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Twin babies born in Delano, Calif. this week are going to have very different birth dates thanks to being born on either side of midnight on New Year's Eve. When Maria Esperanza Flores Rios went into labour on New Year's Eve at 7pm, she probably wasn't expecting the surprise that was coming her way. A spokesperson told Daily Mail Online on Monday that both the babies and their mother are healthy to go home to Earlimart, a small neighbourhood between Fresno and Santa Barbara, after what was ...
  • Korea offers to talk with North on Olympic co-operation

    Korea offers to talk with North on Olympic co-operation

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    Kim said in a broadcast New Year's address Sunday that the entire U.S.is now in range of North Korea's arsenal. However, if South Korea and the United States hold joint military drills after the Olympics are held, the North could launch another act of provocation, the institute said.
  • As protests persist, Rouhani warns Iran will respond to 'lawbreakers'

    As protests persist, Rouhani warns Iran will respond to 'lawbreakers'

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    He gave no further details nor a time for when the president will talk. "Criticism and protest are an opportunity not a threat". - Amir (@AmirAminiMD) December 31, 2017I wonder why the U.S. "Big protests in Iran". - Max Blumenthal (@MaxBlumenthal) December 31, 2017Quite infuriating to see all of these neocons supporting the protests in Iran and pretending to care about the Iranian people.
  • Egypt's Morsi sentenced to three years in prison

    Egypt's Morsi sentenced to three years in prison

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    The case involves 25 defendants, five of whom - including prominent rights activist Alaa Abdel-Fattah and political commentator Amr Hamzawy - were fined 30,000 Egyptian pounds each ($1,688). Abdel-Fattah is an outspoken blogger and leader of the 2011 uprising that toppled longtime autocrat Hosni Mubarak. A software engineer by profession, he also campaigned against the policies of the military council that ruled Egypt for almost 17 months following Mr Mubarak's departure.
  • Maria Sharapova Begins New Year With A Memorable Debut In Shenzhen Open

    Maria Sharapova Begins New Year With A Memorable Debut In Shenzhen Open

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    Sharapova did not let the momentum slip in the deciding set, winning the final four games of the match to prevail in two hours and 22 minutes. "Hopefully I can make it this year", Pliskova said. Teenager Aryna Sabalenka, who lost to Sharapova when the Russian clinched her first title since her anti-doping rule violation ban at the Tianjin Open in October, defeated Danka Kovinic to stay on course for a possible reunion in the Shenzhen showpiece.
  • Military official: Iranian authorities control situation in Tehran, other cities

    Military official: Iranian authorities control situation in Tehran, other cities

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    US President Donald Trump, who has been tweeting in support of the protesters, continued into the New Year, describing Iran as 'failing at every level despite the awful deal made with them by the Obama Administration'. " Iran is failing at every level despite the awful deal made with them by the Obama Administration", he wrote, adding that the Iranian people were "hungry for food & for freedom".
  • Vijay Keshav Gokhale to be the next foreign secretary

    Vijay Keshav Gokhale to be the next foreign secretary

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    Following this, it was believed that Vijay Gokhale will succeed Dr. Subrahmanyam Jaishankar as the Foreign Secretary after his completion of tenure on January 28. He is at present secretary (economic relations) in the Ministry of External Affairs. He has worked in Indian missions in Hong Kong, Hanoi, Beijing and in NY.
  • Bhima Koregaon clashes spread to Mumbai, rasta roko and stone pelting ensues

    Bhima Koregaon clashes spread to Mumbai, rasta roko and stone pelting ensues

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    Traffic movement was disrupted in several parts of Mumbai on Tuesday after dalit activists blocked roads to protest violence at an event commemorating the 200 anniversary of the Bhima Koregaon battle in Pune the previous day. A man died in the violence, a top police official told PTI late on Monday evening. However, some right-wing groups in Pune had expressed opposition to the celebrations of the "British victory".
  • Virginia Man With Suspected Ties to ISIS Arrested for Destroying Evidence

    Virginia Man With Suspected Ties to ISIS Arrested for Destroying Evidence

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    Neither Duncan nor his relatives could be located for comment. Duncan and his wife attempted to travel to Turkey in February 2016, but were denied entry and sent back to the U.S. The FBI also said an undercover employee posed as an Islamic State recruit and Duncan gave her advice on vetting questions. The case deepened in June.
  • Naomi Osaka aces Roger Federer in Hopman Cup mixed doubles tie

    Naomi Osaka aces Roger Federer in Hopman Cup mixed doubles tie

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    It came after Japan's Naomi Osaka withdrew from the tie this morning due to illness and was replaced by WA's Maddison Inglis in a freaky day at the mixed-teams tournament. "I have been practising with Maddi all week, so she is comfortable with me and my game; I would think", she said. "She played really well and was a tough opponent, it's not easy to come out at the last minute", Vandeweghe said after winning 7-5, 6-2."She made it hard and I didn't make it easy for myself either".
  • Man held in murder probe after woman found dead

    Man held in murder probe after woman found dead

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    Stephen Searle, 64, is accused of killing 62-year-old wife Anne who died at their family home in Stowmarket, on Saturday night. A post-mortem is expected to take place in the next few days. We tend to get the poppies from him'. A MAN has been arrested on suspicion of murder after a woman's body was found in Bromsgrove. A spokesman for Suffolk Police said today: "The victim has been formally identified as Anne Searle, aged 62, of The Brickfields, Stowmarket".
  • Holiday week is second coldest recorded in Madison

    Holiday week is second coldest recorded in Madison

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    High temperatures may be back to around 20 degrees by next Saturday, and soar to near 30 degrees by next Sunday. A high of 12 and a low of minus 3 is predicted on New Year's Eve, with wind chill values as low as minus 19 at night. The new year started with temperatures in the single digits on Monday and wind chills dipping below zero across north central Ohio. Sunday, it will be mostly sunny and cold, with a high near 5, the weather service said, and a wind chill value of between minus 10 ...
  • Israeli Minister Wishes Iranian Protesters 'Success'

    Israeli Minister Wishes Iranian Protesters 'Success'

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    In recent days Iran has seen widespread anti-government protests, the largest since those that followed a disputed election in 2009. Netanyahu began by contradicting Iran's "laughable" assertion that Israel is behind the protests. He said the Iranian regime wastes tens of billions of dollars "spreading hate", when that money could have built schools and hospitals. No wonder mothers and fathers are marching in the streets.
  • Death toll from Iran's anti-govt protests rises to 15

    Death toll from Iran's anti-govt protests rises to 15

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    Over the past two days, anti-government protests erupted in some Iranian major cities and in a number of cases they turned into violence and clash between people and police. President Hassan Rouhani has acknowledged the public's anger over the Islamic Republic's flagging economy, though he and others warned that the government wouldn't hesitate to crack down on those it considers lawbreakers.
  • North Korea's Kim Signals Olympics Truce, Seeks Talks With Seoul

    North Korea's Kim Signals Olympics Truce, Seeks Talks With Seoul

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    However, he also steadfastly declared North Korea a nuclear power. "We truly wish the South a successful Olympics", Kim said in his address. North Korean leader Kim Jong Un makes a speech at 5th Conference of Cell Chairpersons of the Workers' Party of Korea (WPK) on December 23 in this photo released by North Korea's Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) in Pyongyang December 24, 2017.
  • Triple talaq bill in Rajya Sabha

    Triple talaq bill in Rajya Sabha

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    The bill was passed after the House rejected a series of amendments moved by various opposition members. And if the Opposition insists on vetting the bill by a parliamentary panel, it will lead to delay and be passed only in the next session of parliament.
  • Compass CEO, 5 others die in seaplane crash in Sydney

    Compass CEO, 5 others die in seaplane crash in Sydney

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    Ken Gaunt, also from Sydney Seaplanes , said he's devastated at the loss of Morgan who was his friend, pilot Gareth Morgan. He had been widely credited with turning the company's business around and turning Compass into one of the FTSE 100's best-performing firms.
  • Blockchain Expert Released By Kidnappers After Ransom Paid

    Blockchain Expert Released By Kidnappers After Ransom Paid

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    Kidnapped Exmo Bitcoin exchange manager Pavel Lerner was freed by his abductors in Ukraine on Friday. An employee of a United Kingdom -based bitcoin exchange who was kidnapped while leaving his office in Ukraine earlier this week has now been released, according to a statement from the company.
  • Truck hits pedestrians in San Francisco

    Truck hits pedestrians in San Francisco

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    A family of five in the vehicle all suffered minor injuries with ages ranging from pre-teen to adult, according to fire officials. There are no indications that the incident was a terrorist attack, SFPD spokeswoman Grace Gatpandan told the San Jose Mercury News , confirming " multiple " injuries.
  • North Korea gives U.S. condition to end nuclear tests

    North Korea gives U.S. condition to end nuclear tests

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    The Ministry of Defence said it would assign four units to operate under a new official overseeing North Korea policy, aimed to "deter and respond to North Korea's nuclear and missile threat". In its 2018 forecast, South Korea's Unification Ministry said it believed the North would eventually find ways to blunt the effects of the sanctions.