• Quake on Iran-Iraq border injures more than 230 people
Quake on Iran-Iraq border injures more than 230 people

The quake struck the mountainous area of Sulaimaniyah province at around 9.18 pm (6.18pm GMT) at a depth of 21 miles, the monitor said. Local media reported that eight villages in Iran had been damaged by the quake and rescue teams had been sent to those areas.

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  • Roy Moore trails in Senate poll after accusations of contact with teenagers
Roy Moore trails in Senate poll after accusations of contact with teenagers

Toomey didn't rule out the possibility that Senate Republicans might work to unseat Moore if he wins the special election against Democrat Doug Jones on December 12. Many Republican lawmakers had already distanced themselves from Moore, who was twice removed as chief justice of the Alabama Supreme Court for defying federal court rulings.

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  • 'We weren't ready' to close deal: Trudeau defends Canada's actions on TPP
'We weren't ready' to close deal: Trudeau defends Canada's actions on TPP

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern says she doesn't want to speculate but the deal appears to be in a much more stable place than it was on Friday afternoon when Canada withdraw from talks without explanation. Some 20 provisions of the original agreement were suspended. It's unclear what the exact sticking points were, but officials have alluded to diff...

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  • Iran rejects Macron call for talks on Iranian missiles
Iran rejects Macron call for talks on Iranian missiles

Referring to the Saudi claim, the French President had raised the prospect of possible sanctions with regard to those activities. Saudi Arabia and its allies also accuse Iran of supplying weapons to the Houthi rebels, saying the arms were not present in Yemen before conflict broke out in 2015.

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  • Ex-Trump aide Flynn probed over secret Turkey dealings
Ex-Trump aide Flynn probed over secret Turkey dealings

Reuters reported on October 26 that one of Flynn's business associates, former CIA Director James Woolsey, pitched a $10 million contract to two Turkish businessmen to help discredit a controversial Gulen while Woolsey was an adviser to Trump's election campaign.

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  • Hezbollah media unit: Islamic State leader reported in Syrian town
Hezbollah media unit: Islamic State leader reported in Syrian town

The Euphrates valley town of Rawa and nearby villages were bypassed by government troops and allied militia when they retook the border town of Al-Qaim last week. The Syrian Central Military Media says that, as Syrian troops and their allies conducted search operations in Boukamal, they "got the information" that Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi might be "in o...

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  • Thursday registers record cold in Brainerd
Thursday registers record cold in Brainerd

And, it's fixing to shatter a 140-year-old daily mark for the coldest November 10 in Buffalo's history of keeping weather records. "These systems are pretty rare, but when you've got a large air mass coming down directly from the North Pole, we end up with classic mid-January weather", Simpson said.

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  • Three US supercarriers to conduct joint drills in waters off Korean peninsula
Three US supercarriers to conduct joint drills in waters off Korean peninsula

They will aim to enhance combined operation and aerial strike capabilities and also display "strong will and firm military readiness to defeat any provocation by North Korea with dominant force in the event of crisis", Seoul's military said in a statement.

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  • Woman who Wednesday her mum pleads guilty
Woman who Wednesday her mum pleads guilty

Incest in Oklahoma is a felony punishable by up to 10 years in prison. Patricia and Misty were both arrested on September 12, 2016, after authorities discovered that the two were legally married. Their incestuous marriage was discovered by authorities during a child welfare investigation, the Associated Press reported. She reportedly said her...

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  • Senate Republicans are powerless to stop Roy Moore
Senate Republicans are powerless to stop Roy Moore

Lisa Murkowski of Alaska, have also said Moore should quit the race if the allegations are true. Now Republicans have to decide how to respond if their current position on the allegations - that Moore should drop out if the allegations are proven true - runs its course.

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  • Oops: Self-Driving Bus Crashes Two Hours After Vegas Launch
Oops: Self-Driving Bus Crashes Two Hours After Vegas Launch

A self-driving bus that made its big debut in Las Vegas was not on the road for very long as it crashed less than two hours later. The shuttle will remain out of service for the rest of the day. The pilot project will test how the self-driving shuttle fares as part of the city's transportation network while exposing the public to driverless tech...

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  • Syria deal in the works ahead of likely Trump-Putin meeting
Syria deal in the works ahead of likely Trump-Putin meeting

The relationship that has been tense since Russia's annexation of Crimea from Ukraine in 2014 and has worsened with the scandal around alleged Russian interference in last year's election, is now "faltering, in a crisis state", Ushakov said.

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  • Syrian army, allies, take last IS stronghold in Syria - commander
Syrian army, allies, take last IS stronghold in Syria - commander

However, it still has a territorial presence in Libya and other countries and many governments expect it to remain a threat even after it loses its self-proclaimed caliphate. REUTERS/Sabratha municipality media office/HandoutA view shows damage at the scene after an airstrike by USA warplanes against Islamic State in Sabratha, Libya, in this ...

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  • Syria plans to join Paris climate agreement, isolating US
Syria plans to join Paris climate agreement, isolating US

Nicaragua, which was one of the last holdouts, in September announced it would join the accord. US President Donald Trump announced in June that he meant to quit and Nicaragua has said it will join. Trump said in June he would pull the United States out of the Paris Agreement, a process that will take effect in 2020, and instead promote coal and ...

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  • Retired Navy veteran charged with kidnapping Ashanti Billie
Retired Navy veteran charged with kidnapping Ashanti Billie

According to court documents, Brown, who spent 21 years in the Navy, worked as a day laborer and participated in the construction of the Blimpie this past summer. Surveillance video shows her auto driving onto the base, but she never made it to work, investigators have said. Inside, agents found Billie's trousers covered in dirt and debris.

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  • The heartbreaking last words of schoolboy killed in crash
The heartbreaking last words of schoolboy killed in crash

Two eight-year-old girls were transported to the same hospital in a stable condition, and one nine-year-old girl was also taken there in a serious condition. "Tonight we grieve with the families who lost their precious little boys in this tragedy", he told reporters in Sydney . She was uninjured and her licence has been suspended.

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  • Page Tells Russia Probe He's `Biggest Embarrassment' to Trump
Page Tells Russia Probe He's `Biggest Embarrassment' to Trump

Page also told committee members that he told Jeff Sessions, who was then a US senator and is now attorney general, and Sam Clovis, then the national co-chairman of Trump's campaign, that he was traveling to Moscow to make a speech at the New Economic School.

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  • Thousands of Nicaraguans in the US Just Got Bad News
Thousands of Nicaraguans in the US Just Got Bad News

DHS can renew the program for up to 18 months at a time. Their protection was set to expire January 5. TPS is a form of temporary legal residency established in the Immigration Act of 1990 that provides worker visas to more than 300,00 immigrants from 10 countries experiencing ongoing armed conflict, environmental disaster or other circumstance...

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  • 'Fifty Shades Freed' Trailer: The Final Climax has Arrived
'Fifty Shades Freed' Trailer: The Final Climax has Arrived

Grey is naked when Christian worships Ana's body. The trailer features a new tagline "Don't miss the climax" for the final installation, which picks up where 2017's Fifty Shades Darker left off. Definitely not. But before getting into all that drama, the trailer makes us feel all the wedding love and blissful newlywed moments, until of course...

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  • Trump heads into North Korea's line of sight
Trump heads into North Korea's line of sight

Pentagon official Rear Admiral Michael J Dumont of the Joint Staff revealed that a ground invasion would be the only way to secure the peninsular, sparking concern from Congressmen from both sides of the aisle. "This will ultimately bring peace and prosperity to the Korean Peninsula". 'It is our intent to have a full public accounting of the pote...

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  • Liberia Supreme Court indefinitely delays presidential vote
Liberia Supreme Court indefinitely delays presidential vote

The party initially filed its complaint before the National Elections Commission and proceeded to the Supreme Court while those claims were still being investigated by NEC. A lawyer by training, Brumskine has urged Boakai not to take part in the runoff after the vice-president said he would go ahead regardless of his backing for the legal case.

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  • Gunman Opens Fire On Texas Church Killing Multiple People
Gunman Opens Fire On Texas Church Killing Multiple People

The FBI & law enforcement are on the scene . The scene near the church shooting. The number of victims is unknown at this time. Some things that get reported by the media will later turn out to be wrong. Sunday's attack comes just a month after the one of the deadliest mass shootings in United States history, when 58-year-old Stephen Paddock k...

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  • Gunman 'nonchalantly' enters a Colo. Walmart and 'randomly' kills 3
Gunman 'nonchalantly' enters a Colo. Walmart and 'randomly' kills 3

The woman died in hospital. "I heard two slow pops that sounded like they were coming from the front checkout area, and then started to run as about four more shots rang out a little faster". Guadalupe Perez was inside with her son Erick. "You see all these things in the news and you go through it, it's scary", she said. Investigators, includin...

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  • Robert Mueller has enough evidence to bring charges in Michael Flynn probe
Robert Mueller has enough evidence to bring charges in Michael Flynn probe

The White House sent Trump to Asia to change the subject away from Russian Federation, but the likely Mike Flynn charges mean that news is still going to be focused on Russian Federation. Mr Gullen is a rival of Recep Erdogan, the Turkish President. The NBC report said that lawyers for Flynn and his son, Michael G. Flynn , who worked with his fa...

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  • Fire Officials Remind to Check Smoke Detector Batteries This Weekend
Fire Officials Remind to Check Smoke Detector Batteries This Weekend

But officials recommended Daylight Saving Time ends only if the majority of other northeast states join in the idea. By now, you have hopefully already turned your clocks back an hour. IL law requires every household to have smoke alarms within 15 feet of every bedroom and at least one alarm on each floor of the home. Take time for home fire ...

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  • Congress leaders giving a wide berth to Himachal: PM
Congress leaders giving a wide berth to Himachal: PM

On Thursday, Modi's vitriolic attack had prompted the poll-bound state's octogenarian chief minister to say he had never before witnessed such conduct by any Prime Minister. Even you know that. "You have a chance again", he said. "DhumalHP Ji, your remarks on BJP's supposed fight against corruption made me laugh". Hardening his attack, he said,...

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  • American jailed in Zimbabwe after allegedly tweeting about president
American jailed in Zimbabwe after allegedly tweeting about president

Zimbabwe police have detained U.S. citizen Martha O'Donovan for allegedly referring to President Robert Mugabe as a "goblin" on Twitter. The AP also reports that the Zimbabwe Lawyers for Human Rights say they have represented almost 200 charged for allegedly insulting the Zimbabwe president in recent years.

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  • Saudi Arabia intercepts ballistic missile northeast of Riyadh
Saudi Arabia intercepts ballistic missile northeast of Riyadh

The explosion occurred at the airport of Riyadh. Houthi-run Saba News in Yemen reported that the missile was a Burkan H2 and that the airport had been the target. Forces in the country have reported shooting down a number of missiles fired by the rebel group over the past few months. "This is a very significant development".

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  • Federal Agencies Deliver Blunt Report on Human-Caused Climate Change
Federal Agencies Deliver Blunt Report on Human-Caused Climate Change

In addition, the report notes that three of the warmest years on record - 2014, 2015 and 2016 - occurred since the last report was released; those years also had record-low sea ice extent in the Arctic Ocean in the summer. In March, Environmental Protection Agency head Scott Pruitt told CNBC , " No, I would not agree that [carbon dioxide is...

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  • Nadal Pulls Out Of Paris Masters With Knee Injury
Nadal Pulls Out Of Paris Masters With Knee Injury

Nadal will next face Pablo Cuevas , as the Uruguayan saw off Nadal's compatriot Albert Ramos-Vinolas 6-7 (5), 7-6 (1), 6-2. "I'm very, very happy for everything", Nadal told crowds in an on-court interview. The world No. 1 is chasing a first title at Paris-Bercy and can move beyond Novak Djokovic to be crowned as the outright most successful pla...

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  • Following US attack, Trump warns against the return of ISIS
Following US attack, Trump warns against the return of ISIS

The suspect, Sayfullo Saipov , told investigators he was inspired by watching Islamic State videos and began planning Tuesday's attack a year ago, according to the criminal complaint filed in federal court against him on Wednesday. President Donald Trump on Wednesday seized on the deadly New York City truck attack to step up demands for stricter...

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  • Jared Kushner Turns Over Documents in Mueller Probe
Jared Kushner Turns Over Documents in Mueller Probe

President Donald Trump's son-in-law White House adviser Jared Kushner recently gave documents from the 2016 campaign and transition to special counsel Robert Mueller , who is overseeing the federal Russian Federation probe, CNN reported late Thursday.

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  • Federal Bureau of Investigation locates 2nd person wanted for questioning in NYC terror attack
Federal Bureau of Investigation locates 2nd person wanted for questioning in NYC terror attack

Federal prosecutors in NY have filed terrorism charges against an Uzbek immigrant in the deadly truck attack on a NY bike path. Federal prosecutors in NY have already filed terrorism charges against an Uzbek immigrant in the deadly truck attack on a NY bike path identified as 29-year-old Sayfullo Saipov .

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  • Bitcoin Price Peaks at New Record High Near $7450 — Newsflash
Bitcoin Price Peaks at New Record High Near $7450 — Newsflash

CME Group's decision to offer bitcoin futures - allowing investors to bet on the price of the cryptocurrency rising or falling by a certain date - on Tuesday sparked its jump from around $6,100 a coin to its current levels above $7,000. Bitcoin's latest rally continues its volatile trajectory as the value of the world's foremost cryptocurrency ...

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  • Trump announces Broadcom to move headquarters back to US
Trump announces Broadcom to move headquarters back to US

The company said it will move to the US regardless of the tax plan's fate as it seeks to close an acquisition of American networking company Brocade. The company, a leader in worldwide communications semiconductors with $100 billion market capitalization, is moving its entire operation to the US and locating its headquarters in Delaware.

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  • Broncos will start Brock Osweiler
Broncos will start Brock Osweiler

Joseph decided that he'd seen enough of Siemian when the quarterback threw for only 198 yards and three interceptions in the loss to the Chiefs . The team needs a fresh change, as they are up against the NFC-leading Eagles this Sunday, who are 7-1.

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  • May consider fixing time for Delhi LG to clear files, indicates SC
May consider fixing time for Delhi LG to clear files, indicates SC

He argued that Article 239AA could not be used by the L-G to frustrate the constitutional mandate for an elected government in Delhi. "That is completely inconceivable", senior counsel Gopal Subramanium representing the Delhi government argued before a five-judge constitution bench headed by Chief Justice Dipak Misra .

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  • Spain Could Issue An Arrest Warrant For Ousted Catalan Leader
Spain Could Issue An Arrest Warrant For Ousted Catalan Leader

The move follows last week's vote by the parliament of Catalonia to declare independence from Spain . The court said the prosecutor proposed that the jailing of the eight may be avoided by paying bail. Carles Puigdemont's lawyer said his client would stay away from Spain while the political climate was "not good". This will likely trigger warr...

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  • Trump nominee for top Agriculture post withdraws amid Russian Federation probe
Trump nominee for top Agriculture post withdraws amid Russian Federation probe

President Trump's nominee to the U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) top scientist is in danger of being pulled, according to a new report from CNN . Papadopoulos said he received the information in April 2016 that Russians had "dirt" on Clinton and thousands of emails - about three months before the WikiLeaks organization began releasing tro...

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  • Number of MS mothers giving birth prematurely increases, new study finds
Number of MS mothers giving birth prematurely increases, new study finds

Premature births particularly impact women of color, with black women 49 percent more likely to have a premature birth than white women, and American Indian women 18 percent more likely than white women. "This is an unacceptable trend that requires immediate attention". "The March of Dimes is dedicated to giving every baby a fair chance for a hea...

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  • India vs New Zealand, 1st T20I, Feroz Shah Kotla, IND v NZ
India vs New Zealand, 1st T20I, Feroz Shah Kotla, IND v NZ

Axar Patel will combine with Yuzvendra Chahal once again. Ashish Nehra has been a loyal servant of the game for a long, long time. Ashish Nehra went wicketless in his final four overs as a professional cricketer but the mood remained celebratory as India recorded a first T20 win over the Black Caps at the sixth attempt.

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  • Catalan ex-leader Puigdemont unveils new website
Catalan ex-leader Puigdemont unveils new website

If Puigdemont fails to answer Thursday's High Court summons, an arrest warrant could be issued that would make it virtually impossible for him to stand in a snap regional election called by the Spanish government for December 21. "It's not going to Madrid, and I have proposed that we examine here in Belgium ". Should the leaders not respond to thi...

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  • Russia, Azerbaijan, Iran to discuss efforts to counter terrorism, drug trafficking
Russia, Azerbaijan, Iran to discuss efforts to counter terrorism, drug trafficking

The nuclear deal is "working effectively", and deserves support from all member states of the United Nations, Putin said in a joint statement Wednesday with Iranian President Hassan Rouhani and Azeri leader Ilham Aliyev after a three-way summit in Tehran.

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  • NYPD Commends Officer Ryan Nash for Saving Lives in Manhattan Truck Jihad
NYPD Commends Officer Ryan Nash for Saving Lives in Manhattan Truck Jihad

Andrew Cuomo said. When Saipov dropped to the pavement, a civilian - who had previously attempted to tackle the suspect as he was getting out of the rented truck - approached the wounded man, who was still clutching the two weapons. Officer Nash has two awards for excellent police duty, one for meritorious police duty from the NYPD and will soon ...

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  • Time to ramp up 'Extreme Vetting Program' after New York City attack
Time to ramp up 'Extreme Vetting Program' after New York City attack

US President Donald Trump on Tuesday, had ordered more robust "extreme vetting" of travelers coming into the United States, in the aftermath of the first deadly terror attack in NY, since the September 11, 2001, carnage in the city. Trump has been at his usual anti-Muslim rhetoric, saying that in the wake of the attack, he will be upping the a...

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  • All participants of global meeting on Syria arrive in Astana
All participants of global meeting on Syria arrive in Astana

The meeting was organised by Russian Federation and Iran, who support Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's regime, and Turkey, which backs the opposition. "I think the Syrian land will be fully cleared of IS formations in the coming weeks", he said. "All the delegations of the 7th global meeting on Syria have arrived in the capital of Kazakhstan on...

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  • Russia Helps Iran Build New Atomic Reactors at Bushehr
Russia Helps Iran Build New Atomic Reactors at Bushehr

Now Congress must decide whether or not to reimpose sanctions waived under the nuclear deal by mid-December. Haley "will continue to press for the most aggressive implementation of the nuclear deal, while also working to move the United Nations toward stronger measures against unsafe Iranian actions that fall outside of the deal, including thei...

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  • Podesta Group, Mercury Are Companies 'A' and 'B' in Indictment
Podesta Group, Mercury Are Companies 'A' and 'B' in Indictment

Trump went on a Twitter rampage Tuesday in response to the indictment of three of his former campaign staffers, deriding the coverage as "Fake News", and claiming the "biggest story" of Monday was the stepping down of Tony Podesta , a Democratic lobbyist being eyed by investigators, from his firm.

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  • Sanders: Indictments by Mueller Have Nothing to Do With Trump Campaign
Sanders: Indictments by Mueller Have Nothing to Do With Trump Campaign

Papadopoulos, who is 30 years old, joined the Trump campaign in early March 2016 as a foreign adviser. The other news that broke Monday from Special Counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into alleged Russian collusion was that former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort and campaign aide Rick Gates were indicated for a litany of financial crim...

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  • Ilham Aliyev: Turkey-Azerbaijan friendship, brotherhood play stabilizing role in region
Ilham Aliyev: Turkey-Azerbaijan friendship, brotherhood play stabilizing role in region

Addressing opening ceremony at Caspian port city of Alat (New port of Baku), Azeri President Ilham Aliyev said that BTK is the shortest and most reliable link between Europe and Asia and 846 kilometer railways route will provide an alternative route to existing rail services carrying cargo from Asia (China) to Europe via Russian Federation and Ir...

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