• Obama-Seinfeld show: 'Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee' airs
Obama-Seinfeld show: 'Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee' airs

They then hop into "The Beast", the presidential limo, which Obama describes as a Cadillac on a tank frame. As soon as he sees the 1963 Corvette, Obama says: 'This is a sweet auto right here, ' which Seinfeld jokes is from an age when America just did stuff, like putting people on the moon.

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  • Western sanctions 'severely' harming Russia
Western sanctions 'severely' harming Russia

Describing Western anti-Russian sanctions as "a foolish and harmful decision", Putin called for using every nation's capabilities for mutual development and the settlement of common problems. 96 Normal 0 false false false EN-US JA ...

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  • Egypt hotel shooting: Bleeding ISIS knife suspects and terror group flag pictured in gruesome images from attack scene
Egypt hotel shooting: Bleeding ISIS knife suspects and terror group flag pictured in gruesome images from attack scene

The attack took place at the Bella Vista hotel in Hurghada , where several assailants entered through the restaurant attached to the property. Earlier Saturday, Egypt's Interior Ministry said gunmen killed two policemen while they were on their way to work.

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  • Donald Trump: Hillary is 'not a victim' of adultery
Donald Trump: Hillary is 'not a victim' of adultery

Wearing a Hillary Clinton-themed dress, "Girls" actress Lena Dunham shared Saturday why she supports the Democratic front-runner. "I have more respect for women than Hillary Clinton has", he said. Planned Parenthood president Cecile Richards on Sunday explained her organization's early endorsement of Clinton: it was in part about the urgency in...

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  • Truck bomb kills 70 in Libya
Truck bomb kills 70 in Libya

An affiliate of the Islamic State extremist group in eastern Libya claimed responsibility for the attack in Zliten, when an attacker detonated a truck bomb beside a police training center. Al-Jazeera said it was likely carried out by Islamic State, whose presence in Libya has been steadily growing since the country fractured between two rival admin...

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  • Three tourists stabbed at Hurghada hotel
Three tourists stabbed at Hurghada hotel

Hotel employee Yasser Fakhreddin said the group "threw fireworks and fired birdshot at the glass facade of the hotel as well as the windows of an empty bus waiting to pick up the Arab Israeli tourists".

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  • ISIL attacks Iraqi army base near Ramadi
ISIL attacks Iraqi army base near Ramadi

The city will need to restore basic infrastructure like electricity and running water, as well as its residents' sense of security. Reasserting control over Ramadi, the capital and largest city in Anbar, will allow Iraq to cut off supply lines to Falluja and will make it harder for Isil to hold onto the city.

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  • Bahrain bans all flights to and from Iran
Bahrain bans all flights to and from Iran

Sunni-centric Saudi Arabia, Bahrain and Sudan have cut all ties with Iran , and the United Arab Emirates downgraded its relations after the embassy in Tehran and another diplomatic facility were stormed by protesters. Iran is a key ally of the Shia-led government in Baghdad , has helped it in the fight against the Islamic State of Iraq and t...

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  • Anti-Government Protests Leaves 140 People Dead In Ethiopia's Oromo State
Anti-Government Protests Leaves 140 People Dead In Ethiopia's Oromo State

Security forces in Ethiopia have killed at least 140 protesters demonstrating against the expansion of the country's capital city, activists in the country have told  Human Rights Watch  ( HRW ). "The 54-year-old foreign language professor was reportedly hospitalized shortly after his arrest but his whereabouts are now unknown, raising concerns of ...

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  • Duchess of Cambridge attends memorial service to end birthday week
Duchess of Cambridge attends memorial service to end birthday week

The couple also joined the Queen and Duke of Edinburgh at a wreath-laying service held at a nearby war memorial on the Queen's Sandringham estate. Sombre Kate, who celebrated her 34th birthday on Saturday, and William, 33, had not been expected to take part in the event.

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  • North Korea warns of war amid South propaganda
North Korea warns of war amid South propaganda

South Korean military officials say the North is continuing to actively pursue the development of SLBMs, which would take its nuclear threat to a new level. Yun pushed Wang to "sternly punish" North Korea over the test, the South Korean foreign ministry said. It might be more difficult to do so now. Kim's comments were in line with the North's of...

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  • Stock market drops, ending its worst week since 2011
Stock market drops, ending its worst week since 2011

Health care stocks slumped, led by drug companies. The Standard & Poor's 500 index has fallen 4.7 percent this week and the Nasdaq is in a six-day skid. Bond prices, which move inversely to yields, closed lower. The benchmark US rebounded moderately in Asian daytime hours, rising 67 cents to $33.94 in electronic trading on the New York Mercantile E...

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  • Air Canada 777 lands after strong turbulence injures 20
Air Canada 777 lands after strong turbulence injures 20

Air Canada claimed that an investigation is under progress, and teams have been assigned to help passengers affected by the sudden diversion of the flight. Passenger Gord Murray said the cabin crew were very professional throughout, and the pilot had made an earlier announcement warning everyone to brace for turbulence.

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  • South Korea raises cyber alert level after North Korean bomb test
South Korea raises cyber alert level after North Korean bomb test

South Korea's foreign ministry had requested a phone call with Wang since directly after North Korea  announced  on Wednesday it had tested a hydrogen bomb, the South's  Yonhap News Agency  said. A weapon of this type is more advanced than a conventional atomic bomb but far less powerful than an H-bomb. Donald Trump, the front-runner for the GOP ...

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  • Mexican Mayor Killed One Day After Taking Office
Mexican Mayor Killed One Day After Taking Office

The attackers entered her house Saturday morning while her family was present and killed her in the doorway, the newspaper La Union de Morelos reported. Temixco, with a population of 100,000 people, once drew tourists to its pretty colonial center, gardens and jacaranda-decked streets. Morelos is one of the states with the highest incidence of or...

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  • Powerball announces winning numbers in $900M jackpot
Powerball announces winning numbers in $900M jackpot

Whoever wins the Powerball drawing will be getting the largest single jackpot of any lottery in the history of the United States. On Friday alone, ticket sales were $277 million and more than $400 million are expected Saturday according to Gary Grief, the executive director of the Texas Lottery.

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  • Philippine New Year firecrackers leave 1 dead, 380 injured
Philippine New Year firecrackers leave 1 dead, 380 injured

Philippines health secretary Janette Garin said: "His jaw was shattered". The destruction from the dynamite-like firework, morbidly named "Goodbye Philippines", left thousands of impoverished families homeless - although this sort of incendiary tragedy is not unprecedented for a Filipino New Year's Eve.

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  • Venezuela Congress Swears in 3 Disputed Opposition Deputies
Venezuela Congress Swears in 3 Disputed Opposition Deputies

However, last week the Supreme Court prevented four of the opposition lawmakers from taking their seats, in response to outcry from socialist supporters accusing the opposition of "stealing" the election, as the Latin Correspondent reported .

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  • Mob Of Hundreds Robbed, Assaulted Women In Germany On New Year's Eve
Mob Of Hundreds Robbed, Assaulted Women In Germany On New Year's Eve

In the incident, described by Cologne police as a "new dimension of crime", about 1000 men split into groups and attacked women. "Everything must be done to investigate the guilty parties as quickly and completely as possible and to punish them without regard to their background or origins", spokesman Steffen Seibert said .

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  • Oil slides back toward $37 before USA crude inventory data
Oil slides back toward $37 before USA crude inventory data

Brent North Sea crude for delivery in February, the worldwide benchmark, fell $1.33 (3.5 percent) to $36.46 a barrel in London , not far from its 11 year low of $36.11 on December 22. Shell oil boom and OPEC's decision to continue pumping near-record volumes of oil to push out higher-cost rivals. Front-month US West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crud...

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