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Syrians cry out for help against regime advance in Aleppo

But why is the Syrian city of Aleppo in particular so important? Syrian state TV on Tuesday showed a stream of people including children, el...

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Morrison welcomes English as new NZ PM

English said that he and Paula Bennett , who will be his deputy leader, will be sworn in on Monday. Nonetheless, as a true career politician,...

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Messi meets Afghan boy who became viral sensation

Messi and his Barcelona teammates were in the Qatari capital to play an exhibition match against Al Ahli of Saudi Arabia on Tuesday. A tweet...

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Two Paris attack-linked IS leaders killed in coalition strike - Pentagon

The third ISIS leader killed in the December 4 strike was named as Walid Hamman, a suicide attack planner convicted in absentia in Belgium for a...

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Man who threatened Trump in Las Vegas sentenced

Michael Sandford, 20, was arrested in June at a rally for presidential candidate Trump at the TI. After he was arrested in Las Vegas in June, ...

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103-Year-Old Colorado Springs Pearl Harbor Survivor Returns to Hawaii

Lawrence is the granddaughter of James Byrd, a Navy sailor who served aboard the USS Ward , one of the many ships docked in the Hawaiian harbor...

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IS and government forces battle for control of Syrian city of Palmyra

More than 4,000 militants from the so-called Islamic State (ISIS) forced government troops out of the ancient city of Palmyra in a multi-prong...

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Colombian president receives Nobel Prize for peace accord

The country's half-century old conflict has left 220,000 people dead and millions of people homeless. "In our constitution, one of the obligat...

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US defense secretary in Israel as country gets F-35 jets

Asked about Trump's criticism, Jeff Babione, Lockheed Martin's F-35 program leader, said the company understood concerns about affordability and...

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Public viewing of John Glenn in Ohio to extend for 8 hours

John Glenn's hometown church in OH is planning a candlelight vigil to celebrate the life and legacy of the late military and space hero. He was ...

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What Donald Trump's EPA pick says the role of the EPA is

Pruitt is worryingly cozy with the fossil fuel industry, which has given him nearly $350,000 since 2002. State Attorney General Eric Schneid...

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In third raid on Delhi lawyer, Rs 13.5 crore seized

The officer said that police had been keeping a watch on the advocate who owned the law firm for a long time. While possession of cash is not ...

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Andrew Garfield excited to see new Spider-Man film

Tom Holland has been chatting on the web (no puns please) about his experience filming Spider-Man: Homecoming - and may have just let slip a...

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Plane terror: Aircraft skids off icy runway in snowstorm landing

It was not immediately clear whether the heavy snowfall today contributed to the mishap, though the storm had forced airlines to ground more tha...

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Gambia autocrat Jammeh to appeal election loss to country's supreme court

The delegation would "ask him to leave power", a source at the Senegalese foreign affairs spokesman said. "We demand that outgoing President ...

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Simon Cowell: Both X Factor finalists are great artists

The final vote between Matt Terry and Saara Aalto was said to be extremely close, although no official percentages have been released at this ti...

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GST Council meet inconclusive; 1 April roll-out target is in trouble

December 11 (ANI): Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Sunday said the GST Council had a discussion which was exclusively on the legislative ...

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Conservatives hold Sleaford and North Hykeham in by-election

The Tory majority of 13,144 in Sleaford and North Hykeham was lower than that secured by Mr Phillips past year but represents a comfortable hold...

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Garth Brooks in talks for Trump inaugural celebrations

Garth Brooks is in talks to perform at Donald Trump's presidential inauguration . Hollywood trade publication Variety suggested on Friday th...

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Sports Minister assures Falcons on outstanding allowances

Twelve years ago, the team remained in their hotel in South Africa for three days after the Nigeria FA (NFA) failed to pay their bonuses for win...

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Verdict expected in hate speech trial of Dutch politician Wilders

Dutch far-right lawmaker Geert Wilders was found not guilty of hate speech but guilty of discrimination and group insult. The presiding judge,...

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What's Coming Next?! Gen 2, Pokemon Trading And More

While such features have been a long time coming, it's great to finally see them implemented, and are one step closer to the ideal game that Ni...

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Gov't proposal envisions phone calls on airline flights

The Department of Transportation is proposing rules that would allow calls using WiFi. The DOT would only require airlines to let a passenger ...

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Boko Haram Blasts Madagali Market

The attack on Madagali, which was recaptured by Nigerian forces from Boko Haram jihadists in 2015, was the third time the town has been targeted...

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Set for impeachment vote

Even as her prime minister governs in her stead, Park gets to keep living at the presidential Blue House, using her official vehicle and plane, ...

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