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India's Jerusalem vote consistent with its position on Palestine

They "confirmed the mutual disposition to continue to assist in resolving the Palestine-Israeli conflict on the basis of worldwide norms and realisation of the right of the Palestinian people to cre...

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"Merry Christmas" or "Happy Holidays"? Everyone has Trump on the brain

The president had latched on to news that the FBI's Deputy Director Andrew McCabe planned to retire. "You've done such an incredible job in Texas and Florida and Puerto Rico", Trump said. The call...

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Forecast: Overnight snow could stick around through Christmas

Forecast: Overnight snow could stick around through Christmas

A west northwest wind of 8 to 13 miles per hour may gust as high as 23 miles per hour. The National Weather Service is now predicting 3-5 inches of snow will hit the ground before the system moves o...

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US To Provide Ukraine With 'Enhanced Defensive Capabilities' To Deter Further 'Aggression'

US To Provide Ukraine With 'Enhanced Defensive Capabilities' To Deter Further 'Aggression'

USA media reported on December 22 that President Donald Trump was ready to authorize the sale of the missiles, although that was not referenced in the State Department statement. It is not a mediato...

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At least 4 dead after bus crashes into underground passage in Moscow

At least 4 dead after bus crashes into underground passage in Moscow

AT least four people have been killed and 15 more injured after a bus crashed into pedestrians in Russian Federation. The reason as to why or how the bus - used for public transport - came off the r...

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Australia welcomes tougher sanctions targeting North Korea

Australia welcomes tougher sanctions targeting North Korea

One of North Korea's most valuable exports is its workforce: about 100,000 North Korean contract workers perform services in Russian Federation, the Middle East and many other parts of the world, ge...

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Mumbai gets 1st AC local train

Mumbai gets 1st AC local train

The current single journey first class fare for Churchgate-Bandra is Rs 70, while the fare for Churchgate-Borivali and Churchgate-Virar Rs 140 and Rs 170 respectively. The AC train has been catego...

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Fire engulfs West Knoxville home on Christmas Eve

Fire engulfs West Knoxville home on Christmas Eve

Sunday. Pembroke Fire Department was assisted by Fort Campbell and Oak Grove fire departments. Officials say they will reach out to the Red Cross to help the family for Christmas. Authorities said...

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UN budget cuts 'big step in right direction', says US

UN budget cuts 'big step in right direction', says US

The new deal for the 2018-2019 fiscal year is $285million less than the world body's staggering $5.4billion budget for fiscal year 2016-2017. "In addition to these significant cost savings, we reduc...

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Trump ambassador caught lying about Muslim 'no-go zones' on Dutch news show

Trump ambassador caught lying about Muslim 'no-go zones' on Dutch news show

Hoekstra, who has been the ambassador for less than two weeks since getting sworn in by Vice President Mike Pence last Monday, previously represented MI in the House of Representatives. It's used to...

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Peru's president pardons ex-leader Fujimori, citing his health

Peru's president pardons ex-leader Fujimori, citing his health

The Peruvian government on Sunday pardoned on medical grounds former president Alberto Fujimori, who has been serving a 25-year sentence for human rights abuses. Despite Fujimori's downfall, the right...

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FA takes no action over Manchester derby bust-up or Mourinho

FA takes no action over Manchester derby bust-up or Mourinho

Bristol City boss Lee Johnson is ready for the "amazing" prospect of tackling runaway Premier League leaders Manchester City in the Carabao Cup semi-finals. "I didn't know what to do", Johnson ad...

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Pakistan squad announced for tour of New Zealand

Pakistan squad announced for tour of New Zealand

Azhar Ali has been recalled to the squad after being dropped for the series against Sri Lanka at home. Sarfraz Ahmed continues as captain, having led Pakistan to victory in the Champions Trophy...

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Kabul: Five killed as ISIL bomber targets spy agency

Kabul: Five killed as ISIL bomber targets spy agency

In Kabul , security officials said the explosion was caused by a suicide bomber who approached the agency's entrance on foot before blowing himself up. Ambulances were seen leaving the scene, apparen...

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NORAD gets ready to track Santa

NORAD gets ready to track Santa

Both Google and NORAD provide children with an exact Global Positioning System location of Santa's position, much like the trackers you can use to follow aircraft as the circle the globe. In additio...

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Trump's Presidential Coin Has Been Unveiled & He Made Some Yuge Changes

Trump's Presidential Coin Has Been Unveiled & He Made Some Yuge Changes

And the national motto, "E pluribus unum " - a Latin phrase that means "Out of many , one" - is gone. "The presidential seal has been replaced by an eagle bearing President Trump's signature". Th...

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Trump busy on Christmas Eve, calling troops, talking of Santa

Trump busy on Christmas Eve, calling troops, talking of Santa

Trump briefly addressed members of the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps and Coast Guard stationed in Qatar, Kuwait and Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, and patrolling the Strait of Hormuz in the Middle East...

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Emirates stops flying to Tunisia from today

Emirates stops flying to Tunisia from today

The country's transport ministry announced it has suspended Emirates flights to Tunis until the airline finds the appropriate solution to operate flights "in accordance with worldwide law and agreemen...

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Palestine stands firm by plan to seek full United Nations membership

As a sequel to that, the UN General Assembly voted to adopt a non-binding resolution on the status of Jerusalem. A similar resolution was rejected at the UN Security Council on December 18 after i...

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Rain moves out, cold moves in for holiday week

Rain moves out, cold moves in for holiday week

Now all eyes are set on the potential for a white Christmas as we work through the Christmas Eve overnight hours. Areas along and west of US-131 will see additional accumulations of snow Monday ...

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NASA astronaut McCandless, 1st to fly untethered in space, dies at 80

NASA astronaut McCandless, 1st to fly untethered in space, dies at 80

Bruce McCandless floats free of the shuttle Challenger in 1984 during the first untethered spacewalk, testing a gas-powered jetpack that he helped design. During the 1969 Apollo II mission, McCandless...

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Pence Makes His First Trip To Afghanistan As Vice President

Pence Makes His First Trip To Afghanistan As Vice President

President Donald Trump on Friday lamented the cost of US wars and vowed to spend more on domestic infrastructure, undercutting a promise his vice president made to Afghan leaders a day earlier. From...

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Serena Williams to make a comeback! Here is where and when

Serena Williams to make a comeback! Here is where and when

Williams gave birth to her daughter, Alexis Olympia Ohanian Jr., on September 1. It will be Williams' first match since she gave birth to daughter Alexis Olympia Ohanian on September 1st and her fir...

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Roadside bomb kills 3 soldiers in northwest Pakistan

Roadside bomb kills 3 soldiers in northwest Pakistan

The DG ISPR said if USA supports Pakistan, terrorism could be eliminated altogether. Talking about the reasons behind the US's threatening tone and pressing demands to do more, he said that the issu...

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Harrisburg gunman 'directly' targeted police officers

Harrisburg gunman 'directly' targeted police officers

About 20 to 30 minutes later, El-Mofty fired several shots at a Pennsylvania State Police trooper and struck her once. Later, he used two handguns to open fire at several officers who then returned ...

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White Christmas coming for the QCA

White Christmas coming for the QCA

The combination of snow and strong winds will create treacherous travel. The heaviest snow will come in narrow bands, making for rapidly changing road conditions and visibilities. A weather system i...

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First flight for the largest amphibian aircraft in the world

First flight for the largest amphibian aircraft in the world

However, it made only one brief flight in 1947. "Its successful maiden flight classifies China among the few countries in the world capable of developing a large amphibian aircraft", said Huang Ling...

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Teen charged with murdering girlfriend's parents

Hours later, there was an early morning rendezvous between the Frickers' teen daughter and the suspect, Kuhn said. Kuhn said she knows the couple would have no regrets in how they protected their da...

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UN Imposes New Sanctions Targeting North Korean Oil Imports

UN Imposes New Sanctions Targeting North Korean Oil Imports

A Foreign Ministry spokesman said the US -led sanctions are a "grave infringement" on the sovereignty of the country and insisted that its nuclear weapons are a "self-defensive deterrence that does no...

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Several people killed in Bartow plane crash

Several people killed in Bartow plane crash

Sunday. Polk County fire Rescue responded to the Bartow Airbase shortly after 7:30 a.m. At this point, it is not known how many people were on the twin-engine plane at the time. The statement said...

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