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Strong quake hits Costa Rica, no reports of injuries, damage

While power was largely unaffected, there were reports of some areas close to the epicenter losing electricity and cellphone transmission. The USGS has recorded the epicenter almost 44 miles (71 km)...

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Trump slams 'haters' over US-Russia ties, takes dig at Kim Jong

Trump slams 'haters' over US-Russia ties, takes dig at Kim Jong

In the first comments on Trump's visit by a North Korean official, a Pyongyang Foreign Ministry spokesman was quoted as saying by the state-run KCNA news agency that it was a "warmonger's visit for co...

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Macron: France Sold Two Military Ships to UAE

Macron: France Sold Two Military Ships to UAE

While Iran denies allegations it provides weapons to the rebels, Macron said the missile was " obviously " Iranian, echoing U.S. claims. The president proposed revising the Iran nuclear deal of 2015...

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Ottawa cheered on the Redblacks in style - even in defeat

Ottawa cheered on the Redblacks in style - even in defeat

Marcus Thigpen ran for a game-high 169 yards on 15 carries, including a key 75-yard TD scamper. "Anytime you can go on the road against a very solid opponent ... Momentum then swung twice in the span ...

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PM Modi departs for three-day visit to Philippines

PM Modi departs for three-day visit to Philippines

These are the most important events of the year for ASEAN, with the participation of leaders from the 10 ASEAN member nations and the bloc's partners, which are major countries and important regional ...

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Sunday's First Warning Forecast: More clouds, highs in the 50s

Sunday's First Warning Forecast: More clouds, highs in the 50s

Reading hit 18° which was a tie for the record low. Temperatures topped out in the mere mid 60s today after the cold front pushed through. If the record is broken, it will be the sixth record low se...

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Leaders of S. Korea, China mend ties, reaffirm efforts to denuclearize N

Leaders of S. Korea, China mend ties, reaffirm efforts to denuclearize N

The South Morning China Post quoted military officials describing this as a clear warning to North Korea , which involve three USA aircraft carriers . During talks in Beijing Thursday, Trump urg...

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Boris Johnson 'endangered' Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe's life

Boris Johnson 'endangered' Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe's life

Writing in the Observer on Sunday, Corbyn took aim at Johnson, calling for him to be relieved of his duties after "undermining our country" and "putting our citizens at risk". She was accused of engag...

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Xi Jinping: China to Maintain Peace in the South China Sea

Xi Jinping: China to Maintain Peace in the South China Sea

President Duterte and President Xi shake hands during the former's visit to Beijing in May 2017. "You want to control the passage, or do we have free passage?" For one, China has steadfastly oppos...

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Poles march alongside other European nationalists in Warsaw

Poles march alongside other European nationalists in Warsaw

Police estimated that 60,000 people took part in the main march. Numerous marchers were young men, some with their faces covered or with beer bottles in hand, throwing red smoke bombs. At a 6 p.m. n...

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Ardern keeps pressure on Turnbull over Manus Island

Ardern keeps pressure on Turnbull over Manus Island

Ms Ardern said the unfolding standoff on Manus Island between refugees and Papua New Guinea's immigration officials was not acceptable. New Zealand has had on the table for several years an offe...

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Powerful 7.6 Magnitude Quake Occurs on Iran-Iraq Border

Powerful 7.6 Magnitude Quake Occurs on Iran-Iraq Border

Some have spoken of having felt the tremor in Kuwait. There are reports the natural disaster was felt as far away as Tehran and Baghdad. An Iraqi meteorology official told Reuters that the strong ...

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Clapper: Downplaying Russia threat a 'peril' to US

Clapper: Downplaying Russia threat a 'peril' to US

Former CIA Director John Brennan said Sunday it's "worrisome" that foreign leaders are able to manipulate President Donald Trump by playing on his ego and insecurities. Former Director of National I...

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Andhra Pradesh: 16 killed as boat capsizes in Krishna River

Andhra Pradesh: 16 killed as boat capsizes in Krishna River

Tourism minister Bhuma Akhila Priya said the boat was brought from Kakinada in East Godavari district to conduct trial run in Krishna. National Disaster Response Force personnel joined divers in t...

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Padmavati: SC dismisses plea against film's release

Padmavati: SC dismisses plea against film's release

The song " Ek Dil Ek Jaan " is pictured on Deepika Padukone , the leading lady of the film, and Shahid Kapoor , who will be seen as Maharawal Ratan Singh of Chittorgarh. "The whole country, not just...

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Marquez joins greats with fourth world title

Marquez joins greats with fourth world title

The Spaniard managed to stay on the bike as he ran wide, dropping to fifth and with Dovizioso ahead of him. Marc Marquez was crowned a four-time MotoGP champion on Sunday in his home country of Spai...

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Moon, Xi mend ties, reaffirm efforts to denuclearize North Korea

Moon, Xi mend ties, reaffirm efforts to denuclearize North Korea

The leaders also agreed to continue their discussions next month when the South Korean president will make a trip to China for their third bilateral summit, according to Cheong Wa Dae. The two last me...

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Trump seen batting for India's inclusion in APEC

Trump seen batting for India's inclusion in APEC

He praised PM Modi for bringing the country's people "together as one.very, very successfully". In August, when both the leaders had met in Washington during PM Modi's U.S. American firms have long ...

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PM Narendra Modi arrives in Philippines for Asean, East Asia summits

PM Narendra Modi arrives in Philippines for Asean, East Asia summits

He was given arrival honors at the airport and greeted with thousands of students-dancers in full colorful costumes that showcase the Philippines's rich cultures. Japan in October had indicated that i...

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U.S. air strikes kill 'several' in Somalia

U.S. air strikes kill 'several' in Somalia

The latest strikes took place hours after Somali and US special forces conducted a drone strike in Lower Shabelle region on Friday evening. "Al-Shabaab has publicly committed to planning and conduct...

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Majlis rejects Macron's call for negotiating Iran's missiles

Majlis rejects Macron's call for negotiating Iran's missiles

Buried in recent reports on rumored Saudi-Israeli cooperation in combatting Iran in Lebanon is this bombshell. "What we have seen, clearly from the results of the ballistic missile attacks, that the...

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NextGen ATP Finals: Andrey Rublev starts with victory

NextGen ATP Finals: Andrey Rublev starts with victory

The former student of the Nick Bollettieri Tennis Academy in Florida - who turned to a mental coach to help him deal with the pressure of tennis - receives the top prize of US$390,000 (RM1.6 million) ...

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TPP trade deal talks move forward

TPP trade deal talks move forward

Ministers from the eleven TPP countries met this week on the sidelines of the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) summit in the resort city of Danang in Vietnam. However, the leaders' meeting, sc...

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Holloway draws rematch with Aldo at UFC 218

Holloway draws rematch with Aldo at UFC 218

Aldo, meanwhile, will now get the opportunity to reclaim the featherweight title. He was previously scheduled to fight Ricardo Lamas at UFC on FOX 26 on December 16th, which would've been his first no...

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Bahrain calls oil pipeline fire 'a terrorist act'

Bahrain calls oil pipeline fire 'a terrorist act'

He expressed his thanks and appreciation to the security authorities concerned and Bapco and to the citizens who cooperated with them. "The terrorist acts that Bahrain has witnessed recently are con...

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