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Canadian to Face Charges of Drug Smuggling in China

Canadian to Face Charges of Drug Smuggling in China

Schellenberg was scheduled for an appeal hearing for Saturday, Dec. 29 after he was earlier found to have smuggled " an enormous amount of drugs " into China, according to Dalian.runsky.com, a news po...

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Air Force joins rescue operation to save miners trapped in Meghalya

Air Force joins rescue operation to save miners trapped in Meghalya

Heavy rain on December 20 caused the river to overflow again and reflood the mine, creating a bleak outlook for the rescue effort given the miners have had no food or water for two weeks. The NDRF e...

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Feinstein requests hearing after 2 migrant children die in custody

Feinstein requests hearing after 2 migrant children die in custody

What used to be an "extraordinarily rare occurrence" has already happened twice this month - the death of a child in the custody of USA border officials. "On behalf of US Customs and Border Protecti...

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Koreas' bid to reconnect rail, road links clouded by sanctions issue

Koreas' bid to reconnect rail, road links clouded by sanctions issue

Despite the worldwide concerns over the North's weapons program, Kim and South Korean President Moon Jae-in have moved towards cooperation over hostility lately, with the railway representing a litera...

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Indonesia tsunami: Flights rerouted as Anak Krakatau volcano continues to erupt

Indonesia tsunami: Flights rerouted as Anak Krakatau volcano continues to erupt

The country's volcanology agency said today that the Anak Krakatau volcano's alert status had been raised to the second-highest level and the exclusion zone more than doubled to a 5-kilometre radius...

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Furious Iraqi lawmakers demand USA troop withdrawal

Furious Iraqi lawmakers demand USA troop withdrawal

President Donald Trump's surprise trip to Iraq may have quieted criticism at home that he had yet to visit troops in a combat zone, but it has infuriated Iraqi politicians who on Thursday demanded t...

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A transformer explosion turned the New York City skyline blue

The Port Authority reported a partial power outage at LaGuardia Airport, which is near the power plant. Multiple fires are taking place because a "couple of transformers tripped offline" at the inte...

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Obamas named most admired in America

Obamas named most admired in America

First lady Michelle Obama speaks to a crowd of supporters as she campaigns for the Democratic Party presidential nominee Hillary Clinton at the Convention Center, in Phoenix, Arizona on October 20...

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Saudi Arabia demotes foreign minister in wake of Khashoggi case

Saudi Arabia demotes foreign minister in wake of Khashoggi case

Adel al Jubeir, the soft-spoken foreign minister since 2015 and face of the Saudi response to the crime in Istanbul, was replaced by Ibrahim al Assaf , who was formerly a finance minister. Prince Abd...

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U.S. anti-IS envoy Brett McGurk resigns over Trump's Syria withdrawal

U.S. anti-IS envoy Brett McGurk resigns over Trump's Syria withdrawal

While Mattis's resignation followed Trump's announcement that he would soon pull all of the approximately 2,000 usa troops out of Syria, officials said that the resignation was the result of a...

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Donald Trump jabs Democrats over shutdown: 'We desperately need Border Security'

Donald Trump jabs Democrats over shutdown: 'We desperately need Border Security'

During a televised December 11 meeting with Pelosi and Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer, Trump had said he would be "proud to shut down the government for border security" but has since shifte...

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Girl Who Spoke to Trump About Santa Still Believes in Him

Girl Who Spoke to Trump About Santa Still Believes in Him

Asked what she would ask the President of the US if she ever got the chance to talk to him again, Collman says she would like to know about his family. "Trump does a lot of things wrong, but suggestin...

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Thailand Becomes The First Country In Southeast Asia To Legalise Marijuana

Thailand Becomes The First Country In Southeast Asia To Legalise Marijuana

Thailand has legalised the use of medical marijuana with a vote in the National Legislative Assembly, making it the first country in south-east Asia to do so. Some Thai marijuana advocates wanted t...

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Two teens discovered buried in a Georgia Walmart Santa's yard

Two teens discovered buried in a Georgia Walmart Santa's yard

Autopsies were performed on the remains and confirmed the bodies are the Crocker children. The childrens' step-grandmother, Kim Wright, was also arrested and faces the same charges. The investigatio...

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Trump meets U.S. troops in Germany after surprise visit to Iraq

The president's decision on Syria led to the resignation of Defense Secretary Jim Mattis. Abdul Mahdi's office said in a statement that US authorities had informed Iraq's leadership of the preside...

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Ukraine's leader announces end of 30-day martial law

Ukraine's leader announces end of 30-day martial law

The 24 seamen still remain in Russian custody. The European Union and the United States have said Russia's actions were illegal and have called on Moscow to immediately return the vessels and th...

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A Severe Winter Storm Is Already Affecting Flights After Christmas

A Severe Winter Storm Is Already Affecting Flights After Christmas

The snowfall is then expected to continue throughout Thursday, resulting in possibly up to 12 inches in the Bemidji area by noon Friday. There is a slight chance for a snow shower on Friday across t...

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Syrian Army Reinforced Close to Front with Turkish-backed Forces

Syrian Army Reinforced Close to Front with Turkish-backed Forces

According to reports , Turkey has sent vast amounts of reinforcements to the country's south in preparation for an operation against Syria's Kurds . Pictures have emerged today showing Turkish armou...

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Clashes erupt as Sudanese march on presidential palace

Clashes erupt as Sudanese march on presidential palace

About 4km (2.5 miles) from the stadium, security units, including elite forces, prevented them from crossing a bridge that leads towards the heart of the capital and the presidential palace. "We are a...

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Troops bringing Trump hats to sign may violate military rule

Troops bringing Trump hats to sign may violate military rule

The statement added that during the call, Abdul Mahdi and Trump had discussed the developments in the region, especially in the light of the United States decision to pull out forces from Syria. He a...

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