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UN Security Council Issues New Sanctions Against North Korea

Security Council sanctions passed in September . About the intercontinental ballistic missile launch, US Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley said , "On November 29, Pyongyang launched an intercontin...

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Julian Assange's Twitter Account Disappears

Julian Assange's Twitter Account Disappears

Twitter has not responded to TheWrap's request for comment. A posting later Monday morning showed an image of Santa Claus sitting in front of a laptop opened to the WikiLeaks page while creating a...

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1st LD: Explosion rocks near intelligence office in Afghan capital, killing 4

1st LD: Explosion rocks near intelligence office in Afghan capital, killing 4

Though the attack remains unclaimed, Taliban and Islamic State fighters are known to use home-made devices (IEDs) to make roadside bombs and landmines to carry out acts of terror in the region. (0330G...

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United States takes decision to provide advanced defensive systems to Ukraine

United States takes decision to provide advanced defensive systems to Ukraine

By approving a plan to provide lethal weapons to Ukraine, the Trump administration could see it as providing leverage in these negotiations. The State Department's spokesperson said the USA assist...

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Donald Trump Sends His Support to the Troops Ahead of Christmas

Donald Trump Sends His Support to the Troops Ahead of Christmas

He went on to describe military families as under-appreciated, calling them the "greatest people on earth". "What a job you've done ... saved thousands and thousands of lives". After playing golf at h...

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NWS Posts Winter Weather Advisory For Mountains

NWS Posts Winter Weather Advisory For Mountains

The metro area is expected to see its first accumulated snow of the weather. This will briefly bring us a chance of some rain showers or rain/snow mix that will transition to all snow by the late afte...

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Winter weather advisory in effect in Kane, DuPage, Cook counties

Winter weather advisory in effect in Kane, DuPage, Cook counties

Snow will come in from the southwest and move northeast between 2 a.m. and 5 a.m. Christmas morning. But on Saturday night almost 10,000 electric customers across the state lost power , as rain cause...

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Five dead after bus ploughs into Moscow underpass

Five dead after bus ploughs into Moscow underpass

Police believe there are two possible causes, according to RIA Novosti. The bus's brakes might have failed or the bus may have been affected by a auto that cut in ahead of the vehicle, the source adde...

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Mumbai gets country's first AC suburban train

Mumbai gets country's first AC suburban train

The AC train will depart from Borivali station instead of Andheri station and will head to Churchgate. The development is termed as "historical" for Mumbai's lifeline, the suburban train network, ...

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Medical pardon for Peru ex-president Fujimori

Medical pardon for Peru ex-president Fujimori

A former university president and mathematics professor, Fujimori was a political outsider when he emerged from obscurity to win Peru's 1990 presidential election over writer Mario Vargas Llosa. Despi...

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New UN sanctions resolution a strong warning to N. Korea

New UN sanctions resolution a strong warning to N. Korea

It reiterated the DPRK's nuclear weapons are intended for self-defensive deterrence in order "to put an end to the hostile policy and nuclear threats and blackmail of the USA". The resolution agreed b...

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Tunisia bans Emirates flights after women denied entry

Tunisia bans Emirates flights after women denied entry

Despite the clarification, Tunisian rights groups issued a statement on Saturday condemning the UAE measures as "discriminatory and racist". The transport ministry said it had "decided to suspend" E...

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Trump Wishes Troops Merry Christmas Via Video Conference

Trump Wishes Troops Merry Christmas Via Video Conference

As Trump celebrated the Republican tax bill on Wednesday, the one many people are calling a scam, the president remarked that "we can say "Merry Christmas" again". The Coast Guard saved thousands and ...

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Guatemala to move embassy in Israel to Jerusalem, backing Trump

Guatemala to move embassy in Israel to Jerusalem, backing Trump

It seems that Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's bellicose rhetoric shows no signs of abating after a UN General Assembly vote rejected Washington's recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capit...

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Turkey sacks some 2700 more public sector workers

Turkey sacks some 2700 more public sector workers

More than 140,000 people including judges, lawyers and academics have been sacked or suspended since a failed coup in July past year, while some 55,000 people have been arrested over suspected links t...

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North Korea says new United Nations sanctions an act of war

North Korea says new United Nations sanctions an act of war

A Foreign Ministry spokesman said the US -led sanctions are a "grave infringement" on the sovereignty of the country and insisted that its nuclear weapons are a "self-defensive deterrence that does no...

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'Real Housewives' star Luann de Lesseps arrested in Palm Beach

Judge Ted Booras initially set her bond at $20,000, but later chose to release De Lesseps on her own recognizance while urging her to get a defense attorney. Born in CT, she earned the title of "Count...

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Kulbhushan Jadhav's wife & mother to visit Pakistan

Kulbhushan Jadhav's wife & mother to visit Pakistan

They will arrive here by a commercial flight and leave the same day after the meeting, it said. "The mother and wife of Jadhav will be able to see and talk to him but there will be a partition betwe...

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Ticket worth $1M sold in Thunder Bay

Ticket worth $1M sold in Thunder Bay

The victor has 90 days to claim their prize, and they are being urged to sign the back of their ticket. Someone coming home for Christmas may have won last night's €5.4m Lotto jackpot.

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London Zoo fire kills 9-year-old aardvark

London Zoo fire kills 9-year-old aardvark

The zoo said "a number" of staff members were being treated for smoke inhalation. Four meerkats who are unaccounted for. London Zoo is set to reopen on Sunday following a fire that is believed to ...

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Duterte weeps over Davao mall fire victims

Duterte weeps over Davao mall fire victims

Rescuers here are still looking for more than 10 people believed to be trapped inside a Davao City mall hit by fire on Saturday morning, December 23. Firefighters recovered one body from the still...

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PM Najib leads third KL rally against Jerusalem move

PM Najib leads third KL rally against Jerusalem move

The International Union of Muslim Scholars' vice-president was supposed to be one of the rally's headliners alongside Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak and was supposed to deliver a speech at the ...

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Machar vows to respect South Sudan truce

Machar vows to respect South Sudan truce

Parts of the East African country are on the brink of starvation, and well over a million people have fled overseas, creating the world's fastest-growing refugee crisis. "I doubt if it will hold but w...

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Republicans make absurd attacks against Mueller

Republicans make absurd attacks against Mueller

In addition to organizing a grassroots response to a potential Mueller firing, PFAW and our allies have been working to build support for a bipartisan effort on Capitol Hill to protect the investiga...

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USA may recognize Israel as Jewish state: Hamas chief

USA may recognize Israel as Jewish state: Hamas chief

In a statement ahead of Christmas, Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas said Trump's announcement "encouraged the illegal disconnection between the holy cities of Bethlehem and Jerusalem, both separated...

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