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Brother of Slain CA Officer Reacts After Police Arrest the Murderer

Brother of Slain CA Officer Reacts After Police Arrest the Murderer

Sheriff Adam Christianson shared in a news conference after the arrest that Arriaga had meant to flee to Mexico after the shooting. Neither Gov. President Trump addressed the manhunt on Twitter ...

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Overwhelmed border agency conducts medical checks on children after two deaths

Overwhelmed border agency conducts medical checks on children after two deaths

There, he was diagnosed with a cold and a fever and given medication. Alonzo was released with prescriptions for ibuprofen and an antibiotic, and taken with his dad, Agustin Gomez, to a holding fa...

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Koreas inaugurate rail, joint road project, but sanctions delay construction

Koreas inaugurate rail, joint road project, but sanctions delay construction

It's one of several peace gestures agreed between North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and liberal South Korean President Moon Jae-in as they push ahead with engagement amid a stalemate in larger nuclear n...

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Saudi king orders government reshuffle after Khashoggi fallout

Saudi king orders government reshuffle after Khashoggi fallout

Adel al-Jubeir, the foreign minister who took over the post in 2015 from the late Prince Saud al-Faisal, has been replaced by Ibrahim al-Assaf, formerly a longtime finance minister. "Because the Saudi...

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Iraqi MPs demand USA withdrawal after ‘arrogant Trump visit’

Iraqi MPs demand USA withdrawal after ‘arrogant Trump visit’

We could make it three percent. We could make it 2%. They said, 'You know, we can make it smaller. It's been more than 10 years. After campaigning on a pledge to rebuild the military, Trump secured ...

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Transformer explosion creates electric blue skyline in NY

As we were watching it, it was like somebody turned off the power and it just went dark and then it was quiet. While she didn't hear an explosion from about a mile away, Scott said the electricity fli...

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Partial Federal Shutdown Unlikely to End This Year

Partial Federal Shutdown Unlikely to End This Year

As Senate Democrats hold out on the votes Republicans need to pass the final pieces of government appropriations, just 25 percent of the adults polled support President Trump forcing the shutdo...

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Snow, Blizzard Conditions Expected as Storm Progresses

Snow, Blizzard Conditions Expected as Storm Progresses

Both the Thursday evening and Friday morning commute could be hard, the weather service is reporting. Forecasters say a post-Christmas winter storm could dump more than a foot of snow on parts of ...

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Environmentalists Are Furious After Japan Ditches International Ban On Commercial Whaling

Environmentalists Are Furious After Japan Ditches International Ban On Commercial Whaling

Japan has made a decision to withdraw from the International Whaling Commission (IWC ) and will resume commercial whaling July next year. It says commercial whaling will be limited to its terr...

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Iraq Officially makes Christmas Day a National Holiday

Iraq Officially makes Christmas Day a National Holiday

The birth of Christ is believed to be an important event since Christians believe that God had sent his Son on earth as a sacrifice to redeem people from their sins. Nnewi - Diocese on the Niger Ang...

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Israeli Airstrikes Target Hezbollah Arms Depot near Damascus

Israeli Airstrikes Target Hezbollah Arms Depot near Damascus

The attacks come after President Donald Trump said that America will withdraw all 2,000 troops from the country. An Israeli military spokeswoman declined to comment on reports of a strike in Syria...

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Troops Take Selfies With Trump, Melania In Unannounced Iraq Visit

Troops Take Selfies With Trump, Melania In Unannounced Iraq Visit

They travelled there unannounced "late on Christmas night" to thank troops for "their service, their success and their sacrifice", it said . "I had concerns about the institution of the presidency"...

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U.S. seals Syria exit govt shutdown stays

U.S. seals Syria exit govt shutdown stays

Though this hasn't happened, the announced U.S. pullout seems to have taken Iraq by surprise. The decision also caused alarm and dismay in the USA military over the prospect of suddenly abandoning...

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American troops to be pulled from Afghanistan

American troops to be pulled from Afghanistan

U.S. President Donald Trump's reported plans to withdraw around 7,000 troops from Afghanistan, roughly half the remaining U.S. military presence there, has prompted much discussion about the impac...

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White House: Trump Would Accept Less Money For Border Wall

White House: Trump Would Accept Less Money For Border Wall

The impasse comes amid tension in Washington following Mr Trump's decision to withdraw U.S. troops from Syria, which prompted the resignation of defence secretary Jim Mattis . With congressional ...

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U.S. Plans Withdrawal of 7,000 Troops From Afghanistan, Official Says

U.S. Plans Withdrawal of 7,000 Troops From Afghanistan, Official Says

They carry out near-daily attacks, mainly targeting security forces and government officials. FILE - Afghanistan's President Ashraf Ghani (R) and US special envoy for peace in Afghanistan, Zalm...

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Senate adjourns, guaranteeing partial shutdown

Senate adjourns, guaranteeing partial shutdown

Enough Republicans have said they oppose it to make it unlikely to be used to avoid a government shutdown. "The shutdown will hopefully not last long". "We hope they'll step up", she told reporters....

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Senate Passes 'First Step Act' Criminal Justice Reform Bill

Senate Passes 'First Step Act' Criminal Justice Reform Bill

In a conference call with reporters Wednesday morning, Grassley says the bill will give an untold number of Americans renewed hope this Christmas season that "their father, mother, son or daughter" wi...

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Congressman: Trump's border policies would have killed Jesus

Congressman: Trump's border policies would have killed Jesus

They argue that many disappear into the USA and forcing them to wait in Mexico will cut down on what administration officials say are false asylum claims. Asylum lawyer Jason Dzubow told VOA that as a...

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'Jaw-dropping': Mattis resignation puts U.S. in 'uncharted territory'

'Jaw-dropping': Mattis resignation puts U.S. in 'uncharted territory'

Jim Mattis as defense secretary, and John Kelly , another retired four-star Marine general, heading the Department of Homeland Security. Mattis, who embraced America's traditional alliances, said...

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U.S. House passes funds for Trump wall; government shutdown looms

U.S. House passes funds for Trump wall; government shutdown looms

Among the senators who have gone to the White House are Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and Richard Shelby, chairman of the Senate Appropriations Committee. The House had been expected to vote on it...

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Third Canadian arrest 'doesn't fit patterns' of previous two: Trudeau

Third Canadian arrest 'doesn't fit patterns' of previous two: Trudeau

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau had on Wednesday urged caution and said he would not be "stomping on a table" after China detained the third Canadian . David Mulroney, a former Canadian amba...

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Japan approves new defense guidelines

Japan approves new defense guidelines

Japan will launch its first aircraft carrier since the end of World War II . The new plan marks a significant upgrade to Japan's defence capabilities, as it seeks to form a "multi-dimensional join...

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Did Jeremy Corbyn call Theresa May a 'stupid woman' at today's PMQs?

Did Jeremy Corbyn call Theresa May a 'stupid woman' at today's PMQs?

Mrs May's spokesman said: "To my knowledge, I'm not aware of any advice in that way.' A source said the pair 'talk occasionally" but Mr Cameron does not have any role advising her. The remark prompted...

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Powerful blast at Japan restaurant injures 42

Powerful blast at Japan restaurant injures 42

JST and the cause of the incident is unknown. Some reports said fumes were leaking from spray cans that had been collected for disposal at a real estate company in the building. "The ceiling fell, t...

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