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Workers return to Syncrude's Alberta oil sands plant after fire

Workers return to Syncrude's Alberta oil sands plant after fire

Police shut down one lane of traffic on Highway 63 southbound. Municipal firefighters will be sent to the facility if the company requests additional help under the region's mutual aid agreement wit...

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Azkals vs Malaysia friendly ends in draw

Azkals vs Malaysia friendly ends in draw

Nevertheless, Malaysia were lucky to escape with a goalless draw against the "The Azkals" thanks to the heroics of keeper Mohd Khairul Azhan Mohd Khalid and the defenders. Etheridge and Patino are l...

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Trump Transition Under Surveillance During November Election

Nunes said the surveillance appears to have been legal, incidental collection and that it does not appear to have been related to concerns over collusion with Russian Federation. Were these communica...

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US Sits Out as Rights Body Examines Travel Ban, Dakota Access

US Sits Out as Rights Body Examines Travel Ban, Dakota Access

State Department spokesman Mark Toner told reporters that it wouldn't have been appropriate for the U.S.to participate in the hearing before the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights since both th...

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Xi, Tillerson acknowledge differences between US, China

Read the full interview here. "I had a chance to discuss (with China) the shape our review on North Korea which is ongoing as well as the strong points that the secretary delivered both here and ...

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Iran ranks 108th in World Happiness Report 2017

Iran ranks 108th in World Happiness Report 2017

The analysis is based chiefly on individual life evaluations in all the countries covered. This year's improvement in ranking must be sustained through more reforms. "I think everything that has been ...

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Ex-Trump aide embroiled in new corruption claims in Ukraine

Manafort, who served as a campaign chairman for Trump between March and August 2016, also previously worked for Yanukovych as a public relations advisor, as well as for Yanukovych's Party of Regions...

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Ankara condemns bloody Baghdad vehicle bomb attack

A series of bombings claimed by Daesh have struck the Iraqi capital since the beginning of an operation to retake the northern Iraqi city of Mosul. Previous reports on the day reported two were inju...

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Starbucks plans to hire 240000 people over the next five years

Starbucks plans to hire 240000 people over the next five years

The coffee chain is aiming to accomplish its new goal of hiring a total of 25,000 veterans by 2025. So far, the chain has 32 of these stores. The announcement came at the company's annual shareholde...

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Assailant shot, at least a dozen injured in incident at parliament

Assailant shot, at least a dozen injured in incident at parliament

One woman is confirmed to have died during the incident. The assailant also died. The sitting in the House of Commons has been suspended while police officers sealed off the area around the incid...

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Teachers to create new 'super union'

Teachers to create new 'super union'

A new teaching super-union will launch later this year after members of the National Union of Teachers (NUT) and the Association of Teachers and Lecturers (ATL) voted to merge. When TES interviewe...

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Nine CRPF personnel killed during Maoist attack in Chhattisgarh's Sukma district

Nine CRPF personnel killed during Maoist attack in Chhattisgarh's Sukma district

The CRPF has launched a massive offensive in Sukma after the attack. Lakhtakia said Maoists were trying to disrupt normal life in the area as the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) has increased it...

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Sean Spicer: Rockville High School Rape The Reason Immigration Is A Priority

The student, 18-year-old Henry Sanchez-Milian, was arrested Thursday at Rockville High School in Rockville, Maryland, along with 17-year-old classmate Jose Montano. Literature was also handed out to p...

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Attack in central Nigeria kills at least 17, official says

Attack in central Nigeria kills at least 17, official says

They said that the gunmen, including a woman, came into the area numbering over 30 armed with sophisticated weapons in a Pick Up van, a Toyota Corolla vehicle and a big motorcycle firing randomly and ...

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Woman found dangling from shoelaces after botched White House breach

Woman found dangling from shoelaces after botched White House breach

Officials stopped the vehicle Saturday night, about a quarter-mile from President Trump's executive residence. This is the third attempted White House intrusion this month. Jonathan Tran, 26, was...

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Manafort Back In Hot Seat Over Payments From Pro-Russian Party

Leshchenko claimed that employees of an IT company in Kyiv discovered computer disks, debit cards and the invoice in a safe after renting office space Manafort vacated in 2014. Investigators in the U....

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Amber Alert issued for missing boy, 4, and woman, 31, in Quebec

Amber Alert issued for missing boy, 4, and woman, 31, in Quebec

It is spoken in several languages and could wear wigs. The suspect was driving a red 2005 Pontiac Vibe, four doors, with the Quebec licence plate 270 XLX.

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Telangana government presents welfare budget with outlay of Rs 1.50 lakh crore

Telangana government presents welfare budget with outlay of Rs 1.50 lakh crore

The budget was presented in a new format, as per Centre guidelines, wherein the plan and non-plan expenditure were replaced with capital and revenue expenditure. 51,000 to Rs. 75,116. Allocations fo...

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Top 10 happiest countries

Top 10 happiest countries

That's according to the United Nations' World Happiness Report , which just ranked Norway as the happiest country on the planet. So it's very boring: "bureaucrats are the secret to our happiness". -S...

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Lawyer for family of Russian whistleblower seriously injured after fall

Lawyer for family of Russian whistleblower seriously injured after fall

Nikolai Gorokhov is also reportedly a witness in a case involving the Magnitsky fraud money going into Manhattan real estate. . Neighbours said Mr Gorokhov fell while trying to lift furniture into h...

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Family of Central Intelligence Agency consultant missing 10 years sues Iran

Family of Central Intelligence Agency consultant missing 10 years sues Iran

Iran has claimed it knows nothing about Levinson's 2007 disappearance during a rogue mission for the Central Intelligence Agency, but a lawyer for the family says Iran has long enganged in a campaign ...

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United Nations says Mosul displacement gathering pace as Iraq battles IS

United Nations says Mosul displacement gathering pace as Iraq battles IS

The mosque is an important target for Iraqi forces: It was there that the Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi delivered a speech in 2014 declaring the establishment of an "Islamic Caliphate" in ...

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WTF Moments From Sean Spicer's Latest Press Conference

WTF Moments From Sean Spicer's Latest Press Conference

White House press secretary Sean Spicer received a valuable history lesson on Monday when he told reporters that a lot of things that need to get discussed aren't getting proper coverage, because "T...

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Former Border Patrol Agent Sentenced For Drug Trafficking, Bribery

Former Border Patrol Agent Sentenced For Drug Trafficking, Bribery

Kim. Juan Ramon Pimentel, 48, previously pleaded guilty to attempted possession with intent to distribute 50 kilograms of cocaine and accepting bribes as a public official, according to a U.S. At a ...

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Student shot outside California school

After a witness told police that one suspect ran onto school grounds, officers immediately notified the school to lock down. The second shooting occurred around 6 p.m.at the Silver Saddle Motel dire...

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Stock Movements Activity: Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (NASDAQ:WBA)

Stock Movements Activity: Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (NASDAQ:WBA)

Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc (NASDAQ:WBA) soared 0.28% during previous trade, a total of 7.25M shares exchanged hands compared with its average trading volume of 3.34M shares whereas its relative vol...

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Nigeria's human development index low, ranks 152 out of 188

Nigeria's human development index low, ranks 152 out of 188

Bhutan is at 132, Bangladesh 139, Nepal 144 and Pakistan is at 147. India has slipped one spot in the Human Development Index 2016. Armenia is behind Russian Federation (49th), which is in the group...

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Franken on Gorsuch's 'frozen trucker' opinion: 'That's absurd'

Franken on Gorsuch's 'frozen trucker' opinion: 'That's absurd'

Gorsuch was answering questions from Democratic Senator Richard Blumenthal of CT, who referred to Trump as the "elephant in the room" in Gorsuch's hearing. But, he added, "If you are Justice Kennedy a...

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Pa. Supreme Court says Bill Cosby jurors to come from Allegheny County

Pa. Supreme Court says Bill Cosby jurors to come from Allegheny County

However, they did object to the defense's request that these jurors specifically coming from either Allegheny or Philadelphia counties. The defense and prosecution will head to Pittsburgh to select a ...

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Maruti workers get life imprisonment for murder

Maruti workers get life imprisonment for murder

The defence said it would challenge the sentences in the Punjab and Haryana high court. Violence ensued after a tussle between workers and the management over various demands including registratio...

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