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United States soldier killed in Taliban attack in Afghanistan

United States soldier killed in Taliban attack in Afghanistan

The Taliban now control or hold sway over practically half of Afghanistan but continue to stage near-daily attacks targeting Afghan and US forces, as well as government officials - even as they hold p...

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United Airlines Holdings Extending Boeing 737 Cancellations

United Airlines Holdings Extending Boeing 737 Cancellations

United had previously planned to return the plane to its flight schedule in March. United now has 14 Max-9 aircraft, but it was supposed to have 30 by this time. Technical fixes to the Max should have...

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Cuban lawmakers to elect prime minister

Cuban lawmakers to elect prime minister

The late Fidel Castro was the last person to serve as prime minister before abolishing the office in 1976, and served as president of the island nation between 1976 and 2008. Earlier, in Fidel Castr...

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Riot police break up Hong Kong rally for China's Uighurs

Riot police break up Hong Kong rally for China's Uighurs

China has faced worldwide condemnation for detaining an estimated one million Uighurs and other mostly Muslim ethnic minorities in what it calls vocational training centres , but critics say are i...

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There would 'never be a compromise' on Kashmir issue: Pakistan army chief

There would 'never be a compromise' on Kashmir issue: Pakistan army chief

FM Qureshi further urged worldwide community to take action against Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's nefarious plans. ISPR footage showed the army chief met and addressed troops stationed along...

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Seventeenth person dies from New Zealand’s White Island eruption

Despite the awful circumstances, Da Silva said he was confident Paul, a local businessman, will recover - though he will always be heartbroken over the loss of his wife. Two of the victims' bodies h...

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Authorities contain oil spill endangering the Galapagos Islands

Authorities contain oil spill endangering the Galapagos Islands

Widespread outrage over a potential plan for the Galapagos to house a United States military base this past summer led to Ecuadorian President Lenin Moreno to declare "there are not, nor there will ...

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Erdogan warns Europe of new migration crisis

Erdogan warns Europe of new migration crisis

The resolution failed just as tens of thousands of civilians have been fleeing the northwestern Idlib region amid heavy bombardments by Assad's Russian-backed government, in the last bastion of the ji...

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Will Central Pa. be getting a White Christmas?

Will Central Pa. be getting a White Christmas?

How does Christmas look? There will only be a few small areas that even remain below freezing. From central IL to southern OH and southward will warm to at least 60 degrees. In Michigan, it's only g...

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Prince Charles shares update on father's health

Prince Charles shares update on father's health

They poured and mixed on a white table in front of a gloriously-decorated tree in the Music Room at Buckingham. In one picture, George determinedly digs into the pudding mix with a spoon while his d...

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No white Christmas: Temperatures will feel balmy this holiday week

However, another Pacific storm could arrive by New Year's Eve. Here is what we know. The rain should be light, meteorologist Peta Sheerwood said. The county is expected to receive some rain starting...

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Saudi Arabia sentences five to death over Jamal Khashoggi murder

Saudi Arabia sentences five to death over Jamal Khashoggi murder

The crown prince has accepted responsibility for Khashoggi's death, "because it happened under my watch", but has denied any personal involvement. Most likely they were excused at the direction of t...

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Modi’s party losing control of Jharkhand in state polls

Modi’s party losing control of Jharkhand in state polls

In Jharkhand , the party stitched up an alliance with the JMM and RJD even as the BJP lost its erstwhile ally, the All Jharkhand Students' Union (AJSU). The downward spiral for the BJP began past yea...

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Putin opens railway bridge to Crimea

But opening of the railway was immediately condemned by the European Union as "another violation" by Russian Federation of Ukraine's sovereignty and territory. On that day, Putin was shown live on s...

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Newt: Dems' Move to Delay Senate Trial 'Pretty Stupid'

Newt: Dems' Move to Delay Senate Trial 'Pretty Stupid'

Ms Pelosi is delaying sending House-passed articles of impeachment to the Senate until Republicans provide details on witness and testimony for the president's trial. To if that is the case, I think...

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Warming trend expected through Christmas

Warming trend expected through Christmas

It's a marked departure from the dreary weather of the weekend (and today ), which featured rain, clouds and chilliness. Tomorrow night: A cold and clear Christmas Eve night leads into a ...

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Fact-check: 5 things Trump got wrong about wind turbines

I know it is very expensive. Here's a breakdown of five things Trump got wrong about wind turbines. See what he had to say in the video above. So the world is tiny compared to the universe. That i...

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Tesco halts Xmas card production at China factory over forced labour claim

Tesco halts Xmas card production at China factory over forced labour claim

In block capitals, it said: "We are foreign prisoners in Shanghai Qingpu prison China ". The Sunday Times said the message had been found by six-year-old Florence Widdicombe, who showed it to h...

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Donor Accuses Buttigieg Fundraising Consultant of Peddling Influence

Donor Accuses Buttigieg Fundraising Consultant of Peddling Influence

One of the attendees at South Bend, Indiana, Mayor Pete Buttigieg's now-infamous " wine cave " fundraiser in Napa Valley, California, wants Sen. "If that's the way he's operating, it's in the public...

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India protests: Death toll rises as demonstrators rage against new citizenship law

India protests: Death toll rises as demonstrators rage against new citizenship law

One person who was killed on Thursday in Lucknow , the capital city of Uttar Pradesh , with two people killed at Mangaluru in the southern state of Karnataka. SSP Aligarh Ashok Kulhari said protests...

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63-car pileup shuts down Interstate 64 in Virginia

63-car pileup shuts down Interstate 64 in Virginia

The eastbound lanes are also closed due to crashes resulting from rubbernecking at the westbound crashes, Troopers say. Police initially said 35 people were taken to hospital but later updated that ...

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Video Taken by Firefighter Shows Australian Fire Threatening Homes

Video Taken by Firefighter Shows Australian Fire Threatening Homes

Morrison returned to Australia Saturday night after cutting short a family vacation in Hawaii to attend to the fire crisis, which saw Sydney facing a "catastrophic" level of danger. Rain is forecast...

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Trump invites Boris Johnson to White House as Brexit looms

Trump invites Boris Johnson to White House as Brexit looms

And some inside 10 Downing Street worry about Johnson appearing at the White House while the Senate is holding a trial to remove Trump from office after the House impeachment vote last week. Neither...

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The Nato chief is ready to meet with Russia's Putin

The Nato chief is ready to meet with Russia's Putin

Russian President Vladimir Putin today said that the impeachment of Donald Trump was based on "made-up" grounds, adding he did not believe it marked the end of the United States president. But w...

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Van Drew's switch from Democrat to GOP

Van Drew's switch from Democrat to GOP

Clark made the comments November 21 in a meeting of the Republican National Lawyers Association's Wisconsin chapter. "Let's start protecting our voters", he continued, partly referring to Election D...

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Boeing CEO Dennis Muilenburg resigns after backlash over 737 MAX plane crashes

Boeing CEO Dennis Muilenburg resigns after backlash over 737 MAX plane crashes

The company has been engulfed in crisis following two 737 Max crashes that killed more than 300 people and led to numerous investigations. On December 23, Boeing chose to part ways its CEO Dennis...

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Officials release photos of shooter, victims in deadly Winston-Salem workplace shooting

Officials release photos of shooter, victims in deadly Winston-Salem workplace shooting

Sgt. Cameron Stewart Sloan, a 22-year veteran of the Winston-Salem Police Department, was struck twice and is recovering at a hospital, according to officials. 'Everybody was devastated, ' he said. ...

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Modi defends new Indian citizenship law

Modi defends new Indian citizenship law

All of them were bullet fatalities. "The police have used only tear gas to scare away the agitating mob". In New Delhi's Daryaganj area, a commercial thoroughfare in the capital with many banks, s...

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US moved to freeze Ukraine aid 90 minutes after Trump phone call

US moved to freeze Ukraine aid 90 minutes after Trump phone call

Sandy said in a statement behind closed doors before lawmakers in November that he learned of Trump's decision to freeze aid through a July 12 email from Robert Blair, assistant to Mick Mulvaney, th...

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'More than 60 dead' in latest clashes in northwest Syria

The United Nations urged for an "immediate de-escalation", saying that the Syrian government offensive has already displaced 60,000 residents in Idlib. "Displacement happening in winter months is ex...

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13 people shot at residence in Chicago

13 people shot at residence in Chicago

The victims are of various ages, ranging from as young as 16-years-old to 48-years-old. "This party was given in the memorial of a subject that was slain in April", said Chicago Police Chief of Pa...

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SpaceX’s Elon Musk Trumpets US Space Force Launch With Star Trek Homage

SpaceX’s Elon Musk Trumpets US Space Force Launch With Star Trek Homage

With the U.S. Space Force now officially enacted as an independent military service , Air Force installations that primarily do space work would be renamed Space Force bases. Space Force went ...

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Global court prepares to investigate 'war crimes' in Palestinian territories

Global court prepares to investigate 'war crimes' in Palestinian territories

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday accused the International Criminal Court of "pure anti-Semitism" for saying that it was preparing to probe alleged war crimes committed by Israel in the ...

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Russian Federation raps United States sanctions on pipeline construction

Russian Federation raps United States sanctions on pipeline construction

Senator Ted Cruz, a Republican ally of Trump, said that halting Nord Stream 2 should be a major security priority for the United States and Europe alike. It includes two lines running from Vyborg to...

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Scott Morrison to fly back to Australia today after family holiday

Scott Morrison to fly back to Australia today after family holiday

The climatologist added that "despite the very best efforts of everyone, we're not going to able to contain these fires that we're expecting later in the week". "I apologise for that". Morrison issued...

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