, as it turns out, are susceptible to freezing once temperatures drop to around 40F (4.44C). When frozen, these cold-blooded creatures lose their grip on the cozy trees they call home and slip. But the experts informed the public to be aware that the chilled reptiles may be stiff and appear lifeless – but they are not dead.
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Prince Harry and Meghan Markle: guards include British police6h Updated Prince Harry and Meghan Markle: guards include British police
EXCLUSIVE: Meghan walked through a forest with Archie and her two dogs yesterday trailed by her regular British security man, who was accompanied by a Canadian counterpart.
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Glenn Greenwald Charged With Cybercrimes in Brazil6h Updated Glenn Greenwald Charged With Cybercrimes in Brazil
Mr. Greenwald is accused of being part of a “criminal investigation” that hacked into the cellphones of prosecutors and public officials.
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6h Migrants clash with Mexican troops at the Guatemala border
Tensions flared on Mexico's southern border Monday as troops tried to intercept a large group of migrants who'd crossed into the country.
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6h New feathered dinosaur species discovered
A new dinosaur species called Wulong bohaiensis is offering researchers clues into the relationship between bird species and dinosaurs.
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Meghan Markle carries Archie and walks dogs in Vancouver7h Updated Meghan Markle carries Archie and walks dogs in Vancouver
Meghan was followed by royal protection officers as she strolled through the Horth Hill Regional Park near the opulent £10million [$14million] Vancouver Island mansion they live in.
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7h Updated People still want plastic bottles, says Coca-Cola
The drinks giant says it will not ditch plastic outright but will try to recycle more.
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7h Updated Sub Aguero earns Man City win at Sheff Utd
Sergio Aguero scores his sixth goal in his last three games as Manchester City edge a gutsy Sheffield United at Bramall Lane.
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7h Updated Your Wednesday Briefing
Wuhan coronavirus, impeachment, climate change: Here’s what you need to know.
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7h Updated New China virus: US announces first case
Nearly 300 people have been infected in the coronavirus outbreak, which originated in Wuhan, China.
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7h Lejeune scores injury-time double as Newcastle rescues draw at Everton
Newcastle United score two late goals against Everton to rescue a point at Goodison Park in the Premier League.
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Kylie Moore-Gilbert case: advocates urge tougher line on Iran over jailing of academic7h Kylie Moore-Gilbert case: advocates urge tougher line on Iran over jailing of academic
The Australian government says the case is a ‘very high priority’, but human rights campaigners say quiet diplomacy has failed Human rights groups and advocates for political prisoners in Iran have urged the Australian government to take a more forceful position in negotiating with Iran for the release of detained academic Kylie Moore-Gilbert, but the Australian government continues to insist quiet diplomacy will be most effective. On Tuesday,
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Scuffles erupt between migrants and troops at Guatemala-Mexico border – video report7h Updated Scuffles erupt between migrants and troops at Guatemala-Mexico border – video report
Scuffles have erupted between hundreds of Central American migrants and National Guard agents at the border between Guatemala and Mexico. The troops formed a barrier to stop the migrants from entering deeper into Mexico as they attempted to cross into the US
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7h Updated Ivanka Trump ignores questions on impeachment trial at Davos
In Davos, Switzerland, at the World Economic Forum, CNN's Jim Acosta asked Ivanka Trump to comment on the impeachment trial of President Donald Trump.
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8h Troops called as record snowfall blankets Canadian province
The Canadian province was hit with more than 70cm of snow in a record-breaking blizzard.
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8h US National Weather Service warns of falling iguanas
As the coldest air of the season spreads across the Eastern US, even some southern states are feeling the chill.
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8h Brexit: Lords send amended bill back to MPs
Peers make five amendments to the legislation, but the government plans to overturn them in the Commons.
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8h Updated First US case of deadly SARS-like virus confirmed by CDC
The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is expected to announce this afternoon that the first case of Wuhan coronavirus has been reported in the United States, in Washington state, a federal source outside the CDC tells CNN.
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8h Trump impeachment trial starts with rule wrangling in Senate
The expected feisty debate on witnesses and evidence marks the beginning of Senate proceedings.
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Nantes to wear Argentina colours for Sala anniversary8h Nantes to wear Argentina colours for Sala anniversary
FC Nantes will wear a commemorative kit this weekend to mark the first anniversary of the death of Emiliano Sala.
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Brazilian prosecutors charge journalist Glenn Greenwald with cybercrimes8h Updated Brazilian prosecutors charge journalist Glenn Greenwald with cybercrimes
Greenwald accused of helping hackers who obtained cellphone messages between leading figures in anti-corruption investigation Brazilian federal prosecutors have charged the American journalist Glenn Greenwald for cybercrimes
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China Confirms New Coronavirus Spreads From Humans to Humans9h Updated China Confirms New Coronavirus Spreads From Humans to Humans
A top Chinese government-appointed expert says a mysterious respiratory illness that has killed at least four people can be transmitted by humans, heightening concern about the outbreak.
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Sport grants: more than $1m given to nine clubs linked to Coalition MPs9h Sport grants: more than $1m given to nine clubs linked to Coalition MPs
Tennis, football and netball clubs with ties to Josh Frydenberg, Ken Wyatt, Bridget McKenzie and Sarah Henderson among recipients More than $1m in sport grants were handed to nine clubs that boast senior Coalition MPs as members or patrons, including one undisclosed by Bridget McKenzie, three linked to Indigenous affairs minister Ken Wyatt, one tied to treasurer and deputy Liberal leader Josh Frydenberg, and two associated with senator Sarah Henderson. The controversial $100m grant program gave money to a gun club joined by the former sports minister, a tennis club where Frydenberg is an honorary member, an Australian rules football club where Wyatt is the “No 1 ticket holder”, and Henderson’s football and netball club, which made personal representations for the funding to prime minister Scott Morrison.
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Coronavirus: airports around the world carry out screenings9h Coronavirus: airports around the world carry out screenings
More countries are carrying out health checks after the virus was detected outside China Countries in Asia and elsewhere are checking the body temperatures of arriving airline passengers and adopting precautionary quarantine procedures in response to a new coronavirus that has sickened nearly 300 people in China.
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Boeing admits crisis-hit 737 MAX may not return until July9h Boeing admits crisis-hit 737 MAX may not return until July
Boeing shares have fallen sharply after the company admitted it could be July until the 737 MAX fleet - grounded globally after two crashes - may be cleared to fly again.
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Amanda Knox posts selfie in her old prison clothes9h Amanda Knox posts selfie in her old prison clothes
Amanda Knox has posed for a selfie wearing the same clothes she wore in prison - as she revealed how she's busy planning for her wedding.
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9h Updated CDC to announce first US case of deadly SARS-like virus
The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is expected to announce this afternoon that the first case of Wuhan coronavirus has been reported in the United States, in Washington state, a federal source outside the CDC tells CNN.
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Russian-led airstrikes kill 18 in Syria as tens of thousands flee attacks9h Russian-led airstrikes kill 18 in Syria as tens of thousands flee attacks
Family of eight including six children in rural village west of Aleppo among the dead Russian-led air strikes killed at least 18 people – including an entire family – in north-west Syria, where a major government offensive to clear out rebels has sent tens of thousands of people fleeing toward the border with Turkey, residents and rescuers have said. The family of eight including six children were killed in the rural village of Kfar Taal west of government-controlled Aleppo, while another four civilians were killed in Maardabseh in the south-east of Idlib province.
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France poised to drop plan to tax tech giants amid signs of US deal10h France poised to drop plan to tax tech giants amid signs of US deal
Talks in Davos raise hope of agreement to find multilateral solution to taxing digital firms France is poised to announce on Wednesday that it is dropping its go-it-alone plan to tax big US tech companies in exchange for Washington’s agreement to press ahead with attempts to find a multilateral solution. Hopes were rising in Davos on Tuesday night of an agreement after several days of intense talks involving the French finance minister, Bruno Le Maire, the US treasury secretary, Steve Mnuchin, and Ángel Gurria, the head of the rich-country thinktank the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development.
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Iran Admits Firing 2 Missiles at Jet and Says It’s Studying Effect10h Iran Admits Firing 2 Missiles at Jet and Says It’s Studying Effect
It also appeared to walk back a promise to send the jet’s data recorders abroad for analysis, asking the United States and France to send the necessary equipment to Iran instead.
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Murder investigation launched after woman, 53, is found dead on farm10h Updated Murder investigation launched after woman, 53, is found dead on farm
The body of 53-year-old Katherine Bevan was found in farm buildings in Gittisham, near Honiton in East Devon. A 26-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murder and remains in police custody.
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10h Updated Labour leadership: Jess Phillips quits race to succeed Jeremy Corbyn
The Birmingham Yardley MP bows out of the contest as Lisa Nandy gets the backing of the GMB union.
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Harry and Meghan in new privacy row – just hours after Canada reunion10h Harry and Meghan in new privacy row – just hours after Canada reunion
Couple threaten legal action over press pictures of Duchess of Sussex and baby Archie The Duke and Duchess of Sussex began their new lives in Canada by firing a warning shot across the bows of the media over paparazzi photographs they said were taken without consent. Within hours of
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Caribbean leaders boycott Pompeo talks as row grows over US relations10h Caribbean leaders boycott Pompeo talks as row grows over US relations
Trinidad and Tobago PM joins Barbadian counterpart in turning down meeting with US secretary of state in Jamaica The prime ministers of Barbados and Trinidad and Tobago are boycotting a scheduled meeting with the US secretary of state Mike Pompeo, in a growing row between Caribbean nations who are open to improved relations with the Trump administration, and those who have opposed talks on principle.
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Iranian Student Blocked From U.S. Despite Court Order, Sparking Outrage10h Iranian Student Blocked From U.S. Despite Court Order, Sparking Outrage
A growing number of Iranian students are being turned away at airports amid escalated diplomatic tensions with Iran.
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10h Updated Duke and Duchess of Sussex issue legal warning over photos
The warning about photographers comes after the Queen allowed the couple to step back as full-time royals.
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First case of Coronavirus in US after outbreak in China10h First case of Coronavirus in US after outbreak in China
A traveller from China has been diagnosed in Seattle with the Wuhan coronavirus, according to US health officials.
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The mounting cost of HS2 is financial and environmental | Letters10h The mounting cost of HS2 is financial and environmental | Letters
Guardian readers question the value of the high-speed rail infrastructure projectLarry Elliott is right on the environmental case against HS2 (
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The Guardian view on the new coronavirus: be alert, not afraid | Editorial10h The Guardian view on the new coronavirus: be alert, not afraid | Editorial
An outbreak of a pneumonia-causing virus in China is creating alarm. It is sensible to be concerned, but an overreaction would be a mistakeEvery so often, our vague awareness of our vulnerability as a species crystallises around a specific threat. At first, we note with unconcern a handful of cases of a new illness, somewhere far away. Soon it begins to spread. The deaths mount. We start to wonder whether we are being complacent rather than sensible, and whether we are living through the early montage in a disaster movie, in which families bicker over breakfast as news reports on the killer virus play unnoticed in the background. Could this be a new pandemic which will sweep the globe killing tens of millions, as Spanish flu once did? The story of the
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Former Osasuna official says club fixed La Liga matches in 2013 and 201411h Former Osasuna official says club fixed La Liga matches in 2013 and 2014
Ángel Vizcay says Getafe and Real Betis were paid to lose games
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Big Changes? Or Maybe Not. Putin’s Plans Keep Russia Guessing.11h Big Changes? Or Maybe Not. Putin’s Plans Keep Russia Guessing.
Is he setting the stage to lead Russia for years to come? Is he planning to step down? The confusion may be part of President Vladimir Putin’s strategy.
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11h Prince wrongful death legal claims dismissed
The claims were brought against a doctor and a pharmacy who supplied the star with pain medication.
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Diamond as big as a tennis ball makes Louis Vuitton debut in Paris11h Diamond as big as a tennis ball makes Louis Vuitton debut in Paris
1,758-carat Sewelô snapped up by luxury brand is world’s second-largest rough diamond Louis Vuitton has made a splash as it showed off its latest purchase: the world’s second-largest rough diamond. The LVMH-owned brand, which announced last week that it was the new owner of the 1,758-carat Sewelô, displayed the glinting, blackened stone at its Place Vendôme store in Paris.
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Labour leadership: Lisa Nandy close to securing place on final ballot after getting GMB nomination - live news11h Updated Labour leadership: Lisa Nandy close to securing place on final ballot after getting GMB nomination - live news
Rolling coverage of the day’s political developments as they happen
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China’s Communist Party Scrambles to Confront Coronavirus Outbreak, a Test of Its Transparency11h Updated China’s Communist Party Scrambles to Confront Coronavirus Outbreak, a Test of Its Transparency
The new virus has killed at least six and infected nearly 300 people in China, with confirmed cases in Taiwan, Thailand, Japan and South Korea. An expert says it can be transmitted by humans.
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Prince Charles may use George VI money to fund Prince Harry12h Updated Prince Charles may use George VI money to fund Prince Harry
Charles, pictured yesterday, has paid his son around £2.3million-a-year from his £1.2billion Duchy of Cornwall estate - which is considered a public asset - but will now tap into his own wealth.
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12h Why I came from China to study in the UK
Almost one in five students at the University of Liverpool is from China. Some explained why the like the city.
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12h Updated Migrant boat sinks trying to reach UK from Belgium
It is the first time smugglers have tried to get to the UK from a Belgian beach, officials believe.
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Harry starts new life in Canada with events for Aids charity after leaving the UK to see Meghan12h Updated Harry starts new life in Canada with events for Aids charity after leaving the UK to see Meghan
William attended a meeting of the United for Wildlife Taskforces at St James's Palace, having hosted his first solo reception at Buckingham Palace while Harry was crossing the Atlantic.
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12h Oldest known asteroid strike may have ended Snowball Earth
More than two billion years ago, an asteroid slammed into Earth and created a 43-mile wide crater in Western Australia's outback. Now, researchers believe it is the oldest known impact crater, predating others by 200 million years. And it's possible that the impact led to a great thaw as Earth exited a global frozen state.
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Lone shopworker swiftly sees off THREE knife-wielding raiders12h Lone shopworker swiftly sees off THREE knife-wielding raiders
Sundeep Kaur, 24, was running her father's shop in Coulby Newham, North Yorkshire, when the hooded thugs walked in. CCTV shows her bravely fight off the knife-wielding raiders.
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12h Updated Nadal breezes through Australian Open
World No. 1 Rafa Nadal got his Australian Open campaign off to a winning start as he cruised past Bolivian Hugo Dellien 6-2 6-3 6-0.
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Downing Street hints it will drop post-Brexit migrant salary threshold13h Downing Street hints it will drop post-Brexit migrant salary threshold
Downing Street today gave a strong hint a government plan to impose a minimum earnings threshold on migrants who want to come to the UK after Brexit will be dropped.
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13h Trump snubs Davos vision in another America-first speech
President Donald Trump's speech in Davos was not what many attendees wanted to hear.
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Sri Lanka leader admits more than 20,000 war-missing are dead13h Sri Lanka leader admits more than 20,000 war-missing are dead
Sri Lanka's president has said for the first time that the more than 20,000 people who went missing during the country's civil war are dead.
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‘Chewing Gum Tycoon’ of Lotte Group, Shin Kyuk-ho, Dies at 9813h Updated ‘Chewing Gum Tycoon’ of Lotte Group, Shin Kyuk-ho, Dies at 98
Mr. Shin transformed a small business in postwar Tokyo into ​a ​corporate giant spanning South Korea and Japan.
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U.K. Police Plan Driving Classes at Air Base After Fatal Crash13h U.K. Police Plan Driving Classes at Air Base After Fatal Crash
Harry Dunn, a British teenager, was killed by an American driving on the wrong side of the road near a military base. Two subsequent cases have prompted the police to provide free lessons.
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Iran admits it fired two missiles at Ukrainian passenger jet13h Iran admits it fired two missiles at Ukrainian passenger jet
Tehran issues first acknowledgement of precise number of rounds fired at plane Iran says its armed forces mistakenly launched two surface-to-air missiles at a Ukrainian passenger jet that
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Africa’s Richest Woman Is Barred From Her Bank and Under Investigation13h Africa’s Richest Woman Is Barred From Her Bank and Under Investigation
A trove of leaked documents showed how Isabel dos Santos, the daughter of Angola’s ex-president, exploited the country’s wealth to enrich herself.
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Jeremy Bamber speaks in prison to say he has ultimate alibi for White House Farm murders13h Updated Jeremy Bamber speaks in prison to say he has ultimate alibi for White House Farm murders
Bamber, 59, is serving a whole-life prison sentence for the 1985 Essex murders of his sister Sheila Caffell, 26, her twin boys Nicholas and Daniel, both six, and his parents Nevill and June, both 61.
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President Trump impeachment trial set to start13h President Trump impeachment trial set to start
Donald Trump's impeachment trial is getting under way in the Senate today, but Democrats have already claimed the process for the hearing is unfair.
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Donald Trump arrives at Davos summit in Swiss Alps wearing SNOW grips before making keynote address13h Updated Donald Trump arrives at Davos summit in Swiss Alps wearing SNOW grips before making keynote address
The President arrived at the annual Switzerland gathering of the world's political and business elite sporting what appeared to be a rubber cover over his usual black brogues.
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The deadly art of the sniper: The men and women who killed hundreds and were HATED by enemy troops13h The deadly art of the sniper: The men and women who killed hundreds and were HATED by enemy troops
The Sniper Anthology: Snipers of the Second World War describes the skill and courage of the soldiers whose average lifespan was just three weeks.
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Photographer Bob Mazzer captures everyday British folk from the 1970s to the present day13h Photographer Bob Mazzer captures everyday British folk from the 1970s to the present day
The new collection by Bob Mazzer brings together photos taken all over the country, during his happy hippie phase in Wales, as well as a stint capturing faces in Hastings and St Leonards in East Sussex.
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U.K. Promises Stronger Terrorism Laws After Knife Attack by Convict13h Updated U.K. Promises Stronger Terrorism Laws After Knife Attack by Convict
Proposals include tougher jail sentences for terrorism convicts and more resources for counterterrorism police.
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Church tower collapses to reduce 150-year-old place of worship to rubble13h Church tower collapses to reduce 150-year-old place of worship to rubble
Emergency services were called to Grade II-listed St John the Baptist Church in High Toynton, Lincolnshire on Sunday morning, after a historic tower, built in 1872, came down without warning.
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Polygraph’s revival may be about truth rather than lies13h Polygraph’s revival may be about truth rather than lies
The science is shaky on lie detecting but there is evidence polygraphs have another use
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Harry and Meghan’s Hard Exit13h Updated Harry and Meghan’s Hard Exit
The couple’s wish to carve out more “progressive” roles has led to the loss of perks, privileges and titles.
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13h Updated What you need to know about the coronavirus
A new Chinese coronavirus, a cousin of the SARS virus, has infected more than 200 people since the outbreak began in Wuhan, China, in December. Scientist Leo Poon, who first decoded the virus, thinks it likely started in an animal and spread to humans.
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The EU won’t fix its democratic deficit with another top-down ‘conference’ | Alberto Alemanno13h The EU won’t fix its democratic deficit with another top-down ‘conference’ | Alberto Alemanno
Europe needs a new mechanism for involving citizens, not another talking shop chaired by the polarising Guy Verhofstadt With impeccable timing, just as the UK prepares to leave it, the European Union will kick off a
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Dentist who pulled teeth while riding hoverboard is grounded13h Dentist who pulled teeth while riding hoverboard is grounded
Unconventional extraction concerned only one of the 46 charges for which Dr Seth Lookhart was convicted in Alaska Those who feel a little queasy going to the dentist will have further cause for concern, after a practitioner was convicted for extracting teeth on a sedated patient while on a hoverboard. Dr Seth Lookhart had sent a film of himself performing the extraction on a sedated patient to several people, setting off a wider investigation into his practices.
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13h Updated Worst time for new virus to strike
Governments around the world have always struggled to stop the spread of disease, from the deadly swine flu which struck the globe in 2009, to ongoing attempts to rein in Ebola in West Africa.
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Man held after woman found dead at Devon horse-breeding farm13h Updated Man held after woman found dead at Devon horse-breeding farm
Katherine Bevan, 53, died on 3 January and postmortem sparked murder inquiry Police have arrested a man on suspicion of murder after a woman’s body was found at a horse-breeding farm in Devon. The body of Katherine Bevan, 53, was discovered at Combe Farm in the village of Gittisham, near Honiton, on 3 January.
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Labour leadership: Jess Phillips says she is quitting contest because she cannot unite party - live news14h Updated Labour leadership: Jess Phillips says she is quitting contest because she cannot unite party - live news
Rolling coverage of the day’s political developments as they happen
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Spanish storm: Four dead and hundreds of thousands without power14h Spanish storm: Four dead and hundreds of thousands without power
Hundreds of thousands of people were left without electricity in northeastern Spain on Tuesday after heavy snow and rainfall.
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14h Are we close to pilotless commercial jets?
The concept of pilotless commercial jet flight has been bandied about for years.
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14h Updated Can smart sensors prevent crashes?
Road accidents kill around 1.3 million people and injure tens of millions more each year, according to the World Health Organization.
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China’s Coronavirus Outbreak Tests the Communist Party’s Transparency14h Updated China’s Coronavirus Outbreak Tests the Communist Party’s Transparency
The new virus has killed at least six and infected nearly 300 people in China, with confirmed cases in Taiwan, Thailand, Japan and South Korea. An expert says it can be transmitted by humans.
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Labour leadership: Jess Phillips due to make announcement amid speculation she might quit contest - live news14h Updated Labour leadership: Jess Phillips due to make announcement amid speculation she might quit contest - live news
Rolling coverage of the day’s political developments as they happen
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14h 23,000 apply for two summer jobs on remote Irish island
The two successful candidates will live together without electricity and hot water for six months.
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Netanyahu calls for sanctions over ICC war crimes investigation14h Netanyahu calls for sanctions over ICC war crimes investigation
Israeli PM condemns ‘travesty’ after court said it intended to look at alleged incidents Benjamin Netanyahu has called for sanctions against the international criminal court and people who work for it, a month after its chief prosecutor
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14h Dixons Carphone gets its sales figures the wrong way round
Currys PC World owner reissues its Christmas trading statement to say sales went down, not up.
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14h Labour leadership: Jess Phillips set to quit Labour leadership race
The Birmingham Yardley MP does not currently have the support of any unions or local parties.
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Klimt art thieves confess to stealing then returning painting14h Klimt art thieves confess to stealing then returning painting
Portrait of a Lady was hidden in same Italian gallery from which it went missing in 1997 Two men have confessed to stealing, and then returning, a painting by Gustav Klimt in a bizarre twist to one of Italy’s most mysterious cases of stolen art. Experts confirmed on Friday the
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Iran Acknowledges It Fired 2 Missiles at Ukrainian Jet15h Updated Iran Acknowledges It Fired 2 Missiles at Ukrainian Jet
It also appeared to walk back a promise to send the jet’s data recorders abroad for analysis, asking the United States and France to send the necessary equipment to Iran instead.
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French energy workers cut power to 35,000 homes in pensions protest15h French energy workers cut power to 35,000 homes in pensions protest
Minister hits out at ‘scandalous’ action targeting Orly airport and thousands of homes and businesses French energy workers cut electricity supplies to about 35,000 homes and businesses south of Paris, including to Orly airport and the city’s fresh food market, as they continued to protestagainst pension reforms. Members of the hardline CGT union’s branches said the action was targeted to “have an impact on the economy and above all make ourselves heard”.
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Drill artist Loski caught with loaded gun, court told15h Drill artist Loski caught with loaded gun, court told
Prosecution says rapper – real name Jyrelle O’Connor – is south London gang member One of the UK’s top drill artists has appeared in court charged with possession of a loaded gun “small enough to fit into the palm of your hand”. The rapper Loski, 20, whose real name is Jyrelle O’Connor, has had a string of successful singles and millions of views on YouTube and other social media platforms.
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15h How Trump wins a second term
CNN poll: 51% say Trump should be removed from office
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Zaghari-Ratcliffe: court hearing over £400m Iran debt may hasten release15h Zaghari-Ratcliffe: court hearing over £400m Iran debt may hasten release
Court of appeal due to settle size of debt, for a 1970s tank sale from the UK to Iran, this week The release of Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, the British-Iranian woman held in a Tehran jail since 2016, could come a step closer if a long-running dispute over the UK government’s non-payment of a
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15h Updated Network Rail probe over Northern and TransPennine routes
The rail regulator says Network Rail's performance was not good enough in the north and central England.
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Yemen death toll in attack on government forces rises to 11615h Yemen death toll in attack on government forces rises to 116
Suspected Houthi missile strike on military camp threatens peace process The death toll from a suspected Houthi rebel missile attack on Yemeni government forces has risen to at least 116, making it one of the bloodiest incidents in the country’s
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Heads could roll at PwC over Isabel Dos Santos links, says chairman15h Heads could roll at PwC over Isabel Dos Santos links, says chairman
At Davos, Bob Moritz says he is ‘shocked and disappointed’ by Luanda Leaks disclosures The global chairman of PwC has warned that heads could roll at the professional services firm over its links to Isabel dos Santos, Africa’s richest woman, who is
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Wreck of Titanic to be protected in treaty signed by UK and US15h Wreck of Titanic to be protected in treaty signed by UK and US
Agreement to treat site with ‘sensitivity and respect’ aims to prevent taking of artefacts The UK and US governments have signed a treaty designed to protect the wreckage of the Titanic from damage by those wishing to remove artefacts. Announcing the ratification of the agreement by the US secretary of state, Mike Pompeo, the UK maritime minister, Nusrat Ghani,
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15h Updated Konta & Edmund out but Dart wins final-set tie-break to advance
Johanna Konta and Kyle Edmund are among four Britons to lose on day two of the Australian Open but Harriet Dart advances with a thrilling win.
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15h Updated Harry and Meghan: Prince arrives in Canada ahead of new chapter
He lands in Vancouver to be reunited with his wife as they prepare for a life away from royal duties.
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A Bollywood Star Takes on a Global Stigma15h A Bollywood Star Takes on a Global Stigma
Deepika Padukone’s new movie, “Chhapaak,” highlights the activism of survivors of acid attacks.
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Trump decries climate ‘prophets of doom’ as he hails 1tn trees plan15h Trump decries climate ‘prophets of doom’ as he hails 1tn trees plan
Environmentalists question president’s attempt to show green credentials in Davos
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Lesotho PM called for police questioning over former wife’s murder16h Lesotho PM called for police questioning over former wife’s murder
Investigators hope Thomas Thabane can ‘cast light’ on 2017 killing of Lipolelo Thabane Police in Lesotho have summoned the country’s prime minister for questioning over alleged links to the 2017 murder of his estranged wife. It is the latest instalment in a long running drama that some observers have described as a
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Should the world be worried about the coronavirus in China?16h Updated Should the world be worried about the coronavirus in China?
Experts fear latest strain of virus may spread across planet from person to person It is a novel coronavirus – that is to say, a member of the coronavirus family that has never been encountered before. Like other coronaviruses, it has come from animals, or possibly seafood. Many of those infected either worked or frequently shopped in the Huanan seafood wholesale market in the centre of the Chinese city. New and troubling viruses usually originate in animal hosts. Ebola and flu are examples.
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Newly colourised images of Auschwitz 75 years ago reveal horror of the notorious concentration camp16h Updated Newly colourised images of Auschwitz 75 years ago reveal horror of the notorious concentration camp
Taken in 1944 by a German photographer billeted to Auschwitz-Birkenau in southern occupied Poland, these images are the only known record of scores of Jewish families.
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Dad kills coyote with bare hands after it attacks his child16h Dad kills coyote with bare hands after it attacks his child
A man choked a coyote to death after the animal attacked his child, bit a woman walking her dog and charged at a vehicle.
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Trump, the whistleblower and the comic: key players in the Ukraine scandal16h Updated Trump, the whistleblower and the comic: key players in the Ukraine scandal
Trump’s request that Ukraine help find dirt on Joe Biden has led to an impeachment inquiry – and drawn in multiple people Democrats
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Ex-President of Interpol Is Sent to Prison for Bribery in China16h Updated Ex-President of Interpol Is Sent to Prison for Bribery in China
Meng Hongwei, once a high-ranking Chinese police official, was sentenced to 13 and a half years. His wife has said he is the victim of a political vendetta.
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Donald Trump arrives for Davos appearance as Greta Thunberg shames world leaders16h Updated Donald Trump arrives for Davos appearance as Greta Thunberg shames world leaders
President Trump said climate activists were' alarmists' and the 'fortune tellers' during his appearance at the World Economic Forum, as prominent climate activist Greta Thunberg looked on.
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Davos 2020: planting trees not enough to thwart climate crisis, says Greta Thunberg – day one live16h Davos 2020: planting trees not enough to thwart climate crisis, says Greta Thunberg – day one live
Rolling coverage of the first day of the World Economic Forum, including Donald Trump’s special address and Greta Thunberg’s panel session
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Coronavirus: Chinese hospitals not testing patients, say relatives16h Coronavirus: Chinese hospitals not testing patients, say relatives
Number of cases, and deaths, could be much higher than those cited in official reports if claims are true On 12 January Huang got news his healthy 65-year-old mother had been checked into a hospital in the central Chinese city of Wuhan with a fever and a cough. There had been reports of a strange new virus with similar symptoms, and the hospital staff were dressed in full hazmat suits. Still, Huang’s mother was not tested for the mystery illness, nor quarantined from other patients.
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Boris Johnson urged to confront Egypt leader over human rights16h Boris Johnson urged to confront Egypt leader over human rights
PM meets Abdel Fatah al-Sisi, seen as critical to ending Libyan civil war, at London summit Boris Johnson has been challenged to do more to confront the domestic human rights record of the Egyptian president, Abdel Fatah al-Sisi, including his practice of imprisoning children charged with taking part in protests against the regime. The president, as chair of the African Union, has been in London as star speaker at the UK’s Africa investment conference, and on Tuesday met the prime minister in Downing Street. The UK has strong commercial and security ties with Egypt, which is seen as a bulwark against Islamist terrorism. Sisi is also seen as critical to resolving the Libyan civil war.
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Why These Australia Fires Are Like Nothing We’ve Seen Before16h Why These Australia Fires Are Like Nothing We’ve Seen Before
More than 16 million acres have gone up in flames. And it has happened in populated areas, unlike most of the world’s other blazes of this scale.
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Davos 2020: Greta Thunberg opens panel as Trump joins 1tn tree-planting scheme – day one live16h Davos 2020: Greta Thunberg opens panel as Trump joins 1tn tree-planting scheme – day one live
Rolling coverage of the first day of the World Economic Forum, including Donald Trump’s special address and Greta Thunberg’s panel session
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Serbia-Kosovo Flights to Resume Under U.S.-Brokered Deal17h Updated Serbia-Kosovo Flights to Resume Under U.S.-Brokered Deal
It takes more than five hours to drive between the capitals of the two countries, but only 25 minutes to fly. A deal on flights is seen as a step toward détente between the neighbors.
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17h Updated Union Leader Emerges as Public Face of French Strike
Philippe Martinez has used the strike to revive his moribund movement and rise as a visible counterpoint to President Emmanuel Macron.
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17h Updated Konta, Edmund & Boulter out of Australian Open
Johanna Konta and Kyle Edmund are among four Britons to lose on day two of the Australian Open but Harriet Dart advances with a thrilling win.
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Putin Outlines Political Overhaul, Including Possible Post for Himself17h Updated Putin Outlines Political Overhaul, Including Possible Post for Himself
By proposing to empower a toothless advisory body, President Vladimir V. Putin set off new speculation about his long-term plans.
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Davos 2020: Greta Thunberg chairs panel as Trump joins 1tn tree-planting scheme – day one live17h Davos 2020: Greta Thunberg chairs panel as Trump joins 1tn tree-planting scheme – day one live
Rolling coverage of the first day of the World Economic Forum, including Donald Trump’s special address and Greta Thunberg’s panel session
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Extradition Hearings Begin for Meng Wanzhou, Huawei Officer Held in Canada17h Updated Extradition Hearings Begin for Meng Wanzhou, Huawei Officer Held in Canada
A Chinese executive wanted by the U.S. may be passing her days in a Vancouver mansion, but friends say she is “trapped” in a gilded cage.
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Six dead from China coronavirus amid warning outbreak might spread17h Six dead from China coronavirus amid warning outbreak might spread
Six people have died from a coronavirus outbreak in China as officials warned it is likely to spread in the coming days.
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The Royals Are Coming to Canada, but Where Will They Live?17h Updated The Royals Are Coming to Canada, but Where Will They Live?
As speculation grows over where Prince Harry and Meghan will make their home in Canada, so does concern over who will pay their costs.
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Davos 2020: Donald Trump hails US recovery and UK trade deal hopes – day one live17h Updated Davos 2020: Donald Trump hails US recovery and UK trade deal hopes – day one live
Rolling coverage of the first day of the World Economic Forum, including Donald Trump’s special address and Greta Thunberg’s panel session
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US briefing: impeachment trial, coronavirus and gun violence17h US briefing: impeachment trial, coronavirus and gun violence
Tuesday’s top story: Senate prepares to hear opening arguments in Trump’s impeachment trial. Plus, why it’s time for a celebrity influencer detox Good morning, I’m Tim Walker with today’s essential stories.
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17h Can smart sensor systems anticipate and avoid danger?
Road accidents kill around 1.3 million people and injure tens of millions more each year, according to the World Health Organization.
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Trump to Focus on Economy at Davos, Seeking a Counter to Impeachment17h Updated Trump to Focus on Economy at Davos, Seeking a Counter to Impeachment
President Trump was scheduled to make his first appearance on the international stage since the House sent impeachment articles to the Senate, on the day his trial is set to begin in earnest.
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Hondurans in no man’s land after Mexican troops block path to US17h Hondurans in no man’s land after Mexican troops block path to US
Hundreds of migrants become stranded at river between Guatemala and Mexico Hundreds of Central American migrants have become stranded in a sort of no man’s land on the river border between Guatemala and Mexico, after running up against lines of Mexican National Guard troops deployed to keep them from moving en masse into the country and north towards the US. The
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Twitter encourages Meghan Markle to get advice from the nanny on how to use a baby carrier18h Twitter encourages Meghan Markle to get advice from the nanny on how to use a baby carrier
Social media users were less than impressed with how Meghan Markle held her eight-month-old son on her chest in the baby carrier, while walking in the woods on Canada 's Vancouver Island.
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Meghan Markle dons $160 boots and $98 Lululemon leggings to take Archie for a walk in Canada18h Meghan Markle dons $160 boots and $98 Lululemon leggings to take Archie for a walk in Canada
Meghan, 38, took her eight-month-old son, Archie, and two dogs for a walk in Horth Hill Regional Park in British Columbia on Monday wearing one of her favorite winter outfits.
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18h Updated Rise in full-time female workers boosts employment
The number of women in work has grown by 0.5% in the three months to November, the highest rise for a year.
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Double explosion in Stockholm causes damage and injures one18h Double explosion in Stockholm causes damage and injures one
One person has been injured and buildings have been damaged in two explosions which happened minutes apart in Sweden's capital.
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Davos 2020: Donald Trump addresses World Economic Forum – day one live18h Davos 2020: Donald Trump addresses World Economic Forum – day one live
Rolling coverage of the first day of the World Economic Forum, including Donald Trump’s special address and Greta Thunberg’s panel session
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18h Updated The downfall of Maria Sharapova
For the third consecutive grand slam, Maria Sharapova has fallen to a first-round defeat. Now serious questions are being asked about her future.
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18h Woman gang raped in Plymouth in 1978 wants attackers to face justice
Jane was 17 when she was attacked by "drunk and brutal" men who said they were part of a rugby team.
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Fears of China’s Coronavirus Prompt Australia to Screen Flights18h Updated Fears of China’s Coronavirus Prompt Australia to Screen Flights
The new virus has killed six and infected nearly 300 people in China, with confirmed cases in Taiwan, Thailand, Japan and South Korea. An expert says it can be transmitted by humans.
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Distrust of police is major driver of US gun violence, report warns18h Distrust of police is major driver of US gun violence, report warns
Police brutality, over-enforcement of small infractions and high numbers of unsolved homicides have eroded trust in law enforcement The lack of trust between law enforcement and the communities they serve is a major driver of gun violence in cities across the United States, a new report by the Giffords Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence warns. In many American communities, acts of police brutality, over-enforcement targeting small infractions and high numbers of unsolved shootings and homicides have eroded trust in law enforcement, making residents less likely to place their trust in law enforcement and more likely to seek vigilante justice, the researchers note.
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Davos 2020: Donald Trump to address World Economic Forum – day one live18h Updated Davos 2020: Donald Trump to address World Economic Forum – day one live
Rolling coverage of the first day of the World Economic Forum, including Donald Trump’s special address and Greta Thunberg’s panel session
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18h Updated NHS faces huge clinical negligence legal fees bill
Doctors' groups say the current system is not fit for purpose and requires "fundamental" reform.
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New EU science chief warns of drop-off in UK research funding18h New EU science chief warns of drop-off in UK research funding
Mauro Ferrari joins organisation at a tricky time and says his focus is on identifying ‘breakthrough people’ At the age of 43, Mauro Ferrari astonished his peers by giving up his career as a highly regarded professor of engineering at the University of California in Berkeley to enrol at medical school. He had been driven to find a cure for the cancer that had killed his wife at the age of 32, leaving him alone with three traumatised children. “I feel comfortable talking about this now – I didn’t for years,” he says. “Everyone has got a wound that pushes them to do better.”
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Harry arrives in Canada to start his new life with Meghan18h Harry arrives in Canada to start his new life with Meghan
Prince Harry travelled from London Heathrow to Vancouver on a BA plane, hours after completing his final engagement as a fully-fledged royal at the UK-Africa Investment Summit in London.
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18h Updated Sharapova set to drop out of top 350 after first-round defeat
Maria Sharapova is not sure if she will be at the Australian Open next year and is set to drop out of the world's top 350.
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Meghan beams carrying Archie and walking her dogs as Harry rejoins family in Vancouver18h Updated Meghan beams carrying Archie and walking her dogs as Harry rejoins family in Vancouver
Meghan was followed by royal protection officers as she strolled through the Horth Hill Regional Park near the opulent £10million [$14million] Vancouver Island mansion they live in.
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19h New China virus: Warning against cover-up as number of cases jump
Beijing's top leaders urge transparency as it is confirmed the coronavirus can pass between people.
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Parents of Irish girl found dead in Malaysia sue resort owner19h Updated Parents of Irish girl found dead in Malaysia sue resort owner
Family of 15-year-old Nora Anne Quoirin have asked authorities to conduct inquest The parents of an Irish girl who was found dead after going missing from a Malaysian resort last year have sued the resort owner for alleged negligence and formally requested a public inquest into her death. Nora Anne Quoirin, 15, who had special needs, went missing in August from an eco-resort in Seremban, about 44 miles south of the Malaysian capital, while sleeping at night in a room with her siblings.
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Second World War bomb defused following mass evacuation19h Second World War bomb defused following mass evacuation
Thousands of people were evacuated in parts of the German city of Cologne following the discovery of an unexploded Second World War bomb.
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19h Updated Australian Open: Johanna Konta, Kyle Edmund & Katie Boulter lose in first round
Johanna Konta makes her earliest exit from the Australian Open by losing to Ons Jabeur in the first round, as Kyle Edmund and Katie Boulter also go out.
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Study finds shock rise in levels of potent greenhouse gas19h Study finds shock rise in levels of potent greenhouse gas
Scientists had expected fall in levels of HFC-23 after India and China said they had halted emissions Efforts to reduce levels of one potent greenhouse gas appear to be failing, according to a study. Scientists had expected to find a dramatic reduction in levels of the hydrofluorocarbon HFC-23 in the atmosphere after India and China, two of the main sources, reported in 2017 that they had almost completely eliminated emissions.
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19h Updated 4 people dead as China confirms Wuhan coronavirus can be spread by humans
Officials in China are racing to contain the spread of a new coronavirus that has left at least four people dead and sickened hundreds after it was confirmed the infection can spread between humans.
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Davos 2020: Greta Thunberg demands urgent action on climate emergency – day one live19h Updated Davos 2020: Greta Thunberg demands urgent action on climate emergency – day one live
Rolling coverage of the first day of the World Economic Forum, including Donald Trump’s special address and Greta Thunberg’s panel session
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19h Palace to update guidance after new titles made it seem like Meghan is divorced
What the royal 'deal' will look like for Prince Harry and Meghan Former Queen's spokesman on 'Sussex Royal' brand
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19h Man Utd charged by FA for confronting referee at Liverpool
Manchester United are charged by the FA for failing "to ensure its players conducted themselves in an orderly fashion" during Sunday's defeat at Liverpool.
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19h Greta gives warning at Davos
During a panel hosted by TIME, Greta Thunberg issues a stark warning about the IPCC's best case scenario for avoiding climate catastrophe.
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Police are hunting for mystery thugs who pelted drivers on a busy road with large vegetables20h Updated Police are hunting for mystery thugs who pelted drivers on a busy road with large vegetables
Officers say 17 motorists have now been targeted with swedes and turnips on the A380 between Newton Abbot and Torquay in Devon over the last three months.
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