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Islamic State-inspired militants sentenced for Christmas 2016 plot in Australia

Islamic State-inspired militants sentenced for Christmas 2016 plot in Australia

Hamza Abbas, 24, Ahmed Mohamed, 27 and Abdullah Chaarani, 29, were found guilty previous year of plotting to use machetes and homemade bombs to target major sites - including a train station and a chu...

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Severe weather possible on Saturday

Severe weather possible on Saturday

At this time, rain amounts of a half to one inch expected. Rain could be moderate to heavy at times but overall totals should be less than what most saw on Friday . While the morning, looks to start ...

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Powerful storm pushes into Midwest with heavy snow and winds

Powerful storm pushes into Midwest with heavy snow and winds

Northern Lower Peninsula could see up to 8 inches of snow near the Mackinac Bridge, with amounts lessening the farther south you go and morphing into that wintry mix. Moderate to heavy snowfall is exp...

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Cryptocurrency research scientist arrested for 'aiding North Korea'

Cryptocurrency research scientist arrested for 'aiding North Korea'

His case was announced one day after North Korea launched two short-range rockets off its eastern cost, ahead of a year-end deadline that Pyongyang had given the White House to show flexibility in s...

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Climate activists protest mass consumerism of Black Friday in Vancouver

Climate activists protest mass consumerism of Black Friday in Vancouver

The Extinction Rebellion rolled out its own kind of flash mob during what it called a funeral procession at Vancouver's Art Phillips Park on Burrard Street. "Our goal is to send a strong message to ...

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9 killed after plane crashes in South Dakota

The Pilatus PC-12 plane is owned by Conrad and Bischoff Inc. of Idaho Falls. The National Transportation Safety Board is investigating the crash of the Pilates PC-12, but stormy weather is pre...

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Students stage global strikes to pressure United Nations climate summit

Students stage global strikes to pressure United Nations climate summit

Protesters in smoke-covered Sydney kicked off a fresh round of global demonstrations against climate change yesterday, with activists and schoolchildren picketing the headquarters of Australia's rul...

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Special weather statement warns of freezing rain, snow for Toronto

Special weather statement warns of freezing rain, snow for Toronto

However, I wouldn't plan any nighttime strolls if I were you as wind gusts of up 60-70 km and hour are also possible. "For areas north and east of Toronto , most of the precipitation will fall as s...

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London Bridge attack victim named as Jack Merritt

London Bridge attack victim named as Jack Merritt

Khan also killed a woman and injured three other people. "For the Conservatives, there will be questions for the Home Secretary about why, only three weeks ago, she reduced the terror threat in the ...

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Leonardo DiCaprio blamed for Amazon fires by Brazil President

Leonardo DiCaprio blamed for Amazon fires by Brazil President

Several volunteer firefighters, who deny wrongdoing, were arrested and later released. Reportedly , Bolsonaro criticized Leonardo when he discovered the Hollywood actor had paid $ 5 million to ...

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Hero bystander confronted London Bridge terrorist with a 5ft narwhal tusk

Hero bystander confronted London Bridge terrorist with a 5ft narwhal tusk

One of the people stabbed to death in the attack at London Bridge has been named as 25-year-old University of Cambridge graduate, Jack Merritt. He spent seven years in jail for his part in an al-Qae...

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Trump to decide if he wants lawyers at impeachment hearings

Trump to decide if he wants lawyers at impeachment hearings

Top aides to Trump have defied congressional subpoenas to testify, and White House Counsel Pat Cipollone has deemed the House's probe "illegitimate". Nadler also wrote a letter to Judiciary Commit...

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Apple says to ‘carefully’ examine Crimea map controversy

Apple says to ‘carefully’ examine Crimea map controversy

An update to the Maps and Weather apps referred to the Crimean peninsula as Russian Federation in those apps. For 13 years, Crimea was a Ukrainian Republic and Ukraine wants it back. "We review global...

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Iraq's Prime Minister Abdul-Mahdi to Resign Amid Anti-Government Protests

Iraq's Prime Minister Abdul-Mahdi to Resign Amid Anti-Government Protests

Nasiriyah is the birthplace of Prime Minister Adel Abdel Mahdi, who vowed to resign on Friday. Iraq's protests are the most complex challenge to a Shiite Muslim-dominated ruling class that has con...

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Lovestruck pig pursues TV reporter live on air in Greece

Lovestruck pig pursues TV reporter live on air in Greece

Lazos had been sent out to report the damages caused by the flood in Kineta, Greece for the news show, as reported by CNN. Does anyone know if pigs particularly love bright lights and piggy was follow...

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London suspect had terrorism conviction

London suspect had terrorism conviction

Another man from Stoke who was jailed alongside Khan - Mohibur Rahman - was found guilty in 2017 of another terrorist plot following his release from prison. "We can be more safe with more police an...

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Johnson wants 'exuberant' media after Channel 4 row

Johnson wants 'exuberant' media after Channel 4 row

The Conservative party has issued a complaint to Ofcom after Channel Four empty chaired prime minister Boris Johnson for its live debate on climate change . Answering a question about the Tory thre...

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Nine climate tipping points now 'active,' warn scientists

Nine climate tipping points now 'active,' warn scientists

Scientists warn that the world might face " an existential threat to civilization " due to recent discoveries that Earth has crossed a series of climate tipping points. "We may have made some signific...

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CM Uddhav Thackeray reaches Maharashtra Assembly for the floor test

CM Uddhav Thackeray reaches Maharashtra Assembly for the floor test

The BJP has protested against the Dilip Walse Patil being named pro-tem speaker by the Maha Vikas Aghadi. The difference between Shiv Sena and the BJP led to Uddhav Thackeray joining hands with the ...

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Prime Minister Resigns After Two Months of Protests

Prime Minister Resigns After Two Months of Protests

Get our best delivered to your inbox . In his sermon, al-Sistani said that parliament should act in Iraq's interest and "avoid seeing the country slip into a vortex of violence, chaos and havoc"...

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Christmas tree prices expected to stay high this year

Christmas tree prices expected to stay high this year

Grobe's Nursery and Garden Centre is encouraging customers to get their trees as soon as possible. There are over 27,000 Christmas trees to choose from this year. There are also more than 36,600 pos...

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Albania natural disaster: Death toll rises to 46

Albania natural disaster: Death toll rises to 46

The hotel is the only place where the rescue mission is still underway. "The likelihood of a large aftershock is much higher than the likelihood of the same shock had there not been a main shock at al...

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Grandma spends fourth Thanksgiving with teen she accidentally texted

Grandma spends fourth Thanksgiving with teen she accidentally texted

VIDEO: Jamal Hinton, 17, was sitting in class when he received a message from a woman who thought she was texting her grandson. When Hinton didn't recognize the phone number, he asked her for a photo ...

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Rock Climber Brad Gobright Falls to Death

Rock Climber Brad Gobright Falls to Death

He was abseiling a cliff face known as the Sendero Luminoso alongside fellow climber Aidan Jacobson, 26, before an unknown accident occurred. Citing the Nuevo León Civil Protection Authority, the ou...

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Blue Springs band plays Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade

Blue Springs band plays Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade

As officials kept a close eye on the speeds, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced about 40 minutes before the parade's start that the balloons were good to go. Celine Dion's performance will be from her...

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Scottish National Party manifesto 2019: A summary of key policies

Scottish National Party manifesto 2019: A summary of key policies

Speaking to me after the manifesto launch, Nicola Sturgeon did not insist that all nuclear weapons leave Scotland by the end of the first term of a Labour government - only that a decision was...

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London terror attack: Knifeman was Islamic extremist released from jail

London terror attack: Knifeman was Islamic extremist released from jail

Police were called to the London Bridge area just before 2 p.m. local time on Friday. Fishmongers' Hall, the venue for the Learning Together event, is just north of the London Bridge, where a grou...

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Exotic animals perish in fire at Ohio's African Safari Wildlife Park

Exotic animals perish in fire at Ohio's African Safari Wildlife Park

Three giraffes, three red river hogs , three bongos and a springbok where listed as the animals who died, according to Holly Hunt, a co-owner of African Safari Wildlife Park. The cause of the fir...

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Ex-Japanese PM Yasuhiro Nakasone passes away at 101

Ex-Japanese PM Yasuhiro Nakasone passes away at 101

Critics say, however, that he failed to implement a landmark set of reform proposals to help Japan's economy grow. He has two daughters and a politician son, Hirofumi. He also suggested at an LDP se...

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Berkshires Could See 8-12 Inches Of Snow Sunday Into Monday

Berkshires Could See 8-12 Inches Of Snow Sunday Into Monday

Mixed precipitation began spreading from Iowa into southernmost Minnesota later Friday afternoon. Friday night... Snow could be heavy at times with blowing snow. Conditions on Sunday are expected to...

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Trump tweets out photo of his head on Rocky's body

Trump tweets out photo of his head on Rocky's body

But the image was completely fake news, having been Photoshopped using the declassified image of the dog he originally shared. Days after causing alarm with an unscheduled trip to the hospital, Pres...

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China slams U.S. for passing the Hong Kong Democracy Act

China slams U.S. for passing the Hong Kong Democracy Act

Activists handed a petition to a consulate official before leaving. He said continued uncertainty over the outcome of U.S. Cheng says he agreed to confess to avoid harsher charges. The Chinese gov...

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French tractors roll into Paris to protest against 'agri-bashing'

French tractors roll into Paris to protest against 'agri-bashing'

Organizers say they aim to drive around the Paris ring road and down the Avenue Foch, leading to the Arc de Triomphe monument. Up to a thousand tractors rolled into the city from the north and sou...

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Toronto Man Arrested for Throwing Poop at Asian College Students

Toronto Man Arrested for Throwing Poop at Asian College Students

Samuel Opoku , 23, was arrested Tuesday night in downtown Toronto after police shared his photo on social media with a caption that read, "This man is alleged to be throwing feces on people". The vict...

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Victim should have called police: Telangana Home Minister

Victim should have called police: Telangana Home Minister

After the comment triggered a controversy, Ali clarified and said he was "deeply saddened by the mishap". Police found the burnt body of the victim, working as an assistant veterinarian at a state-r...

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