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Fiery semitrailer crash shuts down I-65 in southern Indiana

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A semi driver was not paying attention and hit the rear of a second semi, which caused the second semi to hit a third, according to State Police Sgt. Stephan Wheeles. "Our officers went to those houses and made contact with those individuals, telling them about the situation and then giving them the option to leave which they then complied with". Read More »

USA stands by claim workers attacked in Cuba, maybe by virus

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US investigators believe American diplomats and others in Havana may have been attacked by a sonic weapon earlier this year causing them to suffer hearing loss, dizziness, headaches and fatigue. Top State Department officials testifying on Capitol Hill pushed back strongly on suggestions from some lawmakers that Americans had not been attacked in Cuba. Read More »

China orders 184 Airbus A320 planes

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The agreement was reached during the talks between Chinese President Xi Jinping and French President Emmanuel Macron in Beijing . As China will host the Winter Olympic Games in 2022 and Paris will host the 2024 Summer Games, Xi said the two countries should reinforce exchanges and cooperation in areas including tourism and youth. Read More »

South African Zuma to set up anti-graft probe

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Media is also speculating that Cyril Ramaphosa , who defeated Zuma's preferred candidate, Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, will be trying to force Zuma out of the presidency to clear the way for reform of the party, which is suffering erosion of electoral support. Read More »

Arizona's firebrand 'Sheriff Joe' is running for Senate

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After the Maricopa County sheriff's office detained a Latino man with a valid visa for nine hours in 2007, a class-action lawsuit led to an injunction requiring Arpaio's office to end its immigration-related stops . President Barack Obama's birth certificate. Arpaio's entry could hurt her chances. "I don't think they would". Many conservatives embraced his hard-line policies and Arpaio reveled in the publicity. Read More »

Large scale protests erupt in Tunisia over austerity measures

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The budget , which took effect on January 1, hiked fuel prices and introduced new tax measures related to the purchase of housing. The North African country has been hailed for its relatively smooth democratic transition since a 2011 revolt that sparked the Arab Spring uprisings, but seven years after the revolution, tensions over economic grievances are high. Read More »

Dead koala found screwed to post in 'sick' act in Australia

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A member of the public phoned two wildlife rescue services after being told about an injured animal at a picnic area at the Brooloo Park Lookout in Imbil near the Sunshine Coast on Wednesday. "Police are now investigating the matter", said senior sergeant Pierre Senekal, at nearby Kenilworth. "It appears to have seen some trauma to the head so I don't know whether or not you'll be able to find out from the autopsy whether or not that's caused by vehicle or something else", Mr Beatty said. Read More »

Tens of thousands flee as Syrian regime makes Idlib push

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Syrian government troops and allied forces are advancing in an offensive to gain ground in northwestern Idlib province, the country's largest remaining rebel-held territory. The majority of the deaths were fighters from the rebel group, in addition to seven civilians, with several people still unaccounted for, it said. The rebels say they have taken numerous soldiers hostage. Read More »

France's Macron vows law vs fake news, eyeing Russian Federation

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French President Emmanuel Macron has vowed to rapidly push through economic and political changes in France over the coming months and said he would seek to jolt Europe into reforming too. President Macron said that lies are being propagated over social media at a cost of few thousand euros. The French leader said "press freedom is not only attacked by dictatorships, it is also battered in countries that are democracies". Read More »

I am being targeted by BJP, Sangh: Jignesh Mevani

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And instead " the police clamped down on us and detained the students for no reason at all.' Youth speakers Richa Singh and Pradeep Narwal were detained, the students present at the spot were manhandled by the police, their mobile phones were taken away. Read More »

Delhi: Research scholar goes missing from Jawaharlal Nehru University campus

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Najeeb Ahmed disappeared from the Mahi-Mandvi hostel of the university on October 15, 2016 following a scuffle with some other students, allegedly affiliated to the Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP), the previous night. A missing report was registered. After some time, when he did not return, his friends took the call and informed the family that Jain was untraceable. Read More »

Trump presses border wall ahead of shutdown deadline

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Ann Coulter and Tucker Carlson were particularly critical of the statement quoted above, which seemed to put President Trump in the "lead from behind" position typical of Barack Obama's treacherous approach to national security affairs. Read More »

Bon Jovi will kick off 2018 tour in Denver

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The following night, Bon Jovi is scheduled to make its closest appearance to Columbia, as they will play at Charlotte's Spectrum Center on April 21. Tickets will go on sale on January 19, but for those eligible for pre-sale events, tickets will be made available next Tuesday. Live Nation and venue sales begin 10 a.m. Read More »

Republicans illegally gerrymandered North Carolina's congressional map, federal judges rule

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The North Carolina district court's determination on Tuesday that extreme partisan gerrymandering is, in fact, unconstitutional - violating the Equal Protection Clause, the First Amendment, and the Election Clause of Article I of the Constitution - is likely to gain national significance in the coming months, as the Supreme Court is now considering two similar partisan gerrymandering cases in Wisconsin and Maryland . Read More »

Dolly Parton dumps "Dixie"

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Though similar in concept, each attraction had a different name and theme. "There is interest in several parts of the United States and internationally to host one of our unique dinner attraction shows", Jim Rule, World Choice Investments CEO, said . Read More »

Year-old Texas church massacre victim finally gets to go home

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Ward is one of the youngest survivors of the worst church shooting in US history in which a deranged gunman killed 26 members of the First Baptist Church congregation. Ward stared up at Duncan with "glassy eyes" and kept staring, wordlessly, as Duncan picked him up and carried him to the ambulance. "Of course with my help, but he walked", he said. Read More »

Fifty firefighters tackle huge fire at Nottingham train station

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About 60 firefighters have been tackling a large fire at Nottingham station. The station was earlier evacuated and has been closed, with no services are running to or from Nottingham, as emergency services battle the blaze. Coleman said his team was working with colleagues from Network Rail and East Midlands Trains to try to reopen the station, but added that a significant firefighting operation was taking place. Read More »

British think tank warns cyber risk to nuclear weapons 'relatively high'

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These risks could undermine confidence in a country's ability to react at a time of crisis. They go on to say: "It is the responsibility of nuclear weapons states to incorporate cyber risk reduction measures in nuclear command, control and communication systems", going on to say that it would be the public who would " pay the ultimate price for complacency regarding cybersecurity of nuclear weapons systems ". Read More »

Police recover jewels stolen from the Ritz Paris

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The jewellery stolen from the Ritz Hotel in Paris was dropped by the armed robbers during the raid. The robbery occurred late Wednesday evening when five thieves, some armed with axes, smashed display cases at The Ritz and sent hotel guests and workers into panic. Read More »

Ecuador gives #Assange citizenship, seeks solution with Britain

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The Ecuadorian foreign minister María Fernanda Espinosa announced on Thursday that officials had made a decision to permit Assange's naturalisation while they look for ways to resolve his situation. But since then, Assange and his organization have fallen from favor, alienating many on the left by providing a conduit for purloined Democratic Party emails that helped undermine Hillary Clinton's 2016 presidential bid. Read More »

Minor girl's rape, murder sparks protest in Pak

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There were visible marks of torture on her face, congestion in her muscles. The protests turned violent when policemen fired straight into the crowd of protestors, killing two, before beginning to shoot into the air. He said it was unfortunate that local MPAs and MNAs were attacked by the people. "I have appealed to the army chief and the chief justice of Pakistan to give me justice as I have no faith in Punjab government and police", he said. Read More »

Myanmar admits killing 10 Rohingya Muslims found in mass grave

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Asked about Wednesday's statement from the military, her spokesman Zaw Htay said Myanmar was committed to following the rule of law and took allegations of abuses seriously. After security forces fired warning shots into the air, the mob ran away and 10 were arrested. The captives should have been handed over to the police, in line with procedure, but the militants were attacking "continuously" and had destroyed two military vehicles with explosives, it said. Read More »