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Even so, Trump has also floated the idea of friendship with Kim on occasion, and has called on him to "make a deal" on North Korea's nuclear and ballistic missile programs. The remarks indicate an opening for dialogue after months of tensions that have seen President Donald Trump's administration warn of military action to prevent Kim from threatening the US with nuclear weapons.
  • Israel indicts 16-year-old Palestinian girl filmed slapping soldiers

    Israel indicts 16-year-old Palestinian girl filmed slapping soldiers

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    The 21-year-old was charged with aggravated assault of a soldier and preventing soldiers from carrying out their duties. The case has made her into such a symbol for Palestinians that a commentator in Israeli left-wing newspaper Haaretz said Israel risked turning her into the "Palestinian Joan of Arc".
  • Muslim women to be allowed to perform Haj alone

    Muslim women to be allowed to perform Haj alone

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    Haj pilgrims are shortlisted every year through the computerised lottery system. Calling the policy of allowing women to perform Haj only in the company of a male guardian "discriminatory", the Prime Minister, in his monthly radio talk "Mann ki Baat", said his government had removed the restriction and ended the "injustice" being perpetrated against Muslim women.
  • Boy, 16, held after parents, sister and family friend shot dead

    Boy, 16, held after parents, sister and family friend shot dead

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    The incident unfolded around 11:43 p.m.at the family's house in Long Branch , a small beachside town about 45 minutes south of Newark. A 16-year-old boy was arrested in the killing of four people, including three members of his family, at their home in southern New Jersey on New Year's Eve, authorities said.
  • Ringo Starr and Barry Gibb Receive Knighthoods in Queen's New Year's Honors

    Ringo Starr and Barry Gibb Receive Knighthoods in Queen's New Year's Honors

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    Let's go ahead swap them out and teach our children/British literature students about the adventures of Sir Ringo and Sir Barry instead. One of the three brothers who created the Bee Gees nearly 60 years ago has received a knighthood. Gibb, the last surviving member of the Bee Gees, was equally as thrilled with the award, insisting he was "deeply honoured, humbled and very proud" to be selected for the title for his contributions to the arts.
  • Likud Party calls for de-facto annexation of West Bank settlements

    Likud Party calls for de-facto annexation of West Bank settlements

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    The settlements are now under military jurisdiction, giving Israel's defense minister the final say on building there. The settlers, however, are already subject to Israeli civilian law. "The Palestinian land that includes the West Bank and the Gaza Strip, foremost of which our eternal capital Jerusalem, is a land occupied by Israel along with other Arab territories, namely Sinai and the Golan, following the unfortunate aggression of 1967", Mahmoud noted referring to the Six Day War during ...
  • Two killed in anti-government protests in Congo's capital

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    Iran's hardline media have said justified criticism of the government has been hijacked by a wider foreign plot to sow sedition in the country. The semi-official news agency Fars said as many as 70 students gathered in front of Tehran University on Saturday and hurled rocks at police.
  • Scotland welcomes first babies of 2018

    Scotland welcomes first babies of 2018

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    A GRAMPIAN baby born just SECONDS after midnight is among the first infants born in Scotland in 2018. The tot is the O'Leary's first child and the baby boy has yet to be named. The hospital also had the first Christmas baby. In Edinburgh Royal Infirmary, Stacey Glancy and Colin Graham had a boy, Travis, at 01:30. In Dundee, the labour ward at Ninewells Hospital had five new arrivals in the early hours of January 1.
  • Ten people killed in Iran protests

    Ten people killed in Iran protests

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    Earlier US President Donald Trump risked inflaming the tensions by saying the "world is watching" the Iranian regime's response. On Sunday, Iran's interior minister warned that " violence, fear and terror " will be fought, following the third consecutive night of unrest.
  • New Year's Fireworks Barge Explodes During Display In Australia

    New Year's Fireworks Barge Explodes During Display In Australia

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    Thousands had to be evacuated from Terrigal Beach, north of Sydney. "Caught the moment of the explosion and the barge caught on fire". "I escaped as soon as I saw the boat on fire". Organisers, It's Time for Terrigal, said what was meant to have been a 12-minute display was "pushed into 4 and a half" after a canister exploded setting off "multiple detonations".
  • Iran suspends Telegram, Instagram access after protests

    Iran suspends Telegram, Instagram access after protests

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    Pointing to murder of an Iranian citizen in Canada by police forces and lack of attention to the problems of Iranians living in Canada, Qassemi said Canada practices double standards. "The people are finally getting wise as to how their money and wealth is being stolen and squandered on terrorism". Iran's Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi had dismissed Trump's previous statements regarding the protests as "hypocritical" and "opportunistic claims".
  • Liverpool Echo Arena auto park fire disrupts horse show

    Liverpool Echo Arena auto park fire disrupts horse show

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    Merseyside Fire and Rescue Service said 12 engines were at the scene at King's Dock. The Liverpool International Horse Show, taking place in the northwest English city's neighbouring 11,000-seat arena, was cancelled due to the fire, which broke out after dark on Sunday.
  • Assam recognises 1.9 crore legal citizens in first draft of NRC list

    Assam recognises 1.9 crore legal citizens in first draft of NRC list

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    Asked about the possible timeframe for the next draft, the RGI said it will be decided as per the guidelines of the Supreme Court - under whose monitoring the document is being prepared - in its next hearing in April. The toll-free number for people from Assam is 15107, while that for people from outside the state is 18003453762, he said. In addition, Union Minister of State for Railways Rajen Gohain said: " Muslims are a threat to the security of the nation".
  • Erica Garner, daughter of police chokehold victim, dies in Brooklyn

    Erica Garner, daughter of police chokehold victim, dies in Brooklyn

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    Al Sharpton stated . Garner went into cardiac arrest earlier in the week and suffered major brain damage from a lack of oxygen, her Twitter account said. On Wednesday, the co-worker announced Garner suffered severe brain damage. Sharpton became an adviser to Eric Garner's family after his death. "She fought the good fight".
  • Dawson kicks Cardinals past Seahawks 26-24

    Dawson kicks Cardinals past Seahawks 26-24

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    Seattle Seahawks pick' em vs. Atlanta Falcons, $880 to win $800: The Seahawks are wounded, and the team's identity will be compromised by the absence of star defensive backs Richard Sherman and Kam Chancellor . It was a play-action pass, but Stanton retreated 20 yards behind the line of scrimmage to escape the rush. Seattle would quickly respond with Tyler Lockett's 99-yard kickoff return for a touchdown that led to a 7-7 tie.
  • FBI Arrests Virginia Man in ISIS Investigation

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    Duncan then threw "a plastic baggie" over their heads, which, when recovered, was found to contain "a memory chip stored within a thumb drive that had been snapped into pieces, and placed in a liquid substance that produced frothy white bubbles".
  • Bride battling breast cancer dies 18 hours after exchanging vows

    Bride battling breast cancer dies 18 hours after exchanging vows

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    Bridesmaid Christina Karas recorded the last part of Heather's wedding vows. I am so in love and I am going to celebrate that love right now, ' Karas said of the image. A courageous bride lifted her arms in celebration as she married her soulmate in a tear-jerking snap just hours before she died from cancer. And while it wasn't expected for Heather to make it past October, her fighting spirit had other ideas.
  • Soldier killed as Pakistan violates ceasefire in Nowshera

    Soldier killed as Pakistan violates ceasefire in Nowshera

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    Singh said the act depicted Pakistan's desperation and frustration. Hailing from village Lohgarh, Thakhran Wala, district Firozepur of Punjab, Sepoy Jagsir Singh, 32, is survived by wife Mohinder Pall Kaur, two daughters, and a son. The latest incidents of ceasefire violation by Pakistani troops come a day after Army Chief General Bipin Rawat visited forward posts in Rajouri district and exhorted the troops to "remain vigilant" and "ever ready".
  • Costa Rica plane crash claims 12 lives including 10 foreign visitors

    Costa Rica plane crash claims 12 lives including 10 foreign visitors

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    The US state department said it was working with Costa Rican authorities to determine if any US citizens had been aboard the plane. All that was left of the plane was a charred, smoldering mass of fiery debris. Witnesses said the plane burst into flames after crashing. Rescue crew rushed the scene, but were unable to save anyone on board due to difficulty in reaching the wreckage.
  • Venezuelans protest over pork shortage at Christmas

    Venezuelans protest over pork shortage at Christmas

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    Earlier in December, a team of banking and technology managers and former USA regulatory commissioners said that they would launch the world's first regulatory compliant cryptocurrency backed by a physical asset-OilCoin, which will be based on oil reserves.
  • Auburn All-American cornerback Carlton Davis out for Peach Bowl

    Auburn All-American cornerback Carlton Davis out for Peach Bowl

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    We've got enough issues worrying about their defense ". Yes, Auburn knows UCF's offense has some unique concepts. He left the SEC Championship Game due to a concussion and missed all but one practice this week. Seeing a non Power Five team contending for a New Year's Six matchup is rare, especially one hailing from the American East. "If I had to do it over again, I would choose Auburn again", Stidham said.
  • Trump boasts he has same approval rating as Obama after first year

    Trump boasts he has same approval rating as Obama after first year

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    Americans have named their most admired man and woman of the year-and neither now lives at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue. The survey marks the 16th consecutive year Clinton has been the most admired woman . Nine percent picked a relative or friend as their most admired man and 13 percent did so for their most admired woman . World-renowned evangelist the Rev.
  • How to not fail at your New Year's resolution in 2018

    How to not fail at your New Year's resolution in 2018

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    Instead, say you'll try to exercise more in the new year. Do you feel like you just did that? Little lifestyle changes which will make a huge difference to your world and the lovely world that we live in. Before you decide what your New Year's goal should be, act like one of Janus's faces and look back. Kanter said people give up on resolutions because they don't see anything changing fast enough.
  • Extreme cold alert extended for Toronto

    Extreme cold alert extended for Toronto

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    The weather service urged those who venture outdoors to cover up, as frostbite can develop within minutes on exposed skin, especially with wind chill. We may be saying goodbye to 2017, but not to the double negative digits - an extreme cold warning is still in effect for Hamilton. If you're going out for New Year's Eve, you could be ringing in 2018 with windchill values near minus 35.
  • David Clarke reported to Twitter for threatening the media, continues tweetstorm Video

    David Clarke reported to Twitter for threatening the media, continues tweetstorm Video

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    When Clarke asked him if he had a "problem" with that, Black said he didn't respond because he didn't want to get in trouble. Black filed a complaint with the Milwaukee County Executive's Office following the incident. "I am UNINTIMIDATED by lib media attempts to smear and discredit me with their FAKE NEWS reports created to silence me". He later tweeted: "Nothing like getting under the skin of lefties like I did today".
  • Texans Likely to Retain O'Brien

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    Watt, outside linebacker Whitney Mercilus and quarterback Deshaun Watson , who had emerged as a strong candidate for NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year honors before tearing his anterior cruciate ligament during an early November practice.
  • DRC police shot dead 2 protesters in capital

    DRC police shot dead 2 protesters in capital

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    Catholic churches and activists had called for peaceful demonstrations after Sunday mass, one year after the Catholic church oversaw the signing of an accord that set a new election date to ease tensions in the mineral-rich country. An election to replace him has now been delayed until December 2018. In December 2016 Kabila refused to leave office after his second and final term expired, which fueled grievances against the government which resulted in bloody protests.
  • Hess Corporation (HES) Analysts See $-1.03 EPS

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    The stock decreased 1.67% or $0.88 during the last trading session, reaching $51.7. About 3.23 million shares traded. Hess Corporation (NYSE: HES ) has declined 14.55% since December 30, 2016 and is downtrending. Citadel Advsrs Lc owns 0% invested in LendingClub Corporation (NYSE:LC) for 981,661 shares. Hess Corp. The firm had revenue of $1.39 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.23 billion.
  • Crash between truck and bus in Kenya kills at least 36

    Crash between truck and bus in Kenya kills at least 36

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    The drivers of both vehicles, as well as a three-year-old child, are reportedly among the dead. Hundreds of people have died in road accidents in recent weeks, among them three Pentecostal bishops and a newly elected governor. The lawmaker cited corruption and collusion between NTSA officers and the police as some of the reasons behind rising deaths on Kenyan roads. Earlier this month Kenyan officials announced the road was going to be renovated into a dual carriageway in 2018, in order to ...
  • KBC Group NV Decreases Holdings in Great Western Bancorp Inc (GWB)

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    The stock decreased 0.36% or $0.22 during the last trading session, reaching $61.1. About 208,906 shares traded. East West Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:EWBC) rating on Wednesday, December 13. RBC Capital Markets maintained the shares of WMB in report on Monday, September 11 with "Buy" rating. Wood downgraded it to "Market Perform" rating and $41 target in Thursday, April 28 report.
  • Man Arrested With Guns, Ammo in Houston Hotel Room

    Man Arrested With Guns, Ammo in Houston Hotel Room

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    Sunday when his attempts to subdue the man failed. Houston Police Department spokesman Victor Cintillas told CBS News that an officer was working another job at the hotel when alerted by management that a guest was harassing other guests.
  • Colorado police say 'multiple deputies down' in incident outside of Denver

    Colorado police say 'multiple deputies down' in incident outside of Denver

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    The Douglas County Sheriff's Office says there are "multiple deputies down" following a shots fired call on Sunday morning. "We are not giving numbers or status at this point, we are still working on getting the suspect in custody". " We have multiple officers down ", Deputy Jason Blanchard told the Denver Post . The episode happened in the area of County Line Road between Colorado and University Boulevards in Highlands Ranch, Colo., about 15 miles south of Denver.
  • Henry Schein (HSIC) Now Covered by Deutsche Bank

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    Shares of Henry Schein (NASDAQ: HSIC ) traded up 0.7583% during midday trading on Wednesday, reaching $170.1001. 972,702 shares of the stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 1,665,463. (NASDAQ:HSIC) for 100,833 shares. Voya Invest Mngmt Ltd Llc invested in 733,061 shares or 0.06% of the stock. 74,114 were reported by Pittenger And Anderson Inc.
  • Mariah Carey Dick Clark Productions Says ... Give Her The Chair!!

    Mariah Carey Dick Clark Productions Says ... Give Her The Chair!!

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    In the last moments of 2016, the diamond-bathing diva fumbled through her performance on Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve , and sent us hurtling into the new year confused and disappointed (her rep later blamed production , and said the singer's earpiece was not working properly).
  • Meghalaya Polls: Amit Shah to visit the state on Jan 6

    Meghalaya Polls: Amit Shah to visit the state on Jan 6

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    Mr Shah might have succeeded in putting to end some internal squabbles but taking up Congress in his "Congress free India" venture might not be so easy as the ruling party, which came to power after 9 years without power has established itself and striving to retain power".
  • 2 suspects arrested in quadruple homicide in Troy, New York

    2 suspects arrested in quadruple homicide in Troy, New York

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    The accused pleaded not guilty. Troy police on Thursday identified the victims as 36-year-old Shanta Myers; her children, 11-year-old Jeremiah Myers and 5-year-old Shanise Myers; and Myers' lover, 22-year-old Brandi Mells . "After being in business for nearly 42 years I can't describe the savagery of a person like this", Todesco said. At a press conference held today, police say that they knew the victims but would not say how or discuss the motive because of the ongoing investigation.
  • 6 die in NSW seaplane crash

    6 die in NSW seaplane crash

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    The crash occurred at Cowan Creek. 'It is in deep water and police divers are en route to try to determine if there are any survivors, ' Stephen Leahy from the Westpac Lifesaver helicopter told ABC . Sydney Seaplanes is popular with celebrities and recent passengers have included Pippa Middleton, sister of the Duchess of Cambridge , and husband James Matthews during their honeymoon in Australia .
  • Israel strikes Hamas positions in Gaza following rocket launch

    Israel strikes Hamas positions in Gaza following rocket launch

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    Israeli jets on Saturday night carried out a second round of airstrikes in southern Gaza in retaliation for three mortar shells fired at Israel on Friday. Army tanks and aircrafts targeted two posts belonging to the Gaza-based Hamas group who preside over the coastal enclave. A spokesman for the Hamas-run health ministry said nobody was injured by the Israeli fire.