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Why Iran's internet shutdown is different

CNN - Tue, 2019-11-19 19:45
Iranians are still offline, three days after the government pulled the plug on the internet amid nationwide anti-government protests.
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SpaceX's Starship may start making missions to the moon by 2022 after joining NASA lunar lander race

Daily Mail - Tue, 2019-11-19 19:44
SpaceX was recently selected by NASA as one of five companies vying to help deliver payloads to the lunar surface as a part of its new mission to return humans to the moon by 2024.
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Colonel and Pence aide questioned in Trump impeachment hearings

Daily Mail - Tue, 2019-11-19 19:42
Two aides who were on President Donald Trump's July 25 phone call to the president of Ukraine kick off a week of impeachment testimony with nine officials scheduled to testify this week.
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Tottenham sack head coach Mauricio Pochettino

BBC News - Tue, 2019-11-19 19:40
Tottenham sack head coach Mauricio Pochettino after five years in charge of the club.
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Israel PM Netanyahu thanks Trump for Israeli settlements decision

Channel 4 News - Tue, 2019-11-19 19:39

Israel’s prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu has travelled to the West Bank to celebrate after the Trump administration declared that Israeli settlements there are not a violation of international law.

Though it may also have boosted his chances of forming another government, after two elections produced a political stalemate.

Israel captured the West Bank from Jordan in the 1967 war.

Both the UN and the European Union consider all settlement activity there as illegal –  though Israel has always disputed this.

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FBI investigates 'criminal enterprise' re Jeffrey Epstein death

Daily Mail - Tue, 2019-11-19 19:37
The two federal Bureau of Prisons employees, Tova Noel and Michael Thomas, were taken into custody early Tuesday over their alleged failure to check on Jeffrey Epstein in his New York jail cell.
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What is happening with Donald Trump's health?

CNN - Tue, 2019-11-19 19:37
President Donald Trump, according to the White House, made an unscheduled trip to Walter Reed hospital for a "quick exam and labs" as the first stage of his annual physical. Chris Cillizza explains why that might not be true. Watch The Point on Youtube.
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Prince Andrew: Standard Chartered bank cuts ties with duke's scheme

BBC News - Tue, 2019-11-19 19:36
Standard Chartered says it is not renewing its sponsorship of Pitch@Palace for "commercial reasons".
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'Popeye' bodybuilder has 3lb of dead muscle removed by surgeons

Daily Mail - Tue, 2019-11-19 19:35
WARNING GRAPHIC CONTENT Ex- soldier Kirill Tereshin, 23, injected 3 litres of petroleum jelly into each arm. He was warned by doctors in Russia that he could die or face amputation.
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Spaceflight can halt and even reverse blood flow in astronauts' upper bodies

Daily Mail - Tue, 2019-11-19 19:35
For the study researchers examined 11 astronauts who had stayed aboard the International Space Station for an average of six months and found seven suffered reversed or stall blood flow.
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Green Party pledge net zero carbon emissions by 2030

Channel 4 News - Tue, 2019-11-19 19:34

The Green Party has promised to spend £100bn a year to make Britain achieve net zero carbon emissions by 2030 if they form a government

Launching their election manifesto today, the party’s co-leader Jonathan Bartley called it “the most ambitious green new deal anywhere”.

Meanwhile Boris Johnson and Jeremy Corbyn are preparing to go head to head in a television debate – which starts in the next hour.

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Why California won't buy cars from GM, Chrysler or Toyota

CNN - Tue, 2019-11-19 19:32
The state of California is taking aim at GM, Chrysler, Toyota, Nissan and other automakers that are aligning with the Trump administration in its battle over emissions rules.
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Moment kidnapper snatches girl as her anguished mom calls for help before cops arrest naked abductor

Daily Mail - Tue, 2019-11-19 19:30
Disturbing footage shows Michael Webb, 51, grab the youngster in May in Texas, right. New video has also emerged of the moment Webb was arrested at gunpoint, left.
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Hong Kong: Student protesters’ standoff with police continues

Channel 4 News - Tue, 2019-11-19 19:29

1500 tear gas canisters, more than 1000 rubber bullets have been fired – and still the siege goes on.

A hardcore group of protesters remains inside Hong Kong’s Polytechnic – preparing, perhaps for the final police showdown.

Any adults who leave the campus have been warned they will be arrested on suspicion of rioting – which carries a penalty of up to 10 years in jail.

Those inside have described the situation as ‘desperate’ – short on food, water and medical supplies.

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‘My baby was killed by their failings to learn’, says bereaved mother after Telford and Shrewsbury hospital maternity scandal

Channel 4 News - Tue, 2019-11-19 19:25

We are joined now from Hereford by Rhiannon Davies and Richard Stanton – whose daughter Kate died shortly after birth in 2009.

cathyThey have campaigned ever since for the truth.

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Pet owner, 51, is caught on CCTV repeatedly punching his dog in the head

Daily Mail - Tue, 2019-11-19 19:24
Pet owner Robert Black (pictured), 51, of Newbury, Berkshire, has been sentenced to 23 weeks in prison after CCTV recorded him lifting his dog and thumping it five times in the face.
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Furry intruder deftly opens car door and clambers inside looking for food 

Daily Mail - Tue, 2019-11-19 19:19
Adam Armstrong was fast asleep at home in South Lake Tahoe, California, on November 16 at around 1.14am but his Ring CCTV camera captured the footage of the bear from his driveway.
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British man found guilty of Australian Amy Parsons' murder in London

Sydney Morning Herald - Tue, 2019-11-19 19:19
Parsons suffered "horrific injuries" to her head, face and brain during the attack on April 25 before Deakin-White left her bleeding to death on the floor.
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Scanning for lagging brainwaves could predict Alzheimer's 30 years early

Daily Mail - Tue, 2019-11-19 19:17
In 2016, UC San Francisco researchers discovered mice with an Alzheimer's risk gene had fewer 'sharp-wave ripples.' Their new study suggests these memory waves can predict dementia 30 years early.
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Whistleblower surgeon was portrayed as 'irrational, vexatious and dishonest'

Daily Mail - Tue, 2019-11-19 19:16
Edwin Jesudason (pictured) worked at the hospital in Liverpool, Merseyside, where he operated on babies with birth defects and children with rare tumours.
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