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Senate Announces 2-Year Budget Deal That's A Huge Win For GOP

Congressional lawmakers have reportedly reached a last-minute deal to avert a full-fledged government shutdown Wednesday, boosting domestic spending and slashing "budget caps" on the military budget...

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SC fixes 14 March for next hearing of Ayodhya case

SC fixes 14 March for next hearing of Ayodhya case

The reason this time is the same as the last time. The Bench further directed the Registry to supply copies of two video cassettes filed before the court to parties to the case on payment of its cos...

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Venezuelan Electoral Body Sets Presidential Election Date

Venezuelan Electoral Body Sets Presidential Election Date

Among m cites " agreement in an electoral process with guarantees and consensus on date of elections, position on sanctions against Venezuela, conditions of Truth Commission, cooperation against socia...

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Scrambled in translation? Norway Olympics team orders 15000 eggs by mistake

Scrambled in translation? Norway Olympics team orders 15000 eggs by mistake

According to Norwegian newspaper Aftenposten , the chefs used Google Translate to request their order, but apparently something got lost in translation, and ten times the amount of eggs the caterer...

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More Than 300 Child Soldiers Freed in South Sudan

More Than 300 Child Soldiers Freed in South Sudan

They were officially disarmed and provided with civilian clothes as well as medical screenings. According to the United Nations mission, out of the 700 children screened and registered for release i...

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The desperate truth about chemical weapons in Syria

The desperate truth about chemical weapons in Syria

The region has seen an upsurge in violence since late December as Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, with support from Russian Federation and Iran-backed militants, has carried out military campaig...

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Omarosa Is Miss Congeniality on 'Celebrity Big Brother' Kickoff

Omarosa Is Miss Congeniality on 'Celebrity Big Brother' Kickoff

Don't give her access. "It's going to not be okay". " Big Brother: Celebrity Edition " airs tonight at 8pm on CBS2 and the three-night premiere event continues with a two-hour live eviction show on ...

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Syrian Regime Airstrikes Continue On Besieged Damascus Suburb

Syrian Regime Airstrikes Continue On Besieged Damascus Suburb

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said airstrikes pounded opposition-held suburbs east of Damascus on Tuesday, killing at least 35 people. "The United States supports the United Nations callin...

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South Korea's Moon to meet North Koreans on Saturday

South Korea's Moon to meet North Koreans on Saturday

While the White House denies a shift in policy, it has offered mixed messages on North Korea. North Korea has ruled out the possibility of talks with the United States during the Pyeongchang Winter ...

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Lewandowski Refuses to Testify Again to Congress, Democrat Says

Lewandowski Refuses to Testify Again to Congress, Democrat Says

The "interview with Stephen Bannon has been postponed at the Committee's initiative until next week", Mike Conway, Texas Republican and panel member, said in a statement. Lewandowski had been expected...

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North Korea sends clear message with missile parade on eve of Olympics

North Korea sends clear message with missile parade on eve of Olympics

The official didn't want to be named, citing office rules. "Kim declared that the military parade would show to the world that North Korea" has developed into a world-class military power". The pa...

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Chinese Police Are Using Facial Recognition Sunglasses for Surveillance

Chinese Police Are Using Facial Recognition Sunglasses for Surveillance

The devices have already helped catch seven people connected to major crimes, including hit-and-runs and human trafficking, along with 26 people who were using fake IDs. The rapid development of the t...

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Florida boy climbs into claw machine to retrieve toy and gets stuck

Florida boy climbs into claw machine to retrieve toy and gets stuck

Mason ended up getting the toys that he wanted, as well as a few others, before returning to eat dinner with his family. As his reward, Mason got three stuffed animals. Abernathy, made short work of...

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Funeral Held for Victim of East Ghouta Airstrikes

Funeral Held for Victim of East Ghouta Airstrikes

The army destroyed most of the missiles, it said, but did not give details of any damage or casualties. The death toll has risen from an initial report of 16 to around 70, including 18 children, acc...

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Nirmala Sitharaman slams Opposition's charges about Rafale deal

Nirmala Sitharaman slams Opposition's charges about Rafale deal

The government called the charges "unfounded and misleading", reiterating that they had secured a better deal in terms of price, capability, equipment, delivery and maintenance than UPA. "The approxim...

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End game looms for S. African president

End game looms for S. African president

A deal could also allow him to extract some personal concessions from Mr. Ramaphosa. President Jacob Zuma has finally bowed to pressure and given an undertaking to ANC leader Cyril Ramaphosa tha...

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Things to Know About Congress' Latest Budget-Busting Deal

House Republicans can pass the bill without any Democratic support if no more than 23 of their own defect. The Senate bill "achieves our top priority - a much-needed increase in funding for our na...

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North Korea welcomed to Olympic Village with national anthem

North Korea welcomed to Olympic Village with national anthem

A top Foreign Ministry official seemed to rule that out in comments carried by the North's state-run media on Thursday. Analysts say her inclusion in the Olympic delegation shows North Korea's ambit...

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N. Korea displays ICBMs during low-key military parade

N. Korea displays ICBMs during low-key military parade

The North had said the parade would mark the 70th anniversary of its military founding. Exemptions to global sanctions imposed on North Korea will be temporary and only during the PyeongChang Winte...

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Davidson County Sheriff's Deputy Accused Of Robbing A Bank

Davidson County Sheriff's Deputy Accused Of Robbing A Bank

More: Was Blaze Bernstein's murder a hate crime? It happened Tuesday afternoon at F&M Bank on Main Street in Rockwell. During his employment with our agency he gave no indications that this type of...

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Bermuda becomes first country in world to repeal same-sex marriage

Bermuda becomes first country in world to repeal same-sex marriage

He said: "Does the minister not really worry that when she tells the Russians to respect LGBT rights in Chechnya , or when she tries to convince India or Pakistan or Indonesia to change the law to be...

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White House Senior Staffer Resigns After Domestic Abuse Allegations

White House Senior Staffer Resigns After Domestic Abuse Allegations

After Willoughby's allegations went public on February 6, Trump Chief of Staff John Kelly , who works closely with Porter told the Daily Mail that, " Rob Porter is a man of true integrity and hono...

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Woman found holding her own eyeballs across from church

Woman found holding her own eyeballs across from church

There were conflicting reports on Tuesday as to whether the woman was holding only one or both of her eyeballs. Hiott told reporters she had seen the woman visiting the Anderson church occasionall...

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ICC to investigate allegations Philippines' Rodrigo Duterte committed crimes against humanity

ICC to investigate allegations Philippines' Rodrigo Duterte committed crimes against humanity

Both countries have signed up to the Rome Statute, underpinning the ICC, giving the tribunal authority to investigate crimes on their territories. Speaking at the Malacañang presidential palace, Har...

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Autopsy adds to mystery of Border Patrol agent's death

Autopsy adds to mystery of Border Patrol agent's death

The El Paso medical examiner's office found that Mr. Martinez, 36, had died of blunt injuries to the head, but could not determine the manner of death. Martinez also had broken ribs and a clavicle. ...

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Senate reaches budget agreement-but House Dems still want action on DACA

Senate reaches budget agreement-but House Dems still want action on DACA

Since the sequester, there have been two bipartisan deals to raise the caps - the first in 2013, and the second in 2015. The Senate agreement also contains nearly $90 billion in overdue disaster...

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House passes stopgap spending bill increasing Defense funding

The U.S. Senate , in a rare display of bipartisanship, on Wednesday reached a two-year budget deal to raise federal spending by nearly $300 billion, in an attempt to end the kind of squabbling ov...

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Russian Federation improving defences at military bases in Syria - agencies

Russian Federation improving defences at military bases in Syria - agencies

In a show of anger at Turkey's North Atlantic Treaty Organisation ally, Erdogan asked the United States what it was doing in Syria in the first place. Turkish officials say the leaders of Turkey, R...

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Lashkar militant's escape: Jail superintendent suspended, five 'facilitators' arrested

Lashkar militant's escape: Jail superintendent suspended, five 'facilitators' arrested

The police said they have tracked down on the motorcycle and the vehicle they had used for the getaway. The government also placed Superintendent of Srinagar Central Jail under suspension till fur...

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Senate Leaders Agree on Two-Year Budget Deal

Senate Leaders Agree on Two-Year Budget Deal

Senate leaders in the US have reportedly reached a two-year budget agreement to resolve a months-long impasse over spending levels. Fiscal conservatives like the Freedom Caucus, have also indicat...

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Pence Won't Rule Out Talks With North Korea During Olympics

Pence Won't Rule Out Talks With North Korea During Olympics

The director strongly criticized U.S. Vice President Mike Pence for saying that he did not request any meeting with the North Korean delegation and for asking Seoul authorities to make sure he will ...

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Mom: Toddler's eyebrows WAXED at daycare!

Mom: Toddler's eyebrows WAXED at daycare!

She added that she took up the matter with the daycare's director on the night of the incident and even the next morning. The Boys and Girls Club said in a statement that it would cooperate in the...

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Status Yellow: Met Eireann issues national warning for snow and ice

Status Yellow: Met Eireann issues national warning for snow and ice

The warning is valid from 9pm Thursday, February 8 to 9am Friday, February 9. Highest temperatures of 7 to 11 degrees in strong and gusty winds. The rain will make a return tomorrow and conditions w...

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Korea holds military parade on eve of Winter Olympics

The 22-member delegation will be headed by the communist state's ceremonial head of state, Kim Yong-nam. Pyongyang, however, said last month that February 8 will be marked as the date that the Korea...

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Coalition chairman: Israeli police attempting to overthrow Netanyahu

Coalition chairman: Israeli police attempting to overthrow Netanyahu

Israeli forces shot dead at least one Palestinian during a raid in the West Bank on Tuesday that led to. "Any honest person would ask himself how people who say such delusional things about the prim...

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China Exports Hold Up as Commodities, Base Effects Boost Imports

China Exports Hold Up as Commodities, Base Effects Boost Imports

BEIJING, Feb 8 ( Reuters ) - China's unwrought copper imports fell for a second straight month in January as winter restrictions on the construction sector and high domestic production rates continued...

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Storm brings freezing rain and snow to US Northeast

Storm brings freezing rain and snow to US Northeast

Rain and snow are expected through the morning. Like many places, the roads were covered with snow in northern Jefferson County. Expect a hard morning commute. The storm will wrap up late Wednesday....

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SF anger as report suggests 12% GDP hit

SF anger as report suggests 12% GDP hit

The Government no longer promises that post-Brexit trade with the European Union - the UK's biggest market - will be frictionless after Brexit , instead claiming it will be "as frictionless as poss...

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Percent Say Trump Trying to Derail Russia Probe

Percent Say Trump Trying to Derail Russia Probe

Most Republican voters, 53 percent, also disapprove of how the Federal Bureau of Investigation is handling its job -- though voters overall disagree on this point, too. At the same time, there is a c...

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More snow expected tonight, Wednesday morning

More snow expected tonight, Wednesday morning

No additional snow or ice accumulations are expected. Wednesday's storm is looking like a mess of everything at this point. As much as 6 inches of snow is expected in northwestern New Jersey; as...

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