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Indonesian band Seventeen hit by tsunami during concert — Sunda Strait tsunami

Indonesian band Seventeen hit by tsunami during concert — Sunda Strait tsunami

People ran in fear as five-metre waves flooded streets and swept away homes and vehicles on Saturday night. Meteorological factors could have also caused the tsunami, Ahmad said , but BMKG data do ...

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Award-winning journo exposed as serial fraud

Award-winning journo exposed as serial fraud

The reporter contributed around 60 articles to Der Spiegel , one of the leading German magazines for investigative reporting. The scandal "marks a low point in the 70-year history of Der Spi...

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Trump supporters crowdfund millions for Mexican border wall

Trump supporters crowdfund millions for Mexican border wall

One campaign aims to make up the shortfall in funding for Mr Trump's border wall , the other fundraises for "ladders" to help people over it. Trump also encouraged McConnell, R-Ky., to change the S...

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Outgoing US House speaker deplores

Outgoing US House speaker deplores "broken politics" marred by "outrage"

The White House is following Office of Budget and Management guidelines on notifying federal employees whether they'll be furloughed in case of a government shutdown, a senior administration told CNN...

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Special forces retake cargo ship after migrants threatened staff

Special forces retake cargo ship after migrants threatened staff

Essex Police said they were not treating the incident as a "hostage, piracy or terror-related". The stowaways, who are thought to have infiltrated the Grande Tema at Lagos, Nigeria, have been det...

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Chinese hacking plot against Aus businesses

Chinese hacking plot against Aus businesses

The two hackers carried out global hacking campaigns between at least 2006 and this year, targeting intellectual property and confidential business and technological information at managed service p...

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North Korea says it won't give up nukes until USA does

North Korea says it won't give up nukes until USA does

In August, the State Department extended the ban for another year, allowing Americans to travel to North Korea only under a limited set of circumstances. In Thursday's statement, the North reitera...

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Additional Sanctions Announced on Russian Federation

Additional Sanctions Announced on Russian Federation

Deripaska himself will remain under sanctions, the Treasury said . The U.S. imposed sanctions on Deripaska and his three companies - Rusal, the world's No. The department also sanctioned two former...

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Fiancé of missing Colorado woman arrested for her murder

Fiancé of missing Colorado woman arrested for her murder

Berreth's disappearance was officially labeled a missing-person investigation until Friday, but De Young did call her disappearance "suspicious" last week and pleaded with Frazee to "sit down with i...

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Partial shutdown of USA government looms after spending deal fails

Partial shutdown of USA government looms after spending deal fails

Absent action, much of the government will run out of funding hours later at midnight. Although the president appeared to waver this week in favor of keeping the government open, he doubled down on Th...

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Michael Flynn Probably Didn't Commit Treason

Michael Flynn Probably Didn't Commit Treason

Judge Emmet Sullivan agreed to reschedule the sentencing for 13 March. Flynn admitted he represented Turkey - America's North Atlantic Treaty Organisation ally - before he became a federal employe...

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Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has two cancerous growths removed from lung

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has two cancerous growths removed from lung

Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg , nominated by President Bill Clinton , sat with fellow Supreme Court justices, November 30, for a group portrait at the Supreme Court Building in Washington. ...

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Democrats Against Military Interventions Cautiously Praise Trump On Afghanistan

Democrats Against Military Interventions Cautiously Praise Trump On Afghanistan

The Trump administration is withdrawing roughly 7,000 troops from Afghanistan in the coming months, two defense officials said Thursday, around half of what the USA military has there now. Military ...

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Colorado police arrest fiance of woman who disappeared

Colorado police arrest fiance of woman who disappeared

Frazee, 32, was arrested at his home in the alpine town of Florissant on suspicion of murder and solicitation of murder, said Miles de Young, chief of police in neighboring Woodland Park , where Berr...

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College student charged in United States for slowly poisoning roommate

College student charged in United States for slowly poisoning roommate

Pennsylvania prosecutors said Thursday that Yukai Yang , 22, allegedly poisoned his Lehigh roommate, Juwan Royal , also 22, whose blood tested positive for the chemical thallium after he reported ...

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USA govt close to partial shutdown

USA govt close to partial shutdown

Trump demanded $5 billion to put toward a wall on the USA border with Mexico that he argues is needed to keep out illegal immigrants and drugs, a down payment on a massive project which Democrats h...

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Flynn Leaves Court After Sentencing Postponed

Flynn Leaves Court After Sentencing Postponed

Lawyers for Flynn have asked for one year of probation , minimal conditions of supervision and 200 hours of community service. [A] rguably, you sold out your country. When they returned, Flynn lawye...

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Keep dreaming of a white Christmas because it's probably not happening

Keep dreaming of a white Christmas because it's probably not happening

It will be a bit cooler to the east of the Missouri river where snow is still a little deeper on the ground. Christmas is the only day of the year that everyone wants snow. The chance for rain and s...

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Hayward: Report Claims U.S. Now One of Deadliest Countries for Journalists

Hayward: Report Claims U.S. Now One of Deadliest Countries for Journalists

The world's five deadliest countries for journalists include three - India, Mexico and, for the first time , the United States - where journalists were killed in cold blood, even though those cou...

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Acting US attorney-general Matthew Whitaker to ignore Russian Federation probe recusal advice

Acting US attorney-general Matthew Whitaker to ignore Russian Federation probe recusal advice

Barr said Mueller's probe into potential obstruction of justice by President Trump was based on a "fatally misconceived" theory, The Wall Street Journal reported Wednesday. Barr previously wrote...

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