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Reds declare Christmas ceasefire with gov't

Reds declare Christmas ceasefire with gov't

The NPA said under its ceasefire declaration, "NPA units and people's militias shall cease and desist from carrying out offensive military campaigns and operations against the uniformed armed personne...

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Dozens feared dead in Philippines mall fire

Dozens feared dead in Philippines mall fire

Their chances of survival were "zero", a local official was quoted as saying. Valles told reporters outside a restaurant where the president was meeting with relatives of the missing workers. Fireme...

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Tropical Storm Tembin leaves more than 120 dead in the Philippines

Tropical Storm Tembin leaves more than 120 dead in the Philippines

The Philippines is battered by about 20 typhoons every year, bringing death and destruction, usually to the poorest communities. After the disaster, Mayor Edding blamed years of logging for the ...

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Two Straight Guys Got Married to One Another to Avoid Inheritance Tax

Its lyrics are: 'With someone like you, a pal good and true, I'd like to leave it all behind and go and find, A place that's known to God alone'. "I have been bringing Matt out in my vehicle to vari...

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Stoking Fears, Trump Defied Bureaucracy to Advance Immigration Agenda

Stoking Fears, Trump Defied Bureaucracy to Advance Immigration Agenda

The president complained about the more than 2,500 who came from Afghanistan, which the president reportedly described as a terrorist haven. The Times reported that Mr. In a shocking story Saturd...

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Palestinians will not accept any US peace plan: Abbas

Palestinians will not accept any US peace plan: Abbas

Abbas also condemned the threats of the American side to the UN member states to end financial assistance to Washington's "partners" and contributions to the United Nations funds. The officials told M...

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Jobless numbers hit record low in Alabama

Jobless numbers hit record low in Alabama

The Texas Workforce Commission on Friday reported that's the lowest monthly unemployment rate for the state in four decades. The state rate was slightly below October's rate of 3.6 percent and signi...

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Storm in southern Philippines leaves at least 50 dead

Storm in southern Philippines leaves at least 50 dead

The Philippines is pummeled by 20 major storms each year on average, many of them deadly. In 2013, around 8,000 people were killed and 200,000 families left homeless after super typhoon Haiyan hit...

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Grassley Wants FBI Director Wray to Replace McCabe as Deputy

Grassley Wants FBI Director Wray to Replace McCabe as Deputy

House Oversight and Government Reform Chairman Trey Gowdy, a South Carolina Republican, said in an appearance on Fox News last week he'd be "a little surprised" if McCabe still had his job this week...

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Major, 3 soldiers killed in Pakistan firing; two wounded

Major, 3 soldiers killed in Pakistan firing; two wounded

Unconfirmed media reports suggested that the Pakistan Army , violating the ceasefire agreement, fired indiscriminately on the Indian posts without any provocation. Indian side is now retaliating to t...

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Former Bihar CM Lalu Yadav convicted in Fodder Scam

Former Bihar CM Lalu Yadav convicted in Fodder Scam

Just hours prior to the verdict, Yadav told the reporters that he had full trust in the judiciary and he will not allow BJP to succeed in its conspiracies against him and his family. The guilty verdic...

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Arab alliance claims one million cholera cases report of Yemen exaggerated

Arab alliance claims one million cholera cases report of Yemen exaggerated

Children account for almost a third of infections of the waterborne disease, spread by food or water contaminated with human feces, that causes acute diarrhoea and dehydration and can kill within hour...

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Catalonia separatists parties win slim majority in regional elections

Catalonia separatists parties win slim majority in regional elections

Rajoy said he would hold talks with the head of the new Catalan government but that leader would have to take up their post in Catalonia itself. Catalonia's parliament has 135 seats, requiring...

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Saudi Arabia says it intercepted Yemen rebel missile over Riyadh

Saudi Arabia says it intercepted Yemen rebel missile over Riyadh

She asked people to imagine if the missile was launched at a major USA airport, such as JFK or Dulles, or at worldwide targets in London or Paris. Al-Malki said the possession of the Iranian made ba...

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New US-Afghanistan strategy 'already bearing fruit,' Pence says

Pence is joining Ghani and Chief Executive Abdullah Abdullah for a Thursday evening meeting at the presidential palace in Kabul . Pence said he hoped his presence there was tangible evidence that t...

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Contentious Sea Wall Plan Approved for Trump Resort in Ireland

Contentious Sea Wall Plan Approved for Trump Resort in Ireland

The original application for the wall was widely mocked as it mentioned climate change and rising sea levels as a reason why the wall was neeeded. Sea walls separate land from water and are used t...

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Defense Is Top Item in Saudi Budget as Yemen Fighting Rages On

Defense Is Top Item in Saudi Budget as Yemen Fighting Rages On

A report on Al Masirah's website said the launch was "in response to the heinous crimes committed by the US-Saudi aggression against the people of Yemen". Quoting a statement from the coalition, SPA...

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President Trump signs tax bill into law before leaving for holidays

President Trump signs tax bill into law before leaving for holidays

Before signing the legislation Friday in a last-minute Oval Office ceremony, Trump said in a Twitter post that companies were celebrating the bill's passage with bonuses for workers. The tax cuts ...

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N Korea denies role in WannaCry ransomware attack

N Korea denies role in WannaCry ransomware attack

WannaCry began spreading on May 12 this year and encrypted the files on around 300,000 computers in 150 countries. The US was "unreasonably accusing the DPRK [Democratic People's Republic of Korea]...

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Jess Sessions wants review of Obama-era Hezbollah investigations

Jess Sessions wants review of Obama-era Hezbollah investigations

This was done to smooth the path forward for the disastrous Iran deal, in which USA taxpayers gave hundreds of millions in unmarked bills and untraceable gold to the Iranian regime - the world's forem...

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Dead After Bus Falls Off Bridge Into River In Rajasthan

Dead After Bus Falls Off Bridge Into River In Rajasthan

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Congress chief Rahul Gandhi on Saturday expressed their sadness over the death of 30 people in a bus accident in Rajasthan. The passengers hailed from Madhya Pradesh...

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Philippines storm death toll rises to 74, many missing: Government

Philippines storm death toll rises to 74, many missing: Government

He said volunteers were digging through mud to try to recover bodies in the village of Dalama. The Philippines suffers regularly from deadly tropical storms, although Mindanao is not often hit. Thre...

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Thomas Fire is the largest fire in California history

Thomas Fire is the largest fire in California history

State fire officials said Friday that the Thomas fire has scorched 273,400 acres, or about 427 square miles of coastal foothills and national forest. Crews battling Southern California's sprawling w...

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Gilead Sciences, Inc. (GILD) Shares Bought by Meridian Investment Counsel Inc

First Manhattan Company who had been investing in Gilead Sciences Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $95.38B market cap company. (NASDAQ:GILD) rating on Wednesday, August 31....

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U.S. to supply Ukraine with 'defensive capabilities'

U.S. to supply Ukraine with 'defensive capabilities'

The move comes amid a recent uptick in clashes between Ukrainian soldiers and Russian-backed separatists, and the same week the Trump administration announced it would permit sales of some small arms ...

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