Humpback whale swallows US fishermen, then spits him out

"I was in his closed mouth for about 30 to 40 seconds before he rose to the surface and spit me out," Michael Packard wrote on Facebook hours after his brush with the depths.  

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Bolsonaro booed on plane, tells critics to 'take a donkey'

Visiting the southeastern state of Espirito Santo to inaugurate a public works project, Bolsonaro took a moment at the airport to briefly enter a departing plane and say hello.

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South Africa agrees to privatise South African Airways

"Having evaluated the current environment, the government has agreed to the (strategic equity partner) owning of 51 percent of the shareholding and government 49 percent," Public Enterprises…

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Chinese official found dead amid probe into fatal ultramarathon

The deadly incident sparked calls for more regulation and raised questions over why organizers had apparently ignored the incoming weather.

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China unveils pictures by Martian rover on Red Planet

Three of the photographs, released by the China National Space Administration, showed an image of the Martian soil, one of the landing platforms, and another of the rover Zhurong and the landing…

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Trump surveillance of Democrats sparks abuse of power claims

Democrats Adam Schiff and Eric Swalwell said they were recently told by Apple that during 2017-2021 the company had been ordered to hand over records of their phone communications, as well as…

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Putin says relations with US at lowest point in years, praises Trump

Putin and Biden will meet in Geneva on Wednesday. The White House has said Biden will bring up ransomware attacks emanating from Russia, Moscow's aggression against Ukraine, the jailing of…

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Nobel-winning Japanese chemist, Ei-ichi Negishi, dies at 85

Negishi died on Sunday in Indianapolis, Purdue University said in a statement on Friday, adding his family would lay him to rest in Japan sometime next year.

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Agnes Chow: From teen activist to jailed Hong Kong democracy leader

Chow helped found the now-disbanded pro-democracy party Demosisto alongside Wong, Nathan Law, and other young political leaders.

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Morning news brief: Thousands march in support of Muslim family killed in truck attack in Canada and more

Good morning! Begin your day with WION's news brief

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US tells J&J millions of vaccine doses from troubled plant can't be used

In a statement, the FDA said "several" batches of vaccine manufactured at the Emergent BioSolutions facility in the city of Baltimore are not suitable for use. Each batch is known to correspond to…

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Britain's Queen Elizabeth hosts Biden at G7 reception

At the reception, held at the Eden Project, whose distinctive bubble-like Biomes house thousands of plant varieties, the queen met Biden as US President for the first time. He is 13th American…

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Canada's Victoria cancels national day celebration after discovery of unmarked burial site

The city council of Victoria voted on Thursday instead to air programming led by the local indigenous nation at a later date. Local indigenous leaders, who usually participate in Canada Day…

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Hong Kong democracy activist Agnes Chow released from prison

The 24-year-old activist had been convicted together with her long-time activist colleague Joshua Wong for their involvement in an illegal rally near police headquarters in the Chinese-ruled city…

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Thousands march in support of Muslim family killed in truck attack in Canada

People in London, Ontario marched about 7 kilometers (4.4 miles) from the spot where the family was struck down to a nearby mosque, the site close to where Veltman was arrested by police

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