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North Korea opens new ski resort amid Olympic optimism

One of the most important reasons to stay on guard against the North is its likely peace offensive aimed at fostering ideological division in th...

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Texas Redistricting Case Added to Supreme Court Docket

That court found legal problems with two of the congressional districts and several of the state legislative. The stakes in the case are high....

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European Union wants to spend €1bn on supercomputers

Among other problems this creates, this lack of independence threatens users' data privacy, protection, and claims to ownership. Andrus Ansip...

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Kenya: 5 policemen killed by suspected al-Shabab extremists

The attack took place as officers, including reservists, regular police and administration police, patrolled the unsafe stretch before they were...

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'Mad' Cow on runway causes havoc at Indian airport

But surprisingly, for a nation that prides itself on veneration of the cow, cattle have been conspicuous by their absence on runways, save for a...

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Police hope for 'miracle' to find missing in mudslide

On Thursday, Mr Brown expanded what was known as the public safety exclusion zone to incorporate most of the town. "It's martial law here, basic...

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Modi welcomes Israeli PM at start of India trip

Technion-Israel Institute of Technology would also be signing an agreement with the ministry of science and technology, sources here said. Net...

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Connecticut 'Dreamers' In Limbo, Despite Judge's Order To Keep DACA

The Trump administration has resumed receiving renewal applications for individuals eligible for the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals pr...

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Memphis Megachurch Stands By Pastor Accused Of Sexually Assaulting Teenager

But despite the weird response by his congregation, Highpoint Church has finally issued Savage a leave of absence, effective immediately, Chris ...

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Kansas State vs Kansas basketball

In the end, the status quo won out, complete with the controversial calls that have dominated the series in recent years. With 6:35 to play and ...

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Trump keeps Iran nuclear deal alive, waives sanctions 'for last time'

The decision was to be announced in a statement issued by the White House a day after Trump engaged in lengthy discussions with US Secretary of ...

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Coast Guard rescues 5 fishermen stranded on ice in Lake Erie

The U.S. Coast Guard will begin the next round of ice breaking in the bay of Green Bay on Sunday January 14th through 18th. Shortly after 6 in...

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Evacuation in Philippines after volcano spews ash 2.5km into air

PHIVOLCS further said the public should refrain from entering the 6-kilometer radius of the Permanent Danger Zone (PDZ) to minimize risks from s...

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Chris Williamson quits Labour frontbench

He said it was so he could campaign "on a broader range of issues" than just his brief, which he strayed out of again yesterday. After being c...

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Homes under threat in NSW Hunter fire

An emergency warning has been issued for a "difficult to control" bushfire burning near Masonite Road, Tomago, just north of Newcastle. Rural ...

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Israel says it destroys Hamas tunnel under key Gaza crossing

Conricus said the tunnel destroyed Saturday was dug by key operatives of Hamas and was 1.5 km long (about one mile), penetrating 180 kilometers ...

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Ford brings back the Ranger

Ford reveals the all-new Ranger today at the North American International Auto Show, a year ahead of putting the pickup on sale in early 2019 al...

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Colombia: Rebels Target Oil Pipelines After Ceasefire Ends

The attacks come after the end of an agreement between the government and the rebels. The members of the Security Council regretted today's at...

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The Tashkent Files: Vivek Agnihotri To Direct Film On Lal Bahadur Shashtri

The investigative thriller film is titled The Tashkent Files . For the uninitiated, Shastri died in Tashkent in 1966, then in the Soviet Union,...

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Trump cancels United Kingdom visit over protest fears

Khan's predecessor as mayor, current Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson , criticized both him and Labour Party Leader Jeremy Corbyn for discouragi...

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Dakar 2018 Stage 5 Results

Benavides remains Honda's best hope for a top finish in the 2018 Dakar Rally , as the Argentinian now sits third overall. Barreda is now 12th o...

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North Korea's Punggye-ri nuclear test site showing 'significant tunneling' activity

In Thursday's report, 38 North said about 100 to 200 people were observed in satellite images taken December 28 in a "Southern Support Area", ...

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Supreme Court judges' revolt not an internal matter of judiciary: Yashwant Sinha

Four top Supreme Court judges on Friday had taken an extraordinary step when they chose to speak to media against the Chief Justice of India Dip...

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Iran calls fresh United States sanctions illegal, hostile

The United States is the only party that has threatened to scrap the deal, a stance that has been confronted by other participants. The pres...

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Cate Blanchett named president of Cannes Film Festival jury

Pierre Lescure , Festival de Cannes President and Thierry Frémaux , General Delegate, said: "We are delighted to welcome such a rare and unique...

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Traders Alert: Host Hotels & Resorts, Inc. (HST), Eldorado Gold Corporation (EGO)

Analysts at Boenning Scattergood decreased their Q3 2018 earnings per share (EPS) estimates for Park Hotels & Resorts in a report issued on Tues...

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Iran rejects Trump's 'fixes' to nuclear deal, slams new sanctions

President Donald Trump said he's extending sanctions relief in order for Congress and European countries to come up with new policies on Ira...

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Russia, China agree to coordinate efforts to resolve Korean Peninsula situation

The Vancouver meeting is expected to put a heavy emphasis on finding ways to crack down on the many smuggling and money-laundering schemes that ...

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On heels of Democratic gains, Ralph Northam sworn in as Virginia governor

They always call me back home safely. Northam takes over while Democratic fervor is at a modern high point in Virginia, after elections that r...

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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's India visit from Sunday

During his visit, the Prime Minister Netanyahu will hold meetings in the national capital with President Ram Nath Kovind , Prime Minister Nare...

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