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Rockefeller Center Christmas tree will come from State College

It will officially be lit for the season during the annual "Christmas in Rockefeller Center" celebration on November 29. Rockefeller Center an...

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US captures key militant key in Benghazi attack

The official says American special operations forces captured al-Imam in Misrata, on the north coast of Libya. USA special operations forces c...

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Iceland's scandal-hit PM wins snap election, hopes to form govt

His party's coalition government with the Bright Future party and the Reform party broke recently after the Bright Future party decided it could...

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NYC Expected to Repeal Dated Law Criminalizing Dancing

Arguably more controversial were its not so subtle racist overtones: It wasn't just that generic unlicensed dancing was illegal - the ban also ...

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North Korea flies balloons to Seoul with message 'Trump is mentally ill'

The insults appear to be Kim Jong-un's response to comments delivered by Trump to the UN General Assembly last month in which the USA president ...

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MLS concerns: Bexar Co. judge questions Austin announcement, SA's future

In a letter obtained by NBC4 reporter Dan Pearlman, Bexar County Judge Nelson Wolff states to Major League Soccer Commissioner Don Garber, tha...

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MotoGP title goes to the wire as Dovi reigns in Malaysia

Dovizioso was fourth in the early stages but took third from Repsol Honda's Marquez and closed in on leader Johann Zarco with Jorge Lorenzo in s...

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Li Qiang appointed Shanghai CPC chief

The move places Mr Xi's allies in China's four major municipalities of Beijing , Shanghai, Tianjin and Chongqing - power centres on a par admin...

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Halloween forecast not a 'treat' for some

Tomorrow we'll see slightly higher temperatures again, but it will be very average right in the mid 70s. Monday will be cooler with temperature...

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Senate Renews War Powers Debate After Niger Ambush

U.S. senators are asking cabinet secretaries about the campaign against extremist groups in Niger and other places - and whether a new law autho...

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Troopers find almost 60 pounds of pot during Erie County traffic stop

Per the AP, a man called 911 and reported the boy's auto, a 2004 Toyota Avalon , was swerving in and out of traffic and had nearly run several ...

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Belgian Leekens appointed as Hungary team coach

Federation's president Laszlo Csanyi said that Leekens signed a contract until 2020, without excluding the possibility of extending it. Leeken...

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Serbia's World Cup qualifying boss Slavoljub Muslin loses his job

Russian Federation 2018 will be first major tournament to feature Serbia in eight years. Muslin's assistant, Mladen Krstajic, will take the rein...

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Qatar emir: We won't shut down al-Jazeera

The defiant Qatari leader made the comments in an interview with U.S. broadcaster CBS almost six-months into a blockade imposed by Saudi Arabi...

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Puerto Rico cancels controversial $300m contract with Whitefish Energy

PREPA Director Ramos said that the power authority had reached a deal with Whitefish Energy before the hurricane hit. During a press co...

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NZ police catch South Korean triple murder suspect

Identified only by his surname Kim, the suspect is accused of killing his mother and half brother on October 21 in Yongin, Gyeonggi Province, So...

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NYPD Cops Charged With Raping Woman in Police Van

Following the publication of this letter, Bederow declined to comment to BuzzFeed News "on anyone's characterization based on the Post artic...

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Tony Podesta stepping down from lobbying giant amid Mueller probe

His departure also comes on the same day former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort surrendered to the Federal Bureau of Investigation on 1...

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Search for lynx who escaped from wildlife park in Wales

A unsafe wild lynx is STILL on the prowl after escaping from a zoo in Wales six days ago. Police helicopters are now helping track Lillith dow...

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Could Kinder Morgan Inc (KMI) Change Direction After Achieving 52 Week Low?

Heritage Trust Co now owns 5,242 shares of the pipeline company's stock worth $101,000 after buying an additional 4,302 shares during the period...

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Federal court bars Trump from reversing transgender troops policy

Before a presidential memorandum in August, the Department of Defense had announced that openly transgender individuals would be allowed to en...

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Bahrain jails British-based activist Sayed Ahmed Alwadaei's family to three years

The trial has come under worldwide scrutiny as a case of possible retribution because of BIRD's activities. Human Rights Watch also condemned ...

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Kenya election rerun: protests, boycotts, three people dead

Scrutineers estimate a voter turn-out of only 48 per cent, with more than 10 per cent of polling stations unable to open on the day. Kenya's ...

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Buhari meets Ivorien president at Aso Villa

Daily Trust reports that this is Tinubu's first visit to the Villa since Buhari returned from his medical trip on August 19. They were Senate Pr...

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Punjab: 17-year-old girl gang-raped in Jalalabad bleeds to death

The victim was taken to the nearby field and brutally raped by the three youth, one out of which, was a minor. "By then, she had already died". ...

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In Uttar Pradesh, pregnant woman dies during raid on illicit liquor

This yet another incident of police apathy happened in Barabanki. The policemen, however, suspected the woman of carrying alcohol and pretendi...

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Vryheid farmer hacked to death amid protests against farm murders

Minister Mbalula, who has in the past met unions such as AgriSA to listen to their concerns on the matter, acknowledged the sensitivities around...

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Row over German high-speed train called Anne Frank

Germany's national railway has triggered a storm on social media for naming one of its superfast trains after the famous Holocaust diarist Anne ...

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Nawaz Sharif to appear before Accountability Court in next hearing: PM

He said that elections should not be postponed as the delay of elections will be harmful for the country. "In a show of unity, the parliament ga...

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Pregnant woman gets dragged, rolled over by own auto

The two women got out and tried to push the vehicle off to the side of the road, but the road sloped downward and the auto started to roll forwa...

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