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Famed baker Sylvia Weinstock, 91, came out of retirement to create Jennifer Gates' wedding cake

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Berner Polizei zeigt Präsenz: Eine Handvoll Corona-Skeptiker trotzt dem Demo-Verbot

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Ex-surgeon confesses to killing wife, throwing her body out of plane: report

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Rep. Jerry Nadler scolds GOP lawmakers for not wearing masks at House Judiciary hearing

During a hearing on Capitol Hill Thursday, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerry Nadler, D-N.Y., scolded Republicans lawmakers in attendance who were not wearing masks. Nadler called out several non-mask-wearing members ... Read more »

Lego reveals iconic ‘Home Alone' house building set

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Giants' Barkley, Golladay, Toney all miss practice ahead of Panthers game

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UK seals deal to end Digital Services Tax and transition to global system

© Provided by City AM The UK has agreed to scrap its Digital Services Tax on online giants like Amazon in a move that will stop Joe Biden slapping tariffs ... Read more »

COVID vaccine is safe & effective: AIIMS Director on India's 100 crore vaccination feat

© Provided by Zee News New Delhi: Terming the country crossing landmark of administration of 100 crore COVID-19 vaccine doses as a “historic moment”, All India Institute of Medical Sciences ... Read more »

Army averts tragedy, defuses IED in Poonch forest

© Provided by The Times of India JAMMU: The Army on Thursday averted a tragedy by defusing an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) in the forest area of Poonch district in ... Read more »

Maths Week: Thursday puzzles

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Haiti gang leader threatens to kill kidnapped US missionaries if demands not met

© AP People protest for the release of kidnapped missionaries near the missionaries‘ headquarters in Titanyen, north of Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Tuesday, Oct. 19, 2021. – AP The leader of a ... Read more »

Smite bug discovered during Gen.G's tiebreaker match vs. Liquid at Worlds 2021

© Provided by Dot Esports During the big tiebreaker match between Korea’s Gen.G and North America’s Team Liquid at the 2021 League of Legends World Championship, some viewers caught a ... Read more »

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Fnatic moves on from ChYuan, Deth for next Dota Pro Circuit season

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Biden, Harris mark 10th anniversary of MLK memorial

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Salim Hamze suspected he might be killed due to his involvement in multiple Sydney crime networks

© Provided by ABC NEWS Salim Hamze had just moved out of his mother’s house in Auburn. () Sydney’s latest victim of underworld crime knew he had a target on ... Read more »

Labour muddle over support for Covid ‘plan B' as Keir Starmer contradicts health spokesperson

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Iran awards scientific prize to 2 US-based physicists

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Prince Charles moved to tears at emotional awards ceremony

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5 Veterans Quit Kyrsten Sinema's Advisory Council In Protest

Five veterans who worked on an advisory council to Sen. Kyrsten Sinema quit their posts on Thursday with a scathing letter to the Arizona Democrat accusing her of failing her ... Read more »

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Zelina Vega wins 2021 Queen's Crown tournament at WWE Crown Jewel

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Judge won't bar public from Ghislaine Maxwell jury selection

NEW YORK (AP) — A judge on Thursday rejected British socialite Ghislaine Maxwell’s bid to block the public and news media from jury selection in her New York City trial ... Read more »

Delhi HC extends stay on criminal defamation proceedings against Shashi Tharoor

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41% more rainfall in India from Oct 1-21, Uttarakhand records five times higher rain: IMD

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Government refuses to publish Northern Ireland Brexit plan legal text for scrutiny

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India among 11 'countries of concern' on climate change for US spy agencies

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Russian court sends bailiffs to enforce collection of more unpaid Facebook fines

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