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Beach-goers build sand island to avoid booze ban

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It appeared the group created the mound with a shovel at low tide before waiting for the incoming tide to surround them. Locals joked that they were in "international waters" and therefore exempt from an official liquor ban that is imposed on shore. Read More »

Status Orange severe 'wind' weather warning for Kilkenny

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A YELLOW weather warning has been issued for the north ahead of the arrival of Storm Eleanor . The Met Office says Storm Eleanor will batter the coastline between 6pm and 8am tomorrow. Tom Tiernan, senior engineer, Clare County Council, commented, "We are advising the public not to venture out unless necessary - particularly in coastal areas". Read More »

Leaked Israeli Intelligence Report: Iran Protests No Threat to Regime - Yet

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The minister spoke about Iran's role in destabilizing the region and expressed his hope that a successful democratic revolution in the country will solve numerous Middles East's problems. " The Iranian government should respect their people's rights, including right to express themselves". In his speech on strategic review of USA policy on Iran in October, Trump used "Arabian Gulf" to refer to the waters separating Iran and the regional Arab states, which are historically known as ... Read More »

Jessica Alba, husband Cash Warren welcome third child

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Jessica Alba and Cash Warren certainly welcomed the New Year with a bang by adding on to their family. She has insisted she will have no more children after she gives birth to her third child. "You have two unbelievable sisters who already adore you and I know you'll be thankful to have them guide the way", Alba's husband Cash Warren said in an Instagram post Monday. Read More »

S.Korea welcomes Kim's offer for dialogue

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The remarks indicate an opening for dialogue after months of tensions that have seen President Donald Trump's administration warn of military action to prevent Kim from threatening the US with nuclear weapons . The U.S. State Department did not respond to a requests for comment on Kim's address, but analysts said it was an attempt to weaken the U.S. The tyrant warned America that it can "never start a war against me and our country" and insisted his nukes are now a reality, not a threat. Read More »

Texas girls reported missing; Amber Alert issued

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Police say Terry Miles is a person of interest in the death and possible abduction. Miles might be driving a grey 2017 Hyundai Accent with Texas license plate number JGH9845. The suspect was last heard from in Round Rock, TX on 12/30/17. According to law enforcement, Griffith and Bandera-magret were last seen on December 30 in Round Rock, Texas. Read More »

Kim says N. Korea's nuclear weapons will prevent war with US

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Mr Kim, who said that he always had a nuclear launch button on his desk, has presided over several missile tests in recent months and the North's sixth and most powerful nuclear test - which it said was a hydrogen bomb - in September. "Officials from the two Koreas may urgently meet to discuss the possibility". Despite increased worldwide sanctions imposed over the weapons programme, North Korea made progress in areas like fabrics, shoes and tractors, Kim said. Read More »

Bitterly cold air and risky wind chills to start 2018

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The National Weather Service at State College has issued a wind-chill advisory from 9 p.m. tonight through 9 a.m. In the metro region, temperatures failed to break out of the low 20s, which combined with gusty winds out of the northwest (15-25 mph) to create wind chills in the single digits. Read More »

Ttt-too ccc-cold even for Polar Bear Dd-dip

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One that is still on is the famous L Street Brownies New Year's Day plunge into Boston Harbor. Registration and live music were to begin at 12:30 p.m., with the dip happening at 2 p.m. On New Year's Day, the high is predicted to be -15C with an ungodly feels like of -22C. The L Street Brownies plunge is slated to kick off at 9 a.m. Read More »

India, Pakistan exchange 27th list of nuclear installations

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The swap of lists of prisoners came even as both sides completed the annual exchange of lists of nuclear installations following a 30-year-old agreement. The ministry also informed that a juvenile named Hasnain, whose nationality was verified by Pakistan, was repatriated on Monday through the Attari/Wagah border. Read More »

Family Members Killed in Shooting in New Jersey

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The police went to the home in Long Branch, a seaside New Jersey town of about 30,000 people, after a 911 call reporting a shooting. The prosecutor said the teenager's grandfather and brother were not targeted and left the home unharmed, according to The A.P. Read More »

Abbas condemns proposal to annex West Bank settlements

That land is now under military jurisdiction and Israel's defense minister has a final say on building there. According to global law, all Jewish settlements in these regions are "illegal". Israel reportedly wants to bring the number of settlers in the West Bank to a million in a short period of time, while half a million residents are now living in Jewish settlements in Palestinian soil and 220,000 in the settlements in East Jerusalem. Read More »

First New Year's baby born in Limerick

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The first new year baby at the Royal Alexandra Hospital in Paisley was a girl at 4.01am. NHS Highland confirmed no babies were born in the first 12 hours of 2018 but some new arrivals are expected later today. He is the O'Leary's first child and has yet to be named. Lily Siobhan Duggan was the first baby to be born on Christmas Day, weighing at 6lbs 3oz, at 12.27am. Read More »

Squirrel lunges at police officer inside home

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The entire encounter was captured on cell phone video. According to the police statement, the squirrel was finally captured by officers and released without injury. After that, the critter zigzags back into the kitchen, jumps across a number of tables and disappears behind what appears to be a stove. No one, including the squirrel, was injured. Read More »

Trump rips Pakistan in first tweet of 2018

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The President of the United States (US) Donald Trump has categorically said "no more " aid to Pakistan in his recent tweet. It follows reports the U.S. In August, Trump unveiled a new USA strategy for the war in Afghanistan aimed at defeating the Afghan Taliban and the Haqqani Network, an affiliated group that operates in Pakistan. Read More »

Auto park fire at Liverpool's Echo Arena has destroyed all vehicles

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Horses which were on the first level of the vehicle park when the fire broke out were moved into the arena. This evening's horse show was cancelled as 12 fire engines tackled the blaze on Liverpool's waterfront. On Monday morning, Merseyside Police said 21 fire engines were still battling the blaze, with the fire service adding that the fire is now contained to the vehicle park. Read More »

Iranians defy regime as wave of protest spreads

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Mohatari also said that public demonstrations were allowed in Iran's constitution - provided they are not contradictory to Islamic rules and weapons are not used - and that authorities should prepare an appropriate environment for the people to express their objections. Read More »

'Ten dead' in Iran as anti-government protests continue

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Iranian state television says security forces have repelled "armed protesters" who tried to take over police stations and military bases. "We have found evidence of enemies of the revolution, Takfiri groups and foreign agents in this clash", he added. Read More »

15 killed as man blows himself up at funeral in Afghanistan By

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Another 13 people were injured, all civilians, in the suicide blast that struck the funeral ceremony for a former district chief of the Haskma Mena district, Wali Gul, in Jalalabad, the provincial capital. Militants have launched repeated attacks against Afghan army outposts, police checkpoints, and the US-led coalition, leaving towns and cities strewn with carnage and civilian casualties. Read More »

Congo security forces kill at least seven during protests

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That, in turn, has raised fears that Congo will slide back into the kind of civil war that killed millions at the turn of the century. Security forces fired tear gas in and around churches after Catholic activists called for protests after Sunday mass. Read More »

Wake Forest holds off Texas A&M in wild defense-optional Belk Bowl

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The associated moneylines for this game are Wake Forest -145 and Texas A&M Aggies +135. Wake Forest spotted Texas A&M (7-6) a 14-point first quarter lead following a pair of special teams miscues, but rattled off 31 straight points in a span of 11 minutes, 16 seconds to take a 31-14 lead. Read More »

Season's worst fog at IGI, over 200 flights hit

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Atleast 12 flights were delayed while 1 was cancelled. As the visibility level at Delhi airport went below 50 metres on Monday, operations were suspended on the first day of the New Year 2018. The maximum temperature was likely to hover around 23 degrees Celsius. The Northern Railways said over 50 trains coming to Delhi were running late and 20 were rescheduled. Read More »

Ravens miss playoffs with 31-27 loss to Bengals

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Down 17-3 with less than 30 seconds left in the half, Chris Moore returned a kickoff 90 yards to the Bengals six yard line. Rather than take an nearly automatic three points via Justin Tucker field goal, they ran off tackle with Alex Collins in a play that was immediately blown up. Read More »