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The United States and Canada say nations from around the world will convene on 16 January to show solidarity against North Korea's nuclear program. These countries include Australia, Britain, France, Ethiopia, Colombia, Philippines, South Africa, Greece, Luxembourg, New Zealand, Thailand, Turkey, and Belgium.
  • Watch with joy as Cardi B leaves Jimmy Fallon speechless

    Watch with joy as Cardi B leaves Jimmy Fallon speechless

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    Their interview was so gloriously amusing that it might rival that great "Jennifer Lawrence interviews Kim Kardashian" moment from earlier this year. Cardi B is by far the most explosive artist of 2017. "You know once you start making money, everybody want you to be their kids' Godmother or something". Sure, Fallon cycled through his usual roster of interview beats - the congrats, the engagement questions, the "what a year!" accolades - but Cardi, as we've learned, talks about what she ...
  • Cyber-Attack: US blames North Korea for WannaCry

    Cyber-Attack: US blames North Korea for WannaCry

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    While this isn't the first report we've seen implicating North Korea, this is the first time the U.S. Government, in an official capacity, has chimed in on the matter. The attack was eventually stopped by a British hacker who discovered a "kill switch" in the code that disabled the virus. In an unusual twist, Hutchins was arrested months later by the Federal Bureau of Investigation during a visit to the USA; he pleaded not guilty and now awaits trial on charges he created unrelated forms of ...
  • Mom Accidentally Kills Her Elf on the Shelf-Wait, It Gets Better

    Mom Accidentally Kills Her Elf on the Shelf-Wait, It Gets Better

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    Everyone's heard of the Elf on a Shelf. Brittany Mease , a single mother of two, had dutifully brought out Elfis on December 1, despite the fact that she "can't stand doing Elf on the Shelf ". "About 4 minutes later I started to smell something REALLY funky and that's when all hell broke loose and I broke my son's heart", Mease wrote on Facebook .
  • More than a dozen beagles rescued from abusive home

    More than a dozen beagles rescued from abusive home

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    Gary Weitzman, president and CEO of the San Diego Humane Society, said there is no reason an animal should go through what Bruce has experienced. "They are dumping people's pets here". "We never recommend animals as a gift unless everyone is on board, especially not as a surprise gift", Johnwick said. "With students out of town and many families planning to travel, our local adoptions have been slower than usual", she said.
  • Coalition raids hit Yemen rebels

    Coalition raids hit Yemen rebels

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    The United States has strongly condemned the "reckless" Houthi missile attack on Riyadh . Meanwhile, the House Foreign Affairs Committee Chairman Ed Royce welcomed the decision of Saudi-led coalition that Hudaydah port in Yemen is open to all humanitarian and commercial goods.
  • Republicans have just passed the worst tax bill in American history

    Republicans have just passed the worst tax bill in American history

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    The excited president claimed during his de facto victory rally: "Obamacare has been repealed in this bill". President Donald Trump, who won the White House on a wave of populist promises, will likely save millions of dollars thanks to Congress' approval of a tax plan he pledged was designed for the middle class.
  • Congress must admit Gujarat rout, stop claiming victory in defeat: BJP

    Congress must admit Gujarat rout, stop claiming victory in defeat: BJP

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    Raising question on PM Modi's credibility, Rahul had said,"Modi ji has a credibility problem". This, the Gujarat election has shown. Mr. Modi and Mr. He also received an indirect ovation from Modi's alliance partner Shiv Sena which said the BJP had "barely managed to pass" the electoral exam but was pretending to have passed with distinction.
  • Iran, Russia, Turkey Begin 8th Round of Astana Talks on Syria

    Iran, Russia, Turkey Begin 8th Round of Astana Talks on Syria

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    The plenary session in Astana will be held on December 22. Representatives of the Syrian regime, armed opposition groups, as well as delegations from the UN, Jordan and the USA are also participating in the talks. "After the bilateral meetings, there will be a trilateral meeting between the three sponsor states", it said. The sources noted that meeting would also review the situation in the de-escalation zone in Idlib, as the province is witnessing confrontations and is subject to aerial ...
  • Democrats Are Fooling Themselves About Tax Reform's Unpopularity

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    The real estate lobby is one of the most powerful and active on matters related to the tax code, and the mortgage-interest deduction has always been considered a sacrosanct pathway to the American dream of owning a home. The only Republican who had opposed the earlier version, Sen. Others have announced plans to expand and hire more workers. Those business-tax changes will also benefit Trump's family, including his adult sons, Donald Jr.
  • Rand Paul threatens to filibuster extension of warrantless surveillance

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    Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) said on Wednesday that he will filibuster any long-term extension of Section 702 of the FISA Amendment Act. Privacy advocates critical of the program have insisted on reforms that would require at least the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)-America's top domestic law enforcement agency-to get a warrant before accessing the communications of U.S.
  • Trump green-lights sale of weapons to Ukraine

    Trump green-lights sale of weapons to Ukraine

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    The state department said on Wednesday it had approved a license for U.S. manufacturers to sell.50 caliber firearms and smaller weapons to Ukraine, including assault rifles, combat shotguns, silencers, military scopes and flash suppressors.
  • Eni, Shell To Stand Trial In Italy Over Nigerian Bribery Scandal

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    There is no place for bribery or corruption in our company."OPL 245 is an oilfield off the coast of Nigeria with an estimated nine billion barrels of oil worth more than $1bn (£746m)". It's one of our core values and is a central tenet of the business principles that govern the way we do business. This is the biggest corporate bribery trial in history, and relates to alleged corruption in a deal done over a Nigerian oil block.
  • White House special counsel: No plans to fire Mueller

    White House special counsel: No plans to fire Mueller

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    The concept of such a letter , whether or not it materializes, may be the only thing standing between Mueller and an unceremonious ouster-and, by extension, a reckoning the likes of which Capitol Hill has rarely seen. Ty Cobb , an attorney for the president , also declined to comment. But he said the way Mueller got them was "not looking good; it's quite sad". "When we have obtained emails in the course of our ongoing criminal investigation, we have secured either the account owner's ...
  • The City's Two Confederate Statues Come Down

    The City's Two Confederate Statues Come Down

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    Nathan Bedford Forrest in Health Sciences Park and of President Jefferson Davis in Fourth Bluff Park. A little over an hour later, crews headed to the Jefferson Davis statue to repeat the process and just before 11:00 p.m, Davis was off of his base and into a truck as well.
  • Jewish community condemns decision to downgrade SA embassy in Israel

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    Delegates to a national party meeting endorsed the proposal to the government for "an immediate and unconditional downgrade" of the embassy in Tel Aviv, the African National Congress (ANC) said late on Wednesday. South African government officials have also frequently engaged in diplomatic efforts to solve the Middle East crisis. Both the Palestinian Authority (PA) and the Gaza-ruling terror group Hamas sent delegates to ANC's national conference to observe the events surrounding the South ...