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Philippines rescues British man, wife held by jihadists

Philippines rescues British man, wife held by jihadists

Monday in the island province of Sulu after a 20-minute firefight, said regional military commander Lt. Gen. Cirilito Sobejana, who attributed the operation's success to support from the public. Gunme...

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Suspect in shooting death of Lowndes County Sheriff booked into jail

Suspect in shooting death of Lowndes County Sheriff booked into jail

The State of Alabama has issued a Blue Alert for suspect 18-year old William Chase Johnson . A Montgomery Advertiser reporter on the scene tweeted that Johnson walked up to the shooting scene...

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Ex-CIA officer jailed for 19 years for spying for China

Ex-CIA officer jailed for 19 years for spying for China

Jerry Chun Shing Lee , 55, was sentenced in federal court in Alexandria after his guilty plea to conspiracy to commit espionage. The case is considered one of the most damaging espionage cases relat...

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Woman killed, four injured as auto falls off Hyderabad’s Biodiversity Park flyover

Woman killed, four injured as auto falls off Hyderabad’s Biodiversity Park flyover

Rao is now undergoing treatment at a private hospital. A red Volkswagen GTI moving at about 100 km/ph rammed the divider and flew down the road. Incidentally, Saturday's crash was the second fatal a...

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Record turnout expected for Hong Kong elections

Record turnout expected for Hong Kong elections

That is the message", he told local broadcaster RTHK . No major clashes have occurred in recent days. Since June, demonstrators have taken to the streets in droves to voice their discontent at pe...

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Politics Schiff says more hearings, witnesses possible

Politics Schiff says more hearings, witnesses possible

Kennedy's comments come two days after his fellow Republican senator, Lindsey Graham of SC, sent a letter Thursday to Secretary of State Mike Pompeo requesting the release of any documents related to ...

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Philippines' Duterte strips critic of drug war post

Philippines' Duterte strips critic of drug war post

On Wednesday, Robredo said she would heed the President's directives, including the possibility of her being booted out of ICAD. "She expected it. She thrives in it", Gutierrez, who is also a legal ad...

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More lives lost in renewed violence between Iraqi security forces and protesters

More lives lost in renewed violence between Iraqi security forces and protesters

Police said one protester was killed near Baghdad's Sinak bridge and another near the adjacent Ahrar bridge. Two protesters were killed when tear gas canisters struck them and one was killed by li...

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'Several protesters killed' in Baghdad clashes

'Several protesters killed' in Baghdad clashes

In Nassiriya, security forces used live ammunition and tear gas canisters to disperse protesters who had gathered overnight on three bridges. Two more people were killed and over 70 wounded on Sunda...

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Police investigating after Grace Millane's killer is named on the internet

Police investigating after Grace Millane's killer is named on the internet

He was considered missing and his father, David Millen, relocated to New Zealand because local authorities sought a week until his body was discovered by police. Throughout the trial, he denied murder...

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Schiff: Dems Wanted ‘Whistleblower’ to Testify Until Trump Put ‘Life in Danger’

Schiff: Dems Wanted ‘Whistleblower’ to Testify Until Trump Put ‘Life in Danger’

The inquiry centers on a July 25 telephone call in which Trump asked Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy to investigate political rival Joe Biden as well as a discredited conspiracy theory promote...

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Johnson promises Brexit for Christmas

Johnson promises Brexit for Christmas

Johnson said: "Get Brexit done and we can focus our hearts and our minds on the priorities of the British people", going on to mock Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn , who has promised another referendum...

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Rep. Adam Schiff says more impeachment hearings and witnesses are possible

Schiff said the committee learns more information every day and he expects that to continue but the evidence is already so "overwhelming and uncontested" that lawmakers wanted to begin drafting the re...

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Israel’s Benjamin Netanyahu in tense Cabinet meeting amid ‘bribery’ scandal

Israel’s Benjamin Netanyahu in tense Cabinet meeting amid ‘bribery’ scandal

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu , speaks during a press conference in Tel Aviv, Israel . Netanyahu's party has long pledged loyalty to its leader. The serious corruption charges announce...

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No question of forming alliance with BJP, says Sharad Pawar

No question of forming alliance with BJP, says Sharad Pawar

While 54 is the total strength of NCP, 41 MLAs wrote to the Maharashtra governor saying Ajit Pawar has been removed as its leader, Singhvi told the bench. He also stated the decision of the governor u...

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Plane crashes in eastern DR Congo with about 17 passengers on board

Plane crashes in eastern DR Congo with about 17 passengers on board

Meanwhile, a rescue worker told Reuters that 26 bodies have been discovered in the rescue operation so far. "The (rescue) teams are continuing to search", added Goma mayor Timothee Muissa Kiesse. The ...

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Trump Ridicules Envoy Who Testified In Impeachment Inquiry

Trump Ridicules Envoy Who Testified In Impeachment Inquiry

What did Trump enlighten on Fox? But putting aside the lies and the smears, there is a core truth that Yovanovitch that Trump has not and can not address: she was ousted without cause because she s...

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What the Tory manifesto means for your money

What the Tory manifesto means for your money

He said that would enable his government to get Britain out of the European Union by the January 31 deadline while other parties would slow the process down for months or stop it altogether. Think t...

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Bloomberg vows to refuse donations, presidential salary

Bloomberg vows to refuse donations, presidential salary

Bloomberg has stepped in promising to buy $30 million dollars in ads in order to present a platform that's presented as "bi-partisan" but seems to be more motivated by a fear the Elizabeth Warren an...

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United Kingdom misses UN deadline to return Chagos Islands

United Kingdom misses UN deadline to return Chagos Islands

The islands used to be part of Mauritius, another island in the Indian Ocean. Earlier, the Worldwide Courtroom of Justice (ICJ) made historical past by declaring the Chagos archipelago illegally occup...

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Corbyn: I'll be neutral in second Brexit referendum

Corbyn: I'll be neutral in second Brexit referendum

Jeremy Corbyn , the leader of the UK's opposition, has said that as prime minister he would remain neutral in a second Brexit referendum. Secondly, we put that alongside Remain in a referendum. "I thi...

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Man from Northern Ireland held over Essex lorry deaths

Man from Northern Ireland held over Essex lorry deaths

The bodies of 31 men and eight women - all from Vietnam - were found October 23 in the English town of Grays. The driver of the lorry, Mo Robinson, 25, has already been charged with 39 counts of m...

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Red Kettle Campaign Kicks off at Festival Foods

Red Kettle Campaign Kicks off at Festival Foods

Everything raised through its Red Kettle initiative will "100% stay within the community", Berggren said. The Salvation Army received a 1 ounce gold bar in a kettle at Hy-Vee on Wednesday. All you h...

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China Trade War Could Spark Real War, Says Kissinger

China Trade War Could Spark Real War, Says Kissinger

Kissinger, who strengthened ties with China under Richard Nixon, spoke at the Bloomberg New Economy Forum in Beijing on the future of the two economic giants. "My assumption is some tariff relief ...

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Pete Buttigieg and his polling problem with black voters

Pete Buttigieg and his polling problem with black voters

Biden's campaign announced on Friday that Dr. Oliver Davis, one of the South Bend Common Council's longest-serving African Americans, had endorsed the 2020 frontrunner . Davis ran to succeed Buttig...

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Pakistan Prime Minister hails progress made during Mahinda's term

Pakistan Prime Minister hails progress made during Mahinda's term

The other ministers appointed by President Gotabaya Rajapaksa include, Dinesh Gunawardena as minister of Foreign Affairs, Skills Development, Employment and Labor Relations while Prasanna Ranatunga ...

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Fundraiser for fire-hit koalas gets over A$1M

Fundraiser for fire-hit koalas gets over A$1M

An online fundraiser for the koalas who suffered the plight of the devastating bushfires of Australia reached the levels of Aus$1 million ($680,000) on November 21 making the campaign Australia's ...

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Maajid Nawaz speaks to Watergate lawyer who compares Trump and Nixon impeachments

Maajid Nawaz speaks to Watergate lawyer who compares Trump and Nixon impeachments

Numerous diplomats on their personal social media pages shared the testimony of Marie Yovanovitch, who was removed as Ukraine's ambassador by Trump , who told Zelensky she was "bad news". "The FBI's ...

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Airmen Dead After T-38 Trainer Aircraft Accident at Vance AFB

Airmen Dead After T-38 Trainer Aircraft Accident at Vance AFB

According to a release from the base, two T-38 Talons were performing a routine training mission when the mishap occurred at approximately 9:10 a.m. A second T-38 was resting upright several hund...

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Bolivia Senate approves new election call that bars ex-president from running

Bolivia Senate approves new election call that bars ex-president from running

Bolivia's interim government has accused former President Evo Morales of sedition and terrorism, alleging that he called for anti-government protests after he fled to Mexico. An attempt by MAS sena...

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Daughter Calls 911 And Orders Pizza To Alert Dispatcher About Domestic Violence

Daughter Calls 911 And Orders Pizza To Alert Dispatcher About Domestic Violence

As she watched the attack unfold, the woman's 38-year-old daughter came up with a plan to contact police without raising the alleged abuser's suspicion. "I do believe that in other cases, it's a very ...

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Pope Francis continues Asia trip with anti-nuclear message in Japan

Pope Francis continues Asia trip with anti-nuclear message in Japan

Francis, who was speaking at Nagasaki's Atomic Bomb Hypocenter Park, ground zero of the bomb the United States dropped on August 9, 1945, instantly killing 27,000 people, also decried what he call...

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Dog takes a joyride in auto for almost an hour in Florida

Dog takes a joyride in auto for almost an hour in Florida

Instead, the only occupant of the auto was a dog. ABC News has reached out to the Port St. Lucie Police Department for comment. Port St Lucie police and the fire department were called to the sc...

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Teen Arrested For Alleged Shooting Threat Against LA Area School

Teen Arrested For Alleged Shooting Threat Against LA Area School

The two incidents are not connected, officials said, and the students who were arrested will not be identified because they are minors. A 13-year-old student and an adult family member have been a...

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Vice President Mike Pence Surprises Troops in Iraq for Thanksgiving

Vice President Mike Pence Surprises Troops in Iraq for Thanksgiving

Pence also mentioned the USA military raid on the compound of ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, recalling the moment when he and Trump received word that the ISIS leader had been killed. troops would ...

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