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UK Warship in Ukraine 'Sends Message' to Putin: Defense Secretary Williamson

Mr Williamson visited Royal Navy vessel HMS ECHO, whose planned deployment to the Black Sea and Ukraine he accelerated. HMS Echo was sent into...

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Order for United States military withdrawal from Syria signed: Pentagon

And in an observation likely to rile the bombastic Mr Trump, he added: "An ally should be dependable". After Trump's decision, Erdogan said ...

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Dreaming of a white Christmas? Be careful what you wish for

We should top out around 43 in the metro area. Much of Scotland will avoid the rain though, here it'll be calmer, colder and clearer with some...

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'Very possible' USA shutdown could extend into new year, says budget director

Another Democrat, Senator Chris Coons, said on CBS that now "there is frankly no path towards his getting $5 billion in American taxpayer mone...

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Second tsunami warning caused by faulty sirens: BNPB

That 1883 eruption was one of the deadliest in the world, killing more than 36,000 people and creating a column of ash 500 metres high. Rief...

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Pakistan says United States troop withdrawal 'step forward' in Afghan peace effort

The news came hours after Trump's point man for the peace process, Zalmay Khalilzad, visited Kabul and said the USA was prepared to continue t...

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Israel to boost ops against Iran in Syria amid USA pullout

Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Saturday claimed "Jews in Israel" beat Palestinian woman and children, in a fresh broadside agains...

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Supreme Court says Trump can't enforce ban on asylum seekers

The legal fight on that could return to the Supreme Court. Lower courts blocked the initiative, ruling that a federal law plainly allowed asyl...

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Light snow is possible in some places on Christmas Eve

Sorry snow lovers, no white Christmas this year. December 2018 being the wettest ever is now at 3/1. Christmas Eve looks to be a sloppy one fo...

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Colorado police arrest fiance of woman who disappeared

District Attorney Dan May says formal charges are pending and could take as long as 10 days to file. Investigators believe Berreth, 29, is dea...

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Canada demands China release Canadians for the first time

The Canadian government is concerned about the "worrying precedent" the detentions set, Canada's Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland ...

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Whitaker won't recuse himself from Mueller probe, despite DOJ's ethics advice

Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer and other Democrats have called for Whitaker to recuse himself from overseeing the Mueller investigation....

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At least 20 killed after 'volcano tsunami' hits Indonesia

The tsunami struck at 9:27 p.m. local time on Saturday night, December 22, the country's Meteorology, Climatology and Geophysics Agency (BMKG) ...

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Spiegel star reporter 'faked stories' for years

Der Spiegel said Relotius' senior editors confronted him after a fellow journalist at the magazine voiced suspicions, he then admitted that h...

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Border wall GoFundMe may need to issue refunds after millions raised

Brian Kolfage launched the GoFundMe page on Sunday, and it had generated almost $15 million in donations as of Thursday night (local time )....

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Thames Estuary ship's crew locked in bridge amid 'threats from stowaways'

Police said no one was injured in the operation. The stowaways were armed with iron bars had demanded the crew navigate closer to the British ...

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The U.S. Accuses Chinese Government Hackers Of Technology Theft

Echoing Mr MacGibbon's remarks, a national security official told The Age and The Sydney Morning Herald: "These MSPs have thousands of clien...

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Korea says it won’t denuclearize unless USA removes threat

But the North's leader appeared deaf to the worldwide outrage and hailed the "perfect success in the test of H-bomb" at a dinner to congratula...

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Sanctions lifted on Deripaska's companies

Previously, the deadline for both had been January 21. In another announcement, the Treasury Department said it would lift sanctions on three ...

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US Woman Vanished On Thanksgiving. Now Her Fiance Faces Murder Charges

Frazee was initially reported to have been cooperating with authorities in the search for Berreth, who was last seen shopping with her 1-year-ol...

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Chinese student studying in the U.S. accused of poisoning roommate

Northampton County District Attorney John Morganelli announced on Thursday that Yukai Yang , a 22 year-old Chinese national attending Lehigh...

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US govt to partially shutdown amid deadlock over Trump’s border wall funding

Trump has been advocating for harsh anti-immigration policies since his presidential campaign and has repeatedly stated that he would risk a go...

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Trump to withdraw 'significant' troops from Afghanistan

The Trump administration plans to withdraw up to half of the 14,000 American troops serving in Afghanistan , officials say. One day after the...

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Japan to withdraw from International Whaling Commission

Darren Kindleysides, CEO of the Australian Marine Conservation Society, said Japan would have "turned its back on the worldwide community" sho...

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No one can 'dictate' to China what it should, shouldn't do: Xi

In an address that lasted almost 1 1/2 hours, Xi did not mention trade tensions with the USA and made only passing reference to market-oriented ...

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Justice Ginsburg has cancerous growths removed from lung

She remains in hospital where she is "recovering comfortably" and will do so for a few days, the court said. Despite her health issues, Ginsbu...

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Police arrest fiancé of missing Colorado mother

Surveillance video showed her entering the store on Thanksgiving Day with what appears to be the couple's 1-year-old daughter in a baby carrier....

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Former Lehigh University student allegedly tried to slowly poison his roommate

The students were roommates for several years, and Royal once believed they had a good relationship, according to Morganelli. Prosecutors say ...

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USA shutdown nears with Congress at impasse over Trump's border wall

The measure, which includes a almost $US8 billion disaster aid package many lawmakers want for coastal hurricanes and California wildfires, now ...

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U.S., Turkey Take Key Step Toward Patriot Missile Deal

CNBC was considerably more pessimistic on Wednesday about the "messy multibillion-dollar weapon sale" to Turkey, pointing out that Ankara pump...

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