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At least 22 injured in Tenerife dancefloor collapse

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The injuries included broken legs, ankle sprains and bruises. Two have been left with serious injuries, local media reports. Dramatic video taken from the scene showed firefighters sifting through large chunks of rubble in the dust-filled basement of the popular club. Read More »

Putin: Disintegration of Syria Prevented

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The ceasefire-monitoring center is to remain, the General said: "We will leave the Center for Reconciliation, our two military bases (in Tartus and Hmeimim) and several necessary structures to maintain the state which has developed at this time", Gerasimov said. Read More »

CNN Fires Back After Trump Says Network Represents America "Very Poorly"

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To do this on his Twitter page, head of the United States Donald trump wrote that CNN shows is not a valid image of the country in the world, because not talking about real situation in the country. The website's Twitter page, as of Sunday, included a video post by right-wing writer Liz Crokin in which she cites her anonymous sources to claim that the NYPD, the Federal Bureau of Investigation and WikiLeaks are in possession of a sex tape involving Hillary Clinton, Huma Abedin and an ... Read More »

IRGC Threatens To Increase Missile Range, Says Houthis Might 'Use Their Weapons'

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Tehran insists that its missile program is for defensive purposes only and has nothing to do with the 2015 Vienna Agreement with six world powers to curb Iran's nuclear program. The United States says Iran's missile program is a breach of global law because the missiles could carry nuclear warheads in the future. In relevant remarks on Thursday, IRGC Commander Major General Mohammad Ali Jafari blasted French President Emmanuel Macron for his remarks against Iran, stressing that the western ... Read More »

Five killed as stolen vehicle crashes into tree in Leeds

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Stonegate Road is expected to remain closed for much of Sunday. Scene picture on Stonegate Road, Leeds , where five people were killed, including three children, after stolen auto collided with a tree last night. He said that just one vehicle had been involved but it was not yet clear whether the five victims and two suspects had all been in the auto. Police cars, fire engines and ambulances arrived to the scene - involving 10, or so, emergency vehicles in total. Read More »

PM calls for united effort to check terrorism

He said " Terrorism is a threat to Humanity". "We will never forget their sacrifice", he added. It is bent upon destroying the humanitarian forces. He also said: "I am very glad to see that my farmer brothers have come forward to implement suggestions made in their soil health cards". Read More »

Virginia Youth Pastor Murders Family During Thanksgiving Dinner

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He said he then saw a man's body and the suspect in handcuffs. The victims and suspect all lived together at the home and the incident appears to be domestic related, according to police. He was married to Jeanett Gattis , the mother of Kunze. Gattis was arrested at his family home in Chester after a shooting Thursday that left three people dead, including Christopher's wife, WTVR reported. Read More »

Kim cut off: China SHUTS BORDER with North Korea amid WW3 fears

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North Korea condemned the move and said the it would not abandon its nuclear weapons program in the face of sanctions. The country, which has made no secret of its plans to develop a missile capable of hitting the United States mainland, has maintained warm political relations with Cuba since 1960, despite the island's opposition to nuclear weapons. Read More »

Navy Identifies 3 Sailors Missing After Plane Crash Off Japan

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The search and rescue efforts for the three missing sailors from the crash of the C-2A Greyhound aircraft on Wednesday afternoon Japan time was suspended at 10 a.m. Their families have been notified, the Navy said. "I have been informed from the USA military that engine trouble may have caused (the crash)", Japanese Defense Minister Itsunori Onodera told reporters Wednesday. Read More »

Area woman charged with mailing explosives to Obama, Texas governor

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Julia Poff, 46, was charged with transporting explosives with intent to kill or injure after mailing the packages sent to Abbott and Obama in October of 2016, according to the US Court for the Southern District of Texas . Poff had previously applied for Social Security benefits but was denied, the documents said. When searching her home, they discovered fireworks and reloading equipment, as well as a pair of latex gloves. Read More »

1st LD Writethru: Merkel rejects snap elections after failed gov't coalition talks

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Last Sunday, the Free Democratic Party (FDP) withdrew from the coalition talks with Merkel's Christian Democratic Union (CDU), its sister party Christian Social Union (CSU) and the Greens, which left a new election as one of the options. "The SPD can not behave like a child sulking in the corner", said SPD justice minister, Heiko Maas. President Frank-Walter Steinmeier, himself an SPD member, meanwhile has been working to ensure a compromise is reached, to avoid a repeat vote. Read More »

Roy Hodgson: 'Crystal Palace have turned things around enormously'

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The comeback was completed by club captain Mamadou Sakho , who scored an injury-time tap-in to clinch Palace's second Premier League win of the season, and Hodgson said Benteke's involvement was an important factor. "Christian Benteke's participation helped us there, providing a focal point". "Otherwise I thought it was an even contest and neither team created an enormous amount of chances". Read More »

Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade 2017

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The big opening performance will be "White Christmas" sung by three-time Grammy victor Gwen Stefani . Featured stars include Harry Connick Jr., Whoopi Goldberg, Steve Harvey, Jane Krakowski, Gaten Matarazzo, Chrissy Metz, John O'Hurley, Martha Stewart and Thalia, along with performances by Gwen Stefani and the Radio City Rockettes. Read More »

Twelve-year-old boy shot to death in Cleveland; five teens wounded

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When they backpedaled inside, the 40-year-old man at that point understood that his child had been shot in the middle. They began firing at the group of young people, police said. In addition, another 16-year-old boy was shot in the torso and another 14-year-old boy was shot in the groin. Cops reacted to the scene at around 7:30 p.m. Read More »

Vladimir Putin signs new Russian law for foreign media outlets

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This act is presented as a response after the registration in the United States as "an agent of the foreign" of the channel RT, which is controlled by the Russian State. "But we can say we remain committed to continuing our journalistic work of providing accurate and objective news to our Russian speaking audience". Read More »

Palestinian Leadership Freezes Communications With US

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Although the United States doesn't recognize Palestinian statehood, the organization maintains a "general delegation" office in Washington that facilitates Palestinian officials' interactions with the USA government. Vasquez said even those restrictions will be lifted after 90 days if the USA determines the Israelis and Palestinians are engaged in serious peace talks. Read More »

Bali volcano spews smoke for second time in a week

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According to Arie, his office has coordinated with the Meteorology Climatology and Geophysics Agency (BMKG) and other relevant agencies to share the latest information related to volcanic activity of Gunung Agung which is likely to impact the weather and airspace around the airport. Read More »

Sunny, high near 46 — TODAY'S FORECAST

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Saturday , the forecast is sunny with a high of 58 and a northwest wind of 3 to 7 miles per hour, the weather service said. Winds could gust as high as 22 miles per hour. Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 37. Sunday , it will be sunny with a high near 60, the weather service said. Monday: Sunny, with a high near 70. Read More »

White House: Transition at consumer agency will go smoothly

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In a note to his staff, Cordray said, "Upon my departure, [English] will become the acting Director pursuant to section 1011 (b)(5) of the Dodd-Frank Act". Consumer Financial Protection Bureau exploded over the Thanksgiving holiday weekend amid clashing leadership succession strategies by the Trump administration and the watchdog's newly departed director. Read More »

Iran commander: Hezbollah's weapons are 'nonnegotiable'

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Lebanon's Prime Minister Saad Hariri stated that he would not tolerate Iran-backed Hezbollah's positions that "affect our Arab brothers or targets the security and stability of their countries", according to the his press office statement. He claimed that the IRGC would help achieve a "lasting ceasefire" in Syria and assist with the reconstruction following the end of the civil war. "We are not interested in an escalation with Lebanon", Israeli Education Minister Naftali Bennett, a member of ... Read More »

Militants kill off-duty soldier in J&K, Mehbooba, Omar condemn act

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Police said they have received the information of the recovery and they are in the process of collecting it. Irfan Ahmad Dar's body was found in Shopian. Former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Omar Abdullah also condemned the Territorial Army trooper's killing. In a similar incident in May this year, another jawan identified as Ummer Fayaz was shot dead by about four terrorists in Shopian district. Read More »

Hadiya to be taken to Delhi for SC hearing by air

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The direction by the apex court for producing Hadiya for an interaction came amid an assertion by the National Investigation Agency ( NIA ) that this was a case in which the woman was indoctrinated and she may be incapable of giving free consent to marriage. Read More »

Security beefed up in Hyderabad ahead of Ivanka's visit

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The city of Hyderabad will turn into a fortress ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and daughter Ivanka Trump's visit for Global Entrepreneurship Summit from November 28 to 30. Government has also made a no-fly zone on top of HICC where GES will be hosted. Last year's summit was in California's Silicon Valley and was attended by included Secretary of State Kerry, a State Department undersecretary and other staff. Read More »

Clashes as Police Try to Disperse Islamabad Sit

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They have uprooted several tents set up by the protesters. "Police used water cannons initially and now are firing tear gas shells at the protesters", police official Saood Tirmizi told Reuters . He further said the government was committed to implementing the court order, but the sit-in reportedly harboured elements who wanted to motivate people to bloodshed. Read More »

12 dead in hotel fire in Georgia's Batumi

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More than 100 guests and employees were evacuated after the fire, of which the cause remains unknown. Earlier on in the day, Georgian Deputy Health Minister Zaza Sopromadze said 21 people had been taken to hospitals, three were promptly discharged. Read More »

Jack Wilshere Wants To Have Honest Conversation With Arsene Wenger

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Wenger reportedly believes that Giovanni van Bronckhorst, a former Arsenal player, should take over his post when he leaves the Gunners . I've been at this club for years. "We have got a month until then and me and the boss will probably have a conversation before then and see what happens because obviously when January comes I have only got six months left on my contract ". Read More »

Fitch is giving South Africa a chance to address issues - National Treasury

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The rand fell as much as 2 per cent to 14.1585 per United States dollar Friday, and has lost 7.5 per cent of its value since the middle of the year. S&P had downgraded SA's long-term foreign currency debt from 'BBB-' to 'BB+' - or non-investment grade - in April, following the axing of Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan . Read More »

IAF Aircraft crashes near Hyderabad

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The aircraft which was on a routine training activity crashed around 2 PM at Duddeda of Kondapak Manda, about 50 kilo meters away from the Hakimpet Air Force Station in Hyderabad . The aircraft was completely charred, but the pilot ejected safely. As the pilot and co-pilot were trying to crash land the aircraft, pilot Reshmi tried to jump down and suffered injuries on her leg. Read More »

The president's Thanksgiving message to the troops causes a stir

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They were letting you play even. Speaking in a live video teleconference from Palm Beach, Florida, with military personnel serving in Afghanistan, Iraq and elsewhere, Trump told them they were "very, very special people". 'They put up with the time away... they do it because they love our country and they love you'. President Trump on Thanksgiving Thursday retweeted a video describing "how to reply when someone mentions the president at Thanksgiving". Read More »

Fla. teen sought in death of grandmother

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But on Friday, the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office announced that they found a burial site at the home in the 400 block of Seagate Avenue. Police said that the two were missing, along with firearms from a safe and French's 2015 silver Dodge Dart with a Florida tag DLLT42. Read More »

Trump says he turned down Time's Person of the Year

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Thanks anyway!' President Trump has no interest in being Time's "Person of the Year" again. "For almost 17 months on the campaign trail, Trump did what no American politician had attempted in a generation, with defiant flair", TIME wrote in 2016. Read More »

Baldwin: Trump harassed my wife

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Baldwin said Trump invited his wife on his helicopter to Atlantic City. Before concluding his tweet, the second youngest of the four Baldwin brothers took a jab at the President as he wrote, 'She showed his fat a** the door. Baldwin and Phillips were married in 1995. "( Phillips) laughed uncomfortably at the prospect and said thanks but no thanks ". Trump, known as a reality TV star and business mogul before becoming president past year, has been accused of sexual harassment and assault by ... Read More »

Tiger shot after roaming streets of Paris following circus escape

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According to the newspaper Le Parisen, the animal was shot by its owner. The wild cat was reportedly seen roaming Paris' 15th arrondissement after "terrorising" rail passengers. A Paris police official, who spoke on condition of anonymity, confirmed that the tiger had been loose for "some time" Friday but said there had been no reported injuries or casualties. Read More »

Syrian opposition sending united delegation to Geneva

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On Wednesday, Saudi Arabia, the host of the opposition meeting, said an worldwide consensus is building for a political agreement, urging the different groups to find a united vision before the talks. Opposition groups who met in Saudi Arabia on Wednesday will stick to their demand that Assad leave power as part of any political transition, the Saudi-owned al-Arabiya channel reported. Read More »

Woman raises money for homeless man who gave her his last $20

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Kate McClure first met Johnny Bobbitt Jr, a homeless veteran in Philadelphia in the state of Pennsylvania at a night in October, when she was driving down Interstate 95 and ran out of gas. Kate gave the campaign an original target of $10,000 (£7,500), saying that all Johnny needs is "one little break". "Using his last 20 dollars to make sure I could get home safe", McClure said on GoFundMe.com. Read More »

Chinese parents demand answers to kindergarten abuse claims

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USA -listed Chinese education stocks are getting hammered on Friday after the South China Morning Post reported that RYB Education Inc - ADR (NYSE: RYB ) is under investigation for alleged child abuse. As shown on Free Weibo , stories and comments about RYB Education are being heavily censored; however, it still remains the hottest topic on the social media network by far with numerous threads wracking up thousands of comments as prominent commentators and celebs have also spoken up ... Read More »

Turkey: US to stop arming Syrian Kurds

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The decision would cut the flow of weapons from the U.S. to the YPG, the Kurdish militia fighting with the US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces, just six months after Trump approved the plan over Turkey's strenuous objections. The White House did not immediately respond to requests for comment about the decision. The weapons were sent as part of a shipment meant to bolster the forces ahead of an upcoming offensive to retake Raqqa, ISIS' de facto capital. Read More »

Black Friday brawls shutter malls early, cause festive chaos

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Video circulating on Facebook shows one of the fights , which was between two girls. About a dozen police officers rushed to stop a fight late Wednesday night at the mall's common area. There's now no information on any injuries or arrest from the fights. An hour earlier, police received reports of gunfire outside the mall, but found no evidence of shots fired, according to a police statement. Read More »

Arsenal make highly-rated 22-year-old their top transfer target

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Manchester United have been weighing up the option of taking the 29-year-old to Old Trafford on a free transfer, with Mourinho believed to be very much alive to the idea. However, with Barcelona looking at a number of different players to fill the Philippe Coutinho alternative role, the German was bound to pop up at some point. Read More »

Eastern Partnership summit gets underway in Brussels

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But concerns are running high in Europe over the Kremlin's use of cyber tactics and misinformation to cause political destabilisation around the continent and draw former Soviet states into its embrace. President of the European Commission Jean-Claude Juncker , President of the European Council Donald Tusk and Prime Minister of Estonia Jüri Ratas are also attending the event. Read More »

CM pronounces amnesty for youth; Orders review of cases for 2015

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Mufti described the decision as a ray of hope for youths and their families. "The decision would help in creating a positive and conciliatory atmosphere in the state where the youth would be able to build their lives in a much more constructive and positive way", Mehbooba said. Read More »

Vikings' Everson Griffen asks fans for help in naming newborn son

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Griffen said he was "going to check" social media for the suggestions, "but I called my wife first and foremost to make sure the baby is doing good and everything is good. The Vikings advanced to 9-2 on the season, and the Lions fell to 6-5. Running back Latavius Murray wondered if there would be another Latavius close to the Vikings, the Star Tribune reported. Read More »

Dry and seasonable Friday

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Temps in Memphis will be in the mid 40s at 7:00pm and the low 40s at 10:00pm. This AM started off like the past several we have experienced. we were calm and most clear, and that's the flawless combination to see some effective cooling during the overnight. Read More »

Three killed in building collapse in Bhiwandi

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The body of 18-year old Ruksa Ahmed Khan was retrieved from the rubble and ten others were dug out injured. Several people are still feared trapped under the debris, an official said, confirming that search and rescue operations were being carried out. Read More »

By-election in RK Nagar on Dec 21: EC

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Other parts of the country where assembly by-elections will be held on December 21 include Sikandra in Uttar Pradesh, Sabang in West Bengal, and Pakke-Kasang and Likabali in Arunachal Pradesh. Later the Sasikala faction broke into two with Palaniswami leading one. Dhinakaran said since he has the people's support, he was not anxious to contest against AIADMK's "two leaves" poll symbol, which was given to the Palaniswami-Pannerselvam faction. Read More »

AIG Headquarters Ashraf Noor martyred in Peshawar blast

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A senior police officer and his bodyguard were killed, and five others injured in a suicide bombing in the northwestern city of Peshawar on the morning of November 24, a police official said. Following the blast, a strong contingent of security forces reached the blast site and cordoned it off for security reasons. Our resolve to eradicate the menace of terrorism can not be shaken, Mr. Read More »

Germany's SPD says ready for talks to end political crisis

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The party, which was a junior partner in Merkel's previous administration, has remained aloof from negotiations between the CDU/CSU, the left-wing Greens and the pro-business Free Democrats following September's federal election. But if the SPD does begin official talks with Merkel and her alliance, it's unlikely Schulz will have the backing of his whole party. Schulz made the remarks said during a brief news conference, shortly after the German president announced he would host a meeting ... Read More »