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5,809 806 Half of US voters support impeaching Trump and removing him from office, new poll finds
10,053 230 Botswana cancels hunters' licences for killing elephant
28,139 3,009 I'm not trying to pretend to be a fair juror here': Graham predicts Trump impeachment will 'die quickly' in Senate "This thing will come to the Senate, and it will die quickly, and I will do everything I can to make it die quickly,"
60,714 3,199 Justin Trudeau moves forward with ban on LGBT+ conversion therapy across Canada
29,993 3,729 Greta Thunberg apologises after saying politicians should be ‘put against the wall’. 'That’s what happens when you improvise speeches in a second language’ the 16-year-old said following criticism
25,070 623 Thai protesters give three-finger 'Hunger Games' salute as thousands join largest demonstration in years
27,184 3,034 Greta Thunberg tells cheering crowd 'we will make sure we put world leaders against the wall' if they do not tackle global warming | 'The adults are behaving as if there is no tomorrow but there is a tomorrow, it is the tomorrow where our young people will live & we have to fight for that tomorrow."
32,639 3,219 Greta Thunberg says she ‘needs a rest’ as she heads home to Sweden after year of global climate activism. Teen campaigner, this week named Time’s Person of the Year, is currently in Italy leading a ‘Fridays for Future’ demonstration
23,985 2,500 Melania Trump Thinks Greta Thunberg Had POTUS Attack Coming | Apparently speaking out against climate change means the 16 year-old should expect to be mocked by world leaders.
27,490 1,258 The Xinjiang regional government in China’s far west is deleting data, destroying documents, tightening controls on information and has held high-level meetings in response to leaks of classified papers on its mass detention camps for Uighurs and other predominantly Muslim minorities
32,481 2,767 After Scotland Decisively Rejects Brexit and the Tories in General Election, SNP's Sturgeon Calls for Second Independence Referendum | "Given what I fear the Tory government now has in store for Scotland, that right to choose our own future has never been more important or more urgent."
51,705 7,515 'He Is Planning to Rig the Impeachment Trial': McConnell Vows 'Total Coordination' With Trump on Senate Process: “The jury—Senate Republicans—are going to coordinate with the defendant—Donald Trump—on how exactly the kangaroo court is going to be run."

Top posts from /r/worldnews

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108,259 5,545 Prince Andrew accuser's sends out cryptic tweet: "I am making it publicy known that in no way, shape or form am I sucidal. I have made this known to my therapist and GP- If something happens to me- in the sake of my family do not let this go away and help me to protect them"
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107,387 2,545 ‘South Park’ episode banned in China screened on Hong Kong streets
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106,757 9,820 Impeachment Proceedings to be started against Donald Trump
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106,009 2,871 Microsoft Japan’s experiment with a 3-day weekend boosts worker productivity by 40%.
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104,529 4,678 Russia banned from all global sport including 2020 OIympics and 2022 World Cup
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103,928 4,840 Protester shot in chest by live police round during Hong Kong National Day protests
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102,397 4,194 Superstar German DJ ‘permanently banned’ from China for liking a ‘South Park’ tweet
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102,213 5,272 Scientists discover China has been secretly emitting banned ozone-depleting gas
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102,139 6,016 Trump signs bill backing Hong Kong protesters into law, in spite of Beijing's objections
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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
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99,675 4,482 'South Park' declares 'F--- the Chinese government' in 300th episode after the show was banned in China
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98,311 6,686 Trump provoked ‘stunned silence’ by shouting ‘where’s my favorite dictator’ at meeting with Egyptian officials: report
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97,654 5,937 “Please save your praise. We don’t want it,” Swedish Climate Activist Greta Thunberg told the USA Senate Climate Change Task Force. “Don’t invite us here to tell us how inspiring we are without doing anything about it because it doesn’t lead to anything.”
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94,372 2,729 Coca-Cola Named Most Polluting Brand in Global Audit of Plastic Waste
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94,247 2,442 Hong Kong officially kills China extradition bill that sparked months of violent protests
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93,975 6,144 Whistleblower who escaped Chinese 're-education camp' reveals horrors of the gulag: Ex-teacher tells how inmates were flayed, raped by guards in front of other prisoners, and given injections that made them infertile
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92,220 5,429 Hong Kong police are spraying protesters with blue-dye water cannons to mark them for arrest later
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90,194 8,339 Iran's president says Trump White House 'afflicted by mental retardation'
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88,618 3,860 Ships owned by cruise giant - Carnival Corporation - emit 10 times more air pollution than all of Europe’s cars
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88,373 3,401 Top Climate Scientist Quits USDA, Accuses Trump Administration of Trying to Bury Research
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88,174 6,338 China harvesting organs of Uighur Muslims, The China Tribunal tells UN. They were "cut open while still alive for their kidneys, livers, hearts, lungs, cornea and skin to be removed and turned into commodities for sale," the report said.
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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"
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87,014 5,251 Chaos and bloodshed in Hong Kong district as hundreds of masked men assault protesters, journalists, residents.
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86,765 4,416 US House of Representatives votes to recognize Armenian genocide
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85,586 2,162 Porn Sites in Hong Kong Shut Down to Encourage People to Protest
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85,131 3,318 Woman who accused Indian politician of rape hit by truck after father dies in police station
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84,282 4,922 Girl goes viral on China owned TikTok for calling Muslim camps a second Holocaust
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84,269 7,137 Jeff Bezos makes $98.5 million donation, UK leader calls him out: 'Just pay your taxes'
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82,741 1,963 Taiwan’s president Tsai Ing-wen calls on international community to stand by Hong Kong
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82,531 3,194 Blizzard Doesn't Respect the Human Rights of Its Customers, Major Rights Organization Says
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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
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81,461 4,545 On the Hottest Day in the History of France, Police Tear-Gas Peaceful Climate Change Protesters in Paris
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81,385 4,722 ‘Untold human suffering’: 11,000 scientists from across world unite to declare global climate emergency. ‘Despite 40 years of major global negotiations, we conduct business as usual and have failed to address this crisis,’ group says.
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81,025 3,394 Protestors Rally Outside Blizzcon 2019 with 'Winnie the Pooh' Costumes
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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
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79,594 3,371 Chinese embassy has threatened Swedish government with "consequenses" if they attend the prize ceremony of a chinese activist. Swedish officials have announced that they will not succumb to these threats.
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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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79,465 3,697 Blizzard bans 3 more 'Hearthstone' players for holding up pro-Hong Kong protest signs during a livestream
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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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79,001 4,023 Hong Kong Protesters Burn LeBron James Jerseys After China Comments
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78,489 2,703 Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam to announce formal withdrawal of the extradition bill, meeting at least one key demand of protesters
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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
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78,402 3,709 Less Than 24 Hours After Saying 'Time to Bring 'Em Home,' Trump Orders 1,800 US Troops to Saudi Arabia: "Remember when Donald Trump tweeted that he was 'trying to end the endless wars?' That was yesterday."
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78,399 4,244 Jared Kushner 'greenlit' arrest of Jamal Khashoggi in phone call with Saudi Prince
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78,261 5,813 Disaster is unfolding in Syria as videos emerge of US allies being slaughtered and hundreds of ISIS prisoners escape during airstrikes
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77,751 4,140 Koalas ‘Functionally Extinct’ After Australia Bushfires Destroy 80% Of Their Habitat
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77,735 6,782 Uk Prime Minister Theresa May announces her resignation
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77,376 1,705 Despite heavy rain, threats from Beijing, and weeks of clashes with the police, hundreds of thousands of protesters marched through the streets of Hong Kong on Sunday for the 11th weekend in a row.
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77,221 5,642 Trump's son tweets name of alleged Ukraine whistleblower - Trump's son published on Wednesday the name of the alleged anonymous whistleblower whose complaint fired the impeachment inquiry against Trump, breaking strict conventions for protecting officials who reveal wrongdoing in government
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76,446 6,402 US Diplomat's wife flees the UK and hides behind diplomatic immunity after killing 19 year old in a head on collision.
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