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New Zealand to Begin Risky Mission to Recover Bodies on White Island

New Zealand to Begin Risky Mission to Recover Bodies on White Island

Scientists have warned that gases on the island after Monday's eruption are so toxic and corrosive that a single inhalation could be fatal. While officials weighed how to recover bodies of the dead,...

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Voters Head to Polls Across the United Kingdom for General Elections

Voters Head to Polls Across the United Kingdom for General Elections

What if I am late? You wake up on the day of the General Election, head down to your polling station - and then realise you don't have a polling card. Did you not receive one in the first place? ...

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Retail inflation gallops to 5.54% in November, at 3-year high

Retail inflation gallops to 5.54% in November, at 3-year high

Axi Trader Asia-Pacific market strategist Stephen Innes said the Fed's decision dragged down the U.S. dollar, which fell to its weakest level against the major currencies since August 9 with the Dolla...

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Brazilian, Chilean rescue teams find possible debris of Chile's missing plane

Brazilian, Chilean rescue teams find possible debris of Chile's missing plane

The Hercules C-130 aircraft took off at 4:55 p.m. (1955 GMT) on December 9 from the southern city of Punta Arenas in Chilean Patagonia and was heading to a base in Antarctica. "The Brazilian navy ship...

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Amid Criticism, Trump Signs Order Targeting Anti-Semitism At Universities

Amid Criticism, Trump Signs Order Targeting Anti-Semitism At Universities

The Anti-Defamation League found that the number of anti-Semitic incidents on campuses in 2017 was 204, up 89% from the previous year . Like many statutes and administrative rules, Loeffer says, ...

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Biden suggests he would serve only one term if elected president

Biden suggests he would serve only one term if elected president

While the option of making a public pledge remains available, Biden has for now settled on an alternative strategy: quietly indicating that he will nearly certainly not run for a second term while dec...

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Turkey hints it could bar United States from using key air bases

Turkey hints it could bar United States from using key air bases

Turkey's U.S. Ambassador Serdar Kilic called the move a "shame" and urged Menendez to consider U.S. support for PYD/YPG terror group, the Syrian affiliate of PKK in northern Syria. Other senators st...

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Violence erupts as lawyers storm hospital in Pakistani

Violence erupts as lawyers storm hospital in Pakistani

According to police, the lawyers started punching and kicking some doctors at the Punjab Institute of Cardiology and beating them with sticks. A group of lawyers stormed the emergency ward of the ...

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Runner who smacked reporter's bum live on air explains his behavior

Runner who smacked reporter's bum live on air explains his behavior

It's as though the predation occurred primarily because she was on TV, as though he wanted to put her in her place, and any woman watching. The viral video clip garnered outrage among the more than ...

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Nigel Farage plans to spoil ballot in protest at deal

Nigel Farage plans to spoil ballot in protest at deal

Asked what on Sky News's Sophy Ridge On Sunday what would happen to the Brexit Party if the United Kingdom leaves the European Union on January 31, he said: "It'll have to reform into the "reform ...

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Nine-year-old Belgian child prodigy drops out of Dutch university

Nine-year-old Belgian child prodigy drops out of Dutch university

Laurent Simons' Instagram account also posted a screenshot of an email the university had sent them last month about potential December graduation dates, with a caption saying: "Liar liar trousers...

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Argentina's Peronists return as Fernandez sworn into power

Argentina's Peronists return as Fernandez sworn into power

In a pass to underscore his man-of-the-of us credentials, Fernandez had pushed himself in his silver Toyota to Congress, waving to crowds lined alongside the roadside. "The first thing we are going to...

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New climate pact is EU's 'man on the moon moment': chief executive

New climate pact is EU's 'man on the moon moment': chief executive

Today is the start of a journey. Global concern about climate change has mounted in recent months after heatwaves, droughts and wildfires that scientists say have been exacerbated by rising temper...

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Boeing books first official orders of 2019 for grounded 737 Max

Boeing books first official orders of 2019 for grounded 737 Max

The aircraft has been grounded since March after two fatal crashes in five months killed 346 people. FAA Administrator Steve Dickson and two other agency officials will appear in an earlier panel ...

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US parents of girl who fell to her death sue cruise company

US parents of girl who fell to her death sue cruise company

Chloe Wiegand's family, in a lawsuit they announced Wednesday in IN two days before what would have been Chloe's second birthday, says the window out of which the 18-month-old fell 11 stories to her d...

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Iran Says Ready For 'Comprehensive' Prisoner Swap With U.S.

Iran Says Ready For 'Comprehensive' Prisoner Swap With U.S.

In October, Iran said it has given the USA a list of some 20 Iranians held in US prisons on charges of circumventing USA economic sanctions. In addition to the sanctions on the companies, Pompeo thr...

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Executive Order Will Frame Judaism as a Nationality

The order "just explains if an incident is anti-Semitic it could fall into a Title 6 violation", the official said, referring to Title 6 of the law which prohibits discrimination on the basis of race,...

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Sabotage at Eskom caused massive power loss

Sabotage at Eskom caused massive power loss

President Cyril Ramaphosa, together with Deputy President David Mabuza, Minister of Mineral and Energy Resources Gwede Mantashe, and Minister of Public Enterprises Pravin Gordhan, met with Eskom man...

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White Island eruption - eight people unaccounted for

White Island eruption - eight people unaccounted for

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern told a news conference on Monday that an active police search and operation is underway, but according to Yahoo News, police announced on Tuesday "no signs...

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Another special weather statement issued with snow in the forecast

Another special weather statement issued with snow in the forecast

Temperatures will be rise into the low to mid 50s over much of the area. The National Weather Service says southeast Minnesota could receive up to an inch of snow with a light glaze of ice. Furthe...

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Ex-Prime Ministers in Algeria Are Convicted in Corruption Case

Ex-Prime Ministers in Algeria Are Convicted in Corruption Case

Algerian army kingmaker Gaid Salah is hoping the trial will convince the public that they are serious about fighting corruption and reforming themselves - and persuade them to go out and vote. Meanwhi...

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Who Is Putting These Hats on Pigeons' Heads in Las Vegas?

Who Is Putting These Hats on Pigeons' Heads in Las Vegas?

Lee says in the clip, which has since been viewed almost 90,000 times. "I finally found one", Kassandra Flores tweeted with video of the hatted creature. But Charles Walcott, a Cornell University or...

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Democrats Unveil Articles of Impeachment Against Trump

Democrats Unveil Articles of Impeachment Against Trump

Trump has vehemently denied the allegations against him but has acknowledged that he froze the military aid funds, which were later released. Democrats accuse Trump of abusing power by withholding a...

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Inspector General Horowitz ‘Surprised’ by John Durham’s Statement on FISA Report

Inspector General Horowitz ‘Surprised’ by John Durham’s Statement on FISA Report

Democrats have accused Durham's review of being politically motivated. Horowitz told senators that the Federal Bureau of Investigation failed to follow its own standards for accuracy and completenes...

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Parliament vote puts Israel on verge of 3rd election

Parliament vote puts Israel on verge of 3rd election

Netanyahu will be campaigning in the upcoming election in the shadow of criminal charges against him in three corruption probes, which were announced by the attorney general last month. "What used to ...

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At Least 1 Police Officer Dead After Jersey City Standoff

At Least 1 Police Officer Dead After Jersey City Standoff

The identities of both suspects and the three civilians haven't been revealed. At a Tuesday evening news conference, Jersey City Police Commissioner Michael Kelly said Seals was on duty when he ...

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Over 60 Killed In Niger Military Camp Attack

Over 60 Killed In Niger Military Camp Attack

An adviser to Niger's president says at least 70 soldiers have been killed by suspected jihadists in the West African country's deadliest attack yet. Niger is part of the G5 anti-jihadist task force...

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Australian skin donated to help White Island burns victims

Australian skin donated to help White Island burns victims

The volcano, also known as Whakaari, erupted on Monday when dozens of tourists were on the island. Earlier, hopes that a Queensland mother and daughter may have miraculously survived the White Islan...

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Thunberg accuses leaders of ‘creative PR’ at climate talks

Thunberg accuses leaders of ‘creative PR’ at climate talks

The European Commision hopes the fund will help the regions that stand to be hit the hardest financially by the transition to cleaner industries - namely Hungary, the Czech Republic and Poland, which ...

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Ex-FBI lawyer Lisa Page sues Justice Department over media disclosures

Ex-FBI lawyer Lisa Page sues Justice Department over media disclosures

The affirmation of the investigation's legitimacy, balanced by criticism of the way it was conducted, ensured that partisan battles would persist over one of the FBI's most politically sensitive inv...

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Watchdog: "Basic and fundamental errors" in Russian Federation probe

Trump's tweets, it says, have served in "fueling unwanted media attention that has radically altered her day-to-day life". The release of the inspector general's report only hardened that divide. ...

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United States aviation chief says Boeing 737 MAX won't be recertified until 2020

United States aviation chief says Boeing 737 MAX won't be recertified until 2020

USA aviation regulators allowed Boeing's 737 Max aircraft to continue flying despite knowing there was a risk of further crashes. The document known as a Transport Airplane Risk Analysis, dated Dece...

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White Island eruption: Australian schoolgirl Zoe Hosking and family among missing

White Island eruption: Australian schoolgirl Zoe Hosking and family among missing

He was on the island with his friends Richard Elzer and Karla Matthews, who are believed also to have died but their bodies are among those yet to be retrieved. Six people are confirmed dead and eight...

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Blast Outside Main US Base In Afghanistan, 5 Injured

Blast Outside Main US Base In Afghanistan, 5 Injured

The US airbase remains secure, the statement said. There was no immediate explanation for the discrepancy. The two adversaries returned to the negotiating table last Saturday, three months after Tru...

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Jersey City shooting motivated by anti-Semitism, 6 dead, including suspects

Jersey City shooting motivated by anti-Semitism, 6 dead, including suspects

Ferencz and her husband, Moishe Ferencz, were the first members of the Satmar community to relocate from Williamsburg, Brooklyn, to Jersey City's Greenville neighborhood "due to the skyrocketing price...

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