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48 injured, mostly children, in German school bus accident

48 injured, mostly children, in German school bus accident

Forty-three of those hurt were children and a total of 10 victims suffered grave injuries. Police, fire fighters, ambulances and three rescue helicopters have arrived to the scene. local time on Tuesd...

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Donald Trump "I Am The Least Racist Person…That I Can Tell You".

Durbin said that Trump did use "hate-filled, vile and racist " language in the meeting, according to the Chicago Tribune. The 55-nation African Union said the remarks were "clearly racist". "Ho...

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Lawsuit states scalpel left inside CT veteran for 4 years

Lawsuit states scalpel left inside CT veteran for 4 years

An Army veteran is suing the VA for allegedly leaving a scalpel in his abdomen after a prostate surgery four years ago. In the lawsuit, Turner says he underwent a robotic-assisted laparoscopic prost...

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Winter storm forces hundreds of flight cancellations in US

Winter storm forces hundreds of flight cancellations in US

Airlines have already cancelled dozens of flights for Wednesday, according to FlightAware . George Bush Intercontinental Airport cancelled almost 800 flights today as a winter storm impacted air ...

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Navy Surface Warfare chief resigns over fallout from fatal accidents in Pacific

Navy Surface Warfare chief resigns over fallout from fatal accidents in Pacific

Benson and three other officers are facing charges including dereliction of duty and negligent homicide. "I have informed the chief of naval operations that this Thursday I will step aside earlier t...

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South Africa protests to United States embassy over Trump "shithole" remark

I understand that. But I'll tell you this: I stand by every word I said about what was said and what happened". One of the legislators, Senator Lindsey Graham from SC who also hails from the conserv...

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Federal Judges Deny Lawmakers Request For Stay In Gerrymandering Case

Federal Judges Deny Lawmakers Request For Stay In Gerrymandering Case

Common Cause, the League of Women Voters and others on Friday told the three judges GOP lawmakers are making arguments almost identical to those the judges rejected earlier. In that case, the state ap...

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Trump vulgarity debate has become an 's-show,' senator says

Trump vulgarity debate has become an 's-show,' senator says

It is part of discussions between the White House and Congress over new funding for the government to avert a partial government shutdown when USA agencies run out of money at midnight Friday. Trump c...

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European Union adopts plastics strategy

European Union adopts plastics strategy

The strategy also commits the Commission to table legislative proposals by 2018 targeting single-use plastic items, such as coffee cups, based on the results of ongoing public consultations . The s...

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Bipartisan DACA deal falls through, shutdown looming

If they can not agree, the government would shut down at midnight Friday for the first time since 2013. The tentative plan is for the House to try to vote on a stop gap budget on Thursday. On Capito...

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Dakota Johnson Reveals the 'Very Scary' Parts of Filming 'Fifty Shades' Franchise

Dakota Johnson Reveals the 'Very Scary' Parts of Filming 'Fifty Shades' Franchise

The stars first sparked relationship rumours in October past year after they were spotted on a sushi date night, and set tongues wagging again in December when they were pictured strolling out of the ...

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Bitcoin and other major cryptos are under pressure

Bitcoin and other major cryptos are under pressure

The Chinese government is mulling over cutting the supply of subsidised electricity to Bitcoin miners . Now the government is planning to block domestic access to homegrown and offshore platforms tha...

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Switzerland Bans Boiling Lobsters Alive After Researchers Say They Feel Pain

Switzerland Bans Boiling Lobsters Alive After Researchers Say They Feel Pain

The Swiss government's recent ban on boiling lobsters alive may have had some Maritimers chuckling, but one researcher said there's merit to the move, and that it's "very likely" lobsters feel pain. I...

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1/3rd of rural teens don't know India's capital

1/3rd of rural teens don't know India's capital

At the same time, it also poses a political challenge to incumbent governments as they can not be easily absorbed in the workforce-adding to the growing number of unemployed youth. The survey, though,...

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Birth Control App Blamed For Unwanted Pregnancies, Abortions

Birth Control App Blamed For Unwanted Pregnancies, Abortions

Now a Swedish hospital is casting doubts on the method after it has reported dozens of unwanted pregnancies from users over the past few months, The Daily Mail reported . Dozens of women learned a ...

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Dangerous wind chills prompt Tuesday morning school delays

Dangerous wind chills prompt Tuesday morning school delays

Crews in District Two, further east, will be called in as the snow starts to develop and as response is needed. "There is a potential for hazardous commuting conditions for the Wednesday mornin...

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Update on fatal crash near Dubbo, NSW

Update on fatal crash near Dubbo, NSW

Hannah Ferguson, 19, died after a semi-trailer slammed into her vehicle on the Newell Highway, north of Dubbo, about 12.30pm Tuesday. It is believed four cars, a B-double and utility were stopped at...

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A Village In Siberia Is So Cold Its Thermometer Broke

A Village In Siberia Is So Cold Its Thermometer Broke

Recently, the town was a spot where Chinese tourists braved the extreme cold in order to take a dip in the town's nearby thermal spring. 'This does not freeze even in severe frosts in Oymyakon. Oymy...

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16-Year-Old Teen Killed In Sledding Accident, Hit By Intoxicated Driver

16-Year-Old Teen Killed In Sledding Accident, Hit By Intoxicated Driver

According to local radio station WIKY , Witte had been arrested in 2017 after an officer watched her weave a vehicle from shoulder to shoulder on a highway while driving over 80 miles per hour. "Our ...

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Marchers fearless the cold in downtown Billings to commemorate MLK Jr

Marchers fearless the cold in downtown Billings to commemorate MLK Jr

Echoes of our nation's past were heard through the streets of Athens as people of all backgrounds marched near the Limestone County Courthouse. Schools, government offices, and the U.S. When asked t...

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Can Jaguars beat Patriots? Tom Coughlin knows the formula Video

Can Jaguars beat Patriots? Tom Coughlin knows the formula Video

But Tennessee faltered down the stretch as the Patriots defense swarmed the third-year quarterback and sacked him a Patriots playoff-record eight times. Stefon Diggs' late touchdown was the most d...

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Nelson Called as 17th President of LDS Church

Nelson Called as 17th President of LDS Church

Eyring was also a counselor for Monson, while this marks the first time Oaks will serve as a counselor to a church president. Speaking to reporters at a news conference, Nelson characterized his sel...

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Ex-CIA officer arrested, accused of being mole for China

Ex-CIA officer arrested, accused of being mole for China

Jerry Chun Shing Lee, also known as Zhen Cheng Li, was arrested Monday night at John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York City on charges of unlawful retention of national defense information,...

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Providence Police Announce Arrest in Providence Place Mall Shooting

Providence Police Announce Arrest in Providence Place Mall Shooting

The city's public safety commissioner indicated that the victim appears to be suffering from non-life threatening injuries. The suspect was found, with the help of surveillance footage, at a Pawtuck...

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Barry McElduff quits as Sinn Fein MP after Kingsmill-branded loaf row

Barry McElduff quits as Sinn Fein MP after Kingsmill-branded loaf row

The DUP leader said Mr McElduff was right to resign following his "disgraceful" video featuring a Kingsmill loaf, but said the party had also "demonstrated a lack of respect" by initially only suspend...

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Union tells Sydney commuters to stay home during 24-hour rail strike

Union tells Sydney commuters to stay home during 24-hour rail strike

However, the government has a public sector wage cap of 2.5% and has not been open to change. Alex Claassens, NSW RTBU secretary, said transport workers had been forced into the stoppage. "Since 201...

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The Pentagon Has Plans for New Nuclear Weapons

The Pentagon Has Plans for New Nuclear Weapons

It would take about two years to produce. The NPR report also calls for the modernization of the nuclear command, control and communications capabilities and sustainment of the country's strategic...

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South Africa to formally protest Trump's 's---hole countries' remarks

On Sunday, the president defended himself in the wake of recent disparaging comments about Haiti and African nations , declaring that "I am not a racist ". Mr Trump took particular issue with ...

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Dem Sen Bennet: 'No Question' Trump's Comments Were 'Racist,' 'Un-American'

Dem Sen Bennet: 'No Question' Trump's Comments Were 'Racist,' 'Un-American'

Asked on Sunday whether he thought the comments had made it harder to achieve any immigration deal, Trump responded: "Have you seen what various senators said about my comments? Never said 'take the...

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Pope's 'shame' over Chile church sex abuse

Pope's 'shame' over Chile church sex abuse

A man exhibits on his chest photos of Pope Francis to sell outside St. Jose Cathedral ahead of the papal visit in Temuco, Chile, Jan. 14, 2018. The pope celebrated Mass in O'Higgins Park before a cr...

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