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Sweden Accused of Chinese Tourist Human Rights Violation

A disagreement between a group of Chinese tourists and a hostel in the Swedish capital has escalated into a diplomatic spat, with China accusing Sweden of violating the visitors' human…

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Palestinian envoy’s US residency permit revoked

The Trump administration has revoked the residency permits and closed the bank accounts of the Palestine Liberation Organization's (PLO) representative to the United States, Husam Zomlot, as well as those…

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Egyptian archaeologists find sphinx at Aswan temple

Egyptian archaeologists have discovered a statue of a sphinx while draining water from the pharaonic temple of Kom Ombo near the southern city of Aswan. The antiquities ministry said the…

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Coca-Cola ‘in talks’ over cannabis-infused drinks

Coca-Cola is best known for its eponymous caffeine-based drink, but the firm now appears to be experimenting with a different drug: cannabis. According to Canada's BNN Bloomberg, the drinks giant…

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Elon Musk sued by Thai cave rescuer

A British cave diver is suing tech billionaire Elon Musk for defamation after his repeated claims the diver is a child abuser. Vernon Unsworth helped with the rescue of 12…

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Italy politician wants end to student killing in Egypt case

A senior Italian politician says a final resolution of the 2016 killing of a graduate student in Egypt will help boost relations between the two nations. A presidential statement Monday…

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Wall Street salaries highest since 2008 crisis

Salaries on Wall Street rose last year to their highest level since the 2008 financial crisis. The figures come from a report on Wall Street profits made available Monday to…

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Saudi sovereign wealth fund takes $11 bln in its first loan

Saudi Arabia's sovereign wealth fund says it has taken its first loan, a $11 billion borrowing from global banks as it tries to expand its investments. The Saudi Public Investment…

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Diet Plus Exercise Is More Effective for Weight Loss Than Either Method Alone

Everyone knows that eating a low-fat, low-calorie diet and getting regular exercise helps shed pounds, but a new study led by researchers at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center has found…

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Ex-senator may get life in prison for child sex trafficking

A former Republican state senator in Oklahoma faces a minimum of 10 years in prison on a child sex trafficking charge. Ralph Shortey is due in federal court in Oklahoma…

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