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HEUTE, DONNERSTAG, 15.11.2018
1:32 LEO » ARGENTINAS »

"Leo is a friend of mine and Id never speak ill of a friend," Argentinas Diego Maradona told a Spanish sports newspaper, after bashing Lionel Messi on Fox Sports in Mexico last month as "not a leader" https://t.co/FkXGYpSfn0
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AFP news agency @AFP 1:32 - 15.11.2018

1:10 PEOPLE » ESP√®CES »

People attend the "Espèces en voie dillumination" light festival at the Jardin des Plantes "botanical garden" zoo in Paris https://t.co/snx77vvl44
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0:51 FORTY » CAMP »

Forty-eight deaths have been reported from the "Camp Fire," mostly in the town of Paradise in the hills of northern California, while three people have died in the "Woolsey Fire" just north of Los Angeles https://t.co/YUI8IoXNrM
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0:32 BREAKING » WHITE »

#BREAKING A senior White House official whom First Lady Melania Trump demanded be removed from her post has been transferred, the Trump administration said https://t.co/yl9QvA5M3Z
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0:30 LULA » APRIL »

#UPDATE Lula, who was brought to and from the court in a convoy of black vehicles and without being seen, appeared healthy but thinner than before he entered prison in April, a lawyer who had been at the closed-door hearing said https://t.co/Iz6vnmiLL6
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0:07 AUSTRIAN » FRENCH »

#UPDATE The auction saw feverish bidding for a 10-piece collection -- featuring jewels unseen in public for two centuries -- owned by the Austrian-born queen, who was beheaded in 1793 during the French Revolution https://t.co/hiEtR48R83
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GESTERN, MITTWOCH, 14.11.2018
23:48 TEXAS » BOARD »

The Texas Board of Education, whose standards affect millions of students and influence textbook publishers, had voted to remove Hillary Clinton -- the first woman nominated for US president by a major party -- from the curriculum https://t.co/Weg21pGNIh
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AFP news agency @AFP 23:48 - 14.11.2018

23:28 RUSSIA » CHINA »

The panel found that the US focus on counter-insurgency resulted in it slipping in other war fighting areas such as missile defense, cyber and space operations - skills needed to face adversaries like Russia or China https://t.co/veKj9MhYu1
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23:15 SAUDI » OCTOBER »

The Saudi youth conference, hosted by the crown princes charity, lacked the pizzazz of previous years following the October 2 murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi in the Saudi consulate in Istanbul https://t.co/yltBkvcTye
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23:00 RUMOURS » MPS »

#UPDATE Rumours of cabinet resignations and a plot by eurosceptic MPs in Mays own party to unseat her saw the pound plunge one percent in a wild hour of trading that ended with the currency on the upswing https://t.co/O7XnHJ3xF4
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22:49 BREAKING » MARIE »

#BREAKING Marie Antoinette pendant sells for $36 million, shattering estimate https://t.co/dn33x1tAtp
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22:34 NIKOLAS » CRUZ »

Nikolas Cruz, 20, has been in custody since shortly after the February 14 attack in Parkland, north of Miami, one of the worst school shootings in US history https://t.co/ib7XfOI7Zh
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22:16 EARTH » STAR »

The planet is at least 3.2 times heavier than the Earth and orbits Barnards Star, a red dwarf a mere six light years away https://t.co/QpELKccbyu
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21:49 SAN » DIEGO »

The generation born after 1995, or "iGen," is said to be raised as unhappy and compliant, because of their overt smartphone usage according to San Diego State University psychology professor Jean Twenge https://t.co/GMiYipoEqn
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21:44 BREAKING » BARNIER »

#BREAKING Barnier says UK parliament must "assume its responsibility" https://t.co/BahrXhsuK5
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21:44 AFP »

AFP photographers traveled to different countries to sample how smartphones have become a mainstay of life around the world and found out how many different people use them https://t.co/b8tC9ffzu3
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AFP news agency @AFP 21:44 - 14.11.2018

21:39 TECHNOLOGY » ONE »

Technology is constantly changing and influencing humans. One example is the smartphone -- which has become ubiquitous -- with the number of users predicted to pass three billion https://t.co/Ghkwy0ExHp
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AFP news agency @AFP 21:39 - 14.11.2018

21:34 VIDEO » SYRIA »

VIDEO: At the sharp end of conflict in Syria, in a schoolchilds bag in Kenya, whether fighting deadly diseases or studying forestry, the smartphone has become a social mainstay. AFP samples how phones affect lives around the world for people who cant live without them https://t.co/zwEjQDIn4w
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AFP news agency @AFP 21:34 - 14.11.2018

21:27 BREAKING » BARNIER »

#BREAKING Barnier says, "Decisive progress" made towards Brexit deal https://t.co/9CCzlSHKpA
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21:16 BREAKING » BARNIER »

#BREAKING Barnier says Brexit deal prevents "hard" Irish border https://t.co/7NZgbCUD9C
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21:09 MACRON » FRENCH »

#UPDATE "I think hes doing this for American politics," Macron said, adding: "I think thats what the French expect from me, not to respond to tweets but to remain committed" to strong Franco-US cooperation https://t.co/OhSIfqzz0L
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AFP news agency @AFP 21:09 - 14.11.2018

20:56 BREAKING » BREXIT »

#BREAKING EU publishes 585-page draft Brexit deal https://t.co/jeFyCn4Xa6
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20:55 MAY » BREXIT »

#UPDATE May emerged from a five-hour meeting with ministers to announce she had full backing to move ahead with her Brexit plan, but conceded that she could face stiff resistance when she takes it to parliament for approval https://t.co/1VBezbrSOS
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20:24 BREAKING » BRITISH »

#BREAKING British cabinet backs draft Brexit deal: May https://t.co/Y2EqmMIQ1Q
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20:22 BREAKING » ALLIES »

#BREAKING Allies owe each other respect, French president Macron says of Trump tweets https://t.co/g7oyiilQXT
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AFP news agency @AFP 20:22 - 14.11.2018

20:20 PRIME » MINISTER »

#UPDATE Prime Minister May told a raucous session of parliament that the framework agreement, aimed at unwinding nearly 46 years of membership in the European Union, was the best deal Britain could get https://t.co/1VBezbahqi
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AFP news agency @AFP 20:20 - 14.11.2018

20:03 CONGRESS » CAPITOL »

The 116th Congress members-elect pose for a group picture in front of the US Capitol https://t.co/TrzXiL2mXz
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19:45 LULA » BRAZILIANS »

Lula is credited during his two terms as president 2003-2010 with lifting millions of Brazilians out of poverty, and his supporters insist on his innocence https://t.co/Iz6vnm1amw
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19:25 JOHN » KELLY »

The biggest names on the chopping block are chief of staff John Kelly and Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen, according to leaks to US media https://t.co/FHVuxi8Lx4
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19:05 BREAKING » AFTER »

#BREAKING After confusion, UK PMs office says she will make Brexit statement https://t.co/zp1kvj6RxL
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18:56 FOX » TRUMP »

#UPDATE Fox News, controlled by Trump ally Rupert Murdoch and often praised by the president, has joined other US media arguing that revoking of CNN reporter Jim Acostas press pass raises concerns over press freedom https://t.co/udamLGqToA
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18:49 BREAKING » BREXIT »

#BREAKING No Brexit statement on Wednesday from UKs May: minister
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18:45 BRAZILS » COMMUNIST »

#UPDATE Brazils newly-elected right-wing president has fiercely criticized a program from Communist Cuba that has sent thousands of doctors to impoverished regions of the country https://t.co/n4rTUVFMsR
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18:44 BRAZILS » COMMUNIST »

#UPDATE Brazils newly-elected right-wing president has fiercely criticized a program from Communist Cuba that has sent thousands of doctors to impoverished regions of the country https://t.co/n4rTUVFMsR
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18:18 SPAIN »

Spain wants to "eliminate" alternative medicine such as acupuncture and homeopathy from health centres where treatment must be given only by "recognised" professionals https://t.co/h18BVPZUkr
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18:00 ISRAELI » DEFENCE »

#UPDATE Israeli Defence Minister Avigdor #Lieberman has announced his resignation and called for early elections after a sharp disagreement over a Gaza ceasefire deal, throwing the government into turmoil https://t.co/G8BgFH79h9
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17:59 BREAKING » WHITE »

#BREAKING White House claims it has broad discretion to curb press access to the president in CNN case https://t.co/xzmEeuKiVk
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17:45 FORCES » YEMENS »

#UPDATE Forces loyal to Yemens government have halted an offensive on the lifeline port of #Hodeida as the UAE, a key member of the pro-government coalition, threw its weight behind the early convening of UN-led peace talks https://t.co/FRnFxYS32b
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AFP news agency @AFP 17:45 - 14.11.2018

17:30 BREAKING » FOX »

#BREAKING Fox News says it will join rival CNN in its legal battle to restore the access of White House reporter Jim Acosta, maintaining that press credentials should never be weaponized https://t.co/1M6jULdeDz
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17:30 SECURITY » COUNCIL »

#UPDATE The UN Security Council has lifted sanctions on #Eritrea following a landmark peace deal with Ethiopia and a thaw with Djibouti that have buoyed hopes for positive change in the Horn of Africa https://t.co/2Sg8et8lz9
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17:20 UAE » YEMEN »

#UPDATE The UAE, a leading member of a pro-government coalition fighting in #Yemen, says it supports a UN plan for peace talks to be held in Sweden by the years end https://t.co/ZoT9VKymkp
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AFP news agency @AFP 17:20 - 14.11.2018

17:09 BREAKING » CUBA »

#BREAKING Cuba says to pull thousands of its doctors out of Brazil in response to President-elect Bolsonaros contemptuous and threatening remarks https://t.co/vIgrV2Tibl
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AFP news agency @AFP 17:09 - 14.11.2018

17:07 SCOTLANDS » NICOLA »

#UPDATE Scotlands pro-independence leader Nicola Sturgeon has voiced her opposition to a draft Brexit agreement that would reportedly leave Northern Ireland in the European single market https://t.co/qSYy4G2gLV #BrexitDeal
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AFP news agency @AFP 17:07 - 14.11.2018

16:55 PALESTINIAN » ISRAELI »

#UPDATE A Palestinian has been killed by Israeli fire in the border area of the northern #GazaStrip, the enclaves health ministry and a security source say https://t.co/uqXNcVYFCq
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AFP news agency @AFP 16:55 - 14.11.2018

16:10 BREAKING » ERITREA »

#BREAKING UN lifts sanctions on Eritrea https://t.co/5zDIEdjtNO
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16:07 BREAKING » YEMEN »

#BREAKING Yemen government camp ordered to halt Hodeida offensive: commanders https://t.co/Y41xCHGAki
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15:40 BRITISH » THERESA »

#UPDATE British PM Theresa May has defended her anguished divorce deal with the EU before rowdy lawmakers before trying to win the backing of her splintered cabinet, while a Brexit summit between Britain and the EU was slated for November 25 https://t.co/wTA6s7MZfa
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AFP news agency @AFP 15:40 - 14.11.2018

15:00 VIDEO » ROHINGYA »

VIDEO: Rohingya Muslims are fleeing Bangladeshi refugee camps to avoid a controversial drive to repatriate them to Myanmar later this week, where the UN says conditions are still not conducive to their return #Teknaf https://t.co/8VaPsX2Y4l
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14:49 BREAKING » UAE »

#BREAKING UAE supports early convening of UN Yemen talks: minister https://t.co/H4PmFM6QKd
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