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Trump tells boy that believing in Santa at 7 is 'marginal'

Trump tells boy that believing in Santa at 7 is 'marginal'

Now in its 63rd year, the Santa tracker became a Christmas Eve tradition after a mistaken phone call to the Continental Air Defense Command in Colorado Springs, Colorado, in 1955. This allows for ac...

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At least 43 dead in militant attack on Kabul govt compound

At least 43 dead in militant attack on Kabul govt compound

All three gunmen were killed. Another 23 people were wounded, including three policemen, he added. Four people were injured in the attack late Monday as workers were preparing to leave for the day, ...

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President Erdogan has invited Trump to visit Turkey in 2019

President Erdogan has invited Trump to visit Turkey in 2019

The U.S. leader tweeted that Erdogan had told him Ankara would "eradicate" the last IS elements. Turkey will not leave Syrian Kurds at the mercy of the terrorist PKK/PYD, as it didn't leave the Ar...

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Quiet start to Christmas Eve; wintry mix arrives Christmas morning

Quiet start to Christmas Eve; wintry mix arrives Christmas morning

This will transition to all snow, as temperatures dip. Andrew Chin via Getty Images A general view of atmosphere during the World Ski And Snowboard Festival on April 15, 2017 in Whistler, B.C. It lo...

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Kim shoots Trump dead in S. Korea art satire

Kim shoots Trump dead in S. Korea art satire

Biegun did not directly address North Korea's recent statement, which jarred with Seoul's rosier presentation of the North Korean position and could potentially rattle a fragile trilateral diploma...

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Withdrawal of United States troops from Afghanistan will help further peace process: Qureshi

Withdrawal of United States troops from Afghanistan will help further peace process: Qureshi

Those thoughts were similar to those shared by Mattis, who earlier this year called Afghanistan a "tough fight" but said the American effort "is working from our perspective". "That decision has bee...

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Sydney Olympic Park Opal Tower evacuation: 51 units deemed unsafe

Sydney Olympic Park Opal Tower evacuation: 51 units deemed unsafe

They've made their own arrangements for accommodation, according to NSW police. The Opal Tower , which was completed earlier this year, was described by developer Ecove when the design was first un...

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Grande Tema boarded, four 'pirates' arrested

Grande Tema boarded, four 'pirates' arrested

The men appeared at Chelmsford Magistrates' Court today charged with one count each of affray, by threatening violence. The vessel is the Grande Tema , a 71,000-tonne ship which set off from Lagos...

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U.S. Court: North Korea Must Pay Warmbiers $500 Million

U.S. Court: North Korea Must Pay Warmbiers $500 Million

The judgment may be mostly a symbolic victory for now since North Korea has yet to respond to any of the allegations in court and there's no practical mechanism for forcing it to do so. This year, a N...

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Former Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif jailed again for corruption

Former Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif jailed again for corruption

The verdict was announced nearly immediately after Sharif arrived in the courtroom. The Sharif family is accused of having funds and assets disproportionate to their income. They started gathering o...

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Tsunami Kills 3 Members of Indonesian Rock Band

Tsunami Kills 3 Members of Indonesian Rock Band

Saturday's tsunami followed a string of disasters in Indonesia . Anak Krakatau erupted again just after 9 p.m. on Saturday and the tsunami struck 24 minutes later. Indonesian President Joko "Jokow...

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US Gov't now in partial shutdown

US Gov't now in partial shutdown

Employees with the special counsel's office are exempt from furlough. It included US$5.7 billion in wall funding, and US$7.8 billion in disaster relief. Since the USPS is funded by customers' payments...

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Respite in Paris as fewer protesters take to the streets

Respite in Paris as fewer protesters take to the streets

Macron has promised "the most severe" punishment for the offenders, while Prime Minister Edouard Philippe denounced the "incredible violence towards the police". By lunchtime, crowds in Paris were...

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With budget talks stalled, U.S. girds for lengthy government shutdown

With budget talks stalled, U.S. girds for lengthy government shutdown

They said that "President Trump threw a temper tantrum" and highlighted the fact that "President Trump has said more than 25 times that he wanted a shutdown". Vice President Mike Pence returned to t...

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Christmas Eve and Christmas Day fog warning issued for northern England

Christmas Eve and Christmas Day fog warning issued for northern England

There is a slight chance for light snow late Christmas Eve night. Once again, the hopes of those dreaming of a white Christmas have been dashed with some particularly mild weather expected for the...

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Erdoğan tells Trump Turkey will eradicate Daesh

Erdoğan tells Trump Turkey will eradicate Daesh

The YPG is the main formation in the Syrian Democratic Forces, or SDF, the West's only ground partner in the fight against IS. The White House announced last week it aimed to pull all 2,000 US tro...

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Ways to track Santa around the world on Christmas Eve

Ways to track Santa around the world on Christmas Eve

However, there were some negative experiences as well because some children are fearful of Santa . A girl told Hill she wanted to warn Santa not to bump into a bell hanging on her door. The boy w...

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6 killed in blast in Somalia

6 killed in blast in Somalia

The attack killed at least 38 people, 37 were wounded. Photos and videos from the scene of the second explosion show that the blast reportedly happened in an area between the national theatre, Hawo ...

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Acting Attorney General Whitaker Won't Recuse Himself From Mueller Inquiry

Acting Attorney General Whitaker Won't Recuse Himself From Mueller Inquiry

None of the sources suggested that the President directed Whitaker to stop the investigation, but rather lashed out at what he felt was an unfair situation. The current President's actions towards h...

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Syria conflict: Macron criticises Trump's withdrawal decision

Syria conflict: Macron criticises Trump's withdrawal decision

US troops have been in Syria working with a Kurdish militia to fight the Islamic State terrorist organization. Some observers view the Kurds' warning about IS detainees as an ultimatum. "However...

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USA shutdown could stretch into January, Trump aide warns

USA shutdown could stretch into January, Trump aide warns

The Democrats will take control of the House on January 3, giving them greater leverage in the shutdown negotiations. "If you want to open the government, you must abandon the wall", Schumer sa...

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Victor Davis Hanson on the Syria pullout

Victor Davis Hanson on the Syria pullout

The abrupt resignation of Defense Secretary Jim Mattis has left Israel, America's closest ally in the Middle East, confounded as it comes to grips with the even greater implications of the US mil...

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Tsunami kills at least 43 in Indonesia day after volcano eruption

Tsunami kills at least 43 in Indonesia day after volcano eruption

Indonesia's President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo offered his condolences and ordered a quick response to the disaster. Heavy equipment was being used to help with the rescue effort. It recommended that n...

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Fiancé of Missing Colorado Mom Arrest and Charged With Murder

Fiancé of Missing Colorado Mom Arrest and Charged With Murder

Patrick Frazee , the fiancé of Kelsey Berreth was charged Friday morning with first-degree murder and with solicitation for first-degree murder, in connection with her death, according to Woodland ...

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Talks Continue In UAE On Afghan Peace

Talks Continue In UAE On Afghan Peace

Since late 2015, India has pledged Dollars 1 billion in development assistance in addition to the approximate USD 2 billion already spent on Afghan infrastructure. Due to the sensitive nature of the...

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Russian watchdog checks BBC compliance in tit for tat

Russian watchdog checks BBC compliance in tit for tat

The watchdog said it was acting in response to a decision by the British media regulator, Ofcom, which on Thursday said the Russian broadcaster RT had broken impartiality rules in some of its ne...

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Supreme Court Rejects Trump Bid to Curb Asylum Claims at Border

Supreme Court Rejects Trump Bid to Curb Asylum Claims at Border

This was in reaction to the caravan of migrants who had been working their way up through Central America, on their way to the US border. The court made no comment in its ruling, but noted that four...

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Trump Holds The Line On Wall Funding, Shutdown To Go Past Christmas

Trump Holds The Line On Wall Funding, Shutdown To Go Past Christmas

Speaking on the Senate floor Saturday, McConnell stressed Democrats are refusing to meet the president halfway on border security funding. The impasse was over funding for a wall along the souther...

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Federal shutdown begins after lawmakers fail to reach deal

Federal shutdown begins after lawmakers fail to reach deal

Trump has tried to blame Democrats. Both the House and Senate opened but there were no signs of progress in negotiations, which had only been happening at the staff level. Senators passed legislatio...

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13 miners killed in Czech methane incident

13 miners killed in Czech methane incident

It came at a depth estimated to be around 800 meters to a dreaded firedamp explosion, all the work destroyed areas.The Mine rescue team searched in depth for possible Victims and Survivors. The OKD sp...

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