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But there was a time when trade flourished in the Black Sea. "This will change our understanding of shipbuilding and seafaring in the ancient world", said the project's principal investigator Professor Jon Adams . The group says ships of the design they found last year had previously only been found in artwork such as the Siren Vase, an artifact dated several decades earlier than the ship.
  • US warships sail through Taiwan Strait amid China tensions

    US warships sail through Taiwan Strait amid China tensions

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    Colonel Rob Manning from the US Department of Defense told reporters that the USS Curtis Wilbur and USS Antietam conducted a routine transit to demonstrate US commitment "to a free and open Indo-Pacific". "Taiwan might talk up its asymmetric warfare capabilities, but without the U.S. Taiwan would be dead". Beijing, which has never renounced the use of force to bring Taiwan under its control, responded to the July passage with a warning to the United States to avoid jeopardising "peace ...
  • DeSantis, Gillum debate Trump and more

    DeSantis, Gillum debate Trump and more

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    Though his upset victory in the primary was driven by an endorsement from President Donald Trump , DeSantis sought to keep some space from the President, never quite answering whether he considered Trump a good "role model", and instead talking up the administration's decision to move the United States embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem.
  • Pres. Trump Campaign: More Than 100K Tickets Requested For Texas Rally

    Pres. Trump Campaign: More Than 100K Tickets Requested For Texas Rally

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    Incumbent Sen. Ted Cruz (R) is now polling ahead of his challenger, enjoying a steady lead in deep-red Texas. "He's not "Lyin" Ted" anymore. Befriending a former inter-party opponent isn't out of the norm (see: Obama and Hillary Clinton.) But there was nothing normal about the downright ugly relationship Cruz and Trump had during the 2016 race, which included insults aimed at wives and baseless conspiracy theories .
  • China set to open world’s longest sea bridge to Hong Kong & Macau

    China set to open world’s longest sea bridge to Hong Kong & Macau

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    Chinese officials are set to unveil the world's longest sea bridge this week after nine years of construction work, advancing the country's interest in connecting three major regions. It is the second major infrastructure project tying Hong Kong to mainland China to launch in a matter of weeks after the opening of a high-speed rail link last month.
  • NYPD pulls thousands of body cameras from streets after cop's explodes

    NYPD pulls thousands of body cameras from streets after cop's explodes

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    A photo of the exploding body camera, which the NY1 investigative team obtained, can be seen in the video above. "The Department is in the process of collecting and removing the LE-5 cameras from the commands". The statement goes on to reveal that approximately 2,990 of the 15,500 body cameras at the employment of the NYPD's officers are the same model as the one which exploded, LE-5.
  • Fury over reported federal plan targeting transgender people

    Fury over reported federal plan targeting transgender people

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    The report published Sunday said the new definition, if adopted, would erase federal recognition for the many Americans who identify as a gender different than the one they were identified with at birth. Such a move would make it impossible to use the law to combat discrimination against transgender people. The memo, which the Times reported has been circulating since last Spring, asserts that agencies need to define gender " on a biological basis that is clear, grounded in science, ...
  • Brazil election battle rages over Facebook’s WhatsApp

    Brazil election battle rages over Facebook’s WhatsApp

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    The WhatsApp allegations have energized Haddad, who said his party has witnesses saying Bolsonaro asked business leaders for cash to pay for the bulk messaging, which he described as soliciting undeclared campaign contributions. "The court will treat this suit as if we were in normal times, so I am very anxious". Brazil's top electoral court had been expected to hold a press conference on false news and electoral crimes, but it was postponed until Sunday.
  • European Union leader's scathing put-down sums up Theresa May's Brexit talks

    European Union leader's scathing put-down sums up Theresa May's Brexit talks

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    With just 160 days to go to the official date of Brexit, Mrs May urged the EU27 to find a "creative" way out of the current dilemma. "We have shown we can do hard deals together constructively", the PM said. This week's summit had been billed as "the moment of truth" when agreement was needed to allow time for ratification in the Westminster and European parliaments .
  • Trump Calls Caravan 'NATIONAL EMERGENCY,' Notifies Military — CARAVAN CHAOS

    Trump Calls Caravan 'NATIONAL EMERGENCY,' Notifies Military — CARAVAN CHAOS

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    Criminals and unknown Middle Easterners are mixed in. "I have alerted Border patrol and Military that this is a National Emergency". In a series of tweets Monday, Trump called the caravan a national emergency, blamed Democrats for weak immigration laws, asserted that "criminals and unknown Middle Easterners " were among the migrants, and said the United States would now start "cutting off, or substantially reducing" aid to Guatemala, Honduras , and El Salvador for not stopping ...
  • Trump praises GOP congressman who assaulted reporter

    Trump praises GOP congressman who assaulted reporter

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    Donald Trump has been criticised for praising a Republican congressman who body-slammed a journalist. Trump called Rep. Greg Gianforte (R-MT) a "tough cookie" and joked that one should "never wrestle" with him, a reference to the time Gianforte bodyslammed The Guardian's Ben Jacobs for persistently asking him questions about healthcare while on the campaign trail in 2017.
  • Three more earthquakes strike off Canada's west coast

    Three more earthquakes strike off Canada's west coast

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    Two people died in the quake , which also caused severe damage in the area. British seismologist Stephen Hicks said on Twitter that the shaking occurred on the Sovanco transform fault, which is near the San Juan de Fuca plate and the Cascadia subduction zone .
  • Saudi king, crown prince send condolences to Khashoggi´s son

    Saudi king, crown prince send condolences to Khashoggi´s son

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    Saudi Arabia is Germany's second-largest weapons customer, according to official data reported by German news agency DPA. Trump has repeatedly said over the last week that he opposes any effort to impede more than $100 billion in US arms sales to Saudi Arabia, but that he would consider sanctions on the kingdom.
  • Migrant caravan: Tear gas on Guatemala Mexico border

    Migrant caravan: Tear gas on Guatemala Mexico border

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    Mr Trump has said that he would send troops to the southern U.S. border if there was a mass attempt to cross from Mexico and has placed immigration at the top of the midterm election campaign. Trump has threatened to cut off foreign aid to countries that continue to allow such caravans, and has vowed to seal the border using the military of needed.
  • Scott Morrison faces a new electoral reality

    Scott Morrison faces a new electoral reality

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    Scott Morrison , who replaced Mr Turnbull as PM, downplayed his former colleague's decision not to help the party campaign in Wentworth. "Everyone has the right now to walk into the Prime Minister's office and demand this and demand this for their seat as a blood price", she said.
  • Hundreds of Thousands Protest in London, Demanding Another Brexit Vote

    Hundreds of Thousands Protest in London, Demanding Another Brexit Vote

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    The protest also attracted a number of high-profile figures, including London Mayor Sadiq Khan who will speak at the event. British Prime Minister Theresa May has already ruled out a second Brexit vote. "This government is leading us towards either a bad Brexit deal or, even worse, no deal at all". Organizers say another public vote is needed because new facts have come out about the costs and complexity of Britain's exit from the bloc since voters chose to leave in 2016.
  • Nigeria's Kaduna state: 55 dead after row at market

    Nigeria's Kaduna state: 55 dead after row at market

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    Governor Nasir el-Rufai had on Thursday soon after the problem began imposed curfew on the area. The Kaduna State Government has imposed a 24-hour curfew on the state capital and its environs to forestall a breakdown of law and order. Jimoh Moshood, the Force Public Relations Officer, disclosed this while addressing newsmen on the violence on Sunday in Abuja. The latest outbreak prompted President Muhammadu Buhari to express concern that Nigerians were too frequently resorting to ...
  • Turkey puts fiancee of slain journalist Khashoggi under 24-hour protection

    Turkey puts fiancee of slain journalist Khashoggi under 24-hour protection

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    President Donald Trump had spoken on the telephone and agreed that "all aspects" of the case needed to be cleared up. Germany joined France and the United Kingdom in a call for a "credible" investigation into the disappearance and death of Khashoggi , a prominent critic of Saudi policies, who was last seen entering Saudi consulate on October 2.
  • Jordan cancels part of 1994 peace agreement with Israel

    Jordan cancels part of 1994 peace agreement with Israel

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    The agreement will expire next year. "We have informed Israel of an end to the application of the peace treaty annexes regarding al-Baqura and al-Ghumar", the king said on Sunday, according to Petra state news agency. An incident a year ago in which an Israeli security guard killed two Jordanian citizens within the Israeli embassy compound added to the tension. Under an annex to the peace agreement, Israel uses about 1,000 acres (405 hectares) of agricultural land in the southern sector ...
  • Dozens injured at party in SC in floor collapse

    Dozens injured at party in SC in floor collapse

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    People were under other people. ASSOCIATED PRESS Video taken at the scene shows a pile of people lying across the basement's floor moments after the floor collapsed. Guerra added to ABC: "Turning around and seeing a bunch of people who used to be on the second floor now on the basement was really surreal and people were crying".
  • Pentagon scraps another key military drill with South Korea

    Pentagon scraps another key military drill with South Korea

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    Defense Secretary Jim Mattis (C) and Japanese Defense Minister Takeshi Iwaya in Singapore on October 19, 2018. The Vigilant Ace exercises a year ago involved 12,000 USA troops and 230 military aircraft from the US and South Korea. In June the Pentagon canceled this year's Freedom Guardian exercise after President Donald Trump abruptly announced that he disapproved of the maneuvers, calling them provocative and expensive.
  • Georgia police officer fatally shot near middle school; suspects run away

    Georgia police officer fatally shot near middle school; suspects run away

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    That second officer, whose name has not yet been released, pulled Officer Toney out of the line of fire. Authorities outside Atlanta said Saturday that they had arrested one man and were looking for another in connection with the shooting death of a Gwinnett County police officer who was sacked upon while responding to the scene of "a suspicious vehicle" hours earlier.