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Ex-Hong Kong leader Donald Tsang jailed for 20 months over corruption

The sentence brings to an ignominious end what had been a long and stellar career for Tsang in the Asian financial hub before and after the 1997...

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Coalition Troops Moving 'Deeper Into the Iraqi Formation' in West Mosul

Iraqi federal forces on Sunday launched a new phase in the four-month-old offensive to retake Mosul, the country's second city and the last majo...

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France's Fillon overtakes centrist Macron in election ratings

It said the mufti's aides tried to give her the headscarf and that Le Pen refused to take it. Le Pen has proposed extending the 2004 law banning...

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Bodies wash ashore in Libya

At least 74 bodies were pulled from a beach near the western city of Zawiya, according to Libya's Red Crescent, which added that the dead had ...

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Riots Explode in Swedish Capital Shortly After Trump's Comments on Sweden

It also comes after US President Donald Trump referred to Sweden in a speech on immigration problems, baffling Swedes about a non-existent incid...

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Vail Resorts to buy Vermont's Stowe ski area for $50 million

In an interview with Forbes previous year, Vail Resorts Chief Executive Rob Katz identified two holes in his globe-circling strategy to offer ...

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'Not My President' Rallies Across Nation

Nonetheless, she made a decision to spend her day off from school to let people know that despite the results of the election in South Dakota,...

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Korea, Malaysia Disagree over Kim's Death

On Saturday North Korea's largest trading partner, China, reacted to the February 12 test of a long-range ballistic missile by announcing a ban ...

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X-23 Spin-Off Movie Possible

Of course, the last time 20 Century Fox went super early with an X-Men movie... well... let me just reassure everyone that Logan is better tha...

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United Kingdom parliament debates on Trump visit block

About 300,000 protesters had gathered at Parliament Square on Monday evening, CNN reported. Protests will be held in London, Manchester, B...

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COAS urges RSM commander to check terrorists using Afghan soil against Pakistan

The closure was seen as a tactic to pressure Kabul to act against militants who Pakistan said have sanctuaries in Afghanistan. Pakistani army ...

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US Strike Group 1 Starts Patrols in South China Sea

Carrier Strike Group 1 includes the Vinson (CVN 70), the Wayne E. Meyer (DDG 108), and aircraft from Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 2. A US Navy air...

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Bill Gates Says Robots Should Pay Taxes

Bill Gates explained that an average worker pays a significant amount of income tax, social security, and other taxes on the incomes that they e...

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China to suspend all imports of coal from North Korea

Coal is North Korea's biggest export, with its shipments to China a mainstay of the country's fragile economy. On Wednesday, Pyongyang defende...

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Homeland Security secretary: Trump is working on a streamlined travel ban

Untouched in the current memos is the DACA program, the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program that blocks undocumented immigrants broug...

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Battle to drive ISIL from west Mosul underway

Haider al-Abadi, the Iraqi prime minister, made the announcement during his appearance in Munich for an worldwide security conference. They ...

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Donald Trump Mauls Media At Florida Rally

Earlier this week, the White House said in a statement that they would not use the plane in the background as a prop, something Trump did ofte...

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Man critically injured by shark on Great Barrier Reef

He was flown by helicopter in a critical condition 90 miles north to the Cairns Base Hospital, she said. A man was bitten multiple times by a ...

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Federal Bureau of Investigation arrests White supremacist inspired by Charleston shooter

McDowell posted a Facebook message on December 26 with a link to a Myrtle Beach Synagogue saying, "I love love to act what u think". He posted a...

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Barack Obama is 12th best America president ever

George W. Bush's dismal ranking of 36rd in the 2009 survey has improved slightly with time. "That Obama came in at number 12 his first time ou...

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Dwight Yorke speaks out after being "denied entry" to the United States

That charity match in Tehran featured Yorke on a World Stars team that also included Luis Figo, Roberto Carlos, Fabio Cannavaro, Marcel Desailly...

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Irish woman (25) charged with murder in Australia

A 36-year-old man from the nearby Revesby area was also arrested and is said to be assisting police with their inquiries. The woman was charge...

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Germany's Merkel testifies on alleged U.S. eavesdropping

It has also been kept down by loose monetary policy of the European Central Bank (ECB). U.S. President Donald Trump recently criticized German...

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This 'Wall' is definitely not great

As something between provisional prisoners and houseguests, William and Tovar are allowed to bear witness to a Tao Tie raid that unfolds like ...

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Samsung Chief Arrested on Bribery Charges in Corruption Scandal

The case is linked to a scandal that led to the impeachment of President Park Geun-hye. Lee and the Samsung Group denied any wrongdoing. S...

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Duterte orders AMLC to investigate his wealth

The President is also unperturbed by Trillanes' dare to resign , saying that he would resign immediately if Trillanes can prove his allegation ...

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Scholes: Ibrahimovic & Pogba have returned star quality to Manchester United

Being a sub will be driving him up the wall. Aged 35, Michael Carrick is expected to be given a new contract at the end of the season, howev...

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New pet means parental leave at Ohio, UK breweries

The beer maker says it will be available for all of its almost 1,000 employees. However, have you ever heard of Puppy Parental Leave? DogBrew...

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AAA study finds millennial drivers worst behaved

That earns millennials the top spot of the worst behaved US drivers. But the AAA study found that 88 percent of drivers 19 to 24 admitted that...

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Anti-police protests turn violent in Paris

Along with that, shops and banks were smashed up as the protestors ran riot. Protesters - mostly young people - threw stones and iron bars nea...

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Logan Is The Perfect Finale For Hugh Jackman As Wolverine

Set in 2029, mutant-kind is all but extinct. He's saving money to buy a boat, where he plans to live out his remaining days (and given the way...

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Spain's Princess Cristina cleared in tax trial

A panel of judges ruled on Friday that Cristina, the sister of King Felipe VI, was not guilty but she would be required to pay more than $280,00...

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Former British PM Blair to announce bid to reverse Brexit

He called the Brexit a "rush over the cliff's edge". The MP Iain Duncan Smith, who backs Brexit , has said Blair is "arrogant" and "out of ...

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Haley: US supports 2-state solution, but also thinking 'outside the box'

The development came as senior figures involved in the Middle East process voiced their concern at Mr Trump's apparent U-turn. The arrival of ...

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No Boeing union in SC after vote

The vote was to see if Boeing Co workers would join the International Association of Machinists. The Machinists initially tried to unionize ...

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