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Soros: World increasingly ruled by 'would-be or actual dictators'

Friday  03:00,   24 january 2020

Billionaire philanthropist George Soros lashes out at Putin, Trump, Xi and Modi as he announces new university project.Speaking at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Soros said humanity was at a turning point and the coming years would determine the >>>

Did Briton missing in Bali fake his own death? Entrepreneur who left a note at cliff beauty spot 'is wanted over fraud claims in Australia and is accused of scams around the world'

Friday  02:40,   24 january 2020

Bali police are investigating whether British entrepreneur Ryan Roth who mysteriously vanished in Bali could still be alive, amid fears he plummeted from a cliff edge. Ryan Roth's belongings and a note to his ex girlfriend were found at the beauty... >>>

Harvey Weinstein trial begins with graphic descriptions of alleged attacks

Friday  02:20,   24 january 2020

NEW YORK - Harvey Weinstein sat quietly in a packed Manhattan courtroom Wednesday morning listening as prosecutors described the Hollywood titan as a sexual predator who for decades used his influence and imposing stature to overpower women, assault >>>

Thomas Markle Admits He Lied About Meghan Markle in New Documentary

Friday  01:25,   24 january 2020

Thomas Markle Admits He Lied About Meghan Markle in New DocumentaryLies uncovered? Thomas Markle is ready to tell it all in a new documentary for the UK’s Channel 5 — including what really happened following the royal wedding of his daughter, Meghan >>>

James Carafano: Trump could build a NATO in the Middle East -- Here's how

Friday  00:45,   24 january 2020

No modern American president has ever been able to put a sustainable Middle East collective security framework in place. Trump just might be the first. The U.S. emerged from World War II as an economic and military superpower. Its economic and... >>>

14th-Century Steambath Discovered In Mexico City

Friday  00:35,   24 january 2020

Archaeologists in Mexico City have uncovered a pre-Hispanic steambath dating back to the 14th century. The 14th-century steambath, or temazcal as its known in the indigenous Nahuatl language, was discovered by archaeologist Víctor Esperón... >>>

White Island victims making 'amazing progress', almost ready to fly home

Friday  00:15,   24 january 2020

A GoFundMe page has raised more than $38,000 for the pair.Rick Reed and Ivy Kohn Reed were among those injured when Whakaari erupted in... >>>

Never-before-seen Titanic artifacts on display for first time in Las Vegas

Friday  00:01,   24 january 2020

For the first time since opening its doors 10 years ago, the Titanic: The Artifact Exhibition in Las Vegas has unveiled never-before-seen artifacts that help paint the picture of the historic shipwreck. “We wanted to celebrate a new decade at the... >>>

Trump sets record for most tweets in a single day since he took office

Thursday  23:45,   23 january 2020

Though Trump smashed the record for his presidency, he came up 19 posts short of his all-time record of 161. That record was set was Jan. 5, 2015.The president got an early start on posting from his Twitter feed because he began the day in Davos,... >>>

South Africa's stateless children: 'My mum disappeared'

Thursday  22:46,   23 january 2020

In a shelter near the border, girls dream of futures that may be out of reach if they cannot secure documents.Twelve-year-old Precious is one of the thousands of migrant and refugee children to have found their way to Musina, the northernmost town... >>>

Government launches 'Jack's Law' to give bereaved parents two paid weeks off work if they lose a child under the age of 18

Thursday  22:31,   23 january 2020

Jack Herd, pictured, who drowned in a pond in 2010 aged 23 months is the inspiration for the new law which will give bereaved parents two weeks' statutory paid leave if a child aged 18 or less dies.The new legal right, coming into force from... >>>

Brexit deal officially signed into UK law

Thursday  22:00,   23 january 2020

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Brexit deal has officially become UK law, paving the way for the country to leave the EU next week. The prime minister's Withdrawal Agreement Act was signed off by the Queen on Thursday after completing its... >>>

Patient in Royal Victoria Hospital in Belfast 'isolated' for Coronavirus tests

Thursday  21:40,   23 january 2020

Patient in Royal Victoria Hospital in Belfast 'isolated' for Coronavirus testsDetails are unclear and the Belfast Trust has declined to comment, but it is understood the patient and medics are awaiting test results after the patient showed... >>>

Spreading Coronavirus Prompts Lockdown of More Chinese Cities

Thursday  21:40,   23 january 2020

Two more large Chinese cities were put on lockdown by government authorities, expanding the total to three in an unprecedented experiment to try to contain a fast-spreading virus that has killed at least 17 people.The World Health Organization on... >>>

Charles warns hatred 'still lurks' on Auschwitz anniversary

Thursday  21:15,   23 january 2020

Charles warns hatred 'still lurks' on Auschwitz anniversaryPrince Charles has warned language all too often turns "disagreement into dehumanisation" on the 75th anniversary of the liberation of... >>>