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United States wins seized North Korean cargo ship

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A judge has awarded the United States ownership of a North Korean shipping vessel seized last year in violation of U.N. sanctions, prosecutors said. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iSd1wyVudtY Wise...
cancer

Exercise may improve mental function in childhood cancer survivors

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Boosting exercise capacity may protect the mental functioning of childhood leukemia survivors, according to a new study. Acute lymphoblastic leukemia, or ALL, is the most...
U.S. President Donald Trump

U.S. blacklists 28 Chinese entities over ‘brutal’ treatment of Muslims

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The Trump administration has added 28 Chinese security bureaus and giant technology companies to a U.S. trade blacklist over their involvement in the Asian...
border

Iran and Iraqi Kurdistan Border Crossing Reopened

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Iran has reopened its major border crossing with Iraqi Kurdistan for travel and trade amid tensions over an independence referendum last month, the Iranian...
Grambling State University

2 Dead in Grambling State University Campus Shooting

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Two men were shot to death early Wednesday on the Grambling State University campus in northern Louisiana, authorities said, and the shooter is still...
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Passengers of Colour Cautioned on Flying American Airlines

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The National Association for the Advancement of Coloured People (NAACP) issued a warning to all black passengers about their safety and well-being on American...
bacteria

Texas Man Dies From Flesh Eating Bacteria

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A Texas man died this month after contracting a rare, flesh-eating bacteria while helping to repair homes damaged by Hurricane Harvey, officials said Monday. Josue...
Tesla

Tesla Falls on its Energy Technology to Give Power to Puerto Rico

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As most of Puerto Rico remains without electricity, Technology Company, Tesla has begun to make good on its promise to rebuild the Island's energy...
oil

Kurdish reports regular production of oil

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A day after U.S. supermajor Chevron said it was standing down in the Kurdish north of Iraq, British company Gulf Keystone Petroleum said all...

Libya’s Oil Production Could Suffer Due to Facilities Damage

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War damage to port facilities in Libya could constrain production to around 1.25 million barrels per day, analysis from consultant group Wood Mackenzie found. Secondary...
energy

World Electrification To Cost US$31 Billion Annually – IEA

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International Energy Agency (IEA) revealed in a report on Thursday that providing universal access to electricity within 13 years would require an investment of...
Spain

Spanish Government Force Direct Rule on Catalonia

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Spain's government said on Thursday it will move to impose direct rule over Catalonia -- an unprecedented action -- after the region's president refused...
US President describes impact of Paris Accord

Trump Compares Charlottesville Protests One’s More

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On his return to Washington Thursday night, President Donald Trump again addressed the Charlottesville violence last month -- and again drew a parallel between...

London Subway Explosion Leaves Dozens Injured

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An explosion and fire aboard a crowded London subway car injured several passengers and interrupted service early Friday in what Police say is a...

North Korea Fires Ballistic Missile Over Japan into the North Pacific

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North Korea fired a ballistic missile from its capital city of Pyongyang, South Korean and Japanese officials said on Friday. Reports of the fired missile...
Court

Michael Flynn Violated Law By Removing Contacts

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House Democrats have sent special counsel Robert Mueller, the leader of the Justice Department's Russia investigation, what they say is evidence that President Donald...
solar

Obama-era Solar Power Program Reaches Cost Competitiveness

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A U.S. solar power initiative enacted by former President Barack Obama reached a goal for cost competitiveness three years early, the government said. The U.S....
climate change

EU committed to fighting climate change

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The EU president said in an annual address Wednesday that, with the United States stepping away, Europe will lead the global fight against climate...

Analysis Suggests That North Korea Could Have Detonated 250-kiloton Bomb

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The most recent satellite images of North Korea's nuclear site taken Friday show a greater number of surface disturbances following Pyongyang's sixth nuclear test...
Somkes rise following airstrike targeting rebels in Daraya, southwest of the capital Damascus of Syria, on Feb. 24, 2016. (Xinhua/Yang Zhen) (zw)

UN Report Faults Syrian Authorities for Sarin Chemical Attack

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A United Nations report has found the Syrian government responsible for a sarin gas attack that killed dozens in April. The U.N. Commission of Inquiry...
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Floridians braces up for brutal hurricane Irma

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Floridians on Wednesday prepared to evacuate or hunker down as a ferocious Hurricane Irma kept the state firmly in its projected path. Local officials in...

Trump Puts Rtd. Gen. John Kelly in charge of Homeland Security, Pruitt at EPA

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President-elect Donald Trump has chosen retired four-star Marine Gen. John F. Kelly to serve as secretary for the Department of Homeland Security, people familiar...
Matteo Renzi

Italian PM Matteo Renzi formally hands in his resignation

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Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi attempted to resign for the second time since voters rejected his proposed changes to the constitution, but it appears...

Indonesia earthquake death toll exceeds 100

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The death toll in Indonesia's Aceh province passes 100 early Thursday as a massive search for missing people after a 6.5-magnitude earthquake Wednesday has...
Protesters attend a rally calling for the resignation of South Korean President Park Geun-hye in Seoul, South Korea, on Nov. 19, 2016. Almost one million South Koreans marched on Saturday night to demand the resignation of President Park Geun-hye over her biggest political scandal since she took office in February 2013. (Xinhua/Yao Qilin)

South Korean parliament picks Friday hear impeachment vote

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South Korean President Park Geun-hye may have less than 24 hours left to her presidency as the country's National Assembly scheduled an impeachment vote...
Police arrest

South Carolina inmate breaks jail and stabs a police officer

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An inmate escaped from a South Carolina prison Wednesday evening and is now wanted for questioning in an attack on a police officer at...
Rodrigo Duterte

Philippine: Duterte Says All Foreign Troops Out

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During a three-day trip to Japan, Duterte said that he wants foreign troops out of the Philippines within "maybe two years" and reiterated his...
Sana/AFP A car in flames at the scene of bombings in the Syrian city of Tartus, northwest of Damascus, on May 23, 2016

Aleppo: Renewed Hostilities As Ceasefire Ends

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Fighting started in beaten-up Aleppo almost as soon as the three-day ceasefire ended, with none of the purposes accomplished during that time, aside from...
Brexit

Brexit Fallout: Major Banks To Relocate From UK

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"Their hands are quivering over the relocate button," said Anthony Browne, president of the British Bankers' Association. Most banks favored the United Kingdom staying...

Report Says Russian Banks Are Beginning To Recover

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"Slow economic recovery and stabilization of macroeconomic indicators in Russia will support the operating environment for Russian banks," Irakli Pipia, a senior credit officer...