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Air traffic at Catania airport suspended after Mount Etna volcano eruption

Following the eruption, a huge column of ash and black clouds of smoke covered the sky prompting the closure of Catania airport on Sicily's east...

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Moroccans hold anti-terror vigil for slain Nordic hikers

One of them was arrested in 2013 as part of a crackdown on individuals who wanted to join militants overseas, he said, adding that this suspect ...

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Dubai releases photos of ruler's daughter who was 'missing'

She then took a small boat to meet Jaubert and his crew aboard his USA -flagged sailboat, The Nostromo, the former spy said. "Photographs take...

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Christmas dashed for residents of Sydney 'cracking' tower

An emergency operation is now under way at Opal Tower and an exclusion zone set up that includes the train station. He said a local exclusio...

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Mattis Spends Christmas Day Working from Pentagon, Tells Troops ‘Hold the Line’

But as he consumed media coverage in the hours and days that followed Mattis' resignation, Trump vented to advisers about the narrative that too...

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Mount Etna-Linked Earthquake Jolts Sicily, Injures 10

Italy's Civil Protection officials said the quake, at 3.19am Wednesday, was part of a series of some 1,000 tremors, majority barely perceptible,...

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Ruth Bader Ginsburg Released From Hospital After Surgery

In 2009, routine followup screening after Ginsburg's colorectal cancer 10 years earlier detected a lesion on her pancreas. "Justice Ginsburg w...

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Qatar strongly condemns attack on Libyan foreign ministry

He said that a new agency would be set up to oversee the security services. Libya has been a haven for militants since a 2011 uprising toppled...

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Trump, Dems Maintain Stalemate Over Border Wall, Shutdown

Funding for about a quarter of U.S. government services ran out on Friday at midnight, as Senate Democrats refused to endorse a House funding bi...

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Syrian air defences shoot down Israeli missiles: State media

The report added that the projectiles had flown over the Lebanese territories, suggesting that they had would have been most likely launched fro...

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China accuses Britain, EU of hypocrisy over detained Canadians

Michael Kovrig , left, and Michael Spavor are the two Canadians detained by Chinese authorities following the arrest of Huawei executive Men...

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Donald Trump spends Christmas Day delivering poisonous TV rant

A Democratic aide granted anonymity to discuss the private talks confirmed the offer from the White House on Saturday was $2.5 billion - an init...

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Trumps field Christmas calls: ‘Are you still a believer in Santa?’

Add Donald Trump as an interest to stay up to date on the latest Donald Trump news, video , and analysis from ABC News. For more than 50 ...

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US says 2nd Guatemalan child has died in immigration custody

He was later given prescriptions for amoxicillin and ibuprofen and released from the hospital Monday afternoon. US Customs and Border Protecti...

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Order signed for USA military's controversial Syria exit

Ahmed said her group is discussing with the Russians, the Syrian government and European countries ways to deal with the US withdrawal. Ankara...

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Adam Burniston's Forecast | Christmas morning wintry mix followed by some big changes

The timing of this snow will create a living Christmas card for many of you heading to friends and family to celebrate the season. People with...

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Trump 'accepts Erdogan's invitation to visit Turkey'

In a new Twitter post, late Sunday Trump said his Turkish counterpart very strongly informed him that Turkey will eradicate whatever is left of ...

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Trump takes calls from children who want to find Santa Claus

NORAD continues its 60+ year tradition of tracking the location of Santa Claus . Fielding a phone call from a seven-year-old on Monday, US Pr...

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Weather Authority: Light snow on Christmas & late week rain/snow mix

Wednesday will be a quiet day, at least during the day, with mostly cloudy skies and temperatures in the lower to mid-30s. A winter storm will ...

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Duchess Meghan has first holiday as a royal

It is reported by The Sun . Kate bought a whole bunch of children's books, pictures, art materials and other details, and then, all the buy...

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3,000 evacuated from new Sydney apartment tower after cracking sound

Fire & Rescue NSW Urban Search and Rescue (USAR) officers and specialist engineers worked with the building designers and building managers thro...

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Pakistan court sentences ex-PM Nawaz Sharif to 7 years in jail

He was arrested after the ruling was announced but can appeal the verdict. This year, in July , the accountability court had sentenced Shar...

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North Korea ordered to pay $500 million over Otto Warmbier's death

Warmbier, 22, was a USA college student who died in 2017 shortly after being released from a North Korea prison. This story is still developin...

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France's Yellow Vest Protests Target Borders Ahead Of Christmas

According to the Europe 1 radio station, 38,600 protesters are partaking in the rallies as of 6:00 p.m. local time (17:00 GMT). Police arreste...

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Indonesia ‘Volcano Tsunami’: at least 222 people killed and hundreds more injured

The giant waves are thought to have been caused by undersea landslides, triggered by the partial collapse of the volcanic island. Out in the...

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Trump Prepared to Weather Partial Government Shutdown, Says Florida Republican

House members were told they'd get 24 hours' notice before a vote. He touted a bipartisan Senate proposal to put $1.6 billion toward border se...

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Whitaker rejected advice to recuse himself from Russian Federation probe

Earlier Thursday, a person familiar with the matter who was not authorized to discuss it publicly told The Associated Press that Whitaker did no...

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Mick Mulvaney Says DHS Can't 'Spend Money From Mexico' For Border Wall

After remaining publicly silent on the shutdown through much of the morning, Trump took to Twitter on Saturday to say that he was "in the Whit...

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Trump discussed 'slow & highly coordinated' exit from Syria with

Trump played down the development, tweeting on Saturday night that he didn't even know who McGurk was and implying that McGurk was a "Grandstand...

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USA envoy to anti-IS coalition quits after 'reckless' Trump decision

He submitted his resignation three days ago in protest of the president's decision to withdraw US troops from Syria , which has strained rela...

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