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Injured in St. Petersburg Supermarket Blast

Injured in St. Petersburg Supermarket Blast

The company that operates the supermarket released a statement to the Sputnik news agency saying all shoppers and staff had been evacuated from the site. There were thousands of visitors inside the sh...

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OH boys charged with murder after sandbag tossed from overpass kills traveler

OH boys charged with murder after sandbag tossed from overpass kills traveler

The Michigan man, 22-year-old Marquise Byrd, suffered severe injuries when a sandbag crashed through the windshield of the auto in which he was riding. Byrd died on Friday , prompting the prosecutor'...

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Portions of Andrew Jackson's magnolia tree cut down at White House

Portions of Andrew Jackson's magnolia tree cut down at White House

The tree, which has been featured over the years in photos, rested on an artificial support and was likely to fall without it. "Presently, and very concerning, the cabling system is failing on the e...

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PM Modi never questioned Manmohan Singh's commitment to India: Arun Jaitley

PM Modi never questioned Manmohan Singh's commitment to India: Arun Jaitley

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj told the Upper House that she will give a detailed statement on Jadhav's meeting with his wife and mother on Thursday. In response to Modi's poll-time commen...

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Phoenix police: 6-month-old boy dies of injuries caused by father

Phoenix police: 6-month-old boy dies of injuries caused by father

An infant boy, whose body was allegedly bent in half by his father's efforts to make the baby stop crying, died Tuesday, police said. According to reports, Resendiz told the dispatcher he had just w...

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Russia-Backed Separatists Pardon Prisoners In Step Toward Planned Swap With Ukraine

Russia-Backed Separatists Pardon Prisoners In Step Toward Planned Swap With Ukraine

According to Poroshenko, among the prisoners handed to Ukraine were a historian and a "cyborg" - the nickname Ukrainians gave to soldiers who defended Donetsk airport in one of the conflict's most int...

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Only 1k ISIS fighters remain in Syria and Iraq, Task Force says

USA troops have served as advisers on the ground with Iraqi government forces and with Kurdish and Arab groups in Syria. "When the control [of the Syrian forces] loosened, as many as 350 militants lef...

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Trump Loses Most Admired Man Title to Predecessor

Trump Loses Most Admired Man Title to Predecessor

Gallup's December poll found 17% of respondents named Obama the man they admired most, a dip from 22% of respondents saying the same a year ago. Trump's second place standing adds his name to a rare...

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Geely Buys 8.2 Percent Stake in Volvo Truck Company

Geely Buys 8.2 Percent Stake in Volvo Truck Company

China's Zhejiang Geely on December 27 agreed to buy activist investor Cevian Capital's 8.2 percent stake in truckmaker AB Volvo . The Chinese company will be involved in AB Volvo's management and...

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Malegaon blasts: NIA court drops tough MCOCA charges against Pragya, Col Purohit

Malegaon blasts: NIA court drops tough MCOCA charges against Pragya, Col Purohit

On Monday, the court had dismissed the petitions filed by Purohit and another accused Sameer Kulkarni, challenging the sanction of prosecution under provisions of the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) ...

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Egypt court convicts British female tourist of smuggling illegal painkillers

Egypt court convicts British female tourist of smuggling illegal painkillers

The family also explained that Plummer was forced to sign documents in Arabic language, with no explanation of what the documents actually said in English. Their client was asked whether she was inten...

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Pennsylvania city gets 34 inches of snow on Christmas

Pennsylvania city gets 34 inches of snow on Christmas

Snow piled up in Erie, Pennsylvania , on Wednesday after two days of record-breaking snowfall that had already surpassed 5 feet (1.5 meters), breaking city and state records, according to the Nation...

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Ameren Deploying Workers, Equipment to Puerto Rico

Ameren Deploying Workers, Equipment to Puerto Rico

Our focus, as always, will be working safely so we can restore power as efficiently as possible for the people of Puerto Rico, " Wiesehan said. LG&E and KU equipment will be sent from a port in Norfol...

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Russian Federation loses connection with African space satellite

Russian Federation loses connection with African space satellite

On Tuesday Russia launched a rocket carrying Angola's first telecom satellite named as Angosat-1 from its Baikonur station in Kazakhstan. Deployment of the 3,631-pound (1,647-kilogram) Angosat 1 sat...

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Mega Millions results for 12/26/17; did anyone win the $277M jackpot?

Mega Millions results for 12/26/17; did anyone win the $277M jackpot?

In Michigan, 13,009 tickets sold won at least $4 in the drawing. So far, one Powerball ticket has been sold in northeast Kansas. No information is available about Saturday night's victor until the...

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Light snow falling in Wyandotte County; very cold temperatures today

Light snow falling in Wyandotte County; very cold temperatures today

We will see a slight "warming" trend, if you want to call it that, to end the week as highs moderate back to the lower 40s on Thursday and Friday , though clouds will hang tough with partly to most...

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Snow warning issued for Cumbria

But now it can be in other parts of the country but the snow still has to be recorded by a professional. Elsewhere across the United Kingdom, it was a mild and, in parts, wet Christmas Day, with the...

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2 earthquakes hit Bay Area 3 hours apart

2 earthquakes hit Bay Area 3 hours apart

Earlier Tuesday an natural disaster with a preliminary magintude of 3.1 struck southeast of San Jose. Local man Dave Freund of Los Gatos felt "a quick, small jolt on Lexington Reservoir", reported ...

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Karnataka assembly polls: Rahul Gandhi to visit maths, Sufi shrines

Karnataka assembly polls: Rahul Gandhi to visit maths, Sufi shrines

Rahul Gandhi was quick to reply and tweeted, "Dear Dipali, Please wish your attractive grandmother a very happy birthday and a merry Xmas". Ms Sikand tweeted, "Today my grandmother turned 107". "We...

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United Kingdom govt begs Harry not to invite Obama to wedding over Trump

United Kingdom govt begs Harry not to invite Obama to wedding over Trump

In a BBC interview conducted by Great Britain's Prince Harry , Obama warned that the internet risks reinforced prejudices and a fractured society. "Everything you do every day you know can affect...

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