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13m Updated Coronavirus: Evacuation flight for Britons on Diamond Princess lands in UK
UK nationals who have been quarantined on the cruise ship for 16 days have landed back in the UK.
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Egyptian Court Acquits Mubarak’s Sons of Illicit Share Trading14m Egyptian Court Acquits Mubarak’s Sons of Illicit Share Trading
Alaa and Gamal Mubarak had faced charges of illegally profiting from the sale of a bank in 2007.
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Coronavirus: WHO worried about cases with no link to China – latest updates20m Coronavirus: WHO worried about cases with no link to China – latest updates
The World Health Organization has raised concerns about cases where there has been no contact with someone known to be infected nor travel to China
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Coronavirus Live Updates: Cases in Wuhan Nursing Home Raise Alarm25m Updated Coronavirus Live Updates: Cases in Wuhan Nursing Home Raise Alarm
A dozen cases have been confirmed at a single nursing home in Wuhan, China. Experts say such facilities are among the most dangerous sites for transmission of the virus.
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27m Ilkeston NatWest hole in wall rises up TripAdvisor rankings
Internet jokers cause a circular hole outside a bank to rise up the TripAdvisor rankings.
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34m Updated Coronavirus: Evacuation flight for Britons on Diamond Princess due to land
UK nationals who have been quarantined on the cruise ship for 16 days are flown out of Japan.
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Coronavirus live updates: WHO worried about cases with no link to China39m Updated Coronavirus live updates: WHO worried about cases with no link to China
The World Health Organization has raised concerns about cases where there has been no contact with someone known to be infected nor travel to China
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40m Updated Simon Warr: BBC broadcaster and former teacher dies aged 65
The former teacher campaigned for the rights of the wrongly accused after he was cleared of sex abuse.
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57m Hanau shooting: Why Germany’s far-right AfD is blamed over racist violence
The anti-Islam AfD is accused of fuelling racist violence, amid German shock at the Hanau killings.
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UK weather: heavy rain brings further flooding with more forecast59m Updated UK weather: heavy rain brings further flooding with more forecast
Met Office says more belts of rain expected and warns of high winds and snow in Scotland A third consecutive weekend of stormy weather has brought further flooding to already sodden areas. With swathes of south Wales and northern and central England still trying to cope with the impact of storms Ciara and Dennis, heavy showers have hit parts of the UK with warnings of more to come.
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Nevada caucuses: Democrats prepare to vote in most diverse 2020 state yet1h 14m Nevada caucuses: Democrats prepare to vote in most diverse 2020 state yet
Electorate in ‘first-in-the-west’ primary is more representative of Democratic party than voters in earlier states Nevada residents will be casting their votes in the “first-in-the-west” primary contest that will play a key role in
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Adapting to Rising Seas, Schools Move to the Rafters and Cats Swim1h 29m Updated Adapting to Rising Seas, Schools Move to the Rafters and Cats Swim
On an island in the Philippines, waterlogged for one-third of every year, residents adjust to their sodden existence instead of fleeing.
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Coronavirus Live Updates: Wuhan Nursing Home Reports New Cluster of Cases1h 40m Updated Coronavirus Live Updates: Wuhan Nursing Home Reports New Cluster of Cases
A dozen cases have been confirmed at a single nursing home in Wuhan, China. Experts say such facilities are among the most dangerous sites for transmission of the virus.
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Iran elections: conservatives heading for large majority1h 49m Updated Iran elections: conservatives heading for large majority
Likely outcome reflects frustration at collapsing living standards and relations with the west Iran’s conservatives are heading for a large overall majority in the country’s parliamentary elections, according to preliminary results, an outcome that reflects frustration with collapsing living standards and the apparent dead end of engagement with the west. It means strong supporters of the supreme leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, will control all the main levers of power in Iran except for the presidency. The reformists,
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1h 52m ‘We’re in a Petri Dish’: How a Coronavirus Ravaged a Cruise Ship
More than three days passed before Japan imposed a quarantine. That delay and other missteps helped produce the largest outbreak of the virus beyond China.
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1h 58m Investors are betting on a quick recovery from coronavirus
A growing number of companies are warning that the coronavirus will prevent them from meeting sales or profit targets for the first three months of the year. Some are even getting specific, and putting a number on the financial damage.
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Family-of-four are killed in Highlands horror crash2h Updated Family-of-four are killed in Highlands horror crash
A family-of-four were killed in a horror car smash on the A82 by Hillfarm, Torlundy, Scottish Highlands, around 5.30pm on Thursday. Mother was driving with her partner and their two daughters.
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New Bid to Legalize Abortion in Argentina, With President’s Backing2h Updated New Bid to Legalize Abortion in Argentina, With President’s Backing
Activists came close in 2018. This year, President Alberto Fernández is on their side and is expected to present a legalization bill to Congress.
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Heavy showers bring fresh flooding to parts of UK2h Heavy showers bring fresh flooding to parts of UK
Met Office says more belts of rain expected and warns of high winds and snow in Scotland A third consecutive weekend of stormy weather has brought further flooding to already sodden communities. With swathes of south Wales and northern and central England still trying to cope with the impact of storms Ciara and Dennis, heavy showers have hit parts of the UK with warnings of more to come.
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Unfree Speech by Joshua Wong review – a young life of protest in Hong Kong3h Unfree Speech by Joshua Wong review – a young life of protest in Hong Kong
A memoir and fervent call to arms from a key leader of Hong Kong’s pro-democracy protests, written with Jason Y Ng Since June 2019 Hong Kong has been – first figuratively, then literally – on fire. What began as a “summer of discontent” has become a running street battle, marked by acts of violence by both police and protesters. In November, Hong Kong’s university campuses were combat zones, bristling with makeshift barricades and petrol bombs; police responded with threats of using live ammunition. The protests had an immediate trigger: a controversial bill proposed by the chief executive,
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Boris Johnson unveils new blue passport3h Updated Boris Johnson unveils new blue passport
The Prime Minister was pictured holding the new travel document on a flight to Newcastle Airport on the day Britain left the EU, in an image released by Downing Street.
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Coronavirus Live Updates: New Cluster Emerges in Wuhan Nursing Home3h Updated Coronavirus Live Updates: New Cluster Emerges in Wuhan Nursing Home
Public health experts have said that nursing homes could be among the most dangerous sites for transmission of the virus.
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The Mirror & the Light by Hilary Mantel – read the exclusive first extract4h The Mirror & the Light by Hilary Mantel – read the exclusive first extract
The first chapter of the final volume of Mantel’s award-winning Thomas Cromwell trilogy opens at the execution of Anne Boleyn Once the queen’s head is severed, he walks away. A sharp pang of appetite reminds him that it is time for a second breakfast, or perhaps an early dinner. The morning’s circumstances are new and there are no rules to guide us. The witnesses, who have knelt for the passing of the soul, stand up and put on their hats. Under the hats, their faces are stunned.
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Coronavirus outbreak: South Korea clusters drives huge jump in cases4h Coronavirus outbreak: South Korea clusters drives huge jump in cases
Patients and staff at a hospital near Daegu account for bulk of 142 new cases as links to controversial ‘sect’ are investigated South Korea has reported another huge jump in cases of coronavirus as the country fights to contain the spread of the deadly disease. The number of infections has increased by 142 to 346, officials said on Saturday, with most of the cases linked to
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Donald Trump Jr granted permit to hunt Alaska grizzly bear4h Donald Trump Jr granted permit to hunt Alaska grizzly bear
The president’s son is a keen hunter who has enjoyed several expeditions in Alaska and Canada Donald Trump Jr has been granted the right to hunt a grizzly bear in north-western Alaska near the Bering Sea town of Nome, a state official says. The son of US president Donald Trump was one of three people who applied for 27 spots for non-resident hunters targeting grizzlies in a designated region of north-western Alaska’s Seward Peninsula, said Eddie Grasser, the wildlife conservation director for the Alaska Department of Fish and Game.
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Coronavirus outbreak: South Korea church cluster drives huge jump in cases4h Updated Coronavirus outbreak: South Korea church cluster drives huge jump in cases
Patients and staff at a hospital near Daegu account for bulk of 142 new cases as links to controversial ‘sect’ are investigated South Korea has reported another huge jump in cases of coronavirus as the country fights to contain the spread of the deadly disease. The number of infections has increased by 142 to 346, officials said on Saturday, with most of the cases linked to
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BBC legend rips apart Boris Johnson as David Dimbleby blasts the Prime Minister amid TV licence row4h Updated BBC legend rips apart Boris Johnson as David Dimbleby blasts the Prime Minister amid TV licence row
The veteran broadcaster, 82, accused the Prime Minister of using the row to undermine the corporation and avoid having his policies scrutinised during filming for Germany's ARD state TV channel.
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6h Fears over containing virus grow as cases outside China spike
Concerns are growing over the global spread of the novel coronavirus after a spike in cases outside of mainland China among people with no connection to China or the city of Wuhan, ground zero for the outbreak.
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As New Cases Surge, Businesses Face Grim Fallout6h Updated As New Cases Surge, Businesses Face Grim Fallout
With four fatalities in Iran and a spike in infections in South Korea, concerns about the virus’s effect on the global economy intensified.
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Our eureka moment: what I learned from swapping breadwinning roles with my husband6h Our eureka moment: what I learned from swapping breadwinning roles with my husband
Trading places with a partner can bring challenges. But if done well, you’ll reap the rewards Four years ago, my husband Dan and I were a bottle of wine down in our draughty, small, city house, our son finally asleep in the boxroom upstairs. We were in the throes of something that usually stays in the realm of fantasy: a bout of scheming – dreaming, really – about our alternative lives. Dan provided our financial security but had had enough of his job in local government and yearned for a simpler life. I was a freelance journalist desperate to write more and travel but, out of necessity, was doing the bulk of the childcare. We also craved the idea of moving from London to a part of the world we’d loved for years. Then a eureka moment hit: if we swapped roles, there was an outside chance we could do it.
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Blue Brexit passports to be issued from next month6h Blue Brexit passports to be issued from next month
Redesign proves as divisive as EU referendum, with one former MP calling it ‘ignorant’ Blue passports will be issued for the first time in almost three decades from next month to mark Britain’s departure from the EU, the government has announced. They will replace the standard-issue burgundy passports that were rolled out across EU countries from 1988.
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Coronavirus Cases in the United States Reach 34, and More Are Expected6h Coronavirus Cases in the United States Reach 34, and More Are Expected
The contagion “represents a tremendous public health threat,” said one federal health official.
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Shadowy Church Is at Center of Coronavirus Outbreak in South Korea6h Updated Shadowy Church Is at Center of Coronavirus Outbreak in South Korea
As the country’s infection numbers soar, most cases have been connected to the Shincheonji Church of Jesus, which mainstream churches consider a cult.
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With 4 Deaths in Iran and More Cases on 3 Continents, Fears of Coronavirus Pandemic Rise6h Updated With 4 Deaths in Iran and More Cases on 3 Continents, Fears of Coronavirus Pandemic Rise
Health officials called the surge in reported infections “very worrisome,” as cases soared in South Korea. Europe and North America reported a big uptick in infections.
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Far-Right Terrorism Is No. 1 Threat, Germany Is Told After Attack6h Updated Far-Right Terrorism Is No. 1 Threat, Germany Is Told After Attack
The authorities, long criticized as complacent about the extreme right, promised an increased police presence at mosques, airports, train stations and borders.
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An Egyptian’s Arrest Rekindles an Italian Trauma6h Updated An Egyptian’s Arrest Rekindles an Italian Trauma
Haunted by the 2016 death in Cairo of an Italian student, Giulio Regeni, Italians are campaigning for the release of an Egyptian who has said he was tortured.
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Coronavirus Live Updates: As New Cases Surge, Businesses Face Grim Fallout6h Updated Coronavirus Live Updates: As New Cases Surge, Businesses Face Grim Fallout
With four fatalities in Iran and a spike in infections in South Korea, concerns about the virus’s effect on the global economy intensified.
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Getting privatisation undone puts centre-left in good shape in Hamburg7h Getting privatisation undone puts centre-left in good shape in Hamburg
Losing 2013 plebiscite on buying back utility grid appears to have enhanced SPD’s local prospects As with Brexit in Britain, the outcome of a referendum in Hamburg came as a blow to the establishment. By the slimmest of majorities, voters defied the status quo, and the party that did the best job convincing the public it would honour their will collected the political rewards. The dynamic unleashed by the 2013 plebiscite on buying the local utility grids back from private providers helps to explain why the city state is expected to buck national trends at this Sunday’s elections.
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7h Spike linked to religious group
More than half of South Korea's novel coronavirus cases can be linked to the Shincheonji religious group. Officials say one member attended services in the southern city of Daegu while infected. Religious services have since been shut down to stop the spread. CNN's Paula Hancocks reports.
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Truce in Afghanistan goes into effect but will a deal bring peace?8h Truce in Afghanistan goes into effect but will a deal bring peace?
A temporary truce between the US and the Taliban has taken effect in Afghanistan, amid hopes that the 18-year war could be close to an end.
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8h Updated A 15-month-old was reported missing this week -- two months after she was last seen
Tennessee authorities are looking for a 15-month-old who was last seen two months ago.
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Coronavirus: flight evacuating Britons from stricken cruise ship leaves Japan8h Coronavirus: flight evacuating Britons from stricken cruise ship leaves Japan
Thirty-two British and European passengers from Diamond Princess on board plane due to land in England on Saturday, Foreign Office says The British government has begun repatriating its citizens trapped on a coronavirus-hit cruise ship in Japan for more than two weeks. “The evacuation flight from Japan has now departed with 32 British and European passengers on board, as well as British government and medical staff,” the Foreign Office said in a statement on Saturday.
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California grad students risk losing their jobs after months-long strike8h California grad students risk losing their jobs after months-long strike
Fellow students and faculty across state march in solidarity amid call for better pay as cost of living soars Across university campuses in California on Friday, students and faculty members marched, chanted and waved signs in support of the graduate students at the University of Santa Cruz who have been waging a months-long strike
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Bloomberg vows to free three women from non-disclosure agreements9h Bloomberg vows to free three women from non-disclosure agreements
Michael Bloomberg has promised to free three women from agreements that prevent them from speaking publicly about law suits filed against him.
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For Harry and Meghan, No More ‘Royal’ in Their Brand9h Updated For Harry and Meghan, No More ‘Royal’ in Their Brand
After protracted negotiations with Buckingham Palace, the couple agreed not to use the word “royal” in their philanthropic and commercial activities.
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9h Friends to reunite for one-off special on HBO Max
The cast of Friends is to reunite for a one off special, more than 15 years since the show ended.
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9h The NFL and MLB want to expand their playoffs for a simple reason: $$$
Both the National Football League and Major League Baseball are considering changing their playoff formats, according to reports by ESPN and the New York Post.
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Bernie Sanders has invested big in Nevada. Will it pay off?10h Bernie Sanders has invested big in Nevada. Will it pay off?
Polling suggests frontrunner is well ahead of his rivals, with 25% support in a state where he campaigned hard Bernie Sanders closed a crucial week in the 2020 Democratic primary by making his case to west coast voters, hoping to solidify his lead in the race with a win in Saturday’s caucuses in Nevada. After
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Comedian Brad Williams breaks down in tears over Quaden Bayles10h Updated Comedian Brad Williams breaks down in tears over Quaden Bayles
Mr Williams set up a GoFundMe page for Quaden Bayles on Thursday after the boy's mother shared a video of him crying and saying 'give me a rope, I want to kill myself'.
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Coronavirus outbreak: South Korea records another huge jump in cases10h Coronavirus outbreak: South Korea records another huge jump in cases
Central city of Daegu is at the epicentre of the infections, health officials say, as China’s Hubei province sees 109 more deaths South Korea has reported another huge jump in cases of coronavirus as the country fights to contain the spread of the deadly disease. The number of infections has increased by 142 to 346, officials said on Saturday, with most of the cases
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10h When women die in childbirth, these are the fathers left behind
They are members of an unnecessarily large fraternity.
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Sanders banks on support from Latinos and young people as Nevada vote looms11h Sanders banks on support from Latinos and young people as Nevada vote looms
Polling suggests frontrunner is well ahead of his rivals, with 25% support in a state where he campaigned hard Bernie Sanders closed a crucial week in the 2020 Democratic primary by making his case to west coast voters, hoping to solidify his lead in the race with a win in Saturday’s caucuses in Nevada. After
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11h Immigration: How will new laws affect care workers?
Will foreign workers in the UK be able to stay, and more of your questions answered.
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11h Coronavirus infections nearly double in 24 hours in South Korea
24 cases of coronavirus confirmed in the US China changed how it counts virus cases again What's spreading faster than the virus in US?
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11h What happens when a Hindu and Muslim YouTuber meet?
More young people are turning to social media to explore their faith.
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Clarifications & corrections 11h Updated Clarifications & corrections 
Ephraim Hardcastle yesterday suggested the political commentator Dan Hodges admitted making up a story on Twitter about Michael Bloomberg. In fact,when Dan Hodges tweeted he had...
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11h Updated Biden predicts who Trump will fire next
During a CNN town hall in Nevada, Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden discusses the briefing shared with lawmakers warning them that the intelligence community believes Russia is already taking steps to interfere in the 2020 election with the goal of helping President Donald Trump win, which three sources familiar with the matter have told CNN.
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Coronavirus: Britons on Diamond Princess cruise ship rescued11h Coronavirus: Britons on Diamond Princess cruise ship rescued
The Foreign Office confirmed on Friday night that the plane had taken off with 32 passengers on board, as well as British government and medical staff, and is due to arrive in the UK on Saturday.
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11h Waitrose named best supermarket by Which?
Waitrose has been rated the best UK in-store supermarket again in Which?'s annual supermarket satisfaction survey.
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With 4 Deaths in Iran and More on 3 Continents, Fears of Coronavirus Pandemic Rise11h With 4 Deaths in Iran and More on 3 Continents, Fears of Coronavirus Pandemic Rise
Health officials called the surge in reported infections “very worrisome,” as cases soared in South Korea. Europe and North America reported a big uptick in infections.
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11h US election 2020: What do young voters want in Nevada?
Voters born after 1980 had the lowest turnout rate in 2016. What will get them to the polls?
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Holocaust Educators Urge Amazon to Stop Selling Nazi Propaganda11h Holocaust Educators Urge Amazon to Stop Selling Nazi Propaganda
The retailer said it was listening, but defended its right to sell books “that some may find objectionable.”
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11h Deontay Wilder v Tyson Fury II: Fight preview and all you need to know
As Tyson Fury prepares for his rematch with Deontay Wilder, BBC Sport takes you through all you need to know.
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Man charged over stabbing attack at London mosque11h Man charged over stabbing attack at London mosque
Daniel Horton, 29, charged with grievous bodily harm and possession of a bladed article A man has been charged over Thursday’s stabbing attack at London Central Mosque. Daniel Horton, 29, of no fixed address, was charged on Friday night with grievous bodily harm and possession of a bladed article, Scotland Yard said. He will appear at Westminster magistrates’ court on Saturday.
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12h Updated Coronavirus: Evacuation flight for Britons on Diamond Princess takes off
UK nationals who have been quarantined on the liner for 16 days are being flown out of Japan.
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12h Updated London Central Mosque stabbing: Man charged
Daniel Horton, 29, is accused of attacking a worshipper in his 70s during afternoon prayers.
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12h New blue British passport rollout to begin in March
They will begin to replace the current burgundy passports, following the UK's departure from the EU.
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Harry and Meghan Give Up SussexRoyal Name12h Updated Harry and Meghan Give Up SussexRoyal Name
The couple, who are withdrawing from official duties, had planned to use it as an umbrella name for their new charitable foundation.
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Prince Charles visits flood-hit communities in South Wales12h Updated Prince Charles visits flood-hit communities in South Wales
The first-in-line climbed into a water-logged cellar of a home in Pontypridd to see first hand the devastation of residents who have been shoring up their defences to fend off the wrath of Storm Dennis.
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12h Friends to reunite for one-off special
The cast of Friends is to reunite for a one off special, more than 15 years since the show ended.
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13h Updated Michael Bloomberg to release female employees from gag orders
He says his firm agreed three NDAs with women "about comments they said I had made".
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Coronavirus Live Updates: Fears of Global Spread as Cases Accelerate in Iran and South Korea13h Updated Coronavirus Live Updates: Fears of Global Spread as Cases Accelerate in Iran and South Korea
Iran acknowledged 18 cases in three cities, with four fatalities, and a surge in cases in South Korea was linked to a secretive church.
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India Set to Stage an Epic Show, With Trump as the Star13h India Set to Stage an Epic Show, With Trump as the Star
Prime Minister Narendra Modi seems to have enticed Mr. Trump to fly 8,000 miles with the promise of a two-day spectacle. But serious issues remain.
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Friends cast confirm reunion for unscripted special13h Friends cast confirm reunion for unscripted special
The cast of Friends have finally confirmed they are reuniting for a special episode of the show, 15 years after it ended.
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13h Updated Mitrovic earns Fulham point at Derby after Rooney penalty
Aleksandar Mitrovic rescues a point for Fulham at Derby as Wayne Rooney marks his 500th appearance in English league football by scoring a Panenka penalty.
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‘Politics of Hate’ Takes a Toll in Germany Well Beyond Immigrants13h Updated ‘Politics of Hate’ Takes a Toll in Germany Well Beyond Immigrants
As the far-right gains traction, harassment and intimidation of local officials are growing, threatening democracy at the grass roots.
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13h Updated School leavers train as carers as EU migration falls
Promises of progression as nurses and doctors attract young people into hard-to-fill NHS jobs.
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Bernie Sanders denounces Russian efforts to aid his campaign – live14h Bernie Sanders denounces Russian efforts to aid his campaign – live
Frontrunner condemns interference and says: ‘Unlike Trump, I do not consider Vladimir Putin a good friend. He is an autocratic thug’
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Mike Bloomberg says he will release three women from NDAs14h Mike Bloomberg says he will release three women from NDAs
Candidate said his company identified three agreements ‘to address complaints about comments they said I had made’
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14h Countdown Begins to Possible End of U.S. War in Afghanistan
A partial truce beginning early Saturday is a first step toward signing a deal to withdraw American troops. But bitter conflict within the Afghan government clouds prospects for a lasting peace.
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Bloomberg says he will release three women from NDAs used to silence them – live14h Updated Bloomberg says he will release three women from NDAs used to silence them – live
Contender responds to criticism of company’s handling of sexual harassment claims and says he has ‘done a lot of reflecting on this issue’
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‘Politics of Hate’ Takes a Toll in Germany, Well Beyond Immigrants14h ‘Politics of Hate’ Takes a Toll in Germany, Well Beyond Immigrants
As the far-right gains traction, harassment and intimidation of local officials are growing, threatening democracy at the grass roots.
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Gloria Allred admits sending bus asking Prince Andrew to talk to FBI about Epstein – video15h Gloria Allred admits sending bus asking Prince Andrew to talk to FBI about Epstein – video
US lawyer Gloria Allred, who is representing several of Jeffrey Epstein’s accusers has admitted arranging an American-style school bus to drive through different parts of London, including past Buckingham Palace, with a message on the side asking Prince Andrew to speak with the FBI. Andrew has so far failed to respond to FBI approaches in the ongoing investigation into Epstein and his abuse of underaged girls
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36 Hours in Basel15h Updated 36 Hours in Basel
It might be known for Art Basel, but this riverside city in Switzerland is also the birthplace of Roger Federer, has some 40 museums and is currently on the cusp of Carnival.
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15h Updated Quaden Bayles: Fundraiser for boy in bullying video hits $300,000
A viral clip of bullied Australian boy Quaden Bayles has triggered an outpouring of support globally.
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15h As U.S. Deal With Taliban Rolls Out, Can the Afghan Side Stay Together?
Officials say a partial truce over the next seven days will be crucial to a peace deal with the Taliban. But the Afghan government is descending into acrimony.
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Harvey Weinstein trial: jury appears to reach partial verdict15h Updated Harvey Weinstein trial: jury appears to reach partial verdict
Jury indicated that in three counts they have reached their decision, and will now break and return to deliberations on the other two counts on Monday The jury at Harvey Weinstein’s rape trial in New York appears to have reached a verdict on three of the five counts facing him, though they are deadlocked on the most serious charge – predatory sexual assault. Shortly after the lunch break on Friday, the five men and seven women of the jury were called back into court having indicated that in three counts they have reached their decision. These are: the count that alleges the fallen movie mogul forced oral sex on a then Project Runway production assistant, Miriam Haley, in 2006 and two counts of rape in 2013 of a woman who the Guardian is not naming as her intentions on identification are unclear.
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15h As U.S. Deals With Taliban Rollout, Can the Afghan Side Stay Together?
Officials say a partial truce over the next seven days will be crucial to a peace deal with the Taliban. But the Afghan government is descending into acrimony.
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Hidden Away review - makes a rich, heavy meal of a biopic of feral Italian painter15h Hidden Away review - makes a rich, heavy meal of a biopic of feral Italian painter
This account of the tough, troubled life of naive artist Antonio Liguabue boasts a committed performance from actor Elio Germano Georgio Diritti has directed a lovely-looking and fervent film about the life of the
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Minamata review – Johnny Depp attempts redemption in heartfelt look at disaster that struck Japanese town15h Minamata review – Johnny Depp attempts redemption in heartfelt look at disaster that struck Japanese town
Depp plays real-life US photojournalist W Eugene Smith who travels to cover the story of mercury poisoning that caused horrendous disfigurements Minamata is not a masterpiece and there are one or two cliches here about western saviours and boozy, difficult, passionate journalists who occupy the perennial Venn diagram overlap between integrity and alcoholism. This movie’s producer-star Johnny Depp has form on this score, with his
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German Mayors Find Themselves on Front Lines of the ‘Politics of Hate’15h Updated German Mayors Find Themselves on Front Lines of the ‘Politics of Hate’
As the far-right gains traction, harassment and intimidation of local officials are growing, threatening democracy at the grass roots.
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16h Coventry City: Dion Dublin visits former club Coventry
Dion Dublin returns to his former club Coventry City as the League One side look to win promotion back to the Championship.
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16h Updated Flooding: Prince Charles meets victims as repair bill grows
The Prince speaks to homeowners and businesses left devastated by flooding, as the repair bill grows.
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EU summit collapses as leaders struggle to fill €75bn Brexit hole16h EU summit collapses as leaders struggle to fill €75bn Brexit hole
States deeply divided over budget as big contributors reject plan for them to pay more A summit of EU leaders seeking to fill a €75bn hole in the bloc’s budget left by Brexit dramatically collapsed after Angela Merkel led major contributors in rejecting a proposal that would have left them paying billions more. The meeting in Brussels was brought to an abrupt end on Friday evening, with the leaders deeply divided, leaving the European council president, Charles Michel, to admit: “We need more time.”
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16h Updated Celebrities rally to send boy to Disneyland after bullying video goes viral
Bullied at school for his dwarfism, 9-year-old Quaden Bayles sobs uncontrollably in the back of his mother's car -- saying to the camera: "Give me a knife, I want to kill myself."
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16h Updated Zillow is buying houses now — and losing lots of money in the process
Zillow has long been known as the place to go when you're looking to buy a new home. It's famous for its Zestimate, which uses proprietary algorithms to estimate the current price of your house (or your neighbor's, if you're feeling nosy).
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From batteries to shutters: Australian firms eye potential coronavirus shortages17h From batteries to shutters: Australian firms eye potential coronavirus shortages
Hospitality and travel have already been hard hit, while there are concerns of looming shortages of products such as iPhones and batteries With the coronavirus outbreak in China affecting the import and export trade, Australian retailers and suppliers are concerned that consumers will soon start experiencing shortages of products ranging from iPhones to batteries. There are widespread factory shutdowns in China as millions of people remain in lockdown and subject to strict travel restrictions and quarantine measures. While some retailers say it is too soon to see a noticeable impact on stock, with many shipyard and factory workers taking time off for lunar new year anyway, they are preparing for shortages in coming weeks.
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UK weather: Flood-hit Britain faces its THIRD weekend washout in a row17h Updated UK weather: Flood-hit Britain faces its THIRD weekend washout in a row
England has already had 141 per cent of its average February rainfall in the first three weeks of the month, with a third weekend of damaging downpours and powerful winds now on the way for parts of the UK.
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Freeze fuel duty or face a backlash, Chancellor is warned17h Freeze fuel duty or face a backlash, Chancellor is warned
Rishi Sunak (pictured) is said to be considering cancelling the freeze in the levy, which has been in place since 2010, despite the Prime Minister's election pledge stating he had no intention of a raise.
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Seven face trafficking charges in Vietnam over Essex lorry deaths17h Seven face trafficking charges in Vietnam over Essex lorry deaths
Seven people in Vietnam have been charged in connection with the deaths of 39 people who were found in a lorry container in Essex, according to Vietnamese state media.
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EU leaders express concern over filling €75bn Brexit shortfall – video17h EU leaders express concern over filling €75bn Brexit shortfall – video
Leaders of EU countries have expressed concerns the union's long-term budget talks may not conclude in an agreement as politicians' positions have been miles apart on how to fill the 
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17h Updated Lesotho Prime Minister fails to show up in court to face murder charge
Lesotho's Prime Minister Thomas Thabane failed to show up in court Friday where he was due to be charged with murdering his former wife, police said.
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Marni blends old and new fabrics looking for beauty in leftovers17h Marni blends old and new fabrics looking for beauty in leftovers
Milan fashion week seeks low-waste ways to combine fashion and sustainability That eccentricity has become a bankable commodity – even within the traditionally
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UK weather: weekend rain could cause further flooding17h Updated UK weather: weekend rain could cause further flooding
Environment Agency warns of heavy downpours in northern England and the Midlands Heavy rain over the weekend could bring further flooding in northern England and the Midlands, the Environment Agency has warned. England has so far received 141% of its average February rainfall with almost continuous wet weather in the past fortnight, the agency said as it warned the deluges were set to continue into next week.
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Go to Hell: town offers free weddings but anniversaries will be a problem17h Go to Hell: town offers free weddings but anniversaries will be a problem
Hell, Michigan is offering a limited-time marriage deal: 29 free weddings on leap day, 29 February, at 2.29pm I have heard it said that there is no point in going to Heaven, because all the cool people will be in Hell. I now know this is probably not true – because not everyone would fit: Hell is a tiny town with a population of only 70,000, in Michigan. It’s also a place where you can get married for free. Which sounds like a good deal: as
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17h Updated Storm Dennis: Prince Charles meets flood victims
The Prince of Wales speaks to homeowners and businesses left devastated by flooding.
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Drunk man admits stabbing pub landlord to death on bodycam18h Updated Drunk man admits stabbing pub landlord to death on bodycam
Lee Abbott, 35, went to the Hammer and Pincers pub in Widnes, Cheshire, armed with a large kitchen knife to attack Christian Thornton, 49, on August 11 last year.
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Muslim crier released from hospital less than 24 hours after attack18h Updated Muslim crier released from hospital less than 24 hours after attack
Raafat Maglad, 70, collapsed to the floor at the London Central Mosque when he was allegedly attacked by a 29-year-old man who was standing behind him with a five-inch kitchen knife.
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18h Billie Eilish lands number one with James Bond theme
No Time to Die becomes only the second-ever official 007 song to top the UK singles charts.
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German far-right party AfD accused of fuelling hate after Hanau attack18h German far-right party AfD accused of fuelling hate after Hanau attack
Leading politicians say Alternative für Deutschland should face surveillance Leading German politicians have called for the far-right party Alternative für Deutschland to be placed under surveillance, claiming it has helped fuel the extremist rhetoric behind the
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Danny Cipriani talks about suicidal thoughts and Caroline Flack18h Updated Danny Cipriani talks about suicidal thoughts and Caroline Flack
Danny Cipriani has revealed that he tried to buy a gun to kill himself when he was 22 and suffering from depression in an Instagram post following the death of ex-partner Caroline Flack.
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Why Elizabeth Warren won this week in US politics – and a Florida man lost18h Why Elizabeth Warren won this week in US politics – and a Florida man lost
Another Democratic debate shakes up the race ahead of Nevada’s caucuses while a Florida man figures out how to take ‘Trump’ with him to the doctor It’s been another wild week in American politics, with a Democratic debate shaking up the field again and Donald Trump tangling with the justice system in multiple dramatic ways. But who’s up and who’s down as Nevada gets ready to vote in the primary race on Saturday?
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18h Ferrari behind rivals as Vettel breaks down in F1 testing
Ferrari say they are lagging behind rivals Mercedes and Red Bull at the halfway point of pre-season testing.
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Consumer programme Watchdog is axed by the BBC after 40 years19h Updated Consumer programme Watchdog is axed by the BBC after 40 years
The series first began as a strand of current affairs show Nationwide in the 1980s. It has since gone on to complete more than 1,000 episodes across 41 series, which were hosted by 23 different presenters.
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Deliveroo rider knocks down woman walking a dog at a zebra crossing19h Updated Deliveroo rider knocks down woman walking a dog at a zebra crossing
The cyclist was pedaling down Marylebone High Street in London on Thursday lunchtime when he collided with the woman, knocking her to the ground.
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More Than 500 Coronavirus Cases Confirmed in China’s Prisons19h More Than 500 Coronavirus Cases Confirmed in China’s Prisons
The surge in new infections renewed questions about the accuracy of China’s case count.
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NHS to test Londoners for coronavirus at home19h NHS to test Londoners for coronavirus at home
Fresh approach to detecting Covid-19 aims to limit spread of infection across capital The NHS has started testing people for coronavirus in their own homes in London. The
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JP Morgan economists warn climate crisis is threat to human race19h JP Morgan economists warn climate crisis is threat to human race
Leaked report for world’s major fossil fuel financier says Earth is on unsustainable trajectory The world’s largest financier of fossil fuels has advised clients that something will have to change at some point if the human race is to survive the climate crisis, according to a leaked document. The JP Morgan report on the economic risks of human-caused global heating said it was clear that the earth was on an unsustainable trajectory that risked catastrophic outcomes.
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19h Kind gesture moves school custodian to tears
A custodian at a Tennessee elementary school, who walks two miles and takes three buses to get to work, broke down in tears after parents and teachers started a GoFundMe campaign to help him buy a car. WMC's Joyce Peterson reports.
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A Kenyan Painter Casts a Critical Eye on China’s Role in Africa19h A Kenyan Painter Casts a Critical Eye on China’s Role in Africa
Michael Soi’s “China Loves Africa” collection examines the symbiotic and often corrupt relationship between Beijing and African elites.
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19h Updated Wood burners: Most polluting fuels to be banned in the home
Owners of wood burners and open fires in England will be discouraged from burning house coal or wet wood.
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Coronavirus Live Updates: More Confusion as China Changes Counting Method Yet Again20h Updated Coronavirus Live Updates: More Confusion as China Changes Counting Method Yet Again
New clusters in Chinese prisons and a spike in cases in two Beijing hospitals raise new concerns.
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Notre-Dame’s Crypt and Square May Reopen in Spring20h Updated Notre-Dame’s Crypt and Square May Reopen in Spring
Paris officials have delayed reopening parts of the landmark cathedral damaged by fire several times.
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20h Want to own a Picasso? A $100 raffle ticket could make your dream come true
Art lovers are being given the chance to own a Picasso painting valued at around $1 million. The price? Just €100 ($108) -- the cost of a ticket for a charity raffle to be drawn in March.
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20h Poor quality American diet kills sperm count and lowers male testosterone, study says
If sperm was an animal, science might worry that it's heading toward extinction in Western nations.
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20h London mosque stabbing victim says he forgives attacker
Raafat Maglad returns to London Central Mosque less than 24 hours after he was stabbed at prayer.
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20h Climate change may doom 1 in 3 species of plants and animals in the next 50 years
Take a moment to cherish your plants and appreciate the animals you see around you.
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Countdown to Taliban-US truce in bid to end 18-year Afghan war20h Countdown to Taliban-US truce in bid to end 18-year Afghan war
The end of 18 years of war in Afghanistan could be in sight as the countdown to signing a peace agreement between the Taliban and the United States will begin on Friday.
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U.S. and Allies Blame Russia for Cyberattack on Republic of Georgia20h Updated U.S. and Allies Blame Russia for Cyberattack on Republic of Georgia
Britain and Australia joined the State Department’s effort to deter Moscow from interfering in the 2020 U.S. presidential election.
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20h Updated Lack of discipline from players cost Jose Mourinho Man United job, says Benni McCarthy
Jose Mourinho may have a striker crisis on his hands at Tottenham Hotspur, but in the long run he will turn the north London's club fortunes around, says Benni McCarthy, who played for the Portuguese coach when he managed Porto.
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Bloomberg campaign spends $460m in first quarter ahead of Super Tuesday20h Bloomberg campaign spends $460m in first quarter ahead of Super Tuesday
Federal Election Commission filings released on Thursday show money is sourced from ex-mayor’s own pockets Billionaire presidential candidate
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Bullied boy with dwarfism goes to Disneyland after $200k raised20h Updated Bullied boy with dwarfism goes to Disneyland after $200k raised
Brad Williams set up a GoFundMe page for Quaden Bayles on Thursday after the boy's mother shared a video of him crying and saying he wanted to die.
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20h Updated An Afghan Truce Test Is to Begin Amid a Political Crisis
Officials say a partial truce over the next seven days will be crucial to a peace deal with the Taliban. But the Afghan government is descending into acrimony.
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Royal Mail is to increase the price of a First Class stamp to 76p and a Second Class stamp to 65p 20h Updated Royal Mail is to increase the price of a First Class stamp to 76p and a Second Class stamp to 65p 
The price of a first class stamp will be increased by 6p to 76p and the price of a second class stamp will rise 4p to 65p, the Royal Mail said.
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20h Updated Baby and girl, 3, killed with parents in crash near Fort William
The family were involved in a two-car collision on the A82 at Torlundy near Fort William.
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21h Storm Dennis: The biscuits and boats helping flood-hit villagers
Volunteers have been keeping communities going in the wake of Storm Dennis.
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21h Hopes for slowdown in spread of virus have been dashed
Hopes for a slowdown in the spread of the novel coronavirus were dashed Friday as the number of new cases rose in China, and outbreaks worsened in Japan and South Korea.
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Iran Remains on Antiterrorism Blacklist, Continuing Sanctions21h Iran Remains on Antiterrorism Blacklist, Continuing Sanctions
The Financial Action Task Force said Iran would stay on its blacklist, and called on member states to sanction the country.
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School bus stunt urges Prince Andrew to talk to FBI about Jeffrey Epstein21h School bus stunt urges Prince Andrew to talk to FBI about Jeffrey Epstein
US lawyer Gloria Allred arranged for bus to be driven past Buckingham Palace with message for prince An American-style school bus has driven past Buckingham Palace with a message on the side appealing for Prince Andrew to answer questions from the FBI about his links to the sex offender Jeffrey Epstein. The stunt was arranged by the US lawyer Gloria Allred, who represents some of Epstein’s victims.
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Swiss president invites those who share her birth date to her 60th21h Swiss president invites those who share her birth date to her 60th
Switzerland's president is throwing herself a birthday party for her 60th - and wants those who share the same birth date to come along.
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21h Updated Two kids vanished in September. Their mom re-married, fled to Hawaii and has just been arrested
Authorities are still trying to piece together what happened to the two Idaho children who have been missing for five months. In that time, their mother re-married and fled to Hawaii with her husband once police began investigating the disappearances.
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Pensioner, 74, was left lying on the floor for five hours while waiting for paramedics21h Updated Pensioner, 74, was left lying on the floor for five hours while waiting for paramedics
John McCallum, 74, fell while doing physiotherapy exercises at his home in Leith, Edinburgh. He was forced to wait for an ambulance for just under five hours while unable to move from the pain.
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Terrifying moment loose dog attacks five-year-old girl in a church parking lot and bites her arm21h Updated Terrifying moment loose dog attacks five-year-old girl in a church parking lot and bites her arm
The incident took place near a Colorado Springs church on October 20. Surveillance video captures a family headed toward a car in the parking lot of the church when the dog charges at the girl.
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Tourist hotspots where one home in four is on Airbnb21h Updated Tourist hotspots where one home in four is on Airbnb
Airbnb has taken over tourist hotspots in the past decade, with pressure groups accusing the £30billion tech firm of depriving communities of much-needed housing.
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What is the Windrush review?21h What is the Windrush review?
The review was set up to shed light on the events that led to the Windrush scandal The Windrush review was set up to provide an independent assessment of the events leading up to the Windrush scandal – particularly from 2008 to March 2018 – and to identify the key lessons for the Home Office going forward.
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US and Taliban to sign deal paving way for troop pullout and peace talks22h US and Taliban to sign deal paving way for troop pullout and peace talks
A seven-day ‘reduction of violence’ deal will begin on Friday night, Mike Pompeo said, leading to signing of a peace agreement The US and Taliban are due to sign an agreement on 29 February that will lead to the withdrawal of thousands of US troops and the start of comprehensive peace talks between the Afghan government and the insurgents. The US secretary of state, Mike Pompeo, announced that the agreement would be signed once there has been a week-long “nationwide reduction in violence”, to start at midnight on Friday, according to an understanding reached by US and Taliban negotiators meeting in Doha.
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Hundreds Released From Diamond Princess Cruise Ship in Japan22h Updated Hundreds Released From Diamond Princess Cruise Ship in Japan
Coronavirus quarantine over, passengers ventured off into the port city of Yokohama and beyond amid deep concerns among health experts and the announcement of two deaths.
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She Left Wuhan to Become a Journalist. She’s Back in Time to Get the Story.22h Updated She Left Wuhan to Become a Journalist. She’s Back in Time to Get the Story.
Anna Liu’s hometown is on lockdown, but she has found ways to use her skills as a reporter, even under quarantine.
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What a Party in Japan May Tell Us About the Coronavirus’s Spread22h Updated What a Party in Japan May Tell Us About the Coronavirus’s Spread
Will the virus spiral beyond China? Public health experts are closely studying cluster cases in other Asian countries.
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Lawyer, 34, found dead hours before she was due in court to be sentenced for drink driving22h Updated Lawyer, 34, found dead hours before she was due in court to be sentenced for drink driving
Kay McFarlane, 34, crashed outside a hospital near Kilmarnock, Scotland, while she was five times over the limit last year. She was an alcoholic who was struggling with the death of her father.
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Labour MPs warn government over Windrush review22h Labour MPs warn government over Windrush review
Concern after report of phrase ‘institutionally racist’ being removed from draft report Politicians have warned the government not to water down a review into the Windrush scandal after claims that a section of a pending report that branded the Home Office “institutionally racist” was removed. The Times newspaper reported sources saying the phrase “institutionally racist” was included in an earlier draft of the Windrush review, led by Inspector of Constabulary Wendy Williams, but had subsequently been deleted.
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Who is most at risk of contracting coronavirus?22h Who is most at risk of contracting coronavirus?
After the deaths of young health workers, do we have to rethink who is at risk of infection? There have been a number of deaths from the coronavirus among
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22h FIA to ban new Mercedes steering device from 2021
The innovative steering system introduced by Mercedes for this season will be banned from 2021.
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22h Updated Why Putin would want Trump to win in 2020
It's a familiar plot line: Top intelligence officials deliver a warning to lawmakers that Russia wants to interfere in the upcoming presidential election -- and that the Kremlin's preferred outcome is a win by President Donald Trump.
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Lawyer representing Epstein victims targets Prince Andrew with school bus stunt22h Lawyer representing Epstein victims targets Prince Andrew with school bus stunt
Yellow bus was driven past Buckingham Palace with message for prince to answer FBI’s questions Prince Andrew has been targeted by US lawyer Gloria Allred who represents some of the victims of sex offender Jeffrey Epstein. An American school bus was driven past Buckingham Palace with a message on the side appealing for the prince to answer questions from the FBI over their Epstein investigation.
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Irish drug dealer loses £46m bitcoin codes he hid in fishing rod case22h Irish drug dealer loses £46m bitcoin codes he hid in fishing rod case
Clifton Collins fears fishing gear was taken to dump by his landlord after he was jailed In early 2017 Clifton Collins, an Irish drug dealer, had a dilemma: where to hide the codes of his illicit €55m (£46m)
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Comedian raises more than $200,000 to send bullied 9-year-old with dwarfism to Disneyland22h Updated Comedian raises more than $200,000 to send bullied 9-year-old with dwarfism to Disneyland
Brad Williams set up a GoFundMe page for Quaden Bayles on Thursday after the boy's mother shared a video of him crying and saying he wanted to die.
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22h Kerry Katona: I had to climb over my back gate to escape paparazzi
Singer Kerry Katona says being "constantly" followed by the media left her feeling suicidal at times.
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Thai court dissolves opposition party Future Forward22h Thai court dissolves opposition party Future Forward
Sixteen of its leaders banned for 10 years after it is ruled to have received illegal loan One of Thailand’s most popular opposition parties has been disbanded after it was found to have violated electoral rules by receiving an illegal loan, a decision analysts say is likely to heighten political tensions. The constitutional court dissolved Future Forward on Friday and banned 16 of its leaders from politics for 10 years.
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Socialite Christina Oxenberg tells all about Ghislaine Maxwell to the FBI23h Updated Socialite Christina Oxenberg tells all about Ghislaine Maxwell to the FBI
Christina Oxenberg, daughter of Princess Elizabeth of Yugoslavia has alerted the FBI that she is willing to testify against her old acquaintance Ghislaine Maxwell.
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£150k raised to send bullied schoolboy to Disneyland23h £150k raised to send bullied schoolboy to Disneyland
A comedian has raised more than $200,000 (£154,000) after setting up a fundraising page to send a nine-year-old boy who is being bullied because of his dwarfism to Disneyland.
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Environmental and animal rights activists being referred to Prevent programme23h Environmental and animal rights activists being referred to Prevent programme
Types of ‘concerns’ identified include far-left and anti-Isis extremism, FoI request reveals Environmental and animal rights activists have been referred to the government’s controversial anti-radicalisation programme, the Home Office has admitted. Responding to a freedom of information request, the Home Office provided a breakdown of reasons behind referrals of individuals who received specialist support for “other types of radicalisation” via its Channel programme, an arm of Prevent.
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Drunk man Lee Abbott admits stabbing Widnes pub landlord to death on police bodycam23h Updated Drunk man Lee Abbott admits stabbing Widnes pub landlord to death on police bodycam
Lee Abbott, 35, went to the Hammer and Pincers pub in Widnes, Cheshire, armed with a large kitchen knife to attack Christian Thornton, 49, on August 11 last year.
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23h Updated Seven-day reduction in violence in Afghanistan to begin, US announces
A seven-day reduction in violence in Afghanistan, negotiated by the US and the Taliban, is set to begin Friday night local time, the US State Department announced.
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Tyson Fury and wife Paris argue should children go to school or grow up as travellers documentary23h Updated Tyson Fury and wife Paris argue should children go to school or grow up as travellers documentary
Paris, 30, and Tyson, 31, of Lancashire, met as teenagers and have five children together - three sons called Prince and two daughters - Venezuela and Valencia.
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23h First class stamps to rise 6p to 76p
The Royal Mail is increasing the cost of postage again, with first-class stamps rising 6p to 76p
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Millionaire White Stuff founder refusing to tear down tennis court23h Millionaire White Stuff founder refusing to tear down tennis court
Sean Thomas built a two-storey double garage and tennis court on farmland behind his house in South Hams, Devon.
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Far-Right Shooting Shatters an Already Fragile Sense of Security in Germany23h Updated Far-Right Shooting Shatters an Already Fragile Sense of Security in Germany
The attack showed that no part of the country is immune to the potential for violence fueled by anti-immigrant hatred.
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Baby elephant is eaten alive by a pack of hyenas as its helpless mother watches23h Baby elephant is eaten alive by a pack of hyenas as its helpless mother watches
The mother elephant slowly starved to death as she watched hyenas kill her baby and rip off its leg, and vultures arrive to pick at the corpse. They were stuck in Mana Pools National Park, Zimbabwe.
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The Tattooist of Auschwitz Heather Morris is sued over new blockbuster23h The Tattooist of Auschwitz Heather Morris is sued over new blockbuster
Cilka's Journey chronicles the harrowing life of Cecilia Kovachova, who was sent to Auschwitz concentration camp aged 16 and was, according to the author, used as a sex slave by two SS guards.
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Coronavirus Live Updates: Confusion Grows as China Changes Counting Methods Yet Again23h Coronavirus Live Updates: Confusion Grows as China Changes Counting Methods Yet Again
The number of confirmed cases in the country, many connected to a single church, doubled in just a day.
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Bodycam video shows armed cop shooting from a window during New Jersey kosher shootout23h Updated Bodycam video shows armed cop shooting from a window during New Jersey kosher shootout
Newly released bodycam footage shows an armed cop shooting from a window during a gunfight with anti-Semitic attackers who killed three at Jersey City kosher grocery in December.
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Two people are killed and three injured in a shooting at a senior citizen apartment complex in Idaho23h Updated Two people are killed and three injured in a shooting at a senior citizen apartment complex in Idaho
The shots were fired at the Portstewart Apartments in Caldwell, Idaho, on Thursday afternoon, police said. Responding officers found multiple victims at the scene.
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Four Australians test positive for coronavirus after being evacuated from Diamond Princess23h Updated Four Australians test positive for coronavirus after being evacuated from Diamond Princess
Four Australians evacuated from the Diamond Princess cruise ship on Thursday are confirmed to have coronavirus. 
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Hubei chief orders officials to recount coronavirus patients after confirmed cases were REMOVED24h Hubei chief orders officials to recount coronavirus patients after confirmed cases were REMOVED
Hubei health commission yesterday reported just 349 new sufferers - the lowest figure in weeks. Officials said 279 cases had been slashed from the tally based on a new way of diagnosing the disease.
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Music industry fears bands will be unable to tour UK without visas24h Music industry fears bands will be unable to tour UK without visas
Professional body urges ministers to clarify proposed post-Brexit immigration rules The music industry has urged the government to clarify its proposed immigration rules amid fears that bands from the EU will not be able to tour the UK without written permission or a visa. They are the latest to warn of the economic risks posed by the new immigration rules which have already drawn criticism from the agriculture, hospitality and social care sectors.
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Coronavirus Live Updates: South Korea Reports Second Death From Virus24h Coronavirus Live Updates: South Korea Reports Second Death From Virus
The number of confirmed cases in the country, many connected to a single church, doubled in just a day.
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24h Big hitting, big money, big hype - all you need to know about Wilder v Fury
As Tyson Fury prepares for his rematch with Deontay Wilder, BBC Sport takes you through all you need to know.
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Squirrel tries to steal nuts from a bird feeder24h Updated Squirrel tries to steal nuts from a bird feeder
Alex Dunigan, 35, filmed the squirrel's attempt to steal nuts intended for the birds in his parents' back garden at their home in Fulwood, Sheffield earlier this week.
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24h Updated Russia, Nevada, Afghanistan: Your Friday Briefing
Here's what you need to know.
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German far-right party accused of fuelling hate after Hanau attack24h German far-right party accused of fuelling hate after Hanau attack
Leading politicians say Alternative für Deutschland should face surveillance Leading German politicians have called for the far-right party Alternative für Deutschland to be placed under surveillance, claiming it has helped to fuel the extremist rhetoric behind the
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Coronavirus Live Updates: South Korea Cases Surge to 204 Infections24h Updated Coronavirus Live Updates: South Korea Cases Surge to 204 Infections
The number of confirmed cases in the country, many connected to a single church, doubled in just a day.
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24h Updated India shock favourites Australia in T20 World Cup opener
India beat hosts and favourites Australia by 17 runs in the opening match of the Women's T20 World Cup in Sydney.
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Coronavirus: THOUSANDS across America are in voluntary self-quarantine24h Updated Coronavirus: THOUSANDS across America are in voluntary self-quarantine
US citizens who have visited China, where the coronavirus outbreak began, over the past few weeks, have been asked to shut themselves away for 14 days and to limit contact with others.
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As Nobel prize winners, we demand Justin Trudeau stop the Teck Frontier mine | Nobel prize winners24h As Nobel prize winners, we demand Justin Trudeau stop the Teck Frontier mine | Nobel prize winners
All new projects that enable fossil fuel growth are an affront to our state of climate emergency. It is a disgrace Canada is considering them
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24h Updated Protesters attack buses carrying Wuhan evacuees in Ukraine
Protesters attacked a convoy of buses carrying Ukrainian citizens and other nationals evacuated from the Chinese city of Wuhan, injuring nine police officers and one civilian Thursday.
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BMW plummets from third floor of car park before flipping and landing on another vehicle24h Updated BMW plummets from third floor of car park before flipping and landing on another vehicle
The crash happened at around 1.20pm on Thursday at the Beverly Connection shopping center in Los Angeles. The car went through steel safety cables and a concrete barrier.
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EU leaders at odds over filling €75bn Brexit shortfall24h EU leaders at odds over filling €75bn Brexit shortfall
Agreement on a final budget deal at summit is unlikely, says Mette Frederiksen, Danish PM A summit to fix the EU’s long-term budget looked in danger of ending in failure after less than a day of talks, with leaders miles apart on on how to fill the
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Himalayan wolf lopes towards recognition as distinct species24h Himalayan wolf lopes towards recognition as distinct species
Animal’s unique adaptation to low-oxygen life can be basis for protection, say researchers Wolves living in the Himalayas are to be recognised as a subspecies of the grey wolf, with researchers predicting that the animals will soon be declared a unique species. The wolves surviving at high altitudes in Nepal and on the Tibetan plateau possess a genetic adaptation to cope with the lack of oxygen which is not found in any other wolf, a study reports.
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Thug, 18, is jailed for eight years after leaving a 16-year-old disabled in a sickening baseball bat24h Updated Thug, 18, is jailed for eight years after leaving a 16-year-old disabled in a sickening baseball bat
John Callis-Woolsey, 18, from Middleton-by-Wirksworth, Derbyshire, bludgeoned his victim with a baseball bat, which was emblazoned with the word 'Lucille' and had 24 sharp nails protruding from it.
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Ex-bikie enforcer is jailed for having sex with a 12-year-old he met at a Sydney train station 24h Ex-bikie enforcer is jailed for having sex with a 12-year-old he met at a Sydney train station 
Husa Hasanovic, 27, pleaded guilty to having sexual intercourse with a child aged between 10 and 14.
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24h Updated Violent right-wing attacks on rise in Germany. Experts say culprit is obvious
Germany has a growing far-right problem. The deadly terrorist attack in Hanau has made that clear.
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25h Hanau: Germany boosts security amid far-right threat
Mosques and transport hubs will get extra police as the Hanau killings are seen as racist terror.
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25h Updated Baby and girl, 3, among four people killed in crash near Fort William
Police say a woman, 26, and a man, 25, who were in the same car also died in the crash near Fort William.
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25h Shock and sadness in Germany after attack at shisha bars
The gunman suspected of killing nine people at two shisha bars in Hanau, Germany, is believed to have a far-right background, prosecutors said. The shootings have sparked outrage across Germany. CNN's Melissa Bell reports from Hanau.
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MasterChef winner Julie Goodwin reveals how she spent weeks in a mental health unit25h Updated MasterChef winner Julie Goodwin reveals how she spent weeks in a mental health unit
Former MasterChef winner Julie Goodwin, from the NSW central coast, has bravely revealed she was absent from her radio show for the past five weeks because she was in a mental health unit.
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$45m in 90 days: How Bloomberg bought your Facebook feed25h $45m in 90 days: How Bloomberg bought your Facebook feed
Part one of a Guardian investigation reveals the strategy and strange decisions driving the campaign’s unprecedented ad blitz Mike Bloomberg’s unorthodox presidential campaign has many asking if a billionaire can
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25h Updated Your Friday Briefing
Russia, Nevada, Afghanistan: Here's what you need to know.
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