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North Korea's Kim wants more summits with Moon next year: Blue House

North Korea's Kim wants more summits with Moon next year: Blue House

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has sent a rare personal letter to his South Korean counterpart, President Moon Jae-in, expressing his willingness to meet again in 2019 and discuss denuclearization ...

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Australia Strips Citizenship From Suspected Terrorist

Australia Strips Citizenship From Suspected Terrorist

The 27-year-old was told of the Australian government's decision on 21 December, becoming the 12th dual national to have their citizenship annulled over associations with offshore terror groups. "The ...

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1 killed after lion escapes enclosure at animal center

1 killed after lion escapes enclosure at animal center

In May, British wildlife park owner Mike Hodge was badly injured after being mauled by one of his lions at the Marakele Animal Sanctuary in Thabazimbi, South Africa. The center said Black was among ...

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Fiery, 4-car wreck in NYC kills 1 driver; another in custody

Fiery, 4-car wreck in NYC kills 1 driver; another in custody

A speed demon from Maryland with his pet Rottweiler in tow sparked a six-car crash in Tribeca on Saturday morning, killing a driver whose SUV was reduced to scorched and mangled metal, police said. Po...

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Retired Gen. Stanley McChrystal hits Trump as immoral, dishonest

Retired Gen. Stanley McChrystal hits Trump as immoral, dishonest

Mattis' last day in the administration is Monday. Mattis wrote in his resignation letter that Trump had the right to a Defense Secretary whose views "better aligned" with the President's. He briefly w...

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Not moderating content based on inaccurate information: Facebook

Not moderating content based on inaccurate information: Facebook

But more troubling than Facebook's arbitrary collection of rules meant to police its billion-plus users-posts by whom can run the gamut of tasteless memes to calculating and potentially unsafe polit...

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Donald Trump blames Democrats after migrant children die in USA custody

Donald Trump blames Democrats after migrant children die in USA custody

Catarina Alonzo said the last time she spoke with Felipe he was in Mexico at the USA border and said he was eating chicken. A 7-year-old girl died this month in El Paso. The partial government shutdo...

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Russian Federation ready to deploy new hypersonic nuclear missile - Putin

Russian Federation ready to deploy new hypersonic nuclear missile - Putin

The bilateral agreement forbids ground-launched short- and intermediate-range missiles, but not those launched from the air or sea. Russia's new strategic weapon has rendered any missile defence...

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39% of Americans want Donald Trump impeached

39% of Americans want Donald Trump impeached

A partial government shutdown-which has affected approximately a quarter of US government departments-began at midnight on Friday after the president declined to sign a stop-gap measure to keep the ...

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Police killing suspect was fleeing to Mexico, sheriff says

Police killing suspect was fleeing to Mexico, sheriff says

Cpl. Ronil Singh , 33, was shot and killed early Wednesday morning, shortly after he radioed in that he was pulling over a gray pickup truck with no license plates in the small town of Newman, Cali...

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Channel migrants: US Minister defends handling of 'crisis'

Channel migrants: US Minister defends handling of 'crisis'

Earlier on Friday, at around 3am, four migrants - one Syrian and three Iranians - were also rescued. More than 220 people have attempted the crossing in small boats since November. British and Frenc...

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Swiss 'terror' suspect arrested in connection with hikers killed in Morocco

Swiss 'terror' suspect arrested in connection with hikers killed in Morocco

Speaking at a press conference in Rabat, Moroccan intelligence spokesman said that two Scandinavian tourists were killed by a "lone wolf, hastily organised terrorist cell". Nineteen other men have bee...

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Trump lowers his ask for border wall funding

Trump lowers his ask for border wall funding

The president has also nixed his plans for New Year's due to his own decision to shut the government. Trump upped the brinkmanship by threatening anew to close the border with Mexico to press congre...

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Tsunami threat after 6.9-magnitude quake strikes southern Philippines

Tsunami threat after 6.9-magnitude quake strikes southern Philippines

The United States Geological Survey ( USGS ) initially rated the natural disaster with a magnitude of 7.2 before the rating was revised to 7.0. The US Geological Survey said the quake had a magnitud...

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Helicopter crashes near zip line in UAE, killing all crew onboard

Helicopter crashes near zip line in UAE, killing all crew onboard

According to Arab News, the dead included three Emiratis and a fourth foreigner. The zipline, located at the UAE's highest mountain in Jebel Jais, opened in February. He ordered a comprehensive inve...

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Inmate Captured After Escaping San Quentin, Allegedly Carjacking Woman

Inmate Captured After Escaping San Quentin, Allegedly Carjacking Woman

Officials from the state Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation said they took 21-year-old Shalom Mendoza into custody at a fast food restaurant without incident. That vehicle was discovered aba...

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Encounter in J&K's Pulwama, 1 militant killed

Encounter in J&K's Pulwama, 1 militant killed

Police has advised civilians not to visit the site till it is declared safe as there is possibly of unexplored explosive material there. Police identified the three local militants as Muzamil Ahma...

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Bangladesh slows down mobile Internet speeds ahead of election

Bangladesh slows down mobile Internet speeds ahead of election

Zakir Hossain Khan, senior assistant director of Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission (BTRC) said that the 3G and 4G data services were resumed around 8 am. As of November, over 6 cror...

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Magnitude 5.8 quake rattles Indonesia's West Papua

Magnitude 5.8 quake rattles Indonesia's West Papua

The natural disaster struck at around 10 a.m. local time, with its epicenter located some 55 kilometers southeast of South Manokwari and predicted to be 26 km deep. There were no immediate reports of ...

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US arrests Jewish sect members for kidnapping children

US arrests Jewish sect members for kidnapping children

Nachman Helbrans, Mayer Rosner, Aron Rosner and Jacob Rosner were all charged in a White Plains federal court, after two children, aged 12 and 14 were kidnapped from a residence in Woodridge, New York...

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California police update hunt for suspected cop killer

California police update hunt for suspected cop killer

Ronil Singh was shot after he pulled over a truck in Newman that had no licence plate. California authorities said Thursday they believe the suspect is still in Stanislaus County. He had been w...

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Bus driver 'sprayed in face with chemical' after denying passenger ride

Bus driver 'sprayed in face with chemical' after denying passenger ride

Police are now hunting a man after he attacked the driver who told him the bus was full. But the man refused to leave and instead began abusing the driver while sat on the dash board. The passenger,...

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Claire McCaskill To Ocasio-Cortez: Don't Anger Working Class White People

Claire McCaskill To Ocasio-Cortez: Don't Anger Working Class White People

McCaskill, who lost her re-election bid in the 2018 midterm election, said that she couldn't understand why Ocasio-Cortez was so popular, but she offered her a friendly note of warning. Ocasio-Cortez ...

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Trump plays blame game with Democrats as US government partial shutdown continues

Trump plays blame game with Democrats as US government partial shutdown continues

Lopez Obrador added, however: "Of course we will always defend our sovereignty ..." Trump upped the brinkmanship by threatening anew to close the border with Mexico to press Congress to cave to hi...

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Mother in court accused of murdering twins

Mother in court accused of murdering twins

Police rushed to the property concerned with the toddlers well-being an hour after Ford was involved in auto crash and taken to hospital. Mrs Ford had been involved in a crash with a lorry on the A2...

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Yemen's Houthis start redeployment in Hodeidah as part of United Nations plan

Yemen's Houthis start redeployment in Hodeidah as part of United Nations plan

The committee started its meetings this week. "Our forces started withdrawing last night from the port of Hodeida , as agreed in Sweden", the spokesman said on Al'Massira, the movement's television...

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‘That’s shiny’: How a United Kingdom plane spotter cracked Trump's secret

‘That’s shiny’: How a United Kingdom plane spotter cracked Trump's secret

An eagle-eyed photographer made Donald Trump's secret trip to Iraq public knowledge after he spotted his plane flying over Sheffield. He shared the images on his Flickr account, correctly identi...

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Trump says `big progress being made' with China after Xi call

But they also talked about resolving the trade dispute that has cost their economies billions of dollars . Trump appeared optimistic Saturday in a tweet about achieving a deal with China to set...

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Germany Airport Closed After Man Crashes Car Onto Runway

Germany Airport Closed After Man Crashes Car Onto Runway

Officers managed to "overpower" the man, who drove a Polish-registered vehicle, and arrest him. Bomb disposal experts were examining the auto, which police described as a routine measure. He apparen...

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Alabama AG to review if Senate race tactics violated law

Alabama AG to review if Senate race tactics violated law

Jones said he was under assault by thousands of bots during the campaign but didn't realize that Morgan was using his race as a testing ground for Russian disinformation tactics, albeit on a smaller s...

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‘We are heartbroken’: Boy caught in US Muslim travel ban lawsuit dies

‘We are heartbroken’: Boy caught in US Muslim travel ban lawsuit dies

His mother, Shaima Swileh, who now lives in Egypt, was barred from visiting her son under the Trump administration's travel ban on people from mainly majority-Muslim countries. Abdullah Hassan, who ...

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Bangladesh deploys 600000 security forces ahead of vote

Bangladesh deploys 600000 security forces ahead of vote

Miller said everyone in Bangladesh must be able to vote "without harassment, intimidation, or violence". Bangladesh's general election campaign ended Friday with more deadly violence and arrests...

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Pakistan government bans Zardari from leaving country

Pakistan government bans Zardari from leaving country

We hope that courts will discard the misleading report. But this won't affect our party voters, he said, adding that he was "fighting for [rights of] people". "They have started to sound like a broken...

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Bahrain affirms embassy in ‘brotherly’ Syria is operational

Bahrain affirms embassy in ‘brotherly’ Syria is operational

In a statement released on Friday, Bahrain's foreign ministry said that Syria's embassy in Manama is operational and flights between the two countries will resume soon. The reopening of the UAE's mi...

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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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