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Ukraine: Fighting flares up in eastern town of Avdiivka

The violence in Avdiivka, which lies close to the rebel capital of Donetsk, has left around 20,000 people without heat or hot water in the midst of winter temperatures falling as low as minus 20 Celsius ( minus 4 Fahrenheit). Russian Federation has denied backing the rebels. Over the weekend, fighting flared up in the eastern town of Avdiivka as government and Russian-backed separatists exchanged mortar and rocket fire.

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Donald Tusk: Trump Administration Statements Are Worrying

Trump has not been kind to the European Union as of late. Leaders are reported to have been hesitant to take action given the strength of ties between the United States and the EU. In vivid language that reflects deep concern in Europe at the new US president's support for Brexit, as well as his ban on refugees and people from several Muslim countries, Tusk called on Europeans to rally against eurosceptic nationalists at home and take "spectacular steps" to deepen the continent's ...

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Seaforth set to be destination for human trafficking workshop

A national non-profit organization that aides victims of human trafficking says 30 cases in Hawaii were reported to the National Human Trafficking Hotline in 2016, a slight increase over the prior calendar year. Brnovich said that financial information allows his office to be on the cutting edge when it comes to not only human trafficking cases, but also drug- and terrorism-related cases.

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Trump's newest national security moves labeled 'stone cold crazy'

Bannon is a regular attendee and someone who is invited to attend, he is not being named as a regular attendee of the National Security Council , he is invited to attend the meetings just like Robert Gibbs and David Axelrod were". But the move also resembles practices in non-democratic states such as the defunct Soviet Union, which sprinkled Communist Party officials throughout government to enforce political orthodoxy and report back to the Politburo.

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'Stay strong, Melb': Bourke St brother

By 1.30pm police said the area was "deemed safe". Dimitrious Gargasoulas could be soon facing a sixth murder charge after another victim passed away from injuries sustained in the Bourke Street rampage. The others who died were a three-month-old boy, a 10-year old girl, a 32-year-old woman and two men aged 25 and 33. Footage from the scene shows a maroon auto driving in circles before turning down the pedestrianised Bourke Street mall.

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GM moving more than 600 jobs from Canada to Mexico: union

GM did not immediately reply to a request for comment. "General Motors is sending Mexican made model of Chevy Cruze to USA auto dealers-tax free across border", Trump tweeted. The Trump administration has also threatened to impose its so-called "border tax" on cars built in Canada. But several industry insiders have argued that Canada is most likely not the target that Trump has set his sights on.

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Trump administration drafts decree to lift sanctions against Russian Federation

But the idea of coziness with the Kremlin is highly controversial. On Friday, Trump himself brushed off questions about the prospects of lifting the sanctions against Russian Federation. The two massive personalities have sparked comparisons to Cold War-era brinkmanship between the US and the old Soviet Union. The president also plans to speak today with French President Francois Hollande and German Chancellor Angela Merkel.

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Al-Shabaab fighters take control of Kenyan military base in Somalia

Somali militants staged a dawn attack on KDF camp in Kolbiyow and killed an unknown number of Kenyan soldiers who are part of the AMISOM troops. Kenyan forces invaded Somalia in 2011 to repel Al-Shabab. In a statement KDF said that they were able to repulse the militants and has retaken back the camp. The Kenyan military is yet to give details of casualties during the said night.

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Sunny the Red Panda: Missing Since Tuesday From Zoo in Norfolk

Sunny arrived at the Virginia Zoo in Norfolk previous year in May from the Smithsonian's Conservation Biology Institute in Front Royal. "Like any wild animal its behavior can be unpredictable", the zoo said. It first lived at Front Royal, the Smithsonian's Conservative Biology Institute. The zoo added that red pandas "are generally not considered aggressive", but residents were nonetheless advised not to touch, feed, or capture Sunny on their own.

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Trump Said Readying Temporary Bans On Refugees, Some Muslim Visitors

This was likely to include executive orders restricting refugees and blocking the issuing of visas to people from several Muslim-majority Middle Eastern and North African countries including Syria, Sudan, Somalia, Iraq, Iran, Libya and Yemen.

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Cab driver raves about John Elway while he sits in back seat

Snow answered Elway, even though he apparently didn't realize that the Broncos legend - wearing sunglasses - was sitting in his backseat. Josh Helmuth is the editor of Crave Sports. He names John Elway as the greatest while unaware the legendary quarterback is in the back seat. Snow asks repeatedly, shaking Elway's hand. "C'mon man are you serious?" Good thing he ranked Elway at No.

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Ghana Gains 2017 AFCON Quarter-Final Ticket Thanks To Gyan Goal

A goalless stalemate seemed inevitable until a sweeping Egyptian move in the 89th minute culminated in Salah controlling inside the box and teeing up El Said, whose low shot was too powerful for Onyango. Ghana defender Baba Abdul-Rahman travelled from the Black Stars camp to London on Friday night to undergo further tests over a knee injury he suffered at the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations in Gabon.

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In Trump We Trust: Inauguration prompts celebration in Russian Federation

Putin's broadside at the White House reveals a culmination of tensions between Moscow and Washington, which have built up over the Ukrainian crisis, the Syrian war and the allegations of Russian meddling in the US election. "I don't know Mr. Trump", Putin said. Depending on where you sit on the political spectrum, the U.S.is about to inaugurate a Russian secret agent.

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Several killed in school bus accident in Verona

Numerous wounded people are in critical condition and the death toll is likely to rise. The government said flags would fly at half-mast outside parliament on Monday as part of the day of mourning. The driver, who is assumed to be French, is among the dead. More than two down people were also injured. The owner of the bus company told the MTI news agency on Sunday that the bus was in good condition before the trip, adding that he could not explain the accident.

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After Standoff, Gambia Awaits Arrival Of Its New President

Troops from regional groups Ecowas are already in the Gambia and have threatened to flush Mr Jammeh out militarily if he refuses to step aside for Mr Barrow, the declared victor of last month's election. "It's what we have been told, but the day we actually take office we will clarify all of it". West African troops from Senegal, Nigeria, Ghana and Mali were deploying throughout Gambia on Sunday as part of efforts to secure the country and allow Barrow to take charge.

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India v England, 3rd ODI, Kolkata

India took an unassailable 2-0 series lead in the three-match ODI series on Thursday, defeating England by 15 runs despite a superb century from Morgan. The ball was moving around every time it was pitched on off or outside, so Roy chose to move around and try and take the ball to the vacant areas on the legside and that helped in knocking the Indian bowlers out of their stride.

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South Georgia residents grow concerned with storms

Another four people were killed in MS by a tornado on Saturday, bringing the weekend death toll to 15. The threat of severe storms, damaging winds, hail, rain and possible tornadoes will increase midday Sunday into the evening across the area, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.

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Trump blames intel community feud on 'dishonest media'

The Democratic Naitonal Committee issued a statement shortly after Trump's visit ripping the new president. Standing in front of a wall full of stars, possibly the CIA Memorial Wall, representing CIA employees who have died, Trump also told CIA employees that he had been on the cover of Time magazine more than anyone in history; Time magazine disputed that Saturday afternoon, saying President Richard Nixon holds that record.

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Texas Anti-Abortion Law Had Intended Effect

Michael New told LifeSiteNews. The decision has caused federal courts to strike down similar laws across the south and midwest and effectively prevented other states from following in Texas' footsteps. Most of the more than 53,000 abortions in Texas in 2014 were among women living in those big cities. For the study, researchers analyzed a survey of USA facilities known or expected to have provided abortion services in 2013 or 2014, and compared findings with a similar survey conducted in ...

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United States invited to Astana talks, Russian FM Lavrov says

In another development on Thursday, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov announced that Moscow had invited the United States to attend the Syria peace talks. The United Nations also received an invitation to attend. Due to Iran's opposition to United States participation in Astana meeting, Shamkhani underlined no joint invitation has been sent by the three countries to United States to attend the meeting.

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'123456' still the most common password, despite hacks and warnings

For the study, the team scoured 10 million passwords that became public through data breaches that occurred previous year. Killing "123456" as a password choice will not much help: four of Keeper Security's top 10 passwords and seven of the top 15 use six characters, or fewer.

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Egyptian football star Mohamed Aboutrika placed on 'terror' list

In 2012, the 2008 BBC African Footballer of the Year endorsed the successful presidential bid by Mohamed Morsi, a Brotherhood member. Since then, a police crackdown against the Brotherhood, which maintains that it is peaceful, has left hundreds dead and tens of thousands jailed, many under draconian anti-protest laws.

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A Pendant Just Like Anne Frank's Found At Nazi Holocaust Camp

Frank owned an identical pendant-with "Mazel Tov" written in Hebrew on one side, together with the girl's date of birth, and then three Stars of David and the Hebrew initial for "God" on the other. Other items found in the excavations included a Star of David necklace, a woman's watch and a metal charm covered in glass with an etching of the image of Moses holding the Ten Commandments.

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Oil prices edge up on China crude imports

Brent has gained more than 20% since OPEC members reached a deal in Vienna on November 30 to erode their collective output by around 1.2 million barrels per day. Total global LNG consumption is projected to be 422 million tons in 2030 , nearly two-thirds higher than last year's level. "No matter what encouraging statements come out, there will be a credibility gap based on past non-compliance by some countries", he said.

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Bahrain city hall set on fire after execution of three prisoners

Hundreds of protesters took to the streets of the Bahraini capital Manama on Saturday over reports on social media that the authorities may be preparing to execute three Shi'ite men convicted of a deadly 2014 bomb attack. As well as weapons and military gear, Britain also trains Bahrain's police and a British military officer is embedded in Bahrain's Interior Ministry.

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Obama eases Sudan sanctions

Sudan announced on Sunday that it was extending a six-month cease-fire in the country's warring regions. Trump's transition team had been briefed on the move, the official said , adding that the measures do not affect Sudan's label as a state sponsor of terrorism nor does it impact sanctions tied to Khartoum's role in the Darfur conflict.

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At Paris meeting, major powers to warn Trump over Middle East peace

The US embassy, as well as other foreign missions, is located in Tel Aviv, Israel's economic and diplomatic capital. According to Mohammed Ishtayeh, an adviser to Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, Palestinian officials were told that Trump may confirm relocation plan during his inauguration on 20 January.

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The First Suspects In Kim Kardashian's Robbery Have Been Charged

As was previously reported, a 63-year-old man identified as Yunice A. has been indicted for conspiracy, robbery, kidnapping, and forceable confinement, and a 44-year-old man known as Florus H. The terrifying Kardashian robbery in Paris left her shaken and suffering from anxiety after robbers tied her up at gunpoint and took millions of dollars' worth of jewels.

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Morocco Bans Niqab, Burqa for Security Reasons

Moroccan news site Le360 quoted a senior interior ministry official announcing the ban on the sale of the burqa, which is often blue and fully covers the head. Hammad Kabbadj, a preacher whose candidacy for parliamentary election was rejected because of his alleged extremist views, also denounced the ban .

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French far-right leader Marine Le Pen visits Trump Tower

Ms Le Pen was spotted by journalists at Mr Trump's headquarters but it remains unclear whether she met with the businessman or his advisers. Le Pen's far-right Front National was the only big French political party to support Trump during the USA campaign and she shares several of Trump's views, namely on immigration and economic protectionism, as well as warm links to Putin's Russian Federation.

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United Kingdom studying annual levy on skilled European Union workers, minister says

The remarks proved contentious in the United Kingdom and Ms May appeared to distance herself from the suggestion. Downing Street last night defended the Minister - insisting he said "there are a number of options that could be considered".

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Fifa World Cup to feature 48 teams from 2026

The FIFA Council unanimously supported the proposal and Infantino has said that FIFA will back any such bids put forward. The World Cup has been steadily expanding since its inception in 1930 when 13 countries participated across 18 games.

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Tamil Nadu to declare all districts drought-hit, CM promises comprehensive relief

In January, the SC had asked Karnataka to release 2,000 cusecs of water to Tamil Nadu on a daily basis till final order in the water sharing dispute is delivered. The list of holidays had been released in June (last year) and some parties "are trying to paint the Centre as working against Tamils by creating an illusion that the list was suddenly altered yesterday", she said in a statement.

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Donald Trump Says Russian Hacking Didn't Affect Election Results

NBC News reported that the report said the cyber campaign was revenge for Obama's questioning of Russian President Vladimir Putin's legitimacy. They are expected to present the report to Trump on Friday in NY. Director of National Intelligence James Clapper and National Security Agency Director Michael Rogers are due to appear before the Senate Armed Services Committee on Thursday.

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Florida shooting: Fort Lauderdale airport attack suspect named as Esteban Santiago

Air Canada and WestJet had said all their passengers and employees at the Fort Lauderdale airport were accounted for and safe. Authorities are ordering passengers to get on the ground. He has been taken into custody. Lauderdale today on an inbound red-eye flight originating from Anchorage via Minneapolis, according to the official. The entire airport has been shut down.

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Netanyahu Thanks House for Voting to Repudiate UN on Israel Resolution

I support pardoning Elor Azaria ". However, Netanyahu called to pardon Azaria. A court reporter for Israel's The Jerusalem Post said that the judge's "one-sided" conviction made the decision more vulnerable to appeal, as judges had not expressed any sympathy to the defense's argument.

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Trump claims Mexico will reimburse U.S. for border wall funds

Trump sent, deleted, and then resent a tweet Friday morning addressing the issue. Donald Trump is set to ask Congress, rather than Mexico, to pay for his promised wall along the southern border of the U.S., according to reports on Thursday (5 January).

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Dozens of inmates killed in Brazil prison riot

A spate of violence in Brazil's prisons has cast a spotlight on a system which appears to be near a state of collapse. Brazilian Justice Minister Alexandre de Moraes said he doesn't believe the riot at the Monte Cristo prison was in retaliation for last weekend's incident.

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Japan recalls South Korean ambassador over 'comfort women' statue

After decades of bitterness, Japan and South Korea agreed to settle the issue in December 2015 when Tokyo said it would donate $8.6 million (8.12 million euros) to a foundation set up to assist Korean survivors. A more famous one was erected in 2011 outside the Japanese embassy in Seoul to mark the 1000th rally by activists who were demanding an apology and compensation.

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Netanyahu Backs Amnesty Calls for Soldier Convicted of Killing Palestinian

In a unanimous decision, the panel found him guilty of manslaughter and reserved sentencing for a later date. The lead judge, IDF Col. Maya Heller , spent nearly three hours reading the decision that concluded with a conviction on a charge of manslaughter.