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Search for British climber missing on Pakistani mountain set to resume

Search for British climber missing on Pakistani mountain set to resume

Tom Ballard, 30, was reported missing on Nanga Parbat - dubbed "Killer Mountain" - earlier this week. "When I heard they were missing I immediately suspected they were lost, and believe..." A plan...

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Putin suspends Russian obligations under key nuclear pact

Putin's order came as U.S. General Joseph Dunford, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, and Valery Gerasimov, chief of Russia's General Staff, met in Vienna. Nato has said that U.S. allies "ful...

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Man, daughter arrested in Texas in Baltimore killing

Man, daughter arrested in Texas in Baltimore killing

She had reportedly rolled down her auto window to give money to a mother she saw on the street, only to be stabbed to death by a man who approached the vehicle. Some from the Johnston Square neighbo...

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Kiwi 'bumbling jihadi' Mark Taylor captured in Syria

Kiwi 'bumbling jihadi' Mark Taylor captured in Syria

He says that he only showed sympathy for what had happened to him, such as a lack of food and money, but distanced himself from the crimes of IS. Taylor has been on the Government radar since at lea...

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More than 1,500 turtles found duct-taped inside luggage at Manila airport

More than 1,500 turtles found duct-taped inside luggage at Manila airport

The animals had been bound with duct tape and shoved between clothes-but they were still alive. On Sunday, customs agents found 1,529 turtles and tortoises inside the unclaimed suitcases, which were...

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Another minister resigns over scandal that threatens Trudeau

Another minister resigns over scandal that threatens Trudeau

One of Canadian PM Justin Trudeau's top ministers has quit saying she has lost confidence in the government's handling of a corruption case. But I must abide by my core values, my ethical responsibili...

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US House committee seeks Trump corruption evidence

US House committee seeks Trump corruption evidence

White House press secretary Sarah Sanders on Monday acknowledged receipt of the committee's request. Chairmen Adam Schiff of the Intelligence Committee, Elliot Engel of Foreign Affairs and Elij...

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House Dems Will Vote On Resolution Addressing Omar's Latest Remarks On Israel

House Dems Will Vote On Resolution Addressing Omar's Latest Remarks On Israel

But Omar fought back against her fellow congresswoman, defending her comments in series of tweets . Anti-Defamation League CEO Jonathan A. Greenblatt wrote a letter Monday to Pelosi requesting t...

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Vatican to open secret archives of wartime Pope Pius XII

Vatican to open secret archives of wartime Pope Pius XII

Giovanni Ciarlo / ASSOCIATED PRESS The storehouse of the Vatican Secret Archives, in a photo distributed by the Vatican on February 29, 2012. In 2012, the centre changed the caption on Pius XII in i...

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France’s ‘yellow vest’ protesters back on the streets

France’s ‘yellow vest’ protesters back on the streets

Yellow vests demonstrators have gathered to protest against French President Emmanuel Macron's economic policies for the 16th week in a row. Gilets Jaunes or "Yellow Vest" protestors chant and ...

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Collection of 1,529 live tortoises and terrapins rescued from smuggler's luggage

Collection of 1,529 live tortoises and terrapins rescued from smuggler's luggage

Authorities believe the passenger abandoned the bags upon learning of the penalties associated with illegal wildlife trafficking. The reptiles were turned over by the Bureau of Customs NAIA to the P...

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Last pocket of Isil militants dig in as bombs rain down

Last pocket of Isil militants dig in as bombs rain down

The Syrian Democratic Forces closing in on Islamic State's last territorial bastion near the Iraqi border expect a " decisive battle " soon, a spokesman says. The military operation was halted on Febr...

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Jeremy Corbyn egged as he visits Finsbury Park Mosque

Jeremy Corbyn egged as he visits Finsbury Park Mosque

John Murphy, 31, from Barnet, north London, was charged in the early hours of Monday with assault by beating. According to the British media, the arrested man was a pro-Brexit campaigner, with no co...

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Trump's Top Security Aide Calls US-North Korea Summit A

Trump's Top Security Aide Calls US-North Korea Summit A "Success"

Bolton also appeared on CNN's State of the Union, where he defended Trump who said he took Kim " at his word " when the North Korean leader claimed he knew nothing about the alleged torture of imp...

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Helicopter Crash Kills Four Americans And Their Pilot In Kenya

Helicopter Crash Kills Four Americans And Their Pilot In Kenya

Police believe the aircraft went down at about 8pm, but it took rescuers up to 4 am Monday to locate the wreckage and the bodies. The crash comes less than a month after three Americans were among f...

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At least 50 people missing after pipeline explodes in Nigeria

At least 50 people missing after pipeline explodes in Nigeria

The Nembe communities affected include Nembe creek 1, 2 and 3, Fatuo and Kalablomi. It was gathered that the incident occurred at about 4am near Oil Well 7 on Friday. This is a large scale explosion...

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Donald Trump warns against 'socialist nightmare' at conservative conference

Donald Trump warns against 'socialist nightmare' at conservative conference

Trump also touched on various other topics, from Robert Mueller's investigation to America's recent economic successes, the border wall situation, and trade negotiations with China. "Please!'" Trump...

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Algerians March en Masse, Calling on Bouteflika to Step Down

Algerians March en Masse, Calling on Bouteflika to Step Down

The protests were mostly peaceful but scuffles between police and protesters broke out late on Friday near the presidential place in the capital Algiers . On February 28 a dozen journalists are detai...

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Late-winter storm to bring 4-6 inches of snow, NWS says

Late-winter storm to bring 4-6 inches of snow, NWS says

According to the National Weather Service , wind chills in northern IL could drop to minus-28 (minus-33 Celsius) by Monday morning. A total of six to eight inches of snow accumulation are expecte...

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Mafia fugitive eating pasta when arrested after 14 years on the lam

Mafia fugitive eating pasta when arrested after 14 years on the lam

Marco Di Lauro was number two on Italy's most-wanted list, just after Sicilian mobster Matteo Messina Denaro, who has been on the run since 1993. Italian media said he was considered the second ...

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Bushfires continue to threaten Victorian communities as Bunyip blaze downgraded

Bushfires continue to threaten Victorian communities as Bunyip blaze downgraded

Residents were told to seek shelter because it was too late to leave. Tonimbuk resident Karen also lost her home and backed Mr Clarke's claim of little being done about fire management in the state ...

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Driver catches avalanche that closed I-70 in rear-view mirror

His Facebook video shows a plume of snow covering the highway heading towards nearby Copper Mountain. The video has had hundreds of thousands of views since it was shared by Fox 13's sister statio...

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Saudi prosecutors say women's rights activists to face trial

Saudi prosecutors say women's rights activists to face trial

Most were accused of undermining security and aiding enemies of the state. Trials in the ultra-conservative kingdom are often shrouded in secrecy. Dozens of other activists, intellectuals and cler...

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Trump asks China to remove tariffs on USA farm products

Trump asks China to remove tariffs on USA farm products

March have not increased as planned, the punitive tariffs on 25 percent. Even if China were to accept removing the tariffs, it could come at the expense of the US giving in to some Chinese demand duri...

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US, China Said Close to Trade Deal That May End US Tariffs

US, China Said Close to Trade Deal That May End US Tariffs

The U.S. has threatened to place tariffs of 25 percent on $200 billion of Chinese imports if no deal is reached. The Wall Street Journal in that report Sunday also said that as part of that trade p...

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US closes Jerusalem consulate, demoting Palestinian mission

US closes Jerusalem consulate, demoting Palestinian mission

The U.S. consulate in Jerusalem, which serves Palestinians, will be absorbed into the new U.S. Embassy to Israel on Monday, the State Department said, a planned merger that has angered Palestinian l...

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Massive gator caught in Georgia

Massive gator caught in Georgia

Georgia's alligator hunting season lasts from August 17 to October 8 and can be trapped by nuisance alligator trappers contracted through the state, so most alligators won't live long enough to become...

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Bitter cold Monday morning

Bitter cold Monday morning

At those temperatures, cold can cause frostbite on exposed skin in as little as 30 minutes. A Wind Chill Advisory is in place through noon Monday. Cold weather is expected to last through Wednesday ...

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Police Girl, 11, charged in death of toddler in her care

Police Girl, 11, charged in death of toddler in her care

The alleged attack happened on February 24 in Suitland, Maryland after the mother of the girl left Paxton Davis, the infant killed, with her daughter while she ran an errand. "I don't know what motive...

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Algerian President Bouteflika formally submits candidacy for re-election

Algerian President Bouteflika formally submits candidacy for re-election

Bouteflika has not directly addressed the protests. He pledged he would organize a "national conference" within the first year of his fifth term, and the conference would then set up early polls wi...

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Sanders Says Paycheck-to-Paycheck Youth Prepped Him for Revolution

Sanders Says Paycheck-to-Paycheck Youth Prepped Him for Revolution

As the number of Democrats running for U.S. president grows, the 2020 hopefuls fanned out across several early-voting states over the weekend and met with voters in some of the states that will have a...

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Alabama sheriff: 14 dead in possible tornado

Alabama sheriff: 14 dead in possible tornado

Other reports said the airport and a fire station were damaged in Eufala, Alabama . The best chances of severe storms will be in the orange shaded areas to the north and east of the coast. Sheriff ...

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Estonia's liberal opposition wins election as far right surges

Estonia's liberal opposition wins election as far right surges

Estonia's Russian minority, who make up a quarter of the population, are also a key issue in the campaign. The results put Reform Party leader Kaja Kallas on track to become Estonia's first female ...

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Chlorine used in 2018 attack on Syria's Douma: Chemical weapons watchdog

Chlorine used in 2018 attack on Syria's Douma: Chemical weapons watchdog

The Hague-based watchdog said in a statement that there were "reasonable grounds that the use of a toxic chemical as a weapon has taken place on April 7, 2018". The report revealed the toxic chemical ...

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Jailed Brazil ex-president Lula da Silva released for grandson’s funeral

Jailed Brazil ex-president Lula da Silva released for grandson’s funeral

Lula, as called, was permitted to attend the burial in Sao Paulo on Saturday, where allies gathered to see him. The embattled former president was imprisoned previous year on corruption charges af...

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