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Jeffrey Wright off to Gotham

It has been an exciting few years for fans of DC Comics’ Batman. And even though we’re only a few days into 2020, it’s shaping up to be yet another whirlwind. Because according to The Batman star Jeffrey …

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World's oldest woman turns 117 years old

Japanese Kane Tanaka has extended her record as the world's oldest person by celebrating her 117th birthday at a nursing home in Fukuoka in southern Japan. She marked her birthday with a party on Sunday along with staff and friends …

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'Holland' no longer exists in 2020

From January 1, the Netherlands will officially drop “Holland” from all literature and marketing materials, so the country will only be referred to be its official name. The move comes as part of a wider rebranding …

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Catalonia bell tower blast injures 14 people (VIDEO)

At least 14 people were hurt after a bell tower exploded yesterday during a fest in a Catalan municipality of Centelles north of Barcelona, local authorities said. "At least 14 people with burns of varying severity in the explosion …

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Trove of 200-year-old coins found in Krakow

Builders have stumbled upon a treasure trove of 200-year-old coins worth nearly half a million pounds. The 10,000 coins were discovered during renovation work in Krakow, Poland. Made of copper and minted in the time of the 18th …

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Unknown American wins $530 million lottery jackpot

The Mega Millions lottery’s latest jackpot has passed a half billion dollars, and now it’s headed directly for someone’s bank account in California, Cleveland.com reports.  Here are the winning numbers in …

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Armenia recognized as world’s angriest country

The Gallup 2019 Global Emotions Report results have been published. People in more than 140 countries were asked about five negative feelings - pain, worry, sadness, stress and anger - and whether they had felt them the day before the …

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EU intends to simplify rules for short-stay visas

The European Union can simplify procedures for requesting and issuing short-stay visas and will use the visa policy to encourage non-EU countries to cooperate on migration. Parliament and Council negotiators informally agreed on a new …

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It's 2 minutes left until apocalypse

The Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists is keeping the Doomsday Clock set at two minutes to midnight — a metaphor for the end of the world — calling the threats against humankind "a new abnormal.' The scientists …

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Portugal's 'yellow vests' turn out for protests

A nationwide protest in Portugal that seeks to emulate France's yellow vest movement has fallen flat, with few people turning out. Portuguese protesters are attempting to disrupt morning rush-hour traffic at various locations across …

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Stan Lee passes away at 95

Marvel Comics legend Stan Lee has passed away at the age of 95. Lee's daughter, J.C. Lee, said that her father was rushed to Cedars-Sinai Medical Center early on the morning of Monday 12th November, and died in the …

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Karin Kneissl criticizes Western diplomacy in Arabic

The head of the Austrian Foreign Ministry, Karin Kneissl, addressed the UN General Assembly in an out of the ordinary way - she criticized the work of her colleagues from other Western countries, and did it not in her native German, but in …

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'Azerbaijani Room' opened at FAO Headquarters in Rome

Opening of the 'Azerbaijani Room' took place at the Headquarters of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) in Rome yesterday. The opening ceremony was attended by Vice-president of the Heydar Aliyev …

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 Azerbaijan's qapik added to Scrabble dictionary

Three hundred new words have been added to the official Scrabble dictionary, including an Azerbaijani word, media reported. Included in the new edition are some long-awaited two letter words, notably OK and ew. "OK is …

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World's richest 1% have almost all the wealth

The gap between the super rich and the rest of the world widened last year as wealth continued to be owned by a small minority, a new study by global charity Oxfam says. The charity said that some 82% of money generated last year went …

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Astana base jumping video

Red Bull Skydive Team, base jumpers from Austria and Germany, published footage of their jump from Astana's Emerald Towers in Kazakhstan on October 10. …

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