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New Islamic State group leader confirmed, with link to enslavement of Yazidis

New Islamic State group leader confirmed, with link to enslavement of Yazidis

Salbi is considered to be one of the most influential ideologues among the now depleted ranks of Isis. Within ISIS, al-Salbi is also known by the monikers "The Professor" and "The Destroyer". They s...

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Donald Trump Confirms Plan to Add More Countries to Travel Ban

Donald Trump Confirms Plan to Add More Countries to Travel Ban

Trump confirmed Tuesday in an interview with the Wall Street Journal from Davos that he is trying to add additional nations to the travel ban , but declined to list the countries. immigration, a R...

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Iran MP offers reward for the murder of US President Donald Trump

Iran MP offers reward for the murder of US President Donald Trump

The Iranian reaction to Soleimani's assassination clearly indicated that Tehran was not interested in inflicting so much damage on American assets, especially in terms of human casualties, that it wou...

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E. Libyan forces' commander Haftar ‘must choose’ political solution - Ankara

E. Libyan forces' commander Haftar ‘must choose’ political solution - Ankara

Libya has sunk further into chaos since the 2011 ouster and killing of its longtime dictator, Moammar Gaddafi. Most recently, Sarraj's troops in Tripoli have been under attack since April from Hafta...

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Boeing now expects 737 Max to be grounded to mid

Boeing now expects 737 Max to be grounded to mid

Some other Boeing customers, including Malaysia Airlines, Virgin Australia Holdings Ltd VAH.AX and Norwegian Air Shuttle ASA's NWC.OL leasing arm have also postponed the delivery of 737 MAX jets since...

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Glenn Greenwald Charged In Brazil Over Stories That Embarrassed Bolsonaro Gov't

Glenn Greenwald Charged In Brazil Over Stories That Embarrassed Bolsonaro Gov't

The articles, which showed wrongdoing from current Justice Minister Sergio Moro, rocked the country . A Supreme Court judge had issued an injunction a year ago, preventing Federal Police from inves...

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Lev Parnas asks Attorney General William Barr to recuse himself from investigation

Lev Parnas asks Attorney General William Barr to recuse himself from investigation

As part of his break with Trump, Parnas also went on MSNBC last week and implicated Barr in the push for Ukrainian investigations. Parnas and another Giuliani associate, Igor Fruman, were indicted i...

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Three children 3 and younger found dead at Phoenix home

Three children 3 and younger found dead at Phoenix home

At the scene, officers found a 3-year-old boy, 2-year-old girl and 7-month-old girl, all unresponsive. Police have said there were no obvious signs of trauma, and that a medical examiner will determ...

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Husky with eyelid deformity adopted after viral Facebook post

Husky with eyelid deformity adopted after viral Facebook post

Despite the congenital issue with her eyelids, Jubilee doesn't suffer from any other health issues. The pup, then 2, was saved by Husky House in Matawan, New Jersey , and housed by a foster fam...

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Starmer becomes first candidate on Labour leadership race's final ballot

Starmer becomes first candidate on Labour leadership race's final ballot

GMB later announced that it is backing Wigan MP Lisa Nandy , who is now in third place behind shadow business secretary Rebecca Long Bailey and shadow Brexit secretary Sir Keir Starmer . "I'm going ...

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Trump impeachment: Democrats decry 'White House-driven and rigged process'

The impeachment trial of the president begins in earnest on Tuesday in the Senate. "Senator McConnell's proposed rules depart dramatically from the Clinton precedent-in ways that are created to ...

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The Balearics follow a law against liquor tourism

The Balearics follow a law against liquor tourism

Alcohol vending machines, free bars and adverts for alcoholic drinks are also forbidden, while authorities say shops selling alcohol must close from 21:30 to 08:00 (20:30 to 07:00 GMT). Those partici...

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Spain: Storm Gloria kills four, disrupts travel

Spain: Storm Gloria kills four, disrupts travel

A man died Sunday in the northern province of Leon when he was run over by a auto as he tried to put snow chains on his own vehicle. A homeless woman was found dead Monday after sleeping outside durin...

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New Hampshire man strangles coyote to death after it attacks his son

New Hampshire man strangles coyote to death after it attacks his son

O'Reilly told CNN affiliate WCVB in an interview it took him about 10 minutes to kill the coyote . "One hand on its windpipe and one on its snout did the trick", O'Reilly shared. She is also being tr...

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Trump hails USA economic success in Davos as impeachment trial begins

Trump hails USA economic success in Davos as impeachment trial begins

In his speech at the Swiss resort, Trump said: "The American dream is back, bigger better and stronger than ever before". Trump also took the opportunity to bash the Federal Reserve, which he sa...

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Iranian MP Announces $3 Million Award For

Iranian MP Announces $3 Million Award For "Whoever Kills Trump"

Major General Qassem Soleimani , was killed by a USA drone strike outside the Baghdad Airport on January 3. "The so-called "Supreme Leader" of Iran, who has not been so Supreme lately, had some nas...

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Drug cartel members tunnel way out of Paraguay prison

Drug cartel members tunnel way out of Paraguay prison

Officials found cells filled with as many as 200 bags of earth. Brazil borders the city of Pedro Juan Caballero, where the prison is located. Andrada said the burning hulks of five vans used in ...

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PM on CAA, NRC: Don't understand why India did this

PM on CAA, NRC: Don't understand why India did this

Defending the Citizenship (Amendment) Act , she maintained there was no necessity to mix up the National Register of Citizens ( NRC ) and National Population Register with the CAA and appealed to...

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Trump arrives in Davos hours before impeachment trial reopens

Trump arrives in Davos hours before impeachment trial reopens

I could easily see a rule, mirroring the Clinton impeachment rule, in which that testimony would consist of video extracts from the depositions, rather than bringing the witness into the well of the...

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Ukraine presses Iran to hand over downed jet’s black boxes

Ukraine presses Iran to hand over downed jet’s black boxes

Carrying 167 passengers and nine crewmembers, Ukraine International Airlines flight PS752 crashed outside Iran's capital last Wednesday, moments following takeoff from the city's Imam Khomeini air...

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USA warship transits Taiwan Strait less than week after election

USA warship transits Taiwan Strait less than week after election

As in all such drills, the assumed enemy is the military of China, which claims Taiwan as its own territory to be brought under its control by force if need be. Taiwan denounced that as attempted inti...

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Schiff says intelligence community withholding Records on Ukraine

Schiff says intelligence community withholding Records on Ukraine

Schiff said the documents could be important to the central allegation of Trump's impeachment: that he abused his power by withholding Ukraine military aid to push the country into announcing investig...

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Thunberg calls for action ahead of forum in Davos

Thunberg calls for action ahead of forum in Davos

President Donald Trump , German Chancellor Angela Merkel , President of the European Central Bank Christine Lagarde , activist on climate and ecological issues Greta Thunberg , and others. In keep...

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Pig forced to bungee jump in Chinese theme park publicity stunt

Pig forced to bungee jump in Chinese theme park publicity stunt

The 165-pound pig's squeals can reportedly be heard as it bungees up and down over a body of water below. Via the park's Weibo account, a Chinese social-media site, they wrote to followers, "We ...

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Andrew Yang's wife says gynaecologist sexually assaulted her

Andrew Yang's wife says gynaecologist sexually assaulted her

Yang said she first began seeing Dr. Robert Hadden in NY in early 2012. She said Hadden asked her "inappropriate", "probing" questions about her sex life that were unrelated to her health. Not even ...

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Five boiled alive in Russian hotel tragedy

Five boiled alive in Russian hotel tragedy

Video posted to Twitter shows plumes of steam billowing out the hotel door. A doctor treating the victims, Andrei Babikov, told Reuters one 33-year-old woman had burns covering 35 percent of her...

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Putin sends his constitutional proposals to Parliament

Putin sends his constitutional proposals to Parliament

Former Russian Prime Minister Dimitry Medvedev, shortly after Putin's state of the nation address, announced that his government was resigning to give Putin room to carry out constitutional amendments...

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Trump impeachment: President's lawyers demand immediate acquittal

Trump impeachment: President's lawyers demand immediate acquittal

If McConnell is able to prevent 51 senators from voting in favor of witnesses, the trial could be done by the end of next week. McConnell, R-Ky., will argue the current rules give House Democrats no...

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Two Iraqi policemen, two protesters killed as anti-government unrest resumes

Two Iraqi policemen, two protesters killed as anti-government unrest resumes

While protesters have criticised the United States, they have directly accused Iran of hindering Iraq politically and economically. Iraqis, mostly from the Shiite majority population, are protesting...

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The images of Australia's storms are downright apocalyptic

The images of Australia's storms are downright apocalyptic

The grounds of Parliament House were blanketed with the huge hailstones, while Old Parliament House closed to visitors soon after the storm struck. The hailstorm is now heading east toward the coast...

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No State can deny implementation of CAA, says Kapil Sibal

No State can deny implementation of CAA, says Kapil Sibal

Even Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray has said that we are against the CAA. The clarification came after Sibal's comment led to some discomfort in the opposition camp given that Kerala and Punjab hav...

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Iran's new Quds Force commander vows 'manly' response to Soleimani assassination

Iran's new Quds Force commander vows 'manly' response to Soleimani assassination

No emotion. "Two minutes and 11 seconds to live, sir". " How much of this shit do we have to listen to? ". "They are gone, sir". The newly appointed commander of Iran 's elite Quds Force said ...

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Alleged ISIS bride’s return causes Norway’s ruling coalition to collapse

Alleged ISIS bride’s return causes Norway’s ruling coalition to collapse

During her press conference, Ms Jensen said the Progress Party would be "a tougher and clearer party going forward". 'Over time, politics was too much based on compromises, ' said Jensen, who is N...

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President Trump’s lawyers urge dismissal of ‘flimsy’ impeachment case

President Trump’s lawyers urge dismissal of ‘flimsy’ impeachment case

After the House impeached Trump, Starr described the action as "very vicious" and "unprincipled", and an "abuse of power". Trump's defense boiled down to the argument that neither charge constituted...

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Crimes? Impeachment prosecutors, defense lay out removal arguments

Crimes? Impeachment prosecutors, defense lay out removal arguments

But the "no crime, impeachment" approach has been flatly rejected by scientists and Democrats who had just been involved in a trial that described Trump's behavior as the "worst nightmare" for the c...

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