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15,829 907 Dutch tv crew drone captures Chinese military conducting riot exercise just outside Hong Kong.
4,078 601 China angry as U.S. Approves Sale Of 66 Advanced F-16 Fighter Jet To Taiwan For $8 Billion
19,794 1,677 Bill Nye tore into Trump over his stance on climate change, arguing his administration is going in the “wrong direction.”
7,028 392 Thousands protest in Brazil against Bolsonaro's education cuts
58,889 2,450 The media gives way too much air time to climate change deniers who don't know what they're talking about, study finds. This imbalance has created an unrealistic picture of climate change, hindering efforts to raise awareness of the problems the planet faces.
45,028 1,494 The United States government has begun releasing records pertaining to the brutal killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi after a judge ruled they were of "considerable public importance"
30,226 940 Boris Johnson edits speech video to remove his first broken promise
47,970 3,912 If Israel Wants to Ban Members of Congress, It Should Not Receive Billions in US Military Aid - Bernie Sanders
7,901 456 Trump’s Oil Sanctions Leave Russian Exporters $1 Billion Richer
38,871 4,339 'We're NOT for sale': Denmark shoots down Trump plan to buy Greenland
6,746 339 A company using live facial recognition software to scan hundreds of thousands of unwitting people in London is under investigation. “Scanning people’s faces as they lawfully go about their daily lives, in order to identify them, is a potential threat to privacy that should concern us all”
64,413 4,443 Hong Kong protesters call for 'Mulan' boycott after star went public in support of police

Top posts from /r/worldnews

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102,213 5,272 Scientists discover China has been secretly emitting banned ozone-depleting gas
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100,765 2,805 Alan Turing, World War Two codebreaker and mathematician, will be the face of new Bank of England £50 note
submitted 1 month ago
90,194 8,339 Iran's president says Trump White House 'afflicted by mental retardation'
submitted 1 month, 3 weeks ago
88,618 3,860 Ships owned by cruise giant - Carnival Corporation - emit 10 times more air pollution than all of Europe’s cars
submitted 2 months ago
88,373 3,401 Top Climate Scientist Quits USDA, Accuses Trump Administration of Trying to Bury Research
submitted 1 week, 5 days ago
87,646 6,926 German locals purchase town's entire beer supply ahead of far-right music festival: "We wanted to dry the Nazis out"
submitted 1 month, 3 weeks ago
87,014 5,251 Chaos and bloodshed in Hong Kong district as hundreds of masked men assault protesters, journalists, residents.
submitted 3 weeks, 6 days ago
85,586 2,162 Porn Sites in Hong Kong Shut Down to Encourage People to Protest
submitted 2 months ago
85,131 3,318 Woman who accused Indian politician of rape hit by truck after father dies in police station
submitted 2 weeks, 5 days ago
81,547 3,063 African leaders to launch landmark 55-nation trade zone: It took African countries four years to agree to a free-trade deal in March. The trade zone would unite 1.3 billion people, create a $3.4 trillion economic bloc and usher in a new era of development across the continent
submitted 1 month, 1 week ago
81,461 4,545 On the Hottest Day in the History of France, Police Tear-Gas Peaceful Climate Change Protesters in Paris
submitted 1 month, 2 weeks ago
80,114 5,366 Amazon warehouse workers around the world are striking for Prime Day - Thousands of workers at Amazon fulfillment centers and warehouses around the globe are going on strike today to bring attention to the working conditions they endure
submitted 1 month ago
79,582 8,201 Prince Charles spent 75 minutes longer than scheduled trying to convince Donald Trump of the dangers of climate change but the president still insisted the US was “clean” and blamed other nations for the crisis.
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79,266 4,897 Prince Andrew groped young woman at flat belonging to billionaire paedophile, court documents allege | The Independent
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78,480 3,765 House votes 251-170 adopting bipartisan provision that would require President Trump to get approval from congress before striking Iran
submitted 1 month ago
77,735 6,782 Uk Prime Minister Theresa May announces her resignation
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76,238 3,289 Republicans side with Deomcrats to block Trump's billions of dollars worth of arm sales to Saudi Arabia
submitted 1 month, 4 weeks ago
75,017 7,303 Leaked Draft of Trump Executive Order to 'Censor the Internet' Denounced as Dangerous, Unconstitutional Edict: "In practice, this executive order would mean that whichever political party is in power could dictate what speech is allowed on the Internet."
submitted 5 days, 12 hours ago
73,624 5,528 16-year-old climate activist Greta Thunberg says meeting with Trump would be a "waste": "Why should I waste time talking to him when he, of course, is not going to listen to me?"
submitted 4 days, 10 hours ago
73,179 3,275 Hong Kong protesters plan to withdraw as much money as possible from their banks or change their currency into US dollars, both to protect their own assets and to show the mainland that the semiautonomous island is more than just a cash cow.
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72,214 3,237 61% of Canadians want government to take action on climate change even if economy suffers: poll
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71,601 4,199 Hong Kong protests: Video shows paramilitary forces assembling in Shenzhen
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69,663 726 Endangered rhino numbers ‘soar by 1,000%’ in Tanzania after crackdown on poaching gangs - And elephant populations have risen by nearly half in five years, thanks to a blitz on illegal ivory hunters, the president’s office said.
submitted 1 month, 1 week ago
67,573 8,433 Trump dismisses need for climate change action: 'We have the cleanest water we've ever had, we have the cleanest air'
submitted 1 month, 2 weeks ago
67,273 2,808 David Attenborough has highlighted Australia as an “extraordinary” example of a country where people in power remained climate change deniers despite the country facing some of the worst effects of global heating.
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66,496 3,919 Worshipper, 65, takes down heavily armed mosque gunman before he can kill anyone
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65,935 3,285 China makes arrests, shuts down rogue chemical factories that spewed banned ozone-depleting gas
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65,736 1,806 Carnival slapped with a $20 million fine after it was caught dumping trash into the ocean, again
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64,413 4,443 Hong Kong protesters call for 'Mulan' boycott after star went public in support of police
submitted 1 day, 19 hours ago
62,752 2,902 Trump's NASA Administrator Says There's No Denying The Ice Caps Are Melting
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61,568 7,904 Far-right extremism to be included in official terror warnings alongside Islamist threats for first time
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61,417 3,999 Boris Johnson must go on trial for 'lying and misleading' in Brexit campaign, judge orders
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61,371 3,864 US Customs just seized a ship owned by JPMorgan after authorities found $1 billion worth of drugs on it
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60,553 6,789 Trump inadvertently confirms Russia helped elect him in attack on Mueller probe
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60,447 2,435 Tourists urged not to ride elephants in Thailand as disturbing photos reveal how elephants are tortured for entertainment.
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59,487 4,825 ‘This. Hurts. Babies’: Canadian Doctors alarmed at weekend courses teaching chiropractors how to adjust newborn spines - The International Chiropractic Pediatric Association, which has falsely claimed that mercury in vaccines causes autism, is organizing the weekend courses.
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59,156 4,382 June was the hottest month ever recorded on Earth
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58,889 2,450 The media gives way too much air time to climate change deniers who don't know what they're talking about, study finds. This imbalance has created an unrealistic picture of climate change, hindering efforts to raise awareness of the problems the planet faces.
submitted 22 hours, 4 minutes ago
58,660 2,162 The far-right Australian politician who blamed the New Zealand mass shooting on immigration was voted out of office
submitted 3 months ago
58,048 3,605 White supremacist engulfed in flames after pouring petrol on synagogue
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57,584 5,052 Google admits workers listen to private audio recordings from Google Home Smart Speakers.
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57,539 3,554 Japanese animation studio Kyoto Animation hit with explosion, many injured
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56,899 3,218 'Homosexuality is not an illness': Germany plans to ban conversion therapy this year, health minister announces
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56,647 1,660 France has officially acknowledged for the first time that French Polynesians were effectively forced into accepting almost 200 nuclear tests conducted over a 30-year period, and that it is responsible for compensating them for the illnesses caused by the fallout.
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56,566 4,750 Uruguay issues travel warning for the U.S. after mass shootings, citing "indiscriminate violence" and a rise in hate crimes
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56,292 2,773 Hundreds protest in Japan after father was cleared of raping his underage daughter when court ruled she could have resisted if she wanted to
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56,182 3,278 A trillion new trees could be the best solution to climate change, study says
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55,194 7,102 Mueller tells House panel Trump asked staff to falsify records
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55,101 4,348 Now Earning 278 Times More Than Average Worker, New Study Shows CEO Pay Has Grown More Than 1,000% Since 1978: "Corporate greed is eviscerating the working class" - consumer advocacy watchdog Public Citizen
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54,460 2,278 Trump doubts Russians will meddle in 2020 election, however, Donald Trump’s FBI Director Christopher A. Wray told the Senate Judiciary Committee: “The Russians are absolutely intent on trying to interfere with our elections”
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