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Elton John reveals his mother has died

Elton John reveals his mother has died

Elton John says he is "in shock " following the death of his mother Sheila Farebrother , just months after their reconciliation. Thank you for everything. Death is often life's harshest way of showing us how much time we wasted being angry with someone or not appreciating them and the short time we have together. Read More

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South Korea Military: Strike Range of New N Korean Missile Reaches 13000km

South Korea Military: Strike Range of New N Korean Missile Reaches 13000km

President Donald Trump tweeted that he spoke with Chinese President Xi Jinping about Pyongyang's "provocative actions", and he vowed that "additional major sanctions would be imposed on North Korea today". Mr Xi said China would like to keep up communications with the U.S. and all other related parties and "jointly push the nuclear issue toward the direction of peaceful settlement via dialogues and negotiations", according to Xinhua. Read More

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JSO officer taunts convicted shooter during sentencing

JSO officer taunts convicted shooter during sentencing

He was shot after police officers zoned in on him. During the sentencing hearing Wednesday, the police officer took out a tube of K-Y Jelly and said, "I got a little gift for you". During the trial, the officer described the near-death encounter in detail , the Times-Union reports . Rojas will be eligible for parole 25 years into his sentence. Read More

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Russia Calls US Threat to Destroy N.Korea a 'Bloodthirsty Tirade'

Russia Calls US Threat to Destroy N.Korea a 'Bloodthirsty Tirade'

The Trump administration vowed to slap additional sanctions on North Korea after the reclusive country test-launched its most powerful intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) yet, with a range capable of striking Washington, DC. "The latest USA actions look created to deliberately provoke Pyongyang into taking new extreme action", Mr Lavrov told reporters in Belarus, according to a Russian Foreign Ministry transcript. Read More

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Trump just called Elizabeth Warren

Trump just called Elizabeth Warren "Pocahontas" while honoring Native American code talkers

U.S. President Donald Trump has mocked a political rival, calling her Pocahontas . Shortly after Trump's remarks, Warren said that the United States President could not hold a ceremony without making a racial slur . And as if all this weren't insult enough, Oglala Lakota journalist and Native Sun News Today publisher Tim Giago cited Trump's tone of voice. Warren says she did this to try to meet people of similar heritage. Read More

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Teen Dead and 5 Teens Injured in Cleveland Shooting, Police Search Suspect

Teen Dead and 5 Teens Injured in Cleveland Shooting, Police Search Suspect

As per the Cleveland Police Department, five young men - ages 14 and 16 - were remaining close to an alcohol store on Buckeye Road when they say three to four men hauled out handguns and began shooting at them. The investigation is ongoing and no arrests have been made at this time, police said. "And of course, when these things happen, there is a concerted effort by all divisional resources to make sure we find out the people who did this and we get them off the streets", Williams said. Read More

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Militants Attack Worshippers in Egyptian Mosque, Killing at Least 235

Militants Attack Worshippers in Egyptian Mosque, Killing at Least 235

God bless the people of Egypt", he tweeted . "The world can not tolerate terrorism, we must defeat them militarily and discredit the extremist ideology that forms the basis of their existence", he added. "My honest condolences to all those affected and to the people of Egypt". They also blocked off escape routes from the area by blowing up cars and leaving the burning wrecks blocking the roads, three police officers on the scene said, speaking on condition of anonymity because they were not ... Read More

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Trump focuses on National Football League as former official cuts ties

Trump focuses on National Football League as former official cuts ties

Former FBI Director James Comey testified before Congress in June that Trump asked him to end the bureau's investigation into Flynn's conversations with Kislyak they day after Flynn's resignation, telling him, "I hope you can let this go". The move could indicate that Flynn's legal team either is cooperating with Mueller's investigators or is negotiating to do so. Flynn departed the administration in disgrace amid revelations he lied about his contacts with Russia's Washington envoy Sergey ... Read More

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Incident at London's Oxford Circus station over

Incident at London's Oxford Circus station over

Oxford Circus tube station was evacuated following a "customers incident". "Avoid area if possible". Armed police run along Oxford Street , London , Britain November 24, 2017. Armed police have arrived on the scene to handle the situation after a gunman was reported to be firing shots. They gave no details on what happened, but crowds were seen running down Oxford Street , a shopping strip usually busy with pedestrians and heavy traffic. Read More

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North Korea denounces USA terror listing as grave provocation

North Korea denounces USA terror listing as grave provocation

U.S. officials say Pyongyang is close to developing a nuclear-tipped ballistic missile capable of striking the U.S., and have vowed that a nuclear-armed North Korea will not be tolerated. This continues a trend in which US-North Korea relations appear to send a lot of mixed messages. Some North Korea analysts argue the state sponsor of terrorism designation and new sanctions could encourage a return to testing and belligerence from Pyongyang and discourage it from entering talks. Read More

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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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