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Identity of 7-Year-Old Girl Shot Outside of Houston Walmart Revealed

Identity of 7-Year-Old Girl Shot Outside of Houston Walmart Revealed

The girls mother, LaPorsha Washington , 33, was also shot. Police in Houston are hunting a suspect who fired into a vehicle as it left a Walmart parking lot early Sunday, killing a 7-year-old g...

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Trump says concrete wall was never abandoned

Trump says concrete wall was never abandoned

Pelosi and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer say they won't consider offers that Trump hasn't endorsed, after he unexpectedly rejected a spending bill that passed the Senate unanimously before ...

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U.S. senator Elizabeth Warren takes step toward presidential run

U.S. senator Elizabeth Warren takes step toward presidential run

Warren's possible strength in what will be a crowded contest includes her track record of speaking to economic concerns. She must also move past a widely panned October release of a DNA test meant t...

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Moscow dismisses Franco-German statement on Ukrainian sailors

Moscow dismisses Franco-German statement on Ukrainian sailors

Russian Federation on Saturday dismissed a statement by the leaders of France and Germany accusing it of using military force and carrying out illegitimate checks on Ukrainian vessels in the Black Sea...

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American Paul Whelan detained in Russian Federation on suspicion of spying

American Paul Whelan detained in Russian Federation on suspicion of spying

The statement , issued in Russian, identified the American using a name that appeared to translate as Paul Whelan. Russia's FSB state security agency says it has arrested a USA citizen "caught spyi...

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Flights resume at Germany's Hannover Airport after man drove into secure area

Flights resume at Germany's Hannover Airport after man drove into secure area

They said the man tried to follow a landing plane operated by Greek airline Aegean. No one was hurt. At the airport, officers pursued him until he stopped the vehicle underneath an airliner with 172 p...

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At least two die in Russia’s high rise apartment collapse, say reports

At least two die in Russia’s high rise apartment collapse, say reports

Four people were confirmed dead and another four, including two children, were hospitalised, officials said , citing the latest information. Russian President Vladimir Putin has dispatched Health M...

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Indonesia's Anak Krakatau volcano shrinks to quarter-size after eruption

Indonesia's Anak Krakatau volcano shrinks to quarter-size after eruption

Indonesia has widened the no-go zone around an island volcano that triggered a tsunami on the weekend, killing hundreds of people in Sumatra and Java. A section of the volcano, located in the Sunda...

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Indian troops martyr four more youth in IOK

Indian troops martyr four more youth in IOK

Several weapons were also seized from the spot, it added. At least six people were reported injured. Officials, however, said three of the four militants are locals from Pulwama and another a fore...

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Employees call cops on black hotel guest talking on his cellphone

Employees call cops on black hotel guest talking on his cellphone

In what seems to be another case of #LivingWhileBlack, Jermaine Massey said he was "treated unfairly" and ultimately removed from the DoubleTree by Hilton hotel after a security guard found his pr...

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Minister for Middle East's statement on Israeli settlement announcement

Minister for Middle East's statement on Israeli settlement announcement

In a Thursday statement, Peace Now, a Tel Aviv-based NGO, said the Israeli authorities had approved construction of 2,191 new settlement units in East Jerusalem's Givat Zeev settlement. Worldwide law ...

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Trump says ‘big progress’ being made on possible deal with China

As a partial shutdown of the United States government entered its eighth day, with no quick end in sight, the Republican president was in Washington , sending out tweets attacking Democrats and tal...

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As government shutdown continues, Trump retreats from public view

As government shutdown continues, Trump retreats from public view

Trump earlier had upped the brinkmanship by threatening anew to close the border with Mexico to press Congress to cave to his demand for money to pay for a wall. Disaster-response teams and other empl...

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Channel migrants: US Minister defends handling of 'crisis'

Channel migrants: US Minister defends handling of 'crisis'

She said the United Kingdom was working with France to try to prevent migrants from setting out in the first place, and there was an "enormous" ongoing intelligence-led operation to deter people traff...

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California police killing suspect held

California police killing suspect held

Stanislaus County Sheriff Adam Christianson , who led the investigation, blamed California's sanctuary law for preventing local authorities from reporting Perez Arriaga to USA immigration officials f...

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Japan discloses footage of radar lock-on by South Korean warship

Japan discloses footage of radar lock-on by South Korean warship

The 25 centers support some 32,000 defectors, providing them with jobs and medical and legal support, according to Reuters . Apart from 100 North Korean delegates, officials from UN, Russia, Chin...

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Two-year-old boy at centre of travel ban row dies

Two-year-old boy at centre of travel ban row dies

The child's distraught mother mourned privately at home. Abdullah Hassan was on life support for the final few weeks of his life. Swileh had been trying to get a visa since 2017, so the family could...

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Winter storm to continue through the night

Winter storm to continue through the night

North and west of the metro, snow will be heavy at times, which could make travel near impossible at some points during the day Thursday and early Friday. The rain will continue Friday night. Driver...

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Trump blaming Democrats for border deaths

Trump blaming Democrats for border deaths

Trump's tweet follows a report from The Daily Beast about the optimism in the White House over the shutdown and how it takes attention away from Democrats' planned investigations into the President ...

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Tsunami warning after 6.9 magnitude quake rocks Philippines

Tsunami warning after 6.9 magnitude quake rocks Philippines

An natural disaster of 6.9-magnitude struck off the southern Philippine island of Mindanao on Saturday (Dec 29), but there were no immediate reports of casualties or damage, the US Geological Survey (...

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Sheriff: Suspect in shooting of Newman officer was in United States illegally

Sheriff: Suspect in shooting of Newman officer was in United States illegally

The suspect's legal status drew the ire of many conservatives, including President Donald Trump , whose demand that Congress approve $5 billion for a USA southern border wall has led to a partial ...

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Bangladesh goes for polls, PM Sheikh Hasina seeks fourth term

Bangladesh goes for polls, PM Sheikh Hasina seeks fourth term

The BNP says that hundreds of thousands of cases have been filed by police against its members and activists in the a year ago. Khaleda's party has accused the Awami League of targeting BNP activist...

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Sarah McIver returned to Canada after arrest in China

Sarah McIver returned to Canada after arrest in China

Schellenberg played an "important role" in drug smuggling and was potentially involved in global organised drug trafficking activities, said the court, and passed his case back to the lower Dalian c...

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UAE to reopen Syria embassy following seven-year hiatus

UAE to reopen Syria embassy following seven-year hiatus

The statement from Bahrain's foreign ministry said it was important that Arab states work to prevent any regional interference in Syria's internal affairs, to help consolidate security and stabi...

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U.S.'s oldest living man, Richard Overton, dies at 112

U.S.'s oldest living man, Richard Overton, dies at 112

Richard Overton , America's oldest man and oldest-living veteran, died in Texas on Thursday, according to local reports . President Barack Obama invited Overton to Washington, D.C., to visit the ...

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Cell records support claim of Cohen-Russia meet in Prague

Cell records support claim of Cohen-Russia meet in Prague

Apart from the cell phone, which reportedly left a record with Prague area cell phone towers, "an Eastern European intelligence agency" purportedly overheard a conversation among unidentified Russia...

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SPOTTED: Pelosi Relaxes During Gov't Shutdown at Expensive Hawaii Resort

SPOTTED: Pelosi Relaxes During Gov't Shutdown at Expensive Hawaii Resort

President Donald Trump greets members of the five branches of the military by video conference on Christmas Day, Tuesday, Dec. 25, 2018, in the Oval Office of the White House. In a reprise of his th...

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'Sons of Anarchy' Alum Danny Trejo Bashes Donald Trump's Border Wall Plan

'Sons of Anarchy' Alum Danny Trejo Bashes Donald Trump's Border Wall Plan

He tweeted Thursday evening that Democrats may be able to block him now, "but we have the issue, Border Security". The Republican president also reiterated threats to cut off all U.S. Then, member...

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Suspect In Newman Officer Ronil Singh’s Killing Arrested In Kern County

Suspect In Newman Officer Ronil Singh’s Killing Arrested In Kern County

That was about 200 miles (320 kilometers) southeast of where Cpl. Ronil Singh Wednesday morning. Authorities said the officer pulled over the attacker as part of a drunken driving investigation ...

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Signals From Michael Cohen-Linked Cell Phone Traced to Prague

Cohen , who has been cooperating with Special Counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into Russian interference since this summer, tweeted that he had never been to the Czech capital, adding, " Mue...

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