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British Special Forces Regain Control of Hijacked Ship Off UK Coast

British Special Forces Regain Control of Hijacked Ship Off UK Coast

Essex Police confirmed the vessel had been brought safely into dock at the Port of Tilbury and four men have been arrested under the Immigration Act. They were locked in a cabin, but managed to escap...

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EU, US, Canada demand China release arrested Canadians

EU, US, Canada demand China release arrested Canadians

U.K. Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt said in a statement the U.K.is confident that Canada is respecting its extradition treaty with the US and said he is "deeply concerned" that China may have detaine...

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Charging of Chinese hackers signals aggressive new cyber strategy here to stay

Charging of Chinese hackers signals aggressive new cyber strategy here to stay

The National Cyber Security Centre was said to have assessed with the "highest level of probability" that the attacks were carried out by a group known as ATP 10. The decision by governments in the ...

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Journalist arrested and 'violently beaten' in DR Congo

Journalist arrested and 'violently beaten' in DR Congo

The election to choose a successor to President Joseph Kabila , who will step down after 18 years in office, was set for Sunday, but will now be held on december 30. The copper- and cobalt-rich can...

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North Korea says it won't denuclearize until USA eliminates 'nuclear threat'

North Korea says it won't denuclearize until USA eliminates 'nuclear threat'

He said the US campaign against North Korea's human rights violations will not derail denuclearization talks but might "undermine" Trump's "negotiating position" on the process of denuclearization...

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Russians who meddled in U.S. 2016 election face fresh sanctions

Russians who meddled in U.S. 2016 election face fresh sanctions

David Murray, an executive at the Financial Integrity Network and a former Treasury official, said the deal will likely stand without much interference from Congress in part because of the "unpreceden...

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Kelsey Berreth’s Fiancé Patrick Frazee Arrested On First Degree Murder Charge

Kelsey Berreth’s Fiancé Patrick Frazee Arrested On First Degree Murder Charge

Kelsey and her 1-year-old daughter, Kaley, were seen at a local grocery store about 12:30 p.m . Frazee, 32, was arrested on suspicion of first-degree murder and suspicion of solicitation of first...

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Lehigh student Yukai Yang accused of poisoning roommate

Lehigh student Yukai Yang accused of poisoning roommate

A blood test later found Royal positive for thallium , an ingredient formerly used in rat poison and now banned in the US. "Initially, Mr. Royal was as dumbfounded by this as everyone else, because...

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U.S. government heads for shutdown after lawmakers fail to make deal

U.S. government heads for shutdown after lawmakers fail to make deal

The Senate is now voting on a measure that the House approved a day earlier, by 217-185. According to a fact sheet released by Democrats from the Senate Appropriations Committee, more than 420,000...

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Flynn sentencing abruptly postponed; judge expresses disgust

Flynn sentencing abruptly postponed; judge expresses disgust

Flynn was to have been the first White House official sentenced in Mueller's ongoing investigation into possible co-ordination between the Trump presidential campaign and Russian Federation. After a b...

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US military ordered to withdraw about half the troops in Afghanistan

US military ordered to withdraw about half the troops in Afghanistan

Since American troops first arrived in Afghanistan in the aftermath of the September 11, 2001 terror attacks, the US has appropriated about $126 billion for relief and reconstruction, including $78 ...

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Morocco links suspect in Scandinavian women's killing to militant group

Morocco links suspect in Scandinavian women's killing to militant group

The development came as the Danish intelligence agency said the killings "may be related" to Islamic State (Isil). Police later arrested three others trying to leave the city on a bus. In a shocki...

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Who will go to China now as Calgary woman detained there

Who will go to China now as Calgary woman detained there

Chinese foreign ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying told a regular press briefing that she had "not heard" about the detention, first reported by Canada's daily National Post . Bob Rae, who briefly l...

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What Ruth Bader Ginsburg's lung surgery means

What Ruth Bader Ginsburg's lung surgery means

God forbid the worst happens to the best Justice on the bench, Trump would get to appoint another judge to the Supreme Court . "The court says no additional treatment is planned now", the AP reporte...

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Colorado police arrest fiance of woman who disappeared

Colorado police arrest fiance of woman who disappeared

Police said Frazee told them he met her later that day so he could pick up their child. Kelsey Berreth , 29, was last seen at a supermarket in Woodland, Colorado on Thanksgiving Day. Investigators ...

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US House approves funding bill with $5.7bn for Trump's border wall

US House approves funding bill with $5.7bn for Trump's border wall

Since then, though, the White House sent signals that Trump was seeking to avoid a shutdown. Trump, who accused Democrats of playing politics with the border wall , has said he sees it as a winni...

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Khashoggi murder: Saudi Arabia restructures intelligence service

Khashoggi murder: Saudi Arabia restructures intelligence service

Afghanistan reported the highest journalist deaths at 15. The New York-based organization found that at least 34 journalists were targeted and killed for their work as of December 14. The U.S....

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William Barr, Trump's Attorney General Pick, Criticized Mueller Probe In Memo

William Barr, Trump's Attorney General Pick, Criticized Mueller Probe In Memo

It could factor into Barr's confirmation hearings and prompt questions about whether he can be unbiased in overseeing the investigation . One official said a recusal was "a close call", but sugges...

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Trump ex-security chief Flynn sold country out, says judge

Trump ex-security chief Flynn sold country out, says judge

But when a federal judge lambasted Flynn and raised the prospect of prison, Flynn made a decision to postpone the hearing and keep cooperating to get as much credit as he can. Flynn had drawn investig...

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Michelle Obama after Trump's inauguration: 'Bye, Felicia!'

Michelle Obama after Trump's inauguration: 'Bye, Felicia!'

Only Fallon didn't get to finish his question. 'Bye, Felicia!' Obama quipped, causing both Fallon and the audience to burst into laughter. The line was originally used in 1995's " Friday "...

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United Kingdom to end European priority on migration

United Kingdom to end European priority on migration

The government on Tuesday announced no-deal plans, which include drastic measures such as stockpiling imported chemicals to ensure safe drinking water and special flights from Europe to ensure continu...

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Hoping for a white Christmas? Chances aren’t good in Kansas City

Hoping for a white Christmas? Chances aren’t good in Kansas City

Christmas is white less than 10 percent of the time across most of Southside and Central Virginia. West should be best with temperatures surging above normal for a calm Christmas Day - but there is ...

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Defense Secretary James Mattis resigns

Defense Secretary James Mattis resigns

Mattis' resignation comes a day after Trump chose to pull US troops from Syria, apparently without much input from DoD. Last year, Republican Sen. No word yet on Mattis' replacement. "While I gene...

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US To Send Migrants Back To Mexico To Wait Out Asylum Requests

US To Send Migrants Back To Mexico To Wait Out Asylum Requests

The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) recorded 78,564 requests for asylum in 2017, a dramatic increase from the 13,880 requests made in 2012. Under the new plan, asylum seekers will be...

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Senate passes bipartisan criminal justice bill

Senate passes bipartisan criminal justice bill

The majority of federal inmates are white and serving time for drug offenses. Mitchell said the measure is a good first step, but there's much more work to do. Additionally, the bill is set to stren...

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President Trump Will Win The Shutdown Showdown

President Trump Will Win The Shutdown Showdown

Trump appeared to be referring to legislation Democrats might try to advance in 2019, when they take control of the House from Republicans. Rep. Mark Meadows, R-N.C., the chairman of the House Free...

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Russia, Turkey and Iran reach agreement on Syria committee

Russia, Turkey and Iran reach agreement on Syria committee

The foreign ministers of the three nations, who support opposing sides in Syria's almost eight-year-old conflict, began talks in Geneva to seal their joint proposal and seek the United Nations' bl...

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USA slams China for corporate cyber espionage, indicts two spies

USA slams China for corporate cyber espionage, indicts two spies

The NCSC assesses that it is highly likely that APT 10 has an enduring relationship with the Chinese Ministry of State Security, and operates to meet Chinese State requirements. Rosenstein said the ...

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North Korea 'may have used foreign scientists to further its nuclear ambitions'

North Korea 'may have used foreign scientists to further its nuclear ambitions'

North Korea says it has honored the agreements reached at the summit by demolishing its nuclear testing site and returning the remains of some American soldiers killed in the 1950-53 Korean War. Washi...

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Scandinavian Women Found Dead 'With Necks Slashed' In Morocco

Scandinavian Women Found Dead 'With Necks Slashed' In Morocco

The tourists, from Denmark and Norway, were found with signs of violence on their necks caused by a cutting device, the interior ministry said in a statement. Three men have been arrested following th...

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