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United Kingdom counter-terrorism police investigate stabbings in Manchester

United Kingdom counter-terrorism police investigate stabbings in Manchester

Clack said it took " six or seven " officers to wrestle the attacker down, using a Taser and pepper spray. The statement was released as armed police patrolled the city in the wake of the attack. Th...

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Cargo spill sparks sandy free-for-all on Dutch beach

Cargo spill sparks sandy free-for-all on Dutch beach

Officials were anxious about three containers carrying toxic substances, including one with bags of peroxide powder, one of which washed ashore on the island of Schiermonnikoog. On the tiny island of ...

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Yacht abandoned in 2010 record attempt found — Abby Sunderland

Yacht abandoned in 2010 record attempt found — Abby Sunderland

The Californian was picked up by a French fishing vessel between Madagascar and the western coast of Australia. Zac Sunderland meets his sister Abby Sunderland on a French fisheries patrol boat Satu...

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Suspects in Khashoggi's killing brought before Saudi court

Suspects in Khashoggi's killing brought before Saudi court

The statement also said prosecutors sent a request to Turkey for evidence that Ankara has collected over the October 2 killing of Mr Khashoggi at the Saudi consulate in Istanbul. But in November the S...

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Bangladesh PM rejects rigging complaints after win

Bangladesh PM rejects rigging complaints after win

Hasina won 98% of seats in Sunday's election, which opposition politicians claim was rigged by the ruling Awami League to deliver her a record fourth term as Bangladesh's leader. She also said s...

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Serial Killer Known as China's 'Jack the Ripper' Executed

Serial Killer Known as China's 'Jack the Ripper' Executed

Notorious serial killer Gao Chengyong was executed Thursday morning according to the official Weibo account of the people's intermediate court of Baiyin City, Gansu Province. 'He's reclusive and unsoc...

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Teen arrested over Scientology stabbing in Sydney

Teen arrested over Scientology stabbing in Sydney

Detective Chief Inspector Jones would not confirm whether the boy was a member of the Church of Scientology but said he had a "lawful reason" to be there before being asked to leave. The pair were r...

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Bernie Sanders says he was unaware of sexual harassment during 2016 campaign

Bernie Sanders says he was unaware of sexual harassment during 2016 campaign

Concluding the segment, Cooper asked Sanders to clarify that he didn't know about the allegations at the time . Socialist Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) told CNN's Anderson Cooper that he did not...

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Briton and Iranian arrested in Manchester over migrant Channel crossings

Briton and Iranian arrested in Manchester over migrant Channel crossings

As part of a joint action plan agreed with France last week, Mr Javid - who cut short his holiday to deal with the issue - has ordered two UK Border Force boats to be redeployed from overseas to patro...

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Russian building collapse death toll rises

Russian building collapse death toll rises

A three-year-old girl was among the latest victims of the collapse in the Russian city of Magnitogorsk, Russian news agencies reported, citing the Russian emergencies ministry. "One of the rescuers in...

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Cooperation best for both China and US, Xi tells Trump

Cooperation best for both China and US, Xi tells Trump

Trump wrote on Twitter that he had "a long and very good call" with Xi over a possible deal. Both the USA and China spoke of progress Saturday after telephone talks between their leaders over a ...

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Pelosi says Democrats will give

Pelosi says Democrats will give "nothing for the wall"

Pres. Trump made it clear that he was standing by his request for $5.6 Billion for border wall funding calling it a small price to pay to keep the country safe. Pres. Trump also recalled the recent ...

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Trump says he received 'great letter' from NK leader

Trump says he received 'great letter' from NK leader

In his New Year speech, Kim called for the sanctions to be eased, saying that the North had declared "we would neither make and test nuclear weapons any longer nor use and proliferate them", and urged...

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Trump’s Jibe At Modi On Afghan Library

Trump’s Jibe At Modi On Afghan Library

Alleging that countries were not doing enough in the war-ravaged country, the US President emphasised the need for regional countries, including India, Russia and Pakistan, to fight the Taliban in Afg...

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Elizabeth Warren makes key 2020 hires ahead of first Iowa trip

Elizabeth Warren makes key 2020 hires ahead of first Iowa trip

And while other possible White House contenders, including Sens. Jim Braude was joined by former MA co-chair of the Trump Presidential campaign Geoff Diehl, who ran for Senate against Warren in Nove...

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PG&E could face murder charges for role in California wildfires

PG&E could face murder charges for role in California wildfires

Fire officials have not yet officially said what caused the blaze, but have focused on power equipment. The company reported an outage on a transmission line where the fire started 15 minutes before...

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Russia Arrests American Marine on 'Espionage' Charges

Whelan, 48, was in Moscow to attend a wedding when he disappeared, his brother, David Whelan, said Tuesday. Russia's FSB security service did not acknowledge the arrest until Monday when it claimed ...

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14-year-old boy arrested on murder charge after fatal crash

14-year-old boy arrested on murder charge after fatal crash

Houston police said a four-wheel drive the teenager was driving was filled with teenagers who were throwing eggs at other cars on Tuesday afternoon when another driver began chasing them and allegedl...

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United States authorities fire tear gas across border to repel Central Americans

It maintains that women, children and journalists experienced the effects of the relatively mild chemical agent. AP, citing its own photographer at the scene, reported that the rocks were launched...

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New Pentagon chief Shanahan sees China as top priority

New Pentagon chief Shanahan sees China as top priority

The defence official at Wednesday's Pentagon meeting said Shanahan would attend a cabinet meeting with Trump later in the day, the president's first of 2019. "While we're focused on ongoing operations...

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President Donald Trump gives military 4 months to leave Syria

President Donald Trump gives military 4 months to leave Syria

Military and security experts said Trump was overstating the case, and warned against a hasty withdrawal. The decision was criticized by some US officials and followed by two resignations - US Secr...

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National parks dealing with vandals, human waste in shutdown

National parks dealing with vandals, human waste in shutdown

The budget director of the nonprofit National Parks Conservation Association, John Garder, on Monday called that "a nightmare scenario" for human safety, wildlife and historic sites at national parks....

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Vladimir Putin sends new year greetings to Donald Trump

Vladimir Putin sends new year greetings to Donald Trump

Mr Trump cancelled a formal meeting with Mr Putin scheduled for December 1 at the G20 summit in Buenos Aires , tweeting "it would be best for all parties" given Russia's seizure days earlier of thr...

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Congressional leaders to attend White House briefing on border

Congressional leaders to attend White House briefing on border

It said senior officials from the Department of Homeland Security would provide a " border security briefing " at the White House later in the day to top Democratic lawmakers Nancy Pelosi and Chuck ...

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Sudan's Bashir Tells Police To Rein In Force Against Protesters

Sudan's Bashir Tells Police To Rein In Force Against Protesters

Before the clashes erupted, the demonstrators sang the national anthem, chanted "peaceful!" - as if to emphasize their non-violent protest. Although most protests are against the high cost of living...

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OH doctor tweeted she would purposefully give Jewish patients wrong meds

OH doctor tweeted she would purposefully give Jewish patients wrong meds

In a particularly egregious post, she tweeted, "hahha ewww. ill purposely give all the yahood [Jews] the wrong meds..." In November, the Canary Mission website published a compilation of dozens of...

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UAE appeals court upholds 10-year jail sentence against activist Ahmed Mansour

UAE appeals court upholds 10-year jail sentence against activist Ahmed Mansour

Mansoor, an electrical engineer and poet, was arrested in March 2017 at his home in the emirate of Ajman. Mansoor was part of a group of five who were convicted in 2011 and released later that yea...

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WA police called after man shouted 'why don't you die?' at spider

WA police called after man shouted 'why don't you die?' at spider

While I might immediately feel uneasy if I see a spider taking a pleasant wall-stroll through my living room, I have never had someone call emergency services on me because of the volume of my protest...

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Israel's main opposition party in dramatic split ahead of election

Israel's main opposition party in dramatic split ahead of election

It has since tumbled in opinion polls and Gabbay, who took over as leader in 2017, has had an uneasy relationship with Livni, a former foreign minister. 'What is more important than Labour parting way...

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2 killed, dozens wounded in bombing near Philippines mall

2 killed, dozens wounded in bombing near Philippines mall

The bomb was allegedly planted on a motorcycle taxi parked outside the shopping mall in Cotabato City, where people were buying New Year gifts, according to the newspaper Mindanao Examiner . The sout...

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39 people arrested after man stabbed in London

39 people arrested after man stabbed in London

A horrified eyewitness said the man was stabbed "right next to his heart" by a gang of youths shouting "get him". Officers arrested the 39 people at a party near the scene on suspicion of attempte...

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Several killed in Danish bridge train accident

Several killed in Danish bridge train accident

Danish Railways told Denmark's TV2 that the six were passengers on a train from the city of Odense, on the central Danish island of Fyn, heading toward the capital Copenhagen . Images show a train ...

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'CALM DOWN': Trump raises eyebrows with shouty New Year tweet

'CALM DOWN': Trump raises eyebrows with shouty New Year tweet

Incoming House speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer unveiled the outline of a bill to end the partial government shutdown as Democrats take control of the House this week. T...

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China's Xi Jinping threatens resort to 'force' to unify with Taiwan

China's Xi Jinping threatens resort to 'force' to unify with Taiwan

Chinese authorities would like to bring the island under their control and they have indicated they would use force, if needed. Democratic Taiwan has shown no interest in being controlled by Beijing...

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Mitt Romney slams Donald Trump for causing ‘dismay’ around the world

Mitt Romney slams Donald Trump for causing ‘dismay’ around the world

The Republican presidential nominee in 2012 is praising some of Trump's policy decisions in a Washington Post op-ed published Tuesday. And he says Trump has damaged US relationships with trusted a...

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