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Iranian oil tanker still burning off China coast with 31 missing

Iranian oil tanker still burning off China coast with 31 missing

The flames were forcing the South Korean Coast Guard's search and rescue team to stay as far as 4.8 kilometres away from the tanker, two South Korean officials said. When the Deepwater Horizon drillin...

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Bo Scarbrough claims he yelled

Bo Scarbrough claims he yelled "F**k Georgia", not "F**k Trump"

Alabama and Georgia players were not on the field for the Star-Spangled Banner but came out shortly after the pregame ceremonies. Before Alabama and Georgia kicked off for the National Championship,...

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European Union to Host Meeting with Iran on Nuclear Treaty Thursday

European Union to Host Meeting with Iran on Nuclear Treaty Thursday

The stakes have risen in the past week with anti-government protests in several Iranian cities over economic hardships and corruption, the boldest challenge to Iran's leadership in a decade. "Our re...

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Bomb blast near Balochistan Assembly in Quetta, many casualties feared

Bomb blast near Balochistan Assembly in Quetta, many casualties feared

The Pakistani Taliban claimed responsibility for the attack, saying a suicide bomber targeted a police contingent returning from duty at the assembly building. "Six bodies have been brought to Civil H...

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ESPN Features First-Down Marker Cams For College Football Playoff

ESPN Features First-Down Marker Cams For College Football Playoff

When his young star quarterback got off to a lousy start, Saban switched to an even younger one, true freshman Tua Tagovailoa , and came climbing out of a couple of 13-point holes. The touchdown pa...

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Starbucks adds second espresso option in United States restaurants

Starbucks adds second espresso option in United States restaurants

Starbucks' coffee isn't the only menu item to go blonde. The lighter-roasted blend is being offered alongside the "Starbucks Signature" espresso blend for all the company's espresso-based beverages,...

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China rejects speculations about building military base in Pakistan

China rejects speculations about building military base in Pakistan

Pakistan ambassador Masood Khalid and President of China Foreign Affairs University Qin Yaqing signed the MoU on behalf of their countries. As Trump Administration is determined to eliminate terrorist...

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US News & World Report includes Appalachian in 'Best Online Programs'

US News & World Report includes Appalachian in 'Best Online Programs'

U.S. News evaluated more than 1,000 online programs to develop rankings for online bachelor's degrees as well as various categories of online graduate degree programs. One of the unique features of ...

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Solar power stocks gain; Websol Energy surges 9%

Solar power stocks gain; Websol Energy surges 9%

While solar equipment are imported from many countries, the bulk comes from China. India has also launched a major trade dispute against the USA at the WTO on the billions of dollars of subsidies as...

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Trump Protests Planned For College Football National Championship Game

Trump Protests Planned For College Football National Championship Game

Upon his arrival at the stadium, Trump was greeted by tens of thousands in Atlanta with cheers and a smattering of boos. "Another group, Refuse Fascism ATL, says that before kickoff, they'll "take...

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Egypt orders official investigation into New York Times article

Egypt orders official investigation into New York Times article

The SIS said in a statement that the Times' article claims that Kholi is an officer with the Egyptian General Intelligence without presenting its readers with the slightest evidence of the truth of ...

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Two militants killed in ongoing Kokernag encounter

Two militants killed in ongoing Kokernag encounter

The identities of the slain militants are yet to be ascertained. The security forces also retaliated ensuing in an encounter, he said, adding that a militant was killed in the exchange of fire. The ...

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Tributes Pour In For Ex-Raider Kato Ottio, Dead At 23

Tributes Pour In For Ex-Raider Kato Ottio, Dead At 23

Although on his return from the World Cup the Raiders were rumored to be considering an extension to Ottio's now-ended contract, it was announced on December 1 that the PNG star had been snapped up by...

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Mostly cloudy and cool Tuesday in New Orleans: Jan. 9 forecast

Mostly cloudy and cool Tuesday in New Orleans: Jan. 9 forecast

Today's National Weather Service forecast: Mostly cloudy, with a 60 percent chance of snow showers, mainly before 10 a.m., then scattered flurries after 3 p.m. Southeast wind around 5 miles per hou...

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Five dead in California mudslides, Associated Press reports

Five dead in California mudslides, Associated Press reports

In Southern California, residents of the hillside communities of Montecito, Summerland and Carpinteria who evacuated flames and smoke in December were ordered to leave again because rain could wash di...

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US President Donald Trump To Attend World Economic Forum In Davos

US President Donald Trump To Attend World Economic Forum In Davos

The event is a global symbol of everything that Mr. Trump's former chief strategist, Stephen K. Bannon, railed against during the presidential campaign and the first seven months in the administration...

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MA federal prosecutor will not rule out busting pot businesses

MA federal prosecutor will not rule out busting pot businesses

Voters in MA legalized marijuana for adult use in 2016 and retail sales are to start this summer. Jim Borghesani , Massachusetts spokesman for the Marijuana Policy Project and former Communicatio...

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Senator won't release Russian Federation probe transcript

Senator won't release Russian Federation probe transcript

Simpson did not identify the source in his Judiciary Committee testimony. Fusion GPS chief Glenn Simpson told a Senate panel previous year that a controversial dossier his firm produced alleging Do...

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Police deny permission but Dalit leader may hold rally at Parliament Street

Police deny permission but Dalit leader may hold rally at Parliament Street

Critics quickly pointed out that the NGT's order is for banning protests at Jantar Mantar and it's not applicable for Parliament Street. Mevani said that unlike the BJP, "which did politics of love ...

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Teacher Arrested After Questioning Superintendent's Pay Raise During Board Meeting

Teacher Arrested After Questioning Superintendent's Pay Raise During Board Meeting

In two videos - one taken by KATC and another taken by someone who also attended the meeting - the teacher addressed the board during a public comment period asking why the board was giving the supe...

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