Hong Kong leader vows to ‘seriously reflect’ on election

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said Monday she would “seriously reflect” on a stunning landslide victory by pro-democracy candidates in the city’s local election that was a clear rebuke of how she has handled violent protests that divided the semi-autonomous Chinese territory. Pro-democracy candidates swept nearly 90% of 452 district council seats, which will help […]

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Netflix reopens iconic New York theater to showcase its most prestigious films

Netflix has signed a lease to keep New York City’s iconic Paris Theater open, and will use the space to play some of its most prestigious films, the company announced today. The Netflix have plans to get into major theatrical distribution, but will instead use this to showcase their own films. The move comes at […]

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Jason Garrett coached scared and it cost the Dallas Cowboys dearly

This is the online version of our morning newsletter, The Morning Win. Subscribe to get irreverent and incisive sports stories, delivered to your mailbox every morning. Jason Garrett did something against Bill Belichick and the Patriots on Sunday that you just can’t do against the Patriots and it ended up costing his team dearly – Jason Garrett coached […]

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29 Hilariously Awful Face Tattoos. What Were They Thinking?

Do you kiss your mom with that face? Face tattoos aren’t the end of the world anymore. Back in the old days, any visible tattoos were pretty much a gateway to life-long unemployment and endless judgement from humanity. Today, even the most wholesome people can walk around with their butterfly tattoos and their dainty bird […]

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Quiz: Can You Guess These 1970s Sitcoms From A Picture?

Korean Admiral Yi Sun-sin once won a battle against 133 Japanese ships without losing a single one of his own 13 ships. Elizabeth I used to reward British pirates who ransacked Spanish ships with titles or wealth, which spawned the concept of “privateers.” Cleopatra wasn’t Egyptian. She was actually descended from a line of Greek […]

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Baby-faced teen snapped wielding machete during horror Vue cinema gang riot

A chilling photo has emerged of a baby-faced teenager brandishing a giant machete during a mass gang fight at a Vue cinema in Birmingham. The pic shows the boy flanked by other youths at the Star City entertainment complex near Nechells where a violent brawl involving a 100 youths broke out shortly after 5.30pm on […]

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QUIZ: Can You Name These Pieces Of Military Equipment?

The town of Salem, New Jersey once sued tomatoes – like, the concept of tomatoes – because they were supposedly poisonous. The trial ended with a guy eating a whole basket of tomatoes. The world’s largest swimming pool is in Algarrobo, Chile and measures over 1,000 yards from end to end. That’s 10 football fields! […]

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Scientific Meeting » The NIMH Director’s Innovation Speaker Series: Neural Decoding and Control of Multiscale Brain Networks to Treat Mood Disorders and Beyond

Date/Time: Thursday, November 21, 2019, 3:00―4:00 PM EST Sponsored by: NIMH Division of Extramural Affairs Location: Neuroscience CenterConference Room C6001 Executive BoulevardBethesda, MDWebEx On November 21, 2019, Dr. Maryam M. Shanechi will present “Neural Decoding and Control of Multiscale Brain Networks to Treat Mood Disorders and Beyond,” as part of the National Institute of Mental […]

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Bolivia accuses ex-president Morales of ‘terrorism’

LA PAZ: Bolivia’s caretaker government on Friday filed a complaint accusing Evo Morales of “sedition and terrorism” after the ex-president allegedly called on supporters to maintain blockades in the crisis-hit country. Interior Minister Arturo Murillo referred the case to federal prosecutors in La Paz, which has been choked by roadblocks for weeks, causing food and fuel […]

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Terminator: Dark Fate – Tim Miller não volta a trabalhar com James Cameron

Terminator: Dark Fate ficou aquém das expectativas, do estúdio, do realizador Tim Miller e do produtor James Cameron, regressado para uma tentativa frustrada de devolver a série à antiga glória. “Destino Sombrio”, como o conhecemos pos cá, pode perder $100 milhões, mesmo tratando-se da película com os melhores ratings desde Terminator 2: Judgment Day. O […]

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Dog bumps car into motion, spins it in reverse

Residents called police after seeing the dog trapped and clambering around in the car. INQUIRER.net stock photo PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. — Florida authorities say they responded to a rogue vehicle spinning in reverse around a suburban cul-de-sac with a lone occupant inside: a Black Labrador. News outlets report residents called police Thursday after seeing […]

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Das Ende zeichnet sich ab: The Walking Dead Staffel 12 könnte die letzte sein

The Walking Dead hat inzwischen rund ein Jahrzehnt auf dem Buckel und eine langfristige Zukunft in Aussicht. Ein zweites Spin-off startet im nächsten Jahr. Filme sind vorgesehen. Wird es für die Mutterserie Zeit, sich von den Bildschirmen zu verabschieden? Das legen neue Gerüchte nahe. The Walking Dead: Ende nach Staffel 12? Die Zombie-Erfolgsserie The Walking […]

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Tens of thousands march in France to condemn domestic violence

People attend a demonstration against femicide and violence against women in Marseille, France, November 23, 2019. — Reuters pic PARIS, Nov 23 — Tens of thousands of people took the streets of Paris and other French cities on Saturday to protest against domestic violence, after more than 130 women are believed to have been killed […]

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Opinion: Why are children still being recruited to fight in horrifying adult wars?

The annual Halifax International Security Forum runs from Friday to Sunday of this week. To mark the occasion, the National Post is presenting a series of essays written by conference participants. Today, Gen. Roméo Dallaire and Dr. Shelly Whitman call for international action to end the recruitment and use of child soldiers. By Gen. Roméo […]

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Archaeologists discover ancient mummies south of Cairo

Egypt says archaeologists have discovered eight limestone sarcophagi with mummies inside about 40km south of the capital Cairo. The Antiquities Ministry said the mummies dating to the Late Period (664-332 BC are covered with a layer of painted material called cartonnage in the form of a human. The ministry said late on Tuesday that the […]

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WWE Survivor Series 2019: How to watch, start times, full card and WWE Network – CNET

Brock Lesnar vs. Rey Mysterio for the WWE Championship. WWE To no one’s surprise, Saturday’s NXT Takeover: Wargames 3 show was fantastic. Now the attention turns to one of the biggest wrestling events of the year, WWE’s Survivor Series. For the past few years, Survivor Series has been all about brand supremacy: Raw and SmackDown […]

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Mexicans hit streets to demand end to violence against women

ECATEPEC, Mexico – Four women walked barefoot Saturday on hot asphalt, clothed in shreds of organza in pastel shades of pink and yellow, the favouritecolours of one of the many women murdered in Mexico. They performed a ceremony in honour of Briseida Carreño, a young woman who was killed a year ago in Ecatepec, a […]

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Nail salon workers breathe chemical fumes at levels faced by oil refinery workers

Anyone who has walked past a nail salon is familiar with the noxious odours that emanate from acrylic nails, polishes and removers. Customers getting manicures and pedicures endure the smell temporarily, but manicurists who inhale these evaporating chemicals for hours expose themselves to health risks. The smells come from volatile organic compounds, or VOCs – […]

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What Happened In Maharashtra? Here’s What You Need To Know

Hindustan Times via Getty ImagesMUMBAI, INDIA – SEPTEMBER 28: NCP Chief Sharad Pawar talks to media after meeting with Senior Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) leader Ajit Pawar at his residence, on September 28, 2019 in Mumbai, India. Ajit Pawar said that he resigned as a legislator after feeling hurt and upset over his uncle and […]

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Single woman in Poland? Your embryos could be given to another couple

Photo:Barbara Szczerba and her two daughters are appalled by IVF laws which could affect their family. The story of Barbara Szczerba’s family is much like one you would hear from an Australian woman who has lived with infertility. The Polish speech therapist and her former husband tried for a baby for eight years before undergoing […]

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Young patients get a break from the hospital to see Santa

MONTREAL — It took 200 volunteers, two adapted transport buses, four coaches and 14 ambulances, but Urgences Sante was up to the task to bring 50 young patients to see the Santa Claus Parade in Montreal Saturday. The plan was months in the making. “Since August, we have people, our communications department, that have been […]

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34 Dead in Kenya After Mudslides and Floods

NAIROBI, Kenya —Kenya’s interior minister says 29 people have been killed in mudslides, among the 34 people overall who lost their lives Saturday amid flooding in the East Africa nation. Heavy rains unleashed overnight floods in western Kenya. The country’s interior cabinet secretary, Fred Matiangi, said 17 people died in a mudslide in the village […]

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Kenya landslides kill a dozen people

At least 12 people were killed in Kenya when their homes were swept away in a landslide during ferocious rainstorms, local government officials said Saturday. Their homes were hit overnight Friday amid torrential rains in Kenya’s West Pokot region, 350 kilometres (220 miles northwest of the capital Nairobi. “Twelve bodies have been recovered, and a […]

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New documents show contacts between Giuliani and Pompeo

WASHINGTON – Documents released late Friday show Donald Trump’s personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani was in contact with Secretary of State Mike Pompeo in the months before the U.S. ambassador to Ukraine was abruptly recalled. The State Department released the documents to the group American Oversight in response to a Freedom of Information Act lawsuit. They […]

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