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Biden says US trade deal hinges on UK 'respect' for Good Friday Agreement

Image copyright Reuters Joe Biden has said he will not allow peace in Northern Ireland to become a "casualty of Brexit" if he is elected US President in November.The Democratic candidate said any UK-US trade deal had to be "contingent" on respect for the Good Friday Agreement.Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab has been trying to reassure…
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Barack Obama: Former president announces memoir release date

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The memoir will be released on 17 November, two weeks after the US presidential election Former US President Barack Obama has announced the publication date of the first half of his memoirs.Mr Obama - the first black president and husband of Michelle Obama - said the book would "try…
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Tony Abbott hacked after posting boarding pass on Instagram

Publishedduration14 hours agoimage copyrightReutersimage captionThe hacker said Mr Abbott spoke with him over the phone about the data breachFormer Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott had his phone number and passport details obtained by a hacker after posting a picture of his boarding pass on Instagram. Hacker Alex Hope said he uncovered Mr Abbott's details from…
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Forest fires devastate Brazil's Pantanal tropical wetlands

Publishedduration14 hours agoimage copyrightEPAimage captionA firefighter tries to put out a forest fire in Porto Jofre, Mato Grosso state, BrazilThere have been more than 15,000 fires in Brazil's Pantanal wetlands so far this year, causing widespread devastation. That is triple the number recorded in the same period in 2019, according to data collected by Brazil's…
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Uganda jail break: Manhunt for 'naked' Moroto prisoners

Publishedduration14 hours agoimage copyrightUganda Peoples' Defence Forcesimage captionEscaped prisoners wearing distinctive yellow uniforms are seen in this photo released on WednesdaySeven out of 219 prisoners who escaped from a jail in north-eastern Uganda have been recaptured, officials say.Some of the fugitives reportedly took off their distinctive yellow prison uniforms and fled naked into the hills…
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Hurricane Sally: Half a million left without power amid storm

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media caption"That's my car... submerged": Video shows flooded streets in Pensacola, Florida Tropical Storm Sally has left more than half a million Americans without power as its torrential rains and storm surges lashed the US Gulf coast.Winds slowed after Sally made landfall as a Category 2 hurricane on…