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Brendt Christensen, kidnapper and killer of Chinese scholar, sentenced to life imprisonment - World News
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Brendt Christensen, kidnapper and killer of Chinese scholar, sentenced to life imprisonment

Brendt Christensen, the kidnapper and killer of Chinese scholar Zhang Yingying in 2017, was sentenced on Thursday to life imprisonment without possibility of release.
Japan summons S.Korea envoy in escalating row over wartime forced labor - World News
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Japan summons S.Korea envoy in escalating row over wartime forced labor

Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Kono summoned South Korea's ambassador on Friday in a deepening diplomatic row over compensation for Korean wartime forced labor.
Suspected arsonist planned Japan's worst mass killing in 18 years: media - World News
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Suspected arsonist planned Japan's worst mass killing in 18 years: media

A man suspected of torching an animation studio in western Japan shouted that he had been plagiarised and appeared to have planned the attack
US warship destroys Iranian drone in Strait of Hormuz: Trump - World News
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US warship destroys Iranian drone in Strait of Hormuz: Trump

US President Donald Trump announced on Thursday that a US warship destroyed an Iranian drone in the Strait of Hormuz.
Iran forces seize foreign oil tanker - World News
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Iran forces seize foreign oil tanker

Iran's paramilitary Revolutionary Guard forces have seized a foreign oil tanker accused of smuggling oil, Iran's state TV reported yesterday.
Night driving ban planned for new drivers to reduce road accidents in England - World News
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Night driving ban planned for new drivers to reduce road accidents in England

New drivers could be banned from the roads at night in a radical safety action plan in England, it was announced Thursday.
33 dead in suspected arson attack on Japan animation studio - World News
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33 dead in suspected arson attack on Japan animation studio

A fire at an animation studio in the city of Kyoto, western Japan, left multiple people dead and more than 30 others injured.
Trump rallies base as impeachment bid blocked in Congress - World News
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Trump rallies base as impeachment bid blocked in Congress

House of Representatives voted to block a resolution to launch impeachment proceedings against Trump over his remarks.
Turkey blocked from F-35 program for accepting Russian S-400: White House - World News
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Turkey blocked from F-35 program for accepting Russian S-400: White House

The White House confirmed on Wednesday that Turkey's purchase of Russian S-400 air defense systems has led to the termination of Ankara's involvement with the F-35 program.
WHO declares Ebola outbreak in DRC 'emergency of int'l concern' - World News
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WHO declares Ebola outbreak in DRC 'emergency of int'l concern'

World Health Organization declared the Ebola virus disease outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo a Public Health Emergency of International Concern.
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