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Mullah Baradar appointed new head of Taliban office in Doha

Mullah Baradar appointed new head of Taliban office in Doha

A Taliban spokesperson said Monday they would continue to negotiate with Khalilzad in Doha given "American acceptance of the agenda of ending invasion of Afghanistan and preventing Afghanistan from ...

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Snake bites womanon bum as she uses toilet

Snake bites womanon bum as she uses toilet

The unexpected surprise comes after 59-year-old woman Helen Richards was bitten by another carpet python in the bottom when she sat on a toilet seat in her sister-in-law's Brisbane home. 'She said...

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Wind Chills Near Zero Friday; More Snow Looking Ahead

Wind Chills Near Zero Friday; More Snow Looking Ahead

The extreme cold will hang around Thursday with highs only near five above. Temperatures Thursday night should dip well below zero. Expect highs in the 30s and 40s with a brisk north wind Thursday and...

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Miners efforts to reach toddler trapped in well enters final phase

Officials have refused to comment on whether the boy could have survived so long. This comes after the rescue mission suffered a major setback after it emerged the shaft built to lower the miners wa...

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Kim prepares for another Trump meeting

Kim prepares for another Trump meeting

Bloomberg has said that Ho Chi Minh City is also an option. "Given the strong political will on the part of the top leaders of the two sides". Kono agreed that "concrete results" will have to b...

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Jayme Closs to receive $25000 reward after escaping captor herself

Jayme Closs to receive $25000 reward after escaping captor herself

She escaped on January 11, 88 days after her ordeal began. The girl's parents had worked for a local turkey plant operated by Jennie-O Turkey Store, which is a Hormel subsidiary. Steve Lykken, the p...

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USA shutdown ends without cash for Trump border wall

USA shutdown ends without cash for Trump border wall

Trump threatened Friday to shut down the government again after February 15, or to declare a national emergency and seize government funds for the wall, if Congress did not use the three-week reprieve...

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USA nurse arrested after ‘impregnating’ incapacitated patient who later gave birth

USA nurse arrested after ‘impregnating’ incapacitated patient who later gave birth

She gave birth to a baby boy December 29. Phoenix police collected DNA samples from Hacienda's male staff earlier this month and the facility announced on January 13 that it hired a private lawyer...

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Canada's envoy to China 'misspoke' on Huawei CFO case

Canada's envoy to China 'misspoke' on Huawei CFO case

She was granted bail but now faces extradition to the US, where authorities reportedly said she deceived worldwide banks to funnel transactions between Huawei and Iran. The Chinese government sa...

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Brazil's Jair Bolsonaro uses Davos speech to appeal to big business

Brazil's Jair Bolsonaro uses Davos speech to appeal to big business

Finally, Bolsonaro outlined his commitment to become one of the top 50 countries in which to do business. Bolsonaro said he would work to open up Brazil's relatively closed economy, reduce and s...

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HS2 takes bones of explorer Matthew Flinders on an adventure

He is also credited with giving Australia its name , although not the first to use the term, his work popularised its use. An image taken on January 18, 2019 and issued by HS2 showing the lead pl...

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Pelosi speaks after Trump capitulates on SOTU address

Pelosi speaks after Trump capitulates on SOTU address

President Donald Trump speaks with reporters in the Cabinet Room of the White House, on January 23. "This is her prerogative - I will do the Address when the Shutdown is over", Trump wrote on Twit...

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Trump postpones state of union address until shutdown is over

Trump postpones state of union address until shutdown is over

Having initially said the speech should be "on time, on schedule, and very importantly, on location ", he conceded overnight that he could not deliver on his pledge. The partial shutdown affects ...

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NFL Star Sounds Off on Cuomo's Extreme Abortion Bill

NFL Star Sounds Off on Cuomo's Extreme Abortion Bill

Sarah Weddington, the Texas attorney who successfully argued Roe before Supreme Court, was at Cuomo's side when he signed the Reproductive Health Act into law. The law also addresses late-term abo...

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Florida bank shooting suspect previously lived in Marshall County

Florida bank shooting suspect previously lived in Marshall County

At least five people are dead after an armed man opened fire inside a SunTrust bank in Sebring on Wednesday afternoon, prompting a stand-off, authorities said. Gerlach said she first met Xaver at a ps...

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Mitch McConnell Says Senate Will Pass Bill to End Shutdown

Mitch McConnell Says Senate Will Pass Bill to End Shutdown

In its 35th day, it is the longest such shutdown in United States history. The talks were triggered after the Senate rejected two proposals - one by Trump and one by Democrats - meant to reope...

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Missing boy, 3, found alive in North Carolina

Missing boy, 3, found alive in North Carolina

His family searched for him for 45 minutes before calling 911, Hughes said . An intense search began and has expanded by the minute. The search was interrupted Thursday by heavy rains and wind, and v...

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Protesters and police clash outside Greek parliament over Macedonia name

Protesters and police clash outside Greek parliament over Macedonia name

Macedonian Prime Minister Zoran Zaev expressed his delight. European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker, the EU's top diplomat and the senior official supervising the bloc's enlargement said F...

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Sudan's Bashir Visits Qatar While US Expresses Concern Over Arrests

Sudan's Bashir Visits Qatar While US Expresses Concern Over Arrests

The tiny but wealthy Gulf state vies with regional rivals for influence in Sudan, strategic in part for its access to the Red Sea, and previous year agreed a $4 billion deal to jointly develop Suakin ...

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Stone Arrest All For 'Show'

Stone Arrest All For 'Show'

Calling the Mueller investigation a "two-year inquisition", Stone insisted that "the charges relate in no way to Russian collusion, WikiLeaks collaboration or any other illegal act in connection with ...

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Hundreds missing after mining dam bursts in Brazil

Hundreds missing after mining dam bursts in Brazil

The cause of the rupture was not immediately clear. Parts of the city of Brumadinho were evacuated, and firefighters rescued people by helicopter and ground vehicles. The dam, which is used to hold ...

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Full extent of charges revealed against former First Minister Alex Salmond

Full extent of charges revealed against former First Minister Alex Salmond

Speaking outside Edinburgh Sheriff Court, he said he would "defend himself to the utmost " but could not comment further on the active criminal preceedings. The West Lothian native has been out of ...

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Nuclear war, climate change threats keep Doomsday Clock close to apocalypse

Nuclear war, climate change threats keep Doomsday Clock close to apocalypse

Following the announcement, she told The Washington Post that the scientists decided that keeping the clock set at that "daunting time" was appropriate because "the time corresponded to the message ...

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'Battered Wife' fish shop to close after backlash in Australia

'Battered Wife' fish shop to close after backlash in Australia

The owner of The Battered Fish chip and fish shop is closing down her business, claiming she has been the "subject of an abusive witch hunt". Carolyn Kerr yesterday said it was with "deep sadness" t...

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European court orders Italy to pay damages to Amanda Knox

European court orders Italy to pay damages to Amanda Knox

Italy has been ordered by a European court to pay damages to Amanda Knox , the former American study overseas student who was convicted and later acquitted of murder. Knox's defense had long claimed ...

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Stevenage Airbus: Boss says no deal may affect jobs

Stevenage Airbus: Boss says no deal may affect jobs

Theresa May has come under increased pressure to rule out a no-deal Brexit , as manufacturing giant Airbus warned it could lead to "very harmful" consequences for the UK. Leave-backing former Brexit ...

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We’re not so stupid, France warns Italians

We’re not so stupid, France warns Italians

Emmanuel Macron "talks a lot, but not achieved much", scoffed Salvini in a live stream on Facebook . Asked about the latest diplomatic spat, Salvini said on Tuesday: " France has no reason to ge...

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Trump appointee 'overruled' rejection of Jared Kushner for top security clearance

Trump appointee 'overruled' rejection of Jared Kushner for top security clearance

Jared Kushner was awarded top security clearance giving him access to highly sensitive national security intelligence last May after a prolonged delay in his Federal Bureau of Investigation backgro...

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Speedboat killer Jack Shepherd hands himself into police in Georgia

Speedboat killer Jack Shepherd hands himself into police in Georgia

Shepherd is expected to make his first court appearance in Tbilisi on Friday. He has caused the loss of my sister's life and, whilst he's been off in Georgia , he claims that he went to see friends a...

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Australia Seeks Info About Dual Citizen Missing in China

Australia Seeks Info About Dual Citizen Missing in China

Spokeswoman Hua Chunying said Yang's rights and interests were being protected in accordance with Chinese law. Such charges are extremely vague and frequently leveled at critics of the ruling Commun...

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Saudi sisters killed themselves, says medical examiner

Saudi sisters killed themselves, says medical examiner

An NYPD spokesman said that they stayed in several different upscale hotels and maxed out a credit card while there. The sisters were found tied together at the ankles and waist by duct tape, dresse...

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Aya Maasarwe: Murdered student's body flown home from Australia

Aya Maasarwe: Murdered student's body flown home from Australia

As she made her final journey, a small vigil was held on Tuesday night near where Ms Maasarwe was murdered, with plans to plant a memorial tree and unveil a plaque at the site. One of Aiia's sisters, ...

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Indonesia Will Review Bali Bombing Mastermind's Release From Jail

Indonesia Will Review Bali Bombing Mastermind's Release From Jail

Widodo said Friday he had agreed to release Bashir on humanitarian grounds. Indonesia's security minister, Mr Wiranto , told a hastily called news conference on Monday night that President Joko Wi...

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European Union citizens in United Kingdom can apply to stay after Brexit

European Union citizens in United Kingdom can apply to stay after Brexit

Critics are warning that thousands could be left without legal status if applications are not processed quickly and efficiently. "Failure to do so could cause massive problems in years to come, on a...

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FBI Arrests 3 Kenyan-Americans on Terror Charges in MI

FBI Arrests 3 Kenyan-Americans on Terror Charges in MI

Federal prosecutors say three MI residents have been charged with conspiring to provide material support to the Islamic State group. According to a press release from the U.S. Additionally, the comp...

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