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Boy, 12, is youngest convict in Hong Kong protests

Thursday  15:41,   21 november 2019
bbc

The child was arrested on his way to school the day after a protest in October.Teargas canisters fly over protesters during clashes with police on Nov.... >>>

Read: Fiona Hill’s opening statement at impeachment hearing

Thursday  15:41,   21 november 2019
msn

Pollution is at dangerous levels in the Indian capital and one bar is selling fresh air at a... >>>

China releases video of UK consulate worker's confession

Thursday  14:50,   21 november 2019
msn

Chinese police published Thursday a video purporting to show a former employee of the British consulate in Hong Kong confessing to soliciting prostitutes, after Britain backed his allegation that he was tortured over pro-democracy protests. The >>>

IAEA urges Iran to explain uranium particles at undeclared site

Thursday  14:50,   21 november 2019
msn

The UN nuclear watchdog on Thursday urged Iran to explain the presence of uranium particles at an undeclared site, as a landmark deal aimed at curbing Tehran's atomic activities threatens to collapse. The International Atomic Energy Agency... >>>

Documents may be breakthrough in case of FBI veteran who vanished in Iran

Thursday  12:46,   21 november 2019
abcnews.go

Robert Levinson disappeared in Iran in 2007 and his whereabouts have been a mystery.Levinson, a veteran agent and specialist in Russian organized crime, vanished March 9, 2007, after arriving on the remote Kish Island on March 9, 2007, while working >>>

Afghanistan’s Curse: A Bomb From 2 Wars Ago Crushes a Family Today

Thursday  12:45,   21 november 2019
nytimes

The bomb that killed the three boys is an AO-1SCh, the Russian designation roughly translating as cast-iron fragmenting munition. The small, poorly welded can — one of 150 or so ejected from a larger canister as it was dropped — contains about 40... >>>

Today in History: November 21

Thursday  11:45,   21 november 2019
msn

Today in History: November... >>>

Pentagon denies U.S. is considering pulling troops from South Korea

Thursday  10:00,   21 november 2019
reuters

Pentagon denies U.S. is considering pulling troops from South Korea"There is absolutely no truth to the Chosun Ilbo report that the U.S. Department of Defense is currently considering removing any troops from the Korean Peninsula," Pentagon... >>>

US-born panda Bei Bei arrives in new China home

Thursday  09:55,   21 november 2019
msn

The US-born giant panda Bei Bei has arrived in southwestern China after a 16-hour flight, with plenty of bamboo for him to munch on as he settled into his new home. Bei Bei was welcomed "home" on Thursday with a ceremony at the Bifengxia Panda Base... >>>

North Korea says 'not right time' for Kim to attend South Korea ASEAN summit

Thursday  09:55,   21 november 2019
reuters

North Korea says 'not right time' for Kim to attend South Korea ASEAN summitSouth Korean President Moon Jae-in sent a letter of invitation to Kim on Nov. 5, with an offer for an envoy to attend if he was unable to participate in the event,... >>>

Three navy ships held by Russia return to Ukraine port

Thursday  09:40,   21 november 2019
msn

Three navy vessels that Moscow seized last year and handed back to Ukraine have arrived at a Ukrainian port, though Kiev said they were stripped of equipment. The Nikopol, the Berdyansk and the Yany Kapu were seized in November last year in the >>>

Smoke Blankets Sydney as Bushfires Rage in Eastern Australia

Thursday  09:06,   21 november 2019
bloomberg

Sydney was shrouded by smoke for a second time this week on Thursday as bushfires continued to rage along Australia’s eastern seaboard. Early morning commuters in the city center were faced with an acrid haze that stung the eyes and blanketed... >>>

An inmate ran an online scam from prison and made $1 million, authorities say

Thursday  08:55,   21 november 2019
cnn

A man serving 24 years in a Nigerian maximum security prison used a network of accomplices to conduct an international scam that brought in $1 million, officials said. © EFCC Hope Olusegun Aroke Hope Olusegun Aroke was convicted of fraud four years... >>>

House Where Hitler Was Born to Be Converted Into a Police Station

Thursday  06:30,   21 november 2019
online.wsj

The house where Adolf Hitler was born will be turned into a police station to prevent admirers of the Nazi dictator making it a place of pilgrimage. © andreas gebert/ReutersAustria’s government announced the decision late Tuesday after a lengthy... >>>

Trump Expected to Sign Hong Kong Bill Despite China Threats

Thursday  02:40,   21 november 2019
bloomberg

President Donald Trump is expected to sign legislation passed by Congress supporting Hong Kong protesters, setting up a confrontation with China that could imperil a long-awaited trade deal between the world’s two largest economies.... >>>