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Pro-independence rallies grind Catalonia to a halt

However, despite transport delays, shops and businesses in the region largely appeared to be functioning as normal. Spanish law prohibits going on strike for political motives, and the work stoppage...

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2 police officers shot near middle school in Georgia

2 police officers shot near middle school in Georgia

The shooting happened near a middle school, which was placed on lockdown. The officers are with the Forest Park Police Department. One officer suffered non-life-threatening injuries and the other ...

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Proposed Michigan law allows concealed weapons at schools

Legislation would let people who get a special license carry a concealed weapon in places where they're now banned: places like schools and daycare centers . The bills taken up in the Senate Governm...

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Trump Pushes Japan to Buy More American-Made Military Gear

Trump Pushes Japan to Buy More American-Made Military Gear

Earlier on the same day, in his speech to local business leaders, President Trump had said that America suffers from (quote)"massive trade deficits" with Japan of nearly 70-billion US dollars a year. ...

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Drug take-back event nets record of discarded prescription drugs

Drug take-back event nets record of discarded prescription drugs

America is in the midst of a prescription drug crisis and the home medicine cabinet is a major source. More than five tons of prescription drugs were collected in four hours at locations in San Dieg...

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Nuclear Tests Creating Wasteland, Causing Deformities in North Korea

Nuclear Tests Creating Wasteland, Causing Deformities in North Korea

In a joint statement Saturday, 15 Democratic lawmakers and one Republican- all military veterans - called the assessment that a ground invasion would be required to destroy the North's nuclear ars...

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From Summer To Winter: Cold Weather Has Arrived

From Summer To Winter: Cold Weather Has Arrived

Today: Chance of light showers after 1 pm, cloudy - high near 53 with northeast wind 6 to 8 miles per hour. Even colder air is expected to end the week. Chance of precipitation is 60%. Friday Par...

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Queen's £10m: Britain's tax authority wants to look urgently at Paradise Papers

Queen's £10m: Britain's tax authority wants to look urgently at Paradise Papers

The ICIJ reportsed the "trove of 13.4 million records exposes ties between Russian Federation and U.S. President Donald Trump's billionaire commerce secretary, the secret dealings of the chief fund...

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Grandmother loses 2 grandchildren, daughter-in-law in Texas church shooting

Grandmother loses 2 grandchildren, daughter-in-law in Texas church shooting

Rylan's aunt, Leslie Ward, told the New York Daily News she rushed to the church from her home after hearing shots. Emily was also shot and transported to University Hospital, where she later died. ...

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'Technical Cop' to Finalise Paris Agreement Despite Us Withdrawal

'Technical Cop' to Finalise Paris Agreement Despite Us Withdrawal

Syria has announced it will join the Paris climate agreement , leaving the USA as the only country in the world which has not signed on to the landmark deal. "We are in the process of becoming pa...

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Lin-Manuel Miranda to star in Hamilton again for Puerto Rico

Lin-Manuel Miranda to star in Hamilton again for Puerto Rico

THR reports " Hamilton " will be staged at Teatro UPR in San Juan. The soldiers were sent to the island after Gov. Bruce Rauner announced Saturday that he is sending about 150 Illinois Army Natio...

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Saudi Arabia makes fresh arrests in anti-graft crackdown

Saudi Arabia makes fresh arrests in anti-graft crackdown

The statement also urges the United Nations to review evidence that Iran is perpetuating the war in Yemen to further its regional ambitions. The Saudi crown prince's accusations that Iran launched "...

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US takes steps to make it harder for Americans to visit Cuba

According to a United States administration official, now the ties between Washington and Havana depend on Cuba, while the sanctions, which are not linked to the so-called "acoustic attacks", are aime...

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Andrea Jenkins becomes Minneapolis' first transgender city council member

Andrea Jenkins becomes Minneapolis' first transgender city council member

In her work, Jenkins said she wanted to improve the lives of people in those neighborhoods without doing so at their own expense. She won a 2011 Bush Fellowship to work on transgender issues, and now ...

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Consensus eludes parties huddle on delimitation bill

Consensus eludes parties huddle on delimitation bill

Earlier, the NA Speaker held two meetings with leaders of parliamentary parties where they pulled off evolving consensus and chose to keep the total seats of National Assembly at 272. Speaking to ...

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Picture of elephants 'humiliated' by fire in West Bengal receives top award

Picture of elephants 'humiliated' by fire in West Bengal receives top award

The full version of the photograph can be viewed here and may distress some people. "In the Bankura district of West Bengal, this sort of humiliation of pachyderms is routine, as it is in the other ...

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Veterans Day ceremony scheduled for Friday

Veterans Day ceremony scheduled for Friday

Guest speaker for the event will be LTC Anthony Whitfield. At 11, it will head north to 107th Street, turn left, go to Aviation Boulevard where it makes a left, then ends at the Disabled American Vete...

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Rajan for Rajya Sabha?

Before Rajan's name came to the fore, party members were assuming that the seats would be given to senior leaders Sanjay Singh, Ashutosh and Vishwas. A report by India Today said that those who ha...

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Gemany officially recognising 'third gender' other than male and female

The highest court in Germany has ruled that a third gender must be included on official documents. The ruling came after an intersex person, who is neither a man nor woman according to chromosomal a...

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Putin Ready for Bilateral Meeting with Trump on APEC Sidelines: Lavrov

Putin Ready for Bilateral Meeting with Trump on APEC Sidelines: Lavrov

Peskov also said a Syrian settlement was also being discussed for the agenda of a possible meeting between Putin and Trump. Ushakov said "there are things to discuss and we are ready for it". The tw...

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Mugabe Knifes VP, Could Install Wife

Mugabe Knifes VP, Could Install Wife

His removal looks set to pave the way for Grace Mugabe to take the reigns from her husband, rather than the once-favourited Mnangagwa. Mutsvangwa, a close ally of Mnangagwa, told reporters in Johann...

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Kidnapping preceded Nisku crash with carload of naked people

Kidnapping preceded Nisku crash with carload of naked people

A man, a woman and a six-week-old baby were taken from a residence in Leduc County at about 9:30 a.m. and forced into a vehicle against their will, Leduc RCMP said in a news release Tuesday. The three...

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IL couple allegedly starved child as punishment for two years

IL couple allegedly starved child as punishment for two years

Michael Roberts, the father of the dead boy, and Georgena Roberts, the stepmother, kept six children living in "sickening" conditions, police said in a closed court on Monday. Very secretive people ....

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Sherri Papini Running To Safety After Release From Captivity

Sherri Papini Running To Safety After Release From Captivity

However, about two weeks after she went missing, the sheriff's office determined Sherri Papini was texting a "male acquaintance" from MI days prior to her disappearance. It's been nearly a year sinc...

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Hoboken's Bhalla first Sikh mayor in state

Hoboken's Bhalla first Sikh mayor in state

He said he was also dismayed that New Jersey U.S. Senator Cory Booker (D), the state's Democratic gubernatorial candidate, Phil Murphy, and others tweeted copies of the altered flyers without pointi...

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Ex-US envoy touts 'freeze-for-freeze' with N. Korea

Ex-US envoy touts 'freeze-for-freeze' with N. Korea

While holding off on referring to Kim Jong-Un as " Little Rocket Man ", Trump did say the North Korean dictator is "threatening millions and millions of lives, so needlessly". US defense officials not...

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A Democrat is elected as governor in New Jersey

A Democrat is elected as governor in New Jersey

The former Goldman Sachs executive and Obama administration ambassador to Germany was outright on Tuesday during his victory speech at Convention Hall in Asbury Park about how much he plans to push ...

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Michigan Rep places top aide on leave for sexual harassment allegations

Michigan Rep places top aide on leave for sexual harassment allegations

The move comes after a Politico report outlined reports of Marshall harassing former aides. Politico's sources painted Marshall as a man who graded women with his eyes, bragging about how some o...

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Uber Driver Kicks Out Awful Passengers And They Respond With Racist Comments

Uber Driver Kicks Out Awful Passengers And They Respond With Racist Comments

In case the golden rule of "try not to be a jerk" and the potential for karma to come back and whack you with the cosmic stick of justice wasn't enough of a motivator for you to do the right thing, co...

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LeBron James Posts Angry 'Arthur' Meme After Kyrie Irving, Celtics Beat Hawks

LeBron James Posts Angry 'Arthur' Meme After Kyrie Irving, Celtics Beat Hawks

The thinly veiled slight against James wasn't lost on many social media users. Of course, James's apparently bad mood may have had nothing to do with his team or the National Basketball Associat...

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So the teacher said he might 'put a bullet' in his head

So the teacher said he might 'put a bullet' in his head

That's how people like you get shot", said Paul Hagan , a physics and electronics teacher at Rockdale Career Academy in Conyers , about 25 miles southeast of Atlanta . An incident report from the...

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Met Dineshwar Sharma, discussed Kashmir issue: Omar Abdullah

Met Dineshwar Sharma, discussed Kashmir issue: Omar Abdullah

He was appointed the Centre's special representative on October 23 in a fresh bid for lasting peace. All separatist parties, including both factions of the Hurriyat Conference and the Jammu and Kash...

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These sheep recognise Obama, Emma Watson and a BBC journalist

We should point out that this isn't because sheep have a secret TV viewing habit - it's because they were shown faces and given food rewards if they recognised the right one. Many animals have the abi...

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Rouhani Calls on Pakistan's Chief of Army Staff to Control Borders

Rouhani Calls on Pakistan's Chief of Army Staff to Control Borders

The COAS termed Pak-Iran border as the border of peace and friendship and emphasised its better security management so as to deny its exploitation by terrorists being a common enemy. Enhanced Pak-...

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CBI apprehends Class XI student in connection with killing of

CBI apprehends Class XI student in connection with killing of

Pradyuman was found inside the toilet of the school with his throat slit on September 8 . Up until now, a conductor working for the school, Ashok Kumar, was considered as the prime suspect by the ...

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North Korea, Afghanistan to dominate NATO meeting

North Korea, Afghanistan to dominate NATO meeting

Stoltenberg, speaking ahead of a two-day meeting due to start on Wednesday said NATO's command structure was the "backbone" of the alliance. Stoltenberg stressed the soldiers would not have combat r...

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Ted Cruz: It's a mistake for House bill to raise taxes

Brady reportedly told radio host Hugh Hewitt on Tuesday he is still considering including the mandate repeal in the tax reform bill, but first wants to see the CBO score, according to the Washingto...

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Jacinda Ardern's Cat, Paddles, Has Died

Jacinda Ardern's Cat, Paddles, Has Died

In a post to Facebook, Ms Ardern thanked everyone for their support after Paddles tragically died after being hit by a vehicle in Mt Albert, Auckland Tuesday. New Zealand's first cat and internet s...

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US Becomes Only Nation Not Part Of Paris Agreement

US Becomes Only Nation Not Part Of Paris Agreement

So, we still have three years left before Trump's administration can take the USA out. Under the rules of the Paris agreement , the United States can not formally withdraw until late 2020. Syria ha...

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How the Texas Shooter Passed a Background Check

How the Texas Shooter Passed a Background Check

Involuntary commitment to a mental institution would have been grounds to deny him a weapon provided that records of his confinement were submitted to the federal database used to conduct background c...

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