• United States ambassador ties himself in knots over terrorism claim
United States ambassador ties himself in knots over terrorism claim

We would call it fake news , ' Hoekstra said. In a video clip that's going viral on Twitter after making the rounds in the Netherlands, a Dutch reporter in the U.S.is seen asking Hoekstra why he chose to spread the lie that there are so-called "no-go" zones in the Netherlands, and that cars and politicians are being set on fire there.

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  • Dreaming of a White Christmas?
Dreaming of a White Christmas?

For Saturday and Christmas Eve, the National Weather Service says, "the amount of rain and snow is hard to predict at this time, but disruption of holiday travel is possible". Christmas is less than a week away. Christmas Day is likely to have just a few snow showers, but when the polar vortex moves toward the Hudson Bay, "potentially significa...

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  • Man Planning San Francisco Christmas Attack Arrested
Man Planning San Francisco Christmas Attack Arrested

Everitt Aaron Jameson was charged Friday with attempting to provide material support to a foreign terrorist organization. Investigators say he was liking pro-ISIS posts on Facebook and had been inspired by the terrorist attack in NY on October 31 where a man crashed into a crowd of people and killed eight.

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  • For Christmas, Ohio teachers get wine bottles with student's face on labels
For Christmas, Ohio teachers get wine bottles with student's face on labels

DJ Sommers of Dayton, Ohio said his parents usually gives his younger sibling's teacher something like a candle or flowers to thank them for their work. "But who doesn't need a glass of wine after teaching a kid like mine?" she said. The boy in question, 14-year-old Jake, has a schoolwide reputation as a clown, his mother, Mary, told Buzzfeed ...

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  • Air Tests Positive for Alcohol at Frat House
Air Tests Positive for Alcohol at Frat House

A college party is gaining headlines all over the world after police said the even the air inside the house tested positive for alcohol on a breathalyser. The six tenants, all 20 years old and students at American University, face 126 criminal accusations, including underage possession of alcohol and providing alcohol to minors.

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  • Jack Wilshere admits Arsenal were 'scared' of Liverpool before mounting Emirates comeback
Jack Wilshere admits Arsenal were 'scared' of Liverpool before mounting Emirates comeback

Liverpool are unbeaten in their last nine PL outings and sit one point clear of fifth-placed Arsenal , who will be desperate to leapfrog Klopp's men and get back into the UEFA Champions League contention. "First half we dominated". But on a night when defensive and goalkeeping calamities showed why Arsenal and Liverpool are already out of t...

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  • U.S. sanctions Chechen leader Kadyrov under Magnitsky Act
U.S. sanctions Chechen leader Kadyrov under Magnitsky Act

Kadyrov, who won 98 percent of votes in the September 2016 election, has recently faced global condemnation over reports of an anti-gay crackdown in Chechnya. The sanctions also target Sergey Kusiuk, commander of the Berkut Ukrainian special police force. Magnitsky was a Russian lawyer hired by Hermitage Capital, a hedge fund owned by British cit...

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  • Elderly couple arrested in Nebraska with over 60 pounds of marijuana
Elderly couple arrested in Nebraska with over 60 pounds of marijuana

Patrick Jiron , 83, and his wife Barbara Jiron , 80, were both cited for marijuana possession during a Tuesday traffic stop in York County, Nebraska . During the traffic stop, deputies noticed a strong smell of raw marijuana, the sheriff's department says. They conducted a search, and inside the truck's topper, found approximately 60 pounds of ...

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  • Ukraine detains PM's aide suspected of being Russian agent
Ukraine detains PM's aide suspected of being Russian agent

A translator who accompanied Ukraine Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman on his visit to Canada in late October has been arrested by his country's state security service and accused of being a Russian spy. Photos on what appears to be his social networking profile on Russian website VK show him on trips with Groysman, including sat behind the pri...

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  • Rahul Gandhi to chair his 1st CWC meeting as Congress chief today
Rahul Gandhi to chair his 1st CWC meeting as Congress chief today

Though Rahul Gandhi has chaired CWC meetings in the past in the absence of his mother Sonia Gandhi, it will be for the first time that he will preside over it as Congress president. Gandhi became the party President on December 16, two days after the Gujarat elections got over. While Sonia Gandhi continues to be the CPP leader, there are mixe...

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  • US Preparing Preemptive 'Bloody Nose' North Korean Strike
US Preparing Preemptive 'Bloody Nose' North Korean Strike

U.S. homeland security adviser Tom Bossert wrote a Wall Street Journal op-ed published on 18 December that claimed North Korea was directly responsible for the cyberattack. The North was also suspected of involvement in a cyberattack on Sony's USA subsidiary 3 years ago. Sources told the Telegraph that one option could be destroying a missile...

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  • DOJ Asks FBI Agents What They Found In Uranium One Investigation
DOJ Asks FBI Agents What They Found In Uranium One Investigation

He is asking the investigators from the previous investigation to explain their findings to see if there is any real criminality connecting Bill and Hillary Clinton and other government employees. The Pulitzer Prize-winning fact-checker PolitiFact ruled the accusation that Clinton had given US uranium capacity to Russian for financial gain mostly...

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  • Raul Castro to step down as Cuba's president April 2018
Raul Castro to step down as Cuba's president April 2018

Castro, 86, previously said he would retire on February 24 when elections to the National Assembly were initially scheduled. The decision to postpone the departure of Castro was taken over "the exceptional situation" caused by the passage of Hurricane Irma last September, which caused considerable damage to housing and other infrastructure and 10...

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  • Hallmarks' of Iran, Yemen Houthi rebels missile fired at Riyadh
Hallmarks' of Iran, Yemen Houthi rebels missile fired at Riyadh

Houthis have confirmed they had fired the missile aimed at the al-Yamama royal palace on Tuesday (19 December) and warned that Saudi palaces, oil facilities and military installations are within its strike range. Iran, a Shia-oriented regional heavyweight and arch-rival of Sunni-inclined Saudi Arabia, has repeatedly denied it had armed the Houthis....

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  • Methane-producing microorganisms suggest life in the Universe is common
Methane-producing microorganisms suggest life in the Universe is common

But Schopf's earlier interpretations have been disputed. He said: "I think it's settled". For the study , researchers analysed the microorganisms with a cutting-edge technology called secondary ion mass spectroscopy (SIMS) which reveals the ratio of carbon-12 to carbon-13 isotopes - information scientists can use to determine how the microorga...

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  • Real Madrid vs Barcelona: War for Griezmann begins
Real Madrid vs Barcelona: War for Griezmann begins

The former Ajax player then forced a move to Barcelona in 2014 for a fee of about £65m and has gone on to score 130 goals in 168 appearances for the Blaugrana. I don't know. There is a good relationship, there can also be conversations. The France forward is expected to leave the Wanda Metropolitano at the end of the season, with Atleti power...

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  • Ocean's 8 - the female sequel
Ocean's 8 - the female sequel

With the team consisting of Debbie, Lou, Nine Ball ( Rihanna ), Amita ( Mindy Kaling ), Tammy ( Sarah Paulson ), Constance ( Awkwafina ), and Rose (Helene Bonham Carter), viewers were quick to note that the " Ocean's 8 " team is missing one more member.

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  • Snow forecast upped for tonight, tomorrow
Snow forecast upped for tonight, tomorrow

Highs in the low 70s. Thereafter, cold air unloads on New England in the exclusive Early Warning Weather 10-day forecast. Today is likely to be the last day for a while in which the region will enjoy above normal temperatures, with highs in the upper 40s to upper 50s, about 15 degrees above normal for this time of year.

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  • Trump Commutes Sentence of Sholom Rubashkin
Trump Commutes Sentence of Sholom Rubashkin

Trump's commutation is not a pardon, meaning that Rubashkin's conviction is not vacated, and he still must make restitution payments and submit to post-release supervision. "(Rubashkin) orchestrated a massive criminal scheme that impacted a very large community, that is, defrauded financial institutions for approximately 10 years, harbored an illeg...

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  • Self-healing glass may end smashed phone screens forever
Self-healing glass may end smashed phone screens forever

They said that "in most cases, heating to high temperatures, on the order of 120°C or more, to reorganise their cross-linked networks, is necessary for the fractured portions to repair". He also found that the material reverted back to its original strength after being left alone for a few hours. Earlier this year, researchers from the University ...

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