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East Antarctica’s glaciers are stirring

Nasa says it has detected the first signs of significant melting in a swathe of glaciers in East Antarctica. The region has long been considered stable and unaffected by some…

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Indian rupee hit by shock resignation

India's currency slumped one day after the abrupt resignation of the country's central bank governor. The Indian rupee fell 1.2% against the US dollar and stocks were also lower as…

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Nuns admit stealing cash for Vegas trip

Two nuns who worked at a Catholic school in California have admitted embezzling about $500,000 and using it to gamble in Las Vegas. Sisters Mary Kreuper and Lana Chang took…

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Six dead and dozens injured in Italy nightclub stampede

At least six people, including five teenagers, have died and about 120 were injured in a stampede when panic broke out during a rap concert at a packed nightclub in…

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US accuses Russia, Syria of lying about Aleppo ‘chemical attack’

The United States and Britain have accused Russia of fabricating a story about chemical weapons use by Syrian rebels. In separate statements issued on Friday, London and Washington also warned…

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SpaceX makes Christmas delivery to International Space Station

A SpaceX delivery full of Christmas goodies arrived at the International Space Station on Saturday, following a slight delay caused by a communication drop-out. The American company's Dragon capsule pulled…

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White nationalist guilty of Charlottesville murder

A Virginia jury has convicted James Alex Fields Jr of first-degree murder in the death of Heather Heyer at a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia in 2017. The jury…

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Trudeau denies political motivation behind Huawei arrest

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says his government had no involvement in the arrest of a top executive from Chinese telecoms giant Huawei. Meng Wanzhou, Huawei's chief financial officer and…

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Indians unite to defend Priyanka Chopra

Indians on social media are rallying behind Bollywood star Priyanka Chopra after an American website article called her a "scam artist". The article in The Cut, which has now been…

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Hart quits Oscars amid tweets row

US comedian and actor Kevin Hart says he has stepped down from hosting the 2019 Oscars following a controversy over homophobic tweets. He said he did not want to be…

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