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Rep. John Katko: Government shutdown 'a colossal waste of time'

Rep. John Katko: Government shutdown 'a colossal waste of time'

Shutdowns may make good partisan theater, but they don't make any winners. While many Senate Democrats had remained entrenched in their opposition to any funding deal that didn't include a DAC...

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Farewell Yellow Brick Road: Elton John's final tour will begin in Allentown

Farewell Yellow Brick Road: Elton John's final tour will begin in Allentown

And I thought the time is right to say thank you to all my fans around the world. Afterward, John sat with Anderson Cooper on stage, who asked him about his big announcement . The tour is schedul...

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Crude oil futures gain on firm global cues

Crude oil futures gain on firm global cues

Futures were little changed in NY after advancing Tuesday to close at the highest level since December 2014. Spot Brent crude oil futures, the global benchmark for oil prices, were at 70 dollars...

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Burma prepares camps but no sign of Rohingya refugees returning from Bangladesh

Burma prepares camps but no sign of Rohingya refugees returning from Bangladesh

A group of scholars has chosen "Rohingya" as the Name of the Year for 2017, defying the Myanmar government's attempts to suppress the use of the name. Many in Myanmar see Rohingya as illegal migrants ...

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Viral video shows MA school bus sliding down icy street

Viral video shows MA school bus sliding down icy street

Sutton Superintendent Theodore Friend said he consulted with other school administrators and highway officials before deciding to send the buses out on Tuesday. Sutton police told CBS Boston that cr...

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Padmaavat: Rajput Groups Continue To Deny Facts, Defy Country And Constitutional Institutions

Padmaavat: Rajput Groups Continue To Deny Facts, Defy Country And Constitutional Institutions

PADMAN was to be released along with PADMAAVAT but Akshay Kumar has made a decision to postpone the release of his film so that PADMAAVAT can make up the losses it has suffered since previo...

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Taliban say they met with Pakistani officials

We can confirm that there were four United States citizens killed and two injured. "We offer our deepest condolences to the families and friends of those who were killed and wish for the speedy reco...

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Australia offers aid for communities affected by Mayon eruption

Australia offers aid for communities affected by Mayon eruption

With 51 eruptions in the past four centuries, Mayon, a near-perfect cone located about 330 kilometres southeast of Manila, is considered the most volatile of the Philippines' 22 active volcanoes. At l...

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Mattis calls disputed waters 'North Natuna Sea' in Indonesia

Mattis calls disputed waters 'North Natuna Sea' in Indonesia

The ban on military contact with the group was imposed after it was discovered that Kopassus was involved in a slew of human rights abuses that took place in Indonesia's Aceh, Papua and East Timor pro...

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Unemployment rises in Maryland as state loses 20200 jobs in December

Unemployment rises in Maryland as state loses 20200 jobs in December

Jobless rates have been falling across much of the country, with NY state at 4.4 percent from 4.5 percent a year ago. With the exception of one month when it was equal (October 2014), Indiana's unempl...

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RJD chief Lalu Prasad faces verdict in third fodder scam case today

RJD chief Lalu Prasad faces verdict in third fodder scam case today

The current case pertains to the embezzlement of Rs 33.67 crore from the Chaibasa district treasury during Yadav's tenure as CM in 1992-93. This is the third Fodder Scam case in which Yadav has be...

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Super Bowl LII: New England Patriots to wear white jerseys against Eagles

Super Bowl LII: New England Patriots to wear white jerseys against Eagles

Philadelphia's only other Super Bowl appearance was in Super Bowl XV in 1981, when they lost to the Oakland Raiders 27-10, according to. He went out and did what he does best: get the job done. Th...

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Oscar nominations: 12 biggest snubs and surprises

Oscar nominations: 12 biggest snubs and surprises

She's the first female director to be nominated for an Academy Award in eight years (the previous nominee and eventual victor being Kathryn Bigelow , for The Hurt Locker in 2010), and the fifth f...

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USA says not a good idea for Venezuela's Maduro to run again

USA says not a good idea for Venezuela's Maduro to run again

While reportedly mulling sanctions for months, Brussels did not move forward until now, claiming it was waiting for the results of dialogue between the opposition and the Maduro government. Maduro, ...

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Top Agent Admits 'ODDS ARE NOTHING' Trump Colluded with Russia — FBI BOMBSHELL

Top Agent Admits 'ODDS ARE NOTHING' Trump Colluded with Russia — FBI BOMBSHELL

Meanwhile, Sen. Richard Burr (R-N.C.), who is leading the Senate's Russian Federation investigation as chair of the Senate Intelligence Committee, threw cold water on the theory that the FBI did anyth...

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Pa. Congressman saw aide as 'soul mate,' but denies misconduct

Pa. Congressman saw aide as 'soul mate,' but denies misconduct

The report had said that Meehan, a 62 year-old married father-of-three and the former USA attorney in Philadelphia, had been a mentor for the unnamed aide. "The Committee notes that the mere fact that...

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Hugh Masekela: Life and career of the jazz trumpeter

Hugh Masekela: Life and career of the jazz trumpeter

Masekela's team released a statement in October saying he had been battling cancer since 2008 that spread to other parts of his body, according to the South African newspaper the Sowetan. He went to L...

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Vehicle bombs kill at least 27 in east Libya city of Benghazi

Vehicle bombs kill at least 27 in east Libya city of Benghazi

The second, larger blast went off around 10 to 15 minutes across the street later as security and other emergency officials were on the scene. A further 20 people were injured and the number of fata...

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Bombing outside Save the Children office in Afghanistan

Bombing outside Save the Children office in Afghanistan

The director of a local health department says 11 wounded people have been taken to hospital. The attack began with a suicide auto bomb outside the office, followed by gunmen entering the compound a...

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Kunduli row: Odisha bandh observed across state capital, hits normal life

Kunduli row: Odisha bandh observed across state capital, hits normal life

Schools and colleges will be remaining closed for the safety of students in view of the shutdown and elaborate security arrangements have also been made, said police. Hundreds of BJP workers including...

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