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Russian Apartment Block Blast Kills 3, Dozens Missing

At least four people are dead and dozens missing after a suspected gas explosion ripped through an apartment building in southern Russian Federa...

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Russian Federation widens ban on Ukrainian imports in tit-for-tat sanctions row

Minister for Temporarily Occupied Territories and Internally Displaced Persons Vadym Chernysh says that his ministry is constantly in contact wi...

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Anak Krakatau eruption has stopped but no-go zone stays

The eruptions also eroded the mass volume of the volcano to about 40 to 70 million cubic meters from 180 million earlier, it said . "Anak Kra...

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Gravely Ill Boy Whose Mother Had To Fight To Visit Dies

The ban is imposed on Iran, North Korea, Venezuela, Libya, Somalia, Syria and Yemen , preventing nationals from entering the US. A terminally...

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Severe Storm System Brings Flood Risks to the South

In the Midwest, blizzards tore through Kansas, Nebraska, Minnesota and the Dakotas. Authorities said the fog was created by a snow plow, which f...

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Suspected illegal immigrant accused of killing California officer arrested

In a press conference Friday, Stanislaus County Sheriff Adam Christianson said Arriaga's brother Adrian Virgen and his coworker Erik Quiro...

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Channel migrants: Group of Iranians land on Kent beach

The ministry said two more boats were discovered at around 8:30am (0830 GMT), both near the port of Dover, carrying 14 Iranian males. Only one...

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Trump hopes government shutdown will shift focus away from investigation

That would keep all government agencies at their current funding levels. EPA spokeswoman Molly Block said numerous agency's 14,000 employees w...

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4 militants killed in a gunfight in Pulwama village

Four militants were killed in the heavy exchange of fire between the militants and government forces. Indian police and troops fired pellets...

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Hackers steal data of around 1,000 North Korean defectors

On the compromised computer were files containing the personal information of defectors based in the eastern region of Gyeongbuk, which had been...

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Canadian teacher detained in China is freed

A Canadian teacher arrested in China for administrative reasons - a case officially unrelated to the ongoing diplomatic row between Beijing an...

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Flights suspended at Hanover airport after auto breaches runway

Hannover police said on Twitter that officers stopped the auto and overwhelmed the man. Flights resumed at about 20:00. The driver could hav...

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Bangladesh intensifies security as Hasina seeks re-election on Sunday

Miller said everyone in Bangladesh must be able to vote "without harassment, intimidation, or violence". Bangladesh stepped up security on Sat...

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Poroshenko: Martial law is over

Ukraine said its ships had needed no Russian permission to cross the strait. The team of President Petro Poroshenko also used the aforeme...

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Bahrain reopens embassy in Syrian capital after UAE move

The United Arab Emirates' Foreign Ministry said in a statement that "the step confirms that the UAE government is keen to restore relations ...

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Baga: NAF Shells Boko Haram Fighters Hiding in Military Base

Boko Haram has repeatedly struck military outposts in the region in recent months. Baga is in northeast Nigeria , about 850 miles from Lagos ...

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British tourists killed after Land Cruiser plunges off Núpsvötn bridge in Iceland

Iceland officials are trying to help out on this. Friends of the accident victims have rushed from the United Kingdom to Reykjavik. The British...

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Mulvaney: $5B Border Wall Demand 'Came Down,' But Dems Walked Out

The official noted that the Democratic lawmakers appear more concerned with preserving Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi's likely speakership than ...

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N.C. elections board disbands, congressional race results still unknown

Hoyer said that "given the now well-documented election fraud" in the district election, Democrats would 'object to any attempt by Mr. Har...

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UAE reopens Syria embassy in diplomatic boost for Assad

The embassy has been shut since the early months of Syria's conflict, which erupted in 2011. Rumours of the Emirati embassy reopening ha...

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China jails for life former top secret police official

Ma Jian was vice-minister in the powerful ministry of state security , which oversees foreign and counterintelligence operations. Ma's case i...

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ICE drops off nearly 200 more migrants in El Paso

The federal government has an obligation to provide humane, temporary holding facilities for these migrants in their custody until they can be a...

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America’s oldest man dies at 112

You may not have known this interesting little truth, but one of your oldest brothers in Christ is America's oldest-living World War II veter...

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China to try Canadian on drugs charges

Many believe that the detainments come in retaliation to Canada's arrest of Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou at the request of the United States on Dec...

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9-magnitude quake hits Philippines triggering small tsunami

Davao City, on the southern Philippines island of Mindanao, is home to over 1.6 million people. An quake of 6.9-magnitude struck off the south...

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Indonesia reroutes all flights around erupting volcano

The disaster agency cautioned residents to stay clear of the coast, as fresh activity at the Anak Krakatoa volcano, which sits in the middle of ...

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Trump says build US-Mexico wall or he’ll seal border

That would "bring our auto industry back into the United States where it belongs", he said . "It seems like Democrats really like border securi...

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Three Congo opposition areas excluded from presidential election

That's well after everyone else votes on Sunday - and after Congo's next president is inaugurated in January. Lamuka, a coalition of parties s...

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Suspect in California officer's shooting death is captured

He had gang links and was trying to flee to Mexico, Stanislaus County Sheriff Adam Christianson said. The sheriff elaborated on Arriaga's hist...

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Egypt's ousted president Hosni Mubarak testifies against his successor Mohammed Morsi

Mubarak's testimony was requested in the retrial of a case revolving around allegations that Morsi helped orchestrate prison breaks during the m...

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