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Magnitude 6.0 quake rocks eastern Taiwan's Hualien

Magnitude 6.0 quake rocks eastern Taiwan's Hualien

The tremor struck at 23:50 (15:50 GMT) about 20km (12 miles) off the island's east coast. The epicenter was located about 13 miles north-northeast of Hualian, Taiwan, and in the town, a hotel building...

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Thiessen: Trump's immigration proposal is quintessentially presidential

Thiessen: Trump's immigration proposal is quintessentially presidential

That framework, which Democrats swear can't pass the Senate , draws from a House bill that would limit family reunification immigration , end the diversity visa lottery program, and authorize bill...

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Noeleen Reilly Quits Sinn Fein Over Bullying Claims

Noeleen Reilly Quits Sinn Fein Over Bullying Claims

Ms Reilly, who represents the Ballymun and neighbouring areas, was disciplined by the Sinn Fein national executive at the weekend and then took to social media about the matter. "This was an unprovoke...

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Seven charged in Australia for sexually abusing minors

Seven charged in Australia for sexually abusing minors

Two women aged 20 and 29 both from Canterbury face a string of charges including common assault, causing actual bodily harm and aggravated kidnap. Other allegations include kidnapping, physical assa...

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McDavid scores 4 goals, rising Oilers beat Lightning 6-2

McDavid scores 4 goals, rising Oilers beat Lightning 6-2

McDavid also had the opposition buzzing over his performance. The Oilers meanwhile have had success playing on Monday's but that has been the extent of their positives this season as they continue...

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Would-be terrorist Ethan Stables faces life in prison after being found guilty

Would-be terrorist Ethan Stables faces life in prison after being found guilty

He was unarmed when he was arrested on June 23 but police found an axe and a machete at his home , Leeds Crown Court heard. He had searched the internet for information on extremist groups and downlo...

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IN man ticketed for 'flipping off' trooper files lawsuit

IN man ticketed for 'flipping off' trooper files lawsuit

Not believing Ames' actions to be "a wise use of police resources", May did what any red-blooded patriot would do and gave the trooper the finger. According to May, Ames had "aggressively" cut him o...

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EU's new enlargement strategy: No clear perspective on Kosovo

EU's new enlargement strategy: No clear perspective on Kosovo

The strategy singles out Montenegro and Serbia as the current front-runners in the enlargement process. "This perspective will ultimately depend on strong political will, the delivery of real and su...

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Investors Catching Stocks Starbucks Corporation (SBUX)

Timken Co now has $3.75 billion valuation. The stock decreased 1.94% or $1.08 during the last trading session, reaching $54.69. Starbucks Corporation disclosed in a document filed with the US Securiti...

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ANC should have known removing Zuma would be complicated

ANC should have known removing Zuma would be complicated

Zuma has been deserted by several prominent allies in the ANC since Ramaphosa became leader of what is the only party to govern South Africa since the end of apartheid. The Economic Freedom Fighters...

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Ivanka Trump to Attend Olympics Closing Ceremony

Ivanka Trump to Attend Olympics Closing Ceremony

Who is Kim Yong-nam? In August 2017, he travelled to Iran to attend President Hassan Rouhani's inauguration ceremony for his second term in office. A presidential aide said he would meet "spontaneousl...

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Canada says two citizens safely left Syria after being detained

Canada says two citizens safely left Syria after being detained

Ms. Bimbachi said on Monday that she and Mr. Moore had crossed into Syria from Lebanon hoping to get her children to the Canadian embassy in Turkey, but were captured by militant group Hay'at Tahrir a...

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East Midlands Weather: Dry and frosty overnight

East Midlands Weather: Dry and frosty overnight

It is due to be crisp at the start of Thursday, but possibly turning a little less cold later, as rain spreads south-east. Whilst the odd snow shower is possible, most places will stay dry. This Eveni...

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Photos of Super Bowl LII in Minneapolis

Photos of Super Bowl LII in Minneapolis

Now look at what one parking lot is charging - per auto - for Super Bowl LII. The host committee has also used this opportunity to give out about $5 million in community grants - most to help childr...

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Finances impression: RBI could hold coverage charges unchanged, speak robust on inflation

Finances impression: RBI could hold coverage charges unchanged, speak robust on inflation

Domain economist Andrew Wilson added that the Reserve Bank would take a "wait and watch" approach as it was dealing with a "mixed bag". However, while broadly positive on the Australian economic out...

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Palestinians denounce Israel for killing Palestinian man

Palestinians denounce Israel for killing Palestinian man

Tuesday morning's incident was the culmination of a month-long intensive investigation carried out by Israel's combined security forces. The announcement came amid heightened tensions after Israel...

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Comey memos will stay with Mueller, not be released, judge rules

Comey memos will stay with Mueller, not be released, judge rules

Comey, who was sacked by Trump on May 9, publicly disclosed the existence of his memos in his testimony before the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence on June 8. Judge Boasberg acknowledged th...

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Azerbaijan calls snap presidential election

Azerbaijan calls snap presidential election

The Constitution was amended in a controversial referendum in September 2016, according to RFE/RL. As a result of reforms, the volume of non-oil sector is increasing year by year, numerous workplace...

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Community Health Centers In Austin Worry About An End To Federal Funding

Community Health Centers In Austin Worry About An End To Federal Funding

Moreover, CHCs also help connect patients with services - like wellness programs, food services, and housing assistance - that help give patients the tools they need to overcome adverse social determi...

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House Intelligence Committee Votes to Release Democratic Rebuttal of Nunes Memo

House Intelligence Committee Votes to Release Democratic Rebuttal of Nunes Memo

Democrats have said their 10-page memo corrects mischaracterizations by the Republicans and adds crucial context to actions by the F.B.I. and the Justice Department in obtaining a secret Foreign Int...

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Pentagon Agency Can't Account for Over $800 Million in Expenses

Pentagon Agency Can't Account for Over $800 Million in Expenses

In a statement to CNN , a spokesman for DLA said the agency "concurs" with the findings and the agency's "failure to properly account for and track funding to specific construction projects". The a...

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German police hunt two 'witches' after teen boiled in cauldron

German police hunt two 'witches' after teen boiled in cauldron

Local media reports that the girl's friends had "handed her over" to two of the people dressed up as a joke, who carried her to the cart. One of the "witches" is alleged to have picked her up while ...

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PA Sells 11679 Shares of Energy Transfer Partners LP (ETP)

PA Sells 11679 Shares of Energy Transfer Partners LP (ETP)

Energy Transfer Equity, L.P. ( ETE ) now trades with a market capitalization of $19.62 Billion. It has outperformed by 22.53% the S&P500. The company's stock is now moving with a -ve distance from t...

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In Memoriam: Esmond Bradley-Martin, ivory trade researcher, is killed in Kenya

In Memoriam: Esmond Bradley-Martin, ivory trade researcher, is killed in Kenya

His work also put pressure on China to end legal ivory sales - the ban came into effect on New Year's Day. It also informed numerous decisions following from the Convention on International Trade in E...

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Reduction in corporate tax after exemptions end, says FM Arun Jaitley

Reduction in corporate tax after exemptions end, says FM Arun Jaitley

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said today that corporate tax rate can be brought down to the promised 25% only after all the exemptions given to the industry have ended. "Therefore, sticking to fisc...

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National Weather Service sends out test alert for tsunami warning

National Weather Service sends out test alert for tsunami warning

Social media users quickly took to Twitter questioning the alert's accuracy. The National Weather Service sent a message, saying the warning sent by AccuWeather was distributed "in error". A screens...

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Julian Assange arrest warrant still valid, judge rules

Julian Assange arrest warrant still valid, judge rules

He would be free to step outside the embassy for the first time since June 2012 without facing questioning on the Swedish sex crime allegations or arrest for jumping bail. However, the court announc...

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Schiff 'very concerned' Trump might fire Rosenstein

Schiff 'very concerned' Trump might fire Rosenstein

The American people deserve to know all of the facts surrounding Russia's ongoing efforts to subvert our democracy, which is why Special Counsel Mueller's investigation must proceed unimpeded. Rep. Ru...

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President Trump Calls for a Compromise As Conservatives Fight With Immigration

President Trump Calls for a Compromise As Conservatives Fight With Immigration

Republicans in the House have argued that the Senate should change its rules so that appropriations bills - those that direct money to go to specific programs and agencies - could be passed along a s...

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President Donald Trump tweets about Edwin Jackson death

President Donald Trump tweets about Edwin Jackson death

The pickup's driver, a 37-year-old Indianapolis man, tried to flee on foot but was quickly captured, State Police said. Both men were standing outside the auto when a pickup drove on the shoulder an...

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Trump labels some Democrats 'treasonous' for their State of the Union reaction

Trump labels some Democrats 'treasonous' for their State of the Union reaction

Donald Trump is in Cincinnati, Ohio hyping up his tax bill at a factory-a speech that was ironically interrupted on TV with the news that the stock market totally tanked today. The Dow closed at 24,3...

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Clinton Team Was 'Feeding' Allegations to Trump's Dossier Author - Released Memo

That application was the heart of the House Intel memo released last week. Given their tendency to put their heads in the sand when evidence of malfeasance by partisan higher-ups in the nation's chief...

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Bannon Won't Appear Before House Intel Panel Despite Subpoena

Bannon Won't Appear Before House Intel Panel Despite Subpoena

In his first appearance last month before the panel, Bannon said he would only answer questions about topics when he was the chief executive of the campaign, with his attorney saying the White House...

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Kulbhushan Jadhav faces more charges in Pakistan, say report

Kulbhushan Jadhav faces more charges in Pakistan, say report

The ICJ halted his execution on India's appeal pending the final verdict by it. Dawn reported quoting an official that Jadhav has multiple cases against him in which he had been indicted on terror...

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Philippines' Duterte reneges on China deal, bans foreign research ships

Philippines' Duterte reneges on China deal, bans foreign research ships

Carpio was reacting to a pronouncement by Agriculture Secretary Manny Piñol that said President Rodrigo Duterte has banned all foreign scientists from Benham Rise supposedly so that only Filipino ...

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North Korea 'only months away' from United States strike: diplomat claims

North Korea 'only months away' from United States strike: diplomat claims

U.S. envoy Robert Wood, addressing the UN-sponsored Conference on Disarmament in Geneva, also warned that arsenals in China and Russian Federation were expanding. North Korea is under tightening U.N. ...

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Opposition parties boycott proceedings of RS, allege voice being 'muzzled'

Opposition parties boycott proceedings of RS, allege voice being 'muzzled'

What we want is provided in the rules. "I will allow you", he said. Requesting the MPs to return to their seats, Mr. Naidu said: "Let us not have an encounter of Zero Hour..." Soon as the House me...

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Court: Abdeslam says won't return to Brussels trial on Thursday

Court: Abdeslam says won't return to Brussels trial on Thursday

I'm not afraid of your allies. They say the cell brought forward an attack, which killed 32 people, because they feared Abdeslam would reveal their plans under interrogation. The same bomb-maker who...

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Some Philadelphia Eagles players say they won't visit White House

Some Philadelphia Eagles players say they won't visit White House

After engaging in demonstrations during the National Anthem for much of the NFL season, Jenkins ceased his protests late in the year after the league announced donations of almost $100 million to ...

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Several crashes from slick roads reported in Mid-Missouri

Several crashes from slick roads reported in Mid-Missouri

In Iowa, a major vehicle pile-up involving dozens of cars, buses and semi-trucks forced the southbound and northbound lanes of Interstate-35 to close near Ames. The vehicular carnage became more shock...

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