Philippines signals intent to end military agreement with U.S.

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The Philippines notified the United States on Tuesday it would end a major security pact allowing American forces to train in the country, in the most serious threat under President Rodrigo Duterte to their 69-year treaty alliance....

As Weinstein trial winds down, the question is: Will he testify?

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Harvey Weinstein's lawyers are set to rest their defence case Tuesday, but not before answering the big question looming over his New York City rape trial: Will he take the risk of testifying?

With Biden struggling, this is not the primary campaign many Democrats expected 

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According to the most recent polls, Pete Buttigieg, the former South Bend, Ind. mayor is expected to finish second behind Sen. Bernie Sanders, while former vice-president Joe Biden struggles ahead of Tuesday's primary.

Massive rainfall amounts could soon extinguish many of Australia’s wildfires

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Torrential rain across Australia's east could extinguish all remaining bushfires in the New South Wales by the end of the week, authorities said on Tuesday, though in Victoria officials expect it to dampen, rather than extinguish, many...

Coronavirus deaths in China pass 1,000, WHO warns epidemic must not spread out of...

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The death toll in China climbed above 1,000, as the World Health Organization (WHO) cautioned that the spread of cases outside of China could be "the spark that becomes a bigger fire," and said the human race...

Canadian doctor, WHO team heading to China, where coronavirus death toll tops 900

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Dr Bruce Aylward, a Canadian physician, is leading a World Health Organization-assembled team that will investigate China's coronavirus epidemic, which authorities said Sunday has claimed 908 lives on the mainland.

El Salvador’s president, backed by soldiers, briefly occupies Congress

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President Nayib Bukele and a group of soldiers armed with automatic weapons briefly occupy El Salvador's Congress, stepping up a pressure campaign to force lawmakers to back a crime-fighting plan.

Strong election result for Sinn Fein throws Irish politics into uncertainty

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Ireland faced political turmoil Sunday as an exit poll from the weekend's parliamentary election suggested that Sinn Fein, a left-wing party committed to reunification of the island, finished in a virtual dead heat with the two parties...

Solar Orbiter blasts off to capture 1st look at sun’s poles

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Europe and NASA's Solar Orbiter rocketed into space Sunday night on an unprecedented mission to capture the first pictures of the sun's elusive poles.

Weinstein rape trial winds down with more defence witnesses

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Model Claudia Salinas is expected to testify in Harvey Weinstein's rape trial early Monday morning as the defence's latest witness. Another model, Lauren Marie Young, claimed last week Salinas did nothing while Young was allegedly raped by...