Was dazed German raccoon drunk before being shot dead?

Was dazed German raccoon drunk before being shot dead?

A raccoon became a media star in Germany on Saturday after it was spotted near a Christmas market in what witnesses described as a "drunken" state. Adam Reed reports
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Finland elects the world's youngest prime minister

Finland elects the world's youngest prime minister

Sanna Marin, Finland's transportation minister who was nominated by her Social Democratic party on Sunday to become the country's youngest prime minister ever, will take office in the coming days.
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An icon's journey: Aung San Suu Kyi's life in troubled Myanmar

An icon's journey: Aung San Suu Kyi's life in troubled Myanmar

On Tuesday, World Human Rights Day, Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi will fight accusations of genocide brought against her country at the International Court of Justice. This timeline charts her journey from political prisoner to leader of a troubled
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Russia banned from Olympics for four years over doping scandal

Russia banned from Olympics for four years over doping scandal

Russia has been handed a four-year global ban from all major sporting events by the World Anti-Doping Agency. Adam Reed Reports.
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New Zealand's White Island a 'no fly zone' after eruption kills at least five

New Zealand's White Island a 'no fly zone' after eruption kills at least five

A "no fly zone" has been put in place on New Zealand's White Island where at least five people were killed, up to 20 injured and several were reported missing after a volcano suddenly erupted off the coast of New Zealand's North Island on Monday, spe
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Tourist captures New Zealand volcano eruption

Tourist captures New Zealand volcano eruption

At least five people are now confirmed to have died after a volcano erupted off the east coast of New Zealand's North Island, police confirmed on Monday.
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Chinese official blasts U.S. for Xinjiang bills

Chinese official blasts U.S. for Xinjiang bills

People held in controversial training camps in Xinjiang have "graduated" and new students will have the "freedom to come and go", the government of China's far western region said on Monday, slamming foreign estimates of the numbers detained.
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Warren made nearly $2 million from legal work

Warren made nearly $2 million from legal work

Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren released information on Sunday about her past legal work, showing nearly $2 million in compensation over the decades, as a dispute intensified with her rival Pete Buttigieg over transparency.
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Gov. DeSantis blasts screening of foreign soldiers who train in U.S.

Gov. DeSantis blasts screening of foreign soldiers who train in U.S.

Florida Governor Ron DeSantis on Sunday called for a stronger vetting process for foreign nationals training in the U.S., after a Saudi airman left three dead in a shooting at a Navy base in Pensacola, Florida. Roger Fortuna Reports.
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Democrats eye Trump impeachment charges this week

Democrats eye Trump impeachment charges this week

Democratic lawmakers could vote this week on articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump, the House Judiciary Committee chairman said on Sunday as lawmakers sharpened their focus on charges of wrongdoing in his dealings with Ukraine. Chris
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Saudi airman sole suspect in U.S. naval base massacre: FBI

Saudi airman sole suspect in U.S. naval base massacre: FBI

Investigators believe a Saudi Air Force lieutenant acted alone when he killed three people and wounded eight at a U.S. Navy base in Pensacola, Florida, before being fatally shot by a deputy sheriff, the FBI said on Sunday.
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Thousands march in Hong Kong as government urges calm

Thousands march in Hong Kong as government urges calm

Thousands of black-clad protesters from all walks of life marched in Hong Kong on Sunday (December 8) under a crisp blue sky to march for human rights and democratic reforms in the financial hub.
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