Trump lawyers sanctioned by judge on Clinton conspiracy suit

WASHINGTON – Former President Donald Trump’s lawyers who accused Ms Hillary Clinton and dozens of other people of engaging in a conspiracy to harm his reputation were sanctioned by a…

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Carbon emissions at record levels as 1.5 deg C limit looms closer: Study

SHARM EL-SHEIKH, EGYPT – Global carbon emissions are forecast to edge higher this year and if current levels do not fall sharply, there is a 50 per cent chance that…

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New Jersey man arrested on charge of threatening Jews, synagogues

NEW JERSEY – An 18-year-old man was arrested in New Jersey on Thursday on a charge of threatening to attack Jewish people, which had prompted the FBI last week to…

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Police officer killed in Brussels in suspected terrorist attack

A lone assailant in Brussels killed one police officer and wounded another Thursday in a stabbing attack that two Belgian judicial officials said was suspected to be terrorism-linked. The suspect…

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In Colorado, a close midterm race shows cracks in Trump’s MAGA movement

A tighter-than-expected election race in Colorado is indicative that Donald Trump and his Make America Great Again (MAGA) movement may not have as tight a grip on Republicans as expected,…

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US announces $553 million in security assistance for Ukraine

WASHINGTON – The United States will provide air defence systems and surface-to-air missiles to Ukraine as part of a new US$400 million (S$553 million) security assistance package, the Pentagon announced…

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Fourth flight for displaced Ukrainians to Saskatchewan announced

A fourth flight of displaced Ukrainians fleeing the war-torn Ukraine will officially be coming to Saskatchewan. On Thursday, the Government of Saskatchewan announced registration is now open for the fourth…

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Qatar will allow Israelis to fly directly to Doha for World Cup

JERUSALEM – Israelis will be permitted to fly directly between Israel and Qatar during the World Cup soccer competition in November, officials from both nations announced on Thursday, in the…

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While You Were Sleeping: 5 stories you might have missed, Nov 11

Repeat Covid-19 is riskier than first infection, study finds The risk of death, hospitalisation and serious health issues from Covid-19 jumps significantly with reinfection compared with a first bout with…

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Divers find Challenger space shuttle wreckage off Florida coast

MIAMI – Divers from a documentary crew looking for the wreckage of a World War II aircraft off the coast of Florida found a 20-foot (6m) section of the space…

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