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San Antonio gets late rally, drops Pistons 96-93

San Antonio gets late rally, drops Pistons 96-93

Kawhi Leonard has missed all of the San Antonio Spurs' 24 games this season, including their most recent win on Monday night against the Detroit Pistons, and he has hardly spoken to the media since ...

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First nine-hour-long rainbow gives visual treat to people in Taiwan

First nine-hour-long rainbow gives visual treat to people in Taiwan

According to the Guinness website, rainbows typically last much less than an hour. The rainbow was recorded by two scientists at Chinese Culture University in Taipei. "With the 10,000 pictures we to...

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Top Catalan leaders are refused bail

Top Catalan leaders are refused bail

But Supreme Court judge Pablo Llarena said Monday that it remains to be seen if Junqueras' pledge was "truthful and real". The spokeswoman for a leading Catalan separatist party says a judge's dec...

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Dead In Wexford Crash

Dead In Wexford Crash

The four who died had travelled from the USA to attend the funeral of Winnie Keevey (nee Ryan) originally from Patrickswell. The crash happened at about 6.30pm on Monday. The road is now closed and ...

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Russian Ministry of Justice Declares 9 Media Outlets 'Foreign Agents'

Russian Ministry of Justice Declares 9 Media Outlets 'Foreign Agents'

Earlier, RT, formerly known as Russia Today, was required to register as a "foreign agent", setting off plans to take a similar measure against USA media in Moscow. Human rights advocates also anxious...

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Syria Says it Shot Down 3 Israeli Missiles Near Damascus

Syria Says it Shot Down 3 Israeli Missiles Near Damascus

The Syrian air defenses responded to the attack, destroying three of six missiles targeting the military base in the town of Jamraya, some 8 km northwest of Damascus, said the report. Israel has carr...

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Reserve Bank spares homebuyers a Christmas interest rate surprise

Reserve Bank spares homebuyers a Christmas interest rate surprise

Mortgage Choice chief executive John Flavell said while the RBA had left rates on hold they would eventually increase. "The Reserve Bank may be willing to leave the cash rate untouched for some mont...

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Local truckers protest new federal mandate in Fresno

Local truckers protest new federal mandate in Fresno

Truckers protested the federal government mandating all truckers use electronic logging devices across the country Monday. The devices would log truckers' daily driving hours. So while most truck dr...

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Nawaz, Maryam leave for London

Nawaz, Maryam leave for London

Meanwhile, Captain (rtd) Safdar has also requested an exemption from appearing in the court hearings. Nawaz's counsel Advocate Khawaja Harris and children's counsel Amjad Pervez Bhatti are present i...

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Top UN Official to Visit N.Korea This Week

Top UN Official to Visit N.Korea This Week

The U.N. undersecretary-general for political affairs will travel to North Korea on Tuesday in a rare visit by a high-ranking official amid heightened tensions over the reclusive state's military pr...

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Prosecutors: Manafort wrote op-ed with colleague in Russian Federation

Prosecutors: Manafort wrote op-ed with colleague in Russian Federation

Manafort was granted bail, ending his house arrest - but one of the conditions is that he not make statements to the media or in a public setting. Special counsel Robert Mueller has abruptly rever...

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Drone Helps Find Body Of Missing 4-Year-Old In Florida Pond

Drone Helps Find Body Of Missing 4-Year-Old In Florida Pond

According to Chelsea's family, the 4-year-old was a non-verbal special needs child who became disoriented when she wandered away from home. That drone detected a discolored figure in a body of water n...

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ABC suspends journalist over inaccurate Flynn reporting

ABC suspends journalist over inaccurate Flynn reporting

ABC News president James Goldston blasted the outlet's staff Monday over a report about former national security adviser Michael Flynn that contained major errors and eventually caused the stock mar...

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Belk faces controversy over Salvation Army's bell ringers

Belk faces controversy over Salvation Army's bell ringers

Like the proverbial Grinch whose heart grew three times larger after realizing the true meaning of Christmas, Belk has chose to honor a longstanding tradition involving The Salvation Army. on Saturday...

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Venezuela to create new 'petro' cryptocurrency — Maduro

Venezuela to create new 'petro' cryptocurrency — Maduro

A prudent citizen of that country would have protected his wealth better by holding a digital currency rather than the Venezuelan bolivar . The Trump administration has levied sanctions against Ven...

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Portugal Coach Santos Cautious About Iran, Morocco

Portugal Coach Santos Cautious About Iran, Morocco

As an overview of how the groups are chosen, the 32 teams are separated into four pots based on their Federation Internationale de Football Association rankings. Five-time World Cup champions Brazil...

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Santa Clarita Weather: High Winds, Red Flag Warning Issued This Week

Santa Clarita Weather: High Winds, Red Flag Warning Issued This Week

The fire burns amid a critical risk of fire due to strong Santa Ana winds and low humidity across Southern California. These will be the strongest desert winds so far this season, the NWS predicte...

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No terrorist safe havens in Pakistan: PM Abbasi tells Gen Mattis

No terrorist safe havens in Pakistan: PM Abbasi tells Gen Mattis

In his discussion with Mattis, Pakistani Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi said the two allies shared objectives. They also accuse Pakistan's military and its intelligence services of orchestrating ...

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Ex-president of Yemen killed by rebels

Warfare between the former allies has torn densely populated Sanaa for days as Houthi fighters seized control of much of the capital and on Monday blew up Saleh's house while coalition jets bombed the...

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Time Magazine Includes Trump on Person of the Year Shortlist

Time's Person of the Year , which has been a staple of the magazine since 1927, is given to a person who most impacts the year's news cycle. Last year, TIME bestowed the designation on Trump, who ha...

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Marchan los familiares de tripulantes del submarino

Marchan los familiares de tripulantes del submarino

Esos medios se sumarán a los buques de la Armada Argentina y de otras banderas que participan en la etapa actual de búsqueda del submarino San Juan, que se comunicó por última vez el 15 de noviemb...

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U.S. teacher reports Muslim boy with Down syndrome for 'terrorism'

U.S. teacher reports Muslim boy with Down syndrome for 'terrorism'

However, the region's Child Protective Services department said its investigation was ongoing. Maher can't help but be disgusted by the allegations against his son being a terrorist that the substit...

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Army jawan injured in encounter with terrorists in Kashmir's Qazigund

Army jawan injured in encounter with terrorists in Kashmir's Qazigund

They said that firing was heard after a lull at the site of gunfight that started after militants took shelter inside the house after carrying out an attack on an army convoy. SSP Kulgam Shridhar Pa...

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Gay Aussie MP proposes to boyfriend in parliament

Gay Aussie MP proposes to boyfriend in parliament

He said in Monday's debate: "The message today, to every gay person in this nation, is clear: we love you, we respect you, your relationship is recognised by the Commonwealth as legitimate and honou...

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UK Authorities Plan Crackdown on Bitcoin

UK Authorities Plan Crackdown on Bitcoin

Online bitcoin exchanges operating in the United Kingdom will be legally required to disclose user's identities and report any suspicious behaviour to the Treasury. Bitcoin was trading at $11,566 on...

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