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Damascus Vows to Continue Fight Against Syrian Terrorists Despite Threats From Ankara

Damascus Vows to Continue Fight Against Syrian Terrorists Despite Threats From Ankara

The rapid advances by Assad's forces in Idlib have driven almost 700,000 people from their homes towards the closed-off Turkish border in the past 10 weeks. A Turkish official said the rebels, bolster...

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US Senate advances resolution limiting Trump's ability to wage war

It is (a) dangerously overbroad resolution that should not pass Congress, that is certain to be vetoed if it does." . The White House argues "there have been no further uses of force between Iran ...

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DBS evacuates employees from MBFC after confirmation of coronavirus case

Singapore's biggest bank DBS has evacuated 300 staff from its head office on Wednesday as a precautionary measure following a confirmed coronavirus case at the bank, according to an internal memo...

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Coronavirus latest: Plane carrying 200 Britons headed to United Kingdom from China

Coronavirus latest: Plane carrying 200 Britons headed to United Kingdom from China

A total of 13 staff and medics were also on board. They are being held in quarantine at Arrowe Park Hospital in Wirral. He told Sky News: "Now we are stranded in Wuhan after missing the last pla...

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Australian High Court rules Aboriginals cannot be deported

Australian High Court rules Aboriginals cannot be deported

Daniel Love and Brendan Thoms were both born overseas but each have a parent who's an Australian citizen. Outside the High Court, one of the men's lawyers, Claire Gibbs, said Thoms was "incredibl...

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Boat carrying Rohingya capsizes, at least 15 dead

Boat carrying Rohingya capsizes, at least 15 dead

Police have filed a case against 19 alleged brokers, both Bangladeshi and Rohingya , with Teknaf police station, said the station Officer-in- Charge (OC) Pradip Kumar Das. 11, 2020. In the latest i...

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Trump's Visit an Opportunity to Review Progress, Strengthen Partnership

Trump's Visit an Opportunity to Review Progress, Strengthen Partnership

The statement from the White House said, "The President and The First Lady will travel to New Delhi and Ahmedabad, which is in Prime Minister Modi's home state of Gujarat and played such an importan...

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Chinese Military Personnel Charged with Equifax Hack

Chinese Military Personnel Charged with Equifax Hack

The announcement is the latest in an aggressive campaign by USA authorities to root out Chinese espionage operations in the US. While the case sheds new light on the nature of the hack, it's unlikely ...

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Iraqis wake up to snow for first time in over a decade

Iraqis wake up to snow for first time in over a decade

Iraqis of all ages said it was the first time they had ever seen snowfall in Baghdad. Many Iraqis used their mobile phones and cameras to take pictures to document this rare phenomenon, while the sc...

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Coronavirus: Britain Evacuates 200 from Wuhan, Two Cases Confirmed in Spain

Coronavirus: Britain Evacuates 200 from Wuhan, Two Cases Confirmed in Spain

Five British nationals including a child have tested positive for the new coronavirus in France, the health minister said Saturday, adding that they had all been staying at the same ski chalet. Th...

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The New Guinness Record for Largest Aerial Firework

The New Guinness Record for Largest Aerial Firework

A firework launched over a USA ski resort town has set a record for the world's largest aerial such device. STEAMBOAT SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) - A massive firework launched over a Colorado ski resort to...

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Poodle perfection: Siba wins best in show at Westminster

Poodle perfection: Siba wins best in show at Westminster

Siba is the fifth standard poodle to win best in show at Westminster. Crom won best in breed in 2015, according to the article . Bourbon the Whippet was the runner-up. on the kennel club's websit...

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Trump rally crowd chants 'lock her up' for Nancy Pelosi

Trump rally crowd chants 'lock her up' for Nancy Pelosi

As I have stated before I am not a fan of any State of the Union or State of the State addresses because they have just become rah-rah speeches by Presidents and Governors of both parties. The autoc...

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Major incursion: Chinese military aircraft cross into Taiwan airspace: Taipei

Major incursion: Chinese military aircraft cross into Taiwan airspace: Taipei

Following her election victory this January, Tsai emphasized Taipei's sovereignty. This photo released by Taiwan's defence ministry shows one of its F-16 fighters, left, shadowing a Chinese H-6 ...

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Sinn Fein seeks to form 'people's government' after Saturday's momentous election

Sinn Fein seeks to form 'people's government' after Saturday's momentous election

According to results released Tuesday, it virtually tied with two other parties for seats, signaling weeks of tense negotiations ahead to form a coalition government. "Also, we do not foresee any sign...

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Andrew Yang suspends presidential bid

Andrew Yang suspends presidential bid

Polls are closed in New Hampshire as Democratic presidential hopefuls compete for the support of the Granite State. Yang, a married father of two is a Columbia Law School graduate who worked briefly...

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Coronavirus patient from Brighton’s identity is revealed

Coronavirus patient from Brighton’s identity is revealed

For example, it's possible that certain individuals can spread the disease to more people than others do, as is the case with so-called "super-spreaders", someone who ends up infecting a disproportion...

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Trump says military should consider discipline for ousted aide Vindman

Trump says military should consider discipline for ousted aide Vindman

US Ambassador to the European Union Gordon Sondland testifies during the House Intelligence Committee hearing as part of the impeachment inquiry into US President Donald Trump on Capitol Hill in W...

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Answering Your Questions About the Trump Administration's New York Global Entry Freeze

Answering Your Questions About the Trump Administration's New York Global Entry Freeze

Stefanik said: 'Once again, Governor Cuomo's reckless Green Light Law is hindering our federal and state law enforcement and other agencies from doing their jobs, and is now preventing law abiding...

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Trump unveils election-year budget plan

Trump unveils election-year budget plan

Another $3.2 billion will be allocated for hypersonic weapons development programs in the next fiscal year, an increase of nearly $0.5 billion from 2020. That could include a middle-class tax cut, and...

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Poll finds Palestinians overwhelmingly reject Trump plan

Poll finds Palestinians overwhelmingly reject Trump plan

Palestine Liberation Organization Secretary-General Saeb Erekat quickly denied the motion had been shelved, insisting the reports were false, though he did say it was not yet ready for a vote. Abbas h...

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New coronavirus death toll tops 1,000 in China

China and the WHO will form a joint expert team to conduct in-depth discussions on and evaluations of the novel coronavirus epidemic and the containment, a National Health Commission spokesperson sa...

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World Health Organization calls the coronavirus carnage in China the 'tip of the iceberg'

World Health Organization calls the coronavirus carnage in China the 'tip of the iceberg'

The coronavrius is now called COVID-19, with "CO" representing "corona", "VI" for "virus" and "D" for disease. The UN health agency intentionally avoided names that could be linked to a geographical...

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Mnangagwa leaves for AU Summit in Addis Ababa

Mnangagwa leaves for AU Summit in Addis Ababa

Buhari will join leaders from the 55-member countries of the African Union to participate in the Summit with the theme, " Silencing the Guns: Creating Conducive Conditions for Africa's Development...

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Donald Trump, Jr.: Resurfaced Audio of Michael Bloomberg is

Donald Trump, Jr.: Resurfaced Audio of Michael Bloomberg is "Racist"

Eight 2020 Democratic presidential candidates are seen in a combination image from file photos (L-R top row): Billionaire Tom Steyer , US Senator Elizabeth Warren , US Senator Bernie Sanders and...

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Biden in New Hampshire Calls Woman a 'Lying, Dog-Faced Pony Soldier'

Biden in New Hampshire Calls Woman a 'Lying, Dog-Faced Pony Soldier'

Biden , who has been known to get snippy on the campaign trail when asked about topics he does not like, did not address the question directly, choosing rather to bemoan the Iowa Caucuses, in which ...

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Man in Afghan army uniform opens fire , kills 2 United States soldiers

Man in Afghan army uniform opens fire , kills 2 United States soldiers

According to Newsweek's report , these troops along with members of the allied Afghan Special Operations Forces were meeting with leaders in a local community when they received fire. A militants' ...

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Syrian government shelling kills five Turkish soldiers as Idlib clashes intensify

Syrian government shelling kills five Turkish soldiers as Idlib clashes intensify

On Tuesday, government and allied forces retook the Rashideen al-Rabea area near Aleppo, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said . The incidents are among the most serious confrontations betwe...

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Soldier kills 26 in bloodiest shooting spree in Thailand

Soldier kills 26 in bloodiest shooting spree in Thailand

Thailand security forces enter in a shopping mall as they chase a shooter hidden in after a mass shooting in front of the Terminal 21, in Nakhon Ratchasima , Thailand on February 9, 2020. The m...

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Thailand turns away stranded MS Westerdam cruise ship

Thailand turns away stranded MS Westerdam cruise ship

Prime Minister Prayuth Chano-cha confirmed the ban but said Thailand was looking a way to give humanitarian assistance, and will be able to provide the ship with necessities such as fuel and food. The...

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Today's Weather: Showers Will End, But Forecast Remains Unsettled

Today's Weather: Showers Will End, But Forecast Remains Unsettled

Anytime there's precipitation for a Monday morning commute, it does slow things down, so allow yourself extra time. The rains ends by early afternoon. More rain is on tap Thursday , before much dri...

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Philippines to terminate troop agreement with US

Philippines to terminate troop agreement with US

President Rodrigo Duterte's spokesperson Salvador Panelo said it was done in order to be independent from Washington in military affairs. "We will carefully consider how best to move forward to adva...

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Queen Elizabeth's grandson splits from wife

Queen Elizabeth's grandson splits from wife

The Phillipses are not senior royals but chose to release the statement after press speculation around the marriage. Peter is the son of Princess Anne and her first husband Captain Mark Phillips ...

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More than 100 US troops diagnosed with brain injuries from Iran attack

More than 100 US troops diagnosed with brain injuries from Iran attack

The reported number of injured troops has continued to grow in the weeks after the attack due to the nature of traumatic brain injuries , where symptoms can manifest or worsen over days and weeks. ...

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Storm Ciara: death toll rises to six, transport disrupted across Europe

Storm Ciara: death toll rises to six, transport disrupted across Europe

Snow showers appear through Monday and continue into Tuesday. The majority were said to be affected in the Enniskillen area. As Storm Ciara approaches, a status orange weather warning for wind...

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