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Iraqi PM joins funeral procession for martyred Iranian general Qassem Soleimani

Soleimani and Mohandis were killed along with eight others in a precision drone strike early Friday as they drove away from Baghdad global airport in two vehicles. Soleimani was Tehran's most pr...

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U.S. strike kills Iranian General, Khamenei vows harsh revenge

U.S. strike kills Iranian General, Khamenei vows harsh revenge

The targeting of Soleimani, the head of Iran's elite Quds Force, was arguably the most provocative U.S. military action in the Middle East since President George W. "His departure to God does not end ...

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Death will turn Soleimani into a 'martyr' and unify Iran, researcher says

Iraqi state television says there has been another air strike in the country, 24 hours after the killing of Soleimani. "And the nation of Iran will resist", he told AFP . Firebrand cleric Moqtada S...

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PM’s aide calls for ‘weirdos and misfits’ to apply for Number 10

PM’s aide calls for ‘weirdos and misfits’ to apply for Number 10

If you play office politics, you will be discovered and immediately binned". "You are employed in the civil service because you can do what you believe". Advice to ministers highlighting such proble...

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Missing hiker at Grand Canyon National Park found alive after 11 days

Missing hiker at Grand Canyon National Park found alive after 11 days

Martin Edward O'Connor was found by park rangers and evacuted him via helicopter from the inner canyon at around 10:00 a.m., the National Park Service said in a news release . O'Connor's rescue cam...

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Stones pelted at Gurudwara Nankana Sahib by Pakistani mob

Stones pelted at Gurudwara Nankana Sahib by Pakistani mob

All insinuations to contrary, particularly claims of acts of "desecration and destruction" and desecration of the holy place, are false and mischievous, read the statement . It said, strong action mu...

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Judge: Hospital can remove baby girl from life support

Judge: Hospital can remove baby girl from life support

The 10-Day Rule has robbed countless patients of their Right to Life and right to due process. "The decision to end life-sustaining care will be decided upon by Tinslee's care team in close commun...

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Methodist church announces split over gay marriage, clergy

Methodist church announces split over gay marriage, clergy

King-Nobles added the congregation at Normal First UMC has been growing in recent years, unaffected by the political struggle over one of the Methodist churches' most hotly debated issues. The plan fo...

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Pm Modi to dedicate 5 DRDO Young Scientists Labs to nation

Pm Modi to dedicate 5 DRDO Young Scientists Labs to nation

Modi tore into his party's rivals as he dubbed the countrywide agitation against the Citizenship (Amendment) Act as one against Parliament since both Houses had cleared the legislation. We can not l...

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Auto drives off California cliff, then disappears

Auto drives off California cliff, then disappears

The man who took the video told San Mateo County fire officials that he saw a dark-colored SUV traveling northbound and, without slowing down, sped towards a cliff, said The Mercury News . "Once a ...

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Fresno police arrest 6 suspected gang members in shooting that killed 4

Fresno police arrest 6 suspected gang members in shooting that killed 4

Randy Xiong is the brother of suspect Billy Xiong, a member of the Mongolian Boys Society. Police said that on November 17, two men sneaked into a backyard party in a majority-Hmong neighborhood a...

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'Affluenza Teen' Ethan Couch Arrested in Texas After Allegedly Violating Probation Again

'Affluenza Teen' Ethan Couch Arrested in Texas After Allegedly Violating Probation Again

In a Friday court filing, prosecutors said that after getting the drug test result a court officer wanted Couch in custody to ensure he doesn't shave his head because his hair might be needed for a fo...

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First Lotto Max jackpot of 2020 surpasses Canadian record

First Lotto Max jackpot of 2020 surpasses Canadian record

You may want to hold on to those plans for a new home, vehicle and vacation. The giant jackpot comes after a change in May allowing prizes to grow beyond the former maximum of $60 million. Will you ...

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2 Women Attack Jewish Man, Yell 'I Will Kill You Jews — NYPost

2 Women Attack Jewish Man, Yell 'I Will Kill You Jews — NYPost

The " No Hate, No Fear " march - sponsored by the UJA Federation of NY along with several Jewish advocacy organizations - will begin in Lower Manhattan before moving to Brooklyn. He stated that "this ...

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Pick your poison: The potential Iranian responses to U.S. drone strike

Others voiced approval, saying Soleimani and Muhandis had backed the use of force against unarmed anti-government protesters a year ago and established militias that demonstrators blame for many of I...

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Almost half a billion animals have been killed in Australia's devastating bushfires

Almost half a billion animals have been killed in Australia's devastating bushfires

Fears of strong winds and extreme temperatures have forced one of the largest evacuations in Australian history as wildfires continue to rage across the country. Landing craft ferried people to th...

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Iranian-Backed Militia Withdraws After Standoff at U.S. Embassy in Baghdad

Iranian-Backed Militia Withdraws After Standoff at U.S. Embassy in Baghdad

The disclosure about Mr. Esper's personal travel plans follows the overnight US air strike against Qassem Soleimani, the commander of Iran's elite Quds Force and the second most powerful figure in Ira...

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New Zealand welcomes New Year 2020 with fireworks

New Zealand welcomes New Year 2020 with fireworks

In Australia, 1,000,000 revellers thronged Sydney harbour and close by districts to look at greater than 100,000 fireworks explode above the town, at the same time as 1000's of individuals alongside t...

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Irish weather forecast for New Year's Eve and Day from Met Éireann

Irish weather forecast for New Year's Eve and Day from Met Éireann

It's the best of the both worlds this weekend - snow AND not-so-cold temperatures. Cloudier conditions look likely to prevail further south, with lingering mist patches. Maximum temperatures 7 to 11 d...

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Australia fires: Evacuation call stepped up as crisis worsens

Australia fires: Evacuation call stepped up as crisis worsens

In this Saturday, Dec. 21,2019, photo, NSW Rural Fire Service crews fight the Gospers Mountain Fire as it impacts a structure at Bilpin. Authorities said 381 homes had been destroyed on the New Sout...

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Man carjacks truck with sleeping man, goat inside Posted Jan 02, 2020

Man carjacks truck with sleeping man, goat inside Posted Jan 02, 2020

Two men stopped at an adult video store in Carthage early Wednesday and the driver of the pickup truck went inside the store while the passenger - and his pet goat - remained in the truck, and took a...

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Man 'neutralised' after stabbing passers-by in Paris suburb Police

Man 'neutralised' after stabbing passers-by in Paris suburb Police

Soon after the incident, police chased the assailant and killed him on the spot. A witness said he saw the attacker stab one man and that he appeared to select victims at random. However, according to...

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Giant New Rallies Slam Indian Government's Citizenship Law

Giant New Rallies Slam Indian Government's Citizenship Law

BJP Working President JP Nadda has said that some states passing resolution against the Citizenship Amendment Act are misleading people as citizenship falls under the Centre's purview. Mr Nadda sai...

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Turkish jet firm says employee falsified Carlos Ghosn records

Turkish jet firm says employee falsified Carlos Ghosn records

But Justice minister Albert Serhan that Lebanon "will carry out its duties", suggesting for the first time that the automotive titan may be brought in for questioning. Adding fuel to that fire are unc...

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Chief Justice Laments Lack of Civics Education

Chief Justice Laments Lack of Civics Education

While Roberts said "we should celebrate our strong and independent judiciary, a key source of national unity and stability", he also cautioned that "justice is not inevitable". Judges must continue ...

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Tens of thousands caught in deadly Indonesian floods

Tens of thousands caught in deadly Indonesian floods

Over 62,000 people were evacuated in Jakarta alone, the Reuters news agency quoted Wibowo as saying. Authorities said rainfall that started on New Year's Eve in Bogor was the worst in decades, c...

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Man caught on video snatching woman from NYC subway train

Man caught on video snatching woman from NYC subway train

At one point, before the train leaves the station, the man in red lifts up the woman and exits the vehicle. "So I'm sitting there now", he recounts. As the train pulled into the Morrison Avenue-Soun...

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Israel, Greece and Cyprus sign deal for EastMed gas pipeline

Israel, Greece and Cyprus sign deal for EastMed gas pipeline

The 2,000-kilometre pipeline will transfer up to 12 billion cubic metres a year from offshore gas reserves between Israel and Cyprus to Greece, and then onto other countries in southeast Europe. "This...

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Sebastian Kurz agrees coalition with Greens after breakthrough talks

Sebastian Kurz agrees coalition with Greens after breakthrough talks

Though about a fourth of Austria's agricultural land is used for organic produce and renewable energies account for about a third of its consumption - nearly double the European Union average - the ...

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Taliban target Afghan security forces, killing 26

Taliban target Afghan security forces, killing 26

Taliban militants, who ruled the country before being ousted in late 2001, renewed armed insurgency, killing government troops as well as civilians. At least 26 members of Afghanistan's security fo...

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United States waitress tipped over $2000 on New Year's Eve

United States waitress tipped over $2000 on New Year's Eve

But this time, the couple dined alone. "Things like this don't happen to people like me", server Danielle Franzoni told The Alpena News . "2020 Tip Challenge", written above the tip. She was homele...

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Keir Starmer emerges as early favourite for Labour leader

Keir Starmer emerges as early favourite for Labour leader

The MP predicted the hardline clique that put in Mr Corbyn within the prime job would now splinter and activate one another. Ms Long-Bailey declared she was considering running for the leadership of h...

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Impeachment effort began before Trump was elected, Democratic congressman says

The Founding Fathers anxious about a presidential impeachment undertaken exclusively by one political party, since that would be impeachment for mere political disagreement, making a president subor...

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Coast Guard suspends search for 5 missing fishermen

Coast Guard suspends search for 5 missing fishermen

The Scandies Rose's home port is at Dutch Harbor in Unalaska - considered a capital of sorts for the crabbing industry and about 400 miles west of the vessel's last known location. The Coast Guard rep...

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Julian Castro Drops Out of Presidential Race

Julian Castro Drops Out of Presidential Race

A former San Antonio mayor who was the only Latino in the race, Castro had stalled for most of his campaign around 1% in polls and entered October low on money. But Mr. Castro never developed much ent...

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