UK says Iranian boats blocked a British tanker

UK says Iranian boats blocked a British tanker

Britain says three Iranian vessels tried to block the movement of a BP oil tanker in the Straits of Hormuz. Iran has dismissed the claims as "worthless".
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University president urges HK protesters to leave

University president urges HK protesters to leave

Protesters barricaded in the Hong Kong Polytechnic University have been urged to leave in a statement from the university head published on Monday (November 18), as clashes saw police firing tear gas and water cannons yet again in the Chinese-ruled c
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Pelosi says Trump's actions 'so much worse' than Richard Nixon

Pelosi says Trump's actions 'so much worse' than Richard Nixon

U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is amplifying her unfavorable comparison of President Donald Trump to fellow Republican Richard Nixon, saying that disgraced president at least cared enough about the country to leave office before his impeachment. Zac
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Bloomberg makes bombshell apology for "stop and frisk"

Bloomberg makes bombshell apology for "stop and frisk"

Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg admitted he was wrong to support the "stop and frisk" police practice that ensnared disproportionate numbers of blacks and Latinos, apologizing to a largely African-American church on Sunday as he weighs a
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Impeachment witnesses to detail Trump's Ukraine call

Impeachment witnesses to detail Trump's Ukraine call

The first week of televised impeachment hearings did not feature witnesses with direct knowledge of a controversial phone call at the hear of the probe. That changes this week.
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U.S., South Korea postpone military drills in bid to bolster N.Korea peace effort

U.S., South Korea postpone military drills in bid to bolster N.Korea peace effort

The United States and South Korea announced on Sunday they will postpone upcoming military drills in an effort to bolster a stalled peace push with North Korea, even as Washington denied the move amounted to another concession to Pyongyang.
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'My right to breathe': Indian students protest against pollution

'My right to breathe': Indian students protest against pollution

School children in New Delhi took an environmental oath together on Sunday during a protest against poor air quality, days after schools were shut to protect students' health.
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Protesters and police clash at barricaded Hong Kong university

Protesters and police clash at barricaded Hong Kong university

Hong Kong's Polytechnic University was the focal point of violent clashes between police and protesters on Sunday.
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Sri Lanka's new president: war hero or criminal?

Sri Lanka's new president: war hero or criminal?

Former defense chief Gotabaya Rajapaksa has won Sri Lanka's presidential election, seen by some as a strong hand to protect the country against extremism, and by others as a man who should be tried for alleged war crimes.
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