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6th-grader's note helps solve school bus hit-and-run

6th-grader's note helps solve school bus hit-and-run

Sipowicz found the damage on the driver's side of his 2012 red Ford Mustang. That was until he saw a sweet, handwritten note explaining how the accident had happened. A supervisor responded, saying ...

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Labour Must Hold Emergency Conference to Rule on Brexit - Trade Union Boss

Labour Must Hold Emergency Conference to Rule on Brexit - Trade Union Boss

Mrs May has called the plan she unveiled last week the only realistic chance of avoiding a no-deal Brexit but it has faced fierce criticism. At the Reuters event in London , McDonnell confirmed tha...

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Tria Says Too Much Drama With EU on Budget Harms Italian Economy

Tria Says Too Much Drama With EU on Budget Harms Italian Economy

Italy's government remained resolute in its plans, despite the second rejection, with Lega Nord leader Matteo Salvini saying he will talk to the Commission about the findings "politely, as always, b...

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Mississauga jewelry store heist foiled as bandits bring gun to sword fight

Mississauga jewelry store heist foiled as bandits bring gun to sword fight

At the time of publication, it wasn't clear whether the people shown inside the store were employees, customers or owners, and the store could not be reached for comment. "We're definitely not pro-vio...

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Teen Shot Dead By Police After Alabama Mall Shooting

Teen Shot Dead By Police After Alabama Mall Shooting

The city of Hoover says the incident has been brought under control by police. AL.com reports that several shoppers were seen with their personal guns drawn. The mall was cleared out by police follo...

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Parliament Will Stop A No-Deal Brexit , Says Amber Rudd

Parliament Will Stop A No-Deal Brexit , Says Amber Rudd

However, her chances of getting her withdrawal agreement through parliament in its present form appear non-existent - she simply doesn't have the support (and that's assuming the European Union even s...

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India issues swift condemnation of attack on Chinese consulate in Pakistan

India issues swift condemnation of attack on Chinese consulate in Pakistan

All the staff inside the Chinese consulate is safe, security sources said. Pakistani security personnel stand guard at an entrance of the Chinese Consulate in Karachi , Pakistan , Friday, Nov. Chi...

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British PhD student Matthew Hedges faces 25 years in UAE prison

Hedges's lawyer wasn't present at the hearing, and the prosecutor didn't specify the charges. Daniela Tejada, wife of British academic Matthew Hedges who was jailed in UAE. The Abu Dhabi skyline in ...

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Missionary shot dead: John Allen Chau family forgive Sentinel Tribe

Missionary shot dead: John Allen Chau family forgive Sentinel Tribe

Police say that is what happened last week when a young American , John Allen Chau , was killed by islanders after paying fishermen to take him to the island . John was a courageous martyr for Jesu...

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PM Imran to lay foundation stone of Kartarpur corridor on Nov 28

PM Imran to lay foundation stone of Kartarpur corridor on Nov 28

Around 3,800 Indian Sikh pilgrims have been issued visas by Pakistan to visit Gurudwara Nankana Sahib to participate in the 549th birth anniversary celebrations of Guru Nanak Dev in Pakistan from Nove...

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At least 2 police official martyred outside Chinese consulate in Karachi

At least 2 police official martyred outside Chinese consulate in Karachi

Security forces outside the consulate fired back, eyewitnesses claim. Police told Al Jazeera that one of the three attackers have been killed, and that suicide vest and weapons were recovered. Foota...

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Embattled Pelosi Gets Boost With Obama Praise

Embattled Pelosi Gets Boost With Obama Praise

Sixteen Democrats signed a letter Monday vowing to oppose Pelosi in a party nominating contest next week as well as during a floor vote scheduled for January 3, while four more Democrats who did n...

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Brexit withdrawal deal

Brexit withdrawal deal "agreed in principle"

British Prime Minister Theresa May's Cabinet approved last week a draft deal struck by the European Union and British negotiators, but it faced mass criticism from within her party and from the op...

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"26 pages of waffle" - Corbyn on new Brexit plans

In other developments, Steve Reed became the first member of Labour's front bench to call for a second referendum since the deal was published - a position which was a sackable offence for former le...

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MPs reveal MI5 errors that allowed Salman Abedi to plan Manchester attack

MPs reveal MI5 errors that allowed Salman Abedi to plan Manchester attack

The committee criticized MI5 and the Metropolitan Police Counter-Terrorism unit for failing to follow up after Abedi visited a contact with extremist links in prison. It said that what it had seen so ...

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Australian 'Bali Nine' drug mule released from Indonesian prison

Australian 'Bali Nine' drug mule released from Indonesian prison

The high-profile case began in 2005 when Indonesia caught nine Australians trying to smuggle heroin out of Bali. Renae Lawrence has spent 13 years behind bars. Lawrence, who informally farewelled Ba...

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Trump issues Thanksgiving threat to close US-Mexico border

Trump issues Thanksgiving threat to close US-Mexico border

According to the DHS memos obtained by WaPo, officers will instruct asylum seekers that unless they are determined to have a "reasonable fear" they will not be allowed to stay in the United States bef...

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Minutes After Wishing Everyone Happy Thanksgiving, Trump Criticizes Chief Justice John Roberts

Minutes After Wishing Everyone Happy Thanksgiving, Trump Criticizes Chief Justice John Roberts

The public chiding triggered a spate of tweets from Trump in which he addressed Roberts directly. "Justice Roberts can say what he wants", the president tweeted shortly after dawn on a frigid holi...

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Hero catches baby dropped from third floor window during fire in Dallas

Hero catches baby dropped from third floor window during fire in Dallas

Wednesday. Residents were forced to jump to safety from third-floor windows after a massive fire broke out at a block of flats in northeast Dallas. However, things might have been worse if others ...

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The Leaning Tower of Pisa now leans a little less

The Leaning Tower of Pisa now leans a little less

The 183ft-tall tower is now more stable than could have been hoped for, according to a surveillance group of experts who monitor one of Italy's most famous symbols . By the end, the tilt had been cor...

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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Knows Exactly How to Smack Down Bad-Faith Arguments

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Knows Exactly How to Smack Down Bad-Faith Arguments

The protest lasted more than an hour - but Pelosi was not in her office during the time period. And she's clapped back at critics of her clothing and a misstatement. Her father passed away during he...

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Vietnam protests new building by Beijing in South China Sea

Vietnam protests new building by Beijing in South China Sea

In 2016, China also denied a request for a USA carrier strike group led by the USS John C. Stennis to visit Hong Kong during heightened tensions over the South China Sea. The United States routinely f...

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Russian military intelligence chief Igor Korobov dies aged 62

Russian military intelligence chief Igor Korobov dies aged 62

The Kremlin-backed news wire Tass said it had been told of his death by a source in the Russian Defence Ministry. Britain has accused the GRU of attempting to poison former Russian spy Sergei Skripa...

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Twitter CEO stirs up storm for posing with anti-'Brahmin' poster

Twitter CEO stirs up storm for posing with anti-'Brahmin' poster

During Twitter CEO @jack 's visit here, he & Twitter's Legal head @vijaya took part in a round table with some of us women journalists, activists, writers & @TwitterIndia 's @amritat to discuss t...

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Trump Gives Jim Mattis Authority to Broaden Troop Border Activities

Trump Gives Jim Mattis Authority to Broaden Troop Border Activities

But the White House could still find itself in legal hot water if the authorities in the memo are determined to be counter to the law, Banks said. According to Military Times' Tara Copp, a memo ca...

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Head of Russian military intelligence ‘dies following serious illness’

Head of Russian military intelligence ‘dies following serious illness’

The ministry did not provide any further details about his death. The ministry called the 62-year-old Korobov, who ran the spy agency since 2016, "a wonderful person, a faithful son of Russian Feder...

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Renae Lawrence, Bali Nine drug smuggler, arrives in Australia after prison release

After arriving at Brisbane's domestic terminal, Lawrence and her mother sat quietly at the departure gate waiting for their flight. Asked about her time in jail, and how it felt to be free, Lawrence...

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India struggles to recover American killed by isolated tribe

India struggles to recover American killed by isolated tribe

North Sentinel was one of the islands removed from the list. Mat Staver, founder and chairman of Covenant Journey, a programme that takes college students on a tour of Israel to affirm their Chris...

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Michelle Wolf claps back at Donald Trump over WHCA dinner criticism

Michelle Wolf claps back at Donald Trump over WHCA dinner criticism

President Donald Trump on Tuesday suggested that he might attend next year's White House Correspondents Dinner now that the event is no longer featuring a comedian. "Freedom of the press is always...

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AUSTRALIA: 3 suspects arrested for plotting terrorist attack

AUSTRALIA: 3 suspects arrested for plotting terrorist attack

Victoria Police Chief Commissioner Graham Ashton said recent monitoring of the men showed they had become "much more energised" in the past week about activating the plot quickly. All were Austral...

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Democrats boast 37 net pickups with some key races still undecided

Democrats boast 37 net pickups with some key races still undecided

Eleven days after Americans cast their ballots in the midterm elections, Republican candidate Young Kim - aiming to become the first Korean-American woman elected to Congress - was defeated in a t...

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US Supreme Court chief issues rare rebuke to Donald Trump

US Supreme Court chief issues rare rebuke to Donald Trump

As the episodes piled up, from Trump's campaign time in 2016 and into his presidency, the man who sits at the helm of the federal judiciary said nothing. Trump called the liberal-leaning 9th Circuit...

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Some 85,000 children in Yemen may have died from hunger, charity finds

Some 85,000 children in Yemen may have died from hunger, charity finds

On Tuesday, Houthi government forces attacked fighters for the government-in-exile, which is backed by the coalition, in the center of Hodeidah city, casting even further doubt on the potential for pe...

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Moroccan woman ‘murdered lover, sold remains as meat dish’ in UAE

Moroccan woman ‘murdered lover, sold remains as meat dish’ in UAE

A woman killed her lover, chopped his body into little pieces, cooked it with rice, then served it to a group of construction workers. The crime came to light after police found a tooth in her blend...

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Brexit goes down to wire as May calls last-day talks

Brexit goes down to wire as May calls last-day talks

Negotiators are hammering out details of a political statement on future UK-EU ties that will accompany the divorce deal, under pressure to put it together before member states' top diplomats meet on ...

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