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    'China is the winner' in Maldives election

    A landslide parliamentary election victory for the Maldives' pro-China president clears the way for him to redraw the physical and geopolitical map of his strategically-located Indian Ocean archipelago in Beijing's favour, diplomats and analysts say."Ultimately, China is the winner of these elections in the Maldives," a Western diplomat based in neighbouring Sri Lanka told AFP. The election, held under the shadow of rivalry between China and the regional powerhouse India, the Maldives' tradition

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    Ex-Prosecutor Spots A Big 'Oops' In Donald Trump's Likely Legal Defense

    Andrew Weissmann also predicted a huge "tug of war" over one particular witness in the former president's hush money trial.

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    Liz Cheney Urges Supreme Court To Reject Trump's Delay Tactics In Scathing Op-Ed

    "It cannot be that a president of the United States can attempt to steal an election and seize power but our justice system is incapable of bringing him to trial," she wrote.

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    The Ukrainian drones taking on Russia's Black Sea fleet

    Standing on the shores of a lake with a remote control, a Ukrainian soldier trained his eyes on a small and seemingly innocuous grey vessel as he guided it over the water's surface."With a small number of maritime drones, we paralysed the enemy fleet," the soldier known as Thirteen told AFP from an undisclosed location.

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    Christopher Meloni Pounces On Kevin McCarthy's Bonkers 2016 Election Claim

    The "Law & Order" star joined a number of critics who weren't having it with the former House speaker's talk about Hillary Clinton.

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    North Korea fires salvo of short-range ballistic missiles

    North Korea has fired several short-range ballistic missiles, Seoul's military said on Monday, the latest in a volley of tests by Pyongyang this year.South Korea's military said it had detected the launch of "several short-range ballistic missiles" from the Pyongyang area, which flew around 300 kilometres (186 miles) before splashing down into waters east of the Korean peninsula.

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    Kevin McCarthy's Call For Election 'Fairness' Gets Swift Pushback From Fox News Host

    Howard Kurtz questioned McCarthy, who backed Trump's 2020 election falsehoods, over whether he wanted Biden to “meddle with the justice system.”

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