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Russians take a dip in icy water to mark Orthodox Epiphany

Russians take a dip in icy water to mark Orthodox Epiphany 0

🕔12:44, 19.Jan 2020

Russian Orthodox Christians braved cold temperatures to immerse themselves in an icy lake to celebrate the Epiphany religious holiday. The age-old ritual commemorates the baptism of Jesus Christ in the Jordan River, or the Epiphany, which the Russian Orthodox Church

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Putin pays tribute to victims of World War Two Leningrad siege

Putin pays tribute to victims of World War Two Leningrad siege 0

🕔12:38, 19.Jan 2020

Russian leader Vladimir Putin visited his home city of St Petersburg to pay tribute to victims of Leningrad siege during World War Two. The Siege of Leningrad, which lasted for 872 days, claimed the lives of hundreds of thousands of

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Winter storms pound U.S. Midwest and Northeast states

Winter storms pound U.S. Midwest and Northeast states 0

🕔12:35, 19.Jan 2020

Winter storms across much of the U.S. Midwest and Northeast brought bone-chilling temperatures and caused flight delays. The wintry snow, ice and freezing temperatures impacted some 100 million Americans across the regions. The national weather service posted blizzard warnings on

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Dozens wounded as Lebanon’s anti-gov’t protests turn violent

Dozens wounded as Lebanon’s anti-gov’t protests turn violent 0

🕔12:27, 19.Jan 2020

Dozens of people have been wounded after security forces used tear gas and water cannon to disperse crowds of anti-government protesters trying to reach Martyrs’ Square, the hub of a months-long protest movement in Lebanon calling for changes to the

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Harry and Meghan drop royal duties and HRH titles

Harry and Meghan drop royal duties and HRH titles 0

🕔12:25, 19.Jan 2020

Prince Harry and Meghan will no longer use their HRH titles and will not receive public funds for royal duties, Buckingham Palace has announced. The couple will also no longer formally represent the Queen. The Duke and Duchess of Sussex

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Oodles of frozen noodles in Canada

Oodles of frozen noodles in Canada 0

🕔14:45, 18.Jan 2020

In a bid to show family and friends in Mexico just how cold it can get in Canada, a mother conducted an experiment with some noodles.Arleney Rodriguez de Sanchez spotted the experiment on the internet and decided to put it

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Rime scenery dazzles tourists in northwest China’s Xinjiang region

Rime scenery dazzles tourists in northwest China’s Xinjiang region 0

🕔14:40, 18.Jan 2020

A rime scenery appeared in the Burqin Basin of northwest China’s Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region due to the temperature drop recently, indulging tourists in a white wonderland. Every year from November to the next March, the Burqin River in the

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Former U.S. congressman Collins sentenced to 26 months for insider trading

Former U.S. congressman Collins sentenced to 26 months for insider trading 0

🕔13:25, 18.Jan 2020

Chris Collins, a former U.S. congressman from New York who was an early backer of President Donald Trump, was sentenced to 26 months in prison and fined $200,000 after pleading guilty to taking part in an insider trading scheme. Collins,

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Protesters and police clash as Chile protests flare up

Protesters and police clash as Chile protests flare up 0

🕔13:21, 18.Jan 2020

Protesters clashed with security forces in Santiago as protests that have become more sporadic flared up once again. Water cannon vehicles doused protesters who threw items at police in riot gear near Santiago’s iconic Plaza Italia.Since October, Chile has been

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Blizzard slams Canada’s Newfoundland, state of emergency declared in capital

Blizzard slams Canada’s Newfoundland, state of emergency declared in capital 0

🕔13:18, 18.Jan 2020

A winter blizzard hammered Canada’s Atlantic coast packing wind gusts of more than 120 km/h and dumping more than 60 cm in some areas, prompting several towns in the province of Newfoundland and Labrador to declare a state of emergency.

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