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The Latest: Iraq: 2 more protesters killed in Baghdad

Iraq Protests An anti-government protester prepares to throw back a tear gas canister fired by police during clashes at Khilani Square in Baghdad, Iraq, Thursday, Nov. 14, 2019. (AP Photo/Hadi Mizban) BAGHDAD (AP) — The Latest on Iraq’s anti-government protests (all times local): 5:40 p.m. Iraqi security and medical officials …

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Trump Attacks Yovanovitch During Testimony: Impeachment Update

The House Intelligence Committee’s second public hearing on Friday features testimony by former U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine Marie Yovanovitch, who was removed from that post in May by President Donald Trump. Later, the committee will hear in a closed session from David Holmes, a staff member at the U.S. embassy …

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Berlin Wall escape tunnel opens for 30-year anniversary

GERMANY: An escape tunnel underneath the Berlin Wall opened to the public on Thursday for the first time amid celebrations of the 30-year anniversary of the opening of communist East Germany’s border. The tunnel at Bernauer Strasse, near the city’s main Wall memorial, was opened by Mayor Michael Mueller. He …

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Donald Trump Jr walks out of Triggered book launch after heckling – from supporters

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Donald Trump Jr.’s appearance Sunday at a university to talk about his new book on liberals and free speech was marked by an argument between him and the audience over why he would not take questions, the Guardian newspaper reported. Members of the audience of about …

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Spain court agrees to extradite Venezuelan ex-intelligence chief to USA: EFE

MADRID (Reuters) – Spain’s High Court has agreed to extradite former Venezuelan intelligence chief Hugo Carvajal to the United States, reversing a previous ruling to deny the extradition request, EFE news agency reported on Friday, citing judicial sources. Carvajal’s lawyer told Reuters she had not been notified of any court …

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A Chinese pilot was suspended over a viral photo of a woman posing and flashing a V-sign in his cockpit during a flight

A Chinese pilot has been banned from flying for his airline for life after a photo of a woman posing in his cockpit during a flight went viral. The unnamed pilot, who worked for Chinese airline Air Guilin, was suspended on Sunday, the airline said in a statement on Weibo. …

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Original Jurassic Park cast to return for new film

The original stars of Jurassic Park are to reunite for the next instalment of the dinosaur film franchise. Sam Neill, Laura Dern and Jeff Goldblum will reprise their roles in the upcoming Jurassic World 3. The actors led the cast of the 1993 hit, directed by Steven Spielberg, and have …

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China’s futuristic ‘starfish’ airport begins operations

China’s new $11bn (£8.8bn) mega airport has opened its doors, days before the country’s 70th-anniversary celebrations. The Daxing International Airport in the capital Beijing was formally opened by President Xi Jinping on Wednesday. The airport spans 700,000 square metres, or 98 football fields, says state media outlet China Daily. Beijing’s …

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