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A Falcon 9 SpaceX rocket on a resupply mission to the International Space Station stands ready for today's launch at Space Launch Complex 40 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Cape Canaveral, Fla., Thursday, Dec. 5, 2019. The first launch attempt was scrubbed yesterday by unfavorable upper level winds.(AP Photo/John Raoux)
SpaceX launches caring robot, beer malt and 'mighty mice'SpaceX has launched a 3-ton shipment to the International Space Station, including “mighty mice" for a muscle study, a robot sensitive to astronauts' emotions and a miniature version of a brewery's malt house
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'Lawlessness' as Woman Is Set on Fire in Another Rape CaseAn Indian woman who accused two men of rape was set on fire—allegedly by those same men—on her way to a court hearing in Uttar Pradesh on Thursday. The 23-year-old, who suffered burns on up to 90% of her body, is now "fighting for her life," per the...
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Russian President Vladimir Putin speaks during the International Volunteer Forum at the Olympic Park in Sochi, Russia, Dec. 5, 2019. (Shamil Zhumatov/Pool Photo via AP)
Putin offers US to extend key nuclear pact right nowRussian President Vladimir Putin says Moscow is prepared to immediately extend a pivotal nuclear arms reduction pact with the U.S.
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Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., responds forcefully to a question from a reporter who asked if she hated President Donald Trump, after announcing earlier that the House is moving forward to draft articles of impeachment against Trump, at the Capitol in Washington, Thursday, Dec. 5, 2019. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
House Speaker Pelosi rebukes reporter: 'Don't mess with me' House Speaker Nancy Pelosi promptly set a reporter, and by inference, all of Washington, straight on Thursday: “Don’t mess with me,” Pelosi said
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2 Men Wanted Her. Her Alleged Solution: a 'Medieval Duel'A UK woman on trial for conspiracy to commit murder arranged for two lovers to battle for her affection in a "medieval duel" to the death, according to prosecutors. Asta Juskauskiene, 35, had left her husband, Giedruis Juskauskas, when she met a Lithuanian prisoner online. Mantas Kvedaras was an acquaintance...
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He Put Up Fake Border Signs. Then He Took Them to 'Finland'They thought they'd found a new life in Finland—but they were really just wandering in circles in a Russian forest. The BBC reports four men from South Asia forked over more than $11,000 each to a man they thought was going to provide them safe passage to the...
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Authorities say at least 28 killed in landslides in BurundiAuthorities say at least 28 killed in landslides in Burundi, with many others missing
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Fears rise as at least 13 stabbed in Baghdad squareSecurity and medical officials say at least 13 people have suffered stab wounds in Baghdad’s Tahrir Square, the epicenter of Iraq’s protest movement, stoking fears of infiltration by unknown groups among anti-government demonstrators
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Poland says it foiled $517 million cocaine smuggling planPoland’s prime minister says the nation’s special services have foiled a $517 million (467 million euros) plan to smuggle Columbian cocaine to Europe
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Kosovo court jails ex-Serb minister for ethnic hatredA Kosovo court has sentenced a former ethnic Serb minister to two years in prison for inciting ethnic hatred
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FILE - In this Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2018 file photo, Slovak Prime Minister Robert Fico, right, gives a media statement, with Minister of Interior Robert Kalinak, left, in Bratislava, Slovakia. Slovakia’s police say they have charged former Prime Minister Robert Fico with racism for his comments about the embattled Roma minority. The investigators say Fico, a populist leader, publicly agreed with racist remarks about the Roma made by a far-right lawmaker who was convicted of racism by a court earlier this year. Police said Thursday, Dec.5, 2019 Fico could face up to five years in prison if tried and convicted. (AP Photo/Bundas Engler, file)
Ex-Slovak prime minister Robert Fico charged with racismSlovakia’s police say they have charged former Prime Minister Robert Fico with racism for his comments about the embattled Roma minority
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A train is pictured at the Gare St-Charles station in Marseille, southern France, as services begin to wind-down Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2019. France is getting ready for massive, nationwide strikes from Thursday against government plans to overhaul the state pension system that will disrupt trains, buses and flights and force many schools to close.AP Photo/Daniel Cole)
The Latest: French protesters set fires amid strikesSmall groups of protesters in France are hurling flares, smashing store windows and setting fires in eastern Paris amid mass strikes over the government’s retirement reform
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