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Birmingham celebrates Commonwealth Games hosting win

Birmingham celebrates Commonwealth Games hosting win

That prompted an abridged bidding contest that soon came down to a head-to-head race for British government backing between Birmingham and Liverpool, which was won by the West Midlands city in Septemb...

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North Korea reportedly testing anthrax-loaded ICBMs

North Korea reportedly testing anthrax-loaded ICBMs

Quoting a diplomatic source, Reuters said Thursday that the measures seek to slash almost 90 percent of refined petroleum products exported to North Korea. A total of 19 North Korean officials, most o...

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Elderly couple said 60 pounds of pot were Christmas gifts

Elderly couple said 60 pounds of pot were Christmas gifts

The couple were stopped when the truck was spotted crossing the center line on Interstate 80 near Bradshaw, Neb., and the driver failed to use the turn signal, Vrbka said. Vrbka told the News-Times ...

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Trump's ambassador to Netherlands in 'fake news' blunder

Trump's ambassador to Netherlands in 'fake news' blunder

The new United States ambassador to the Netherlands has been caught out on Dutch television after a journalist quizzed him about comments he had made about Islamic extremism in the country. Zwart: Is...

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Woman allegedly set ablaze in Lalaguda

Woman allegedly set ablaze in Lalaguda

A 25-year-old woman, who was allegedly set ablaze last evening in full public view in Secunderabad by a man suspected to be her lover, succumbed to her burns this morning, police said. Police recovere...

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Britain will retaliate to Russian Federationn cyberattacks, Boris Johnson warns Russia

Britain will retaliate to Russian Federationn cyberattacks, Boris Johnson warns Russia

Meeting with Russia's Minister of Foreign Affairs on Friday, Johnson admitted that disputes, especially over United Kingdom claims of Moscow's supposed involvement in cyber hacking, have made the ...

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India and China to hold border talks

India and China to hold border talks

The Special Representatives of India and China exchanged ideas on various confidence building measures during talks, the MEA said. New Delhi is keen to have a trilateral arrangement led by sen...

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US Weekly Jobless Claims Climb More Than Expected To 245000

US Weekly Jobless Claims Climb More Than Expected To 245000

The unemployment rate is at a 17-year low of 4.1 percent. That's up from 18,700 jobs in October. The state's unemployment rate edged up one-tenth of a percentage point to 4.6 percent in November. He...

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Nawaz to play Thackeray

Nawaz to play Thackeray

To honour the politician's spirit and ideology of "sons of the soil" which he supported till his last breath, a biopic on his life is all ready to hit the theatres with the versatile actor Nawazuddin...

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BJP's foundation based on 'lies': Rahul Gandhi

BJP's foundation based on 'lies': Rahul Gandhi

The newly elected Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Friday seemed confident while walking out of his party headquarters in New Delhi after the Congress Working Committee (CWC) meeting and bashe...

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First World War Lost Submarine Uncovered Revealing Secrets of Australian Naval Mystery

First World War Lost Submarine Uncovered Revealing Secrets of Australian Naval Mystery

Payne said she hoped the discovery would help investigators uncover what caused the submarine to sink. "The submarine appears to have struck the bottom with sufficient force to dislodge the fin from...

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Strike aircraft to return home

Strike aircraft to return home

The decision was taken, Payne said, after consultations with Iraq and the global coalition fighting the terror group Daesh, according to The Australian, a newspaper. Image via Commonwealth of Austra...

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British passports go back to blue

British passports go back to blue

The government confirmed on Friday (December 22) that the current burgundy European Union passport would be replaced by a blue and gold design when the United Kingdom leaves the European Union in 2019...

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Va. mom, son killed in Mexican bus crash, family says

Va. mom, son killed in Mexican bus crash, family says

Pommet Reinthaler said she was devastated when her son called to break the news of the tragedy. The bus was traveling from the coastal village of Mahahual to the Mayan archaeological site Chacchoben...

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29 dead in big fire in South Korean city

29 dead in big fire in South Korean city

Many victims appeared to been unaware of the fire raging outside the bathhouse until it became impossible for them to escape, he added. Officials have said the death toll could rise as firefighters ...

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Longtime Sportscaster Dick Enberg Passes at Age 82

Longtime Sportscaster Dick Enberg Passes at Age 82

Enberg was a member of the National Sports Broadcasting Hall of Fame , the National Sportscasters and Sportswriters Hall of Fame and the Rose Bowl Hall of Fame. "That was the platform from which coll...

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High Schooler's Parents Give Teachers Wine with Son's Face on Labels

High Schooler's Parents Give Teachers Wine with Son's Face on Labels

The boy's brother, DJ Sommers, posted the gag gift on Twitter and it's become an instant hit with social media users looking for amusing ideas for presents. The boy in question, 14-year-old Jake, has ...

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Trump Has Hurt Race Relations, Most Americans Say In New Poll

Trump Has Hurt Race Relations, Most Americans Say In New Poll

While the Senate map in next year's races heavily favors Republicans, we've seen that insane things can happen in the Trump era. RealClearPolitics, after aggregating the 13 national surveys released...

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Who will be next HP CM? Top BJP leaders in Shimla tomorrow

Who will be next HP CM? Top BJP leaders in Shimla tomorrow

He is also seen as close to Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitely, who apparently had persuaded the party's top brass to announce Dhumal as the chief ministerial candidate during the course of electione...

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Republicans In Congress Struggle With Plan To Avoid Government Shutdown

Republicans In Congress Struggle With Plan To Avoid Government Shutdown

Instead, the government has been operating on a series of temporary measures. The bill keeps most agencies funded at current levels and buys Congress more time to debate a bigger spending bill that ...

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