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21 Feb
In Syria's eastern Ghouta, pro-government forces bombarded various towns yesterday. The air strikes killed at least 66 people, a war monitoring group said. The United Nations called for an immediate...
21 Feb
The Governor of New Jersey pledged yesterday to fight gun violence at the state level "in the absence of federal action". His remarks came after last week's school shooting in Florida which killed...
20 Feb
The former student accused of Florida high school shooting returned to court for a status hearing yesterday. The judge ordered that a defense motion filed last week remain sealed from public view. She was not...
20 Feb
Australian scientists are taking their cue from space for a new method of shortening plant breeding cycles. The experts use LED lights continuously for 22 hours a day to  trigger early reproduction in the...
20 Feb
A Spanish judge freed Catalan pro-independence politician Marta Rovira on bail yesterday. Rovira is the second in command of United Left of Catalonia. She has faced charges over Catalonia's independence bid...
20 Feb
The President of Peru rejected new calls by the opposition to resign or dismiss him yesterday. Congressional opponents are planning a new initiative to oust the president in the coming weeks. He was previously...
20 Feb
North American Free Trade Agreement is not a zero-sum game, the Prime Minister of Canada said yesterday. In his address at Indian Institute of Management, the prime minister said NAFTA could be a "win-win-...
20 Feb
In Washington, D.C., several dozen high school students demonstrated in front of the White House yesterday. They came together to protest against gun violence in schools days. It came after a gunman killed 17...
19 Feb
A Russian medallist at the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics is suspected of having tested positive for doping, a source at the Games said yesterday.  The coach for "Olympic Athletes from Russia"...
19 Feb
The Mayor of London celebrated the Chinese Lunar New Year yesterday. The mayor  said it was a pleasure to mark the arrival of the Year of the Dog. He also thanked the many Chinese who live in London. He...

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