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Daesh Forces Dwindling By the Day in Syria, Iraq

In recent weeks, ISIS fighters, or their sympathizers, reportedly have mounted small attacks in the southern neighborhoods of Damascus, the Syrian capital. U.S. officials have said in the past that the Syrian government forces are too few, too poor and too weak to fight ISIS. The U.S. has faced similar, inaccurate accusations like this from Russian Federation in the past. Read More

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Views How to prepare your workforce for flu season

Views How to prepare your workforce for flu season

There are rising concerns about the flu virus as hospitals and clinics across Arkansas fill up with patients testing positive. And everyone wants to hold the baby. But it's too soon so know how effective the vaccine will be in the United States, Bergen said. The CDC also has a flu vaccine finder . "But some protection is better than no protection". Read More

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Snow pushes out; arctic air coming soon

Snow pushes out; arctic air coming soon

It's much trickier to track down wind chill records, so we can just tell you that Thursday will bring in some potentially dangerously cold weather. Hammer says there is the chance for some snow. The stretch of really frigid weather is expected to continue Wednesday across western CT, as temperatures in some parts of the state this morning began in the single digits. Read More

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CNN Reporter Falsely Claims Republicans Funded Trump-Russia Dossier

CNN Reporter Falsely Claims Republicans Funded Trump-Russia Dossier

Trump habitually tweets about "Fox & Friends" as the morning show airs and often includes the program's handle in his tweets. Yet the dossier that Trump alludes to didn't actually come out during the campaign at all. "It's all phony news", Trump beforehand said in regards to the cases in the dossier. Clinton did help fund research for the dossier. On Jan. 11, BuzzFeed News obtained and published a dossier compiled by retired British intelligence officer Christopher Steele during the ... Read More

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Vijay Rupani takes oath as Gujarat CM, inducts 19 ministers

Vijay Rupani takes oath as Gujarat CM, inducts 19 ministers

Gandhinagar: Vijay Rupani was on Tuesday sworn-in as the Gujarat CM for the second consecutive time, while Nitin Patel took oath as his deputy, along with 18 other ministers. Along with him 9 Cabinet ministers and 10 Minister of State also took the oath. Naranpura MLA Kaushik Patel , who is seen as close to BJP national president Amit Shah, has been sworn-in as Cabinet minister . Read More

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Treasury escalates pressure on North Korea with more sanctions

Treasury escalates pressure on North Korea with more sanctions

Mnuchin, using the initials for North Korea's official name. The UN Security Council unanimously voted to impose new sanctions on North Korea on Friday in response to its recent intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) test. The new measures order North Koreans working overseas to return home within two years, and ban almost 90 per cent of refined petroleum exports to the country. Read More

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Indian media gives credit of Jadhav's meeting with family to PM Modi

Indian media gives credit of Jadhav's meeting with family to PM Modi

After the meeting the women and the Indian diplomat left the premises amidst questions pouring from the Pakistan media. Pakistan Foreign Office spokesperson Dr Mohammad Faisal explained that the glass separation was for security reasons. Pakistan)". A military court sentenced Jadhav to death in April for espionage and terrorism against Pakistan. Jadhav was at the ministry before his family arrived. Read More

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First AC local train starts in Mumbai

First AC local train starts in Mumbai

The inaugural AC rake will chug out of Andheri station at 2.10 pm for Churchgate. "The AC train ticket holder will also be allowed to travel by first class compartments of local trains", Bhakar said. He added that tickets will accordingly be issued for all services from December 25 onwards. After the introduction, it was announced that around total 12 services (6 services in up and 6 services in down) of AC suburban train will be operated only on weekdays. Read More

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Trump says he's learned a lot about Washington

Trump says he's learned a lot about Washington

Trump held an event with lawmakers on Wednesday to celebrate passage of the tax bill. We hope the changes will finally force serious discussions in the Legislature about municipal and school consolidation, further benefit reforms and finding a different mix of taxes - one in which there is less dependence on property taxes to fund government services. Read More

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Army Chief joins Christmas celebrations at Christ Church, Rawalpindi

Army Chief joins Christmas celebrations at Christ Church, Rawalpindi

Christians from all over the country flocked the churches to perform prayers. The Santa Claus distributed chocolates and candies among the children as the Tourism Department ensured gala Christmas celebrations at ski resort Gulmarg. Shah said the officials of the Tourism department would also attend travel and trade fairs to woo more tourists to Kashmir. "We prayed for world peace and especially for peace in Kashmir". Read More

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At least 4 dead after bus crashes into underground passage in Moscow

At least 4 dead after bus crashes into underground passage in Moscow

Four people were killed and 15 others were injured after a passenger bus drove into a busy pedestrian underpass in Moscow on Monday morning, Russian news agency reported. The mayor of Moscow , Sergei Sobyanin, has expressed his condolences to the relatives of those killed in the crash and stated that the authorities are providing the necessary urgent assistance to the injured. Read More

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Tonga absent from United Nations vote on Jerusalem

Tonga absent from United Nations vote on Jerusalem

The UN's budget has been slashed by more than $285 million, according to Ambassador Nikki Haley, who said the cost cuts gutted the organization's "bloated management". "We don't care", Trump stated. Also on Christmas Eve, Guatemala's president announced the Central American country will move its embassy in Israel to Jerusalem, becoming the first nation to follow the lead of President Trump in ordering the change. Read More

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Family of Convicted Indian Spy Arrives in Pakistan to See Him

Family of Convicted Indian Spy Arrives in Pakistan to See Him

The wife and mother greeted the media persons after arrival but refused to respond to their questions. Jadhav's mother Avanti and wife Chetankul will leave for India today. Jadhav was at the ministry before his family arrived. Naval officer and alleged spy Kulbhushan Jadhav was in remission on March this year in Balochistan, Pakistan, over charges of declared involvement in espionage and seditious activities for India's intelligence agency - the Research and Analysis Wing (RAW). Read More

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Tunisia suspends Emirates Airlines flights

Tunisia suspends Emirates Airlines flights

All female Tunisian citizens of all ages were denied entry into the Gulf state , an internal Emirates Airline email circulated on social media showed. The information indicates that with jihadists returning from Syria and Iraq, there is "a possibility of a terrorist attack involving either Tunisian women or women carrying a Tunisian passport", Garrach said, suggesting that they could be using false identities. Read More

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Jammu and Kashmir: Major, three soldiers killed in Pakistan firing in Rajouri

Jammu and Kashmir: Major, three soldiers killed in Pakistan firing in Rajouri

But a police officer said later that the soldiers seemed to have died in an attack by the Border Action Team, manned by Pakistani commandos and militants, that appeared to have crossed the LoC. Defence spokesman said killing of army men won't go in vain. Lance naik Gurmail Singh (34) is from Amritsar in Punjab and is survived by his wife Kuljit Kaur and a daughter while sepoy Pargat Singh, (30) hailed from Karnal in Haryana. Read More

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White House denies report that president said Haitian immigrants 'all have AIDS'

White House denies report that president said Haitian immigrants 'all have AIDS'

Of the 40,000 Nigerian immigrants who had been granted entry, he is alleged to have said they would "never go back to their huts in Africa" now that they had seen the United States. If he was so bad at his job, maybe he should stop issuing visas altogether, Mr. Tillerson fired back. Mr Trump has tried to crack down on immigration into the United States, citing terrorism fears, but has been stymied by the courts. Read More

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Federal Bureau of Investigation accuses man of plotting Christmas Day terror attack in San Francisco

Federal Bureau of Investigation accuses man of plotting Christmas Day terror attack in San Francisco

The FBI says 26-year-old Everitt Aaron Jameson , a Modesto tow truck driver that had recently converted to Islam was taken into custody at his home on Wednesday morning. He also voiced support for the Halloween Day truck attack in NY which killed eight people. "I was a soldier in the Kuffar army before I reverted", Jameson told the undercover agent, according to the criminal complaint . Read More

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Colder Friday, rain and snow chances

The storm will move through later Friday to the north and east, so beware on Friday afternoon and evening if you're heading toward New England. Greater Concord accumulation estimates range from 3 inches to 7 inches. Conditions will be cloudy, with a high near 52 and west winds from 5 to 7 miles per hour, becoming north in the afternoon. The chance of precipitation is 40 percent. Read More

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America blames North Korea for WannaCry ransomware outbreak

America blames North Korea for WannaCry ransomware outbreak

Now, the USA government has publically accused North Korea as the power responsible for fueling the WannaCry ransomware , according to a writing published (via The Verge ) in the Wall Street Journal by Thomas Bossert. "We applaud our corporate partners, Microsoft and Facebook especially, for acting on their own initiative last week without any direction by the United States government or coordination to disrupt the activities of North Korean hackers". Read More

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Trump predicts jump in stock market ahead of tax bill vote

Trump predicts jump in stock market ahead of tax bill vote

In addition to cutting taxes for corporations and the wealthy, the legislation promises to be uniquely hazardous for women and families, despite meaningless assurances from Ivanka Trump to the contrary. Even with the compromises, though, the bill did have some dissenters among House Republicans. In addition to the complexity and uncertain outcomes of the bill for individual families, another challenge is that benefits will be hard to discern for many until April 2019, when the 2018 tax ... Read More

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Japan's Shinzo Abe Approves Ballistic Missile Defense Expansion

Japan's Shinzo Abe Approves Ballistic Missile Defense Expansion

With the Aegis Ashore, "we will be able to defend our country on a sustainable basis and our ballistic missile defense capability will improve drastically", Defense Minister Onodera Itsunori said a news conference. It will be equipped with newly developed SM-3 Block 2A interceptors with enhanced defensive coverage and accuracy compared with the SM-3. In late November, North Korea launched an unidentified ballistic missile that fell in the exclusive economic zone of Japan. Read More

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Sarah Palin's son Track arrested on burglary, assault charge in Alaska

Sarah Palin's son Track arrested on burglary, assault charge in Alaska

The affidavit states that Todd Palin was bleeding from cuts on his head. The dispute began when he called to say he wanted to come get the truck, and his father refused, according to court documents. Upon arriving at the house, Track broke into a window, took away a pistol from his father, and put him on the ground. It seems Track Palin's problems with domestic violence aren't over. Read More

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