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Israel says it destroyed Hamas tunnel under key Gaza crossing

Israel says it destroyed Hamas tunnel under key Gaza crossing

Egyptian officials had no immediate comment on the incident which happened late on Friday after dark near the southern border-town Rafah, according to Gaza Health Ministry spokesman Ashraf al-Qidra....

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Plane left dangling on cliff after its skids off runway in Turkey

Plane left dangling on cliff after its skids off runway in Turkey

The flight originated in the Turkish capital, Ankara . All of the 168 people on board of the aircraft were able to safely evacuate the aircraft, according to the flight operator, low-priced carrier...

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Man accused of threatening Greyhound bus passengers denied bond

Man accused of threatening Greyhound bus passengers denied bond

Fifty people were on the bus, Greyhound said in a statement. Authorities say they received reports of an armed suspect on board the bus. The bus finally came to a halt in Lake County, Illinois, af...

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Donald Trump cancels February visit to UK

Donald Trump cancels February visit to UK

The American president says he is cancelling a scheduled visit to the British capital over the cost of the new embassy. On the face of it, Trump called off his "working" visit to the United Kingdom ...

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Obama Center scraps above-ground parking garage after neighborhood opposition

Obama Center scraps above-ground parking garage after neighborhood opposition

Rather than "fix" each of these problems piece by piece, the Obama Foundation should recognize that the choice of Jackson Park as its site is so badly flawed that it needs to reconsider placement of t...

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Trump to have strong look at USA libel laws

Trump to have strong look at USA libel laws

They wouldn't cease and desist, so now President Trump is targeting libel laws in an effort to silence his critics. Bannon's spectacular downfall is a significant setback and part of a larger patt...

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Winter weather causes issues on area roads

Winter weather causes issues on area roads

After midnight we'll begin to transition from our rain to a wintry mix from the northwest to the southwest. The combination of snow and ice will result in hard travel conditions, potentially including...

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Pakistani military says U.S. not contemplating unilateral…

Pakistani military says U.S. not contemplating unilateral…

It merits mentioning here that ties between Pakistan and the USA worsened after Trump on January 1, in his first tweet of 2018, said that Washington has got nothing but "lies and deceit" from Pakist...

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Saudi women enter stadiums for first time

Saudi women enter stadiums for first time

Women will now be allowed to attend the matches, but will have to sit in segregated areas away from men, and must wear loose-fitting, full-length robes known as 'abayas, ' as well as a headscarf, if t...

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US concerned by Iran crackdown, 'will not remain silent' - White House

US concerned by Iran crackdown, 'will not remain silent' - White House

In a statement before the Brussels meeting, British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson highlighted the sharp break with Washington - calling the nuclear deal "a crucial agreement that makes the world...

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France welcomes Chinese investment, not 'looting': minister

France welcomes Chinese investment, not 'looting': minister

French President Emmanuel Macron , second from left, and his wife Brigitte Macron , left, pose with Chinese President Xi Jinping and his wife Peng Liyuan in Beijing on Monday. But trade tensions a...

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Heavy Rain, Snow Melt Could Cause Localized Flooding

Heavy Rain, Snow Melt Could Cause Localized Flooding

Friday morning. Ice accumulations would vary, Casey said, with up to 1/10 inch of ice possible in the Northern Panhandle. Once the rain stops Saturday , the temperatures will drop, causing the m...

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Netanyahu-Putin meeting date to be agreed on soon - Israeli embassy

Netanyahu-Putin meeting date to be agreed on soon - Israeli embassy

Non-military trade between the two countries in 2016 reached $4.2 billion. The 193-member U.N. General Assembly agreed to hold a rare emergency special session on December 22, at the request of Arab...

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Father of another abducted girl in Kasur alleges police of non-cooperation

Father of another abducted girl in Kasur alleges police of non-cooperation

Over 43 percent of the survivors said they were acquainted with the criminals - and over 16 per cent said family members were perpetrators. Recent records have also shown such cases are rising. To b...

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Watch Trump's ambassador to the Netherlands get shredded by Dutch journalists

Watch Trump's ambassador to the Netherlands get shredded by Dutch journalists

Hoekstra, a former Republican congressman from MI, was born in the northern Dutch city of Groningen before his family emigrated to the United States. Angry Dutch reporters asked him several times wh...

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What's Next For Julian Assange After UK Denies Diplomatic Immunity?

What's Next For Julian Assange After UK Denies Diplomatic Immunity?

Assange received diplomatic asylum from Ecuadorean President Rafael Correa in mid-2012 on the grounds that his life would be in danger if Assange was extradited to the United States to face charges fo...

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Time Magazine Cover Perfectly Sums Up Trump's First Year

Reuters/Brian McDermidMichael Wolff and Henry Holt Co.'s legal counsel has fired back to President Donald J. Trump's lawyer regarding their cease-and-desist letter. White House Press Secretary S...

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Powerful Earthquake in Caribbean Prompts Tsunami Warnings

Powerful Earthquake in Caribbean Prompts Tsunami Warnings

The Caribbean is an active seismic zone, and the quake that ravaged Haiti in 2010 registered at a 7.0 on the Richter scale. The tsunami advisory was in effect for Puerto Rico and the US. The north...

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Axe-wielding robbers in spectacular €4m jewelry heist at Paris Ritz

Axe-wielding robbers in spectacular €4m jewelry heist at Paris Ritz

The city's police commissioner issued a statement on Twitter thanking officers for their quick reactions, which led to the arrest of three men. French police said the stolen goods, thought to be jew...

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New Zealand set revised target in rain-hit Pakistan ODI

New Zealand set revised target in rain-hit Pakistan ODI

Mohammad Hafiz (60) notched up his solid 33rd ODI half-century while Hasan Ali and Shadab Khan also hit 51 and 52 respectively to guide Pakistan to a score of 246 for nine. New Zealand's allround...

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United States pins hope on China to tackle Pak terror camps

United States pins hope on China to tackle Pak terror camps

He said both the institutions enjoyed deep-rooted friendly relations and informed that Pakistan's young diplomats were sent to learn Chinese language, culture and history in this university. "That's g...

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Dianne Feinstein Releases Dossier Testimony

Dianne Feinstein Releases Dossier Testimony

In the transcript, Simpson said Christopher Steele , the former British spy who wrote the dossier, took it to the Federal Bureau of Investigation and said his concern was "whether or not there was bl...

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Firefighters fighting fire at Trump Tower; 2 injured

Firefighters fighting fire at Trump Tower; 2 injured

The building was not evacuated and no injuries were reported. About 84 firefighters were at the scene initially. Starting around 7 a.m., smoke billowed from one corner of the building for a while be...

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'Euphoric reception' for Rahul in Bahrain

'Euphoric reception' for Rahul in Bahrain

Senior Congress leader P. Chidambaram also hit out at the government, saying, "No amount of sugar coating, false bravado and rhetoric along with headlines management can hide the stark reality". "This...

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The Weeknd Severs Ties with H&M After

The Weeknd Severs Ties with H&M After "Deeply Offensive" Product Photo

One woman, who said she had worked for H&M, claimed the Sweden-based retailer is sometimes "clueless" to issues of "racism, cultural & social challenges". Toronto-based rapper, The Weeknd , who relea...

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