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Indian national jailed over sex assault on United States flight

Indian national jailed over sex assault on United States flight

Prabhu Ramamoorthy attacked the woman on an overnight flight from Las Vegas to Detroit on January 3. Ramamoorthy, 35, was sitting between his wife and the victim on a Spirit Airlines flight from L...

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Israel’s nation state law is racist, Israeli-American actress Natalie Portman says

Israel’s nation state law is racist, Israeli-American actress Natalie Portman says

In July, the Israeli parliament passed a highly-contested nation-state law with a 62-55 margin. "It's wrong and I disagree with that [law]", the actress continued. The legislation states that a "u...

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Kosovo parliament to vote to form new army, angering Serbia

Kosovo parliament to vote to form new army, angering Serbia

Tensions have been rising between the two countries since Kosovo blamed Serbia for blocking it from Interpol membership in November. Serbia's president, Aleksandar Vučić, is expected to visit Se...

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Erdogan: Aides to Saudi crown prince killed Khashoggi

Erdogan: Aides to Saudi crown prince killed Khashoggi

FILE - Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., joined by Sen. The Senate is due to vote later on Thursday on a separate Saudi Arabia measure, a war powers resolution that would end all U.S. And they have argued...

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Pope francis removes scandal-hit cardinals from his group of advisers

Pope francis removes scandal-hit cardinals from his group of advisers

Francis himself was implicated in the scandal after he strongly defended a Chilean bishop accused of covering for the country's most notorious predator priest - a position he took apparently on the ad...

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Australia PM risks UPROAR by recognising Jerusalem as Israel's capital

Australia PM risks UPROAR by recognising Jerusalem as Israel's capital

Despite Australia's then-foreign minister Julie Bishop saying in June "the Australian government will not be moving our embassy to Jerusalem ", Mr Morrison said in October he was "open-minded" abou...

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Mahinda Rajapaksa's appeal today

Mahinda Rajapaksa's appeal today

However, he said Rajapaksa chose to step down after the court ruling given today and yesterday and his cabinet will also stand dissolved. The appeal filed against the interim order issued by the Cou...

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American Student Found Stabbed To Death In Netherlands

American Student Found Stabbed To Death In Netherlands

Sarah Papenheim, 21, was found dying in her lodgings in the city's Kralingen district on Wednesday, and armed police later seized a suspect in another city. "We encourage our students and staff not to...

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May says further Brexit talks with European Union in coming days

May says further Brexit talks with European Union in coming days

But after the meeting, representatives of the bloc said they were sticking with the withdrawal agreement previously agreed with London, including the Northern Ireland backstop deal which threatens to ...

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Brexit bother: May remonstrates with Juncker

Brexit bother: May remonstrates with Juncker

Having survived a no-confidence challenge from her own MPs in Westminster on Wednesday, the prime minister had a bruising night in Brussels where her plea for meaningful changes to the Brexit deal was...

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Syrian Kurdish-Led Fighters Take Hajin, Last Town Held by IS

Syrian Kurdish-Led Fighters Take Hajin, Last Town Held by IS

Erdogan said that Turkey was not only ensuring its own safety with steps taken in Syria, but also protects the dignity of Ummah [the worldwide Muslim community], and all humanity. But the YPG has sp...

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Brexit: EU humiliates May with refusal to budge on deal

Brexit: EU humiliates May with refusal to budge on deal

It said that if the backstop was ever activated the European Union would seek to ensure it "would only be in place for a short period and only as long as strictly necessary". "There is now this whole ...

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Uproar as shopping centre Santa rips off beard and swears at kids

Uproar as shopping centre Santa rips off beard and swears at kids

The entertainer is understood to have told attendees to "get the fuck out" after a smoke machine at a family-friendly rave in the same building as his grotto set off a fire alarm. "Santa was upstairs ...

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Sleeping subway rider wakes up to find man sexually assaulting her

Sleeping subway rider wakes up to find man sexually assaulting her

Lushchinkskaya, who is white, then is shown putting her hair in a ponytail, removing an umbrella and keys from her purse and then kicking and striking the woman. In the second clip below, the action p...

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Autopsy set for migrant girl, 7, who died in border custody

Autopsy set for migrant girl, 7, who died in border custody

Border Patrol agents. Eight hours after the girl and her father were apprehended and taken into custody, she began having seizures and her body temperature was measured at 105.7 degrees by emergency...

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Trump denies that few want chief of staff job

Trump denies that few want chief of staff job

Kelly was considered a steady presence in the White House early on in President Trump's administration, but his stormy tenure as Chief of Staff has been marked by controversy. "I appreciate his servic...

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Pelosi wins over critics by agreeing to 4 years as House speaker

Pelosi wins over critics by agreeing to 4 years as House speaker

If she did go on to win a fourth term in 2021 with the support of two-thirds of the caucus, it would have to be her last. But the support was conditional upon making this term her last, unless she r...

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North Korea's Kim Jong Un Loses Step-Grandmother

North Korea's Kim Jong Un Loses Step-Grandmother

Ulchi was the name of an ancient Korean war hero of the peninsula's Goryeo Dynasty, and UFG is a combination of two exercises, Focus Lens and Ulchi, that began in 1954 and 1968, respectively. "This ma...

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Cash on highway leads to crashes, chaos

Cash on highway leads to crashes, chaos

Video of drivers walking in the middle of the normally busy road picking up money as vehicles drove by was shared on social media. A man wearing a Brinks security company uniform, presumably the dr...

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Dozens of bomb threat hoaxes made across Canada, U.S

Dozens of bomb threat hoaxes made across Canada, U.S

While no physical bombs have been reported by police, the threats did impact businesses and institutions in some areas. "At this time we are still treating it very serious until we can confirm whe...

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French Interior Minister Christophe Castaner heads to Strasbourg

French Interior Minister Christophe Castaner heads to Strasbourg

French military spokesman Col. Patrik Steiger said the shooter didn't seem to be aiming for the soldiers patrolling in and around the market, but appeared to target civilians instead. He said several ...

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‘White people are the best!’ Columbia probes student’s viral racial rant

‘White people are the best!’ Columbia probes student’s viral racial rant

The students involved say the sophomore, identified by the University's campus newspaper as Julian von Abele , had targeted them, having followed the group from a campus eatery to outside the library...

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Woman accused of being Russian agent expected to change plea

Woman accused of being Russian agent expected to change plea

Erickson connected her with influential Republicans and wrote in a message that he had been involved "in securing a VERY private line of communication between the Kremlin" and key officials of the NR...

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Grace Millane: Trial of accused murderer could be threatened

Grace Millane: Trial of accused murderer could be threatened

The email was sent out to people signed up to receive information on "what's trending in New Zealand". A Google spokesperson told the New Zealand Herald they did not know about the suppression...

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U.S. investigates whether Trump's inaugural cash was spent improperly

U.S. investigates whether Trump's inaugural cash was spent improperly

The Wall Street Journal reported that the US attorney's office in Manhattan was in the early stages of the probe exploring whether big-money donors gave money to the committee in the hope of access t...

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John Bolton unveils new Africa strategy based on

John Bolton unveils new Africa strategy based on "America First" principles

The strategy also seeks to challenge increasing Chinese and Russian influence in the region, countries Bolton accused of "deliberately and aggressively targeting their investments in the region to gai...

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Trump's Chief of Staff Candidates Trimmed Down to Five

Trump's Chief of Staff Candidates Trimmed Down to Five

Trump, though, likely didn't want to take photos with some he considers his foes, like CNN's Jim Acosta, so he scrubbed the photo session. Canseco (who appeared on Trump's reality television show C...

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Angela Merkel tells embattled May that Brexit deal cannot be unpicked

Angela Merkel tells embattled May that Brexit deal cannot be unpicked

May faced a huge rebellion of her own Conservative MPs over the deal, primarily over the backstop clause created to keep open Britain's border with Ireland. "If we want to avoid a no-deal Brexit nex...

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Michael Flynn asks judge to let him avoid prison

Michael Flynn asks judge to let him avoid prison

On the day he entered his guilty plea, Flynn said he was "working to set things right", his lawyers observed. The original court filing, which indicated he was working with special counsel investigato...

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Mexico will pay for wall with trade, says Trump

Mexico will pay for wall with trade, says Trump

The Defense Department said US law allows the Pentagon to use its budget for border security purposes. In a heated debate with House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi and Senate Minority Leader Charles...

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Russian government claims accused NRA spy Maria Butina was TORTURED

Russian government claims accused NRA spy Maria Butina was TORTURED

However, Chutkan said Butina could face up to five years in prison, and a $250,000 fine. She probably will be deported from the US after her sentence is completed. The Russian Foreign Ministry sai...

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Over 20 schools on lockdown, including Columbine High after reported threats

Over 20 schools on lockdown, including Columbine High after reported threats

A lockdown is in place at the school as well as a number of others in the area. According to the Madison County Sheriff's Office, someone on Burwell Road was hurt and taken to Huntsville Hospital fo...

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Bones found in Lake Grove basement belong to man missing since 1961

Bones found in Lake Grove basement belong to man missing since 1961

Dorothy Carroll sold it to Michael Carroll, her son, in 1993. An autopsy determined George Carroll's skull was fractured by blunt force trauma, which may have occurred after he died, authorities sai...

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Canada fears second national missing in China may have been detained

Canada fears second national missing in China may have been detained

Entrepreneur Michael Spavor and former diplomat Michael Kovrig were taken into custody Monday on suspicion of "engaging in activities that endanger the national security" of China, said foreign mini...

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Dog that survived California's history

Dog that survived California's history "Camp Fire" guarded Paradise home for weeks

The company's equipment has already been blamed for causing 17 of last year's devastating wine country fires, which killed 44 people, and investigators accused it of violating state law in 11 of those...

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