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Look Who Turned Up in Australian Christmas TreeOn one side of the world, an adorable owl emerged from the Rockefeller Christmas tree. On the other side, a cute, curious koala emerged from a fake tree to startle an Australian family. Amanda McCormick was in shock after finding the koala in the living room of her home in...
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In this photo released by Xinhua News Agency, a screen shows the landed Chang'e-5 spacecraft and a moon surface picture, below, taken by camera aboard Chang'e-5 spacecraft during its landing process, at Beijing Aerospace Control Center (BACC) in Beijing on Tuesday, Dec. 1, 2020. A Chinese spacecraft landed on the moon Tuesday to bring back lunar rocks to Earth for the first time since the 1970s, the government announced. (Jin Liwang/Xinhua via AP)
Chinese moon probe begins return to Earth with lunar samplesChina's government space agency says the country’s lunar probe has lifted off from the moon with a cargo of lunar samples on the first stage of its return to Earth
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FILE - This March 29, 2018 file photo shows the Facebook logo on screens at the Nasdaq MarketSite, in New York's Times Square. Facebook said Thursday Dec. 3, 2020, it will start removing false claims about COVID-19 vaccines, in its latest move to counter a tide of coronavirus-related online misinformation. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
Facebook to remove COVID-19 vaccine-related misinformationFacebook says it will start removing false claims about COVID-19 vaccines, in its latest move to counter a tide of coronavirus-related online misinformation
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Prosecutors: No Proof Mom Imprisoned Her SonAn elderly mother suspected of keeping her 40-something son imprisoned in their Stockholm apartment for nearly 30 years had insisted to authorities that wasn't true. Now, she's been released from custody after Swedish prosecutors decided Wednesday to drop the case against her, saying they don't have enough evidence that her...
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Mickey Ganitch, a 101-year-old survivor of the attack on Pearl Harbor, holds the base of a football statue he was given, in the living room of his home in San Leandro, Calif., Nov. 20, 2020. Ganitch was getting ready for a match pitting his ship, the USS Pennsylvania, against the USS Arizona when Japanese planes bombed Pearl Harbor on Dec. 7, 1941. The game never happened. Instead, Ganitch spent the morning, still in his football uniform, looking out for attacking planes that anti-aircraft gunners could shoot down. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)
Survivors remember Pearl Harbor at home this year amid virusThe coronavirus pandemic is preventing Pearl Harbor survivors from attending an annual ceremony to remember those killed in the 1941 attack
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2nd body recovered off Greek island after migrant boat sankGreece’s coast guard says the body of a woman has been recovered on the island of Lesbos and has been identified as that of a woman reported missing after a migrant boat sank the previous day
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Man's Purchase of PS5 Gets 'Really Sad, Really Fast'A Taiwanese gamer got the deal of the year on a fairly new Sony PlayStation 5, and he can thank a couple's marital discord for it. Taiwan News reports that the gamer, who lists himself as Jin Wu, purchased a PS5 for resale on Nov. 20, though when he called...
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European Commission's Head of Task Force for Relations with the United Kingdom Michel Barnier, centre, walks to the Conference Centre in London, Thursday, Dec. 3, 2020. With less than one month to go before the U.K. exits the EU's economic orbit, talks are continuing, and U.K. officials have said this is the last week to strike a deal. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)
Brexit broken record: Trade deal close but big issues remainEuropean Union officials say that remaining differences  in post-Brexit trade talks can't be bridged in “a matter of hours” despite rumors of an imminent decisive breakthrough
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Rohingya refugees who are being moved to an island called ‘Bhasan Char’ gather outside a transit area where they are temporally housed in Ukhiya, Bangladesh, Thursday, Dec.3, 2020. (AP Photo/Shafiqur Rahman)
Bangladesh begins relocating Rohingya refugees to island Authorities in Bangladesh have begun relocating thousands of Rohingya refugees to an isolated island despite calls by human rights groups for a halt to the process
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Emergency services attend to a large explosion at a warehouse in Bristol, England, Thursday Dec. 3, 2020. A local British emergency services department says there have been “multiple casualties” following a large explosion at a warehouse near the southwest England city of Bristol. (Ben Birchall/PA via AP)
Police: 4 die after explosion at UK wastewater plantBritish police say four people have died following an explosion in a silo that holds treated biosolids at a wastewater treatment plant near the southwest England city of Bristol
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Armenian police officer detain a demonstrator during a rally to pressure Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan to resign over a peace deal with neighboring Azerbaijan in Republic Square in Yerevan, Armenia, Thursday, Dec. 3, 2020. In Armenia, the peace deal sparked outrage. Mass protests erupted in the capital Yerevan, with thousands regularly taking to the streets to demand the ouster of the country's prime minister. (Vahram Baghdasaryan, Photolure via AP)
Azerbaijan says 2,783 troops killed over Nagorno-Karabakh Azerbaijan says it lost 2,783 soldiers in 44 days of fighting with Armenian forces over the separatist territory of Nagorno-Karabakh
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FILE - In this Sept. 16, 2018, file photo, American flags are displayed together with Chinese flags on top of a trishaw in Beijing. China on Thursday, Dec. 3, 2020 accused critics in the U.S. government of "an escalation of political suppression" against Beijing following a report of new visa restrictions on members of China's ruling Communist Party and their immediate family members. (AP Photo/Andy Wong, File)
China hits out at US over new visa restrictionsChina is accusing critics in the U.S. government of “an escalation of political suppression" against Beijing following new visa restrictions on members of China's ruling Communist Party and their immediate family members
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