• Miss Universe Iraq, Israel contestants' selfie draws death threats
Miss Universe Iraq, Israel contestants' selfie draws death threats

Idan's confirmation comes after Israeli media reported her family's flight last week when Gandelsman recounted what had happened to her selfie partner. "I said, 'let's take a picture so our people can see we don't have a problem and we're actually ambassadors for peace, '" Idan told CNN . In that post, she stressed that the selfie does not indic...

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  • Fatal Amtrak Derailment: Mayor Had Warned Of Danger
Fatal Amtrak Derailment: Mayor Had Warned Of Danger

Russell Quimby, a consultant who was previously an investigator-in-charge for the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB), said it appeared to him that the derailment was caused by speed. "The tracks for this line were supposed to be upgraded to be able to handle higher speeds", he continued. "I'm not sure what happened", he said. US Presid...

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  • Ski lift malfunction in Pennsylvania injures 5
Ski lift malfunction in Pennsylvania injures 5

Check back for more details as they become known . 'There were minor injuries which we are saddened by but we are encouraged that they're all non-life-threatening, ' Aaron Weyman, the resort's Director of Marketing, said. "The equipment in question was tested and given a passing grade by the PA Department of Labor & Industry's Bureau of Occupatio...

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  • Meghalaya: PM Modi inaugurates Shillong-Tura Road Project, Addresses 'Rally for Change'
Meghalaya: PM Modi inaugurates Shillong-Tura Road Project, Addresses 'Rally for Change'

Noteworthy that neither the Chief Minister, Dr Mukul Sangma, nor any other Cabinet Minister from the State was present during the programme in which the Prime Minister dedicated the road project to the nation. "Mizoram was the only state in the Northeast which I had not been able to visit as PM". Besides power generation, the Tuirial project, whi...

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  • Trump Judicial Nominee Knows Nothing About The Law
Trump Judicial Nominee Knows Nothing About The Law

But one of the president's " most qualified people" appeared to hit a roadblock on Wednesday, floundering in the face of questions from senators. Petersen , who earned a bachelor's degree from BYU in 1996 and worked for Bennett on the Senate Rules Committee, is a nominee for the federal court for the District of Columbia and faced senators for ...

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  • Russian Federation to resume flights to Egypt in February
Russian Federation to resume flights to Egypt in February

Russia suspended all flights to Egypt after a Russian plane carrying 217 passengers and seven crew crashed in the Sinai Peninsula, killing all on board, in October 2015. Sokolov said flights between Moscow and Cairo would restart in February 2018 pending internal procedures, in comments echoed by the Egyptian minister.

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  • Trump says would like to have Russia's help with North Korea
Trump says would like to have Russia's help with North Korea

Russian Federation is not helping, we would like to have Russia's help - very important". "This is all made up by people who oppose Trump to make his work look illegitimate", Putin said . North Korea has continuously sparked fears of the outbreak of World War 3 as Kim Jong-un refuses to give up his ambitions to become the "world's strongest nu...

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  • Scarlett Johansson Makes a Surprise SNL Cameo as Ivanka Trump
Scarlett Johansson Makes a Surprise SNL Cameo as Ivanka Trump

Still, he assures the president he "won't snitch" on the administration, "because I don't recall who's been naughty or who's been nice", he says. Alec Baldwin plays Trump on SNL . "I only recall a simpler time when you were judged not by the color of your skin - no, wait, it was by the color of your skin". The president's daughter Ivanka...

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  • Box of bones containing missing children's remains found in Montana home
Box of bones containing missing children's remains found in Montana home

They were 9, 7, and 5 at the time. According to MTN News, a cleaning crew discovered the remains in September. "We don't know where the bones came from, and if they were transported from one area to another, and ended up here", Missoula Police spokesman Sgt.

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  • Prince Harry interviews Obama for the BBC
Prince Harry interviews Obama for the BBC

Harry also warned him that if he took too long to answer questions then he would give him "the face". Prince Harry later confessed: "You're excited about this and I'm nervous about it, that's what's quite amusing", to which Mr Obama replied: "I will interview you if you want".

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  • Cam Newton taunts Packers before throwing TD pass
Cam Newton taunts Packers before throwing TD pass

The Panthers put this game away when Damiere Byrd caught his second touchdown pass with about 12 1/2 minutes remaining. He tossed three unnecessary interceptions after having thrown just three in his previous six games, and now the Packers may be sitting at home in January for the first time in nine years.

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  • Bloodbath in the woods: Woman mauled to death by her OWN dogs
Bloodbath in the woods: Woman mauled to death by her OWN dogs

Bethany Lynn Stephens , who was out walking her pit bulls , was found dead in a wooded area near her Goochland, Virginia home on Thursday (14 December) after she was reported missing for "over a day". "I can't tell you if it was blunt force or it is was a mauling, but I know those dogs didn't do it". Stephens had been attacked and killed by her ow...

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  • Putin calls to thank Trump for Central Intelligence Agency tip that prevented terror attack
Putin calls to thank Trump for Central Intelligence Agency tip that prevented terror attack

The Russian Federal Security Service, or FSB, said Friday that seven suspected followers of the Islamic State group had been arrested on charges they planned to carry out terror attacks in St. Petersburg. But diplomatic ties between Washington and Moscow are still fraught, with both expelling some of each other's diplomats in September and the US...

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  • Trump officials demand Mueller return thousands of emails
Trump officials demand Mueller return thousands of emails

On Saturday, the general counsel for the transition group sent a letter to two congressional committees arguing Mueller's investigators had improperly obtained thousands of transition records. While there's nothing yet to indicate whether there was anything explosive in those emails, the administration is clearly spooked. "Mueller will not be fir...

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  • Marco Rubio Wins Last Minute Tax Reform Revision
Marco Rubio Wins Last Minute Tax Reform Revision

Republicans need that money to pass giant tax cuts for the rich without violating their budget resolution (which forbids them from adding more than $1.5 trillion to the deficit over the next ten years). In a tweet Friday, Rubio called it "a solid step" and suggested he would now vote for the bill. Raising the child tax credit won over at leas...

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  • Pentagon program investigated reports of UFOs
Pentagon program investigated reports of UFOs

The New York Times said the program had a $22 million annual budget and "most of the money" went to Bigelow's research company , which hired subcontractors and solicited research for the program. The Pentagon program gathered video and audio recordings of reported incidents involving UFOs. Another episode included a Navy F/A-18 Super Hornet fol...

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  • Terrorists launched rocket at Israel from Gaza, hit home of Hamas official
Terrorists launched rocket at Israel from Gaza, hit home of Hamas official

Rocket fire slammed down into southern Israel on Wednesday evening for a fourth consecutive day . "'In any case, I have instructed the IDF to be prepared for any scenario". Israel says it holds Hamas, the militant group that controls Gaza, responsible for all fire originating in the territory. "A rocket that was launched a short time ago from Gaza...

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  • Trump reportedly tells CDC: You can't use these 7 words
Trump reportedly tells CDC: You can't use these 7 words

On the list: " diversity ", " fetus ", " transgender ", " vulnerable ", " entitlement ", " science-based " and "evidence-based". For example, officials can say "CDC bases its recommendations on science in consideration with community standards and wishes" instead of saying a recommendation is " science-based " or "evidence-based".

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  • Death toll rises to six after school bus, train collide in France
Death toll rises to six after school bus, train collide in France

Deaths from the crash rose from four to six overnight, with eight including the driver left seriously injured as of Friday morning. Philippe said the "circumstances of this awful drama are still undetermined". French President Emmanuel Macron tweeted: "All my thoughts go to the victims of this bad accident and their families". The train was c...

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  • Bye Felicia! Fired Omarosa Lambasted On Social Media, Talk Shows
Bye Felicia! Fired Omarosa Lambasted On Social Media, Talk Shows

Stating that the former reality show star was sure to be selling the story she wanted to tell , Roberts then looked into the camera and calmly said "Bye, Felicia". Newman contends that she resigned from her position and was not fired . "So, now that she went on and was talking about what her experience was in the White House and how uncomfortabl...

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