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Trump celebrates 45% approval rating in tweet

Trump celebrates 45% approval rating in tweet

Mr. Trumps job approval is little changed since October (34 percent), but lower than in early February (39 percent), a few weeks after his inauguration. Only 38 percent of those 50 and older approve o...

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New allegations against fired 'Today' show host Matt Lauer

New allegations against fired 'Today' show host Matt Lauer

Ten hours after the shocking announcement of his firing, The New York Times reported that two more women came forward Wednesday and told NBC News about alleged harassment by Lauer. She decried the...

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Israel shoots down rocket fired from Gaza

Israel shoots down rocket fired from Gaza

He called on worldwide donors to assume their responsibilities in terms of obliging Israel to lift the Gaza blockade, open border crossings and remove restrictions on Palestine's economic development....

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BJP MP Nana Patole quits party, Lok Sabha

BJP MP Nana Patole quits party, Lok Sabha

Sumitra Mahajan. He has been critical of the state government over a host of issues including farmers' distress. Dissident BJP Maharashtra leader Nana Patole, who resigned from the Lok Sabha and qui...

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Lebanon PM seeks global support at Paris summit

Lebanon PM seeks global support at Paris summit

Hariri's Saudi allies accuse Hezbollah of waging war across the Middle East as agents of Iran . "And it really exposed the fact that the tensions between those two regional powerhouses, Saudi Arabia a...

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Franken resigns from US Senate

Franken resigns from US Senate

The pressure on him to leave mounted this week after Rep. John Conyers, D-Mich., resigned following numerous allegations of sexual misconduct. Starting in mid-November, amid a national firestorm aro...

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School shooting leaves two students, suspect dead

School shooting leaves two students, suspect dead

Reports had circulated earlier that 15 had been injured, but both the San Juan County Sheriff's Department and State Police have said no there were no one else was injured. They were then split into...

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Barkley becomes Walter Camp All-American

Barkley becomes Walter Camp All-American

As a receiver, the star running back hauled in 47 catches for 594 yards and three scores. The Heisman Trophy shoo-in, Mayfield has logged 4,340 yards and 41 touchdowns through the air with a nation-le...

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High court rules Zuma appointment of Shaun Abrahams invalid

High court rules Zuma appointment of Shaun Abrahams invalid

Nxasana said at the time that he was forced out of his position by Zuma allies who feared he would reinstate the 783 fraud and corruption charges against the president. "Minded by the principle of the...

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Lawmakers Approve Spending Bill To Avoid Government Shutdown

Lawmakers Approve Spending Bill To Avoid Government Shutdown

But there are obstacles to any deal. "I mean, that would be an act of betrayal", he said. Still, they may be willing to agree to the two-week bill if defense spending is dealt with separately in the...

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US Vice President Mike Pence 'not welcome in Palestine'

US Vice President Mike Pence 'not welcome in Palestine'

Pence is expected to visit the region later this month. Speaking to the Christian Broadcast Network on Saturday, Pence said his planned visit means Washington would "reaffirm [its] commitment to pea...

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Trump's second-in-command Pence 'unwelcome in Palestine': Fatah official

Trump's second-in-command Pence 'unwelcome in Palestine': Fatah official

Pence is scheduled to visit Israel, the Palestinian Authority and Egypt in next week's swing through the region. A White House official responded by saying Pence "still intends to meet Palestinian ...

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South Africa's deputy 'would believe' Zuma rape accusation

South Africa's deputy 'would believe' Zuma rape accusation

I'm a beneficiary of what the ANC has invested in me, what the trade unions have invested in me, what student Christian organisations have invested in me", Ramaphosa said. "But the ANC must refuse". ...

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Pakistan allows Kulbhushan's meeting with wife, mother on Dec 25

Pakistan allows Kulbhushan's meeting with wife, mother on Dec 25

India had written to Pakistan asking it to allow Jadhav's mother to accompany his wife. Minister of External Affairs Sushma Swaraj even wrote a "personal letter" to the advisor to the prime minister...

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Poland: Mateusz Morawiecki to replace Beata Szydlo as prime minister

Poland: Mateusz Morawiecki to replace Beata Szydlo as prime minister

During a vote by the ruling conservative Law and Justice party's Political Committee on Thursday evening on whether to recommend Morawiecki as the new PM, two PiS politicians opposed the move, one abs...

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National Basketball Association to open training center in Mexico

National Basketball Association to open training center in Mexico

After three close wins at home, the OKC Thunder hit the road to take on the Brooklyn Nets . Westbrook is averaging 27.4 points, 11.4 rebounds and 10.5 assists in the last eight games, though Ok...

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China logs strong exports, imports, as economy gains steam

China logs strong exports, imports, as economy gains steam

The upswing in global demand has meant nine straight months of rising Chinese exports, a significant factor in the country's higher-than-expected economic growth in the first three quarters - after tw...

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Japanese priestess stabbed to death at shrine in apparent family feud

Japanese priestess stabbed to death at shrine in apparent family feud

Nagako Tomioka, 58, chief priestess of Tomioka Hachimangū in Tokyo , was attacked by Shigenaga Tomioka, 56, as she got out of a auto on Thursday evening. The incident took place on Thursday night at ...

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Two B-1B bombers train over Yellow Sea

Two B-1B bombers train over Yellow Sea

The five-day exercise is the largest ever combined air force drill between the two allies, involving 230 warplanes and around twelve-thousand personnel. aerial drill is a "war rehearsal [that] is just...

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Virat Kohli, Anushka Sharma invited to get married at Adelaide Oval

Virat Kohli, Anushka Sharma invited to get married at Adelaide Oval

Anushka Sharma and Virat Kohli's marriage is the recent hottest topic in the media. According to reports, Sharma, with her father Ajay Kumar Sharma, mother Ashima and brother Karnesh, are headed ...

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Judge seeks removal of immunity, arrest of former president of Argentina

Judge seeks removal of immunity, arrest of former president of Argentina

Kirchner, who has long claimed her legal woes are politically motivated, accused centre-right President Mauricio Macri of "manipulating" the justice system to "persecute the opposition". Iran's govern...

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Pennsylvania Real Estate Investment Trust (PEI), Owens Corning (OC)

Future earnings predictions are perhaps the most essential input when trying to value a company. This can be nearly as trying as deciding when to buy a certain stock. Placing Granite Real Estate Inves...

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South Korea, US kick off large-scale air exercise amid North Korean warnings

South Korea, US kick off large-scale air exercise amid North Korean warnings

The aircraft participating in the exercises are simulating the destruction of the DPRK's nuclear and missile facilities, as well as mobile rocket launchers. One B-1B strategic bomber was deployed on...

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Kevin Spacey 'groped royal family member's testicles' at Nobel Peace Prize bash

Kevin Spacey 'groped royal family member's testicles' at Nobel Peace Prize bash

He told the radio host he exclaimed: "Eh, maybe later". Spacey has yet to comment on Behn's remarks, the latest in a string of sexual misconduct accusations made against the disgraced actor in the p...

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Israel strikes Gaza, no injured

Israel strikes Gaza, no injured

At around 6:30 pm sirens sounded in the Shaar Hanegev Regional Council in the northwestern Negev. After the assault from Gaza, Israeli jets targeted military sites belonging to Hamas and Islamic Jih...

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