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Donald Trump's Preference for the Holidays

Your goal today should be to simply enjoy some the time off, decompress and spend some time with your loved ones. "The vast majority of Americ...

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Queen Elizabeth hails unsung heroes in Christmas speech

A Buckingham Palace spokesperson said: "By long-established convention we never disclose details of discussions between the Queen and her Prime ...

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Migrant deaths on Mediterranean, over 5000 in 2016, dwarf past, United Nations says

According to the latest figures, released by the UN's refugee agency, 100 deaths were reported on Thursday after two rubber dinghies sank off...

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Typhoon makes landfall in Philippines on Christmas

Weather forecasters said the typhoon will eventually affect an area that is home to almost 42 million people, including the capital, Manila , o...

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Pakistani Defense Minister Appears To Threaten Israel With 'Nuclear Retaliation'

In a huge gaffe, Pakistan's Defence Minister Khawaja Muhammad Asif has reportedly threatened to nuke Israel after he read a news report about ...

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Tsunami Watch Called off 7.7 Quake Rocks Southern Chile

The BBC reports that Chile's national emergency office has demanded the evacuation of civilians from all of the Los Lagos region coastal area....

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One dead after bus crash south of Gisborne

Police say SH2 south of Gisborne will be down to one lane from 9am as police continue their investigation. The identities of the deceased were...

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Thousands evacuated from German city after discovery of unexploded WW2 bomb

The bomb was uncovered during construction work. Kurt Gribl, the mayor of that German city with nearly 300,000 inhabitants, told the media tha...

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The weather we battled through to get home for Christmas

Batten down the hatches, folks. Scotland's transport minister Humza Yousaf said: "The safety of the travelling public is our main concern an...

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Iran Condoles with Russian Federation over Plane Crash

The jet was carrying members of the world-famous Alexandrov Ensemble army choir to a New Year's concert at the Russian military base in Syria. ...

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Furious Israel Cancels Aid Programs, Recalls Ambassadors After U.N

Egypt, the Arab representative on the Security Council, initially circulated the resolution and called for a vote Thursday but indefinitely ...

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5mph wiggle room no longer observed by Tesla autopilot on undivided roads

And now according to a report by Electrek , most Autopilot functions will be available by the end of next week with the launch of Autopilot 2...

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Marcus Mariota suffers fractured fibula, out for season

They harassed Titans' quarterback Marcus Mariota all day, limiting him to just 99 yards passing before leaving with a severe leg injury in the...

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Nigerain president says his army defeated Boko Haram in Sambisa forest

In a statement, Buhari commended Nigerian troops for "finally entering and crushing the remnants of the Boko Haram insurgents at Camp Zero", w...

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14 dead in 'horrific' Malaysian bus crash

Earlier on Saturday evening, the hospital had said the injured Singaporeans, who suffered mainly fractures and were in stable condition, were st...

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Miles Teller Reveals What Really Happened In Terrifying Accident With Uber Driver!

The War Dogs actors was driving in the San Fernando Valley area of Los Angeles when the incident occurred. Teller and Sperry were apparently...

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Zuma sends condolences to Russian Federation following assassination of ambassador to Turkey

The murder of Russia's ambassador to Turkey was a "brutal assassination ", Israel's prime minister has said. He also revealed that Atlintas w...

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International Olympic Committee refuses to name Russian athletes implicated in McLaren's report

McLaren's interim report in July led to Russian athletes being banned from several events at the Rio Olympics, including athletics, and from the...

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United Nations council fails to impose arms embargo on South Sudan

Washington called for a vote on Friday knowing it would fail. The resolution, which also included targeted sanctions, fell two votes short of ...

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Islamic State claims its 'soldier' carried out Berlin attack

Investigators believe Amri is still lying low in Berlin because he is probably wounded and would not want to attract attention, Der Tagesspiege...

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Apollo House occupation 'no solution' to homeless problem - campaigner

NAMA, the national asset management agency, has said that it does not own the building, to which Mazars has been appointed receivers. The new ...

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Dead orca found near Sechelt

Officials in Canada say an endangered Puget Sound orca found off the coast of British Columbia died of blunt trauma to its head and dorsal side....

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No Chibok girls have been released - Presidency

NAN recalls about 276 schoolgirls were abducted when members of Boko Haram terrorists stormed their boarding school in Chibok town in Borno in 2...

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Feds warn of ISIS threats to holiday events, churches

The Islamic terror group ISIS is out with a Christmastime terror hit list that reportedly includes 15,000 American churches. According to PJ ...

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Earnings Whisper: Micron Technology, Inc. (MU) and Rite Aid Corporation (RAD)

The agreement comes as Rite Aid is in the process of being acquired by Walgreens, which is subject to approval by the Federal Trade Commission...

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Muslim cleric Gulen denies involvement in Russian ambassador's murder

Some reports have said that the diplomat had left the Foreign Ministry but it was unclear if he worked for any other branch of the Russian gov...

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TAKE A STAND: Merry Christmas

Republicans were as likely to support "Merry Christmas" (67 percent) as Democrats were to support "Happy Holidays" (66 percent). But a survey ...

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Berlin terror attack carried out by Tunisian suspect, German interior minister says

In mid-2016, Tunisian authorities listened in to a conversation between Amri and two ISIS jihadists before informing German authorities. "We c...

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Israel ready to give medical assistance to civilian casualties from Aleppo

Though Israel remains formally in a state of war with Syria, wounded from Syria's civil war have been making their way discreetly to Israeli hos...

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AU backs ECOWAS, says Jammeh must go

His decision not to accept the result has drawn condemnation worldwide including from the UN, ECOWAS, and the U.S. He said he was confident Ni...

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Trump confirms he met with Mexican billionaire Carlos Slim

Trump said in his tweet. Donald Trump on Tuesday acknowledged that he met with Carlos Slim, saying the Mexican billionaire whom he attacke...

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Fourteen Turkish soldiers killed in battle for Syria's al-Bab

It said the area was closely protected by Daesh and was on the slope of a hill overlooking Al-Bab. Eleven soldiers were wounded, one of them c...

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3 militants killed in Indonesia

A television footage shown by an Indonesia media channel showed a bomb diffusal squad official wearing a blast-resistant suit and entering the s...

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Syrian girl blogger, 7, meets Erdogan after evacuation

Bana thanked Erdogan for helping her family as she had been among the thousands of people evacuated on Monday from Aleppo. Bana's depiction o...

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Van drove into Australian Christian Lobby's Canberra headquarters and 'exploded'

Mr Shelton added that staff were safe, and photos he shared showed a burnt-out van in the vehicle park near the building's entrance. A closer ...

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