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US VP Pence To Israel, PA Prez Abbas To Brussels

US VP Pence To Israel, PA Prez Abbas To Brussels

At the time, White House aides insisted that the move had nothing to do with uproar in the region over the Trump administration's decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. The worldwid...

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Former sheriff Arpaio running for Senate in Arizona

Former sheriff Arpaio running for Senate in Arizona

In 2017, Arpaio was found guilty of contempt of court for defying a judge's orders to stop detaining individuals exclusively on suspicion that they were in the country illegally. I don't know whether ...

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DMK stages walkout as TTV Dhinakaran makes TN Assembly debut

DMK stages walkout as TTV Dhinakaran makes TN Assembly debut

Though the state government had been trying to maintain services by roping in temporary drivers and conductors in addition to employees not taking part in the agitation, passengers faced enormous hard...

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Tesla surges - but it's hard to figure out why

Tesla surges - but it's hard to figure out why

At the end of December, Tesla counted up all the Model 3s it made in October, November and December, and it was just 2425. Full-year 2017 vehicle deliveries reached 101,312, 33 percent higher than 201...

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Teacher handcuffed, removed from school board meeting after asking about teacher pay

Teacher handcuffed, removed from school board meeting after asking about teacher pay

Hargrave spoke to the Vermilion Parish school board during the public comments portion of a meeting on Monday to discuss teacher pay and raises, according to KATC in Louisiana . He walked her out of ...

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UK Northern Ireland minister resigns

UK Northern Ireland minister resigns

The 50-year-old Conservative told British Prime Minister Theresa May of his resignation in a letter, calling it a "huge privilege" to have served in government. Ms Bradley enjoys hill walking and ...

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By God's grace, Balochistan CM resigns, tweets Sarfaraz Bugti

By God's grace, Balochistan CM resigns, tweets Sarfaraz Bugti

On Friday (Jan 5), the embattled provincial government suffered another blow after one more cabinet member and the provincial chief minister's recently appointed special assistant on excise and taxati...

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South Korea Cryptocurrency Crackdown: Virtual Currency Accounts Investigated At Six Banks

South Korea Cryptocurrency Crackdown: Virtual Currency Accounts Investigated At Six Banks

The news came after the government announced that it will prohibit local cryptocurrency exchanges from allowing users to make transactions through anonymous accounts. South Korea's top financial reg...

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Europe's Altice to spin off United States operation, simplify business

Europe's Altice to spin off United States operation, simplify business

The goal is to streamline the operations of both companies, making their operations more transparent and attractive to investors. Altice has grown in the United States and Europe through debt-fuel...

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Toby Young quits Office for Students board after MPs' debate

Following virulent criticism against his appointment, most recently the campaign by almost 100 Cambridge academics in an open letter, Toby Young has today announced in The Spectator that he is res...

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Oprah for president? Speech sparks fevered speculation

Oprah for president? Speech sparks fevered speculation

Winfrey tries to replace the Trump-appointed Federal Bureau of Investigation director with her own loyalist, the “resistance” calls it clear evidence of obstruction of justice, and insists that an Fed...

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Asian shares rise on Wall Street optimism

Asian shares rise on Wall Street optimism

Friday's U.S.jobs report did nothing to challenge that outlook. Spread-betters see mixed opening in Europe, with Britain's FTSE seen falling 0.1 percent and German's DAX edging up 0.1 percent. The e...

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Conservatives 'not quite' in a mess, says new party chairman

Conservatives 'not quite' in a mess, says new party chairman

The reshuffle will also include a new Northern Ireland secretary as James Brokenshire has quit for health reasons. The government big hitters have kept their jobs, and only a handful of cabinet minist...

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Good news for Haj pilgrims

Good news for Haj pilgrims

The option to send pilgrims by sea route is being weighed in the wake of a 2012 Supreme Court verdict asking the Union government to abolish by 2022 the subsidy offered to Haj pilgrims who travel by a...

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Emmanuel Macron Tours Ancient Sites during Official Visit to China

Emmanuel Macron Tours Ancient Sites during Official Visit to China

The One Belt, One Road initiative aims to extend China's reach across Asia and beyond by using a network of new railways, ports, and other infrastructure. In what is his first official mission to As...

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64 feared dead after smuggling boat sinks in Mediterranean

64 feared dead after smuggling boat sinks in Mediterranean

Last year, 3,116 people died attempting the crossing, according to the OIM. "Eight corpses recovered and probably 56 missing migrants", he added. The dinghy had sailed in the night between Friday an...

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Ten injured in Quetta blast

Ten injured in Quetta blast

At least six people were killed and scores were injured on Tuesday when a suicide bomber on a motorcycle targeted a police truck in Quetta's Red Zone, medics said. A large number of security personnel...

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BJP lambasts Rahul Gandhi over his Bahrain speech, terms it irresponsible

BJP lambasts Rahul Gandhi over his Bahrain speech, terms it irresponsible

Rahul Gandhi while interacting with the gathering in Bahrain during Question-Answer session. The Amethi MP had targeted BJP for "playing politics of hate" in India. While the Congress lost Himachal Pr...

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Oprah Reveals Her Pet Name for Stedman and It's Pretty Adorable

Oprah Reveals Her Pet Name for Stedman and It's Pretty Adorable

Republican President Donald Trump would gladly face Winfrey - one of the United States' wealthiest women and long associated with Democratic politics and fundraising - as in the 2020 presidential ...

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Oprah's Golden Globes speech sparks talk of 2020 campaign

Oprah's Golden Globes speech sparks talk of 2020 campaign

It was truly inspiring , and the Golden Globes audience burst into a standing ovation for it on Sunday night. It's up to the people. But, King said Tuesday, he mistook what the reported asked him...

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Fodder scam: Akhilesh Yadav expresses solidarity with jailed Lalu

Fodder scam: Akhilesh Yadav expresses solidarity with jailed Lalu

Lalu Prasad Yadav is lodged at Birsa Munda Central Jail. Madan Yadav's neighbour Sumit Yadav lodged a case of beating and theft of Rs 10,000 against Madan and Laxman Mahto in Ranchi . In an open ...

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Winter Weather Advisory for all of West Michigan

Winter Weather Advisory for all of West Michigan

Accumulations between 10 and 20 inches in parts of the Grand and Battlement mesas, West Elk and Sawatch mountains, and the northwest and southwest San Juan mountains, will make travel conditions hard,...

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For the first time ever, Saudi women to attend football matches

For the first time ever, Saudi women to attend football matches

Women, who have recently only just been allowed into the national stadium for the very first time in August, were also permitted to attend a concert in the Red Sea city of Jeddah. The tournament, whic...

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Netanyahu's son boasts of father's gas deal at strip club

Netanyahu's son boasts of father's gas deal at strip club

Published by the Israel Television News Company, the report has stirred renewed controversy at a time when Netanyahu is being investigated on allegations of corruption. Netanyahu's son and his friends...

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Syria accuses Israel of targeting Damascus military outposts with missiles

Syria accuses Israel of targeting Damascus military outposts with missiles

Israel has conducted periodic attacks in Syria since the conflict there began in 2011, but generally does not publicly acknowledge its operations. Israel has carried out dozens of air strikes ins...

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Metrorail to institute inquiry into Germiston train crash

Metrorail to institute inquiry into Germiston train crash

Mofokeng further went on to explain that the train station had experienced cable theft which is why a manual system was being used. The Johannesburg emergency medical services reportedly served as...

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Sahara Desert Covered in 15 Inches of SNOW

Sahara Desert Covered in 15 Inches of SNOW

Ain Sefra , which was founded in 1881 as a French garrison town, sees average high temperatures of over 37C in summer and has seen record lows of -10.2C in winter. Ain Sefra, located about 1,000 meter...

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Evacuations ordered for California burn areas as rain begins

Evacuations ordered for California burn areas as rain begins

Heavy rain brought by a powerful storm could also cause flash floods where a series of intense wildfires burned off vegetation last month. Southern California residents who live in burn scar areas f...

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How alligators survive the cold

How alligators survive the cold

The alligators are in a state of hibernation in the ice. "This is the time of year when they are just hanging out, waiting for it to get warm". While it's hard to believe they are able to survive icy ...

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Reform Aadhaar and not arrest journalists: Edward Snowden tells Modi

Reform Aadhaar and not arrest journalists: Edward Snowden tells Modi

They said that the action of the UIDAI was uncalled for and a brazen attack on the freedom of press and condemn it and woo to fight it out. She was then named in a criminal complaint by the Unique...

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United Kingdom education secretary resigns amid cabinet reshuffle

United Kingdom education secretary resigns amid cabinet reshuffle

Greening because educational secretary after Theresa May took over as prime minister in 2016. Many commentators on Twitter anticipate that she could become a thorn in Mrs May's side if she joins t...

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Trump Admin. ends special protections for 200000 Salvadorans

Trump Admin. ends special protections for 200000 Salvadorans

Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen said on Monday that damage inflicted by a 2001 quake in the Central American country didn't justify another temporary extension. The first of the TPS recipients came to the ...

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Pelosi optimistic about agreement on budget, immigration

Pelosi optimistic about agreement on budget, immigration

The Trump administration ended DACA, or the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program , on September 5. Heidi Heitkamp of North Dakota and Jon Tester of Montana, as well as Democratic Rep. Democ...

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Fire on top floor of Trump Tower in NYC

Fire on top floor of Trump Tower in NYC

It took about an hour to put out the fire. The New York Fire Department (NYFD) arrived on the location promptly and began tackling the fire. Dozens of fire vehicles were blocking the entire block in...

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Burning Spider Causes Apartment Fire

Burning Spider Causes Apartment Fire

Seattle fire officials in 2014 said a man tried to kill a spider using a can of spray paint and a lighter when the wall caught fire and spread, causing significant damage to his home. The spider was...

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PM Narendra Modi to inaugurate first PIO Parliamentary Conference today

PM Narendra Modi to inaugurate first PIO Parliamentary Conference today

In this conference, as many as 124 Members of Parliament and 17 mayors from 23 nations will take part in this conference. In an apparent dig at China , Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Tuesday ...

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No Need For Reinvestigation Into Mahatma Gandhi Assassination: Amicus Curiae

No Need For Reinvestigation Into Mahatma Gandhi Assassination: Amicus Curiae

According to Sharan, a fourth bullet was recovered in Gwalior, and it didn't match Nathuram Godse's pistol. The petitioner has challenged the Bombay High Court's ruling from June 2016, which had d...

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Ivanka Trump's 'Clueless' Tweet Praising Oprah Winfrey's Golden Globes Speech Has Backfired

Ivanka Trump's 'Clueless' Tweet Praising Oprah Winfrey's Golden Globes Speech Has Backfired

Then, John chats with MoviePass CEO Mitch Lowe, who explains how just $9.95 pays for an unlimited amount of movies per month. And, New York Times National Correspondent Farah Stockman tells John why...

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Russian Federation thwarts drone attack on Hmeimim airbase

Russian Federation thwarts drone attack on Hmeimim airbase

Three of them were landed on the controlled area outside the base, and another three UAVs exploded as they touched the ground. The Hmeimim and Tartus bases continue to operate normally, the ministry...

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Florida likely not a target in Jeff Sessions' move to restrict marijuana

Florida likely not a target in Jeff Sessions' move to restrict marijuana

That hg. prompted DOJ to release the Cole memo. "Reports that the Justice Department will rescind their current policy on legal marijuana enforcement are extremely alarming". Before I voted to c...

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