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Cologne sex attacks: Women protest against assaults by gangs

German Justice Minister Heiko Maas said the strikes should not be used to strengthen an anti-refugee program. However, the Cologne assaults - ...

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ISIS commander killed in Iraqi airstrike

Abu Mohammed al-Adnani. Image credit: Daily Mail. Al-Matyouti was reported dead along with 13 other ISIS militants in the operation, according...

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Numbers picked for record Powerball jackpot

No one matched the numbers - 32, 16, 19, 57, 34 and Powerball number 13 - for the prize of nearly $950m (£654m) which was up for grabs on Saturd...

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Britain cozies up to Hungary to help push European Union reforms

Now EU sources have told the Daily Telegraph a deal is on offer which would involve Britain imposing a four year ban on in-work benefits for 1...

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No Powerball Winner, Jackpot Rises to $1.3 Billion

But, the Saturday night drawing for a record Dollars 900 million jackpot - the largest in U.S. history - produced no winners, fueling excitement...

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Iraq eyes Mosul after Ramadi

Meanwhile, Iraqi Defense Minister Khaled al-Obaidi said Tuesday that 80 percent of Ramadi was destroyed in clashes between Iraqi forces and Da...

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British Parliament to debate banning Trump

As British MPs prepare to debate later this month whether or not the USA presidential hopeful should be refused permission, Mr Trump has said an...

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Reporter Blindsides Bill Clinton With Question He Can't Avoid

Some Republican lawmakers went on the attack , particularly focusing on her friendship with Sidney Blumenthal and what influence he might hav...

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Cologne mayor says New Year sex assaults 'intolerable'

Cologne , already an ethnically-diverse city, received almost 10,000 refugees a year ago, the Times reports , including many young men from Afg...

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Mexico shooting: Mayor Gisela Mota killed in Temixco

Mexican newspaper Reforma said one of the assailants admitted he was paid 500,000 pesos, or close to $30,000, for the assassination. They were...

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Maduro loyalists walk out of Venezuelan parliament

The 72-year-old Ramos, a sharp-tongued, pre-Chavez-era politician who beat out moderates in the opposition coalition to take the president's gav...

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Powerball announces winning numbers in $949M jackpot

After no one won Wednesday's 500-million-plus Powerball prize it just kept growing and Powerball ticket sales have been booming. By making it ha...

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Explosion rocks Kabul near French restaurant popular with foreigners; Taliban claims attack

Pakistani and Afghan top military officials established a "Hot Line" and talked for the first time on Wednesday, amid renewed efforts to increas...

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Pakistan assures Saudi Arabia of 'unconditional support'

Violence has broken out on the Bahraini island of Sitra, in an anti-Saudi Arabia rally. In response, protesters in Iran stormed and set fire t...

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National Lottery jackpot goes unclaimed AGAIN

So is it time to rush out and buy a ticket? Here's a comparison of the odds of winning and taxes on the winners. The main lottery prize has ro...

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Rough start to year for stock market

China invoked the circuit-breaker after a drop in the CSI 300 on Thursday - a benchmark of the largest 300 stocks listed in the Shanghai and She...

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Air Canada 777 lands after strong turbulence injures 20

The flight which originated in Shanghai and was on its way to Toronto landed at 3:23 p.m. MT Wednesday. "The ceiling literally fell down", s...

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$949M Powerball jackpot numbers revealed

What are the odds of actually winning? Because winning is rather hard, you're chances are 1 in 262.2 million. The largest jackpot in lottery...

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Seoul Deems North Korean Video of Submarine Missile Test Launch Fake

The top US diplomat, Kerry said he and Wang agreed to work closely to determine what measures could be taken given increasing concerns about the...

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Leader of armed group says no plans to leave Mahleur refuge

Following Bundy's news conference, a lands right activist opposed to the occupation spoke to the media. Rodrique said the Paiute people spent ...

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UK Regulators License e-Voke as Quit-Smoking 'Medicine'

FDA Commissioner Dr. David Kessler's recommendation that "the FDA should quickly move to reduce nicotine levels in cigarettes to non-addictive l...

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Mob Of Hundreds Robbed, Assaulted Women In Germany On New Year's Eve

Cologne police have reviewed about 90 criminal complaints from women who described being robbed, sexually harassed and in one case raped as reve...

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Crude Oil Futures Drop as Weak Outlook Prevails and Demand Slows

Plentiful supply of shale oil owing to a shale revolution in the US has dragged down the WTI crude prices significantly below the $100 per barre...

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Syrian army says it killed rebel commander

Speaking to reporters after his talks with Russian foreign minister, Sergei Lavrov, in Moscow, the Qatari foreign minister, Khalid bin Mohammad ...

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New Year's Eve attacks on women in Cologne stun Germany

The Mayor of Cologne said today that women should adopt a "code of conduct" to prevent future assault at a crisis meeting following the sexual a...

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UNICEF reports of 20000 starving Syrian children in Madaya

According to al-Attar, aid and foodstuffs will enter rebel-held Madaya simultaneously with aid to the besieged towns of Kafraya and Foa, which h...

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The Man in ISIS Video Is a Hindu

Recapping what's known about the suspect, Larry Miller reports for our Newscast unit, "32-year-old Siddhartha Dhar was a "moon bounce" salesma...

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Huge blast hits French restaurant in Kabul

The bombing occurred at a French restaurant, Le Jardin, and is popular among expats. A police official said five people had been wounded in th...

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China shares trading up after week of losses

Analysts said the market was likely being supported by buying from Chinese government entities. The second blow comes as China, being the world'...

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Munich police warn of planned attack, evacuate two train stations

The Bavarian capital is home to the Oktoberfest, visited by 6 million people every year, and the annual  Munich security conference , attended b...

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Man arrested in Ghana after Eastenders actress murdered

According to The Daily Mirror, officers arrested Simpson-Kent, 48, in a town in the western region of Ghana. The family had been reported miss...

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Suspected Terrorist Attack Evacuates Two Train Stations in Munich

German police are searching for five to seven persons from the Islamic State militant group after a terror alert on the New Year's Eve, Munich ...

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Bus swept down river as northern England battles devastating flooding

Cameron wrote on Twitter after the Cobra call on what he called "unprecedented" flooding. JUSTIN TALLISJUSTIN TALLIS/AFP/Getty Images Furnitur...

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Muslim Migrants Assault Germans On New Year's Eve

And German Justice Minister Heiko Maas  tweeted  that "we won't tolerate these abhorrent assaults on women - all those responsible must be broug...

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Syrian rebel group picks new leader after commander slain

The report said that the strike was carried out after a series of aerial reconnaissance operations against groupings of "terrorist" organizati...

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