Planet Gazette … the last 30 days

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Comoros: Civilians flee strife-torn city on Anjouan island

Security forces in the Comoros have intensified their crackdown against anti-government protesters on the island of Anjouan, with witnesses reporting heavy gunfire and residents fleeing
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White man pleads guilty to shooting 3 black men during Katrina

A white man who fired a shotgun at three African-Americans amid the chaos that followed Hurricane Katrina in New Orleans more than 13 years ago
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Sudan: former President Abdulrahman Siwar al-Dahab dies aged 83

Former Sudanese president Abdulrahman Siwar al-Dahab has died in Saudi Arabia, Sudan's state news agency (SUNA) reports. The 83-year-old former leader of Sudan died in
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Ronnie O’Sullivan wins but John Higgins, Neil Robertson & Judd Trump exit English Open

Neil Robertson is ranked 10th in the worldFormer world champions John Higgins and Neil Robertson and world number five Judd Trump were all knocked out
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BBC News, News Uk /

Royal tour: Harry and Meghan arrive at Bondi Beach

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The duke and duchess were greeted by colourful outfits at Bondi BeachIt may be a grey day in Sydney
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Saudi prince’s aide was ‘at consulate’ when Khashoggi vanished

A member of Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman's entourage walked into the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul just before writer Jamal Khashoggi vanished there, according
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BBC News, News Uk /

Oregon Zoo shares animal X-rays

Image copyright Oregon Zoo Image caption ChameleonA zoo in the US state of Oregon has posted images of X-rays of its animals taken during routine
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Honduran activists welcome Trump’s threats to cut US aid

Esquipulas, Guatemala - US President Donald Trump's threats against a caravan of thousands of Honduran migrants headed to the United States will not deter people
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BBC News, News Uk /

Amazon creates 1,000 ‘highly skilled’ jobs in three UK cities

Image copyright Amazon Image caption Amazon is working on its Prime Air delivery service in CambridgeAmazon has revealed plans to create more than 1,000 jobs
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BBC News, News Uk /

Harry Maguire: Leicester defender remains focused and ‘ambitious’

'They're all here to see you' - Lineker steals Maguire's spotlight at schoolEngland defender Harry Maguire says he wants to win trophies and play in
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BBC News, News Uk /

Hurricane Michael: Returning to a city that no longer exists

Families have returned to Mexico Beach, a Florida town devastated by Hurricane Michael last week. Many are finding their homes in ruins; others, no home
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Aljazeera /

Oil output from Saudi, Kuwait shared zone on hold as ties sour

Saudi Arabia and Kuwait will struggle to resume oil production from jointly operated fields any time soon due to operational differences and souring political ties
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BBC News, News Uk /

Ed Moses: Two-time Olympic champion says he was told to ‘shut up’ at Wada meeting

Wada officials 'disrespected' me - Scott tells BBC sports editor Dan RoanTwo-time Olympic gold medallist Ed Moses says he was told to "shut up" at
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Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey: Our Free Speech Motto Was a ‘Joke’

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey claimed in an interview this week that it was a “joke” when the social network described itself as the “free-speech wing
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Facebook Exhibits ‘War Room’ for Controlling Information Ahead of Midterm Elections

Breitbart News previously reported that Facebook had set up a “war room” to prepare for the upcoming midterm elections, now the mainstream media has been
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Treasury Secretary Mnuchin Skipping Saudi Arabia Summit in Wake of Missing Journalist Khashoggi

Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin ended speculation Thursday morning when he announced he will, indeed, skip the Future Investment Initiative summit in Saudi Arabia. Mnuchin met
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Breitbart News, News US /

Pollak: Media’s Obsession with Saudi Story Shows All Other Anti-Trump Narratives Have Collapsed

Many Americans have already begun voting in the 2018 midterm elections. The media, and the Democratic Party, hope anti-Trump sentiment will lead to a “blue
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Jon Tester Haunted by Anti-Second Amendment Track Record

Sen. Jon Tester (D-MT) claims to be pro-Second Amendment but even a cursory glance at his record shows opposition to pro-gun Supreme Court nominees, support
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Nancy Pelosi: There Will Be ‘Collateral Damage’ to Those Who Disagree with Us

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) told a gathering at the 92nd Street Y in New York on Sunday that there may have to be
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Sudan ex-president Abdulrahman Suwar al-Dahab dies aged 83

Former Sudanese president Abdulrahman Suwar al-Dahab has died in Saudi Arabia, Sudan's state news agency (SUNA) reports. The 83 year-old former leader died at a
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BBC News, News Uk /

Craig Savage: Jury shown CCTV of ‘crazy ex with gun’

CCTV has been shown in court of Craig Savage, 35, arriving at a house in St Leonards where his estranged wife Michelle Savage and mother-in-law
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Bhutan voters chooses centre-left DNT in general election

Bhutan's voters have handed an overwhelming victory to a new party headed by a surgeon in only the third democratic election held by the Himalayan
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BBC News, News Uk /

Macron: Brexit visa fears are ‘fake news’

French President Emmanuel Macron has tried to allay fears of new barriers for Britons if there is no EU deal on Brexit, but he did
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BBC News, News Uk /

US Grand Prix: Lewis Hamilton is in Formula 1’s top five, says Fernando Alonso

Lewis Hamilton and Fernando Alonso were McLaren team-mates in 2007, with both men missing out on the world title by one pointLewis Hamilton is one
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Brexit: Five things that happened at the EU Brussels summit

Image copyright Reuters Image caption The pressure is on with five months to go until BrexitPrime Minister Theresa May has been in Belgium this week
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US Jerusalem consulate merger draws Palestinian anger

The United States says it is will place its main diplomatic mission to the Palestinians under the authority of its embassy in Israel. The US
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US Jerusalem consulate merger draws Palestinian anger

The United States says it is will place its main diplomatic mission to the Palestinians under the authority of its embassy in Israel. The US
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US student Lara Alqasem claims victory in Israel boycott case

Lara Alqasem's legal team says Israel's Supreme Court has overturned the US student's deportation order, allowing her to study in Israel. Alqasem, who is of Palestinian
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Nicaragua intensified crackdown on protesters: Amnesty

Nicaraguan authorities carried out arbitrary detentions and torture and used lethal force against anti-government protesters as part of a "intensified strategy for repression", Amnesty International
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BBC News, News Uk /

Kremlin Cup: Britain’s Johanna Konta reaches second semi-final of 2018

Konta started the year ranked ninth in the worldBritish number one Johanna Konta reached just her second WTA semi-final of the year by beating Aliaksandra
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BBC News, News Uk /

Karen Carney: Football Association appalled by rape and death threats on Instagram

Karen Carney scored a penalty for Chelsea in the Women's Champions League on Wednesday Warning: Some readers may be offended by the content in this
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BBC News, News Uk /

‘Mad cow disease’: What is BSE?

Image copyright Getty ImagesThe first case of BSE in Scotland in a decade has been confirmed after a cow died. In total, there have been
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BBC News, News Uk /

Muhammad Ali, hammers & metal hips – Mark Dry targets Tokyo medal

Mark Dry won Commonwealth bronze medals in 2014 and 2018"Everybody did something first. Somebody broke the first four-minute mile. Somebody ran sub-10 seconds first. So
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How U2’s technology is changing concerts for the better

By Mark Savage BBC Music reporter Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionAdam Clayton shows us around (and through) U2's 30-metre long "barricage"."The
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BBC News, News Uk /

Murder rate at highest level in a decade

Recorded crime has gone up by 9% in England and Wales, fuelled by rises in violent offences and robbery, official figures show. The Home Office
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BBC News, Politics /

Flash glucose monitoring patch service for NHS patients

A type one diabetic, who also uses a patch similar to Theresa May, disputes the PM's claims about access to the treatment.
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Aljazeera /

Top Afghan General Abdul Raziq killed in Kandahar attack

The leadership of Afghanistan's Kandahar has been assassinated in a brazen gun attack claimed by the Taliban, leaving a power vacuum in the crucial province
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BBC News, News Uk /

Serena Williams’ coach says allowing on-court coaching would improve tennis

Mouratoglou has coached Serena Williams since June 2012The "vast majority" of coaches break on-court coaching rules and allowing it would help "attract new people" to
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Sri Lanka reverses $300m China housing deal as PM visits India

Sri Lanka has reversed a decision to award a $300m housing deal to China in favour of a joint venture with an Indian company, the
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MLB: Houston Astros fan costs their team dearly after interfering with play

Watch the moment a fan costs the Houston Astros a two-run home run by interfering with play and stopping Boston Red Sox fielder Mookie Betts
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