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World News 'New' TU-22 Crashes In Russia
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The cause of the crash was not immediately clear. The incident occurred at around 13:40 Moscow time. On January 18, a pair of Su-34 fighter-bombers crashed into the Sea of Japan after reportedly colliding with each other off the coast in Russia's Far East.

World News Russian plane bound for Moscow in suspected hijacking
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The passenger, who was reportedly drunk, tried to hijack the aircraft by breaking into the cockpit, claiming that he was armed. PASCAL PAVANI/AFP/Getty Images The Flight Radar service showed the route of the plane changing. Aeroflot said the plane was parked on the runway for more than an hour before security officials boarded the flight. "The pilot made the only right decision to land at the nearest airport, in Khanty-Mansyisk", a spokesman for Russia's National Anti-terrorist Committee ...

World News BREAKING NOW: President Trump Recognizes Opposition Leader as 'Interim President' of Venezuela
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Protesters opposed to Maduro's election support Guaido and want him to lead a transitional government until new elections are held. In his announcement, Mr. "To all of the national armed forces, our call is clear - from this parliament, we extend our hand and ask that you come to the side of the constitution and the people, your people", Guaido wrote on Twitter.

World News May Plans Next Move in Brexit Fight as Chances Rise of Delay
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According to the insiders, the level of support expected from Labour MPs is not considered strong enough to push through the Withdrawal Agreement and the Brexit legislation required before the UK's divorce. Britain voted with a 52 percent majority to leave the European Union in a 2016 referendum that exposed deep divisions across the country which persist nearly three years on.

World News Three Kenyans arrested in MI for 'working with ISIS'
Author: 0 Three Kenyans arrested in MI for 'working with ISIS'

They were arrested at Gerald Ford Airport in MI as Muse Abdikadir Muse , 23, also known as Muse Muse, was going through security screening process. Federal prosecutors say three MI residents have been charged with conspiring to provide material support to the Islamic State group. An undercover Federal Bureau of Investigation employee posing as an ISIS recruiter began communicating with the former Nebraska resident via Facebook in June 2017.

World News Weather: Met Office extends ice warning as -2C temperatures forecast in places
Author: 0 Weather: Met Office extends ice warning as -2C temperatures forecast in places

Much of the country has been issued the warning, which applies from 4pm today to 11am tomorrow. With the Met Office warning of ice on some roads, pavements and cycle paths and risk of some injuries from slips and falls on icy surfaces. After an icy start, blustery showers bring rain, sleet or snow at times. Later today cloud and rain, having already arrived on west coasts, will gradually spread east to all areas this afternoon and evening.

World News Arrested Over Alleged Plot To Bomb Muslim Enclave In New York
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Three men and a teenage boy have been arrested and charged for an alleged plot against a small Islamic community in NY state, police said. Police in the Rochester suburb of Greece this weekend arrested 20-year-old Brian Colaneri, 18-year-old Andrew Crysel and 19-year-old Vincent Vetromile.

World News Stepped up Israeli Airstrikes Not Likely to Drive Iran From Syria
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The missile was intercepted by the Iron Dome air-defense system. According to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights , at least 12 Iranians and four Syrian soldiers were killed. Israel has warned it would continue to target positions in Syria held by Iran and its Lebanese ally Hezbollah. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu stated that the attacks raided mostly Iranian forces but also some Syrian positions.

World News Dingo bites boy, 6, on Fraser Island
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In 2001, a nine-year-old boy was killed and his seven-year-old brother injured after being attacked by several dingoes on the island. "The Australians were just watching the dingoes walk past, whereas the tourists were approaching and trying to pat the dingoes-that is the difference in thinking".

World News SCOTUS Allows Trump to Enforce Transgender Military Ban
Author: 0 SCOTUS Allows Trump to Enforce Transgender Military Ban

The justices split 5-4 based on ideological lines with the court's five conservatives, including Justice Brett Kavanaugh , greenlighting Trump's plan while its four liberal members-Justices Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Stephen Breyer, Sonia Sotomayor, and Elena Kagan-objected to allowing the ban to go ahead.

World News American spy suspect Paul Whelan had state secrets on a memory stick
Author: 0 American spy suspect Paul Whelan had state secrets on a memory stick

Whelan also holds British , Irish and Canadian passports but his family said in a statement Monday that the United Kingdom and Canadian governments had been denied consular access. Whelan is to appear in court on Tuesday where the judge is expected to extend his arrest. Wearing a blue shirt and dark pants, he looked calm but sombre as he stood inside a glass courtroom cage.

World News #Macron and #Merkel try to re-energize embattled EU project
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German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Emmanuel Macron signed the treaty at a ceremony in the western German city of Aachen, on the 56th anniversary of the historical Elysee Treaty , which marked the end of hostilities between the two neighboring states.

World News Year-Old
Author: 0 Year-Old "Bikini Climber" Freezes To Death After Falling Off Mountain

Her last Facebook post to her more than 18,000 followers is dated January 18, and shows the view from a mountain above the clouds. While she was famous for posting pictures of herself in bikinis from summits, she was an experienced hiker, appearing to use proper equipment and precautions during her expeditions.According to Taiwan News , bad weather had prevented a rescue helicopter from reaching her three times.

World News Two students leave Oklahoma University over blackface video
Author: 0 Two students leave Oklahoma University over blackface video

It showed an unnamed female student, whose face was covered with black paint, along with a friend. The university confirmed Friday that two OU students were in the video , which it described as "inappropriate and derogatory". " More specifically, we are deeply disappointed in the actions of the one woman associated with the Theta Gamma chapter of Tri Delta". "There is a violent and painful history concerning the usage of blackface and reducing black people to racist caricatures".

World News UN peacekeepers killed in Mali
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The UN set up a peacekeeping mission in Mali in April 2013 to help stabilize the situation in the country. UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres condemned the "complex attack" against MINUSMA in a statement issued by a spokesperson.

World News Trump Once Again Dupes Nitpicking Media Critics by Honoring MLK
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Civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr . waves to supporters August 28, 1963, on the National Mall in Washington, D.C. during the "March on Washington". Last year, Trump spent Martin Luther King Jr . Did you all hear that? Plucking this specific quote out of the many great lessons MLK gave us is like a hungover college student trying to find the most vague scholarly opinion to support a totally batsh*t thesis statement.

World News Bundle Up! Dangerous 35 Below Wind Chills in Central New York
Author: 0 Bundle Up! Dangerous 35 Below Wind Chills in Central New York

This potential of brief, minor iciness will continue until evening, when temperatures should reach 35-40. There is a 50 percent chance of snow after 3 p.m. In Seneca County, a measurement of 8 inches of snow for the storm's total snowfall was recorded in Bettsville about 11:45 a.m. Sunday, according to National Weather Service .

World News European Commission: No-deal Brexit 'means hard border
Author: 0 European Commission: No-deal Brexit 'means hard border

Well that was quick. Poland doesn't reflect the EU's views, he said. "I don´t think she can convince MPs by presenting the same thing to them with slight tweaks", Spanish Foreign Minister Josep Borrell said in Brussels. May's immediate goal is to win over pro-Brexit Conservatives and her party's Northern Irish ally, the Democratic Unionist Party . The bloc insists that it won't renegotiate the withdrawal agreement.

World News Pakistan, US reaffirm commitment to advance Afghan peace process
Author: 0 Pakistan, US reaffirm commitment to advance Afghan peace process

Diplomatic sources said Pakistan had made a decision to invite the Afghan Taliban to come to Islamabad , hoping that their representatives would travel to the capital city. Washington has always been pushing Islamabad to lean on Taliban leaders, who it says are based in Pakistan, to bring them to the negotiating table.

World News China seems to confirm scientist's gene-edited babies claim
Author: 0 China seems to confirm scientist's gene-edited babies claim

He Jiankui made headlines last November after claiming he altered human embryos with a powerful new tool capable of rewriting the very blueprint of life - resulting in the birth of genetically edited twin girls. He was an associate professor at SUSTech, one of the top-ranked research universities in China . Neither He nor a representative could be reached for comment on Monday.

World News Researchers find 20 secret missile sites in North Korea
Author: 0 Researchers find 20 secret missile sites in North Korea

President Donald Trump met North Korean leader Kim Jong-un's right-hand man at the White House for an hour and a half on Friday. -North Korea summit. -North Korea summit at the Capella Hotel on Sentosa Island in Singapore on June 12, 2018. On the other hand, Harry Kazianis of the Center for the National Interest suggested the second Trump-Kim summit could present an opportunity to "flesh out a comprehensive, integrated agreement" on denuclearization, as opposed to the vague promises that ...

World News Death toll in ship fire near Kerch Strait rises to 14
Author: 0 Death toll in ship fire near Kerch Strait rises to 14

Rescuers rushed to the scene and have picked up more than three dozen sailors, mainly nationals from Turkey and India . The ministry added that both ships had a total of 31 crew members, including Indian and Turkish citizens. The accident struck close to the Kerch Strait, which has become a new flashpoint in tensions between Russian Federation and Ukraine. The Kerch Strait between Russian-annexed Crimea and southern Russia controls access from the Black Sea to the Azov Sea, where ...

Author: 0 Wind Chill Advisory Issued For Hudson Valley, May feel -40

With the wind chill factored in, it will feel like -15 to -30 degrees. A milder air mass is expected to move in Tuesday , when the high will be -1C during the day. Day but high temps only reach as high as the low to mid teens with lighter winds NW 5-12 miles per hour. With winds and cloud cover gradually diminishing Tuesday night we'll have mostly sunny skies on Wednesday and highs in the upper 30s-low 40s with winds less than 15 miles per hour.

World News Democrat Kamala Harris announces presidential run
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She portrayed herself as a fighter for justice, decency and equality in a video distributed by her campaign as she announced her bid. Said Harris in the clip: "The future of our country depends on you and millions of others lifting our voices to fight for our American values".

World News Pence Cites MLK In Promoting Trump's Plan to End Shutdown
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Great day. lovely day. "This is an insult to the American people that the president of the United States does not officially recognize or give any ceremony for Dr. from the National Action Network's annual MLK Day breakfast. Trump's tweet also included a Presidential Proclamation noting the Trump Administration's progress towards job creation and criminal justice reform-efforts for the "advancement of equality and justice for all Americans".

World News Caught on camera: Toddler walks over to police with hands up
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The initial clip racked up over 100,000 views over the weekend, forcing Tallahassee Police to release bodycam footage, following an internal investigation, to assuage public fears that police brutality had reached a new low. Chad M Bom and James W McMullen were taken into custody on shoplifting charges and police said a pellet gun was found in the back seat during a search of the truck.

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