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MLB Free Agency: Colorado Rockies sign Wade Davis

Davis joins a Rockies bullpen that is now, in a word, stacked. The right-handed Davis became a closer for the Royals in 2015 after Holland suffered an arm injury. The Cubs do have all those young...

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Anti-government protests spread across Iran, as 52 arrested

A senior government official has accused the opponents of President Hassan Rouhani's administration of being involved in organizing a recent protest in the city of Mahshad. She said today's protests i...

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Gunman Kills 9 in Attack on Egypt Church

A gunman on a motorcycle opened fire outside the church and at a nearby store, sparking a shootout that killed at least nine people, including eight Coptic Christians, in the latest attack targeting t...

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Kabul blast kills 25 at Afghan Voice news agency, cultural center

Kabul blast kills 25 at Afghan Voice news agency, cultural center

In November an attack on Afghan broadcaster Shamshad TV in Kabul , claimed by the Islamic State group, left at least one person dead and two dozen others wounded. A terrorist bombing on a Shiite cu...

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Donald Trump slams Vanity Fair over Clinton video apology

Donald Trump slams Vanity Fair over Clinton video apology

But three days later, after the holiday had passed, one line in the video became the focus of intense criticism. In a statement Wednesday, the magazine said the video was an attempt at humour that r...

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Powerball, Mega Millions jackpots climb over $300M

Powerball, Mega Millions jackpots climb over $300M

As for Powerball , no one matched all the numbers in Wednesday's drawing, so the jackpot is expected to go over $384 million for Saturday's drawing. Tickets are $2, and sales time cut-offs vary by ...

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Moore accuser on polygraph: 'The good Lord knows he did it'

Moore accuser on polygraph: 'The good Lord knows he did it'

Minutes before the Alabama election canvassing board met to certify the result, a circuit judge in Montgomery County denied Republican Roy Moore's last-ditch request for a temporary restraining orde...

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Activist Erica Garner declared brain dead

Activist Erica Garner declared brain dead

Eric Garner was killed in July 2014 when plainclothes officers from the New York Police Department were arresting him for selling single, untaxed cigarettes. "Physically she is still with us". The ...

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4 people found dead in basement in NY

Jason Fenton has lived across from the home for about two decades. DeWolf said the passings "seem suspicious", The (Albany) Times Union revealed. "If it is her, I don't know who could have done it...

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Seminole County Tax Collector Urges Florida Gov. To Allow Early Tax Payments

Seminole County Tax Collector Urges Florida Gov. To Allow Early Tax Payments

The council voted to allow residents to prepay their 2018 taxes now before the deduction cap applies. Congress passed the more than 500-page tax-cut legislation December 20, President Trump sign...

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Israel plans a Trump station as Trump-naming frenzy sweeps country

Israel plans a Trump station as Trump-naming frenzy sweeps country

Guatemala's president announced on Christmas Eve that the Central American country will move its embassy in Israel to Jerusalem, becoming the first nation to follow the lead of US President Donald ...

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A British Woman Has Been Jailed For Bringing 300 Painkillers Into Egypt

A British Woman Has Been Jailed For Bringing 300 Painkillers Into Egypt

Her family said the drugs were for her Egyptian partner's bad back, and did not know they were illegal. Her lawyer said Plummer would appeal, seeking to reverse the verdict or get a commuted sen...

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Pres. Trump Slams FBI Over Use of Unverified 'Dossier' in Russia Probe

Trump's assertions on Twitter against the dossier are also lacking in fact. Further, the social network ads placed by an online trolling outlet, in a subtle way backed both the white and the black n...

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Simonds to legally challenge 94th District tie, drawing postponed

Simonds to legally challenge 94th District tie, drawing postponed

Simonds thought she had a one-vote victory over Delegate David Yancey after the recount, but the judges declared a tie after examining a disputed ballot and awarding it to Yancey. "At the end of the d...

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What to do with your leftover Christmas Tree

What to do with your leftover Christmas Tree

Another option is to recycle your tree. There's normally a fee for large evergreen items, but without the amount of trees around it's a great way to make sure they go to good use. At Carolina Beach,...

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OFAC designates two more North Korean officials

OFAC designates two more North Korean officials

North Korea said the move was " an act of war " and tantamount to a total economic blockade. "Treasury is targeting leaders of North Korea's ballistic missile programs, as part of our maximum press...

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Separatists regain majority in crucial Catalonia regional election

Separatists regain majority in crucial Catalonia regional election

Puigdemont's Together for Catalonia snared 34 seats in the 135-seat regional assembly, making it the most popular independence party. He shrugged off suggestions that his use of article 155 of the S...

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National Weather Service issues Wind Chill Advisory for Christmas Day

National Weather Service issues Wind Chill Advisory for Christmas Day

Christmas day . Wind chills to -15º are possible overnight into the early morning hours. The coldest wind chills will be north of the East-West Tollway. New snow accumulation of less than one inch p...

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Christmas: Christian community prays for peace in Kashmir

Christmas: Christian community prays for peace in Kashmir

Meanwhile, Christmas Mass was also held at St Mary's Church in tourist destination Gulmarg. In Gulmarg's Saint Mary's church, Santa Claus distributed chocolates and candies among the children. " C...

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Dead In Christmas Eve Fire At Abington Senior Housing Complex

Dead In Christmas Eve Fire At Abington Senior Housing Complex

When crews got there, they were met with heavy flames coming from the back of the home. They attacked the flames and had the fire under control quickly. The fire remained under investigation on Christ...

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Tunisia bans Emirates from landing in Tunis

Tunisia bans Emirates from landing in Tunis

A Tunisian official said UAE authorities had received "serious security information about the possibility of a terrorist attack" by female Tunisian passport holders. One woman told her story to local ...

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Donald Trump Sends His Support to the Troops Ahead of Christmas

Donald Trump Sends His Support to the Troops Ahead of Christmas

As Trump celebrated the Republican tax bill on Wednesday, the one many people are calling a scam, the president remarked that "we can say "Merry Christmas" again". Trump and other conservatives, in ...

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America reduces its contribution to UN's annual budget by $285m

America reduces its contribution to UN's annual budget by $285m

This historic reduction in spending - in addition to many other moves toward a more efficient and accountable United Nations - is a big step in the right direction. The United States has claimed it ...

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Five dead after bus ploughs into Moscow subway

Five dead after bus ploughs into Moscow subway

It is not clear if any of the people who died were inside the bus when it crashed. "Police employees are working with him", the statement said. He tried to apply the brakes but they did not work, th...

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Indian ODI squad for South Africa series announced

Indian ODI squad for South Africa series announced

The 17-member squad will be led by Virat Kolhi . Jadhav (hamstring) and Thakur (shoulder) were injured during the ODI and T20I series against Sri Lanka that concludes on Sunday with the inconsequ...

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