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China jails Taiwan activist Lee Ming-che for 'subversion'

China jails Taiwan activist Lee Ming-che for 'subversion'

When he pleaded guilty in September, Lee told the court: "I know that my behaviour definitely violated Chinese law". Taiwan and human rights groups immediately denounced the ruling as "unacceptable"...

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Donkeys jailed for four days in India

Donkeys jailed for four days in India

Other jail authorities were quoted as saying that the animals grazed on plants worth almost 200,000 Indian rupees over the last month, and also injured young children in the locality. Sharma said that...

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Supreme Court Dismisses Petition Seeking Stay On Padmavati's Release

Supreme Court Dismisses Petition Seeking Stay On Padmavati's Release

While dismissing the petition, a three-judge bench, headed by Chief Justice of India (CJI) Dipak Misra , observed that when the matter is pending consideration of the Central Board of Film Certifica...

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White House mulls ban on staff's personal phone use

White House mulls ban on staff's personal phone use

The White House could ban staff members from being allowed to use their personal phones at work, five members of President Donald Trump's administration told Bloomberg News . The proposed strict ru...

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Minimum fare Rs 10, maximum Rs 60 — Hyderabad Metro Rail

Minimum fare Rs 10, maximum Rs 60 — Hyderabad Metro Rail

While the minimum fare is Rs 10 for two km, the maximum fare is Rs 60 for the entire 30 km stretch. After the interaction, Mr Modi will leave for Miyapur Metro Rail station on a special chopper fo...

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Nick and Drew Lachey Helping Sports Bar Employee After Shooting

Nick and Drew Lachey Helping Sports Bar Employee After Shooting

A fundraising page was set up for Richardson, who is now in a stable condition; it's not clear how long she will take to recover from the injury, or if she will recover fully. If [you] have any info...

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Missouri Thanksgiving Road Fatalities Rise

Missouri Thanksgiving Road Fatalities Rise

M.H.P. issued more than 4,800 citations statewide, with 45 of those being D.U.I. offenses. There were a total of 163 motor vehicle crashes investigated. 82. Miller was a passenger in the backseat and ...

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Chennai Six freed after four years in 'hellhole' Indian prison

Chennai Six freed after four years in 'hellhole' Indian prison

The families of the men are overjoyed at the winning of the appeal. "India is a democracy where the due process of law is followed and this decision upholds the rule of law", said a spokesperson. The ...

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Hamas rejects disarmament ahead of reconciliation deadline

Hamas rejects disarmament ahead of reconciliation deadline

Hamas member Khalil al-Hayya told reporters on Monday that the organization's weapons arsenal is not up for debate and that Hamas intends to move it into the West Bank and continue its actions against...

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Families of Mumbai Terror Victims Angry at Militant's Release

Families of Mumbai Terror Victims Angry at Militant's Release

Days after a Lahore court released him from house arrest, 26/11 Mumbai terror attack mastermind and JuD chief Hafiz Saeed has approached the United Nations seeking the removal of his name from the l...

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Argentine navy: Submarine's battery short-circuited before it went missing

Argentine navy: Submarine's battery short-circuited before it went missing

Hopes for survivors have been largely crushed by reports of an explosion detected near the time and place where the ARA San Juan was last heard from on November 15. The submarine had been expected...

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Bali's Mount Agung volcano forces airport to close for second day

Bali's Mount Agung volcano forces airport to close for second day

Ash has settled on villages and resorts around the volcano and disrupted daily life outside the immediate danger zone. "Ash that covered the trees and grass is very hard for us because the cows can ...

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Dictionary.com Names 'Complicit' as Word of the Year

Dictionary.com Names 'Complicit' as Word of the Year

While those headline-grabbing mentions helped drive interest in and use of the term in the political arena, Dictionary.com says complicity also lurked behind numerous biggest stories of 2017. The perf...

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Woman Offering Dubious Claims About Moore Appears Linked To James O'Keefe

Woman Offering Dubious Claims About Moore Appears Linked To James O'Keefe

The woman, Jaime T. Phillips, alleged in multiple interviews that Moore impregnated her when she was a teenager. She repeatedly denied to the Post that she was working with any groups targeting t...

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Australian icon Don Burke accused of indecent assault and sexual harassment

Australian icon Don Burke accused of indecent assault and sexual harassment

Her former manager, Nick Cummins , says O'Neill was "intimidated" his behaviour at the time. Wendy Dent, who met Burke when she was 21 and performing as a fairy at the Melbourne Garden Show in 1995...

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Bigg Boss 11, Day 57 written updates: Puneesh and Akash at loggerheads

Bigg Boss 11, Day 57 written updates: Puneesh and Akash at loggerheads

Hiten nominates the two most nonsense creating contestants in his captaincy, Akash and Puneesh. Hina says that she is not answerable to Shilpa and tells her that she can't become the Mummy of the hous...

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At least two killed in explosion near Chinese port city

At least two killed in explosion near Chinese port city

Fang, the owner of a restaurant at West Lijia road, said his that food joint, located a km from the explosion site, was damaged. The accident took place at 8:50 AM (local time) in Jiangbei district,...

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Syria Kurds: US to 'adjust' weapons deliveries

Syria Kurds: US to 'adjust' weapons deliveries

The White House confirmed the USA would cutoff weapons supply to the YPG, though it provided no details on timing. "We are reviewing pending adjustments to the military support provided to our Kurdish...

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Michigan, Enbridge Reach Agreement on Line 5

Michigan, Enbridge Reach Agreement on Line 5

Clair River with a new pipe in a tunnel under the river, a site where similar pipeline construction for Line 6B was successfully accomplished a few years ago. From an engineering and operational persp...

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Powered Robot Says 'Family Is Important', Wants to Have Children

Powered Robot Says 'Family Is Important', Wants to Have Children

As for similarities and differences, it noted, with future advancements bots could have complex human-like emotions, but they could be made more ethical by excluding emotions like rage, hatred and jea...

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Egyptian church bells ring for mosque attack victims

Egyptian church bells ring for mosque attack victims

Stephen M. Greenberg, Chairman, and Malcolm Hoenlein, CEO, of the Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations expressed "our condolences and deepest sympathy to the families of tho...

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Supreme Court refuses to take up Maryland's assault weapons ban

Supreme Court refuses to take up Maryland's assault weapons ban

The Washington Post had an article written by Stephen Sachs on November 26, 2017 who was Maryland's Attorney General from 1979 to 1987 entitled " The Supreme Court's privacy precedent is outdated " ...

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Sen. Rand Paul: Tax Bill 'Not Perfect,' But I'm Voting for It

Sen. Rand Paul: Tax Bill 'Not Perfect,' But I'm Voting for It

Tim Scott of SC said Sunday on ABC's "This Week". But a letter from Trump's lawyers a year ago said that almost all of his companies count as pass-through entities. The CBO also said the bill would a...

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Adidas points finger at Pitino in response to suit | Lexington Herald Leader

In a motion to have the case dismissed, the athletic gear company says, "although Pitino claims he had no involvement" a criminal complaint suggests that "he was both aware of and supported the scheme...

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Melbourne man planned New Year's Eve terror plot, police say

Melbourne man planned New Year's Eve terror plot, police say

The man is described as an Australian citizen with Somalian parents. Speaking at a press conference, Victoria's deputy police commissioner Shane Patton said the man could appear in court later today...

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Layaway Angel' strikes at Toys R Us, pays $10780 of layaway bills

Layaway Angel' strikes at Toys R Us, pays $10780 of layaway bills

On Friday, a New Jersey dad went into a Toys R Us to do some shopping for his son and ended up bringing holiday cheer to more than 60 random strangers, when he made a decision to pay off their layaw...

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Pres. Trump Promotes Economic Potential of Tax Bill, Says Support is 'Great'

Pres. Trump Promotes Economic Potential of Tax Bill, Says Support is 'Great'

Senator Jeff Flake of Arizona, a vocal Trump critic who is not seeking re-election in 2018, has issued a statement saying he appreciated the effort to fix the tax code but was anxious about the impact...

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Corpses in boat might be N.Korean fishermen: Japan

Corpses in boat might be N.Korean fishermen: Japan

The origin of the vessel is unknown, but officials suspect it might have originated in North Korea. He added that the authorities were trying to determine the sex of the bodies, which were found in ...

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IDEVAW: Every woman and every girl has the right to life

IDEVAW: Every woman and every girl has the right to life

The UN Trust Fund to End Violence against women, one of the ways that the UN is helping the global community fight this scourge, is a grant system that has given away more than $129 million to groups ...

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Donald Trump uses 'Pocahontas' slur in address to Native American veterans

Donald Trump uses 'Pocahontas' slur in address to Native American veterans

Warren, an Oklahoma native, has credited family lore for her belief that she has some Native American ancestry. The Washington Post noted recently that "Indian Country columnist Ruth Hopkins said ...

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Lakh aspirants write CAT, say was easier than 2016

Lakh aspirants write CAT, say was easier than 2016

While pattern for Common Admission Test ( CAT) 2017 , the entrance test for Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs) and over 110 non-IIM B-schools, was same, logical reasoning and data interpreta...

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Roy Moore TV Ad Slams Allegations

Roy Moore TV Ad Slams Allegations

Trump has leaned heavily on Moore's denials of the allegations facing him. The president has declined to follow the path of other mainstream Republican leaders who have called on Moore to step aside...

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Mercedes vehicle stolen without using a key in seconds in 'relay theft'

Mercedes vehicle stolen without using a key in seconds in 'relay theft'

They are seen to be holding two devices, one that is created to receive a signal from the auto key inside the property and the other which is next to the vehicle, acting as the transmitter. Police hav...

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Norway: more than 100 reindeer killed by freight trains in 'bloodbath'

Reindeer herder Torstein Appfjell, 59, called the deaths totally tragic and said the number of animals killed was unprecedented. At least 250 reindeer were killed by trains over the last 12 months. ...

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Germany swings European Union vote in favour of weed-killer glyphosate

Germany swings European Union vote in favour of weed-killer glyphosate

The herbicide is an integral part of the modern farming practice in both tillage and grassland production. Glyphosate use has soared in the United States over the past couple decades because it has ...

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Industrial strategy commits United Kingdom to circular economy

Industrial strategy commits United Kingdom to circular economy

Labour condemned the paper as "made up of re-announced policies" and predicted its was unlikely to help those out of the "Golden Triangle" of London, Oxford and Cambridge. It focuses on five foundatio...

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Tufts University postpones Anthony Scaramucci event after he threatens to sue student

Tufts University postpones Anthony Scaramucci event after he threatens to sue student

According to the Boston Globe , Scaramucci has threatened to sue the Tufts Daily newspaper and graduate student Camilo Caballero for "false and defamatory allegations of fact" after the paper pub...

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Celebrities mock Trump's 'Person of the Year' tweet

Celebrities mock Trump's 'Person of the Year' tweet

Time declared Trump "Person of the Year" in 2016 after he won the presidential elections over his Democratic opponent Hillary Clinton . Trump was named Time's Person of the Year last year, ...

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Meet Your New Miss Universe, Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters

Meet Your New Miss Universe, Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters

Nel-Peters developed a program called Unbreakable that trains women in self-defense. "She is a woman that nothing is ever too much to ask for", she said. Miss Colombia Laura Gonzalez was named the...

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Tom Cotton: Trump Should Fire Leandra English, Anyone Who Disobeys Mulvaney

Tom Cotton: Trump Should Fire Leandra English, Anyone Who Disobeys Mulvaney

Mulvaney, the director of the Office of Management and Budget, is the acting director of the group until Trump can get a permanent leader through the Senate Confirmation process - at least, according ...

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