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Chris Brown accused of hitting woman in LA

BBC News - World - Wed, 06/23/2021 - 09:59
Police will now consider whether to bring any charges against the R&B star.
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Former Mauritanian president jailed, faces graft charges

Al Jazeera - Wed, 06/23/2021 - 09:58
Incarceration comes days after the former leader refused to continue reporting to police when put under house arrest.
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England top group, Croatia send Scotland packing from Euro 2020

Al Jazeera - Wed, 06/23/2021 - 09:53
England, Croatia and Czech Republic qualify for Euro 2020 knockouts from Group D.
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Britney Spears: Singer's conservatorship case explained

BBC News - World - Wed, 06/23/2021 - 09:46
The ongoing arrangement has sparked a public backlash from fans who support the #FreeBritney movement.
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Apple Daily: Hong Kong pro-democracy paper announces closure

BBC News - World - Wed, 06/23/2021 - 09:35
The paper's closure - days after its assets were frozen - is a blow to media freedom in Hong Kong.
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‘My Zionism’: Israel’s latest unsuccessful PR stunt

Al Jazeera - Wed, 06/23/2021 - 09:33
Using token Black Israelis in Israeli PR will not help make Israeli apartheid more acceptable to the world.
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Hong Kong’s Apple Daily tabloid to shut down by Saturday

Al Jazeera - Wed, 06/23/2021 - 09:24
Move comes after police arrested another Apple Daily employee on charges of violating Hong Kong's national security law.
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Giant panda gives birth to twins at Tokyo's Ueno Zoo

BBC News - World - Wed, 06/23/2021 - 09:10
The cubs, which have not yet been named, are the first ever twins to be born at the zoo in Tokyo.
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Microsoft joins Apple in the $2 trillion club, briefly

Al Jazeera - Wed, 06/23/2021 - 09:05
CEO Nadella’s strategic moves helped Microsoft benefit from trends that arose during the pandemic, pushing up stock.
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No cheering, autographs or alcohol at Tokyo Olympics

Al Jazeera - Wed, 06/23/2021 - 09:01
Tokyo 2020 chief says festivities 'will have to be suppressed' to keep the Games safe.
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World powers meet in Berlin to discuss Libya crisis

Al Jazeera - Wed, 06/23/2021 - 08:35
Presence of foreign mercenaries, troops in war-torn country and elections to top meeting's agenda.
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In times of crises, Lebanon’s elderly must fend for themselves

Al Jazeera - Wed, 06/23/2021 - 08:24
Many elderly people have been thrown into poverty by one of the world's worst financial crises in the past 150 years.
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Fed research: Trump’s trade tariffs led to losses in billions

Al Jazeera - Wed, 06/23/2021 - 08:24
Chinese exporters and American importers have been misrepresenting data to avoid paying taxes or losing out on rebates.
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Aid to Palestinians promised by US blocked by Republican senator

Al Jazeera - Wed, 06/23/2021 - 08:23
The $50m for Gaza, occupied West Bank was approved by Congress but is being held up by a top Republican senator.
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US government blocks Iran-affiliated news websites

BBC News - World - Wed, 06/23/2021 - 07:49
The US Department of Justice says 36 websites linked to the Iranian government were seized.
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Sudan wants UN Security Council to discuss Ethiopia’s Nile dam

Al Jazeera - Wed, 06/23/2021 - 07:38
Sudan, Egypt want international community to intervene ahead of Ethiopia's plans to go ahead with the second filling.
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Morgan Stanley says unvaccinated staff and clients not welcome

Al Jazeera - Wed, 06/23/2021 - 07:26
Only fully vaccinated staff, clients and visitors will be allowed to enter its offices in New York and Westchester.
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Covid: Sydney faces new restrictions as cluster grows

BBC News - World - Wed, 06/23/2021 - 07:14
Australia's largest city sees its worst outbreak this year as a cluster infected with the Delta strain grows.
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India says COVID Delta Plus ‘variant of concern’, 22 cases found

Al Jazeera - Wed, 06/23/2021 - 07:13
Variant first identified in Europe found in India's Maharashtra, Kerala and Madhya Pradesh states, health ministry says.
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China condemns US as warship transits Taiwan Strait again

Al Jazeera - Wed, 06/23/2021 - 07:05
US Navy says its guided-missile destroyer USS Curtis Wilbur conducted a routine transit through the sensitive waterway.
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