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2 dead after small plane hits house in San Diego

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The wreck occurred at about 4:30 p.m.in San Diego's Clairemont neighborhood. The impact caused the house to burst into flames. The San Diego Union-Tribune reports the pilot and a passenger were taken to a hospital with burns, and two passengers died at the scene. Read More »

Be careful in your foreign policy

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Saudi Arabia cut diplomatic ties with Iran in early 2016 in protest against the attacks against Saudi diplomatic missions in Iran following the Saudi execution of a Shiite cleric. Both critics and supporters of Trump say his actions to call out Saudi Arabia are welcomed news. Many in the region believed he resigned under Saudi pressure. Read More »

Snow, ice and journey chaos warning after Storm Caroline

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The Met Office has issued weather warnings to last until late on Sunday, predicting that up to 20 cm of snow could fall in some places as Storm Caroline leaves an Arctic airflow in its wake. The Met Office has yellow "be aware" warnings in place. However, the snowy Sunday for many means getting the sleighs out and building snowmen for a fun-filled snow day. Read More »

Da Vinci sold for $450m is headed to Louvre Abu Dhabi

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Prince Bader's purchase of the painting is surprising for a number of reasons, as the New York Times noted. It opened last month with more than 600 artworks for its permanent collection, including such Old Master paintings as Giovanni Bellini's "Madonna and Child". Read More »

Trump Will Undergo Physical Exam After Slurring Through Speech

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The contentious decision has heightened tensions in the area, which is already fraught, and many took to Ivanka's post to express their concerns using a hashtag in Arabic that translates to "Jerusalem is the eternal capital of Palestine" as well as "Free Palestine", and #SavePalestine. Read More »

IDF destroys Hamas terror tunnel, second time in recent weeks

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It was blown up using a new method that does not require air strikes or explosions. A network of Gaza tunnels allowed Hamas gunmen to blindside Israel's superior forces during the 2014 war and the Israelis, with United States help, have since stepped up work on counter-measures. Read More »

A look at what didn't happen in the Alabama Senate race

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Democratic Senate candidate Doug Jones says Tuesday's election against Republican Roy Moore will send a message far beyond Alabama's borders. Watch above, via C-SPAN 2. One website falsely proclaimed that one of the women who accused Moore of sexual misconduct had recanted. For Ann Wright, a 69-year-old retiree living in a suburb of Birmingham, the answer is Moore. Read More »

Lebanon raps Arab League on Jerusalem

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As a result, he will also move the American Embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem over the course of the next three to four years. Previously the US position had been that Jerusalem's status should be resolved in peace talks between the two sides - a position shared by many world powers, who have located their Israeli embassies in Tel Aviv to avoid the appearance of taking sides in the dispute. Read More »

Nikki Haley: Jerusalem Decision Will Speed Up Middle East Peace Process

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The White House has said that the women who have accused Trump were lying and voters rejected their accusations when they elected Trump . "And does the election mean that's a settled issue?" host John Dickerson asked. That has not happened. Just in Washington, this week saw Democratic Minnesota senator Al Franken and MI representative John Conyers announce their resignations over accusations of sexual misconduct and the Arizona Republican representative Trent Franks announce his ... Read More »

Trump Wants Washington Post Reporter Fired Over Misleading Tweet

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In a separate tweet , he asserted Weigel should be fired. After receiving the apology, the president then called for Weigel to be fired, but not without contributing his own fake news to the story. "Very little discussion of all the purposely false and defamatory stories put out this week by the Fake News Media". Trump also took aim at CNN after the network was forced to make a correction on Friday regarding documents Donald Trump Jr. Read More »

Abbas snubs US Vice President Pence over Jerusalem move

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James Phillips, a senior research fellow at The Heritage Foundation, offered a different perspective: "President Trump's recognition of Jerusalem will reward a close ally and correct an historic injustice: the fact that Israeli sovereignty over its own capital has not been recognized", Phillips told The Daily Signal . Read More »

Federal Bureau of Investigation chief Wray rejects Trump criticism

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Using a large screen in the committee hearing room, ranking member Rep. Jerrold Nadler, D-N.Y., displayed tweets President Trump sent out Saturday in which he attacked the Federal Bureau of Investigation and said it is in "tatters". Today Wray responded. NPR's Ryan Lucas has more. But he also conceded that agents do make mistakes and said there are processes in place to hold them accountable. Read More »

Lindsey Vonn: I'm Representing US, Not Trump, at Olympics

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Initially, Sanders cited security considerations during the White House press briefing when she said USA attendance wasn't set in stone but that "the goal", was for the athletes to compete. "The way that the Trump administration I feel treats most of the citizens that voted in Hillary Clinton's favor is not a way that anybody should be treated", Rippon added. Read More »

IT'S DONE: Same-sex marriage is officially legal in Australia!

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The public gallery burst into an impromptu rendition of We Are Australian immediately after the bill passed. "What a day! What a day for love, for equality, for respect!" And though many were upset by how long it took for the LGBT+ population to be served equal rights, a feeling of relief was palpable across the site. Read More »

Disappointment in Franken's speech from advocates, accusers

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I felt like he was going to either say, you know, 'I did these things, and I'm sorry for doing these things. "I knew better", she said . Rep. John Conyers, D-Michigan, resigns, becoming the first Capitol Hill politician to lose his job amid a wave of sexual misconduct allegations in workplaces. Read More »

NJ's first snow is here: Today's forecast delays storm, expands warnings

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The National Weather Service has set a winter weather advisory for much of the Philadelphia area, including parts of Delaware, Chester, Bucks and Montgomery Counties, for 1 a.m. Use caution when driving. The latest road conditions for the state you are calling from can be obtained by calling 5 1 1. Chance of snow near 100 percent. Read More »

PM wishes Sonia long life on her birthday

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Nizami had questioned Modi's background, saying, " Rahul Gandhi , son of Rajiv Gandhi. Rahul Gandhi will fail miserably in his first test as the Congress's de facto chief", he said. "I pray for her long life and good health", Modi said in a tweet. They have not called me " Neech " for the first time yesterday. Is that why they hate me? "He was not a small man who will belong to anyone". Read More »

Firefighters Battling 'Hurricane-Force' Winds in Creek Fire

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The so-called Thomas Fire has grown to 180 square miles (466 square kilometers) since it broke out Monday. Mandatory evacuation orders remained in several areas, as strong winds helped to spread the flames. The Getty Center and the nearby Skirball Center, both on the west side of the freeway, did not appear to be threatened, though both remained closed Thursday. Read More »

Northstate protesters support net neutrality

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The protest's website includes a map of almost 600 locations in the United States where actions will take place throughout the day, from 8:00AM on the east coast to 6:00PM on the west. "Democrats and Republicans alike are willing to take action against any threat to Net Neutrality rules that protect our online rights". When asked why he was protesting, he said "to see who else is going to bother showing up". Read More »

Ukraine police recapture ex-Georgia President Mikheil Saakashvili

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Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko says he has not interfered in the work of state anticorruption agencies, comments that come amid mounting domestic and foreign pressure over Kyiv's commitment to combating graft. In July, Poroshenko stripped Saakashvili of the Ukrainian citizenship he received on becoming governor, opening up the possibility of Saakashvili's deportation back to Georgia, where he was wanted on charges of abuse of power. Read More »

Pakistan grants wife, mother permission to meet Jadhav in Islamabad

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He said India has been warned of this decision and meeting was expected on December 25. Besides, New Delhi demanded that a diplomat of the High Commission of India in Islamabad accompany the two women during their visit. Jadhav has filed a clemency appeal with Pakistan's Army chief, which is pending. "Pakistan Government has also assured that it would ensure safety, security and well-being of the wife and the mother during their stay in Pakistan and to allow a diplomat to accompany ... Read More »

Royal accuses Kevin Spacey

Kevin Spacey was hosting the event. Behn is a writer who has produced novels as well as short stories, including a 1999 collection called Trist som faen , or Sad As Hell , that Goodreads described as "very well received". Spacey's rep did not respond to a request for comment from USA TODAY. In November, Spacey sought treatment for sex addiction at the Meadows rehab clinic in Arizona. Read More »

Snow and Ice Expected As Weather Warnings Issued

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Also warning of icy roads and footpaths. Counties Cavan, Monaghan, Donegal , Longford , Leitrim , Mayo and Sligo are expected to be the worst hit with snowfall likely to cause accumulations of 4 to 8cm. Donegal is set for a cold snap with wintry showers, snow and freezing temperatures which will continue into next week. Today began chilly with a cold and crisp start to the day, and brisk northwesterly winds. Read More »

Mahira Khan bags 5th spot in Sexiest Asian Woman list

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The Quantico star has been setting Instagram on fire with some sizzling photoshoot, candid pictures and flaunting her gorgeous smile. Having got the laurel, the joyful and proud Priyanka remarked, "I can not take credit for this at all". Read More »

CNN corrects story on email to Trumps about Wikileaks

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President Donald Trump roasted CNN Friday evening during a " Merry Christmas " rally in Pensacola, Florida, for the false report the cable news network corrected earlier in the day. The DNC files shared with Trump Jr. via a link and a "decryption key" on September 14, 2016, had been posted online and advertised on Twitter by WikiLeaks the day before. Read More »

Deadline to link Aadhaar with PAN extended till March 31

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However, AG K K Venugopal told a bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra and Justices A M Khanwilkar and D Y Chandrachud that the deadline for linking Aadhaar with mobile phones would remain February 6. On the circulating messages on social media, UIDAI has said that on the basis of the Aadhaar card and its linking, the Supreme court has not given any stay. Read More »

UN Envoy Meets N. Korean Foreign Minister

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Earlier, the Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) released a statement of North Korea's foreign ministry official that said that the statements made by American high-profile officials and the joint drills conducted by the US and South Korea show that Washington is trying to trigger war on the Korean Peninsula which North Korea will not be hiding from. Read More »

Time's Person of the Year: 'Silence Breakers' speaking out against sexual harassment

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Even as the image of Time's cover spread across the internet, Weinstein faced a fresh lawsuit on Wednesday from six women and, separately, a group of female U.S. "We're done. No more". The magazine became embroiled in a Twitter row with Mr Trump over this year's award after he claimed he "took a pass" because the publication asked for the opportunity to meet him without confirming he would retain the title. Read More »

Roy Moore Accuser Admits Adding Notation To Yearbook Inscription

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Nelson and her attorney, Gloria Allred , are expected to hold a press conference in Atlanta on Friday to discuss the yearbook signature. Christmas 1977. She told CNN's Wolf Blitzer she would welcome an expert analysis of the yearbook message so long as it took place in a Senate hearing. Allred said she retained forensic handwriting expert Arthur Anthony to examine the inscription by comparing Moore's "known standard handwriting and signature to the entry in Beverly's yearbook". Read More »