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'I stayed alive to tell' - Auschwitz's dwindling survivors recount horrors of Nazi death camp

1 hour 16 min ago
A strip of skin tattooed with the Auschwitz death camp number 99288 sits in a silver frame on a shelf in Avraham Harshalom's living room. It is his prisoner number, etched on to his forearm in 1943.
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Democrats mark King's birthday on presidential campaign trail

1 hour 24 min ago
Democrats locked in a tight race for their party's presidential nomination will mark the holiday that celebrates Martin Luther King Jr. by seeking the support of black voters.
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Thousands of armed U.S. gun rights activists join peaceful Virginia rally

1 hour 27 min ago
More than 18,000 armed gun-rights activists peacefully filled the streets around Virginia's capitol building on Monday to protest gun-control legislation making its way through the newly Democratic-controlled state legislature.
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Huawei CFO Meng's lawyer says 'double criminality' at center of U.S. extradition case

1 hour 40 min ago
A lawyer for Huawei Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou argued on Monday that "double criminality" was at the center of a trial to decide whether Meng can be extradited to the United States, a case that has strained relations between Ottawa and Beijing.
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Macron and Trump declare a truce on digital tax dispute

1 hour 55 min ago
French President Emmanuel Macron said on Tuesday he had a "great discussion" with U.S. President Donald Trump over a digital tax planned by Paris and said the two countries would work together to avoid a rise in tariffs.
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As virus spreads to more Chinese cities, WHO calls emergency meeting

2 hours 50 min ago
An outbreak of a new coronavirus has spread to more Chinese cities, including the capital Beijing and Shanghai, authorities said on Monday, and a fourth case has been reported beyond China's borders.
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Trump rejects impeachment charges in legal, political defense

2 hours 51 min ago
U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday rejected Democratic-led House of Representatives' impeachment charges as an affront to the U.S. Constitution in a pre-trial brief that was as much a political case against removing him as it was a legal defense.
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Key arguments in Trump's defense as impeachment trial to begin in U.S. Senate

2 hours 51 min ago
The White House unveiled its detailed legal defense as the Republican-controlled U.S. Senate gears up to begin President Donald Trump's impeachment trial on Tuesday.
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Central American migrants ford river into Mexico, chuck rocks

2 hours 59 min ago
Hundreds of Central Americans waded across a river into Mexico on Monday, some clashing with waiting security forces, in a new challenge for President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador's efforts to contain migration at the bidding of the United States.
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WHO Emergency Committee on coronavirus to meet on Wednesday

3 hours 41 sec ago
The World Health Organisation is convening an emergency committee of experts on Wednesday to assess whether the coronavirus outbreak in China constitutes an international emergency, the WHO said on Monday.
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Putin speeds up Russian political shake-up, details new power center

3 hours 18 min ago
President Vladimir Putin accelerated a shake-up of Russia's political system on Monday, submitting a constitutional reform blueprint to parliament that will create a new center of power outside the presidency.
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Prince Harry meets African leaders in London

3 hours 30 min ago
Britain's Prince Harry attended a summit for leaders of 21 African countries in London hosted by Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Monday, a day after he spoke of his sadness that he would shortly be giving up royal duties.
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Prince Harry seeks 'more peaceful life' as reluctantly ends royal role

3 hours 30 min ago
Britain's Prince Harry has spoken of his sadness at being forced to give up his royal duties in a deal with Queen Elizabeth and senior Windsors, saying there was no other option if he and his wife Meghan were to seek an independent future.
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Iran says it will quit global nuclear treaty if case goes to U.N.

3 hours 35 min ago
Iran said on Monday it could quit the global nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) if European countries refer it to the U.N. Security Council over a nuclear agreement, a move that would overturn diplomacy in its confrontation with the West.
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Ukraine presses for return of Iran plane black boxes

4 hours 27 min ago
Ukraine on Monday urged Iran to return the black boxes from a Ukrainian passenger plane shot down by the Iranian military with the loss of all 176 people on board.
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Trump rejects impeachment charges as an affront to U.S. Constitution

4 hours 34 min ago
U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday rejected the Democratic-led House of Representatives' impeachment charges, describing the allegations that he had abused his power and obstructed Congress as affronts to the U.S. Constitution that must be rejected.
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Thousands of armed activists gather at Virginia's pro-gun rally

4 hours 41 min ago
Thousands of armed pro-gun activists from across the United States rallied outside Virginia's capitol building on Monday to protest new restrictions proposed by state lawmakers, with authorities bracing for violence.
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China repeats call on Canada to release Huawei's Meng as extradition trial set to kick off

4 hours 49 min ago
China on Monday repeated its call for Canada to release Huawei Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou, ahead of her expected arrival in a Vancouver courtroom for the start of a trial to decide whether she can be extradited to the United States.
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Key events in Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou's extradition case

4 hours 49 min ago
Meng Wanzhou, chief financial officer of Huawei Technologies Co Ltd, will appear in a Vancouver, Canada, courtroom on Monday for the first day of her extradition trial, a process expected to take months - possibly years - to decide whether she can be extradited from Canada to the United States.
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Trump urges Senate to reject impeachment as affront to U.S. Constitution

4 hours 51 min ago
President Donald Trump's lawyers argued on Monday that the impeachment case against him is a product of a rigged process by Democrats and "must be rejected" in the Senate trial that gets under way in earnest on Tuesday.
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