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Trump Blocks Release of Democratic Memo, Cites Security Concerns

Trump Blocks Release of Democratic Memo, Cites Security Concerns

Democrats rejected Mr. Trump's rationale, first laid out on Friday evening in a letter by the White House counsel, as hypocritical, given that he had declassified the Republican memo and that ...

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Grand Canyon helicopter crash kills three

Grand Canyon helicopter crash kills three

A Papillon helicopter was previously involved in a fatal Grand Canyon crash in 2001. The four survivors were being treated at the scene. Local media reported the Eurocopter EC130 helicopter, whose...

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N. Korean leader invites S. Korea's Moon to the North--president's office

North and South Korea are technically still at war after their 1950-53 conflict ended in a truce rather than a peace treaty. Moon and Kim Yo Jong will have another opportunity to talk when they at...

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Russian jet crashes near Moscow; 71 feared dead

Russian jet crashes near Moscow; 71 feared dead

A passenger plane carrying 71 people has crashed in Russian Federation. Russian news agency TASS has now confirmed that emergency services have discovered the wreckage with no survivors on board. Th...

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Eiffel Tower closed as Paris is hit by huge snowfall

Eiffel Tower closed as Paris is hit by huge snowfall

Skiers swished down the hilly streets of Montmartre in Paris on Wednesday, taking advantage of heavy snowfall that otherwise spelled misery for thousands of travellers. Yu Jian and his newlywed wife C...

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Winter Olympics 2018: Strong winds postpone first alpine skiing event

Winter Olympics 2018: Strong winds postpone first alpine skiing event

The men's downhill, which was scheduled to take place at 9 p.m. ET on Saturday (11 a.m. Sunday in Korea), was postponed to February 15 while the men's super-G has been pushed to February 16 in Korea. ...

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Modi lays foundation stone for UAE's first Indian temple

Modi lays foundation stone for UAE's first Indian temple

Modi is scheduled to address the Indian community tomorrow in Dubai after witnessing the groundbreaking ceremony of a temple in Abu Dhabi . India had recognised Israel as a state way back in 1950 b...

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Eminent Pakistani lawyer, rights activist Asma Jahangir passes away

Eminent Pakistani lawyer, rights activist Asma Jahangir passes away

Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi led tributes to Ms Jahangir, saying her death was a great loss for the legal fraternity, and praying for her and her family. She won numerous national and worldwide...

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16 militants killed in Sinai: Egypt army

16 militants killed in Sinai: Egypt army

The statement gave no details on any casualties in the operation or any figures on the number of people arrested, but said the assault would continue. "The wide spread of the Egyptian Armed Forces in ...

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Lagos City Marathon: Abraham Kiprotich wins 3rd edition

Lagos City Marathon: Abraham Kiprotich wins 3rd edition

In the newly introduced 10km race, Akusho Rose won the female category with a time of 36:17: 70 while Faustina Oguh and Onah Sale came second and third respectively. "By this time next year, we will m...

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Pak violates truce agreement, fires unprovoked on LoC in Rajouri

Pak violates truce agreement, fires unprovoked on LoC in Rajouri

Deputy Commissioner (Rajouri) Shahid Iqbal Choudhary said the Pakistan Army have been launching heavy mortar shells in Naika, Panjgrain, Khorinar, Rajdhani forward areas besides the villages in Rajour...

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Russia, Turkey to enhance military coordination in Syria

Russia, Turkey to enhance military coordination in Syria

The deadly day came as Turkish operations just across the Syrian border in Afrin are entering their fourth week, as Ankara battles the Kurdish People's Protection Units (YPG), advancing on several d...

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Dharmendra disapproves attack on Pandian's Residence

Dharmendra disapproves attack on Pandian's Residence

Condemning the incident, BJD spokesperson and MP Pratap Deb said the attack was "unfortunate and it exposed the real mindset of BJP leaders". Mr Pandian was not present when the incident took place....

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'Unprovoked Attack' Results in US Military Killing 100 Syrian Soldiers

'Unprovoked Attack' Results in US Military Killing 100 Syrian Soldiers

The regime was likely seeking to reclaim ground once held by ISIL but now controlled by the US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces . IS had held most of Deir al-Zour since 2014. Roughly "20 to 30 art...

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Freezing rain warning for SD&G

Freezing rain warning for SD&G

The freezing rain will also hit the Montérégie region by midday Sunday before making its way to the Outaouais and Mauricie regions by the evening. Sunday night should feature, you guessed it, more s...

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Teenage girl posts Craigslist ad seeking someone to kill her

Teenage girl posts Craigslist ad seeking someone to kill her

He then said he changed his mind about going through with the shooting and dropped her off at her apartment, but authorities informed him that they tracked his Global Positioning System to the locatio...

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PM asks BJP MPs to create awareness about schemes announced in Budget

PM asks BJP MPs to create awareness about schemes announced in Budget

Unprecedented achievements in the eradication of corruption, internal security, and increase in global influence have been achieved, he stated. "(When the country was fighting in Doklam, you were meet...

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South Africa holds its breath as Jacob Zuma in talks to resign

South Africa holds its breath as Jacob Zuma in talks to resign

Earlier during his address Mantashe lashed out at those insulting party president Cyril Ramaphosa over ongoing Zuma to force him to resign and appealed for patience. Adding to the confusion, Tobeka Ma...

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Liberal outrage as Dems ignore 'dreamers' in budget deal

Liberal outrage as Dems ignore 'dreamers' in budget deal

The House and the Senate are expected to vote Thursday on a long-term spending deal , hoping to end the repeated drama of short-term funding bills that have occupied Congress for much of th...

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India hopes to see Palestine becomes sovereign soon: PM

India hopes to see Palestine becomes sovereign soon: PM

Modi met Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas in the West Bank city of Ramallah on Saturday. "I am very grateful to His Majesty King Abdullah II for facilitating flight and access", Modi tweeted af...

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