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Trump Administration Unveils Plan to Lift Ban on Offshore Drilling

In California, "we do have plenty of opportunity to fight these new oil developments and we will pursue all those avenues", said Linda Krop, legal counsel for the same group. The state could, howeve...

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Trump credits his firmness for potential Korea talks, signals Olympic concession

Seoul responded with an offer of talks between the two, and earlier this week the hotline between them was restored after being suspended for nearly two years. Kim also warned he would push ahead ...

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Powerball jumps to $550M after no winning tickets sold

Powerball jumps to $550M after no winning tickets sold

Saturday's $550 million Powerball jackpot is now the 8th largest in U.S history. There are eight other ways to win non-jackpot prizes ranging from $2 to $1 million or up to $5 million if the ticke...

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Turkish President presses for peace, stability in Iran

Turkish President presses for peace, stability in Iran

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan speaks during a ceremony in Ankara, Turkey, December 21, 2017. The Supreme Leader of Iran, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, on Tuesday, blamed the country's "enemies" to ...

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Those turtles and iguanas aren't dead. They're just really cold

Don't try to help one by warming it up. She said the cold-blooded invasive species freeze when it gets below 45 degrees. Be forewarned that a cold-paralyzed iguana, or a knight anole as seen in th...

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Trump demands publisher stop release of book quoting ex-aide Bannon

Trump demands publisher stop release of book quoting ex-aide Bannon

While the Trump administration is trying to spin the new "no personal device" policy as a security issue, the fact of reporter Michael Wolff's bombshell White House exposé release this week certai...

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Plane disappears after taking off from Oklahoma City

Plane disappears after taking off from Oklahoma City

His plane eventually went down in the Gulf of Mexico. The Coast Guard received a report of an unresponsive pilot from the plane, which had a tail number of N325JK. They are labeling the incident as ...

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Iran's Revolutionary Guards claim protests over

Iran's Revolutionary Guards claim protests over

The government acted against one of those supposed enemies Wednesday, with the arrest of an unidentified European citizen who "had been trained by espionage organizations in Europe", according to the ...

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Designations Under the International Religious Freedom Act of 1998

Designations Under the International Religious Freedom Act of 1998

The United States remains committed to working with governments, civil society organizations, and religious leaders to advance religious freedom around the world. Royce said Vietnam has regularly viol...

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Blast hits police in Kabul, dozens of casualties

Blast hits police in Kabul, dozens of casualties

The Islamic State group claimed responsibility for that explosion. The attack happened days after a suicide bomber killed at least 41 people and wounded more than 80 at a Shia cultural center in Ka...

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Roy Moore Accuser Is Suing Him For Defamation

Roy Moore Accuser Is Suing Him For Defamation

The first and most sensational claim came from 53-year-old Leigh Corfman, who told The Washington Post that in 1979 Moore partially undressed both of them, touched her over her underwear and put her...

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UIDAI probing reported Aadhaar data breach, but denies information leak

UIDAI probing reported Aadhaar data breach, but denies information leak

U.S. whistleblower Edward Snowden has a dim view of governments, of course - which is why he calls recent reports of alleged Aadhaar data breaches "government abuse". UIDAI reassures that there has ...

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Trump lawyer threatens Bannon with legal action over explosive comments to author

Trump lawyer threatens Bannon with legal action over explosive comments to author

In interviews with Breitbart News after the news broke, he called Mr Trump a "great man" and pledged continued support for his agenda. Sanders said Wolff had "roughly a dozen" interactions with Wh...

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Iran Accuses US Of Inciting Anti-Government Protests

Iran Accuses US Of Inciting Anti-Government Protests

Now pro-government protests are taking their place, and on Thursday, regime supporters marched through parts of the country for a second day in a row. More than nine people, including a member of the ...

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Friday's First Warning Forecast: Below zero wind chill

Friday's First Warning Forecast: Below zero wind chill

FRIDAY NIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY MORNINGThe risk for lake effect snow continues through this time-frame, but will become more localized to the northern snow belt. Winds will be much lighter on Sunday...

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Hot air balloon carrying tourists crashes near Luxor in Egypt

Hot air balloon carrying tourists crashes near Luxor in Egypt

This is not the first hot air balloon crash recorded in the city of Luxor in the recent years. Multiple sources have told the Herald that three or four Kiwis were onboard the balloon, which plumme...

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Feds change marijuana policy, which could affect businesses involved

Feds change marijuana policy, which could affect businesses involved

PRESIDENT DONALD TRUMP: I think it's up to the states, yeah. In 2013, the Obama administration announced in a memo that it would not resist states' efforts to legalize marijuana. The congres...

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Death Penalty Advocates Win Preliminary Vote in Parliament

Death Penalty Advocates Win Preliminary Vote in Parliament

The legislation would allow the death sentence to be handed down by a simple majority of judges on the military court , as opposed to the unanimous ruling now required. Israel's security system has n...

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Winter storm brings rare snow and ice to Southern US states

Winter storm brings rare snow and ice to Southern US states

More than 60 million people in 15 different states stretching from ME to Georgia are under some type of warning or advisory from the current winter storm. The Miami Herald says it has been three year...

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Winter storm causes thousands of flight cancellations along East Coast

Winter storm causes thousands of flight cancellations along East Coast

The 44-year-old sushi chef said his morning flight to Austin, Texas, was among the many canceled . At the Halifax airport, Linda Coleman hopes her delayed flight with Porter Airlines won't ...

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Cuomo: Federal tax changes mean localitities will have to cut costs

Cuomo: Federal tax changes mean localitities will have to cut costs

Tedisco listed a number of ideas he would like to see implemented this year including: making the Property Tax Cap permanent; permanently cap state spending at 2 percent; invest in infrastructure to d...

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Sleeping woman sexually assaulted on Spirit flight to Detroit: complaint

Sleeping woman sexually assaulted on Spirit flight to Detroit: complaint

A passenger is accused of sexually assaulting a 22-year-old woman on a Spirit Airlines flight. Detroit Free Press reported the woman passenger complained that she woke up to find her shirt and...

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North Korea hit its own city in missile launch blunder

North Korea hit its own city in missile launch blunder

The Diplomat first reported on the failed missile test, a Hwasong-12 intermediate-range ballistic missile that was launched from Pukchang Airfield in the South Pyongan Province on April 28, 2017. P...

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State Department: We're Suspending Security Assistance to Pakistan

State Department: We're Suspending Security Assistance to Pakistan

Pakistan received over $32 billion in the form of U.S. security aid, economic aid and Coalition Support Funds (CSF) over 15 years. "The Trump administration decision has abundantly vindicated India'...

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Tips for keeping that New Year's resolution in 2018

Tips for keeping that New Year's resolution in 2018

Essentially, Connelly said, this system teaches its users that if they just do the absolute minimum to achieve their goals "you're setting yourself up for failure". "You know everybody is looking out ...

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Here's What To Do With CSX Corporation (CSX), LiLAC Group (LILA)

As the opening bell rang the price was $55 but as the trading finished, the stock escalated, wrapping up with a gain of 0.02%. When we look at the Volatility of the company, Week Volatility is at 1.22...

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College Football Playoff Ticket Prices Set Record High

College Football Playoff Ticket Prices Set Record High

As of midnight ET Monday, the lowest-priced tickets on StubHub.com were listed for $2,080. This year's National Championship Game will be played January 8 at 8:00 p.m. Yikes. The real winners of t...

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Dozens of vehicles piled up on Thruway near Buffalo

Dozens of vehicles piled up on Thruway near Buffalo

Snow was falling as 15 to 25 vehicles collided just before 2 p.m., police said. One later died and the other is listed in serious condition. Video posted on social media by Kadire Flowers appare...

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APS Crews Head to Puerto Rico to Assist with Power Restoration

APS Crews Head to Puerto Rico to Assist with Power Restoration

On Christmas Day, nine employees left Duluth and Little Falls to drive vehicles, tools and other equipment to the Port of Chickasaw, near Mobile, Ala., where the vehicles and equipment will be shipped...

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Likud to Annex Settlements, Impose Israeli Law

Likud to Annex Settlements, Impose Israeli Law

The backlash from other Middle East nations mounted Tuesday. The bill has been backed by Israel's ruling right-wing coalition, with a 64-52 vote, which would seek to separate Palestinian districts...

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