• Four more dead as Pak shelling continues
Four more dead as Pak shelling continues

As many as 10 persons, including six civilians and four jawans, were killed and almost 50 including some jawans were injured in the shelling during the past two days. Meanwhile, Pakistan's foreign ministry said India had committed more than 125 violations, causing four civilian deaths, and accused its South Asian neighbour of "indiscriminate and un...

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  • 17 dead after blaze engulfs plastic factory in Bawana
17 dead after blaze engulfs plastic factory in Bawana

More people suspected to be trapped inside the factory. "The highrise buildings are our main concern as such a fire can affect neighbouring buildings, which has happened in this case as well", said Delhi Fire Services chief G C Mishra. The bodies are kept at the mortuary of Baba Saheb Ambedkar hospital while the two injured people, including 40-yea...

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  • Kim Kardashian Reveals The Name Of Her Third Baby: Welcome, Chicago West!
Kim Kardashian Reveals The Name Of Her Third Baby: Welcome, Chicago West!

The couple is already parents to four-year-old North and two-year-old Saint , who are said to be "especially thrilled to welcome their baby sister". She made this announcement via her Twitter on Friday, January 19, 2018 . Kim also told her fans that the name is pronounced as "Shy" and not " Chi ".

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  • Twitter Notifies 677k Users of Russian Election Propaganda
Twitter Notifies 677k Users of Russian Election Propaganda

Through its supplemental analysis, Twitter has also identified 13,512 additional accounts, for a total of 50,258 automated accounts that it identified as Russian-linked and tweeting election-related content during the election period. The nation was found to have used major social media platforms, namely Facebook and Twitter, in an effort to ma...

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  • Halladay Had Drugs In System
Halladay Had Drugs In System

The crash took place on November 7 in the Gulf of Mexico, with more details emerging in a preliminary report from the National Transportation Safety Board two weeks later. He won the 2010 National League Cy Young Award and pitched a flawless game while winning 21 games in his first season with the Phillies . Halladay was killed in Holiday in ...

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  • Putin strips off for icy dip to mark Orthodox Epiphany
Putin strips off for icy dip to mark Orthodox Epiphany

Vladimir Putin , 65, put on the display - perhaps aimed at sending a chill down the spine of fellow world leaders - as he braved the icy cold wintry waters on Lake Seliger in northwestern Russian Federation. M - Orthodox Christians in Bishkek took a dip in the icy waters of Ala-Archa River in Zarechnoye village outside Bishkek for the Epiphany. R...

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  • Lebanon overturns ban on Steven Spielberg's 'The Post'
Lebanon overturns ban on Steven Spielberg's 'The Post'

Lebanon and Israel remain at war after a 2006 conflict which lasted a month and killed hundreds of Israeli soldiers and fighters for the Shiite militant group Hezbollah. But the decision was made entirely on the basis of Spielberg's interactions with Israel, Hanoun said. Free speech advocates in Lebanon noted the irony of banning a movie whose pl...

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  • Drone rescues swimmers off surfing beach in Australia
Drone rescues swimmers off surfing beach in Australia

Two northern NSW teenagers today became the first swimmers worldwide to be rescued from unsafe surf conditions by lifesaving drone technology. Australian officials say that never before has a drone rescued swimmers by dropping a life preserver down to them.

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  • Apple's $350bn pledge is all smoke and mirrors
Apple's $350bn pledge is all smoke and mirrors

Second, the new Apple campus sounds like it will not come close in scope to HQ2; Amazon plans to hire up to 50,000 new employees at its massive, undisclosed new location, whereas only a portion of Apple's 20,000 new employees over the next five years will be hired for the new site.

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  • Over 210000 petition Seoul to leave cryptocurrency market alone
Over 210000 petition Seoul to leave cryptocurrency market alone

If you've just started trading bitcoins or altcoins, you're probably pretty concerned about what's happening right now. There is so much demand for cryptocurrencies in South Korea that they typically trade at a 30% premium compared to other markets.

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  • Tillerson Says US Has No Intention To Build Border Force In Syria
Tillerson Says US Has No Intention To Build Border Force In Syria

The YPG is in turn the lead component of the USA -backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) which was created in 2015 to fight the Islamic State and now controls northeast Syria . Doing his best to address Turkey's fear, Tillerson said plans for the region "must not threaten any neighboring states". US forces in Syria have already faced direct t...

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  • Amazon Echo & Alexa Available In Australia & New Zealand Next Month
Amazon Echo & Alexa Available In Australia & New Zealand Next Month

With the coming expansion, subscribers to the Individual Plan and Family Plan in Australia and New Zealand will have access to the Amazon Music app for iOS and Android, making a catalogue of almost 45 million songs available ad-free for offline playback on mobile devices, anywhere and anytime without an internet connection.

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  • United States shutdown looms amid immigration feud
United States shutdown looms amid immigration feud

The Republican lawmakers who reportedly ate Italian food Tuesday evening have been fighting Democrats over DACA, an Obama-era program that has allowed undocumented immigrants who arrived in the U.S.as children to stay in the country. Pete Aguilar. The slim Republican margin of control in the U.S. Senate means Trump's party will need some Democr...

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  • 'Fire And Fury' Might Be Coming Soon To A Screen Near You
'Fire And Fury' Might Be Coming Soon To A Screen Near You

According to reporter Jennifer Jacobs , "nearly everyone who spoke with Wolff thought someone else in the White House had approved their participation". Publicly, White House officials have laid much of the blame for the book's most controversial revelations on Bannon, who arranged for Wolff to enter the White House grounds at least a handful of...

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  • Palestinian teenager accused of slapping Israeli troops held until trial
Palestinian teenager accused of slapping Israeli troops held until trial

The young girl has achieved worldwide notoriety and has become the focus of a heated propaganda war between Israel and Palestinians protesting the occupation of the West Bank. The Israeli rights group B'Tselem said that as of November, 181 Palestinian minors were being held for the duration of their legal cases, citing figures provided by the Israe...

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  • Leonard Fournette 'okay' after 'minor' auto accident, Jaguars say
Leonard Fournette 'okay' after 'minor' auto accident, Jaguars say

Jacksonville Jaguars running back Leonard Fournette was not injured Tuesday morning when he was involved in a three-car crash near the Dames Point bridge, according to team officials. He has rushed for 1,040 yards and 9 touchdowns in 13 games, battling nagging injuries through most of his rookie campaign. Fournette's team defeated the Steelers...

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  • New California Declares Independence, Hopes to Become 51st State
New California Declares Independence, Hopes to Become 51st State

The founders of the New California Movement wrote in their " Declaration of Independence ", which closely mirrors the American Declaration of Independence, "The history of the present Governor and Government of California is a history of repeated injury and usurpation, all having in direct object that establishment of Tyranny over the Counties ...

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  • DHS secretary used 'hard language' in Trump for immigration meeting
DHS secretary used 'hard language' in Trump for immigration meeting

Once reports surfaced about the president's language, Mr. Trump initially tweeted a vague denial that "tough language" had been used, "but not that language". She also says the Department of Homeland Security is examining how the US government can quickly verify the accuracy of alerts with agencies such as the Department of Defense.

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  • NYS lawmakers react to Governor's 2019 budget proposal
NYS lawmakers react to Governor's 2019 budget proposal

Meanwhile, relatives of New Yorkers who suffered through terminal illnesses returned to Albany last week to urge passage of a law authorizing people with fatal diseases to seek life-ending medication from a physician. Assemb. Brian Curran (R-Lynbrook) said that while he supported medical marijuana use, he still opposes recreational use, "regardless...

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  • House Intelligence Committee interviewing Steve Bannon after his fall from power
House Intelligence Committee interviewing Steve Bannon after his fall from power

Mueller reportedly issued the subpoena after comments attributed to Bannon were used in Michael Wolff's book " Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House ". Wolff, who painted a picture of an erratic and poorly informed president , was given substantial access to the White House during Trump's first year by Bannon.

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  • Rohingya deal aims to return refugees 'within two years'
Rohingya deal aims to return refugees 'within two years'

The statement said Bangladesh would set up five transit camps which would send Rohingyas to two reception centers on the Burmese side of the border. The Bangladesh statement said: "Myanmar has reiterated its commitment to stop (the) outflow of Myanmar residents to Bangladesh".

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  • All Escambia And Santa Rosa Schools Closed On Wednesday
All Escambia And Santa Rosa Schools Closed On Wednesday

The Muscogee County School District, in consideration of the latest winter weather advisories , has cancelled school and all school-related activities for all Muscogee County Public Schools, Wednesday, January 17. "With all of the snow we have received, we won't be able to have school on Wednesday, January 17, 2018", the tweet read. - Zacha...

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  • Venezuela says five 'terrorists' arrested after shootout with authorities
Venezuela says five 'terrorists' arrested after shootout with authorities

Interior Minister Nestor Reverol confirmed Tuesday that security forces killed Perez and seven others when they surrounded a hideout. As a result of the operation, part of the terrorist group "fell down" and five people were arrested, he said, without detailing how many died or who they were.

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  • Kosovo Serb Politician Shot Dead
Kosovo Serb Politician Shot Dead

PRISTINA/BELGRADE (Reuters) - Kosovo Serb leader Oliver Ivanovic , who was standing trial over the killings of ethnic Albanians during the 1998-99 war, was shot dead on Tuesday in what Serbia called an act of terrorism. Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic described the murder as "an act of terror" and vowed to find those responsible. In the w...

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  • Time for change in 2019: Rahul Gandhi
Time for change in 2019: Rahul Gandhi

Before leaving for Amethi , he addressed a nukkad sabha at Salon, criticising the Modi government over the plight of potato farmers, the GST, unemployment and "step motherly treatment" meted out to Amethi and Rae Bareli. He is expected to receive a grand reception by party workers. The Uttar Pradesh Assembly has 403 seats and in the last s...

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  • Iranian FM Blasts Trump for Lack of Understanding
Iranian FM Blasts Trump for Lack of Understanding

But any bill he sign must include these four critical components. My policy is to deny Iran all paths to a nuclear weapon - not just for ten years, but forever. Mohammad Javad Zarif, Iran's foreign minister, on Friday accused Trump of "desperate attempts to undermine a solid multilateral agreement", while European leaders have urged "all parties to...

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  • United States is 'playing with fire', Turkey warns
United States is 'playing with fire', Turkey warns

For much of the war, the United States and Turkey worked together, jointly supporting forces fighting against Assad's government. Turkey has previously criticized US support of the SDF due to the involvement of the YPG, which it views as an extension of the Kurdistan Workers' Party, or PKK, which is considered a "terrorist" organization by Turkey...

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  • British Crown jewels were hidden in biscuits during Second World War
British Crown jewels were hidden in biscuits during Second World War

The Coronation provides a good primer on its subject, with a few harmless mild anecdotes about what happened on Elizabeth II's big day and her casual remark that in many ways, that's when her life began. "You can't look down to read the speech, you've got to take the speech up, if you don't your neck would break, it would fall off", the Queen sa...

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  • Missing woman in Osceola County found dead; 3 people arrested
Missing woman in Osceola County found dead; 3 people arrested

Janice Zengotita-Torres, 42, was found dead Monday on a shoulder of a road on Tomoka Avenue and Bennett Lane in Ormond Beach, according to police. Zenogotita-Torres is survived by her husband, son, and mother. Gibson said Lopez, Ramos, and Quinones-Montes each confessed. One station reported that Gibson choked up as he announced the arrests. Th...

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  • Suspect in custody after possible hostage situation on Greyhound bus
Suspect in custody after possible hostage situation on Greyhound bus

One passenger, Patrick Dodd, told the Chicago Tribune that the incident began when the man who said he had a gun started to threaten passengers riding in the back of the bus. Vargas-Rosas is in the USA illegally, and was previously deported to Mexico in 2012, The Daily Herald reported. "They treated us like we were criminals, like we did someth...

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  • Bright and cold Saturday; snow returns on Sunday
Bright and cold Saturday; snow returns on Sunday

The National Weather Service in Sullivan is forecasting 5 to 7 inches of snow in Racine County, starting Sunday night and into early Tuesday morning. Behind that arctic cold front, temperatures turn cold once again for Monday. Wednesday will be warmer, and low 40s are possible by Thursday. Monday Night: Mostly clear and bitterly cold.

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  • Hawaii ballistic missile text message alert was 'false alarm'
Hawaii ballistic missile text message alert was 'false alarm'

I'm not clear on how long the alert remained current before being officially countermanded or called off over the same emergency alert channels, but it seems to have been just under 40 minutes . It is not now know why the words "this is not a drill" was included in the message that the Hawaiian authorities say was a drill. "At a time of heightene...

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  • Alt-Right Trump Supporters Attempt to 'Arrest' London Mayor Sadiq Khan
Alt-Right Trump Supporters Attempt to 'Arrest' London Mayor Sadiq Khan

The demonstrators, from a group called the White Pendragons, were escorted from the venue by police. Mr Khan's address to a Fabian Society conference in London was interrupted by activists moments after he was introduced to the stage. The protest was seen to be in response to comments made by Khan following Trump's decision to cancel his visit ...

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  • Ryan Defends, Clarifies Trump's Tweet Criticizing FISA Bill
Ryan Defends, Clarifies Trump's Tweet Criticizing FISA Bill

Trump came under fire for his alleged remarks following a bipartisan immigration meeting with senators at the White House Thursday. However, in the tweet, Trump griped about surveillance of Americans, called the FISA Act "controversial", and referenced his baseless claim that the Obama administration spied on him during the 2016 campaign.

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  • Trump claims London embassy is a 'bad deal'
Trump claims London embassy is a 'bad deal'

The embassy said Friday that the old building "had aged beyond its ability to be improved to current security and life safety standards without extensive investment in infrastructure that would require appropriated dollars". But a full-blown state visit replete with golden carriages and pomp has been deferred amid the threat of huge anti-Trump prot...

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