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20 Jun 11:17pm Updated China is cracking down on safe houses used by North Korean defectors, activists say
A network of secret routes and safe houses used by North Koreans to escape the brutal rule of Kim Jong Un via China could be under threat.
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20 Jun 10:46pm Justin Trudeau scores basket of treats from Nancy Pelosi after winning NBA Finals bet
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau scored a basket of treats from House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Thursday after winning a bet that the Toronto Raptors would defeat the Golden State Warriors to win the NBA Championship.
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20 Jun 10:14pm Xi visits N Korea as fate of US nuclear deal still up in the air
More than 15 months after Kim Jong Un traveled to Beijing and invited the Chinese President to visit Pyongyang, Xi Jinping has landed in the North Korean capital for a two-day state visit this week.
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20 Jun 6:20pm Opinion: How Donald Trump created one hell of a mess with Iran
The shooting down of a US military drone by Iran on Thursday emphasizes that the conflict between the United States and Iran is deepening.
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20 Jun 6:17pm Updated Easter Island threatened by bad tourist behavior
Easter Island has long been a bucket list destination for travelers from around the world.
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20 Jun 4:36pm What kind of drone just got shot down by Iran?
The US military drone shot down by Iran today was an RQ-4A Global Hawk, US Central Command said in a statement Thursday.
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20 Jun 4:20pm Updated New supersonic airplane unveiled
It's still at the conceptual stage, but a brand new supersonic airplane design unveiled this week by Lockheed Martin Aeronautics could be the clearest indication yet that we're on the brink of a new golden age of super-fast air travel.
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20 Jun 4:14pm Updated US senators receive classified briefing on UFO sightings
A group of US senators, including the vice chair of the Senate Intelligence committee, received a classified briefing Wednesday about a series of reported encounters by the US Navy with unidentified aircraft, according to a congressional aide.
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20 Jun 3:23pm UK arms sales to Saudi Arabia unlawful, court rules as war in Yemen rages on
British arms sales to Saudi Arabia were unlawful because they did not properly consider whether the weapons would be used to commit "serious violations of international humanitarian law," the UK Court of Appeal ruled Thursday.
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20 Jun 3:18pm Updated Relations between US and Iran take dangerous turn
Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards claimed Thursday to have shot down a "intruding American spy drone" after it entered Iranian airspace, according to state media, amid increased hostility between Washington and Tehran.
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20 Jun 3:11pm Updated This city is almost out of water. Satellite images show its nearly bone-dry reservoirs
Rain starts to fall but crisis to continue
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20 Jun 2:15pm Updated Analysis: Drone shooting raises risk of war
Iran's downing of a US drone takes the bitter foes one step higher in a cycle of escalation that could soon overwhelm each side's reassurances that they have no desire to tumble into war.
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20 Jun 1:09pm Race to lead Britain down to the last two
New-look Boris Johnson emerges as frontrunner
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20 Jun 12:42pm Updated Meghan and Harry split from joint charity with William and Kate
Meghan and Harry, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, are formally splitting from the Royal Foundation, the body that co-ordinates their charitable work with William and Kate, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, it was announced Thursday.
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20 Jun 12:09pm Updated Xi lands in Pyongyang for rare state visit
Xi Jinping has departed Beijing for Pyongyang, a historic trip that marks the first time a Chinese leader has traveled to North Korea in 14 years.
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20 Jun 12:07pm Folau looks for $2.1M in legal battle
Israel Folau, who was sacked by Rugby Australia following a homophobic social media post, is crowdfunding A$3 million (US$2.1 million) to pursue a legal battle against the governing body.
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20 Jun 11:31am Updated Thousands set to celebrate summer solstice
With drums and with flower garlands, with wizard hats and with warm coats, up to 10,000 celebrants are expected to converge on Stonehenge to observe the summer solstice.
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20 Jun 10:35am Updated Iran shoots down US drone aircraft
Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards claimed Thursday to have shot down a "intruding American spy drone" after it entered Iranian airspace, according to state media, amid increased hostility between Washington and Tehran.
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20 Jun 9:39am Protesters keep up the fight in Sudan
Beauty influencer's heartbreaking message
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20 Jun 9:32am Updated Bank of America CEO: Recession is unlikely
The soft patch in the US economy is unlikely to morph into a full-blown recession, Bank of America CEO Brian Moynihan told CNN Business.
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20 Jun 9:13am Updated Slack is ruining my life and I love it
In the time it took me to type this sentence about Slack, I received more than a dozen messages in a private Slack group and more posts than I can count in several team channels. I typed many words in response to those messages — some of them even borderline good words — but came no closer to completing my job for the day: writing this article about Slack.
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20 Jun 9:06am Ex-Interpol chief admits accepting $2M
Interpol's former president Meng Hongwei, who dramatically vanished into police custody after returning to China in 2018, has admitted to corruption charges in a court in Tianjin, Chinese state media reported Thursday.
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20 Jun 8:12am Biden gets in own way on race
Joe Biden can't seem to get out of his own way.
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20 Jun 6:44am Courtney Radsch: Khashoggi report is a wake-up call for UN and US
The road to justice in the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi got a lot clearer with the release on Wednesday of a 101-page report outlining the findings and recommendations of an independent United Nations expert. Her months-long investigation clarifies that this was an international crime that compels the UN and the United States to take immediate action.
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20 Jun 5:58am Satellite image shows Chinese fighter jets deployed to contested island
A satellite image obtained by CNN shows China has deployed at least four J-10 fighter jets to the contested Woody Island in the South China Sea, the first known deployment of fighter jets there since 2017.
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20 Jun 5:31am Music producer dies in fall from building
French electronic music pioneer Philippe "Zdar" Cerboneschi died Wednesday in an accidental fall from a building in Paris.
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20 Jun 5:25am Himalayan glaciers are melting twice as fast as last century
Climate change is eating away Himalayan glaciers at a dramatic rate, a new study has revealed.
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20 Jun 4:58am Updated Iran claims to have shot down US spy drone
Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards claimed Thursday to have shot down a "intruding American spy drone" after it entered Iranian airspace, according to state media, amid increased hostility between Washington and Tehran.
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20 Jun 4:56am Trump privately skeptical about military engagement with Iran
President Donald Trump appeared to contradict his most senior security officials Monday, downplaying recent attacks on two tankers in the Gulf of Oman that his administration has blamed on Iran as "very minor."
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20 Jun 4:55am Iranian military official claims missiles can take out aircraft carrier
One of Iran's top military commanders reiterated longstanding claims that the country has ballistic missiles capable of taking out an aircraft carrier, as President Hassan Rouhani said the country did not seek to wage war against any nation.
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20 Jun 4:49am The influencer using her Instagram to tell the world about Sudan
As a beauty influencer, Shadh Khidir typically uses her Instagram page to post immaculately-made up images promoting products to her followers.
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20 Jun 3:31am Updated Xi Jinping leaves for Pyongyang, marking first visit by Chinese leader to North Korea in 14 years
Xi Jinping has departed Beijing for Pyongyang, a historic trip that marks the first time a Chinese leader has traveled to North Korea in 14 years.
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20 Jun 2:37am Updated Royal Ascot: A day in the life
Royal Ascot may be known for its glitz and glamor but plenty of work goes on behind the scenes to make it such a spectacle.
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20 Jun 2:02am Huawei is still the place Chinese students want to work
The long-running US campaign against Huawei may be starting to hurt its business but it hasn't damaged the tech company's reputation among Chinese students looking for work.
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20 Jun 1:30am Joe Biden gets in his own way on race
Joe Biden can't seem to get out of his own way.
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