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Led coalition begins withdrawal from Syria

Led coalition begins withdrawal from Syria

Ryan said that the coalition fighting the Islamic State group, the USA started "the process of our deliberate withdrawal from Syria ". "Out of concern for operational security, we will not discuss sp...

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Trump pushes wall plan in US-Mexico border visit

Trump pushes wall plan in US-Mexico border visit

Signalling he's ready to maintain the game of brinksmanship, Trump tweeted on arrival in Texas that he will scrap a visit to the annual World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, which runs from Ja...

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Wisconsin Teen Missing For Months Since Parents’ Murder Found Alive, Police Say

Wisconsin Teen Missing For Months Since Parents’ Murder Found Alive, Police Say

Closs, 13, had been missing for months after her parents were murdered inside their home back in October. "We also could not have endured this case without the support of the public and I want to th...

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Victorian man faces court over 'suspicious packages' found at Melbourne, Canberra consulates

Victorian man faces court over 'suspicious packages' found at Melbourne, Canberra consulates

The packages were believed to contain an unidentified substance sourced from the man's home at Shepparton, about 200km (125 miles) north of Melbourne , police said . They gave no additional details ...

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House Passes Bill to Fund Agencies Amid Government Shutdown

House Passes Bill to Fund Agencies Amid Government Shutdown

Steamtown National Historic Site remains temporarily closed due to government shutdown in Scranton, Pa., on Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2019. President Donald Trump insisted on a $5 billion appropriation...

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Jaguar Land Rover to cut thousands of UK jobs

Jaguar Land Rover to cut thousands of UK jobs

The company, owned by India's Tata Group, announced past year a turnaround plan that calls for savings of 2.5 billion pounds in 18 months. "The economic slowdown in China along with ongoing trade ...

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Second suspect will face murder charge in connection with Jazmine Barnes' killing

Second suspect will face murder charge in connection with Jazmine Barnes' killing

At first the girl's family told police the killer was a white man in a red pickup they saw on the scene, and the police released a sketch matching their description. Jazmine, who was 7, was riding in ...

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[LISTEN] Parent horrified at alleged racism at NW school

[LISTEN] Parent horrified at alleged racism at NW school

In 2015, a year before the incident that took place in Pretoria, the Gauteng Department of Education (GDE) found Curro Roodeplaat School guilty of racism after a video surfaced online of children bein...

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United States will expel every last Iranian boot from Syria, says Mike Pompeo

United States will expel every last Iranian boot from Syria, says Mike Pompeo

A Ministry of Defence spokesman said: "We do not comment on special forces". Theodore Karasik, a Washington-based Gulf analyst, tells VOA that Pompeo's visit was the "third by a senior USA officia...

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Vacaville Man Arrested for Allegedly Stealing $10M Winning Lottery Ticket From Roommate

Vacaville Man Arrested for Allegedly Stealing $10M Winning Lottery Ticket From Roommate

He suspected foul play - that one of his roommates had stolen the ticket in the night - and went to the police. But when he attempted to collect his winnings the following morning, he was told his...

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Norwegian Kidnappers Demand Ransom In Monero

Norwegian Kidnappers Demand Ransom In Monero

At centre, a view of the home of Norwegian billionaire Tom Hagen and his wife Anne-Elisabeth Falkevik Hagen in Fjellhamar. Police refused to confirm the exact amount, but said they have advised Hage...

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As Congo delays election results, people's suspicions rise

As Congo delays election results, people's suspicions rise

The choice fuelled accusations that Kabila - concerned about possible retribution - would use Shadary to protect his interests after the vote. Vote tallies compiled by Democratic Republic of Congo's...

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Xi & Kim agree to ‘jointly’ advance & steer the denuclearization of Korean peninsula

Xi & Kim agree to ‘jointly’ advance & steer the denuclearization of Korean peninsula

Kim reportedly met Chinese President Xi Jinping during his trip, which may have been a precursor to a second summit between Kim and U.S. President Donald Trump . "On this, the United States and North...

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Jho Low rubbishes report China offered to bail 1MDB out

Jho Low rubbishes report China offered to bail 1MDB out

The cost of China-backed projects was certainly enlarged and Malaysia will check whether that was due to 1MDB links, Lim said near Kuala Lumpur on Tuesday. An ex-Goldman Sachs banker facing charges ...

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Trump threatens to axe emergency fire aid for California

Trump threatens to axe emergency fire aid for California

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, who represents a district in California , condemned Mr. Trump's tweet Wednesday, calling it a "threat insults the memory of scores of Americans who perished in wildfires...

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Rod Rosenstein To Leave DOJ Once New Attorney General Confirmed

Rod Rosenstein To Leave DOJ Once New Attorney General Confirmed

Barr's dance card included incoming Chairman Lindsey Graham, R-S.C.; outgoing Chairman Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa; and Nebraska Republican Sen. He said Barr would be an "excellent attorney general when he...

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Japan tops list of most powerful passports, India ranks 79th

Japan tops list of most powerful passports, India ranks 79th

It acquired visa-free access to Myanmar, helping it beat passport rival Singapore. Ironically, Pakistan was included in Forbes's recently-released list of '10 coolest places to go to in 2019'. Comme...

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Manafort accused of lying about sharing polling data with Russian

Manafort accused of lying about sharing polling data with Russian

The filing does not say when the meeting occurred. Manafort's attorneys disputed the characterization Manafort authorized the unnamed person to communicate with Trump on his behalf, according to th...

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Australia police examining suspicious packages at 10 consulates

Australia police examining suspicious packages at 10 consulates

The circumstances are being investigated", it said. "Police and emergency services have responded to suspicious packages delivered to Embassies and Consulates in Canberra and Melbourne today", an ...

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Australia will consider asylum bid of Saudi woman who fled to Thailand

Australia will consider asylum bid of Saudi woman who fled to Thailand

A student at the University of Ha'il, Saudi Arabia, al-Qunun fled her family during a holiday trip to Kuwait. " The Australian Embassy in Thailand has made representations to both the Thai Governme...

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Woman dies after being pinned in clothing donation box

Woman dies after being pinned in clothing donation box

Two other women who knew Chrystal said she had battled medical and addiction problems but was working to get better. The city has also asked that additional safety signs be posted, cautioning peop...

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Russian tied to Trump Tower meet indicted in separate US case

Russian tied to Trump Tower meet indicted in separate US case

Among other things, it's now clear that Veselnitskaya had dealings with Russian officials, which undermines the claim that her meeting with members of the Trump campaign, including Don Jr., were not...

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"Even In Gandhi's Time, India Sided With Hindus", Says Assam BJP Leader

In a state-wide Assam bandh called by the AASU and supported by several other organizations, daily life was hit hard as several private and government institutions, business houses, schools and colleg...

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Brexit: 'No way' DUP will back Theresa May's deal

Brexit: 'No way' DUP will back Theresa May's deal

Nearly 1,000 United Kingdom police officers have started training for deployment in Northern Ireland in the event of a "no-deal Brexit". "We would not participate in any trade deals which the Unit...

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US confirms death of militant involved in USS Cole bombing

US confirms death of militant involved in USS Cole bombing

Jamal al-Badawi took part in U.S.S. Cole bombing that killed 17 US sailors in 2000; Jennifer Griffin reports from the Pentagon. On October 12, 2000, a rubber boat loaded with explosives blew up ...

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Brother questions why American man being held by Russian Federation

Brother questions why American man being held by Russian Federation

His family have said he is innocent and that he was in Moscow to attend a wedding. Mr Whelan's Russian lawyer, Vladimir Zherebenkov, said he had appealed to the court against the detention of his cl...

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Sensitive Personal Data of 100 German Politicians Hacked & Leaked Online

Sensitive Personal Data of 100 German Politicians Hacked & Leaked Online

Nearly all politicians from major parties have had their personal information stolen and leaked, with the exception of the far-right AfD. Angela Merkel and her cabinet are among hundreds of poli...

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Man arrested after hammer attack on children at Beijing primary school

Man arrested after hammer attack on children at Beijing primary school

Twenty primary school students in Beijing have been injured in an attack at their school by an unidentified man, say officials in China . His contract was scheduled to end later this month, and a...

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At least 30 goldmine workers killed in landslide in northern Afghanistan

At least 30 goldmine workers killed in landslide in northern Afghanistan

At least seven other people were injured, officials said . It was not clear why the shaft collapsed. In the insurgency-plagued Afghanistan , where the central government's control is poor, espec...

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Pope urges EU to help 49 stranded migrants

Pope urges EU to help 49 stranded migrants

But there was no sign of Italy changing its policy. "Nearly one million migrants arrived in Italy in the past years", Salvini said. "That's the line and it will not change". "The situation is becomi...

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