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Azerbaijan reports shootout at Armenian border

MOSCOW, Russia (A.W.)-The secretary-general of the Russian led Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO) Nikolay Bordyuzha condemned the December 29 Azberbaijani attacks at the Armenian border that led to the death of three soldiers and labeled them as "provocative".

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'I will make you bleed' - Duterte

The president's latest confession follows the revelation two weeks ago that he personally shot and killed criminal suspects as mayor. "And if that is true, I will not admit it", he said to ABS-CBS news. Since Duterte came to office, the Times reports that about 2,000 people have been killed by police and the country has had more than 3,500 unsolved killings.

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Syrian rebel groups support ceasefire

Syria's state news agency Sana confirmed that the Syrian government's military leadership had agreed to a total ceasefire in Syria. The Syrian ceasefire agreement will be presented to the United Nations Security Council for potential approval, Russian Foreign Minister Serghei Lavrov said on Thursday.

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Best Cities To Celebrate New Year's Eve Without Breaking The Bank

Friday, Dec. 30, at The Warehouse Concert Lounge and Event Center, 20 McClure St., 931-647-7625. The night includes party favors, a champagne toast at midnight and live music by Jake Houston and the Royal Flush. Early seating for $40 is from 4 to 5 p.m. Craft & Barrel will hold its first New Years Eve bash from 7 p.m.to 2 a.m. Tickets are $10-15. The performance is at 7 p.m.

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George Michael's boyfriend Fadi Fawaz pays tribute after finding his body

He was 53. "Everything had been very complicated recently, but George was looking forward to Christmas, and so was I", Fawaz added. "Now everything is ruined". Bowie, who died in January this year, is shown in early footage on the sidelines of the studio as Michael nails the vocally demanding song backed by members of Mercury's rock band Queen.

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Russian Intelligence Election Hacking: Full FBI-DHS Report

Government, political, and private sector entities". "This activity by Russian intelligence services is part of a decade-long campaign of cyber-enabled operations directed at the US government and its citizens", the agencies said in a news release .

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Chinese aircraft carrier docks near Taiwan amidst global tension

The American Institute in Taiwan, the de facto embassy of the United States, had no immediate comment on Tsai's itinerary. China has repeatedly said the one-China principle is the foundation of its relations with foreign countries and that no country should maintain official ties with Taiwan.

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Clemson RB: Only one reason Ohio State's favored to beat us

Watson said it was tough to single out only one Ohio State defensive player who impresses him, though he did start with his friend and fellow Georgia native Raekwon McMillan, the middle linebacker. The Tigers have 29 players - including a two-time Heisman Trophy finalist in quarterback Deshaun Watson - who played in the national championship game against Alabama in Glendale last January.

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30-yr-old Afghan lady beheaded for shopping by herself

National broadcaster Tolo News reports that the provincial governor spokesman Zabiullah Amani said the woman's husband is in Iran, and that they do not have children. From bombings of targeted women to the so-called honor killings and nasty domestic abuses, Afghan women have been suppressed the last 15 years of the war on Taliban, with most of the country being caught in these types of barbaric acts.

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Police Officer Makes Teen Do Push Ups For Smoking Weed

When Ball went outside to investigate, he saw the teen finishing up the rest of the cigarette. "He decided he wanted to be smoking weed on the property, so instead of going to jail this is what they're making him do", Raiza Paredez can be heard saying.

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U.S. expels 35 Russian diplomats after 'election interference and harassment'

Two Russian compounds in NY and Maryland have also been closed in response to "a campaign of harassment " against American diplomats in Moscow, a senior usa official said on Thursday. The US has expelled 35 Russian diplomats after allegations of interference in the American election. "Such activities have consequences". President-elect Donald Trump has criticized Obama for pursuing action against Russian Federation, the policies of which he has often expressed support for.

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Congress to hold country-wide protests against note ban from January 5

India was close to being "Swachh from all forms of filth". Note ban had "a crippling impact on risky and highly damaging illegal activities, such as human trafficking, and the narcotics trade as well", he said. In an exclusive interview to the India Today magazine, PM Modi spoke about the impact of demonetisation on Indian economy and action plan of the government for future.

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Iraqi forces resume Mosul operation against Daesh

Iraqi troops backed by US-led airstrikes pushed deeper into besieged Mosul on Thursday in a multi-pronged assault after a two-week lull in a bid to retake the Islamic State-held city. Though Iraq has "liberated" several cities from ISIS over the course of the year, those cities have all been badly damaged, and the sectarian tensions that gave rise to ISIS taking over much of western Iraq in the first place are in no way resolved.

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USA senators vow strong stance on Russian Federation amid hacking claims

For Trump, the real culprit isn't the Russian president or his hackers, but computers and technology. Various US intelligence agencies have stated that there was a clear involvement of Russian Federation, particularly Putin, in the hacking of the Democratic Party's emails.The Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) had concluded in a secret assessment that Russian Federation was intervening in the US elections and was attempting to assist Republican candidate Donald Trump win the presidency.

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Durant makes Warriors history in win over Raptors

Kevin Durant's presence on the roster has changed all sorts of equations for Kerr and the Warriors, including allowing them to keep Curry on the floor without subverting the dynamism of their offense completely. This kind of overpassing is just not necessary, but it's something the Warriors do all the time. Stephen Curry added 28 points, seven assists and seven rebounds, and Klay Thompson scored 21 points for Golden State, who seemed to feed off the anger of blowing a 14-point final ...

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Don King, Donald Trump Together in Florida, Answer Questions

As Trump's inauguration approaches, King hopes the Obama administration will not do anything else to harm Israel's future or its relationship with the U.S. "Friends need to tell each other the hard truths and friendships require mutual respect", he said. As the controversy mounts over the Obama administration's abstention on the U.N.

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Iraqi troops push back to retake Mosul from Isis

Since the Mosul operation began October 17, the coalition has struck ISIL with more than 7,650 munitions in support of the Iraqi security forces. Speaking today on the ongoing ISIS war, Iraqi Prime Minister Hayder Abadi complained that "the Americans were very pessimistic in creating their timetable to defeat ISIS", going out of his way to contradict a claim by the United States commander that the war would take at least two more years.

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Cleveland Browns: Quarterback RG3 cleared to return to play

Griffin signed a two-year, $15 million free agent contract in March and the Browns wanted to use the final four games to decide whether he can be their future starter. 1", Jackson said. Still, Browns coach Hue Jackson thought Griffin led the Cleveland offense more efficiently in Week 16 than the stats may have shown.

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Jamie Carragher: Chelsea have been good but Liverpool are better at this

The duo should cause plenty of problems for Liverpool and with the Reds struggling defensively, they could run riot in attack. It will be a really interesting game, but it will be a different game to a year ago. Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has already made plans to offset the loss of leading scorer Sadio Mane next month and is confident someone in his squad will step up to fill the void.

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Italian police search houses on trail of Berlin attack suspect

On Thursday Frauke Köhler, a spokeswoman for the federal prosecutor's office, said: "Further investigation has shown that the arrested person was not the possible contact person of Anis Amri and therefore he was released". Earlier last week, the Daesh terror group claimed responsibility for the attack in a statement widely traded on social media platforms. Authorities examine the truck that plowed into a crowd at a Christmas market in Berlin .

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Colombia approves amnesty agreed in Farc peace deal

The amnesty law is part of a historic peace deal that was approved by the country's Congress on November 30 after four years of negotiations between the FARC and the government. Lawmakers aligned with far-right former president, Senator Alvaro Uribe - the most vocal opponent of the peace deal - refused to participate in the vote, as they have done in other recent congressional votes related to the peace process.

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China Announces Its Largest-Ever Seizure Of Trafficked Pangolin Scales

More than three tonnes of scales from endangered pangolins have been found in a shipping container at a Shanghai port after arriving from Africa, according to Chinese media reports. The meat is considered a delicacy and the scales - made of the same material as human fingernails - are believed to have medicinal powers - often boiled and used to treat palsy and stimulate lactation, among other things.

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White House preparing response to Russian election interference

The Hillary Clinton campaign made much of blaming Russia for hacking attacks against the Democratic Party over the summer, building a narrative that claimed Russian President Vladimir Putin had plotted to install Donald Trump as his "puppet".

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MET Office issue fog weather warning across Hampshire

The fog patches are expected to thin during the day tomorrow. London's City Airport, which on Wednesday had at least 77 flights cancelled, has already had 11 more cancelled on Thursday morning because of the foggy conditions, and many are delayed.

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Google Celebrates Birthday Of Charles Macintosh With A Doodle

His waterproof cloth was used on covered wagons in the Wild West and made into rainwear for Arctic explorers, rail workers and British policemen. But five years before he patented his famed process, another Scot had discovered how to make a rubber solution that would repel water.

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Actress Debbie Reynolds dies of stroke, day after daughter Carrie Fisher

To many fans still reeling from the loss of Carrie Fisher, the death of her mother compounded the tragedy. She is said to have signs of a stroke. Carrie's spiral with drug use in her twenties - from smoking marijuana at 13 to a stint in rehab for abusing everything from cocaine and heroin to acid and painkillers - widened the early rift in their relationship, which took three decades to fix.

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New York Police Officers Allowed to Wear Turbans on Duty

As part of an effort to maximize recruitment, the NYPD will permit its officers to wear religiously-mandated turbans and beards. Officers must first obtain approval and the turbans must be navy blue and have the NYPD insignia attached. Now, instead of fitting one uncomfortably beneath their department issued cap, Sikh police officers can simply place their shield on the turban. "For me, it's important because of my faith and my religion, but it's also important for me to represent those ...

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Scores of ISIS fighters killed in Mosul

Abdul-Amir Rashid Yarallah in a press release. Earlier this year, Iraqi-Turkish relations had turned sour over who should take part in the planned Mosul assault against Daesh. "The available data indicate that Iraq requires three months to eliminate ISIL", Haidar al-Abadi told a televised news conference. A coalition statement said a strike in Mosul on Monday had "disabled a bridge", without providing details.

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Actress Debbie Reynolds, Mother of Carrie Fisher, Dead at 84

Reynolds got her big break in 1952, when she played an aspiring actress in Singin' in the Rain alongside Gene Kelly and Donald O'Connor. " She wanted to be with Carrie ", her son Todd told the news outlet. At the peak of her stardom, Reynolds was drawn into a scandal when her husband, Jewish-American singer Eddie Fisher , began an affair with actress Elizabeth Taylor .

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Several missing after boat capsizes off Kent

The Maritime and Coastguard Agency called off the search for the third missing crewmember for the day when night fell on Wednesday. Last night duty controller for the UK Coastguard, Kaimes Beasley, said: "This has been an extensive and comprehensive search of the area".

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Tax Collection Up After Notes Ban, Says Arun Jaitley

On the liquidity situation in the markets, he said that a major part of the demonetised currency has been replaced with new notes and circulation of Rs 500 has increased. He said,"Till 30 November increase of 26.2% in central indirect tax;including increase of 43.5% in excise duty, 25.7% in service tax, 5.6% in custom duty".

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Tape of third black box from Tu-154 plane deformed

The condition of two flight data recorders - the cockpit voice recorder and the main one is satisfactory, a security source told TASS agency. The entire flight was 70 seconds long, he added, but the "abnormal" situation lasted just 10. However, investigators are yet to confirm the cause of the crash. Russia's security agency has previously said it had "no indications or facts pointing at the possibility of a terror attack or an act of sabotage".

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Japan consumer prices fall for 9th straight month

The reading compared with a 0.4% fall forecast by economists polled by the Nikkei. That's not to say that the price of everything is unchanged or falling. The internal affairs ministry also said that Japan's household spending fell for the ninth consecutive month, declining 1.5 percent in November from a year ago.

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United Kingdom house prices rise in December, slowdown likely in 2017 - Nationwide

Housing prices in the United Kingdom rose during the month of December, higher than what markets had initially anticipated; however, the pace of growth is expected to slow down gradually in the coming year. Nationwide said there has been "a marked divergence in house price growth across the United Kingdom in recent years", which had resulted in a "significant difference in affordability across the regions".

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Russian Federation and Turkey agree Syria ceasefire

But Ankara would not give up its opposition to Bashar Al Assad staying on as leader, Mr Cavusoglu said. Peskov said he had no information on the subject. Russian Federation and Turkey are planning to host talks in January in Astana between the representatives of the Syrian opposition and the government.


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