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  • TLONDON-Overfishing and changing sea temperatures are pushing seabirds to the brink of extinction, according to new data on the world’s birds. Birds that are now globally threatened include the kittiwake and the Atlantic puffin, which breed on UK sea cliffs. Meanwhile, on land, the Snowy Owl ...

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  • TLOS ANGELES-Morrissey has angrily denied the write-up of a recent interview he gave to the German newspaper Der Spiegel. The star was quoted as defending Kevin Spacey against allegations of sexual abuse, insisting the alleged victims knew what they were getting into. Morrissey reportedly added he ...

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  • TLOS ANGELES:- ITV has confirmed there will be a third series of royal drama Victoria after this year’s Christmas Day special. Jenna Coleman and Tom Hughes will both be back as the Queen and Prince Albert in the series, which kicks off in 1848. According to Daisy Goodwin, the programme’s ...

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  • TBEIJING-A well-known Chinese climber has died while performing one of his trademark daredevil skyscraper stunts. Wu Yongning had amassed thousands of followers on the social network Weibo for his dramatic short videos showing him perched atop tall buildings without the use of safety ...

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  • TCALIFORNIA:- Hidden software that can record every letter typed on a computer keyboard has been discovered pre-installed on hundreds of HP laptop models. Security researcher Michael Myng found the keylogging code in software drivers preinstalled on HP laptops to make the keyboard work. HP said more ...

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  • TKhartoum - Twenty-four women have been charged with indecency after being caught wearing trousers at a party near the Sudanese capital Khartoum. The gathering was raided by morality police on Wednesday. The women could face punishment of 40 lashes and a fine for wearing what is described as an ...

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  • TSan Francisco - San Francisco officials have voted to restrict where delivery robots can go in the city, in a blow for the burgeoning industry. Start-ups will have to get permits to use such bots, which will be restricted to less crowded urban areas. Opponents are concerned about the safety of ...

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  • TSydney-Croaks and chirps. Even whistles and barks. These are some of the sounds that Australian frogs make, and local biologists are hoping members of the public will help record them on a new app called FrogID. It is part of a conservation effort to better track 240 frog species around ...

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  • TSydney-The term “kwaussie” - a hybrid of Kiwi and Aussie - has been named Australia’s word of the year. The portmanteau came to prominence in 2017 through the nation’s dual citizenship political saga, said the Australian National Dictionary Centre. It describes a person who ...

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