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Ebola patients abscond from treatment center in Congo

Ebola patients abscond from treatment center in Congo

She Okitundu made the announcement from the foreign ministry, where he earlier called in western diplomats, including European Union head of mission Bart Ouvry, a Belgian national. Mr Abedi said: "P...

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California girl dies in fall from scenic overlook near Utah-Arizona border

Authorities say a California girl visiting Arizona has died from what appears to be an accidental fall. Crews were unable to continue the search that night and returned to recover the body the nex...

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New York City skyline turns bright blue after transformer explosion

Multiple fires are taking place because a "couple of transformers tripped offline" at the intersection of 20th Avenue and 32nd Street in Astoria, Queens, Con Edison spokesperson Bob McGee told CNN. Pa...

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Gallup: Michelle Obama Beats Hillary Clinton as 'Most Admired' Woman

Gallup: Michelle Obama Beats Hillary Clinton as 'Most Admired' Woman

First lady Michelle Obama speaks as Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton listens during a campaign rally in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, on October 27, 2016. Among women, Oprah Winfr...

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After Trump visit, Iraqi lawmakers demand USA withdrawal

After Trump visit, Iraqi lawmakers demand USA withdrawal

We are always going to protect you". In fact, military pay has increased every year for more than three decades. Trump, aided by congressional action, did reverse the subsequent six-year trend tha...

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Three British tourists killed in auto crash in Iceland

Three British tourists killed in auto crash in Iceland

Adolf Erlingsson, a tour guide who was among the first on the scene, said: "It was terrible". "They didn't see any of it thankfully, one doesn't see much from the bridge and I stopped the auto when I ...

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Kentucky man accused of throwing Christmas ham

Kentucky man accused of throwing Christmas ham

Brannon was arrested on Sunday night after he allegedly threw ham at his partner. Investigators determined there was an argument over which day the family was going to have Christmas dinner when Bra...

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$400K returned to GoFundMe donors after scam; 3 charged

$400K returned to GoFundMe donors after scam; 3 charged

GoFundMe spokesman Bobby Whithorne said Tuesday those who donated to the fund to help Johnny Bobbitt that was created by Katelyn McClure and her then-boyfriend Mark D'Amico received their money back...

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Turkey ‘collaborating’ with other nations on Khashoggi probe

Turkey ‘collaborating’ with other nations on Khashoggi probe

The call was made by United Nations chief Antonio Guterres who said he had no information on the murder of the journalist in Saudi Arabia's consulate in Istanbul, except what had been reported in th...

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Trump tweets about Mattis, Syria withdrawal and McGurk exit

Trump tweets about Mattis, Syria withdrawal and McGurk exit

US officials, however, said that the reaction to his decision to leave - including the shock and dismay expressed on Capitol Hill - annoyed Trump and likely led to Mattis leaving earlier than pl...

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Israel 'advances plans' for almost 2,200 settler homes

Israel 'advances plans' for almost 2,200 settler homes

Some 1,159 housing units were given the final approval prior to the issuance of building permits, while 1,032 were at an earlier stage, the group said. Israeli news sites reported that Israeli soldier...

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Sudan opposition leader says 22 killed in bread protests

Sudan opposition leader says 22 killed in bread protests

When South Sudan seceded to become the world's newest country in 2011, Sudan lost three quarters of its oil reserves. Over the past three days, various areas in Sudan, including Khartoum , have bee...

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UAE to reopen embassy in Damascus

UAE to reopen embassy in Damascus

The re-opening of the UAE's embassy in Damascus would be the most significant public step so far towards Assad's rehabilitation in the Arab world. The United Arab Emirates was a supporter of the...

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White House considers barring Huawei, ZTE telecom equipment in new year

White House considers barring Huawei, ZTE telecom equipment in new year

The US has long harboured the grouse that the telecom giants are tightly controlled by Chinese government and their equipment would be used as backdoor spying channels by Beijing . Separately, the FC...

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Girl still believes in Santa despite talk with Donald Trump

Girl still believes in Santa despite talk with Donald Trump

When asked what would she say if she ever got the chance to talk to the president again she said she'd ask Trump about his family. Trump's chat with Collman was initially reported as being with a bo...

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Saudi King Orders Cabinet Shakeup In Light Of Khashoggi Killing Fallout

Saudi King Orders Cabinet Shakeup In Light Of Khashoggi Killing Fallout

He also ordered a shakeup of the kingdom's two supreme councils that oversee matters related to the economy and security, respectively. Prince Sultan bin Salman was appointed the head of a new entit...

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President Donald Trump pays unannounced visit to USA troops in Iraq

During a speech to troops at Al Asad base, he said that unlike in Syria , he had no plans to bring home the roughly 5,000 troops stationed in Iraq . You've had enough time. The last US service membe...

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US Government Shutdown Enters Day 5

US Government Shutdown Enters Day 5

Circuit Court of Appeals in Washington granted the request to suspend a schedule on briefings in a case filed by the Maryland and Washington attorneys general against President Donald Trump over pro...

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Two vagrants arrested for attacking cop on subway platform

Two vagrants arrested for attacking cop on subway platform

Ali had given an interview with The New York Times, where he said an officer had threatened to incarcerate him when he asked if the process was going to take much longer after an hour of waiting. Al...

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Midwest Winter Storm Forecast, Path

Midwest Winter Storm Forecast, Path

More than 12 inches is expected for high terrain parts of the North Shore. The snowfall was expected to begin in the local area Wednesday after 4 p.m. Rain could change to snow and fall on cities li...

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Canadian set for drug-smuggling trial in China

Canadian set for drug-smuggling trial in China

In their reporting of the arrest, some Chinese media referenced the detentions of Canadians Michael Spavor and Michael Kovrig - both being held in China and accused of engaging in "activities undermin...

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Iran Holds Talks With Afghan Taliban, Says Official

Iran Holds Talks With Afghan Taliban, Says Official

Earlier, Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif urged the global community to facilitate dialog between the Taliban and the Afghan government to restore peace to the war-torn country. He furth...

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Trump misleads about military pay raises again

Trump misleads about military pay raises again

Trump's first overseas trip to a combat zone took place in the wake of his announcement that the United States would pull out its forces from Syria due to the defeat of the Daesh terrorists in the w...

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Search for crew member overboard from cruise ship

Search for crew member overboard from cruise ship

The circumstances of his fall were unclear. In July, a 33-year-old employee on a Norwegian Cruise Lines ship went overboard and was rescued a day later by a Carnival cruise ship after he spent 22 ...

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President Donald Trump pays unannounced visit to United States troops in Iraq

President Donald Trump pays unannounced visit to United States troops in Iraq

White House video showed a smiling Trump shaking hands with camouflage-clad personnel, signing autographs and posing for photos at the base in Iraq. Trump has questioned how long troops there should...

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Turkish forces will cross into Kurdish-held Syria, insists foreign minister

Turkish forces will cross into Kurdish-held Syria, insists foreign minister

Maj. Youssef Hammoud, of the Turkey-backed Syrian rebels known as the National Army, said the military operation against Kurdish-led forces in northern Syria is "near but has not started yet". and T...

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Turkey amass troops, hardware on Syrian border

Turkey amass troops, hardware on Syrian border

Meanwhile, Turkish-backed Syrian opposition fighters said this week that they are preparing to move into eastern Syria alongside Turkish troops as USA forces withdraw and were massing on the front lin...

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Search underway for man who killed Northern California police officer

Search underway for man who killed Northern California police officer

Law enforcement officials have released surveillance images of a suspect and a gray Dodge Ram truck, they suspect it may be connected to the shooting. The Stanislaus County Sheriff's Department is the...

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Dozens of immigrants dumped in El Paso

Dozens of immigrants dumped in El Paso

According to the Texas Tribune , O'Rourke told reporters Monday that when shelters are full, El Paso emergency services can typically set up shelters if emergency responders are given 24-hour notice....

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Bodies of 2 missing children found buried in their father’s backyard

Bodies of 2 missing children found buried in their father’s backyard

The discovery of the children's bodies left authorities shaken. She said the kids" mother, who is believed to be homeless and living in SC, is "in complete and utter shock' at news of their death....

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D.A. declines to prosecute men in subway incident

He told them to leave and they "approached him aggressively", police sources said . Officers arrived to the same location Monday and found the same group of men there once again. Former Police Comm...

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British cruise ship entertainer missing after going overboard

British cruise ship entertainer missing after going overboard

Mr Hough's talent agency Russell Smith Associates tweeted that it was shocked and saddened by the news concerning the graduate of London's Urdang Academy. 'Our care team is providing support to the fa...

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Doctor diagnosed Trump with bone spurs as a 'favor'

Doctor diagnosed Trump with bone spurs as a 'favor'

Dr. Weinstein, who died in 1995, lived in two Brooklyn apartments owned by Fred Trump , the first of which he moved into the same year Donald Trump received his exemption from military service, The...

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Trump vows no end to shutdown until wall funded

Trump vows no end to shutdown until wall funded

Traders had no fresh leads from Wall Street, which was closed on Christmas Day with US stocks heading for their worst December since the Great Depression in 1931. " These federal workers want the wall...

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Putin: Russian army to deploy new hypersonic missile system

Putin: Russian army to deploy new hypersonic missile system

Vladimir Putin has overseen the launch of Russia's new nuclear-capable missile system, comparing it to "a fireball". According to claims by Putin regarding this particular missile, it can fly a...

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