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Prince Miteb bin Abdullah pays $1bn to be released

Prince Miteb bin Abdullah pays $1bn to be released

Bin Abdullah was one of the 11 princes, four ministers and other former ministers and businessmen arrested on November 4 following an investigation by the anti-corruption commission led by Crown Princ...

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Assemblyman Thiele To Host Toys For Tots

Assemblyman Thiele To Host Toys For Tots

You can even bring a new, unwrapped toy to be entered in a raffle. "We are grateful to be able to assist the Marine Toys for Tots Foundation again this year with their important mission", said PODS'...

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Sen. Al Franken refuses to resign, hopes 'to learn from my mistakes'

Sen. Al Franken refuses to resign, hopes 'to learn from my mistakes'

Earlier this month, Los Angeles based radio host Leann Tweeden accused Franken of forcibly kissing her and groping her while she slept during a USO tour in 2006. Franken said he'll cooperate fully w...

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I'm the biggest supporter of Lashkar-e-Taiba: Pervez Musharraf

I'm the biggest supporter of Lashkar-e-Taiba: Pervez Musharraf

Saeed, accused of masterminding the 2008 attacks in Mumbai that killed 166 people, was released on November 24 after a Pakistan judicial body ordered his release from house arrest, rejecting a request...

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Victoria becomes first Australian state to legalise euthanasia

Victoria becomes first Australian state to legalise euthanasia

Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews, who became an advocate for euthanasia laws after the death of his father past year, said that he was "proud we put compassion right at the centre of the parliamenta...

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Possible active shooter situation in Reno ends with officer-involved shooting

Possible active shooter situation in Reno ends with officer-involved shooting

Las Vegas resident Mike Pavicich, in Reno for business, was walking in downtown when he heard shots - and immediately thought of last month's mass shooting that killed 58. Officers closed 2nd, 4th and...

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One dead, two injured in Blue Mountains walking track collapse

One dead, two injured in Blue Mountains walking track collapse

Nine ambulances and two rescue helicopters were sent to the popular tourist destination of Wentworth Falls National Park after reports a walking trail had collapsed at 11.45am. A command post is bei...

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Mike Pence: Trump Mulling 'When and How' to Make Embassy Move

Mike Pence: Trump Mulling 'When and How' to Make Embassy Move

For the event, the Queens Museum was recreated to appear in its original state as the UN General Assembly Hall of 1947, including replicas of the tables, chairs, UN podium and map backdrop. Pence was ...

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Same sex marriage bill passes the Senate

Same sex marriage bill passes the Senate

Senator Smith gave an emotional thanks to his colleagues who had supported him through the long debate over marriage. Attorney-General George Brandis said the issue of religious protections would ...

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DC Archdiocese Sues Over Rejected Transit Christmas Ad

DC Archdiocese Sues Over Rejected Transit Christmas Ad

The archdiocese planned to promote the campaign via social media and ads on bus shelters, as well as on Metro buses. The URL on the ad, FindThePerfectGift.org, leads interested people to informati...

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David Davis's boasts on Brexit are coming back to haunt him

David Davis's boasts on Brexit are coming back to haunt him

If Mr Davis were to be held in contempt it could mean he is suspended or expelled from the Common. "Whether he is in contempt of parliament is a matter we may have to come to". Speaker of the Hous...

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Ricky Aguayo was beaten by frat members over missed FGs in 2016

Ricky Aguayo was beaten by frat members over missed FGs in 2016

According to Karl Etters of the Tallahassee Democrat , an investigation into the November 3 death of a Pi Kappa Phi fraternity member led to about two dozen police reports related to the fraternity b...

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School threats in the age of social media

School threats in the age of social media

Maranacook Community Middle School and Maranacook Community High School are located on the same campus off Millard Harrison Drive in Readfield, about 18 miles from Augusta. The alleged threat came fro...

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Top US general in Afghanistan says Taliban fight has 'turned the corner'

Top US general in Afghanistan says Taliban fight has 'turned the corner'

The increased air power is made possible by new authorities granted to USA forces in Afghanistan under the administration of President Donald Trump . Afghanistan and the coalition will use three fo...

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United States jury acquits accused Benghazi attack organizer of most serious charges

United States jury acquits accused Benghazi attack organizer of most serious charges

The Sept. 11, 2012, assault killed U.S. Ambassador to Libya Chris Stevens, State Department information management officer Sean Patrick Smith and contract security officers Tyrone Woods and Glen Doher...

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Air Force Failed to Report Dozens of Service Members to Gun Database

Air Force Failed to Report Dozens of Service Members to Gun Database

An Air Force review has found "several dozen" cases where the service failed to provide information about criminal convictions to the Federal Bureau of Investigation database used in the background ...

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NY terror attack suspect Saipov pleads not guilty to murder

NY terror attack suspect Saipov pleads not guilty to murder

Mr Saipov was arrested immediately after the 31 October attack in which the truck was driven down a bike lane on Manhattan's West Side. Manhattan U.S. He has denied all charges but could could face ...

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Penn State's Marcus Allen, Saquon Barkley make first team all-Big Ten

Penn State's Marcus Allen, Saquon Barkley make first team all-Big Ten

Nine Penn State defensive players have garnered All-Big Ten honors by the coaches and media. Senior linebacker Chris Weber was also recognized on Tuesday as Nebraska's victor of the Big Ten Sportsma...

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Iran FM, Armenia President Meet in Yerevan

Iran FM, Armenia President Meet in Yerevan

Foreign Minister Zarif referred to the delegation of business representatives accompanying him and said, "The companies present at the trade meeting are the best of their fields and quite ready to boo...

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Trump renewing his complaint about kneeling National Football League players

Trump renewing his complaint about kneeling National Football League players

Trump says the act is disrespectful and is hurting the game. The national anthem protest started at the beginning of the 2016-17 season and even though it lost some steam along the way, some players...

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Tampa Police Chief 'Optimistic' New Tip Connected to Possible Serial Killer

Tampa Police Chief 'Optimistic' New Tip Connected to Possible Serial Killer

Tampa police are questioning a man about the recent spate of Seminole Heights murders and have also taken control of a gun obtained Tuesday at a McDonald's in Ybor City. Police have said they believe ...

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BA owner IAG 'secures Monarch's Gatwick slots'

BA owner IAG 'secures Monarch's Gatwick slots'

KPMG secured the right to sell Monarch's airport slots following a United Kingdom court ruling earlier this month, after an initial judgement had blocked it from the right to sell the slots. IAG Inter...

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President Buhari arrives Abidjan

President Buhari arrives Abidjan

In a short statement the Presidency said the summit was scheduled to take place from Wednesday to Thursday. Abidjan's Summit will also see the participation of the Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic...

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Donor helps after thieves take Christmas trees meant to benefit sick children

Donor helps after thieves take Christmas trees meant to benefit sick children

Watch the video in the media player above . The National Christmas Tree Association (NCTA) told CBN News that it's a "tight market" this year for fresh Christmas trees. Add water to the tree stand...

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Authorities hunt for escaped inmate with facial skull tattoo

Authorities hunt for escaped inmate with facial skull tattoo

Sheriff's Special Teams are working to find and return Hughes to the Honor Farm. He was due to be released from the "Honor Farm" detention program next February, deputies said . Hughes has tattoos on...

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La Corea del nord rompe la tregua e lancia un missile

La Corea del nord rompe la tregua e lancia un missile

I comandi delle forze armate sudcoreane hanno specificato che Pyongyang ha lanciato un " missile balistico non identificato" dalla provincia meridionale di Pyongan verso est nelle prime ore di mercol...

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President Kovind on his Maiden Visit to WB, Mizoram and Nagaland

President Kovind on his Maiden Visit to WB, Mizoram and Nagaland

President Ram Nath Kovind on 28 November said the Government of India has embarked on an ambitious Act East Policy, which involves building connectivity projects and taking economic initiatives. "...

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Woman bitten by crocodile that appears suddenly from Queensland creek

Woman bitten by crocodile that appears suddenly from Queensland creek

A young British traveller filmed the moment she was attacked by a saltwater crocodile while standing at the bank of a creek in northern Australia . The area is in Zone E of the Queensland Crocodil...

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Nigeria Head Coach Gernot Rohr Signs New Contract Extension

Nigeria Head Coach Gernot Rohr Signs New Contract Extension

Super Eagles Technical Adviser, Genort Rohr, has extended his contract by two years, with the Nigeria national team, which will keep him at the team till after the World Cup. The Chairman of NFF Techn...

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Syria regime agrees to East Ghouta ceasefire: United Nations envoy

Syria regime agrees to East Ghouta ceasefire: United Nations envoy

In the past 24 hours dozens of civilians, including some children, have been killed by Syrian government airstrikes on the outskirts of Damascus . The observatory said it determines aircraft used in a...

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Prince Harry, Meghan Markle will marry in May at Windsor Castle

Prince Harry, Meghan Markle will marry in May at Windsor Castle

She will join Prince William, Kate and Prince Harry's royal foundation as its fourth patron, and work with her husband to support causes close to her heart. Newspapers hailed news of the engagement ...

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Trump warns federal shutdown coming: 'I don't see a deal!'

Trump warns federal shutdown coming: 'I don't see a deal!'

The federal government will shut down if a bill is not passed by December 8 . "Problem is they want illegal immigrants flooding into our Country unchecked, are weak on Crime and want to substantially ...

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Deputies: Missing teen may be with soccer coach

Deputies: Missing teen may be with soccer coach

The pair is believed to be traveling in a red Mercury Sabel. "She has a big heart", the mother said. It's believed that Frisina could be with Rian Rodriguez, 27, who worked at Fort White High School...

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Frances Fitzgerald resigns ahead of no confidence vote

Frances Fitzgerald resigns ahead of no confidence vote

It also means the Irish government's insistence on a fluid post-Brexit border with Northern Ireland is likely to continue. The pressure on Deputy Prime Minister Frances Fitzgerald of Varadkar's Fine...

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Melania Trump unveils White House Christmas decorations to mixed reviews

Melania Trump unveils White House Christmas decorations to mixed reviews

Melania Trump's office has often battled criticism in the press and elsewhere over relatively routine first lady functions and actions-ranging from her donation of Dr. In recent days, the White House ...

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Which Republican Senators Might Oppose the Tax Bill, and Why

Which Republican Senators Might Oppose the Tax Bill, and Why

Yahoo Finance's Alexis Christoforous and Editor-in-Chief Andy Serwer break down the latest details. In a Twitter comment, Trump said the legislation "is coming along very well, great support". The c...

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German mayor 'attacked with knife in kebab shop in botched assassination attempt'

German mayor 'attacked with knife in kebab shop in botched assassination attempt'

He reportedly suffered minor injuries to his throat. Chancellor Angela Merkel was "horrified by the knife attack", her spokesman Steffen Seibert wrote on Twitter. According to German media, the man ...

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More Than 100 Passengers Rescued From Stranded NYC Ferry

More Than 100 Passengers Rescued From Stranded NYC Ferry

No passengers were injured as they were quickly loaded onto another boat for the 60-second trip back to Pier 11. "No injuries. Tug boat pushing ferry loose and passengers hopping on another boat", E...

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Military Must Accept Transgender Troops From 2018, Federal Judge Rules

Military Must Accept Transgender Troops From 2018, Federal Judge Rules

The ruling means transgender people can enlist in the military beginning on New Year's Day. Kollar-Kotelly did not think the Trump administration's arguments met that level of scrutiny, calling thei...

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Violent clashes erupt between Pakistani police, Cleric's supporters as protests spread

Violent clashes erupt between Pakistani police, Cleric's supporters as protests spread

While the country's military had been ruling Pakistan for nearly half of its 70-year history, no official military response or armored vehicles had been deployed in the streets till Saturday. Police...

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