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South Korean man facing prison time after opening airplane door in midair
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South Korean man facing prison time after opening airplane door in midair

Recep Tayyip Erdogan wins re-election in Turkey
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Recep Tayyip Erdogan wins re-election in Turkey

UK airports facing major delays after passport scanning system fails
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UK airports facing major delays after passport scanning system fails

White House, Republicans reach tentative debt ceiling deal
May 27, 2023

White House, Republicans reach tentative debt ceiling deal

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State Farm stops insuring California homes, citing wildfires
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State Farm stops insuring California homes, citing wildfires

Debt ceiling deal includes approval of controversial natural gas pipeline
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Debt ceiling deal includes approval of controversial natural gas pipeline

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'John Wick 5' is in early development despite how 'Chapter 4' ended

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Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.
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UK airports facing major delays after passport scanning system fails
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The buzziest films from Cannes 2023
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