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China Urges Restraint After N. Korea Calls Sanctions 'War'

China Urges Restraint After N. Korea Calls Sanctions 'War'

North Korea issued on Sunday a strong-worded statement condemning the latest United Nations resolution to impose more sanctions over its nuclear and missile programmes, calling it "an act of war". "In...

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CHP officer killed in Hayward freeway crash

CHP officer killed in Hayward freeway crash

The CHP declined to release the name of the driver who hit the patrol auto. CHP officials did not provide details of the injuries or the cause of the collision. Gov. Jerry Brown issued a statement ...

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Missing Missouri boy found safe in Texas

Missing Missouri boy found safe in Texas

Police said the abduction happened Friday night. A 1-year-old child who was the subject of an Amber Alert Sunday, with authorities fearing he had been abducted by an abusive father, has been found s...

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Fire engulfs West Knoxville home on Christmas Eve

Fire engulfs West Knoxville home on Christmas Eve

One woman had to be rescued from the third floor of the burning building. The blaze was extinguished by 7:04 a.m., fire officials said. The Nebraska Fire Marshall is investigating the cause of the...

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Serena Williams to make return after birth of her daughter

Serena Williams to make return after birth of her daughter

Australian Open tournament director Craig Tiley said earlier this month that Williams was " to play in the first Grand Slam of 2018, which begins January 15. I look forward to seeing the fa...

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Five killed in Moscow as bus drives into pedestrian underpass

Five killed in Moscow as bus drives into pedestrian underpass

He tried to apply the brakes but they did not work, the investigative committee said. The bus following the rout Slavic Boulevard -Skolkovo belonging to Mostransavto transportation service drove int...

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With messages of peace Christmas celebrated across Kashmir

With messages of peace Christmas celebrated across Kashmir

Archbishop of Goa and Daman, Filipe Neri Ferrao, in his message, appealed to the people to spread the message of peace, love and harmony. Hirra Bashir, a teenage Muslim girl who was accompanied by a...

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Should you file your property taxes early?

Should you file your property taxes early?

If you itemized in 2016, the same is likely true for 2017. Unlike other counties, Orange County residents can pay their 2018 county and town property taxes before the Congressionally approved federa...

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Snow forecast: What to expect Christmas Day and beyond

Snow forecast: What to expect Christmas Day and beyond

If you're headed out today, watch out for icy roads. The forecast calls for mixed precipitation, snow and rain this morning . Total snow accumulations of 4 to 7 inches are expected. Temperature...

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Separatist Win in Catalonia Extends Political Turbulence

Separatist Win in Catalonia Extends Political Turbulence

Puigdemont's party defied projections to win 34 seats - the polling firm GAD3 had forecast no more than 29 at the start of the count - while his separatist allies Esquerra claimed 32 seats. "The elect...

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Police arrest man for allegedly plotting terror attack in California

Police arrest man for allegedly plotting terror attack in California

The FBI filed charges Friday against a Modesto man who had "radical jihadi beliefs" and was possibly planning a terror attack at Pier 39 in San Francisco on Christmas Day, according to a criminal comp...

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New blue British passport

New blue British passport

Britain is mired in a bitter argument over an unlikely step on the path toward Brexit: the color of its passports. The tabloid Sun , which had campaigned for retro passports, claimed that the E...

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U.S. government may sanction Nigeria, others over Jerusalem

U.S. government may sanction Nigeria, others over Jerusalem

Australia's refusal to vote on the issue could affect relations between them and the United States following Trump's plea for further cooperation against China . Only nine voted No, and supported the...

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President Donald J. Trump and First Lady Melania Trump's 2017 Christmas Message

President Donald J. Trump and First Lady Melania Trump's 2017 Christmas Message

Despite the approaching holiday, the president has been on a Twitter kick for most of the weekend. The president spoke to various rooms full of military personnel - one from each branch - based in Q...

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Palestinian dies of wounds from Israel border clashes

Palestinian dies of wounds from Israel border clashes

Well here is the second country and I reiterate: "It is only the beginning and it is important". Meanwhile, Palestinian authorities denounced the decision. Guatemala and Israel have long had close t...

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Eric Garner's Daughter, Erica, On Life Support Following Heart Attack

Eric Garner's Daughter, Erica, On Life Support Following Heart Attack

Erica's sister, Emerald Snipes, shared her fears on Facebook Sunday. Erica Garner gained notoriety as a advocate against police brutality in the wake of her father, Eric Garner's tragic death ...

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United Kingdom queen laments terror attacks in Christmas message

United Kingdom queen laments terror attacks in Christmas message

In her speech, the Queen will also pay tribute to The Duke of Edinburgh, who stepped back from official public duties during 2017. She also commended the country's emergency services, which have end...

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Pit bull attack leaves Kentucky woman dead, husband injured

Pit bull attack leaves Kentucky woman dead, husband injured

Officials said that Bethany Stephens was killed by her two pit bulls while she was walking in Goochland County, Virginia, last week. "The husband suffered wounds as well, but was able to shoot both ...

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Blizzard warning issued for coastal Rockingham County

Blizzard warning issued for coastal Rockingham County

There were only a handful of drivers out on the roads late Monday morning, since schools and many businesses were closed for the holiday. But by later tonight the storm will finish up, ending as som...

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Carlow/Kilkenny people urged to check numbers after Lotto win at airport

Carlow/Kilkenny people urged to check numbers after Lotto win at airport

Some of you will no doubt be breaking with tradition and opening Christmas presents early at some stage today, but we have a feeling nothing will top the early present delivered to one lucky National...

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Baltimore Couple Among Five Killed In Florida Plane Crash

Baltimore Couple Among Five Killed In Florida Plane Crash

Among them was a Baltimore city school teacher and a University of Maryland law student. Also killed in the crash was Victoria's father, 70-year-old John Shannon, a Lakeland, Florida, attorney who w...

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Box of manure addressed to Treasury secretary

Box of manure addressed to Treasury secretary

Wrapped in gift paper and addressed from "the American people", the package reportedly contained a Christmas card. No evacuations were ordered, but the street was closed while authorities examined...

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Aardvark killed in fire at London Zoo

Aardvark killed in fire at London Zoo

London Zoo confirmed that that it will remain shut until further notice. "Duty staff that live on site at the zoo were on the scene immediately, and started moving animals to safety". The cause of ...

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Cambiar Investors LLC Upped Its Schlumberger LTD (SLB) Position by $3.04 Million

The stock decreased 0.62% or $0.42 during the last trading session, reaching $67.44. About 6.70 million shares traded. It has underperformed by 20.00% the S&P500. The rating was downgraded by Zacks to...

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Neuberger Berman Group LLC Decreases Position in Tractor Supply (NASDAQ:TSCO)

The stock decreased 0.35% or $0.26 during the last trading session, reaching $74.13. Robert Mills, an officer at ( TSCO ), sold 572 shares at a price of 69.32 to bring his total ownership in the stock...

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Mondelez Intl INC (MDLZ) Shareholder Hap Trading LLC Upped Stake

It has underperformed by 11.01% the S&P500. Saybrook Capital increased its stake in Mondelez Intl Inc Cl A ( MDLZ ) by 7.85% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. (NASDAQ:YY) ...

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Death toll climbs as tropical storm crashes into Philippines

Death toll climbs as tropical storm crashes into Philippines

Most of the deaths from Tropical Storm Tembin were in the hard-hit provinces of Lanao del Norte and Lanao del Sur and on the Zamboanga Peninsula, according to an initial government report on storm cas...

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Obamacare Headed For Record Enrollment

The Twitter post from Seema Verma, the head of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, did not provide further details. That was only slightly less than the 9.2 million people that enrolled ...

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Raul Castro's Presidency Extended for 2 Extra Months

Raul Castro's Presidency Extended for 2 Extra Months

The National Assembly announced through state media that its current term would run through April 19 instead of ending in February because the impact of Hurricane Irma in September had delayed the sta...

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Americans Thrilled with Economy Boost but Reluctant to Give Trump Credit

Americans Thrilled with Economy Boost but Reluctant to Give Trump Credit

Over one-half said they would vote for a generic Democrat over the president. On Dec. 14, a Public Policy Polling poll found that 70 percent of registered GOP voters wanted Trump to be their Repub...

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Christmas weather: Day-by-day forecast for Nottingham revealed

Christmas weather: Day-by-day forecast for Nottingham revealed

The temp will swing wildly from the low to mid 20s Friday , to near 40° Saturday , and then falling into early next week. The image below shows the predicted temperature profile in parts of Worces...

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Rosie O'Donnell faces conservative backlash after offering to pay GOP senators

Rosie O'Donnell faces conservative backlash after offering to pay GOP senators

The tax reform bill will lower income tax for the majority of USA households, although the bulk of the bill's tax relief will go to the wealthy, according to The Washington Post. Those pointing out th...

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Watchdog: Justin Trudeau Is Under Scrutiny Over Alleged Ethics Violations

Watchdog: Justin Trudeau Is Under Scrutiny Over Alleged Ethics Violations

The Commissioner found there were three all-expenses-paid trips to the island. He said he considered the Aga Khan a close family friend and that's why he didn't think to run his trip by the ethics c...

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Anti Bird Spike On Trees Are 'To Protect Expensive Cars'

Anti Bird Spike On Trees Are 'To Protect Expensive Cars'

But not everyone is happy with their methods. The spikes - normally used to stop birds settling on buildings - have been nailed to two beech trees in an exclusive suburb of Bristol . ANTI-BIRD spik...

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Brexit transition period must end by 2021, says Barnier

Brexit transition period must end by 2021, says Barnier

May has already accepted in theory the continued jurisdiction of the European Court of Justice in the transition and that London will have no legal basis to conclude its own trade deals during the per...

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Idaho the fastest-growing state by population, US Census Bureau estimates

Idaho the fastest-growing state by population, US Census Bureau estimates

Idaho at 2.2 percent was number one, followed by Nevada at 2 percent. From July 1, 2016 to July 1 of this year, the Lone Star State grew by 399,734 new residents, pushing Texas past the 28 million m...

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A single vote may have changed control of Virginia's state House

A single vote may have changed control of Virginia's state House

Her opponent, Republican David Yancey, had a 10-vote lead ahead of a recount Tuesday, but in the recount Simonds garnered 11,608 votes to Yancey's 11,607. The final tally 11,608 to 11,607. The tie p...

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Israel arrests Palestinian girl Ahed Tamimi over viral video of soldier slapping

Israel arrests Palestinian girl Ahed Tamimi over viral video of soldier slapping

The 14-year-old boy is now in a coma. Her family are prominent campaigners against the Israeli settlements in the West Bank. The Palestinian teenager, a resident of the central occupied West Bank ...

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House forced to vote again on tax reform bill

House forced to vote again on tax reform bill

House Speaker Paul Ryan helped lead the negotiations over the tax reform bill , which was approved by his chamber on Tuesday. That includes Sen. Bob Corker, the only Republican to vote against the Se...

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Despite Hurricanes, Carnival Corp.'s 2017 Earnings Beat Forecast

About 127,880 shares traded. (OTCMKTS:OWCP) has 0.00% since December 19, 2016 and is. It has outperformed by 7.70% the S&P500. Trinity Street Asset Management Llp acquired 53,648 shares as Owens Ill I...

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