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Samantha Markle Slams Meghan and Harry's Christmas Card

Samantha Markle Slams Meghan and Harry's Christmas Card

Prince Harry and Meghan are believed to have met Queen Elizabeth II for tea at Buckingham Palace last week and discussed the upcoming opportunities. Prince William (center right) reportedly has c...

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Chicago police officers killed by train while responding to shooting

Chicago police officers killed by train while responding to shooting

The officers reportedly chased a shooting suspect onto the tracks. "We've lost two young men, both fathers", Mayor Rahm Emanuel said. The two officers were struck by a passing train and killed ins...

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United States travel ban stops Yemeni mother from seeing her dying child

United States travel ban stops Yemeni mother from seeing her dying child

Baby Abdullah Hassan was born in war-torn Yemen with hypomyelination, a rare degenerative brain disease which has left him unable to breathe without a ventilator. He met his wife in the Arab nation,...

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Malaysia files criminal charges against Goldman Sachs over 1MBD scandal

Malaysia files criminal charges against Goldman Sachs over 1MBD scandal

Malaysia has said it filed criminal charges against Goldman Sachs and two of the U.S. bank's former employees, in connection with a corruption and money-laundering probe at the state fund 1MDB. A sp...

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Russians Used Many Social Media Platforms to Aid Trump

Russians Used Many Social Media Platforms to Aid Trump

The first report ― created by Oxford University's Computational Propaganda Project and Graphika, a network analysis firm ― shows how a Russian company called the Internet Research Agency created th...

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India welcomes political resolve in Sri Lanka

India welcomes political resolve in Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka has had no functioning government for almost two weeks and is facing the prospect of being unable to pass a budget for next year if a new government is not appointed quickly. President Siris...

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Sudan president lands in Syria in first visit by Arab leader

Sudan president lands in Syria in first visit by Arab leader

Rostami says that after seven years, Bashir's visit is taking place at a time when many Arab leaders are now "reconsidering their position of wanting the overthrow of the Syrian government". In Octobe...

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Kosovo president: Decision to form army 'irreversible'

Kosovo president: Decision to form army 'irreversible'

Kosovo's constitution mandates the creation of a national army but no action was taken for years while Pristina sought, in vain, to obtain the approval of Kosovo Serbs. An armed intervention was "one ...

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Russia Threat High With Troops at Border, Ukraine President Says

Russia Threat High With Troops at Border, Ukraine President Says

A further confirmation of the relocation of the aircraft, there is not now. The special envoy of the United States on Ukraine has dismissed Russia's warning of a Ukrainian offensive near Crimea as a...

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Former Canadian diplomat working for non-profit reported missing in China

Former Canadian diplomat working for non-profit reported missing in China

A senior Canadian government official, briefing reporters on the condition of anonymity, said the federal government expressed concerns to the Chinese government over the criticism and asked the Chine...

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'Wicked Tuna' star William Hathaway, 36, dies in auto crash

'Wicked Tuna' star William Hathaway, 36, dies in auto crash

Local news outlet WBOC reports that Hathaway actually called his wife to tell her he'd driven off the road and into a ditch, but was okay. He was immediately transported to Peninsula Regional Medica...

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US conducts 6 airstrikes against Somalia extremists, 62 dead

US conducts 6 airstrikes against Somalia extremists, 62 dead

Somalia has seen a sharp increase in the number of air strikes and casualties since President Donald Trump took office in the U.S. in January 2017. "Alongside our Somali and global partners, we are ...

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James Comey Tells GOP to Stop Fearing 'Fox News' and 'Mean Tweets'

James Comey Tells GOP to Stop Fearing 'Fox News' and 'Mean Tweets'

Comey first testified December 7. House Republicans also plan to question former Attorney General Loretta Lynch this week, according to congressional aides. Comey said he couldn't say what the the inv...

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Gathering in Strasbourg remembers victims of market attack

Gathering in Strasbourg remembers victims of market attack

A dozen others were wounded. Cherif Chekatt was shot dead following the deadly Strasbourg Christmas market shooting. The famed Christmas market re-opened on Friday. A man suspected of supplying ...

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Turkey may start a new military operation in Syria

Turkey may start a new military operation in Syria

Turkey has vowed to launch a new offensive against the People's Protection Units, or YPG, which is the main component of a US -allied force that drove Islamic State militants out of much of eastern Sy...

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United Nations chief says Yemen's warring parties agree to ceasefire in Hodeidah

United Nations chief says Yemen's warring parties agree to ceasefire in Hodeidah

Another round of talks could be held in early 2019. Rebel-controlled Hodeida has been the target of an offensive launched in June by the Saudi-led coalition. "But it takes two to tango". I'd want to...

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United Nations force says Israel-Lebanon border tunnels violate truce

United Nations force says Israel-Lebanon border tunnels violate truce

UNIFIL said it has been investigating the tunnels uncovered in an Israeli operation launched earlier this month. A Lebanese officer appears in the video telling the UNIFIL forces to move the barbe...

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Fire at Chester Zoo leads to evacuation of visitors

Fire at Chester Zoo leads to evacuation of visitors

However, it added that it was unable to save some insects, frogs, fish and small birds near the outbreak of the fire in the monsoon forest area, billed as Britain's biggest indoor habitat. The zoo is ...

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Democrats, Obama Pledge To Challenge Court Ruling Declaring Obamacare Unconstitutional

Democrats, Obama Pledge To Challenge Court Ruling Declaring Obamacare Unconstitutional

The decision, announced Friday, prompted immediate outcry from Democrats, many of whom suggested this will renew pressure on Republican lawmakers to pass an acceptable alternative. The high court up...

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Michael Flynn's Business Partner Indicted Ahead of Trump Aide's Sentencing

Michael Flynn's Business Partner Indicted Ahead of Trump Aide's Sentencing

Bijan Rafiekian, also known as Bijan Kian , and Kamil Ekim Alptekin of Istanbul were charged after allegedly being involved in a conspiracy to "covertly influence US politicians and public opinion"...

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Partial government shutdown looming as White House demands funding for wall

Partial government shutdown looming as White House demands funding for wall

Congress has already funded roughly 75% of the federal government through September 2019, including the Pentagon as well as the Departments of Health and Human Services and Labor. Some Senate Democrat...

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Giuliani: Mueller will only get a Trump interview

Giuliani: Mueller will only get a Trump interview "over my dead body"

On January 3, the new Democratic majority will be sworn into the House of Representatives, and with them will come multiple investigations into the Trump world, as well as a guarantee that numerous pr...

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Theresa May accuses Tony Blair of 'undermining' Brexit negotiations

Theresa May accuses Tony Blair of 'undermining' Brexit negotiations

His move was "an insult to the office he once held and the people he once served", according to May. She will add that another vote would "likely leave us no further forward than the last" and "furt...

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Trump 'to review' Mathew Golsteyn Afghan murder case

Trump 'to review' Mathew Golsteyn Afghan murder case

Mr. Trump tweeted Sunday that "at the request of many" he will examine allegations that Mathew Golsteyn hunted down and killed a suspected bomb-maker in Afghanistan. He was later awarded the Silver St...

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Egypt voices concern over Israeli escalation in Palestinian lands

Egypt voices concern over Israeli escalation in Palestinian lands

The group has claimed two recent deadly shootings in the West Bank , which has seen an upsurge in violence over the past week. Haniyeh also voiced readiness to meet Palestinian President Mahmoud...

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Don't politicise Sajjan Kumar conviction in 1984 anti-Sikh riot case: Congress

Don't politicise Sajjan Kumar conviction in 1984 anti-Sikh riot case: Congress

More than 3,000 Sikhs were killed just in New Delhi in the riots. The Delhi High Court on Monday reversed the acquittal of Congress leader Sajjan Kumar in a 1984 anti-Sikh riots case and sen...

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Climate rulebook adopted at Katowice conference, challenges remain

Climate rulebook adopted at Katowice conference, challenges remain

The COP24 has been deemed the most important climate meeting since 2015 when the Paris Agreement was produced with the goal of capping global warming at two degrees Celsius above pre-industrial le...

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Interior secretary latest high-profile Trump administration member to depart

Interior secretary latest high-profile Trump administration member to depart

Here's what you need to know about Zinke's alleged misconduct. Mr Zinke is now facing investigations into his travel, political activities and other potential conflicts of interests. On Twitter, Zin...

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Bare-breasted ‘Mariannes’ face off with Paris police in silent protest

Bare-breasted ‘Mariannes’ face off with Paris police in silent protest

Protesters wearing yellow vests clash with French riot police during a demonstration against rising costs of living they blame on high taxes on the Champs-Elysees in Paris, on December 15, 2018....

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President Trump’s Interior Chief to step down

President Trump’s Interior Chief to step down

Having formerly served as a Navy SEAL and as a Montana congressman, Zinke became known in the administration for championing "United States energy dominance", aligning himself with Trump's energy agen...

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Ukraine Moves To Form A Unified Orthodox Church Independent From Russia

Ukraine Moves To Form A Unified Orthodox Church Independent From Russia

The church split comes at a time of heightened tensions between Russian Federation and Ukraine. "The doors of our church are open to all". At the beginning of the Synod in the oldest Church in t...

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Theresa May condemns Tony Blair's new Brexit vote call

Theresa May condemns Tony Blair's new Brexit vote call

While May was in Brussels last week, trying to secure concessions from European Union leaders on her Brexit agreement, Blair gave a speech in support of a second referendum. Unable to secure any c...

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Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan condemns civilians' death in Kashmir

Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan condemns civilians' death in Kashmir

Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi Sunday called upon the worldwide community and global human rights organizations to immediately intervene and protect the innocent Kashmiris from the ongoing ...

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USA judge finds obamacare unconstitutional

USA judge finds obamacare unconstitutional

Senator Susan Collins (R-Maine) says she believes the judge's ruling is too sweeping and expects it to be overturned , but the republican added the decision would not effect those now enrolled,...

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Khashoggi murder: Saudi Arabia condemns United States vote blaming crown prince

Khashoggi murder: Saudi Arabia condemns United States vote blaming crown prince

He was killed by Saudi agents after entering the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul on October 2. "The recent position of the United States Senate, which has been built on baseless allegations and accu...

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