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Australian police arrest man over suspicious packages sent to embassies and consulates

The man is expected to appear before Melbourne Magistrate's Court on Thursday morning. The 49-year-old is also accused of accompanying the par...

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Iran Confirms Arrest Of U.S. Navy Veteran Reportedly Jailed Since July

Michael White flew from Los Angeles to Dubai on July 9, and then on to Iran , his mother said. Among them is Xiyue Wang , a Princeton Univer...

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Felix Tshisekedi: Opposition leader named victor in DR Congo poll

The result could lead to the vast country's first democratic transfer of power since independence from Belgium in 1960, with Kabila due to l...

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California man arrested for stealing roommate's $10m lottery ticket

The next day, when he went to the Lotterys district office in Sacramento, officials told him that the ticket he turned in was not a victor and h...

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Kim Jong Un departs Beijing after meetings with Xi Jinping

A auto carrying North Korean leader Kim Jong-un heads to the Diaoyutai State Guesthouse in Beijing on Tuesday. But his looming summit with M...

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WSJ report accusing Beijing over 1MDB bailout groundless: Chinese Embassy in Malaysia

China offered to use its influence to persuade the US and other countries to drop their investigations into the fund and then-Prime Minister Naj...

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Trump to halt U.S. relief funds for California wildfires

I have ordered FEMA to send no more money. "It is a disgraceful situation in lives & money!" he said , referring to the Federal Emergency Ma...

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Norwegian millionaire's wife likely to have been kidnapped, say police

Anne-Elisabeth Falkevik Hagen, 68, has been missing since October 31, chief investigator Tommy Broeske said on Wednesday, with police saying s...

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Rod Rosenstein to step down once attorney general is confirmed

Sources told ABC that Rosenstein had wanted to remain with the DOJ until Barr's Senate confirmation to ensure a smooth transition within the...

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Rep. Hoyer: Dems Could Sue If Trump Declares Nat'l Emergency on Border

The president said that all Americans are hurt by uncontrolled illegal immigration. "So sad. So bad". However, he did not declare an emergen...

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Iran 'killed dissidents' on Dutch soil

The move places both individuals and the intelligence unit onto the EU's terror list , accusing them of carrying out attacks as part of plots a...

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Pretoria train crash death toll stands at three

One person was critically injured and airlifted to a local hospital. Some passengers were still trapped in the wreckage, with rescue operations ...

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Here's how powerful your Irish passport is

The Japanese passport remains the most powerful in the world, retaining the top spot in the Henley Passport Index's first update for 2019. ...

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US Senate Democrats Block Bill on New Sanctions Against Syria Over Shutdown

He said the vote should have been a no-brainer, given that it included legislation Democrats themselves sponsored past year. "So, this is no...

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Venezuelan Supreme Court Judge Denounces Maduro Government, Flees To U.S.

Zerpa in the interview described the Supreme Court as "an appendage of the executive branch", and said that justices were at times summoned to...

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Suspicious packages sent to embassies and consulates in Melbourne and Canberra

It is not known which embassies in Canberra have been affected. Suspicious packages have sparked a major emergency response and evacuation o...

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Man caught on doorbell cam licking California doorbell

The theft charges stem from the fact Arroyo removed several extension cords connected to Christmas lights from the front yard of the victim resi...

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Botched Manafort court filing makes public bombshell allegations in ongoing Mueller investigation

The accusation could be important evidence in Mueller's ongoing probe into potential coordination between the Trump campaign and the Kremlin. ...

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Thai, Saudi officials meet over case of young Saudi woman seeking asylum

Her father and brother arrived in Bangkok on Tuesday evening and have asked to see Alqunun. Ms Hanson-Young said Australia should offer "s...

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Youth group cleans up national parks while government remains shut down

Since any staffers returning to work will have their salaries funded through fees, this will mean that some Park Service employees will be paid ...

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Russian lawyer in Trump Tower meeting charged in Kremlin-linked obstruction case

Veselnitskaya was the key participant in the June 2016 meeting with Donald Trump Jr and Trump son-in-law Jared Kushner that was described t...

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Man charged in 2016 Kalamazoo shooting pleads guilty to all charges

Mr Dalton had earlier reportedly told police that he was made a "puppet" by the Uber application, which directed him to shoot people at random...

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Northeast erupts in anger as citizenship bill cleared

The decision followed an AGP delegation's meeting with Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh in New Delhi , who asserted that the government will e...

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Woman dies after becoming stuck inside clothing bin, police say

The design allows for items that are placed inside the tilting drawer to be dropped inside the bin. Investigators said they don't consider the...

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DUP politician rules out backing Theresa May's Brexit deal

There is "no way" the DUP will support the Prime Minister's proposed Brexit deal, a leading figure in the party that keeps the government in...

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Trump confirms architect of USS Cole attack killed

U.S. Central Command said in a statement that the January 1 strike in the Marib governorate of Yemen had targeted Jamal al-Badawi, who was ...

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German IT security agency criticized over hacking response

Links to the data appeared daily on the Twitter account in December in an advent calendar-style, but it was only noticed more recently. The BS...

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Beijing school attack: 20 children wounded by ‘staff member’

The Xicheng district said it would work together with other government authorities to carry out a full investigation. 'Jia's company and the s...

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Afghanistan gold mine collapse in Badakhshan kills at least 40

Sanaullah Rohani, a provincial police spokesman in Badakhshan, also said 20 were injured while they were working inside the mine in Kohistan dis...

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Perth mother to face unsafe driving charge

The incident reportedly happened at about 5.45 pm on 4 December on a Perth highway between the suburbs of Camillo and Harrisdale. The mother...

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