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IS claims car bomb in Iraq, toll rises to 56

Seventy Shia pilgrims are reported to have perished in the attack at a roadside stop for travelers that included a gas station and restaurant. ...

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Trump again disavows alt-right, white supremacists

Trump's comments come days after Richard Spencer , a white supremacist and leading figure in the alt-right, delivered a racist and anti-Semit...

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Russian Federation offers guns at 'Buy one, get one free': Duterte

The Philippines has for decades been one of the most important US allies in Asia but the relationship has been shaken by Duterte voicing disda...

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Russia Strikes Kill at Least 30 Terrorists in Syria

Aleppo has become the pivotal front in Syria's five and a half year war pitting President Bashar al-Assad, supported by Russia, Iran and Shi'it...

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China, Chile agree to initiate talks on FTA upgrade

Yet even if official recognition of the end of the "boom" phase of relations is playing catch-up with reality, Chinese officials, including prem...

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Mayor John Tory endorses road tolls to deal with Toronto's budget woes

City Councillor Giorgio Mammoliti spoke out on Thursday against road tolls - and new taxes in general - with an illustration depicting himself i...

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Iraqis advance in Mosul as bomb south of Baghdad kills 21

Another Iranian-backed group, Kata'ib Hezbollah also met with the Peshmerga, according to the TV station of the organization. Over the past fe...

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Tsunami warning issued after quake hits Central America

Reports from different offices of the country's Civil Protection agency are being awaited. The US Geological Survey said the epicentre of the ...

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Fillon, Juppe go head-to-head for French conservative presidential ticket

For months, pollsters have been predicting Mr Juppe would win the primaries and subsequently defeat Ms Le Pen. The two remaining candidates, F...

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Colombia, FARC to sign new peace accord Thursday

Government officials met Monday night for seven hours with Uribe and other critics to explain the 50-plus changes made to the accord that was na...

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Speculation grows over Merkel's re-election plans in Germany

Obama, seeking to allay fears of major policy shifts under President-elect Donald Trump, urged his European counterparts to continue "seeking so...

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No. 17 Nebraska uncertain at QB ahead of trip to Iowa

Nebraska led 20-7 after two kills by Foecke and one by Kadie Rolfzen as part of a 4-0 run. "I've been here a short time but I thought every ga...

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South Korean prosecutors to question President Park Geun-hye in corruption scandal

Yonhap quoted a prosecution official as saying Ms Park's questioning should be done no later than Wednesday. It has been found that the pro...

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Tropical Storm Otto forms in the Caribbean

On Wednesday , the hurricane had top sustained winds of 70 miles per hour (110 kph) and was moving west-northwest at 6 miles per hour (9 kph), ...

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Trump tweets that he canceled meeting with New York Times

Trump directed particular ire at CNN and several reporters at other cable networks whom he sees as unreasonably antagonistic toward him, though ...

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Juno says one patient dies during leukemia drug trial

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French Jewish leaders criticize Fillon over fundamentalism comments

Some 75 percent of Les Republicains party supporters will back Fillon, and 84 percent of those of the far-right National Front party who will ta...

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Court blocks federal plan to extend overtime pay to many

The rule had been set to go into effect December 1. The states' case was consolidated with another lawsuit filed by the U.S. Chamber of Commer...

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EU ministers move on regional security, reaffirm Iran deal

Meanwhile, Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives agreed on Monday to back Social Democrat Steinmeier as Germany's next president, succeeding ...

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Yemen Rebels Capture Two Saudi Bases Amid Failed Peace Efforts

Coalition spokesman Major General Ahmed Assiri said the truce could be extended if there was a "complete halt to the violations" he attributed t...

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Watson Coleman Calls for Trump to Rescind Bannon Appointment

Suhadya , Richard Spencer, Peter Brimelow, and Brad Griffin have praised the news of Mr. Bannon's appointment. Maybe having the enormity of th...

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I am an economic nationalist trump s chief strategist

Portman called Trump's comments "offensive and wrong" and said he could no longer support him. Stephen Bannon, whom President Trump name...

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Brazil police make arrests, seize drugs near chopper crash

The helicopter was flying near the infamous City of God favela in Rio de Janerio amid shooting and confrontations between criminal gangs and pol...

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Angela Merkel 'to seek fourth term as German chancellor'

On Sunday night, Mrs Merkel ended months of speculation to announce her ambition to stand for a fourth term as chancellor. Dr Merkel must do m...

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Gold Star family of slain California soldier booed on flight

John Perry . The landing in Phoenix was delayed by 45 minutes and the crew became anxious that the Perrys would miss their connecting flight, a...

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Tsunami warning issued after quake off Fukushima in Japan

The BBC's Rupert Wingfield-Hayes in Tokyo says tens of thousands of people have heeded evacuation warnings and headed for higher ground. The...

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'Don't be a magician - be magic!' Leonard Cohen dies at 82

It has not been revealed how Cohen died, but he suggested he had come to terms with his approaching death in the same article. In addition to ...

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Korea's president quit over scandal

Police said around 50,000 people had turned out for the rally - more than double the size of a similar anti-Park protest the week before. Sou...

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Trump and Romney, once bitter rivals, smile and shake hands

Chicago Cubs co-owner Todd Ricketts met with President-elect Donald Trump on Saturday. President-elect Donald Trump is kicking off another day...

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Romney arrives for private meeting with Trump

By the way, NY state Attorney General Eric Schneiderman has estimated that the total cost of the defrauding Trump U is accused of comes out to...

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UN Syria envoy arrives in Damascus

The group said there were minor injuries to patients and staff at the M1 surgical hospital after artillery shelling and airstrikes that caused m...

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Trump Son-in-Law Has Not Applied for White House Role, Campaign Man..

That's problematic for a host of reasons. The history between Christie, Trump's earliest big-name endorser, and Kushner, who has fast become t...

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Trump meets with Japan's PM, Nikki Haley, other possible Cabinet choices

He said the picture of Trump's administration would become clearer over the next two or three weeks. They tried to play catch-up yesterday, re...

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Merkel says wants to run for fourth term as German Chancellor

Since Obama's arrival on Wednesday on his sixth and last trip to Germany as president, he and Merkel have focused several meetings on issues of ...

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Biden: Trump administration will stand with Israel

Many right-leaning analysts argue that Israel must maintain the status quo in the West Bank and eastern Jerusalem , which it seized from Jordan...

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