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Police launch murder investigation after 39 bodies found in lorry container

Police launch murder investigation after 39 bodies found in lorry container

A murder investigation has been launched after 39 bodies were found inside a lorry container on an industrial estate. The victims, found at the Waterglade Industrial Park in Grays, included one teenager, Essex Police said.
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Press Association
Boris Johnson departs 10 Downing Street to attend PMQs

Boris Johnson departs 10 Downing Street to attend PMQs

Boris Johnson departs 10 Downing Street to attend PMQs.
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ITN
The alleged murder that sparked HK's crisis

The alleged murder that sparked HK's crisis

A murder suspect whose case was used by the Hong Kong government to push for a controversial extradition bill walked free from jail on Wednesday as the city's authorities squabbled with Taiwan over how to handle a promised voluntary surrender. Michel
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Reuters
Buckland: Election is the only way to break Brexit deadlock

Buckland: Election is the only way to break Brexit deadlock

Robert Buckland says election is the only way to break Brexit deadlock.
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ITN
Russia-Africa summit opens in Sochi

Russia-Africa summit opens in Sochi

The first "Russia-Africa Summit", symbol of Russia's renewed interest in the African continent, opens in the seaside resort of Sochi. On the summit's agenda, in response to the "Forums on China-Africa Cooperation" that enabled Beijing to become th...
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AFP
Where Light Falls illuminations at St Paul's Cathedral

Where Light Falls illuminations at St Paul's Cathedral

Images have been projected on to St Paul's Cathedral during a preview of the Where Light Falls illuminations, which celebrate the people who helped save the landmark during the Second World War. The illuminations will be shown on Thursday, Friday...
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Press Association
39 bodies found inside lorry container in Essex

39 bodies found inside lorry container in Essex

39 bodies found inside lorry container on Essex industrial estate.
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ITN
Secret, unsafe abortion on the rise in Nigeria

Secret, unsafe abortion on the rise in Nigeria

An estimated 2.7 million abortions are carried out in Nigeria each year, the majority performed secretly and in dangerous conditions, with poor, uneducated women most at risk. The surge is attributed to the Boko Haram conflict.
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Independent Media
Plastic, Paper-Free Chocolate Packaging Tickle Taste Buds Ahead Of Diwali

Plastic, Paper-Free Chocolate Packaging Tickle Taste Buds Ahead Of Diwali

In a refreshing change a chocolate maker in Chennai has introduced plastic and paper free chocolate packaging. Called zero waste chocolate, the wrappers are made of biodegradable cocoa husk and cotton waste. Environmentalists welcome the initiative.
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NDTV
Fire rages at electoral court in Bolivian opposition stronghold

Fire rages at electoral court in Bolivian opposition stronghold

Firefighters fight flames at a regional electoral court in the early morning hours in the Bolivian opposition stronghold of Santa Cruz, after protesters set fire to electoral buildings in other parts of the country amid unrest over partial electio...
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AFP
Vladimir Putin meets with Cyril Ramaphosa at Russia-Africa summit

Vladimir Putin meets with Cyril Ramaphosa at Russia-Africa summit

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa is welcomed by Russian President Vladimir Putin at the Russia-Africa summit in Sochi. Putin is hosting dozens of African leaders as Moscow seeks greater influence on a continent where the West and China have...
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AFP
AP Top Stories October 23

AP Top Stories October 23

Here's the latest for Wednesday October 23rd: Esper goes to Iraq; Diplomat testifies about Trump, Ukraine; EU President supports Brexit delay; Flooding in Washington state.
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Associated Press
Putin meets with el-Sisi at Russia-Africa summit

Putin meets with el-Sisi at Russia-Africa summit

Vladimir Putin meets with his Egyptian counterpart Abdel Fattah el-Sisi at the Black Sea resort of Sochi. The Russian president hosts dozens of African leaders for the first Russia-Africa Summit, as Moscow seeks greater influence on a continent wh...
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AFP
39 bodies found in shipping container in Essex

39 bodies found in shipping container in Essex

A murder investigation has been launched after 39 bodies were found inside a lorry container on an industrial estate. The victims, found at the Waterglade Industrial Park in Grays, included one teenager, Essex Police said.
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Press Association
Rescued penguins released back into the sea

Rescued penguins released back into the sea

Seven little penguins, rescued after a dog attack, were released back into the ocean in Australia on Wednesday.
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Associated Press
Zimbabwe says 55 elephants have starved to death in two months

Zimbabwe says 55 elephants have starved to death in two months

At least 55 elephants have starved to death in the past two months in Zimbabwe's biggest national park as a serious drought forces animals to stray into nearby communities, authorities said.
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Independent Media
Hindu Group Leader Kamlesh Tiwari Stabbed 15 Times, Shot In Face: Report

Hindu Group Leader Kamlesh Tiwari Stabbed 15 Times, Shot In Face: Report

Hindu Samaj Party leader Kamlesh Tiwari, murdered on Friday at his home in Lucknow, was stabbed 15 times and shot in the face, according to the postmortem report. Two deep stab wounds were found on his neck. A bullet was found on the back of Kamle...
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NDTV
Swalwell: 'President Trump is Rudy'

Swalwell: 'President Trump is Rudy'

A top U.S. diplomat testified that President Donald Trump held back military aid for Ukraine unless the country agreed to investigate Democrats and a company linked to Joe Biden's family. AP obtained diplomat William Taylor's opening statement.
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Associated Press
Prince Charles meets the Welsh rugby union squad in Japan

Prince Charles meets the Welsh rugby union squad in Japan

Prince Charles meets the Welsh rugby union squad in Japan.
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ITN
Floods receding in western Washington state

Floods receding in western Washington state

The National Weather Service's Seattle office said heavy rains this week had tapered off and most of Western Washington's rivers crested Tuesday and receded below flood stage. Flooding is expected to persist in some areas on Wednesday.
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Associated Press
Countdown to Brexit: 8 days until Britain leaves the EU

Countdown to Brexit: 8 days until Britain leaves the EU

Britain is set to leave the European Union in 8 days on October 31 2019. Here we take a look at the latest figures behind Brexit.
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Press Association
Protesters sing Baby Shark to soothe frightened toddler

Protesters sing Baby Shark to soothe frightened toddler

Protesters sang Baby Shark to a frightened toddler after his mum asked them to keep the noise down. When Eliane Jabbour was driving home in Baabda District in Lebanon over the weekend, she found herself caught up among a raucous group of demonstr...
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Press Association
Portugal's private firefighters watch over volatile forests

Portugal's private firefighters watch over volatile forests

In most countries protecting forests from fires is exclusively carried out by the state but in Portugal the country's two biggest pulp and paper firms, Navigator and Altri, set up their own firefighting force in 2002, which sometimes help civil pr...
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AFP
Sonia Gandhi Meets DK Shivakumar In Tihar, Court To Decide On Bail Today

Sonia Gandhi Meets DK Shivakumar In Tihar, Court To Decide On Bail Today

Congress chief Sonia Gandhi and her party colleague Ambika Soni went to Delhi's Tihar Jail this morning to meet with their party's leader from Karnataka, DK Shivakumar, who is in jail over allegations of money laundering.
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NDTV
Body of missing Alabama girl found; 2 in custody

Body of missing Alabama girl found; 2 in custody

Birmingham, Alabama investigators searching through garbage found the body of a 3-year-old girl who was missing more than a week, and authorities are charging two people with murder, police said Tuesday.
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Associated Press
Bullet database helps ID Texas gang war

Bullet database helps ID Texas gang war

In, Houston, a gang war authorities say has claimed more than 60 lives in the last six years didn’t come into focus until a federal ballistics database helped link what had appeared to be unconnected murders.
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Associated Press
High-tech rivals pose a threat to iconic stethoscope

High-tech rivals pose a threat to iconic stethoscope

Two centuries after its invention, the very symbol of the medical profession is facing an uncertain prognosis. The stethoscope is threatened by hand-held devices that rely on ultrasound technology, artificial intelligence and smartphone apps.
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Associated Press
Polls open in Botswana's hotly contested election

Polls open in Botswana's hotly contested election

Voting begins in Botswana for a tightly contested general election that could test the country's reputation as a beacon of democracy and stability in Africa.
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AFP
From 2021, No Assam Government Jobs For Those With More Than 2 Children

From 2021, No Assam Government Jobs For Those With More Than 2 Children

The Assam Cabinet on Monday decided that from 2021, it will not give government jobs to people having more than two children. The decision was taken at a Cabinet meeting held late Monday evening that also adopted a New Land Policy, which will give...
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NDTV
China plans to replace Hong Kong's Lam - FT

China plans to replace Hong Kong's Lam - FT

China is drawing up a plan to replace Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam with an "interim" chief executive, the Financial Times reported, citing people briefed on the deliberations, which would bring to a close Lam's rule after months of often-violent pro-democracy protests.
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Reuters
In Kathua Rape-Murder, Court Asks For Case Against Probe Team Members

In Kathua Rape-Murder, Court Asks For Case Against Probe Team Members

Four months after six people were convicted in the 2018 rape and murder of an eight-year-old nomadic girl in a village in Jammu's Kathua, a local court directed the police on Tuesday to file a FIR against six members of the Special Investigation ...
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NDTV
Today in History for October 23rd

Today in History for October 23rd

Highlights of this day in history: Suicide blast kills U.S. Marines and sailors in Lebanon; Students in Hungary spark Cold War revolt; President Richard Nixon agrees to turn over White House tapes; 'Tonight Show' host Johnny Carson born.
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Associated Press
Indonesia's re-elected President Joko Widodo announces new cabinet

Indonesia's re-elected President Joko Widodo announces new cabinet

Indonesia's Joko Widodo introduces his new cabinet members, decked out in traditional batik shirts, on the steps of the presidential palace.
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AFP
2 Accused Of Hindu Group Leader Kamlesh Tiwari Murder's Arrested In Gujarat

2 Accused Of Hindu Group Leader Kamlesh Tiwari Murder's Arrested In Gujarat

Four days after the murder of Hindu Samaj Party leader Kamlesh Tiwari in Lucknow, the anti-terrorism squad of the Gujarat police arrested his two alleged killers on Tuesday from a location near the state's border with Rajasthan. This has taken the...
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NDTV
Nats star Rendon comes home for World Series

Nats star Rendon comes home for World Series

Washington Nationals star Anthony Rendon vividly remembers his one visit to the Astrodome as a child to see the Houston Astros and his beloved Killer B's. Now he’s playing in his hometown for the World Series title.
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Associated Press
Alberta Premier Jason Kenney reacts to federal election results.

Alberta Premier Jason Kenney reacts to federal election results.

Alberta Premier Jason Kenney called on Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to push through the construction of the Trans Mountain pipeline despite Trudeau's Liberal government losing its parliamentary majority in Monday's federal election.
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Canadian Press
Row over Austria's early ski resort heats up among environmentalists

Row over Austria's early ski resort heats up among environmentalists

A singular bright strip of snow stands out against Austria's autumn green surroundings as the early opening of a ski slope at the weekend sparks a row with environmentalists. Ski slopes in Europe's Alps usually open from mid-November but in the fa...
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AFP
Trump's 'lynching' comments stirs outrage

Trump's 'lynching' comments stirs outrage

One of the country's leading civil rights organizations condemned President Donald Trump's tweet Tuesday about the U.S. House impeachment inquiry, with Trump comparing it to a "lynching."
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Associated Press
Trump's 'lynching' tweet draws backlash

Trump's 'lynching' tweet draws backlash

As another key career diplomat witness appeared on Tuesday in the impeachment inquiry into U.S. President Donald Trump's dealings with Ukraine, Trump called himself the victim of a "lynching," a comment that dredged up a painful chapter in race rela
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Reuters
Suspicious package closes streets near WTC

Suspicious package closes streets near WTC

A suspicious package near the World Trade Center prompted the closure of streets during rush hour Tuesday. The package was deemed safe and a man described by police as "emotionally disturbed" was taken into custody.
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Associated Press
Student arrested in class after shooting at school

Student arrested in class after shooting at school

Police say teenage gunman returned to class Tuesday after shooting a fellow student multiple times just outside a Northern California high school, an attack that prompted a lockdown in a complex with three schools for hours.
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Associated Press
Lawyer: Ohio opioid case a 'bellwether case'

Lawyer: Ohio opioid case a 'bellwether case'

The nation's three biggest drug distributors and a major drugmaker agreed to an 11th-hour, $260 million settlement over the toll taken by opioids in two Ohio counties. A lawyer for one of the counties says the settlement could help other jurisdict...
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Associated Press
Meghan attends One Young World summit opening ceremony

Meghan attends One Young World summit opening ceremony

The Duchess of Sussex attends the opening ceremony of the One Young World Summit at London's Albert Hall. Meghan has been "a longstanding supporter" of the organisation, which describes itself as "global forum for young leaders".
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Press Association
Clashes between police and demonstrators in Chile continue

Clashes between police and demonstrators in Chile continue

Riot police clash with demonstrators in Chile's capital once again, as President Sebastian Pinera held a meeting with leaders of some of Chile's opposition parties, aiming to find a way to end the violence that has claimed 15 lives.
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AFP
Brexit: What happens next?

Brexit: What happens next?

Boris Johnson's dream of leaving the EU on Halloween with a Brexit deal has been dealt a serious blow, and he has told MPs he will now "pause" the Withdrawal Agreement Bill (WAB). So, what does this mean and what happens now? MPs voted by 329 vo...
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Press Association
'I am a frustrated federalist:' Scott Moe calls for a 'new deal' with the West

'I am a frustrated federalist:' Scott Moe calls for a 'new deal' with the West

Saskatchewan Premier Scott Moe issued a statement asking a newly elected Justin Trudeau to help frustrated Westerners by getting oil pipelines built and cancelling the carbon tax.
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Canadian Press
Anti-govt protesters sloganeer against Evo Morales in Santa Cruz

Anti-govt protesters sloganeer against Evo Morales in Santa Cruz

Protesters shout criticism at President Evo Morales in Bolivia's Santa Cruz de la Sierra after opposition called for a general strike over poll results.
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AFP
Trump tied Ukraine aid to political probes: Taylor

Trump tied Ukraine aid to political probes: Taylor

The top U.S. diplomat in Ukraine testified on Tuesday he was told that President Donald Trump made the release of security aid to Ukraine contingent on Kiev publicly declaring it would carry out politically motivated investigations that he sought, according to a copy of his statement to lawmakers. Jonah Green has more.
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Reuters