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California Rep. Royce won't seek re-election

California Rep. Royce won't seek re-election

Royce has been in the House since 1993, and his retirement is part of growing trend of powerful Republicans who are heading for the exits. The tax bill is just one of several reasons Royce's seat is o...

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Manhunt underway for suspected cop killer in Washington state

Manhunt underway for suspected cop killer in Washington state

The Sheriff's Department says one suspect was found dead at the scene, but another male suspect is still at large and is considered armed and unsafe. Troyer says detectives have since tied him to th...

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Love Wins! Same-Sex Weddings Held After Midnight Across Australia

Love Wins! Same-Sex Weddings Held After Midnight Across Australia

The bill was approved in overwhelmingly numbers by lawmakers after the public did the same, voting in favour of equal marriage by a 61.6% to 38.4% margin . Craig's sister, Sarah Ross, paid tribute to...

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Korea's head of inter-Korean affairs to lead talks with S. Korea

Korea's head of inter-Korean affairs to lead talks with S. Korea

Trump and Kim traded bellicose warlike rhetoric and even crude insults a year ago, as the North conducted it sixth and most powerful nuclear detonation and three tests of intercontinental ballistic mi...

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Judge ends case against rancher Cliven Bundy, two sons

Judge ends case against rancher Cliven Bundy, two sons

A U.S judge has dismissed the charges against four men accused of leading an armed uprising against federal authorities in 2014, Associated Press reports . This included records about federal surveil...

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High street woes-Mothercare warns on profit after decline in Christmas sales

High street woes-Mothercare warns on profit after decline in Christmas sales

The news comes as Mothercare also issued profit warning in its trading update in November, which saw the retailer swing to an adjusted loss before tax of £700,000 for the half-year period October 7, c...

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Bristol University fire accidental, investigation finds

Bristol University fire accidental, investigation finds

According to the university's website it is undergoing a £33 million renovation to become the new school of mathematics. A firefighter on a ladder truck shoots water onto the building. Everyone has ...

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Founder of Miss Trans America pageant murdered in her home

Founder of Miss Trans America pageant murdered in her home

Christa Leigh Steele-Knudslien, founder of the Miss Trans America pageant, was killed in her MA home on Friday, January 5. The founder of the Miss Trans America Pageant was found stabbed to death ...

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Trump's Schedule Has Been Steadily Shrinking

Trump's Schedule Has Been Steadily Shrinking

During the day, as well as before and after, Trump's schedule is filled with "Executive time ", which, according to Axios , is code for watching TV. That point was echoed by a Washington Post repo...

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Fox host enrages Central Intelligence Agency chief

Fox host enrages Central Intelligence Agency chief

POMPEO: I've only been there a little while. US intelligence agencies have concluded that Russian Federation interfered in the 2016 presidential election to try to help President Donald Trump win,...

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Ex-CEO cleared in Agusta deal

Ex-CEO cleared in Agusta deal

However, it became apparent only three years later on February 12, 2013 when Orsi, the CEO of Finmeccanica , AgustaWestland's parent company, was arrested by Italian authorities. This move comes as...

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Matt Patricia could leave Patriots to become Lions head coach

Matt Patricia could leave Patriots to become Lions head coach

The Detroit Lions may be ending the coaching rumors by hiring New England Patriots defensive coordinator Matt Patricia as their new head coach , according to Pro Football Talk . Patricia has tie...

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Former Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad arrested for inciting unrest

Former Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad arrested for inciting unrest

At least 22 people have been killed, and more than 1,000 have been arrested. The protests quickly escalated and turned against the regime. In an unprecedented move after 1979 Islamic Revolution, f...

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Alabama assistant Derrick Ansley to become Colorado State's defensive coordinator

Alabama assistant Derrick Ansley to become Colorado State's defensive coordinator

SEC connections all the way around. According to USA TODAY Sports , English made $235,000 as the Rams D-coordinator previous year and Ansley's Alabama salary was $405,000. Colorado State finished 2...

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Mueller Eyes Ivanka Trump Encounter With Russian Lawyer

Mueller Eyes Ivanka Trump Encounter With Russian Lawyer

He bemoaned the unrelenting focus on alleged Russian Federation ties, saying the probe is "very, very bad for our country. It's not going to look foolish as long as I'm here". Trump said a New York T...

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MP appointed education secretary in May reshuffle

MP appointed education secretary in May reshuffle

Ms Greening, who could now become a backbench thorn in the Prime Minister's side on Brexit , was succeeded as Education Secretary by Damian Hinds. May's office also said interior minister Amber Rud...

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Aishwarya Rai Bachchan to play a surrogate mother in 'Jasmine'?

Aishwarya Rai Bachchan to play a surrogate mother in 'Jasmine'?

Aish will be a fan of Lata Mangeshkar. "We would love to have her but it will depend on her dates", said Prerna, who is also collaborating with Aishwarya for Fanne Khan . The song Humko Humhi Se Chu...

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How Trump's wall pledge is complicating a DACA bill for 'Dreamers'

How Trump's wall pledge is complicating a DACA bill for 'Dreamers'

In recent months, however, the president has emphasized that any DACA legislation "must secure the border with a wall", as he reiterated Thursday. The current stopgap spending bill expires on Januar...

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Energy regulators reject plan to prop up coal, nuclear plants

Energy regulators reject plan to prop up coal, nuclear plants

Noting past efforts aimed at grid resiliency, the five-member commission said the proposed rule did not meet statutory standards for adjusting rate structures. "The rationale for the proposed rule i...

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Macron tries 'horse diplomacy' with Chinese president

Macron tries 'horse diplomacy' with Chinese president

In particular, France is hoping Beijing will join it in playing a decisive role in implementing the Paris accord to fight climate change after the USA pullout pledged by President Donald Trump. Th...

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Tanker ablaze, 32 missing after collision off China

Tanker ablaze, 32 missing after collision off China

Dramatic pictures show plumes of black smoke rising from the scene as the ship is engulfed by a huge fire. The collision, between a Panama-registered oil tanker and a Hong Kong-registered bulk freig...

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Swaraj asks diaspora in ASEAN to invest in India

Swaraj asks diaspora in ASEAN to invest in India

Ms Swaraj added that India's trade agreements with Asean were among the most ambitious with any region. India is the sixth biggest trade partner and the seventh biggest foreign direct investment f...

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Multi-vehicle crash reported on Highway 1 near San Simeon

Multi-vehicle crash reported on Highway 1 near San Simeon

The driver of the Chevrolet, an unidentified woman, died in the crash. "It's heartbreaking when you hear something like that about people getting hurt like that, especially if people are driving the...

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Evacuations ordered below wildfires in Santa Barbara County

The risk of debris/mud flows and flash flooding is greatly increased in the areas burned in the Thomas, Whittier, Alamo, Sherpa and Rey fires. The National Weather Service issued a Flash Flood Wa...

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New York City traffic deaths fall to record low under safety program

New York City traffic deaths fall to record low under safety program

Data show 101 pedestrians were killed by vehicles in the city in 2017. The previous year, there were 148 pedestrian deaths and 83 other types of traffic fatalities. "But when you look at how many liv...

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Clashes erupt in Sudanese city of Sennar as bread prices soar

Clashes erupt in Sudanese city of Sennar as bread prices soar

Street protests broke out across the sprawling northeastern African country after bread prices doubled following a government announcement late December 2017 that it was eliminating subsidies in its...

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Egypt detains 4 after Kiwis survive balloon crash

Egypt detains 4 after Kiwis survive balloon crash

A spokesperson for the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade said that the deceased has been identified as a South African man. Ten hot air balloon flights took off Saturday, carrying about 200 to...

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Several killed in deadly airstrikes in Syria

Several killed in deadly airstrikes in Syria

Elsewhere in Syria, at least 23 people were killed and dozens of others were wounded in an explosion rocked the northwestern city of Idlib on Sunday, according to the United Kingdom based Syrian Obser...

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French music icon France Gall dies at 70

French music icon France Gall dies at 70

During the beginning of her career in the 1960s and 70s she formed partnerships with some of the most famed French musicians of the era, notably Gainsbourg, but also Claude Francois and Michel Berger....

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U.S. military helicopter makes emergency landing at Japanese hotel

U.S. military helicopter makes emergency landing at Japanese hotel

A Marines Corps UH-1Y helicopter made an emergency landing on a beach in Okinawa on Saturday because its rotor appeared to be spinning too fast. 'We do not know about the cause as the incident is st...

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Former Attorney General and European Commissioner Peter Sutherland dies aged 71

Former Attorney General and European Commissioner Peter Sutherland dies aged 71

European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker also said he was "deeply saddened" by the passing of Sutherland, whom he described as a "true European" in every sense of the word. "Ar dheis Dé go ra...

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Vice President Mike Pence Announces Dates For Middle East Trip

Vice President Mike Pence Announces Dates For Middle East Trip

Trump came to office boasting that he could achieve the "ultimate deal" that secures peace in the Middle East, something that has eluded USA presidents for decades. The vice president originally was s...

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Republicans call for probe of Trump dossier author

In his op-ed, Simpson compared Republican attacks against him, which have been led in the Senate by Iowa Republican Chuck Grassley , to efforts by Republicans to protect Richard Nixon during the Wate...

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Mattoon district leaders: Gun threat for different school

Mattoon district leaders: Gun threat for different school

In the Facebook post, Lancaster police said the department is working with the School District of Lancaster "to ensure the safety of students and staff at all schools within Lancaster city". "Students...

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Palestine denies reports of its envoy to Pakistan being reinstated

Palestine denies reports of its envoy to Pakistan being reinstated

On December 30, Palestine's Ministry of Foreign Affairs had withdrawn Ali from Pakistan after India lodged a strong protest over his appearance at a rally with Saeed, in Rawalpindi, terming it "unacce...

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Mitt Romney was treated for prostate cancer previous year

Mitt Romney was treated for prostate cancer previous year

According to the report, which cited an unnamed source, the former MA governor was "treated surgically". "His prognosis is good; he was successfully treated", an aide told ABC News. If he ran and ...

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Pompeo: North Korea's Talks With South Won't Change Nuclear Stance

Kim "knows I'm not messing around". While it is possible that the two Koreas will agree on the North's participation in the Olympics, they are likely to differ sharply over other issues relating to ...

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Reshuffle: Theresa May expected to appoint new Tory chairman

No 10 has described reports Education Secretary Justine Greening and Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt will be among those moved as "all guesswork". It comes after membership of the Conservative Party fe...

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Natural disasters caused record $306 billion in damage to U.S. in 2017

Natural disasters caused record $306 billion in damage to U.S. in 2017

Hurricane Harvey , which dumped some 50 inches (127 centimeters) of rain on Texas, cost $125 billion, second only to 2005's Hurricane Katrina in historical records of billion-dollar disasters, going...

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Arson investigation underway after Roy Moore accuser's home burns down

Arson investigation underway after Roy Moore accuser's home burns down

Barton later released a statement, saying, "The ongoing investigation does not lead us to believe that the fire is in any way related to Roy Moore or allegations made against him". Wendy Miller told...

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