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Journalist in London, mainly working for CNN. Previously BBC World, ITV, Sky and political corro at @abcnews.

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hey youtube how many times do i have to click skip trial before youll take me seriously
Hey @youtube, how many times do I have to click ‘skip trial’ before you’ll take me seriously?
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uk s mail on sunday daily mail publishes photo and floorplan of boris johnson and carrie symonds s flat after
UK's Mail on Sunday (Daily Mail) publishes photo (and floorplan) of Boris Johnson and Carrie Symonds's flat after neighbour calls police.

Same paper's Dep. Political editor blames neighbours for protesters out front.
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a group of super wealthy people in the us have published a letter calling for a moderate wealth tax on the for
A group of super-wealthy people in the US have published a letter, calling for “a moderate wealth tax on the fortunes of the richest one-tenth of the richest 1 percent of Americans — on us.”
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a picture of inequality in the us between 1989 and 2018 the wealthiest 1 increased its total net worth by 21 t
A picture of inequality in the US:

Between 1989 and 2018, the wealthiest 1% increased its total net worth by $21 trillion.

The bottom 50 percent saw its net worth decrease by $900 billion.

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11 republican senators from the state of oregon are in hiding to stop a vote on climate change legislation wit
11 Republican senators from the state of Oregon are in hiding to stop a vote on climate change legislation.

(Without their presence, there aren’t enough Senators present to hold the vote)

Police have been authorised to track them down.
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the transformation of the uks electricity generation mix has been quite remarkable
The transformation of the UK’s electricity generation mix has been quite remarkable
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an australia woman has taken the world number 1 title in tennis for the first time since 1976 following ashlei
An Australia woman has taken the world number 1 title in tennis for the first time since 1976, following Ashleigh Barty’s win in Birmingham
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amazon will pay 0 in taxes on 11200000000 in profit for 2018 according to a report from the institute on taxat
Amazon will pay $0 in taxes on $11,200,000,000 in profit for 2018, according to a report from the Institute on Taxation and Economic Policy (ITEP).

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when it comes to investigating leaks in australia the energy of the afp efforts seems to align almost perfectl
When it comes to investigating leaks in Australia, the "energy of the (AFP) efforts seems to align almost perfectly with the government’s political priorities"

"The pursuit of leakers is marked by inconsistency, hypocrisy," writes @RodTiffen

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dutch prosecutors will not seek the extradition of the four men because the russian constitution forbids the e
Dutch prosecutors will NOT seek the extradition of the four men because the Russian constitution forbids the extradition of suspects to other countries.

However, Dutch prosecutor Fred Westerbeke says the trial will go ahead whether they are present or not.

Via @RAGreeneCNN

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the french military band plays a medley of daft punk tunes for bastilleday celebrations
The French military band plays a medley of Daft Punk tunes for #BastilleDay celebrations.
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the daily mail reports there s been a spike in racist hate crime post brexit for context here s some dm headli
The Daily Mail reports there's been a spike in racist hate crime post-#Brexit

For context, here's some DM headlines
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this is brian kemp s ad for governor
This is Brian Kemp's ad for Governor...
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this newyorker cartoon is fantastic trumppresident
This @NewYorker cartoon is fantastic.

#TrumpPresident
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prince george appears less than impressed at today s troopingthecolour
Prince George appears less than impressed at today's #TroopingTheColour
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two terror attacks two very different front pages
Two terror attacks.

Two very different front pages.
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the two leaders faces as they watch on
The two leaders' faces as they watch on.
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sydney opera house lit up in french colours pic via tomharling parisattacks
Sydney Opera House lit up in French colours (pic via @Tomharling) #ParisAttacks
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this cartoon sums up 2017 pretty well
This cartoon sums up 2017 pretty well...
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the trump baby blimp is now up in london trumpukvisit
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