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Trump declares North Korea state sponsor of terrorism, triggers sanctions

Trump declares North Korea state sponsor of terrorism, triggers sanctions

The North Korean newspaper then warned Mr Trump not to meddle in North Korean affairs following the recent escalation in tensions between Washington and Pyongyang. Sanctions for North Korea and the other nations on the list include: "restrictions on U.S. foreign assistance, a ban on defense exports and sales, certain controls over exports of dual use items, and miscellaneous financial and other restrictions", according to the U.S. Read More

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Six Lashkar militants killed in Hajin gunfight

Six Lashkar militants killed in Hajin gunfight

The Garud Commando Force is the special forces unit of the IAF. "In the gunfight so far five militants have been killed and the operation is on", an Army officer said. In October, two IAF Garud commandos were killed in an encounter that also left two terrorists including a local recruit dead. He said the slain militants were from Pakistan . Read More

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Fuel running out for Yemen hospitals, United Nations warns

Fuel running out for Yemen hospitals, United Nations warns

The civil aviation department of Yemen said on Tuesday that the Saudi-led Arab coalition fighting rebels in Yemen inflicted an airstrike on the Sanaa global airport, which resulted in the destruction of its navigation system. Later Thursday, the United Nations spokesman said Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has written to Saudi Arabia's United Nations ambassador, saying the kingdom's failure to reopen key airports and sea ports in Yemen is already reversing humanitarian efforts to tackle ... Read More

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Trump offers condolences on Twitter about wrong mass shooting

Trump offers condolences on Twitter about wrong mass shooting

The shooting occurred more than a week ago . Twitterati wondered whether Trump resent an old message or meant to address the shooting in Northern California that left four dead - but forgot to change the name of the community. The gunman behind the rampage shot 14 people, killing four, in seven different locations, including an elementary school, before he died in a shootout with police. Read More

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Military vehicles outside Zimbabwe capital as treason claims fly

Military vehicles outside Zimbabwe capital as treason claims fly

General Constantino Chiwenga had challenged President Robert Mugabe over his sacking of the vice-president. Zimbabwe's ruling party described criticism of its conduct by armed forces commander Constantine Chiwenga as "treasonable" and meant to incite insurrection in the southern African nation, deepening the split between the military and 93-year-old President Robert Mugabe. Read More

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Shooting near elementary school kills at least three; children among injured

There are at least seven crime scenes related to the incident. "At this point the suspected shooter is deceased by law enforcement bullets", Tehama County Assistant Sheriff Phil Johnston told reporters. Traffic backs up outside Rancho Tehama , Calif., after multiple people were killed in a shooting Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2017. Tehama, the community in which the shooting occurred, is about 210km north of Sacramento and has a population of just 3500. Read More

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Denton apartments collapse during party

Denton apartments collapse during party

Police say there were no serious injuries and no one needed to go to the hospital. The part at the University of North Texas on Saturday night ended with a flood of calls into 9-1-1 reporting that the roof had collapsed. Police told FOX 4 they believe there was 100 people at the party. "In the process of making alternate housing arrangements for those students, a local university offered help as well to provide alternate arrangements". Read More

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Roy Moore Being Persecuted Like Jesus, Says Brother After Child Abuse Allegation

Roy Moore Being Persecuted Like Jesus, Says Brother After Child Abuse Allegation

Moore has said he plans to continue his campaign and there has been no signal from the state Republican Party that they are seriously considering seeking to disqualify him from the December 12 general election ballot. "The defense from some of his supporters is beyond disgusting", Comstock wrote. They've never been denominated as having rights by the U.S. Supreme Court . Read More

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Syrian troops encircle last Islamic State-held town

Syrian troops encircle last Islamic State-held town

The Syrian army, alongside its Lebanese ally, Hezbollah, and other Shiite militias, and backed by Iran and Russian Federation, have seized swaths of central and eastern Syria in an advance against Islamic State this year. Syrian state media have not yet confirmed the capture of Albu Kamal. The decline came in the same month that Raqqa, Daesh's Syrian stronghold, fell to US-backed Kurdish forces. Read More

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Emerging nations urge rich to kick-start climate pact before 2020

Emerging nations urge rich to kick-start climate pact before 2020

Nicaragua, which was one of the last holdouts, in September announced it would join the accord. President Donald Trump said in June that the United States would withdraw from the accord, saying it put the country at a disadvantage. A French diplomatic official said the countries whose heads of state are being invited are those who are "especially committed" to applying the Paris accord. Read More

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Retired Navy veteran charged with kidnapping Ashanti Billie

Retired Navy veteran charged with kidnapping Ashanti Billie

Attorney's Office for the Eastern District of Virginia, said "the investigation is ongoing". Her disappearance raised eyebrows after she did not show up for work at the Blimpie sandwich shop on Joint Expeditionary Base Little Creek. Billie's coworkers said Brown was nearly a daily regular at the Blimpie's, and they saw him around the area so often that they believed he worked on the base. Read More

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Begusarai Stampede: Four Killed in Bihar; CM Nitish Kumar Announces Compensation

Begusarai Stampede: Four Killed in Bihar; CM Nitish Kumar Announces Compensation

Reports are rushing in from Bihar's Begusarai district, where almost four people were killed while severely injuring several others in a stampede during the Kartik puja celebrations. According to PTI, ADG (Headquarters) Sunil Kumar Singhal also said the deaths were caused due to suffocation. According to PTI, Begusarai SP Aditya Kumar said the women died of suffocation. Read More

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Change fire alarm batteries, too

Change fire alarm batteries, too

The American Red Cross asks homeowners to perform smoke alarms maintenance this weekend as Daylight Savings Time ends. More than half of the non-working smoke alarms either had missing or disconnected batteries. Take time for home fire safety; change your smoke alarm batteries. They moved to another area of their home and were alerted by their smoke detector of an issue. Read More

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Kushner Gave Mueller Documents From Campaign, Transition

Kushner Gave Mueller Documents From Campaign, Transition

That's because the president reportedly is pretty mad at his son-in-law over his role in decisions that led to the appointment of special counsel Robert Mueller , according to a new report in Vanity Fair . Another campaign aide, Sam Nunberg , echoed Stone's sentiment. "Jared is the worst political adviser in the White House in modern history", he said. Read More

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Broadcom Cosies Up To Trump

Broadcom Cosies Up To Trump

The president touted Broadcom Limited's decision to move its headquarters from Singapore to the US, bringing $20 billion in annual revenue and adding to the company's 7,000 workers already in America, as part of a trend. "But I am an American as are almost all my direct managers, my board members, and over 90 percent of my shareholders, so today we are announcing that we are making America home again". Read More

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Belgian killed in NY truck attack: minister

Belgian killed in NY truck attack: minister

According to the Washington Post , a sixth member of the group, Martin Ludovico Marro, was also struck and is now in the hospital in stable condition. "I am deeply saddened to announce a Belgian victim in Manhattan - I express my condolences to the family and friends", she wrote. She was on a trip with her two sisters and mother, according to Het Laatste Nieuws . Read More

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