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[l] at 8/19/22 1:13pm
The United States will send another $775 million in weapons to Ukraine, including missiles, drones, and vehicles, a defense official said Friday. The weapons package will include howitzers and more ammunition.
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[l] at 8/19/22 1:04am
Kim Yo Jong, the powerful sister of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, rejected Seoul's proposal of economic assistance in exchange for denuclearization on Friday, calling it "the height of absurdity."
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[l] at 8/18/22 4:09pm
Tourists climbing Mount Kilimanjaro will be able to access the internet while scaling the volcanic mass after the government of Tanzania installed a broadband network at Uhuru Peak.
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[l] at 8/18/22 3:31pm
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan warned people on Thursday about "another Chernobyl," referencing Russian occupation of Ukraine's Zaporizhzhia power plant, which as seen fighting during the months long invasion.
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[l] at 8/18/22 1:25pm
The government of Japan is launching a new contest in an effort to get more members of its population to drink alcohol.
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[l] at 8/18/22 12:48pm
A decree signed by Russian President Vladimir Putin is reviving a Soviet-era "Mother Heroine" award for mothers who have 10 or more children.
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[l] at 8/18/22 12:13pm
A 44-year-old man was arrested Thursday in the London stabbing death of 87-year-old Thomas O'Halloran. Police said he is in custody on suspicion of murder. O'Halloran was stabbed Tuesday in west London.
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[l] at 8/18/22 11:31am
Students in the U.K. saw their grades drop this year, the first time in three years students have taken exams because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
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[l] at 8/18/22 11:09am
Authorities in Italy hit two tourists with heavy fines for surfing along the famed Grand Canal in Venice, a stunt that upset the city's mayor.
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[l] at 8/18/22 8:24am
In early Thursday morning raids, Israeli soldiers shut down the offices of several Palestinian civil society advocacy groups that the Israeli government has labeled as terrorists -- an allegation the groups deny.
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[l] at 8/18/22 7:50am
For the first time, two women have been appointed to take over executive-level positions inside Israel's foreign intelligence agency, and both will be mainly charged with keeping an eye on Iran and its nuclear program.
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[l] at 8/18/22 6:05am
Authorities said Thursday that a suicide bombing that targeted a mosque in Afghanistan's capital has killed almost two dozen people, including a prominent Muslim cleric, and the death toll may yet rise again.
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[l] at 8/18/22 3:31am
Authorities in New Zealand have launched a homicide investigation into the deaths of two children whose bodies were recently found in suitcases.
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[l] at 8/18/22 2:45am
The United States and Taiwan announced plans to begin formal trade talks, weeks after a visit by U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi to Taipei sparked a furious response from China.
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[l] at 8/17/22 6:40pm
Former rivals Israel and Turkey have renewed full diplomatic relations after years of tension over Palestine. The two countries also agreed to reappoint their respective ambassadors.
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[l] at 8/17/22 5:31pm
A Saudi women's rights activist was handed a 34-year prison sentence for posting tweets criticizing the Kingdom's ruling government.
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[l] at 8/17/22 4:42pm
An explosion during evening prayers at a mosque in Kabul, Afghanistan, on Wednesday killed at least three people and injured dozens more.
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[l] at 8/17/22 2:11pm
Germany's Rhine River is at a record low level, and the shallow river is impacting shipping. Germany depends on the river for 80% of its water freight.

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