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Luxembourg legalises growing of cannabis in the home

VC guys keep trying to make cryptocurrency a global standard by spending billions to invent less-attractive versions of Bitcoin, instead of just buying payment-system companies to make the most common cash registers and apps support crypto payments by default. Pro-gamer move.

'Beaten' Alec Baldwin seen at New Mexico hotel day after shooting

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Don't use biometrics for anti-fraud. In fact, don't use biometrics for anything.

New: Internal Facebook documents show its services are used to spread religious hatred in India. Company researchers identified calls to violence that coincided with 2020 riots in Delhi that left 53 dead. @WSJ 's Facebook Files latest. With @JeffHorwitz 

These permafrost communities in Russia are being destroyed because of climate change — here’s what’s at stake if the warming continues

Burj Khalifa showcased Bathukamma, a floral festival of Telangana on October 23. Telangana Jagruthi, led by MLC Kalvakuntla Kavitha, has made arrangements to play the Bathukamma documentary on the big screen for invited delegates and separately for local people.

US President Joe Biden will meet with Pope Francis on Friday to discuss climate change, poverty and the coronavirus pandemic.

Aerial footage shows lava flow from the volcano on Spain's La Palma island spreading across the landscape. The eruption on the Cumbre Vieja volcanic ridge have damaged or destroyed more than 2,100 buildings.

Regardless of whether a gun or prop is believed to be loaded with anything, has anyone explained why it was pointed at anyone and why it was fired at anyone? #GunSafety101 

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Gardaí are seeking the public's help in tracing 15-year-old Kenzie Delaney who was last seen in the Dublin 1 area today. Anyone with information is asked to contact Mountjoy Garda Station on 01 666 8600, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111, or any garda station.

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DADS ON DUTY: After a violent week of fighting at a Louisiana high school, parents knew something had to change. So, a group of dads decided to show up not just for their kids - but for the whole student body - to help maintain a positive environment. @OnTheRoadCBS  has more.

Attorney General Merrick Garland is dodging questions about whether he will appoint a special counsel to probe President Joe Biden’s son, Hunter.

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The UN blames (unstated: Ethiopian government) airstrikes in the Tigray capital for having to halt a UN humanitarian flight to Tigray as a looming famine threatens there.

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A suspected poacher found dead in a South African national park is believed to have been killed by an elephant, park officials said.

Facebook documents show how the platform fueled rage ahead of the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol

#WATCH : People questioned curfew, internet suspension. Had there been no curfew, don't know how many lives would have been lost. Kashmir youth has been saved due to curfew, internet suspension...3 families ruled for 70 yrs...Why were 40,000 people killed?: Home Minister Amit Shah

Col. Wang Yaping is set to make history as the first Chinese woman to walk in space. But in the eyes of officials and the media, her accomplishments seem to have taken a back seat to questions about makeup, menstrual cycles and child care.

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#WATCH | "...PM went out of his way, made everyone move very fast... Had it not been for him... and driving the health ministry, today India would not have been able to make a billion doses....: Cyrus Poonawalla, Serum Institute, after meet with PM Modi. (Source: PMO)

BREAKING: Before fatal shooting, Alec Baldwin was handed a loaded gun on a film set by an assistant director who was unaware it held live ammunition, court records show.

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#BREAKING Ethiopia launches fourth air strike this week on Tigray capital: official

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A white Texas man shot and killed a Moroccan man as he sat in his car, claiming he looked "suspicious." 10 days later, the suspect has not been arrested. #AdilDghoughi  was 31. Family say they think he got lost driving and police are holding back information. (Photo: @gofundme )

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New mutation of Covid Delta variant under close watch in UK

BREAKING: Alec Baldwin fired the gun that killed one and injured another in an accident set of his film "Rust."

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"I hope nobody noticed it, but election week in America was probably one of my worst weeks last year. I was having a lot of trouble functioning." @JohnKingCNN  discusses his 13-year-long battle with multiple sclerosis.

"I understand your talking point. You're not answering my question, Mr. Attorney General." @RepMikeJohnson  grilled Attorney General Merrick Garland about his potential Critical Race Theory conflict of interests, at Thursday's committee hearing.

"He died in my arms." Adesola's son was shot and died in her arms at Lekki toll gate in Lagos. A year later, no one has taken responsibility for what happened that night.

Personal attacks being made on us in the past 15 days. Attacks are being made on my deceased mother, sister and retired father. I strongly condemn this: NCB Zonal Director Sameer Wankhede in Mumbai

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LOOK: Renowned Filipino designer Michael Cinco flexes on Instagram that a beaded jacket designed by him was worn by pop idol Lay Zhang of the boy group EXO. | 📷Michael Cinco/Instagram

When three suspects walked into a store – one pointing a handgun at the cashier – a customer immediately disarmed them. Turns out, he's a Marine. “The Marine Corps taught me not to [mess] around," the customer said.

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