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Quake of 5.1 magnitude jolts southern Iran

Quake of 5.1 magnitude jolts southern Iran

No casualty or damage has been reported by far. On November 12, a huge natural disaster measuring 7.2 magnitude hit Darbnandi-Khan area in Iraq's northern province of Sulaimaniyah, and left eight pe...

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Donald Trump suggests 'good relationship' with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un

Donald Trump suggests 'good relationship' with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un

It's unclear if President Trump said "I probably have a good relationship with Kim Jong Un" or "I'd probably have a very good relationship with Kim Jong Un". Mr Trump has called Kim "Rocket Man" on ...

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Marketers Agree To Allow Petrol Price Remain At N145

Marketers Agree To Allow Petrol Price Remain At N145

Kachikwu said this on Thursday when he appeared before the senate committee on petroleum (downstream). "The thing is even the Nigerians, who have suffered, will want to be sure that we find a lastin...

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Missile alert sends islands into panic

Missile alert sends islands into panic

Panic and confusion swept Hawaii on Saturday as a mistaken alert about a ballistic missile attack spread across the Pacific US state, sending residents and tourists scrambling for shelter and question...

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U.S. embassy in London corrects Trump over 'bad deal'

U.S. embassy in London corrects Trump over 'bad deal'

The new United States embassy building is seen during a press preview near the River Thames in London, December 13, 2017. "We looked at all our options, including renovation of our current building ...

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Chelsea Manning appears to be running for US Senate

Chelsea Manning appears to be running for US Senate

Manning, formerly known as Bradley Manning, was a private in the U.S. Army when she leaked the documents . Last year, she was freed from a military prison in Kansas after President Obama commuted he...

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Where is Ellen DeGeneres' house in Santa Barbara, California — Montecito mudslide MAP

Where is Ellen DeGeneres' house in Santa Barbara, California — Montecito mudslide MAP

The recent Cecil B. DeMile recipient ran across a firefighter while on FaceTime and began questioning him about updates on those affected and the relief efforts taking place. They were made to evacu...

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Largest German parties agree blueprint for coalition talks after overnight 'breakthrough'

Largest German parties agree blueprint for coalition talks after overnight 'breakthrough'

The most controversial part of the various coalition negotiations has been refugees: not so much the premise of accepting them, but the awkward and inconsistent manner they were handled once they ar...

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India beat Pakistan by seven wickets

India beat Pakistan by seven wickets

Mohammed Jail scored 94 runs off 91 balls as Pakistan scored a competitive total of 282/8 in 40 Overs. Mohammad Jalil made 90 before he was retired hurt. India refused to travel to Pakistan and t...

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Trump cryptic about contacts with North Korean leader Kim Jong

Tuesday's meeting in Vancouver will include foreign ministers from an interesting group of countries mainly based on 17 nations that fought together in the Korean War. In a statement Wednesday, Chin...

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China's 2017 iron ore imports hit record high

China's 2017 iron ore imports hit record high

Recently, acting Governor of the Far Eastern region Andrei Tarasenko told Sputnik, that the turnover between Russia's Primorsky Territory and China increased by 14 percent or $2.5 billion over the fir...

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Forecast: Cold today, snow possible Sunday

Forecast: Cold today, snow possible Sunday

The record high for Bridgeport is 55 degrees, set a year ago in 2017. Worcester residents had more than a foot of snow to deal with last week, and now they're dealing with the water from that melt a...

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Twitter reacts to announcement of state capture commission

Twitter reacts to announcement of state capture commission

The Guptas relocated to South Africa from India in 1993 and have allegedly used their vast wealth to wield influence over the government. Stocks were little changed with South African-listed Steinho...

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Liverpool Couldn't Stop Coutinho Exit, Says Klopp

Manchester United and Liverpool make contact with Arsenal for Alexis. I'll tell you one thing right off the bat: I really like Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain and I believe he has a hugely exciting car...

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Donald Trump's lawyer paid hush money to porn star

Donald Trump's lawyer paid hush money to porn star

Mr Trump would have been about 60. Cohen wouldn't talk about the $130,000 payment but said in a statement that " President Trump once again vehemently denies any such occurrence as has Ms. Cliffo...

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Why should JK schools teach the state map: Army chief

Why should JK schools teach the state map: Army chief

We can not allow our neighbours Nepal, Bhutan, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh and Afghanistan, to drift away from us. "We have begun an investigation but it must not discourage soldiers", Rawat said. "We are...

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Celebrity Big Brother star: 'I was abducted by aliens'

Celebrity Big Brother star: 'I was abducted by aliens'

A self-described Big Brother superfan, Willoughby said: "My tactics were all over the place and I think in terms of it being an intellectual show once you're frozen out it's really hard to get back ...

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ISIS Inspired Terrorist Indicted For NYC Bombing

ISIS Inspired Terrorist Indicted For NYC Bombing

On Dec. 11, 2017, authorities say that Ulla detonated a pipe bomb on his person in a corridor linking the subway to the Port Authority bus terminal in New York City. Prosecutor George Turner said pr...

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Dallas County Now Up to 23 Flu-Related Deaths This Season

Dallas County Now Up to 23 Flu-Related Deaths This Season

It's never too late, they say, as hospitals prepare to see flu cases well into the month of May. The city of Roanoake is aiming to get everyone vaccinated , by offering the shot for free at their fir...

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Bevin Approves Kentucky HEALTH Program

Bevin Approves Kentucky HEALTH Program

The Trump administration's watershed decision Thursday to allow states to test a work requirement for adult Medicaid enrollees sparked widespread criticism from doctors, advocates for the poor, and ...

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Bannon Hires Quinn Emanuel Atty For House Russia Probe

Bannon Hires Quinn Emanuel Atty For House Russia Probe

Mr Bannon has tried to make amends. Bannon's departure from Breitbart marks a stunning fall from power for one of Trump's most influential and provocative counselors on both foreign and domestic...

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Turkey summons top USA envoy over Syrian Kurds

Turkey summons top USA envoy over Syrian Kurds

Syrian regime's forces have increased military operations recently to impose control over Idlib and the Eastern Ghouta, the last two rebel bastions in Syria . More than 1,200 people, including securi...

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Trump Vows to Be 'Flexible' on NAFTA Ahead of Mexico's Election

Trump Vows to Be 'Flexible' on NAFTA Ahead of Mexico's Election

The Canadian dollar steadied against the greenback on Thursday after hitting a almost two-week low earlier in the session as investors weighed chances of a Bank of Canada interest rate hike next week ...

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Judge Loya's death is a 'serious issue'

Judge Loya's death is a 'serious issue'

In the letter, they mentioned instances of cases with "far-reaching consequences for the nation and the institution" that were selectively assigned by the chief justice without any rational "basis for...

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Fog warning for Flintshire - Thursday evening through to Friday

Fog warning for Flintshire - Thursday evening through to Friday

Radiation fog occurs mainly in the winter, during clear skies and calm weather conditions. "Radiation fogs usually dissipate soon after sunrise as the ground warms". Lowest temperatures 4 to 8 C. ...

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Hema Malini trolled as she blames 'high population' for Kamala Mills fire

Hema Malini trolled as she blames 'high population' for Kamala Mills fire

According to a BMC official, who declined to be named, Saturday's mega-demolition drive covered 314 locations across Mumbai , but largely concentrated in Lower Parel-Mahalaxmi areas. A fire swept thr...

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Could Germany have a deal?

Could Germany have a deal?

On the thorny issue of family reunions for asylum seekers granted temporary refuge, the preliminary accord says current restrictions should be loosened. Merkel now leads a caretaker government, limiti...

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Karni Sena protests outside CBFC office

Karni Sena protests outside CBFC office

Mumbai: Brushing aside reports that the Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC ) had suggested "300 cuts" in Sanjay Leela Bhansali's " Padmavati ", retitled as " Padmavat ", the producers on We...

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Sessions's Marijuana Crackdown Could Pose Problems For Medical Pot In Connecticut

Sessions's Marijuana Crackdown Could Pose Problems For Medical Pot In Connecticut

All this was fostered by a 2013 document called the Cole Memorandum issued by the Obama administration that set marijuana priorities for federal prosecutors. Gardner has convened a bipartisan group of...

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Fiat Chrysler will move Ram truck production from Mexico to Michigan

In the same press release, FCA said it would make a special bonus payment of $2,000 to about 60,000 hourly and salaried USA employees. Lastly, FCA has announced it will provide 60,000 of its hourl...

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Saudi reiterates support to Palestinian State establishment

Saudi reiterates support to Palestinian State establishment

Speaking with Sputnik Radio's Loud & Clear about Trump's threat to axe funding to the Palestinians, cofounder of The Electronic Intifada, Ali Abumimah, said it would be important to determine whether ...

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Democrats say Americans want Trump impeached - here's what new poll says

Democrats say Americans want Trump impeached - here's what new poll says

President Trump touted the poll on Thursday. Results from the poll also revealed that 37 per cent of voters feel Trump's policies were helping the economy, compared to the 29 per cent that said hi...

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Home And Away star Jessica Falkholt's life support switched off

Home And Away star Jessica Falkholt's life support switched off

The tragic conclusion to the horror story comes after friends and family refused to give up hope for her recovery. Jessica's life support was reportedly turned off on Thursday night, a day after her...

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Kellyanne Conway Insists 'Nobody' at White House Talks About Hillary Clinton

Kellyanne Conway Insists 'Nobody' at White House Talks About Hillary Clinton

It's no secret that Donald Trump is no fan of Hillary Clinton . "But look, so many people still can't get over the election results". This irony was too much for Cuomo, who retorted, "Says my fri...

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Call out Iran but Keep Nuclear Deal, Germany says to US

Call out Iran but Keep Nuclear Deal, Germany says to US

Trump's October decision not to certify Iran's compliance with the nuclear deal has put Washington at odds with all other signatories of the accord - Britain, France , Germany , Russia , China a...

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Tumult in Tunisia: Protesters, Police Clash as Unrest Enters Fourth Day

Tumult in Tunisia: Protesters, Police Clash as Unrest Enters Fourth Day

More than 200 people were arrested and dozens hurt during clashes in several parts of Tunisia , the interior ministry said Wednesday, after a second night of unrest driven by anger over austerity...

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States can force 'able-bodied' to work for Medicaid, rules Trump administration

States can force 'able-bodied' to work for Medicaid, rules Trump administration

All the policy will do, Berg said , is increase bureaucracy and paperwork, "supposedly from the small government people", because it will force working people to leave work, or those on a job search ...

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In WSJ interview, Trump disses Bannon - but says nothing's permanent

In WSJ interview, Trump disses Bannon - but says nothing's permanent

A transcript of the full interview with the President published Thursday contained harsh words from Trump for his former confidant. A lawyer for Trump, Charles Harder, last week threatened to block ...

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Iran has foiled plot to use protests to overthrow system, says leader

Iran has foiled plot to use protests to overthrow system, says leader

In late December, peaceful protests over economic problems broke out in a number of Iranian cities, but the gatherings turned violent in some places when groups of participants, some of them armed, va...

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Treasury: 90% of wage earners will likely see higher take-home pay

Treasury: 90% of wage earners will likely see higher take-home pay

The tables are also aimed at avoiding over- and under-withholding of tax as much as possible. The new withholding guidance takes into account a number of changes made by the new law, including the l...

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