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Guatemala plans to move Israel embassy to Jerusalem

Guatemala plans to move Israel embassy to Jerusalem

While Czech Republic had briefly suggested it could follow Mr Trump's line, it quickly reversed its position, and by last week had contented itself with merely abstaining in a United Nations general a...

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Two earthquakes shake San Jose area hours apart

Two earthquakes shake San Jose area hours apart

Meteorologists, officials from the United States Geological Survey, and other experts ultimately concluded that these tremors and shaking were the results of a 3.9 magnitude quake, which passed throug...

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Children's Health Insurance Plan In Jeopardy

Children's Health Insurance Plan In Jeopardy

She is one of the thousands of families that depend on the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP), which for decades has provided low-income children and pregnant women with health insurance. Th...

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Cold continues... Snow showers late today

Cold continues... Snow showers late today

At one point this morning the wind chill in Watertown was -42°! Frigid temperatures across the northern United States also broke records. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Satell...

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Visa services resume between USA and Turkey

Visa services resume between USA and Turkey

Ankara assured the U.S. that in the future that Turkish authorities will notify Washington in advance about any possible detention/investigation of any U.S. However, it said Turkey had given no assura...

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New year to bring bitterly cold temperatures, biting wind chills

New year to bring bitterly cold temperatures, biting wind chills

Record low temperatures could be approached at JFK airport (12 degrees in 1960) and at LaGuardia (also 12 degrees in 1952). Snow possible Tuesday and Wednesday. On Monday night, it will be mostly clea...

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Several parties speak up against triple talaq bill

Several parties speak up against triple talaq bill

The Triple Talaq Bill or Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Bill 2017 will criminalise the practice of instant triple talaq. Mr Owaisi said while the bill talks only about Muslim wome...

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NYC police officers suspended amid questions over response

NYC police officers suspended amid questions over response

Barry Wells has one prior arrest for assaulting Wells in September, police said. A spokesperson for the NYPD on Thursday confirmed to DailyMail.com that the officers in question have been suspende...

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ISIS Claims Blast at Afghan Intelligence Agency in Kabul

ISIS Claims Blast at Afghan Intelligence Agency in Kabul

Photos posted on Afghan Voice Agency's Facebook page showed the inside of a compound with debris and bodies lying on the ground. In November an attack on Afghan broadcaster Shamshad TV in Kabul ,...

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Alabama Democrat officially declared victor in US Senate race

Alabama Democrat officially declared victor in US Senate race

Alabama "will suffer irreparable harm" otherwise, the complaint argues, going on to urge state leaders to call a new special election. As I said on election night, our victory marks a new chapter fo...

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Tragedy all over again. Eric Garner's daughter Erica declared brain dead

Tragedy all over again. Eric Garner's daughter Erica declared brain dead

Twenty-seven-year-old Erica Garner's mother, Esaw Snipes-Garner, said her daughter went into cardiac arrest during an asthma attack and has since been in a coma. Erica Garner is still in critical...

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Historic White House Magnolia Cut Back For Safety Reasons

Historic White House Magnolia Cut Back For Safety Reasons

National Arboretum about the almost 200-year-old tree's condition and explored options with White House staff before deciding that a portion of the tree needed to be removed. According to a report ob...

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Cold weather sets in; some shots at snow, but no certainties

Cold weather sets in; some shots at snow, but no certainties

Because there are so many cold temperatures showing up in our 7 Day Futurecast, there will be several opportunities to break cold temperature records. As winds shift back to the northeast Thursday , ...

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Malegaon blast case: MCOCA charges against Sadhvi Pragya, Lt Colonel Purohit dropped

Malegaon blast case: MCOCA charges against Sadhvi Pragya, Lt Colonel Purohit dropped

However, the court agreed that MCOCA charges should be dropped. Two accused-Jagdish Mhatre and Rakesh Dhawde-will face trial only under the Arms Act, the court said. "Hence it is hard to accept subm...

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Boys charged with murder after sandbag from overpass kills man

Boys charged with murder after sandbag from overpass kills man

On Friday, Marquise Byrd, of Warren, Mich., succumbed to injuries sustained on December 19, when the teenagers allegedly dropped a construction sandbag from an overpass onto an interstate in OH, the T...

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Emergency medical evacuations begin in Syria's Eastern Ghouta

Emergency medical evacuations begin in Syria's Eastern Ghouta

In early 2012, the area entered the phase of actual battles. The International Committee of the Red Cross late Tuesday published pictures of ambulances brought in to carry out the evacuations. The U...

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PM can't be taken at face value: Rahul

PM can't be taken at face value: Rahul

After backroom negotiations between the treasury benches and the opposition, a compromise was reached with both the sides agreeing to do their bit to resolve the situation. In response to Modi's poll-...

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Less Than 1000 ISIS fighters Remain in Iraq and Syria, Coalition Says

Less Than 1000 ISIS fighters Remain in Iraq and Syria, Coalition Says

Washington has rejected similar Russian allegations in the past, saying USA forces remain committed to killing off the Islamic State and denying it safe havens. In one of his latest statements, Gerasi...

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Jessica Falkholt and sister Annabelle fighting to life after vehicle crash

Jessica Falkholt and sister Annabelle fighting to life after vehicle crash

The 29-year-old and her family were involved in a head-on collision on Boxing Day in New South Wales, Australia. One of the siblings, Jessica Falkholt, 28, is a graduate of the National Institute of...

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Four dead found in Troy, NY, home; police treating as homicide

Police are investigating the deaths of four people found in a basement apartment in Troy, New York , early Tuesday afternoon. The police received a call about several unconscious people in a Troy apa...

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Jairam Thakur takes oath as Himachal Pradesh CM

Jairam Thakur takes oath as Himachal Pradesh CM

Nine members of the cabinet, including chief minister Jai Ram Thakur , are below the age of 55. Thakur is the first chief minister from the second-largest Mandi district. Some senior party leaders an...

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Modi government distances itself from Union minister Hegde's remarks on Constitution

Modi government distances itself from Union minister Hegde's remarks on Constitution

We will change it". "After saying what he said in Karnataka at a public function, Hegde does not have a right to sit in the Parliament , much less as a Union minister", Naik said. Apart from this, ...

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Gas prices take a dip in Bakersfield in the past week

Gas prices take a dip in Bakersfield in the past week

Gasoline prices are ticking up to finish off the year in Florida and the Jacksonville area following a volatile 2017 of market fluctuations that saw wild gyrations in gas prices. As more drivers hit t...

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Family of British woman jailed in Egypt fear for her mental health

Family of British woman jailed in Egypt fear for her mental health

A Foreign Office spokesman said: "We will continue to provide assistance to Laura and her family following the court ruling in Egypt , and our embassy is in regular contact with the Egyptian authorit...

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DTE Energy Workers Heading to Puerto Rice to Help Restore Power

DTE Energy Workers Heading to Puerto Rice to Help Restore Power

Dominion Energy is working in partnership and under the direction of the Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority (PREPA), Edison Electric Institute, the U.S. TOA BAJA, PUERTO RICO - DECEMBER 25: A boy sl...

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Police identify victims in Tuesday night's triple homicide

Police identify victims in Tuesday night's triple homicide

The Omaha Police Department earlier named Dalton a person of interest after three shooting victims were discovered inside a home Tuesday night. John W. Authorities are seeking 46-year-old John Dalto...

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Snow, frigid cold are on tap

Snow, frigid cold are on tap

Sub-zero temperatures are unsafe for both people and their pets. And wind chills could intermittently swoop as low as negative 40 or even negative 50 degrees in the region before January 5, Grafenau...

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Ukraine, Russia-backed separatists swap more than 300 prisoners

Ukraine, Russia-backed separatists swap more than 300 prisoners

The swap was confirmed on Monday when the head of the Russian Orthodox church, Patriarch Kirill, met with pro-Russia separatist leaders at Moscow's Danilovsky monastery. Following the ceasefire recomm...

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Obama tops Trump as most admired, Gallup poll of Americans finds

Obama tops Trump as most admired, Gallup poll of Americans finds

The 2017 survey marks the 16th straight year Hillary Clinton was named the most admired woman in Gallup's poll. Read their full exchange . Former first lady Eleanor Roosevelt received the second ...

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Benjamin Netanyahu 'blesses' Guatemala's decision to relocate embassy

Benjamin Netanyahu 'blesses' Guatemala's decision to relocate embassy

Meanwhile, Deputy Foreign Minister Tzipi Hotovely told Israel Radio that Israel is in talks with ten other countries about moving their embassies, though she would not disclose which ones. The 128-9...

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The Library of Congress will start limiting its Twitter archives in 2018

The Library of Congress will start limiting its Twitter archives in 2018

But the deal was done. When the Library of Congress detailed this plan, the number of tweets posted daily was around 55 million. Seven years after the library agreed in 2010 with Twitter that it...

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Japan offers continued support for Jordan

Japan offers continued support for Jordan

During their meeting in Jerusalem, Kono and Netanyahu agreed on the significance of the USA role as a mediator in peace negotiations, according to a Japanese government official. The decision was stro...

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Water use beyond 20000 litres to cost 20% more in Delhi

Water use beyond 20000 litres to cost 20% more in Delhi

For those consuming 25,000 litres of water, the tariff has been increased by Rs 63.28 - from Rs 535.86 to Rs 599.14. The government had hiked water tariff by 10% for consumers falling in the same ca...

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Suspect shot, killed woman, two children in Phoenix on Christmas

Suspect shot, killed woman, two children in Phoenix on Christmas

Although it's possible the suspect killed all three people in the afternoon, police allowed negotiations for hours in hopes one of the children was alive, Sgt. The identities of the woman and childr...

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Hours extended to prepay 2018 Hennepin Co. property taxes

Hours extended to prepay 2018 Hennepin Co. property taxes

Cuomo conceded that prepayment may be hard for some households, the outlet reported. In a statement, Collins said the tax overhaul would save the average family in his district $1,875 per year. on...

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Korean Officials Allegedly Involved in Ballistic Missile Program

Before the missile test, pressured White House officials said "the clock has now run out and all options are on the table" in regards to North Korea's regime, according to CNN. The resolution put a ca...

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Democratic candidate asks Virginia elections board to delay tiebreaker until court decision

Democratic candidate asks Virginia elections board to delay tiebreaker until court decision

Simonds is asking the election panel of judges to reverse their tie vote decision in the 94th house seat race and to reconsider on an expedited basis. Simonds had been declared the victor by the city'...

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White Nationalist Group's Shrine For Justine Damond Taken Down By Police

The shrine on the sidewalk's edge near the intersection of 31st Street and Nicollet Avenue was comprised of 12 lit candles, roughly two dozen red roses, a small framed portrait of Damond and three pie...

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Albemarle Announces Christmas Tree Recycling Details

Albemarle Announces Christmas Tree Recycling Details

Trees that are recycled will be sliced and diced into rich mulch that has a variety of uses. Additionally, residents may bring their Christmas trees for recycling to the Round Rock Brush Recycling Ce...

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Utah's largest paper blasts Hatch, says he should step down

For the record, I voted for @ SpencerJCox and @rudygobert27. But Matt Whitlock, Hatch's communications director, made clear in a Tuesday tweet that Hatch's seemingly approving tweet was "tongue-i...

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