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CBC News - World

New - Ex-British Consulate staffer Simon Cheng says Chinese police tortured him - A former employee of the British Consulate in Hong Kong says he was detained and tortured by Chinese secret police trying to extract information about massive anti-government protests in the territory. World - | November 20

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Israel strikes Iranian targets in Syria after rocket attack - Israel said it struck dozens of Iranian targets in Syria on Wednesday in a "wide-scale" operation in response to rocket fire on the Israeli-controlled Golan Heights the day before. World - | November 20

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Disney Plus user accounts already found on hacking sites -- Disney says its new Disney Plus streaming service doesn't have a security breach, but some users have been shut out after hackers tried to break into their accounts. -- Technology & Science -- |

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Hong Kong students' sewer escape thwarted as China feuds with U.K., U.S. -- Some anti-government protesters trapped inside a Hong Kong university on Wednesday tried to flee through the sewers, where one student said she saw snakes, but firemen prevented the escape by blocking a trapdoor into the system. -- World -- |

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Key takeaways from Day 3 of the impeachment testimony

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Johnson, Corbyn square off in 1st debate ahead of early U.K. election

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Michigan issues 1st recreational marijuana licenses - Canada - Windsor - | November 20

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Impeachment witness Volker says he 'should have seen' link between Ukraine aid and push to investigate Biden -- |

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Taliban free U.S., Australian hostages in prisoner swap

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As It Happens - Activist shares stories, videos from Iranian protesters in defiance of internet blackout - Radio - As It Happens - | November 19

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More than 100 fires burn across Australia's east coast -- |

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Epstein jail guards charged with falsifying records -- |

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Democrats call for review of Keystone pipeline following spill

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U.S. doctors group calls for total ban on vaping, e-cigarette products -- Health -- |

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Sweden drops Assange rape investigation after nearly 10 years -- World

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'Squeal on Pigs' campaign launches to keep Canadian swine from going hog-wild in Montana -- |

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Ken, Brad or James? Jeopardy tournament to determine 'greatest of all time' -- Entertainment -- |

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EasyJet plans to offset carbon on all flights -- Technology & Science -- |

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U.S. no longer considers Israeli West Bank settlements illegal -- World

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Boeing scores at least 2 orders for grounded 737 Max -- Business

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Auto union now turns focus to Fiat Chrysler; strike possible -- |

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Diplomat says of Trump Ukraine call with ambassador: 'I remember it vividly' -- World -- |

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Protesters block Iraq port as general strikes take hold -- World

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China lashes out at NY Times report on Muslim re-education camps -- World

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Trump says he'll 'strongly consider' Pelosi offer to testify in impeachment inquiry -- World -- |

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