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Axed Catalan Leader Slams EU for 'Helping' Spanish PM

Speaking in the Spanish Congress on Wednesday, Prime Minister Rajoy made an appeal for a "massive turnout" in the elections for Catalan Parliament, which he called for December 21 after applying Artic...

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Trump administration imposes new rules for traveling to Cuba

The changes come amid a period of heightened diplomatic tensions between the USA and Cuba over unsolved "sonic attacks" that have injured at least 24 US diplomatic personnel stationed in Havana. Now, ...

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Nuclear Tests Creating Wasteland, Causing Deformities in North Korea

Nuclear Tests Creating Wasteland, Causing Deformities in North Korea

A large majority of Americans believe their president is willing to use military force against North Korea to counter its nuclear and missile threats, according to a recent survey. But the president...

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WEATHER: Cold blast starts Thursday night

WEATHER: Cold blast starts Thursday night

Temps will gradually warm to near average Sunday through early next week. High pressure will bring mostly clear to partly cloudy skies and much colder temperatures to northern Maine Wednesday i...

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Lin-Manuel Miranda To Reprise 'Hamilton' Role For Puerto Rico Run

Lin-Manuel Miranda To Reprise 'Hamilton' Role For Puerto Rico Run

Miranda, whose parents were both born in Puerto Rico, also announced during his visit to the island a partnership with the Hispanic Federation , with the intention of donating $2.5 million in grant...

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Queen should say sorry and be investigated over offshore cash - Corbyn

Queen should say sorry and be investigated over offshore cash - Corbyn

The comments came after the treasure trove of Paradise Papers laid bare the hidden wealth of financial giants including the Queen and several global political players. Donald Trump's commerce secre...

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USA urges action after Saudi accuses Iran over missile attack

USA urges action after Saudi accuses Iran over missile attack

Rouhani was apparently commenting on Riyadh's Monday statement claiming Iran was responsible for the attack that involved a ballistic missile launched from Yemen. Saudi Arabia's arrest of prominent ...

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Kidnapping preceded Nisku crash with carload of naked people

Kidnapping preceded Nisku crash with carload of naked people

Laurel Scott says officers responded to the report of a vehicle colliding with a truck in Nisku, south of Edmonton, Alberta, on Monday. Now a police press release gives the backstory: The naked fi...

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Parliamentary leaders review constitutional amendment

Parliamentary leaders review constitutional amendment

The parliamentary leaders discussed different suggestions to reach an understanding on the bill for new delimitation of constituencies after the census held this year after a gap of nearly two decades...

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Chris Hurst Defeats NRA Candidate, Incumbent Joseph Yost

Chris Hurst Defeats NRA Candidate, Incumbent Joseph Yost

Alison and Adam Ward's murder on television shocked the country and set me on a different path. Hurst, a 2009 Emerson graduate, grew up outside of Philadelphia and moved to southwest Virginia about ...

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Gemany officially recognising 'third gender' other than male and female

People have been allowed to leave the gender box blank since 2013, but advocates have fought for an "intersex" option after a girl brought the issue to court. That's a small revolution in the gender a...

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Trump Wants Republicans to Repeal the Obamacare Mandate in Their Tax Bill

Trump can not get rid of the mandate because it is law. Tom Cotton (R-AR) and Rand Paul (R-KY), who want Republicans to remove the Obamacare individual mandate tax from the bill. This is because repea...

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Putin, Trump may meet next week at APEC summit

Putin, Trump may meet next week at APEC summit

He told reporters in Seoul: "We are calling on all responsible nations, including Russian Federation and China, to demand an end to the North Korea nuclear threat for peace". The two superpowers me...

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Mugabe's sacking of deputy raises prospect of Zimbabwe dynasty

Mugabe's sacking of deputy raises prospect of Zimbabwe dynasty

Mr Mnangagwa's removal provides a boost for Mr Mugabe's wife, Grace, who has been a vocal critic of the vice president and is also seen as a potential successor to her husband. "Another policeman who ...

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Murphy convincingly wins NJ governor's campaign that began in Newark

Murphy convincingly wins NJ governor's campaign that began in Newark

Is she running out of time? He has said he would if asked, but had not been requested to stump for her. Christie said that he spoke to Murphy after his win Tuesday and promised him his administratio...

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US Calls For UN Action Against Iran For Allegedly Arming Yemeni Rebels

US Calls For UN Action Against Iran For Allegedly Arming Yemeni Rebels

The Saudi-led coalition controls Yemen's airspace but has made little progress on the ground, where the fighting has been stalemated for more than a year. On Sunday, just after Lebanese PM Hariri's sh...

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Scientists say sheep can tell humans apart

Finally, a third part of the test had the sheep identify the picture of a known handler, which they were able to do about 72 percent of the time. Recognizing a person that is familiar from 3-D life re...

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Demonetisation has wiped out confidence in our economy: Rahul

Demonetisation has wiped out confidence in our economy: Rahul

On the other hand, Rahul Gandhi has trained his guns at Prime Minister Modi. On the occasion of the one-year anniversary of the demonetisation announcement on Wednesday, the Congress scion wro...

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North Atlantic Treaty Organisation mission in Afghanistan to boost force to 16000 troops

North Atlantic Treaty Organisation mission in Afghanistan to boost force to 16000 troops

U.S. Army General John Nicholson, the commander of the Resolute Support mission and of U.S. forces in Afghanistan, said in February that several thousand more troops would make a difference in weakeni...

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Snap Inc. (SNAP) Given

Snap Inc. (SNAP) Given "Hold" Rating at Wedbush

Snap CEO Evan Spiegel said in his Q3 presentation that the speed of transition to programmatic and self-serve ads has "surpassed expectations" and dramatically reduced pricing as advertisers move f...

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Iran agrees to enhance security cooperation, intelligence sharing with Pakistan

Iran agrees to enhance security cooperation, intelligence sharing with Pakistan

Earlier in the day, General Bajwa met Iranian Chief of General Staff (CGS) Major General Muhammad Bagheri and was presented with a guard of honour. "In this regard, various steps will be taken which...

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Pakistan condemns killing of diplomat in Afghanistan

Pakistan condemns killing of diplomat in Afghanistan

The Pakistani Foreign Office (FO) condemned the killing of the staffer in the eastern city of the war-ravaged country and demanded increased security from Afghan authorities for its diplomatic staff...

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This Woman Just Became The First Trans State Legislator In Virginia

This Woman Just Became The First Trans State Legislator In Virginia

She will be sworn in in January, a solid push against the bigotry of the Trump administration. Follow Curve on Facebook and Twitter . "It's historic. Marshall was an 11-term incumbent and had...

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Paddles, the New Zealand prime minister's cat, has sadly died

Paddles, the New Zealand prime minister's cat, has sadly died

The Twitter account confirmed the death with a post: 'V sad PR Guy here .Tysm (thank you so much) for loving Paddles , the whole world will mourn her. Paddles - the first cat of New Zealand . ...

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UNSC Urges Myanmar Gov't to Stop Excessive Military Force

UNSC Urges Myanmar Gov't to Stop Excessive Military Force

To appease council veto powers Russian Federation and China, Britain and France dropped a push for the UN Security Council to adopt a resolution on the situation and the 15-member body instead unanimo...

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