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North Korea slams Trump's State of the Union address

North Korea slams Trump's State of the Union address

The two traded blows at the UN-sponsored Conference on Disarmament in Geneva where USA disarmament ambassador Robert Wood said that North Korea might be able to hit the continental USA with a nuclear-...

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How safe is your child online?

How safe is your child online?

Develop age-specific educational and training material into the IT curriculum in schools to build students' knowledge of digital literacy and safety on the Internet , online security teacher train...

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Big Falls on Wall Street

Big Falls on Wall Street

That included a dark day Friday, as the Dow fell an ominous 666 points . Monday's decline brought the Dow down 3.8% to 24,547. The Dow Jones rose more than 25% in 2017 - a year which was also...

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Trump blasts Democrats for pushing universal healthcare, which he calls 'really bad'

Trump blasts Democrats for pushing universal healthcare, which he calls 'really bad'

As far as it is possible to second guess the presidential mind, he appears to have cited Saturday's march in support of the NHS to support his argument against universal healthcare in the United St...

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Fatal stabbing in West Bank was 'resistance' to Trump - Hamas

Fatal stabbing in West Bank was 'resistance' to Trump - Hamas

Magen David Adom paramedic Yaakov Feder said that when he arrived at the scene he found the victim unconscious after suffering multiple stab wounds to the upper body. At least 52 Israelis and five for...

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Leading ivory and rhino horn investigator found fatally stabbed in Kenya

Leading ivory and rhino horn investigator found fatally stabbed in Kenya

The 75-year-old, who has been crucial to the fight against the illegal trade in ivory and rhino horn , was found in his home with a stab wound to the neck on Sunday. "He always collaborated with Sav...

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Turkish soldier martyred in Idlib de-escalation zone

Turkish soldier martyred in Idlib de-escalation zone

Idlib, located in northwestern Syria on the Turkish border, faced intense attacks by the Assad regime after a vicious civil war broke out in 2011. It said it is blocked from reaching them due to fig...

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Hong Kong: Court overturns unjust jail terms for Umbrella Movement leaders

Hong Kong: Court overturns unjust jail terms for Umbrella Movement leaders

A judge in Hong Kong's highest appeals court "quashed the sentences of imprisonment" handed down to Joshua Wong, 21, Nathan Law , 24, and Alex Chow , 27, late a year ago, ruling that their previousl...

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Iran-backed groups urge complete USA withdrawal from Iraq

Iran-backed groups urge complete USA withdrawal from Iraq

Earlier this week, the US-led coalition issued a press release, which outlined its shift from combat operations in Iraq to sustaining and securing the advances achieved in their fight against Daesh. I...

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Trial opens for Paris attack suspect

Trial opens for Paris attack suspect

However, as the trial began on Monday , Abdeslam told the Brussels court that he would refuse to answer questions. Escorted by two giant Belgian policemen in balaclavas, a handcuffed Salah Abdes...

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Assange loses bid to quash arrest warrant

Assange loses bid to quash arrest warrant

Julian Assange still faces arrest if he leaves the Ecuadorian embassy in London after a court ruled a warrant against him was still valid. The judge plans to give her ruling Tuesday afternoon. It...

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CNN Worker Finds Sensitive DHS Docs in Plane Seat Pocket

CNN Worker Finds Sensitive DHS Docs in Plane Seat Pocket

The report details two exercises created to gauge how public health, emergency and law enforcement officials would coordinate in case of a biological attack on the Super Bowl in Minneapolis. The netwo...

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Pence heads to Olympics with stern message for North Korea

Pence heads to Olympics with stern message for North Korea

Kim Yong Nam, the head of the North's parliament, will be the highest-level North Korean official to visit South Korea since the North sent then-No. The Winter Olympic Games will be held between Feb...

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Kenya government allows 2 TV stations to resume broadcasting

Kenya government allows 2 TV stations to resume broadcasting

Miguna Miguna was taken from his Nairobi home to a police station, the NASA coalition wrote on its Twitter feed. Two opposition lawmakers present at the "swearing in" one week ago were arrested and ...

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United Nations chief congratulates US, Russia on nuclear arsenal cuts

United Nations chief congratulates US, Russia on nuclear arsenal cuts

As at February 5, 2018 our aggregate potential is as follows: "527 deployed intercontinental ballistic missiles, deployed submarine-launched ballistic missiles and deployed heavy bombers; 1,444 warhea...

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House Intelligence panel votes to release Democrats' rebuttal of Nunes memo

House Intelligence panel votes to release Democrats' rebuttal of Nunes memo

Adam Schiff of California, the committee's senior Democrat. Republicans on the committee voted against releasing the Democratic rebuttal memo last week at the same time they chose to initiate the re...

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Modi To Visit Palestine, A First By Any Indian Prime Minister

Modi To Visit Palestine, A First By Any Indian Prime Minister

In an interview to a news channel in January, PM Modi, talking about employment in the country, had said that even an individual selling pakodas at a road-side stall outside the channel's studio ear...

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Pence doesn't rule out talks with North Korea at Olympics

Pence doesn't rule out talks with North Korea at Olympics

He will also meet Shinzo Abe, Japan's prime minister, who is among leaders who are questioning what will unfold in the region after the games come to an end. Further highlighted are women's ice hock...

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Maldives declares state of emergency as Supreme Court judges arrested

Maldives declares state of emergency as Supreme Court judges arrested

Speaking on national television, President Yameen Abdul Gayoom said the court's actions last week amounted to "an obstruction of the very ability of this state to function". He was granted medical l...

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How Trump's DACA deal deadline is fake news

How Trump's DACA deal deadline is fake news

The shutdown lasted for three days until January 22 when Democrats agreed to end the standoff in exchange for a pledge to enter talks into an immigration bill in the coming weeks. Democrats would...

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3 in 4 Bohra girls subjected to genital mutilation

3 in 4 Bohra girls subjected to genital mutilation

However, activists believe it is practised in at least 45 countries. Currently, FGM is banned in over 20 countries alone in Africa. It is recognised internationally as a violation of the human right...

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Dow plunges 1175 points as selloff deepens

The two-day losing streak was sparked by a pickup in wages , which could usher in higher inflation. On Friday, the U.S. Department of Labor reported that average hourly earnings for private secto...

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Polish president to sign Holocaust bill

Polish president to sign Holocaust bill

The education minister had been slated to meet with Polish Deputy Prime Minister Jaroslaw Gowin, who doubles as the country's minister of science and higher education. Polish officials have repeatedly...

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Trump assaults prime Dem as 'liar and leaker'

Trump assaults prime Dem as 'liar and leaker'

Trump, who denies collusion between his campaign and Moscow, and has dismissed the Russian Federation probes as a witch hunt, used social media to express his views on the memos . "It may be time...

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Downed Russian Pilot Set Off Grenade to Avoid Capture By Militants

Downed Russian Pilot Set Off Grenade to Avoid Capture By Militants

The rebels appeared to have shot down the Su-25 fighter jet using a man-portable antiaircraft system, Russia's Interfax news agency quoted the Defense Ministry as saying. "There have been dozens of ...

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