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'Extremely evil' Japanese kayak racer receives 8-year ban for spiking rival

'Extremely evil' Japanese kayak racer receives 8-year ban for spiking rival

According to the Japan Times , Yasuhiro Suzuki laced rival Seiji Komatsu's drink, causing him to fail a doping test. "When Komatsu found out he'd tested positive for steroids , he contacted Suzuki [...

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Israeli killed in West Bank shooting attack

Israeli killed in West Bank shooting attack

Israel demolished 420 Palestinian structures in the occupied West Bank and East Jerusalem in 2017, according to the UN Office for Coordination and Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA). Palestinian President Ma...

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Singapore lands in second place behind Germany in 2018's Henley Passport Index

Singapore lands in second place behind Germany in 2018's Henley Passport Index

Georgia has significantly improved its position in the ranking thanks to receiving the visa-free access to the Schengen area in 2017. According to its website, the Henley Passport Index itself ran...

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Iran bans English classes in primary schools after protests

Iran bans English classes in primary schools after protests

Iran's Islamic leaders have often warned about the dangers of a "cultural invasion," and Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei voiced outrage in 2016 over the "teaching of the English language spr...

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North Korea 'likely' to join Winter Games: IOC official

North Korea 'likely' to join Winter Games: IOC official

North Korea has long pushed for the USA and South Korea to cancel joint military exercises altogether, and Kim has called on the allies to refrain from bringing "aggressive forces" into the region. ...

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Bugti, Bhootani likely contenders for Balochistan's CMship

Bugti, Bhootani likely contenders for Balochistan's CMship

He also took notice of the role of PML-N legislators in the prevailing tension. "In exercise of the powers conferred by Clause-8 of Article 130 of the Constitution of the Islamic Republic of Pakista...

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Israeli PM's son sorry over secret tape

Israeli PM's son sorry over secret tape

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu yesterday defended his son over drunken remarks made between visits to strip clubs and taped illicitly that drew criticism for being derogatory of women. "In ...

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7.6-magnitude quake strikes off coast of Honduras

7.6-magnitude quake strikes off coast of Honduras

There were no early reports of damage on land. The 7.6 magnitude temblor struck around 9:51 pm EST, according to the US Geological Survey. "Based on the preliminary quake parameters, hazardous tsu...

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Efforts continue to tame fire on Iranian oil tanker: NITC official

Efforts continue to tame fire on Iranian oil tanker: NITC official

The tanker Sanchi (IMO:9356608), run by Iran's top oil shipping operator, National Iranian Tanker Co, collided on Saturday with the CF Crystal (IMO:9497050), carrying grain from the United States, abo...

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Youth killed in security force firing in south Kashmir

Youth killed in security force firing in south Kashmir

The police said that Farhan was a "hardcore stone-pelter turned militant" against whom several cases were registered in Kulgam police stations. He said that a search operation was going on to try an...

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Here's how Anushka Shetty became Baahubali Prabhas!

Here's how Anushka Shetty became Baahubali Prabhas!

In Telugu, Tamil and Malayalam. However, it was the adorable message that caught our attention. On the work front, Prabhas is gearing up for his film, Saaho , which stars Shraddha Kapoor. Bhaagam...

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Iran: US will face 'harsh response' if it withdraws from nuclear deal

Iran: US will face 'harsh response' if it withdraws from nuclear deal

The IAEA has repeatedly confirmed that Iran is in full compliance with the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), also called the Iran deal. The European Union is to host a meeting with the...

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Over 200 People Reportedly Injured After Trains Collide in South Africa

Over 200 People Reportedly Injured After Trains Collide in South Africa

A board of inquiry will be instituted to determine the root cause of Tuesday morning's train collision in Germiston. "This morning at approximately 07h45, two Metrorail commuter trains collided at G...

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Britain's Paralympians look ahead to Winter Olympics

Britain's Paralympians look ahead to Winter Olympics

The malicious document is written in fluent Korean and named "Organized by Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry and Pyeongchang Winter Olympics", according to McAfee . "Based on our analysis, this im...

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Motorcycle bomber kills 6 near Balochistan Assembly

Motorcycle bomber kills 6 near Balochistan Assembly

The incident happened about 300 meters away from provincial assembly building of Balochistan, and the targeted policemen were deployed at the security of the assembly, Samaa News reported. In recent m...

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Alabama Clinches NCAA Championship 26-23 In Overtime Against Georgia

Alabama Clinches NCAA Championship 26-23 In Overtime Against Georgia

For a brief moment, everything was pointing Georgia's way with such a major defensive play on first down. On Monday night, they had their championship hopes yanked away the same way. I don't like it...

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India rejects USA claim on solar policy at World Trade Organization

India rejects USA claim on solar policy at World Trade Organization

During the first half of 2016, Chinese exports to India were 18.51 per cent of its total exports while the combined exports to European Union and the U.S. "Levying duty on domestic manufacturers can a...

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You can now customise your Starbucks espresso order with a lighter roast

You can now customise your Starbucks espresso order with a lighter roast

When customers order a latte, cappuccino, flat white, Macchiato, or Americano, they have two espresso options: Starbucks Signature - the bold and rich classic - or Starbucks Blonde Espresso - a smoo...

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I'd 'beat Oprah' in 2020 presidential match-up

I'd 'beat Oprah' in 2020 presidential match-up

Oprah has always been associated with Democratic politics and fundraising and was a vocal early supporter of former president Barack Obama. "I'll beat Oprah. "If it means looking at one of these cel...

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Gayle King Nixes Reports That Best Friend Oprah Is Running for President

Gayle King Nixes Reports That Best Friend Oprah Is Running for President

He still did some bragging . " I don't think she's going to run , " he added. "We welcome the challenge, whether it be Oprah Winfrey or anybody else", White House spokesman Hogan Gidley told re...

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China to build its Second Foreign Naval Base in Gwadar, Pakistan

China to build its Second Foreign Naval Base in Gwadar, Pakistan

On China establishing a military base at Jiwani, Lin Minwang, a professor at Fudan University's Centre for South Asian Studies said "both Beijing and Islamabad have the ability to build a joint naval ...

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Egypt Quietly Begins to Accept Jerusalem as Capital of Israel

Egypt Quietly Begins to Accept Jerusalem as Capital of Israel

Trump's December declaration of Jerusalem as Israel's capital and his promise to move the US embassy there sparked violence in the Muslim world. The authority also said that President Abdel Fattah...

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Trump appears to mouth wrong words to USA national anthem

Trump appears to mouth wrong words to USA national anthem

The president, flanked by military members, stood near the 40-yard line with his hand on his heart as the anthem played. Trump departed the stadium during halftime as Georgia led Alabama 13-0. While...

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State's online Professional MBA program ranks in top 40

State's online Professional MBA program ranks in top 40

Among the first in the nation and the first in the State of CT to offer full degrees online, Post fuels the personal aspirations and career goals of its students with inventive and robust learning tec...

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At least 2 dead in Southern California flooding, mudslides

At least 2 dead in Southern California flooding, mudslides

The heavy rain was falling in areas charred by recent wildfires, triggering fears of flash flooding and mudslides because vegetation that otherwise would hold hills together and make the terrain flo...

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