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    Japanese man married to a hologram

    Agence-France-Presse . Tokyo | Updated at 02:15am on November 13, 2018

    Akihiko Kondo’s mother refused an invitation to her only son’s wedding in Tokyo this month, but perhaps that isn’t such a surprise: he was marrying a hologram....

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    11 boys die in Uganda boarding school fire

    Agence France-Presse . Kampala | Updated at 07:52pm on November 12, 2018

    Eleven boys perished and another 20 suffered severe burns in a fire that gutted their dormitories in Uganda while they slept, police said Monday. Henry...

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    150 killed in battle for Hodeida

    Agence France-Presse . Hodeida | Updated at 02:13am on November 13, 2018

    At least 150 people have been killed in 24 hours of clashes in Yemen’s Hodeida, medics and military sources said Monday, as international pressure mounted for a ceasefire in the vital port city....

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    California fire death toll rises to 23

    Agence-France-Presse . United States | Updated at 12:00am on November 12, 2018

    The death toll from destructive fires hitting California rose to 23 Saturday as rescue workers recovered more bodies of people killed by the late-season infernos....

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    Khashoggi killers to be held accountable, US tells Saudi prince

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 12:13pm on November 12, 2018

    Secretary of state Mike Pompeo told Saudi crown prince Mohammed bin Salman on Sunday the US will hold accountable all those involved in the killing...

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    Clashes reach residential streets in Hodeida

    Agence France-Presse . Hodeida | Updated at 12:44am on November 12, 2018

    Fighting for control of Yemen’s rebel-held city of Hodeida reached residential streets on Sunday, as the Huthi insurgents mounted fierce resistance to government forces backed by Saudi Arabia, military sources said....

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    World leaders mark 100 years since WWI Armistice in Paris

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 12:46am on November 12, 2018

    World leaders gathered under driving rain in Paris on Sunday to lead global commemorations marking 100 years since the end of World War I, at a time of growing nationalism and diplomatic tensions....

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    Thousands protest over Italy’s anti-migrant decree

    Agence-France-Presse. Rome | Updated at 01:03am on November 12, 2018

    Several thousand protesters rallied in Rome on Saturday to protest against what they criticised as unfair anti-migrant policies promoted by far-right interior minister Matteo Salvini....