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South Koreans visit North for rail project

South Koreans visit North for rail project

A number of lawmakers supportive of the Moon Jae-in administration's policies towards the North were in the entourage, as well as a handful of rail and road officials and experts. To celebrate the lin...

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DHS Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen visits border after migrant child’s death

DHS Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen visits border after migrant child’s death

He was initially diagnosed with a common cold following a medical evaluation. Felipe was held for observation for 90 minutes, according to CBP , before being released with prescriptions for amoxi...

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EPA, museums to close as shutdown slogs into 2nd weekend

EPA, museums to close as shutdown slogs into 2nd weekend

The anchor pointed to new job postings from Democrats seeking staff from investigators to lawyers who may be tasked with looking into the president as part of a Congressional inquiry. The White House ...

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Egypt kills 40 'suspects' a day after tourist bus bombing

Egypt kills 40 'suspects' a day after tourist bus bombing

It added that police had seized bomb-making materials, ammunition and a large number of weapons during the raids. Militants reportedly planned attacks against Egypt's security forces, tourism an...

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Putin oversees hypersonic weapons test that will 'ensure Russia's security for decades'

Putin oversees hypersonic weapons test that will 'ensure Russia's security for decades'

Despite having a mass in its start between 50 and 60 tons, the Avangard (RS-26) travels at a hypersonic speed with a maximum range of six thousand kilometers. It's a big moment in the life of the arme...

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Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Released from Hospital After Cancer Surgery

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Released from Hospital After Cancer Surgery

Ginsburg is now "recuperating at home", after doctors at Memorial Sloan Kettering hospital in NY performed surgery on Ginsburg to remove cancerous growths found on her left lung. Scans performed befor...

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Donald Trump tweet identifies covert US Navy Seals in Iraq by mistake

Donald Trump tweet identifies covert US Navy Seals in Iraq by mistake

On Sunday, Trump said in a tweet that he had spoken with Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan about a "slow and highly coordinated" withdrawal of the USA troops, suggesting that he might slow down the p...

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Girl's Faith In Santa Unshaken After 'Marginal' Phone Call From Trump

Girl's Faith In Santa Unshaken After 'Marginal' Phone Call From Trump

She replied: "Yes sir". "It wasn't really (nerve-wracking), I just had to think of what the truth was", Collman said. Trump asks in a video taken at Collman's home that was posted by the paper. ...

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Attack on Libya's foreign ministry leaves three dead

Attack on Libya's foreign ministry leaves three dead

Twenty-one other people were wounded in the attack, authorities said. 10 others were injured in the morning attack, the Health Ministry said. Libya has been a haven for Islamic militants since t...

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Italy’s Mount Etna erupts, authorities close airport

Italy’s Mount Etna erupts, authorities close airport

Italy's INGV volcanology institute said the eruption resulted in more than 130 earthquakes striking the surrounding area from 8.50pm (7.50pm GMT). At 9.30pm on Monday, the authorities chose to clo...

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We give Israel billions, it can defend itself in Syria

We give Israel billions, it can defend itself in Syria

Defence Secretary Jim Mattis tendered his resignation last Thursday over Trump's decision to withdraw troops from Syria and draw down numbers in Afghanistan in addition to other differences. Mattis ...

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Sydney Olympic Park Opal Tower: Residents evacuated on Christmas Eve

Sydney Olympic Park Opal Tower: Residents evacuated on Christmas Eve

The operator of nearby Botania tower told its residents in an email: "There is a potential for the tower to collapse, a 1km radius has been evacuated". Loud cracking sounds were heard at 2.45pm from t...

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Assad regime forces enter YPG-held village west of Syria's Manbij

Assad regime forces enter YPG-held village west of Syria's Manbij

The White House confirmed Çavuşoğlu's announcement that Trump has received an invitation to visit Turkey in 2019, although no date has been set for the trip. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoga...

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Former Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif sentenced to seven years in prison

Former Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif sentenced to seven years in prison

On December 7, the Supreme Court (SC) had given the accountability court its last extension to wrap up the two remaining references against the Sharif family. However, Judge Arshad Malik reserved ...

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Canadian government demands immediate release of citizens detained in China

Canadian government demands immediate release of citizens detained in China

China last week detained two Canadians - Michael Kovrig , a former diplomat and an adviser with the International Crisis Group (ICG) think tank, and businessman Michael Spavor - after Canadian pol...

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Indonesia tsunami death toll now 429, thousands homeless

Indonesia tsunami death toll now 429, thousands homeless

Instead, he said only about 100 people showed up for the Christmas Eve service, usually attended by double that number. At least 373 people have been killed and 1,459 others injured so far. Anak Kra...

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Trump to withdraw 'significant' troops from Afghanistan

Trump to withdraw 'significant' troops from Afghanistan

A recent USA military report said Taliban control over Afghanistan has increased in recent months, and the government now controls or influences only 55.5 percent of the country's districts - the lowe...

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APT10: What do we know about the alleged Chinese hacking group?

APT10: What do we know about the alleged Chinese hacking group?

The pair are allegedly part of a "hacking group" known as Advanced Persistent Threat 10 , affiliated with China's main intelligence service. China has accused the USA of "fabricating facts" after ...

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US Now On the

US Now On the "Most Dangerous" List for Journalists

That compares to 18 retaliation killings among the 47 deaths confirmed by the committee in 2017. Khashoggi frequently criticized bin Salman and Saudi Arabia in his writings. It was the deadlie...

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Trump Leaves Behind Mess for Afghans to Clean Up

Trump Leaves Behind Mess for Afghans to Clean Up

Special Operations Command, Lieutenant Richard Clarke, told senators the Taliban was thought to be around 60,000-strong-a much higher number than has been estimated by the military in the past. Wh...

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