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California fire: Ventura blaze reaches Pacific Ocean

California fire: Ventura blaze reaches Pacific Ocean

Firefighters tackling a fast-moving wildfire in southern California have said the blaze has jumped the main coastal highway and reached the Pacific Ocean, US media report. The fire, which ripped ...

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As accusations continue to mount, Senate Democrats tell Franken to resign

As accusations continue to mount, Senate Democrats tell Franken to resign

Up to 30 Democratic senators have called on US Senator Al Franken to resign amid sexual misconduct claims. In statements released almost simultaneously on Wednesday, a group of Democratic lawmakers ...

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World reacts to Trump move on Jerusalem

World reacts to Trump move on Jerusalem

US President Donald Trump’s decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel’s capital has been met with a wave of disapproval. Leaders from within the Muslim world and from the wider international ...

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Better medical care could slash UK mortality rate during pregnancy

Better medical care could slash UK mortality rate during pregnancy

Up to two in five deaths among UK mothers who die in pregnancy or shortly afterwards could be prevented with better care, a new report suggests. A detailed examination of 124 maternal ...

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Sia: ethics of fame and Maddie Ziegler ‘a question I have asked myself often’

Sia: ethics of fame and Maddie Ziegler 'a question I have asked myself often'

Performing artist Sia Furler has responded to concerns about her use of 15-year-old dancer Maddie Ziegler as a creative partner, saying the use of children in entertainment is “a conversation we should all be ...

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Six women file class-action lawsuit against Harvey Weinstein and ‘complicit producers’

Six women file class-action lawsuit against Harvey Weinstein and 'complicit producers'

Harvey Weinstein and his former film production company are facing a class-action lawsuit from six women, who are seeking to represent “hundreds” of other women allegedly victimized by the disgraced movie ...

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Star Wars actor Daisy Ridley: social media is bad for mental health

Star Wars actor Daisy Ridley: social media is bad for mental health

The actor Daisy Ridley, who will soon be seen on the big screen when she reprises her role as Rey in Star Wars: The Last Jedi, has said social media is ...

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FA’s Greg Clarke to embark on global tour with 2030 World Cup in mind

FA, Greg Clarke, global tour, 2030 World Cup

The chairman of the Football Association is to embark on a worldwide tour of other Fifa member countries on a charm offensive which could help England if they decide to bid ...

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Fernando Llorente off the mark for Tottenham in stroll against Apoel

Fernando Llorente off the mark for Tottenham in stroll against Apoel

It has taken a while – 17 appearances to be precise – but Fernando Llorente is up and running as a Tottenham Hotspur goalscorer. The summer signing from Swansea City has been ...

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Manchester City’s winning run ends as makeshift side fall to Shakhtar

Manchester City’s winning run ends as makeshift side fall to Shakhtar

Pep Guardiola said his players “needed to lose” in order to regain their focus, after Manchester City were beaten for the first time in 227 days. City were poor in the first ...

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