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Two Iranian Protesters Killed in Anti-Government Demonstrations

Two Iranian Protesters Killed in Anti-Government Demonstrations

In recent days Iran has seen widespread anti-government protests on basic issues such as employment and the high cost of living, the largest since those that followed a disputed election in 2009. Te...

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17 killed as bomber targets Afghan district official's funeral

17 killed as bomber targets Afghan district official's funeral

Public Health Director Najibullah Kamawal confirmed that 12 people were killed in the blast. No one immediately claimed responsibility for the attack. It follows multiple bomb blasts on December 28 ...

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PETA supporters arrested after rushing field, holding signs at Belk Bowl

PETA supporters arrested after rushing field, holding signs at Belk Bowl

The redshirt sophomore from Washington, D.C. pulled in nine highlight-worthy grabs on 11 targets for a team-high 138 yards with a touchdown. Texas A&M and Wake Forest combined for 107 points and 1,2...

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Delhi fog: Flight operations resume at IGI airport after 3-hour suspension

Delhi fog: Flight operations resume at IGI airport after 3-hour suspension

Delhi woke up to a cold and foggy January 1 as the minimum temperature dropped to 7 degrees Celsius on the first day of the New Year with maximum temperature hovering around 21 degrees Celsius. "Run...

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UNESCO Chief Regrets Israels Decision to Withdraw From Agency

UNESCO Chief Regrets Israels Decision to Withdraw From Agency

The head of the organization said that deeply regrets this decision of Israel , which shall come into force on 31 December 2018. Previously, the exit from the organization told US . Between 2009-2...

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Ben Stokes replaced by Dawid Malan in England´s one-day global squad

Ben Stokes replaced by Dawid Malan in England´s one-day global squad

Rumours swirled of a return to the England side for Stokes during the Test series against Australia after the all-rounder traveled to New Zealand to play domestic cricket for Canterbury. Stokes' sit...

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At least two dead in anti-Kabila protests

At least two dead in anti-Kabila protests

The security forces have also used tear gas and live ammunition to prevent protesters from gathering at several locations, including churches. Officers later detained 12 altar boys dressed in their ...

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Plane crashes in Costa Rica killing at least 12 people

Plane crashes in Costa Rica killing at least 12 people

Sunday's statement says the plane belongs to Nature Air and had taken off nearby. "We will continue to monitor the situation", a spokesperson said. Punta Islita, which is popular with tourists, is a...

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New Year's Celebrations Kick Off Across The Globe

New Year's Celebrations Kick Off Across The Globe

Countries around the world are ringing in 2018 with spectacular firework displays, street celebrations and parties. SkyCity's annual public fireworks display led the world in welcoming 2018 on Sunda...

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Best in the AFC! Patriots clinch top seed with victory over Jets

Best in the AFC! Patriots clinch top seed with victory over Jets

Coach Bill Belichick said weather changes quickly and they will be ready for anything come game time. The over is also 7-2-1 in the last 10 meetings in New England and is 11-5-1 in the last 17 meeting...

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Christians in shock after deadly attack in Egypt

Christians in shock after deadly attack in Egypt

Francis prayed for the victims of attacks on Copts in Cairo where a gunman killed at least 11 people on Friday in two attacks, one on a Coptic Orthodox church and the other on a Christian-owned shop...

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Multiple deputies 'down' after responding to domestic dispute near Denver

Multiple deputies 'down' after responding to domestic dispute near Denver

Officials say several responding deputies were shot while investigating the scene. This article will continue to be updated as more information is released. The Douglas County Sheriff's Office ad...

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Florida Minimum Wage Set To Rise to $8.25 in 2018

Florida Minimum Wage Set To Rise to $8.25 in 2018

If the Progressive Conservatives win the provincial election in June, the $15 increase will be spread over several years. Twenty-nine USA states plus the District of Columbia now have minimum wages ...

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Troy, NY, police arrest 2 in quadruple homicide

Troy, NY, police arrest 2 in quadruple homicide

Apprehended using security camera footage, Schenectady men Justin C. Mann, 24, and James W. White, 38, were arraigned Saturday in Troy City Court on several charges, including first-degree murder and ...

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IOF fire airstrikes on Gaza

IOF fire airstrikes on Gaza

His remains have been held by Hamas ever since. The rockets were fired during a birthday ceremony held in honor of Oron Shaul, an IDF soldier killed during Operation Protective Edge whose body is ...

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Alabama Senate race results formally certified

Alabama Senate race results formally certified

Previously, Merrill has said it is "highly unlikely" that Jones would not be certified as the victor of the election. Despite a stunning victory on election day , nearly three weeks ago, Mr Jone...

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Three Bodies Recovered After Sea Plane Crashes Into River In Sydney's North

Three Bodies Recovered After Sea Plane Crashes Into River In Sydney's North

Emergency services including the Westpac Life Saver Rescue Helicopter were called to the scene and launching a search and rescue operation was immediately launched to locate the plane, which is 13 m...

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Russian tankers fuelled North Korea via transfers at sea

Russian tankers fuelled North Korea via transfers at sea

The sources told Reuters Russian tanks carried fuel to the communist country at least three times in October and November. In a Twitter message, USA president Donald Trump accused China of "al...

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Russian security agency arrests supermarket bombing suspect

Russian security agency arrests supermarket bombing suspect

An explosive device placed in a locker went off at a supermarket in a shopping centre in St Petersburg on Wednesday, injuring at least 13 people. The Federal Security Service (FSB) said it had detai...

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Pakistan army, Nawaz Sharif likely to reach political deal

Pakistan army, Nawaz Sharif likely to reach political deal

Sharif will be meeting the top Saudi leadership, including King Salman and Crown Prince Muhammad bin Salman, and will "discuss with them various aspects of friendly relationship between Pakistan and S...

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USA hails United Nations budget cuts as 'step in right direction'

Then, as now, Ms. Haley took credit for cuts to that budget, which she said had exceeded $500 million. Nikki Haley, the US ambassador to the United Nations , took credit for a five percent cut in...

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EU Commissioner Hahn condemns 'heinous terror attack on Coptic Christians in Egypt'

EU Commissioner Hahn condemns 'heinous terror attack on Coptic Christians in Egypt'

However, the interior ministry account contradicts earlier ones from officials and witnesses, who spoke of a higher death toll and more than one attacker. The automatic rifle in his possession was sei...

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New Year's Eve party in Berlin to have 'safe zone' for women

New Year's Eve party in Berlin to have 'safe zone' for women

Berlin police also issued recommendations that those attending the event should not bring any valuables or little cash and "avoid aggressive people and groups". In Cologne, where in 2015 hundreds ...

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George Weah Unveils Agenda For Liberia

Reports say the former AC Milan striker is all but the victor of Tuesday's run-off, as he now leads incumbent vice-president Joseph Boakai with more than 60 per cent of the votes. "Let us continue to ...

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Daesh claims responsibility for St. Petersburg supermarket attack

Daesh claims responsibility for St. Petersburg supermarket attack

The agency said in a statement carried by Russian news agencies that he organized and carried out the attack on his own. Russian Federation has repeatedly been the target of attacks by Islamist mili...

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