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Worldwide Health of America's youth a priority in vaping debate
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The CDC said in a teleconference last week that it has discovered the compound vitamin E acetate in the lungs of 29 people who became ill from inhaling vapor products containing THC. Portland State University's Robert Strongin, who's researched e-cigarettes, welcomed the CDC report but cautioned it doesn't mean other ingredients in vaping products are safe.

Worldwide Spain votes as Catalonia tensions mount
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Party leader Santiago Abascal said Vox's success was "the greatest political feat seen in Spain". The "centre-right" People's Party which led the country before Sanchez and the Socialists made some modest gains after a historically poor result earlier in 2019, while the europhile Ciudadanos (Citizens) party - which the mainstream media often describes as centre-right, even though it describes itself as "post-nationalist" - has collapsed to less than 7 per cent of the vote.

Worldwide American Islamic State suspect 'stranded on Turkey border'
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The White House said Turkey would now be responsible for all ISIS fighters captured in the area. A French official told AFP that the French nationals being expelled were mostly women. "The president is committed to direct engagement in diplomacy, where it is most critical", a senior Trump administration official said regarding the visit.

Worldwide Hong Kong Police Shoot Protesters at Close Range
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He's now in intensive care. Lam, the embattled Hong Kong leader, was assured of Beijing's full trust and backing when summoned to meet Xi last Monday in Shanghai. The reinvigorated violence followed a weekend of demonstrations that resulted in nearly 90 arrests. "Police reiterate that no violent behavior will be tolerated", the police said in a statement.

Worldwide Trump to release transcript of a second call with Zelensky 'probably' Tuesday
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Sondland had a direct line to Trump. In text messages Volker gave to investigators, USA diplomats discussed the Trump administration's interest in getting Ukraine to investigate potential 2016 election interference and Burisma. However, "I do not believe it was impeachable", the Texas Republican said, making the weird argument that the public has gotten used to Trump publicly making the kind of comments heard in his call with Ukraine.

Worldwide Indian court hands disputed site to Hindus; Muslim group unhappy
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Giving their initial reaction to Saturday's ruling, Zafaryab Jilani, a lawyer for the Sunni Waqf Board said: "We respect the verdict, but we are not satisfied . "Ram Temple isn't going to put food on the table". The five-judge bench led by Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi and comprising of Justice Sharad Arvind Bobde, Justice Ashok Bhushan, Justice DY Chandrachud and Justice SA Nazeer maintained the title suit of Ram Lalla and rejected the other petitions.

Worldwide 800 mammoth bones unearthed in Mexico
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The first discovery of human-made woolly mammoth traps has shattered myths about how prehistoric humans hunted. The discovery "represents a watershed, a turning point in what we until now imagined to be the interaction between hunter-gatherers with these huge herbivores", Diego Prieto Hernández, director of the institute, said in a statement .

Worldwide First impeachment transcripts go public as White House blocks testimony
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Trump later clarified, "Whenever we need ... a vote, he's so incredible, and he's become a really good friend". Such laws might be "safe sounding" but infringe on rights, he said. Beshear was introduced Monday night by running mate Jacqueline Coleman, who called him the man to "end the war on public education". "The Republican issue with the whistleblower is that there seems to be an inherently political motive behind what he said and did and presented", said a Republican Party official, ...

Worldwide READ: Testimony Of William Taylor, Acting U.S. Envoy To Ukraine
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The impeachment inquiry is looking into whether Mr. Trump violated his oath of office by pressuring the Ukrainian government to investigate Joe Biden, now the frontrunner for the Democratic ticket to the 2020 Presidential race and his son, Hunter Biden, who was a director at Ukrainian gas company Burisma.

Worldwide Mounting toll in Iraq protests as internet cut again
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Adel Abdel Mahdi, 77, came to power previous year as the product of a tenuous alliance between populist cleric Moqtada Sadr and pro-Iran paramilitary chief Hadi al-Ameri, with the required blessing of Iraq's Shiite religious leadership. "Now is the time for life to go back to normal", Abdel Mahdi, 77, said in a statement, insisting that numerous protesters' demands "have already been satisfied".

Worldwide Airline says Dutch plane alert was false alarm
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Schiphol airport is one of the world's busiest hubs, with more than 70 million passengers passing through each year. Police and ambulances have been deployed near the aircraft, witnesses said. Dutch newspaper De Telegraaf has reported that an air ambulance is now at the scene. The airport had initially declared a "serious situation that can have a major impact on the population", the Dutch news agency ANP reported.

Worldwide US House votes to formalise Trump impeachment process
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He is one of several moderates who flipped a GOP district - by a margin of 8 points - to win his seat in the 2018 midterms. GOP leaders called the rules "Speaker Pelosi's sham process created to discredit the Democratic process" in their daily impeachment email to lawmakers.

Worldwide US House Democrats plan first formal vote on Trump impeachment inquiry
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The House Intelligence Committee will then govern the process of firming up evidence from testimony and documents, with both sides equally able to question witnesses in a public setting. A White House national security official who is prepared to testify that he was concerned about a call between President Donald Trump and the Ukrainian president has arrived for a closed-door deposition on Capitol Hill.

Worldwide White House Releases Photo Of Trump Watching Baghdadi Raid From Situation Room
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The dog has since returned to duty. Trump had said during a press conference on October 17, "I told my people we will not notify them [congressional leaders] until our great people are out". Trump officials say they have no idea where the President got his information that ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi died "crying and whimpering".

Worldwide Rescuers try to save 2-year-old Indian boy trapped inside well
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Madurai-based M Manikandan who had designed a device for such rescue operations arrived with the equipment later in the evening on Friday for assistance. He said it may take 12 more hours to complete the drilling alone as every hour they're not able to do dig more than 30 to 40 centimetres. Meanwhile, Deputy Director of Fire Services Priya Ravichandran and the Health Minister are supervising the efforts.

Worldwide LeBron James evacuates home threatened by California fire
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Only about 5% of that fire was contained early on Monday after crews lost ground against a wind-driven flareup a day earlier. The fire was expected to be especially unwieldy on Sunday because of powerful winds. "However, due to the dynamic and changing weather conditions, and high fire risk, some customers who are now out of power may remain out throughout the duration of the next potential PSPS event".

Worldwide Former Rep. John Conyers dies at 90
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Rep. John Dingell, D-Dearborn, where he worked as a legislative assistant for three years. He was the longest-serving black congressman in history before he stepped down in 2017 because of sexual misconduct allegations . Conyers' lawyer, Arnold Reed, of Southfield, had reiterated on several occasions that the congressman was not ready to resign and wanted to see the ethics investigation completed.

Worldwide Facebook announces new tools to protect 2020 United States elections
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The Russian network "showed some links" to Russia's Internet Research Agency (IRA ), Facebook said , an organisation Washington has said was used by Moscow to meddle in the 2016 USA election . "We will hold these pages to a higher standard of transparency because they combine the opinion-making influence of a media organization with the strategic backing of a state", a Facebook blog post said.

Worldwide Trump Calls Syria Cease-Fire 'Permanent' After Russia, Turkey Make Deal
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But even Trump seemed to question the durability of the peace. "We have done them a great service and we've done a great job for all of them, and now we're getting out", Mr. Once they were gone, the plan stipulated, Turkey and Russian Federation would begin jointly patrolling the border region. The Kurdish fighters have pulled out of a key border area as part of a US-brokered agreement with Turkey to end the offensive.

Worldwide Republican congressman commence to impeaching Trump publicizes retirement
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At the heart of the inquiry is a July 25 phone call in which Trump asked Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy to investigate Biden and his son Hunter Biden , who had been a director of a Ukrainian energy company, as well as a discredited theory that Ukraine , and not Russian Federation, interfered in the 2016 USA election.

Worldwide Israeli PM Netanyahu fails to form government again, opening door for Gantz
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If Gantz can't form a government, which would require support from a majority of the 120-member parliament, then a majority of parliament members could nominate someone from their ranks - a move without precedent. In contrast to Mr Netanyahu, whose political career spans three decades, the 60-year-old Mr Gantz is a newcomer who only burst onto the scene over the last year.

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