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US Drone Strike Kills More Than 100 Al-Shabab in Somalia

US Drone Strike Kills More Than 100 Al-Shabab in Somalia

U.S. Africa Command said the airstrike Tuesday was 125 miles northwest of the capital, Mogadishu. A Somali intelligence official said USA drone aircraft fired at least eight missiles at al-Shabab ...

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It was unfinished business regardless — Resigned Ange Postecoglou

It was unfinished business regardless — Resigned Ange Postecoglou

Postecoglou spent Tuesday in discussion with the FFA before attending last night's Cup final between Sydney FC and Adelaide United, where he was spotted talking to FFA chairman Steven Lowy. "I've been...

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What Does an International Assessment Tell Us about Collaborative Problem Solving?

What Does an International Assessment Tell Us about Collaborative Problem Solving?

PISA researchers say that the gender split is so significant that it should be taken into account in educational development. As educators have expanded what skills and abilities kids need, from math ...

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Border agent's death a 'potential assault '

Border agent's death a 'potential assault '

The official said Martinez's partner, who radioed for help, was still recovering in the hospital and has no memory of what happened. Federal Bureau of Investigation spokeswoman Jeanette Harper said ...

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Battlefield 1 Turning Tides DLC Release Date Confirmed, New Teaser Released

Battlefield 1 Turning Tides DLC Release Date Confirmed, New Teaser Released

Two weeks after the North Sea content ends, Turning Tides will be available as a standalone expansion pack. A new operation taking place across both maps will showcase the 1915 British assault on th...

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Elephants on highway after semi-trailer fire

Elephants on highway after semi-trailer fire

The owners, firefighters said, got the elephants safely out of the trailer and onto the side of the highway. They traveled the countries doing educational shows and were heading to Florida for warmer ...

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Mugabe 'resigns' as president

Mugabe 'resigns' as president

The coup that ousted Mugabe began after the 93-year-old tried to consolidate power for his wife. Students in Harare holding a portrait of former vice president Emmerson Mnangagwa as they take pa...

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A damn crocodile was removed from a Florida beach this afternoon

A damn crocodile was removed from a Florida beach this afternoon

Officials kept a crowd snapping pictures at a distance while they watched the crocodile on the shoreline. Hollywood Police Department's Marine Patrol Unit spotted the croc earlier in the morning n...

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Mount Agung on Bali erupts

Mount Agung on Bali erupts

It said the current aviation colour code from the Agung Volcano Observatory has recently been updated to orange. Volcanologists say the eruption was caused by magma heating water, which is called a ...

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Egypt, France Mediate to Keep Lebanon's PM Hariri in Office

Egypt, France Mediate to Keep Lebanon's PM Hariri in Office

Earlier in the day, Hariri apparently went for a morning jog, leaving his residence in a high-end Paris neighborhood wearing a sweatshirt, running shoes and shorts - despite the 9 C (48 F) temperature...

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State Dept. revolt: Tillerson accused of violating USA law on child soldiers

State Dept. revolt: Tillerson accused of violating USA law on child soldiers

Per the Reuters report , Tillerson violated the Child Soldiers Prevention Act when he opted to remove Iraq, Myanmar, and Afghanistan from an American list of offending countries. In this years' r...

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LSP reminding holiday motorists that buzzed driving is drunk driving

LSP reminding holiday motorists that buzzed driving is drunk driving

Now we ask drivers to do their part in keeping our roadways safe during this holiday period. The Thanksgiving period-6 p.m. Wednesday to 5:59 a.m. Monday-is the deadliest holiday for U.S. In 2015, F...

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Ex-home secretary Patrick Ho arrested in United States over alleged bribery

Ex-home secretary Patrick Ho arrested in United States over alleged bribery

Dr. Chi Ping Patrick Ho, 68, of Hong Kong, and Cheikh Gadio, 61, of Senegal, were charged in a criminal complaint in Manhattan federal court with violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, world...

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Zuma, Angolan president to visit Zimbabwe

Zuma, Angolan president to visit Zimbabwe

The summit was urgently summoned by the chairman of the SADC Organ on Defence and Security Policies, Angolan President João Lourenço , to analyse the political crisis in Zimbabwe , whose Head of Sta...

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USA charges Iranian over 'Game of Thrones' HBO hack

USA charges Iranian over 'Game of Thrones' HBO hack

The indictment described Mesri as a "self-professed expert" in hacking who had worked on behalf of Iran's military to attack Israeli infrastructure. According to court records, Mesri "commenced the ...

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U.S. threatens to close Palestinians' DC office amid renewed peace push

U.S. threatens to close Palestinians' DC office amid renewed peace push

A PLO spokesman confirmed that it had received instructions from PA head Mahmoud Abbas "regarding closing down all communication lines with the Americans". This Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017 photo shows t...

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The House Just Voted to Bankrupt Graduate Students

The House Just Voted to Bankrupt Graduate Students

An MIT grad student named Erin Rousseau wrote about this aspect of the Republican tax plan for the New York Times , and it's hard to argue with her logic. The merit of the student loan interest t...

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Fuga de Antonio Ledezma enfada al gobierno de Nicolás Maduro

Fuga de Antonio Ledezma enfada al gobierno de Nicolás Maduro

Lo más importante es entender quién es Antonio Ledezma y qué hacía preso. El político socialdemócrata, que militó en el partido del presidente Carlos Andrés Pérez, se convirtió en una de las besti...

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Modi govt sabotaging winter session, says Sonia Gandhi; BJP says accusations hypocrisy

Modi govt sabotaging winter session, says Sonia Gandhi; BJP says accusations hypocrisy

The Union Minister's reply comes a day after Congress chief Sonia Gandhi said that the Modi government has cast a dark shadow on democracy by sabotaging the Winter Session of Parliament on flimsy gr...

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Amsterdam picked to host the European Medicines Agency

Amsterdam picked to host the European Medicines Agency

Hosting the EMA and the smaller European Banking Authority ( EBA ), both now based in London , will mean jobs, business euros and prestige, so competition has been tough, though there have also bee...

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Video shows Indian air hostess making 'harasser' touch her feet to apologise

Video shows Indian air hostess making 'harasser' touch her feet to apologise

Bend. Bend. Touch my feet!" She confronted the two men for misbehaving with her, and then asked them to apologise, before finally forgiving them. The assailants were seen apologising in a video ca...

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Government keen to bring anti-triple talaq bill in winter session

Government keen to bring anti-triple talaq bill in winter session

Though the dates for the Winter Session have not been announced yet, Parliamentary Affairs Minister Ananth Kumar said the government will call the session in December. The woman also claimed that she ...

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Emmerson Mnangagwa rejects Mugabe's request for talks

Emmerson Mnangagwa rejects Mugabe's request for talks

An ultimatum from his Zanu-PF party to resign by midday on Monday or face impeachment also came and went with no word from Mr Mugabe. All the people must leave what they are doing and proceed to Blue ...

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Russian Federation admits nuclear leak near site of 1957 disaster

Russian Federation admits nuclear leak near site of 1957 disaster

Experts and analysts believe the ruthenium-106 detected in Europe was possibly released by accident from a Russian site engaged in chemical reprocessing of old nuclear fuel or a facility producing iso...

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The explosion at a mosque in Nigeria killed 30 people

The explosion at a mosque in Nigeria killed 30 people

The 29 injured were rushed to local hospitals for treatment. One of the police said that together with other believers inside the mosque penetrated 16-17-year-old boy wearing an explosive belt. In Oct...

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