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Sasquatch! Music Festival 2016 Lineup Announced

Music Festival has been announced. While the lineups at Sasquatch! tend to reflect a more rock oriented background, this year's eclectic roste...

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Taliban bomb Kabul restaurant, start shootout with police

The restaurant, a chic French bistro where diners could order a steak, listen to American pop music and find themselves seated near an Afghan go...

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Anti-refugee protesters go on rampage in Leipzig

Thousands of protesters rallied in the eastern German city of Leipzig Monday against a record refugee influx they blamed for sexual violence at ...

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ISIS counterattacks after Iraqi forces recapture Ramadi

Even though Iraqi forces have managed to drive ISIS jihadists out of the center of Ramadi, local tribal leaders said this week that ISIS still c...

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Taliban Car Bomber Hits French Restaurant in Afghan Capital of Kabul

The explosion seems to have hit "Le Jardin", one of a small number of restaurants in Kabul where foreigners eat out, an anonymous source tol...

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David Bowie's last music video is a poignant meditation on mortality

The duo hashed out a new two-year agreement in 2014, so you can still watch Hadfield's performance, which was the first music video shot in spac...

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Fastjet starts flights to Kenya

The airline is expected to launch flights between Zanzibar, Dar es Salaam and Mombasa later in the year. KQ has retained that at about Sh22,640....

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Teams to take bottled water, other resources to Flint homes

Great Lakes Commentator Gary Wilson was highly critical of state government when he joined us in November. That happened on Monday, one day bef...

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SKorea begins border broadcasts on Kim Jong-un birthday

South Korea's Yonhap news agency reported that frontline troops, near 11 sites where propaganda loudspeakers started blaring messages at noon (0...

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Mexico begins extradition of 'El Chapo'

El Chapo then cites "a host of (unnamed) corrupt major corporations, both within Mexico and abroad" through which he has laundered some of his m...

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Missouri officials want FEMA buyout of flood-prone land

The National Weather Service says that's the amount that deluged much of Missouri and portions of IL over a three-day period starting December...

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El Chapo Potential Extradition Officially Underway

A Mexican federal official told AFP on Sunday that the attorney general's office wants to question Penn and Del Castillo about their meeting wit...

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El Chapo closer to U.S. trial as Mexico starts extradition process

Penn was apparently unaware of his role in locating Guzman, although at one point in the interview he voiced suspicions that his movements were ...

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Murder of glamorous American socialite in her Florence appartment shocks expat

There was no evidence of sexual assault. Her father, Walter Olsen, who teaches in Florence and is known in the design field, laid a floral b...

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Watch 'American Sniper' Widow Question Obama at CNN Town Hall

Obama suggested that given that his family lives in Chicago - a city that has experienced over four dozen shootings over the past week alone, a...

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Chrysler Pacifica puts the minivan back on the map in Detroit

The Stow 'n Go seating and storage system, a hallmark of FCA US minivans for more than 10 years, has been redesigned for added ease of use, ...

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Bomb threats called into 4 DE schools

Police said they evacuated and searched the school, because they didn't know if he had anything else on him or in the school. Fournier says i...

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65 people have been killed in Libya by a truck bomb

No one claimed responsibility for the attack, which was suspected to have been carried out by loyalists of the Islamic State terrorist militia. ...

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Size 6 Bryce Dallas Howard bought her Globes gown at Neiman Marcus

Some stars choose to work with stylists and some have their gowns custom made, but Howard is making her own rules and addressing that there aren...

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Djibouti cuts ties with Iran: government

Sunni-ruled allies of Saudi Arabia have followed suit, taking diplomatic action against Iran with Bahrain and Sudan also cutting ties. Those a...

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Vietnam-China row over South China Sea plane landing

The Foreign Ministry says Vietnam's protests over the flight test are unreasonable. There's been a lot of controversy about the South China Sea ...

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David Bowie Dies Of Cancer At Age 69

Singer Michelle Williams tweeted strength and love to the family.   “He was such an icon”.

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Barack Obama invites Syrian refugee Refaai Hamo to State of Union address

Refaai arrived in Detroit with his three daughters and son on December 18, and like other families displaced from their homeland, they hope to f...

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Turkey's Erdogan says Saudi executions are a domestic issue

The executions, which drew global condemnation, took place in 12 cities in Saudi Arabia , four prisons using firing squads and the others behea...

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Air India's Flight Delays for Nearly Two Hours for Want of Pilot

The crew meant to operate the flight was diverted to a Bhopal-bound one, allegedly to favour a BJP member and two judges. Biju Janata Dal lead...

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How That Sean Penn, El Chapo Interview Happened

According to TMZ , Penn's 7-hour interview - conducted in October - was to the capture of El Chapo. The survival tactics of Mexico's popula...

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David Bowie has died of cancer with children by side

Just earlier this month on January 8, David released his 25th album " Blackstar " as a gift to his listeners on his own birthday. His first ma...

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ISIS fighter publicly executes his own mother

His mother was an Alawite of Shiite sect and ISIS considered them as apostates. The incident was widely condemned online by social media users...

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Warnings in place for Storm Frank — ALERT

A Belfast International Airport spokesman added: "The high wind warning lasts until the early hours of Wednesday morning". It said the conditi...

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Explosion rocks Kabul restaurant popular with foreigners

The Taliban claimed in a statement that "dozens of foreigners" had been killed or wounded, although the group often exaggerates casualty figures...

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Anglican primates seek to ease divisions at meeting this week

The six African churches have demanded sanctions against the U.S. Episcopal Church, which galvanized its approval of homosexual practice when it...

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Adolf Hitler's 'Mein Kampf' Reissue Explodes in Sales

Josef Schuster, the council's president, said he hopes the new annotated edition will "contribute to debunking Hitler's inhuman ideology and cou...

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USA panicked over North Korea hydrogen bomb test

On Wednesday, North Korea claimed it has conducted a "successful" hydrogen bomb test, which even resulted to a 5.1-magnitude man-made quake near...

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More armed men visit Oregon refuge standoff, then leave

The occupiers have even been offered safe escort from the land. Bundy said then that he would stand his ground, after which the men shook hands ...

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Ethiopian forces 'kill 140' in land row over Addis Ababa expansion

The government has only confirmed five deaths since the protest broke out in November. The protests - by members of the country's largest ethn...

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