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Harvey Weinstein: trio of accusers refuse to sign 'inadequate' settlement

 

The disgraced movie mogul was close to settling civil claims for sexual assault – but now three women have broken ranks

 

Edward Helmore in New York

Sat 21 Dec 2019 09.00 GMT

 

 

https://www.theguardian.com/film/2019/dec/21/harvey-weinstein-three-women-settlement

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Sixty-nine-vehicle pile-up in Virginia injures more than 50

 

Police say fog and icy road conditions contributed to crash on Interstate 64

 

Associated Press

Mon 23 Dec 2019 07.52 GMT Last modified on Mon 23 Dec 2019 09.33 GMT

 

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Moscow resorts to fake snow in warmest December since 1886

 

Hibernation disrupted at city’s zoo and gardens bloom early as temperatures hit record high

 

Andrew Roth in Moscow

Sun 29 Dec 2019 11.52 GMT

 

 

https://www.theguardian.com/world/2019/dec/29/moscow-resorts-to-fake-snow-in-warmest-december-since-1886

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27 minutes ago, umbertino said:

Moscow resorts to fake snow in warmest December since 1886

 

Hibernation disrupted at city’s zoo and gardens bloom early as temperatures hit record high

 

Andrew Roth in Moscow

Sun 29 Dec 2019 11.52 GMT

 

 

https://www.theguardian.com/world/2019/dec/29/moscow-resorts-to-fake-snow-in-warmest-december-since-1886

 

That's a long time...

 

B/A

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7 minutes ago, umbertino said:

 

 

This evening after visiting the Nativity scene in St. Peter's Square, Pope Francis loses his cool after being grabbed by a pilgrim who wouldn't let go of his hand. The Pope repeatedly slapped her hand and told her to let go of him.

 

 

 

In my favorite Seinfeld soup nazi voice... “No more prayers for you!!”

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Mexican police chief arrested in connection to Mormon family killings

 

Nine women and children of US-Mexican origin were shot dead by suspected drug cartel hitmen last month

 

Reuters in Mexico City

Fri 27 Dec 2019 21.20 GMT

 

 

https://www.theguardian.com/world/2019/dec/27/mexico-mormon-murders-sonora-arrest

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Man shot dead by police after stabbing attack in Paris suburb

 

Motive as yet unclear for knife attack in Villejuif that left one dead and two seriously injured

 

Kim Willsher in Paris

Fri 3 Jan 2020 18.08 GMT

 

 

https://www.theguardian.com/world/2020/jan/03/man-shot-dead-french-police-stabbing-attack-villejuif-paris-suburb

 

 

 

 

 

 

'We can't trust Google': former executive says company has lost its way

 

Ross LaJeunesse, former head of international relations, says he was forced out after reporting discriminatory practices

 

Kari Paul in San Francisco

Fri 3 Jan 2020 19.46 GMT

 

 

https://www.theguardian.com/technology/2020/jan/03/google-executive-human-rights-activism

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Porn site to pay $12.7m to women who didn't know videos would be posted

 

GirlsDoPorn was sued by women who claimed they were coerced into making videos without knowing footage would be online

 

Harriet Grant

Fri 3 Jan 2020 15.44 GMT Last modified on Fri 3 Jan 2020 17.06 GMT

 

 

https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2020/jan/03/girlsdoporn-site-pay-127m-women-didnt-know-videos-posted

 

 

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Paradise lost: residents flee Eden as Australia fires race towards them

 

Days of limbo wear down NSW-Victoria communities displaced by blazes ripping through great swaths of east coast

 

 

by Michael McGowan in Eden

Sun 5 Jan 2020 13.27 GMT First published on Sun 5 Jan 2020 12.42 GMT

 

 

https://www.theguardian.com/australia-news/2020/jan/05/paradise-lost-locals-flee-eden-as-australia-bushfires-race-towards-them

 

 

 

 

 

 

Six people dead after being hit by suspected drunk driver in Italy

 

Group of 17 German tourists were struck by speeding Audi TT in early hours in Alto Adige

 

Angela Giuffrida in Rome

Sun 5 Jan 2020 11.34 GMT

 

 

https://www.theguardian.com/world/2020/jan/05/six-dead-as-car-ploughs-into-german-tourists-in-northern-italy

 

 

Happened not too far from where I live....Tragedy

 
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Fresh Cambridge Analytica leak ‘shows global manipulation is out of control’

 

Company’s work in 68 countries laid bare with release of more than 100,000 documents

 

Carole Cadwalladr

Sat 4 Jan 2020 16.55 GMT

 

 

https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2020/jan/04/cambridge-analytica-data-leak-global-election-manipulation

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Iran: Suleimani funeral crush death toll rises to more than 50 - latest updates

 

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Astronomers discover huge gaseous wave holding Milky Way's newest stars

 

‘It’s right up in our face’ – close proximity of stellar nursery to our solar system stuns scientists

 

Ian Sample Science editor

Tue 7 Jan 2020 20.00 GMT

 

 

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A side-on visualisation shows the undulating nature of the Radcliffe Wave and the position of the sun
Photograph: Harvard University
 
 
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Tehran crash: plane downed by Iranian missile, western officials believe

 

Justin Trudeau vows to find answers over crash that killed 176 people, including 63 Canadians

 

Dan Sabbagh, Defence and security editor, and Michael Safi in Amman

Thu 9 Jan 2020 20.27 GMT

 

 

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https://www.theguardian.com/world/2020/jan/09/tehran-crash-plane-downed-by-iranian-missile-western-officials-believe

 

 

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On ‎1‎/‎8‎/‎2020 at 7:36 AM, umbertino said:

Astronomers discover huge gaseous wave holding Milky Way's newest stars

 

‘It’s right up in our face’ – close proximity of stellar nursery to our solar system stuns scientists

 

Ian Sample Science editor

Tue 7 Jan 2020 20.00 GMT

 

 

2866.jpg?width=700&quality=85&auto=format&fit=max&s=0e43ff08a9adac0fef1b97b7bb9222d5
A side-on visualisation shows the undulating nature of the Radcliffe Wave and the position of the sun
Photograph: Harvard University
 
 

Hormel Chili.....with Beans

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Iran admits 'unintentionally' shooting down Ukrainian airliner

 

‘Human error’ blamed as admission comes after initial denials were contradicted by western allies’ intelligence

 

Bethan McKernan in Istanbul

Sat 11 Jan 2020 10.45 GMT

 

 

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Red Crescent workers check the debris from the Ukraine International Airlines plane that crashed after take-off from Iran’s Imam Khomeini airport
Photograph: Wana News Agency/Reuters

 

 

 

https://www.theguardian.com/world/2020/jan/11/iran-admits-shooting-down-ukrainian-airliner-unintentionally

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'There's something here': teen discovers new planet while interning at Nasa

 

Wolf Cukier, 17, discovered a planet 6.9 times larger than Earth and only the 13th of its kind

 

Edward Helmore in New York

Fri 10 Jan 2020 16.56 GMT

 

 

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This Nasa artist’s illustration shows what researchers working with data from Tess have discovered in the mission’s first circumbinary planet, a world orbiting two stars
Photograph: Handout/Nasa/AFP via Getty Images
 
 
 
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US to expel a dozen Saudi trainees in wake of Florida naval base shooting

 

Trainees not involved in attack but reportedly accused of having extremist links or possessing child abuse images

 

Agencies

Sun 12 Jan 2020 06.15 GMT

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A police roadblock outside the Pensacola naval air station following the December shooting
Photograph: Josh Brasted/Getty Images
 
 
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4 hours ago, umbertino said:

US to expel a dozen Saudi trainees in wake of Florida naval base shooting

 

Trainees not involved in attack but reportedly accused of having extremist links or possessing child abuse images

 

Agencies

Sun 12 Jan 2020 06.15 GMT

 

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A police roadblock outside the Pensacola naval air station following the December shooting
Photograph: Josh Brasted/Getty Images
 
 

 

Good  for the U.S. 

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