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She noted that "dozens have already been killed", before harkening back to the failed Green Revolution in the first year of the Obama presidency. "All freedom-loving people must stand with their cause". The State Department has been communicating with protesters through their Farsi-language social media accounts, posting statements of support from U.S.
  • Police officers killed in shooting outside Egypt church

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    According to the statement, attackers opened fire at a household appliances shop, then headed to the church, where they attempted to trespass the church's perimeter security. Three officers were killed in the ensuing gun battle, along with one of the terrorists . Earlier, security officials who spoke on condition of anonymity said two police were killed.
  • 'Bundle Up!': Trump Mocks Paris Climate Accord as His Hometown Freezes

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    Trump tweets , "In the East, it could be the COLDEST New Year's Eve on record". There's the old saying about taking horses to the water. Amid record-low temperatures across the U.S., President Trump in a tweet Thursday suggested the eastern part of the country could benefit from global warming , adding the U.S.
  • Turkey, Russia sign loan deal for S-400 air system

    Turkey, Russia sign loan deal for S-400 air system

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    During a press conference in Tunisia Canikli was asked about Sergey Chemezov's remarks. Each missile battery can simultaneously hit 80 different targets with two missiles each. "Otherwise, it was already a done deal", he added. Turkey has completed a deal with Russia for the purchase of a Russian antimissile system, Turkish defense officials announced Friday, despite concerns voiced by some of Turkey's North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies.
  • Israel responds with raids to Gaza rockets

    Israel responds with raids to Gaza rockets

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    A military spokesperson said in a statement that the rocket fell in one of the kibbutzim, small rural communities, in the Sha'ar Ha'negev Regional Council. Palestinian health officials said dozens of protesters were injured on Friday, including some by live fire and rubber bullets. Hamas facilities were targeted even though most of the recent rocket attacks appear to be launched by other Gaza-based terror groups, because Hamas, which maintains complete military and political control over ...
  • Pregnant woman strangled to death by her husband

    Pregnant woman strangled to death by her husband

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    Tonie Wells , 22, was found dead with bruising to her neck following the 9:50 a.m. incident at the Crown Heights residence on Sterling Place after neighbors reportedly heard the cries of her two-year-old daughter and called the cops. "I'm still in shock", neighbor Michelle Ruiz told the New York Post . Multiple calls were made to police before the discovery, indicating that there had been a loud argument and persistent crying coming from the couple's 2-year-old.
  • Police Arrest Barber Accused of Snipping Ear, Shaving Bald Patch

    Police Arrest Barber Accused of Snipping Ear, Shaving Bald Patch

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    Police spokesman Joel DeSpain says the 22-year-old victim told officers the stylist asked him to stop fidgeting and moving his head during the haircut. The customer promptly left the salon after the incident and had another stylist shave his head completely before he went home for Christmas. On Wednesday, Shabani pleaded not guilty to disorderly conduct, the Wisconsin State Journal reported.
  • Trump 'disappointed' in China over NKorea sanctions

    Trump 'disappointed' in China over NKorea sanctions

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    U.S. satellites have spotted Chinese tankers transferring oil to North Korean ships 30 times in three months - despite strict United Nations trade embargoes, according to reports . The U.S. -drafted resolution also caps crude oil supplies to North Korea at 4 million barrels a year and commits the Council to further reductions if it were to conduct another nuclear test or launch another ICBM.
  • 10 reportedly injured after blast rips through supermarket in St Petersburg

    10 reportedly injured after blast rips through supermarket in St Petersburg

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    Fifty people were evacuated from the supermarket, at one of the busiest times of year after the blast, which fortunately killed no one. The bombing killed 14 people and injured nearly 50. No-one has claimed responsibility for the explosion, which occurred at a branch of the Perekrestok supermarket chain in the city's north-west Kalininsky district.
  • ISIS Will Remain a Threat in 2018, Experts Warn

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    Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's military and other worldwide forces fighting Daesh in Syria and Iraq have cut the terrorist group's numbers to less than 1,000 militants. Russian Federation and the United States have set up a communications channel to reduce the chance of fighting between the two rival campaigns against ISIS.
  • DE urgent cares seeing an increase in patients with flu-like symptoms

    DE urgent cares seeing an increase in patients with flu-like symptoms

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    Flu season often does not peak until January and Kezirian said it's not too late to get a flu shot. "It's important every year that we monitor the Australian flu season because the following flu season in the United States and Europe could be similar", said University of Texas Medical Branch professor and study author Slobodan Paessler, DVM, PhD, in a recent press release .
  • Dutch defender van Dijk joins Liverpool for world-record fee

    Dutch defender van Dijk joins Liverpool for world-record fee

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    CELTIC legend Chris Sutton took to Twitter to troll a Rangers fan after Virgil Van Dijk's world-record switch to Liverpool. But Shearer, who began his professional career at Southampton before moving to Blackburn and later hometown club Newcastle United, believes Van Dijk is severely over-valued.
  • Forecast: Bitter cold continues with chance of weekend snow

    Forecast: Bitter cold continues with chance of weekend snow

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    Some extremely frigid air looks to surge in for New Year's Eve and New Year's Day with teens and 20s possible during the daytime hours. It's much trickier to track down wind chill records, so we can just tell you that Thursday will bring in some potentially dangerously cold weather.
  • After concerns, Oswego County prepares 2018 property tax warrants for pre-paying

    After concerns, Oswego County prepares 2018 property tax warrants for pre-paying

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    More than 27 percent said they likely would increase college tax credits. Under the new tax code, taxpayers will no longer be able to deduct state and local taxes from their federal bill once they hit a $10,000 threshold. 29. Online payments are due by Sunday, Dec. 31, at 11:59 p.m. The tax warrant has gone to local tax collectors and people interested in prepayment will need to do so at the local level.
  • JeM commander Noor Muhammed killed in encounter

    JeM commander Noor Muhammed killed in encounter

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    The Jaish, which was left crippled in 2014 by the security forces, saw a revival this year because of Tantray, said a police official. "'When a search party went near the suspect's house, hiding militants opened indiscriminate fire and security forces returned the fire", the police spokesperson said.
  • Trump Re-Ups Claims That Dossier Is 'Bogus,' Citing 'Fox And Friends' Report

    Trump Re-Ups Claims That Dossier Is 'Bogus,' Citing 'Fox And Friends' Report

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    While the dossier was funded in part by Democrats, part of it was also funded by a conservative publication, the Washington Free Beacon , as well. "Stunning, @foxandfriends "Dossier is counterfeit". In a series of posts on Twitter, Cuban said he believed Trump was "clueless" to any attempts by Russian Federation to co-opt surrogates and campaign officials at the height of the 2016 general election.
  • BJP 's show of Strenght in Gujarat at swearing-in ceremony of CM

    BJP 's show of Strenght in Gujarat at swearing-in ceremony of CM

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    Mr Vijay Rupani has been sworn-on as Chief Minister of Gujarat for the second time. Not just 18 NDA chief ministers but also BJP patriarch LK Advani on the stage for the swearing-in ceremony of the Vijay Rupani cabinet. Union Ministers Ravi Shankar Prasad, Nitin Gadkari, Rajnath Singh , Ram Vilas Paswan, Dr Harsh Wardhan and Ananth Kumar graced the swearing-in ceremony.
  • Treasury escalates pressure on North Korea with more sanctions

    Treasury escalates pressure on North Korea with more sanctions

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    The department also sanctioned Ri Pyong Chol, who it said was "reported to be a key official" in the development of intercontinental ballistic missiles. Ri and Kim accompanied North Korean leader Kim Jong-un during the launch of the Hwasong-14 on July 4th and 28th, as well as September's launch of the Hwasong-12, which flew over Japan.
  • Kulbhushan Jadhav meets wife, mother, Pak says more meetings will take place

    Kulbhushan Jadhav meets wife, mother, Pak says more meetings will take place

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    Indian Deputy High Commissioner in Islamabad JP Singh was also present during the meeting. Jadhav confessed before a Magistrate and the Court that he was tasked by RAW to plan, coordinate and organize espionage / sabotage activities aiming to destabilize and wage war against Pakistan by impeding the efforts of Law Enforcement Agencies for restoring peace in Balochistan and Karachi.
  • Merry Christmas! We are turning bitterly cold with subzero wind chills

    Merry Christmas! We are turning bitterly cold with subzero wind chills

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    Risky wind chills are ahead for the Chicago area - sub-zero wind chills are expected the next couple days with unsafe -15 to -25-degree wind chills tonight into Tuesday . Snow, cold, and wind chills highlight our Christmas weather. "All of the wind chill advisories continue through the day Tuesday ", according to the National Weather Service .
  • Trump signs sweeping tax bill into law

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    Trump said he was going to wait until January to sign the bill in a larger, more ceremonial setting until he saw television news coverage Friday morning speculating about whether he'd sign it before Christmas. However, once Congress reached a deal this week to avoid the possibility of the spending cuts, White House officials signaled that Trump wanted to sign the bill into law as soon as possible.
  • Christmas celebrated with fervour in AP

    Christmas celebrated with fervour in AP

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    Similar prayers were held at other churches including the Saint Joseph's Church in north Kashmir's Baramulla, the oldest Catholic Church in Jammu and Kashmir and at the Church in the tourist resort of Gulmarg. Shah said the officials of the Tourism department would also attend travel and trade fairs to woo more tourists to Kashmir. "Occasions like Christmas remind us to rekindle the spirit of harmony, brotherhood & lead a virtuous life".
  • Two families displaced after mobile homes catch fire in northwest Charlotte

    Two families displaced after mobile homes catch fire in northwest Charlotte

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    No one was home when the fire began and no injuries were reported, but the family that lives there will be displaced because of the damage, fire officials said. The Nebraska Fire Marshall is investigating the cause of the fire. The fire adds another red bulb to the department's wreath on the front of the fire station.