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Toronto Star - World

Boris Johnson claims Brexit mandate with massive Conservative majority - British PM's vow to 'get Brexit done' and widespread unease with Labour's Jeremy Corbyn, gives Conservatives its best performance since party icon Margaret Thatcher's last victory in 1987

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Historic vote on Trump impeachment now in the hands of U.S. House -- Judiciary committee approves abuse of power and obstruction of Congress articles as full House of Representatives expected to vote next week

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Jim Mattis on the 'Afghanistan Papers': 'We probably weren't that good' at nation-building -- Mattis acknowledged that the U.S. made a strategic mistake by not paying enough attention to Afghanistan as George Bush launched the war in Iraq.

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Ex-Sudan strongman al-Bashir gets 2 years for corruption

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Feds seize almost 370 pounds of cocaine headed to Canada

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Man who hit reporter's backside on live TV is arrested on sexual battery charge -- 'He took my power, and I'm trying to take that back,' Alex Bozarjian of NBC affiliate WSAV-TV told CBS.

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A mobster's murder, and the jockeying to move up the hierarchy -- The positioning for power in the wake of Francesco Cali's death showed life in the mob can be just as petty as life in a corporate cubicle.

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In victory, Johnson looks beyond Brexit -- Emboldened by his party's biggest victory since 1987, Boris Johnson declared improving the National Health Service was the nation's top priority, not Brexit.

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Johnson's win may deliver Brexit but could risk UK's breakup

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Tens of thousands anti-populist Sardines fill Roman square

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New York woman whose child was torn from her arms wins $625,000 settlement from city - The episode touched a nerve, capturing what some New Yorkers say is uncaring and even hostile treatment from city workers.

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Volunteers wanted for Project Homeless Caonnect

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Trump impeachment vote underscores a harshly partisan era

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Shooting shows New Jersey's gun laws aren't stopping imports

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Kentucky's new Democratic governor hits the ground running

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Santa Monica hotel built without permits can remain open

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UN climate talks in limbo as chair Chile bids for compromise

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Boris Johnson goes north to celebrate crushing election win

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Scottish nationalist victory sets up standoff over independence - Nicola Sturgeon made stopping Brexit and giving Scotland the right to dictate its own future the cornerstone of the SNP's campaign.

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Germany: 1 dead, 11 injured in apartment building explosion

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Corbyn calamity: Labour Party implodes, will seek new leader

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UN: Greece still in violation of some norms for detention

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China's foreign minister slams the U.S. as 'troublemaker of the world' -- Just hours after Trump approves U.S.-China trade deal, Wang Yi tells Beijing audience that America needs to 'calm down' over its support of Hong Kong democracy protesters

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North Korea conducts second test at satellite site, to 'bolster nuclear deterrent' -- It threatened to deliver an unwelcome 'Christmas gift' to the U.S., something experts say could mean more tests, a satellite launch or the cancellation of talks with D.C.

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Insider attack kills 9 Afghan militia, officials say

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Supporters of embattled Thai opposition party hold big rally

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Myanmar State Counsellor Suu Kyi's defence of genocide charges my shock the West, but it bolsters her status at home -- In Myanmar, Aung San Suu Kyi's defence of genocide charges solidified her hero status ahead of elections next year, underscoring the abhorrence that many in the Buddhist-majority country hold for the Rohingya.

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US Pacific commander says China seeks to intimidate region

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Japan PM postpones trip to India's violence-hit northeast

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Feeling flush, Venezuelans are snapping up $100 Christmas trees -- The Maduro regime eased restrictions and remittances from the Venezuelan diaspora keep pouring in, mostly in U.S. dollars.

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Brazil's women join in anthem denouncing sexual violence

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Belgian carnival removed from UNESCO list over racism row

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El Salvador court gives hefty sentences in mass gang trial

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Critics say Guatemala commission undermining anti-graft push

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A tale of 2 migrations: Before and after new Trump policies

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Having approved trade accord, Mexico expects US to do same

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Islamic State group claims attack on Niger military leaving 71 dead -- Extremists say they carried out the assault near the town of Inates not far from the border with Mali. At least 12 others have been wounded in the attack

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Ex-PM elected Algeria's new president, to protesters' dismay

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Algerians are voting for new president or boycotting poll

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US: NKorea missile tests are 'deeply counterproductive'

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Algeria election may bring new era or continued protests -- The tenacious pro-democracy movement that forced leader Abdelaziz Bouteflika to resign after 20 years in power is boycotting the vote.

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UN experts: Libya is new focus of Islamic State extremists

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Cyclone hammers Madagascar, killing 2 and leaving 1,400 homeless -- Belna blows into coastal town of Soalala where houses were destroyed, damaged or flooded in the first tropical storm of the season

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Embattled Israel PM Netanyahu limps into third election in a year -- Campaign gives Likud leader a breather from corruption charges he faces, but party support for country's longest serving PM is beginning to fray

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Fighting rages near Libya's capital in push by eastern army

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Iraq's top Shiite cleric condemns gruesome hanging of teen

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Libyan PM unfazed by commander's zero hour Tripoli push

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Lebanon's Hezbollah insists on a coalition government

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Turkey protests US Senate vote recognizing Armenian genocide

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Oman's ruler back home after medical checkup in Belgium

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Australia and New Zealand

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New Zealand recovers 6 bodies days after volcanic eruption

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New Zealand volcano vents steam, death toll now at 16

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Rescuer describes horror of New Zealand's silent eruption

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