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Queen Elizabeth Pays Tribute To Fire And Terror Victims In Christmas Speech

Queen Elizabeth II paid tribute to the victims of the Manchester terror attack and the Grenfell Tower fire in London during her annual televised Christmas Day message Monday, CNN reports. Speaking from Buckingham Palace in a recorded address, she told of the “privilege” of meeting those injured in the Manchester attack that killed 22 people attending an Ariana Grande concert. ...

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Queen Elizabeth Pays Tribute To Fire And Terror Victims In Christmas Speech

Queen Elizabeth II paid tribute to the victims of the Manchester terror attack and the Grenfell Tower fire in London during her annual televised Christmas Day message Monday, CNN reports. Speaking from Buckingham Palace in a recorded address, she told of the “privilege” of meeting those injured in the Manchester attack that killed 22 people attending an Ariana Grande concert. ...

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Julian Assange’s Twitter Account Reappears After Mysterious Overnight Absence

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange’s Twitter account is back online after disappearing from social media overnight, CBS News reported Monday. It is unclear whether the account – @JulianAssange – was suspended by the social media platform or deactivated by Assange himself. CBS News reached out to Twitter for comment, the report said, but the social media platform did not reply.Assange’s account ...

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Putin Critic Navalny Barred From Russian Presidential Election

Reuters reported Monday Russia’s central election commission has voted to bar opposition leader Alexi Navalny from running in 2018’s presidential election. The commission said Navalny was ineligible to run in the race because of a past criminal conviction, the report said. Navalny, Reuters reported, was barred from running after he received a suspended sentence – which the report said he ...

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Ex-Peruvian President gets humanitarian pardon

Lima, Dec 25 : Peruvian President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski has granted a full humanitarian pardon to imprisoned former leader Alberto Fujimori, who is serving a 25-year prison sentence for corruption and human rights violations. On Sunday, Kuczynski granted the pardon for the 79-year-old Fujimori, who governed Peru from 1990-2000, after the latter was taken…

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