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BEIJING -- A 25-year-old Houston Rockets fan in China threatened to burn the Chinese flag in protest of the ongoing dispute between Beijing and the NBA team, and told police to "come and arrest him." He was behind bars hours later. Authorities in China's northeastern Jilin...
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HILO, Hawaii -- The discovery of 20 previously unknown moons around Saturn has helped the ring planet surpass all others in our solar system, according to the International Astronomical Union's Minor Planet Center. It now has 82 known moons; Jupiter has 79. The moons are all...
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HONG KONG -- Hong Kong's leader has invoked rarely-used emergency powers to ban people from wearing face masks during public assemblies, a move likely to infuriate the thousands of mainly young people involved in the months-long protest movement. The ban will come into effect on...
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PARIS -- Four people were killed in a knife attack at police headquarters in Paris on Thursday, a police union official said. The attacker, an administrative officer employed by the police, was shot dead. There is no indication of a motive yet. At least one officer was among...
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LONDON -- As the U.K. heads toward separation with the European Union, Prime Minister Boris Johnson is promising to avoid checks at the border between Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland. It's been the one of the biggest sticking points with Brexit, since Northern...
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(CNN) -- Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky said Tuesday that he has never met with President Donald Trump's personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani, as Zelensky finds himself in the middle of an American political firestorm. "I never met Rudy Giuliani -- never. And never had any...
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RIYADH, Saudi Arabia. -- The Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia is denying accusations that he ordered the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi. "Today the investigations are being carried out," said Mohammad bin Salman to CBS's "60 Minutes". Once charges are proven against someone,...
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PUNE, India -- The western Indian city of Pune was battered by 140 mm (5.5 inches) of rain in 48 hours this week, in what the Maharashtra state chief minister called an "unprecedented" level of monsoon rain. "Last night in Pune there was a lot of heavy rain that developed into...
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LONDON -- British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's controversial five-week suspension of Parliament was unlawful, the UK Supreme Court has ruled, in a landmark decision that will have far-reaching constitutional implications. Judges unanimously upheld an earlier decision by...