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Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe 'eligible for early release' from Iranian prison

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe 'eligible for early release' from Iranian prison

United Kingdom foreign secretary Boris Johnson held talks with his Iranian counterpart Mohammad Javad Zarif earlier this month to call for the release of the mother of one on humanitarian grounds. Ric...

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Trump Might be Able to Fire Mueller, Without Actually Firing Mueller

Trump Might be Able to Fire Mueller, Without Actually Firing Mueller

Those interviews occurred before the transition team knew that Mueller had access to physical copies of their transition emails, and, as Langhofer pointed out, Mueller's prosecutors have "extensivel...

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Trump commutes Iowa man's 27-year sentence for bank fraud

Trump commutes Iowa man's 27-year sentence for bank fraud

The commutation is Trump's first in office and comes following the encouragement of multiple members of congress and other high-ranking officials who argued the sentence was too harsh. It cited bi...

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S. Korea fires shots after North soldier defects

S. Korea fires shots after North soldier defects

No shots were fired at the soldier, Roh said. It is the second defection across the heavily guarded border in less than two months, after another North Korean soldier was shot multiple times while...

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Melbourne attack driver had mental health issues but no terror connection

Melbourne attack driver had mental health issues but no terror connection

Commander Russell Barrett told media that while the motive of the incident was not immediately clear, "at this stage we believe it was a deliberate act". "Following the Flinders Street incident in ...

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The White House's odd statement about giving United States intelligence to Putin

The White House's odd statement about giving United States intelligence to Putin

Russian President Vladimir Putin on Sunday phoned President Trump to thank him for a tip from the Central Intelligence Agency that thwarted a terrorist attack being planned in St. Clapper said th...

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Paulinho urges Coutinho to make Barcelona switch

Paulinho urges Coutinho to make Barcelona switch

Coutinho was heavily linked with a move to the Nou Camp during the summer transfer window, and even submitted a transfer request as he tried to force through the deal to Barcelona . He's also set to ...

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RB Leipzig's Marvin Compper in Scotland ahead of Celtic move

RB Leipzig's Marvin Compper in Scotland ahead of Celtic move

Celtic have brought in former Germany worldwide centre-back Marvin Compper from RB Leipzig on a two-and-a-half year deal. Compper spent time at Stuttgart during his youth career before making h...

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Senate Dem Mark Warner warns Trump of 'significant consequences' if Mueller fired

He said Mueller should have been more thorough, including vetting the investigators he was bringing on his team for any potential bias and taking the precautionary step of getting a warrant to obt...

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Rosie O'Donnell faces conservative backlash after offering to pay GOP senators

Rosie O'Donnell faces conservative backlash after offering to pay GOP senators

While you can make campaign contributions to influence politicians, it is not clear whether O'Donnell's tweet was intended as a serious offer to Collins and Flake. Those directly targeted by O'Don...

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China condemns US 'Cold War mentality' on national security

China condemns US 'Cold War mentality' on national security

China appealed to Washington to promote "strategic mutual trust" ahead of President Donald Trump's release Monday of a national security strategy that is expected to label Beijing a competitor. "The...

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Porn cover-up scandal claims top UK MP Damian Green

Porn cover-up scandal claims top UK MP Damian Green

A Cabinet Office investigation concluded this week found that that Green made misleading public statements about pornography found on his Westminster office computer by Police in 2008. Green denied th...

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United Kingdom joins UN nations rejecting U.S. recognition of Jerusalem as Israeli capital

United Kingdom joins UN nations rejecting U.S. recognition of Jerusalem as Israeli capital

In the meantime, the Trump administration continues to publicly support Israel in the face of diplomatic criticism in the U.N. During a meeting ahead of the security council vote Monday, Haley sai...

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Mexico bus crash: 11 tourists killed

Mexico bus crash: 11 tourists killed

The nationalities of the victims were not immediately known. Twelve people were killed, including a Mexican tour guide. Quintana Roo state prosecutor Miguel Angel Pech Cen says the driver tried to b...

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'Anti-Bird' Spikes Installed On Trees To Prevent Droppings Spark Outrage

'Anti-Bird' Spikes Installed On Trees To Prevent Droppings Spark Outrage

The spikes were installed by Hillcrest Estate Management on the trees in Clifton, Bristol to protect the cars belonging to residents' of the nearby flats that the firm manages. "Now birds are not al...

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Missile Fired at Al-Arish Airport Kills 1, Injures 2: Military Spokesperson

Missile Fired at Al-Arish Airport Kills 1, Injures 2: Military Spokesperson

An attack on al-Rawda mosque took place as worshippers marked the weekly Friday prayers killed 309 people and injuring more than 100 others. On Tuesday, a missile hit the airport during a previously...

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Voters prefer Democrats in control of Congress by 11 points

Voters prefer Democrats in control of Congress by 11 points

While the 2016 exit polls found that 66 percent of registered white voters without a college degree supported Trump, the new poll found that only 47 percent still supported the president a year later....

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Michael Ray Arrested for DUI

Michael Ray Arrested for DUI

Country music singer Michael Ray has been arrested for alleged DUI after hit auto hit another at a McDonald's drive-thru line. The singer told police that his foot slipped off his car's brake pedal;...

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PM Trudeau broke ethics rules, watchdog finds

PM Trudeau broke ethics rules, watchdog finds

In future, he said he plans to ask the ethics commissioner to clear all his family vacations. Conflict of Interest and Ethics Commissioner Mary Dawson has wrapped up her inquiry and found that Trude...

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Crews make progress on California wildfire

Crews make progress on California wildfire

The spate of fires, many of which burned for more than two weeks without respite, has affected more than 100,000 Californians, with many forced to flee their homes, either through mandatory or volunta...

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Srinivasan: CHIP funding delay is shameful

Srinivasan: CHIP funding delay is shameful

That program will run out of money by March unless Congress acts to fund it again. Virginia sent letters last week to parents of 68,000 children warning them that CHIP coverage would end on January 31...

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Turkish prosecutor seeks jail term for National Basketball Association player

Turkish prosecutor seeks jail term for National Basketball Association player

The United Arab Emirates, a nearby USA partner, sees Erdogan's Islamist-established governing gathering as a companion of Islamist powers which the UAE contradicts over the Arab world. The two have al...

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Protests in Iraqi Kurdistan enter second day

Protests in Iraqi Kurdistan enter second day

Since that exchange, Iraq has sought full control over the Kurdish borders, control over all exports of oil from Kurdish lands, and has greatly reduced the amount of revenue the KRG receives from the ...

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USA sanctions Chechen leader behind anti-gay purge

US authorities accused Kadyrov of overseeing "an administration involved in disappearances and extrajudicial killings". The new names bring to 49 the number of people now subject to USA economic san...

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Turkish, Iranian, Azerbaijani Foreign Ministers To Meet In Baku

Turkish, Iranian, Azerbaijani Foreign Ministers To Meet In Baku

He added, "The three countries will also adopt a unified stance at the emergency meeting of the UN General Assembly", which will be held on Thursday. The Azerbaijani minister said that the UN Genera...

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Most of Amtrak train wreckage removed from Washington highway

Most of Amtrak train wreckage removed from Washington highway

She also said investigators had determined that the train's emergency brakes were automatically activated while the derailment was occurring, rather than engaged manually by the engineer. "They were b...

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Gov. Rick Scott calls on state senator to resign

Gov. Rick Scott calls on state senator to resign

Scott said. The special master said that though Latvala had been through sexual harassment training, he did not recognize that those types of comments were offensive and recommended Latavala be s...

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Idaho the fastest-growing state by population, US Census Bureau estimates

Idaho the fastest-growing state by population, US Census Bureau estimates

Census Bureau. Of course, percentage growth differs from numeric growth - that top title went to Texas, which brought in an additional 400,000 residents between July 2016 and July 2017, bringing the...

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Ambassador Haley: 'US Will Be Taking Names' during UN Jerusalem Vote

Ambassador Haley: 'US Will Be Taking Names' during UN Jerusalem Vote

The UN General Assembly will vote Thursday on the resolution, prompting intense backlash from the US delegation. Egypt had put forward the draft at the council which was backed by all 14 other Secur...

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Some Lawmakers Asking Franken to Reconsider Resigning from Senate

Some Lawmakers Asking Franken to Reconsider Resigning from Senate

Marys Point Republican, who was first elected to the state senate in 2012. Smith, a Democrat, is said to be interested in running in that special election. Housley, 53, was born and raised in South Sa...

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TV show host Suhaib Ilyasi gets lifer for wife's murder

TV show host Suhaib Ilyasi gets lifer for wife's murder

Delhi High Court ordered the east Delhi court in 2014 to try him for murder as well. Ilyasi was convicted by the court on December 16, while an order was passed by additional sessions judge, SK ...

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FM Çavuşoğlu travels to U.S. to attend UN's Jerusalem meeting

FM Çavuşoğlu travels to U.S. to attend UN's Jerusalem meeting

The vetoed resolution would have demanded that all countries comply with 10 resolutions on Jerusalem, dating back to 1967, including requirements that the city's final status be decided in direct nego...

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Shops in Maharashtra can now stay open 24×7

Shops in Maharashtra can now stay open 24×7

Shops in Maharashtra are closed by 10 pm, while restaurants are closed by 12:30 am and an hour late with police permission. The state government has amended the MSE (Regulation of Employment and Ser...

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Diddy Wants To Buy The Panthers, Then Hire Colin Kaepernick As Quarterback

Diddy Wants To Buy The Panthers, Then Hire Colin Kaepernick As Quarterback

Jerry Richardson has announced he plans on selling the Panthers after the current season is over. Becker, in her 20th year with the team , will take full control of the day-to-day management of ...

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Norwalk parents upset over surprise Ivanka Trump high school visit

Norwalk parents upset over surprise Ivanka Trump high school visit

Karey Fitzgerald , of Norwalk, told News 12 CT she thinks parents should have had the choice of whether to send their child to school when Ivanka Trump was there. Parent Angela Yaneth Guzman replied...

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Pakistan issues visa to Kulbhushan Jadhav's family

Pakistan issues visa to Kulbhushan Jadhav's family

The mother and wife of Kulbhushan Jadhav , an Indian spy sentenced to death for espionage in Pakistan, have been issued visas by the High Commission in New Delhi on humanitarian grounds. The neighbou...

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Bodycam video shows officer dragged by auto

Bodycam video shows officer dragged by auto

Police pursued the suspect in a chase which went on for 20 miles, before he was eventually caught on the Interstate 595. That's when police say the driver, Thomas Cabrera, hit the gas pedal. Shortly a...

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EU launches unprecedented process against Poland over courts

EU launches unprecedented process against Poland over courts

The commission's vice-president, Frans Timmermans, warned in the summer that the European Union was perilously close to launching article 7 over around 40 pieces of legislation relating to the country...

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Myanmar investigates 10 bodies found in grave

About 650,000 Rohingya Muslims have fled from Rakhine state and sought refuge in neighbouring Bangladesh in recent months after a violent crackdown there by Myanmar security forces in response to atta...

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India's Rahul Gandhi takes over as opposition Congress party chief

India's Rahul Gandhi takes over as opposition Congress party chief

It has increased its vote share by an impressive 7 per cent (up from 38 per cent in 2012 to 45 per cent this time) in these elections and the trends show a majority of the young voters have leaned tow...

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