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Israeli forces kill Palestinian in Jenin

Israeli forces kill Palestinian in Jenin

During the operation, the Israelis managed to capture another " wounded " person involved in the shootout while a third man managed to evade arrest. Witnesses said the Israeli forces had bulldozed a...

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Turkey Warns US That Border Force Could Irreparably Harm Ties

Turkey Warns US That Border Force Could Irreparably Harm Ties

The iron law of politics in the Middle East is that everybody betrays the Kurds. Adrian Rankine-Galloway told Anadolu Agency , referring to the PYD/YPG (People's Protection Units) in Afrin. Similar...

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Facebook selfie nails murder probe of 21-year-old in Canada

Facebook selfie nails murder probe of 21-year-old in Canada

On Monday, Gargol's friend Cheyenne Rose Antoine , 21, pleaded guilty to manslaughter in Saskatoon Provincial Court in connection with the death. A passerby had seen the 18-year-old Gargol strang...

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Katie Couric returns to NBC to cohost Olympic Opening Ceremony

Katie Couric returns to NBC to cohost Olympic Opening Ceremony

It's notable that NBC chose to rehire Couric in place of Lauer, who allegedly used his position of power at the Sochi Winter Olympics in 2014 to prey upon a staffer, which directly led to Lauer's firi...

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Tuesday forecast: Bitterly cold today, warming up the rest of the week

Tuesday forecast: Bitterly cold today, warming up the rest of the week

TEMPERATURES... A range of 9 to 20 degrees is expected Wednesday morning. Then, on Thursday , the warm-up continues, as highs in the mid-40s are expected. Look for reduced visibilities at times. Th...

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Tillerson: The United States Remains in Syria to Help Overthrow Bashar Assad

Tillerson: The United States Remains in Syria to Help Overthrow Bashar Assad

Tillerson said Washington would "vigorously support" United Nations efforts to end the conflict, a so-far stalled process, and called on Russian Federation, a key ally of Assad, to "put new levels of...

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Students, teachers rejoice when power returns to school in Puerto Rico

Students, teachers rejoice when power returns to school in Puerto Rico

TECO crews are leaving for Puerto Rico on Wednesday morning to help restore power to the country following Hurricane Maria . Many residents on the US territory still remain in the dark more than four...

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What households need to know about tax bill's impact

What households need to know about tax bill's impact

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell took the microphone to say, "This has been a year of extraordinary accomplishment for the Trump administration". "Just a continuing resolution to get us throug...

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Pro-Independence Parties Declare Victory After Catalonia Election

Pro-Independence Parties Declare Victory After Catalonia Election

People hold a Catalan flag while following election results at the Esquerra Republicana de Catalunya ERC party headquarters in Barcelona . Catalonia , in northeastern Spain , is one of the co...

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Euro Falls after Spanish Vote

Euro Falls after Spanish Vote

Instead, his own party performed miserably, and the result raises the question of a return to power for Puigdemont , who campaigned from self-imposed exile in Brussels after Rajoy deposed him as Ca...

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What Is Montreal Cognitive Assessment? Trump Aced Mental Health Test, Doctor Says

What Is Montreal Cognitive Assessment? Trump Aced Mental Health Test, Doctor Says

At a press conference Tuesday, Rear Adm. Ronny Jackson , the chief White House doctor, stated that President Trump aced a cognitive screening test as part of his physical examination taken last wee...

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Snow comes to the South, along with frigid temperatures and slippery roads

Snow comes to the South, along with frigid temperatures and slippery roads

In addition to the snow, freezing temperatures will cause slick road conditions through the afternoon, according to local officials. The system is expected to exit southeast Texas and push through t...

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Director James Gunn Offers $100K for Trump's Weight on 'Accurate Scale'

Director James Gunn Offers $100K for Trump's Weight on 'Accurate Scale'

Following the release of Donald Trump's first physical exam, " Guardians of the Galaxy " director James Gunn has offered to donate $100,000 to a charity of the president's choice if he weighs hims...

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DHS Looking at Policy to Separate Children from their Parents at Border

DHS Looking at Policy to Separate Children from their Parents at Border

Most Mexicans and Central Americans trying to enter the USA are considered economic migrants and are thus denied asylum, which requires evidence of persecution. In 2004, only 28 percent of federal cr...

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Police net record $1bn meth haul in Australia

Police net record $1bn meth haul in Australia

Police intercepted the vehicle as it reversed from the dock. Three people were arrested , including 33-year-old southern Sydney man Serupepeli Anthony Rasaubale and New South Wales men Waseem Sliwa...

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One Canadian, one American kidnapped in Nigeria

One Canadian, one American kidnapped in Nigeria

Hello. Add your message here. Global Affairs Canada says it is aware of the report of a kidnapping in central Nigeria that involves two Canadian citizens. Three were released after negotiations, but...

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World leaders head for Davos as global social contract faces crisis

World leaders head for Davos as global social contract faces crisis

The Global Risks Report highlighted the top ten risks in terms of their potential impact, with weapons of mass destruction heading the list. "Environmental risks, together with a growing vulnerabili...

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Russian Federation acknowledges Pakistan's efforts in eradicating terrorism

On Tuesday, Trump said that his South Asia strategy is "working far more rapidly than anybody would understand" in denying safe havens for terrorists in Afghanistan. A top American official on Wednesd...

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Lane Kiffin hires 24-year-old offensive coordinator

Lane Kiffin hires 24-year-old offensive coordinator

In hiring Charlie Weis, Jr ., Lane Kiffin has the youngest offensive coordinator in the nation. The elder Weis told Matt Tait of KUSports.com in 2012 his son taught numerous Jayhawks' offensive...

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Israeli judge orders Palestinian teenager Ahed Tamimi to be held in custody

Israeli judge orders Palestinian teenager Ahed Tamimi to be held in custody

The young girl has achieved global notoriety and has become the focus of a heated propaganda war between Israel and Palestinians protesting the occupation of the West Bank. Ahed Tamimi is the most...

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Korea to ship 230-member cheering squad to Olympics - Seoul

Kang said some South Korean adoptees were living with fear of deportation, without having acquired U.S. citizenship because of institutional or family issues. F-16 fighters take off at the U.S. air ba...

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UAE to File International Complaint over Qatar Flight 'Interception'

UAE to File International Complaint over Qatar Flight 'Interception'

Suwaidi said the UAE would ask ICAO's council to discuss the interception, and that he was confident ICAO could stop a repeat of Monday's incidents. Qatar's rivals have banned Qatari aircraft from t...

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Jind Rape-Murder Case: Suspected Accused Found Dead In Haryana's Kurukshetra

Jind Rape-Murder Case: Suspected Accused Found Dead In Haryana's Kurukshetra

The part of the police, he proceeded, was to "investigate, catch offenders and prove things" and "we're investigating every possibility". We'll take strict action and tie up all loose ends. "She had l...

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Rick's Six: Dangerous wind chills, school delays and overnight fire

Rick's Six: Dangerous wind chills, school delays and overnight fire

Only a minor impact on overnight travel is expected with a thin snow cover on some roads. The chance of snow is 50 percent, according to NWS Columbia. The weather service also warns of reduced vis...

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Jeff Flake compares Trump to Stalin in speech about fake news

Jeff Flake compares Trump to Stalin in speech about fake news

He also criticised Trump for describing the press as "the enemy of the people", a phrase he said was used by mass-murdering Soviet dictator Joseph Stalin . Republican Sen. delivered a searing conde...

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