• Pence delays Middle East trip for
Pence delays Middle East trip for "tax bill vote"

Instead, the trip will be rescheduled for the week of January 14, officials told reporters. Palestinian officials have pressured local church leaders to reject Pence's visit and follow the example of the Egyptian Coptic Church whose pope has refused to meet the United States vice president due to the decision.

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  • Thomas Fire now third-most destructive in state history
Thomas Fire now third-most destructive in state history

Cooler temperatures, higher humidity and a shift in the winds would make for more favorable conditions, a news report said . The Thomas fire has already cost the state $74 million to fight, burned more than 1,000 buildings and over 750 homes, according to authorities.

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  • Three Dead After Plane Heading to Frederick, Md., Crashes
Three Dead After Plane Heading to Frederick, Md., Crashes

A dog is the only survivor of a plane crash that killed three people and another canine in southern Indiana Saturday night. Three people and a dog were found dead among the plane's debris, police said. Firefighters extinguished the fire. Wheeles added it was not yet clear what caused the crash. The Indiana State Police are investigating the w...

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  • DOJ Alleges Bitcoin Involved in Attempted ISIS Funding
DOJ Alleges Bitcoin Involved in Attempted ISIS Funding

In court papers, prosecutors said the investigation revealed that "during the time she was committing bank fraud and moving money overseas, the defendant accessed ISIS propaganda, violent jihad-related websites and message boards, and social media and messaging pages of known ISIS recruiters, facilitators and financiers".

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  • Multiple injured after ski lift malfunctions in Tussey Mountain resort
Multiple injured after ski lift malfunctions in Tussey Mountain resort

A child is evacuated from another seat after the chairlift was brought to a stop. The extent of their injuries were not immediately known, but authorities said they were all minor in nature. So is another employee. To evacuate people from the lift, ski patrol throws a rope up over the cable and put a loop around the person to lower them down, s...

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  • GOP releases its final tax plan - here's what's in it
GOP releases its final tax plan - here's what's in it

Closing in on the first major legislative achievement of his term, President Donald Trump on Saturday defended the Republican tax cut as a good deal for the middle class while boldly suggesting it could lead to explosive economic growth. The threshold rises to 10 percent beginning in 2020. But a handful of little-known "Social Security secrets" cou...

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  • SAIL supplies around 70% steel for Mizoram's biggest Project
SAIL supplies around 70% steel for Mizoram's biggest Project

Ahead of the Mizoram and Meghalaya Assembly elections in 2018, PM Modi inaugurated a slew of development projects in the two northeastern states and also addressed public rallies. I have fond memories of my visit to this state a year ago. "We are committed to bring all the State Capitals of North East Region on the Rail map". Addressing a publi...

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  • Russian Federation and Egypt to resume direct flights after two-year break
Russian Federation and Egypt to resume direct flights after two-year break

Following the downing of a Russian passenger plane in Sinai in October 2015 - which killed all 224 people on board and was claimed as a terrorist attack by an IS-affiliated group - Russia suspended flights to the country. The Russian decision was a blow to Egypt's tourism industry, which has already been suffering since 2011 due to political turmoi...

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  • Putin praises Trump, rejects United States 'spymania'
Putin praises Trump, rejects United States 'spymania'

Trump told reporters Friday that his call with Putin was " great " and that Putin had "said very nice things about what I've done for this country in terms of the economy". It then added that, "the two presidents also discussed working together to resolve the very risky situation in North Korea ". Putin stressed that the accusations hurled aga...

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  • Packers stumble in Rodgers' return
Packers stumble in Rodgers' return

For Carolina, Cam Newton threw for 242 yards and four touchdowns, while Greg Olson had nine catches for 116 yards and the one score. The Packers (7-7) trailed 31-17 with less than three minutes to go, but a 24-yard touchdown pass from Rodgers to tight end Richard Rodgers gave them new life.

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  • Virginia Woman Mauled To Death By Her Dogs
Virginia Woman Mauled To Death By Her Dogs

Goochland Sheriff James Agnew said Sunday that, "the way he described it, he could not get to his daughter's body because the dogs were guarding the body and these were rather menacing dogs". "In my 40 years of law enforcement I've never seen anything quite like it". "Hope I never see anything like it again". The Mirror reports that the two a...

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  • Trump, Putin Welcome Foiled Terror Attack as Positive Example of Cooperation
Trump, Putin Welcome Foiled Terror Attack as Positive Example of Cooperation

According to Russian news outlets, the Kremlin stated that the Central Intelligence Agency tip-off assisted Russian security services in preventing a planned explosion in the Kazan Cathedral in Saint Petersburg. Putin told Trump the information helped lead to the arrest of terrorists that had planned an attack on the city of St. Petersburg, accordi...

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  • Trump lawyer claims Mueller illegally acquired transition emails
Trump lawyer claims Mueller illegally acquired transition emails

The Trump attorney also argued that Mueller's office has "extensively used the materials in question" during its investigation even though its prosecutors were aware some of the materials were subject to claims of attorney-client privilege and other protections.

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  • This 16 year-old got into Harvard
This 16 year-old got into Harvard

TM Landry gets an acceptance from Harvard three years in a row! Check out a series of reactions on the school's Facebook page. Little said that his brother was accepted to Stanford University on Friday. Reuters/Eric MillerJeremy Lin smiles during player introductions before the start of the Knicks' NBA basketball game. "Those goals we set f...

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  • Rocket Fired at Israel Hits Home of Gaza Terrorist
Rocket Fired at Israel Hits Home of Gaza Terrorist

The Israeli flag flutters in front of the Dome of the Rock mosque. "A rocket fired a short time ago from Gaza towards Israel harmed a residential building in Beit Hanoun". The Kerem Shalom Crossing, from which goods enter and leave the Strip, will remain shuttered, a COGAT spokesman said. The army said Thursday's move was made in light of "secu...

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  • Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's has final announced their wedding date
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's has final announced their wedding date

While neither date will be changed, Kensington Palace say they are factoring in the match as part of the wedding planning. Within the chapel are the tombs of ten sovereigns, including Henry VIII and his third wife Jane Seymour, and Charles I.

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  • The Pentagon spent millions investigating UFOs
The Pentagon spent millions investigating UFOs

POLITCO reports that the AATIP program "marked the 21st century effort to replicate some of the decades of inconclusive research undertaken by the Pentagon in the 1950s and 1960s to try to explain thousands of reported sightings unidentified flying objects, or UFOs by military and civilian pilots".

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"Transgender" among list of words reportedly banned at the CDC

For example, "evidence-based" or " science-based " can be replaced with "CDC bases its recommendations on science in consideration with community standards and wishes". The budget blueprint is generally shaped to reflect an administration's priorities. In response to ABC News' request for comment from the CDC, an HHS spokesperson responded in a...

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  • Omarosa Manigault Newman dismisses reports of dramatic US White House firing
Omarosa Manigault Newman dismisses reports of dramatic US White House firing

If you haven't heard by now, Omarosa Manigault Newman , 43, is no longer an employee of The White House. She tried to get into the White House residential quarters, but was stopped by the Secret Service and escorted off the grounds, said April Ryan , White House correspondent and Washington bureau chief for American Urban Radio Networks, in the m...

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  • Nazareth Cancels Christmas in Protest of Trump's Jerusalem Move
Nazareth Cancels Christmas in Protest of Trump's Jerusalem Move

Nazareth is Israel's largest Arab city, with a population of more than 75,000. The Muslim-majority town, in what is now Israel, is believed by Christians to be the place where Jesus Christ was raised. After the Jerusalem Embassy Act of 1995 was passed, Presidents Bill Clinton, George W. Bush and Barack Obama signed every six months a waiver inc...

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