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Daily Archives: October 24, 2019

Grim find: 39 dead in 1 of UK’s worst trafficking cases

LONDON , Oct 23 (AP) — Investigators were trying to piece together the movements of a large cargo truck found Wednesday containing the bodies...

More than 100 Islamic State prisoners have escaped in Syria: US envoy

Washington, Oct 23 (AFP) More than 100 prisoners of the Islamic State extremist movement have escaped in Syria in the chaos since Turkey's incursion,...

Turkey, Russia discuss new S-400 supplies: report

Moscow, Oct 23 (AFP): Turkey is in talks to buy more S-400 missile defence systems from Moscow, Russia's state arms exporter said, despite Washington's...

China plans to replace Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam: FT

Beijing, Oct 23 (AFP) Beijing is drawing up a plan to remove Hong Kong's beleaguered chief executive Carrie Lam, the Financial Times reported Wednesday,...

Hong Kong government to withdraw bill that sparked protests

Hong Kong, Oct 23 (AP) Hong Kong authorities are set to formally withdraw an unpopular extradition bill that sparked months of chaotic protests in...

Zuckerberg appears in Congress as Facebook faces scrutiny

WASHINGTON , Oct 23 (AP) — Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg endured hours of prickly questioning from lawmakers Wednesday as he defended the company’s new...

Google touts quantum computing milestone

SAN FRANCISCO , Oct 23 (AP) — Google said it has achieved a breakthrough in quantum computing research, saying an experimental quantum processor has...


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