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Blue Passports Are Returning After Brexit And Nigel Farage Couldn't Be Happier

Blue Passports Are Returning After Brexit And Nigel Farage Couldn't Be Happier

European Union member states issue passports individually and in their own language, but are required to conform to a "uniform" passport design. Officials also claim the new document will introduce ...

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Kremlin aware of 'Russian' spy's detention in Ukraine, but has no details

Kremlin aware of 'Russian' spy's detention in Ukraine, but has no details

Ukraine and Russia were once allies whose intelligence agencies often worked closely together, but relations deteriorated after Russia's annexation of Crimea in 2014 and support for pro-Russian sep...

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South Korean building fire leaves 29 dead

South Korean building fire leaves 29 dead

The building had several restaurants and leisure facilities, including a gym, the public bath and an indoor golf practice facility, the officials said. "We made a decision to cancel the event to mourn...

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(ARCC) Position Cut by Magnetar Financial LLC

The stock decreased 1.09% or $0.95 during the last trading session, reaching $86.27. The shares were acquired at an average price of $15.85 per share, for a total transaction of $132,585.25. The ratin...

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Three members of same family killed in Mexico bus crash

Three members of same family killed in Mexico bus crash

The Quintana Roo state government said the 12 dead included at least one child, but did not give details. Two Swedes were transported to the United States for treatment. " We express our heartfelt con...

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North Korea and Iran Are Footnotes in Trump's National Security Speech

North Korea and Iran Are Footnotes in Trump's National Security Speech

The conference will take place in Vancouver and will also include countries like Japan and South Korea. Yes, in a single sentence he accused his predecessors of having "neglected a nuclear menace in...

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Pro-Independence Parties Win Majority in Catalonia Elections, Dealing Blow to Madrid

Catalonia , in northeastern Spain , is one of the country's wealthiest regions. No official results have yet been published, and opinion polls before the vote showed separatists and unionists runni...

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Almost 9M sign up for Obamacare

Almost 9M sign up for Obamacare

Unable to outright repeal the Affordable Care Act, Republicans have settled on dismantling the law bit-by-bit, cutting federal subsidies, shrinking the enrollment period, and slashing its ad budget, ...

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Meghan Markle stuns in Self-Portrait dress at Queen's Christmas lunch

Kate offered photographers a glowing smile as the vehicle swept through the gates at Buckingham Palace . Take a peek at the printed Self-Portrait midi dress Meghan wore for the occasion . Megha...

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Judge Tosses Out Lawsuit Targeting Trump's Foreign Business Dealings

Judge Tosses Out Lawsuit Targeting Trump's Foreign Business Dealings

And because Trump owns hotels where foreign dignitaries sometimes stay, CREW claimed the president was violating the clause. This, the group argued, was a violation of the Emoluments Clause of the US ...

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Four critical in 'deliberate' auto attack

Four critical in 'deliberate' auto attack

It is the second time this year that Melbourne, regularly ranked one of the world's most liveable cities, has been traumatised by a auto attack. Mr Patton said this was a 24-year-old man who was seen ...

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Winter Weather Advisory issued for Thursday night and Friday AM

Winter Weather Advisory issued for Thursday night and Friday AM

Expect a wintry mix with a dusting of snow and a band of light freezing rain in the middle tier of counties. The light snow should be on the way out after sunrise Saturday with mostly sunny skies de...

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Senate Republicans just passed their massive tax bill

Senate Republicans just passed their massive tax bill

Hours earlier, Trump's $1.5 trillion deficit-busting tax cuts cleared the House of Representatives, but a rare last-minute snag over parliamentary rules was set to force the lower chamber to vote on t...

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Tie Vote Declared in Virginia's 94th House District

Tie Vote Declared in Virginia's 94th House District

A Republican official and recount observer believed the vote was clearly for Yancey, but the Republicans say a Democratic official had persuaded the Republican observer not to count the ballot. One ...

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Birmingham Confirmed As Host Of 2022 Commonwealth Games

Birmingham Confirmed As Host Of 2022 Commonwealth Games

Birmingham was the only potential host to submit a bid before the deadline of September 30 but the CGF ruled that the bid was not "fully compliant" and extended the bidding process for a further two m...

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Democrats are pulling away in the generic ballot. What does that mean?

Democrats are pulling away in the generic ballot. What does that mean?

Now, a full quarter of GOPers - 25 percent - say Trump's election has diminished race relations. The results fall along party lines, with 70 percent of Democrats saying Congress should begin impeach...

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United Nations mulls new N Korea sanctions, vote could happen Friday

United Nations mulls new N Korea sanctions, vote could happen Friday

There are also 19 new individuals, majority in the banking sector, proposed for travel bans and asset freezes, as well as the Army ministry. The Jie Shun was also accused of engaging in gun-running....

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Obamacare enrollment up in Nevada, despite obstacles

Obamacare enrollment up in Nevada, despite obstacles

In addition, people who live in Alabama, Florida, Georgia and SC, as well as some parts of Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas, qualify for a special open enrollment period because they were impacted by ...

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Jairam Thakur frontrunner to be Himachal Pradesh CM; likely announcement on Friday

Jairam Thakur frontrunner to be Himachal Pradesh CM; likely announcement on Friday

Although, the BJP has romped home comfortably in the state but the loss of Mr. Dhumal, 73, to his former protégé and Congress candidate Rajinder Rana, has made the task of the party to find a successo...

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Mike Pence reals off stomach-churning "prayer" of thanks to Trump

He presided over the Senate's early Wednesday vote on a bill to cut taxes, then joined Trump for a Cabinet meeting and a White House event with Republican lawmakers to celebrate final passage of the l...

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Sachin Tendulkar's maiden Rajya Sabha speech silenced by Congress din

Sachin Tendulkar's maiden Rajya Sabha speech silenced by Congress din

Modi, during the Gujarat Assembly polls, had claimed that during a dinner meeting at Congress leader Mani Shankar Aiyar's house, Manmohan Singh discussed the Gujarat polls with Pakistan's High Commi...

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Jeff Sessions interviewing Federal Bureau of Investigation over Uranium One probe

Jeff Sessions interviewing Federal Bureau of Investigation over Uranium One probe

DOJ officials promised Congress the department would look into whether a special counsel is warranted to investigate the uranium deal, and possibly, bring charges. The Pulitzer Prize-winning fact-chec...

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What to expect when traveling for the holidays this year

What to expect when traveling for the holidays this year

The estimate represents 86,500 more people or a 2.9 percent increase, than last year's holiday season. Metro area residents embarking on yuletide festivities, including in the Chicago region, might ...

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New Chess Championship Logo Is Making People Think about Kama Sutra

New Chess Championship Logo Is Making People Think about Kama Sutra

The 2018 World Chess Championship has unveiled its logo, to some scrutiny . One major mistake in the design is that the chess board appears 6x6 rather than 8x8 as it should be. "It reminds me of the...

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Wealthy vehicle owners placing spikes on trees to avoid bird droppings

Wealthy vehicle owners placing spikes on trees to avoid bird droppings

There is no other reason'. Hillcrest Estate Management said the trees attract roosting pigeons and it needs to protect vehicles at the "prestigious development". "Bird detritus can cause permanent...

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NTSB: Amtrak train was speeding before derailment

NTSB: Amtrak train was speeding before derailment

Bella Dinh-Zarr said the train's event data recorder showed it was travelling at 128km per hour on a 48 km per hour track. The agency said inward and outward cameras from the front locomotive were rec...

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Cuba President Raul Castro to step down in 2018

Cuba President Raul Castro to step down in 2018

Castro had previously announced he would step down February 24. But Cuba watchers had speculated that he would stay in his post longer. Castro, 86, attended the assembly meeting in Havana, and was...

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Life expectancy again falls in USA as opioid deaths rise

Life expectancy again falls in USA as opioid deaths rise

According to the latest analysis , US life expectancy fell from 78.7 in 2015 to 78.6 in 2016. The good news is that there are three things you can do to drastically reduce your risk of developing bot...

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Donald Trump Jr. Mocks Eminem For Preparing

Donald Trump Jr. Mocks Eminem For Preparing "Heavily" To Diss Trump

The 45-year-old rapper, who split with wife Kimberly Mathers in 2006 for the second time, admits in a new interview with New York Magazine's Vulture blog to having a "tough" time dating since his ...

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North Korea Threatens to Arm Its Missiles With Biological Weapons

North Korea Threatens to Arm Its Missiles With Biological Weapons

It's a worrying development, but that might not be all. The report warns, 'According to a South Korean Defense White Paper, North Korea began weaponizing biological agents in the 1980s. But in J...

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