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With Phone And Hashtag, Saudi Asylum Seeker Outflanks Thai Authorities

With Phone And Hashtag, Saudi Asylum Seeker Outflanks Thai Authorities

At Bangkok's global airport, security officials stopped her and confiscated her passport, which she said was later returned. "What is truly appalling is how the Saudi Arabian government has acte...

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LS passes contentious citizenship bill; Oppn calls it 'divisive', 'flawed'

LS passes contentious citizenship bill; Oppn calls it 'divisive', 'flawed'

Protesters had blocked the Assam-Agartala National Highway, a senior police officer said. The leading civil society group - Asom Nagrik Samaj, a platform of prominent intellectuals, writers and jour...

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Warren hires top Sanders aide ahead of Iowa swing

Warren hires top Sanders aide ahead of Iowa swing

In Sioux City, she grounded her pitch in her own family's life story, relating how they nearly fell into poverty when her father had a heart attack in middle age and her mother feared losing their hou...

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Trump wants safe withdrawal of USA troops from Syria - White House

Trump wants safe withdrawal of USA troops from Syria - White House

President Donald Trump accused The New York Times of "knowingly" writing a "very inaccurate story on my intentions on Syria " in a tweet Monday. Responding to critics of the administration's su...

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Have been in indirect talks with Kim Jong-un says Trump

Have been in indirect talks with Kim Jong-un says Trump

Kim is widely expected to discuss with Xi his possible second summit with Trump . But the president said sanctions against North Korea will remain in effect "until we have some very positive proof"...

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Saudi prosecutor seeks death sentences as Khashoggi murder trial opens

Saudi prosecutor seeks death sentences as Khashoggi murder trial opens

The statement also said that prosecutors had asked Turkey to send the evidence it had collected while investigating Khashoggi's murder. Khashoggi was murdered inside the Saudi consulate in Istan...

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America's youngest congresswoman launches term with radical plan

America's youngest congresswoman launches term with radical plan

Alexandra Ocasio-Cortez, however, handled the video with grace and humour, as did her supporters . To clarify, Ocasio-Cortez's suggested plan is to tax Americans making more than $10 million a ...

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Donald Trump says government shutdown could last ‘for a long time’

Donald Trump says government shutdown could last ‘for a long time’

Vice President Mike Pence , who also participated in Saturday's meeting, described the discussions as "productive" in a tweet . President of the United States Donald Trump has criticized the des...

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Five Teenage Girls Have Died In An 'Escape Room' Fire In Poland

Five Teenage Girls Have Died In An 'Escape Room' Fire In Poland

A 26-year-old man had been brought in with severe burns to the hospital, such as the fire brigade spokesman Tomasz Kubiak to the AFP news Agency said. Gasiorowski said the fire probably broke out in...

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As Warren Treks to Iowa, Early Troubles Arise in New Hampshire

As Warren Treks to Iowa, Early Troubles Arise in New Hampshire

Though Warren announced the formation of a presidential exploratory committee Monday, Friday's event had all the trappings of a full-throttle presidential campaign. "This is going to be the fish o...

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Hill leaders to attend White House briefing on border

Hill leaders to attend White House briefing on border

After a White House meeting on Sunday, Republican Senator Lindsey Graham said Trump was receptive to Graham's idea of a deal that might provide work permits to Dreamers in exchange for money for physi...

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Pompeo Says Cooperation with Israel Over Syria, Iran to Continue

Pompeo Says Cooperation with Israel Over Syria, Iran to Continue

The president says the South African government is ready to expand on the already fruitful bilateral relations aimed at advancing cooperation in all areas. That worries many, who fear it could aggrava...

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Tokyo attack: Vehicle plows into New Year's crowd, injuring nine people

Tokyo attack: Vehicle plows into New Year's crowd, injuring nine people

Japan's NHK World said he was driving a rental van registered in Osaka, the western city where two other executions were carried out last month over a 1988 robbery and murder case. Images showed cro...

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Women enter flashpoint Indian temple defying centuries-old ban

Women enter flashpoint Indian temple defying centuries-old ban

Police fired tear gas, stun grenades and water cannon as protests and clashes between rival groups erupted across the southern state of Kerala, local media reported. Bindu told media that they enter...

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Houston girl, seven, is shot dead in Walmart parking lot

Houston girl, seven, is shot dead in Walmart parking lot

Jesse Raz, a man in a red pickup truck pulled up next to a auto carrying a woman and four girls in a Walmart parking lot and opened fire, killing a 7-year-old girl. A total of 5 occupants in the vehic...

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Canadian detained in China has been released

Canadian detained in China has been released

The relevant governmental departments confirmed with Global Times Schellenberg's identity as a Canadian citizen. Many observers believe the detentions of the two Canadians were in response to Can...

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Group of suspected migrants 'detained' on Kent beach

Group of suspected migrants 'detained' on Kent beach

Border Force officials were called at 7.30am and detained the men who were handed over to be processed by immigration officers after receiving a medial assessment. "Moreover, we can not simply leave...

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Suspect in California officer's shooting death captured

Suspect in California officer's shooting death captured

At least five people were arrested on suspicion of lying to investigators about Arriaga or helping him evade law enforcement, including some people at the Bakersfield home where he was arrested, autho...

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Manama Confirms Embassy Work in Damascus Continues

Manama Confirms Embassy Work in Damascus Continues

The UK-based Alaraby website reported in the middle of November that the small Persian Gulf country was negotiating the re-opening of its embassy in Syria and return of its ambassador to Damascus. How...

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Taliban storms Afghanistan's Ghazni, seizes control of parts of city

Taliban storms Afghanistan's Ghazni, seizes control of parts of city

The Taliban have insisted on first reaching an agreement with the United States , which the group sees as the main force in Afghanistan since US-led forces toppled the Taliban government in 2001. Bas...

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White House says shutdown ball is in Dem's court

White House says shutdown ball is in Dem's court

The shutdown was triggered by the USA president's demand for $5 billion to help pay for a wall along the U.S. -Mexico border. The threat yet again upped the ante in a political row that has led to a...

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Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielson visits Texas border where second child died

Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielson visits Texas border where second child died

He was initially diagnosed with a common cold following a medical evaluation. Amoxicillin is a commonly prescribed antibiotic. A spokesperson for DHS said on Wednesday that the boy later conti...

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Manhunt intensifies for illegal alien accused of killing Calif. police officer

Manhunt intensifies for illegal alien accused of killing Calif. police officer

Stanislaus County Sheriff Adam Christianson comforts a tearful Newman, Calif., Police Chief Randy Richardson during a press conference on December 27, 2018. Christianson explained that Arriaga i...

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Sicilian airport reopens amid Mount Etna's latest eruption

Sicilian airport reopens amid Mount Etna's latest eruption

The quake was the strongest in the region after Mount Etna erupted on Monday, spewing ash and forcing the temporary closure of Sicilian airspace. Ten people have been injured in Italy after an...

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White House Targets Pelosi Even After Trump's 'Proud' Shutdown Vow

White House Targets Pelosi Even After Trump's 'Proud' Shutdown Vow

For example, the government says it won't issue new federal flood insurance policies or renew expiring ones until the budget for them is restored. "Hard to believe there was a Congress & President w...

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Michelle Obama tops Hillary Clinton as America’s most admired woman

Michelle Obama tops Hillary Clinton as America’s most admired woman

Her sold-out book tours have packed stadiums throughout the country with celebrities interviewing her in front of thousands of people. Other names cracking the top of the list include Queen Eliza...

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U.S. troop withdrawal from Syria could take several months

U.S. troop withdrawal from Syria could take several months

Trump said there are no plans to withdraw the 5,200 American troops deployed to Iraq, which Pentagon officials have indicated will have the ability to launch attacks into Syria . "I said, 'No. Mak...

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China responds over possible Huawei, ZTE ban for United States firms

China responds over possible Huawei, ZTE ban for United States firms

Huawei and ZTE have denied the allegations. The sources said the text for the order has not been finalized. The executive order has been under consideration for almost eight months, and will very l...

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Government Shutdown Likely To Stretch Into Next Week

Government Shutdown Likely To Stretch Into Next Week

Trump, speaking to reporters hours later during a trip to Iraq to visit USA troops, indicated his position had not changed. He said he would go to the new stretch of the wall in January. "You kn...

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Power plant explosion illuminates NY sky in eerie blue light

It wasn't immediately clear if anyone was hurt in the transformer explosion or how many people were left without power, local media reported. Power was restored to the airport within an hour of the ...

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Winter storm closes I-70 in western Kansas; KHP reports fatality crash

Winter storm closes I-70 in western Kansas; KHP reports fatality crash

There is also the possibility of the snow being mixed with rain, which could also turn into light freezing drizzle. A wintry mix is possible for parts of northeast Kansas on Thursday, the National W...

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Authorities searching for man who killed California officer

Authorities searching for man who killed California officer

A Blue Alert, signaling that a violent criminal is being sought, has been issued for Stanislaus, Tuolumne, San Joaquin and Merced counties. Multiple agencies responded and found the 33-year-old Sing...

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Japan to withdraw from International Whaling Commission

Japan to withdraw from International Whaling Commission

Officials have been reacting to the news of Japan's withdrawal from the International Whaling Commission (IWC), with the NZ Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade working on understanding the implica...

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Christmas celebrated with zeal & fervour across Aurangabad

Christmas celebrated with zeal & fervour across Aurangabad

He appealed to other churches who focused on preaching prosperity to project the "belief in Jesus Christ". Also, a cleric, Istifanus Koce of the ECWA Good News in Kuje, enjoined Christians to emul...

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China ‘resolutely opposes’ demands for release of detained Canadians

China ‘resolutely opposes’ demands for release of detained Canadians

China's foreign ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying dismissed these statements saying the countries seem to have "different human rights standards for citizens of different countries". law enforcement o...

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