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      Ex-aide: Rep. Franks offered $5 million to carry his child - Reports AP News : WASHINGTON (AP) — A former aide to Republican Rep. Trent Franks has told The Associated Press the congressman repeatedly pressed her to carry his child, at one point...More

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        California wildfires: Businesses face ruin as blaze rages.Much of California's avocado crop has been destroyed by wildfires that have ripped through the southern part of the state, industry experts say.
        "We've lost at least several hundred acres of...More

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          Ashes: Ben Duckett dropped from England tour game after Perth bar incident. Batsman Ben Duckett was dropped from England's Ashes tour game on Saturday following an incident in a Perth bar.

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            US urges Saudis to allow humanitarian aid immediately.The US has urged the Saudi-led coalition to "facilitate the free flow of humanitarian aid" in Yemen as millions suffer in the war-torn country due to the land and air blockade imposed by the...More

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              Gaza: Two dead in Israeli attack amid Jerusalem unrest. At least two people have been killed in an Israeli air raid on the besieged Gaza Strip, according to the Palestinian health ministry.

              Another 25 Palestinians, including a six-month-old baby,...More

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                True journalism is about facts and evidence… except when it’s about Russian meddling. CNN seems to be the latest major US media outlet to shoot itself in the foot, allowing a desire to report a ‘gotcha’ story about Trump-Russia collusion to trample...More

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                  Russia-China real gold standard means end of US dollar dominance. The BRICS counties are considering starting an internal gold trading platform, according to Russian officials. When this happens, the global economy will be significantly reshaped,...More

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                    City of discord: How Trump’s decision on Jerusalem throws 70yrs of caution to the wind. Trump’s Jerusalem decision has undone 70 years of wary American policy in relation to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, undermining the status of the US as one...More

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                      Louvre Abu Dhabi to exhibit 'Salvator Mundi,' the world's most expensive painting. Leonardo da Vinci's "Salvator Mundi," the world's most expensive painting, is headed to the Louvre Abu Dhabi, it has been revealed. The newly opened museum made the...More

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                        I bought $250 in bitcoin. Here's what I learned - CNN|Tech : Some people kill time at the airport by browsing duty-free shops. I decided to shop for bitcoin.
                        But first, there are two things you should know about me: I tend to be almost as afraid of...More