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Gloomy Christmas Eve on the 20th day of French strike

Gloomy Christmas Eve on the 20th day of French strike

Christmas Day brought no respite for travellers in France as a transport strike entered its fourth week, ruining the plans of thousands to share a traditional meal and quality time with loved ones. ...

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Jihadists on motorbikes kill 35 civilians in Burkina Faso raid

Jihadists on motorbikes kill 35 civilians in Burkina Faso raid

Militants attacked a military detachment in Soum province on Tuesday morning. No fewer than 122 persons were on the eve of Christmas killed during a terror attack in Burkina Faso. Are G5 Sahel cou...

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Venice expected to be hit by more floods

Venice expected to be hit by more floods

The exceptionally intense 'acqua alta, ' or excessive waters, peaked at 1.87 metres (six toes) on November 12, basically based utterly mostly on the tide monitoring centre. . A new wave of high wate...

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Pope asks Catholics to 'acknowledge sins' on Christmas

Pope asks Catholics to 'acknowledge sins' on Christmas

Pope Francis led the world's 1.3 billion Roman Catholics into Christmas on December 24, urging them not to let the Church's failings lead them away from accepting God's love. Pizzaballa, who had to c...

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French president says 33 jihadists killed in central Mali

French president says 33 jihadists killed in central Mali

Strikers vowed not to return to work until the government scraps its reform plans. No talks are scheduled until January 6. National rail operator SNCF continued to run reduced services on Saturday, ...

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Colorado bank robber throws cash in air, shouting 'Merry Christmas'

Colorado bank robber throws cash in air, shouting 'Merry Christmas'

Pascale said bystanders retrieved some of the money and returned it to the bank as Oliver walked to the Starbucks, sat down and appeared to be waiting for police to arrest him, KKTV reported . "He st...

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Solar Eclipse On Thursday Will Be Observed In Pakistan

Solar Eclipse On Thursday Will Be Observed In Pakistan

The partial eclipse will begin at 8.04 a.m. when the moon "touches" the sun's edge, and at 9.24 a.m. the annular phase will start and the full eclipse would be visible . In all, 2019 witnessed five l...

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US Senate Leader Not Ruling out Witnesses in Trump Impeachment Trial

US Senate Leader Not Ruling out Witnesses in Trump Impeachment Trial

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) on Monday reiterated her position that the House will not select impeachment managers until the Senate ensures the chamber will conduct a fair trial. We brought...

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Donald Trump renews his attack on wind turbines

Donald Trump renews his attack on wind turbines

They are manufactured, tremendous fumes , gases, they are throwing into the atmosphere. Do you know what they don't tell you about windmills? "So tremendous, tremendous amount of fumes and everyt...

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Texas Teen Confesses to Killing Pregnant Sister

Texas Teen Confesses to Killing Pregnant Sister

Neighbors soon discovered the body and contacted police. Eduardo Arevalo told police he killed his sister while they were alone in the house because she was "an embarrassment". Arevalo then became a...

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Bloomberg 'exploited' prisoners to make phone calls on behalf of 2020 campaign

Bloomberg 'exploited' prisoners to make phone calls on behalf of 2020 campaign

The inmates were required to state that their calls were paid for by the Bloomberg campaign; however, they did not reveal that they were making calls from prison cells. Prisoners in at least two of th...

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Algeria’s military strongman Salah dies of heart attack

Algeria’s military strongman Salah dies of heart attack

Tebboune, who after his election had awarded Gaid Salah the National Order of Merit - Algeria's highest honour - on Monday announced three days of national mourning. There's been no letup since his Ap...

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WhatsApp Christmas Stickers 2019 for Android and iOS

WhatsApp Christmas Stickers 2019 for Android and iOS

Let's hope that while spending on gifts for friends and family, we don't forget to give to worthy causes that serve humanity. As it's Christmas, this pooch Pablo has put on a festive jumper and cove...

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Hong Kong protesters face off with police in mall protests

Hong Kong protesters face off with police in mall protests

A search on a nearby floor revealed an armament cache that included a semi-automatic rifle and bullets. Hong Kong has been gripped by increasingly violent protests that were ignited in June by the...

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Modi reaches out to Muslims, speaking of 'unity in diversity'

Modi reaches out to Muslims, speaking of 'unity in diversity'

Prime Minister Narendra Modi while talking to Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina had assured that under no circumstances it will affect Bangladesh , Momen said. Dozens of residents in Surrey, B.C., prot...

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Syrian defences fire on 'hostile missiles' from Israel

Syrian defences fire on 'hostile missiles' from Israel

When contacted by the AFP news agency, the IDF said Israel "does not comment on reports in foreign media". Multiple Arab media have reported that Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps commander in ...

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Former Croatian president won first round of elections

Former Croatian president won first round of elections

AP's earlier story follows below. To explain - he Croatian president is elected by a majority electoral system, so the majority of all voters who voted (50 percent plus one vote) should be obtained....

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Australian PM announces paid leave for public servant firefighters

Australian PM announces paid leave for public servant firefighters

NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian told reporters at a press conference on Sunday that there was "not much left" of Balmoral, which is home to around 400 people and 150 properties . "What we won't do is ...

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Track Santa's Journey From the North Pole Using Google's Santa Tracker

Track Santa's Journey From the North Pole Using Google's Santa Tracker

You can also track the jolly old elf with the family from your mobile phone using the NORAD Santa Tracker App for Android or Apple iPhone . Another cool thing about it? NORAD's Santa cams...

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Editor at Pro-Trump Evangelical Publication Resigns

Editor at Pro-Trump Evangelical Publication Resigns

Speaking to journalists after a Christmas eve phone call with military leaders, Trump said that the USA would handle the "gift" and would be able to "deal with it very successfully". The massive spe...

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Last eclipse of 2019 to create ‘ring of fire’ on Thursday

Last eclipse of 2019 to create ‘ring of fire’ on Thursday

It's called an annular eclipse , as opposed to a total eclipse, and it creates a fiery ring surrounding the Moon's silhouette, whereas some solar eclipses look more like a warm glow. However, this ...

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India approves funds for population register amid mass protests

India approves funds for population register amid mass protests

Briefing reporters after the meeting, Union Minister Prakash Javadekar said that Census exercise will be done by using App based technology to make it more easier. He also pointed out that the lates...

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Schumer pushes for Ukraine documents in Senate trial

Schumer pushes for Ukraine documents in Senate trial

Majority Leader Mitch McConnell threw a wrench into the proceedings by stating that he has no intention of acting as an impartial judge and would potentially block witnesses. A close Trump ally, Sen...

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Community shocked after missing Texas mom found dead

Community shocked after missing Texas mom found dead

Her attorney, Jackie Wood, was appointed late Friday and confirmed Fieramusca was transferred to Austin. "For [Broussard] and her family, especially her children". The homeowner was listed on several ...

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Tesco shares drop after girl opens Christmas card 'packed by Chinese prisoners'

Tesco shares drop after girl opens Christmas card 'packed by Chinese prisoners'

In the small foreigners cellblock, labor was voluntary, but in the last 18 months, the information that I've been receiving from prisoners who were released in the a year ago or so has been telling me...

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Very mild through Christmas

Very mild through Christmas

Dry, bright, but breezy on Saturday . Later on Tuesday , widespread heavy rain will affect the southern half of the country. Speaking this morning on RTÉ's Morning Ireland, forecaster Liz Walsh sa...

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Hanukkah celebrated in Chesterfield with a parade

Hanukkah celebrated in Chesterfield with a parade

He says the Menorah shows us how one candle can light a dark room and that one good deed can make a huge impact. "Over the next eight days, we will increase light as a community to hopefully increase ...

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European Union and United Kingdom set out agenda for post-Brexit deal

European Union and United Kingdom set out agenda for post-Brexit deal

Sputnik recalls that US President Donald Trump, in his manner, congratulated the British Prime Minister on Twitter for a "major" election victory that allowed "Britain and the US to sign a huge new ...

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No Christmas Mass at Notre-dame for First Time in Two Centuries

No Christmas Mass at Notre-dame for First Time in Two Centuries

Throughout World Conflict II, there was "no problem" regardless of town being below Nazi occupation, he added. Fire engulfed about 250 tons of lead on Notre Dame's spire and roof on April 15. The ...

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House Panel: McGahn Testimony Could Lead to Added Impeachment Articles

House Panel: McGahn Testimony Could Lead to Added Impeachment Articles

It was revealed on Monday that House Democrats are considering adding additional articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump, Fox News reported. "This Court should decline the Committee's...

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Trump attacks wind energy in rambling speech

Trump attacks wind energy in rambling speech

They're noisy. They kill the birds. "You will see more dead birds than you've ever seen in your life". US President Donald Trump has apparently unveiled another unique skill - though he did not re...

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Texas barbershop worker shot over child's haircu

Texas barbershop worker shot over child's haircu

The Harris County Sheriff's Office says the father left the scene in a 4-door sedan. possibly a Honda Accord. The dispute broke out about 5 p.m. over a haircut given to the man's 13-year-old son in ...

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China-Japan ties face important development opportunities

China-Japan ties face important development opportunities

During the lunch, both national leaders agreed to cooperate to defuse tensions on the Korean Peninsula, Asia Nikkei reports. "The recent developments of North-US dialogue being halted and tension on...

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Girl finds plea for help from Chinese factory 'prisoner' in Christmas card

Girl finds plea for help from Chinese factory 'prisoner' in Christmas card

Contacted by AFP for his response, Humphrey - who is now based in Britain - said: "It's the kind of answer they have given to every allegation of human rights abuses that is ever mentioned". The compa...

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People Reportedly Injured in 69 Car Pile-Up on Interstate Highway In Virginia

People Reportedly Injured in 69 Car Pile-Up on Interstate Highway In Virginia

Virginia State Police said heavy fog and ice were present at Queens Creek Bridge at 7.51am when the crashes began. Three people were killed in a single-vehicle crash on Interstate 64 in Goochland C...

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