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Gay teacher fired after same-sex wedding photos posted online

Gay teacher fired after same-sex wedding photos posted online

According to the Miami Herald , Jocelyn Morffi was sacked from her job at Saints Peter and Paul Catholic School in Miami , where she had worked for seven years, days after she married Natasha Hass. A...

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NBC benches Olympics analyst over remarks deemed offensive to Koreans

NBC benches Olympics analyst over remarks deemed offensive to Koreans

While introducing Japan , Ramos said the following, " Every Korean will you that Japan is a cultural, and technological, and economic example, has been so important to their own transformation ". He'...

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Pakistan removes Farooq Sattar as Convener

Pakistan removes Farooq Sattar as Convener

Dr Sattar said that a court of the party workers in General Workers' meeting would now decide the fate of the organisation and the step taken today by some party leaders. He said that now it was evide...

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Rand Paul's Ego Shut the Government Down Last Night

Rand Paul's Ego Shut the Government Down Last Night

White House officials say the trip's diplomatic and national security aims - which revolve around highlighting North Korea's human rights abuses and nuclear program - meet the criteria for critical ...

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Democratic memo on Russian Federation meddling 'very political', needs to be censored

Democratic memo on Russian Federation meddling 'very political', needs to be censored

The previously released Republican text alleges anti- Trump bias in the investigation of Russian meddling in the 2016 USA election that brought Trump to power. But even the Republicans behind the memo...

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Pence Says North Korea Must Give Up Nukes before Talks

Pence Says North Korea Must Give Up Nukes before Talks

The U.S. and Finland women's hockey teams also play Saturday. On Saturday Kim Yo Jong "courteously" handed over a personal letter from the North Korean leader to Moon and told him of her brother's "...

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North Korea judged winner of diplomatic gold at Olympics

North Korea judged winner of diplomatic gold at Olympics

The sight of North and South Koreans marching together for the first time in a decade was the culmination of months of work by Seoul . Kim Jong Un's sister "courteously" handed President Moon Jae-i...

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Man with Sword Attacks Church in Yogyakarta, Injures Four

Man with Sword Attacks Church in Yogyakarta, Injures Four

The 22-year-old attacker decapitated statues of Jesus Christ and the Virgin Mary during the incident, officials said. Worshipper Andhi Cahyo said a few minutes after the service started, a congregat...

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Boris Johnson challenges Aung San Suu Kyi on Rohingya crisis

Boris Johnson challenges Aung San Suu Kyi on Rohingya crisis

Boris Johnson has been visiting camps on the Bangladesh border that hold the refugees who fled Myanmar to escape a military crackdown. Boris Johnson has told Myanmar's de facto leader Aung San S...

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North Korea's first Olympic competitor flops

North Korea's first Olympic competitor flops

The game against Switzerland is sold out and there are rumors that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's sister might attend. A high-level North Korean delegation including leader Kim Jong Un's sister h...

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Pence Gives Kim Jong Un's Sister the Cold Shoulder at the Olympics

At the same moment, South Korean President Moon Jae-in shook hands with Kim Yo Jong , creating a historic moment and a photograph that gave hopes to many for peace between North and South Korea a...

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Indian PM makes historic visit to Palestine

Indian PM makes historic visit to Palestine

The mausoleum complex consists of Arafat's burial chamber, a prayer pavilion and landscaped gardens - all situated in a 6,550 sq. m. site. Traditionally, India has been a vocal champion of the Pales...

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Four Elephants Killed After Speeding Train Hits Them In Assam

Four Elephants Killed After Speeding Train Hits Them In Assam

The source said cases of elephants dashing against trains in areas where they constantly cross tracks would greatly increase now wherever track doubling work is on. A herd of the animals was crossing ...

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Second White House Staffer Resigns Over Domestic Abuse Claims

Second White House Staffer Resigns Over Domestic Abuse Claims

According to Mark Zaid, an attorney who often represents clients in clearance cases underscored that the fact that many of these officials are affluent and have worked in the areas of finance with l...

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Israel downs Iranian drone and strikes Syria as F-16 crashes

Israel downs Iranian drone and strikes Syria as F-16 crashes

Israeli aircraft then attacked Syrian and "Iranian targets in Syria", the military says. But while the Syrian missile repository may be restocked, and its air defense technology upgraded, the most c...

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The US government shuts down for the second time in 2018

The US government shuts down for the second time in 2018

He said he could not "look the other way because my party is now complicit in the deficits". The Republicans got the spending that they wanted. The colossal bill, which lawmakers have been negotiati...

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Kansas projected to be No. 2 seed by NCAA Tournament selection committee

Kansas projected to be No. 2 seed by NCAA Tournament selection committee

Rasmussen said on CBS. Rasmussen joined host Greg Gumble and analysts Seth Davis and Clark Kellogg in revealing the projected Top 16 teams in this year's NCAA Tournament and the committee held a 9...

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France Calls For Opening Of Humanitarian Corridors In Syria

Turkey on January 20 launched Operation Olive Branch to remove Partiya Yekitiya Demokrat/Kurdistan Workers' Party and the Islamic State from Afrin. The Observatory said government forces opened a co...

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Man texts 'LOL' in group text as woman dies from overdose

Man texts 'LOL' in group text as woman dies from overdose

According to Varela, the girl had taken multiple drugs that caused her to overdose. The suspect indicated that he was having sex with the girl while she was in this condition "to pass the time", accor...

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Lawmakers push for budget vote to avert government shutdown

Lawmakers push for budget vote to avert government shutdown

She said she will oppose the deal unless House Speaker Paul Ryan commits to bringing up DACA legislation for a vote. The California Democrat said the emerging spending plan includes " many...

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Corea, Kim Jong-un invita il presidente del Sud a Pyongyang

Corea, Kim Jong-un invita il presidente del Sud a Pyongyang

Secondo NK News la delegazione di alto livello arriverà con un aereo privato in Corea del Sud . Lo riferisce l'agenzia Yonhap. Il Nord ha invitato il presidente sudcoreano Moon Jae-in a visitare Pyo...

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Moon meets Kim's sister inside Blue House

Moon meets Kim's sister inside Blue House

The senior US official said Pence was not trying to avoid the North Korean officials but rather ignore them. Moon has looked to the games, which open today, as an opportunity to pursue a diplomatic op...

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Syria: Life 'living nightmare' for children in East Ghouta

In eastern Ghouta, rescue workers spent much of the day searching through the rubble of buildings that had collapsed under the airstrikes. The Syrian government has repeatedly said it only targets...

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Mike Pence didn't snub North Koreans deliberately, officials say

Mike Pence didn't snub North Koreans deliberately, officials say

They said Pence could have opted to sit with the USA delegation and avoided the box that included the North Koreans. He was later to say he wanted to take it to the Methodist Church he attends in USA ...

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PM Modi To Address Indian Community In Dubai

PM Modi To Address Indian Community In Dubai

India is the "Guest Country" at the sixth edition of the World Government Summit, which is being attended by more than 4,000 participants from 140 countries. PM Modi also recounted Indian tradition of...

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Come visit: South Korea's leader invited to North Korea

Come visit: South Korea's leader invited to North Korea

Pence had only one event on his schedule on Saturday. Kim's sister Kim Yo Jong delivered the verbal invitation on Friday after arriving in Pyeongchang for the opening ceremony of the Winter Olympi...

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Dozens of White House Staffers Still Lack Full Security Clearances

Dozens of White House Staffers Still Lack Full Security Clearances

In June 2017, Porter's preliminary file was sent from the Federal Bureau of Investigation to the White House security office. Sorensen was a former top policy adviser to Maine GOP Gov. One of the ex-w...

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U.S. supports Israeli action against Iranian targets in Syria

U.S. supports Israeli action against Iranian targets in Syria

Earlier today an Israeli F16 fighter jet was shot down after coming under fire from Syrian forces. Besides the fact the headline and opening paragraph of the report focus on the Israeli airstrikes...

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Tons of rally in NYC towards deportation of activist

Tons of rally in NYC towards deportation of activist

Ravi Ragbir and his wife Amy Gottlieb celebrate the news Friday morning that he had received a temporary stay of his deportation order. The 53-year-old Ragbir was detained last month during a routine ...

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Turkish warplanes strike Kurdish militia targets in Syria

Turkish warplanes strike Kurdish militia targets in Syria

On Jan. 20, Turkey launched Operation Olive Branch to clear PKK/KCK/PYD-YPG and ISIL terrorists from Afrin, northwestern Syria. Turkish warplanes resumed strikes on Kurdish YPG militia targets in ...

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North Korea's Kim invites S Korean leader to Pyongyang

North Korea's Kim invites S Korean leader to Pyongyang

The sister of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has delivered a personal letter to South Korea's president, inviting him to a summit in Pyongyang. "President Moon must balance his desire for North-S...

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Oxfam scandal: Penny Mordaunt threatens to pull aid from overseas charities

Oxfam scandal: Penny Mordaunt threatens to pull aid from overseas charities

She said the reports were "a complete betrayal of the people Oxfam were there to help and also the people that sent them there to do that job". The staff had been in as part of the relief effort f...

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United Nations chief calls for denuclearization during brief talk with N.Korean official

United Nations chief calls for denuclearization during brief talk with N.Korean official

In the front row of the grandstand, United States' Vice-President Mike Pence stood to wave and applaud the U.S. team as they made their circuit of the stadium. Pence and his wife, Karen, reportedly ...

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Three dead after helicopter crashes in Grand Canyon

Three dead after helicopter crashes in Grand Canyon

FAA spokesman Allen Kenitzer earlier said the aircraft sustained considerable damage in the crash. Local media said the helicopter was an Airbus Eurocopter EC130. He said the company has made big im...

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Trump won't release Democratic memo, sends back to committee

Trump won't release Democratic memo, sends back to committee

He says the president would consider releasing it if the House Intelligence Committee revises the memo to mitigate the risks. Democrats called the Nunes memo biased and misleading and said it compri...

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Russian plane with 71 crashes near Moscow

Russian plane with 71 crashes near Moscow

An emergency services source has told Interfax news agency the plane crashed and there was "no chance" anyone could have survived. Passenger aircraft operated by S7 Airlines and Saratov Airlines s...

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Two Koreas hold top-level talks in Olympic rapprochement

Two Koreas hold top-level talks in Olympic rapprochement

Vice President Mike Pence is facing backlash for his staunch efforts to ignore North Korean officials at the Winter Olympic Games, even as the two Koreas continued their temporary truce, marching an...

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Seasonal Flu Continues To Bombard Hamilton County, Southeast Tennessee

Seasonal Flu Continues To Bombard Hamilton County, Southeast Tennessee

While the CDC does not have numbers yet on how effective this year's flu vaccine is, researchers in Canada - where similar strains of the virus have been spreading - estimate it is less than 20 perce...

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Modi Given Palestine's Highest Award for Contribution to Bilateral Ties

Modi Given Palestine's Highest Award for Contribution to Bilateral Ties

The US has cut funding to the Palestinians, saying it would only resume once they return to peace talks. "We believe in the importance of a possible Indian role to reach a final agreement based on w...

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White House Speechwriter Resigns Amid Abuse Accusations

White House Speechwriter Resigns Amid Abuse Accusations

In a statement to the paper, Mr Sorensen said he was "the victim of repeated physical violence during our marriage, not her". "And we hope he has a wonderful career, and hopefully he will have a gre...

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