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Death toll from Indonesia tsunami climbs to 43, hundreds injured: disaster agency

Death toll from Indonesia tsunami climbs to 43, hundreds injured: disaster agency

Emergency officials are now investigating whether the tsunami was caused by Krakatoa, a volcanic island in the Sunda Strait . "The tsunami hit several areas of the Sunda Strait, including beaches i...

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As temperatures fall, a chance of snow is ahead for Christmas Eve

As temperatures fall, a chance of snow is ahead for Christmas Eve

Britain is set for a wet and rainy weekend in the lead up to Christmas with little chance of any snow falling before the big day. After a high near 39, more snow is possible Monday night, with a 20 pe...

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Man in ‘emotional distress’ climbs National Christmas tree in Washington D.C.

Man in ‘emotional distress’ climbs National Christmas tree in Washington D.C.

Two negotiators responded to the scene. The unidentified man scaled the illuminated tree Friday evening at 5.45 and refused to come down for more than an hour. The motives of the man are unknown, th...

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Trump Rejects Senate Bill, Sends House GOP Scurrying To Avoid Shutdown

Trump Rejects Senate Bill, Sends House GOP Scurrying To Avoid Shutdown

Earlier Thursday, she called wall money a "nonstarter". The decision to package it all together was a last-minute reversal from a plan outlined by Louisiana GOP Rep. He threatened to veto spending bil...

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Obama says designer's energy informed her fashion choices

Obama says designer's energy informed her fashion choices

Outfitted in head-to-toe Balenciaga, the author (who, coincidentally, was being interviewed by fellow glitter boot-wearer SJP) stunned in a silky yellow shirtdress with a tie waist and a high-low heml...

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Canada, US call for 'immediate release' of two Canadians held by China

Canada, US call for 'immediate release' of two Canadians held by China

Kovrig, a former Canadian diplomat in Beijing who has been China analyst for the International Crisis Group think-thank for the last two years, and Michael Spavor, who lives in Dandong and promotes ex...

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United Nations to vote on monitors to observe cease-fire in Yemen port

United Nations to vote on monitors to observe cease-fire in Yemen port

Saudi Arabia has welcomed on Friday the new United Nations security council resolution on Yemen and said that it confirms the success of military pressure on Houthis . The conflict in Yemen began ...

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USA charges two Chinese over alleged state-sponsored hacking

USA charges two Chinese over alleged state-sponsored hacking

China's Foreign Ministry said on Friday (Dec 22) it resolutely opposed "slanderous" accusations from the United States and other allies criticising China for economic espionage, urging Washington t...

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Canada demands China immediately release citizens detained in ‘retaliation’ arrests

Canada demands China immediately release citizens detained in ‘retaliation’ arrests

China detained former Canadian diplomat Michael Kovrig and China-based business consultant Michael Spavor on December 10, following Canada's arrest of Huawei chief financial officer Meng whil...

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Russian news channel RT breached impartiality rules, says Ofcom

Russian news channel RT breached impartiality rules, says Ofcom

Ofcom also found that one news broadcast in March, a broadcast of Worlds Apart in April and a news broadcast in May did not break its rules. Most of these investigations were sparked by Ofcom it...

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DR Congo Presidential Election Delayed after Warehouse Fire

DR Congo Presidential Election Delayed after Warehouse Fire

Earlier, Congo's top electoral official Corneille Nangaa told presidential candidates that the electoral commission will not be ready to hold the election by the original date. Kabila and Congo's ruli...

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North Korea says it won't denuclearize until USA eliminates 'nuclear threat'

North Korea says it won't denuclearize until USA eliminates 'nuclear threat'

In a historic summit meeting in June, President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un vowed to work toward "complete denuclearization" on the peninsula but without detailed agreements o...

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Armed stowaways hold vessel from Nigeria to ransom in UK

Armed stowaways hold vessel from Nigeria to ransom in UK

Crew members were able to lock the four stowaways in a cabin, but they later escaped and threatened the 27-strong team onboard the Italian vessel with iron bars and other makeshift weapons. The master...

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Officials warn Brits may need to change diet ahead of Brexit

Officials warn Brits may need to change diet ahead of Brexit

If passed, it would stop the Government from changing taxes if there is a no deal Brexit without Parliament's explicit consent. In that spirit, France's Europe minister Nathalie Loiseau said that ...

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Russian regulator launches probe into BBC's operations

Russian regulator launches probe into BBC's operations

Russia's media regulator says it has launched an investigation into the Russian operations of the BBC. The Kremlin said on Friday that an investigation into the BBC's work in Russian Federation was...

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US Supreme Court deals Trump another immigration setback

US Supreme Court deals Trump another immigration setback

Justices Clarence Thomas, Samuel A. Alito Jr., Neil M. Gorsuch and Brett M. Kavanaugh said they would have granted the stay. How did the justices vote? Trump has said he was acting in response t...

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Veteran who served in Arizona raises millions for US-Mexico border wall

Veteran who served in Arizona raises millions for US-Mexico border wall

At time of publication, they had raised less than 1 percent of their goal, just over $80,000 of $100 million. As news of the campaign spread through media outlets nationwide, the campaign balloone...

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Student arrested for slowly poisoning his Black roommate

Student arrested for slowly poisoning his Black roommate

Yuaki Yang, 22, is accused of poisoning his African-American roommate, officials say. Northampton County District Attorney John Morganelli announced on Thursday that Yukai Yang , a 22 year-old Ch...

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Yemeni mom arrives in US to see dying son

Yemeni mom arrives in US to see dying son

A Yemeni mother cradled her 2-year-old son in her lap, pressing her face close to his and clasping his hand as a series of tubes kept his small body alive. "The result of that failure, a dying two-yea...

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What happens in a partial government shutdown

What happens in a partial government shutdown

Roughly 53,000 of them belong to the Transportation Security Administration , which is responsible for ensuring safety at transit hubs as part of the Homeland Security department. The U.S. Postal Ser...

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USA government partially shut down in fight over Trump's border wall

USA government partially shut down in fight over Trump's border wall

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., wrapped the shutdown standoff together with the plunging stock market, Trump's abrupt pullout of US troops from Syria and the sudden resignation of De...

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China says Canadian woman being punished for working illegally

China says Canadian woman being punished for working illegally

Lynette Ong, with the Munk School of Global Affairs in Toronto, said Canada's relationship with China fundamentally changed with the arrest of Meng Wanzhou , the chief financial officer of tech gia...

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Patrick Frazee arrested on a charge of first degree murder

Patrick Frazee arrested on a charge of first degree murder

The daughter of Kelsey Berreth and Patrick Frazee was taken into protective custody on Friday morning, officials said. It had been more than a month since Kelsey Berreth was last seen alive ...

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UK PM rebuffs growing calls for second Brexit referendum

UK PM rebuffs growing calls for second Brexit referendum

If Parliament fails to approve the text of PM May's deal, Britain could crash out of the European Union with no deal - a prospect that experts warn could lead to serious trade disruption and trigg...

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Erdogan delays Syria operation, welcomes USA troop withdrawal

Erdogan delays Syria operation, welcomes USA troop withdrawal

Hunt, who served in special operations and as a key military adviser during the U.S. -Bosnian conflict, said Mattis likely did not resign on his own. The PKK is blacklisted as a terror group by Turk...

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Disgraced German reporter stripped of awards, returns others

Disgraced German reporter stripped of awards, returns others

The magazine said that Relotius "simply refused to accept those realities" and wrote a tall tale about Fergus Falls. But they said the investigation is only beginning. In another, Relotius has a pictu...

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Fiancé Patrick Frazee Arrested For First-Degree Murder

Fiancé Patrick Frazee Arrested For First-Degree Murder

De Young said that Berreth's daughter, who had been in Frazee's custody since her disappearance, is now in protective custody. Berreth's aunt, Renee Stanfill-Marasco, apparently posted on Facebook tha...

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Ruth Bader Ginsburg Undergoes Lung Cancer Growth Removal

Ruth Bader Ginsburg Undergoes Lung Cancer Growth Removal

Less than a week later, doctors in NY removed two cancerous nodules from her left lung. It comes as Ginsburg, a former litigator for the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) is recovering from thre...

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'FOX & Friends' Host Brian Kilmeade Blasts Trump for 'Re-Founding ISIS'

'FOX & Friends' Host Brian Kilmeade Blasts Trump for 'Re-Founding ISIS'

Kilmeade also pointed out Trump's hypocrisy , arguing the president is "doing exactly what he criticized President Obama for doing". Following Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis announcing his resi...

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Fiancé Of Missing Colorado Mom Kelsey Berreth Arrested In Her Disappearance

Woodland Park Police Chief Miles De Young answers questions about the disappearance of resident Kelsey Berreth , 29, while her mother, Cheryl Berreth, stands in the background during a news conferen...

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Mission accomplished -- all United States troops to immediately withdraw from Syria

Mission accomplished -- all United States troops to immediately withdraw from Syria

The decision caused surprise and unease among Western diplomats in Kabul, with one warning it was an early Christmas present to the Taliban. Afghan officials put up a courageous face, with an advise...

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US government shutdown threat surges as Trump rejects stopgap solution

US government shutdown threat surges as Trump rejects stopgap solution

The stock market has plunged , on pace for its worst month in a decade. But the outlook changed drastically on Thursday as Trump ratcheted up his rhetoric and suggested again that he is not willi...

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USA and China clash at WTO, blame each other for trade crisis

USA and China clash at WTO, blame each other for trade crisis

To force reform at the WTO , Trump's team has refused to allow new appointments to the Appellate Body, the world's top trade court, a process which requires consensus among member states. "The second...

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College student charged in United States for slowly poisoning roommate

College student charged in United States for slowly poisoning roommate

The two had reportedly shared lodging for several years during their studies and Mr Royal thought they were friends until presented with the lab results. In April, The Brown and White reported that ...

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ISIS may be behind grisly murders of backpackers in Morocco

ISIS may be behind grisly murders of backpackers in Morocco

A suspect in the nearby city of Marrakesh was later arrested, with police confirming they are hunting other individuals also identified as suspects. Moroccan authorities previously said a suspect ar...

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