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Boy opens fire in school in northern Mexico, at least 2 dead

Boy opens fire in school in northern Mexico, at least 2 dead

The governor revealed that the 11-year-old and a 50-year-old teacher died while five students and one teacher are listed in stable condition. "The attacker had two guns, including a high calibre one...

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Another 1-day walkout planned for Ottawa-area schools

Another 1-day walkout planned for Ottawa-area schools

The postponement is a result of the public high school teachers' work to rule campaign during negations between them and the provincial government. The strike will be the latest in a series of rotat...

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Nationwide protest in France over pensions as talks continue

Nationwide protest in France over pensions as talks continue

It was the fourth day of demonstrations since the protest began on December 5 with a massive public transport strike now in its 36th day. The Elysee presidential palace was barricaded as protesters ...

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Iran plane crash: What we know - and what we don't

Iran plane crash: What we know - and what we don't

Western countries may hesitate to share information on such a strike because it comes from highly classified sources . The plane was relatively new, and the flight initially appeared routine . T...

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United States unsuccessfully targeted another Iranian military official on same day as Soleimani

The Pentagon declined to discuss the highly classified operation. An unnamed source within the Trump administration told the Post that the US attempted carry out a mission against Abdul Reza Shahl...

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Statement Regarding Interaction Between USS Farragut and Russian Navy Ship

Statement Regarding Interaction Between USS Farragut and Russian Navy Ship

In a video accompanying the statement , the Farragut can be heard sounding off five horns, which is the "international maritime signal for danger of collision", before requesting that the ship alte...

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Trump wants Bidens, whistleblower and 'shifty Schiff' as impeachment trial witnesses

McConnell said Friday that he was "glad" the articles of impeachment were finally being sent to the Senate. "Because they are constantly looking for something to prove that the president did somet...

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Iraqi Prime Minister Asks Pompeo To Begin Process Of US Troop Withdrawal

Iraqi Prime Minister Asks Pompeo To Begin Process Of US Troop Withdrawal

Their majority in parliament was enough to win a non-binding vote on expelling US forces, though Sunni Arab and Kurdish legislators boycotted the session. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Thursday ...

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Ukrainian aircraft crashes in Iran, all 176 on board killed

Ukrainian aircraft crashes in Iran, all 176 on board killed

The crew of a Ukrainian jetliner that crashed in Iran , killing 176 people, never made a radio call for help and were trying to turn back for the airport when their burning plane went down, an initia...

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GOP senators slam Trump administration for 'demeaning' Iran briefing

GOP senators slam Trump administration for 'demeaning' Iran briefing

The House passed a war powers resolution Thursday seeking to limit President Trump's ability to take military action against Iran without congressional approval. Constitution says. "It really ha...

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United States firefighters sent to fight Australian bushfires get heroes' welcomes Down Under

United States firefighters sent to fight Australian bushfires get heroes' welcomes Down Under

We will be refueling and filling them up with the mixtures. As the fire threat passed, a team of volunteer vets, including some from the defence force, descended on the park, mainly to triage and ca...

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Northern Ireland Parties Plan To Restore Power-Sharing After 3-Year Hiatus

Northern Ireland Parties Plan To Restore Power-Sharing After 3-Year Hiatus

The main pro-British group, the Democratic Unionist Party, said it was "not a ideal deal", but could be supported. The Irish nationalist Sinn Fein party said it will study the new proposals before g...

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Pelosi To Send Articles Of Impeachment To Senate Next Week

Pelosi To Send Articles Of Impeachment To Senate Next Week

House Democrats are preparing to send two articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump to the Senate , but they still could add more - even after the Senate trial begins. Senate Democ...

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Democratic Debate Grows To 6 Candidates As Steyer Hits January Threshold

Democratic Debate Grows To 6 Candidates As Steyer Hits January Threshold

The most recent polls in that first state have shown Biden, Buttigieg and Sanders fighting for first place, though a new Iowa survey by respected state pollster J. Self-financing former NY mayor ...

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DSP among 10 killed in Blast at Quetta mosque

DSP among 10 killed in Blast at Quetta mosque

A blast at a mosque in Quetta in southwestern Pakistan on Friday killed at least 13 people, including a senior police officer, and injured 20 others, police said. In November a year ago, an exp...

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‘Trump viewed negatively around the world’

‘Trump viewed negatively around the world’

Most people in numerous 33 nations surveyed by the non-partisan research center disapproved of several of Trump's most commented policies, including the imposition of tariffs on imported products as a...

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Stampede At Funeral For Iran's Soleimani Kills At Least 32, Injures Scores

Stampede At Funeral For Iran's Soleimani Kills At Least 32, Injures Scores

Trump said no Americans were hurt in the overnight attacks. The U.S. also acknowledged another missile attack targeting a base in Irbil in Iraq's semiautonomous Kurdish region. There was no immediat...

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Boeing Plane Crashes Shortly After Takeoff in Iran, All 176 Aboard Dead

Boeing Plane Crashes Shortly After Takeoff in Iran, All 176 Aboard Dead

The crash of a Ukrainian jetliner that killed 176 people in Iran touched off mourning Wednesday in both Ukraine and Canada - where numerous victims were from or were headed - and raised a host of ques...

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Iran army chief threatens more severe revenge on United States soon

Iran army chief threatens more severe revenge on United States soon

Congress was not consulted prior to the assassination, angering Democrats who fear Trump's actions could trigger a cycle of escalation leading to war. "But those of us who have seen all the evidence...

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GOP Sen. Lee Calls Trump Officials 'Deeply Upsetting' on Iran Questions

GOP Sen. Lee Calls Trump Officials 'Deeply Upsetting' on Iran Questions

Risch told " America's Newsroom " that Wednesday's controversial 75-minute-long briefing was led by five of the "best people the administration has". "We'll see what happens with the debate in the flo...

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Key footage of accused sex offender Jeffrey Epstein reportedly deleted

Key footage of accused sex offender Jeffrey Epstein reportedly deleted

The revelation in a letter filed by Assistant U.S. Attorneys Maurene Comey and Jason Swergold is the latest disclosure from the feds about the footage from the Metropolitan Correctional Center on ...

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Knitters: Pouches are Needed for Kangaroos & Koalas

Knitters: Pouches are Needed for Kangaroos & Koalas

Knitting needles are furiously clicking around the world to create hundreds of protective bags and blankets for wild native wildlife made homeless by Australian fires that have destroyed many shrubs...

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Facebook will continue to allow false claims in political ads

Facebook will continue to allow false claims in political ads

In late October, Twitter's chief executive, Jack Dorsey, banned all political advertising from his network , citing the challenges that novel digital systems present to civic discourse. Facebook wi...

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Mostly rain expected in Sarnia-Lambton from significant weekend storm

Mostly rain expected in Sarnia-Lambton from significant weekend storm

Wet weather and warmer temperatures with highs in the 70s were expected for the midstate, beginning Friday with a 40% chance of showers. As storms exit, strong northerly winds will drop temperatures...

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`Don`t bite,` says Pope Francis after agreeing to kiss a nun

`Don`t bite,` says Pope Francis after agreeing to kiss a nun

Pope Francis jokingly told a woman not to bite him as he greeted pilgrims before his weekly general audience. Francis then said "Promise you won't bite?" video from the interaction showed. The crow...

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Democrats struggle to make their voices heard amid US-Iran tensions

Democrats struggle to make their voices heard amid US-Iran tensions

A similar measure in the Senate has been introduced by Virginia Democrat Tim Kaine. Todd Young of IN, an ex-Marine, said he might support the war powers measure. "Members of Congress have serious, urg...

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'No haggling' over impeachment trial terms: Mitch McConnell

'No haggling' over impeachment trial terms: Mitch McConnell

Bolton, however, remains a wild card. In an interview with TIME on Wednesday, the House Speaker said she is still waiting to see the rules, but indicated that once they are on the table she would be...

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Missile strikes on U.S. bases were not enough, says Iran's leader

Missile strikes on U.S. bases were not enough, says Iran's leader

A USA official, speaking on condition of anonymity, told Reuters on Monday that Zarif would not be given a visa to attend Thursday's meeting. The Pentagon has not yet confirmed whether there...

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The Iraq attack aftermath: Is all well?

The Iraq attack aftermath: Is all well?

North Atlantic Treaty Organisation said in an emailed statement that there were no causalities among its mission in Iraq , which comprises about 500 trainers, advisers and supporting personnel fr...

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US Defense Chief Declines Decision to Leave Iraq

US Defense Chief Declines Decision to Leave Iraq

In it, the head of Task Force-Iraq US Brigadier General William Seely informed his Iraqi counterparts that American troops were preparing to leave Iraq. Esper was adamant Tuesday that the letter was n...

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The end of retaliatory actions against the United States

The end of retaliatory actions against the United States

A Pentagon spokesman said the USA military was working on an assessment of the damage from the strikes. Wednesday's missile strikes by Iran came in retaliation for the USA killing of Iranian top c...

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Airlines application routes as US-Iran conflict

Airlines application routes as US-Iran conflict

Poland's national carrier, PLL LOT, said Saturday that it was changing routes to bypass Iran's airspace. Buta Airways, an Azerbaijani low-priced carrier, said Wednesday that it was not planning to...

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Iran launches missiles on Iraq base housing U.S. troops

Iran launches missiles on Iraq base housing U.S. troops

Denmark, which has about 130 soldiers in Iraq , said no Danish soldiers were wounded or killed in the attack on Ain al-Asad, the largest airbase where US-led coalition troops are based. "All I'm sa...

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Storms bring relief and danger to Australian wildfires

Storms bring relief and danger to Australian wildfires

A third of the island has been destroyed. Dickman said researchers didn't have population data for animals like bats, frogs, and invertebrates, making it hard to know how many had died. Tome...

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Lawmakers approve Brexit bill, United Kingdom on course for Jan 31 exit

Lawmakers approve Brexit bill, United Kingdom on course for Jan 31 exit

Opposition amendments are more likely to pass in the House of Lords, the unelected chamber where the government doesn't have a majority, but the Commons can strip them out again. Speaking ahead of tal...

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