• WHO chief warns DRC unrest treatening gains in Ebola fight
WHO chief warns DRC unrest treatening gains in Ebola fight

Fayulu ... is the clear favorite to win elections if they are free and fair. The government announced that in some areas, voting due to take place this month will be postponed until March 2019. The latest postponement applies to the cities of Beni and Butembo in North Kivu, as well as to the territory of Yumbi in the southwestern province of Mai-...

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  • Suspected illegal immigrant accused of killing California officer arrested
Suspected illegal immigrant accused of killing California officer arrested

Christianson said Singh was conducting a traffic stop for a suspicion of driving under the influence when the shooting occurred. Police also arrested two accomplices who allegedly assisted Arriaga after he fled the scene of the shooting - his brother, Adrian Virgen , 25, and a co-worker, Erik Razo Quiroz , 35.

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  • Trump lowers his ask for border wall funding
Trump lowers his ask for border wall funding

Asked about Trump's border-closing threat, Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador told reporters it was an internal US government matter. Trump also falsely claimed that the deceased 7-year-old's father " said it was not their fault", referring to immigration authorities.

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  • Data Breach Leaks 1,000 North Korean Defectors' Details
Data Breach Leaks 1,000 North Korean Defectors' Details

South and North Korea had held a ceremony earlier on Wednesday, the 26th of December, for a project reconnecting road and rail links, yet, the constructions could not begin unless sanctions over North Korea were being lifted, as still North Korea had not been prepared to get rid of their nuclear and missile programs, officials with knowledge rega...

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  • Four die in clashes as Bangladesh goes to polls
Four die in clashes as Bangladesh goes to polls

During the election campaign, thousands of government were taken opponent. The opposition parties have alleged that thousands of their leaders and activists have been arrested. He did not respond to calls from Reuters seeking further comment. "Democracy and development [have been] made to appear mutually exclusive, with the ruling party members...

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  • Bahrain to reopen Damascus embassy: Foreign Ministry
Bahrain to reopen Damascus embassy: Foreign Ministry

Syria was suspended from the Arab League back in 2011 during the time of the conflict, but nearly seven years later UAE raised its flag in Damascus again during a ceremony on Thursday. Last week's announcement by the White House that U.S. troops would be pulled out also cleared the path for Turkey to muscle in on Kurdish areas in northeastern...

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  • President Trump threatens to close border if Democrats don't fund wall
President Trump threatens to close border if Democrats don't fund wall

Trump has signaled he welcomes the fight as he heads toward his own bid for re-election in 2020. Democrats refuse to approve funding and the president - who has made hardline immigration polices a centerpiece of his presidency - has retaliated by refusing to sign off on a wider spending bill, leaving some 800,000 federal employees without pay.

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  • Russia, Ukraine: Moscow Demands West Cease Support for Kiev's
Russia, Ukraine: Moscow Demands West Cease Support for Kiev's "Provocations"

Earlier Wednesday Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko announced the end of martial law in Ukraine's 10 border regions with Russian Federation. The martial law was imposed in 10 regions that adjoin either Russia's borders or areas controlled by Moscow-backed separatists, as well as along the coast of the Sea of Azov and the Black Sea.

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  • Trump lowers demand for border wall funding
Trump lowers demand for border wall funding

The government shutdown , which has kept hundreds of thousands of federal employees out of work, is expected to extend into the new year. The president, who had already scrapped a Christmas visit to his Florida golf resort has also "cancelled his plans for New Year's", his incoming chief of staff, Mick Mulvaney, said on Fox News .

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  • Tsunami toll now 429 dead, thousands homeless
Tsunami toll now 429 dead, thousands homeless

Thousands of people are still crammed into makeshift evacuation centres, with sickness raising fears of a public health crisis. The move on Thursday by Indonesia's air-traffic control agency AirNav came as the volcanic island located in the Sunda Strait between the islands of Java and Sumatra continued spewing columns of ash into the air.

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  • Bomb strikes tourist bus near Egypt’s Giza pyramids, kills two
Bomb strikes tourist bus near Egypt’s Giza pyramids, kills two

The bombing took place in the Haram district, Giza Region where the world-famous Giza Pyramids are located. No militant group immediately claimed responsibility for the attack. Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouli visited the injured tourists in hospital, where he announced that the tour guide had died from his wounds. The white tourist bus could ...

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  • Sheriff blames sanctuary laws in officer's death
Sheriff blames sanctuary laws in officer's death

Arriago will be charged with homicide while two others, Adrian Virgen , 25, and Erik Razo Quiroz , 27, will be charged with being accessories for trying to hide the suspect. "He's not coming back but there's a lot of people out there that misses him", he said. The suspect was identified as Gustavo Perez Arriaga , 33, according to Stanislaus Co...

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  • Patrick Shanahan named acting Secretary of Defense as of January 1st
Patrick Shanahan named acting Secretary of Defense as of January 1st

He had planned to stay through February, but Trump's decision will put deputy defense chief Patrick Shanahan as acting secretary starting in January. While the Defense Secretary is famous for his over 40 year Marine Corps career, Tom Mattis was the first to join the Marines. While professing agreement with Trump's belief that the USA should n...

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  • Government shutdown looks set to drag on to 2019
Government shutdown looks set to drag on to 2019

Over the weekend, Mick Mulvaney , the acting White House chief of staff, said the White House had made a counter-offer to Democrats on border security. However passing any legislation will be hard without a compromise, since the Republican-controlled Senate and Mr Trump's signature will be needed to turn any bill into law.

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  • Odisha Fire Services to assist rescue ops for trapped miners in Meghalaya
Odisha Fire Services to assist rescue ops for trapped miners in Meghalaya

Following the request, two aircraft - C 130 and AN 32 - of the Eastern Air Command were kept on standby, said Col Anand. The Indian Air Force joined the rescue operation and airlifted 10 pumps from Bhubaneswar . New Delhi -Indian rescuers desperately battled rising water levels and a lack of effective machinery Tuesday in a race against the c...

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  • Two Koreas to pledge road, rail links on divided peninsula
Two Koreas to pledge road, rail links on divided peninsula

South Korea plans to conduct further surveys on North Korean railways and roads before drawing up a blueprint for the project. The military is not subject to global sanctions against the North when seeking inter-Korean cooperation. President Donald Trump in June, but talks have since made little headway, with Pyongyang upset at Washington's ins...

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  • Saudi king orders major government reshuffle
Saudi king orders major government reshuffle

The Cabinet shake-up Thursday was no exception, as many of those promoted were close associates of Mohammed bin Salman . "Crown Prince Muhammad bin Salman consolidates power as he appoints key allies in a new cabinet reshuffle and a new head of the National Guard", Ali Shihabi, head of the pro-Saudi think tank Arabia Foundation, said on Twitter....

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  • Trump accidentally identifies secret Navy SEAL team in video post
Trump accidentally identifies secret Navy SEAL team in video post

Shiite cleric Moqtada al-Sadr, said . Trump, making his first presidential visit to troops in the troubled region, said he has no plans to withdraw the 5,200 U.S. "We've knocked them out", he said. Not to be outdone, Newsweek reported that the White House allegedly revealed the deployment of a Navy SEAL team in Iraq by including footage of...

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  • New York City skyline turns bright blue after transformer explosion
New York City skyline turns bright blue after transformer explosion

Video posted on social media shows the sky glowing a light blue color as an explosion could be seen off in the distance. "The fire is under control, will update as more info becomes available", the NYPD said . The power supplier said it is evaluating power outages in surrounding areas and investigating the cause of the fire. The fire caused sca...

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  • Trump considering
Trump considering "national emergency" to ban Huawei, ZTE in U.S.

The order, which reportedly has not been finalized, would use the government's International Emergency Economic Powers Act as its foundation, which allows the White House to regulate and control commerce in the event of a national emergency.

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