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Russian Federation thwarts drone attacks on its bases in Syria

Russian Federation thwarts drone attacks on its bases in Syria

The Pentagon's statement now allows the Russian military to "take a new look at some odd coincidences" surrounding the incident, it said. Russian radio electronic warfare specialists also managed to...

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Meghan Markle chooses M&S for Brixton walkabout with Harry

Meghan Markle chooses M&S for Brixton walkabout with Harry

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle have plenty on their plate with a wedding to plan, but that hasn't stopped them from taking the time to send thank you notes to those who congratulated them on their ...

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Syrians Claim IAF Attacked A Base In The Damascus Area

Syrians Claim IAF Attacked A Base In The Damascus Area

Israel then fired ground-to-ground rockets from the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights, but the Syrian defences brought the missiles down, the Syrian army said. According to unconfirmed reports carried by...

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Winter weather advisory in effect for Cumberland County today

Winter weather advisory in effect for Cumberland County today

Parts of eastern Nebraska and western Iowa will be impacted as rain Wednesday evening turns to snow sometime after midnight into Thursday. Most roads will have chain requirements.PRECAUTIONARY/PREPA...

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Snowden says programmes like Aadhaar result in abuse

Snowden says programmes like Aadhaar result in abuse

Want to arrest those responsible? "They are called UIDAI ", Snowden said . Snowden, a former Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) employee who blew the lid off U.S. Various press bodies including the...

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Macron appeals to China for partnership in climate, Africa

Macron appeals to China for partnership in climate, Africa

Unveiled in 2013, the Belt and Road project is aimed at connecting China by land and sea to Southeast Asia, Pakistan and Central Asia, and beyond to the Middle East, Europe and Africa. "I propose to P...

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Snow falls in the Sahara, the largest hot desert in the world

Snow falls in the Sahara, the largest hot desert in the world

Snow started falling in the Algerian town of Ain Sefra , known as "The Gateway to the Desert ", in the early morning on January 7. In 2016, the town was hit by enough snow that children were ...

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United Kingdom minister Greening resigns after rejecting another post in cabinet reshuffle

United Kingdom minister Greening resigns after rejecting another post in cabinet reshuffle

Jeremy Hunt and Sajid Javid had additional roles added to their titles, with the Health Secretary taking on responsibility for social care and the Communities and Local Government minister having h...

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Oprah Winfrey's Golden Globes speech sends Weight Watchers stock soaring

Oprah Winfrey's Golden Globes speech sends Weight Watchers stock soaring

Many liberal-leaning celebrities and viewers certainly heard it that way. But insiders have their doubts too: Would Americans really choose a TV star as president twice in a row? "I slept on it and...

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Twitter Announces It Won't Block World Leaders' Tweets

Twitter Announces It Won't Block World Leaders' Tweets

Twitter added: 'Blocking a world leader from Twitter or removing their controversial Tweets , would hide important information people should be able to see and debate. The company said it does rev...

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Pakistan may block US Troops' supply path to Afghanistan

Pakistan may block US Troops' supply path to Afghanistan

In an evolving political drama over USA aid to Pakistan, President Donald Trump tweeted on Saturday supporting Senator Rand Paul's proposal for a bill to end all American aid to Islamabad . "Paki...

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Sailors Missing After Ships Collide Off China's East Coast

Sailors Missing After Ships Collide Off China's East Coast

Search and cleanup efforts have been hampered by fierce fires and poisonous gases that have completely consumed the tanker and surrounding waters. A Chinese vessel (R) is dispatched to rescue crew m...

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Sudan student killed in protests against bread price rise

Sudan student killed in protests against bread price rise

Amnesty International says that up to 185 people may have been killed in 2013 when thousands took to the streets in demonstrations against fuel price increases. Security authorities blocked the sale...

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Ex Finmeccanica chief Orsi cleared (2)

Ex Finmeccanica chief Orsi cleared (2)

However, the deal was put on hold by the government in the year 2013 after Bruno Spagnolin, CEO of AgustaWestland and Guiseppe Orsi, chairman of the Italian parent company Finmeccanica, were arrested ...

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Wrong-Way Driver Crashes in N. California, 6 Dead

Wrong-Way Driver Crashes in N. California, 6 Dead

The female driver of the 2013 Chevrolet going the wrong way on Interstate 5 as well as the fivepeople in the other vehicle, a 2013 Dodge, were all pronounced dead at the scene, the CaliforniaHighway P...

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Donald Trump 'starts his official work day at 11am', leaked schedules reveal

Donald Trump 'starts his official work day at 11am', leaked schedules reveal

It's also a pivot from earlier in his presidency, where Trump worked longer hours. Donald Trump begins his official work day as late as 11am and is known to clock off at 6pm, leaked copies of hi...

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First official day same-sex marriages can take place in Australia

First official day same-sex marriages can take place in Australia

The happy couples were free to marry after Australia's Parliament voted to legalise same-sex marriage in December after a long campaign involving a public postal vote and hundreds of hours of parl...

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Seoul set to keep deal on comfort women

Seoul set to keep deal on comfort women

South Korean Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-wha will deliver a statement at 2 p.m. Tuesday, the ministry said Monday. The new South Korean government under President Moon Jae-in, who took office in May...

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Israel to restore power supply to Gaza

Israel to restore power supply to Gaza

Schools, factories, hospitals and households were affected by Abbas's move, as part of a bid to press Hamas to loosen its hold over the enclave. Amid a Palestinian reconciliation process, Abbas' gov...

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Faulty rotor seen behind U.S. copter mishap in Japan

Faulty rotor seen behind U.S. copter mishap in Japan

Onodera said Mattis agreed and would make improving safety a priority. Among recent incidents, a USMC transport helicopter made an emergency landing on an Okinawan beach on Saturday because of a fau...

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Appointed regulators reject plan to rescue coal and nuclear plants

Appointed regulators reject plan to rescue coal and nuclear plants

FERC's decision is a step in the right direction in forward-looking improvements for a cleaner, more resilient and reliable electricity grid . U.S. Perry cited a need to improve the resilience of t...

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Durbin Statement On New White House Immigration Proposal - Senator Dick Durbin

Durbin Statement On New White House Immigration Proposal - Senator Dick Durbin

The blueprint sent to the senators by U.S. Customs and Border Protection revealed the administration has asked Congress for $ 18 billion to fence 316 miles and fortify 407 miles of existing barrier...

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White House announces dates for Pence's trip to Israel, Jordan and Egypt

White House announces dates for Pence's trip to Israel, Jordan and Egypt

The president last week questioned why the US should make "any of these massive future payments" when the Palestinians are "no longer willing to talk peace". The status of Jerusalem, which is home to ...

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40 killed in Syria Idlib air strikes

40 killed in Syria Idlib air strikes

On Sunday, government forces recaptured the town of Sinjar, removing a key obstacle to its march toward the air base, according to reports by the state-affiliated Al-Ikhbariya TV. Eastern Ghouta area ...

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MLK Day march, celebration is January 15

MLK Day march, celebration is January 15

Community Electronics Recycling on Monday, January 15: In partnership with PAR-Recycle Works, the historic site encourages the public to recycle old electronics from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm on January 15....

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