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Flattened, destroyed, lifeless: True hell of Paradise

President Trump took the same road into Paradise as us - he can't fail to have been moved by what he saw. The fire damage starts from miles out. Valleys scorched, leafless trees, the air still thick with smog - enough to make your throat and eyes sting.
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Posted 2018/11/18 05:04:00

Swimmer dies after being stung by stingray

A swimmer in Australia has died after apparently being stung by a stingray, police have said.
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Posted 2018/11/18 03:35:00

Democrat Gillum defeated in Florida governor race

Democrat Andrew Gillum has conceded defeat to Republican rival Ron DeSantis in the hard-fought race for Florida governor - but has vowed to "keep fighting".
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Posted 2018/11/18 00:26:00

Dozens of carriages fall on highway after train derails

Up to 30 carriages have fallen on to a highway in Georgia after a train derailed on a bridge, according to US authorities.
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Posted 2018/11/17 17:22:00

One dead and 106 injured in fuel tax protests in France

A woman has died and 106 people are injured as people block roads around France to protest against rising fuel taxes.
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Posted 2018/11/17 12:43:00

Trump sees damage caused by deadly California fires

Donald Trump has visited areas in northern and southern California that have been devastated by two massive wildfires, killing 76 people.
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Posted 2018/11/17 04:04:00

CIA says Saudi prince ordered Khashoggi killing - reports

The CIA says Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman ordered the assassination of Jamal Khashoggi, according to US media reports.
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Posted 2018/11/16 23:30:00

US college sex claims: Plans to boost rights of accused

The rights of those accused of sexual assault and harassment at US colleges are to be boosted under new proposals.
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Posted 2018/11/16 21:40:00

Butch Cassidy screenwriter William Goldman dies at 87

Oscar-winning screenwriter William Goldman has died aged 87.
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Posted 2018/11/16 15:30:00

Violence erupts in Sri Lankan parliament

Chaos has erupted in the Sri Lankan parliament after a no-confidence motion in the prime minister led to violent attacks by his loyal backers on those who wish to oust him.
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Posted 2018/11/16 15:18:00

Royal Navy frigate scrambled to shadow Russian warship

A Royal Navy frigate has been shadowing and monitoring a Russian warship travelling through the English Channel, in an attempt to protect UK waters.
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Posted 2018/11/16 15:06:00

Europe has economic woes of its own beyond Brexit

Business and City folk who spend much time travelling, when asked about how the rest of Europe looks at the Brexit issue, report two key trends.
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Posted 2018/11/16 12:28:00

Khmer Rouge leaders found guilty of genocide

The last surviving leaders of the Khmer Rouge that brutally ruled Cambodia have been convicted of genocide, crimes against humanity and war crimes by an international tribunal.
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Posted 2018/11/16 04:56:00

Kim Porter - model and ex-partner to rapper Diddy - dies

Model and actress Kim Porter - a former longtime girlfriend to rap mogul Diddy and mother to three of his children - has died aged 47.
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Posted 2018/11/16 04:01:00

Yemen peace talks poised to go ahead, says UN envoy

The man trying to broker peace in Yemen said he is hopeful a new round of talks between the warring sides will begin within weeks provided a lull in fighting for a key port city holds.
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Posted 2018/11/15 23:04:00

Trump to visit wildfire victims in California

Donald Trump is to visit California on Saturday where he will meet people caught up in this month's devastating wildfires, the White House has said.
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Posted 2018/11/15 20:34:00

Number of missing in California wildfires rises to 631

The number of people reported missing in California's deadly wildfires has jumped to 631, as 65 victims are confirmed dead.
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Posted 2018/11/15 20:34:00

Khashoggi murder: Five suspects may face death penalty

Prosecutors are seeking the death penalty for five suspects charged with the murder of dissident Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi.
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Posted 2018/11/15 10:45:00

Uber loses $1bn in three months as growth slows

Uber has reported a quarterly loss of $1.07bn (£820m) as it pumped money into bikes, scooters and food deliveries.
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Posted 2018/11/15 07:21:00

Frightened Rohingya fleeing to avoid Myanmar return

Hussein Ahmed’s wife and children are missing.
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Posted 2018/11/14 17:13:00