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Trump threatens to close border if Dems won’t pay for wall

Trump threatens to close border if Dems won’t pay for wall

So we fully expect that until she's elected Speaker and has locked that vote up, we don't expect to hear from the Democrats again. Trump wants $5 billion in funding for a wall along the more than 2,...

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How Sheffield ‘aviation nut’ broke news of Donald Trump’s secret Iraq trip

How Sheffield ‘aviation nut’ broke news of Donald Trump’s secret Iraq trip

The media's criticism largely centered on a military policy that prevents active duty military from engaging in "partisan political activities", despite the fact that the president is not now a poli...

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France, Germany demand Russian Federation release Ukrainian sailors

France, Germany demand Russian Federation release Ukrainian sailors

Tensions between the two neighboring countries flared recently after Russian forces on November 25 seized three Ukrainian naval ships and 24 sailors in the Kerch Strait separating the Black Sea and th...

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Mastermind of Karachi Chinese consulate attack killed in Afghanistan

Mastermind of Karachi Chinese consulate attack killed in Afghanistan

But an Afghan official had earlier said that six people were killed when a suicide bomber attacked a house on Tuesday in the southern city of Kandahar. A major artery of the Belt and Road - a signat...

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No embassy move announced as Brazil's Bolsonaro hosts Israel's Netanyahu

No embassy move announced as Brazil's Bolsonaro hosts Israel's Netanyahu

Bolsonaro marked that he is set to visit Israel following Netanyahu's visit. Both leaders just never publicly touched on the topic, instead choosing to focus on strengthening bilateral ties. "We look ...

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Sudan police fire tear gas at protesters

Sudan police fire tear gas at protesters

Hundreds of worshippers emerged from the mosque in Khartoum's twin city of Omdurman on the west bank of the Nile Friday to protest but anti-riot police fired tear gas to disperse the crowd, witnes...

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Indonesia’s Anak Krakatau volcano now a quarter of its pre-eruption size

Indonesia’s Anak Krakatau volcano now a quarter of its pre-eruption size

In late September an quake and tsunami hit the island of Sulawesi killing nearly 2,000 people, mostly in the city of Palu. On Thursday, the BBC reports that Indonesian authorities also raised the ...

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EPA takes aim at Obama-era regulation of mercury at coal plants

EPA takes aim at Obama-era regulation of mercury at coal plants

Mercury can cause brain damage, learning disabilities and birth defects in children, as well as problems for women during pregnancy. On Friday, the EPA said the 2011 rule will stay in place. It sa...

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Alberta teacher Sarah McIver returned to Canada after arrest in China

Alberta teacher Sarah McIver returned to Canada after arrest in China

McIver for about a decade. McIver's detention followed the arrests of two other Canadians on allegations they were harming China's national security. He denied the detention was linked to Canada's a...

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Attorneys to inspect police SUV from which fatal shot fired

Attorneys to inspect police SUV from which fatal shot fired

The prospect of attempting to re-create the shooting on Friday night in Minneapolis' minus 11C winter weather despite the shooting taking place in the summer was slammed as "silliness" by Bob Bennett,...

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Earthquake of 6.9 strikes off Philippines, tsunami waves possible

Earthquake of 6.9 strikes off Philippines, tsunami waves possible

The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center earlier issued a tsunami alert saying waves of 0.3 metres could hit parts of Indonesia, Philippines and Palau, but the alert has now been cancelled. The Philippines ...

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United States govt shutdown to extend into next week after Senate adjourns

United States govt shutdown to extend into next week after Senate adjourns

Connelly, a Virginia Democrat who serves on the House Foreign Affairs Committee, said on CNN. But those funds can not go to the construction of a border wall . "If you close the border you are ...

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North Carolina Dealing With Undecided Congressional Race

North Carolina Dealing With Undecided Congressional Race

North Carolina Republicans on Friday demanded that their party's candidate be declared victor of a disputed US congressional race following legal developments that threatened to derail an ongoing stat...

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Winter storm to continue through the night

Winter storm to continue through the night

Drivers should expect the roads to be impacted with hard driving conditions and road closures around the state. About 1 million people were under blizzard warnings Thursday in parts of Kansas, Nebra...

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American man first to solo across Antarctica unaided

American man first to solo across Antarctica unaided

O'Brady, a native of Portland, Oregon, and lifelong athlete was a competitive swimmer at Yale. In 2008, while traveling in Thailand, O'Brady's legs and feet were severely burned in a fire. "I just f...

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Hackers stole personal data on 1,000 North Korean defectors

Hackers stole personal data on 1,000 North Korean defectors

Since the incident, Seoul has denied the allegations, instead explaining that the warship was looking for a North Korean fishing boat that had drifted near the inter-Korean sea border, AFP reports. In...

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Indonesia Raises Danger Level for Anak Krakatau Volcano, More Tsunamis Feared

Indonesia Raises Danger Level for Anak Krakatau Volcano, More Tsunamis Feared

All flights around the volcano have been rerouted and a 5-kilometer (3-mile) exclusion zone implemented. Indonesia's disaster management agency (BNPB) has imposed a three-mile exclusion zone and...

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Fourth Beach braces itself for a lamb chop as protesters #ReclaimClifton

Fourth Beach braces itself for a lamb chop as protesters #ReclaimClifton

The ANC secretary in the Western Cape, Faiez Jacobs, was among those moved from the beach on Sunday, and he has since condemned what happened. "Therefore, we are inviting people of all colour, the res...

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Mugshot goes viral because of suspect’s apparent age

Mugshot goes viral because of suspect’s apparent age

But when local news station Fox 13 Salt Lake City posted his mugshot on their Facebook page, the comments section couldn't help but weigh in on his age and appearance. While at the building, Kurba...

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Man accused in shooting death of California police officer arrested

Man accused in shooting death of California police officer arrested

Authorities also made sure to point out that Singh immigrated legally from his native Fiji. At the news conference Friday, Christianson had strong words about immigration and border security. The ma...

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America's oldest WWII veteran, oldest man in US, dies at 112

America's oldest WWII veteran, oldest man in US, dies at 112

You may not have known this interesting little truth, but one of your oldest brothers in Christ is America's oldest-living World War II veteran, Richard Overton . In 2013, former President Barack Ob...

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Giuliani: Trump Won't Answer Any More 'Outrageous' Written Questions From Mueller

Giuliani: Trump Won't Answer Any More 'Outrageous' Written Questions From Mueller

Investigators weren't able to find any text messages between fired agent Peter Strzok and former bureau lawyer Lisa Page from their time on the Mueller probe because by the time their phones were reco...

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Sajid Javid declares rising number of migrants 'major incident'

Mr Javid cut his holiday short and flew back to the United Kingdom this afternoon to hold a conference call with Border Force officials, Immigration Enforcement and the National Crime Agency. Twenty t...

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Boko Haram not in control of Baga town - Army

Boko Haram not in control of Baga town - Army

Lamidi Adeosun, the Chief of Training and Operations disclosed on the sidelines of a news conference in Maiduguri. A top military intelligence officer told PRNigeria that the Nigerian Airforce sus...

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Deadly blast hits tourist bus in Giza, Egypt

Deadly blast hits tourist bus in Giza, Egypt

The bus was carrying 14 Vietnamese tourists and two Egyptians - the bus driver and a representative of the tourism company. No one immediately claimed responsibility. The bombing took place in the G...

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White House Targets Pelosi Even After Trump's 'Proud' Shutdown Vow

White House Targets Pelosi Even After Trump's 'Proud' Shutdown Vow

But even that may be hard without a compromise because the Senate will remain in Republican hands and Trump's signature will be needed to turn any bill into law. Trump was adamant during the disastrou...

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Armed standoff ends after SWAT member sings Christmas carol

Armed standoff ends after SWAT member sings Christmas carol

Nathaniel R Lewis, 34, of East Vincent, was charged Wednesday with 11 counts of attempted murder, aggravated assault, and related crimes. As the negotiator began crooning "White Christmas", Lewis le...

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Ex-China spymaster Ma Jian jailed for life over graft

Ex-China spymaster Ma Jian jailed for life over graft

The Dalian Intermediate People's Court said in a statement on its website that it had reached the verdict on the grounds that Ma had taken a "particularly enormous" amount of bribes, and that his coll...

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Christmas ‘miracle’ as boy survives French Alps avalanche

Christmas ‘miracle’ as boy survives French Alps avalanche

In this grab taken from validated UGC provided on Thursday, Dec. 27, a boy is airlifted after an avalanche, on the French Alps on Wednesday. The avalanche dragged him at least 110 yards before he wa...

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Egypt's two former presidents appear in a Cairo court

Egypt's two former presidents appear in a Cairo court

Earlier the same day, Mubarak had appeared in court to testify at the retrial of his successor, Mohamed Morsi , who faces charges of participating in a mass jailbreak in 2011. They are accused of sto...

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Natural Disaster Fijians in Indonesia safe following Tsunami

Natural Disaster Fijians in Indonesia safe following Tsunami

Indonesia is part of a collection of more than 17,000 islands that sit on the geologically-active land referred to by scientists as the "Ring of Fire", and is often hit by earthquakes and tsunamis ...

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British-Iranian professor returns to United Kingdom after detention in Iran

British-Iranian professor returns to United Kingdom after detention in Iran

Iranian security forces arrested Edalat in April on security charges after he was accused of being part of a British-affiliated, anti-Iran group that allegedly launched espionage operations and had co...

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Michael Cohen Speaks Out After Bombshell Prague Report: ‘Mueller Knows Everything!’

Michael Cohen Speaks Out After Bombshell Prague Report: ‘Mueller Knows Everything!’

Lanny Davis , an adviser to Cohen, has claimed in recent months that Cohen has information implicating President Donald Trump in illegal activity. If the foreign intelligence intercepts are accur...

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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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