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Pope Francis says abortion is like ‘hiring a hitman’ amid heartbeat law protests in the US

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As the issues of the legality and morality of abortion consume the national debate in the US, Pope Francis has thrown his weight behind the pro-life side, comparing the procedure to hiring an assassin. The pontiff, who is known for his outspoken aversion to the practice, tore into the proponents of abortion as an inalienable Read More

Pope Francis says abortion is like ‘hiring a hitman’ amid heartbeat law protests splitting US

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As the issues of legality and morality of abortions consume the national debate in the US, Pope Francis has thrown his weight behind the pro-life side of the argument, comparing the procedure to hiring an assassin. The pontiff, who is known for his outspoken aversion to the practice, tore into the proponents of abortion as Read More

British climber becomes latest to die on Everest

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A British climber has become the latest to die on Mount Everest – where 10 people are said to have died in the last few weeks. Dozens of climbers have been making the assault on the summit in the narrow window of opportunity when weather conditions are good enough. The Briton is reported to have Read More

Mt. Agung volcano erupts in Bali, spewing lava & hurling rocks (VIDEO, PHOTOS)

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A volcano on the Indonesian island of Bali has erupted, spewing lava and throwing chunks of rock up to 3 kilometers away. An ash column rose about 2.5 kilometers high over the volcano, according to local officials. Mount Agung’s latest eruption poured ash over dozens of nearby villages, but there were no reports of casualties Read More

Irishman killed on Everest and another missing in huge queues

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By Emily Mee, news reporter An Irish man is among eight people who have been killed scaling Mount Everest in the last week, while another Irish climber is missing Kevin Hynes, 56, died in his tent in the early hours of Friday at a height of 7,000m, after deciding to turn back before reaching the Read More

Till Trump do they part: Top tech firms cut ties with Huawei following US trade blacklisting

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Last week, US President Donald Trump signed an executive order aimed at banning Chinese telecoms like Huawei from selling equipment to the US over an unacceptable risk to national security. Following the order, the US Department of Commerce announced the blacklisting of Huawei along with 70 of its affiliates. The step prevented US-based corporations from Read More

Mona Lisa ‘brought to life’ with deepfake AI

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The subject of Leonardo da Vinci’s famous Mona Lisa painting has been brought to life by AI researchers. The video, achieved from a single photo, shows the model in the portrait moving her head, eyes and mouth. The latest iteration of so-called deepfake technology came out of Samsung’s AI research laboratory in Moscow. Some are Read More

‘Huge threat to First Amendment’: US seeks to intimidate reporters by indicting Assange – journalist

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The prosecution of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is nothing but an intimidation campaign waged by the US to discourage journalists from revealing Washington’s dirty secrets, journalist Cassandra Fairbanks told RT. The US is apparently seeking to lock Assange away for the rest of his life as an example for all other journalists around the world Read More

One Irishman killed on Everest and another missing

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By Emily Mee, news reporter An Irish man is among eight people who have been killed scaling Mount Everest in the last week, while another Irish climber is missing Kevin Hynes, 56, died in his tent in the early hours of Friday at a height of 7,000m, after deciding to turn back before reaching the Read More

Oil rises more than 1% but sets biggest weekly loss of 2019

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Oil prices climbed more than 1% on Friday ahead of long U.S. and UK holiday weekends, but posted the biggest weekly drop of the year, pressured by rising inventories and worries about the global economy. FILE PHOTO: An oil pump jack pumps oil in a field near Calgary, Alberta, Canada, July Read More