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Spain's Podemos Elects New Chief
Spain's Podemos takes a new direction Sunday with Ione Belarra set to take over as leader following Pablo Iglesias' departure, putting two women at the helm of the radical left-wing party. Following a week-long vote, activists from Podemos, the junior partner in Spain's ruling coalition, will on Sunday afternoon announce the name of the party's new
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Post And Present Trauma Time Bomb Hangs Over Gaza
Her eyes glued to a cellphone photo of her sister and four children killed in an Israeli strike on Gaza, Ola lets out the painful words: "I was hoping we'd find them alive." The Gaza City resident in her thirties wipes away tears as she stands before a psychologist from a local organisation. Ola is one of many Gazans who lost family members during
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Arsenal Rumors: Gunners Make Stunning Offer For Lionel Messi's Argentina Co-Striker – Report
Arsenal may already be working on the transfer of a Serie A striker to bolster its attack this summer, a report has suggested.
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Meghan Markle Was Looking For English Boyfriend Before Meeting Prince Harry, Ex-Friend Claims
Meghan Markle wanted to have an English boyfriend before meeting Prince Harry, a former friend of the duchess has claimed. English radio personality Lizzie Cundy claimed in a piece for Grazia that she tried to set up Markle with U.K. soccer star Ashley Cole back in 2013. However, the athlete wasn't interested in meeting the former "Suits" actress,
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Manchester United Rumors: Solskjaer's 'Bossy' Star Wanted By Top Serie A Club – Report
A Serie A contender could be plotting a transfer swoop for a Manchester United star, according to a report.
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Algerians Shun Parliamentary Election Under Protest Boycott
Algeria voted Saturday in a parliamentary election boycotted by the long-running Hirak protest movement and marked by a high abstention rate. Pro-government parties had urged a big turnout for the "crucial vote" hoping to restore stability after two years of turmoil since the ouster of veteran president Abdelaziz Bouteflika under pressure from the
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Rare Earth Metals At The Heart Of China's Rivalry With US, Europe
What if China were to cut off the United States and Europe from access to rare minerals that are essential to electric vehicles, wind turbines and drones? At a time of frequent geopolitical friction among those three powers, Washington and Brussels want to avoid this scenario by investing in the market for 17 minerals with unique properties that to
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US Fed Expected To Stand Its Ground Despite Rising Inflation
Even in the face of rising inflation, the lackluster progress on restoring jobs lost during the pandemic means the US Federal Reserve is unlikely to budge on monetary policy when it meets next week. Central bank chief Jerome Powell has made it clear the Fed will hold the line on its massive bond buying program and rock-bottom lending rates until
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More US Finance Giants Tiptoe Into Cryptoassets
Investing in bitcoin and other digital currencies remains a risky game where the rules could change significantly, but the payoff could be big. In response to this dilemma, several leading US financial heavyweights are staying on the sidelines, while an increasing number are proceeding cautiously into the growing world of cryptoassets. "My own
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Fujimori Clings To Fraud Claim In Peru As Vote Tally Nears End
Right-wing candidate Keiko Fujimori insisted Saturday that Peru's presidential election was marred by fraud, as final vote counting dragged on with her leftist rival slightly ahead. "There was fraud in the voting process. There was manipulation in the voting process," Fujimori said in a briefing with foreign reporters without providing evidence, as
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Angelina Jolie Sparks Reunion Rumors With Ex-Husband Jonny Lee Miller, Visits His Apartment Building
Has Angelina Jolie reconnected with her first ex-husband Jonny Lee Miller? On Friday night, the "Eternals" star, 46, was photographed entering and leaving an apartment complex in Brooklyn, New York, where her 48-year-old British ex-husband, who co-starred with her in the 1995 movie "Hackers," has a $3 million home, E! News reported, citing public
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Canada Pays Final Homage To Family Killed In Truck Attack
Several hundred people gathered in London, Ontario on Saturday to pay homage to a Muslim family deliberately mowed down by the driver of a pick-up truck, in an attack that has shocked Canadians and which Prime Minister Justin Trudeau denounced as "terrorist." Four members of the Afzaal family -- a man and his wife, their teenage daughter and his mo
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Premier E3 Video Game Show Kicks Off With 'Avatar'
The world's premier video game trade show, E3, kicked off online Saturday, celebrating play that "kept us sane" during the pandemic, celebrating fantasy worlds with Ubisoft's new offering "Avatar," and promising a real-world gathering next year. The Electronic Entertainment Expo that each year turned the Los Angeles Convention Center into a players
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Oil Spill Drifts Away From Corsica Coast
Fears two oil slicks would pollute eastern Corsica's holiday beaches eased Saturday after French officials prepared for the worst and naval boats armed with clean-up equipment arrived off the Mediterranean island. "We are more reassured now because the pollution is drifting away from the coast," maritime prefecture spokesperson Christine Ribbe tol
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Clashes After Tunisia Demo Against Police Violence
Youths clashed with officers again Saturday evening, hours after a demonstration in the Tunisian capital, Tunis, to protest police violence following the latest death of a man arrested by police. In the working class district of Sidi Hassine, several dozen young people threw projectiles, including fireworks, at police near the station, an AFP repor
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Euro 2020 Stunned After Eriksen Collapse
Euro 2020 was still reeling Sunday after Denmark midfielder Christian Eriksen collapsed and had to be revived by medics on the pitch during his country's defeat to Finland. Eriksen was "awake and undergoing further tests" after he received CPR as his distraught teammates formed a circle around him to shield the stricken player from the view of 16,0
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'At The End Of Her Life, I Had To Be There': Krejcikova In Debt To Dignified Novotna
Newly-crowned French Open champion Barbora Krejcikova hailed her mentor and former Wimbledon champion Jana Novotna who died in 2017, saying: "At the end of her life, I had to be there." Krejcikova defeated Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova 6-1, 2-6, 6-4 in Saturday's final at the conclusion of only her fifth appearance in a Grand Slam singles main draw. Aft
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G7 Leaders Take On China, Covid And Climate
G7 leaders on Saturday confronted China and the threat of future pandemics as the elite club of wealthy nations advertised a newfound Western unity at its first physical summit since 2019. After an informal evening get-together -- featuring a Royal Air Force aerobatics display, beach barbecue, firepit marshmallows and a Cornish troupe singing sea
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Trip To Space With Jeff Bezos Sells For $28 Mn
A mystery bidder paid $28 million at auction Saturday for a seat alongside Jeff Bezos on board the first crewed spaceflight of the billionaire's company Blue Origin next month. The Amazon founder revealed this week that both he and his brother Mark would take seats on board the company's New Shepard launch vehicle on July 20, to fly to the edge o
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Like Eating Out? How Restaurants Are Assuring Consumer Loyalty After Pandemic Gains
The restaurant industry was one of many that seemed poised to lose when the COVID-19 Pandemic struck, forcing dining rooms to close and affecting business at several establishments that weren’t equipped to offer delivery and curbside pickup options. However, chain restaurants and others who saw an uptick thanks to digital orders are eager to contin
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