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Hawaii mountain gets share of ‘extreme winter conditions’

Hawaii mountain gets share of ‘extreme winter conditions’

Earlier this week, snow fell at an unusually low elevation in a state park in Maui for likely the first time. However, snowfall at Polipoli State Park, at 6,200 feet, is out of the ordinary, Dye...

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British Government Suffers Commons Brexit Defeat

British Government Suffers Commons Brexit Defeat

Politicians voted against a Government amendment noting that the House "reiterates its support" for the Brexit strategy MPs backed in a vote at the end of last month. "Britain is a great country", h...

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US Senate confirms William Barr as attorney general

US Senate confirms William Barr as attorney general

Barr could return some stability to the Justice Department's 115,000 employees, after two years of intense battering by President Trump and his allies in Congress", The New York Times reported . When...

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Rapper Willie Bo Fatally Shot by Police While Sleeping in His Car

Rapper Willie Bo Fatally Shot by Police While Sleeping in His Car

According to the statement , which you can read in full here , "The driver began to suddenly move and looked at the uniformed patrol officers". "The officers told the driver to keep his hands visi...

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'Little to no change' in North Korean capabilities: U.S. commander

'Little to no change' in North Korean capabilities: U.S. commander

The two men are expected to deliberate on the denuclearization of North Korea. Trump has hailed his July summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un as having opened the way to denuclearizatio...

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Australia to reopen detention centre

Australia to reopen detention centre

Hundreds of asylum seekers who have been allowed into Australia for hospital treatment have received court injunctions that prevent their return to the islands. Though Mr Morrison lost the historic vo...

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James Lankford: Ilhan Omar's apology was 'entirely appropriate'

James Lankford: Ilhan Omar's apology was 'entirely appropriate'

Clinton took to Twitter on Tuesday to call out the president for criticizing Omar, citing what she says is his "embrace of white nationalism" and "exploitation & amplification of anti-Semitic, Is...

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London teenager who joined Islamic State wants to 'come home'

London teenager who joined Islamic State wants to 'come home'

Two months prior to their journey, two other girls, also from the East London neighborhood of Bethnal Green, also arrived in Syria for the same reason. She mothered two children with the unidentif...

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Apple Will 'Take a Look' at Saudi Women-Tracking App Following Outcry

Apple Will 'Take a Look' at Saudi Women-Tracking App Following Outcry

Women must ask the permission of their guardians to get married, open bank accounts and travel to certain places, and thanks to Absher, tracking and restricting the travel options of women is easier t...

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Cabinet gives go ahead to ink eight MoUs with Saudi Arabia

Cabinet gives go ahead to ink eight MoUs with Saudi Arabia

As the son of Saudi King Salman, whose formal title is the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques (in Mecca and Medina), the crown prince was there to inspect the construction work underway to renovate and...

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J&K terror attack: At least 30 police personnel killed, several injured

J&K terror attack: At least 30 police personnel killed, several injured

In one of the worst attacks to hit India's armed forces in almost three years, the auto rammed into one of the buses carrying Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) personnel in Awantipora in the dispu...

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As revolution turns 40, Iran taunts US, vaunts military

As revolution turns 40, Iran taunts US, vaunts military

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Monday laid historical claims to a number of Arabian Gulf countries without naming them. The advancements in military power of Iran over the past 40 years, partic...

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Former White House aide sues Trump after attack over tell-all book

Former White House aide sues Trump after attack over tell-all book

Sims claims that Trump is attempting to take away his first amendment rights. Sims joined Trump's presidential campaign in August 2016, "a role he parlayed into a special assistant to the President ...

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Woman turns herself in after chair-throwing video goes viral

Woman turns herself in after chair-throwing video goes viral

Even if it was a random act, the woman could still be charged with mischief endangering life, Hopkinson said. Police on Tuesday had said they knew her identity and were urging her to contact a lawye...

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Terrorists target IRGC bus in southeastern Iran

Terrorists target IRGC bus in southeastern Iran

The latest attack, one of the deadliest ever carried out against the top military force, comes as Iran is trying to parry what it sees as a US-led war on its economy after Washington re-imposed crip...

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Israeli Strike in Syrian Golan Destroyed Iranian Observation Network

Israeli Strike in Syrian Golan Destroyed Iranian Observation Network

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu confirmed on Tuesday that Israel had carried out an artillery attack in Syria on Monday night. Benjamin Netanyahu has employed harsh rhetoric against Iran...

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Veteran North Carolina congressman, Walter B Jones, dies on his 76th birthday

Veteran North Carolina congressman, Walter B Jones, dies on his 76th birthday

He had been granted a leave of absence from Congress in late 2018 and was sworn in for his last term back home. Jones , who had served in Congress since 1995, had already announced his 2018 campa...

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Suspect involved in death of NYPD detective in Queens charged with murder

Suspect involved in death of NYPD detective in Queens charged with murder

Christopher Ransom was also hit with charges for robbery, aggravated manslaughter and menacing. 'Make no mistake about it, friendly fire aside, it is because of the actions of the suspect that Detec...

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US says ex-intel official defected to Iran, revealed secrets

US says ex-intel official defected to Iran, revealed secrets

The former Air Force counterintelligence agent charged with spying for Iran once condemned the United States for not tolerating her choice to convert to Islam. In one publication, she chastised th...

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Five people shot at Texas ranch

Five people shot at Texas ranch

Officials confirmed five people were found dead at the home. Lyons identified the victims as 27-year-old Ashley Delaney, her 54-year-old husband Randy Horn , their 15-month-old child and Dela...

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Buhari mourns deceased APC supporters in Port Harcourt

Buhari mourns deceased APC supporters in Port Harcourt

Former President Bill Clinton speaks at The Clinton Global Initiative Winter Meeting at Sheraton New York Times Square on February 4, 2016 in New York City. " Both Guests of Honour enjoy enormous re...

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Ex-boyfriend held in death of woman in suitcase

Ex-boyfriend held in death of woman in suitcase

Her body was found stuffed in a suitcase and bound hand and foot. According to the Westchester Journal News , police discovered that da Silva used Reyes' ATM card in NY. He then covered her mouth...

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Insects Are Dying Off at a Scary Rate, Putting Humanity at Risk

Insects Are Dying Off at a Scary Rate, Putting Humanity at Risk

They found evidence for decline in all insect groups reviewed, but said it was most pronounced for butterflies and moths, native bees , beetles and aquatic insects such as dragonflies. 'The main ...

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California high speed rail plan scaled back

California high speed rail plan scaled back

During his State of the State address , California Gov. Gavin Newsom (D) on Tuesday said his administration is putting a halt to the highly anticipated high-speed rail that would travel between S...

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Rare black leopard seen in Kenya

Rare black leopard seen in Kenya

While albinism causes whiteness due to a lack of pigmentation, the genetic variation melanism results in an excess of dark pigmentation. What happened: Photographer Will Burrard-Lucas released ex...

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Senate to vote on Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's Green New Deal

Senate to vote on Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's Green New Deal

Broadly speaking, Democrats do support action on climate change - two-thirds say it "should be a top priority for Trump and Congress this year" - but the question is whether they will support the Gr...

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Post-Brexit Britain ready to use

Post-Brexit Britain ready to use "hard power"

The HMS Queen Elizabeth , Britain's largest warship, is slated to head to the Pacific region, U.K. Defense Secretary Gavin Williamson said Monday. He said: "More European nations need to be ready...

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Russia Prepares for Cyber War With Disconnect Test

Russia Prepares for Cyber War With Disconnect Test

Agora sees it as part of a larger government strategy of putting pressure on large companies such as Google, Facebook and Twitter to force them into working with the state if they want access to Russi...

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BBC cameraman blindsided by Trump supporter's attack at Texas rally

BBC cameraman blindsided by Trump supporter's attack at Texas rally

The attacker was apprehended immediately, and while being grappled from behind he shouted "USA" and "F*** the media". A spokeswoman for BBC said that Skeans was "violently pushed and shoved". Rep...

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Weed Smoker Finds Tiger in Abandoned Texas House

Weed Smoker Finds Tiger in Abandoned Texas House

After obtaining a search warrant for the home, officials entered the home and discovered the tiger, which they described as being friendly. A tiger was found Monday at an abandoned southeast Housto...

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