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World’s largest active volcano spew lava

01-12-2022 HAWAII: Hawaii’s Mauna Loa, the biggest active volcano on Earth, is erupting for the first time since 1984, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The volcano has been spewing ash and lava as high as 200 feet in the air since about 11:30 p.m. local time on Sunday, according …

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Ex-Australia PM’s secrecy prompts historic censure

01-12-2022 Bureau Report + Agencies CANBERRA/ MELBOURNE: Former Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison has been censured by the nation’s parliament for giving himself secret powers while in office. The historic motion follows a damning report which said his actions were “corrosive of trust in government”. It marks the first time …

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Kanye West to pay Kim Kardashian child support

01-12-2022 NEW YORK: Kanye West has been ordered to pay Kim Kardashian $200,000 (£167,000) per month in child support in a divorce settlement. The former rapper and reality TV star will share joint custody of their four children. Kardashian filed for divorce in 2021, after eight years with West, who …

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Oath Keepers founder guilty of US sedition

01-12-2022 WASHINGTON: The leader of a far-right militia has been found guilty of plotting to stop US President Joe Biden from taking office after the 2020 election. A jury found Oath Keepers founder Stewart Rhodes guilty of the rare charge of seditious conspiracy following a two-month trial. He plotted an …

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NZ and Finland PMs dismiss ‘sexist’ question

01-12-2022 AUCKLAND: The leaders of New Zealand and Finland have dismissed a journalist’s suggestion that they arranged a meeting because they are “similar in age”. At a press conference in Auckland, Finland’s Ms Sanna Marin and New Zealand’s Ms Jacinda Ardern said they met because they are prime ministers, not …

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Foreign forces must leave region: Iran

30-11-2022 TEHRAN: Deploring outsiders for upsetting security and creating problems in the region, Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi said the withdrawal of foreign forces will be conducive to regional security. Speaking at a joint press conference with Iraqi Prime Minister Mohammed Shia al-Sudani in Tehran on Tuesday, the Iranian president said, …

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