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‘Force, intimidation & tear gas’: IDF raids Palestinian news agency to ‘grab CCTV footage’

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There was no need for the IDF to raid the Palestinian news agency office in Ramallah and use force and tear gas to seize CCTV footage, as they could have asked for it and got it, WAFA editor Maher Abukhater has said. Israeli soldiers raided the office of the Palestinian news agency WAFA in the Read More

Man of steel: Chinese factory worker miraculously survives being impaled on spikes (GRAPHIC PHOTOS)

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A 49-year-old Chinese man was working the night shift at a factory when, without warning, a machine malfunctioned, crushing him under a mechanical arm and impaling him on ten spikes; a certain death, or so his colleagues thought. The porcelain factory worker, known by the surname Zhou, was rushed to hospital in Zhuzhou, southern Hunan Read More

Climate Conference Notebook: avoid micro issues, Poland says

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KATOWICE, Poland (Reuters) – Talks billed as the most important U.N. conference since the Paris 2015 deal on climate change are in their crucial final week in Katowice, the capital of Poland’s Silesian coal mining district. People pose for a picture inside the venue of the COP24 U.N. Climate Change Conference 2018 in Katowice, Poland Read More

Chocolate factory spillage 'repaves' German road

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A mishap at a German chocolate factory “repaved” a road with a thick, brown pathway after a ton of the sticky stuff escaped and flowed on to the street. The spillage quickly solidified and around 25 firefighters in the town of Westoennen were forced to hack away at it with shovels. Bosses at the DreiMeister Read More

Strasbourg attack not a govt conspiracy to undermine Yellow Vests – Interior Ministry official

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The Strasbourg shooting, which claimed two lives on Tuesday night, was not a secret government ploy to undermine the mass protests gripping France for weeks, contrary to rumors online, a senior official has said. Secretary of State for the Interior Ministry Laurent Nuñez said he was “outraged” by claims that the attack in Strasbourg may Read More

Police op underway in area around Strasbourg Cathedral – Reuters

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A police operation is underway in an area around Strasbourg Cathedral after a gunman killed three people and wounded 13 more at a Christmas market hours earlier, Reuters reports. A witness at the scene told Reuters that an area where shots had been fired Tuesday night was being actively secured by police. Hundreds of French Read More

Trump: I could swap Huawei exec's freedom for a China trade deal

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President Trump has said he would intervene in the case of Huawei’s chief financial officer, who is wanted by the US Justice Department, if it could help close a trade deal with China. Meng Wanzhou has been granted bail by a Canadian court. She was arrested in Canada on 1 December at the request of Read More

Stocks cheered by Trump trade talk; sterling plagued by politics

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SYDNEY (Reuters) – Asian stock markets rallied on Wednesday as U.S. President Donald trump sounded upbeat about a trade deal with China, while sterling struggled with the risk of an imminent party coup against British Prime Minister Theresa May. Men look at stock quotation boards outside a brokerage in Tokyo, Japan, December 5, 2018. REUTERS/Issei Read More

Gunman still on the run after three killed in Strasbourg

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A gunman who killed three people near a Christmas market in Strasbourg has been identified by police as Strasbourg-born Chekatt Cherif, 29. French interior minister Christophe Castaner said there would be an increased police presence in towns and cities across France and border security would be heightened as the search for Cherif continues. As well Read More